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Feb
01 2017
2017 Poetry Contest Opens!!!!
Location: Spencer Public Library

Feb 01, 2017, 9:00 AM – Mar 31, 2017, 5:00 PM

Put pen to paper and let your creative thoughts flow.
The Spencer Public Library Poetry Contest will be
accepting entries from February 1 through March 31.

Be sure to visit us online or stop at the front desk for
an entry slip and contest rules.  All ages from
Kindergarten to Adult can enter!!

For more information, please call 580-7290


Mar
24 2017
Mardi Gras Carnival
Location: Spencer High School

Mar 24, 2017, 5:30 PM – Mar 24, 2017, 8:30 PM

The Spencer Tailtwister and the Spencer Fine Arts Boosters
will be hosting "Mardi Gras Carnival"  Tickets will be pre-sold
in the schools the week prior to the carnival and at the door
the night of the carnival.  There will be lots of games and
raffles.  Some of the items include a mini segway, GoPro
Camera, Beats headphones, Roku and Tiger Spirit wear.

The Tailtwisters are also having 2 SPECIAL RAFFLES
this year:
1.  Adrian Peterson Autographed Helmet
     Sponsored by Farmers Bank and on display in their
     lobby.  Raffle Tickets are $5.00 each or 5 for $20.00

2.  Iowa Football Tickets--4 tickets on the 50-yard line for the
     opening game against Wyoming on September 2, 2017.
     Tickets are $5.00 each or 5 for $20.00
     Sponsored by Shine Bros. Corp.

Both prizes will be drawn on Friday, March 24th during the
Spencer Tailtwister Mardi Gras Carnival at the Spencer
High School Gym.   Winners do NOT need to be present to
win.


Mar
25 2017
Library Events of the Day
Location: Spencer Public Library

Mar 25, 2017, 10:00 AM – Mar 25, 2017, 1:00 PM

Anime & Japanese Culture Club at 10am
Fandom Club at Noon
Teen Movie at 1pm.


Mar
25 2017
"I AM SHE"
Location: Spencer Area

Mar 25, 2017, 1:00 PM – Mar 25, 2017, 4:00 PM

This is a Women's Event.
For more information, please call 712-262-1782.


Mar
25 2017
ROCK'N BAC'N BREW'N
Location: Clay County Regional Event Center

Mar 25, 2017, 3:00 PM – Mar 25, 2017, 8:00 PM

Awesome Craft Beer Served from the
Iowa Beer Bus
All things Pig
Home Brew Seminars
Music provided by Coyote Wild 

AND SO MUCH MORE!!!

Tickets are $17.00 in advance
and $22.00 at the door.


Mar
26 2017
Phyllis & Frankie Valens in Concert
Location: First Christian Church at 701 East 18th Street

Mar 26, 2017, 7:00 PM – Mar 26, 2017, 8:30 PM

The public is invited to attend The Gospel Music Ministry
of Phyllis & Frankie Valens.  They bring a tremendous
combination of God-Given Talents to their presentations.
A Love Offering Will be Received.
Time of fellowship before and after the concert, sponsored
by Disciple Women.


Mar
27 2017
Films for the Cinematically Disadvantaged
Location: Carey's Electronics at 220 Grand Ave (upstairs movie room)

Mar 27, 2017, 7:00 PM – Mar 27, 2017, 9:00 PM

For more than 20years Arts on Grand and Carey's Electronics
have been presenting your viewing pleasure:
"Films for the Cinematically Disadvantaged"
Patrons pay a free will offering to enjoy popcorn and a hot
beverage and a trip to another time and culture.

Tonights feature is:  A Man Called Ove (Sweden 2016)
Despite being deposed as president of his condo's association,
59 year old misanthrope Ove continues to plague his neighbors
with dictatorial demands.  But when Ove's new neighbor
runs over his mailbox, the old crank finds he's met his match.
Based on the novel by Fredrik Backman, the story has been a
big hit with book clubs in the area, so it will be fun to see
the story on film.


Mar
27 2017
Book to Movie at the Library
Location: Spencer Public Library

Mar 27, 2017, 7:00 PM – Mar 27, 2017, 9:00 PM

Tonight we will be watching "ARRIVAL"
When alien ships touch down all around the globe
it is up to an American linguist to try to communicate
with them. 
This is a free movie, popcorn and soda will be served.
Sign up to reserve you spot by calling 580-7290.

Also tonight is Baby Storytime at 6:30pm.


