Sunday, August 26: Lake Community Church in Alexandria is hosting Teen Challenge at 9 a.m. The Teen Challenge choir will perform worship music and a few testimonies. The church is located at 1751 County Road 44 Northwest.
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.
Sunday, September 9: Solem Church in Kensington is offering its annual harvest festival at 2 p.m., featuring the gospel sounds of Jimmy Jenson. Coffee and dessert will follow the program. A free will offering will be accepted. The festival is sponsored by the Solem Preservation Association.