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Apr
27 2015
Grand Avenue Clean Up Day
Location: Triangle on North Grand Avenue

Apr 27, 2015, 4:00 PM – Apr 27, 2015, 7:00 PM

The Grand Avenue Improvement Corp is asking you
to Join them for the Grand Avenue Clean Up Day.  
We will meet at 4pm at the Triangle on North
Grand Avenue and join the Park Department
for the annual Spring Clean Up.  Bring a pair of
gloves, a rake if you have one and lots of 
ENERGY!  This winter was kinder to the boulevards
so with a good turn out, this will not take long. 

Help us keep Grand GRAND!!!



Apr
27 2015
Movie Night at the Library
Location: Spencer Public Library

Apr 27, 2015, 6:30 PM – Apr 27, 2015, 8:00 PM

Book into Movie Club at the Spencer Public Library: 
Tonights Movie is the 1950 movie "Kim" based on a
Kiplinger novel of the same name.  
Registration is required, please call 580-7290 or stop
at the front desk.


Apr
27 2015
Library Events for the day!
Location: Spencer Public Library

Apr 27, 2015, 6:30 PM – Apr 27, 2015, 7:30 PM

Baby Storytime at 6:30pm
Books to Movie Night at 6:30pm


Apr
28 2015
Library Events for the day!
Location: Spencer Public Library

Apr 28, 2015, 10:30 AM – Apr 28, 2015, 11:30 AM

Fairy Tales! Storytime at 10:30am
Tween Book Club at 4pm
Teen Book Club at 6pm


Apr
28 2015
Library Events for the day!
Location: Spencer Public Library

Apr 28, 2015, 5:00 PM – Apr 28, 2015, 7:30 PM

All 2015 Poetry Contest Entries are due by 5PM

Tech Talk:  Scanning at 5:30pm


Apr
28 2015
LIFELIGHT TOURS PRESENTS: HOPE IS SOMETHING MORE
Location: Clay County Regional Event Center

Apr 28, 2015, 6:30 PM – Apr 28, 2015, 9:00 PM

Featured will be speaker Josh Brewer
with Kutless, also featured will be 
Bread of Stone and Shawn McDonald. 
Admission is $15.00
Tickets are on sale at:
Ticketmaster.com
Clay County Regional Event Center

Doors open at 6:30pm.


Apr
30 2015
Business Succession Workshop
Location: Iowa Lakes Community College / Spencer Campus

Apr 30, 2015, 9:00 AM – Apr 30, 2015, 11:00 AM

The Chamber of Commerce is partnering again with
the Northwest Iowa Small Business Development Center
at Iowa Lakes Community College to offer a FREE
seminar geared to local business owners, who at some
point in time will look to sell their business. The 
workshop is designed to highlight options available to 
you, the business owner, including advantages and
disadvantages of selling to family member, a current
employee or a third party.  The topic - "Whats my 
Business Worth."
By attending this gathering, it should in no way 
indicate that you, as a business owner or interested
party, are looking to sell your establishment. The
presenter simply intends to provide you with useful
information on developing a succession plan. 
 Please RSVP to the Chamber Office at 262-5680
if you plan to attend this workshop to better plan for 
materials along with coffee and refreshments.
For any questions please contact Kelly McCarty at the
SBDC at 262-4213


Apr
30 2015
Personal Accountability: Become Indespensable
Location: Spencer Campus of Iowa Lakes Community College

Apr 30, 2015, 1:30 PM – Apr 30, 2015, 3:30 PM

As a result of this program, participants should be 
able to:

* Learn what accountability is and what isn't
* Describe the difference between victim thinking
   and questioning VS CEO thinking.
* Explain what it means to take ownership/responsibility
   by taking an "above the line" problem solving approach
   vs. a "below the line" emotional  response
* Understand the real cost of creating drama in the workplace  
   and how to immediately increase your value as an employee.

The instructor for this Kathy Peterson, a Senior Professional in
Human Resources with a Masters Degree in Adult Learning,
Performance and Development from Drake University.

The cost for this class is $54.00
You can register by calling 1-800-252-5664 and refer
to course number 59698 or register online at
www.iowalakes.edu/continuingeducation/registration



May
01 2015
CITY WIDE GARAGE SALE
Location: City of Spencer

May 01, 2015, 8:00 AM – May 02, 2015, 5:00 PM

It is time once again for the City Wide Garage Sale
Contact the Daily Reporter to place your ad.
Deadline to place ad is April 30th.


May
01 2015
Library Events for the day!
Location: Spencer Public Library

May 01, 2015, 9:00 AM – May 01, 2015, 8:00 PM

The Spencer Public Library Book Into Movie Club
The book to read for the month of May is:
"Like Water for Chocolate" by the Mexican author
Laura Esquivel. The movie will then be shown on
June 29.  Registration is required to receive a 
book.  Call 580-7290 for more information.


May
02 2015
LOVE SPENCER
Location: The City of Spencer

May 02, 2015, 8:00 AM – May 02, 2015, 5:00 PM

You are being invited to join with churches throughout
the community of Spencer in reaching out to their 
neighbors through the 6th Annual LOVE SPENCER event.

