May 19, 2015 - 3:24 pm - Posted in Community Calendar

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Sunday, June 14th, 2015, there will be a Praise and Worship Concert at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Hull, at 6:00 p.m. featuring Dave Anderson and Roger Walck of The Fellowship Ministries, Shepherds Canyon Retreat, Phoenix, AZ.

Dave and Roger’s music is a blend of contemporary, gospel, hymns and lots of old-time Sunday school songs.  The audience will be invited to sing along, but as Dave says, “So long as it’s the same song!”  Please join us in welcoming Dave & Roger to the Hull area.  A free will offering will be received to benefit Shepherd’s Canyon Retreat.  Refreshments will follow.

May 19, 2015 - 2:20 pm - Posted in Community Calendar

Circuit Riders Quartet

The Circuit Riders from Sheldon, Iowa will be presenting an evening of outdoor entertainment on Sunday evening, May 31st, at the Free Grace Reformed Church of Middleburg beginning at 7:00 p.m. A free will offering will be taken for mission trips where help is greatly needed. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy. A time of fellowship and refreshments will be served after the concert. In case of inclement weather it will be held in the church.

May 18, 2015 - 3:38 pm - Posted in Community Calendar

Boyden Ambulance Bingo & Bake Sale

EMS Week is May 17th through May 23rd

Bingo will be played at the DEMCO Center in Boyden, IA on Wednesday, May 20th, from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Purchase a card for $5 and play all evening!

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There will be many prizes, including a Valhalla Island Weekend Camping Package on Lake Shetek, Minnesota!

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There will be baked goods available for sale during Bingo. Any donated baked goods are greatly appreciated! Contact Holly at 712-348-0312 for more information.

Proceeds will go toward Ambulance Power Load

May 18, 2015 - 3:27 pm - Posted in Community Calendar

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Spring music concert at Unity Christian on Tuesday, May 19 in the Knight Center. Band and orchestra will perform at 7:00; choirs perform at 8:00. Intermission approximately 7:45. Come to either or both concerts.

Graduation at Unity Christian at Wednesday, May 20 in the Knight Center at 7:00 p.m. Overflow seating is available in the gym.

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The Sheldon Christian Retirement Home will be hosting Relative Harmony, a Southern Gospel Music Group based out of Sioux Falls, SD on Thursday, June 18 at 7:00 p.m. for the first Ice Cream Social of the season. The public is invited to attend, please bring your own lawn chairs. The concert will be held by the main entrance. In the case of rain, it will be moved to the Lower Level Social Room. A free will donation will be taken.

Following the concert, please join us for a time of fellowship with ice cream, homemade bars, coffee, and punch.

May 18, 2015 - 2:43 pm - Posted in Community Calendar

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Veterans and volunteers are needed to help put out the Crosses and Flags in the Sheldon Cemeteries for the Memorial weekend.  They will be put out Saturday May 23rd, at 9:00 a.m. Volunteers will meet at East Lawn Cemetery on Union Ave.  The crosses and flags will be picked up Monday, May 25th at 5:30 p.m. weather permitting.

May 18, 2015 - 2:35 pm - Posted in Community Calendar

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In observance of Memorial Day flags will be displayed at the Sheldon City Park, weather permitting. Volunteers are needed to help put the flags out at 7:00 a.m. and take them back down at 5:30 p.m. If you are able to help, please meet at the City Park.

Your help is greatly appreciated!

May 12, 2015 - 10:39 am - Posted in Community Calendar


Artists from five states will exhibit and sell their work at ArtBurst on Saturday, May 16th, as part of the 75th Annual Orange City Tulip Festival. The art fair will take place on the grounds of the historic Sioux County Courthouse, beginning at 9:00 a.m. and concluding at 4:30 p.m.
Among the art available for purchase will be ceramics; oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings; one-of-a-kind jewelry; etching and lithographs; tooled leather goods; custom metal signs and art; hand-painted silk scarves and garments; stone-and-iron sculpture; hardwood frames, furniture and plaques; and pens, razor handles and bottle stoppers carved out of wood, acrylic, bone and stone.
Admission to ArtBurst is free to the public.
May 12, 2015 - 10:25 am - Posted in Community Calendar

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In celebration of the 75th annual Tulip Festival, the Steering Committee and Revival Animal Health of Orange City are pleased to announce a fireworks show as a conclusion to the Friday, May 15, festivities.

The fireworks display will begin at approximately 10 p.m. on Friday. The fireworks will be launched near the south end of Orange City’s Industrial Park, due east of Revival Animal Health. The fireworks will be viewable along the south section of Albany Avenue.

Premier Pyrotechnics, Inc. of Yankton, S.D., will design and produce this year’s fireworks show. “We extend our gratitude to Premier Pyrotechnics, Inc., the City of Orange City, and the Orange City Fire Department for their great assistance with this festival highlight,” says Schaap.

In case of inclement weather, the fireworks display will take place on Saturday, May 16, at the same time and location.

May 12, 2015 - 10:18 am - Posted in Community Calendar

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Three bands will perform during Tulip Festival to kick off the Orange City Arts Council’s annual summer series, Onstage Orange City.

Orange City’s own Usual Suspects will perform on Thursday night, May 14. The band plays a variety of musical styles, including classic acoustic-based pop and rock, blues, contemporary folk and original songs. The Usual Suspects will also perform during Tulip Festival’s ArtBurst event on Saturday, May 16, from 10 a.m. to noon and 4 to 6 p.m. in the Straatmarkt.

Now Serving 7, a Christian electro-coustic pop/rock band based in Pella, Iowa, will take the stage on Friday night, May 15. They have performed with artists like Jeremy Camp and Superchick and at official NASCAR events. Making their third consecutive-year appearance at Tulip Festival, Now Serving 7 will perform songs from their debut album, “I Will Go.”

Damon Dotson is a singer-songwriter originally from Okoboji, Iowa. He performs in a variety of venues throughout the Midwest, including Minneapolis, Omaha and Chicago. He has opened for artists Willie Nelson and the Beach Boys, among others. Dotson and his band members will perform songs from their new and rising album, “Tumblin’,”on Saturday night, May 16.

The concerts will take place at the band shell in Windmill Park at 7:30 p.m. each evening, and there is no cost to attend. The rain location for the concerts is the Orange City Town Hall.