Lifestyle Briefs

Webster County Museum opens Thursday

OTHO — The Webster County Museum will open for the 2018 season on Thursday. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Thursday and Saturday through October. The museum is located at 515 School St., Otho. Donations will be accepted.

Humboldt Art Festival is Saturday

HUMBOLDT — The 13th annual Humboldt Art Festival is Saturday at the Humboldt County Historical Museum. Free children’s arts and crafts activities will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Music and entertainment will be on stage all day. Zach Suntken and Co. will provide music from 10 a.m. to ...

‘Hands On A Hardbody’ will be performed at History Boy Theatre

JEFFERSON — History Boy Theatre Company in Jefferson will perform “Hands On A Hardbody” at the theater in Jefferson. “Hands On A Hardbody” features 10 hard-luck Texans trying to gain a new lease on life, and it’s so close they can touch it. Standing days under a fervent sun with ...

Moorland Alumni Banquet is June 9; all former students welcome

CALLENDER — The Moorland Alumni Banquet will be held at the Garden Winery (old Callender school) on June 9 at 5:30 p.m. social hour and 6 p.m. dinner. For reservations, call Judy Ewing-Huegel 571-0211, Bill Byrne 549-3723, or Janet Doster 549-3376. All former students who attended Moorland ...

Playscape Playdate at Kennedy Park; registration requested

Webster County Conservation is holding Playscape Playdate at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday. Please wear appropriate clothing and shoes as activities may include getting wet, dirty and having an all around good time. There is no fee but registation is ...

Lake View hosts Reel Fun Fishing Tournament

LAKE VIEW — The second annual Reel Fun Fishing Tournament begins at 6:30 a.m. Saturday at the Open Shelter House in Town Bay at Black Hawk Lake. Registration is $20 and includes a meal of hot dogs, chips and drink along with a raffle ticket. All fish must be weighed by 2 p.m. Since the ...

Lake View Sip and Sample is June 2

LAKE VIEW — Lake View will hold the 10th annual Sip and Sample on Main Street on June 2. The wine-tasting event takes place from 2 to 5:30 p.m. and includes an afternoon of sampling beverages and browsing vendors that include home decor and personal items. Following Sip and Sample, the ...

Teen suicide is Lifetree Cafe topic

The growing number of teen suicides will be discussed at noon and 7 p.m. Tuesday at Lifetree Cafe at Cana, 18 S. Third St. The program, titled “Exploring Teen Suicide: A Necessary Conversation,” features a filmed interview with Shay Black, a woman whose son unexpectedly took his own ...

Color your stress away

WEBSTER CITY — Looking for a way to relax and relieve stress? Kendall Young Library will hold Coloring For Adults from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Jane Young room.

Noon book club to meet at KYL

WEBSTER CITY — The book “Killers of the Flower Moon” is the selection for the Noon Book Club this month at Kendall Young Library. It has to do with the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI. Copies of the book are available at the Kendall Young Library. The book discussion will take ...

FD Public Library to hold storytime

Registration for preschool Summer Storytime at the Fort Dodge Public Library will begin Thursday. Storytimes will start June 13 and will conclude July 19. During the six-week session, children listen to stories, rhymes, learn fingerplays and take their first steps toward early literacy. ...

Sonshine Singers CD for sale

The “live” CD recording of the Sonshine Singers February 2018 ministry is now available for purchase for $12 at the following locations: Bergman Plumbing, Tea Thyme, Daniel Pharmacy, Party Productions and Silhouette Salon. For mailing information, contact Armona Redenius at 570-6130.

Fort Dodge Women’s Connection to meet

The Fort Dodge Women’s Connection will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Tea Thyme, 2021 Sixth Ave. S. Cost for the event is $10. Rita Ford of Geneseo, Illinois, will speak about“Finding Peace and Priorities.” Ford shares how her life was refreshed and addresses priorities. Margaret Shields ...

Homosexuality, faith is Lifetree topic

How God feels about homosexuality will be explored at noon and 7 p.m. Tuesday at Lifetree Cafe at Cana, 18 S. Third St., The program, titled “God and Gays: An Hour of Civil Conversation,” features the filmed stories of Jeff Chu, author of “Does Jesus Really Love Me? A Gay Christian’s ...

Prairie class of 1963 reunion

GOWRIE — The 1963 class of Prairie Community, Gowrie, will hold its 55th class reunion on July 3 at Mulligans, 601 Fourth St., Gowrie Country Club, Gowrie. Happy Hour begins at 4 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Please RSVP by June 20 to Phyllis Anderson Peterson at ...

SMCH to host Fun Run on June 23

LAKE CITY — Join Stewart Memorial Community Hospital (SMCH) and walk or run the Annual 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk. This Fun Run/Walk is sponsored by SMCH and will be held June 23. Race time will be 8:30 a.m. starting at the west side of the city square in Lake City. In the interest of safety, ...

Register Monday for horticulture program

A horticulture program on Cover Crops for Gardens will be presented from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Webster County Extension Office, 217 S 25th St., Suite C-12. Extension Horticulturist Yvonne McCormick will discuss cover crop options for home gardens, some immediate benefits and potential ...

SOAP Scramble Golf Fundraiser Saturday

Friends of Webster County Conservation are holding a SOAP (Support Our Area Parks) Scramble Golf Fundraiser at Lakeside Municipal Golf Course, 1417 Nelson Ave., Fort Dodge, on Saturday. There will be an 8 a.m. shotgun start. The format is a four-person scramble (best ball). A grilled meal is ...

Kayaking 101 classes coming up

Webster County Conservation is holding Kayaking 101 classes May 30 and 31 and June 6 and 7 at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park, 1415 Nelson Ave., Fort Dodge. There will be two classes each day, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. There is a 10 person maximum per class. Cost is $10 per ...