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Ottumwa Public Library Reader's Ink Book Club
January 13 - May 11
Ottumwa Public Library

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563 x210, or go to ottumwapubliclibrary.org.

Art Club
January 21 - May 26
Market on Main

For more information, contact Shiloh Seim or David Camphouse at (641) 682-0261, or go to www.marketonmain.org.

Ottumwa Public Library Speculative Literature Book Club
January 21 - May 19
Ottumwa Public Library

For more information, contact Evan Clark at (641) 682-7563, or go to ottumwapubliclibrary.org.

Ottumwa Public Library Nonfiction Book Club
January 28 - May 26
Ottumwa Public Library

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563, or go to ottumwapubliclibrary.org.

Songs & Stories with Sara Martindale
February 24 - May 25
Ottumwa Public Library, 102 W 4th St

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563, or go to www.ottumwapubliclibrary.org.

Annual IHCC Student Art Exhibit
April 25 - May 5
Indian Hills Art Gallery Indian Hills Community College Ottumwa

For more information, contact Dr. Jennifer Boyenga at (641) 683-5144, or go to .

Mesh Wreath
May 5
Wapello County Extension Office, 214 E Main

For more information, contact Cindy Emery / Jess Heisdorffer at (641) 682-5491, or go to www.extension.iastate.edu.

Ottumwa Public Library Preschool Storytime
May 6 - 27
Ottumwa Public Library, 102 W 4th St

For more information, contact Allyson Kirking at (641) 682-7563, or go to www.ottumwapubliclibrary.org.

Young Artist Exhibit
May 6 - 20
Quincy Place Mall

For more information, go to www.ottumwaschools.com.

Cinco de Mayo
May 7
Bridge View Center, 102 Church St

For more information, contact Patty Babb at (641) 799-2693, or go to .

Operation ReLeaf
May 7
Beach Ottumwa, 101 Church St

For more information, contact Gene Rathje at (641) 682-7873, or go to www.cityofottumwa.com.

Ottumwa Public Library Mother's Day Craft Event
May 7
Ottumwa Public Library, 102 W 4th St

For more information, contact Allyson Kirking at (641) 682-7563, or go to www.ottumwapubliclibrary.org.

Link Union Concert
May 8
Bridge View Center, 102 Church St

For more information, contact Scott Fraise at (641) 684-7000, or go to www.bridgeviewcenter.com.

Mother's Day Brunch: That's where we are taking you Mom!
May 8
Hotel Ottumwa, 107 E 2nd St

For more information, contact Sara Gerot at (641) 682-8051, or go to www.hotelottumwa.com.

Ottumwa Public Library hosts Buseum- At Home in the Heartland: Stories of How Iowans Got to Be Us
May 10
3rd Street by the Library/Central Park

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563, or go to www.ottumwapubliclibrary.org.

Budapest Travels of Isaac Campbell
May 12
Prairie Hills at Ottumwa, 173 E Rochester Rd

For more information, contact Jami Brown at (641) 684-1871 x129, or go to www.prairiehillsottumwa.com.

Fiscally Savvy
May 12
Ottumwa Eagles, 109 S Green St

For more information, contact Kaylaine at (641) 226-4466, or go to https:.

Ottumwa Public Library Family Movie Night
May 12
Ottumwa Public Library, 102 W 4th St

For more information, contact Allyson Kirking at (641) 682-7563, or go to www.ottumwapubliclibrary.org.

Scrub & Beyond medical uniform sale
May 12 - 13
Ottumwa Regional Health Center, 1001 Pennsylvania Ave

For more information, contact Erin Pieper at (641) 684-2350, or go to .

Cirque Italia
May 13 - 15
Southridge Mall

For more information, contact Cirque Italia at (941) 704-8572, or go to www.cirqueitalia.com.

Pages for Pennies Book Sale
May 13 - 15
Bridge View Center, 102 Church St

For more information, contact Greater Ottumwa Convention and Visitors Bureau at (641) 684-4303, or go to www.exploreottumwa.com.

Senior Lunch and Learn
May 13
Indian Hills Community College, 525 Grandview Ave

For more information, contact Sandy Berto at (641) 683-5183, or go to .

You're a Good Man Charlie Brown
May 13 - 15
Bridge View Center, 102 Church St

For more information, contact Becky Ingle at (641) 226-1523, or go to .

