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Lafayette County Upcoming Events - 02/15/18
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Johnson Public Library Activities
DARLINGTON – The Johnson Public Library has many events for the public to enjoy. The events for February are: Feb. 16-Story Hour @ 10 a.m., Book Buzz Book Club @ 1:45 p.m. (gr. 3-5); Feb. 20-Story ‘n’ Craft Hour @ 10 a.m.; Feb. 21-Wacky Wednesday @ 3:45 p.m. (tech toys); Feb. 23-Story Hour @ 10 a.m., Pages & Popcorn Book Club @ 1:45 p.m. (6th-8th gr.); Feb. 27-Story ‘n’ Craft Hour @ 10 a.m.
Life in Lafayette
ARGYLE – On Thursday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m., head on over to Central 52 in Argyle to learn about “Life in Lafayette: Choices in Hospice Care” presented by Nadine Whiteman, Hospice Volunteer Coordinator. Monroe Clinic opened a new hospice center in 2017, serving five counties.  Learn what services they offer.  Hospice Volunteers Diana Boysen and Joanne Gouge will share their experiences working with hospice patients. Pizza and drinks are available for purchase.
Community Blood Drive
LAFAYETTE COUNTY - The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center encourages eligible donors to resolve to give blood regularly. Donors with all blood types are needed, especially those with types AB, O, B negative and A negative. For questions about eligibility, please call the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center at (800) 747-5401. Blood donation is a safe, simple procedure that takes about 45 minutes to one hour.  Individuals with diabetes or controlled high blood pressure may be accepted as eligible donors. The MVRBC is the exclusive provider to Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County.
Gratiot – Friday, Feb. 16 - 2:30p.m. - 5:00p.m., First National Bank-Gratiot, MVRBC Donor Bus
Darlington FFA Toy Show
DARLINGTON – The Darlington FFA & FFA Alumni Toy Show and Pancake Breakfast will be Sunday, Feb. 18 at the Darlington High School. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Adults are $6, Children 5-12 are $4, children under four are free. Pricing includes admission to the toy show. Toy show runs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Gratiot Missions Conference
GRATIOT – Everyone is welcome at the Gratiot Evangelical Free Church on February 18 from 10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. to worship with Jeff and Linda Wyss on their return from Mission work in Europe during their Missions Conference all throughout February.
Coffee Hour
DARLINGTON – **LOCATION CHANGE** Coffee Hour for Caregivers Support Group will be the 4th Tuesday of each month. It will be Feb. 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Johnson Public Library. For family, friends and neighbors who are caring for a person with chronic illness of disability to learn creative problem-solving techniques, share tips, ask questions and find out about resources available. If you have questions, contact the ADRC at 608-776-4960 or
Argyle Public Library
ARGYLE – Tuesday, Feb. 27 6 p.m. the Argyle Public Library will host, “Taking Pics of Kids”, where professional photographer Tina Gerber shares tricks of the trade for capturing iconic images of kids, beyond point & shoot.