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October 2019

Coming Home to Ourselves: A Morning Retreat for Women with Qoya and Community

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Uptown Theatre, First Street Community Center, The Uptown Theatre, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$15

Saturday, October 26 from 9-noon. What is Qoya Qoya is a movement practice that knows: through movement, we remember. We remember our essence as women is Wise, Wild and Free. We remember the body's wisdom and we move in response, trusting that if it feels right, it is right. We remember the body's truth, that…

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Homecoming and All That Jazz! The Eddie Piccard Quartet and The Busch Brothers in Concert

October 26 @ 7:30 pm
The Uptown Theatre, First Street Community Center, The Uptown Theatre, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$15
poster for the Eddie Piccard Jazz concert

The Eddie Piccard Quartet will be in Mount Vernon at the First Street Community Center, Saturday, October 26th @ 7:30 pm.  Join us for an evening of New Orleans Jazz in the Uptown Theatre located in the First Street Community Center!

Once again they will be joined by the Busch Brothers.  Those who have seen these two groups play together before know this is going to be a good night.

"We love playing for the audience that comes to the Mount Vernon events, and we know people will love hearing this music. It’s classic.”


Eddie Piccard Jazz plays hot traditional favorites and cool Shearing melodies, as well as warm Latin tunes.  Eddie will be on piano and vocals, Craig Dove on bass, Jon Wilson on drums, Rich Martin on vibes, and Dave Richter on guitar.

For this show they will be joined by the Busch Boys–Marty on trombone, Larry on trumpet, and Luke on clarinet.

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November 2019

The Black Panthers

November 7 @ 6:30 pm
First Street Community Center Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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two photos of Black Panther free breakfast program activities

Come and listen to a historical presentation about The Black Panther political party on Thurs., Nov. 7, at 6:30 p.m. in the Library of the First Street Community Center.

Join us for a presentation and conversation about the Black Panthers with a woman who worked for them in the '70's.  You may be surprised to learn about the many positive things the Black Panthers were a part of.

Christine Flavin will talk about how she became involved in the civil rights movement when she was in high school.  She later went on to attend the University of California, Berkeley in 1971.

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CLASS – Twig Fairy Chairs – Instructor, Ruth Ipsan-Brown

November 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Ruth’s Twig Room, 221 1st St NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$30
Photo of tiny wooden crafted chairs for the class by East End Art - Twig Fairy Chairs, Instructor - Ruth Ipsan-Brown

Learn to make Twig Fairy Chairs from Ruth Ipsan-Brown, the goddess of twig and creator of twig things.

Make a small chair, figure, structure or some twig thing of your choice.

All materials included however if you want to bring a stick, please do.

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League of Women Voters

November 19 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:15 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

The Library, First Street Community Center, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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The Mount Vernon / Lisbon Unit of the Linn County League of Women Voters meets the third Tuesday of every month 4:15 - 5:30pm in the library at the First Street Community Center.

Anyone (including men, students, young voters) interested in "encouraging informed and active participation in government, working to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influencing public policy through education and advocacy" is welcome to attend!

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Barn Quilt Painting Class

November 23 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on September 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 10, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 23, 2019 at 6:30 pm

The Gymnasium, First Street Community Center, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$50
Picture of Barns & Brews Barn Quilt Painting Class

Paint a customized 2’ x 2’ barn quilt on exterior grade aluminum.  Select your design from our Catalog. We draw the design and you paint it in any color(s)* that you pick the day of the class using high gloss professional grade sign painters lettering enamel.  No skill required!!!  Anybody can do it.  The sign…

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December 2019

CLASS – Twig Fairy Chairs – Instructor, Ruth Ipsan-Brown

December 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Ruth’s Twig Room, 221 1st St NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
+ Google Map
$30
Photo of tiny wooden crafted chairs for the class by East End Art - Twig Fairy Chairs, Instructor - Ruth Ipsan-Brown

Learn to make Twig Fairy Chairs from Ruth Ipsan-Brown, the goddess of twig and creator of twig things.

Make a small chair, figure, structure or some twig thing of your choice.

All materials included however if you want to bring a stick, please do.

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League of Women Voters

December 17 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 4:15 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

The Library, First Street Community Center, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
+ Google Map

The Mount Vernon / Lisbon Unit of the Linn County League of Women Voters meets the third Tuesday of every month 4:15 - 5:30pm in the library at the First Street Community Center.

Anyone (including men, students, young voters) interested in "encouraging informed and active participation in government, working to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influencing public policy through education and advocacy" is welcome to attend!

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