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Happenings is free, and submissions are run on a first-come, first-serve basis and as space allows. Happenings entries that include date, time and place, as well as a contact person's name and telephone number, of an event can be e-mailed to Pippi Mayfield at or submitted online at

Thursday, Oct. 25

A Place to Belong open house

An open house at A Place to Belong, 101 Graystone Plaza, (second floor next to Godfathers) is from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. There will be refreshments, prize drawings and club tours.

ULTRA Snowmobile Club

ULTRA Snowmobile Club general membership meeting is at 7 p.m. in the American Legion. All enthusiasts welcome.

Lakes Area Quilters

The monthly meeting of the Lakes Area Quilters is at 7 p.m. in the Aspen Room at Emmanuel Nursing Home. The meetings are open to anyone who has an interest in quilting.

Friday, Oct. 26

Square dance

The Friendly Squares host a dance in the Park Rapids Century School. There will be a "plus" workshop from 7:30-8 p.m., and mainstream dancing from 8-10. The caller will be Royce Nelson, and Donna Stone will cue round dancing. The club members will furnish a potluck lunch. All square dancers and spectators are welcome.

Independent music teachers

The Lakes Area Independent Music Teachers Association holds its lunch meeting at 11:30 a.m. in the home of Anne Jorgenson. All area independent music teachers are invited to attend this meeting. You need not be a member of the organization to attend. For information or directions, please call Anne Jorgenson at 847-1240.

Saturday, Oct. 27

Wild game feed, raffle

The Wolf Lake Lion's wild game feed and raffle is from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Wolf Lake Lion's Community Hall.

Eagles auction

Detroit Lakes Eagles Aerie No. 2342 host a charity auction at 6 p.m. in the Aerie Clubroom at 112 Holmes Street West. The public is invited to this event. State President Bob Lee will be present.

Sunday, Oct. 28

Swedish meatball dinner

Lund Lutheran Church, Richwood Road, hosts a Swedish meatball dinner from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Cost is $9 for adults, $4 for children 6-12 and free for ages 5 and under.

Rising Sun Dancers

The Rising Sun Dancers host a square dance from 2-4:30 p.m. in the Waubun Community Center. Royce Nelson will call the tips. Lunch will be served by the club. Visitors and spectators are always welcome.

Monday, Oct. 29

Lakes Area Birding Club

The Lakes Area Birding Club meets at 7 p.m. in the Detroit Lakes Public Library. Dennis Mudderman will present a program on birding in Texas. Visitors are welcome.

Tuesday, Oct. 30

Overeaters Anonymous, Serenity Group

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

Intermediate genealogy class

Intensify your research at an intermediate genealogy class at 2:30 p.m. in Detroit Lakes Library's meeting room. Call or stop by the library to pre-register. For more information on this and other programs, visit or call Detroit Lakes Library at 218-847-2168.


These Happenings section items or events do not have a specific date, or take place on more than one day.

Pumpkins n Ponies

Saturdays and Sundays, Oct. 6-28, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Timberline Ranch will be having hayrides to a pumpkin patch, roasting hot dogs over an open fire, offering small trail rides, free petting farm and a few more surprises. The ranch is 5 minutes from DL on Hwy 34 east.

Haunted woods, barn

The Second Time Around Shop, located on Highway 59 between Ogema and Waubun hosts a haunted woods and barn Oct. 26-27 from dusk to 11 p.m. Cost is $10. For more info, call 218-204-0192 or 218-850-1100.

Osage deer rifle sight-in

The Osage Sportsmans Club will be opening its range to the public for Deer Rifle sight-in Oct. 26 to Nov. 2. Open every day from 9 a.m. to dusk except Sunday where there is no morning shooting. The cost is $5 per gun. For more information, call Al Belt at 218-732-0978.

Becker County rifle sight-in

The Becker County Sportsmen's Club rifle sight-in is Oct. 27-28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is no charge for members with their current membership card. Others will be charged $5 per gun. Youth shooters age 12-18 will be free with tier MN Firearms Safety Certificate and being accompanied by an adult.

LPA Community Ed classes

Lake Park Audubon Community Ed offers several classes in November including Bullying, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and ADHD - Child Anxiety Class, $15 a class or $35 for all three; Skype-Facebook Nov. 5, fee $25. For more information or to register for one of these classes, call the Community Ed. office at 218-439-3303 #3, or email

Roses for Rotary

The Breakfast Rotary Club has roses for sale. Cost is $20 for a dozen, and the flowers will be ready for pick up Nov. 1-3 at DL Floral and Gifts, Bergens and Heart O'Lakes Realty in Frazee. Tickets for the various colored roses are available at DL Floral and Gifts and from Breakfast Rotary members.