Mar
28 2017
Pushing the Limits at the Library
Location: Spencer Public Library

Mar 28, 2017, 5:30 PM – Mar 28, 2017, 7:00 PM

Pushing the Limits at the Spencer Public Library--
Free dinner, door prizes and more with this book
club meets science cafe program.  A science
discussion on connections through Erik Larson's book,
"Thunderstruck".

Sign-up to reserve a spot and check out a book.
For more information call 580-7290.

Also today:
The Wind Storytime at 10am
Teen Book Club at 6pm.


Mar
29 2017
Library Events of the Day
Location: Spencer Public Library

Mar 29, 2017, 1:00 PM – Mar 29, 2017, 3:00 PM

Maker Day:  The Swing of Things,
Come and go from 1pm to 3pm.


Mar
31 2017
Library Events of the Day
Location: Spencer Public Library

Mar 31, 2017, 9:00 AM – Mar 31, 2017, 5:00 PM

Poetry Contest Entries Due by 5pm!


Apr
01 2017
Arts on Grand Book Signing & Book Talk
Location: Arts on Grand

Apr 01, 2017, 10:00 AM – Apr 01, 2017, 12:00 PM

There will be a book signing and book talk
with author Lee Halvorson.  His book is
"Cong Catcher"

For more information, please call 262-4307.


Apr
01 2017
Father Daughter Dance
Location: Spencer Family Y

Apr 01, 2017, 6:00 PM – Apr 01, 2017, 8:00 PM

Enjoy an evening of fun with your daughter,
grand-daughter, niece or other favorite girl
at the Spencer Family YMCA's first semi-casual
father daughter dance!  Activities will include
a photo-booth, a live DJ, bouncy house and
snacks.  

Register at the YMCA or by calling 712-262-3782
This is for ages 3 years to 5th grade.

Cost:  $25.00 per couple
Addditional child or guest $10.00


Apr
03 2017
Red Tractor Show
Location: Southpark Mall

Apr 03, 2017, 10:00 AM – Apr 09, 2017, 5:00 PM

Red Tractors will be on display during normal
mall hours.


Apr
03 2017
DIY Club at the Spencer Public Library
Location: Spencer Public Library

Apr 03, 2017, 6:30 PM – Apr 03, 2017, 7:30 PM

Tonight the DIY Club will be making Mini Tissue Poms.
This easy and fun craft will add a touch of charm to any
present.  This class is FREE!  Sign-up to reserve your
spot by calling 580-7290.


Apr
05 2017
Clay County Heritage--New Exhibit
Location: Clay County Heritage

Apr 05, 2017, 10:00 AM – Sep 08, 2017, 4:00 PM

Clay County Heritage along with Arnold Motor Supply are
proud to present:  "Clay County and the Automotive
Business: 
You Build a Business with People."

The exhibit features the history of Arnold Motor Supply,
including papers of incorporation, the 5 points letter from
E.P. Arnold, many photos, a replica 1940's gas station,
the 1927 replica of E.P. Arnold's  delivery vehicle, and
family and personal history of E.P. Arnold.  The exhibit
will also have artifacts on the Bulldog Foot Accelerator
and will feature several artifacts on loan from
VanderHaag's, Inc.  Clay County Heritage is encouraging
area resident and visitors to experience all this exhibit
has to offer.   There is no cost to view the exhibit, as
well as admission costs, have been covered thanks to our
generous admission sponsor, Spencer Hy-Vee.

This exhibit will be on display April 5th to September 8th
during normal business hours.

The Heritage Center is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
10am to 4pm; Thursday 10am to 6pm and Saturday 10am
to 3pm and closed Sunday and Monday.

Clay County Heritage also manages the Parker House Museum,
which is open by appointment.  To make an appointment
please call the Heritage Center at 712-262-3304.


Apr
05 2017
Missionary Talk
Location: First Christian Church at 701 East 18th Street

Apr 05, 2017, 7:00 PM – Apr 05, 2017, 8:00 PM

The public is invited to come and hear John and
Karen Campbell-Nelson, missionaries to Indonesia
talk about their experiences.
A free will offering will be taken.


Apr
06 2017
Interview and Selection
Location: Iowa Lakes Community College/Spencer Campus

Apr 06, 2017, 8:30 AM – Apr 06, 2017, 12:29 PM

How do you know if a job applicant will be a good
employee when he/she comes to work for you? 
This program, presented by Kathy Peterson, offers
a practical process for going beyond your "gut"
feeling and first impressions to increase your chances
of hiring the best person for the job.

