Lifestyle Briefs

Extension plans beekeeping class

SAC CITY — A Beekeeping Basics class will held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 17 at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Office, 620 Park Ave., Sac City. Zack Koopman, an ISU agriculture specialist, will teach the class. Pre-register for the class by Friday by calling (712) ...

‘My Son Is Gay’ film to be shown at Lifetree

A couple’s journey with their son’s announced homosexuality will be examined at Lifetree Cafd at noon and 7 p.m. on Tuesday. This Lifetree event features filmed interviews with a couple who faced various challenges from family, friends, and church after their college-aged son announced he ...

Color Your World at the Fort Dodge Public Library

Feeling stressed out? Need some inspiration for the upcoming holiday season? If so, come relax and explore your creative side through coloring at the Fort Dodge Public Library. The next adult coloring sessions will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday in the ...

Festival of Trees comes to Laurens

LAURENS — The Laurens Festival of Trees opens today and will be open on weekends through the end of December. It features decorated Christmas trees with themes like Iowa State Cyclones, Iowa Hawkeyes, gingerbread, Dr. Seuss, chocolate and many others. There will also be a display of mini ...

KYL preschool storytime is Tuesday

WEBSTER CITY — Kendall Young Library will hold preschool storytime from 10:05 to 10:35 a.m. Tuesday at the library.

Come & Go Activities at Kendall Young Library

WEBSTER CITY — The Kendall Young Library will host Come & Go Activities for children 5 years old to fifth grade from 3:45 to 5 p.m. on Thursday at the library.

Symphony to perform today

The Fort Dodge Area Symphony will perform at 3 p.m. today at the Fort Dodge Middle School, 800 N. 32nd St.

KYL DIY Club to make ornaments

WEBSTER CITY — Kendall Young Library will be hosting the DIY Club at 6 p.m. on Tuesday in the Kendall Young Library Meeting Room. This month we will be making Christmas ornaments. No registration is required. Adults only.

KYL Teen Lounge is Tuesday, Wednesday

WEBSTER CITY — The Kendall Young Library will host Teen Lounge from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday at the library. Snacks, board games, laptops, Wii games and more.

Lifetree Cafe topic is handwriting secrets

What your handwriting reveals about you will be discussed at noon and 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Lifetree Cafe, 18 S. Third St. The program, titled “Sign Here: What Handwriting Reveals About You — and Others,” features a filmed interview with master graphologist Kathi McKnight. ...

Teen Advisory Program to meet Thursday

WEBSTER CITY — Kendall Young Library has started a Teen Advisory Program that meets on the first Thursday of every month from 5 to 6 p.m. We will be meeting on from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday in the Library Meeting Room. Teen Advisory Board is open to teens in grades 6-12. If teens know what ...

Terrific Tuesday at KYL

WEBSTER CITY — The Kendall Young Library will host Terrific Tuesdays, for children K-5th grade, from 4 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday at the library.

Yoakam and Perry will perform today

A concert will be held at 3 p.m. today at Grace Lutheran Church, 211 S. Ninth St. Humboldt native Lucas Yoakam will perform on trumpet and Bruce Perry will play piano. The program features works by Halsey Stevens, Georges Enesco, Gustav Mahler, and Joseph Haydn and is given as a culmination ...

Retired School Personnel to meet Dec. 3

The Webster County Unit of Iowa Retired School Personnel will meet on Dec. 3 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 838 N. 25th St. The noon lunch will be served by the church women. The program will feature Fort Dodge Senior High music program and information on IPERS. Volunteer hours and items ...

Nativity Open House is Dec. 2

Lutheran Family Service will hold its Nativity Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. on Dec. 2 at 230 Ninth Ave. N. The event is designated for the neighborhood, the volunteers and for all area Lutherans. The open house will display more than 200 Nativity sets that have been gifted to Lutheran Family ...

KYL Bilingual Storytime is Saturday

WEBSTER CITY — Kendall Young Library, Webster City, is holding a bilingual storytime at 2 p.m. Saturday at the library. Those attending may decorate cookies and read stories to help encourage the love of reading in English and Spanish.

Deer Hunters Breakfast is Saturday

LEHIGH — The Lehigh Lions Club Deer Hunters Breakfast will be held from 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Lehigh Senior Citizens Center on Main Street. The all-you-can-eat breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, and eggs for $6 for adults and $2.50 for children under 12.

KYL preschool storytime is Tuesday

WEBSTER CITY — Kendall Young Library will hold preschool storytime from 10:05 to 10:35 a.m. Tuesday at the library.

Free Dental Service Day Saturday

Webster County Health Department and Iowa Central Community College Dental Hygiene Program are offering Free Dental Service Day for adults from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Vo-Tech Building at Iowa Central. Call Gayla Moore at 573-4107 to schedule an appointment time for exams, fillings, ...