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Sunday, Aug. 26

Evening prayer service

An evening prayer service at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, DL, is every Wednesday through August. Come at 6 p.m. for a light supper, followed by a gospel study or topical presentation at 7.

Shoreham Chapel

The Shoreham Chapel, Lake Melissa, service is at 10:45 a.m., followed by coffee and fellowship. Special music is by Brent Nelson. Everyone is welcome. The annual meeting will follow at noon.

Steak fry fundraiser

The 1st Zinger Squadron host a steak fry fundraiser from 5 p.m. until it's gone in the American Legion Club, DL. Cost is $9.

Sunday service outdoors

Lund Lutheran Church, Richwood Road, takes their 9:45 a.m. service outdoors, with Dan and Marilee Ottoson providing music. For more info, call 847-9662.

Helping Hands Mission speaker

Rev. Timothy Mundiah, senior pastor and field director of Helping Hands Mission in Kenya, speaks at 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. in Faith Lutheran Church, DL. There will also be a noon meal fundraiser for Faith Christian School. It is a free-will offering.

Gospel music concert

Standing on the Promises: An afternoon of Gospel Music is at 1 p.m. in the home of Gayle Laney, 19617 190th Ave Audubon. It is presented by Audubon Chapel. Coffee and refreshment provided. Everyone is welcomed. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held at Audubon Chapel.

Beginning birding

Tamarac Wildlife Refuge hosts Beginning Birding from 2 to 4 p.m. Discover the world of birding. Learn the basics of bird identification, how to get the most out of your binoculars and experience some birding "apps." Learn 12 species and their calls. Meet at the Balsam Lake Overlook on County Hwy 26.

Old Timers Dance Club

The Old Timers Dance Club hosts a dance from 2 to 6 p.m. in the Rockin Horse Cafe in Richville with the Wee Willie Band playing.

Monday, Aug. 27

Lakes Area Birding Club

The Lakes Area Birding Club meets at 7 p.m. in the Detroit Lakes public library. Blane Klemek, DNR area wildlife supervisor and columnist for The Record, will be the speaker. Guests are welcome.

Tuesday, Aug. 28

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous Detroit Lakes Serenity Group meets Tuesdays at noon in the second floor library of the First Lutheran Church.

Tuesdays in the Park

Habitat for Humanity provides a picnic in the DL City Park at 6 p.m. each Tuesday. A concert follows at 7, featuring the Lakes Area Community Concert Band in the Bandshell.

USBC Bowling

The annual meeting for the USBC Bowling Association is at 8 p.m. in Voyageur Lanes, DL. All association bowlers are invited to attend the meeting.

AIS public meeting

A public info meeting on aquatic invasive species is at 5:30 p.m. in the Detroit Lakes City Hall. There will be updates from the Becker County AIS Task Force, DNR, Pelican River Watershed and Lake Detroiters.

A healthy Minnesota

"What does Minnesota need to be healthy?" Dr. Ed Ehlinger, MN commissioner of health, will speak from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. in M State. A light lunch provided. To register, visit

Men's bowling league

There is a league meeting for the Tuesday night men's bowling league at 7 p.m. in Voyageur Lanes. Plan to attend and bring a friend.

Women's Bridge

The Detroit Country Club Women's Bridge Association meets at 11:30 a.m. Make reservations by 8:30 a.m. Aug. 27 by calling Barb Erickson at 847-8090 or Lorraine Welle at 847-5090.

Wednesday, Aug. 29

Alumni social

An alumni wine and cheese social is 2:30-3:30 p.m. in Emmanuel Nursing Home. Post Acute Care alumni and those interested learning more about post acute care are invited. For more information, contact Sue Sorensen at 847-4486.

Thursday, Aug. 30

Medical Assistance workshop

A free educational workshop on Medical Assistance and Long-Term Care Planning is at 2 p.m. in Emmanuel Nursing Home. Learn how to plan to protect your money and property from a nursing home stay. To RSVP, call Sue Sorensen at 844-7118. Attorney Lisa Pluto of Pluto Legal, PLLC will be presenting.

Johnson O'Malley distribution

The Johnson O'Malley School Supply Distribution for District 22 students is from 4 to 5:30 p.m. during the Detroit Lakes school open house.

DL Class of 1964

The Detroit Lakes Class of 1964 is having an impromptu reunion at 6 p.m. in Burnside's Char House (formerly D. Dahl's).


Kidsfirst Preschool

Kidsfirst Preschool at First Lutheran Church has an open house Aug. 29 and 30 from noon-6 p.m. for new and returning students. Children ages 3 and up are considered for enrollment. Please call Beth at 847-5656 with questions.