The City of Le Mars Grass , Twig and Leaf site is open Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The only things allowed to be dumped out at the site is trees , twigs , yard waste, grass and leaves , NO PLASTIC BAGS OR BOXES .
Plymouth County Landfilled will be open the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month, except on Holidays from 8am to 12:00 noon during the summer.
St Mary’s Remsen recycling is open every Tuesday & Thursday from 8:30-9:30. St Mary’s Remsen Recycling will accept all sizes of cardboard & all kinds of paper, including farm herbicide & insecticide boxes with out chemical spills; untreated seed & drug free feed sacks without plastic, call for appointment to deliver ~ 712-539-2729. Located at the extreme north end of Marion Street, in Remsen.
The Le Mars Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee is requesting copies of farm sale bills to be used as part of the agricultural educational exhibit to be featured inside the famous Round Barn during the Plymouth County Fair. Copies of the farm sale bill will be made by the Chamber Agriculture Committee and the original will be returned. Please deliver the sale bills to the Le Mars Area Chamber of Commerce offices at 50 Central Avenue SE, Le Mars. Farm Sale Bills must be at the Chamber of Commerce office by July 1st.
**Le Mars Senior Center will host a pinochle tournament on Sunday, June 25 beginning at 1:00pm with cards, followed with a potluck lunch. Bring a table of four to play. Open to the public. Pinochle tournaments are held on the last Sunday of every month
**God’s Galaxy Community Vacation Bible School sponsored by Adaville UMC, St John’s Lutheran Church in Merrill and Merrill United Methodist Church will be held June 25, 26 and 27th from 5:30pm to 8:00pm at St John’s Lutheran Church, 735 5th Street, Merrill. Supper will be served from 5:30pm to 6:00pm. Doors open at 5:00pm. For more information call 712 938-2548.
**St Joseph Ladies Club will meet Tuesday, June 27 at 1pm in the Parish Hall. Cards will be played. Visitors are welcome.
**Le Mars Chamber coffee will be hosted by The Brown’s Century Theater on Wednesday, June 28 from 9:30 to 10:30am.
**Le Mars Municipal Band concert will be Wednesday, June 28 at Foster Park beginning at 8pm. Free admission; bring your blankets and lawn chairs. Refreshments will be hosted by Boy Scout Troop 188. Co-sponsored by the City of Le Mars.
**Le Mars chamber after 5 with a surprise will be held at Sharon’s Embroidery, 700 12th Street Southwest from 5pm til 7pm .
**Le Mars Boy Scout Troop 188 NEWSPAPER , MAGAZINES AND COMPUTER PAPER DRIVE will be Saturday, July 1 from 8-10 a.m. at Van’s Sanitation , located 1553 18th Street SW. Newspapers and magazines should be place in separate sacks or bundles.
**St Mary’s Remsen recycling will be Saturday, July 1, from 8:00–11:00 a.m.. And also open every Tuesday & Thursday from 8:30-9:30. St Mary’s Remsen Recycling will accept all sizes of cardboard & all kinds of paper, including farm herbicide & insecticide boxes with out chemical spills; untreated seed & drug free feed sacks without plastic, call for appointment to deliver ~ 712-539-2729. Located at the extreme north end of Marion Street, in Remsen.
*The Friends of the Fourth are organizing the Independence Day celebration in Le Mars with an 11 a.m. parade on Tuesday, July 4, through downtown, followed by a community luncheon at the Plymouth County Historical Museum in Le Mars.
The parade, led by the Le Mars American Legion Wasmer Post 241 through downtown Le Mars, will line up on the Eighth Street boulevard west of Central Avenue in Le Mars, travel north on Central, and break up at Second Street Northwest, near Bike Central. The Northwest Iowa American Legion Riders will be among the features of the parade. No pre-registration is needed, and there is no charge to enter the line-up. Prizes sponsored by the American Bank in Le Mars once again will be awarded to the most patriotic entries. First place will be a $50 check, plus a t-shirt, followed by second place, a $25 check, and third place, a $15 check.
Following the parade, the Plymouth County Historical Museum will host a luncheon in the air-conditioned “Old Central” Gym, catered by Timmy’s with a minimum charge for the picnic meal. Free will offerings also are welcome. All proceeds will go to keep the Museum operating. Wells Enterprises has donated ice cream novelties for the luncheon.
All five floors of the Museum will be open immediately following the meal. Museum volunteers will begin serving root beer floats from Miller’s Lunch at 1 p.m. and continue until 5 p.m.
The Museum east lawn will be the traditional watermelon feed at 3 p.m. Timmy’s Catering has provided the free watermelon for many years. Tom Mullally and friends will offer country music on the porch of Joy Hollow Log Cabin during the watermelon feed.
The Museum’s mini-market also will be open all afternoon adjacent to the Museum’s Welcome Room. Some garage sale items will be available on the Gym stage.
The Museum, located at 335 First Avenue Southwest in Le Mars, has no admission charge, but free will donations are always welcome. The former “Old Central” High School is completely handicapped accessible.
**Le Mars Municipal Band concert will be Tuesday, July 4 at Foster Park beginning at 8pm. Free admission; bring your blankets and lawn chairs. Refreshments will be hosted by Le Mars Municipal Band family members. Co-sponsored by the City of Le Mars.
**Sky Show 2017, will be at dusk on the Plymouth County Fairgrounds on Tuesday, July 4th. KLEM 1410AM/96.9FM radio will offer a musical salute during the fireworks display.
**A Prepared Childbirth class will be held on Saturday, July 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the lower level Conference Center, Room #2 of Floyd Valley Healthcare. This class is open to anyone expecting their first child and interested in preparing for childbirth. To pre-register please call Floyd Valley Healthcare at 546-3401 or 1-800-642-6074 ext. 3401. These classes are offered as a service to moms delivering at Floyd Valley Healthcare. There is a $25 course fee for moms not delivering here at the hospital.
** Floyd Valley Healthcare Babysitting Class will be Saturday, July 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The cost for this course is $15.00, which includes lunch, a snack, and materials. Pre-payment is necessary a week prior to the class. The Babysitting Class is for boys and girls ages 11 to 15. Pre-registration is necessary, call 546-3401 or 1-800-642-6074 ext. 3401. Or register online at www.floydvalley.org under news and events.
**United Methodist Church of Le Mars Vacation Bible School “Heros Central” will be held July 9th through July 13th from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. To register call 546-4037.
** Annual Heritage Music Fest, a day of country, gospel, and variety music is Saturday, July 15 at the air-conditioned Elk Point Jefferson School Middle School gym, 402 south Douglas, Elk Point, South Dakota from11am to 9:00pm. Performers will be Terry Smith, Don Joy and Melanie Lynn, Outback Band, Rick and Harriette Andersen, Jack Langley, Elaine Peacock, and many more. Enjoy Masons famous roast beef dinner at 5:00pm along with crafts, concessions, and baked items. There will be circle jamming. Bring lawn chairs. For more information contact Elaine Peacock at 712 204-4151. Donations at the door with proceeds benefiting high school scholarship program and youth child identification program of the Elk Point Masonic Lodge #3..