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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

Sunday, June 2

Royalty send-off

A send-off for Miss Frazee, Miss Northwest, Miss Perham, Miss Heart of the Lakes, Miss Moorhead and Miss Grand Cities is at 2 p.m. in the Frazee Event Center. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Waters of Grace event

Waters of Grace, an Evangelical Lutheran Church in America worshipping in Frazee, hosts Bishop Larry Wohlrabe of the Northwestern Minnesota Synod (ELCA) as their guest preacher at the 9:30 a.m. worship service in the Frazee Event Center.  During worship, Bishop Larry will also be commissioning local resident, Laurie Albertson, as the Synodically Authorized Minister (SAM) and new pastoral leader for Waters of Grace. Refreshments and fellowship will immediately follow.  Everyone is welcome.  

Tuesday, June 4

High Mileage Fellowship

High Mileage Fellowship meets the first Tuesday of each month in Community Alliance Church, DL. There is a pot-blessing meal at noon, followed by a time of sharing birthdays and anniversaries, a Bible Nugget and special music. This is an inter-denominational fellowship for all those 55 and over.

Overeaters Anonymous, Serenity Group

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

Lake Park Class of 1953

The Lake Park High School Class of 1953 will hold their 60th class reunion in the Holiday Inn, Detroit Lakes. There will be happy hour at 4:30, followed by supper off the menu. Call El Jacobs at 218-532-7361 or e-mail her at so she can give Holiday Inn an approximate number.

Women’s Bridge Association

The Detroit Country Club Women’s Bridge Association meets at 11:30 a.m. Please make reservations by noon on Monday, June 3, by calling Joyce Junge at 847-8411.

Wednesday, June 5

Adult Spanish Club

On the 5th of each month, join the adult Spanish Club at El Loro to practice your conversation skills. Drinks are at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7.

Thursday, June 6


The June MAC-NAPS distribution is 3-5:30 p.m. in the St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Applications are available at St. Luke’s Church. To qualify, you must be at least 60 years of age and meet the USDA income guidelines.

Dulcimer jam

A dulcimer jam is at 6:30 p.m. in the Lincoln Park Apt. 207, Park Street entrance.

Saturday, June 8

Lakes Country Woodcarvers

The Lakes Country Woodcarvers are in the storefront next to White Drug in the Washington Square Mall from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anyone interested in carving can stop by and visit.


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

Shoreham Chapel

Historic Shoreham Chapel, non-denominational, between Lake Melissa and Lake Sallie, holds services June 9-Sept. 1 at 10:45 a.m. It is open to the public. Coffee and refreshments follow the service. Dan Danielson, director of New Life Center in Fargo, and Rev. Tim Cook, Chaplain of St. Mary’s Hospital in DL, will be officiating at different times. Kathie Brekke and the apostles Blues Band will perform at the opening service.

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.

First Baptist VBS

First Baptist Church, DL, hosts Mega Sports Camp vacation Bible school June 10-13. Supper is at 5 p.m., followed by games, lessons and more at 5:30. For more information, call 847-4571.

Trinity VBS

Trinity Lutheran Church, DL, and Pathways Ministries of Northwest Minnesota host Vacation Bible School June 24-27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for ages kindergarten through sixth grade. There will be Bible study, games, songs, arts and crafts and outdoor education. It is free. Call Laurie at 847-7211 to sign your child up or visit

Tuesdays in the Park

Habitat for Humanity will serve hamburgers, hot dogs and brats along with sides, each Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. in the DL City Park before the Tuesdays in the Park band concerts in the Bandshell. It is a freewill offering. Concerts then start at 7. Bring a lawn chair. Schedule includes June 4: Lakes Area Community Concert Band, June 11: Park Rapids Area community Band, June 18: Mark Fogelson, June 25: Tim Eggebraaten, July 2: Hardwood Groove, July 9: Shari Breznay, July 16: Doc & the Scrubs, July 23: Dennis Craswell, July 30: Rhonda Habedank, Aug. 6: Ulen Centennial Band, Aug. 13: Doc & the Scrubs, Aug. 20: Lewy Ronken Musical Revue, Aug. 27: Lakes Area Community Concert Band.

Plant and Pest Clinics

The Becker County Master Gardeners host Plant & Pest Clinics on June 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Becker County Extension Office, 1120 8th St. SE, Detroit Lakes. Call 846-7328 ext. 7105 for more information.

LP-A flea market

Vendors Wanted. Lake Park Audubon Community Ed. hosts a flea market June 8 during the Audubon Crazy Dayz in the Bell State Bank parking lot and Eagle Street. The fee for the 10x20-foot space is $15. Contact Community Ed. at 218-439-3303 ext 1141 or email

eReader help

Schedule a one-on-one appointment to address your eReader questions every Tuesday (10:30-11:30 a.m.) and Wednesday (4:30-5:30 p.m.) at Detroit Lakes Public Library, or call for an appointment that better fits your schedule. For more information, call Detroit Lakes Public Library at 218-847-2168.