Lifestyle Briefs

Relay for Life will be held on June 15

Local participants will join together at the annual Relay For Life of Webster County at City Square in Fort Dodge (in front of library) to help beat our biggest rival — cancer. The event starts at 11 a.m. and ends at 2 p.m. on June 15. The American Cancer Society (ACS) is the only ...

Lifetree topic is tips for living a long life

Practical tips for living a long and well-lived life will be examined at noon on Tuesday at Lifetree Cafe, 18 S. Third St. The program, titled “How to Live to 100: Advice From Those Who’ve Done It,” features a short film in which centenarians (people who have reached the age of 100) ...

‘They Watched the Past’ presentation

WEBSTER CITY — Dave Baker, writer and photographer of the Iowa history blog, “Iowa: The 29th State,” will present a program, “They Watched the Past,” at 1 p.m. Saturday at The Mulberry Center Church in Wilson Brewer Historic Park, Webster City. Come hear stories of the buildings you ...

Moorland vendor and craft show June 15

MOORLAND — Moorland Summer Bash Vendor and Craft Show is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 15 at the Moorland Community Center, Moorland. Vendors interested in participating should contact Shanelle Graves at

Lifetree Cafe topic will be on one man’s ‘encounter with God’

Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Tamrat Layne tells about his controversial “encounter with God” in a filmed interview at Lifetree Cafe at noon on Tuesday at Lifetree Cafe, 18 S. Third St. After serving as prime minister, Layne was convicted on corruption charges and served 12 years in ...

Woolstock artist to have exhibit in Belmond

BELMOND — The Belmond Area Arts Council is holding an exhibit of the work of artist Robin Hamer, of Woolstock. The art exhibit is open on Sunday afternoons beginning today and continuing through June 30 at the Jenison – Meacham Memorial Art Center & Museum north of Belmond at 1179 ...

FDPL summer children’s storytime registration begins Thursday

Registration for Summer Preschool Storytime at the Fort Dodge Public Library will begin on Thursday. Storytimes will begin on June 19 and 20 and will conclude on July 24 and 25. Children who are 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 years of age are eligible for registration. Registration in advance is ...

Kendall Young Library Teen Lounge is Tuesday

WEBSTER CITY — The Kendall Young Library will host Teen Lounge from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the library for teens in sixth to 12th grades. Crafts, snacks, board games, laptops, Wii games and more.

Mental Health Awareness Walk/Run 2019 is Thursday

Youth Empowerment Association Walk/Run 2019 is Thursday at Brown’s Shoe Fit Co., 210 S. 25th St. Sign up begins at 5:30 p.m. with the walk starting at 6 p.m. Registration is a freewill donation. Come raise awareness for mental health. Community resources and prizes will be available.

Fort Dodge Women’s Connection to meet

The Fort Dodge Women’s Connection will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Tea Thyme, 2021 Sixth Ave. S. Cost for the event is $10. The speaker is Crystal Hervey of Wichita, Kansas. Her subject is “The Search is on.” She spent years searching for peace, happiness, success, contentment and ...

KYL announces Memorial Day closing

WEBSTER CITY — Kendall Young Library, Webster City, will be closed on Saturday and May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. Normal hours will resume at 10 a.m. May 28.

KYL Movie for Adults is Tuesday

WEBSTER CITY — Movie for Adults at Kendall Young Library, Webster City, is 6 p.m. Tuesday in the library meeting room. “On the Basis of Sex” will be shown. Popcorn and beverages provided. No registration is required.

KYL will hold tech activity Thursday

WEBSTER CITY — Kendall Young Library, Webster City, is holding an after school tech activity for children 5 years old to fifth grade from 3:45 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the library.

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 for teens in sixth to 12th grades. Crafts, snacks, board games, laptops, Wii games and more.

Moorland Alumni Banquet reservations are due May 31

MOORLAND — The Moorland Alumni Banquet will be held June 8 at the Garden Winery in Callender. Social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. This will be the last banquet. The 60-year class (1959) and the 70-year class (1949) will be honored. Any former students who attended ...

Crown Victorias to headline classic car show in Fort Dodge

Classic cars of the 1950s adorned with chrome and perhaps sporting whitewall tires are expected at the Fort Museum and Frontier Village on May 25. The Ford Crown Victoria Association will hold a rally there from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. that day. About 40 Crown Victorias dating from 1954 to 1956 ...

Fort Dodge Public Library to hold adult coloring Tuesday

Come celebrate spring, explore your creative side and socialize with other creative and interesting people. Fort Dodge Public Library’s next adult coloring session is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday. The library provides coloring sheets, colored pencils, markers, gel pens and cookies. If you are ...

Blanden to hold Business Skills for Artists class Saturday

Blanden Memorial Art Museum is holding a Business Skills for Artists class from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Citizen’s Central, 617 Central Ave., use courtyard entrance, room 201. The subject will be time management. Students will discover analytical and tool-based approaches to manage time. These ...