Ike Dash
May 14
Eisenhower School, 2624 Marilyn Rd

For more information, contact Gail Granneman at (641) 814-5617, or go to .

Treasurefest Flea Market and Swap Meet
May 14
Ottumwa Hydro Parking Lot

Iowa Country Schools: Landmarks of Learning
May 15
Blakesburg Methodist Church, 314 S High St, Blakesburg

For more information, contact Patty Rowland at (641) 777-5092, or go to .

Springfest Concert
May 15
OHS Auditorium, 501 E Second

For more information, contact Troy Gerleman

6th-8th Grade Band/Orchestra POPS concert
May 17
OHS Auditorium, 501 E Second

For more information, contact Pam De Boer

OHS Shark Club Synchronized Swimming Show
May 18
Beach Ottumwa, 101 Church St

For more information, contact Cherie Langland at (641) 799-0652, or go to .

Ottumwa Public Library Lego Club
May 18
Ottumwa Public Library, 102 W 4th St

For more information, contact Allyson Kirking at (641) 682-7563, or go to www.ottumwapubliclibrary.org.

Get On Board
May 19
Bridge View Center, 102 Church St

For more information, contact HollieTometich at (641) 684-6221.

7th and 8th Vocal POPS Concert
May 20
OHS Auditorium, 501 E Second

For more information, contact Pam De Boer

Full Moon Frog Stomp
May 20
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area, 1339 US Hwy 63, Bloomfield

For more information, contact Annette Wittrock at (641) 682-3091 x102, or go to www.wapellocounty.org.

Wine and Canvas
May 20
Hotel Ottumwa, 107 E 2nd St

For more information, contact Sara Gerot at (641) 682-8051, or go to www.wineandcanvas.com.

Annual Ottumwa YMCA Strong Kids Golf Tournament
May 21
Ottumwa Country Club, 304 E Golf Ave

For more information, contact Tom Sisler at (641) 684-6574 x11, or go to www.ottumwaymca.com.

Ottumwa Public Library Adult Coloring Party
May 21
Ottumwa Public Library, 102 W 4th St

For more information, contact Ashley Manning at (641) 682-7563, or go to www.ottumwapubliclibrary.org.

True Revelation MMA 30
May 21
Bridge View Center, 102 Church St

For more information, contact Scott Fraise at (641) 684-7000, or go to www.bridgeviewcenter.com.

UpStairs Downtown
May 21
Main Street District Downtown Ottumwa

For more information, contact Fred Zesiger at (641) 799-3464, or go to www.mainstreetottumwa.com.

Reminisce Society
May 24
Ottumwa Public Library, 102 W 4th St

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563, or go to www.ottumwapubliclibrary.org.

Ottumwa Public Library Teen Movie Club
May 25
Ottumwa Public Library, 102 W 4th St

For more information, contact Allyson Kirking at (641) 682-7563, or go to www.ottumwapubliclibrary.org.

OHS Vocal POPS Concert
May 26
OHS Auditorium, 501 E Second

For more information, contact Dennis Vasconez

Paint Sticks!
May 26
Wapello County Extension Office, 214 E Main

For more information, contact Cindy Emery / Jess Heisdorffer at (641) 682-5491, or go to www.extension.iastate.edu.

Beach Ottumwa
May 28
101 Church St

For more information, contact Gene Rathje at (641) 682-7873, or go to www.cityofottumwa.com.

Central Park Cinema
May 28
Central Park, between the Library and Court House

For more information, contact Fred Zesiger at (641) 799-3464, or go to www.mainstreetottumwa.com.

Ottumwa Public Library Board Game Day
May 28
Ottumwa Public Library, 102 W 4th St

For more information, contact Allyson Kirking at (641) 682-7563, or go to www.ottumwapubliclibrary.org.

OHS Graduation Ceremony
May 29
Bridge View Center, 102 Church St

For more information, go to www.ottumwaschools.com.

Jog4Joe
May 30
Sycamore Park, part of Greater Ottumwa Park, corner of hwy 34 and S Wapello St

For more information, contact Mary Ellen Winston/Carl Hensley

Ottumwa Municipal Band Concert
June 2
Central Park, between City Hall and the Library on W 4th St

For more information, contact Brenda Hagedon at (641) 777-8753, or go to .

