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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 or submitted online at

Thursday, Feb. 7


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

Death by Chocolate

A night of tantalizing treats and decadent desserts! The Detroit Lakes Women of Today host a Death by Chocolate membership night beginning at 7 p.m. in the Holiday Inn, DL. It is open to all women ages 18 and older who wish to get involved and help make a difference in our community. Membership specials and prizes for new members including a haircut and style, one hour massage and a hotel and casino package.

Friday, Feb. 8

Friendly Squares dance

The Friendly Squares host a square dance in the Century School, Park Rapids. There will be plus workshop at 7:30 p.m., and mainstream dancing from 8-10. The caller is Roger McNeil, and Bernadette McNeil will cue rounds between tips. Potluck lunch furnished by club members. All square dancers and spectators are welcome.

Saturday, Feb. 9

Girl Scout cookie sale

Girl Scout cookies are for sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Washington Square Mall, DL.

Youth fishing derby

The Luke Gandrud Memorial Youth Fishing Derby is from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in Lake Ida. Ages 15 and under are welcome. Tackle and bait is provided free of charge. There will also be free hot dogs and pop on the ice.

PEO Chapter FG

P.E.O Chapter FG meets at 10 a.m. at Maplelag, with Mary Richards as hostess. Sue Eidenschink and Mary Frigstad will be assisting. Program will be presented by Judy Fankhanel. Dessert will be served.

Artist show

"Contemplari" photographs and stained glass art by Robert J. Larson is on exhibit in the Spirit Room, 111 Broadway, Fargo, N.D., from Feb. 6-27, with a reception today from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Larson has designed over 200 stained glass windows for churches and homes in the area. A new digital camera awakened his latent interest in photography and he examines the landscape outside his window on Pickeral Lake.

Valentines banquet

Lake Eunice Evangelical Free Church hosts their Valentines Banquet at 5:30 p.m. Dan and Merilee Ottoson will put on a concert after the meal. There is no charge for this event, but please call 439-3255 and leave a message of how many guests will be with you.

Sunday, Feb. 10

Valentine's supper

Most Holy Redeemer Church, Ogema sponsors a Valentine's supper from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the Ogema Community Center. Prime rib is $19 and Cornish game hen is $15. RSVP your meal choice to Jamie at 983-3418, Laverne at 983-3261 or Sue at 983-3660.

Pancake breakfast

The Callaway Lions host a pancake breakfast from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Callaway Community Center.

Monday, Feb. 11

Grieving my way

Grieving my Way, a support group for parents who have experienced the loss of a child of any age, meets the second Monday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Detroit Lakes Hospice building. For more info, call Brenda at 846-9275.

Izaak Walton League

The Ikes will attend photographer Joe Rossi's presentation at 7 p.m. in the DL library.

Tuesday, Feb. 12

Overeaters Anonymous,

Serenity Group

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

Sons of Norway

Sons of Norway -- Vikingland Lodge No. 495 --hosts their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. in Union Central on Lake Avenue, DL. Program is Gloria Beck from Menahga will show and demonstrate Brazilian Embroidery and mittens made from sweaters. The public is invited.