Upcoming events

Coralville — The next St. Thomas More Parish Bible study for couples will be on Psalms. Sessions will begin May 5 at 6 p.m.  For more information, contact Carol at (319) 338-9290 or jclyon5@msn.com.
Clinton — A discussion of what today’s Church is asking of the Vatican II generation will begin at Prince of Peace Church on May 9 from 6:30–8:30 p.m. in the family room. This conversation will focus on Scriptural references for contemporary issues while exploring the history and evolution of Church teachings.
Davenport – The St. Ambrose University Health Careers Adven­ture Camp June 10-14, for students entering seventh and eighth grades, offers participants the opportunity to learn about a variety of health professions through hands-on learning sessions provided by faculty and practicing clinicians. On-site supervision, T-shirt, team bag, daily snacks and lunch, transportation to and from job shadow experience and program costs are included in the program fee. Cost is $200 until May 15 and $225 after May 15. A $35 scholarship rate is available to students in the free or reduced lunch program. For registration information, contact Alisa Rusch at (563) 333-5892 or RuschAlisaR@sau.edu.
Davenport —  A Soaking With a Purpose prayer meeting will take place at Eagles Wings on April 26 at 7 p.m.
Iowa City — People meet to pray the rosary and receive Commun­ion at 1 p.m. Wednes­days at Melrose Meadows Retirement Community. All Cath­olics are welcome.
Melrose — The Knights of Columbus of Albia sponsor a 24-hour adoration the first Friday of the month at St. Patrick Church in Melrose. Mass begins at 8 a.m., followed by 24 hours of adoration, and closes with benediction at 9:15 a.m. on Saturday.
Wheatland —  Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat  invites people to the following spring events. On May 1 from 10 a.m. to noon is a mini-retreat beginning with Mass and including a variety of programs. Lunch to follow. Fee: $8. On May 5 is a Taize Vigil Service at 5 p.m. Taize draws Christians of all denominations together in unified prayer. Future services will be held the first Sunday of each month at 5 p.m. followed by a soup supper. On May 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. is “May Flowers Come to the Quiet.” Fee: $20. On May 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. is “Celebrating Mothers: A Perfect Gift for Mother’s Day” with Sister Judith Carrara, CHM. E-mail a favorite recipe from your mother’s kitchen to kathleenstorms@yahoo.com before May 8. Fee: $50 for two. To register, call (563) 336-8414 or email olpretreat@gmail.com.
Bettendorf — St. John Vianney Parish will hold its annual garage sale May 17-18 in the parish activity center. Proceeds will support ongoing missionary work with St. John Vianney’s sister parish in Jean Denis, Haiti.
Davenport – The Development Committee of Humility of Mary Housing invites people to an evening of trivia games, a chance to bid on silent auction items and an opportunity to help homeless children. Humility of Mary Housing, Inc. is a supportive housing program for single parent families who have experienced homelessness. The games start at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 26, at the Golden Leaf, 2903 E. Kimberly Road. Doors open at 6 p.m. Bring a team of eight or join others to form full teams. Ticket price is $10 per person.  Bring your own snacks, but no beverages — a full cash bar is available. Call (563) 326-1330 to make reservations.
Davenport – All Saints Catholic School will hold a taco and bingo night April 27. Food starts at 4 p.m.; bingo starts at 6 p.m. Dinner cost is $7 or, for kids 10 and younger, $3. Bingo will include six cards and 18 games. Proceeds go to the eighth-grade class trip and a new commercial refrigerator.
DeWitt — On April 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. is the St. Joseph Parish Altar & Rosary Spring Salad Luncheon in Harness Hall, 417 Sixth Ave. Cost is $6 per adult.
Mount Pleasant — St. Alphonsus Parish Ladies for Charity will hold their annual rummage sale in Manning Hall April 25 from noon to 6 p.m., April 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and April 27 from 8 a.m. to noon.
Mount Pleasant — St. Alphonsus Parish invites people to trivia night at 7 p.m. May 4 at Manning Hall. Cost per person is $10. Food and beverages will be available for a freewill donation. The evening will include a silent auction, mulligans, and door prizes. Cash prizes will be awarded. For more information or to make reservations, call the parish at (319) 385-8410. Proceeds will be used toward a new sound system for the church hall.
North English — St. Joseph’s Altar & Rosary Society will host a salad luncheon and tea April 25 at 11 a.m. The event will feature comedian Judy Richmond and musician Peggy Wardenburg.
Ottumwa — Seton Catholic School will hold a carnival on May 3 from 6-8 p.m. There will be games, face painting, dunk tank, raffles and more.  Pro­ceeds go toward the purchase of new technology equipment for students. All are welcome.

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