Lifestyle Briefs

Tom Steinkoenig Band to perform

The Eagles Ballroom will host the Tom Steinkoenig Band at the Sentimental Swing Dance from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Eagles Ballroom, 1018 First Ave. N. Cost is $10 per person. Free basic dance lessons will be given from 5 to 6 p.m. by George and Sherry Barrett, trained ballroom dancers.

FD Federated Garden Club meets Tuesday

The Fort Dodge Federated Garden Club will gather for a potluck meal and meeting at noon on Tuesday in the Celebration Center at Friendship Haven, 420 Kenyon Road. Officers for 2018-19 will be installed and officers currently serving will be thanked for serving the past two years. Roll call will ...

Beta Sigma Phi Christmas Party is Monday

The Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Beta Beta Master Chapter, will hold its Christmas party at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the home of Eileen Carroll, 1309 Second Ave. N. The program will be by the social committee.

Color Your World at Fort Dodge library

Feeling stressed out? Need some inspiration for the upcoming holiday season? If so, come relax and explore your creative side through coloring at the Library. The Fort Dodge Public Library will host the next coloring sessions from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday in the ...

Randal Nerhus to speak on Saturday

A man working to publish another author’s unfinished novel, “Red With Native Blood,” about Native Americans, will speak at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave. Randal Nerhus will speak about Marjorie Carter’s mission to write an historical fiction ...

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.

‘Joy!’ a Christmas musical experience set

“Joy!” a Christmas musical experience featuring Jill Miller, will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday at Iowa Central Community College Decker Auditorium, 1 Triton Circle. Cost is $15 for adults and $10 for seniors and students. Proceeds benefit the Friendship Haven Good Samaritian Fund.

‘Moana’ to be shown at KYL

WEBSTER CITY — The Kendall Young Library will show the kids’ movie “Moana” from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the library.

P.E.O. Chapter JX to meet Wednesday

P.E.O. Chapter JX will hold its business meeting and Christmas luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Tea Thyme at Sadies, 2021 Sixth Ave. S.

KYL preschool storytime is Tuesday

WEBSTER CITY — Kendall Young Library will hold preschool storytime from 10:05 to 10:35 a.m. Tuesday at the library.

Remembrance service set for Wednesday

Kindred Hospice will host a holiday remembrance service from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Kindred Hospice office located at 900 Central Ave. The service will remember and honor those that have gone before us. Prayer, music, fellowship and refreshments. RSVP is required. Please RSVP with ...

KYL Teen Lounge is Tuesday

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.

Terrific Tuesday at KYL

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.

Christmas tree lighting is Thursday

JEFFERSON — The annual community Christmas tree lighting will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Thomas Jefferson Gardens. After Santa lights the tree, Sugar Plum Fairies from Prairie Blue Creative Arts will dance around it, hot cocoa and cookies will be served and carols will be sung by ...

CCS holiday craft and vendor fair is Saturday

Community Christian School will host a holiday craft and vendor fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday at the school gym, located at 2406 9 1/2 Ave. S. Crafters and bakers from around the area will be set up to provide gift and decorating needs for the Christmas holiday. A variety of items ...

Clarion Public Library open house is Thursday

CLARION — The Clarion Public Library will host an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday at the library. Enjoy refreshments, holiday music, meet the staff, listen to a children’s story, take a library tour, or demo the online resources.

FD Animal Health retirees to meet Dec. 12

The Fort Dodge Animal Health retirees will have its December meeting at a different time and location. They will meet at 5 p.m. on Dec. 12 at Eilers Steak House, 116 Kenyon Road.