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September 24th

Head over heels for Kids First gym

SOLON– Former Solon resident Blake Kittrell is bending over backwards to help kids stay fit, accept challenges and have fun.
These days, quite literally.

Our Lord’s Church fall festival Oct. 13; pre-orders for Dutch Letters

SOLON– Our Lord’s Church, 131 N. Market St., will have its eighth Annual Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 13, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. A soup luncheon will start at 10:30 a.m., serving homemade chili, chicken noodle, and ham and bean soups, along with hot dogs and chilidogs. The bake sale includes Kolaches, pies, cakes, cookies, bars, some candy, fresh farm eggs, bread from the Sykora Bakery and other member specialties. The festival will again be selling Dutch Letters, a pastry from Pella and (new this year) fresh cheese curds from the Kalona Cheese Factory.

Pantry shelves getting bare

SOLON– The Solon Community Pantry is helping with the food budget of 25 families, serving 76 people. Our shelves are getting bare as we are providing more than we are taking in. The items we need the most are canned fruits, juices, tuna helper, pasta sides and canned or frozen meat. Donations may be made Mondays, 9 a.m. until noon. Thank you so much.

SHS classes of 1962 and 1963 holding joint reunion Sept. 29

SOLON– The Solon High School graduating classes of 1962 and 1963 are holding a joint class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Lake Macbride Golf Course. The class of 1963 is still looking for addresses for classmates Lillian Brown, Charlotte Brown, Betty Hook, Carol Leeper and William Scheetz. Reunion contacts are Marianne Harney, 319-624-2630, or Jean Harney, 319-351-1954.

Old Gold Diner to host Solon fourth graders beginning Sept. 26

SOLON– Old Gold Dining will be hosting a fourth grade class on Wednesday, Sept. 26.
There are usually 22 students that come. We would like to have at least one senior citizen for each student. Non-seniors are also welcome with a reservation and a payment of $5 for the meal. Please try to join us for this fun occasion and visit with these young Solon school students. Call 624-2251 before noon the day before to make your reservations. We serve lunch at 11:30, so plan to arrive by 11:15. The class that is scheduled to come this month is 4A.

Red Cedar Chamber Music ‘Rural Outreach’ concert

SOLON– Red Cedar Chamber Music will hold a free “Rural Outreach” concert Thursday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul Community Center at 1165 Taft Ave., Solon. For information call 319-377-8028. Flutist Jan Boland, guitarist John Dowdall and cellist Carey Bostian will perform tuneful Czech-inspired chamber music by Iowa composers.

Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week (BBW), an annual event held during the last week of September, is 30 years old this year. Banned Books Week, Sept. 30 through Oct. 6, highlights the benefits of free and open access to information. Its purpose is to draw attention to the harms of censorship by spotlighting actual or attempted banning of books across the United States.
During Banned Books Week, the Solon Public Library will have a display of classics, young adult and children’s books that have either been banned or challenged.

Movie Clips

Recently added to the DVD collection:

Old Gold Menu

Thursday, Sept. 27:
Cook’s Choice. BINGO.

Friday, Sept. 28:
Loose meat burger on hamburger bun, sweet potato puffs, creamy coleslaw, diced watermelon, chocolate chip bar. Cards.

Upcoming dates

Thursday, Oct. 4: 1 p.m. dismissal Professional Day.
Monday, Oct. 8: No school Professional Day.