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Eilean Donan Castle Calanais Stones Edinburgh
As one of the most iconic images of Scotland, Eilean Donan castle is recognized all around the world.
Against the backdrop of their 5000 years, the Calanais Stones have witnessed countless changes.
Edinburgh manages to combine both ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Scottish gardens are famous for their clear air and profuse flowers.

Welcome to Gleanings!

Welcome to Gleanings, the online newsletter of the Central Iowa Chapter of the Scottish Heritage Society of Iowa. We hope you take a few minutes to learn about our organization and upcoming events. Anyone of Scottish descent or who is interested in Scottish culture and arts is welcome, so please feel free to join us at our next activity.

Upcoming Event

Please bring an appetizer to share. BYOB.
Space is limited so if you plan to attend, please RSVP by December 28 to (515) 278-2067 or

Hogmanay Party

Since we can’t join the crowds of revelers in Scotland we’ll have our own party here. We’ll share the meaning and origin of Hogmanay traditions while enjoying friendship, snacks, music and Auld Lang Syne.