The day will go as follows:
8:30am  Registration at Hope Church
9:20am  Instructions, celebration, etc at Hope Church
10am to 2pm  Servant Evangalism all over Spencer.
(Includes free water, pop, hot dogs, pop corn, cookies
yard clean up, ditch clean up, park and school yard
clean up, free car wash, free dog wash)
2:15pm  Celebrate the day with free Ice Cream Sunday
at Southpark Mall for all those who participated.

For more information contact Jean Blok at 262-3016 
or email Jean at:  jblok@spencerhope.org


May
02 2015
CAR SEAT CHECK
Location: Spencer Fire Department

May 02, 2015, 9:00 AM – May 02, 2015, 12:00 PM

Spencer Hospital is partnering with the Spencer Police
and Fire Departments to offer free car safety checks on
May 2nd from 9am to noon at the Spencer Fire Dept.
Child certified  Passenger Safety Technicians will check
child car seats for recalls and damage; best fit for weight,
height and age and will teach installation techniques. 
Booster seats will be available for children in need.  A small
donation would be appreciated for a new safety seat but
is not required. 
For more information call Clay County Public Health of 
Spencer Hospital at 712-264-6468.


May
02 2015
Spencer Jaycees Sandbox Fill

May 02, 2015, 9:00 AM – May 02, 2015, 1:00 PM

The Annual Spencer Jaycees Sandbox Fill will be held
on Saturday, May 2, (Rain date of May 9th).  The 
Jaycees will start delivering sand at 9am.  
This fundraiser has helped raise money for youth in 
Spencer for Several years, while also being a service
to the community.  
The cost is $10.00 for the first wheelbarrow and $5.00
for each additional load.  (On average 1 wheelbarrow
will fill a plastic sandbox.  
Sand must be pre-ordered by 5pm on May 1st. by 
calling Ross at 712-240-3469

Thank you for supporting the Spencer Jaycees!


May
02 2015
Make a Card for Mom
Location: Arts on Grand

May 02, 2015, 1:00 PM – May 02, 2015, 2:30 PM

Make a beautiful card to give to mom for Mother's 
Day ia a class with Katie Hughes. Utilizing simple 
paper cutting techniques and a lot of color, students
will create a wonderful pop card their mom is sure
to love.  This class is recommended for students
ages 8 to 13.
The cost is $10.00 per person and materials are 
provided.


May
03 2015
Parker Museum Open House
Location: Parker Museum at 300 East 3rd Street

May 03, 2015, 1:00 PM – May 03, 2015, 4:00 PM

Come and enjoy the fun at Parker Museum.
On display will be selected teapots from the
Barney and Shirley Granstra Collection.  Also,
Blacksmith Carroll Monsen from  Estherville 
will be providing demonstrations in the 
Blacksmith Shop and Marilyn Meyer will be
in the Schoolroom.  Cookies and refreshments
will be served.  Admission will be a freewill
donation. 

Bring the family and enjoy the afternoon 
stepping back in time at the Parker Museum!
For more information about this event, the
Parker Museum, or the Clay County Heritage
Center, contact Cindy McGranahan, Director
at 712-262-3304 or parkermuseum@smunet.net


May
03 2015
Just for Kix Dance Spring Show
Location: SHS Fieldhouse

May 03, 2015, 2:00 PM – May 03, 2015, 3:00 PM

Admission is $4.00 for adults and $2.00 for 
students.  Children age 5 and under are free.
For more information contact Suzi at 260-3317


May
04 2015
Library Events for the day!
Location: Spencer Public Library

May 04, 2015, 6:30 PM – May 04, 2015, 8:00 PM

The Spencer Public Library invites you to join
speaker, author & professor Dr. Danuta Hutchins,
as she discusses "Herbert Hoover's Role in 
Distributing Food in Post WWI and WWII Europe."
For more information call 580-7290.


May
06 2015
Memory Spoon Pendants with Wendy Pouse
Location: Arts on Grand

May 06, 2015, 5:30 AM – May 06, 2015, 8:00 PM

Encase a memory for a lifetime in a spoon pendant.
In this class Wendy will walk you through creating a
unique and beautiful pendant which features collaged
images and item selected by you, the artist.  You will also
learn how to utilize resin product, Dimensional Magic, to
encase their memorabilia items in an stunning spoon 
pendant.  This class is recommended for students age
16 and up.
Cost:  $45 for members and $55 for non members
Supplies:  small items such as charms, tiny beads,
pictures, sand, etc required.
For more information call Arts on Grand 262-4307


May
06 2015
Business Before Hours
Location: Simonsen Iron Works & St. Croix Hospice

May 06, 2015, 7:30 AM – May 06, 2015, 8:30 AM

All Chamber members and their employees are invited 
to attend this Business Before Hours.  This is a time 
to meet with fellow Chamber Members, enjoy a cup of
coffee and refreshements and to share your good news!!!

Address: 1701 38th Avenue West (West Technical Park)


May
07 2015
NON PROFIT MANAGEMENT ACADEMY
Location: ISU Extension Office of Clay County

May 07, 2015, 9:00 AM – May 07, 2015, 4:00 PM

Legal Pitfalls to Avoid for Managers & Supervisors

In this session, we will overview the important
things for managers and supervisors to know 
about the legality of:  Employee Appraisals,
Documentation, Discipline, Termination, Interviews
and Employee Privacy.

