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Lifestyle Briefs

Lenten Luncheons begin Tuesday

Ecumenical Lenten luncheons will be held on Tuesday noons, March 3 through 31. In the past, all luncheons were held at the same church. New this year, five area churches will each host one luncheon. Area women are invited to enjoy a meal, brief devotional program, and fellowship. ...

Latest WCCT production to open March 13

Love the soaps? Love a murder mystery with lots of laughs? Then Webster City Community Theatre’s “The Bold, the Young and the Murdered” has just what you’re looking for. Production dates are March 13, 14, 20 & 21 at 7 pm and March 15 and 22 at 2 pm. Tickets are $12 and will ...

TTT Chapter BA celebrates 75 years

Chapter BA TTT celebrated a big milestone last week as the group gathered to observe the chapter’s 75th anniversary. The chapter was organized on Feb. 25, 1945. TTT is a national philanthropic women’s organization the provides camping experiences for girls. The group’s only ...

Choral Society to present Breaking the Silence

FORT DODGE — Fort Dodge Choral Society will present Breaking the Silence, a concert showcasing the partnership between music and community needs, at 3 pm on Sunday, March 8, at Grace Lutheran Church, Fort Dodge. Webster City residents Mark Andrew, Stephanie Hill, Alan Yungclas, and Karin ...

New displays open at JY House Vintage Clothing Exhibit

“Fair Time,” “Lawn Party,” “Women's Work is Never Done” and “Unmentionables,” pictured at the left, are the themes for the four new displays open for viewing Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Vintage Clothing Exhibit at the Jane Young House located west of the Kendall Young Library. ...

Daniels — 90th birthday

Peg Daniels, a long-time resident of Webster City, is turning 90 on Feb. 27. Cards and memories may be sent to: 100 Birch Ave W Des Moines, IA 50265.

New member joins RAH

Travis Lala, Chairperson for Rotary After Hours, presents membership materials to Chelsea Quinteros. Quinteros is a lifelong resident of Webster City, and the newest member of the After Hours Charter. She resides in Webster City with her family, and is employed by First State Bank. The ...

DIY Club to make heart wall art

The Kendall Young Library DIY Club will meet in the lower level meeting room on Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 6 p.m. This month, the group will be making Heart Wall Art. No registration required.

Food for Fines offered at Kendall Young Library

Kendall Young Library will be offering Food for Fines throughout the month of February. Bring in a non-perishable food item and you will receive $1 (per food item) off your library fine, and only is applicable on late fees.

Bilingual storytime returns in February

Kendall Young Library will be offering a Bilingual Storytime on Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 6-7 p.m. in the Storytime Room. Enjoy some warm stories and then spend time making a colorful mitten to hang in your window. La Biblioteca Kendall Young ofrecerá una hora de cuentos bilingüe el ...

Students visit Kiwanis Club

Webster City Middle School 5th graders Aaron Mendoza-Ramirez, Dany Morales, Bella Ramos, Ty Coons, Kelly Calles-Torres and Zach Lahr were the guests of the new year of the Noon Kiwanis Tuesday, Jan. 21. This delightful group introduced themselves and told about their families and why they are ...

Silent auction, bake sale to benefit band

The Webster City High School Band Boosters will be holding its annual silent auction and bake sale on Friday, Jan. 31, at the varsity girls and boys home game in the entryway of the high school competition gym. The event will begin at 6 p.m. Organizers said the silent auction and bake sale ...

Singing Valentines available WCHS singers

The Webster City Vocal Boosters will once again be sponsoring Singing Valentines. On Feb. 14, high school singers will travel around Webster City offering a song to various lucky recipients. Those interested in ordering a singing valentine for a friend or loved one, are invited to place an ...

Kiwanis donate to Avenue of Flags

At the Tuesday morning meeting of The Main Street, USA Kiwanis Club club donated $250 to the Avenue of Flags to help in the purchase of a monument for the site Tuesday. Above, Kiwanis Treasurer Tom McLaughlin presents the check to Avenue of Flags representative and fellow Kiwanian, Ron Keigan. ...

Kids visit Kiwanis Club

These Webster City Middle School 5th graders — Coyce Bertran Leland Eggers,, Abie Meyer, Lila Venagas and Noah Morsba — were the first guests of the new year of the Noon Kiwanis Tuesday, January 14th, 2020. This delightful group introduced themselves and told about their families and why ...

KY birthday party postponed; open house at JYH cancelled

Kendall Young’s birthday party at Kendall Young Library, has been postponed due to the upcoming storm. The birthday party has been rescheduled to Friday, Jan. 24 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. The Jane Young House Open House scheduled for Friday, Jan., 17 has been cancelled due to the predicted ...

Paul Harris Fellow plus one

Rotary President Zach Chizek presented Mandy Ross with her Paul Harris Fellow Plus One pin at the recent club meeting. The honor represents her commitment of donating to the Rotary International Foundation that "Does Good in the World."

Kiwanis donate to ACE

Main Street Morning Kiwanis donated $1111.00 to All Cultures Equal Tuesday morning. Shown in the photo are Kiwanis treasurer Tom McLaughlin presenting the check to ACE board member and fellow Kiwanian John Boughton. The program for the meeting was presented by Bob Erickson and McLaughlin who ...

Donation to Kendall Young Library

Nicole Schwieger of Nicole Letters, right, and Kendra Chizek of Wilder Edge Photography, center, presented a $500 donation to Kendall Young Library thanks to their collaboration efforts with lettered photographs of the library. Ketta Lubberstedt-Arjes, left, library director, accepted the donation.

Readers’ Theatre to peruse ‘Sound of Music’

Webster City Community Theatre will be holding a Readers' Theatre Sunday, Jan. 12 at 3 p.m., to read "The Sound of Music," led by Wil Groves. When Maria, a postulate seeking admission to a convent, proves too high spirited for the religious life, she is sent to serve as governess for the ...