Tips & Tunes for Trails
June 3
Hotel Ottumwa/Tom Tom Tap, 107 E Second St

For more information, go to www.wapellocountytrails.com.

Central Park Cinema
June 4
Central Park, between City Hall and the Library on W 4th St

For more information, contact Main Street Ottumwa at (641) 799-3464.

Youth Field Day
June 4
Ottumwa Izaak Walton League, 11220 90th St, Ottumwa

For more information, contact Ann Van Dorin at (641) 682-9902, or go to www.wapellocounty.org.

Nature Chefs
June 6 - July 8
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area, 1339 US Hwy 63, Bloomfield

For more information, contact Annette Wittrock at (641) 682-3091 x102, or go to www.wapellocounty.org.

Ottumwa Swimming Youth Technique Swim Clinic
June 6 - 10
Beach Ottumwa, 101 Church St

For more information, contact Cherie Langland at (641) 799-0652, or go to .

Toddler Camp
June 7
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area, 1339 US Hwy 63, Bloomfield

For more information, contact Annette Wittrock at (641) 682-3091 x102, or go to www.wapellocounty.org.

Nature Art
June 9
Wapello County Extension Office, 214 E Main

For more information, contact Cindy Emery / Jess Heisdorffer at (641) 682-5491, or go to www.extension.iastate.edu.

Ottumwa Municipal Band Concert
June 9
Central Park, between City Hall and the Library on W 4th St

For more information, contact Brenda Hagedon at (641) 777-8753, or go to .

American Gothic Days
June 10 - 12
Eldon

For more information, contact Stacey Doree at (641) 799-2371, or go to www.cityofeldon.org.

American Gothic Performing Arts Festival
June 10 - 19
Various Venues

For more information, contact Dennis Willhoit at (515) 418-5692, or go to www.americangothicfest.org.

Senior Lunch and Learn
June 10
Indian Hills Community College, 525 Grandview Ave

For more information, contact Sandy Berto at (641) 683-5183, or go to .

The Great American Trailer Park Musical
June 10 - 12
McHaffey Opera House, Eldon, IA

For more information, contact Dennis Willhoit at (641) 777-9636, or go to www.americangothicfest.org.

YMCA Annual Campaign Dinner & Auction
June 10
Indian Hills Community College Dining Hall, 525 Grandview Ave

For more information, contact Kathy Sisler at (641) 684-6571 x26, or go to www.ottumwaymca.com.

American Gothic 5K Walk/Run
June 11
American Gothic House Center, 300 American Gothic St, Eldon

For more information, contact Holly Berg at (641) 652-3352, or go to www.AmericanGothicHouse.net.

American Gothic House Art Contest
June 11 - 12
American Gothic House Center, 300 American Gothic St, Eldon

For more information, contact Holly Berg at (641) 652-3352, or go to www.AmericanGothicHouse.net.

Church Street Spring Fling 2016 Bike Night
June 11
Church St, block of Ward and Ransom

For more information, contact Carrie Stroud at (641) 226-2175, or go to .

Superhero Craft & Vendor Event
June 11
Wapello County Rural Fire Department, 714 W Mary St

For more information, contact Drew Elizabeth Skinner at (641) 919-5671, or go to .

Wapello County Regional Fair
June 15 - 19
300 Water St, Eldon

For more information, call (641) 652-7521 or go to www.wapellocountyfair.com.

Cruzin Main Street / Third Thursday
June 16
Main Street, downtown Ottumwa

For more information, contact Main Street Ottumwa at (641) 799-3464.

Little Red's Most Unusual Day
June 16 - 17
Various Venues

For more information, contact Dennis Willhoit at (641) 777-9636, or go to www.americangothicfest.org.

Ottumwa Municipal Band Concert
June 16
Central Park, between City Hall and the Library on W 4th St

For more information, contact Brenda Hagedon at (641) 777-8753, or go to .

YMCA Adventure Field Trip
June 16
Pioneer Ridge Nature Center, 1339 US Hwy 63, Bloomfield

For more information, contact Garrett Ross at (641) 684-6571 x28, or go to www.ottumwaymca.com.

The Music Man - In Concert
June 17
Bridge View Center, 102 Church St

For more information, contact Dennis Willhoit at (641) 777-9636, or go to www.americangothicfest.org.

5K Color Run/Walk
June 18
Ottumwa Park - Jimmy Jones Shelter

For more information, contact Heartland Pregnancy Center at (641) 683-3030, or go to .

