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Happenings for 5-10-09


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Sunday, May 10

Fisherman's breakfast

St. Mary's of the Lakes, DL, hosts the 30th annual Fisherman's Breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon. Adults are $7 and children under 12 are $3.

Center Stage Dance recital

Two Center Stage Dance Academy recitals are at 1:30 and 5 p.m. in the Detroit Lakes Middle School auditorium. Tickets for reserved seating can be purchased at the studio or at the door.

Summit Dance School

Summit Dance School presents 25th Anniversary "Traveling Through The Years" at 5 p.m. in the Historic Holmes Theatre. Tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for students, which are sold at the Historic Holmes Box Office, 844-7469.

Mother's Day dinner

The DL Knights of Columbus sponsor a Mother's Day dinner of ham and turkey from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Holy Rosary Community Center. Adults are $8, ages 4-12 are $4 and under 4 are free.

Monday, May 11

Trail Blazers Saddle Club

Lakes Trail Blazers Saddle Club meet at 7 p.m. in Izzo's. If you want to get together with others involved with horses come and see what the club has to offer.

Odd Fellows

Odd Fellows meets at 1:30 p.m. in the IOOF Hall, DL. Visitors are welcome.

Tuesday, May 12

Hospice open house

Hospice of the Red River Valley hosts an open house in celebration of 25 years of hospice care in the Detroit Lakes area. It is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Hospice of the Red River Valley. Refreshments will be served. Brief remarks at 12:15 p.m.


The 412 Lakes Area Toastmasters meets from 7 to 7:45 a.m. on Tuesdays in the Minnesota State Community and Technical College, room C102. MSCTC has a cafeteria that serves breakfast and coffee. Learn assertiveness, leadership skills, quick thinking, self-confidence, communication skills and more. For more info, contact Peggy Isakson at 847-1708.

Sons of Norway

Sons of Norway Vikingland Lodge No. 495, DL, meets at 7 p.m. in the D.L. Nutrition Center. The program is Vikingage Club from Minneapolis dressed in authentic Viking costumes. Dennis Rusinko and Gary and Helen Anderson are the presenters and will talk about the history of the Vikings. On May 13, the presenters will do a program for the grade school children at Roosevelt Elementary School, which is open to the public.

VFW elections

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1676, Detroit Lakes, will resume nominations and will have elections of Officers for the 2009-10 ensuing year at 7 p.m. in the Post Home, 500 Washington Ave.

DL chapter of AARP

The Detroit Lakes chapter of AARP meets at 10 a.m. in Diamond Willow, DL. Royal Herbold will tell of a mission trip to an orphanage in Uganda. Everyone is welcome.

Detroit Club Women's Bridge

The Detroit Country Club Women's Bridge Association meets at 11:30 a.m. Make reservations by noon on May 11 to Donna at 844-7264, Ginny at 847-2969 or Maureen at 844-6712.


The White Earth Reservation Veteran's Association sponsors bingo every other Tuesday in the Veteran's Memorial Building. Cost is $20 at the door and proceeds go to the Veteran's Association to assist in funding community events. Warm ups start at 6:30 p.m. and regular session at 7.

IAAP chapter

Area administrative professionals of the Detroit Lakes IAAP Chapter meet at 5:30 p.m. in room F102 at MSCTC, Detroit Lakes. Lois Greisen of Eagle Associates will present "Negotiations: How to Get What You Want." A light meal will be offered at 5:30 p.m. for a minimal cost, and Greisen will speak at 6 p.m. For info on membership or to make meeting reservations, call Tammie Jenson at (218) 847-8206.

Wednesday, May 13

'I Remember Mama'

DL Christian Women's Club hosts "I Remember Mama" from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the ClubHouse Hotel. Lunch cost is $8.50.Reservations need to be made by May 11 to Norma at 846-1977 or Ruth at 847-5507.

Flickr photo

Come in to Detroit Lakes Library from 2 to 3:30 p.m. to learn how to share photos on the Web with a Flickr photo sharing account. Class size is limited, please call Detroit Lakes Library pre-register.

Disabled American Veterans mobile service unit

Disabled American Veterans mobile service unit is at the corner parking lot at Lake Avenue and Frazee Street (across from library) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The nonprofit will provide counseling and claim filing help to veterans for free.