Lifestyle Briefs

FDPL Adult Coloring is Tuesday

Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave., is holding adult coloring from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the library’s large meeting room. The library will provide coloring sheets, colored pencils, markers, gel pens and cookies. If you are a long time coloring fan, feel free to bring your ...

Come & Go Activities at KYL Thursday

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.

KYL Teen Lounge is Tuesday and 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 for teens in sixth to 12th grades. Crafts, snacks, board games, laptops, Wii games and more.

KYL to hold Terrific Tuesday

WEBSTER CITY — The Kendall Young Library will host Terrific Tuesdays, for children in kindergarten through fifth grade, from 4 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday at the library.

KYL to open late on Wednesday

WEBSTER CITY — Kendall Young Library will be opening one hour late on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. due to staff training.

Echelberger benefit is April 7

There will be a benefit for Angie Echelberger from 3 to 6 p.m. on April 7 on the third-floor Eagles Ballroom, 1018 First Ave. N. Echelberger was diagnosed with Stage 4 metastatic breast cancer in December 2018. She will be in treatments for the rest of her life. There will be musical ...

Pederson benefit is Saturday

BADGER — A benefit for Amy Pederson will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Badger Lutheran Church. Pederson was recently diagnosed with the rare cancer, thymic squamous cell carcinoma at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. She is a life-long resident of Badger and is the ...

Garden Seminar will be held Saturday

The 41st annual Garden Seminar, “Stepping into Gardening — for a healthier life and landscape,” is 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in the BioScience Building on the Iowa Central Community College campus, Fort Dodge. Topics include home vegetable gardening and home landscaping tips. The seminar ...

Sexual abuse is Lifetree topic

Breaking the cycle of sexual abuse will be discussed at noon and 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Lifetree Cafe, 18 S. Third St. The program features the filmed story of a woman who suffered childhood sexual abuse. “This brave woman’s story puts sexual abuse out on the table for discussion,” ...

Retired School Personnel to meet

The Webster County Unit of Iowa Retired School Personnel will meet at noon on April 1 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 1023 S. 27th St. The lunch will be catered by the church women. The program will feature the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Next year’s dues and your volunteer hours will be ...

Taste of Kosovo is April 5

A fundraising event for the Youth Exchange Students to Kosovo will be held at Willow Ridge from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on April 5. Iowa Central Community College culinary students have planned a five-course meal with authentic Kosovar food. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at Hy-Vee. A ...

Lifetree topic is resolving family turmoil

How families torn apart by conflict can find hope for healing will be discussed at noon and 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Lifetree Cafe, 18 S. Third St. The program, titled “Family Do-Over: Is It Ever Too Late?” features a screening of the award-winning short film “The ...

Kiwanis to host Pancake Day

Fort Dodge Noon Kiwanis annual Pancake Day will run from 6:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday in the gym at Community Christian School, 2406 9 1/2 Ave. S. The meal will include a beverage, sausage and all the pancakes you can eat. The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Tickets ...

Swedish Club meeting is April 2

STRATFORD — The Swedish club will meet at 7 p.m. on April 2 in the Stratford Lutheran Church fellowship room. The program will be given by former resident and newspaper story teller, Bill Haglund, telling about his experiences in Sweden. Everyone welcome. There will be a potluck lunch.

Manson Firefighters Steak Fry April 3

MANSON — Manson Firefighters Association is holding its annual steak fry from 5 to 10 p.m. April 3 at Big Beve’s, Manson. Tickets are $25 per person at the door. Carryouts are available by calling (712) 469-2135 and in town delivery will be available. There will be a gun raffle with drawing ...

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 for teens in sixth to 12th grades. Crafts, snacks, board games, laptops, Wii games and more. The movie “The House with a Clock in Its Walls” will also be shown. ...

Come & Go Activities at KYL Thursday

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.

Family Lego Night Tuesday at KYL

WEBSTER CITY — The Kendall Young Library will host a Family Lego Night from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the library. Families are welcome to attend and make fun Lego creations.

Lego Club to meet Tuesday at KYL

WEBSTER CITY — The Kendall Young Library will host Lego Club, for children in kindergarten through fifth grade, from 4 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday at the library.

KYL Noon Book Club to meet Tuesday

WEBSTER CITY — The Kendall Young Library Noon Book Club will meet at noon on Tuesday at the library. The book is “Stars Over Clear Lake,” by Loretta Ellsworth.