The Comet jazz band returns to its early morning practice sessions after a sold-out Jivin With Jazz on Tuesday, spring field burnings are on hold as rain and gusty winds have taken root and the Rockford National Honor Society will induct new members tonight.
Good morning, it’s Thursday, March 30, in the North Cedar River region.
The National Weather Service forecast for today includes cloudy skies with a high near 40 and scattered showers, mainly after 11 a.m. It will be breezy, with a northeast wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Also today, Charles City students are taking Iowa Assesments for the third day in a row and it’s Severe Thunderstorm Safety Day.
Tonight is your last chance to see “La La Land” at the Charles Theatre. “Kong: Skull Island” opens Friday.
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Thursday, March 30
UMW Spring Salad Luncheon, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, 601 Milwaukee St, Charles City. Ticket: $8, available at church office and at the door. Large variety of salads, desserts and a beverage.
Rockford softball pitching and catching practice, 6:45 a.m. in the Rockford big gym.
Rockford National Honor Society induction, 6:30 p.m.
Friday, March 31
Rockford FFA Banquet, 6 p.m., R-R-MR big gym, set-up at 3 p.m.
Saturday, April 1
North Butler Prom Grand March, 8 p.m., NBHS old gym, Greene
North Butler Prom, 9-11:30 p.m., Greene Community Center
Sunday, April 2
Charles City Community Chamber Orchestra presents “Springtime in Paris,” 2 p.m., free and open to the public, 500 N. Grand Auditorium.
Wednesday, April 5
North Iowa’s Largest Career Fair, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., NIACC Gym, Mason City campus
Lenten Luncheon, noon to 12:30 p.m., free lunch, First Congregational Church, 502 N. Jackson St. Charles City, Music and devotional thoughts, 12:30 to 12:45 p.m.
THURSDAY, APRIL 6
CCHS Art Show! opening reception, 5-7 p.m., CC Arts Center.