Lifestyle Briefs

Swedish Club to meet Tuesday

STRATFORD — The Swedish club will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the Stratford Lutheran church. Gracie Lambert and Joe Lambert will show and tell of their cruise to Alaska and Gracie’s trip to Latvia this spring. Everyone is welcome to attend. Potluck lunch.

Five Island Trail BBQ fundraiser

EMMETSBURG — A BBQ fundraiser will be held for Five Island Trail from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 13 at Kearny State Park.

‘The Music Man’ auditions Aug. 22

The Comedia Musica Players will hold auditions for “The Music Man” beginning Aug. 22. All audition sessions will begin at 6 p.m. at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1611 Williams Drive. Youth auditions (entering 3rd-8th grade) will be held on Aug. 29 and 30, teen/adult ...

Java & Juice in Jefferson is Friday

JEFFERSON — Jefferson Matters: Main Street’s Java & Juice in Jefferson will be held from 9:30 to 10 a.m. hosted by Greater Life Chiropractic.

KYL kids’ movie is Saturday

WEBSTER CITY — The Kendall Young Library will show the kids movie “Beauty and the Beast” from 10:30 to noon on Saturday.

King of the Tramps with Cordovas

LAKE VIEW — The Stone Pier Summer Concert Series will present King of the Tramps with Cordovas at 6 p.m. Saturday at Black Hawk Lake. The concert is free.

‘Animal Masks’ 2-day art camp is Tuesday

The Blanden Memorial Art Museum will host a 2-day art camp “Animal Masks” from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday and Wednesday at the museum, 920 Third Ave. S. This camp is for children ages 6 to 9 years of age. Cost is $20 for members and $30 for non members. Class size is limited to 12 students. ...

CFI fundraiser at Pizza Ranch is Monday

Children and Families of Iowa (CFI) will host a fundraising event from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Pizza Ranch, 3311 Fifth Ave. S. A percentage of sales as well as tips will go directly to CFI, helping to provide important services for Iowans throughout the state. Community members are encouraged ...

Clever Together at the Blanden Thursday

The Blanden Memorial Art Museum will hold Clever Together for children 2 to 5 year olds and their parent/guardian from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday at the museum, 920 Third Ave. S. Make an original work of art with guided instructions from one of the art instructors. Cost is $3 for members and ...

Keep ’Em Brewing Tasting event is Saturday

EMMETSBURG — The KEMB’s 2nd annual Keep ‘Em Brewing Homebrew and Craft Beer Tasting will be held from 5 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at Soper Park. Live entertainment by the band TV & Beller’d Yellers. Beverage Garden and a ribeye sandwich and burger bar by the Palo Alto County Cattlemen. ...

‘Monster Trucks’ to be shown at Riviera

EMMETSBURG — This weeks Summer Merchant Movie “Monster Trucks” will be shown at 2 p.m. at the Riviera Theatre on Wednesday. Free tickets are available at sponsoring merchant businesses.

E’burg Chamber Coffee is Friday

EMMETSBURG — The Emmetsburg Chamber Coffee along with a new business ribbon cutting will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at Burns Chiropractic in Emmetsburg.

Solar eclipse topic at ‘Lunch and Learn’

Gunderson Funeral Home and Cremation will host a “Lunch and Learn” about the upcoming solar eclipse from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home, 1615 N. 15th St. Austin Hill and Gary Lauterbach, retired science teacher, will present information on the solar eclipse that ...

‘Sing’ to be shown free at the Riviera

EMMETSBURG — This week’s Summer Merchant Movie “Sing” will be shown at 2 p.m. at the Riviera Theatre on Wednesday. Free tickets are avaiable at sponsoring merchant businesses.

P.E.O. Chapter IM to meet Wednesday

P.E.O. Chapter IM will hold its regular monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the home of Mary Duro, 775 Crest Ave. A social time will begin at 1 p.m. with the meeting starting at 1:30 p.m.