Ice cream social
Sunday, August 19: Lowry Community Covenant Church in Lowry presents the country-gospel music of Sonny Bartells (Norm and the Travelers) at 7 p.m. Pie and ice cream will follow the program.
Tuesday, August 21: St. Bartholomew's Catholic Church in Villard is offering a chicken dinner from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the church basement. The menu includes baked chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, mixed vegetables, coleslaw, cranberries and homemade pies. Adults are $7, children ages 5-12 are $4 and children 4 or younger are free. Everyone is welcome.
Wednesday, August 29: Grace Church in Alexandria is offering a hymn sing featuring both old and new songs. It will begin at 7 p.m., with a fellowship hour to follow.
Bazaar and polka mass
Sunday, September 2: Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Urbank is offering its annual parish bazaar and polka music mass by Nite Owls at 10 a.m. A chicken and ham dinner with trimmings will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday, September 8: Alexandria United Methodist Church is offering a free sausage/pancake breakfast from 9 to 10 a.m. at the church, 2210 6th Avenue East in Alexandria. For information, call (320) 763-4624.