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September 23, 2013

Indian Hills Homecoming week bringing more fun to Ottumwa

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As the weekend rolls in, the fun continues. Indian Hills will partner with United Way to host their ninth annual car show on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at the Advanced Technology Center. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and costs $15 for all vehicles. All of the proceeds will go toward scholarships and the United Way.

There will be tons of great events going on at the car show, including a piston toss, a rock climbing wall brought by the National Guard and a pinewood derby race for the first 50 interested children. Everything will be free to participate in.

Homecoming week wraps up during the afternoon and evening on Saturday. The softball and men’s and women’s soccer teams all have contests at home, and there will be a free children’s craft fair from 1-3 p.m.

With all of these great events taking place, community members are encouraged to come out and have fun, especially in the glow run and car show.

“It’s a wonderful week, and we have a lot of fun,” Myers said. “We have a lot of participants, and hopefully this year we have a lot more participants in the glow run and car show.”

— To see reporter Josh Vardaman's Twitter feed, go to @CourierJosh.

IHCC Homecoming schedule Monday, Sept. 30 Online voting for king and queen begins 5:30 p.m.: Retirees' Dinner, Warrior Junction 7 p.m.: Volleyball Match, Tom Arnold Net Center" Tuesday, Oct. 1 Online voting for king and queen continues 7:30 p.m.: Alumni Film Fest, St. John Auditorium 9 p.m.: Dance, main dining hall Wednesday, Oct. 2 11:30 a.m.: Stupid Human Tricks, main dining hall, formal lounge Noon: King and Queen coronation, main dining hall 7:15 p.m.: Glow Run, 5K Race/2-Mile Walk, Advanced Technology Center 9 p.m.: Bonfire, Wapello Hall Ottumwa Oktoberfest Tent, downtown Ottumwa Thursday, Oct. 3 12:30-2:30 p.m.: Cultural Display and Henna Tattoos, Formal Lounge 7-10 p.m.: Casino Night, Hellyer Student Life Center Ottumwa Oktoberfest Tent, downtown Ottumwa Friday, Oct. 4 4-7 p.m.: Centerville Homecoming Reception, Continental Hotel Ottumwa Oktoberfest Tent, downtown Ottumwa Saturday, October 5 10 a.m.: Oktoberfest Parade, downtown Ottumwa 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Laser Club Cookout, Advanced Technology Center 12-4 p.m.: Car and Motorcycle Show 1-3 p.m.: Children's Craft Fair 1-4 p.m.: IHCC Bookstore open -- 20 percent discount on all apparel 1 p.m.: IHCC softball game, R.L. Hellyer Field Ottumwa Oktoberfest Tent, downtown Ottumwa

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