Lifestyle Briefs

Kendall Young Library to host potato chip taste-off Tuesday

WEBSTER CITY — Kendall Young Library, Webster City, is hosting a potato chip taste-off event at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Those attending will be taste- testing as many flavors of potato chips as library staff can find and choosing favorites.

Kendall Young Library 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.

Martin Luther King Day program Monday

A Martin Luther King Day program will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at Second Baptist Church, 1827 Fourth Ave. S. Terry Moehnke will be the master of ceremonies. Jesse Ulrich, Fort Dodge Community School District, will be a guest speaker. Poem readings and a short history of Martin Luther King Jr. ...

Come & Go Activities at KYL

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.

Illegal immigration is Lifetree Cafe topic

How to respond to illegal immigration will be explored at noon and 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Lifetree Cafe, 18 S. Third St. The program, titled “Kids Without a Country: An Illegal Immigrant’s Story,” features the filmed story of Reyna Grande, who crossed the border with her family illegally ...

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 “Little Women” by Louisa May Alcott. New members are always welcome and free to bring a sack lunch.

Nutrition program aimed at older adults

POCAHONTAS — Food insecurity reduces an older adult’s ability to perform activities of daily living. Nationally one in four older adults is estimated to be malnourished. Proper nutrition can help improve these situations. Pocahontas Public Library, in partnership with ISU Extension and ...

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.

Cork and Quilt class is Wednesday

The first Cork and Quilt class is 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Frontier Opera House. Class fee is $15, which includes a glass of wine for those 21 years and older. Those under 21 years attending will be provided a nonalcoholic beverage. A quilt sponsored by Tillie’s Quilts will be made which will ...

Manson Meridian tickets now on sale

MANSON — Tickets for the Manson Meridian Singers’ 48th annual performance are now on sale. This year’s theme is “For Every Season, A Song,” with music from the seasons of life — taking the audience from birth through the golden years. Under the direction of Lori Erkenbrack, and ...

Beginning beekeeping classes offered

WEBSTER CITY — ISU Extension will hold a series of four training sessions for anyone in the area who is interested in starting in beekeeping. Classes will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. to be held on four consecutive Saturdays beginning Jan. 19. The Hamilton County ISU Extension at 311 Bank St. ...

Garden Club to meet Tuesday

The Fort Dodge Federated Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Lion’s Den, 731 Exposition Drive. The serving committee is Shirley Wolf and Barb Gollob. Jan Krass will give a short report on The Spider Plant. There will be an open discussion on different bulbs, how to plant, when to ...

Come & Go Activities at KYL

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, 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 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.