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Calendar - Community Events

Friday, May 10

10 a.m. Blessing of the Build for the Rick and Lori Thompson Habitat for Humanity home at 1310 Nature's Trail, Alexandria; (320) 762-4255; www.hfhdouglascounty.org.

7 p.m. The Case of the Goofy Groom at Lakes Area Theatre, Alexandria; (320) 808-3841, www.lakesareatheatre.com.

7:30 p.m. Alexandria Area Arts Association presents Come Together: Lorie Line concert; (320) 762-8300; www.alexandriaareaarts.org.

Saturday, May 11

Minnesota Fishing Opener!

Free vineyard tours for National Wine Tourism Day at Carlos Creek Winery, Alexandria; (320) 846-5443, www.carloscreekwinery.com.

9 to 10 a.m. Free breakfast at United Methodist Church, 2210 East 6th Avenue, Alexandria; (320) 763-4624.

2 to 6 p.m. Live music by Skilly and Duff at Carlos Creek Winery, Alexandria; (320) 846-5443, www.carloscreekwinery.com.

3:30 p.m. Book signing by author William Kent Krueger at Cherry Street Books, Alexandria; (320) 763-9400, www.cherrystreetbooks.com.

6 p.m. Acts of Sincere Kindness Beach Bum Bingo and burgers/brats at Alexandria VFW to benefit Relay for Life; ksatterlie@gmail.com, www.facebook.com/ActsofSincereKindness.

7 p.m. Poetry reading by Lewis Mundt at Cherry Street Books, Alexandria; (320) 763-9400, www.cherrystreetbooks.com.

Sunday, May 12

8 a.m. to noon: Miltona Fire Department and Rescue Squad is hosting Dad's Belgian Waffles at Miltona Community Center; adults - $7, children 5-12 - $5, children under 5 - free.

10:30 a.m. Heaven Bound Trio performing at West Moe Lutheran Church, 16245 County Road 8 Northwest, Brandon; www.heavenboundtrio.net.

12:30 p.m. Lakes Area Theatre presents I Stand Here Ironing on KXRA 1490 AM; (320) 808-3841, www.lakesareatheatre.com.

2 to 6 p.m. Mother's Day Wine and Chocolate Pairing event at Carlos Creek Winery, Alexandria; $10 per person includes wine tasting, a box of chocolates and a souvenir wine glass; (320) 846-5443, www.carloscreekwinery.com.

Monday, May 13

6:30 p.m. Michelle Beeman speaking at Celebrate Recovery at Alexandria Covenant Church, 4005 Dakota Street; (320) 759-1800, catalyst@catalystcov.org.

Tuesday, May 14

7 p.m. Reading and book signing by author Thomas Maltman at Cherry Street Books, Alexandria; (320) 763-9400, www.cherrystreetbooks.com.

7 to 10 p.m. Live music by Uncle Willie's Gut Bucket Blues at Sixth Avenue Wine and Ale, Alexandria; (320) 759-2277; www.sixthavenuewineandale.com.

Wednesday, May 15

Collage workshop by Joanne Cress at Calvary Lutheran Church, Alexandria; (320) 846-4170.

Thursday, May 16

Collage workshop by Joanne Cress at Calvary Lutheran Church, Alexandria; (320) 846-4170.

4 to 6 p.m. Alexandria Senior Center presents Scandinavian Meatball Supper. Tickets $7 in advance, $7.50 at door; children age 10 and younger $4; (320) 762-2087.

7 to 10 p.m. Live music by Finestra at Sixth Avenue Wine and Ale, Alexandria; (320) 759-2277; www.sixthavenuewineandale.com.

Friday, May 17

Comedy night at Carlos Creek Winery, Alexandria; tickets are $20; reservations requires; (320) 846-5443, www.carloscreekwinery.com.

Collage workshop by Joanne Cress at Calvary Lutheran Church, Alexandria; (320) 846-4170.

Mount Carmel Ministries Men's Fishing Retreat at Lake Carlos; (320) 846-2744, www.mountcarmelministries.com.

1 p.m. Faith at Work Lunch with Todd Gongwer speaking at Broadway Ballroom, Alexandria; tickets $10; (320) 491-6417.

7 to 10 p.m. Live music by Loose in the Tooth at Sixth Avenue Wine and Ale, Alexandria; (320) 759-2277; www.sixthavenuewineandale.com.

Saturday, May 18

7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Volunteers needed for Love In the Name of Christ charity garage sale and bake sale at Alexandria Runestone Community Center main rink; (320) 304-4501, idaoaks22@gmail.com.

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