Lifestyle Briefs

Breakfast at the Moose is today

The Moose Lodge is holding a Sunday all-you-can eat off the menu breakfast from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. today at the Lodge, 424 First Ave. S. Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger.

Stroke Club to meet Wednesday

The Stroke Club will meet from 11 to 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday at UnityPoint Health — Trinity Regional Medical Center in conference room 8, door No. 5, first door west of the main entrance. Handicapped parking available or valet parking at the main entrance.

Homemade chicken noodle dinner is Friday

The Women of the Moose will host a homemade chicken noodle dinner from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the Moose Lodge, 424 First Ave. S. The menu includes homemade chicken and noodles over mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans and pie. Cost is $10. Tickets may be purchased at the Moose Lodge after 4 ...

Pancake breakfast is today in Clare

CLARE — The Clare Public Library will hold its annual pancake breakfast and bake sale fundraiser from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. today at the Clare Community Center. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, eggs, loaded eggs, juice, and coffee. Adults $6, children $5 and children age 3 and younger eat ...

Five Island Yellow Bass Bash 2018 is set

EMMETSBURG — The Five Island Yellow Bass Bash 2018 two-man fishing tournament will be held Friday and Saturday at the Shores at Five Island. The banquet will be held from 4 to 9 pm. Friday, and the tournament will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. For more information, contact event ...

Chamber Coffee to honor Chief Hanson

EMMETSBURG — The Emmetsburg Chamber Coffee will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at City Hall. Retiring Police Chief Eric Hanson will be honored for his years of service.

Emmetsburg Chamber Board to meet

EMMETSBURG — The Emmetsburg Chamber Board of Directors will meet at 7 a.m. on Thursday at the Welcome Center in Emmetsburg.

Singer/songwriter MAX to perform at Iowa State

AMES — Tickets are now on sale for soulful-pop singer/songwriter MAX, performing at Iowa State University on Jan. 24. Doors will open at 7 p.m. for the 8 p.m. concert in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union. MAX is a New York City-born pop-soul singer, actor and dancer, known for his ...

MLK Community Dinner to be held Jan. 14

Coppin Chapel AME will host the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Dinner from 2 to 4 p.m. on Jan. 14 at the church, 329 First Ave. S. An “open mic” platform will take place during the dinner for those wishing to share poems, songs, MLK, history and community topics. The Rev. Carolyn ...

Better Breathers Club topic is depression

The Better Breathers Club will meet from 1-2 p.m. on Thursday in the pulmonary rehab education room, at UnityPoint-Trinity Regional Medical Center. Enter at “Entrance C” at the back of the hospital. Valet parking is available. Follow the signs to Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab. Lori Ohrt, ...

Color Your World at the FD Public Library

Feeling stressed out? 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 large meeting room of the library, 424 Central ...

Community blood profile is Thursday

A community blood profile screening will be held from 7 to 9:30 a.m. on Thursday at UnityPoint Trinity Regional Medical Center in the Diabetic Education Center, 802 Kenyon Road. Call Healthy Living at 574-6505 with any questions. Fasting is required.

Emmetsburg Chamber Coffee is Friday

EMMETSBURG — The Emmetsburg Chamber Coffee will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Friday at Iowa Lakes Community College, celebrating the addition of the nursing simulation classroom.

Sock hop is Saturday at Opera House

Richie Lee and the Fabulous ’50s will perform at the “Baby It’s Cold Outside!” sock hop at 7 p.m., Saturday, at the Opera House, Fort Museum and Frontier Village, 1 Museum Road. Advance tickets are $15. Doors open at 6 p.m.

EyeShare meeting is Tuesday

Carrie Chapman, of Altoona, will speak at the EyeShare meeting at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Chapman has attended Guide Dogs for the Blind in Oregon. She will share her experiences and bring her new guide dog Delora. EyeShare low vision/blind group meets the second Tuesday of every month from 1:30 to ...

Estonian National Symphony returns to Stephens Auditorium this February

AMES — Stephens Auditorium and the Ames International Orchestra Festival proudly welcome back the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1 at Stephens Auditorium in Ames. Ticket costs are $25, $50 and $70. The Estonian National Symphony Orchestra started out in 1926 as a ...

Retirement learning sessions planned

Webster County Iowa State Univerity Extension will hold 5 different retirement learning sessions on Wednesdays in January. The session are from noon to 1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Webster County ISU Extension office. The sessions are free, bring your own lunch. Registration is appreciated but ...

Bloodmobile to be in Emmetsburg

EMMETSBURG — The Life Serve Bloodmobile will be in Emmetsburg from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the VFW.

Kendall Young seeks chocolate entries

WEBSTER CITY — Here’s an idea to beat the post-holiday January blahs: whip up a batch of chocolate goodies and enter Kendall Young Library’s sixth annual Festival of Chocolate, to be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Jan. 28. It’s a chance to share with fellow chocoholics, support this annual ...