Happenings is free, and submissions are run on a first-come, first-serve basis and as space allows. Happenings can be e-mailed to Pippi Mayfield at firstname.lastname@example.org or submitted online at www.dl-online.com.
Sunday, Nov. 18
Everyone is invited to a free Thanksgiving service and dinner in the Detroit Lakes Middle School. All food is provided by Community Alliance Church. The service is at 11 a.m., followed by the meal from noon to 12:45 p.m.
The Callaway Lions Club hosts turkey bingo at 7 p.m. in the Callaway Community Center.
Rising Sun Dancers
The Rising Sun Dancers host a dance from 2-4:30 p.m. in the Waubun Community Center. Roger McNeil will call the tips. Lunch will be served by the club. All dancers and spectators are welcome.
Color Guard breakfast
The Lake Region Color Guard fund-raiser breakfast is 8 a.m. to noon in the DL Legion Club. Suggested donation is $6.50.
Monday, Nov. 19
Prairie Woods Chapter of the Izaak Walton League meets from 7-8:30 p.m. in the main floor meeting room at the library. Becker County Natural Resource Manager Marty Wiley will present on "A Forest Management Plan for Becker Co Tax Forfeited Lands." The public is urged to attend and learn Becker County's process for handling tax forfeited lands.
Chapter DQ, PEO
Chapter DQ, P.E.O. meets at 5 p.m. in St. Luke's Episcopal Church. A light meal will be served. Dana Emery is the hostess and will present the program. Co-hostesses are Lynn Petit, Betty Keller, Vicki Stigen and Kathy Graff.
Tuesday, Nov. 20
Overeaters Anonymous Detroit Lakes Serenity Group meets Tuesdays at noon in the second floor library of the First Lutheran Church.
The Detroit Lakes Lions Club meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in Holiday Inn. For more information, contact Gerald Johnson at 847-3923.
Discuss "The Latehomecomer" by Kao Kalia Yang at 3 p.m. in the Detroit Lakes Library. For more information on this and other programs, visit www.larl.org or call 847-2168.
Sunday, Nov. 25
Mahnomen tree lighting
Mahnomen Health Center hosts its annual Tree Lighting and Advent Event at 4 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
These Happenings section items or events do not have a specific date, or take place on more than one day.
Everyone is invited to a free Thanksgiving service and dinner in the Detroit Lakes Middle School on Nov. 18. All food is provided by Community Alliance Church. The service is at 11 a.m., followed by the meal from noon to 12:45 p.m.
The Detroit Lakes Women of Today are helping Santa! Visit www.facebook.com/groups/dlwomenoftoday to download and print your form, or pick one up at Central Market, The Washington Square Mall, The Library or The Chamber of Commerce, to get a personalized letter sent to your child. Proceeds benefit local organizations and service projects. Cost is $3 per letter.
Turkey Day 5k
A Turkey Day 5k run/walk begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. in the Lake Park American Legion. Cost is $25, includes a hoodie sweatshirt, and proceeds benefit the Families Forever Scholarship. To register, visit http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2066054.
Miss America send-off
The Miss Northwest Pageant Committee hosts a send-off party on Dec. 9 from 3-5 p.m. in the Historic Holmes Theatre for Miss Minnesota Siri Freeh. She will be performing her talent and presenting her wardrobe for the Miss America competition. Refreshments will be served. If you have any questions or to RSVP, please contact Cindy Moore at email@example.com or 218-334-2321.
Faithful Parents Group
Parents Supporting Parents meets every Thursday at 7 p.m. Help and support for those who are struggling with addition among their family or friends. At 8 p.m. is a conference prayer call at 213-493-0800 pin #414742. Everyone is welcome to call in with prayer requests. Please call for directions to the meeting near Rchwood to Karlena at 218-849-5501.
TOPS chapter 30
Minnesota TOPS Chapter 30 meets Mondays from 4 to 5 p.m. in Trinity Lutheran Church choir room.
Be a foster grandparent
For those 55 and older interested in being a foster grandparent through the Tri-Valley Opportunity Council program, call 1-800-584-7020 or visit www.tvoc.org.