Welcome to Madrid Iowa News! ........
Local Calendar of Meetings & Events:

District RSchool Calendar - Sports
District Activities Calendar
- Events
Calendar

Congregate Meals - call by 8:30AM to be added
Please
call 1 day in advance to cancel  795-2865 (Mon-Fri 11am to 12:30pm) after hours call (515) 433-8329

Please announce:  Road is OPEN -
Main Street between W 2nd and the alley North of the Post Office
City Hall is CLOSED to Walk-IN customers. Please use the DROP BOX for paying bills(mark name/etc envelop) or call for an appointment 795-3930 or visit our website madridiowa.org

Non-Emergency Numbers
Police - 795-3113
Police cell phone 795-6166
Dispatch (Primary)- 433-0527

Madrid Library  - needs a Part-time Librarian-stop in or email Angie
Mon-Thurs 10AM-6PM - Fri - 10AM-4PM
Mon & Wed - 10-11AM for at Risk Patrons
Curbside pickup and Drop Box/All Return books to the OUTSIDE book drop even when visiting
COMPLETE Guidelines can be found on  the Library's FB page or call the library
Organizations

The Friends of the HTT - $20 send to Madrid City Hall

MAC Membership -  Individual/$50 -Business/$100, $200 & $500

All Labor Day Celebration Events  are CANCELLED
GREATER LOVE 's NEW HOURS
Tues. & Wed: 9-10AM & 4-5:30PM
1st Sat. of the Month: 9-Noon - Call 480-3151

August

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Aug 10 - Coffee at the Museum - NOT OPEN 9:30AM to Noon - (Mon)
Madrid Library -Please feel free to stop in and pick up family packets and take and make craft kits! They will be changed every Monday.If you would like to have Miss Stephanie come and read to you at your house please use the library website  to sign up for a time slot. Give the library a call if you have any questions!
Madrid School Board  - 5:30PM @ Adam (2nd Mon)
Boone County Conservation Board - 6:00 PM - first floor conference room at the Boone County Courthouse (2nd Mon)

Aug 11 - FREE Blood Pressure Checks -NOT OPEN  Noon at Madrid Social Center/SAM Center (Every Tues)
Madrid Park Board-   5:00PM @ Council Room (2nd & 4th Tues)
Madrid Labor Day Commission -    6:00pm @ Board Room (2nd & 4th Tues)
Madrid Public Library Board  -  5:30pm   @ Library Meeting  Room (2nd Tues) 
 
Iowa Arboretum - Meteor Shower Viewing Event( Aug 11 & 12)  - 9:30 PM - 11:30 PM at the arboretum, we are holding a viewing event! Every August 11th-13th, the Perseid meteor shower is visible in the late night. Grab your blankets and chairs and seat yourself in the arboretum's main campus to enjoy the show. This is a free-will donation event.
*Please drive carefully and watch out for deer!
*Please maintain a safe distance from other viewers.
*Gates will be closed at 11:40 PM.
*Popcorn and water will be for sale.
Aug 12
-  Church Night in Madrid
Madrid Library - Wednesday, STEM kits are available for pick, If you would like to have Miss Stephanie come and read to you at your house please use the library website  to sign up for a time slot. Give the library a call if you have any questions!
Senior Activities Council (SAM Board) -   6PM @ Madrid Social Center (SAM Center (2nd Wed) Call to see if they are meeting
Mason's Starlodge 115 - 7:00PM @ Masonic Temple (2nd Wed)
Boone County Supervisors - 8:30 a.m @ BC Courthouse
 Iowa Arboretum - Meteor Shower Viewing Event  - 9:30 PM - 11:30 PM at the arboretum, we are holding a viewing event! Every August 11th-13th, the Perseid meteor shower is visible in the late night. Grab your blankets and chairs and seat yourself in the arboretum's main campus to enjoy the show. This is a free-will donation event.
*Please drive carefully and watch out for deer!
*Please maintain a safe distance from other viewers.
*Gates will be closed at 11:40 PM.
*Popcorn and water will be for sale.


Aug 13Madrid Library -Tech Help Thursdays- 9:00 am - 5:00 pm(call Angie to book a appointment)
Friends of the HTT - 6:30PM @ Trailside Rentals, 326 W 2nd St, Madrid (2nd Thurs)
Planning & Zoning Commission - 6:30PM in Board Room (2nd Thurs) Call to see if they are meeting


Aug 14 -

---- WEEKEND ----

Aug 15 - Tiger Bowl REOPENS


----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Aug 17 -  Coffee at the Museum -NOT OPEN  9:30AM to Noon - (Mon)
City Council Meeting- 5:30 pm (See the website for information) This is an open meeting; the public is welcome to attend.Check website for online info. (1st Sat and 3rd Mon)
Madrid Library - Please feel free to stop in and pick up family packets and take and make craft kits! They will be changed every Monday.If you would like to have Miss Stephanie come and read to you at your house please use the library website  to sign up for a time slot. Give the library a call if you have any questions!
Madrid Library Adult Book Discussion  - 7:00 pm @ library's meeting room. If interested in joining, please contact Angie at 515-795-3846 or angie@madrid.lib.ia.us for more details.(3rd Mon)

Aug 18 - Madrid Lions Club No meetings till fall 1st & 3rd Tues)
FREE Blood Pressure Checks  -NOT OPEN Noon at Madrid Social Center (Every Tues)
Educating & Empowering U - Noon "Upside of Downsizing" with Tracey Stoll  - www/webex.com - join  - password downsizing -sponsored by  BCH
FREE Clinic of BC - 6-8PM @ 1st United Methodist 703 Arden, Boone (3rd Tues)


