Perham Area calendar
Saturday, January 12
Team Got Hope? Beers and Brats
Perham: At the Silvermoon starting at 5 p.m. Enjoy tastings from eight hand selected craft beers along with eight different brats donated from LAC along with door prizes and a raffle. Live music by Jeff Oakland begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at Silvermoon, Central MN Credit Union, Bongards Retail and Perham Printing. Proceeds benefit Relay for Life of East Otter Tail
Sunday, January 13
Perham: At St. Henry's Church Basement from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Pancakes, sausage, fruit, juice and coffee will be served with proceeds going towards the new digital music mixer for the St. Henry's Music Ministry.
Tuesday, January 15
8-Hour Defensive Driving Class
Perham: At the Perham Public Library from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Call Denise Lillis for more information and to register, at 218-346-3336.
Wednesday, January 16
Perham: In Perham Health's free 12-month diabetes prevention program small groups of at-risk individuals work with a trained lifestyle coach to learn how to adopt lifestyle changes including eating healthier, increasing physical activity and losing weight to improve overall well being and prevent the development of type 2 diabetes. Classes begin with 16 weekly sessions, followed by monthly maintenance sessions. At the Perham Clinic Wednesdays Noon to 1:00 p.m.; 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.; 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
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.
Monthly food shelf fundraisers at Pizza Ranch
Perham: From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. the first Monday of every month. Tell the cashier when you order that you are there for the fundraiser; your receipt is your donation to the local food shelf. Sponsored by the Eastern Star Olive Branch Chapter.
Pregnancy and infant loss support group
Detroit Lakes: From 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at Hospice of the Red River Valley. For anyone who has experienced the death of a baby through pregnancy loss, stillbirth or in the first year of life. 1111 Highway 10, Detroit Lakes, Minn.