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**City of Le Mars city tree disposal site located on the west edge of town near the Riverview ball parks is open on Saturdays between the hours of 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Wednesdays between 2-6 p.m. The disposal site accepts grass trimmings, leaves, and twigs. It does not accept any garbage or tree stumps. The city tree disposal site will be open on Saturdays and Wednesdays from until the end of November.


**Brunsville Legion Breakfast is Sunday, April 11 from 8:30am to 1:00pm.  Serving eggs the way you like, pancakes and sausage.  Cost is $$7.50 for adults, $2.00 for children ages 5 to 9 and children 4 and under are free.  Social distancing will be in place.

**American Bank in Le Mars will host Le Mars Chamber Coffee on Wednesday, April 14 from 9:30 to 10:30am.

** The Sioux Falls VA Hospital will be conducting a Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic on Wednesday, April 14 from noon to 3:00pm at Le Mars American Legion, 110 Plymouth Street Southwest.  All Veterans, whether in the VA Healthcare System or not are welcome.  If not in the system, will need something reflecting your Service.  Given at this time will be the  Johnson & Johnson vaccine– one shot.  No appointment necessary, just walk in – observing social distancing and wearing a mask.

**The Gehlen Catholic Ball of Gratitude will be held on Saturday, April 17. The event includes 2 drive-thru meals from Iowa BBQ while experiencing a gratitude parade when handed your meals directly to your vehicle. Enjoy an online program and auction from the comfort of your home when enjoying your meal with family and close friends. A meal ticket is $125 or a raffle ticket is $100 with a chance to win $5,000; $3,000 or $2,000. Call the Gehlen Catholic Development 712-546-4181 ext. 237 or visit gehlencatholic.org for event information.

**then Feed Just One at Gehlen Catholic School will have a scaled back version of the packing event.  Per diocesan policy, only students and staff can be involved in actual packing.  Grades 7 through 12th will pack on April 23 with grades TK through 6th grade packing on May 4th and May 6th.  Consider a financial contribution to help the students by adopt-a-student for only $30.00.  For more information contact Richard Seivert at 712 540-3062

** Are you interested in various arts and crafts? Do you enjoy showcasing an interesting art exhibit, be it a painting, sculpture, carving, or any piece of art? If you enjoy assisting people, then you may want to become a superintendent with the Plymouth County Fair Open Class Art Division. The fair board is in need of an individual to oversee the Open Class art exhibits, and can share with contestants the rules that apply to the Open Art Division. For additional information contact Geri Dreckman at 540-8295.


**LeMars Community School District is accepting applications for the fall preschool program.  Applications can be found on the school website or in the office at Clark Elementary School.  The completed application process will be open until all available spots are filled.  Children must be four by September 15, 2021 to be eligible.  Selection will be based on a random selection process and parents will be notified.   Please contact Clark Elementary School if you  have any questions at 712-546-8121.

**Late registration for Le Mars Little League can be dropped off to Heath Husk, 540-9852, or at Jerry’s Pizza in Le Mars after 4 p.m.  Registration forms are available at the schools, or on the web page,  www.lemarslittleleague.com .  Late registraton fee is $65 per person.

**Gehlen Catholic Preschool Program currently has open spaces for Fall 2021. All children who will be age 4 by Sept.15 are invited! There are three options available for families to choose from: Half Day (free!), Half Day + Faith 30 Minutes (small fee), or a Full Day (affordable). Reserve your spot today by calling Linda Coulter at 546-4181 ext. 243

** Rejoice! Food Pantry will be open the 1st, 4th & 5th Wednesdays from 12-2:00pm and  1st , 4th, & 5th Saturdays from 9-11:00.

** Indoor walking in the Le Mars Community Middle School and High School. Times are set the same as last year, 6:00 to 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Middle School, and from 7:00 to 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the High School. Walking is allowed only on days when school is in session. The walking course will be posted in the Middle School. Face masks and social distancing will be required.