Friday, Jan. 17
7:30 a.m. Wake Up Alexandria! First Lutheran Church/Community Preschool, 1655 18th Ave. E., Alexandria
9 a.m. Elementary Spelling Bee, Woodland Elementary School, 1410 S. McKay Ave. Alexandria
1:30 p.m. Cool School Plunge (Polar Plunge), Discovery Middle School, 510 McKay Ave. N., Alexandria
Saturday, Jan. 18
5-7:30 p.m. Chicken Dinner, Osakis VFW Post, 701 E. 8th Ave.
Sunday, Jan. 19
10 a.m.-Noon. Joint Worship Chili Cook-off, Oscar Lake Lutheran Church, 14619 Church Road, Holmes City
2 p.m. Sunday Music by Dan Wilken & Friends, Alexandria Senior Center, 414 Hawthorne St.
3-7 p.m. Velvet Brass Band, Lakeside Ballroom, 180 Lakeshore Dr., Glenwood
Monday, Jan. 20
Noon-3 p.m. Lakes Area Wedding Expo, Carlos Creek Winery, 6693 County Rd. 34 NW, Alexandria
Tuesday, Jan. 21
5:30 p.m. Cancer Support Group, Alomere Health, 111 17th Ave. E., Alexandria
5:30 p.m. Complexity Initiative potluck, Midwest Mindfulness Meditation Centre, 510 22nd Ave. E., Suite 202B, Alexandria
Wednesday, Jan. 22
9:30 a.m. Learn to Play Bridge, Alexandria Senior Center, 414 Hawthorne St.
5:30-7 p.m. January Friendship Table Meal, First Presbyterian Church of Osakis, 101 W. Oak St.
Friday, Jan. 24
4 p.m. One Act Play Public Performance, AAHS, Performing Arts Center, 4300 Pioneer Road SE
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