For more information or to register,
call 1-800-252-5664 or visit-www.iowalakes.edu/ce 
Course #69994
Cost $149.00


Apr
06 2017
CAASA'S 13th Annual Women's Night Out
Location: Clay County Regional Event Center

Apr 06, 2017, 5:00 PM – Apr 06, 2017, 8:00 PM

"I AM WOMAN...HEAR ME ROAR"

Come indulge yourself with a night of relaxation, laughter
and fun shared by all.  This year's event will feature the
chance to win a makeover and hear about how a survivor
was given hope.  This event will also offer an opportunity
for women to partake in shopping the marketplace of vendors,
learning centers, enjoying an evening of entertainment.
hot hors d'oeuvres, live/silent auction items and door prizes.
Bring your friends and colleagues to enjoy a great night to
network with other amazing women in our community.

Tickets are $30.00 in advance or $35.00 day of the event,
and can be purchased at Northwest Bank and Farmers Trust
and Savings Bank in Spencer or by calling CAASA at
712-262-4612 to arrange a pick up.

To be entered in a chance to win a makeover, you must buy
your ticket during the month of March.  We will contact our
winner by April 3rd.

Sponsored by:  SMU -- Community State Bank 
Farmers Bank --The Daily Reporter 
KICD AM 1240 & FM 98.3
Big Country KICD FM 107.7 - and MORE 104,9


Apr
06 2017
Thirsty Thursday
Location: 5:13 at 513 South Grand Ave

Apr 06, 2017, 5:00 PM – Apr 06, 2017, 7:00 PM

Join Spencer USA YP for Thirsty Thursday at 5:13.
This is a casual come and go, after-work social event.
Drink specials and snacks.  Join the Facebook Event to
get reminders.  Bring a friend!!

This event is sponsored by Vander Haag's Inc.
Trucks, Parts and Equipment.


Apr
06 2017
CDL Training
Location: Iowa Lakes Community College / Emmetsburg Campus

Apr 06, 2017, 6:00 PM – Apr 06, 2017, 8:00 PM

Mandatory Introduction Session from 6pm to 8pm

CDL Training beginning April 6, 2017 at the Iowa Lakes
Community College at the Ag Science Building located at
3200 College Drive in Emmetsburg, Iowa.

Driving and Testing Labs will be April 17-21, Students
attend one day of driving and testing.
Fee:  $499.00  GAP Tuition Assistance available to those
who qualify.

Course Requirements: Valid driver's license, Email Address,
Access to high speed internet, CDL Learner's permit.

Pre-registration is required, call 1-800-252-5664 to sign up
or register on line at:  www.iowalakes.edu/ce


Apr
07 2017
SPARC Concert Series
Location: Spencer Community Theatre

Apr 07, 2017, 7:30 PM – Apr 07, 2017, 10:00 PM

SPARC:  Arts on Grand and the SCT Playhouse
are proud to present:
"Masters of Soul .. Music of the Motown Era"
This show has been called the most entertaining
history lesson ever performed!  This show
authentically reproduces the look, choreography,
style and sound made famous by the Motown and
Stax record labels.  The performance celebrates the
music and careers of the iconic artists who had
such a profound influence on the history of popular
music. This will be a performance to remember.

For more information or for tickets, please call
Spencer Community Theatre at 262-7336 or
info@sctplayhouse.org

All seats are $30.00 
Pre-Show Reception Included.


Tonights performance is sponsored by
State Bank and Insurance.


Apr
08 2017
WELLNESS EXPO
Location: Clay County Regional Event Center

Apr 08, 2017, 9:00 AM – Apr 08, 2017, 3:00 PM

KICD AM1240 & FM98.3 / BIG COUNTRY KICD FM107.7 AND
MORE 104.9FM Invite you to attend their
5th Annual WELLNESS EXPO.

This is a FREE event with over 60 local and regional
exhibitors. Exhibitors will educate, entertain, and create
a positive wellness of your health, fitness, finances,
leisure, nutrition and much more.  There will be
wellness demonstrations throughout the day and
$1000.00's in prizes will be given away.

New this year, qualify to win a FREE  Air Conditioner
sponsored by Copper Cottage. 

Also, bring  non perishable food items and stuff the
trunk for Upper Des Moines Opportunity.


Apr
09 2017
Glenn Henriksen in Concer at Sacred Heart Church
Location: Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Apr 09, 2017, 2:00 PM – Apr 09, 2017, 4:00 PM

Sacred Heart Parish will be hosting renowned pianist and
organist, Glenn Henriksen of Armstrong, Iowa.  He will
perform on the 2001 Darrow Pipe Organ.  The event will
also include the Sacred Heart Choir and Bell Choir.  The
program will feature both classical and sacred music. 

