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Community

Solon Dollars for Scholars ‘Bringing in the Green’ carnival March 3

SOLON– Attention juniors and seniors: The Solon Dollars for Scholars “Bringing in the Green” carnival will be held on Sunday, March 3, at the Lakeview large gym. Dollars for Scholars needs juniors, seniors and their parents to help make the carnival a success again this year. All the money raised will be used for scholarships for the Solon graduating class of 2013. Sign-up sheets are in the high school office or contact Denise Moses at 319-331-3507 for more information.

Solon Survivor Extreme 5K Saturday, March 9

SOLON– The Solon Survivor Extreme 5K will take place on Saturday, March 9, at 9 a.m. at the Solon Recreation and Nature Area. This is a warrior dash-style race that is almost completely off-road, and is a fund raiser for the Solon Sluggers 12U baseball team, with a portion of the proceeds to be donated to the Iowa City Children’s Hospital through the University of Iowa Foundation.
This is an “off-the-grid race” full of hills, creeks and many man-made and natural obstacles. It will be hard, you may get wet, you will get dirty, and you will absolutely have lots of fun.

Solon KCs breakfast coming March 3

SOLON– The Solon Knights of Columbus will host a breakfast Sunday, March 3, from 8 a.m. until noon at St. Mary Catholic Church parish hall. The cost is $6 for ages 12 and older, $3 for ages 6 through 12, and free for ages younger than 6. Omelets are available upon request.

Methodist youth group collecting non-perishables for Pine Ridge Reservation

SOLON– Youth members of Solon United Methodist Church will be collecting nonperishable food items to be taken to the residents of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation at Wanblee, SD, through Friday, March 1.  

Solon Senior Advocates reschedule events

SOLON– The Senior Advocates have rescheduled the Meal and a Movie “Great Hope Springs,” to Friday, March 1. The Anamosa Penitentiary Museum trip was rescheduled to Thursday, March 7, due to bad weather. Call 319-624-2710 for reservations.

Solon Public Library

New circulation system

Train to become a volunteer at Miracles in Motion in April

SWISHER– At Miracles in Motion (MIM), persons with disabilities experience the joy and spirit of horses through therapeutic horseback riding and other equestrian activities. Since 1988, this unique nonprofit has offered rewarding volunteer experiences and donation opportunities to individuals and families in and around Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, Iowa. Miracles needs more volunteers, especially those with horse experience and daytime availability.
Orientation and Sidewalker Training– required for all new volunteers.
• Saturday, April 6, 9 a.m. at Swisher Bank.

SCSD calendar

Thursday, Feb. 28

HS Dance, All-Iowa Honor Dance Team Rehearsals and Performances, 6:30 PM

Friday, March 1

HS Dance, All-Iowa Honor Dance Team Rehearsals and Performances
Solon Musical Showcase, HS gym, 7:30 PM

Saturday, March 2

HS Dance, All-Iowa Honor Dance Team Rehearsals and Performances, 7:30 PM
MS Show Choir, Xavier Xtravaganza Invite
SEIBA Jazz Festival, IC West

Monday, March 4

JV-V Girls Track - Washington Indoor @ U of I, 4 PM

Tuesday, March 5

V Boys Basketball, State Tournament, Des Moines

Wine tasting at the NL library Feb. 28

NORTH LIBERTY– The North Liberty Community Library is hosting a wine tasting with the Brick Arch Winery of West Branch on Thursday, Feb. 28, from 8 until 9:30 p.m. Adults 21 years and older may attend and must have valid photo ID to participate in the wine tasting. Bottles of wine will be available for purchase. Come join the fun, taste new wines and enjoy an evening out. Contact adult services staff, Elaine or Laura, at 319-626-5701 with questions.

North Liberty Optimists’ annual pancake breakfast to be March 2

NORTH LIBERTY– North Liberty Optimists will hold their 40th Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, March 2, from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the North Liberty Community Center.
All proceeds go to the youth of North Liberty. Some of what they support includes:
• North Liberty baseball and softball leagues.
• Scouting programs and 4-H.
• North Liberty library, parks and community center.
• North Liberty schools and family resource center.
• Kid friendly holiday food baskets.
• North Liberty Food Pantry.
• Heart Connection (send kids with cancer to camp).
• Youth scholarships.

CCA youth football program registrations to be held March 14

TIFFIN– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) youth football program is holding registrations for incoming fifth and sixth grade students for the 2013-2014 school year on Thursday, March 14, from 6:30 until 8 p.m. in the Clear Creek Amana Middle School multi-purpose room. Registration forms will be available that night. Students will be weighed and measured for uniforms after the informational meeting.

Solon Dollars for Scholars ‘Bringing in the Green’ carnival March 3

SOLON– Attention juniors and seniors: The Solon Dollars for Scholars “Bringing in the Green” carnival will be held on Sunday, March 3, at the Lakeview large gym. Dollars for Scholars needs juniors, seniors and their parents to help make the carnival a success again this year. All the money raised will be used for scholarships for the Solon graduating class of 2013. Sign-up sheets are in the high school office or contact Denise Moses at 319-331-3507 for more information.