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Thursday, Aug. 30

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).

DL Women of Today

Come relax and kick up your heels with the Detroit Lakes Women of Today beginning at 6 p.m. in the Speak Easy. Open to all women ages 18-plus. For more information, go to Admission is free but you must purchase own food and beverages.

Wildlife excursion

Tamarac Wildlife Refuge hosts a wildlife excursion at 10 a.m. Explore the refuge with a knowledgeable guide. Search for wildlife and learn about the cultural and natural history of the refuge. Meet at the Chippewa Picnic Area 3 miles past the visitor center on County Hwy 26.

Friday, Aug. 31

Lobster dinner

The 5th annual lobster dinner is at 6 p.m. in the Cormorant Community Center. Live, fresh Maine lobster for $28. Advance ticket sales only (limited number seating). Contact Glen and Nancey Sitz at 439-3309 or Dennis and Rachel Johnson at 439-6116 for tickets.

Meet & Greet Lee Byberg

A Meet & Greet with Lee Byberg, Republican candidate for Congress representing the 7th District, is at 7 p.m. in Union Central Senior Living Center, DL.

Saturday, Sept. 1

Waffle fundraiser

A Belgian waffle fundraiser for Jesus Little Lambs Preschool, Vergas, is from 8 a.m. to noon in St. Paul's Loon Lake Church. It is a free-will donation, and children 5 and under eat free.

Fundraiser auction

The annual Strawberry Lake Mennonite Church fundraiser auction is at 11 a.m. at 32506 Co. Hwy 34 (Dan Mulari's yard, eight miles east of Richwood). There will be household items, homemade foods, building materials and more. There is also a bake sale starting at 10:30.

Sunday, Sept. 2

Pancake breakfast

The Knights of Columbus sponsors a pancake/French toast and sausage breakfast from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Holy Rosary Parish Center, DL.

Shoreham Chapel

The Shoreham Chapel, Lake Melissa, service is at 10:45 a.m., followed by coffee and fellowship. Special music is by Karan Gunderson, harpist. Everyone is welcome. This is the final service of the season at the Shoreham Chapel.

Pancake breakfast

The Elbow-Tulaby Lakes Fire Department holds a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m.-noon in the Fire Hall, located on Hwy. #113 about 18 miles east of Waubun. Cost is $5 for adults, $1 for children 2-6 and under 2 are free.


Sons of Norway

Vikingland Lodge No. 495 in Detroit Lakes welcomes anyone who is interested in learning more about Sons of Norway to a free dinner at Trinity Lutheran Church on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 6 p.m., followed by a meeting and entertainment by an accordion trio. RSVP by Sept. 5 to Joe at 844-7767, Janice at 847-7489 or Faye at 847-7168.