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Submit information at least 2 weeks prior to the event to:

E-Mail:  kcsi@kcsifm.com /Mail to:  KCSI / P.O. Box 465 / Red Oak, Iowa  51566

FALL HUNTERS EDUCATION "FIELD DAY" COURSE - Saturday, August 23,  from 8am to noon at the Anderson Conservation Area. All students are required to go to www.iowadnr.gov and create an online account.  The course is FREE and will be offered to the 1st 30 registered students.  If you have questions call the Montgomery County Conservation Board at 712-623-4753.

August 20

*American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Sidney United Faith Church (1975 U.S. Highway 275) from 10am to 4pm.

*  American Red Cross Blood Drive  at the First Presbyterian Church (907 Grove Ave) in Corning 11am to 5pm.

*  Book Signing at the Malvern Library with author of "The Vision of a Founder: A Journey in a Start-Up World" Ben Washburn 5-8 pm.

August 21

*  David Young, candidate for the 3rd District U.S. Congressional Seat will be at Central Park in Corning for a Meet and Greet at 4pm.

August 22

*  Mills County Public Health Immunization Clinic from 8:30 am to 11:00 am at their office in Glenwood.

*  Piano Concert featuring Donovan Johnson, Joseph Akins, & Cathy Oakes...3 pianists....1 stage...All three are nationally acclaimed pianists and composers at the Corning Opera House Cultural Center.   Adults $14   Students $8.  Purchase tickets at their website www.corningoperahouse.com

August 23


*  Farmers Market (603 Pioneer Ave) in Oakland from 9am to noon.

*  Adams County 4-H Endowment TRACTOR RIDE .......Registration from 7:30 am to 8:15 am and the Ride starts at 8:30 am.  Cost is $15/Tractor.  Meet at the Precision Pulley Parking Lot, 1 miles west of the Highways 34 & 148 intersection in Corning.  Lunch will be provided.  The Tractor Ride will return to Corning mid to late afternoon.  For more information contact Joyce James at 641-335-2505.

*  MCMH 25th Anniversary Celebration Under the Big Top 8am to noon....5K Fun Run/Walk (starts & ends at lower level parking lot) at 8am........9am - Carnival Games, Villisca Lions Club Ferris Wheel, Face Painting, Balloon Brigade.   ....9:30 am - Ribbon Cutting & Run/Walk Awards......10am - Kite Making & Teddy Bear Clinic.....11am - free lunch for the first 500 people.

*  Elliott Fall Festival Car Show, Click here for more info 

*  Srand Church ANNUAL BAZAAR & DINNER....Dinner from 11am to 1pm with roast beef, ham balls, cheesy potatoes, green beans salads, homemade pies and homemade rolls. Adults
$8   Kids 10 and under $5. Bring your lawn chair...auction starts at 1:30 pm with large quilts, baby quilts, pillow cases, tea towels, rugs and other miscellaneous items.  The church is located 15 miles NE of Villisca.

*  Wilson Performing Arts Center presents "Gala Event!  It's Vegas Baby!" at the Red Coach Inn in Red Oak.  Dinner at 7:00 pm.  Show at 7:30 pm.  Joey Libido and his ex-wife, Sugar, were Las Vegas headliners in the 1970's and will entertain in Vegas Style. Call 623-3183 for more information.

*  Villisca Advent Christian Church FREE movie night at 7pm.  Showing on multiple screens "God's Not Dead" at no charge.....including popcorn and cold drinks.,

 August 24


*  St. John's UCC Youth hosting an Ice-Cream Social from 5-7 pm......will be serving ham sandwiches, chips, homemade ice cream, dessert and a drink for a free will offering. The church is located 1 mile south of Lyman on Highway 71.

August 25

*  "Senior Potluck on the Hill"  at the Red Oak Senior Center (2700 N. 4th - next to History Center) at 5:30 pm.  Bring a dish, enjoy fellowship.  For more information call 623-3497

August 26

*  American Red Cross Blood Drive at Clarinda Academy (1820 N. 16th St.) from 8am to 2pm.

*  Shenandoah Medical Center Diabetes Program hosting a free support group 7:00 - 8:30 pm in the Rapp Room in the Wellness Center giving new ideas on "Making Healthy Habits Stick".

August 27

*  American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital in Red Oak 8am to 2pm.

*  American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Essex High School (111 Forbes St.) from 8am to 2pm.

Farm Leasing Arrangements Meeting 9:00 am to 11:30 am at the Rose Garden on West Ferguson Ave. in Shenandoah sponsored by the Page County Extension.  The program will focus on strategies for landowners and tenants to manage their financial relationship with declining crop prices, cash leases, land values, and the new Farm Bill.  Cost is $15/person and includes a 100-page booklet and copy of the presentation.  Registration due AUGUST 25.  Call Page County Extension at 712-542-5171.

August 28

August 29

Essex Labor Day Celebration - CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE

August 30

102 Valley Nationals, Truck and Tractor Pulls at the Taylor County Fairgrounds in Bedford.  Gates open at 6:30.  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO

Essex Labor Day Celebration - CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE

*  American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Tabor City Building (626 Main St.) 7am to noon.

August 31

 September 1

*  Thompson Family BBQ (204 California Ave) in Essex starting at 10:00 am for all their car friends.  Bring your car and a covered dish.  Hamburgers, brats, and hot dogs will be furnished.  For more information call Leonard or Pauline Thompson at 712-379-3260.

