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Saturday, Nov. 2

Church bazaar

The United Methodist Church, DL, hosts a bazaar from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch will be served. There will also be fair trade coffee, knives, crafts, gift baskets, baked goods, plants and more.

McDougal benefit

A benefit for Mary McDougal is at 6 p.m. in the Eagles Club, Detroit Lakes. There will be a meatball dinner and silent auction. Mary is recovering from a bone marrow transplant, and proceeds will go towards medical bills. Donations can also be made at Bell State Bank and Trust.

Tretbar benefit

A benefit for Tony Tretbar is from 4 to 7 p.m. in Osage Community Center. It is a free-will offering chili feed. There will also be a silent auction. Tony was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in July 2013. The donations will be used to help defray medical bills and transportation to and from Fargo for treatment.

Movie Hour

Detroit Lakes native Gayle Knutson presents three of her short films at 1:30 p.m. in Zion Lutheran Church, DL. It is free and everyone is welcome.

Sunday, Nov. 3

Pancake breakfast

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

Sound of the Trumpet

Joel Finnesgard presents Sound of the Trumpet, easy listening, inspiring and uplifting instrumental music, at 7 p.m. in Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church, located at 404 Richwood Road (Adventist building). It is a free-will offering.

Monday, Nov. 4

LP-A fall concert

The Lake Park-Audubon High School Music Department presents the 2013 fall concert “Of Thee I Sing, America!” at 7:30 p.m. in the high school theatre. It will feature the junior high and senior high choirs. It is free admission.

Tuesday, Nov. 5

High Mileage Fellowship

High Mileage Fellowship meets the first Tuesday of each month in Community Alliance Church, DL. There is a pot-blessing meal at noon, followed by a time of sharing birthdays and anniversaries, a Bible Nugget and special music. This is an inter-denominational fellowship for all those 55 and over.

Adult Spanish Club

On the 5th of each month, join the adult Spanish Club at El Loro to practice your conversation skills. Drinks are at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7.

Overeaters Anonymous

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

Caregivers discussion group

Discussion Group for Caregivers meets at 10 a.m. in the conference room at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, DL. Come and join us for friendly visiting, encouragement and coffee. The group is facilitated by Tara Giese, sponsored by Lutheran Social Service and funded by Land of the Dancing Sky AAA. For more information, call Tara at 218-233-7521 or 1-800-488-4146.

Friday, Nov. 8

Relay bake sale

With the cold weather rolling in (and hunting season approaching), why not warm up with some delicious treats for a good cause?  Midwest Bank hosts a bake sale from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to raise money for the 2014 Relay For Life of Becker County.

Saturday, Nov. 9

Winter Craft & Vendor Show

The Detroit Lakes Women of Today present their Winter Craft & Vendor Show from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Stop by the Washington Square Mall for a day of holiday gift shopping from local vendors. Come early for a free will offering pancake breakfast at the Eagles (8-11 a.m.), and take a break from shopping to watch the fashion show at noon.


Becker County rifle sight-in

The Becker County Sportsmen’s Club holds a rifle sight-in on Nov. 2-3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be no charge for members showing their current membership card. Others are charged $5 per gun. Youth shooters ages 12-18 will be admitted free by showing their MN Firearms safety Certificate.

Osage rifle sight-in

Osage Sportsmens Club will open their range again for Rifle Sight-In Nov. 1-8. Hours are 9 a.m. to dusk, except Sunday which is noon to dusk. Cost is $5 per rifle. Targets and professional assistance available. For more information contact Al Belt 218-732-0978.