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Perham area calendar - October 4 Edition

Saturday, October 6

Harvest Fest

Perham: The annual Harvest Fest is set from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Freewill Pork Feed; Pet the Animals; Bouncy Houses; Chainsaw Carving at NP Park; Face Painting; Candy Bar Wrapper Tickets; Live Music; Freewill Horsedrawn Hayrides; 2 p.m. Matinee at Comet Theater Friday and Saturday featuring "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"; Corn Maze at Otterberry Farm, 38132 470th Ave. New York Mills.

Women of the ELCA

Staples: ELCA Conference 6 gathering at Faith Lutheran Church, 430 12th St. NE. Registration at 8:30 a.m. Fee: $10. Program to be presented by Ren Fuglestad. Lunch will be served. For more information call (218) 847-6567.

Tuesday, October 30

Opioid Crisis

Fergus Falls: The United Way of Otter Tail and Wadena Counties will present the second annual session of "Conversations that Matter" entitled "The Opioid Crisis Touching our Rural Communities" at Grace United Methodist Church from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. To register call (218) 736-5147 or visit

Friday, November 9

Winter Ladies Night

Perham: Holiday Shopping from 5-7 p.m. at Mark's Fleet Supply, 945 Market St.

Every Tuesday

TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly)

Perham: Meets every Tuesday at the United Methodist Church, 223 4th Ave SE, Perham.

Weigh in time: 4:45-5:15 p.m., Meeting: 5:15-6 p.m. For more information call Ruthann at 218-346-2666 or Mary at 218-346-3160

Every Wednesday

Community Meal

Perham: At New Creation Lutheran Church from 5-6:30 p.m. Free meals served. Free will donations accepted.

First Tuesday of the Month

Baby Bin

Perham: At Crosspoint Alliance Church, 600 8th St. NE, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. WIC participants may come and pick up a package of diapers and look through the tables of clothing. From 9-11 a.m. will be playtime for children so parents can visit.


Loony Bird Painters

Perham: Painting party from 10-11:30 a.m. each Saturday beginning Sept. 8 at Perham Library. All skill levels are welcome.

WIC Clinic

New York Mills: At East Otter Tail County Offices, 118 North Main, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The WIC program of Otter Tail County routinely holds clinics. For more information call 218-998-8324.

Defensive Driving Class

8-Hour Full Course

Perham Public Library

at 225 Second Ave. NE

Oct. 2 and Oct. 4 .........5-9 p.m.

4-Hour Refresher

Perham Public Library

Oct. 3............12:30-430 p.m.

Oct. 16 ...........5-9 p.m.

Vergas State Bank

Oct. 22..........12:30-4:30 p.m.

To register call Denise Lillis at (218) 346-3336