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 email@example.com.
Sunday, Aug. 3
Legion Auxiliary breakfast
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 15 hosts a pancake/French toast breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.in the DL Legion. A suggested donation of $6.50.
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.
Movie at Tamarac
Come to Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge to watch ‘North America’ episode three: ‘Learn Young or Die.’ The film explores the extremes and wonders of North America’s mountains and forests. After the 50 minute film, stay to discover more about Tamarac’s wildlife survival secrets. Event takes place in the Visitor’s Center at 2 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 5
Overeaters Anonymous Detroit Lakes Serenity Group meets Tuesdays at noon in the second floor library of First Lutheran Church.
Used Book Sale
Becker County Friends of the Library will be holding its annual used book sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Detroit Lakes Public Library. All books, DVDs and audiobooks for sale will be donated and proceeds will support the free programs hosted by the Library.
The LSS Discussion Group for Caregivers will be meeting at 9:30 a.m. in the conference room at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Come for friendly visiting, encouragement and coffee. Joyce Crouch from Hospice of the Red River Valley will be the guest speaker. For more information call Tara at 218-233-7521 or 1-800-488-4146.
Women’s Bridge Ass’n
The Detroit Country Club Women’s Bridge Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. To make reservations, call either Paula Sanders at 846-2507 or Pam Grieger at 847-6326 by noon Monday.
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Tuesdays in the Park
Habitat for Humanity serves burger, hot dogs and brats each Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. before the concerts. Funds will assist in providing affordable housing for needy families. Tuesdays in the Park concerts begin at 7 p.m. Bring a lawn chair. Performers include Purple Pan Steel Drum Band, Aug. 5; Ulen Centennial Band, Aug. 12; Doc & The Scrubs, Aug. 19; Lakes Area Community Concert Band, Aug. 26.
DLHS Class of 1949
The Detroit Lakes High School Class of 1949 hosts their 65th class reunion on Sept. 13 at 5 p.m. Organizers are still looking for contact information for Donald Larson, Marvin Johnson and Noel Gunderson. Contact Louanne Gerdes at 847-8986 for more info.
DLHS Class of 1974
The Detroit Lakes High School Class of 1974 hosts their 40th reunion on Aug. 30. Organizers are still looking for several classmates: Linda Carlson, Susan Freeman, David Hayes, Cheryl Hendrickson, Sandy Joy, Terry Kusserow, Mark Lundeen, Judy Matzke, Harlan Miller, John Mitchell, Thomas Murphy, Jeannie Murray, Karen Nelson-Herman, James S. Olson, Barb Oien, Jackie Peterson, Mary (Teri) Schafer, Laura St. Claire, Debbie Stanhope, Kent Whitcomb, Sheryl White, Sue Zirbel and Cheryl Zurn. Contact Barb at 218-234-7658 or firstname.lastname@example.org with address info or to get details.
Essentia Health St. Mary’s Detroit Lakes Clinic hosts sports physicals. Essentia Health staff will be on hand specifically to see student athletes and fulfill the requirements for sports physicals on Aug. 6 from 1-4:30 p.m., Aug. 7 from 8-11:30 a.m. and Aug. 12 from 1-4:30 p.m. No appointment is necessary. For those unable to attend at these times, sports physicals can be scheduled with any pediatrician or Family Medicine provider at Essentia Health St. Mary’s Detroit Lakes Clinic by calling 847-5611.
Crafters, cardmakers and scrapbookers are invited to meet every Tuesday throughout the summer from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Senior Citizens Center, located in the DLCCC. Bring a project you’re working on or start a new one there. This gathering is for adults. For more information, call 844-7723 or 847-5823.
Jasper’s Theater, Park Rapids, is celebrating its’ 10th season of bringing its’ own unique brand of family entertainment to this region. The theater provides a 2-hour music, magic, comedy and dance variety show featuring four generations of one family, as well as some of the finest entertainers in the region. Jack Sand, Auntie Kreamsaugen, Harley Sommerfeld, Kent Karch, Kathie, Shawn and Dan Brekke bring over 50 years of combined experience to the stage. Visit www.jasperstheater.com for more information, and call 218-255-1333 for reservations.
Plant, pest clinics
The Becker County Master Gardeners host plant and pest clinics Aug. 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25 and 29 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Becker County Extension Office, 1120 8th SE, Detroit Lakes. For more information, call 846-7328 (extension 7105).
Ladies golf league
Ladies Tuesday Lakeview Golf League meets every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Lakeview Course May-August. Call Lakeview Course at 847-8942 on Tuesdays to be included in a foursome. For more information, email email@example.com, or call Ginny Imholte at 847-4236 or Mary Frigstad at 846-3166.
Trap shooting at Osage Sportsmans Club is available Tuesday and Thursday evenings, starting at 5 p.m. To get to the range, from Hwy 34 in Osage, turn north on County 48, 1.3 miles on the left side. For more information, go to www.osagesportsmansclub.com or find them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OsageSportsmansClub or call Doug Geise at 218-573-3090.
Faith Christian enrollment
Faith Christian School in Detroit Lakes is now enrolling for grades K-5th for the 2014/2015 school year. Call Anita Thorson at 847-7375 for more information.
Kidsfirst Preschool at First Lutheran Church is taking registrations for their summer preschool session. Please call Beth at 847-5656 for more info.
Cancer support group
Essentia Health St. Mary’s Cancer Support Group meets the 4th Wednesday of the month at 5 pm. Please meet at the fireplace in the Clinic Lobby. The cancer support group is open to anyone who is affected by cancer — patients, survivors, family, friends or caregivers. For additional information, contact Jennifer Frank at 218-847-0880.
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 info or to sign up at 847-0804.
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 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 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.
TOPS Chapter 1251
TOPS Chapter 1251, Lake Park, meets Tuesdays starting with the weigh-in at 4 p.m. in the Lake Park Lutheran Church basement room. Please use the West entrance and take the basement stairs. New members are always welcome. Call 218-532-2883 for more information.
TOPS Chapter 30
Minnesota TOPS Chapter 30 meets Mondays from 4 to 5 p.m. in Trinity Lutheran Church choir room.
TOPS Chapter 910
Take Off Pounds Sensibly members help each other stay on track to their weight loss goal. No diets, no food to buy and no workouts to follow. Visitors and new members are always welcome. TOPS chapter 910 meets every Thursday at 8:30 a.m. in Trinity Lutheran Church, DL. For more information, contact Marlys at 847-6331 or Pam at 847-5760 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Yearly fee is $28.
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.
Card making, scrapbook classes
The DL Senior Citizen Center hosts a card making and scrapbooking class every Monday from 9 a.m. to noon. Donated cards are welcome.