|LeClaire Chamber Announcements - 5/31/2013|
|News Releases - Local Events|
|Written by LeClaire Chamber of Commerce|
|Friday, 31 May 2013 13:15|
ANNOUNCEMENTS - Friday 05/31/2013
May 31st – Live Music - Wide River Winery Wine Garden Lojo Russo from 5-8 p.m. 106 N. Cody Road www.wideriverwinery.com
Programs, performers & activities for all ages. Registration materials for Children (B-5th G) available at the library starting May 20th.Program information & Activity Calendar available at the library & online @
June 2nd - Live Music - Wide River Winery Wine Garden "The Ripplers" from 2-5pm 106 N. Cody Road www.wideriverwinery.com
June 7th – First Friday in LeClaire! 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Food and Beverage Samples at Mississippi River Distilling Company www.mrdistilling.com
Wine samples and live music by Jordan Danielson at Wide River Winery www.wideriverwinery.com - and ‘Lolly the Wine Gal’ will be hanging out!
Aunt Hattie’s Fanciful Emporium Come in for a free red velvet cupcake!
Razzleberries Come in to shop and get free samples of booze cake (while it lasts)!
Free appraisals at LeClaire Antiques and Appraisals until 7 p.m.
LIVE MUSIC at the Faithful Pilot Cafe & Spirits The Matriarchs starting at 7:30 P.M. www.faithfulpilot.com
Other shops and restaurants will be open late!
June 8th – First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire - Garage Sale 8 a.m. to noon: Toys, books and children’s clothes; gently used knick-knacks, dishes, etc. Frito and Dorito Chili Pies for sale.
June 10th – First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire - Generations Area Agency on Aging 11:45 a.m. to noon, someone from the agency will be at the church to help people sign up for food stamps. Eligibility: 60 years of age or older on date of application; single yearly income at or less than $21,256; married yearly income at or less than $28,693; disabled individuals under age 60 are NOT eligible.
June 15th- Faithful Pilot Cafe & Spirits Open for Lunch 11am-2pm- 3 different sandwiches and chips for $5 www.faithfulpilot.com
June 15th – First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire - Active Christians Hot Dog Roast and Potluck Picnic. 5:30 p.m. We will provide the hot dogs, buns, ketchup and mustard. Bring something to share and your own drink. We will play Corn Hole and other outdoor games.
June 15th- 16th Annual Golf Outing Benefiting the Buffalo Bill Museum of LeClaire - Olathea Golf Course Matt Boesch, head golf pro from Hawk's View Golf Club in Lake Geneva, WI, will host a golf clinic at 9:00 am before the 10:00 a.m. shotgun start. The cost is $50 per person and includes 9 holes golf with cart and a pizza lunch with beverage. If you don't golf, come anyway to place a bid on all the wonderful silent auction items and enjoy the pizza lunch for $7. To make a reservation for yourself or a foursome call Olathea at 289-4653, Packy Huettman at 289-5971, Steve Suiter at 289-2724 or Barry Long at 949-6969. www.buffalobillmuseumleclaire.
June 16th - Asbury Methodist Church "WORSHIP IN THE PARK" and Potluck Service The Worship Committee of Asbury United Methodist Church, Bettendorf, is planning a Praise Worship Service in the Park on Sunday, June 16 at 10:30 a.m. The service will be held at Veterans Memorial Park Bandshell, 1645 23rd St., Bettendorf. Following the service there will be a potluck picnic with sliced ham provided. Please bring a dish to share and your own table service, drink & lawn chair.
June 17th–20th - First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire - Bible School 5:30 – 8:00 p.m., supper included. Theme: Living Waters. Cost $10. Special Bible School program, Sunday, June 23 at 10 am. Call 381-7777 to pre-register.
June 21st – 22nd – THE LeCLAIRE GIRLS’ GET AWAY WEEKEND! On the evening of Friday, June 21, and all day Saturday, June 22, 2013, TUGFEST hosts the Girls’s Getaway Weekend in LeClaire, Iowa! Sign up today for this amazing event featuring give aways, coupons, music, games and delicious food. MEET Anthony Ryan Auld the Winner of this year's "Project Runway All Stars" at the Girls Get Away Fashion Show & Cocktail Party on Saturday evening. No other contestant has had more wins beating the best designers in a single season of the show. Anthony Ryan will be speaking about his journey to becoming a top fashion designer and winning Project Runway All Stars. KWQC's anchor and on-air reporter Bailey Deitz will be the mistress of ceremonies for this special event. The LeClaire Girls’ Get Away will start on Friday evening, June 21, at the Wide River Winery, where you will taste award-winning wines, enjoy the music of Pieces of Candy in the Wine Garden, and pick up your GIRLS GET AWAY passport to LeClaire with your goody bags.
On Saturday, June 22, LECLAIRE GIRLS GET AWAY events include:
* Grasshoppers will host music and wine tasting on their beautiful lawn.
* Win Prizes every hour on the hour at Aunt Hattie's Fanciful Emporium.
* Dwellings will be hosting Margarita Man.
* Robert Day of the Faithful Pilot, and the winner of the Quad Cities Top Chef competition, will demonstrate some of his secret cooking techniques.
