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Sunday, May 19

Syttende Mai smorgasbord

Solem Lutheran Church, Hawley, hosts the Syttende Mai smorgasbord from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Adults are $11, ages 6-12 are $4 and preschool are free. Everyone is welcome.

Gospel concert

Lake Eunice Evangelical Free Church hosts the Northern Lights Gospel Quartet gospel concert at 7 p.m. There will be a free will offering to cover expenses. Bars and coffee will be served following the concert.

Guided hike

Join the Laurentian Lakes Chapter of the North Country Trail Association for a guided nature hike at 1 p.m. This will be a 5 mile hike beginning at the 400th Ave. trailhead near Island Lake. For more information, call Ray Vlasak at 218-573-3243.

Monday, May 20

PEO Chapter DQ

Chapter DQ, P.E.O. meets at 1 p.m. in the home of Georgia Hecock. Assisting hostesses are Mary Schutz, Linda Brockmann, Miriam Moen and Jane Besse.  Rachael Gabe will provide the program.

Tuesday, May 21

Overeaters Anonymous

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.

Jewelry show

Essentia Health hosts a Masquerade $5 Jewelry Show from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. in the clinic lobby.

Women’s Bridge Club

The Detroit Country Club Women’s Bridge Association meets at 11:30 a.m. Please make reservations by noon on Monday, May 20, by calling either Miriam Donnan at 701-361-6973 or Izzy Koland at 532-2257.

Wednesday, May 22

Women in Biz seminar

St. Mary’s Foundation sponsors a Women in Business Seminar: Fashion as an Instant Language at noon in The Fireside.  Cost is $15. RSVP to 844-0719 or

Thursday, May 23

Pathways to Independence

Pathways to Independence: Retirement Strategies for Women is at noon in Essentia Health St. Mary’s EMS Conference Room.  There is no cost. A light lunch will be served. RSVP required at 844-0719 or


Zion Church VBS

Zion Lutheran Church, DL, hosts vacation Bible school May 28-31 starts with supper at 4:45 p.m. and ends at 8. Please register or for more info, call 847-7630.

7th Day Adventist VBS

Seventh Day Adventist Church hosts VBS June 2-6 from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call April at 849-5233.

Lake Park Class of 1953

The Lake Park High School Class of 1953 will hold their 60th class reunion on June 4 in the Holiday Inn. Call El Jacobs at 218-532-7361.