The Fellowship of Christian Athletes will hold its noon luncheon on Wednesday, November 21 at the Garden Center Lanes.
Sportsman’s swap meet
The United Way/Elks Lodge Sportsman’s Swap Meet will be Saturday, December 1 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Alexandria Elks Lodge.
Cost of the table rental is $10. Bring unwanted golf, fishing, hunting and camping equipment to sell or swap.
Proceeds from the table rental and lunch will go to the United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties.
Call the Elks Lodge at (320) 763-5670 or United Way at (320) 834-7800 for more information.
Registration for the snowmobile safety class for students ages 11-15 will be November 19-26 at Ollie’s Service, 1213 Broadway, Alexandria. Store hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m.-3 p.m. You can pick up your class CD at registration.
Cost of the class is $10, with $5 going to District 206 and $5 being paid directly to the DNR after the class is completed.
The classroom portion of the instruction will be Thursday, November 29, at the Discovery Middle School cafeteria, with check-in from 5:30-6 p.m. and class runs from 6-9 p.m. Each participant must show proof that the CD is completed.
On Saturday, December 8, the driving test will be at the Douglas County Fairgrounds west of the West Arena, with participants whose last names begin with A-E testing from 8-8:30 a.m., F-J from 8:30-9 a.m., K-M from 9-9:30 a.m., N-S from 9:30-10 a.m. and T-Z from 10-10:30 a.m.
Students need to come properly dressed and bring a helmet for the driving test.
AYBC spaghetti feed fundraiser
The Alexandria Youth Basketball Club (AYBC) is holding a fundraising spaghetti feed on Thursday, November 15 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Alexandria Elks Lodge.
There will be a youth basketball tournament in Montevideo for boys and girls in grades 5-7 on Saturday, March 23.
Entry deadline is March 8.
For further information, contact Amy Reidinger at email@example.com or call (320) 269-5026, extension 3262.
Turkey Day 5K walk/run
The Alexandria Area YMCA will hold its second annual Turkey Day 5K walk/run on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22 at the YMCA.
The event is open to members and non-members. Check in and registration begins at 6:30 a.m., with an 8 a.m. race start.
The race begins and ends at the YMCA.
Participants who register before Monday, November 18 are guaranteed a YMCA Turkey Day 5K T-shirt.
Early bird registration is $20 and on the day of the race is $25.
Registration is available online at www.alexandriaymca.com or by calling (320) 834-9622.
Team Extreme Ice
Lake Osakis will be the first stop of the Team Extreme Ice Fishing tournament on December 30. Action will continue on Lake Minnewaska in Glenwood on January 27, followed by Pelican Lake in Monticello on February 27, Clearwater Lake in St. Cloud on March 3, Round Lake in Brainerd on March 31 and Mille Lacs Lake in Garrison on April 7.
This is a team event with two anglers per team, with eight crappies and eight sunfish allowed to be weighed in. In the Mille Lacs Lake event, the limit will be 15 perch.
Action will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and there is a limit of 75 teams.
For more information, contact Gary Rehbein at (320) 217-5144 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Frozen Ole Pond Hockey
The Frozen Ole Pond Hockey championships are set for January 11-13 in the Viking Plaza Mall parking lot next to D. Michael B’s.
There will be seven divisions, 336 skaters, 4,000 square feet of ice and three rinks where 105 games of hockey will played.
Along with the hockey action, there will be live music on Friday and Saturday nights and craft beer sampling, along with other vendors.
Registration and sponsor information are available at D. Michael B’s or by e-mailing email@example.com.
Men’s adult basketball league registration
Lakes Area Recreation is taking registrations for the men’s adult basketball league.
League will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Discovery Middle School and Lakes Area Recreation gyms. Play is scheduled to start November 27.
The cost is $415 per team and deadline for registration is November 9.
For more information, call Lakes Area Recreation at (320) 762-2868.
West Fargo boys’
There will be a boys’ youth basketball tournament for grades 3-9 in West Fargo, North Dakota on November 10-11.
Contact Jaysen at (701) 540-5134 with questions or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.