* Zaruba's will host mini make overs.
* Free Tours at the Mississippi River Distilling Company.
* Expert Tammy Allen will teach a FREE Class in "Punch Needle" at Primitive Cottage.
* The Buffalo Bill Museum will offer a Quilt Making Class.
Cost to participate in the LeClaire Girls Get Away are $65 per person. Go to Leclairegirlgetaway.com
June 22nd - Faithful Pilot Cafe & Spirits Open for Lunch 11am-2pm 3 different sandwiches and chips for $5 www.faithfulpilot.com
June 25th – First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire - Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia 1:30 pm. Dessert and coffee. No cost for this program. Please RSVP at 381-7777.
June 27th - Mississippi River Distilling Company Takes Over the Faithful Pilot Cafe & Spirits Bar 5:30-7:30 P.M. The men from MRDC take over the Faithful Pilot with signature drinks and Pilot appetizers for $25 per person www.faithfulpilot.com
June 29th - Faithful Pilot Cafe & Spirits Open for Lunch 11am-2pm 3 different sandwiches and chips for $5 www.faithfulpilot.com
June 30th- Wine Tasting at the Faithful Pilot Cafe & Spirits 3:00-5:00 P.M. $15 per person Taste 14 wines and heavy appetizers from The Faithful Pilot www.faithfulpilot.com
Save the Date
July 1st - Friends of the LeClaire Community Library is planning an Open House to celebrate our 9th anniversary! Details are forthcoming!
July 5th – First Friday in LeClaire
July 15th-19th – LeClaire Baptist Church - “Colossal Coaster World” VBX Week For kids age 4 up through kids going INTO 6th grade! Cost: FREE! Time: 9:00 AM – Noon Location: 1326 Wisconsin Street LeClaire, Iowa 52753 Family program: SUNDAY, July 21 at 10:30 PM followed by our “Burger Bash” lunch! For more information or registration: phone: (563) 289-4191 e-mail: leclairebaptist@
Please volunteer or help recruit volunteers for the LeClaire Information Center! We get a lot of great comments about the LIC, and we help promote all of LeClaire:
1. Through telling visitors about our great attractions, shops, restaurants, parks, schools, housing developments, etc.,
2. By mailing out information to individuals, small groups and bus tours who want to come find out what LeClaire is all about, and
3. Through providing nice, convenient public restrooms to shoppers, diners, people checking out our attractions, families, LeClaire residents who are just out for a walk - everyone appreciates the restrooms!
Let's make downtown LeClaire and the LeClaire Information Center the best it can possibly be!
Buffalo Bill Museum is now open until 5pm daily. As of April 1st, the museum is open 9am to 5pm Monday through Saturday, and on Sundays 12noon to 5pm. A reminder: group discounts are available for tour groups, clubs/reunions, and school groups. Call the museum at 563-289-5580 for details!
“LIKE” the LeClaire Chamber of Commerce on FaceBook Visit the chamber’s Face Book page and discover a great source of news, business announcements, events, and other information that is updated frequently. It’s a useful source of updated information for all members and non-members!
Chamber 2013 Networking Events – Everyone welcome to attend!
June 6 - Black Watch Room - after hours - 5-8pm (1st Thursday)
July 9 - Blue Iguana - Lunch -noon
August 13 - Big Dave and Holly's - lunch -noon
September 10 - Steventon's - after hours - 5-8pm
October 8 - Hungry Hobo - lunch - noon
November 12 - tbd
December 10 - Happy Joes - lunch –noon
SERVING THE COMMUNITY AND BEYOND
Meet and greet Pastor Melody any Wednesday from 1-3 pm at Happy Joe's. Pastor Melody from First Presbyterian Church of LeClaire, will be at Happy Joe's in LeClaire, every Wednesday, from 1-3 pm, sipping on a soda, reading and waiting to visit with you and your friends. Stop by and say hi. Or, if you have a prayer request or a question, just let her know. Meals for Seniors at the church every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 12 noon. Good food and a time to visit with others. Please call 563-289-3646 and make a reservation 2 days in
Trivia Nights in LeClaire at the LeClaire Civic Center -
2013 Trivia Nights:
June 8 - Buffalo Bill Museum
July 13 - Hosted by First Presbyterian Church - Hurricane Sandy Victims
LeClaire Trivia Nights have raised over $95,000 for local non-profit organizations! Thank you for your continued support!
LeClaire 2013 Events Calendar:
First Fridays each month 5:00-8:00 P.M.
June 7th-8th LeClaire City-Wide Garage Sales
June 21st-22nd – Girls’ Getaway Weekend
Summer 2013 - City-Wide Water Explosion (Hollyhock Park)
Summer 2013 - Bike Parade & Decorating
August 8th-10th Tugfest
October 6th - Dogtoberfest at Bier Stube
October 13th - AppleFest
October 24th - HalloWine
October 26th - Witches Walk Costume Contest and Parade
December 6-8, 2013: Christmas in LeClaire
Family Nights at the LeClaire Rec Center: Details at www.leclairereccenter.com
www.LeClaireChamber.com and visit the Chamber on FaceBook!
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