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Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

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 pmayfield@dlnewspapers.com.

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Thursday, Nov. 14

Genealogical society

Heart O’Lakes Genealogical Society meets the second Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Becker County Museum. The meeting is open to the public. Anyone who is interested in researching their family history is invited to attend. There will be some time to research following the meeting.

BC republicans

The Becker County Republicans meet at 7 p.m. in the Detroit Lakes city offices.

PEO Chapter FG

P.E.O Chapter FG meets at 7 p.m. in the home of Sue Boyle, with Pat Becker and Judy Brenna assisting. Program will be presented by Claire Degerness of Moorhead. Happy birthday dessert will be served.

Friday, Nov. 15

Country Twirlers

Country Twirlers square dance is from 7:30–10 p.m. in the IOOF Hall, 118 W Holmes St, Detroit Lakes. Jim and Rita Lizakowski will be the caller and cuer.

Saturday, Nov. 16

Old time variety dance

And old time variety dance is from 7-10 p.m. in the Frazee White Pine Room. Music is by the Nite Owls.

Sunday, Nov. 17

Rising Sun Dancers

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

Monday, Nov. 18

Teachers Tea

To celebrate the 92nd annual American Education Week, Nov. 17-23, the DL American Legion Auxiliary hosts its 44th annual tea/coffee party for current and retired educators and support staff from 3:45-5:30 p.m., with roll call of schools at 4:15. For more info, contact Thomas Frank at 847-6274.

Tuesday, Nov. 19

Overeaters Anonymous

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

Lions Club

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.

Wednesday, Nov. 20

Square dance

Larry’s Plus square dance is from 7–9 p.m. in the IOOF Hall, 118 W Holmes St, Detroit Lakes. Larry Johansen will be the caller.

Miscellaneous

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

EMS classes

St. Mary’s EMS is hosting two classes. An EMT class is Tuesdays and Thursdays, Nov. 26-April 10, from 6-10 p.m. in the St. Mary’s EMS building. Cost is $675. A First Responder class is Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 3-March 31, from 6-10 p.m. in the EMS building. Cost is $25. For questions or to sign up for either class, contact Brent Kaiser at 847-0817.

Holiday Vendor Blender

Lake Park Audubon Community Education is hosting a Holiday Vendor Blender and Craft Bazaar on Nov. 23 in the Lake Park High School gym and theater. An 8 x 8 space is $12 if you bring your own table. It will be $5 extra per table to use ours. Contact the Community Ed. department at 218-238-5914 ext. 2091 or email at communityed@lpa.k12.mn.us for more information or to register.

Breastfeeding support group

A Breastfeeding Support Group is Tuesdays from 3 to 4 p.m. in St. Mary’s Essentia Health conference rooms A & B. Women and children only. Please call the OB floor for more information or to sign up at 847-0804.

eReader help

Schedule a one-on-one appointment to address your eReader questions every Tuesday (10:30-11:30 a.m.) and Wednesday (4:30-5:30 p.m.) at Detroit Lakes Public Library, or call for an appointment that better fits your schedule. For more information, call Detroit Lakes Public Library at 218-847-2168.

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

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.

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.

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