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Lifestyle Briefs

Choralaires to present holiday carol sing-along

CLARION - The Choralaires will host its Community Christmas Carol Sing-Along on Dec. 6 at 3 p.m.The event will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Clarion. A free will offering will be gathered to benefit the Ministerial Association's "Meals fro the Heartland"?food packging event.

Boy Scout pie pickup set for this Saturday

Boy Scout Troop 17 issued a reminder to all who had purchased pies, cheesecakes, rolls and wreaths that a pickup is scheduled for Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to noon. at Ted's Car Wash parking lot.Troop officials said extra pies will also be available, including French silk, apple, cherry, ...

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n Book club selects reads for NovemberKendall Young Library's Noon Book Club has selected books for the November meetings.The Noon Book Club will meet Nov. 24 from noon to 1 p.m. The group will read the book, "The Chaperone,"?by Laura Moriarty.Copies of the books are available at the library's ...

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n 'The Quiet Man' to be shown at Webster Theater todayIn memory of the late Maureen O'Hara, the Academy Award winning movie "The Quiet Man" will be shown at the newly renovated Webster Theater in Webster City compliments of Southfield Wellness Community, owned and operated by ABCM Corporation. ...

New Materials at Kendall Young Library

Nonfiction:"Pedro" by Pedro Martinez"Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology" by Leah Remini"Got to Give the People What they Want: True Stories and Flagrant Opinions from Center Court" by Jalen Rose"My Isl@m: How Fundamentalism Stole My Mind - and Doubt Freed My Soul" by Amir Ahmad ...

Short Takes

Garden club tomeet Wednesdayat ACE?BuildingTown and Country Garden Club will meet Wednesday at 1 p.m. at All Cultures Equal, a week earlier due to Thanksgiving.The program is Holiday Crafts by Bobbi Jo Victor, Holly Mortenson and Amber Sylvester. If you have a hot glue gun, glue sticks and ...

n ‘Our roots run deep’ is theme for 99th annual exposition

Two new members were elected to the Board of Directors at the annual meeting of the Hamilton County Fair last week.Adam Richardson of Webster City and Todd Hassebrock of Williams were elected to three-year terms. Tennie Carlson of Stratford and Charity Hayes, Webster City were also re-elected ...

All there is to Go and Do

n Chili on the menu for supper at Faith UMCFaith United Methodist Church, 2020 Superior St., Webster City, will host a chili supper on Nov. 18. Serving is from 5 to 7 p.m. and the menu includes chili, cinnamon roll, carrots, a bar and drink. A?free will donation will be accepted. Proceeds will ...

Mechaelsen — 80th birthday

Alfred Mechaelsen of Kamrar, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Nov. 23.Cards and greetings may be sent to 110 Oak St., Kamrar, IA, 50132.He was raised in the Kamrar area and has spent most of his life in the area farming.His children include Lendall (Marcia)?Mechaelsen, Kamrar, Carol ...

Smoking cessation session planned

A panel presentation on smoking cessation will be held via videoconference on Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Van Diest Medical Center board room.The speaker, Lorene Mein, ARNP, Ph.D., will connect from Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.The program will identify the different types of ...

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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 ...