Amy Wrobel

Amy Wrobel

Buchanan photo contest open

HAZLETON — Entries are open for the Buchanan County Natural Areas Photo Contest.

They must be received by Oct. 15.

Categories include landscapes, wildlife, plants and wildflowers and people enjoying nature. Photos must be taken in Buchanan County.

For more information on the contest or for a copy of the official rules, go to www.buchanancountyparks.com or call 636-2617.

Hansen’s serves farm breakfast

HUDSON — Hansen’s Dairy will be sharing its bounty of local food at the fourth annual Down on the Farm Breakfast.

The event will be Oct. 19 at the Hansen’s Tour Center, 8461 Lincoln Road.

There will be two serving times: 8-9:30 a.m. and 10-11:30 a.m.

Tickets are on sale now at www.hansendairy.com.

Attendees must purchase tickets online before the event; tickets will not be sold at the breakfast. Adults are $12; children ages 5-12 are $6; and children 4 and younger are free.

Attendees can arrive for their scheduled serving time, then jump on the trolley to the farm after the meal for activities and animal petting.

The all-Iowa menu includes all-you-can-eat homemade pancakes with syrup from Great River Maple in Garnavillo; ham from Webster City Custom Meats; sliced apples from Beck’s Orchard in Buckingham; yogurt parfaits from Country View Dairy in Hawkeye and O’Brien’s Own Gourmet Granola in Center Point; cornbread muffins with honey from Tim Laughlin in Grundy Center; coffee from Sidecar Coffee Roasters in Waterloo; apple cider from Wilson’s Orchard in Iowa City; and Hansen’s milk, cream and butter.

Waverly AMVETS hosts steak fry

WAVERLY — AMVETS Post 79 will have a “grill your own” steak fry from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Waverly Area Veterans Post, 1300 Fourth St. N.W.

The meal also includes salad bar, baked potato and garlic toast.

Call 483-9287 with meat order before 3 p.m. Saturday. The public is welcome

Eagles to serve pork dinner

WATERLOO — The Waterloo Eagles, 202 E. First St., has several events coming up.

A pulled pork dinner is set for 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $8. Doors open at 5 p.m. with showtime at 7 p.m. for a Bill Chrastil show with music from the 1950s, ‘60s, and ‘70s. Advance tickets are $15 and can be purchased by calling Kaye at (402) 660-6020. Tickets are $20 at the door.

The Eagles will serve an “omelets and more” breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday.

Cost is $10 for adults. The mimosa/bloody Mary bar will also be open.

Group to hold music meeting

CEDAR FALLS — The Northeast Area Music Teachers Association will meet Friday at the Hearst Center for the Arts.

The business meeting will take place at 9:30 a.m. followed by a presentation at 10:15.

Amy Jo Wrobel, former NAMTA member, will present “Studio Revival: How to Re-Create Your Piano Business.”

For more information, contact Jean Hilbert at jhilbert93@mchsi.com.

Jubilee UMC sets Southern dinner

WATERLOO — Jubilee UMC Resource Center at the corner of East Fourth and Newell streets will host a LeChristopher’s Southern cuisine dinner Sunday, beginning at noon.

Dishes are prepared by the food specialists at Jubilee. This month’s menu will feature some of these dishes: beef roast, fried chicken, sweet potatoes, macaroni and cheese, salmon patties, cabbage, okra, pies, and cakes. Salads and beverages are served with meals.

Cost of the meal is $15 for adults and $10 for children. For more information or take-out dinners, call 234-5307.

Country music dance planned

CEDAR FALLS — The Country Good Timers will host a country music jam session from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday with classic country music to dance to and enjoy.

It will be at the Cedar Falls Community Center in the 500 block of Main Street. Everyone is welcome.

Fall decor is focus of Kimball market

WATERLOO — The Kimball Ridge Family Market will have an accent on produce items for autumn decorating.

The market takes place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Kimball Ridge Place parking lot, corner of Kimball and Ridgeway avenues.

Pumpkins and gourds, including unusual and “ugly” varieties, will take center stage along with decorative corn, fall squash and apples. Also in abundance will be cabbage, onions, potatoes, peppers, broccoli, eggs, and fresh bakery.

Vendors will offer complimentary beverage and pumpkin treats.

Legion hosts meal Saturday

NEW HARTFORD — The New Hartford American Legion and the Beaver Creek Bar and Grille will host a Rocky Mountain oyster fry or hot dog and bratwurst meal at 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

The restaurant is located at 422 Packwaukee St., and cost is $10 per person.

Steak fry set in Gilbertville

GILBERTVILLE — The American Legion Post 714 will have a steak fry from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Cost is $17 for a ribeye or T-bone or $12 for a sirloin. Salad bar is $7.

The meal will be served with baked potato, vegetable, salads, rolls, coffee or milk.

Everyone is welcome.

Parkinson’s topic of talk

WAVERLY — Waverly Health Center will offer the monthly Speakers Series from 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 15 in Tendrils Rooftop Garden on the WHC campus.

“Rehabilitative and Complementary Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease” will be presented by physical, occupational, speech and music therapists Mary Ochoa, Kara Rewerts and Jennifer Wolff.

It’s free and open to all. For more information, call 483-1360.

Clothing giveaway planned Oct. 19

WATERLOO — The Fourth Street Church Row Neighborhood Coalition will host a Fall Clothing Give-away from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Oct. 19 in the Sacred Heart School gymnasium, 620 W. Fifth St.

Enter on the north side of the school.

The event will include winter clothing for needy families in the community. No income verification is required. Child to adult sizes and bedding will be available.

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