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Monday, March 9

Music scholarship concert

The Detroit Lakes School Music Department presents a Scholarship Concert at 7 p.m. in the George Simpson Middle School Auditorium. Cost of the concert is $5 for adults and $3 for children in grades K-12 or $10 per immediate family. Proceeds from the concert will provide scholarship money to students who are pursuing degrees in music education. Performers include Doc & the Scrubs, Roosevelt 4th Grade Classes, Rossman 5th Grade Choir, Middle School 6th Grade Vocal Ensembles, Laker Singers and the Laker Jazz Band.

Tuesday, March 10

Adoption seminar

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota hosts an informational meeting on adoption. LSS can help families adopt children locally and from countries around the world. The meeting is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Clay County Service Center, Moorhead. Call Lynn Haggar at (612) 879-5230 or 1-888-205-3769 to register. For more information, or to register online, visit

Sons of Norway

Sons of Norway, Vikingland Lodge No. 495, DL, meets at 6 p.m. with a chili dump in the DL Nutrition Center. Everyone is to bring a small container of chili to combine. The program will be Stuart Fankhanel speaking about recording family stories.

Area Admin Professionals

Area administrative professionals of the Detroit Lakes IAAP chapter meets at 5:30 p.m. in room F102 at MSCTC, Detroit Lakes. Brenda Houts, buyer with SJE Rhombus, will present "Time Management." A light meal will be offered at 5:30 p.m. for a minimal cost, and Houts will speak at 6. For info on membership or meeting reservations, call Tammie Jenson at 847-8206.

Wednesday, March 11

NARFE Chapter 1842

NARFE Chapter 1842 Detroit Lakes meets for the purpose of discussing the NARFE State Convention, which will be held in Detroit Lakes May 19-21. All active & retired Federal employees and their spouses are invited to attend. You may contact President Virginia Weston at 218-847-6483 for additional information.

Go for the Green

The Detroit Lakes Christian Women's Club presents Go For the Green from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the ClubHouse Hotel. Lunch cost is $8.50. For reservations, call Norma at 847-1977 or Ruth at 847-5507.

Ask a Veterinarian night

The Central MN Horse Improvement Association (CMHIA) hosts Ask a Vet night at 7:30 p.m. in the Todd Wadena Electric Coop building meeting room, Wadena. Dr. Warren Hartman of the Southbrook Veterinary Clinic in Wadena will speak on topics such as: Worming, Vaccinations and General Health Care of Horses followed by a question and answer session. For more information, contact Jerry Nanik at 218-445-5809.