Community calendar: Sept. 29 edition

Events in the Wadena area.

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Thursday, Sept. 29
Free clothes giveaway from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wadena Assembly of God Church, 419 First Street NW in Wadena. All items are free and include maternity, blankets, newborn - 4T clothes, pack n' plays, baby bath tubs, high chairs, diapers, etc. No donations are needed. Hosted by the Lakes Area Pregnancy Support Center.
Saturday, Oct. 1-2
Former Minnesota Viking Joe Jackson will be at the Wadena Assembly of God Church on October 1 and 2.
Jackson will join others for breakfast at 9 a.m. on October 1.

On October 2, he'll be in attendance at 10:30 a.m., during the normal worship service.

Sunday, Oct. 2
St. Frederick's Catholic Church in Verndale will hold their annual Fall Breakfast, bake produce sale and raffle from 8 a.m. to noon. They serve pancakes, French toast, ham, scrambled eggs, juice, milk and coffee. Free will offering.
Tuesday, Oct. 4
First Tuesday Dance at the Wadena VFW from 1-4 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 8
Annual Zombie Run starts at 11 a.m. Pub Crawl and Haunted House later in the day. To register for the Zombie Run go to the Wadena Chamber web page or call 218-632-7704 or email .

Standing dates

  • Wadena Farmer's Market open Tuesdays in BN Park from 7 -11 a.m.; and Fridays on the Wesley Lawn from 2-5:30 p.m.
  • 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.
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