Lifestyle Briefs

Ornamental Shrubs and Trees program is April 5

Webster County Extension will hold a program on Ornamental Shrubs and Trees at 6:30 p.m. on April 5 at the Webster County Extension Office, 217 S. 25th St., Suite C-12. The program will cover landscape trees and shrubs suitable for Iowa gardens. With so many varieties of plants out on the ...

After school art class is Wednesday

The Blanden Memorial Art Museum will hold an afternoon art class, for kids in K-sixth grade, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the museum, 920 Third Ave. S. Cost is $3 for members and $5 for non-members. Class size is limited to 10 students, call 573-2316 to register.

Blanden to hold ‘Art History & Donuts’

The Blanden Memorial Art Museum will host “Art History & Donuts” from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the museum, 920 Third Ave. S. Each lecture will allow individuals to gain a deeper understanding of the visual arts and provide an arena for discussion and artistic discourse. The lecture is ...

Race will benefit Gowrie Golf Course

GOWRIE — The Spring It On 5K Color Run/Walk will be held at 9 a.m. on April 7. The race benefits the Gowrie Golf Course greens. Entry forms are available online at www.fitnesssports.com and www.southeastvalley.org. The cost is $15 for Southeast Valley students and $20 for adults if entry is ...

‘I, Robot’ art class is for kids

The Blanden Memorial Art Museum will hold “I, Robot” a class from 10 a.m to noon for children 6 to 9 years of age, and from 1 to 3 p.m., for children 10 to 14 years old, on Saturday at the museum, 920 Third Ave. S. This lesson plan gives students an opportunity to imagine what they would ...

K of C Lenten fish fry to be held Friday

The Knights of Columbus will hold a Lenten fish fry from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Corpus Christi Parish Center, 405 N. Eighth St. Cost is $9 for fried or baked fish, $10 for shrimp or fish and shrimp, $5 for grilled cheese and children eat for $5. The dinner includes French fries or ...

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.

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 “The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd, best selling author of “The Secret Life of Bees.”

Oak Hill Poetry-N-Rhythm set for Saturday

Enjoy a creative hour of self-expression at Oak Hill Poetry-N-Rhythm from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Blanden Memorial Art Museum, 920 Third Ave. S. The program includes creative expressions of song, music, dance and the spoken word. Each month there is a different theme to help guide the ...

Kiwanis roast beef dinner is today

HUMBOLDT — The annual Humbolt/Dakota City Noon Kiwanis roast beef dinner is 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in the fellowship hall at Zion Lutheran Church, Humboldt. The meal will feature roast beef on bread with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, coleslaw, dessert and a drink. The price is ...

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.

Walk-A-Block event preregistrations open

One Vision’s Children’s Autism Center is bringing the Walk-A-Block event to Fort Dodge, April 14. The event will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. at Fort Frenzy. This event promotes autism awareness, advocacy and acceptance. There will be a resource fair, community walk and more. ...

Boost the ecosystem in your own yard

The program “Eco-Beneficial Gardening 101” will be offered at 6:30 p.m. on March 26 at the Webster County ISU Extension Office, 217 S. 25th St. Extension Horticulturist Yvonne McCormick will present this informational program, giving tips on how to create a healthy ecosystem in your own ...

KYL to show ‘Darkest Hour’

WEBSTER CITY — Kendall Young Library, Webster City, will host a showing of the movie “Darkest Hour” at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the library meeting room. A thrilling and inspiring true story begins at the precipice of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, ...

Caplan to present program about Holmes

WEBSTER CITY — Kendall Young Library, Webster City, is holding a program on Sherlock Holmes with Richard Caplan at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Caplan is a recognized expert on Sherlock Holmes and is the founding leader of the Younger Stamfords, Iowa City’s Sherlock Holmes Society. He recently ...

Early out art class is Wednesday

The Blanden Memorial Art Museum will hold an early out art class for children in K-sixth grade from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the museum, 920 Third Ave. S. Each class features a new artist, art technique, or movement to enhance the child’s knowledge of art. Cost is $8 for members and $10 ...

K of C 29th annual fish fry

WEST BEND — The Knights of Columbus will host its 29th annual fish fry from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday at the West Bend Golf and Country Club. The menu includes all the fish you can eat, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, macaroni and cheese, corn, dinner roll, ice cream sundae, coffee, milk and ...

Lions Club to host spring breakfast

LEHIGH – The Lehigh Lions Club will host its spring breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Lehigh Community Center. The menu includes all the pancakes, sausage, and eggs you can eat. Cost is $6 for adults and $2.50 for children younger than 12.

Humboldt China Painters show is Saturday

HUMBOLDT — The Humboldt China Painters will hold their spring egg show “Tickled Pink” from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Faith United Methodist Church, Humboldt. Each painter will display their own painted porcelain. A special program at 10 a.m. will feature the Teapot Choir from Our ...