J-Term presentations

Roland-Story High School students will be presenting their J-Term projects on Wednesday, Jan. 10, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. The event is open to the public.

Christian concert in Ellsworth

Christian recording artist and worship leader Jillian Jones from Mankato, Minn., will be performing in concert at Trinity Lutheran Church in Ellsworth on Sunday, Jan. 14, at 2 p.m. A free-will offering will be taken at the concert that day. The church is located at 1629 Dewitt St. in Ellsworth.

Stitch ‘n’ Knit

Stitch ‘n’ Knit meets at Bertha Bartlett Public Library every Friday at 10 a.m. If you knit, crochet or stitch anything by hand, come enjoy an hour of fellowship with other crafters. Remember to bring a project to keep your hands busy!

Play cards

On Friday, Jan. 5, at 1 p.m., at the Story City Community Center, people age 55 and over are invited to play bridge club and/or the card game “Hand and Foot.” No reservations or charge required, but a snack to share is appreciated.

Fellowship luncheon

On Wednesday, Jan. 10, a Fellowship Luncheon will be held at 11 a.m. at the Story City Community Center. The cost is $4 per person age 55 and over. Menus can be picked up at the community center. Reservations can be made by calling Ruby Olson at 515-733-9278.

Story Theater

The DC Comics hit “Justice League” (rated PG-13) will be presented Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Jan. 5, 6, 7, at the Story Theater in Story City. Showtimes are evenings only at 7 p.m. Also, the Disney animated hit “Coco” (rated PG) is being held over Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 6 and 7, with special matinees at 4:30 p.m. Admission price is only $4. For more information, call 515-733-4551 (recording and to leave a message) or 515-733-4319 (to speak to someone during operating hours). Also, be sure to like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/storytheater. In addition, you can look up what’s playing each weekend on the IMDb, Moviefone, Flixster and Showtimes apps, or search for us on Foursquare and Google+ under Story Theater Grand Opera House.


Trivia Night

It’s time to sharpen your trivia skills and get your team together! The EDC’s Trivia Night will be held Friday, Feb. 9. The theme is “Famous Groups and Duos.” It’s a great opportunity to win cash for your favorite non-profit or charity and have fun doing it. Teams can consist of as many as eight players. The cost is $100 per team. For more information, call 515-733-4214.

Rosy Cheeks run

The 19th annual Rosy Cheeks Fun Run/Walk will be held Feb. 3 at 9 a.m. Early bird registrations of $25 are now through Jan. 15. From Jan. 16 to race day, registration will be $30. The fee includes a long-sleeve T-shirt and pancake breakfast. The breakfast will be $3 for non-participants. Contact Story City Parks and Rec department for registration information.