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August 23, 2012

Positively Pella Community Calendar of Events

Pella — August 23 Pella Farmer's Market

Wonderful summer produce, baked rolls and bread, homemade pies, gluten- free products, plants for the flower garden and vegetable garden and crafts. There will be more surprises, come and join in the fun! Location is First Reformed Church parking lot, 605 Broadway Street. Occurs every Thursday from 3-6 pm and every Saturday 9-noon. Free to the public.


August 23 Bingo Night 

Have fun playing Bingo! Proceeds benefit St. Mary's Catholic Church. Children 10-17 welcome with an adult. It is held every Thursday from 6:30-9 pm at 1203 Peace Street (old church). Game prices range from $0.50 to 2.00 a game or $17 for a game packet. For more information contact Peggy Moriarity at 641-628-1549. 

August 24 Tassel Ridge Winery Wine & Burger Night  

Every Friday in June-August is Wine & Burger Night. It's Cajun night! Tonight Chef Linda is grilling Blackened Chicken Burgers and serving them with Cajun Aioli. Advance reservations required by Wednesday, August 22. Contact the Winery at 641.672.9463 for reservations. Admission: $20 per person, plus tax - Harvest Club Member & 1 Guest Price: $15 per person, plus tax.


August 24 Lake Red Rock: Creatures of the Night Hike

Hike along a woodland trail in search of the night shift. Follow the tracks left behind by the critters of the night and listen for owl calls and other lurking creatures! Meet at Whitebreast Campground (parking lot entrance to campground across from the fee booth) at 9 pm. Call 641-628-8690 with questions.

August 25 Golf For Life and Pathways of Pella present 4 Person Best Shot Tournament

Raise money for Pathways of Pella and have a good time with your buddies at their 4 Person Best Shot Golf Tournament. Will take place Saturday August 25 at 8 am at Bos Landen Golf Club. Cost is $75 per person or free with $200 in pledges. Deadline for registration is August 13. To register or for more information, go to or call 641-628-4827.

August 25 Pella Golf and Country Club 4 Man Best Shot  

Pella Golf and Country Club is hosting a 4 man best shot tournament Saturday August 25 at 9 am. Cost is $120.00 per team and includes food. Additional green fees of $10 apply for non-members. Carts are extra. Raffle prizes are $5 per ticket or five tickets for $20. Following the tournament is a tin cup challenge: 3 balls for $5. Call 641-628-4564 for reservations.

August 25 Lake Red Rock: Pond Exploration

Go "mucking" at one of the lake area's wetlands!  Dip nets and tubs will be available for you to try and catch some of the critters swimming and crawling in and around the area!  Mucking can be messy, so please wear old shoes and clothes. Meet at South Tailwater (picnic shelter) at 3 pm. Call (641) 628-8690 with questions.

August 25-28 Auditions for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Union Street Players will present Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor (r) Dreamcoat for six performances between Nov. 30 and Dec. 8. The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in this delightful musical parable. Set to an engaging cornucopia of musical styles, this Old Testament tale emerges both timely and timeless. Auditions are open to all! Auditions are held at the Pella Community Center at the following times on Saturday August 25: 1-2 pm Youth Chorus auditions, ages 9-15; 2-4 pm Adult auditions, ages 16 & older. On Monday August 27 Adult auditions, ages 16 & older, will be held from 7-9 pm. On Tuesday August 28 Youth chorus auditions, ages 9-15, will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 pm; Adult auditions, ages 16 & older, will be held from 7:30-8:30 pm. Contact Pat Moriarity (641-628-1549) or Cyndi Atkins (641-757-9785) for more information, or see

August 25 The Thrill of the Grill Wine Dinner

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