GRAND OLE COUNTRY COMES TO ARNOLDS PARK
The public is invited to join Respite Angels at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 24, at Calvary Methodist Church in Arnolds Park for Grand Ole Country. Grand Ole Country is a husband-and-wife team that sings traditional country and gospel music. Respite Angels is excited to have the music team back. Refreshments will be served. Call the group at 712-229-6064 or Calvary Methodist at 712-332-2447 with any questions.
SUMMER PLANS AT MILFORD MEMORIAL LIBRARY
May 25 will be the last session until fall for the Friday morning programming at 11 a.m. for preschool children and their caregivers. Families are invited to come to the library this summer whenever it is convenient and enjoy the many toys, puppets, games, puzzles, computers, etc. in the children’s area. Storytime and crafts for preschool through fourth-grade children and their families begins on Friday mornings at 10 a.m. on June 1 and continues through the summer. No registration is needed and there is no charge. Mark your calendar for these fun sessions on Fridays. Call Betty Naab, Children’s Librarian at 338-4643 for more information.
DRONE CLASS OFFERED AT IOWA LAKES
Iowa Lakes Community College will be offering the first two full-day class for the Drone Test Preparation Class May 30 and May 31, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., on the Estherville campus of Iowa Lakes, room 53. To operate the controls of a small UAS under Part 107, a remote pilot airman certificate with a UAS rating is required, or be under the direct supervision of an individual who holds such a certificate. This class will cover the terminology and key concepts needed to successfully pass the Unmanned Aircraft General Test. Cost for this class is $269. To register, visit iowalakes.edu/ce. For additional information, call the continuing education office at 800-252-5664.
GOODWILL DONATION DRIVE BEGINS
A Goodwill trailer will be located at the United Methodist Church on Highway M27 in Lake Park from Friday, June 8 to Friday, June 15. Carry all items as far to the front of the trailer as possible. Do not leave items outside the trailer; they will not be picked up. Drop off good clean usable clothing, shoes, housewares, small furniture, books, CDs and videos, collectables, usable toys, electronics in working condition and computer accessories. Recyclable items such as dry clothing in any condition, computers and accessories, cellphones, used in cartridges, kitchen utensils and paper good will be accepted.
Contact Elthea Danley at 605-357-6151 for additional information.
PRAYER CONNECTION TO MEET
Okoboji Christian Women's Prayer Connection will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, at the home of Lynne Koelling, 8 Airport Drive, Milford. This is a time of fellowship, prayer for others and planning our future luncheons. No reservations are necessary for the prayer connection. For questions call 712-336-6352. OCW is a non-denominational group sponsored by Stonecroft Ministries.
OMELET BREAKFASTS HELD AT ST. MARY'S
A freewill offering omelet breakfast by the Knights of Columbus takes place every third Sunday at St. Mary's Catholic Parish Community Hall. Made-to-order omelets, toast and all the fixings are offered — with special treats periodically like cinnamon rolls, fruit and ham or sausage.
COMPUTER DISCUSSION GROUP CONTINUES
The Morning Users Group (MUG) meets at 9:30 a.m. Fridays in the Black Box Theater of the Sami Center at the Spirit Lake High School. This group of beginner and experienced computer users discusses the latest trends in computer technology and smartphones — and how to solve problems brought by the users. Local residents and visitors are asked to bring their questions and observations for a lively discussion. The meeting lasts about an hour. Bring your own coffee. The group does not meet if Spirit Lake Schools are delayed or cancelled that day due to weather.