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Kids collect candy at last year's Trunk or Treat event at the Perham United Community Bank. This year's Trunk or Treat will be held Halloween evening, from 5:30-7 p.m. (Perham Focus File Photo)

Wednesday, October 31


Trunk or Treat

Perham and Frazee: At local branches of United Community Bank. In Perham, from 5:30-7 p.m.; in Frazee, from 6-7:30 p.m. Free candy and cider at both locations. Family-friendly Halloween event.

Tables for Treats

Richville: Annual Halloween event at the Rockin' Horse Cafe and Wild Stallion Lounge, from 5-7 p.m.

Community Meal

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

Saturday, November 3

Mothers of Preschoolers Monthly Gathering

Perham: At New Creation Lutheran Church (295 West Coney) from 9-11 a.m. This month's theme is "Find Your Fire." Childcare and snack provided. For more information, call the church at 346-7203.

Friday, November 16 - Sunday, November 18

Perham Community Play, "AIDA"

Perham: Perham Area Community Education presents Elton John and Tim Rice's timeless love story, "AIDA," a musical featuring local talent, at the Perham Auditorium for three separate performances. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7 p.m., with a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors, and may be purchased in advance at the Perham High School Activities Office or online at

Sunday, November 18

KC Annual Turkey Bingo

Perham: The local Knights of Columbus will be hosting this annual event at St. Henry's Church at 3 p.m. Need not be present to win $200, $100 or more, plus 21 games of bingo to win a turkey. Lunch to follow.


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.