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Thursday, July 11

10 a.m.–noon, Laura's Days: The House that Daniel Built. Learn more about the historic Daniel Nelson brick home. Kids 5 and older.

5–7:30 p.m., Annual ice cream social, Bethel Christian Reformed Church, 2157 230th St.

6 p.m., Thankful Thursdays in The Alley

7 p.m., Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Freedom Group meets at St. Paul's Church, 501 High Ave E.

7 p.m. Alzheimer support group is held in the private dining area at Homestead of Oskaloosa.

7 p.m., Mahaska County Democrats meet at Smokey Row.

8 p.m., Oskaloosa Municipal Band concert, Oskaloosa square

Friday, July 12

7:30 a.m., The Exchange for Entrepreneurs meets at Smokey Row, 109 S. Market St.

10 a.m.–noon, Laura's Days at Nelson Pioneer Farm. Activities for children 5 and older. Today: Fabric fun - rag rugs and bookmarks

Noon–1 p.m., Critter Cafe at the Environmental Learning Center. Bring lunch and eat with the naturalist and a featured live animal that lives at the ELC. Today: Fishing.

Noon–1 p.m., Non-Fiction Book Club at the Book Vault discusses "Rudy's Rules for Travel: Life Lessons from Around the Globe," by Mary K. Jensen.

Saturday, July 13

8 – 11 a.m., Farmer's Market, Penn Central Mall parking lot, near skate park

10 a.m.–noon, Laura's Days at Nelson Pioneer Farm - All about corn.

10 a.m.–10 p.m., Christmas in July. An all-day family friendly event includes children's games and activities, an evening beverage garden, bags tournament and live music. Funds raised benefit Painting with Lights.

10 a.m.–1 p.m., Antique tractor pull, Southern Iowa Fair infield.

7 p.m.–10 p.m., BBQ 4 Badges. Public sampling will happen during Christmas in July. Funds raised from the competition will be donated to area first responders.

8 p.m.–midnight, Jones Karaoke at The Eagles, 215 High Ave. E.

Sunday, July 14

Noon–1 p.m., Eagles family dinner, 215 High Ave. E.

Monday, July 15

6 a.m.–6:45 a.m., Sunrise yoga in the park. Free yoga sessions in the square. All ages and experience levels welcome.

7 a.m.–10 p.m., Southern Iowa Fair

9 a.m., Mahaska County Board of Supervisors meet the first and third Monday of each month, in the third floor conference room of the Mahaska County Courthouse, 106 S. First St., Oskaloosa.

Noon–1 p.m., Oskaloosa Kiwanis meeting at William Penn University

6 p.m., Oskaloosa City Council meet the first and third Monday of each month, in the second floor council chambers of City Hall, 220 South Market St.

7 p.m., Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Freedom Group meets at St. Paul's Church, 501 High Ave E.

Tuesday, July 16

7 a.m.–10 p.m., Southern Iowa Fair

9 a.m.–8 p.m., School supply sculpture contest hosted by United Way of Mahaska County and Penn Central Mall.

Noon, Rotary club meeting, at The Peppertree, located at 2274 Hwy. 63, Oskaloosa.

4 – 6 p.m., Farmer's Market, Oskaloosa Square.

5–11 p.m., Season Championships at Southern Iowa Speedway

6 p.m., Tuesday Evening Book Club at Book Vault. This week's topic: Once Upon a River," by Diane Setterfield.

7 p.m., Inaugural Caleb Hammond Race. A remembrance event for Caleb and childhood cancer fundraiser.

Wednesday, July 17

7 a.m., Oskaloosa Optimist Club meeting at Smokey Row, 109 S. Market St., Oskaloosa.

7 a.m–10 p.m., Southern Iowa Fair

6–7 p.m., Young Professionals Book Club at Book Vault, discussing "My Sister the Serial Killer," by Oyinkan Braithwaite.

Thursday, July 18

7 a.m.–10 p.m., Southern Iowa Fair

6 p.m., Thankful Thursdays in The Alley

7 p.m., Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Freedom Group meets at St. Paul's Church, 501 High Ave E.

8 p.m., Oskaloosa Municipal Band concert, Oskaloosa square