Minburn Fish Fry


5:30-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 at Minburn American Legion.


Minburn American Legion will host its annual Fish Fry on Nov. 2. Menu will include fish, french fries and coleslaw. A free-will offering will be taken, with all proceeds going to the Dallas County Freedom Rock. Bring the whole family.


Perry High School Play


7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3 at Perry Performing Arts Center.


Perry High School will present “Robin Hood” on Nov. 2 and 3. Tickets are on sale now. They are $5 and can be purchased at the high school office or by calling the office at 515-465-3503.


Bouton Breakfast


7-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at Bouton Community Center.


An all-you-can-eat breakfast will be held on Nov. 3 at the Bouton Community Center. Adults are $7, children 5-12 are $5 and under five are free. Baked goods will also be available.


Voas Stewardship Day


9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at Voas Nature Area.


Dallas County Conservation Board holds stewardship days throughout the year. One focus for the last few seasons has been clearing oak savanna habitat that has been overgrown at Voas Nature Area. This fall our stewardship day (open to everyone) will expand this work clearing the understory at this site. We will be using handsaws and loppers to clear honeysuckle, dogwood and small trees. Come help us liberate the smothered oaks. Preregistration is required for this free program. To register, call 515-465-3577.


William Bell Tuba Concert


4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at First United Methodist Church.


Perry Fine Arts will host the 40th annual William Bell Memorial and Euphonium Day clinic/concert on Nov. 3. Clinic registration starts at 12:30 p.m. The event is open to all ages and all should bring their instrument, music stand and registration fee ($10 student/$15 adult, collected that day). Rehearsal will be at 1 p.m. The public concert starts at 4 p.m., followed by a memorial performance at Bell’s grave site at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 515-999-0268.


Becoming American: Immigration and Pop Culture Film and Discussion


5-7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5 at Carnegie Library Museum.


“Immigration and Popular Culture” looks at how the media and popular culture historically taught newcomers how to “be American,” and the rich contributions of different immigrant groups that transformed American culture and art. The documentary “The Search for General Tso” will be shown. Free appetizers from the Mandarin Café will be offered and Drake University’s Inbal Mazar will moderate the discussion.


Election Day Chili Feed


11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6 at McCreary Center.


The Election Day Chili Feed will be held on Nov. 6. The event is co-sponsored by the Perry Chamber of Commerce and Kiwanis Club. Tickets are $7 for all-you-can-eat chili or soup. Pie will also be available. Go vote and then come for lunch or supper.