The block schedule and food service will be the focus of a school-related town hall meeting at 7 tonight at the Muscatine School Board office. This is an opportunity for parents to talk more directly with the school district administration and to share thoughts and ideas. For more information, contact Chris Weber or Charla Schafer at 260-4200 or 263-7609.


Tickets are now on sale for the latest dinner theater production at New Era Lutheran Church on New Era Road. “Children of Eden,” an inspirational musical about parents, children and faith, takes place Fridays and Saturdays, May 24th and 25th, and May 31st and June 1st. Bill Turner is the director. We asked him why he chose this play.


Reservations for “Children of Eden” are required. Tickets are $22 for adults and $12 for children ages 12 and under. Proceeds go to the Lutheran Chaplaincy Outreach and New Era Church. For more information, contact Joan at 563-299-4710 or Nancy at 563-263-0881.


The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation has awarded $1,000 scholarships for tuition to 160 students who plan to study agriculture at their chosen colleges and universities. They include Christopher Krebill of Donnellson. In addition, Ashlyn Kessler of Muscatine County was named the recipient of the Daniel Johnson Memorial Scholarship, a one-time $500 award for a student from one of eleven counties in southeast Iowa.

A discussion of global issues will be the final event of Muscatine Community College’s Diversity Day on Wednesday, May 1st. It takes place from 5 to 6 that afternoon in the Scott Student Lounge at MCC. Everyone is welcome. A panel of five people will lead the discussion, but the audience is welcome to participate.


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