Friday, Aug. 16 Get Crafty at 6 p.m. at the Morrill Public Library. Bring a project you’re working on or make something from scratch with the supplies provided.

Saturday, Aug. 17

Hiawatha High School Biology Club will be recycling from 9-11 a.m. in the high school parking lot.

The Brown County Democrats wil be meeting at 10 a.m. at Vintage Park, 400 Kansas Av., Hiawatha.

Monday, Aug. 19

Toddler Storytime at 10:30 a.m. at Morrill Public Library. Stories, music and lots of fun.

Drop-In Tech Help from noon to 1 p.m. at Morrill Public Library. Also available by appointment — call 742-3831.

Knitting Club at 6 p.m. at Morrill Public Library.

Evening Book Club at 6 p.m., location TBD. “When Breath Becomes Air” by Paul Kalanithi will be discussed.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

Karla’s Diaper Closet is open from 4-6 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 701 Kickapoo St., Hiawatha. Community outreach to serve those in need. Contact the church at 742-3885 for more information.

Weight Watchers at 607 Utah, Hiawatha. Please use east door, facing Utah Street. Weigh-in is at 5 p.m. and the meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. Weight Watchers meets every Tuesday.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

“Take Off Pounds Sensibly” TOPS meets every Wednesday at 1803 Oregon. Weigh-in is at 5 p.m. with meeting at 5:30 p.m. Please use west door. Everyone welcome.

Senior Citizens lunches at 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday. There is a cost. Call (785) 742-6282 Tuesdays before noon for reservations. The first Wednesday of the month is a potluck.

Enjoy coffee with friends every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at Vintage Park 400 Kansas Ave. in Hiawatha.

Quilters Club at 4 p.m. at the Morrill Public Library.

Thursday, Aug. 22

Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m. at the Morrill Public Library. Stories and crafts for ages 3 and older.

Sign-up for Cub Scouts Pack 117 for all boys and girls in grades kindergarten through fifth grade from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Hiawatha Elementary School. Bring $14 to sign up — Boys Life magazine is optional for an additional $5. For more information contact Pack 117 Cubmaster Zane Hoffman at (785) 741-9043 or Council representative Erik McGuire at (816) 233-1351 or Or visit the website at

The Hiawatha Farmers Market will be Thursday evenings from 4-6:30 p.m. during the growing season. Seasonal produce, home baked goods, hand crafted items, demonstrations, entertainment, activities and more. Located in the city lot on south First Street — 199 E. Iowa Street, just off the Fisher Community Center grounds. Take the road just west of the Fisher Center parking lot. Find the Hiawatha Farmers Market on Facebook at

Friday, Aug. 23

NEK Multi-County Hospice is sponsoring “A Walk to Remember” on the north side of the Hiawatha City Lake from 6:30-8:30 p.m. There will be an opening ceremony, informational table, music, remembering loved ones, dove balloon release, hot dogs, other food and drinks for the first 50 people. Contact Debbie Selland at (785) 742-1966.

To submit items for the Community Happenings calendar, please contact Joey May at

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