Thursday, Sept. 24

  • Grab and go drive thru community meal from 4:30 - 6 p.m. at Saint Ann's parking lot is sponsored by Zion Lutheran Church, Joyful Spirit and Saint Ann's Catholic Church. Meal includes hot dish, coleslaw, bread, water and dessert.
  • Learn about Laurie Kallevig's time teaching ukulele in India and bring an instrument to learn a song at the New York Mills Cultural Center and on Facebook from 5 to 6 p.m. Call 218-385-3339 to reserve a spot.

  • Tri-County Health Care 65 and older flu vaccine clinic at the Bertha clinic from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pre-registration is encouraged by calling 218-924-2250. Walk-in appointments are also available. Wear a face covering, complete a health screening and social distance.

Saturday, Sept. 26

  • Championship Enduro Series race at 2 p.m. at the Wadena County Fairgrounds. Purchase tickets at rb.gy/jtj3hs, $12 grandstand and $20.
  • A 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Batik Greeting Cards Workshop at the New York Mills Cultural Center for $15 members or $18 non-members. Call 218-385-3339 to reserve your spot.
  • Join the National Alliance on Mental Illness Minnesota Do-It-Together walk from wherever you are from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fundraise for the mental health awareness walk by registering or donating at www.namiwalks.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donordrive.event&eventID=967.

Monday, Sept. 28

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Girl Scout sign up and animal dance party at Sunnybrook Park from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Limited to 25 participants, register for the free event at rb.gy/l6nkpp and wear a face covering. Free for girls K-12. This event will also be hosted at the Verndale Public School and Bertha Elementary School.

Tuesday, Sept. 29

Wadena Planning Commission meets 5-6 p.m. at Wadena City Hall.

Wednesday, Sept. 30

Girl Scout sign up and animal dance party at Sebeka Elementary from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Limited to 25 participants, register for the free event at rb.gy/zfotsl and wear a face covering. Free for girls K-12.

Standing dates

  • Cards 1-4 p.m., Monday - Thursday at the Wadena Senior Center. 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.
  • Walk through poems of hope and reassurance at Green Island, 850 Scheer Drive, Wadena from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Enjoy online storytime with the Wadena City Library on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. on Facebook.
  • Local Alcoholics Anonymous meetings at 7 p.m. every Wednesday at 421 NW 4th St, Wadena. Meeting follows COVID requirements.

  • Wadena Farmers Market, Tuesdays through October from 7 a.m. to noon at Burlington Northern Park.
  • Wadena Farmers Market, Fridays through Oct. 16 from 2-5:30 p.m. at Wesley Lawn.
  • New York Mills Farmers Market, Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through mid-October and Wednesdays from 3-6 p.m. at Central Park on Centennial Drive.
  • Staples Area Farmers Market, Thursdays through mid-October from 2-5:30 p.m. at 107 NE 5th St., Staples.