The City of Le Mars Grass , Twig and Leaf site is open. Saturday hours are 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.
**Le Mars Senior Center will host a pinochle tournament on Sunday, May 28 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.
** Le Mars Avenue of Flags Memorial Day Program is Monday, May 29. Parade begins at 9:30am starting at the corner of Central Ave NE and 2nd Street NE heading south on Central Avenue turning east onto 3rd Street SE, ending at the Plymouth County Courthouse. Program will begin at 10:00am at the Plymouth County Courthouse.
**St Joseph Ladies Club will meet Tuesday, May 30 at 1pm in the Parish Hall. Cards will be played. Visitors are welcome.
**Le Mars Chamber Coffee will be hosted by Le Mars Physical Therapy on Wednesday, May 31 from 9:30 to 10:30am.
**Le Mars Boy Scout Troop 188 NEWSPAPER , MAGAZINES AND COMPUTER PAPER DRIVE will be Saturday, June 3 from 8-10 a.m. at Van’s Sanitation , located 1553 18th Street SW. THIS is a NEW location. If any middle school aged kids or older need service hours, they are more than welcome to earn hours at the paper drive. Newspapers and magazines should be place in separate sacks or bundles.
**A Reminder To Farmers, Recycle rather than burn your agricultural cardboard – such as herbicide & insecticide boxes w/o chemical spills, non-treated seed & feed sacks w/o plastic liners. St. Mary’s Recycling will gladly accept these items for recycling, as well as construction cardboard. Accepting recycling on Saturday, June 3 and every First Saturday of each month from 8:00–11:00 a.m., and also open every Tuesday & Thursday from 8:30-9:30 a.m., or call for an appointment to deliver, 712-539-2729. St. Mary’s Recycling is located at the extreme north end of Marion Street, Remsen, IA.
**Dogs will fill “Old Central” Gym at the Plymouth County Historical Museum for the 9th Annual “Woof-stock” Saturday, June 3. This year’s theme will be “A Patchwork of Poochi Love.” “Woof-stock” will open at 10 a.m. June 3 with the Poochi Parade on the sidewalk around the Museum building. This year, everyone who participates in the parade with their dog will receive a coupon for a free ice cream novelty, to be redeemed sometime during the day. After the parade, the action begins in the air-conditioned “Old Central” Gym. Both Noah’s Hope and the Siouxland Humane Society will be present with homeless dogs to adopt.
**Floyd Valley Healthcare Prime Time present “Just for Kicks: Common Foot Problems and Trendy New Footwear” Dr. Sara Oelke, Siouxland Podiatry, on Tuesday, June 6th at 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Floyd Valley Healthcare Conference Center Room #1. Also, Rudolph Shoe Mart of Sioux City will have a display of trendy new sneakers and other athletic footwear. You are welcome to bring own lunch or pick up a dinner tray from the hospital cafeteria. Prime Time will provide a beverage and dessert. Pre-registration is required if you are interested in attending this event. Please contact Lisa Hodgson at Floyd Valley Healthcare at 712-546-3410. Prime Time is a club for adults age 55 and older and offers a quarterly newsletter, educational seminars, wellness services, insurance counseling and much more. You do not need to be a Prime Time member to attend educational events. For more information visit our web site at www.FloydValley.org
** Floyd Valley Healthcare “Home Alone” Class is Saturday, June 10, from 8:00 – 11:30 a.m. The cost for this course is $10.00, which includes a snack and materials. The “Home Alone” class is for boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 12 who occasionally or frequently stay home alone. Call 546-3401 or 1-800-642-6074 ext. 3401 to pre-register or for more information.