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Happenings around the Perham area, April 28-May 8

All the latest happenings in the Perham area

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Submissions for Perham's Happenings calendar must be made at least a week in advance of the event date.
File photo / Detroit Lakes Tribune

The Perham Focus accepts community calendar items for publication online and in our Thursday print edition, space permitting. Submissions must be made at least a week in advance of the event date, in writing, to either editor@perhamfocus.com or vgerdes@dlnewspapers.com .

Each submission must include the date, time and location of event, whether it is recurring or a one-time happening, and where to go for more information (phone, email and/or website). Also include whether the event is free or paid admission, and how much it costs when applicable.

Thursday, April 28

Viking Library Bookmobile: The Viking Library System Bookmobile will be at the Vergas Municipal Building from 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. Call 218-739-5286 or visit viking.lib.mn.us/bookmobile for more information.

Saturday, April 30

Live Music: Blackstrap performs live at 1894 in Perham, starting at 7 p.m. Open to the public.

Pediatric First Aid Course: Fergus Falls Community Education is offering a course in pediatric first aid, CPR and AED, as well as infant CPR, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Roosevelt Education Center, 340 Friberg Ave., Fergus Falls. Two-year American Heart Association certificate issued upon completion. Instructor is Mary Johnson; there is a fee to participate. Pre-registration required; call 218-998-0544, ext. 9200, visit the website at ce.fergusotters.org or stop by in person at the Roosevelt Education Center.

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Pediatric First Aid Refresher Course: Fergus Falls Community Education is offering a refresher course in pediatric first aid, CPR and AED, as well as infant CPR, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Roosevelt Education Center, 340 Friberg Ave., Fergus Falls. Instructor is Mary Johnson; there is a fee to participate. Pre-registration required; call 218-998-0544, ext. 9200, visit the website at ce.fergusotters.org or stop by in person at the Roosevelt Education Center.

Sunday, May 1

Women, Wine & Wild Game: A fundraiser for the Pelican River chapter of Pheasants Forever, this afternoon of "Women, Wine & Wild Game" starts at 2 p.m., hosted by Spanky's Stone Hearth (34785 Co. Hwy. 4, Frazee). For ages 21 and up; tickets on sale from chapter members or online at bit.ly/3LHjSnF . Call Erick at 701-866-5652 for more information.

Wednesday, May 4

Defensive Driving Class: A 4-hour refresher, in-person Defensive Driving Class will be held from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the ITOW (In Their Own Words) Veterans Museum, 805 W. Main, Perham. Cost is $20. To register please call Denise Lillis at 218-346-3336.

Saturday, May 7

Anthony Chaput Concert: Perham's 1894 restaurant will host a live concert by singer, songwriter and musician Anthony Chaput, from 7 to 10 p.m. Open to the public.

Multi-Day and Recurring Events

Pam Robinson Art Exhibit: The meeting room walls of the Perham Area Public Library will showcase the creations of local artist Pam Robinson through the end of April. Inspired by her travels, she has created a small collection of colorful highland cow paintings, Scottish Highland landscape and seascape assemblages, as well as a small sampling of travel journals and sketches. The Perham Area Public Library is located at 225 2nd Ave. NE, Perham. For more information, call 218-346-4892.

Perham Networking Opportunity: The Nest in Perham will host a one-hour free business networking opportunity on the first Wednesday of every month, starting at 8:15 a.m. Personal introductions, sharing of upcoming events and projects, and a focus presentation. Coffee will be provided by the focus topic presenter.

Library Storytimes: The Perham Area Public Library hosts preschool storytime every Tuesday at 10:15 a.m. Toddler Storytime with Becky is held periodically on Monday evenings at 6 p.m. Visit perhamlibrary.org or call 218-346-4892 for more information.

Old Time Photographs: Stop by the History Museum of East Otter Tail County, at 230 First Ave. North in Perham, and take a trip down memory lane. The museum would like the public's help identifying old photos. Hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, and 9 a.m.-12 p.m. on Saturdays. Call 218-346-7676 for more information.

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