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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

Monday, June 24

Square dance

A square dance is in the Century School in Park Rapids. Larry Johansen will be the caller, and Donna Stone will cue rounds between tips. There will be a “plus” workshop from 7-8 p.m. and mainstream dancing from 8 to 10. There will be a potluck lunch after the dance furnished by the club members. All square dancers and spectators are welcome.

PEO Chapter DQ

Chapter DQ, P.E.O. meets at 1 p.m. at Vicki Stigen’s Island View Camp.  Assisting hostess are LaValle Andersen, Ruth Solie and Donna Dosland. Vicki Stigen is providing the program.  Carpooling will be arranged.

Tuesday, June 25

Garden Club field trip

For those interested in a field trip to see the Botanical Gardens in Fargo, meet at 3 p.m. in the Catholic church parking lot in Lake Park. There will be a car pool, and tour of the Botanical Garden s from 4-4:15. Everyone will eat together on the way home as well. Botanical Garden address: 1201 28th Ave. North, Yunker Farm, Fargo ND. 701-281-2568, For more information, call 532-2883.

Overeaters Anonymous, Serenity Group

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. Please make reservations by noon on June 24 by calling Jo Harris at 844-5851 or Peggy Jo O’Brien at 847-5552.

Learn to fish for free

The DNR hosts MinnAqua’s Peers to Piers program from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday on the Little Detroit Lake pier across from El Loro restaurant. The DNR provides all fishing equipment and bait for kids wanting to learn to fish. Kids fish for free up to age 16 with no license required. For more information, call Kyle Quittschreiber at 846-8347.

Wednesday, June 26

What’s your legacy?

Join a provocative and thoughtful discussion on leaving your legacy. It begins at 2 p.m. in the Ecumen Forest Conference Center, with Amy Williams, donor relationship coordinator, speaking. RSVP to Sandy Lia at 844-83340.

Thursday, June 27

Parkinson’s Support Grp.

Parkinson’s Support Group is at 2 p.m. in Emmanuel Nursing Home Aspen Conference Room. Guest speaker is DeeRae Nelson, speech pathologist. For more information, contact Sue Sorensen at 844-7118.

Friday, June 28

N2N fundraiser

A spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the Neighbor to Neighbor program is from 5 to 7p.m. in the Vergas Event Center. It is a free will donation. Entertainment will be provided by Brad and Kaylynn Gibb.

Saturday, June 29

Wildflower hike

The Laurentian Lakes Chapter of the North Country Trail hosts a wildflower and Lady Slipper hike at 9 a.m.  from Camp 6 Forest trail to Elbow Lake Rd.  Meet at the trailhead on Elbow Lake Road which  is located 1.5 miles west of Becker Co. 37 (Watch for the Many Point Boy Scout Camp Signs) and we’ll shuttle to the start of the hike.  For more information, call 847-1929. 

AA potluck, open meeting

A free AA potluck and open meeting begins with dinner at 6 p.m. (bring a dish to share), followed by a meeting at 7 in First Lutheran Church, DL.