Central Park Cinema
June 18
Central Park, between City Hall and the Library on W 4th St

For more information, contact Main Street Ottumwa at (641) 799-3464.

Divas Who Can Dish It Out
June 19
Market on Main, 331 E Main St

For more information, contact Barb at (641) 777-5604.

Ottumwa Municipal Band Concert
June 23
Central Park, between City Hall and the Library on W 4th St

For more information, contact Brenda Hagedon at (641) 777-8753, or go to .

YMCA Adventure Field Trip
June 23
Science Center of Iowa

For more information, contact Garrett Ross at (641) 684-6571 x28, or go to www.ottumwaymca.com.

A Club Golf Outing
June 24
Ottumwa Country Club, 304 E Golf Ave

For more information, contact Scott Maas at (641) 683-4444 x2509, or go to ottumwaschools.com.

John Deere 5K Fun Run
June 25
Downtown Ottumwa, Main St

For more information, contact Main Street Ottumwa at (641) 799-3464.

Pallet Fun
June 25
Wapello County Extension Office, 214 E Main

For more information, contact Cindy Emery / Jess Heisdorffer at (641) 682-5491, or go to www.extension.iastate.edu.

Ottumwa Municipal Band Concert
June 30
Central Park, between City Hall and the Library on W 4th St

For more information, contact Brenda Hagedon at (641) 777-8753, or go to .

Toddler Camp
July 5
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area, 1339 US Hwy 63, Bloomfield

For more information, contact Annette Wittrock at (641) 682-3091 x102, or go to www.wapellocounty.org.

Ottumwa Media Blood Drive
July 6
Market on Main, 331 E Main St

For more information, contact Courtney Jones at (641) 226-7533, or go to www.bloodcenterimpact.org.

Ottumwa Municipal Band Concert
July 7
Central Park, between City Hall and the Library on W 4th St

For more information, contact Brenda Hagedon at (641) 777-8753, or go to .

YMCA Adventure Field Trip
July 7
Adventureland Theme Park

For more information, contact Garrett Ross at (641) 684-6571 x28, or go to www.ottumwaymca.com.

Senior Lunch and Learn
July 8
Indian Hills Community College, 525 Grandview Ave

For more information, contact Sandy Berto at (641) 683-5183, or go to .

Central Park Cinema
July 9
Central Park, between City Hall and the Library on W 4th St

For more information, contact Main Street Ottumwa at (641) 799-3464.

39th Annual Ottumwa Pro Balloon Races
July 13 - 17
Greater Ottumwa Park

For more information, contact Ottumwa Pro Balloon Races at (641) 799-0308, or go to www.ottumwaproballoonraces.com.

Ottumwa Municipal Band Concert
July 14
Bridge View Center, 102 Church St

For more information, contact Brenda Hagedon at (641) 777-8753, or go to .

75th Annual Golf Classic
July 15
Ottumwa Country Club, 304 E Golf Ave

For more information, contact Brenda at (641) 814-5900, or go to .

Creepy Crawlies Camp
July 18 - 21
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area, 1339 US Hwy 63, Bloomfield

For more information, contact Annette Wittrock at (641) 682-3091 x102, or go to www.wapellocounty.org.

Cruzin Main Street / Third Thursday
July 21
Main Street, downtown Ottumwa

For more information, contact Main Street Ottumwa at (641) 799-3464.

Ottumwa Municipal Band Concert
July 21
Central Park, between City Hall and the Library on W 4th St

For more information, contact Brenda Hagedon at (641) 777-8753, or go to .

YMCA Adventure Field Trip
July 21
I-Cubs Principal Park

For more information, contact Garrett Ross at (641) 684-6571 x28, or go to www.ottumwaymca.com.

Central Park Cinema
July 23
Central Park, between City Hall and the Library on W 4th St

For more information, contact Main Street Ottumwa at (641) 799-3464.

Outdoor Encounters
July 25 - 28
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area, 1339 US Hwy 63, Bloomfield

For more information, contact Annette Wittrock at (641) 682-3091 x102, or go to www.wapellocounty.org.

Ottumwa Municipal Band Concert
July 28
Central Park, between City Hall and the Library on W 4th St

For more information, contact Brenda Hagedon at (641) 777-8753, or go to .

