Soup Supper and Pie Auction

5-7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 at Washington Township School, on the corner of P58 and F31.

Washington Township School is having a soup supper and pie auction on Jan. 12. The soup supper will be held from 5-7 p.m. The pie auction will be at 6:15 p.m. Come join the fun.

Initial Craft Event

6:30 - 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14 at Perry Public Library.

Please join us for an “Initial” crafting experience. We will transform a plain cardboard initial (alphabet letter) into a personalized art piece for your home. Register by Jan. 10 and the library will provide your letter. Library Director Mary Murphy will be the instructor. Everyone is welcome at this free program.

Monthly Book Club Meeting

1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15 at Clarion Room, 1102 Willis Ave.

The selected title for discussion for the January Monthly Book Club is “Amy Snow” by Tracy Rees. Books are available for purchase or to check out at the library and anyone interested is invited to join the group. For more information, call Library Director and discussion leader Mary Murphy at 515-465-3569.

Perry Area Democrats Meeting

5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16 at Perry Public Library.

Perry Area Democrats will have their January meeting on Jan. 16 at the Perry Public Library. Troy Price, chair of Iowa Democratic Party, will be in attendance.

Bond Referendum Public Forums

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16 and 23 at Perry Performing Arts Center.

The Perry Community School District will be hosting a pair of public forums regarding the upcoming bond referendum vote. The first forum will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16 in the Perry Performing Arts Center. The second forum will be held at the same time and place on Jan. 23.

Sand County Almanac 70th Anniversary Leopold Series Event: The Green Fire & Leopold Bench Kick-off

2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20 at Forest Park Museum.

This is the first in a yearlong series of DCCB programs woven together under the theme of the 70th anniversary of Aldo Leopold’s book, A Sand County Almanac. Who was Aldo Leopold? What concepts did he share 70 years ago that are still so relevant in today’s world? This program will help the audience to come to know Aldo and his writings by way of the award winning documentary film The Green Fire. Following the viewing and a discussion, DCCB will kick off its Leopold Bench Project. Registration is required for this free program.

Lunar Eclipse

9 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20 at Kuehn Conservation Area.

On the full moon eve watch the big dog wander into the skies and eat the moon! Not buying that explanation for a lunar eclipse? Then join us for an examination of the astronomical conditions that result in a disappearing act by ol’ Luna. Once we figure out what is going on in the sky, we can wander out into the dark night at Kuehn to view the show of the 2019 Lunar Eclipse. Registration is required for this free program.

Woodward Library Program

10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 at Woodward Public Library. Postponed from original date of Jan. 12.

Another great program presented by Rod Stanley - The White Pole Road. The history of the road that connected the towns of Dexter, Stuart, Menlo, Casey and Adair. Come learn the history and the reason for its name.