Perham Area calendar
Thursday, May 16
Vocal ensemble Lyra from St. Petersburg, Russia
Perham: At Calvary Lutheran Church. Chants of the Russian Orthodox Church and Folk Songs from Russia. All singers are professional musicians, singing in different churches of St. Petersburg. No admission charge, free will offering. 7 p.m.
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.
Monday, May 20
Grief support group
Perham: At Perham living in the community room. 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 23
Senior Driver Safety Class
Perham: At the Perham Public Library. 4 hour refresher class. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Cost $20. No tests or workbooks. Call Denise Lillis to register or for more information 218-346-3336.
Saturday, May 25
Miss Perham 5K
Perham: At Arvig Park. Registration begins by the softball fields at 9:30. Race starts at 10. Proceeds benefit the Children's Miracle Network.
Monday, May 27
Traditional Memorial Day Service
Perham: At Perham High School. All you can eat waffles, flavored syrups and beverages including homemade sausage from Perham Lockers. 7:00 a.m. to noon. $8 in advance. $8.50 at the door. Children 5 and younger eat free. Service with special music begins at 10 a.m.
"Mountain Men" Annual Memorial Day Dinner
Clitherall: At Leaf Mountain Lutheran Church. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free will donation. Cemetery ceremony honoring veterans begins at 10 am. Glory Deo Bell Choir will perform from noon to 1 p.m.
Friday, May 31
Church Rummage Sale
Richville: At the United Methodist Church. 130 1st Ave SW. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday, June 1
Church Rummage Sale
Richville: At the United Methodist Church. 130 1st Ave SW. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Perham: At the Perham Sportsman's Club. Registration begins at 7:30 p.m. Take off at 8:45 p.m. must be back by 6:30 a.m. $100 per team with a maximum four shooters. Must fish in Otter Tail and Becker County. Call Keith Friedsam 218-298-4964.
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.