The event is a free will donation with proceeds benefitting
the Sacred Heart Parish Music Ministry.

For more information on this concert, please call Marianne
Fuchsen at 712-580-6315, or Sheriffa Jones at 712-580-
6348.


Apr
14 2017
Easter Bunny at Southpark Mall
Location: Southpark Mall

Apr 14, 2017, 12:00 PM – Apr 15, 2017, 5:00 PM

The Easter Bunny will be at Southpark Mall
from noon to 5pm on April 14 & 15. 
Bring the kids out and have their picture
taken with the Easter Bunny.


Apr
17 2017
EMT CLASSES
Location: Peterson, IA

Apr 17, 2017, 9:00 AM – Apr 17, 2017, 4:00 PM

EMT Classes sign up to help serve your community.
EMT course in Peterson Starts April 17th.
First night of paperwork is April 10th followed by
BLS for those who don't have a current card that will
remain current through out the course.

Already on a service as a driver? Law Enforcement?
Fire Department? Receive a discount on classes call
for code!!

To register go to:
www.iowalakes.edu/ce

Search EMT and look for your class.
For questions email: 
mdepyper@iowalakes.edu
or call 1-800-252-5664


Apr
17 2017
Movie Night at the Library
Location: Spencer Public Library

Apr 17, 2017, 7:00 PM – Apr 17, 2017, 9:00 PM

Tonight the feature is "Hidden Figures"
which is based on a true story about three brilliant
African-American women working at NASA, who served
as the brains behind one of the greatest operations
in history:  the launch of astronaut John Glenn into
orbit.  Free movie, popcorn and soda.  Sign up to
reserve your spot by calling 580-7290.


Apr
18 2017
The Lunch Gig
Location: Sports Page

Apr 18, 2017, 12:00 PM – Apr 18, 2017, 1:00 PM

Join Spencer USA YP for the Lunch Gig at the
Sports Page. 
To RSVP & Pre-order: 
https://LunchGig4-18-17.eventbrite.com

Please RSVP by April 14. 

The Lunch Gig is a social event put on by Spencer USA YP
to provide young professionals to get together, socialize
and meet others, especially those new to town.  The Lunch
Gig is the third Tuesday of every month.

The Lunch Gig is sponsored by Williams & Company P.C.
Certified Public Accountants.


Apr
20 2017
Simply Delicious at the Spencer Public Library
Location: Spencer Public Library

Apr 20, 2017, 6:30 PM – Apr 20, 2017, 8:00 PM

Tonight Simply Delicious will take us to UGANDA.
Sample some great Ungandan food.  Director,
Mandie Roberts will be making Rolex (Ugandan
Breakfast Burrito) and Kashata (peanut brittle with
coconut and cardamom)  This class is Free but
space is limited.  Sign-up to reserve your spot
by calling 580-7290.


Apr
21 2017
Iowa Lakes Community College Leadership Series
Location: Iowa Lakes Community College / Spencer Campus

Apr 21, 2017, 1:00 PM – Apr 21, 2017, 4:00 PM

"Exceptional Internal Customer Service"
 Course #67951, SP

The employee you hold accountable for poor 
performance will never cause you as much trouble
as those you don't hold accountable, but should. 
How do you, as a supervisor, hold accountable
and employee who is performing below standards 
and/or who is just plain difficult to work with?
In this session, you will learn several strategies
for setting clear expectations for staff and we will 
outline a step-by-step approach for givig corrective
feedback and following through when an employee
is not performing up to those standards. 

The cost for this class is $89.00  To register or for more
information, please call 1.800.252.5664 or go online
to www.iowalakes.edu/ce


Apr
22 2017
Spring Craft and Home Gift Show
Location: Southpark Mall

Apr 22, 2017, 10:00 AM – Apr 23, 2017, 5:00 PM

Booths will be open during normal mall hours.


Apr
24 2017
Computer Technology Courses
Location: Iowa Lakes Community College/Spirit Lake Campus

Apr 24, 2017, 6:00 PM – Apr 26, 2017, 8:00 PM

Iowa Lakes Community College will be offering
Quickbooks for the Beginner.  This course will
present the basics of using Quickbooks accounting
software and offer some helpful tips to help you get
the most out of the software.

