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Civil War Monument, Iowa Capitol Grounds

Current Programs

Meetings usually consist of a social hour, dinner, and program. Anyone may attend the program free of charge, but regular attenders are requested to pay membership dues to defray costs. Most events are held at The Iowa Machine Shed Restaurant, 11151 Hickman Road, Urbandale, Iowa. The restaurant is near the intersection of I-80/35 and Hickman Road and offers free parking. The meeting room is to the left of the front door. Here is a typical evening schedule:

5:30 p.m. -- Cash Bar Opens
6:30 p.m. -- Dinner by Reservation
7:15 p.m. -- Program Begins

DINNER RESERVATIONS -- Click here

PROGRAM CHAIRPERSON -- Contact John Liepa at 515-961-8539

PAST PROGRAMS -- Click here for a partial list

Fall 2021 Campaign

September 1 -- 6:30 p.m.
"'Stonewall' Jackson and Civil War Medicine" -- Dr. Wayne Richenbacher, Retired Cardiac Surgeon, University of Iowa Medical Center, Iowa City
Zoom Meeting

October 6 -- 6:30 p.m.
"Once Lost and Now Found: The Long-Lost Gettysburg Address" -- David Dixon, Santa Barbara, CA
Rec Plex Multi-Purpose Room, 6500 Grand Avenue; bring own refreshments

November 3 -- 7:00 p.m.
"The Sultana Disaster" -- Mike Morell, Moline, Illinois
Zoom Meeting

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