Sons of Norway November event
The November Sons of Norway Kong Sverre Lodge’s event will be held on Monday, Nov. 13, at the Community Center, 503 Elm Avenue, Story City. The program will be “Skogfjorden Norwegian Language Village” by Mindy Boyko and her sons. Mindy’s sons have attended the Norwegian summer language immersion programs at Concordia Language Villages, a program of Concordia College, at Bemidji, Minn.
Social time is at 6 p.m., with a catered dinner at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $7 for members and $10 for guests. Sons of Norway events and dinners are open to all interested in learning more about Scandinavian heritage and culture, and guests are always welcome. For reservations, phone Shirley Frandson (515-733-4482) or Ingrid Place (515-292-7513) by Thursday, Nov. 9.
At the Arboretum
Wrappin’ at the Arboretum and Holiday Sale will be Saturday, Nov. 11, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come enjoy a breakfast burrito wrap and then go shopping at the Iowa Arboretum Holiday Sale. All gift shop items purchased will get complimentary gift wrapping. Wraps will only be available from 8 a.m. to noon. The breakfast fee $8.
Fall Floral Workshop will take place on Sunday, Nov. 12, from 1-3 p.m. Nan Bonfils and Sandy Gossman will lead our annual fall floral workshop. They will guide and inspire you to complete a seasonal door decoration for your home. They will also demonstrate how to assemble a companion standing arrangement for your entrance using similar materials. Registration is $20 for members, $25 for nonmembers.