  Aug 19 -  Church Night in Madrid
Madrid Library -  STEM kits are available for pick, If you would like to have Miss Stephanie come and read to you at your house please use the library website  to sign up for a time slot. Give the library a call if you have any questions!
Madrid Area Chamber  Evening Meeting  -  6PM @ MAC Office/SAM Center (1st/3rd Wed) Call to see if they are meeting
AMVETS Post 210 - 7PM @ Legion Hill (3rd Wed)
County Board of Supervisors - 8:30 a.m @ BC Courthouse
Aug 20 -  Food Truck Thursday Nite - 5-8PM @ Church E-Free ChurchParking Lot - Street Eats DSM and Kona Shaved Ice
Friends of the Ledges -   6:30pm @ Ledges Park Office For more information, email friendsoftheledges@gmail.com or facebook.com/friendsoftheledges (3rd Thurs)
Madrid Library - Tech Help Thursdays-   9:00 am - 5:00 pm(call Angie to book a appointment)

Aug 21 -

---- WEEKEND ----
Aug 22 - Madrid Social Center has reopened for rentals
the Elder Affairs Board is meeting mid September to discuss when and how to restart congregate meals. Meals on wheels is still ongoing however and they would like to encourage those who need to sign up.
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Aug 24 Coffee at the Museum - NOT OPEN 9:30AM to Noon - (Mon)

Aug 25 -Madrid Garden Club - 7:00  Meeting hosts: Margaret Evans & John Kent Program  @ St. John's (meeting was too finalize the Flower Show for LD)
Microsoft Word - 2020 Madrid Garden Club Yearbook

Aug 26
- Church Night in Madrid
Madrid Library STEM kits
are available for pick, If you would like to have Miss Stephanie come and read to you at your house please use the library website  to sign up for a time slot. Give the library a call if you have any questions!
Boone County Supervisors -
8:30AM @ BC Courthouse
Alzheimer's & Dementia Caregiver Support Group
-Canceled
Noon-1:30PM @
Ballard Creek/Huxley - RSVP Call 795-3007/lunch provided (4th Wed)

Aug 27 - Friends of the Trail Meeting: 6:30PM @ Trailside Rentals, 326 W 2nd St, Madrid. (4th Thurs)
Madrid Library -Tech Help Thursdays- 9:00 am - 5:00 pm(call Angie to book a
appointment)


Aug 28
-

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
---- WEEKEND ----

Aug 29 -


----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Aug 31 - Coffee at the Museum  NOT OPEN -  9:30AM to Noon - (Mon)
Madrid Library -Please feel free to stop in and pick up family packets and take and make craft kits! They will be changed every Monday.
If you would like to have Miss Stephanie come and read to you at your house please use the library website  to sign up for a time slot. Give the library a call if you have any questions!

Sept 1
-
Sept 2 - Church Night in Madrid
Madrid Library STEM kits are available for pick, If you would like to have Miss Stephanie come and read to you at your house please use the library website  to sign up for a time slot. Give the library a call if you have any questions!
Madrid Area Chamber
  -
Morning Meeting - 
7AM Madrid Social Center/SAM Center (1st Wed) Call to see if they are meeting
Alzheimer's & Dementia Caregiver Support Group -
Cancelled Noon to 1:30PM @ The Cedars RSVP 705-3007 for lunch reservations (1st Wed)
County Board of Supervisors
- 8:30 a.m @ BC Courthouse

Sept 3 - Blood Drive - 2-5PM @ E-Free Church
Madrid Library -Tech Help Thursdays- 9:00 am - 5:00 pm(call Angie to book a appointment)

Sept 4-7  - Iowa Arboretum  - 10 to 4 Plant Sale

---- WEEKEND ----
Sept 5 -Madrid City Council - 10am @ City Hall (1st Sat & 3rd Mon)
-The meeting will be a virtual meeting (using Zoom video conferencing) with citizen access and citizens will also be able to call into the meeting over the phone. For information on participating, please visit the City of Madrid website at madridiowa.org or call City Hall at 515-795-3930
for direction
Cribbage-Club -  9AM 237 State St.(1st Sat) at Woodward
Madrid Historical MuseumBy Appointment after Labor Day - 10AM to Noon  - downtown across from Cassel Corner Park
BINGO -  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Community Room

Sept 4-7  - Iowa Arboretum  - 10 to 4 Plant Sale

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sept 7 - Labor Day -NO 9:30AM to Noon - (Mon)
Madrid Library -Please feel free to stop in and pick up family packets and take and make craft kits! They will be changed every Monday.If you would like to have Miss Stephanie come and read to you at your house please use the library website  to sign up for a time slot. Give the library a call if you have any questions!
Iowa Arboretum  - 10 to 4 Plant Sale

Sept 8 - Madrid Lions Club 6:30PM @ Madrid Home(1st & 3rd Tues)
FREE Blood Pressure Checks -  canceled   Noon at Madrid Social Center/SAM Center (Every Tues)
Madrid Legion Post 341 - 7:00PM@ Legion Hall (1st Tues)
Labor Day Committee  - 6PM @ Board Room (1st/3rd Tues) Call to see if they are meeting
Veterans Commission Meeting - 9am – 10am @ DHS Building 900 W. 3rd Street Boone, Iowa 50036 (1st Tue)
Free Clinic of BC - 6-8PM @ 1st United Methodist 703 Arden, Boone (1st & 3rd Tues)
Boone County Caregiver Support Group  - 6pm – 7pm @ Westhaven Chapel - Register if you would like a RSVP respite volunteer to watch over your loved one. Call Courtney Clement, RSVP Adult Caregiver Respite Program, 433-7836. (1st Tue)

Coffee at the Museum   - cancel 

Sept 9 -
Sept 10 -   Food Truck Thursday Nite - 5-8PM @