*  ESSEX LABOR DAY PARADE...2:00 pm.   Parade Theme  "Together, we....."  Visit www.EssexIowa.com for parade details and a complete labor Day School

*  Labor Day Country Music Festival at the Grant Park Opry beginning at 2pm with a $6 gate fee.  Interested musicians should contact Jim Wymore at 712-621-8026.  Food stand will serve BBQ pork sandwiches, hot dogs, chips, homemade pie and bars, floats, soda, coffee & iced tea.  Water will be available free of charge.  Please bring your lawn chair.  Proceeds go to maintaining the Grant Park and to restore the Grant Masonic Lodge.  For more information call 7812-767-2741 or 712-621-8026.

 September 2

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September 5

*  Mills County Public Health Immunization Clinic 8:30 - 11;00 am at their office in Glenwood.

*  Red Oak Public Library Story Time 10:15 am.  Today's theme: Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus.

September 6

Montgomery County Family YMCA, Grand Reopening of the Wellness and Fitness Center,


*  Salem Cemetery Association meeting at the Pizza Ranch in Red Oak at 9:30 am.  Purpose is to update members on ongoing plans at the cemetery and gather input.  Public is invited.

September 7

September 8

September 9

*  The Lisle/ExWay retirees and friends lunch at J's Pizza in Clarinda at 11:30 am.

September 10

*  The Corning Opera House & Cultural Center presents Mark Mulligan & Kelly McGuire (2 guitarists) at 7pm.  Adults $15.  Students $7.  Purchase tickets at their website www.corningoperahouse.com

September 11

September 12

*  Mills County Public Health Immunization Clinic 8:30 am to 11:00 am at their office in Glenwood.

*  Red Oak Public Library Story Time 10:15 am.  Today's theme is Very Hungry Caterpillar.

September 13

*  Horse Fund Show at the Montgomery County Fair Grounds in Red Oak at 11am.  Hosted by the Southwest Iowa Trailblazers.  Concession on the grounds. Pleasure classes, barrels, poles, speed trial & others.

September 14

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September 18

September 19

*  Red Oak Public Library Story-Time  10:15 am.  Today's theme:  Big Red Apple

September 20

*  Mills County Public Health Immunization Clinic 9:30 - 11:30 am at their office in Glenwood.

* Montgomery County Conservation Board Youth Fur Harvesters Field Day 10am to 3pm.  Call 712-623-4753 for more information.

September 21

*  30th Annual River City Classics Car Club Applejack Car Show in Downtown Nebraska City.  Registration 8am to noon.  Judging noon to 2pm.  Awards at 4pm.  For more information contact Cliff Cooper at 402-874-9735 or Tom Wurtele 402-873-3211.

September 22

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September 25

September 26

*  Mills County Public Health Immunization Clinic 8:30 - 11:00 am at their office in Glenwood.

*  Red Oak Public Library Story Time 10:15 am.  Today's theme:  Falling for Leaves.

September 27

*  The building formerly known as Tabor Auction House will officially open as the Main Stage & Performing Arts Center.  Open house from noon to 5pm.  The doors will close at 5:00 pm to prepare for the show.  Doors will reopen at 6:30 pm and the show starts at 7pm sharp.  Admission is specially priced at $10 per person and a non-perishable food item for donation to the local food pantry.  The show will feature local, regional and national acts in an opry style music show twice per month.

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*  Southwest Iowa Band Jamboree in Clarinda....Parade at 9:00 am around the downtown square with over 50 bands.  The afternoon field activities start at 12:50 pm at the Clarinda High School Football Field.  the University of Nebraska Omaha Marching Mavericks will perform an exhibition show prior to the field competition award ceremony.

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*  Montgomery County Conservation Board Youth/Mentor Pheasant Hunt 8am to 1pm.  Call 712-623-4753 for more information.

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 On-going Events:

*  Red Oak Eagles BINGO every Tuesday, early bird at 6:30, regular at 7:00

*  Red Oak Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at noon to 1pm for lunch and program at the Red Coach in Red Oak.  Guests always welcome.

*  Project Porchlight has meetings open to the public on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of each month at the Heartland Livestock Conference Room in Red Oak, for more information call 623-2281. Prayer Walk every Thursday evening 4:30 pm at Fountain Square Park in Red Oak.

AL-ANON, 12 step program, Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. at Faith Community Church in Red Oak.

*  Over Eaters Anonymous meets every Thursday at 5:30 pm at the 1st Methodist Church in Red Oak.

* Alzheimer's Family Support Group meetings the last Wednesday of every month at 2:00 pm at the Good Samaritan Society in Red Oak  (201 Alix Avenue).  712-623-3170 or 712-826-9592  for more information.

*  CHRIST'S CUPBOARD COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY is now open for service.....Open Wednesdays 3pm - 5pm and Thursdays 4pm - 6pm.

*  BINGO every Friday night at the Nodaway Community Building  7pm  

* NEW HOURS.....at the Redemption Center in Red Oak.   Monday 9am to 5pm.  Tuesday rhrough Friday 10am to 5pm.  Saturday 9am to 4pm.



Contact KCSI:
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1991 Ironwood Ave.
Red Oak, Iowa 51566