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The Pool is Open!

Pool Season Memorial Day–Labor Day (weather permitting) Regular Pool Hours Monday–Saturday at 1:00–7:30pm Sunday at 1:00–4:30pm Lap Swimming Monday–Friday at 6:00am – 7:00am and 11:30am – 1:00pm

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Orange City Arts Presents Shanren

They’re from China! It’s the OC Arts Council’s final of four acclaimed international ensembles coming with the assistance of Arts Midwest. Shanren combines original modern styles with traditional music from the mountains of SW China, creating a fresh sound… and have earned praise at major festivals in China, Indonesia, Japan, Australia, Canada & Spain. They’ll […]


Orange City Arts Council Regional Exhibition

Fifteen regional artists will be featured in the Orange City Arts Council’s exhibit Feb. 14-22 at the DeWitt Theatre Arts Center at Northwestern College. A reception with the artists will be Sat., Feb. 22 from 6:00 to 7:00pm. The juried exhibit, Artists’ Showcase: Orange City Arts Council’s Regional Exhibition, is being held in conjunction with […]

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Judy Thompson Water Color and Drawing Series

ORANGE CITY – Artist Judy Thompson will offer a series of drawing and watercolor classes for adults, beginning in early March. On Monday evenings, March 3-24, Thompson will teach “Drawing FUNdamentals I for Adults.” The class will explore basic techniques with a variety of subjects. On Thursday evenings, March 6-27, Thompson will teach “Take the […]


Calling All Lifeguards!

Lifeguard certification class available in Sheldon at the Holiday Inn for $150. • March 3-7 from 5-9 pm • and March 8 from 8am-12pm Lifeguard applications for Orange City and Alton pools will be available Feb. 18th on the City of Orange City web site. • Applications will be due April 1st (after April 1st […]

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Northwestern College Calendar of Events: March 2014

14                    Preview Day, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Northwestern College A cappella Choir home concert, 7:30 p.m., Christ Chapel, Northwestern College 17–21              Senior art exhibit by Jeriah Dunk, Te Paske Gallery, Korver Visual Arts Center, Northwestern College   20                    LifeLight Reset Tour concert, featuring Remedy Drive, VOTA, Manic Drive, Jeremy Vanderloop and speaker Josh […]


Woudstra Meat Market Wins 2 New Awards

Congratulations to Woudstra Meat Market! The 78th Annual Convention of the Iowa Meat Processors Association was held at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center and the ISU Meat Laboratory in Ames, IA on Feb. 13-16, 2014. Processors from 38 plants were in attendance as well as suppliers in the Trade Show displaying products and services […]

Fine Art Sale to Benefit Luke Society

Orange City, IA (May 1-2, 2014) Elinor Noteboom, a regionally noted artist, has released a portion of her collection to be sold with proceeds benefiting the Luke Society. The sale will be held on May 1-2 in the lower level of the Iowa State Bank, 105 Albany Ave SE, Orange City, Iowa. The hours will […]

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craft central to open in former bomgaars building

The Orange City Development Corporation announced today the future opening of a Ben Franklin Crafts store in the former Bomgaars Supply store building on Orange City’s main street. Phil and Lori Warnke will be opening their second Ben Franklin Crafts store in the fall of 2014. “We are thrilled that this important building in our […]