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Thursday, July 19

North Country Trail hike

North Country Trail resort hike meets at 10 a.m. at the NCT kosk, HWY 4 & Halvrerson Trail, 2.5 miles south of Lake George. A 2.5-mile hike within Hubbard County land passes through mixed forest and enters a magnificent spruce and balsam forest as it winds down into the historic Schoolcraft river valley. The valley features a massive wetland teaming with wildlife.

Wildlife Excursion

Tamarac Wildlife Refuge hosts Wildlife Excursions every Thursday at 10 a.m. Explore the refuge with a knowledgeable guide. Search for wildlife and learn about the natural and cultural history of Tamarac. Meet at the Chippewa Picnic Area.

Friday, July 19

Hidden talent show

The Wayne Nelson Memorial Hidden Talent Show is at 7 p.m. in the Cormorant Community Center. Come and enjoy an evening of entertainment, fun and laughs. Ice cream will be served following the program. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at The Cormo

rant Pub, Cormorant Bottle Shop or be reserved by calling Carolyn at 532-2203.

Friday, July 20

Talk of the Town

Talk of the Town begins at 9 a.m. in the Cormorant Community Center. The program is Judge Richard Goldberg, U.S. Court of International Trade. The event is free, and coffee and cookies will be available.

Party in the Park

Essentia Health Oak Crossing Family Council hosts the 20th annual Party in the Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Holy Rosary Parish Center. There will be a picnic for $6 per person, plus a quilt raffle, music entertainment and more.

Saturday, July 21

Twisted Stitchers

The Twisted Stitchers are working outside from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Pioneer Park on the west side of Main Ave across from Monika's. Bring your own lawn chair. (Meet at Monika's in case of inclement weather). Everyone is welcome to bring a project and join us. For further information, contact Kathy Belt at 732-0978.

Stoll family reunion

The Joseph and Anna Stoll family invite area friends to an open house during their reunion from 2-4 p.m. at Sand Hill Lake Bible Camp, located 6 miles south of Fosston, Minn., on County Road 6. Contact 841-1045 for more information.

Guided raspberry hike

Join Laurentian Lakes Chapter members and friends at 9 a.m. for a guided raspberry hike on the North Country Trail. Meet at the Bad Medicine public lake access on State Hwy 113, or carpool from the M State parking lot in DL at 8 a.m. For more information, call Karen at 218-847-1929 or check out the Meet up page at


Jasper's Theater

Jasper's Theater, Park Rapids, offers a performance of music, magic and comedy show beginning at 7 p.m. For more information or for tickets prices, visit

Old time variety dance

An old time variety dance is from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Frazee White Pine Room. Music is by Jerry's Dance Band.

Lake Park Garden Club

The Lake Park Garden Club meets at 4:30 p.m. at the Bud and Kit Davis home for a potluck picnic. Bring your spouse and a dish to share.

Sunday, July 22

Ordination of Pastor


Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Frazee celebrates the 25th Ordination of Pastor William Aufdenkamp at noon with a meal and reception. It is a free will offering.

Shoreham Chapel

The Shoreham Chapel, Lake Melissa, service is at 10:45 a.m., followed by coffee and fellowship. Special music is by Shelly Gompf and daughters, vocalists. Everyone is welcome.

Leave it to Beavers

Tamarac Wildlife Refuge hosts Leave it to Beavers! At 2 p.m. Discover the amazing adaptations this creature has acquired over thousands of years of evolution. Learn how this large rodent played a role in Minnesota history. Visit a large beaver dam and lodge.

Monday, July 23

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. in Emmanuel Nursing Home.


Alpha Phi summer luncheon

The Alpha Phi annual summer luncheon is Monday, July 30, at 11:30 a.m. at the Little Easy at the Detroit Country Club. All Alpha Phi's are welcome. For more information or to make a reservation call Sue at 847-6202.

Musical theater camp

A musical theatre camp for students in grades 4-8 is July 23-26 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Frazee High School Commons. Help sharpen your vocal, dance and acting skills. Contact Community Ed at 334-3181, Cost is $20 per student.