Lifestyle Briefs

Pancake and Sausage Breakfast to be held

WHITTEMORE — Members of the Seely-Walsh Post No. 425 of the American Legion will be serving a pancake and sausage breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to noon on Jan. 3 at the American Legion. The menu will include pancakes, fried eggs, toast and sausage.

Holiday happenings in the area

Looking for more ways to enjoy this holiday season? Here are a few things to see and do. Fort Dodge The Lights At Kennedy are lit today from 6 to 9 p.m. at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park, 1415 Nelson Ave. The cost is $5 and Santa will be handing out candy canes. Clarion area The ...

FD Federated Garden Club to meet Tuesday

A potluck dinner will kick off the Fort Dodge Federated Garden Club’s December meeting at noon on Tuesday in the Lion’s Den, 731 Exposition Drive. Members should bring their own table service and a covered dish to share. As a service project for the holidays, members are asked to bring ...

Violin recital to be held Wednesday at McSweeny’s

McSweeny’s School of the Performing Arts will present a recital featuring the violin students of Melissa Gillette, at 7 p.m., Wednesday at the school, 1633 N. 29th St. Students ranging from kindergarten to high school age will perform traditional Suzuki repertoire and Christmas ...

Senior Choir to perform during services today

MANSON — Today, during the regular 9 a.m. worship service, the Senior Choir at Our Savior United Methodist Church in Manson will presenting its annual Christmas Cantata. This year, the choir will perform “Mary, Did You Know?” and was created around one of the most dramatic and inspired ...

Christmas Concert is Tuesday in Humboldt

HUMBOLDT — The Pocahontas Community Band will perform its Christmas Concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Zion Lutheran Church in Humboldt. Cost is a freewill offering. Rollie Jensen is the director.

A few of the many charitable holiday happenings in Fort Dodge

Ponderosa Towing, Fort Dodge, is giving away a 2002 Dodge Intrepid to a family or individual in need, free of charge. The vehicle may be viewed at 1615 Ave. O, Fort Dodge. Send a private Facebook message including a brief description of why the nominee deserves to win the vehicle. Messages need ...

Badger Lions Club selling giant story coloring books at Crossroads mall

The Badger Lions Club will be selling giant story coloring books from 10 a.m. to 4 pm., while supplies last, on Saturday at the Crossroads Mall by Santa Claus square. The cost is $8 each or two for $14. The profit will support the Fort Dodge Salvation Army and the Lord’s Cupboard to support ...

Fort Dodge Choral Society and Jive for Five to perform

The Fort Dodge Choral Society along with Jive for Five will present “Joy of Christmas” in two concerts. The first concert will be at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Faith United Methodist Church in Humboldt. The second at 3 p.m. on Dec. 18 at the First United Methodist Church, 127 N. 10th St. ...

Stonecroft Women’s Connection Christmas brunch is Dec. 20

Stonecroft Women’s Connection welcomes area women to “Christmas Carol Sing-a-Long” brunch, 9:30 a.m. Jan. 20 at Tea Thyme, 2021 Sixth Ave. S. Cost is $10 inclusive. Speaker Terri Hout, of Des Moines, will share “The Little Girl Who Lived in a Boxcar”, regardless of your ...

McSweeny flute recital to be held Saturday at the school

The flute students of Dr. David Klee will present their fall recital at 2 p.m. on Saturday at McSweeny’s School of Performing Arts, 1633 N. 29th St. His students will be featured individually and collectively on several compositions. Bruce Perry will accompany the students on piano. Klee is ...

All-you-can eat breakfast at the Moose is Sunday

The Moose Lodge is holding a Sunday all-you-can eat off the menu breakfast from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. today. Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger. The Moose Lodge is located at 424 First Ave. S.

FD Noon Sertoma to host second annual Sertoma Santa tour

Fort Dodge Noon Sertoma will be participating in the second annual Sertoma Santa. On Christmas Day, members of the service club will be visiting the four nursing homes in Fort Dodge — Friendship Haven, Villa Care Center, Marian Home and Fort Dodge Health and Rehab — and giving Christmas ...

Community Christmas Concert is 7 p.m. today in Gowrie

GOWRIE — Community Christmas Concert present by The Gowrie Area Arts Council at 7 p.m. today at Zion Lutheran Church, Gowrie. The concert will feature the Community Choir, SEV Chamber Choir, Jive for Five, Zion’s Vesper Bells, and many others. Refreshments will be served following ...

Free movie available at the Riviera in Emmetsburg

EMMETSBURG — “Norm of the North” is the free Holiday Merchant movie being played at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Riviera Theatre. Tickets may be picked up at the Chamber or other sponsoring businesses.

Lifestyle briefs: Dec. 4, 2016

Catholic Daughters to meet Thursday Catholic Daughters of the Americas Our Lady of Good Counsel Court No. 216 will hold its annual Christmas Get-Together/Meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday at the Corpus Christi Center, 405 N. Eighth St. There will be a social time with beverages and snacks, ...