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Perham Area calendar

Sunday, April 28

Temple Grandin Movie

Perham: At the Comet Theater. Free admission, popcorn and pop to celebrate autism awareness month. Sponsored by Empowering Kids.

Tuesday, April 30

Ottertail Lions Blood Drive

Perham: At the Ottertail Community Center. 11:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. To make an appointment call Linda at 218-298-4743.

Friday, May 3

Wild Game Feed

Perham: At the Perham Sportsman's Clubhouse. Potluck and open house with entertainment by Jeff Oakland After Hours. 5:30 to 9 p.m. 42825 Harvest Avenue.

Wednesday, May 8

Senior Driver Safety Class

Perham: At the Perham Public Library. 4-HR refresher class. 1-5. Cost:$20. No tests or workbooks. Call Denise Lillis to register or for more information 218-346-3336

Thursday, May 9

Red River Valley Veterans Concert Band

Perham: At the Perham Center for the Arts. The Red River Valley Veteran's Concert Band is an all-volunteer, non-profit concert band whose mission is to promote patriotism through music. Free will donation. Show starts at 8:15 p.m. The RRVVCB will also perform at Perham Living at 7:00 p.m.

Breaking Barriers

Perham: At Perham High School. A mental health awareness event, a chance to learn about mental health, the variety of services available in the area and the tough realities of suicide. This free event will help educate the community and increase knowledge and understanding about mental illness. Booths open at 6 p.m. Keynote speaker Chris Caulkins begins at 7 p.m.

Saturday, May 11

A chat with author Mary Wasche

Perham: At the History Museum of East Otter Tail County. The History Museum invites you to chat with area native and nationally published author Mary Wasche. To learn more, visit her website

Saturday, May 18

Perham MS Bike/Hike event

Perham: At the Perham Pioneer Grounds. Registration begins at 10 a.m. Bike/hike begins at 11 a.m. Further details to come. Coordinator Stephen Sweere 218-298-0771.


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.

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.

Looney Bird Painters

Perham: At the public library. Saturday mornings 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Watercolor painting and colored pencil. All skill levels welcome.

Richville Community Center Breakfast

Richville: At the Richville Community Center. Every third Sunday. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Adults $6.50. Kids 6-12: $4.00. Kids under 6: Free. April's breakfast will be held Sunday, April 28, not Easter Sunday.