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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

Wednesday, March 13

‘Walking by faith’

     The DL Christian Women’s Club host ‘Walking by Faith, not by Sight’ from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Hol-iday Inn. Lunch cost is $8.75. Make reservations by March 11 to Norma at 846-1977 or Ruth at 847-5507.

Thursday, March 14

Genealogical society

     Heart O’Lakes Genealogical Society meets on the second Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Becker County Museum. Anyone who is interested in researching their family history is invited to attend. There will be some time to research following the meeting. For more info, call Virginia Weston at 847-6483.

PEO Chapter FG

     P.E.O Chapter FG meets at 7 p.m. in the home of Judy Fankhanel, with Linda Engleman and Carol McCarthy assisting. Program will be presented by Mary Haney. Dessert will be served.

BC republicans

     The Becker County Republicans meet at 7 p.m. in the DL City Offices.

Friday, March 15

Dance canceled  

    The Country Twirlers dance has been canceled for tonight.

Saturday, March 16

Family Fun Carnival

     Bethlehem Lutheran Preschool/Daycare sponsors a Family Fun Carnival from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Frazee.  There will be 25 games for all ages. Lots of fun and prizes. Tickets are 4/$1. Lunch is available. 

Sunday, March 17

March dinner

     St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, Hawley, hosts March dinner from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. with turkey and all the trimmings. Adults are $10, ages 6-12 are $4 and preschool are free.

Color Guard breakfast

     Lake Region Veterans Color Guard fundraiser breakfast is from 8 a.m. to noon in the DL Legion Club. A $6.50 donation is encouraged. 

Tuesday, March 19

Overeaters Anonymous, Serenity Group

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

Lions Club

     The Detroit Lakes Lions Club meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in Holiday Inn. For more information, contact Gerald Johnson at 847-3923.

Legion’s birthday

     John Bridges American Legion Auxiliary Unit and Post 15 are celebrating the American Legion’s 94th birthday. Potluck dinner is at 6 p.m., followed by a program featuring representatives of local youth programs.


     These Happenings section items or events do not have a specific date, or take place on more than one day. February 22, 2013:

Women’s program

     Essentia Health St. Mary’s Foundation will be hosting a program for women only about lagging libido and what can be done to treat it. It is Thursday, March 21, at 6:30 p.m. in LaBarista. Hope Mathern, D-NP, and Michelle England, MSW, will be discussing physiologic, psychological and relationship factors which affect libido in women and solutions for improving libido. Coffee and treats will be served. RSVP is required at 844-0719 or e-mail

Zion Lenten services

     Zion Lutheran Church hosts Lenten services March 13 and 20 at 4:30 and 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

Holy Rosary Lenten services

     Knights of Columbus host Friday night fish fries during Lent on March 15 and 22. They are from 5 to 7 p.m. in Holy Rosary Parish Center. Adults are $8 and students under 12 are $5.

Sacred Hearth Lenten dinners

     Knights of Columbus Frazee Council 12581 annual Lenten fish dinners are March 22 from 5-7 p.m. in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Frazee. Adults are $8, kids (7-14) are $5, and 6 and under are free. Everyone is welcome.

Kidsfirst preschool

     Kidsfirst Preschool at First Lutheran Church, DL, will begin taking fall 2013 registrations on March 1. Please come in person and bring your child’s immunization records with you. Your child must be at least 3 years old to enroll. No phone registrations will be taken. Questions? Call Beth at 847-5656.


     The newly restructured 412 Lakes Area Toastmasters meets on the first and third Friday of each month from noon–1 p.m. in M State, room C-102 in Detroit Lakes. Meetings are free to the public and visitors are welcome.

L.A. Moms group

     L.A. (Lakes Area) Moms is designed to nurture every mother. At our L.A. Moms group, you will have a chance to socialize with other moms, hear some great teaching, have discussion time and participate in creative activities. L.A. Moms is held the first and third Wednesday of each month throughout the school year from 9-11 a.m. at the Lakes Area Vineyard Church in Detroit Lakes. For more info, call 218-846-1199.

Refuge weekly outreach

     The Refuge Christian Outreach & Resource Center weekly gatherings include Monday-Friday from 7-8:30 a.m. Breakfast & Bible; Monday — Celebrate Recovery Meal at 5:45 p.m. and Meeting at 6:45 p.m. (no childcare), Wednesday — Women Ministry and Crafting at 4 p.m./Bible study on Bible Doctrine at 6 p.m., Thursday — Bible study on Battle Field of the Mind by Joyce Meyers, Friday — Christian Movie at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Free Meal and Fellowship at 5-6:30 p.m. Call 847-1982 or check website calendar for updates at