FRIDAY, JANUARY 13
TWIN LAKES - Twin Lakes Bible Camp will be starting a new Ladies' Bible Study on Friday, January 13th. The study will be "Discerning the Voice of God" by Priscilla Shirer. For more information, call the Camp Office at (712.297.7714) or send an email to email@example.com. There is a fee for the book.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 20
FORT DODGE - New Covenant Christian Church’s Card Playing group is meeting this Friday, January 20th. Snacks and fellowship from 6:15-7 p.m. and then card playing/games start! If you would like to learn how to play cards, or just like playing cards, please plan to come for an evening of fun & fellowship! For more information, contact Cindy Mulroney at (515)570-1707 .
SATURDAY, JANUARY 21
KANAWHA - A "Soup Supper" prepared by the Kanawha Christian School and hosted at the Kanawha Fire Station will be held on Saturday, January 21st from 5 - 7 PM. There will be soup, sandwiches, and homemade pies! A freewill offering will be collected.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 21
FORT DODGE - Aglow International of Fort Dodge will meet on Saturday, January 21st at the Fort Dodge Public Library at 10:00 AM. Brigitte Gabriel, Founder & President of “Act for America” will be presented by DVD. Ms. Gabriel is one of the leading national security experts in the world -providing information and analysis on the rise of Islamic terrorism. Refreshments will be provided. For more information call Kelly at 515-576-2343.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 22
SPENCER - No Apologies Parent and Youth Leader Training will hold it's 15th year of training at the Clay County Regional Events Center on Sunday, January 22nd from 6:15 - 8:00 PM. Parents and anyone working with students are encouraged to attend. Visit www.no-apologies.org for more information.
WEDNESDAY/MONDAY - JANUARY 11 & 23
CLARION/DOWS - The Wright County Adult Health Clinics for January, will be Wednesday, January 11th from 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM at The Meadows in Clarion for the Blood Pressure and Foot Clinic. On Monday, January 23rd, the Blood Pressure and Foot Clinic will be in Dows at the Senior Center from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM. For more information call Kathy Nicholls at 515-532-3461.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 28
BLAIRSBURG - MAC Life Church’s Men’s Conference will be held on Saturday, January 28th from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM at MAC Life in Blairsburg. Registration begins at 8, followed by praise and worship at 9. Speaker, Mike Swaim, will talk on The 9 Principles of War Applied to Your Spiritual Life. For more information, visit
SATURDAY/SUNDAY, JANUARY 28/29
WEBSTER CITY -Legacy Learning Boone River Valley is offering scheduled opportunities to participate in hands-on activities in classes taught in a relaxed setting. Their Winter Weekend workshops are January 28th and 29th and there are a few spots still available. For more information and to register for your class of choice, visit www.legacylearningbrv.org A fee will be charged for each class.
MONDAY, JANUARY 30
HUMBOLDT - Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in Humboldt will be having an Olive Garden Night to Benefit Twin Rivers Habitat for Humanity on Monday, January 30th from 5-7 PM. Habitat for Humanity has acquired property in Humboldt for a partner family. For more information on how to become a partner family, please contact the RESTORE at 515-576-4316. There will be a fee for the supper.
MONDAY, JANUARY 30
EAGLE GROVE - Eagle Grove Chamber of Commerce and Eagle Grove Community Development Corporation will be having their Annual Banquet on Monday, January 30th at the Eagle Grove Golf Course. Social time is 5:30 PM with the dinner beginning at 6:00 PM. Please RSVP to the Chamber Office at 515-448-4821. A fee will be charged.
JANUARY - January is Sanctity of Life Month and what a good time to remember the nearly 60 million babies who have died. Wondering the current count of fatalities? Look at this real-time counter: http://www.numberofabortions.
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3-5
TWIN LAKES - Students in grades 7 and up: check out Wintertainment at Twin Lakes Bible Camp near Manson on Friday - Sunday, February 3rd, 4th and 5th, for Broom Ball Courts, Tobbogan Chute, Polar Plunge and more! For more information, contact the Camp at firstname.lastname@example.org
TUESDAY/THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7/9
EAGLE GROVE/BELMOND - The Wright County Adult Health Clinics for February, will beTuesday , February 7th from 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM at The Eagle Grove Senior Center for the Blood Pressure/ Health Education. On Thursday, February 9th, the Blood Pressure and Foot Clinic will be in Belmond at the Belmond Community Apartments from 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM. For more information call Kathy Nicholls at 515-532-3461.
THURSDAY/FRIDAY/SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16/17/18
FORT DODGE - The Sonshine Singers will present their winter ministry, "We Believe" on Thursday and Friday, February 16th and 17th at 7:00 PM, and on Saturday, February 18th at 2:00 PM. All performances will be at the First United Methodist Church in Fort Dodge. There is no charge, but a freewill offering will be received. For more information, call Jean Johnson at 515-408-7274.
FRIDAY/SATURDAY, MARCH 10/11
DES MOINES - The IGNITE Youth Leadership Conference will be held at Grace Church in Des Moines on Friday and Saturday, March 10th and 11th. For more information, visit www.ignite-youth.org/
SATURDAY, MARCH 25
NEWELL - The 3rd Annual Beauty Amidst The Ashes Banquet Dinner and Dessert Auction will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Bethel Baptist Church in Newell from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Dinner begins at 5:30 with the annual Dessert Auction following. If you would like to host a table of eight, please email us at www.Beautyadmidsttheashes.com Table hosts can help us by inviting guests to attend and learn more about our organization. There is no cost to host a table or for the dinner.
TWIN LAKES -Summer Camp is back! Grab your calendars and get to the website to get registered. Early bird registration ends April 1!
SUNDAYS, FEBRUARY 5-APRIL 30
ELLSWORTH - Trinity Lutheran Church of Ellsworth will be hosting 13 weekly GriefShare classes on Sunday afternoons from 2-4 p.m. beginning February 5th at the church. At GriefShare, learn valuable information that will help you through this difficult time in your life. There is a fee for the accompanying workbook but scholarships are available. Childcare available upon request. Contact Pastor Jon Rollefson at 515-836-4792 or email@example.com for more information.
TWIN LAKES - Summer 2017 will be here before you know it, and Twin Lakes Bible Camp has the dates scheduled for Summer Camp! Registration is officially open. Go to twinlakesbiblecamp.org for Camp details and to sign up.
WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY, JULY 5-7
TWIN LAKES - Bring Grandpa and Grandma to Camp, July 5-7. Grandparents have a special influence on their grandkids – and we are excited for this NEW Camp option! Designed to let children ages 4-12 bring their grandparents to share in the fun. As with all our camps, we tailor the programming to the campers including all the Camp favorites – s’mores, waterslides, chapel. Register right here or by calling the office (712.297.7714).
CLARION - The Clarion Churches, Rotary Club & CGD Elemetary School have partnered together to help fight hunger in the community. Families identified by the elementary school staff are supplied with a backpack of food each weekend to help supplement the nutrition needs in their home. Donations may be dropped off at the Congregational Church or First State Bank. For more information, contact Sherri O'Brien at firstname.lastname@example.org
WRIGHT COUNTY: NEED HELP WITH YOUR HEATING BILL? The 2016-2017 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) has been established to help qualifying homeowners and renters pay for a portion of their primary heating costs for the winter heating season. Applications will be taken now until April 30, 2017. For more information, call Upper Des Moines Outreach Office at 515-448-3704.