Course dates are:
April 24 and April 26th

Location:
Iowa Lakes Community College
Room 127
800 21st Street
Spirit Lake, IA

Course Number:  70155
Cost:  $149.00

For More Information or to register:
call 1-800-252-5664 or visit
www.iowalakes.edu/ce


Apr
24 2017
Book to Movie at the Library
Location: Spencer Public Library

Apr 24, 2017, 6:30 PM – Apr 24, 2017, 8:00 PM

Tonight we will be watching and discussing the 1974
movie, Daisy Miller, starring Cybill Shepherd.  Based
on a Heny James classic novella, Daisy Miller is set in
the 1870's and is about a young American woman
travelling in Europe whose flirtaiousness excludes her
from American Europeon Society.
Free movie, popcorn and soda.  Sign-up to reserve
your spot by calling 580-7290.


Apr
25 2017
Pushing the Limits at the Library
Location: Spencer Public Library

Apr 25, 2017, 5:30 PM – Apr 25, 2017, 7:00 PM

Pushing the Limits at the Library.  Free Dinner,
door prizes and more with this book club meets
science cafe program.  ascience discussion on
knowledge throught John Browne's book,
The Seven Elements that Changed the World:
An Adventure of Ingenuity and Discovery.
Sign up to reserve a spot and check-out a
book.  For more information, please call 580-7290.


Apr
26 2017
DENIM DAY
Location: Your Place of Business

Apr 26, 2017, 8:00 AM – Apr 26, 2017, 5:00 PM

CAASA  Centers Against Abuse & Sexual Assault
has declared April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Help us and show your support to survivors by taking
part in Denim Day 2017.

Donate $5.00 to Centers Against Abuse & Sexual Assault
to wear jeans to work on April 26, 2017.

If you are interested in participating, contact Katie at
katie@caasaonline.org  or call 712-262-4612 for
Denim Day Packets that include posters and stickers
representing Denim Day and a return envelope for
donations.


Apr
27 2017
NW IOWA JOB FAIR
Location: Clay County Regional Event Center

Apr 27, 2017, 12:00 PM – Apr 27, 2017, 6:00 PM

KICD AM1240 & FM98.3 / BIG COUNTY KICD-FM 107.7 and
MORE 104.9FM are proud to sponsor the NW IOWA JOB FAIR

Help Wanted:  Full-time * Part-time * Seasonal * 2nd Job
Supplemental Income * A Career Change

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

We want to hlep our area employers fill their positions and let
people know of all the quality job opportunities that NW Iowa
has to offer.


Apr
27 2017
Aimee's Tech Talk
Location: Spencer Public Library

Apr 27, 2017, 1:30 PM – Apr 27, 2017, 2:30 PM

Today Aimee will talk about Fitness Apps for the
Mind and Body.  Join Aimee as she show you great
apps to keep your mind and body nimble.  Sign-up
to reserve your spot by calling 580-7290.


Apr
28 2017
Motorcycle Show
Location: Southpark Mall

Apr 28, 2017, 10:00 AM – Apr 30, 2017, 5:00 PM

A wide variety of motorcycles will be on display
during normal mall hours.


Apr
28 2017
Daniel "RUDY" Fuettiger to visit Spencer
Location: Sacred Heart Parish Hall

Apr 28, 2017, 12:00 PM – Apr 29, 2017, 5:00 PM

Sacred Heart School in collaboration with Carlson Property
Holdings and Management invites you to hear Daniel "RUDY"
Fuettiger on April 28 and 29th at the Sacred Heart Parish Hall.
Rudy is a former Notre Dame Football player, who carved his
name into history.  He is the only player in the school's
history to be carried off the field on his teammates' shoulders.

Today, he is one of the most popular motivational speaker in
the United States.  It took years of fierce determination to
overcome obstacles and criticisms, yet Rudy achieved his dream-
to attend Notre Dame and play football for the Fighting Irish.

This event is an opportunity for businesses and individuals to
hear first-hand the motivational story of Rudy beating all odds
on the gridiron.  Sponsorships are available for purchases as
well as individual tickets.  Tickets are on sale and can be
purchased online at:   spencersacredheart.ejoinme.org/rudy
or by contacting Sheriffa Jones at 712-580-6348 or via email
at:   sjones@spencersacredheart.com


Apr
28 2017
SQUABBLES A/K/A YOUR HOUSE OR MINE
Location: Spencer Community Theatre

Apr 28, 2017, 7:30 PM – May 07, 2017, 4:00 PM

The final performance of the 57th Season of 
Spencer Community Theatre is a comedy called
"Squabbles" aka "Your Place or Mine"

This hilarious play pits a father in law against a 
mother in a comedic succession of 'squabbles'.
Jerry Sloan is a successful writer of advertising 
jingles married to an equally successful lawyer. 
Living with the happy couple is the not so happy 
Abe Dreyfus, Jerry's curmudgeon of a father in law.
Abe is a funny guy to the audience, not to Jerry.
The situation is exacerbated when Jerry's mother 
Mildred loses everything in a fire and needs a place
to stay.  Abe and Mildred can't stand each other.
The play is one hilarious confrontation after another.
until the heartwarming finale in which the oldsters
discover that, really, each is not so bad.

