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Thanks for visiting the First Street Community Center in Mount Vernon, Iowa! Browse our Building Directory to see all the exciting shops, businesses and services that make this former Middle/High School building their home.

The First Street Community Center in Mount Vernon, Iowa was once a building overflowing with students coming and going to class.  We are bringing that excitement and energy back in 2016!  Keep an eye on our “Classes” section, a new menu item underneath our “Events” menu item. We will be adding more exciting and interesting activities for everyone.

Check out all of the activities coming up on our Events Calendar. There’s always something exciting going on at the First Street Community Center! If you would like to host an event with us, please Contact Us online or call us at (319) 895-8060.

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Here’s some of the events we’ve had the pleasure of hosting:

  • Tribute to Carole King
  • Comedy Fest
  • Dan Bern
  • Picture from LilFest - Rad and Bruce - Americana Power Duo
    T. Bruce Bowers & Radoslav Lorkovic – Americana Folk Power Duo
  • Lincoln Highway Auto Tour
  • Robert Campagna Book Signing Event
    Robert Campagna Book Signing
  • Chad Elliott
  • Jugglefest Practice Sessions
  • Eddie Piccard Jazz Quartet
  • Fox and Branch
  • photo of Goatsinger Show: "Gathered" - From Spring 2014
    Goatsinger Show - From Spring 2014
  • Mount Vernon Area Arts Council - Annual Winter Potluck, Concert & Fundraiser
  • Poster for the Beaker Brothers Halloween Show
    The Beaker Brothers
  • Eastern Iowa Brass Band
  • Picture of a marionette of Don Quixote by the Edgar Wibble Puppet Theatre
    A marionette of Don Quixote by the Edgar Wibble Puppet Theatre
  • Farmers Market
  • Save the tapes with the A-Go-Go girls and Dean Traver
    Save the Tapes
  • Picture of Comedy Masks
    Comedy / Improv

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For info about other events at the First Street Community Center check out our Events page.

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