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Lifestyle Briefs

Health screenings scheduled for next week

UnityPoint Health — Trinity Regional Medical Center is holding health screenings May 10 and 13. Stroke and vascular screenings will be held on May 10. Community blood work screenings will be held from 7 a.m. to noon on May 13. Appointment times are required for both screenings. Call Tami ...

Garden Club to meet Tuesday

The Fort Dodge Federated Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Lion’s Den, 731 Exposition Drive. Members are encouraged to wear their favorite gardening hat.

Fireside chat at Camp WaNoKi Thursday

Webster County Conservation will hold a fireside chat from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Camp WaNoKi. The camp is located one mile east of Coalville and one-half mile south on WaNoKi Camp Road. Bring a comfy campfire chair and relax around a campfire. Get a trail map and head out on the trails ...

OLLI at ISU offers distance learning to those over 50

AMES — Don’t live in Central Iowa but are 50+ and love to learn? Today, it doesn’t matter where you live, because our programming is now online with Zoom. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Iowa State University is a lifelong learning program for anyone who is at least 50 years ...

Food box giveaway in Emmetsburg on April 17

EMMETSBURG — The Palo Alto County Council on Aging, Bethany Lutheran Church and USDA Farmers to Families are holding a food box giveaway for anyone living in Palo Alto County at 10:30 a.m. April 17 at the Multi-Purpose Center, Emmetsburg. The boxes will be distributed on a first come, ...

KYL to hold ‘Mario Kart’ tournament

WEBSTER CITY — Kendall Young Library, Webster City, will be holding a “Mario Kart” tournament at The Webster Theater from 1 to 4 p.m. April 17. Only Kendall Young Library patrons may participate. Register by April 14 by calling 832-9100 or emailing waynej@kylib.org. There will be ...

Moose Lodge to hold steak fry April 16

The Fort Dodge Moose Lodge #806 is holding its bi-annual steak fry from 4 to 8 p.m. April 16. A charcoal grilled 16-ounce T-bone with two sides and a roll will be served for $15 per meal. Curbside pick-up, dine in or carryout will be available. Tickets may be purchased at the Moose Lodge ...

TRMC health screenings April 8 and 12

UnityPoint Health — Trinity Regional Medical Center is holding health screenings April 8 and 12. Community blood work screenings will be held from 7 a.m. to noon on April 8. Stroke and vascular screenings will be held on April 12. Appointment times are required for both screenings. Call ...

Lehigh Lions breakfast April 3

LEHIGH — Lehigh Lions Club Spring breakfast is 8 to 11 a.m. April 3 at the Lehigh Community Center, Lehigh. Pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs and a beverage will be served dine-in, carryout or drive-up. Tickets are $6 for adults and $2.50 for children 11 years and under.

Moose Lodge Easter egg hunt canceled

Due to the COVID pandemic and the health of the community, the Fort Dodge Moose Lodge is canceling its annual Easter egg hunt that was scheduled for April 3.

Dayton Public Library to host author Wednesday

DAYTON — The Dayton Public Library is hosting Dayton native Joe LeValley, author of award-winning “Burying the Lede,” from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the library. LeValley has two other published books. His third book, “The Third Side of Murder,” will be fresh off the press. He ...

Northwest Bank a top mortgage lender in 2020

Northwest Bank has been named a top mortgage lender in 2020 by the Iowa Finance Authority. The awards were given to the lending institutions and loan originators who assisted the most homebuyers through IFA programs in 2020. The Iowa Finance Authority offers mortgage and down payment ...

Moose Lodge Easter egg hunt canceled

Due to the COVID pandemic and the health of the community, the Fort Dodge Moose Lodge is canceling its annual Easter egg hunt that was scheduled for April 3.

Webster County Leadership Development program planned

Registrations are currently being accepted for Webster County Leadership 2021, a program designed to maximize the strengths and skills of current and future community leaders. Webster County Leadership 2021 will include three training sessions focusing on topics that include understanding ...

Blanden to hold virtual art class March 20

Blanden Memorial Art Museum, 920 Third Ave. S., is holding a virtual art class, Air Clay Animal Sculpture, from 10 to 11 a.m. March 20. The class is free for the first 25 registrants. Register online at www.blanden.org. Materials must be picked up by 4 p.m. March 18.

Garden Club to meet Tuesday

The Fort Dodge Federated Garden Club will meet at 1p.m. Tuesday at the Lion’s Den, 731 Exposition Drive. Masks are suggested.

Pony Express Dance Feb. 20

Dayton Wranglers Pony Express Dance is Feb. 20 at the Best Western Starlite Village Inn & Suites, 1518 Third Ave. NW. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tyler Richton & the High Bank Boys will play from 7:30 p.m. to midnight. There will be raffles and a live auction. Tickets are $5 for adults ...

Blanden to hold virtual class Feb. 20

Blanden Memorial Art Museum. 920 Third Ave. S., is holding a virtual art class for children, Oil Pastel on Paper. Register online at www.blanden.org by Feb. 18. Students will explore the process of oil pastel drawing. Inspiration for this project comes from the work “Golden Root” by ...

Blanden exhibitions announced

Blanden Memorial Art Museum, 920 Third Ave. S., announces two new exhibitions. New California Views, photographs from the Blanden’s permanent collection, is in the east gallery. This exhibit will run until March 13. Iowa Watercolor Society, a showcase of Iowa talent, will be on display ...

TRMC offers health screenings

UnityPoint Health — Trinity Regional Medical Center is holding health screenings Feb. 8 and 11. Stroke and vascular screenings will be held on Feb. 8. Community blood work screenings will be held from 7 a.m. to noon on Feb. 11. Appointment times are required for both screenings. Call ...