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March 27, 2014

Pella Community Calendar of Events

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March 26- April  Weaving Gallery at Central College

Artist Jennifer Moore's gallery of doubleweave art entitled "Double Vision- 30 Years of Exploring Color and Design in Doubleweave Pick-Up" will be on display in the Mills Gallery, Central College from 9am-5pm Monday-Friday.



Knights of Columbus Lenten Fish Fry 

Enjoy a delicious meal Friday nights during Lent, excluding Good Friday (March 7, 14, 21,28, Apr 4, 11). The fry will take place at St Mary's Catholic Church, 726 218th Place, Pella (north of Walmart), and includes Fried Cod, Baked Tilapia, Baked Potato or French Fries, Corn or Green Beans, Drink, and many Homemade Desserts. Cost is $8 for Adults, $5 for Children, or $25 per Family. Dine In or Carryout Available.  

  

January 23- March 28 Young Artist Exhibition at Joan Kuyper Farver Art Gallery

The 23rd Annual Exhibit of Young Artists at the Pella Community Center's Joan Kuyper Farver Gallery is now open! This exhibit displays some of the imaginative and creative artworks that students from Pella Community Schools, Pella Christian Schools and the Art Center Programs at the Pella Community Center have created last semester. It is a bright and wonderful show. Gallery hours are Monday- Friday from 7:30 am to 4:15 pm, on the second floor of the Pella Community Center, 712 Union Street.  



Thursday Night Bingo

Have fun playing Bingo! Proceeds benefit St. Mary's Catholic Church. Children 10-17 welcome with an adult. Bingo is held every Thursday from 6:30-8:30 pm at 1203 Peace Street (old church). Game prices range from $1.00 to $2.00 a game or $15 for a game packet. For more information contact Peggy Moriarity at 641-628-1549.   

 

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