Online Author Talk with William Kent Kruegar

You are in for a riveting hour online with New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger! Join us as he discusses his newest book in the Cork O’Connor series Fox Creek and his other works!

Preschool Storytime

Join us for story time where we'll be reading stories, singing, rhyming, and doing a craft. This story time is aimed at children aged 3-5 but older or younger children are welcome.

Main Street Ottumwa’s “Ladies’ Night Out”

Main Street Ottumwa’s popular “Ladies Night Out” returns Friday, April 28! The event will run from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a trolley running from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Complimentary tote bags can be picked up outside Coal Palace Café, The Antler Guys Mercantile Co., and the Main Street Ottumwa office. Event passports are $2 and […]

Villages of Van Buren Virtual Auction

Villages of Van Buren will hold their annual auction fundraiser online for the third year. It will be held on the Villages of Van Buren Facebook page. Friday, April 28 at 2pm and running through Sunday, April 30 at 6pm. Items up for bid are donated by and will feature area businesses, services, and artists. […]


LOVILIA CITY WIDE YARD SALES   SATURDAY,  APRIL 29th    8:00 UNTIL ?????   Each participant may vary their closing time!!!!!!   THANK YOU!!!!

Blakesburg Garden Club Plant/Bake Sale

Blakesburg Garden Club annual plant/bake sale will be Saturday, April 29 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Blakesburg Community Building. A big selection of vegetable, annual, perennial bedding plants as well as shrubs, trees and house plants will be for sale. Bake sale will include lots of homemade cakes, cookies, candy, pies and breads. All […]

Family History and Stories Passed Down Writing Class

Learn to preserve family history and memories. Writing class open to teens and adults of all writing levels. Class lead by Indian Hills, Instructor Patti Jones. Ottumwa Public Library

Write for Fun Writing Class

This writing class is open to teens and adults. Discover new stories to write and enhance your writing skills. Class lead by Indian Hills, Instructor Patti Jones. Ottumwa Public Library

Preserve the Taste of Summer 101

Event by Bloomfield Farmers' Market Love that fresh garden produce but have more than you can eat? Preserve it! It’s not difficult, but you do need to follow safe methods. You’ll learn how to can, freeze, and dry foods safely at home in this introductory course. You must be 18+ to attend and cost is $10 […]

Sounds Of Synergy

Join Us For... SOUNDS OF SYNERGY In Concert James Thompson, Tenor (Last appeared with Simon Estes) The Davis County High School Choir Diana Upton-Hill, Mezzo Soprano Dennis Willhoit, Tenor Bloomfield United Methodist Church Admission: Adults $10 / Students $5