In this interactive session, we will cover how to:
* Deal confidently, fairly, consistantly, and decisively
with unacceptable employee conduct or performance.
* Maintain airtight documentation of interviews, 
warnings and disciplinary actions.
* Lawfully interview & select job applicants
* Conduct legally sound performance appraisals
* Protect employee privacy rights and prevent
cofidentialy breaches.
* Terminate without inviting a lawsuit.

The Cost is $45.00 for this session
For more information or to register call,
Bonnie Dalager at 712-262-2264.


May
07 2015
SHOWERS OF FLOWERS
Location: Abben Cancer Center Resource Room

May 07, 2015, 10:00 AM – May 07, 2015, 12:00 PM

Spencer Hospital would like to invite you to 
"Showers of Flowers"  A Healing Hearts 
Program at the Abben Cancer Center located
at 1200 First Avenue East.
Create a paper mosaic of spring flowers on
greeting cards for that special person in your
life.  Make them for a mother, daughter, or
sister, (Just in time for Mother's Day)
This program is open to patients, family 
members and anyone who has been touched
by cancer. 
No cost to attend. No registration is required.

For more information please call 712-264-6550
or visit  www.SpencerHospital.org


May
07 2015
NORTHWEST IOWA JOB FAIR
Location: Clay County Regional Event Center

May 07, 2015, 12:00 PM – May 07, 2015, 8:00 PM

H E L P  W A N T E D ! ! ! 
Whether you need: 
* Full Time
* Part Time
* Seasonal
* 2nd Job
* Supplemental Income
* A Career Change


ANY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
We want to help our area employers fill their
positions and let people know of all the quality
job opportunities that Northwest Iowa has to
offer.

Check out our websites for the many different
employers that will be exhibiting.

This event is sponsored by:
KICD AM1240 & FM98.3 (kicdam.com)
CD 107.7 FM   (cd1077fm.com)
MORE 104.9 FM  (more1049.com)




May
08 2015
Basic Wire Wrapping with Kathy Evert
Location: Arts on Grand

May 08, 2015, 2:00 PM – May 08, 2015, 4:00 PM

Enjoy an afternoon of learin the loop and wrap 
technique to create jewelry! With guidance from 
Kathy, students will learn simple jewelry making
skills that will prove extremely useful for future
projects.  These wire wrapping techniques are used 
frequently with beads of all sizes.  Each student
will create a pair of earrings and a bracelet to take
home.  Recommended for students ages 16 and up.

Cost:  $45 for members - $55 for non members.
Supplies:  All supplies and tools are provided.


May
08 2015
IMCA AUTO RACING
Location: Clay County Fair Speedway

May 08, 2015, 6:30 PM – May 08, 2015, 9:30 PM

Hot Laps start at 6:30pm.
The featured classes each Friday night at
the Clay County Fair Speedway will include
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sportsmods,
Hobby Stocks and Sports Compacts. 

For more information or questions, call 
the Clay County Fair Office at 712-262-4740
or visit:  www.CCFSpeedway.com
F
ollow @ClayCountyFair on Twitter or 
become a fan on Facebook by visiting
www.facebook.com/WorldsGreatestCountyFair


May
09 2015
Arts on Grand Wine Lovers Dinner
Location: Clay County Regional Event Center

May 09, 2015, 4:00 PM – May 09, 2015, 10:00 PM

This event will be held in the North Ballroom.
Register in advance by calling Arts on Grand at
712-262-4307


May
09 2015
Mother's Day Potluck Supper
Location: Spencer Area Activity Center

May 09, 2015, 5:00 PM – May 09, 2015, 7:00 PM

Bring a dish to share as we celebrate 
Mother's Day.  $5.00 Donation.


May
11 2015
Library Events for the day!
Location: Spencer Public Library

May 11, 2015, 6:30 PM – May 11, 2015, 7:30 PM

DIY Club at the Spencer Public Library--
Washi Tape Pillow Box.  Join the 
Spencer Public Library as we decorate 
handmade pillow boxes with washi tape.
This class is free.  Please call 580-7290
or sign up at the front desk for 
registration.


May
12 2015
Employer Basic Training
Location: Spencer Army National Guard Armory

May 12, 2015, 9:00 AM – May 12, 2015, 3:15 PM

As a part of Home Base Iowa, Mike Koenecke
will be hosting "Employer Basic Training" 
"Resources and Training That Will Connect You to 
Military Talent"
This is a great place to meet the organizations and
key contacts that support transitioning and currently
serving military talent to your workplace. 

Booths on display will include representatives from
Veterans Affairs, Hero2Hired, Iowa Lakes Corridor
Development, Iowa Workforce, ESGR (Employer 
Support of the Guard and Reserve), JCEP (Job 
Connection Education Program) Local and regional
housing resources and Home Based Iowa.

Lunch will be provided for this event
Iowa National Guard Members, Local, Regional & State
Resources will be available for questions and networking.

For more information contact Mike at 
mikekoenecke@ag1source or call 712-363-6333

Armory Location:  11 East 23rd Street.


May
12 2015
David Boelter's "Arbitrated Grounds"
Location: Arts on Grand

May 12, 2015, 10:00 AM – May 12, 2015, 5:00 PM

Featured in the Arts on Grand Gallery will be 
the sculpted works of Iowa artist, David Boelter.
His works will be on display May 12 through
June 20th.  For more information, call Arts on 
Grand at 262-4307


May
15 2015
IMCA AUTO RACING
Location: Clay County Fair Speedway

May 15, 2015, 6:30 PM – May 15, 2015, 9:30 PM

Hot Laps start at 6:30pm.
The featured classes each Friday night at
the Clay County Fair Speedway will include
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sportsmods,
Hobby Stocks and Sports Compacts. 

