SUTHERLAND—O’Brien County Conservation naturalist Abby Parker will lead a “The Night's Sky: Full Moon Hike” 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at the Prairie Heritage Center southwest of Sutherland.

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SIOUX CENTER—The Sioux Center Chamber is offering a $6,000 grant over four years to recruit local talent to make Sioux Center their home.

SHELDON—The Sheldon Mobile Food Bank will be available Monday, March 1, at Living Water Community Church in Sheldon. Serving will be drive-thru only 4:30-6 p.m.

ROCK VALLEY—Rock Valley Shepherd’s Table again will hold a food share 5-6 p.m. Monday, March 1, at the parking lot of Faith Reformed Church at 1305 Seventh St. Peoples Bank will be serving a drive-thru only meal. Food bags of bakery and frozen items also will be handed out.

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SIOUX CENTER—LifeServe Blood Center of Sioux City will hold a blood drive 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, and noon-6 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at Centre Mall in Sioux Center. Appointments are required by visiting lifeservebloodcenter.org or calling 1-800-287-4903.

SIOUX CENTER—To the American Cancer Society, the daffodil symbolizes the hope we all share for a cure where cancer no longer threatens those we love. Support the fight against cancer by purchasing daffodils for $10 a bunch. To order contact Petals & Perks in Sioux Center by March 5, at 7…

SUTHERLAND—Seasons Center for Behavioral Health and Camp Autumn are hosting their second annual Ice Fishing Tournament & Fundraiser at Camp Autumn near Sutherland on Saturday, March 6.

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SIOUX CENTER—The Sioux Center Public Library is hosting Bookmark History Book Club for children in transitional kindergarten through third grade 4-5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, and Monday, March 8.

REGIONAL—The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is accepting entries from students in kindergarten through 12th grade for the 2021 Iowa Federal Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest. Entries must be postmarked by March 15.

REGIONAL—The Sioux County Community Foundation is accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations to help support needs in the areas of arts and culture, community betterment, education, environment, health and human services.

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SIOUX CENTER—The Mad Scientist’s Club is a book club for second- to fourth-graders 3:30-4:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, and Thursday, March 18, at the Sioux Center Public Library. Nonfiction books and experiments will be used to read about and explore science topics. Participants will explore t…

MILFORD—In response to high levels of personal and financial farm stress, the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Team is offering three “Farm Couple Getaways” across Iowa, with one location in northwest Iowa.

REGIONAL—The Sioux County Soil and Water Conservation District is sponsoring a poster contest with the theme “Healthy Forests = Healthy Communities” open to all Iowa school students in K-12.

REGIONAL—The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program provides limited financial heating assistance to income-eligible utility customers Nov. 1-April 30. For more information and an appointment in O’Brien County, call Upper Des Moines Opportunity Outreach at 712-957-1023 in Primghar. In Sio…

REGIONAL—Mid-Sioux Opportunity Inc. Head Start is accepting children for the 2021-22 school year. Head Start is a free preschool program for 3- and 4-year-olds providing educational activities that helps them grow mentally, socially, emotionally and physically and provides a nutritious break…

PAULLINA—O’Brien County Conservation will hold a new event, 3D archery, Saturday, June 22, at the Crosbie Wildlife & Nature Youth Center at 4270 Roosevelt Ave. between Primghar and Paullina.

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SHELDON—According to his dad, rural Hospers native Scott Stallmann has been obsessed with the South Asian country of Nepal for about half his life.

ORANGE CITY—Orange City Area Health System Home Health & Hospice will hold grief classes 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays Oct. 1-Nov. 5, at its Downtown Campus.

SIBLEY—The Community Blood Bank Bloodmobile of Sioux Falls, SD, will hold a blood drive 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2:30-5 p.m. Thursday, May 21, at Osceola Regional Health Center in Sibley. For a donation appointment, call 712-754-5358.

ROCK VALLEY—Instead of the monthly community meal, Shepherd’s Table again will hold a food share 5-6:30 p.m. Monday, June 1, in the parking lot of the Parkview Event Center in the corner of 11th Street and 13th Avenue in Rock Valley. This is a drive-up or walk-up event. Volunteers will direc…

REGIONAL—Martha McFarland of Hawkeye Buffalo Ranch, Kim Andersen of Zihlman Family Farms & Blueberry Bottom and Regina Frahm of Esther Purl Fibers will host a virtual field day with Practical Farmers of Iowa exploring the process of crafting a farm succession plan 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 30.

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HAWARDEN—Sioux County Conservation will host Senior Environmental Learning and Fellowship at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, at the Prairie Woods Nature Center at Oak Grove Park near Hawarden.

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