Community Page

The City of Mount Vernon is a great place to raise a family! The community comes together to celebrate many annual events and the city has a Community Wellness Center known as the Lester Buresh Center (LBC). The City of Mount Vernon boasts 7 parks, a swimming pool, a disc golf course, a 9-hole golf course, and a community athletic complex. Please see the links below for all of the upcoming events and exciting things to do in Mount Vernon.

The following items are not Mount Vernon Community School District sponsored unless otherwise stated. It is being distributed through the school district as a community service of the district to inform you of other community activities or services available.   Click on the  boxes below to open them up for additional information. 

Area Summer Sports Camps – We’ll post here as we receive info
Bass Farms Events

Bass Farms is open Year Round

Click on link below to check out Events at Bass Farms



Boys Scouts/Cub Scouts

Year Round

click here for the website

Early out Child Care Program

St Paul Lutheran church in MV is offering an early out child care program.  Contact them directly for more information.  319-895-8772.

We are just letting you know it’s available.

City of Mount Vernon

click here for the City of Mount Vernon Website



Girl Scouts

Year Round

click here for a link to the Girl Scouts website

Lester Buresh Center (LBC)
Check out the Summer Programs at the LBC.
Sign up now to join the fun at
Music Works Iowa – music lessons
Julia Andrews, the owner of Music Works Iowa offers music lessons in town to 95 local students.  See the flyer below for more information if you are interested in music lessons.
Mount Vernon Parks & Recreation

Click here for the Website to the Mount Vernon Parks & Recreation and events


Orchestra Iowa

Click here for events with Orchestra Iowa

Click here for lesson info from Orchestra Iowa

Click here for information on Orchestra Iowa Chorus

Southeast Linn Community Center
On Their Own and Okay workshop on November 3- Linn County 4-H

For 4th – 6th graders

flyer for On Their Own & Ok

Social Justice event 10/22

click here for a flyer on a Social Justice event