For more information or questions, call 
the Clay County Fair Office at 712-262-4740
or visit:  www.CCFSpeedway.com
F
ollow @ClayCountyFair on Twitter or 
become a fan on Facebook by visiting
www.facebook.com/WorldsGreatestCountyFair


May
16 2015
American Red Cross Lifeguard Training
Location: Spencer Family YMCA

May 16, 2015, 10:00 AM – May 16, 2015, 12:00 PM

American Red Cross Lifguard Training will be offered
the following days in May.  This is the second session.

May 16th at 10am:  Pre-course testing and online 
blended learning registration.

Other class times for this session will be:
May 26th from 8:45am to 3pm
May 27th from 8:45am to 3pm
May 28th from 8:45am to 3pm
May 29th from 8:45am to 11:30am
15cc Prog #02502-02

The is $150.00 which includes lifeguard, CPR & AED
certifications.   You must be 15 years of age by the 
last day of the class.

Participants must pass the pre-course testing in
order to take the course.  Please call Sandy  for more
information about the class and requirements.  
You must have payment when you register.  Class is 
non-refundable if you do not pass.
Phone:  712-262-3782


May
18 2015
CANCER SUPPORT
Location: Abben Cancer Center Resource Room

May 18, 2015, 6:30 PM – May 18, 2015, 8:30 PM

The Spencer Hospital would like to invite you to 
"Cancer Support" to be held at the the Abben Cancer
Center Resource Room located at 1200 1st Ave East.
Abben Cancer Center's support group presents 
information, provides comfort, teaches coping skills,
and provides a place for people to share common 
concerns and emotional support. 
The program for this session is:
"Laughter: Is it Really the Best Medicine?"
There is not cost to attend and no registration is 
required.
For more information, please call 712-264-6571


May
18 2015
American Red Cross CPR/1st Aid & AED Training
Location: Spencer Family YMCA

May 18, 2015, 6:30 PM – May 18, 2015, 9:31 PM

These classes are open to the public. The cost is $50.00
and includes Adult, Infant, Child CPR, AED and First Aid
Certifications.  (Recertification is $30.00)

Full Class (Must attend both dates)
May 18th, from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
May 19th, from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
15cc Prog. #01180-01

Recertifications:
May 21st, from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
June 12th from 1pm to 4pm
15cc Prog> #01182-01


May
18 2015
Library Events for the day!
Location: Spencer Public Library

May 18, 2015, 7:00 PM – May 18, 2015, 9:00 PM

Spencer Public Library Movie Night:
Tonights feature will be "Night at the 
Museum 3, Secret of the Tomb" starring
Ben Stiller and Robin Williams.  This is 
a quirky comedy where the exhibits at
New York's Natural History Museum
come to life.  Registration is required.
Call 580-7290 for more information or
to sign up.


May
19 2015
BUSINESS AFTER HOURS
Location: Clay County Regional Event Center

May 19, 2015, 5:00 PM – May 19, 2015, 7:00 PM

Business After Hours
The hosts for the evening will be the
Clay County Cattlemen and the Clay 
County Regional Event Center. 
Tonight will feature the Cattlemens
Annual Beef Eating Contest.  
This event is FREE to all Chamber Members
and their employees and staff. 
Chamber Drawing at 6pm.


May
20 2015
Doing Business with the Government
Location: 4-H Auditorium on the Clay County Fairgrounds

May 20, 2015, 9:00 AM – May 20, 2015, 10:00 AM

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach
is offering  a free workshop to area businesses 
interested in selling their goods or services
to city, county, state or federal government
agencies.  Guest speaker will be CIRAS 
Government Contracting Specialist, Andy Alexander.
He will offer assistance in becoming registered with
government agencies, finding bid opportunities, 
developing a proposal in response to government
solicitations as well as project management. 
For more information, or to pre-register contact
Bonnie Dalager at 712-262-2264 ext 11 or email her at
bdalager@iastate.edu


May
20 2015
Unemployment Insurance Appeal Hearings
Location: Spencer Municipal Utilities, Suite 1

May 20, 2015, 1:00 PM – May 20, 2015, 3:00 PM

Proactive Tips for Employers. 
The Lakes Area ECI and Kossuth County ECI
will host Administrative Law Judge, 
James Timberland, Iowa Workforce Development.

The session will cover the following topics:
Rules related to unemployment insurance
Learn about the appeals process
Learn what constitutes a discharge for
misconduct and a quit for good cause 
attributable to the employer.
There will also be a Q & A 

There is no cost for this meeting.
Space is limited so reserve your space
by MAY 15 by calling IowaWORKS at 
712-262-1971 ext 126 or email:
robert.becker@iwd.iowa.gov



May
21 2015
Sparkles & Spirits with Ceil Triggs
Location: Arts on Grand

May 21, 2015, 5:30 PM – May 21, 2015, 7:30 PM

Back by popular demand-Join us in the gallery for an evening
of creating gorgeous jewelry while you sip away on your 
favorite wine.  Bring in a bottle of wine and a friend and 
enjoy a buffet of beautiful beads to choose from to make your 
unique jewelry piece. You only pay for what you create!!
Recommended for students ages 21 and up. Underage 
students must be accompanied by an adult.

