Thursday, May 13

  • Join Lalo and his friends as they handle unpredictable food erupting out of Lalo's Lunchbox at 10 a.m. The interactive livestream presentation will be hosted on the Wadena City Library Facebook page.

  • Enjoy live theatre in-person or from your home with "The Last Five Years" by Lamplighter Community Theatre. Performances are on May 13-15 at 7:30 p.m. and May 16 at 2 p.m. In-person shows are at the Landmark Inn, 631 3rd Ave., Staples. Tickets can be purchased at

  • Wadena County Public Health Moderna vaccine clinic appointments from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 22 Dayton Ave. SE., Wadena. Register online at or call 218-631-7629 or 1-888-883-0351. Registration is required.

Saturday, May 15

Enjoy a girls day at the Staples Depot from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a succulent bar, pink lemonade, cupcakes and door prize drawings. Tickets are $5 at the door.

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Wednesday, May 19

Wadena Senior Center birthday party at 2:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 20

  • Free frozen meals for seniors 60+ from 2-4 p.m. at Lakewood Health System (senior campus by gazebo), 401 Prairie Ave NE, Staples.
  • Senior conference on aging from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Zoom. The conference is free to attend and includes four presentations. Register at

Standing dates

  • Cards 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.
  • Enjoy online story time with the Wadena City Library on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. on Facebook.
  • Wadena Open Alcoholics Anonymous meetings at 7 p.m., Wednesdays and 10 a.m. Sundays, at 421 NW 4th St, Wadena.
  • Life After Loss group for parents dealing with the loss of a child on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. on Zoom with Wellness in the Woods. Join by clicking the VSPN logo at

  • Free community meal, drive-thru style, every last Thursday of the month from 4:30 - 6 p.m. at Saint Ann's Catholic Church in Wadena.