**Le Mars Chamber After 5 will be hosted by Le Mars Community Theatre, 105 1st Street NE on Wednesday, January 23.
**Floyd Valley Healthcare Babysitting Class is Saturday, January 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the lower level Conference Center Room #1. The cost for this course is $15.00. The Babysitting Class is for boys and girls ages 11 to 15. Pre-registration is necessary, please call 546-3401 or 1-800-642-6074 ext. 3401.
**Heartsaver CPR Provider course is scheduled on Saturday, January 26 from 8:00 am-12:00 pm in Floyd Valley Healthcare’s Conference Center, Room #1. The cost is $35.00. All CPR courses are taught according to the American Heart Association’s standards for Basic Life Support. The Heartsaver CPR course is designed for the general public including those working in the childcare setting. Call Floyd Valley Healthcare at 546-3401 or 1-800-642-6074 ext. 3401 for more information or to pre-register for this class.
**The Luxembourg Heritage Society of Northwest Iowa will meet Saturday, Jan. 26, at 9:30 a.m. in the Remsen Public Library Meeting Room. Topics of discussion will include the celebration of the arrival of first Luxembourg settlers in this area in 1870. Anyone interested is welcome to attend.
**The Northwest Iowa Symphony Orchestra will present its popular WINTER POPS CONCERT: Piano Dreamer, January 26, at 7:30 PM in the B.J. Haan Auditorium on the campus of Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. Composer, pianist, and conductor Jan Mulder will be joining the orchestra as guest artist for the evening. American State Bank and Joan Ringerwole are proud to sponsor this event. Advance tickets are available at Evie’s Hallmark in Sioux Center. Tickets are also available at the door the night of the concert. For more information, contact the NISO office at 712-722-6230 or email@example.com. The orchestra membership includes adults of all ages as well as students from area high schools, middle schools, and colleges.
**American Legion Auxiliary breakfast will be held on Sunday, January 27 from 8am to noon at the American Legion Hall. Serving egg bake, cinnamon roll, fruit and beverage all for $8.00. Proceeds benefit Girls State program.
**Le Mars Sesquicentennial 650 page history book written by Iris Hemmingson, Wayne Marty, Linda Mayrose, Steve Collins, Rich Ziettlow and Mary Reynolds is now for sale. So many great photos of Le Mars history from 1869 to 2019!!! Only 400 books will be printed. Books should arrive around mid-May and will cost $99.00. Contact the Le Mars Area Chamber of Commerce to place an order 546-8821.
**Le Mars Presbyterian United Church of Christ soup luncheon is Sunday, January 27 from 11:30 to 1pm. Serving homemade chili, chicken noodle soup, ham sandwich, chips and assorted desserts. Free will offering will be accepted to support the Thompsons Mission to Jamaica in February.
“Bread of Life,” a program scheduled for 2 p.m., on Sunday, Jan. 27, in the Plymouth County Historical Museum’s Study Hall, likely will stir plenty of memories. With help from Museum volunteer Lorrie Luense of Archie’s Waeside, the spotlight will be on three Le Mars restaurants that have been in the same families for years: Archie’s Waeside, in business since January 1949; Bob’s Drive Inn, which started in June 1949; and Lally’s Eastside, having opened in 1961. Completing the “History Lesson” will be Dr. Wayne Marty, who will cover the spiritual side of “the Bread of Life” when he presents his research on Le Mars churches. The Museum consists of five floors, all handicapped accessible. No admission is charged at the Museum, but a free will donation is always welcome for the continuing operation of the Museum, housed in the former “Old Central” High School. Located at 335 First Ave. SW in Le Mars.
**“Have you ever heard someone say something biased or demeaning and you didn’t know whether to speak up? On January 30, ISU Extension and Outreach – Plymouth County will be offering “OUCH! That Stereotype Hurts”. This interactive session will teach participants useful, easy-to-learn phrases and skills for speaking up effectively against bias and stereotypes. The workshop runs from 9:00-10:30 a.m. at the Plymouth County Extension office at 251 12th St SE in Le Mars. This workshop is free to attend. To register call (712) 546-7835 for more information.
** Floyd Valley Healthcare “Home Alone” Class will be Saturday, February 9, from 8:00 – 11:30 a.m. in the lower level, North Entrance, room #1. The cost for this course is $10.00, which includes a snack and materials. The “Home Alone” class is for boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 12 who occasionally or frequently stay home alone. Call 546-3401 or 1-800-642-6074 ext. 3401 to pre-register or for more information.
** A CPR for Healthcare Providers course will be held on Saturday, February 9, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Floyd Valley Healthcare. The cost for this course is $45.00. All CPR courses are taught according to the American Heart Association’s standards for Basic Life Support. Call Floyd Valley Healthcare at (712) 546-3401 or 1-800-642-6074 ext. 3401 for more information or to pre-register for this class.
**Le Mars Odd/Even Parking Ordinance goes until April 1st. Regardless of not having any snow or ice on the streets. Residents MUST park on the odd numbered side of the street (where house numbers are odd) on odd calendar days and the even numbered side of the street on even calendar days. The calendar day begins at 6 p.m. the previous day and ends at 6 p.m. the day of. As an example, on an odd numbered day, after 6 p.m. people should park on the even numbered side of the street. To clarify, after 6 pm