Thursday, Aug. 29

Community Dinner will be held at Saint Ann Catholic Church in Wadena. On the menu will be deli sandwiches, veggie pasta salad, balsamic green bean salad, watermelon, dessert and a beverage. Serving from 4:30-6 p.m. No cost, all are welcome.

Cards from 1-4 p.m. at Wadena Senior Center.

Friday, Aug. 30

Farmers Market will be at the Wesley Lawn located across Hwy 71 from Tri-County Healthcare from 2-5:30 p.m. We accept SNAP/EBT and Debit.

Saturday, Aug. 31

First Missionary Baptist Church of Wadena will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary August 31 and September 1. Special speakers will be visiting. Services Saturday will be at 3 and 6 p.m. Sunday a continental breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m., with services/events to begin at 9:45 a.m., and lunch to follow. For more information, call Ed at 218-639-9019.

Monday, Sept. 2

LABOR DAY -- Reflect on the contributions of the American worker! Enjoy your day!

Tuesday, Sept. 3

First day of the 2019-2020 school year.

Tri-County Health Care (TCHC) will host its monthly grief support group from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room, located in the lower level of Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. For more information contact (218) 631-5228.

Golf 1-4 p.m. at Wadena Senior Center.

Wednesday, Sept. 4

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.

Cards 1-4 p.m., and Farkel 2-4 p.m. at the Wadena Senior Center.

Childbirth preparation classes, designed for the 7th, 8th & 9th months of pregnancy, will be held in CHI St. Joseph’s Health Lower Level Conference Room from 6-9 p.m. To register, please go to or call Janine at (218)616-3385.

Thursday, Sept. 5

Wadena County Public Health Department will conduct a monthly immunization clinic at Wadena County Public Health, 22 Dayton Avenue SE, from 3 to 5 p.m. Walk-ins welcome. Please bring your immunization record if available. All minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. The suggested cost is $15 per immunization. For more information, contact Wadena County Public Health at 218-631-7629.

Cards 1-4 p.m. at the Wadena Senior Center.

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?

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

CHI St. Joseph’s Health Community Health hosts hemoglobin screenings, free blood pressure checks, and immunizations for adults age 19 and older. HgbA1c (nonfasting) testing ($10) available by appointment only. Clinics 1-3 p.m. Call (218)237-5478 for more information.

Grief Support and Education is for those who have experienced the death of a loved one. Free of charge and open to the public. CHI St. Joseph’s Health Crystal Brook Community Room, 2-3:30 p.m. Call (218)732-4552 for more information.

CHI St. Joseph’s Health Community Health is hosting a foot care clinic from 8:15 - 11:30 a.m. at River Heights Apartments in Park Rapids. Cost is $28, please bring your own basin and towel. Call (218)237-5478 for an appointment.

Saturday, Sept. 7

The Minnesota Trappers Association will hold a Trappers Education Course from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Dewey’s Taxidermy located at 63539 340th Street Wadena. Pre-registration is required. Contact Duane Schmitz at 218-631-4988 to register. Lunch provided. Anyone born after Dec. 31, 1989 that’s never purchased a trapper’s license and would like to must take a Trappers Education Class.

New Life Church of God, 401 Main St. W., Bertha will host The Red Letter Band at 7 p.m. The Red Letter Band is a nationally known country music band based in Long Prairie that plays Inspirational Country Music, with Top 10’s and even the #1 song in the nation.

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.