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 firstname.lastname@example.org or submitted online at www.dl-online.com.
Sunday, March 24
The Callaway Lions host a ham bingo at 7 p.m. in the Callaway Community Center. Bone-in-ham as prizes.
Monday, March 25
Odd Fellows meeting
An Odd Fellows meeting is at 1:30 p.m. in the hall at 118 W. Holmes St., DL. Visitors are al-ways welcome.
Tuesday, March 26
Overeaters Anonymous, Serenity Group
Overeaters Anonymous Detroit Lakes Serenity Group meets Tuesdays at noon in the second floor library of the First Lutheran Church.
Lake Park Garden Club
The Lake Park Garden Club meets at 1 p.m. in the Lake Park City Center. Dorothy Harsh will present the program. Planning will continue for the District 11 Minnesota Horticultural Society yearly event to be hosted this year by our local club Aug. 1. New members are always welcome.
Thursday, March 28
Lund Lutheran Church, located at 25213 County Highway 221, Detroit Lakes, will host a special presentation of the Passover Meal at 7 p.m. Presenters will be Jon and Carolyn Lybeck, Moorhead, who have traveled to Israel. Come and learn more about God’s marvelous prophetic description of the Messiah as revealed in the traditions of the Jewish Passover meal. The evening will conclude with a communion service. Call 218-847-9662 for more information.
Parkinson’s Support Group
A Parkinson’s Support Group meets from 2-3 in Ecumen Detroit Lakes, Emmanuel Nursing Home. Guest Speaker is Julie Kaufman, pharmacist from Sanford Health. Julie will speak on medications and Parkinson’s disease. For more information, contact Sue Sorensen at 218-847-4486.
These Happenings section items or events do not have a specific date, or take place on more than one day.February 22, 2013:
Native American Week
Native American Week celebration includes: Friday, March 22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., M State cafeteria — Quiz Bowl Competition with 6-12 young artist/writers Awards; Saturday, March 23 — DL is hosting the Minnesota State Drum and Dance Competition, Middle School. Grand Entry is at noon.
Kidsfirst Preschool at First Lutheran Church, DL, will begin taking fall 2013 registrations on March 1. Please come in person and bring your child’s immunization records with you. Your child must be at least 3 years old to enroll. No phone registrations will be taken. Questions? Call Beth at 847-5656.
The newly restructured 412 Lakes Area Toastmasters meets on the first and third Friday of each month from noon–1 p.m. in M State, room C-102 in Detroit Lakes. Meetings are free to the public and visitors are welcome.
L.A. Moms group
L.A. (Lakes Area) Moms is designed to nurture every mother. At our L.A. Moms group, you will have a chance to socialize with other moms, hear some great teaching, have discussion time and participate in creative activities. L.A. Moms is held the first and third Wednesday of each month throughout the school year from 9-11 a.m. at the Lakes Area Vineyard Church in Detroit Lakes. For more info, call 218-846-1199.
Refuge weekly outreach
The Refuge Christian Outreach & Resource Center weekly gatherings include Monday-Friday from 7-8:30 a.m. Breakfast & Bible; Monday — Celebrate Recovery Meal at 5:45 p.m. and Meeting at 6:45 p.m. (no childcare), Wednesday — Women Ministry and Crafting at 4 p.m./Bible study on Bible Doctrine at 6 p.m., Thursday — Bible study on Battle Field of the Mind by Joyce Meyers, Friday — Christian Movie at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Free Meal and Fellowship at 5-6:30 p.m. Call 847-1982 or check website calendar for updates at www.therefugeofdl.org.
Celebrate Recovery at The Refuge, for hurts, habits and hang-ups begins with supper at 5:30 p.m., with large group and small group at 6:45. Call 701-367-3313 or 218-847-1982 for more information.
Faithful Parents Group
Find free resources and support at www.faithfulparents.net or attend our Faithful Parents Group. They meet every Thursday at 7 p.m. near Richwood. Call Karlena at 849-5501 for directions. Come if you are struggling with teen/adult children with negative behavior or who may have an addiction.
TOPS chapter 30
Minnesota TOPS Chapter 30 meets Mondays from 4 to 5 p.m. in Trinity Lutheran Church choir room.
TOPS chapter 1251
Minnesota TOPS Chapter 1251 meets every Tuesday in the Lake Park Lutheran Church, using the west church entrance to the basement. Effective immediately weigh-ins start at noon and the meeting at 12:30 p.m. New members are always welcome. If you would like more information, contact 532-2883.
TOPS chapter 910
Take Off Pounds Sensibly members help each other stay on track to their weight loss goal. No diets, no food to buy and no workouts to follow. Visitors and new members are always welcome. TOPS chapter 910 meets every Thursday at 8:30 a.m. in Trinity Lutheran Church, DL. For more information, contact Marlys at 847-6331 or Pam at 847-5760 or email@example.com. Yearly fee is $28.
Foster homes needed
Foster homes are needed. If you or someone you know can help, please call Becker County Children and Family Services 218-847-5628 and ask for Intake. You can make a difference in a child’s life.
St. Mary’s Innovis Health hosts childbirth preparation classes for expectant mothers in their sixth to seventh month of pregnancy. Topics include Labor & Delivery, Cesarean Birth, Role of the Labor Companion, Newborn Care, Unexpected Outcomes, Breast & Bottle Feeding, Postpartum Period, Breathing Patterns & Relaxation Techniques. Suggested donation is $30 for all five classes. Classes are Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call (218) 847-0804.
Card making, scrapbooking
The DL Senior Citizen Center hosts a card making and scrapbooking class every Monday from 9 a.m. to noon. Donated cards are welcome.