Library youth programs begin
Book Babies will be on Saturday, September 13, at 10:30 a.m. at the Storm Lake Public Library. Babies, toddlers under three, along with their parents and older siblings will enjoy stories on lions and lambs. The toddler craft will be a lion or lamb cupcake. This program is free.
* The new academic year of homeschool programs at the Storm Lake Public Library begins on Tuesday, September 9, 2:30 p.m. with an exploration on Benjamin Franklin.
* Preschool Story Time will be on every Tuesday and Friday mornings at 10:30 a.m. at the Storm Lake Public Library. This is an interactive thirty-minute children's program for those between the ages of three and five. This program is free. For more information on any of these programs, call the library at 732-8026.
Bonsai art in workshop
Storm Laker Tom Tomford is an expert in the ancient art of bonsai, a Japanese word meaning small or potted tree. Tom is offering, "Learning the Way of Bonsai" on Saturday, September 20, from l-3 p.m.. Tom invites participants to his bonsai garden as an introduction to the history and culture techniques related to bonsai. Registration deadline is September 17. A registration fee is $10 to CommUnity Education.
Aurelia plans homecoming
Homecoming is September 26 for Aurelia High School, with the game featuring the Bulldogs vs. the Ar-We-Va Rockets, and a dance for the high school students following. Students will be decorating store windows, and the homecoming parade is Thursday, Sept. 25, starting at 6:30 p.m. with the community pep rally and crowning of royalty to follow. To make parade entries, call 434-5595.