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Entertainment briefs - June 26 edition

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Stemson birthday party slated for July 12

An 80th birthday celebration for Charlotte Stemson will be held Saturday, July 12 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Sunnybrook Park in the Lions shelter II. All friends and family of Stemson are invited to attend. The theme is frogs and guests are encouraged to wear clothing in keeping with the theme. No presents please.

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"Follow the Flag" presentation set for July 3

Dale Blanshan will present a program called "Follow the Flag" on Thursday, July 3 at 7 p.m. at the Wadena Depot. In this program, Blanshan checks out the legend that the Stars and Stripes were born in the parlor of Betsy Ross's home in Philadelphia, then follows the tracks of the Mary Pickersgill version that flew over Ft. McHenry in Baltimore in 1814 and was immortalized in Francis Scott Key's "Star Spangled Banner".

For more information, visit www.WadenaCountyHistory.org or call (218)631-9079.

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