Students at Iowa Lakes Community College will get to enjoy Homecoming – Hawaiian style - this month. A Hawaiian themed lunch will kick off activities on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at the Estherville campus from 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. The public and graduates of Iowa Lakes are encouraged to show their Iowa Lakes pride and participate in any/all events.
Also that evening Emmetsburg student senators are hosting comedian Adam Grabowski in the cafeteria at 6 p.m. Grabowski has been voted the “highest rated” comedian by Campus Activities Magazine for the past couple years. It’s a free event, and everyone is welcome to attend.
Then, Wednesday, everyone is encouraged to come dressed in their best Hawaiian outfit when attending the men’s and women’s basketball game on at the Iowa Lakes gym in Estherville; games are at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. They are playing Iowa Central Community College from Fort Dodge. There will be games; prizes for best fan; best Hawaiian dressed; as well as halftime activities. Leis will be given to the first 100 Laker fans.
An evening Luau is planned for Thursday, Jan. 24 at “The Max” in Estherville. Music will be provided by “Big Nacho” along with an evening of food, games and prizes.
To round out the events, an ice cream social will be held on the Estherville campus on Friday, Jan. 25 from 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The college bookstores in Emmetsburg, Estherville and Spencer will offer discounts throughout the week on Iowa Lakes clothing.