Lifestyle Briefs

FD Federated Garden Club to meet Tuesday

The Fort Dodge Federated Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Lions Den, 731 Exposition Drive. Roll call is “Have you planted anything?” Following the meeting, there will be tours of a few members’ gardens in Fort Dodge. Bev Longnecker will report about Irish moss.

Chicken noodle dinner is fundraiser

WEBSTER CITY — The Webster City Congregate Meals is having a chicken noodle dinner as a fundraising event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Congregate Meals in the Senior Center Building at 749 Second St. in Webster City The menu will include chicken noodles, mashed potatoes and gravy, green ...

Going the Distance event is Tuesday

Going the Distance for Disabilities will be held on Tuesday at Rosedale Rapids. It is a two-mile walk, run, or push. The proceeds go to the special needs programs in Fort Dodge as well as towns in the area. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the run will start at 10 a.m.

Moms Demand Action group to meet

The local Moms Demand Action group will meet at 6:45 p.m. Monday at the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave. According to the national website at www.momsdemandaction.org, the group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America was created to demand action from state and federal ...

Fort Dodge Women’s Connection to meet

The Fort Dodge Women’s Connection will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Tea Thyme, 2021 Sixth Ave. S. Cost for the event is $10. Teresa Rutherford of Plainfield, Illinois, will be the speaker. Her subject is “Do You Need a Hero?” Growing up in a violent home, Teresa needed a hero and found ...

Photography and music in Fonda

FONDA — The Fonda Arts Center will have music and photographic art at the center beginning at 3 p.m. on June 24. Yvette Crotty, Jason Braunschweig, Scott Kilbride and Marilyn Tamm-Schmitt will display some of their finest work in a variety of photographic mediums such as metallic, acrylic, ...

1963 Gowrie class reunion approaches

GOWRIE — The 1963 class of Prairie Community, Gowrie, will hold its 55th class reunion on July 3 at Mulligans, 601 Fourth St., Gowrie Country Club, Gowrie. Happy Hour begins at 4 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Please RSVP by June 20 to Phyllis Anderson Peterson at ...

EyeShare meeting is Tuesday

EyeShare low vision/blind support group will meet from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday at the Northridge Apartments, 2805 Sixth Ave. N. Emily Wharton, the director of the Iowa Department for the Blind will be the speaker at the meeting Tuesday. Born legally blind, Wharton grew up in Aurelia. Her ...

Fort Dodge Federated Garden Club to meet June 19

The Fort Dodge Federated Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. June 19 at the Lions Den, 731 Exposition Drive. Roll call is “Have you planted anything?” Following the meeting, there will be tours of a few members’ gardens in Fort Dodge. Bev Longnecker will report about Irish moss.

Graham Tire to host benefit Saturday

Graham Tire, 110 S. 25th St., is hosting its 10th annual benefit for a nonprofit organization on Saturday. This year’s recipient is the Domestic/Sexual Assault Outreach Center. There will be a silent auction until noon Saturday. Items on the auction include a weeklong fishing trip for two, ...

Community Blood Profile offered Thursday

UnityPoint Trinity Regional Medical Center is holding a Community Blood Profile from 7 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday in the Diabetic Education Center, 802 Kenyon Road. Fasting may be required. Walk-ins are welcome. Call Healthy Living at 574-6350 for more information.

Webster County Museum opens Thursday

OTHO — The Webster County Museum will open for the 2018 season on Thursday. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Thursday and Saturday through October. The museum is located at 515 School St., Otho. Donations will be accepted.

Humboldt Art Festival is Saturday

HUMBOLDT — The 13th annual Humboldt Art Festival is Saturday at the Humboldt County Historical Museum. Free children’s arts and crafts activities will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Music and entertainment will be on stage all day. Zach Suntken and Co. will provide music from 10 a.m. to ...

‘Hands On A Hardbody’ will be performed at History Boy Theatre

JEFFERSON — History Boy Theatre Company in Jefferson will perform “Hands On A Hardbody” at the theater in Jefferson. “Hands On A Hardbody” features 10 hard-luck Texans trying to gain a new lease on life, and it’s so close they can touch it. Standing days under a fervent sun with ...

Moorland Alumni Banquet is June 9; all former students welcome

CALLENDER — The Moorland Alumni Banquet will be held at the Garden Winery (old Callender school) on June 9 at 5:30 p.m. social hour and 6 p.m. dinner. For reservations, call Judy Ewing-Huegel 571-0211, Bill Byrne 549-3723, or Janet Doster 549-3376. All former students who attended Moorland ...

Playscape Playdate at Kennedy Park; registration requested

Webster County Conservation is holding Playscape Playdate at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday. Please wear appropriate clothing and shoes as activities may include getting wet, dirty and having an all around good time. There is no fee but registation is ...

Lake View hosts Reel Fun Fishing Tournament

LAKE VIEW — The second annual Reel Fun Fishing Tournament begins at 6:30 a.m. Saturday at the Open Shelter House in Town Bay at Black Hawk Lake. Registration is $20 and includes a meal of hot dogs, chips and drink along with a raffle ticket. All fish must be weighed by 2 p.m. Since the ...

Lake View Sip and Sample is June 2

LAKE VIEW — Lake View will hold the 10th annual Sip and Sample on Main Street on June 2. The wine-tasting event takes place from 2 to 5:30 p.m. and includes an afternoon of sampling beverages and browsing vendors that include home decor and personal items. Following Sip and Sample, the ...

Teen suicide is Lifetree Cafe topic

The growing number of teen suicides will be discussed at noon and 7 p.m. Tuesday at Lifetree Cafe at Cana, 18 S. Third St. The program, titled “Exploring Teen Suicide: A Necessary Conversation,” features a filmed interview with Shay Black, a woman whose son unexpectedly took his own ...