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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, July 28

Fresh air Sunday

Lund Lutheran Church, Richwood Road, hosts fresh air Sunday with worship outside beginning at 9 a.m. Bring your lawn chair and sunscreen. Special music is by Bob Johnson and members of the Uffda Mountain Boys.

Shoreham Chapel

Shoreham Chapel hosts special music by Karen Gunderson out of Phoenix and her daughter, Joy, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The service follows at 10:45, with Pastor Tim Cook.

Monday, July 29

Lakes Area Birding Club

The July meeting of Lakes Area Birding Club is at 7 p.m. in the Detroit Lakes Public Library. All guests are welcome. For information, contact Dick Wilson at 841-3865.

Tuesday, July 30

Overeaters Anonymous, Serenity Group

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

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.

Women’s Bridge

The Detroit Country Club Women’s Bridge Association meets at 11:30 a.m. Please make reservations by noon on Monday by calling either Maureen Schreder at 844-6712 or Marge Opperman at 532-2346.

Thursday, Aug. 1

Trail hike

The Itasca Moraine Chapter of the North Country Trail Association hosts a resort hike in the Longville Area. Hikers are to meet at 10 a.m. at the NCT parking lot just off of State Hwy 84, .8 mile south of the intersection with State Hwy 200. Three hikes are scheduled that proceed east from the trailhead. Transportation is provided back to the trailhead parking area.

Dulcimer jam

A dulcimer jam is at 6:30 p.m. in Lincoln Park, Detroit Lakes.


Grace Community Church VBS

Join Grace Community Church of Osage for the IncrediWorld Adventure Park VBS, where biblical truth is found around every corner.  Parents are invited to register their children (ages 4 through 6th grade) at the Cave on Hwy 34 in Osage on July 29, where the adventure will continue through Aug. 2. It is from 6 to 8 p.m. each day. For more info, call (218) 573-3143.

Lake Eunice Church VBS

Lake Eunice Evangelical Free Church hosts Kingdom Rock Vacation Bible School Aug. 4-8 from 6 to 8 p.m. each day. It is for ages 3-13. For more info, visit online at