Your morning update for Friday, March 31

Good morning, it’s Friday, March 31, in the North Cedar River region.

The National Weather Service forecast for today calls for cloudy skies with a high near 49. A north wind will blow 11 to 14 mph.

Tonight, the mostly cloudy skies will gradually become mostly clear, with a low around 32. The North wind will blow 3 to 7 mph.

“Kong: Skull Island” opens tonight at the Charles Theater. Showtime is 7 p.m.

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Friday, March 31

Fish Fry, 5:30- 7 p.m. Columbus Club 502 Clark St, Charles City

Rockford FFA Banquet, 6 p.m., R-R-MR big gym, set-up at 3 p.m.

Saturday, April 1

Charles City ChickFest, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fun-filled day of shopping, pampering, and a day out with the girls, friends and family. The first 150 participants through the Chamber doors receive a ChickFest Swag Bag. Each Swag Bag is full of goodies, treats, deals, coupons and more from participating ChickFest businesses.

High school trap shooting invitational, 8:30 a.m., Nashua Gun Club

Nashua-Plainfield FFA Banquet, 3 p.m., junior high commons at N-P Jr/Sr High School

Nashua-Plainfield FFA Alumni meeting, 4-6 p.m., junior high commons at N-P Jr/Sr High School

North Butler Prom schedule:

— 6-7 p.m — Open House at the Greene Comm. Center 

— 6:45 p.m — Individual/Couple Pictures begin – NBHS Old Gym Stage 

— 8 p.m. – Grand March – NBHS Old Gym 

— 8:30-8:40 p.m — Jr./Sr. Class pictures – NBHS Old Gym 

— 9-11:30 p.m. — Dance at the Greene Comm. Center — Students will be transported to the Community Center by bus. All students must be at the Junior/Senior High School no later than 8:30 P.M. in order to board the bus, or they will not be admitted to the dance. Students who choose to leave the dance will not be  readmitted, and will not be able to attend After Prom. A member of the Butler County Sheriff’s Office will be in attendance at Prom 2017.

— Midnight to 3 a.m. — After Prom at the NB Jr./Sr. High 
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.


Varsity high school track meet, 4:30 p.m., at Osage High School, boys and girls. Teams Charles City, Rockford, Riceville, Nashua-Plainfield, North Iowa, West Fork, St. Ansgar and Osage



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.


CCHS Art Show! opening reception, 5-7 p.m., CC Arts Center.



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