Lifestyle Briefs

Webster County Conservation holding Nature Day Camp

Webster County Conservation is holding a Nature Day Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at Camp WaNoKi, 2401 WaNoKi Camp Road. There will be hiking, primitive hunting skills, geocaching, orienteering, stewardship work and survival skills. Those attending should wear old ...

Aglow speaker will talk about how to manage the cycles in our lives

Deborah Ileff will be the Aglow speaker at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave. Ileff will speak on the cycles in our lives. Do you recognize them? How can you enhance the good cycles and do away with the bad ones? Ileff lives in Muscatine with her husband ...

Webster County Extension to host turfgrass workshop

Are you a homeowner or businesses owner looking to improve your lawn? ISU Extension and Outreach Webster, Wright, Hamilton, Humboldt counties will be hosting a Lawn and Turfgrass Workshop from 6:30 top 8 p.m. on July 24 at the Webster County Extension and Outreach Office, 217 S. 25th St., Suite ...

Beef Quality Assurance Certification to be held in Lytton

LYTTON Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Calhoun County will host a Beef Quality Assurance Certification training from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday at Albright Farms, 2384 Durant Ave., Lytton. BQA is a national program that raises consumer confidence through offering proper ...

Blanden to hold artist reception Saturday

Blanden Memorial Art Museum, 920 Third Ave. S., will hold an artist reception for Madai Taylor from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Taylor’s exhibit, “An Elegy to America in Black and White” will be on display through Aug. 24. The artist lecture will begin at 4 p.m. Refreshments and light hors ...

KYL holds Summer Reading Program

WEBSTER CITY — Kendall Young Library’s summer reading program for children, teens and adults will run through July 31. Read books, win prizes ad have fun. Stop by the library or visit www.kylib.org for more details and to view the calendar of free summer events for all ages.

Compassionate Friends to dedicate pavers

ALGONA — The Compassionate Friends of North Central Iowa will dedicate the new pavers which have been added to the Children’s Memorial at Haggard Park in Algona. This will be held at 2 p.m. on July 15 at the park. Families and friends who have purchased a paver in memory of their child ...

KYL DIY Club to meet Tuesday

WEBSTER CITY — Kendall Young Library DIY Club will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the library in Webster City.

KYL holding Families Reading Together

WEBSTER CITY — Kendall Young Library, Webster City, is holding Families Reading Together, a family reading log, through Aug. 31. Sponsored by a grant from Dollar General Literacy Foundation, the program encourages families to read together – either children reading to parents, parents ...

KYL succulents program Wednesday

WEBSTER CITY — Kendall Young Library, Webster City, will hold a program on succulents at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The program will be presented by Yvonne McCormick. There is no admission fee.

Community Manna Meal is Saturday

First United Methodist Church will hold the next Manna Meal at 5 p.m. on Saturday at the church, 127 N. 10th St. Food provided by First Evangelical Free Church. Bingo will be played following the meal.

‘Wonder’ will show at Fairgrounds

Fort Dodge Parks and Recreation Department is holding a free movie at 8:45 p.m. Wednesday at the Webster County Fairgrounds, 22770 Old Highway 169. The movie “Wonder” will be shown. Those attending should bring their own blankets, lawn chairs and favorite movie snacks.

Extension to offer webcasts

A set of two-hour horticulture webcasts will be shown at the ISU Extension and Outreach Webster County office in Fort Dodge. These webcasts are free of charge and open to anyone who may be interested. • 6:30 p.m. on Thursday Insect Update and Tree Care — Get the latest details about ...

ISU president to speak at K/PACEDC Intern Networking Luncheon

ALGONA — The Kossuth/Palo Alto County Economic Development Corporation will sponsor an Intern Networking Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 18 at the Algona Knights of Columbus Hall. This event will allow Kossuth and Palo Alto County interns and local CEO’s to have an opportunity ...

Fireside Chat at Camp Wa-No-Ki on July 12 includes hike

OTHO — Webster County Naturalist Karen Hansen will present Fireside Chats at Camp Wa-No-Ki at 7 p.m. July 12. Bring the family and friends for a fun and educational evening. The program will offer a nature-themed program and a hike around the camp. Those attending should bring a bag chair and ...

Blanden to hold two-day art camp July 11 and 12

Blanden Memorial Art Museum, 920 Third Ave. S., is holding a two-day art camp entitled Faux Bois Fantasy from 10 a.m. to noon July 11 and 12. The camp is for ages 10 to 16 years. Faux Bois is French for “false wood” and refers to artistically created imitation wood grain. Cost is $30 for ...

Blanden to hold Clever Together Thursdays class on July 12

Blanden Memorial Art Museum, 920 Third Ave. S., is holding Clever Together Thursdays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. July 12. The class is for 2- to 5-year olds accompanied by an adult. The class offers the opportunity for adults to make an original work of art with their child with guided instructions ...

Margaritaville Party at the Frontier Opera House Friday

The Frontier Opera House is holding a Margaritaville Party Friday. Doors open at 6 p.m. Neon-Live will play. Tickets are $5. There will be $3 draws, $4 tequila sunrises and food available for purchase. Must be 21 years or older to enter.