The Kalona Community Center will celebrate its first anniversary next week.
Courage Ride, an annual charity bike ride benefiting the University of Iowa’s sarcoma cancer research, will roll out this year from Big Grove Brewery and Taproom in Iowa City on Saturday, Aug. 17.
Children enjoy one of the bounce houses, above, and the giant hula-hoop ring toss, below, at Kalona Family Fun Night on Saturday afternoon. The city used surplus funds from Kalona Days to put on the Family Fun Night, complete with inflatables and an outdoor movie, “Ralph Breaks the Internet.”
The cattle barns at the Washington County fairgrounds are coming down. Workers started tearing down the old buildings as soon as the fair ended. A new barn is planned, financed in part by a $75,000 grant from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.