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life Detroit Lakes, 56501

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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Tuesday, Dec. 24

Overeaters Anonymous

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

Candlelight service

Lake Eunice Evangelical Free Church host a Christmas Eve candlelight service at 9 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 25

Christmas dinner

First Lutheran Church, DL, hosts Christmas dinner from noon to 2 p.m. for any area residents, especially those that will be alone at Christmas. Meals can be delivered within the DL city limits. Contact the church before noon on Dec. 23 at 844-2808 and leave your name, address, phone number and number of meals needed. There is no charge for the meal.

Tuesday, Dec. 31

Overeaters Anonymous

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

Friendly Squares dance

Park Rapids Friendly Squares hosts a square dance at the Park Rapids Airport. The dance will be from 8 p.m.-midnight. The club will be serving potluck at 10 p.m. The caller will be Roger Lueth, and Donna Stone will be cueing rounds between tips. All square dancer and spectators are welcome.

New Year’s Eve dance party

The Detroit Lakes Eagles Club hosts a New Year’s Eve dance party from 8 p.m. to midnight. Music is by Hatfield Bay. Members and guests are welcome.

Miscellaneous

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

DL area adaptive hockey

The Detroit Lakes Area Adaptive Hockey is a new team that spends time on the ice working towards being a part of Minnesota Special Hockey, and is open to any age and ability. Practice is Sundays at 7 p.m. in the Kent Freeman Arena.  Registration is required prior to participation. Please call 507-830-1452 for more information.

Senior drive safety class

An eight-hour defensive driving class is Jan. 6 and 7 from 12:30-4:30 p.m. in the United Community Bank, 301 West Main, Perham. Cost is $20. A four-hour refresher course is Jan. 7 from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Cost is $13. To register, call Denise Lillis at 346-3336.

EMS classes

St. Mary’s EMS is hosting a First Responder class 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, contact Brent Kaiser at 847-0817.

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.

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.

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