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Join the fun in Garfield Saturday

Head out to Garfield on Saturday, August 9 for its summer celebration. There will be events all day for the whole family to enjoy!

The day’s activities are as follows:

City wide garage sales.

7-11 a.m. Pancake feed at St. John’s Church.

8 a.m. 5K Color Fun Run. To run, contact Lacey at (320) 815-4198.

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Beer Garden at City Park. No outside beer allowed in park.

12:30 p.m. Parade. To enter a float, contact Kristin Welle at (320) 834-3063.

1-4 p.m. Kiddie Carnival at City Park. $3 for all day pass for kids’ activities, including face painting, a petting zoo and a bouncy house.

1-4 p.m. Pork chop feed with Beer Garden at City Park.

1-4 p.m. Lions’ bingo.

1-5 p.m. Pie and ice cream social at St. Luke’s Church.

1 p.m. Bean bag tournament starts. To enter a team, contact Ron Welle at (320) 834-3063.

2 p.m. Fire department water ball wars followed by kids’ water ball wars.

3 p.m. Kids’ pedal tractor pull.

4 p.m. Garfield Fire Relief raffle drawing. Tickets and drawing at City Park.

5-9 p.m. Street dance with DJ at Garfield Pub.

9 p.m.-2 a.m. Street dance at Fire Station Bar and Grill featuring Rock Godz.

Amy Chaffins

Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota.

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