Cost:  Ala Carte Pricing, Members receive 10% total purchase
Supplies:  All supplies and tools are provided.


May
22 2015
IMCA AUTO RACING
Location: Clay County Fair Speedway

May 22, 2015, 6:30 PM – May 22, 2015, 9:30 PM

Hot Laps start at 6:30pm.
The featured classes each Friday night at
the Clay County Fair Speedway will include
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sportsmods,
Hobby Stocks and Sports Compacts. 

For more information or questions, call 
the Clay County Fair Office at 712-262-4740
or visit:  www.CCFSpeedway.com
F
ollow @ClayCountyFair on Twitter or 
become a fan on Facebook by visiting
www.facebook.com/WorldsGreatestCountyFair


May
27 2015
American Red Cross Lifeguard & CPR Recertificaton
Location: Spencer Family YMCA

May 27, 2015, 4:30 PM – May 27, 2015, 8:00 PM

This class for Lifeguard and CPR Certification includes
Lifeguard training, CPR for lifeguards and AED and First Aid,
The cost for this class is $75.00
Class #02503-01 15cc

This class will be held again on May 30th at 9am.
Class #02503-02 15cc

For more information call 712-262-3782


May
28 2015
PIE AND POETRY NIGHT
Location: Arts on Grand

May 28, 2015, 6:00 PM – May 28, 2015, 8:00 PM

You are invited to a "Pie and Poetry" night at
Arts on Grand.  Bring a pie and your favorite
poems to share.  

For more information call Arts on Grand at 
712-262-4307


May
29 2015
IMCA AUTO RACING
Location: Clay County Fair Speedway

May 29, 2015, 6:30 PM – May 29, 2015, 9:30 PM

Hot Laps start at 6:30pm.
The featured classes each Friday night at
the Clay County Fair Speedway will include
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sportsmods,
Hobby Stocks and Sports Compacts. 

For more information or questions, call 
the Clay County Fair Office at 712-262-4740
or visit:  www.CCFSpeedway.com
F
ollow @ClayCountyFair on Twitter or 
become a fan on Facebook by visiting
www.facebook.com/WorldsGreatestCountyFair


May
31 2015
Omelet Breakfast
Location: Spencer Area Activity Center

May 31, 2015, 9:00 AM – May 31, 2015, 1:00 PM

The public is invited to enjoy omelets with all
the fixings.  This is a free will donation.


Jun
05 2015
IMCA AUTO RACING
Location: Clay County Fair Speedway

Jun 05, 2015, 6:30 PM – Jun 05, 2015, 9:30 PM

Hot Laps start at 6:30pm.
The featured classes each Friday night at
the Clay County Fair Speedway will include
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sportsmods,
Hobby Stocks and Sports Compacts. 

For more information or questions, call 
the Clay County Fair Office at 712-262-4740
or visit:  www.CCFSpeedway.com
F
ollow @ClayCountyFair on Twitter or 
become a fan on Facebook by visiting
www.facebook.com/WorldsGreatestCountyFair


Jun
05 2015
Chad Elliott in Concert
Location: Spencer Community Theatre

Jun 05, 2015, 7:00 PM – Jun 05, 2015, 9:00 PM

SPARC, The Spencer Performing Arts Coalition
(A joint venture of Arts on Grand and Spencer
Community Theatre) invite you to hear 
Chad Elliott in concert.

To place your reserved seating, please call
the SCT Box Office at 712-262-7336


Jun
08 2015
2015 Laker Scholarship Golf Outing
Location: Spencer Golf and Country Club

Jun 08, 2015, 12:00 PM – Jun 08, 2015, 5:00 PM

For more information contact:
www.iowalakes.edu/foundations
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vents@iowalakes.edu
o
r call 712-362-0425


Jun
12 2015
FLAGFEST KICKOFF PARTY
Location: Spencer Riverfront

Jun 12, 2015, 5:00 PM – Jun 12, 2015, 8:00 PM

Spencer Chamber of Commerce and the Spencer USA
Young Professionals invite you to the "CHAMBER CHILL"
a Spencer Community Social to be held on West Park Street.

REFRESHMENTS ** MUSIC ** FUN

Sponsored by The Farmers Bank
Farmers Trust and Savings Bank


Jun
12 2015
IMCA AUTO RACING
Location: Clay County Fair Speedway

Jun 12, 2015, 6:30 PM – Jun 12, 2015, 9:30 PM

Hot Laps start at 6:30pm.
The featured classes each Friday night at
the Clay County Fair Speedway will include
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sportsmods,
Hobby Stocks and Sports Compacts. 

For more information or questions, call 
the Clay County Fair Office at 712-262-4740
or visit:  www.CCFSpeedway.com
F
ollow @ClayCountyFair on Twitter or 
become a fan on Facebook by visiting
www.facebook.com/WorldsGreatestCountyFair


Jun
16 2015
BUSINESS AFTER HOURS
Location: The Fountain Area by State Bank

Jun 16, 2015, 5:00 PM – Jun 16, 2015, 7:00 PM

Business After Hours
Our hosts for the evening will be
The State Bank, Fareway and Spencer
Municipal Utilities. 
This event is free to all Chamber Members
their employees and staff.
Chamber Drawing at 6pm.


