Lifestyle Briefs

‘Festival of Chocolate’ Jan. 29

WEBSTER CITY — The Kendall Young Library will host “Festival of Chocolate” from 2 to 4 p.m. on Jan. 29 at the library. Support the Friends of Kendall Young Library while indulging in delicious chocolate creations and enjoying live music in the relaxing library setting. Tickets are $10 ...

‘Cooking for One’ class is Thursday

The Webster County Extension and Outreach office will present “Cooking for One” from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday at the office, Crossroads Mall, 217 S. 25th St., Suite C12. You must register before noon Thursday. Please contact the Webster County Extension and Outreach office at 576-2119. ...

Fair Pancake fundraiser set for Jan. 29

The Webster County Fair Board will host a pancake fundraiser for the 2017 Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Jan. 29 in the west auditorium at the Webster County Fairgrounds. cost is a freewill donation. There will be kids games, a magician and kids bike raffle.

Heart failure class is Tuesday

A heart failure class will be held from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday at UnityPoint-Trinity Regional Medical Center in the Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab education room. To register call 574-6257. This free program is for heart failure patients or those at risk for heart failure and family/support ...

Pancakes for Puppies

WEST BEND — The West Bend Lion’s Club will host “Pancakes for Puppies” from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at the West Bend Fire Station. The menu will include pancakes, scrambled eggs and sausage. Proceeds go to the Leader Dog Program.

Chicken noodle dinner served at the Moose Lodge on Friday

The Women of the Moose Lodge are hosting a chicken noodle dinner from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the Moose, 424 First Ave. S. Dinner includes chicken and noodles over mashed potatoes, bun and dessert for $10. Open to the public. Tickets are now on sale at the bar or at the door.

Kids in the Kitchen cooking class coming to Citizens Central

Kids in the Kitchen cooking class for ages 7-12 will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 7 at Citizens Central, 617 Central Ave. Cost is $10 per child. Menu is Cocoa-Berry Yogurt Tarts, Follow the Trail Mix to My Heart, chocolate Covered Strawberries and Heart Splash. Hy-Vee Dietitian Amber ...

ICCC Visual Arts Department Art show begins Monday

The Iowa Central Visual Arts Department Triton Prairie Lakes High School Art Show will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily beginning Monday through Jan. 29., in the Triton Gallery in Decker Auditorium, Iowa Central Community College, 1 Triton Circle.

KYL movie for adults is Tuesday in Webster City

WEBSTER CITY — The Kendall Young Library will show the movie “Florence Foster Jenkins” at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the library meeting room. Popcorn and beverages will be provided. Heiress Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep) longs to become an opera star in 1940s New York, despite ...

FD Fine Arts presents ‘Third Thursday’ in Otho

The Fort Dodge Fine Arts presents “Third Thursday”, an opportunity for members of the Fort Dodge Fine Arts and other arts supporters to get together informally. The January “Third Thursday” will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Thursday at Juniors Recording Studio, Otho. There will be light ...

Kendall Young Evening Book Club to meet Monday

WEBSTER CITY — The Kendall Young Evening Book Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday at the Kendall Young Library. This months read is the Pulitzer Prize winning Civil War novel “Andersonville” by MacKinlay Kantor.

17th Annual Chili Cook-off is Saturday in Whittemore

WHITTEMORE — The 17th annual Chili Cook-off will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the St. Michaels Parish Center. Winners are voted on by People’s Choice, Judges Choice and the Traveling Trophy. Turkey noodle soup and cinnamon rolls will also be served.

Al Welsh Orchestra to play Jan. 22 in Perry

PERRY — The Perry Fine Arts is sponsoring the Al Welsh Orchestra in a program of “Big Band” ear music as they perform at 2 p.m. on Jan. 22 in the Perry High School’s Performing Arts Center. Fine Arts Concerts are free and open to all. Donations are accepted. The Performing Arts Center ...

U of W Milwaukee Chorale to perform in FD

The University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Chorale will be performing at the First United Methodist Church on Monday. The concert will start at 7:30 p.m. with a performance from the Fort Dodge A capella choir. Admission is free. Dr. Zach Durlam is the director for Wisconsin and is also the ...

Jazz Festival set from Thursday and Friday

The Iowa Central Community College Triton Jazz Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday and Friday in the Decker Auditorium, Iowa Central Community College, 1 Triton Circle. Admission is free.

Color Your World at the FD Public Library

Ready to relax a little now that the holidays are over? If so, we invite you to come explore your creative side and de-stress with other like-minded adults who enjoy coloring. Our next coloring sessions will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday in the ...

Pancake breakfast at Community Christian

The Community Christian School athletic department is holding a pancake breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday at the school gymnasium, 2406 9 1/2 Ave. S. Tickets at the door are $6 per adult and $3 per child ages 3-10. Children 2 and younger eat free.

ISU Outreach to offer ‘Cooking for One’

Sometimes cooking for one or two may seem like a lot of work and trouble. If you feel this way, you are not alone. One- and two-person households are the fastest growing segment of the population. The US has more than 70 million one- and two-person households which is over 60 percent of the ...