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Community calendar: Feb. 15 edition

Wadena Area Chamber of Commerce monthly retailers meeting from 7-7:45 a.m. at The Boondocks Cafe and Catering at 201 S. Jefferson St. is an informal gathering for Wadena area retailers to hear from the Chamber’s Executive Director Dana Cantleberry and to discuss issues affecting local retailers as well as upcoming events and shopping promotions. For more information, call 218-632-7704 or email [email protected] .

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Clover Buddies will meet from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Wadena County Fairgrounds. Those in kindergarten through second grade are invited to learn about a specific project area, play a game, have a snack and get to know a little more about 4-H for free.

This month’s event will focus on sewing with the help of our screened adult volunteers, and participants will take home at least one completed item besides learning simple sewing procedures.

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Pre-register to ensure sufficient supplies for everyone at http://tinyurl.com/sewing4-H .

“Prince and Princess Party” for students in preschool through fourth grade will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary School gym at Colfax Avenue Southwest. Miss Wadena Madelyn Gallant and her royal court will be there.

Get dressed up and join others for arts and crafts, bingo, a candy bar walk, face and/or nail painting and storytime, and enjoy punch, cookies and more.

The cost is $6 per child. Proceeds will help support the Wadena-Deer Creek prom.

Florida strawberries of 8 pounds for $30 will be sold from 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Wadena Maslowski Wellness and Research Center at 17th Fifth St. SW.

“Pose + Pint” yoga will be at 10 a.m. at Drastic Measures Brewing at 101 Jefferson St. S. The cost is $18 per person and includes a one-hour class, one 10-ounce beer, coffee, tea, soda or non-alcoholic beverage. Participants should bring their own yoga mat.

Fire, police and first-responders appreciation banquet will start at 7 p.m. at New York Mills Hall with food provided and live music for a free-will offering during the five-hour fundraiser to purchase fire suppression tools for the New York Mills,, Perham and Wadena fire departments.

Play bingo from 1:15 p.m to 3 p.m. at the Wadena Senior Center at 220 Jefferson St. S. in downtown Wadena.

Bite-Size Conservation: Heart Health will be at noon during a free lunch at Astera Health at 421 11th St. NW. Dr. Joseph Nguyen of Centracare Cardiology will answer questions. To register for the event, visit http://tinyurl.com/BiteSizeHeartHealth.

Chris Funk the magician will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Wadena Memorial Auditorium as part of the Wadena Area Concert Association’s lineup.

Seasonal membership for a family is $100 (two adults and children through age 18), for an adult is $45 and for students is $15. (Individual concert tickets are at the door for $15.) For more info, visit www.facebook.com/Wadena2022 or https://chrisfunkmagic.com .

Play farkel from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Wadena Senior Center at 220 Jefferson St. S. in downtown Wadena.

Wadena Whirlaways Square Dance Inc. will have a dance from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at St. Michael’s Church in Motley with caller Bill VanBergen and a “snow daze” theme.

Ye Ol’ Fashioned Raffle from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. hosted by the Wadena Elks Lodge and brought by Wadena Area Ducks Unlimited. Tickets are $10 and $20 for the cash-only event. Need not be present to win but need to be present to purchase tickets. For more information, call 218-402-0091.

“The Miracle Worker” auditions for Madhatters Community Theatre’s production will be at 5 p.m. on Feb. 16 and 2 p.m. on Feb. 17 in Wadena City Library’s large meeting room at 210 First St. SW. The production will run at the Memorial Auditorium for one weekend of four performances April 12-14. For more information, call Dan Touchette at 218-430-0042.

Lenten Fish “Frydays” from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Fridays from Feb. 16 to March 22 at Sacred Heart Church in Staples featuring all-you-can-eat fried fish, potatoes, baked beans, seafood salad, coleslaw, bread, homemade desserts and a beverage. Cost is $13 for adults and to-go meals, $7 for children ages 5 to 10 with ages 4 and under free.

Play cards from 1:15 p.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 15, 20 and 22 at the Wadena Senior Center at 220 Jefferson St. S. in downtown Wadena.

Sit ‘n’ Stitch free gathering of fiber artists will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursdays at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center at 24 N. Main Ave.

Wadena Area Food Shelf at 205 Aldrich Ave. SE in Wadena is open 10 a.m. to noon on Mondays and Thursdays. For more information, call 218-631-7605.

Verndale Area Food Shelf at 402 Clark Drive NE is open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursdays and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. every second Thursday of the month. For more information, call 218-445-5568.

Wadena Open Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. Tuesdays (book meeting); 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m. Sundays at 421 Fourth St. NW in Wadena.

Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays at 421 Fourth St. NW in Wadena.

Horse racing at 7 p.m. on Fridays at Wadena Elks Lodge No. 2386 at 210 Jefferson St. S. in downtown Wadena. For more information, call 218-430-0155.

Bingo at 6 p.m. on Thursdays at the Wadena VFW Post 3922 at 213 First St. SE. The cost to play is $1 per card. (Must be 18 years or older to play.)

Drastic Measures Brewing trivia contest at 101 Jefferson St. S. in downtown Wadena at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. Free to play and prizes are awarded to the top three teams.

Drastic Measures Brewing at 101 Jefferson St. S. in downtown Wadena will host an Open Mic Night from 7-9 p.m. on Thursdays. Registration starts at 6:30 p.m.

The Wadena Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. the second and the fourth Monday of the month in the Wadena Elks Lodge No. 2386 at 210 Jefferson St. S. (except in December and during the summer when picnics will be held in the Lions Shelter in Sunnybrook Park, mostly on the second Monday of the month).

Wadena City Library storytime is at 10 a.m. Wednesdays except for holidays. For more information, call 218-631-2476.

Wadena County Dementia Caregiver Support Group meets from 11 a.m. to noon on the fourth Tuesday of the month at Immanuel Lutheran Church at 403 Second St. SE in Wadena. Open to caregivers, family members and friends who are caring for someone with dementia. Share your concerns, questions, needs and feelings in a safe environment.

Celebrate Recovery program will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sundays at the Verndale Family Life Church at 402 Clark Drive NE. Child care can be provided if needed. For more information, call 218-445-5568

Home-schooled students are invited to the Otter Cove Children’s Museum at 105 W. Lincoln Ave. in Fergus Falls from 9 a.m. to noon on Fridays for a “Homeschool Hangout” event. For more information, call 218-998-5437 or email [email protected] .

New York Mills Public Library at 30 Main Ave. N. will host a used book sale in its meeting room 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays, whenever the meeting room is not in use for other activities. All items are one dollar and must be paid in cash or by check only.

Compiled by Frank Lee of the Wadena Pioneer Journal