The Shelby County Food Pantry needs donations. Donations can be made year round at the West Central Community Action on 7th Street in Harlan. Both non-perishable food items and non-food items can be donated.
Upcoming blood donation opportunities -
Wednesday, April 21st Noon-6 pm Central Church in Carroll
Saturday, April 24th 8 am - 2 pm at Shelby Community Building in Shelby
Tuesday, April 27th 11:30-5:30 at Legion Centennial Center in Dedham
Noon to 6 pm at Portsmouth Community Hall in
Thursday, April 29th 1 to 6 pm at Neola Community Center in Neola
Tuesday, May 11th 11:30-5:30 pm Vet's Auditorium in Harlan For an
appointment, contact Sue at 755-5725.
Wednesday, April 21st -
The Harlan Community Library will hold Story Time online with Emily starting at 10:30 am.
The Harlan Senior Center will be serving a BBQ pork rib patty with a hamburger bun, scallope potatoes, cole slaw, and hot apple slices.
Thursday, April 22nd -
The Harlan Senior Center will be serving meatloaf, brown gravy, whipped potatoes, Harvard beets, wheat bread and pineapple tidbits.
Hike Night for Earth Day and Trash Clean Up will be held Thursday, April 22nd at Prairie Rose State Park. Meet at the beach parking lot at 7 pm.
Friday, April 23rd -
The Harlan Community Library will have a Youth Readers' Advisory at 10:30 am.
The Harlan Senior Center will be serving a cheese omelet, hashbrown casserole, hot spiced pears and a cinnamon roll.
The Harlan Lions Club will be having "May Day/Mother's Day" giving plates for sale. They are hand painted ceramic plates with a dozen home baked M&M and sugar cookies wrapped with a bow and card. The cost is $15 per plate. Pre-order by Friday, April 23rd 4 to 6 pm and Saturday, April 24th from 8 to noon outside of Harlan Hy-Vee or call Donna Schmidt at 579-2483. Pick up will be Friday, April 30th, 4 to 6 pm or Saturday, May 1st, 8 am to noon outside Harlan Hy-Vee.
Harlan Community Schools Drama Club presents Disney's "Frozen Jr." Friday, April 23rd at 7 pm, Saturday, April 24th at 7 pm and Sunday, April 25th at 2 pm in the Harlan community High School Auditorium. Tickets are available online, at the school office or at the door. Live streaming is also available for purchase.
The Relay for Life Team "Caffeinating for a Cure" will hold a Cocktails and Karaoke Fundraiser Friday, April 23rd, from 8 pm to midnight at the Lounge on Chatburn Avenue in Harlan. All proceeds will benefit Shelby County Relay for Life. There will be purple drinks, karaoke and lots of fun, all while supporting a great cause. There will be a $5 cover charge and you will get a free koozie, $5 to sing karaoke, $10 to skip a line for karaoke and $20 to "gong" someone off the stage.
Saturday, April 24th -
The Harlan Community Library will have Babies and Books on Line - Baby Bouncy Time at 10 am.
BIKE, RUN, OR WALK AS MUCH OR AS LITTLE AS YOU LIKE..BUT REGISTER NOW FOR MANNING’S 9TH ANNUAL TRAIL TO NOWHERE RIDE, SATURDAY, APRIL 24TH, FROM 2 TO 6 PM! REGISTRATION WILL BE HELD FROM 1 TO 2 PM AT 307 MAIN STREET IN MANNING WITH A GIFT FOR THE FIRST 75 PEOPLE THAT REGISTER! YOU CAN ALSO PRE-REGISTER AT THE CITY HALL, REC CENTER OF AT MANNINGIA.COM/TRAILS.HTML. IT’S A GREAT TIME FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY, WITH TONS OF FOOD AND DRINK SPECIALS TO CHECK OUT!
Monday, April 26th -
The Harlan Senior Center will be serving beef tips with gravy, whipped potatoes, green peas, a wheat roll and apple crisp.
There will be a Mobile Drive-Thru Food Pantry, Monday, April 26th, from 5 to 6:30 pm at Veteran's Memorial Building in Harlan. You will receive one box of non-perishable food, 1 box of produce and 1 loaf of bread. You are asked to enter from 12th Street or Chatburn Avenue. You will be directed where to line up. This food pantry is open to all, no paperwork is required. It is sponsored by Harlan Lion's Club.
