Lifestyle Briefs

Emmetsburg band concert is Thursday

EMMETSBURG — The next Emmetsburg Municipal Band concert will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Soper Park in Emmetsburg. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the music.

‘Gaming after Hours’ at Emmetsburg library

EMMETSBURG — “Gaming after Hours” will be held from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Emmetsburg Public Library. Large collection of some of the most intriguing board games. Experts and beginners welcome. Snacks provided.

PAC Conservation canoeing Friday

EMMETSBURG — The Palo Alto County Conservation will host canoeing at 9 a.m. on Friday at Five Island Lake. Call (712) 837-4866 to reserve a canoe.

Ceramic Techniques offered at Blanden

The Blanden Memorial Art Museum will hold “Ceramic Techniques” from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday at the museum, 920 Third Ave. S. The class is for persons 16+ year olds. Cost is $15 pounds per 25 pound bag of clay and $20 for firing fee. For more information call 573-2316, or visit www.blanden.org.

Art class for 2 to 5 year olds

The Blanden Memorial Art Museum will hold Clever Together Thursdays with Marcia Anderson from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday for children ages 2-5 and their parent at the museum, 920 Third Ave. S. Cost is $3 for members and $5 for non-members. Class size is limited to seven children.

Photography entries sought for fair

The Webster County Fair will offer an open photography class once again this year giving the public the opportunity to showcase their work as well as receive feedback through judging. Entries will be accepted June 12 through June 30 at the Webster County Extension office located at 217 S. 25th ...

Figure 8 races set for Saturday

The Webster County Fairgrounds will have figure 8 races beginning at 7 p.m. on Saturday. Grandstand admission fees are $8 for adults, and $4 for children ages 3-12. The pit admission fees are $30 for car and driver, and $20 for a pit pass, you must be 16 or older to be in the pits. For ...

FD Federated Garden Club to meet

The Fort Dodge Federated Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. on Tuesday at the Lion’s Den, 721 Exposition Drive. Sandy Quam, of Jefferson, will give a presentation on “Underwater Designs.” Roll call will be “name a water sport you like” and Sharon Perkins will give a five minute report on ...

Wild Rose to host concert Aug. 21

EMMETSBURG — Under the Streetlamp, featuring former cast members of “Jersey Boys” and other hit Broadway musicals will perform at Wild Rose Casino and Resort, Emmetsburg, Iowa on August 26. Under the Streetlamp is a concert celebration of classic hits of the American Radio Songbook from ...

Business After Hours is June 19

JEFFERSON — Jefferson Matters: Main Street will host “Business After Hours: Business Transition” from 5:45 to 6:30 p.m., with social time at 5:15 p.m. on June 19 at the Elk’s Lodge in Jefferson. A free presentation for all business owners to think about a plan for transition/succession.

Breakfast at the Moose is July 23

The Moose Lodge will hold its regular monthly all-you-can-eat off the menu, cooked to order, breakfast from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on July 23 at the lodge, 424 First Ave. S. Cost is $7 of adults and $5 for children 12 and younger.

Johnson to visit Callender Heritage Library

CALLENDER — Author Joy Johnson of the “B.O.O.B (Burned Out Old Broads) Girls” will be visiting The Callender Heritage Library Community Center at 6 p.m. on Thursday. This program is being sponsored by the Callender Heritage Library and the Callenderwrites Book Club. Even if you haven’t ...

Food Preservation 101 is Thursday

POCAHONTAS — Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach in Pocahontas County is offering a program that will benefit both beginning and experienced preservers. Food Preservation 101 will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday at the Extension Office in Pocahontas. The class will include food ...

PAC Conservation canoeing Friday

EMMETSBURG — The Palo Alto County Conservation will host canoeing at 9 a.m. on Friday at Lost Island Lake. Call (712) 837-4866 to reserve a canoe.

Class of ‘77 40th reunion

The Senior High class of 1977 will celebrate its 40th class reunion July 28 and 29. A casual event with music, food and a bonfire, weather permitting, will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday at 1568 Racine Ave., Badger. The classes of 1975, 1976, 1978 and 1979 are invited to this evening. Cost is $10 ...

EyeShare to meet Tuesday

A low vision/blind EyeShare meeting will be held from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday at the Northridge Apartments, 2805 Sixth Ave. N. Easter Seals will be presenting. For more information call (712) 887-1109.

Fantastic Faux Fossils at the Blanden

The Blanden Memorial Art Museum will host Hope Thier with Fantastic Faux Fossils from 10 a.m. to noon (6-12 year olds) and from 1 to 3 p.m. (13-19 year olds) Saturday at the museum, 920 Third Ave. S. Cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. There is a limit of 12 students in each ...

‘Once Upon a Time’ flower show is Friday

The National Garden Club flower show “Once Upon a Time” will be held from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday at the Best Western Starlite Village Inn & Suites, 1518 Third Ave. N.W. Admission is free. The event is part of the 89th annual Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa state meeting and flower ...

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 VFW Post #9599.

KYL to show ‘BFG’ Saturday

WEBSTER CITY — The Kendall Young Library will show “BFG”, Big Friendly Giant, from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday.