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Optimist club bike rodeo June 23

The Solon Optimist Club summer bike rodeo will be held Saturday, June 23, at the middle school play area at 9 a.m. (8:30 a.m. sign-up). There are five age brackets: training wheels, four to five year olds, six and seven year olds, eight and nine year olds, and 10 and 11 year olds. There will be five contests, including balance, steering and paper toss. There will be a boy and girl division for each age bracket. Each age bracket will have first, second and third place trophies; also two overall championship trophies. Come practice your bicycle skills. Be sure to wear your helmet.

Schwab edges Johnson; Archer to face Loebsack

EASTERN IOWA– Results of the June 5 primary election have been officially tabulated.
Canvasses for Johnson County were conducted early this week, showing clear winners in the contested primary races for seats in U.S. Congressional District 2, Iowa’s House District 73, and Johnson County Auditor.

Harvesting agricultural education from Lakeview teaching garden

SOLON– With a grant from the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS), Solon school nutrition director Kelly Crossley and the Lakeview PTO have teamed up to bring students the freshest produce you can get.
On five raised beds on the primary school’s campus, five classes and one preschool class planted carrots, onions, peppers, tomatoes and more on May 15.
“These beds are meant to be primarily a teaching tool for the classroom,” Crossley said, adding her biggest concern was watering the garden during a dry spring.

Construction begins next week on Highway 1

SOLON– The summer of construction for Solon residents begins next week.
The city’s two major infrastructure improvement projects for 2012– Highway 1’s intersection with 5th Street, and a facelift for Main Street– have been awarded to contractors.
Construction on the Highway 1 intersection is slated to begin June 20 with substantial completion by mid-August, while no schedule has been set for the Main Street streetscape project.
For Solon residents, both will present difficulties over a good part of the summer, with the Main Street overhaul stretching into the fall.

Legion baseball breakfast June 24

SOLON– The Solon American Legion will host a breakfast on Sunday, June 24, from 7:30 a.m. until noon. The menu will be the usual all-you-can eat at a reasonable price. Proceeds will be used to support the Johnson County American Legion Baseball Program. Come in and bring your friends and family for a great breakfast, and help support the American Legion Baseball Program.

SUMC blood drive on June 19

SOLON– The Solon community will host a community blood drive from 2:30 until 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, at the Family Life Center located at 133 N. West St., Solon. The blood drive is sponsored by Solon United Methodist Church.
To donate, please contact Rick Havel at 319-530-1596 to make an appointment. Walk-ins are also welcome.

June book club

The next meeting of the Solon Area Book Club will be Tuesday, June 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the library. Members will be reading mysteries of their choice and sharing their impressions with the group. Check out a book by your favorite mystery writer and come and share it with fellow readers.
All interested adult readers are welcome to attend. For questions about the book club, please contact Joyce at jebarta@southslope.net.

Audio book additions

Movie Clips

Our DVD collection now has over 900 titles! Latest additions include:

“This Means War” (2012, PG-13, Romantic Comedy) Two top CIA operatives (Chris Pine, Tom Hardy) wage an epic battle against one another after they discover they are dating the same woman (Reese Witherspoon).
“John Carter” (2012, PG-13, Action/Adventure/Fantasy) Transplanted to Mars, a Civil War vet discovers a lush planet inhabited by 12-foot tall barbarians. Finding himself a prisoner of these creatures, he escapes, only to encounter a princess who is in desperate need of a savior.

City of Solon announces board openings

SOLON– The City of Solon is now accepting applications for membership on the Park & Recreation Commission and the Board of Adjustments. The Park & Recreation Commission meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. The Board of Adjustments meets on an as needed basis. If you are interested in becoming a member of one of these boards you may submit an application to the city office at 223 S Iowa St., Solon. The application can be found on the city’s website at www.solon-iowa.com.