Jun
19 2015
IMCA AUTO RACING
Location: Clay County Fair Speedway

Jun 19, 2015, 6:30 PM – Jun 19, 2015, 9:30 PM

Hot Laps start at 6:30pm.
The featured classes each Friday night at
the Clay County Fair Speedway will include
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sportsmods,
Hobby Stocks and Sports Compacts. 

For more information or questions, call 
the Clay County Fair Office at 712-262-4740
or visit:  www.CCFSpeedway.com
F
ollow @ClayCountyFair on Twitter or 
become a fan on Facebook by visiting
www.facebook.com/WorldsGreatestCountyFair


Jun
23 2015
Arts On Grand
Location: Arts on Grand

Jun 23, 2015, 9:00 AM – Jun 23, 2015, 5:00 PM

Featured now through July 25 in the gallery
will be an exhibit by Tony Winchester:  "POTS"
This will be on display during normal gallery
hours.
For more information contact Arts on Grand 
at 262-4307


Jun
26 2015
IMCA AUTO RACING
Location: Clay County Fair Speedway

Jun 26, 2015, 6:30 PM – Jun 26, 2015, 9:30 PM

Hot Laps start at 6:30pm.
The featured classes each Friday night at
the Clay County Fair Speedway will include
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sportsmods,
Hobby Stocks and Sports Compacts. 

For more information or questions, call 
the Clay County Fair Office at 712-262-4740
or visit:  www.CCFSpeedway.com
F
ollow @ClayCountyFair on Twitter or 
become a fan on Facebook by visiting
www.facebook.com/WorldsGreatestCountyFair


Jul
03 2015
BASEBALL!!! & Rod Carew
Location: Clay County Regional Event Center

Jul 03, 2015, 6:00 PM – Jul 05, 2015, 9:00 PM

One of the most prolific hitters in the history of Major
League Baseball, is coming to Spencer!  
The Parker Historical Society of Clay County in Spencer
will be celebrating the history of Clay County Baseball
with an exhibition of local memorabilia at the Clay 
County Heritage Center starting April 1 and running 
through October 31.  The highlight of this 7 month
celebration will be a "Celebrate Clay County Baseball"
weekend, July 3 & 4.  Special guest will be Hall of 
Famer, "Rod Carew" who will be the featured speaker
at the Friday evening celebration which will be held at
the Clay County Regional Event Center. 
For more information about Rod Carew's appearance,
the Celebrate Clay County Baseball exhibit or July 4th
weekend, please contact Cindy McGranahan, Parker
Historical Society of Clay County Director at 
712-262-3304 or parkermuseum@smunet.net
or visit the website, claycountybaseball.org

Make sure you take in all the activties of this
fun filled weekend of July 3,4, & 5!


Jul
03 2015
IMCA AUTO RACING
Location: Clay County Fair Speedway

Jul 03, 2015, 6:30 PM – Jul 03, 2015, 9:30 PM

Hot Laps start at 6:30pm.
The featured classes each Friday night at
the Clay County Fair Speedway will include
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sportsmods,
Hobby Stocks and Sports Compacts. 

For more information or questions, call 
the Clay County Fair Office at 712-262-4740
or visit:  www.CCFSpeedway.com
F
ollow @ClayCountyFair on Twitter or 
become a fan on Facebook by visiting
www.facebook.com/WorldsGreatestCountyFair


Jul
10 2015
CHAMBER CHILL
Location: Gary's on the River Greenspace

Jul 10, 2015, 5:00 PM – Jul 10, 2015, 8:00 PM

The Spencer Chamber of Commerce and the 
Spencer U.S.A Young Professionals invite you
to the CHAMBER CHILL a new community 
social gathering.  The public is invited to  come
down to the Riverfront Greenspace in front of 
Gary's on the River and enjoy music, food and 
refreshments.  Admission is FREE.  
Tonights theme is BEACH PARTY
Join the Fun--Bring your Friends--A Gold Old Fashioned
Summer Social.


Tonights sponsor is Northwest Bank


Jul
10 2015
IMCA AUTO RACING
Location: Clay County Fair Speedway

Jul 10, 2015, 6:30 PM – Jul 10, 2015, 9:30 PM

Hot Laps start at 6:30pm.
The featured classes each Friday night at
the Clay County Fair Speedway will include
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sportsmods,
Hobby Stocks and Sports Compacts. 

For more information or questions, call 
the Clay County Fair Office at 712-262-4740
or visit:  www.CCFSpeedway.com
F
ollow @ClayCountyFair on Twitter or 
become a fan on Facebook by visiting
www.facebook.com/WorldsGreatestCountyFair


Jul
16 2015
MAINSTREET MARKET ON THE COURTHOUSE SQUARE
Location: Spencer Courthouse Square

Jul 16, 2015, 5:00 PM – Jul 16, 2015, 8:00 PM

Enjoy an evening of music, art, crafts and
of course home made and home grown
foods and treats.


Jul
17 2015
IMCA AUTO RACING
Location: Clay County Fair Speedway

Jul 17, 2015, 6:30 PM – Jul 17, 2015, 9:30 PM

Hot Laps start at 6:30pm.
The featured classes each Friday night at
the Clay County Fair Speedway will include
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sportsmods,
Hobby Stocks and Sports Compacts. 

