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Lafayette County Upcoming Events - 12/21/17
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Johnson Public Library Activities
DARLINGTON – The Johnson Public Library has many events for the public to enjoy. The events for December are: Dec. 22-Story Hour @ 10 a.m., High School Book Club @ 1:45 p.m., Lego Club @  1:45 p.m., for ages 7-11; Dec. 23 & 25-Closed for Christmas; Dec. 26-Story ‘n’ Craft Hour @ 10 a.m.; Dec. 26-30-Holiday drop-in activities for kids!
McCoy Library Activities
SHULLSBURG –For some early release fun, check out our Lego Challenge on Dec. 22 from 1:15-2:30 p.m.; The Homeschooling group will meet on Dec. 28 at 2 p.m. for Learning at the Library.
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, Dec. 22 - 1:30p.m. - 4:00p.m., MVRBC Donor Bus, First National Bank
The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to resolve to give blood regularly. Sixteen year olds are accepted with parental consent. New donors must bring a photo ID and another form of ID. To make an appointment to donate blood, download the free Red Cross Blood Donor App from app stores, visit or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
Darlington – Tuesday, Dec. 26 -12:30p.m. - 5:30p.m., American Legion Hall, 1400 Keep Street
South Wayne – Wednesday, Jan 3 - 1:00p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Mary’s Village Inn, 207 West Hwy 11
Bluebird Nest Nature Center
DARLINGTON – On Wednesday, Dec. 27, Michael Sinclair will present a program at the Bluebird Nest Nature Center, 308 Main Street, Darlington at 7:00 p.m. This will be Michael’s third presentation at the nature center. He has recently been attending school and working on the east coast. His program will be about the research he has been doing on the coastal islands. Please join us to catch up with Michael and his ever-growing knowledge of conservation. There is no fee for any programs at the nature center.
American Legion meeting
DARLINGTON – Darlington American Legion Post Members along with the Auxiliary and SAL will hold their monthly meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 3 at the Legion Post.  The meetings will start at 7:00 p.m. and all members are urged to attend. If would you be interested in joining the Legion, Auxiliary or the Sons of the American Legion you are welcomed to come to the meeting.  If you have not paid your Membership dues, please get them sent in.
NO Steak & Chicken Dinner
DARLINGTON – The Darlington American Legion Post #214 will NOT hold its Steak & Chicken Dinner during the months of December and January.