Bail or Jail for food shelves
Family Pathways will host its annual Bail or Jail mock court from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7 at Famous Dave’s, 43 SW 19th St., to raise money for food shelves. Call 763-552-7284.
STEM info night at St. Peter’s
Learn how the new science, technology, engineering and math program is being integrated into the curriculum at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7 in the gym at St. Peter’s Catholic School, 1250 South Shore Dr. School tours available. For more information call 651-982-2215.
Girls night out at the Legion
Deer hunter widows: Enjoy food, music and shopping beginning at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9 at American Legion Post 225, 355 W Broadway Ave. Free gift bags for the first 25 guests. Vendors, fortune teller, $10 steak fry and drink specials. Call 651-464-2600 for more information.
Marine Corps birthday party
All Marines and their families are invited for prizes, appetizers and camaraderie at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10 at American Legion Post 225, 355 W Broadway Ave. Call 651-464-2600.
Veterans Day school programs
The American Legion/VFW color guard will visit Century Junior High early Monday morning and the Forest Lake High School gym at 10:15 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 11. Veterans and guests planning to attend should call 651-982-8598.
Veterans Day senior programs
The American Legion color guard will visit Fairview Meadows Assisted Living at 1 p.m. and Birchwood Arbors at 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11.
Veterans Day community program
The joint Veterans Day program of American Legion Post 225 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4210 will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11 at the Legion, 355 W. Broadway Ave. Colonel Greg Thingvold of the MN National Guard will speak and granite pavers will be dedicated. Stay for a free spaghetti dinner sponsored by Mattson Funeral Home.
Science night at the family center
Families with children age 3 to 5 can discover what floats and sinks, make slime, mix fizzy paint and experiment with ramps, weights and magnets from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at the Central Learning Center, 200 SW 4th St. $10 per family. To register call the Early Childhood Programs at 651-982-8300.
Open house at LAYSB
The Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau will host an open house from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 244 N. Lake St. See the facility, meet staff, learn about programs and get involved. Refreshments served. For more information, call Andria Flaherty at 651-464-3685.
Do good together
Volunteer as a family assembling care packages for three local charitable agencies from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14 at the Central Learning Center, 200 SW 4th St. Free with food shelf donation. To register call Early Childhood Programs at 651-982-8300.
Addiction training for caregivers
The Forest Lake Listening Ministries Consortium will host a training session on addiction from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14 at Hosanna Lutheran Church, 9300 Scandia Trail N. Amy Shields-Olson of Hazelden and Robin Rosauer of Teen Challenge will discuss recognizing and treating addiction, including where to get information and help.
Holiday shopping expo
To support youth missions to Benque Viejo del Carmen in Belize, a shopping expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 1250 South Shore Drive. For more information call 651-982-2200.
Food distribution at Forest Hills
Everyone is welcome to the food distribution event from 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16 at Forest Hills United Methodist Church, 1790 SE 11th St. $15 donation per family. For more information call 651-464-2561.
Fare for All at VFW
Save money on fruit, vegetables and frozen meats from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at VFW Post 4210, 556 SW 12th St. Cash, credit, debit and EBT cards accepted (no checks). Call 763-450-3880.