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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


Sunday, March 30

Dance for Heart

The Northern Minnesota Square Dancers host a benefit dance for the American Heart Association from 2-5 p.m. in the Waubun Community Center. There will be a silent auction during the dance. Everyone is welcome to come and bid on the items. All proceeds go to the American Heart Association. Any questions, please call 218-532-7891 or 218-694-3475.

Tuesday, April 1

Overeaters Anonymous

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

Cormorant Area Art Club

The Cormorant Area Art Club meets at 10 a.m. in the Cormorant Community Center.  The CAAC is a nonprofit organization consisting of local artists with a mission of inspiring and motivating each other in learning and supporting the arts. All interested parties are welcome. Please contact Cheryl Mollberg at (218) 844-6082 for more information, or directions to the meeting.

Thursday, April 3


The April MAC-NAPS distribution is from 3 to 5:30 p.m. in St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Applications are available at St. Luke’s Church. To quality, you must be at least 60 years of age and meet the USDA income guidelines.

French toast breakfast

Circles of Faith UCC of Waubun serve a French toast breakfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Waubun Community Center. Adults are $6, children 6-10 are $3 and preschoolers are free. The youth group will also host a silent auction.

Friday, April 4


Join Faith Lutheran Church, DL, for the Messiah in the Passover demonstration present by Chosen People Ministries at 6 p.m.  It is a vivid demonstration showing how Jesus fulfilled the ancient feast of the Passover. For more information or to RSVP, call the church at 847-1040.

Saturday, April 5

Flea market, craft fair

A Flea Market & Craft Fair is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Waubun Community Center.  Lunch will be served.

Catholic Daughters

Catholic Daughters meets at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in living room at 7 p.m. Please bring paper products and/or coffee to donate to The Refuge.

Sunday, April 6

Pancake breakfast

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


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

Rummage, bake sale

The Zion Lutheran Church LWML, DL, hosts a rummage and bake sale on April 4 from 4 to 7 p.m. and April 5 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be barbecues, bars and coffee.

Holy Rosary Fish fry

The Knights of Columbus will be sponsoring Lenten Fish Fries on Fridays, March 7-April 11, from 5-7 p.m. in the Holy Rosary Parish Center. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for those under 12. All proceeds return to the community.

Frazee Fish fry

The Knights of Columbus Frazee Council 12581 annual Lenten fundraiser fish dinners are March 28 and April 11 from 5-7 p.m. in Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Adults are $8, kids (7-12) are $5 and 6 and under are free. Everyone is welcome.

Bowhunter Archery Club

The Heart of Lakes Bowhunter Archery Club hosts the Minnesota State Target Archery Indoor Tournament April 4-6 in the DL hickey arena. There will be a practice round Friday night and competitive sessions at 9 a.m. and 1p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more info, contact Kent Baldry at 701-212-5643 or Kyle Aho at 841-1888.