Tuesday, April 27th -
The Harlan Community Library will hold Tech Time in Person from 3 to 4 pm. Stop by the Library for your technical problem solving.
The Harlan Senior Center will be serving BBQ chicken breast, mashed sweet potatoes, green beans, wheat bun and fruited geletin.
Wednesday, April 28th -
Story time online with Emily will be held at 10:30 am. 5 O'Clock Somewhere Book Club will meet at 7 pm.
The Harlan Senior Center will be serving beef goulash, Italian blend vegetables, mixed green salad, a bread stick, and strawberries and bananas.
THE HARLAN COMMUNITY MUSIC BOOSTER ASSOCIATION PRESENTS THEIR ANNUAL JUST DONATE EVENT, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28TH! THE HARLAN MUSIC BOOSTERS SUPPORTS ALL BAND AND VOCAL PROGGRAMS AT THE HARLAN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BY PROVIDING FUNDING FOR UNIFORMS, REPAIRS, MUSIC AND MORE. DUE TO COVID, THEY DID NOT HOLD THEIR REGULAR FUNDRAISING EVENTS IN 2020, SO PLEASE HELLP THEM MEET THEIR GOAL TO RAISE OVER $50,000 THIS YEAR TO SUPPORT THE TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE IN MUSIC AT OUR SCHOOLS. 100% OF YOUR TAX DEDUCTIBLE DONATION GOES DIRECTLY TO SUPPORTING THE STUDENTS AND MUSIC PROGRAMS. ONCE AGAIN, THE EVENT IS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28TH. DONATIONS CAN BE MADE ONLINE AT CYCLONDMUSIC.ORG OR MAILED TO HCMBA, PO BOX 134, HARLAN, IA 51537.
Thursday, April 29th -
The Harlan Community Library will have their Adult Creative Writing Group meeting. The topic will be Poetry, starting at 5 pm.
The Harlan Senior Center will be serving an open-faced turkey sandwich on wheat bread, whipped potatoes and gravy, peas and carrots, and a brownie.
Friday, April 30th -
The Harlan Community Library will hold the Youth Readers' Advisor starting at 10:30. At 12 noon, the Reader's Advisory Book Discussion with Liz and Dena.
The Harlan Senior Center will be serving tacos, Mexican rice, mixed beans and fresh seasonal fruit.
Saturday, May 1st -
The Harlan Community Library will start with their normal hours on Saturday, May 1st. They will now be opening at 9 am Monday through Saturday. Also the library will have Babies and Books online - Baby Bouncy time at 10 am.
Monday, May 3rd -
The Harlan Community Library will have Adult take and Make - Patriotic Bandana Wreath available while the supplies last. The Kids' take and make include paint a bird house and be a bug play masks. Come in and pick yours up while the supplies last.
Tuesday, May 4th -
The Harlan Community Library will have Tech Time Online: Excel - Keyboard Shortcuts and Workbook Navigation
Wednesday, May 5th -
The Harlan Community Library will have Story Time online with Emily Wednesday, May 5th at 10:30 pm.
Thursday, May 6th -
The Harlan Community Library will have popcorn Thursday. Grab a bag of popcorn when you stop by the library.
Friday, May 7th -
The Youth Readers' Advisory will meet at 10:30 am at the Harlan Community Library.
Saturday, May 8th -
A Farmers to Families Food Box Distribution Drive-thru will be held Saturday, May 8th, from 10 am to 11:30 am at 1235 870th Street south of Harlan. Off Highway 59, turn east at Moonogram Prepared Meats, follow the signage to the Western Engineering Building. The drive is free to all households, no income level requirements.
The Harlan Community Library will hold Babies and Books Online - Baby bouncy time at 10 am, Saturday, May 8th.
Harrison County Conservation Board, Loess Hills State Forest, and the Friends of the LHSF have partnered to offer an Outdoor Day event on Saturday, May 8th from 10 a.m.-Noon. The Willow Lake Outdoor Day has been modified with COVID-19 restrictions so participants can choose either a Bike or Hike event. Bicyclists will start from the Willow Lake Nature Center/HCCB Office to ride Easton Trail on the Share the Road trail to the CREW Center in Woodbine. Hikers can explore part or all 8 miles of Brent’s Trail starting at the Murray Hill Scenic Overlook near Little Sioux. For both of these events, there will be staff at the beginning to answer questions and provide maps, however, they will not be guided and participants are responsible for setting up their own carpooling to pick them up. There is no cost or registration. Campers at the Willow Lake Recreation Area will receive Saturday night camping free-look for a coupon at the registration booth, newsletter, or online. For more information, visit HarrisonCountyParks.org.
