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Lifestyle Briefs

Adult coloring at Kendall Young Library

The library's monthly Coloring for Adults program will be meeting on the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 29 from 6:30-8 p.m.Coloring for adults is a great way to fight stress and relax.The program meets the last Tuesday evening of each month.The library will provide all necessary coloring supplies, so ...

Lucy Standish Newcastle Daughters of the American Revolution

Dave Moklebust acted as host for the Chapter.A delicious brunch was served with a large variety of Christmas goodies, plus hot cider, coffee or tea.Dave and Cathy Moklebust, performed for us with a Holiday Hand Bell Concert. Starting with an "Austrian Carol", followed by a French Carol, ...

Lighting up the holiday night

Local homes went all out for the holiday season. Even though there is no snow on the ground, houses and yards in Webster City are filled with bright lights and an assortment of figurines including angels, the Peanuts characters and even a blow-up train.The lighted drive out at Briggs Woods ...

All there is to Go and Do

Opera House Jam session is Friday nightBLAIRSBURG?- The Blairsburg Opera House will hold its Jam Session on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. Not the change of date.The coffee pot is always on and those attending are asked to bring a snack to share.Kamrar Lions Christmas Party set for SaturdayKAMRAR?- ...

Preschoolers collect items for food pantry

- Submitted photoAsbury Preschool's three and four-year-old students got into the spirit of giving over Thanksgiving by collecting food items which were donated to the local food pantry.

Short Takes

Kamrar LionsChristmas partyset for Dec. 19KAMRAR?- The Kamrar Lions will hold its 47th annual Christmas Party on Dec. 19 at the Lions Club Building.Coffee and doughnuts will be served at 2 p.m. and Santa will arrive at 3 p.m. Cash drawings will be held and each child will receive a ...

WCHS, WCMS to present holiday concerts Monday

The Webster City Schools are presenting two holiday concerts on Monday.The 5th-8th grade bands' concert is Monday at 6 p.m. in the WCMS Multi-Purpose Room.The 5th grade band is playing: "Power Rock," "First Christmas March," and "iJingle," in which audience members can download a smart phone ...

In My Opinion

We asked St. Thomas students..."What do you want for Christmas?"

All there is to Go and Do

Santa's Workshop set for Kendall Young Library SaturdayChildren and families are invited to Santa's Workshop at Kendall Young Library on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.Children will have an opportunity to visit with Santa and share their Christmas wish lists as well as make some holiday ...

Festivity of Light pageant Saturday

STRATFORD - On Saturday, the Swedish Foundation of Iowa's Swede Bend Settlement Inc. will be hosting its annual Lucia Festivity of Light pageant at the Stratford Lutheran Church.This year, The Swedish Foundation is seeking women 60 and older to represent Lucia, and children 3 through 15 years ...

Christmas party set for Monday for WCWC

Webster City Women's Club will hold its Christmas party on Monday at 1:30 p.m. at the Jane Young House.Donna Foster will lead an old-time sing-along to open the meeting, followed by "Christmas Treasures"?and Norma Jean Bell showing some of her nativity collections.Refreshments will be served by ...

Thompsons celebrate 40th

Denis and Deb Thompson of Webster City will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Monday.Denis Thompson and Deb Witte were married Dec. 14, 1975 at Schaller, Iowa.A card shower is planned in their honor. Cards and greetings may be sent to them at :?1702 Superior St., Webster City, ...

Weekend class retreats

By ADRI SIETSTRAasietstra@freemanjournal.netLegacy Learning will be holding a Winter Weekend Workshop Retreat Friday, Jan. 23 and Saturday, Jan. 24. Join educated instructors for courses on woodcarving, quilting, metal working and painting.CarvingChad Eells will be instructing 'Carving for Fun ...

All there is to Go and Do

Santa's Workshop set for Kendall Young Library Dec. 12Children and families are invited to Santa's Workshop at Kendall Young Library on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.Children will have an opportunity to visit with Santa and share their Christmas wish lists as well as make some holiday ...