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Lifestyle Briefs

Fireside Chat Thursday at Camp WaNoKi

Webster County Conservation is holding a Fireside Chat from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Camp WaNoKi, 2400 WaNoKi Camp Road. A hike will start the evening in search of leaves to make a clay bowl. A Legacy Learning artist will bring everything needed for a creative hands-on evening. This session ...

Federated Garden Club to meet

The Fort Dodge Federated Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Lion’s Den, 731 Exposition Drive. The program will be Garden Collectibles. Visitors are welcome to attend.

Stay Independent: A Healthy Aging Series

Iowa State Extension and Outreach is offering its “Stay Independent: A Healthy Aging Series” virtually from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays from Oct. 6 through Nov.10. Through the Stay Independent classes you will learn the health benefits of eating well and moving more, obtain great ...

Sac County Quilt-A-Fair Sept. 25 and 26

SAC CITY — Sac County Quilt-A-Fair is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 25 and 26 at the Sac County Fairgrounds, Sac City. There will be quilt vendors, free demonstrations, food services available, bits and pieces for sale, a special drawing and self-guided barn quilt tour. Doris Deutmeyer, an Iowa ...

Chili cookoff is Sept. 18 in Otho

OTHO — The Otho Betterment Committee is once again hosting a chili cookoff. The fifth annual chili cook-off and Bloody Mary contest is Sept. 18 at Otho City Park. Bloody Mary public tasting is from 1 p.m to 2 p.m. Cost is $5. Chili public tasting is from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Cost for a ...

RSVP seeks penpals for students

Central Iowa RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) has a fun project in which people over the age of 55 write to fifth graders to help them learn the art of letter writing. This year, Southeast Valley Middle School in Burnside has requested an expansion of the pen pal program to include ...