2000 St. Patrick's Celebration
Schedule of Events
Sunday, March 12 ~ Friday, March 17 ~ Saturday, March 18 ~ Sunday, March 19
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Sunday March 12
2:00 PM St. Patrickís Jr. Miss Pageant- Middle School Auditorium -- Sponsored by St. Patís Association Public Invited, Admission: $2.00 Adults, $1.00 12 and under.
2:00 PM MAINSTREET COMMUNITY THEATER - Presenting the Musical "SOUND OF MUSIC'
3:30-7:30 PM Miss Shamrock Supper- Holy Family Pariah Center -- Sponsored by Circles 3, 5 & 8
Hot sandwiches, chips, salads and pie; public invited
7:00-9:00 PM Annual Miss Shamrock Pageant- Corrigan Hall, Sponsored by St. Patís Association, Dr. Dave Nixon, emcee
Admission: $4:00 per person.  Pageant Results
9:00 PM Social Gathering- (following Pageant) Corrigan Hall, for contestants, their families, friends, guests and area Queens
Coffee, Juice and Cookies, Public Invited
Friday March 17
2:00-4:00 PM  INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS & DIGNITARIES TO THE PUBLIC
Chamber of Commerce Hospitality Room, Sponsored by Progress Club
- Coffee & Cookies
- Greetings from Senator Mary Jackman, M.C.C.
- Entertainment by reigning Queens of Jr. Miss & Miss Shamrock Pageants
7:00-10:00 PM Ceili Fun Night, VFW Hall -- Sponsored by St. Patís Association
Instrumental & Vocal presentations, Dance & sing-a-long, free will offering, public invited.
8:00 PM MAINSTREET COMMUNITY THEATER - Presenting the Musical "SOUND OF MUSIC'
Saturday March 18
6:00-11:00 AM SWIM O'ROUND THE LOCH, Smith Wellness Center
- Sponsored by Iowa Lakes Community College
- 1/2 Mile by time
- 1 Mile by time
8:30 AM O'ROUND THE LOCH SCHOLARSHIP RUN, Smith Wellness Center Gymnasium
- Sponsored by Iowa Lakes Community College & St. Pat's Association
- 1/2 Marathon Run at 8:30 a.m.
- 5K & Fun Run at 9:30 a.m.
10:30-1:00 PM HOSPITALITY ROOM FOR FRIENDS OF EDUCATION, Pizza Ranch -
Sponsored by Unit 10, Iowa State Education Association
- Dessert & Regular pizza bits
- Open to the Public
10:45-1:00 PM IRISH STEW - Multipurpose Center - Sponsored by Palo Alto County Democratic Party
- Free will offering
FOOD VENDORS near Courthouse Square and various locations around town 
1:00-1:30 PM Pre-Parade- Parade of Visiting Dignitaries followed by introductions at the reviewing stand
1:30-3:30 PM Famous St. Patrickís Day Parade
-- Sponsored by St. Patís Association, Organized by the Knights of Columbus
Featuring: Brian Boru Bagpipe Band; Marching Bands; Clown Troupes; Shrine Units; Oriental Band; Animal Unit and MUCH MUCH MORE
3:30-5:00 PM RUGBY GAME - Iowa Falls vs Gopher College Rugby Team from Algona
- Location is Iowa Lakes Community College Football Field - South of the Smith Wellness Center
6:00 PM Banquet and Social Hour VFW Hall - Cash Bar
7:00 PM BANQUET DINNER & PROGRAM  - Prepared by VFW Ladies Auxiliary
- Featured Speaker, Irish Dignitary,  Senator Mary Jackman, M.C.C. (FG)
- Reservations made through St. Pat's Headquarters or call 712-852-4326    
8:00 PM MAINSTREET COMMUNITY THEATER - Presenting the Musical "SOUND OF MUSIC'
8:00 - 12:00 PM MOVIE-ATHON FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS at Wellness Center
- Sponsored by Palo Alto County Alcohol Awareness Council
- Free Pepsi & popcorn - prizes every 1/2 hour
Sunday March 19
8:30-12:30 AM Pancake Breakfast VFW- Sponsored by Rotary Club
10:00 AM Special Irish Mass- Holy Family Parish- Assumption Catholic Church
2:00 PM MAINSTREET COMMUNITY THEATER - Presenting the Musical "SOUND OF MUSIC'
2:00 - 4:00 PM OPEN HOUSE - Family Practice Clinics at PACH - Refreshments & tours
5:00 PM Ireland Landscapes- Extraordinary slide presentation set to music, Presented by Dr. James H. Coffey, Fargo, ND, at Smith Wellness Fitness Center, Room 817
Ethnic Food & Baked Goods- Around Town:
McNally Bake Shop, Sum Hing, Family Table, Food Pride
throughout the Weekend (especially on Saturday)