Performance dates are:
April 28 - 30 and May 5 - 7
Evening performances are at 7:30pm and
Sunday Matinee at 2pm. 


May
01 2017
Computer Technology Courses
Location: Iowa Lakes Community College/Spirit Lake Campus

May 01, 2017, 6:00 PM – May 03, 2017, 8:00 PM

Iowa Lake Community College will be offering
Quickbooks Advanced. This course will present
advanced techniques of using Quickbooks
accounting software and offer some powerful
tips to hlep you get the most out of the software.

Course dated: 
May 1st and May 3rd.

Location:
Iowa Lakes Community College
Room 127
800 21st Street
Spirit Lake, IA 

Course Number:  70156   Cost:  $149.00

For more information or to register:
Call 1-800-252-5664 or go on line to
www.iowalakes.edu/cd


May
06 2017
LOVE SPENCER
Location: City of Spencer

May 06, 2017, 8:30 AM – May 06, 2017, 4:00 PM

Love Spencer will take place today.
More details will be posted as the
day approaches.


May
06 2017
CIRCUS PAGES
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

May 06, 2017, 12:00 PM – May 06, 2017, 9:00 PM

Showtimes and details will be forthcoming.


May
08 2017
Computer Technology Courses
Location: Iowa Lakes Community College/Emmetsburg Campus

May 08, 2017, 6:00 PM – May 10, 2017, 8:00 PM

Iowa Lakes Community College will be offering
Quickbooks for the Beginner.  This course will
present the basics of using Quickbooks
accounting software and offer some helpful hints
to help you get the most out of the software.

Dates: 
May 8th and May 10th

Locaiton:
Iowa Lakes Community College
Room 330
3200 College Drive
Emmetsbug, IA

Course Number:  70159  Cost:  $149.00

For more information or to register,
please call 1-800-252-5664 or go online to
www.iowalakes.edu/ce


May
15 2017
Computer Technology Courses
Location: Iowa Lakes Community College/Emmetsburg Campus

May 15, 2017, 6:00 PM – May 17, 2017, 8:00 PM

Iowa Lakes Community College is offering
Quickbooks Advanced.  This course will present
advanced techniques of using Quickbooks accounting
software and offer some powerful tips to help you
get the most out of the software.

Class Dates:
May 15th and May 17th

Location:
Iowa Lakes Community College
Room 330
3200 College Drive
Emmetsburg, IA 

Course number:  70160  Cost:  $149.00

For more information or to register,
call 1-800-252-5664 or go online to
www.iowalakes.edu/ce


May
24 2017
Future Ready Iowa
Location: Spencer Municipal Ut

May 24, 2017, 1:00 PM – May 24, 2017, 3:00 PM

The Lakes Area ECI and Kossuth County ECI will
host Cory Kelly, Communications Director, Iowa
Workforce Development. 
The session will cover these topics:
*  What is Future Ready Iowa
*  How does it help up-skill the workforce?
*  Discover ways to provide skills credentialling for 
    value added employees.
*  Learn how to connect with prospective employees
    seeking work opportunities
*  Post your work based learning programs such as:
    On the Job Training, Apprenticeships, Internships
    and Teacher Externships.
*  See what your competitors are doing to attract
    talent to their business.
*  Q/A Session

There is no cost to attend.   Space is limitted so reserve
your spot today.  Please call:  712-262-1971


Jun
04 2017
Race Night at the Clay County Fair Speedway
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Jun 04, 2017, 5:30 PM – Jun 04, 2017, 9:00 PM

OPENING NIGHT
Hot Laps at 5:30pm with Racing to follow.
All classes racing:
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, SportMods,
Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts.

Tickets are $12.00 -- Pit Passes are $25.00
Kids 12 and under are always FREE!!!!


Jun
06 2017
EMT CLASSES
Location: Estherville, Iowa

Jun 06, 2017, 9:00 AM – Jun 06, 2017, 4:00 PM

EMT Classes sign up to help serve your community.
This course will be held in Estherville and starts on
June 6th.

