Lifestyle Briefs

Aglow speakers will share message

What is your reality? Weak or strong? Alone or never alone? Empty or fulfilled? Are you in need of a “new” reality? Aglow International will host the Rev. Wally and Lana Shea, from Ankeny, at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave. They will share a message ...

Journey of Hope Walk/Ride is Saturday

Journey of Hope Fun Walk/Bike Ride is Saturday at Community Tap & Pizza, 2026 Fifth Ave. S. The ride will start at 8 a.m. and go to Badger, Vincent and back to the Community. The walks begin at 11 a.m. and will be one or three miles. Magician Larry Dunbar will perform and there will be face ...

Blanden to hold 3-Day Art Camp this week

Blanden Memorial Art Museum, 910 Third Ave. S., is holding a 3-Day Art Camp: In the Cosmic Flow and Join the Barn Quilt Trail, from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, at the museum. The camp is for those 10 to 14 years old. During the first part of the camp, students build a ...

Community Health Center of Fort Dodge to hold Community Block Party

Community Health Center of Fort Dodge is holding a Community Block Party from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at 126 N. Tenth St. There will be free will child/sport physicals and free dental exams and sealants, if needed. Food will be provided by the Webster County Pork Producers and CHCFD. The event is ...

FDSH class of 1998 reunion is Aug. 17, 18

The Fort Dodge Senior High class of 1998 will have a 20-year reunion from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Snell Crawford Park Shelter. It’s a BYOB/potluck event. There’s a golf outing at the Fort Dodge Country Club at 5 p.m. on Friday. Reserve a spot for golf by emailing Kole Petersen at ...

Adult coloring at the FD Public Library

Come relax and socialize with other creative and interesting people during adult coloring at the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave. The next coloring session will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the library’s large meeting room. We provide coloring sheets, colored ...

KYL to hold Healthy Connections

WEBSTER CITY — Kendall Young Library, Webster City, is holding Healthy Connections: Diet and Nutrition at 2 p.m. Monday and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the library. Jodi Harms, of Van Diest Medical Center Senior Life Solutions, will present a program on improving the quality of life of older ...

KYL to hold Tech Games Wednesday

WEBSTER CITY — Kendall Young Library, Webster City, is holding Tech Games for children 6 years to fourth grade from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the library.

Tractor and plow demonstration is Friday

PILOT MOUND — An antique tractor and plow demonstration will be held at 10 a.m. Friday on the farm of LaVerne Johnson, 214 J Ave., Pilot Mound. For more information, call 515-979-6274.

Biking for the Beacon event will raise funds for shelter

Christ Lutheran Church, 2220 10th Ave N., will sponsor a Biking for the Beacon bike ride on Saturday. The bicycle ride will start and finish at Christ Lutheran Church Fort Dodge, with a 7.5-mile route and a 15-mile route. Registration starts at 8 a.m. at Christ Lutheran. The bike ride will ...

Blanden to hold Art Camp Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Blanden Memorial Art Museum, 920 Third Ave. S., is holding a three-day Art Camp “Nature Abstracted” from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for children ages 10 to 14 years. Create with pencil, paints, woods and clay. There is a limit of 12 students. Cost is $30 for members ...

Run/Walk to benefit Meals on Wheels Thursday

Shag the Drag for Meals on Wheels run/walk is Thursday beginning at the Ringland-Smeltzer House, 1019 Second Ave. S. The three-mile run/walk begins at 5:30 p.m. and the one-mile walk begins at 5:35 p.m. Registration cost is $5 per person. Proceeds benefit the local Meals on Wheels program. ...

Fireside Chat scheduled for Thursday at Camp Wa-No-Ki

OTHO — Webster County Naturalist Karen Hansen will present Fireside Chats at Camp Wa-No-Ki at 6 p.m. Thursday. Bring the family and friends for a fun and educational evening. The program will offer a nature-themed program and a hike around the camp. Those attending should bring a bag chair ...

Webster County Conservation holding Nature Day Camp

Webster County Conservation is holding a Nature Day Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 7, 8 and 9 at Camp WaNoKi, 2401 WaNoKi Camp Road. There will be hiking, primitive hunting skills, geocaching, orienteering, stewardship work and survival skills. Those attending should wear old clothes, long ...

Heartland Museum seeks fiber arts for display

CLARION — The Heartland Museum in Clarion is planning a display of fiber arts in August. The show will be free to the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday beginning Wednesday and ending on Aug. 25. Fiber arts include crochet, knitting, loom, cross stitch, duplicate stitch, ...

Salsa Workshop planned in conjunction with online canning lessons

Can I still use Grandma’s canning recipes? This is a common question we hear from home food preservers. Iowans can learn the answer to that question and learn how to “Preserve the Taste of Summer” during online lessons and hands-on workshops from Iowa State University Extension and ...

Blanden offers Clever Together art class

The Blanden Memorial Art Museum will hold Clever Together Thursday, for children ages 2 to 5 and their parent, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the museum, 920 Third Ave. S. Make an original work of art with guided instruction. Cost is $3 for members and $5 for nonmembers. Class is limited to ...

Legacy Learning to offer canning class

WEBSTER CITY — Canning has changed a lot since we helped in the kitchen growing up. We may not have gotten sick, but now the science behind keeping our food safe has been updated, we will explore new techniques.We will test your canning lid to double-check that the pressure on your gauge is ...