DELLWOOD: Carnival of Hope
Support special needs adults at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8 at Dellwood Country Club, 29 E. Highway 96. Food, games, auctions, music by Charlie Ohlmann. $50; call 651-351-0190 for tickets. East Suburban Resources serves adults with developmental disabilities.
CENTERVILLE: Gift expo at St. Genevieve’s
The Church of St. Genevieve will host a gift expo with crafts, a trade show and silent auction from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Parish Community Center, 6995 Centerville Rd. Call 651-426-1818.
SCANDIA: Annie’s Swedish Coffee Party
Annie, Gammelgården’s original resident, is the inspiration behind this traditional Swedish party and tour of historic buildings at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9 at Gammelgården Museum, 20880 Olinda Trail. $10 per person. Reservations required at 651-433-5053.
WYOMING: Bingo for turkey or ham
Join the Lions for bingo from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9 at City Hall, 26885 Forest Blvd. Prizes include turkeys, hams, cash, and donations from local merchants. Proceeds go to the Santa Days event, Bosman Senior Spring Fling and scholarships to Wyoming students.
WYOMING: Girls Night Out
Enjoy music, food and socializing from 6 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Coon Lake Community Center, 182 Forest Rd. $10 donation plus wine tasting ($2), feathers ($5), photo booth ($3) and massage ($8). Vendors include jewelry, oils, purses and Pure Romance. Proceeds benefit Coon Lake Community Center.
EAST BETHEL: Pancake breakfast Nov. 10
Pancakes, French toast, sausage, juice and coffee will be served from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Nov. 10 at the East Bethel Community Center, 1 mile east of TH-65 on 221st Ave. $5 for adults and $2 for children under 10.
LINDSTROM: Women’s luncheon
The Christian Women’s Connection will host a luncheon with silent auction at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 11 at Lakes Free Church, 29620 Olinda Trail. Music by Mary & Friends. Darlene Dixon will speak on “Being thankful, no matter what.” $10, reservations required at 651-257-4741 or 715-857-5573.
STACY: Seasonal craft fair
A holiday craft/vendor fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 31075 Genesis Ave. For vendor cost and registration, call Nancy Nelson at 651-257-1859.
SCANDIA : Lucia tea party
Girls and dolls of all ages are invited to a fancy tea party with stories, games, dances, crafts and music at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16 or 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17. $15 per person. Call 651-433-5053 for reservations.
LINO LAKES: Truck farm documentary
If you have water, soil and sun, you can grow your own food. View an award-winning documentary about the Truck Farm crew teaching New York City to feed itself at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at Wargo Nature Center, 7701 Main St. Register at 651-429-8007. Free.
SCANDIA: Lutfisk and meatball dinner
The annual lutfisk meal will be served at 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21 at Elim Lutheran Church, 20971 Olinda Trail. $18 per person. For tickets call 651-433-5053.