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Sunday, Sept. 22

Sauerkraut dinner

St. John’s Lutheran Church, Height of Land, hosts a sauerkraut dinner from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. It also includes a craft, bake and produce sale also. Cost is $8 for adults, ages 6-12 are $4 and 5 and under are free.

Fall feast

The Wolf Lake Rescue Squad Fall Feast is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Wolf Lake Lions Hall. It is a free will donation.

Natural Nutrition

Tamarac Wildlife Refuge hosts Go Natural with Nutrition at 2 p.m. Join guest presenter Carol Robinson on this first day of autumn for a fun lesson on eating healthy. Whether it be from the wild, your garden or the farmer’s market, we can all make good choices and have fun doing it. Learn how you can have fresh greens all winter long, how you can dehydrate the fruits of the season and which wild foods are easy to gather and prepare. Meet at the Chippewa Picnic Area located on Cty Hwy 26 just east of the visitor center.

Monday, Sept. 23

Odd Fellows meeting

Odd Fellows meets at 1:30 p.m. at 118 W. Holmes St. Visitors are always welcome.

Tuesday, Sept. 24

Overeaters Anonymous

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

DL Library Club

The Detroit Lakes Library Club meets at 2 p.m. in the library. Farmer-comedian Roger Radley will entertain. Musical selections will be provided by a mixed quartet consisting of Judy Maxwell, Jene Stone, LaVerne Maxwell and Greg Hayes. This public is invited.

Thursday, Sept. 26

Parkinson’s speaker

In an effort to raise public awareness and improve services for those with Parkinson’s disease, National Parkinson Foundation Minnesota sponsors a free seminar with speakers from the nationally recognized Struthers Parkinson’s Center, a National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Trinity Lutheran Church, DL. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. Continental breakfast and lunch will be served. Free 4.8 CEU will be provided. Call 1-888-993-5495 (then choose option 2) to register.

Friday, Sept. 27

Square dance

The Friendly Squares hosts a square dance at the Park Rapids High School. The caller will be Mark Helfter, and Donna Stone will cue round dancing between tips. There will be “plus” dancing from 7:30 to 8 p.m. and mainstream from 8 to10. The club members will furnish potluck lunch after the dance. All square dancers and spectators are welcome.

Imagination Library fundraiser

The first hoedown to benefit the Imagination Library is from 5:30 to 11 p.m. in the Shorewood Pub. There will be a DJ, karaoke, silent and live auctions. Tickets are $35 and include dinner. They can be purchased at Price’s Fine Jewelry, Central Market, or by calling Amy at 841-2944.

Republicans fundraiser

The Becker County Republicans host the annual 2013 Fall Fundraiser in the Holiday Inn, Detroit Lakes. Social hour is from 5 to 6 p.m. and buffet begins at 6. There will be candidates, prizes and auctions. Get your tickets by calling John at 847-4638.

Saturday, Sept. 28

Fire & Ice

Essentia Health St. Mary’s Foundation hosts the Fire & Ice Experience fundraiser beginning at 6 p.m. at The Fireside. There will be three culinary stations, hors d-oeuvres and a variety of wines and beers. The silent auction includes many items including a cruise on Pickerel Lake, WE Fest tickets, Vikings tickets, getaways and more. Tickets are $60 a person and available by calling Essentia Health St. Mary’s-Detroit Lakes at 844-0719 or visiting the gift shop.

Cormorant Lutheran Men’s Group

The Cormorant Lutheran Church Men’s Group hosts a free will offering breakfast at 9 a.m. honoring military veterans. The guest speaker will be Chaplain Gary Garvey on ‘My Life in War Zones.’ Everyone, men and women, are invited.

Hog roast

Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Snellman, hosts a hog roast from 4 to 7:30 p.m. It is a free will offering.

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