Monday, May 10th -
LifeServe Blood Center will hold a blood drive Monday, May 10th, from 11:15 -4:15 at the Crawford County Memorial Hospital in Denison. Schedule an appointment on line at lifeservebloodcenter.org or call 800-287-4903.
Tuesday, May 11th -
The Harlan Community Library will host a Library and Lunch book club on Tuesday, May 11th, starting at noon. Meet in the Library's large meeting room. Masks and Social distancing are required. At 3 pm, they will host Tech Time in Person; stop by the library for your technical problem solving.
Wednesday, May 12th -
The Harlan Community Library will hold Story Time Online with Emily on Wednesday, May 12th at 10:30 am.
Friday, May 14th -
A Youth Reader's Advisory will be held on Friday, Mary 14th at 10:30 am and a Reader's Advisory Book Discussion with Liz and Dena will start at 12 noon at the Harlan Library.
Saturday, May 15th -
Shelby's Craft and Vendor Market - Spring 2021 will be held from 9 to 3 pm at the Cardinal Lofts at 304 Western Avenue in Shelby. Booths will be located in the gym, south of the old school. Some vendors might be located outside on the pavement across the street. Masks will not be required but are encouraged. Food will be available along with a bake sale. All proceeds from the booth rentals will go toward the City of Shelby's 150th Celebration in June. Food sale proceeds will go to the Shelby Fire and Rescue Hotspots to support the events they will be sponsoring during the 150th celebration.
The Harlan Community Library will hold Babies and Books Online - Baby bouncy time at 10 am, Saturday, May 15th.
Tuesday, May 18th -
The Harlan Community Library will have Tech Time Online: Excel - Making the Cells Work for You.
Wednesday, May 19th -
The Harlan Community Library will have Story Time Online with Emily starting at 10:30 am.
Thursday, May 20th -
A Virtual Brown Bag Lunch Program "Square Stories from Danish author Louis Jensen" will be presented by Lise Kildegaard, professor of English at Luther College Thursday, May 20th, starting at 12 noon. Please join on the museum's Facebook and YouTube pages at noon to watch the free, monthly presentations as they premier. These programs are sponsored by Danish Sisterhood Donning Margrethe Lodge #15 Milwaukee, WI.
Roar Into Harlan Bike Night - On the Historic Downtown square in Harlan will be held 6 to 9 pm, Thursday, May 20th. There will be live entertainment, food, fun and prizes. For additional information and weather-related notices, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, May 21st -
A Youth Readers' Advisory will be held at 10:30 am at the Harlan Community Library.
Saturday, May 21st -
The Harlan Community Library will hold Babies and Books Online - Baby bouncy time at 10 am, Saturday, May 21st.
Tuesday, May 25th -
The Harlan Community Library will have Tech Time in Person at 3 pm. Stop by the library for your technical problem solving.
Wednesday, May 26th -
Story Time with Emily Online will start at 10:30 am at the Harlan Community Library and at 7 pm the 5 O'clock Somewhere Book Club will meet.
Thursday, May 26th -
The Adult Creative Writing Group will meet at the Harlan Community Library at 5 pm. The topic is Finding the Words.
Friday, May 28th -
A Youth Reader's Advisory will be held on Friday, May 28th at 10:30 am and a Reader's Advisory Book Discussion with Liz and Dena will start at 12 noon at the Harlan Library.
The First ever Gallery of Artisans event will be held over Tivoli Fest weekend on Main Street in Kimballton. On Friday, May 28th from 4 to 9 pm, there will be wine tasting and a pottery demonstration. On Saturday, May 29th from 8 am to 5 pm, there will be coffee and artists at work with pottery, macrame, leathercraft and basketry demonstrations. Plus jewelry, paintings, photography and more on display.
Saturday, May 29th -
The Harlan Community Library will hold Babies and Books Online - Baby bouncy time at 10 am, Saturday, May 29th.
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