Quilt Raffle for ARC of Jefferson County

The Arc of Jefferson County is launching raffle ticket sales for a queen-sized quilt made locally and donated to The Arc, to raise funds for camp for local and area individuals who are intellectually or otherwise developmentally disabled. The quilt design is “Log Cabin – Star,” machine stitched and quilted.

Tickets are $1 each or six for $5, sold through the last day of the County Fair at The Arc booth. The drawing will be 4 p.m. June 28, 2009, at The Arc booth.

Arc Board of Directors and  other Arc members have tickets to sell, or contact Darlene Vorhies 472-4449, Sr Janet Kreber at 319/694-3209, or Mary Coffin at 919-7442.

A silent auction at The Arc County Fair booth will also to raise funds for specal needs individuals. People and businesses wishing to donated money or an auctionable item/s for that effort may contact these same Arc Board members.

Permaculture Course
2 week program starting May 31, 2009
Sustainable Living Coalition’s  new, off-grid campus next to Abundance Eco Village.

Permaculture is a way of designing human systems to mimic naturally self-sustaining systems. Permaculture can be applied to the design of homes, communities, and economic systems. Please contact Briggs Shore 641-430-1089 or briggsshore@gmail.com.

Fairfield Farmers Market
Wednesdays 3-6 p.m and Saturdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Grimes Street – South of Howard Park

Fairfield in the News
A different approach to venture capital – Officials look to Fairfield for inspiration from Galesburg Register-Mail

Fairfield Frolic Contra Dance Weekend
May 29-31
A full dance weekend of American Contra dances and square dancing with live music. Dances will be held in the evening, with workshops held during the day. For more information call 641-472-6003.

The Legend of Min-Li

Presented by Fairfield Art of Dance
May 30 & 31, 2009
Time: 2:00 p.m.
The Legend of Min-Li Presented by Fairfield Art of Dance
Adults $10.50; Children 5-17 $8.50

Show of Wheels
May 31
This car show attracts visitors from more than eight states and all over Iowa and will be held at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.

June Art Walk – All Things Italian
Friday, June 5

Eco Fair & Eco-Jam 2009
Green Transportation: Sustainability is a Round Trip Ticket
Saturday, June 6 and Sunday, June 7
Maharishi University of Management Campus

Mayor’s Humanitarian Award Presentation to Lynne Twist
, author of The Soul of Money
Tuesday, June 9
7:30 p.m.
Sondheim Center

Way Off Broadway Summer Season

Murder Most Foul
June 26-28

High School Musical
July 17-26

Pirates of Penzanc
Aug 7-16

Iowa Play Festival
July 8, 2009
7:30 p.m.
Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts

Iowa Play Festival is a collection of One Act Plays. Written by Iowa Writers, not only from Fairfield but Dubuque, Des Moines, Iowa City and Mt Vernon. 6-twenty minute plays for the price of one. Directed by and Acted by Iowa Actors. Rated PG-13 for content.

Parking Lot  – Lindsay Tornquist
Ghost Ride – Dave Patterson
Mother Would Have Wanted Me to Have It- Robert Lynn
President in a Glass- Patricia Saunders
April in June – Bill Coleman
The Education of Macoloco – Jen Silverman

Snatam Kaur
Friday, July 24
Sondheim Center
Now on sale

Greg Brown and Jefferson County Green Band
Live on the Square
July 31st
(FF1 is really excited about this one.)

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