Something for young and old alike at Fall Festival

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Kids’ crafts, a scavenger hunt, pumpkin painting, spaghetti supper and bingo are all part of the Fall Festival on Sat., Oct. 23, presented by the Iroquois Area Community Club.

Start time is 3 p.m., with a variety of fun activities for children of all ages. Children 0 – 2 years can enjoy handprint turkeys, fingerpainting, sensory bucket and more. Ages 2 – 9 years can paint pumpkins, participate in a scavenger hunt or play pumpkin golf. Children ages 10 and older can carve pumpkins, wrap mummies and more. Many more children’s activities are not mentioned. There is a $5 fee per child to participate in all activities.

Young and old alike are encouraged to participate in the costume contest. A spaghetti meal will be served at 5 p.m., with a free will donation. Bingo follows at 6:30. The price will be $1 per card. Bingo prizes include a variety of baskets and certificates to local businesses. The event is supplemented by Thrivent Financial and donations from Iroquois American Bank & Trust and Helena Ag. All proceeds for the event go to the Iroquois Area Community Club and the American Legion.

IACC members are asked to bring a dessert or Bingo prize to the event

About the IACC

The IACC was formed in February 2006 by a group of citizens whose purpose was to improve the appearance and the quality of life in the city of Iroquois. Since that time, IACC continues to plan and implement many fun, family-oriented activities throughout the year.

Past community activities include a summer potluck supper with family games, a fall festival, Christmas tour of homes, soup supper and tour of holiday lights, visit from Santa, Easter egg hunt, welcome baskets for new families, community beautification projects, spring cleanup, help with Sports Day activities and fundraisers for area families or individuals in need.

One significant recent project was the purchase of playground equipment for Woodall City Park. The group raised money through many fundraising activities to go toward the improvements at the park.

The IACC is always looking for people interested in community improvement, to join the group or volunteer for events. For information, contact Mary Wienbar at 605-461-2699.

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