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Thanks for visiting the First Street Community Center in Mount Vernon, Iowa! Browse our Building Directory to see all the exciting shops, businesses and services that make this former Middle/High School building their home.

Come Enjoy the Show

If you are looking for something fun to do in the Mount Vernon-Lisbon area you should keep an eye on the activities coming up on our Events Calendar.  There’s always something exciting going on at the First Street Community Center!

Saturday, October 28 @ 7pm – Eddie Piccard Quartet and The Busch Brothers

Here’s A Sample of Events We’ve Hosted:

  • Picture of a marionette of Don Quixote by the Edgar Wibble Puppet Theatre
  • Save the tapes with the A-Go-Go girls and Dean Traver
  • picture of the musicians of the Frances Luke Accord
  • Keith Allynn Neil Diamond Tribute
  • photo of Tony Brown and Dan Johnson
  • picture of Malcom Holcombe
  • Poster for the Shakespeare Comedy - Twelfth Night
  • Highway 151 Band's logo
  • A Lawn Concert with Hudson & Overly present by the Mount Vernon/Lisbon Community Development Group (CDG).
  • Robert Campagna Book Signing Event
  • Dan Bern wearing a hoody and playing guitar
  • photo of Goatsinger Show: "Gathered" - From Spring 2014

Have Us Host Your Event

If you would like to host an event with us, please Contact Us online or call at (319) 895-8060.  Big or small, private or public, we have spaces available for almost anything you might want to do.  Check the “Venue Reservations” drop-down menu at the top of this page for each venue to see their availability.

We’ve Got Class

The First Street Community Center in Mount Vernon, Iowa was once a building overflowing with students coming and going to class.  We are bringing that excitement and energy back with new and exciting adult and family friendly classes covering a wide range of topics with new ones added each month!

Keep an eye on our “Classes” section, we will be continually be adding more exciting and interesting activities for everyone.

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For info about all of the events at the First Street Community Center check out our Events page.