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Bettendorf — Women’s Choice Center is hosting Gathering for Life Sept. 16 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Please RSVP to Melissa at melissaj@ or call (563) 322-0475..
Davenport — Natural Family Planning courses will be offered at St. Paul the Apostle Church beginning Sept. 14 at 3 p.m. Register online at or contact Al and Beth Budelier at (563) 324-7040 or elizabeth­
Davenport — Eagles’ Wings will host SWAP (Soaking with a Purpose) prayer meetings Sept. 12 and 26 at 7 p.m. The chapel will be open at 6:30 p.m. for quiet prayer.
Davenport — An Introduction to Center-ing Prayer workshop will be held Sept. 13 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church’s McEleny Hall. Regis-tration and refreshments will start at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $10. The prayer group that forms will begin meeting weekly, Sept. 16 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. For questions and to register, call Helen Schiltz at (563) 388-3927
Rock Island, Ill. — The annual Women’s Interfaith Conversation (formerly called the Jewish, Christian, Muslim Women’s Dia­logue) will take place Sept. 15 and 22 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church. The question, “Are we praying to the same God?” will be discussed. For more information contact Linda Golden at (309) 786-7031.
Davenport — The annual St. Alphonsus retreat will take place Sept. 15 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church. The cost is $10, and includes a light lunch and beverages. Regis-tration and fee can be sent to St. Alphonsus Church, 2618 Boies Avenue, Davenport, IA 52802 or call Laura Patton at (563) 940-1873.
Wheatland — Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat is hosting Cooking up a Storm Sept. 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., learn to prepare earth-friendly and health friendly foods from scratch, cost is $25. To register for the event contact: (563) 336-8414 or
Burlington — Burlington Notre Dame is hosting its 17th annual Pot O’Blue and Gold Raffle drawing Sept. 14 at PZAZZ. Order forms can be found at www. burlingtonotredame.comFor details call (319) 754-8431, ext. 385.
Burlington — The second-annual Garrett’s Path 5K Run and Walk will take place Sept. 27 at 9 a.m. in Crapo Park. Visit for registration forms and additional information.
Burlington – The CAFÉ (Catholic Adult Fellowship Evening) will be open in the Notre Dame cafeteria from 6:45-8 p.m. Sept. 17 as Father Marty Goetz discusses Pope Francis, and on Sept. 24 as Kent Ferris, diocesan director of social action, discusses Project Rachel.
Davenport — Humility of Mary Shelter, Inc. is hosting its third annual Night at the Shelter SleepOut at Modern Woodman Park Oct. 3-4. Registration is $25, and activities include a build your own shelter contest, music, educational opportunities and games. The event starts at 4 p.m. Oct. 3 and wraps up at 8 a.m. Oct. 4. Teams and individuals can sign up at, or call (563) 322-8065 for more information.
Davenport — St. Alphonsus Altar and Rosary Society is hosting a craft sale Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Education Center cafeteria. Admission free, table rental for vendors is $25. Contact Kathy Jones (563) 332-6570 or the St. Alphonsus office (563) 322-0987with questions or to reserve a table.
East Pleasant Plain — Ss. Joseph & Cabrini Parish is hosting its annual bazaar Sept. 21. Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m., and a chicken breast and pork loin buffet lunch will follow from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Auction at 1 p.m; country store, crafts and bake goods, kids’ games, carriage rides, raffle and silent auction will also be offered.
Farmington — St. Boniface Parish’s fall dinner will take place Sept. 21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Harmony High School (6 miles north of Farmington on J-40). Roast pork, lamb and turkey will be served. Adults pay $8, children under 10 years old pay $4. Silent auction, theme baskets, cake walk, raffle, door prizes, bazaar, bingo and a bake sale will take place.
Iowa City — St. Wenceslaus Parish is hosting a fall turkey dinner Oct. 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adults pay $10, children 4-10 pay $4, and 4 years and under eat free. Raffle items available. Visit for more information.
Lone Tree — St. Mary Parish’s fall auction and luncheon will take place Sept. 28 at the Lone Tree American Legion. Silent Auction 11 am to 12:30 p.m.; regular auction begins at 1 p.m. Lunch served starting at 11 a.m.
Oxford Junction — Sacred Heart Parish is hosting its Fall Festival and Polka Mass Sept. 21. Mass at 10:30 a.m., chicken dinner at the Legionnaire Ballroom at the Wapsi Park will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Kolache sale, silent auction, raffle and more.
Solon — St. Mary Parish is hosting its Harvest Festival Sept. 28 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Pork and chicken dinners to be served. Cost is $10 for adults and $6 for children 6-12. Children and family activities, a country store and silent auction will be offered. $5 raffle tickets for a chance to win a Kinnick Stadium Suite for the Hawkeye’s Nov. 1 football game. Contact St. Mary’s Church at (319) 624-2228 for tickets and more information.
Victor — St. Bridget Parish is hosting a chicken and ham supper Sept. 21 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Adults pay $10, children pay $5. The event will include a country store with homemade goods, a silent auction and a quilt raffle.

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