Coveris (formerly Exopack) in Sibley is having an Open House, Thursday, Oct. 2 from 4:30-6:00 PM, food provided. If you plan on taking the plant tour, in order to meet food safety requirements, please no sandals, no sleeveless shirts and no jewelry.

OrabsIowa State Bank is sponsoring a tailgate for Parker Lloyd at the Sheldon Orabs football game vs Western Christian. They will be serving seasoned pork sandwiches, chips and drink from 6 pm – 7 pm on Friday, October 3rd. At the request of the Sheldon Orab Booster Club all proceeds will go to Parker Lloyd, son of Maggie and Tyler Lloyd for medical expenses, and a freewill offering will be taken.

For more information go to www.caringbridge.org/visit/parkerlloyd

“The Power of the Cross” is a musical praising Christ, the Risen Lamb. It is a compelling praise and worship experience for all seasons. The intrigue of the passion story is coupled with high-energy celebration of its relevance for believers today. The Power of the Cross celebrated God’s redemptive plan for all the earth.

The Harbor Heritage Choir is a Fall seasonal opportunity for members of Harbor of Joy Church and others that come from the Lakes area to participate in the musical. The choir is directed by Bob Floss.

Performance will be on Saturday, Oct 11, 2014 at the St Paul Lutheran Church, 3483 290TH St of Hull, IA 51239 (3 miles North 2 miles East of Hull’s Caseys), at 6:30 PM.

Thrivent Choice sponsored event includes free catered meal served at 5:00 pm; a freewill offering will be collected.

 

halloween pumpkin trick or treat jack-o-lanternSHELDON, Iowa, September 29, 2014 ­­– The Sheldon Public Library will be hosting a Halloween craft session on Wednesday, October 22nd at 3 P.M. This session is for children kindergarten through 4th grade and will last 45 minutes. Preregistration is required along with a $1.00 participation fee. Stop by or call the library to register.

Baby pumpkins will be provided along with decorating materials. All pumpkins will be decorated, not carved, at the Sheldon Public Library. Children may bring their own pumpkins if they would prefer a larger one.

This craft session has a tendency to fill up quickly, so register as soon as possible! The Sheldon Public Library will continue to host holiday craft sessions for school age children throughout the year.

pss101114The Boyden Fire, Rescue, and Ambulance teams recognize Fire Prevention Week, October 5th – 11th. The teams will be serving “All You Can Eat” Pancakes and Sausages from 5 – 7:30 pm on Saturday, October 11th at the Boyden Fire Station. All proceeds will go towards the repair of existing equipment and additional equipment needs. Come out, enjoy, and support the Boyden Fire, Rescue, and Ambulance departments on October 11th at the Boyden Fire Department from 5 – 7:30 pm.

prairieFall is a fabulous time to visit the tallgrass.  Come out for an early morning look at the colors and sounds of daybreak on the prairie.

Summer started with a similar event.  Now it is time to wind down this season’s changes with “Breakfast on the Prairie.”  Meet at the Prairie Heritage Center on Saturday, October 4 beginning at 7:00 a.m.  Enjoy a light breakfast of juice and muffins.  Learn to identify some plants while indoors with some photographs.  Then head out on the deck to enjoy the view of the valley.  Finally, test your newfound knowledge by looking at prairie plants in plots near the center.  Minimal walking is planned for this event.

For more information, call the Center at 712-295-7200.

Coveris (formerly Exopack) in Sibley is having an Open House, Thursday, Oct. 2 from 4:30-6:00 PM, food provided. If you plan on taking the plant tour, in order to meet food safety requirements, please no sandals, no sleeveless shirts and no jewelry.

Fire Prevention

ncc 1Small Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and Individuals Exploring a Business start-up are invited to attend a free educational workshop on October 8, 2014 at the NCC College & Career Center in Orange City.

The workshop, which will run from three until five p.m. will help participants understand the basic things you need to know about cash flow and how important it is to the survival of a business. This free workshop is sponsored by SCORE (The Service Corps of Retired Executives). To register for the workshop, contact Lesa at 712-324-5066, Extension 195.