Already on a service as a driver? Law Enforcement?
Fire Department?  Receive a discount on classes call
for code!

To register go to:
www.iowalakes.edu/ce
and
search for EMT and look for your class

For more information or questions, email:
mdepyper@iowalakes.edu
or
call 1-800-252-5664 


Jun
09 2017
FLAGFEST 2017
Location: City of Spencer

Jun 09, 2017, 9:00 AM – Jun 11, 2017, 4:00 PM

Details will be posted as they are received.


Jun
09 2017
Jaycee's Movie in the Park
Location: East Leach Park Bandshell

Jun 09, 2017, 9:00 PM – Jun 09, 2017, 10:30 PM

Everyone is invited to the Jaycee's Movie in the Park.
Tonight the feature is "SING" an antimated favorite
featuring the voices of Matthew McConaughey,
Reese Witherspoon, Seth Macfarlane, Tori Kelly,
John C. Reilly, Taron Egerton and Scarlett Johansson.

FREE Admission and Free Popcorn!!!!


Jun
11 2017
Reflections at Riverside
Location: Riverside Cemetary

Jun 11, 2017, 4:00 PM – Jun 11, 2017, 5:00 PM

Reflections at Riverside is brought to you by the
Historical Preservation Commission.  Listen to
local citizens as they tell the story of Spencer
by our founding fathers.


Jun
11 2017
Race Night at the Clay County Fair Speedway
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Jun 11, 2017, 5:30 PM – Jun 11, 2017, 9:00 PM

Final Event of Flagfest Weekend.

5:30pm Hot Laps with Racing to Follow
All Classes are Running:
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, SportMOds,
Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts.

Tickets are $12.00  -- Pit Passes are $25.00
Kids 12 and under are always FREE!!!


Jun
16 2017
Spencer Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Outing
Location: Spencer Municipal Golf Course

Jun 16, 2017, 12:00 PM – Jun 16, 2017, 5:00 PM

More details to follow.


Jun
18 2017
Race Night at the Clay County Fair Speedway
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Jun 18, 2017, 5:30 PM – Jun 18, 2017, 9:00 PM

Hot Laps begin at 5:30pm with Racing to Follow

All Classes Running:
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, SportMods,
Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts.

Tickets are $12.00 -- Pit Passes are $25.00
Kids 12 and under are always FREE!!!


Jun
27 2017
Race Night at the Clay County Fair Speedway
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Jun 27, 2017, 5:30 PM – Jun 27, 2017, 9:00 PM

HOBBY STOCK SPECIAL

Hot Laps begin at 5:30pm with Racing to Follow.
All Classes are Running:
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, SportMods,
Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts.

Tickets are $12.00 -- Pit Passes are $25.00
Kids 12 and under are always FREE!!!


Jul
09 2017
Race Night at the Clay County Fair Speedway
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Jul 09, 2017, 5:30 PM – Jul 09, 2017, 9:00 PM

Hot laps begin at 5:30p with Racing to follow

All Classes Running:
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, SportMods,
Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts.

Tickets are $12.00 -- Pit Passes are $25.00
Kids 12 and under are always FREE!!!


Jul
16 2017
Race Night at the Clay County Fair Speedway
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Jul 16, 2017, 5:30 PM – Jul 16, 2017, 9:00 PM

Hot Laps begin at 5:30pm with Racing to Follow.

All Classes are Running:
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, SportMods,
Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts.

Tickets are $!2.00  -- Pit Passes are $25.00
Kids 12 and under are always FREE!!!


Jul
23 2017
RAGBRAI 2017--KICK YOUR WHEELS UP
Location: Spencer

Jul 23, 2017, 9:00 AM – Jul 23, 2017, 11:00 PM

RAGBRAI (Registers Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa)
will be rolling into Spencer for their first overnight stay of
this weeklong trek across our great state.

KICK YOUR WHEELS UP and have some FUN! 
The Johnny Holm Band will be taking the stage Sunday
night to perform for the RAGBRAI group and any others
who want to get in on the festivities.


Jul
25 2017
Race Night at the Clay County Fair Speedway
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Jul 25, 2017, 5:30 PM – Jul 25, 2017, 9:00 PM

STOCK CAR SPECIAL

Hot Laps begin at 5:30pm with Racing to Follow
All classes running:
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, SportMods,
Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts.

Tickets are $12.00 -- Pit Passes are $25.00
Kids 12 and under are always FREE!!!


