Businesswomen to meet 

Lakes Area Women in Business will meet to connect, empower, educate and grow at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23 at Vannelli’s by the Lake, 55 South Lake St. Visit

YPA musical

Youth Performing Arts will present “Seussical Jr.” on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 25 and 26, at Forest Hills United Methodist Church, 1790 SE 11th St. Performances begin at 3 p.m. and at 7 p.m. Free, but reservations recommended at

Fundraiser for July 4 parade

An $8 spaghetti dinner and silent auction will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25 at American Legion Post 225, 355 W. Broadway. All proceeds support the 90th annual Forest Lake 4th of July parade and fireworks. To donate new or gently used items to auction, call 651-464-2600.

Senior driving class

The Minnesota Safety Center will offer the four-hour refresher course for ages 55 and up from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at the Senior Center, 767 SW Fourth St. Required every three years for 10 percent car insurance discount. Visit or call 888-234-1294.

Open house at St. Peter’s

An open house for preschool  to grade 6 will be held at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 26 and at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at St. Peter’s Catholic School, 1250 South Shore Drive. Call 651-982-2215 or visit

Fare For All 

Stretch your grocery dollar from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at the Forest Lake VFW, 556 SW 12th St. Buy fruit, vegetables, and frozen meat from the Emergency Foodshelf Network at up to 40 percent off retail prices. Open to everyone. Cash, credit, debit and EBT cards accepted. Call 763-450-3880 or 1-800-582-4291, or visit

Woodcut printing presentation

Tyler Green will give a brief history and demonstration of woodcut relief printing at the Lakes Area Wood Carvers meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30, at the Senior Center,  767 SW 4th St. Call Dick Allen at 651-464-2087.

Band concert

The Century Junior High seventh-grade band concert will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30 in the Century cafetorium.

SEC music festival concert

The 2014 Suburban East Conference orchestra, band and choir concert will be held at 7:15 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 3 in the Forest Lake High School gymnasium, 6101 Scandia Trail N. $6 for adults, $4 for K-12 students and seniors.

Father-daughter ball at Faith

Faith Lutheran Church invites fathers and daughters of all ages to dine and dance beginning at 5:15 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1. Jungle decor, African food, music by DJ Night Magic. $12 for age 8 and up, $8 for ages 0-7. Buy tickets in advance at 651-464-3323.