RAGBRAI Overnight
July 28
Ottumwa

For more information, contact Ottumwa Area Convention & Visitors Bureau at (641) 684-4303, or go to www.ottumwaragbrai.com.

Outdoor Encounters
August 1 - 4
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area, 1339 US Hwy 63, Bloomfield

For more information, contact Annette Wittrock at (641) 682-3091 x102, or go to www.wapellocounty.org.

YMCA Adventure Field Trip
August 4
Blank Park Zoo

For more information, contact Garrett Ross at (641) 684-6571 x28, or go to www.ottumwaymca.com.

Nature Detectives Camp
August 8 - 11
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area, 1339 US Hwy 63, Bloomfield

For more information, contact Annette Wittrock at (641) 682-3091 x102, or go to www.wapellocounty.org.

Toddler Camp
August 9
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area, 1339 US Hwy 63, Bloomfield

For more information, contact Annette Wittrock at (641) 682-3091 x102, or go to www.wapellocounty.org.

Babe Ruth 13-Year-Old World Series
August 11 - 18
Ottumwa

For more information, go to www.ottumwabaseball.com.

Moth Lighting
August 11
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area, 1339 US Hwy 63, Bloomfield

For more information, contact Annette Wittrock at (641) 682-3091 x102, or go to www.wapellocounty.org.

Music on Main Street
August 12
Downtown Ottumwa, Main St

For more information, contact Main Street Ottumwa at (641) 799-3464.

Senior Lunch and Learn
August 12
Indian Hills Community College, 525 Grandview Ave

For more information, contact Sandy Berto at (641) 683-5183 x6416, or go to .

BBQ Rib Cook-Off & Apple Pie Contest
August 13
Eldon

For more information, contact Randy Kern at (641) 799-5672, or go to .

Central Park Cinema
August 13
Central Park, between City Hall and the Library on W 4th St

For more information, contact Main Street Ottumwa at (641) 799-3464.

Cruzin Main Street / Third Thursday
August 18
Main Street, downtown Ottumwa

For more information, contact Main Street Ottumwa at (641) 799-3464.

Fall Canoe Float
August 20
Des Moines River

For more information, contact Annette Wittrock at (641) 682-3091 x102, or go to www.wapellocounty.org.

Brews and Brushes-a painting fundraiser for the American Gothic House Center
August 26
Hotel Ottumwa, 107 E 2nd St

For more information, contact Holly Berg at (641) 652-3352, or go to www.AmericanGothicHouse.net.

Dr. Dolittle Jr.
August 26 - 28
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Becky Ingle at (641) 226-1523, or go to .

Central Park Cinema
August 27
Central Park, between City Hall and the Library on W 4th St

For more information, contact Main Street Ottumwa at (641) 799-3464.

Senior Lunch and Learn
September 9
Indian Hills Community College, 525 Grandview Ave

For more information, contact Sandy Berto at (641) 683-5183, or go to .

Halloweenapalooza Film Festival
October 1
Hotel Ottumwa

For more information, go to https:.

Halloween Hikes
October 14 - 15
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area, 1339 US Hwy 63, Bloomfield

For more information, contact Annette Wittrock at (641) 682-3091 x102, or go to www.wapellocounty.org.

Senior Lunch and Learn
October 14
Indian Hills Community College, 525 Grandview Ave

For more information, contact Sandy Berto at (641) 683-5183, or go to .

Southeast Iowa Kidney Walk
October 16
Indian Hills Community College (Advanced Technologies Building)

For more information, go to .

American Gothic Halloween Party
October 29
American Gothic House Center, 300 American Gothic St, Eldon

For more information, contact Holly Berg at (641) 652-3352, or go to www.AmericanGothicHouse.net.

Senior Lunch and Learn
November 11
Indian Hills Community College, 525 Grandview Ave

For more information, contact Sandy Berto at (641) 683-5183, or go to .

Gingerbread House Building
December 3
American Gothic House Center, 300 American Gothic St, Eldon

For more information, contact Holly Berg at (641) 652-3352, or go to www.AmericanGothicHouse.net.

Senior Lunch and Learn
December 9
Indian Hills Community College, 525 Grandview Ave

For more information, contact Sandy Berto at (641) 683-5183, or go to .

Christmas Bird Count
December 17
Wapello County

For more information, contact Annette Wittrock at (641) 682-3091 x102, or go to www.wapellocounty.org.

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