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Community calendar: July 21 edition

Events in the Wadena area.

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Thursday, July 21

  • Firearm safety class starts in Verndale. Class dates: July 21, Thurs. July 26, Tues. July 28, Thurs. Aug. 1, Mon. Aug. 2, Tues. Aug. 4, Thurs. Aug. 5, Fri. Class time: 6 - 8 p.m. Field Day: Aug. 6, Saturday at 8 a.m. - Knob Hill 3334 Knob Hill Rd, Wadena. To register or for questions contact Darin Wegscheid at 218-639-2922 or email dwegsc@gmail.com . Must be 11 years of age before class start date listed above in order to be eligible to take this class.
  • Lions Annual BBQ serving from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at BN Park. Advance tickets can be purchased from members.

Friday, July 22

  • Arts at the Market 2 – 5:30 p.m. at the Wadena Area Farmer’s Market. Scribbletastic Fun-O-Matic Command Post. Have an opportunity to draw, doodle and express yourself.
  • Free Concert Wadena County Historical Society presents 42nd Street Jazz Band at 7 p.m. at the Wadena Depot.

Sunday, July 31

  • Esther Lutheran Church's Polka Worship and Annual Ice Cream Social includes worship starting at 11 a.m. with an ice cream social following from noon to 5 p.m. Esther Lutheran Church is located at 11019 625th Ave., in Parkers Prairie.
  • Enduro Races at 1 p.m. at the Wadena County Fairgrounds. 

Wednesday, Aug. 3
The Hartley Family Bluegrass band from Arkansas will be presenting a Bluegrass Gospel Concert at the Central Methodist Church at 7 p.m. They have been performing for several years with the goal to honor God and bring joy to people. The air conditioned church is located 6 miles north of Hwy 10 on Co. Rd. 26. Free will offering will be taken.

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Standing dates

  • Cards and Farkel 1-4 p.m., Monday - Thursday at the Wadena Senior Center. Closed Friday-Sunday. Call 218-631-4077 for more information.
  • Celebrate Recovery program will be held at the Verndale Family Life Church, 402 Clark Dr. NE, from 6-8 p.m. every Sunday. For more information please call 218-445-5568.
  • Wadena Open Alcoholics Anonymous meetings at 8 p.m. Tuesdays (book meeting); 7 p.m., Wednesdays; and 10 a.m. Sundays, at 421 NW 4th St, Wadena.
  • Narcotics Anonymous meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesdays, at 421 NW 4th St, Wadena.
  • Wadena City Library preschool storytimes on Wednesdays are on Facebook at 9 a.m. and in-person at the library at 10 a.m. You can listen to a few stories and make a craft or eat a snack.
  • Wadena Area Food Shelf open 10 a.m. to noon, Mondays and Thursdays. Contact them at 218-631-7605. Located at 205 Aldrich Ave SE, Wadena.
  • Verndale Area Food Shelf is open 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Thursday; and 5-7 p.m. every first Thursday at 402 NE Clark Dr. Contact the director at 218-445-5568.
  • Wadena County Republicans meet on the fourth Tuesday of the month at Pizza Ranch in Wadena. Dinner and visiting at 6 p.m. with speakers and a business meeting at 7 p.m. Call 218-894-1899 for more information.
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