Carnival, parade, fireworks
The City of Forest Lake will celebrate Independence Day on Friday, July 4, with a parade at 10 a.m. and fireworks at 10 p.m. A carnival will be held from 3 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, July 2, from noon to 10 p.m. Thursday, July 3, and from noon to midnight Friday, July 4. Free concerts will be held in Lakeside Memorial Park on Friday, July 4 from 8 p.m. to midnight.
FLHS class reunion
FLHS class of 2004 will hold a 10-year reunion on Saturday, July 5, from 6 p.m. to midnight at Stella’s, 7050 Scandia Trail N. $20 online through July 4 at or $35 at the door. Contact [email protected]
Class on forgiveness
“Releasing grudges and resentments,” a free introduction to the unconditional love and forgiveness model, will be offered from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, July 7 at the Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau, 244 North Lake St. Forgiving ourselves and others removes obstacles and creates space for new possibilities. Presented by Mary Flood-Maneely.
Arts in the Park
The music series in Lakeside Memorial Park continues with a concert by Bavarian Musikmeisters at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 8.
Car wash
Youth Advisory Board members will wash cars in exchange for a free will donation from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 9, at Mattson’s Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Drive. Proceeds will support community service projects. Sponsored by LAYSB and District 831 Community Education.
FLHS class reunion
FLHS class of 1974 will hold its 40-year reunion, a potluck supper with open bar, at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 12 at the Lino Lakes American Legion Post 566, 7731 Lake Drive in Lino Lakes. Free-will donation. Teachers and younger/older classmates welcome. Bring a dish to share, yearbooks and photos and your singing voice for karaoke. Call 651-783-0055.
Living on Less fair
Service providers are invited to participate in a resource fair for families in need from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, August 13 at Maranatha Assembly of God, 24799 Forest Blvd. Social service agencies, public health clinics, law enforcement agencies, low income housing and food shelves should call 651-982-8334.
FLHS class reunion
The Forest Lake High School class of 1989 will hold its 25-year reunion at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 26 at Stars & Strikes Entertainment Center, 5063 273rd St. in Wyoming. Pizza and appetizers will be served until 8:30 p.m. Call 612-670-8955.