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Lifestyle Briefs

Short Takes

SWC?to holdsilent auctionStonecroft Women's Connection invites all area women to a silent auction fundraiser Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Jane Young House, 629 Elm St., Webster CityThe cost for the evening is $6 inclusive.Deb Pedrick of Urbandale will be the speaker. Those attending are asked to ...

Pre-diabetes class offered at VDMC

In conjunction with National Diabetes Month, Van Diest Medical Center is hosting a free Pre-Diabetes Class on Nov. 18 from 5 to 6 p.m.Participants will learn what Pre-Diabetes is and how to delay or prevent Type 2 Diabetes. Registered Dietician Kristi Zwiefel will share helpful information ...

Trunk show to be featured at sewing guild meeting Nov. 21

MAXWELL?- A trunk show of fashionable garments made from Sewing Workshop patterns and their line of fine fabrics at the next meeting of the Central Iowa Chapter of the American Sewing Guild. This event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. -noon at the Maxwell Area Community Center, 84 ...

Annual leaf pick up is Tuesday

The annual city wide leaf pick up will be held on Tuesday beginning at 7 a.m. Residents are reminded to have their leaves in plastic bags and on the curb by 7 a.m. The bags need to be tied. No sticks or other type of yard waste or rubbish in the bags will be picked up. Only leaves and grass ...

All there is to Go and Do

n 'Map of My Kingdom' to be presentedThere will be two performances in the coming week of the play "Map of My Kingdom," a play about farmland transfer, written by Mary Swander and commissioned by the Practical Farmers of Iowa.The one-act play features a lawyer/mediator specializing in land ...

Former WC resident donates Seberg artifacts

MARSHALLTOWN?- The Orpheum Theater has become the new home of an extensive collection of vintage materials chronicling the career of Marshalltown native Jean Seberg.Last fall, the Orpheum's collection curator, Nancy Adams, received a letter from Kendall Natvig, former Webster City resident, ...

New Materials at Kendall Young Library

Nonfiction:"Sticks and Stones:?Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy" by Emily Bazelon"'Tis the Season to be Felt-y:?Over 40 Handmade Holiday Decorations"?by Kathy Sheldon"Taste of Home Christmas"?by Taste of Home Books"Have Yourself a Homemade ...

Circles schedule

First Congregational, UCC, Women's Fellowship Circles will meet for November as follows. Anyone is welcome to attend any circle meeting. Call church office for more information, 832-2232. Haystack Circle will meet on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the home of Mary Vavroch, hostess and program ...

Short Takes

WCWC style show set for MondayThe Webster City Women's Club will host its annual style show on Monday at 7 p.m. at the Jane Young House.Osweiler's will be providing the garments to be modeled by club members.Music will be provided by Donna Foster and Adele Bowden and refreshments will be ...

Club report

The Lucy Standish Newcastle Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met Nov. 5, at the Down Home Restaurant in Dows.Hostess Iris Eriksen served pumpkin muffins, juice and coffee.The business meeting was called to order by Regent Trudy Larson. She thanked all the members for the ...