For more information or questions, call 
the Clay County Fair Office at 712-262-4740
or visit:  www.CCFSpeedway.com
F
ollow @ClayCountyFair on Twitter or 
become a fan on Facebook by visiting
www.facebook.com/WorldsGreatestCountyFair


Jul
21 2015
BUSINESS AFTER HOURS
Location: The Highlands on St. Luke Campus

Jul 21, 2015, 5:00 PM – Jul 21, 2015, 7:00 PM

Business After Hours:
Our hosts for the evening will be The Highlands,
Independant Living Homes, St. Luke Lutheran Nursing Home,
Riverview Terrace, and Hillside Terrace Assisted Living.
The Location will The Highlands at 1211 St. Luke Drive.
This event is free to all Chamber Members and their
employees and staff.
Chamber dollars drawing at 6pm.


Jul
23 2015
CrAzY DaYz
Location: Downtown Spencer

Jul 23, 2015, 9:00 AM – Jul 25, 2015, 5:00 PM

Shop downtown Spencer Merchants for 
Crazy Days Deals and Specials
Shop Thursday, Friday and Saturday
July 23 -25.


Jul
23 2015
MAINSTREET MARKET ON THE COURTHOUSE SQUARE
Location: Spencer Courthouse Square

Jul 23, 2015, 5:00 PM – Jul 23, 2015, 8:00 PM

Enjoy an evening of music, arts and crafts,
and of course home made and home grown
foods and produce.  A great time meet and
gather with friends. 


Jul
24 2015
IMCA AUTO RACING
Location: Clay County Fair Speedway

Jul 24, 2015, 6:30 PM – Jul 24, 2015, 9:30 PM

Hot Laps start at 6:30pm.
The featured classes each Friday night at
the Clay County Fair Speedway will include
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sportsmods,
Hobby Stocks and Sports Compacts. 

For more information or questions, call 
the Clay County Fair Office at 712-262-4740
or visit:  www.CCFSpeedway.com
F
ollow @ClayCountyFair on Twitter or 
become a fan on Facebook by visiting
www.facebook.com/WorldsGreatestCountyFair


Jul
28 2015
Arts On Grand
Location: Arts on Grand

Jul 28, 2015, 9:00 AM – Jul 28, 2015, 5:00 PM

On display now through August 29th in the
gallery will be:  "The Purpose of Understanding"
by Shannon Sargent.  This will be on 
display during normal gallery hours.
For more information, contact Arts on Grand
at 262-4307


Jul
30 2015
MAINSTREET MARKET ON THE COURTHOUSE SQUARE
Location: Spencer Courthouse Square

Jul 30, 2015, 5:00 PM – Jul 30, 2015, 8:00 PM

Enjoy an evening of music, arts and crafts 
and of course home made and home grown
foods and produce.  A great place to meet
friends old and new.


Aug
06 2015
MAINSTREET MARKET ON THE COURTHOUSE SQUARE
Location: Spencer Courthouse Square

Aug 06, 2015, 5:00 PM – Aug 06, 2015, 8:00 PM

Enjoy an evening of music, arts and crafts
and of course wonderful home made and 
home grown treats and produce.  A great
time to spend with friends and neighbors.


Aug
07 2015
CHAMBER CHILL
Location: Gary's on the River Greenspace

Aug 07, 2015, 5:00 PM – Aug 07, 2015, 8:00 PM

The Spencer Chamber of Commerce and the 
Spencer U.S.A. Young Professionals of the Spencer
Chamber invite you to the "Chamber Chill" 
a new community social gathering located at the
Riverfront Greenspace in front of Gary's on the River.
Enjoy music, food and refreshments.  Tonights theme
is "The Dog Days of Summer".  There is no charge
for admission.  
Join the Fun -- Bring your Friends -- A Good Old Fashioned
Summer Social.

Tonight is sponsored by:  Community State Bank


Aug
08 2015
DARE FUN RUN
Location: TBA

Aug 08, 2015, 8:00 AM – Aug 08, 2015, 1:00 PM

More details will be forthcoming.


Aug
10 2015
CHAMBER GOLF OUTING
Location: Spencer Municipal Golf Course

Aug 10, 2015, 11:30 AM – Aug 10, 2015, 5:00 PM

More details forthcoming


Aug
13 2015
MAINSTREET MARKET ON THE COURTHOUSE SQUARE
Location: Spencer Courthouse Square

Aug 13, 2015, 5:00 PM – Aug 13, 2015, 8:00 PM

Enjoy an evening of music, arts and crafts
and of course home made and home grown
treats and produce.  A great way time 
always with friends and neighbors.


Aug
18 2015
BUSINESS AFTER HOURS
Location: TBA

Aug 18, 2015, 5:00 PM – Aug 18, 2015, 7:00 PM

Business After Hours
Hosts for the evening will be:
Clay County Conservation, Community
State Bank and the Spencer Chamber of 
Commerce.  
This event is free to all Chamber Members
and their employees and staff.
Chamber drawing at 6pm.


