Thursday, May 16

MOPS (Mothers of preschoolers) meet, 9 - 11 a.m. at Wadena Christian & Missionary Alliance Church, 1428 Jefferson St S.

 

Friends of the Wadena Library Spring Used Book Sale, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. This will be held in the new location-the former First National Building.

 

Headwaters Stroke Support Group for stroke survivors, family members, friends, and caregivers. Meets the third Thursday of the month, 1:30 to 3 p.m., CHI St. Joseph's Health HR Conference Room, 600 Pleasant Ave. S., Park Rapids.. Please call 218-616-3377 for more information.

 

Wood carvers invited to carve personal projects from 1-3 p.m. every Thursday at the Wadena Senior Center. Call (218) 631-4077 for more information.

 

Weight Watchers - weigh in, 5 p.m.; meeting, 5:30 p.m., every Thursday at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center - 17 5th St. SW, Wadena. Questions? Janet.J.Carlson@weightwatchers.com

 

Chess Club, 6-8 p.m. every Thursday, Wadena City Library.

Monday, May 20

Wadena County DFL meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Hub 71 in Sebeka. Anyone interested in joining the Wadena County Democratic Party Committee is encouraged to attend. There are no fees or dues required. For more information, email DFLWadenaCoChair@yahoo.com.

Tuesday, May 21

Tri-County Health Care's monthly Adult Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group, which helps area residents affected by suicide, will meet on from 6:30 - 8 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. For more information, contact Tri-County Health Care's Medical Social Services at 218-631-5228 or visit TCHC.org.

 

Tri-County Health Care will host the Change Your Weighs Support Group meeting from noon to 1 p.m. at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center in Wadena. The class is free to attend, and the topic is Healthy Weighs with Food Labels. For more information, call 218-632-7113 or visit TCHC.org.

Wednesday, May 22

TOPS MN 9087 - weigh-in 6:30 p.m., meeting 7:30 p.m., lower level of the Wadena VFW.

 

Wadena City Library story time, 10 a.m., stories and fun for toddlers, preschoolers and parents, too.

 

TOPS MN 1808, weigh-in 10 a.m., meeting 10:30 a.m., Humphrey Manor Community Room.

 

Thursday, May 23

Wadena Whirlaways Square Dance Club dancing starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Wadena VFW. Tom Allen is caller, Donna Stone is the cuer, and this dance will have a patriotic theme.

 

Standing dates

Alcoholics Anonymous open meetings - Sunday and Tuesday, 10 a.m.; Friday, noon; every night at 8 p.m., all at 421 NW Fourth St., Wadena. For more information, call (218) 631-3828.

 

Narcotics anonymous meetings - 8 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday at 421 NW Fourth St., Wadena. For more information, call (218) 631-3828.

 

Al-Anon - 9:30 a.m. Saturday; noon Wednesday, 421 NW Fourth St., Wadena. For more information, call (218) 631-3828.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous, closed meetings - Fridays at 8 p.m., Tuesdays at 8 p.m., Verndale, 106 Thompson St. SW.

 

Dual Recovery Anonymous meetings - Fridays, 4 p.m., Northern Pines Mental Health Center, Inc., Wadena. For more information, call (218) 631-1714.

 

Wellness in the Woods Peer Connection meetings, Fridays at 1 p.m. at 318 Jefferson St S, Suite 3.

 

The Sebeka Food Shelf is open Thursday evenings from 5 - 7 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Sebeka. Contact Kay Oehlenschlager at 218-472-3288 if you have any questions.