Russell News August 29, 2017
Monday, September 11, 5 p.m. The Lucas County Genealogy Society will hold their business meeting at the Russell Museum/ Library and to tour the building.
It's BBQ time in Southern Iowa and you are invited to one of the best in Russell, September 15th & 16th for the 7th annual "best in smoke" BBQ competition with cash prizes and trophies up for grabs. Your team could finish up the BBQ season with a win! Contact Shawn @ 641-203-3164. Friday-cooks check in, 8 p.m.-Ole' Skool DJ & Karaoke, Saturday-11 a.m. Take Pride in Your Ride Car Show Line-up, 12 noon-Jennifer Handling and Revolution Band, 3 p.m. Parade line-up, and Car Show Top 5 Awards, 4 p.m. Parade, 5 p.m. Free-will donation dinner at Fire Station, 5 p.m. Garden Tractor Pull, 6 p.m. Drawing of Raffle for Henry .44 barrel Rifle, and announcement of winners on City Park Bandstand.
Faith United Methodist Church will be having a Gospel Sing on Sunday, September 17 at 2 p.m. Larry and the Messengers are coming! Also, we are having lots of local talent. Come for the music and for the silent auction! Refreshments will follow. All are welcome.
The Russell Museum/Library welcomes Mandy Neer as its newest Board member and Joyce Miller as volunteer. September will see new hours as follows: Monday 1-4, Wednesday 10-1 and Thursday 1-4. Another day will be added soon. The Museum will hold a breakfast on the Saturday of the Fall Festival from 7:30-10 a.m. Calendar
Sunday, September 3, 2 p.m. Russell Sportsmen's Club Trap shoot -youth shoot free (Ranges closed 2-5 p.m. on the 2nd Sunday of each month for 4-H Shooting Sports )
Monday, September 4, Labor Day , “honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws and well-being of the country”.
Tuesday, September 5, 6 p.m. American Legion/Auxiliary meeting
Wednesday, September 6, 6:30 p.m. Faith United Methodist Night Owls - Marilyn Reynolds will be the hostess and Zelda Boldt will have the lesson.
Saturday, September 9, Russell Volunteer Fire Dept. Convention, Forest City
Monday, September 11, 7 p.m. Russell City Council meeting
Monday, September 11, 7 p.m. Russell Sportsmen's Club Trap shoot
Tuesday, September 12, Noon -8 p.m. Election-School board and renewal of PPEL (Physical Plant & Equipment Levy)
Fri-Saturday, September 15-16 Russell Best in Smoke BBQ competition and activities, see above, & breakfast at the Museum
Sunday , September 17, 2 p.m. Russell Sportsmen's Club handgun
Sunday, September 17, 2 p.m. Faith United Methodist Gospel sing/auction, see above
Thursday, September 21, 1 p.m. Russell News meeting at the Museum, everyone welcome-note change of date
Thursday, September 21, 5:15 p.m. Russell Museum/Library Board meeting
Monday, September 25, 7 p.m. Russell Sportsmen's Club Trap shoot
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