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Lifestyle Briefs

Manson Fall Craft Show is Saturday

MANSON - The Mason WA TAN YE Club is hosting its fall craft show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Manson Northwest Webster High School Commons, in Manson.The craft show only allows handmade items. Items included in the craft show are woodworking, rag rugs, etched glass, lap and baby ...

Brown Bag Briefings continue Thursday

These weekly sessions are held from noon to 1 p.m. each Thursday in October in the meeting room of the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave. Attendees may bring a sack lunch. Coffee is provided. There is no charge. The meetings are sponsored by Friends of the Fort Dodge Public ...

Drumline event to be Tuesday

Rhythm will rule when the Iowa Central Drumline Event is held at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Decker Auditorium on the main campus of Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge.Featured during the performance will be individual performances by drumlines from Fort Dodge Senior High, Storm Lake High ...

Men are invited to Stonecroft brunch

Stonecroft Women's Connection welcomes area women and men to a guest brunch, 9:30 a.m. Oct. 20 at Tea Thyme, 2021 Sixth Ave. S. Cost is $10 inclusive.Speaker Scott Gottschalk, from Kimball, Minnesota will speak about "Desperate Moments: The Making of a Transformed Life" after heading down a ...

Brown Bag Briefings continue

These weekly sessions are held from noon to 1 p.m. each Thursday in October in the meeting room of the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave. Attendees may bring a sack lunch. Coffee is provided. There is no charge. The meetings are sponsored by Friends of the Fort Dodge Public ...

Brown Bag Briefings begin Thursday, run through October

These weekly sessions are held from noon to 1 p.m. each Thursday in October in the meeting room of the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave. Attendees may bring a sack lunch. Coffee is provided. There is no charge. The meetings are sponsored by Friends of the Fort Dodge Public ...

Calhoun County Museum to hold dance Oct. 4

ROCKWELL CITY - A free dance, sponsored by the Calhoun County Historical Society, will be 6:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Calhoun County Museum in Rockwell City.This year marks the 11th annual dance at the museum. The evening will include dancing, listening and conversing with friends, along with ...

Moonlight Harvest 5k Glow Run and Walk is Oct. 10

Clarion-Goldfield Dows Middle School Peer Helpers present the second annual Moonlight Harvest 5k Glow Run and walk on Oct. 10.Registration is $5 per student with no T-shirt and $15 all ages with a T-shirt.Prerace activities start at 6:30 p.m. and the race starts at 8 p.m.Contact CGDMS at ...

Flu shot clinic at health department

The sixth annual Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic is Sept. 26 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Webster County Health Department, 723 First Ave. S. All insurances are accepted, including Medicaid and Medicare. Cash or check is also accepted. Cost is $25.

Mickelson to sign books in Humboldt

HUMBOLDT - A book signing and reading by Fort Dodge author Sandy Mickelson is planned at 11 a.m. on Friday in Humboldt.Kist Korner, 626 Sumner Ave., will host the event. Owners Lynn and Kevin Kist operate a deli and second-hand store. Mickelson's book, "When We're Not Together," is a ...

65th FDHS reuinion is Sept. 11 and 12

The Fort Dodge High School class of 1950 will hold their 65th reunion on Sept. 11 and 12 at the Willow Ridge restaurant. An informal mixer will be held Friday at 5:30 p.m.Saturday's social hour starts at 5:30 p.m. with a buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m.A Saturday morning coffee will be held at 9:30 ...

Meridian Singers auditions set

MANSON - The time for Manson Meridian Singers auditions is nearly here. Tryouts for this year's group will be held Sept. 10. Audition times will be from 7 until 8:30 p.m.Auditions are being held for singers new to the group, along with singers who may have previously sung with the group for one ...

Bridge marathon begins in September

The bridge marathon benefiting Trinity Regional Auxiliary will begin in September.Games will be played on the fourth Monday of each month starting on Sept. 28 and going through May, skipping December. Participants will play 20 hands of bridge at the Kenyon Place dining room at Friendship Haven, ...

Reunion for Washington Township School

Washington Township School No. 10 will hold a reunion at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at the Sports Page Bar & Grill, 2707 N. 15th St. All former students, spouses, teachers and parents are welcome and encouraged to attend this Dutch treat lunch.For more information contact Karen Cuckie Amman ...

Stonecroft brunch is set for Aug. 18

The Stonecroft Women's Connection welcomes area women to "Hope Sweet Hope" brunch, 9:30 a.m. Aug. 18 at Tea Thyme, 2021 Sixth Ave. S. Cost is $10 inclusive.Speaker Laurie Kimball, From Minneapolis, Minnesota, shares "Moving On". We are always moving on in life, even without changing location. ...

Clarion looks for flea market and farmer’s market vendors

The Clarion Chamber & Development is planning a monthly Market on Main flea and farmer's market on the courthouse green. They are looking for quality flea and market items, repurposed goods and specialty craft vendors and farmer's market vendors.There will be a market on Aug. 22 and ...

Market on Main vendors sought

CLARION - The Clarion Chamber and Development is planning a monthly Market on Main flea and farmers market on the courthouse green."We're looking for quality flea or 'junk' market items, repurposed goods and specialty craft vendors, as well as additional farmers market folks," said Pam ...

Sac FreeCycle Coming soon

SAC CITY - FreeCycle on Friday and Saturday will give Sac City residents an opportunity to recycle and find recycled treasures.FreeCycle donations will be accepted on Friday at the Chautauqua Building from 1 to 7 p.m. Donations of clean, useable goods are welcome.Notices about working ...

Arts R Alive in Webster City set

WEBSTER CITY - The Arts R Alive in Webster City fifth annual sculpture event is Wednesday and Thursday in West Twin Park, Webster City. The event is free.On Wednesday, voting for People's Choice is from 4 to 7 p.m. At 5 p.m. Sister Act Quartet will perform. There is a 6 p.m. artist talk with ...

FDSH class of 1965 reunion set for July 31 and Aug. 1

The Fort Dodge High School class of 1965 will celebrate its 50th reunion on July 31 with a dinner at the Best Western Starlite Village Inn & Suites beginning at 5:30 p.m. On Aug. 1, the class will meet for a tour of the high school at 9:30 a.m., followed by dinner at the John F. Kennedy ...