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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, June 8

Shoreham Chapel

Shoreham Chapel services begin June 8 at 10:45 a.m. each Sunday through Aug. 31. Rev. Tim Cook will be officiating. Katherine Noone, assistant music professor of voice from NDSU, will celebrate the chapel’s opening. Coffee and refreshments served after each service.

Monday, June 9

Odd Fellows meeting

An Odd Fellows meeting starts at 1:30 p.m. in the hall at 118 W. Holmes St., DL. Visitors are always welcome. This will be the last regular meeting until September.

Tuesday, June 10

Overeaters Anonymous

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

Women’s Bridge

The Detroit Country Club Women’s Bridge Association meets at 11:30 a.m. Make reservations by noon on Monday by calling either Donata Nellermoe at 847-1444 or Joan Kaluzniak at 218-863-6696 or 612-325-8036.

Wednesday, June 11

NARFE meeting

Detroit Lakes NARFE (National Active & Retired Federal Employees) Chapter 1842 meets at noon in the Ice Cutter Room at the Holiday Inn in Detroit Lakes. District 6 Field Officer Carolyn Billing will be the special guest for the induction of officers and comments on the recent State Convention. All current and retired Federal employees and spouses are encouraged to attend.

Race of Life

Detroit Lakes Christian Women’s Club presents The Race of Life from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Holiday Inn, DL. Lunch cost is $9.25. Make reservations by June 9 to Norma at 846-1977 or Ruth at 847-5507.

Thursday, June 12

My Carbon Paw Print

Come to the DL Library at 2 p.m. for My Carbon “Paw Print.” Sandy Gunderson from Becker County Environmental Services will discuss what kids can do to help protect the planet. “Green” activities to follow.

BC Republicans

The Becker County Republicans meet at 7 p.m. in the Detroit Lakes City Hall meeting room.

Genealogical society

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

PEO Chapter FG

P.E.O. Chapter FG meets at 7 p.m. in the home of Beve Melgaard, with Paulette Dew and Carol Ann Dalberg assisting.  Program will be State Convention Report.

Friday, June 13

Hidden History Happy Hour

The Becker County Historical Society hosts a Hidden History Happy Hour: For Your Health at 7 p.m. in the museum. Come learn about the history of medicine in Becker County. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door and include a free drink and food. Reserve a ticket at 847-2938.

Saturday, June 14

Audubon fire department 5k

The Audubon Fire Department hosts a 5k run/walk, beginning at 9 a.m. Registration is $25. Refreshments and awards following the run. Register at

Floyd Shores meeting

The 2014 Floyd Shores Association holds their annual meeting at 9:30 a.m. in the Odd Fellows Hall. Jeff Forester of Minnesota Rivers and Lakes will be the guest speaker. Also on the agenda will be reports from all committees, adoption of a budget and the election of new board members. There will be updated reports on buoys, Campbell Creek and AIS inspections. If you have questions, e-mail

Flag Day celebration

A Frazee VFW hosts a Flag Day celebration from noon to midnight. There will be everything from silent auction, parade, raffle, drawing contest, street dance, hog roast and more.


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

TeacHaiti founder speaks

Miquette Denie McMahon, founder of TeacHaiti, will be visiting Detroit Lakes to share her stories and pictures about the successes of the TeacHaiti scholarship project. She will be speaking June 11 at 3 p.m. in First Lutheran Church, DL. She will also speak June 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the annual fundraiser and Ice Cream Social in Trinity Lutheran Church, DL. Cost is $15 per person or $25 for two people. Lastly, she will speak June 15 at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. worship services and 9:30 a.m. fellowship in Cormorant Lutheran Church. Jewelry handcrafted by the TeacHaiti students available for purchase at all three speaking engagements.

Arts festival

The Perham Center for the Arts hosts an arts festival June 20 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and June 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.