Aug
31 2015
Arts on Grand
Location: Arts on Grand

Aug 31, 2015, 9:00 AM – Aug 31, 2015, 5:00 PM

On display in the gallery now through September 26
will be the works of Mona Majorowicz, Barb McGee, and
Carol Herden called "Cowgirls"  
This will be on display to the public during normal gallery
hours.  For more information call Arts on Grand at 
26-4307


Sep
11 2015
CHAMBER CHILL
Location: Gary's on the River Greenspace

Sep 11, 2015, 5:00 PM – Sep 11, 2015, 8:00 PM

The Spencer Chamber of Commerce and  
Spencer U.S.A. the Young Professionals of the 
Spencer Chamber invite you to the "CHAMBER CHILL"
a community social gathering taking place on the
Riverfront Greenspace in front of Gary's on the River.
Enjoy music, food and entertainment.  There is no charge
for admission. Tonights theme is "CLAY COUNTY FAIR 
KICKOFF"
Join the Fun -- Bring Your Friends -- A Good Old Fashioned
Summer Social.

Tonights sponsor is:  IGL Teleconnect


Sep
12 2015
CLAY COUNTY FAIR
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Sep 12, 2015, 7:00 AM – Sep 20, 2015, 11:00 PM

Details will be forthcoming for events.


Sep
13 2015
CLAY COUNTY FAIR
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Sep 13, 2015, 7:00 AM – Sep 21, 2015, 11:00 PM

Details will be forthcoming for events.


Sep
14 2015
CLAY COUNTY FAIR
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Sep 14, 2015, 7:00 AM – Sep 22, 2015, 11:00 PM

Details will be forthcoming for events.


Sep
15 2015
CLAY COUNTY FAIR
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Sep 15, 2015, 7:00 AM – Sep 23, 2015, 11:00 PM

Details will be forthcoming for events.


Sep
16 2015
CLAY COUNTY FAIR
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Sep 16, 2015, 7:00 AM – Sep 24, 2015, 11:00 PM

Details will be forthcoming for events.


Sep
17 2015
CLAY COUNTY FAIR
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Sep 17, 2015, 7:00 AM – Sep 25, 2015, 11:00 PM

Details will be forthcoming for events.


Sep
18 2015
CLAY COUNTY FAIR
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Sep 18, 2015, 7:00 AM – Sep 26, 2015, 11:00 PM

Details will be forthcoming for events.


Sep
19 2015
CLAY COUNTY FAIR
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Sep 19, 2015, 7:00 AM – Sep 27, 2015, 11:00 PM

Details will be forthcoming for events.


Sep
20 2015
CLAY COUNTY FAIR
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Sep 20, 2015, 7:00 AM – Sep 28, 2015, 11:00 PM

Details will be forthcoming for events.


Sep
29 2015
ARTISANS ROAD TRIP 2015
Location: Arts on Grand

Sep 29, 2015, 9:00 AM – Oct 31, 2015, 5:00 PM

More details to follow.


Oct
08 2015
Spencer Main Street Wine Stroll
Location: Participating Mainstreet Merchants

Oct 08, 2015, 5:00 PM – Oct 08, 2015, 7:00 PM

Details will be forthcoming.


Oct
09 2015
CHAMBER CHILL
Location: Gary's on the River Greenspace

Oct 09, 2015, 5:00 PM – Oct 09, 2015, 8:00 PM

The Spencer Chamber of Commerce and 
Spencer U.S.A. the Young Professionals of 
the Spencer Chamber invite you to the "CHAMBER CHILL"
a community social gathering on the Greenspace in
front of Gary's on the River.  You are invited to 
come on down and enjoy the music, food and refreshments.
Tonights theme is "OKTOBERFEST"  
There is no charge for admission.
Join the Fun--Bring Your Friends--A Good Old Fashioned Social.

Tonights sponsor will be:  STATE BANK


Oct
22 2015
MOONLIGHT MADNESS
Location: Participating Mainstreet Merchants

Oct 22, 2015, 4:00 PM – Oct 22, 2015, 8:00 PM

Details will be forthcoming


Nov
03 2015
Arts On Grand
Location: Arts on Grand

Nov 03, 2015, 10:00 AM – Nov 28, 2015, 5:00 PM

On display in the gallery, November 3 thru 28
will be the Buena Vista University Student Exhibit.
This will be open to the public during normal
gallery hours.  For more information contact Arts
on Grand at 262-4307


Nov
04 2015
BUSINESS BEFORE HOURS
Location: Campbell, Higgins & Mummert

Nov 04, 2015, 7:30 AM – Nov 04, 2015, 8:30 AM

Business "BEFORE" Hours
Our Hosts for this event will be the 
accounting firm of Campbell, Higgins and
Mummert located at 515 1st Ave East.
This is free to all Chamber Members and 
their employees and staff. 


Nov
17 2015
BUSINESS AFTER HOURS
Location: Bogenrief Studios

Nov 17, 2015, 5:00 PM – Nov 17, 2015, 7:00 PM

Business After Hours
Our hosts for this event are
Farmers Trust and Savings Bank, 
Warner Funeral Home and Bogenrief
Studio.  This is event is free to all
Chamber Members and their employees
and staff. 
Chamber Drawing at 6pm.


Dec
01 2015
Arts on Grand Christmas in the Gallery
Location: Arts on Grand

Dec 01, 2015, 10:00 AM – Jan 02, 2016, 5:00 PM

More details forthcoming.


Dec
06 2015
Holiday Open House
Location: Downtown Spencer

Dec 06, 2015, 12:00 PM – Dec 06, 2015, 5:00 PM

Details will be forthcoming


Dec
07 2015
Grand Meander & Tuba Christmas
Location: Downtown Spencer

Dec 07, 2015, 4:00 PM – Dec 07, 2015, 8:00 PM

Details will be forthcoming


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