Jul
27 2017
C r A z Y D a Y z
Location: Downtown Spencer

Jul 27, 2017, 8:00 AM – Jul 29, 2017, 4:00 PM

Shop downtown Spencer Merchants as they take to the
sidewalks with their Crazy specials and prices.


Jul
30 2017
Race Night at the Clay County Fair Speedway
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Jul 30, 2017, 5:30 PM – Jul 30, 2017, 9:00 PM

Hot Laps at 5:30pm with Racing to Follow

All Classes are running:
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, SportMods,
Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts.

Tickets are $12.00 -- Pit Passes are $25.00
Kids 12 and under are always FREE!!!


Aug
07 2017
Race Night at the Clay County Fair Speedway
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Aug 07, 2017, 5:30 PM – Aug 07, 2017, 9:00 PM

HAWKEYE DIRT TOUR

Hot Laps begin at 5:30pm with Racing to Follow
All Classes are Running:
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, SportMods,
Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts.

Tickets are $12.00 -- Pit Passes are $25.00
Kids 12 and under are always FREE!!!


Aug
13 2017
Race Night at the Clay County Fair Speedway
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Aug 13, 2017, 5:30 PM – Aug 13, 2017, 9:00 PM

CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT

Hot Laps begin at 5:30pm with Racing to Follow
All Classes are Running:
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, SportMods,
Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts.

Tickets are $12.00 -- Pit Passes are $25.00
Kids 12 and under are always FREE!!!


Aug
24 2017
Ice Cream Social
Location: TBA

Aug 24, 2017, 5:00 PM – Aug 24, 2017, 7:00 PM

Details will be posted at a later date.


Sep
07 2017
CLAY COUNTY FAIR PARADE
Location: Spencer

Sep 07, 2017, 5:00 PM – Sep 07, 2017, 8:00 PM

Clay County Fair Parade for the 
100 Year Anniversary Celebration


Sep
09 2017
CLAY COUNTY FAIR
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Sep 09, 2017, 7:00 AM – Sep 17, 2017, 8:00 PM

Celebrate the 100th Edition of the
Worlds Greatest County Fair!!!!

Details will be posted as they are 
received or go to:  
www.claycountyfair.com


Sep
10 2017
Herman's Hermits at the U.S. Cellular Grandstand
Location: Clay Count Fair

Sep 10, 2017, 7:30 AM – Sep 10, 2017, 10:00 PM

Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone will be performing
tonight with guests, The Grass Roots and The Buckinghams.

Tickets are $30.00 for stage front standing, $25.00 for
reserved Grandstand seating and $20.00 for bleacher
seating. 

Tickets are available online at: 
www.claycountyfair.com
by phone at:  1-515-244-2771
or in person at the Clay County Regional Event Center Box
Office.


Sep
12 2017
For King & Country at the Clay County Fair
Location: U.S. Celluar Grandstand

Sep 12, 2017, 7:30 PM – Sep 12, 2017, 10:00 PM

Joining For King & Country on the U.S. Cellular Grandstand
Stage will be the Sidewalk Prophets and Jordan Feliz.

Tickets:
$35.00 for general admission-stage front standing
$30.00 reserved Grandstand seating
$25.00 for general admission-bleacher seating

Available for purchase:
online at:  midwestix.com
phone:  515-244-2771
in person:  Event Center Box Office


Sep
16 2017
Old Dominion at the US Cellular Grandstand
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Sep 16, 2017, 7:30 PM – Sep 16, 2017, 10:00 PM

Old Dominion has emerged as one of the hottest
breaking bands in country music.  In 2016 the band
was named ACM New Group of the Year,
ACCA Breakthrough Group of the Year,
AIMP Songwriter Artist of the Year and Music Row
Breakthrough Artist of the year.

Ticket prices:
$38.00 for General Admission
$33.00 for Reserved Grandstand Seating
$28.00 for General Admission Bleacher Seating

Tickets will be available  online at:
midwestix.com or by phone at
1-515-244-2771 or at the Event Center Box Office.


Oct
19 2017
Spencer Main Street Wine Stroll
Location: TBA

Oct 19, 2017, 5:00 PM – Oct 19, 2017, 7:00 PM

More details to follow.


Dec
03 2017
Spencer Main Street Gingerbread Kingdom
Location: The Old Spencer Middle School

Dec 03, 2017, 1:00 PM – Dec 03, 2017, 5:00 PM

More details to follow.


Dec
04 2017
Spencer Main Street Grand Meander & Tuba Christmas
Location: Downtown Spencer

Dec 04, 2017, 5:00 PM – Dec 04, 2017, 8:00 PM

More details coming soon!


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