Country music jam
Musicians interested in old-time country music are welcome to congregate at 6:30 p.m. on Sundays at American Legion Post 225, 355 W. Broadway Ave. Have supper at the Legion. Call 651-402-3253.

Weed harvest help
Persons interested in running the Forest Lake Lake Association weed harvester can train at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 31 at 751 Woodland Drive SE. Volunteers must be able to crawl, climb around the machine and unload weeds. E-mail [email protected] to sign up.

Relay for Life
Forest Lake’s 21st annual Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society will take place beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 1 at the Forest Lake High School track.

Run with Ranger
A 5K run/walk with a police dog will begin at 9 a.m. (check-in at 8 a.m.) on Saturday, Aug. 2 at the FL Police Department, 210 N. Lake St. $25; proceeds benefit the Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau. Visit or call 651-209-9919.

Backpack giveaway
Children are invited to pick up a free backpack filled with pencils, paper, a pencil box, folders and glue at Verizon Wireless, Suite 140, 25 N Lake St., between noon and 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2.

Car show
The Spinners Car Club will host a display of pre-1960s cars and trucks from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2 at Reub’s Tire Shop, 308 North Lake St. Call 651-464-4052.

Center Stage camp
Register online at for Center Stage Camp, Monday to Thursday, Aug. 4-7. Try improvisation, write a skit or story, compose a song, choreograph a dance and design an original canvas. Grades 3-5 meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6-8 from 4 to 8 p.m. $50, or $100 per family. Call 651-982-6361.

Arts in the Park
The music series in Lakeside Memorial Park will feature Jeff Brooks at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5. The craft fair and farmers market begin at 5 p.m.

CHH open house
Everything in the store will be half price at the Community Helping Hand open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9 at 408 SW 15th St. Free hotdogs, ice pops and donuts, plus Walmart will provide free vision screening. Quilt raffle and silent auction. To donate call 651-464-8150.

Cancer benefit
A silent auction and $10 spaghetti dinner to help Andrea Fritsch will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9 at American Legion Post 225, 355 W. Broadway Ave. To donate call 651-592-7176.

Night to Unite
Celebrate community and crime prevention on Tuesday, Aug. 5. Meet your neighbors by hosting an event in your neighborhood or gathering at Lakeside Park. This year Night to Unite will collect school supplies and backpacks for children in need, to be distributed at the Living on Less event in Aug. 13.

Free dental clinic
The UCare mobile dental clinic will be at Faith Lutheran Church, 886 North Shore Drive Monday through Friday, Aug. 11-15. UCare members age 12 months and older can get a check-up, cleaning, and other primary dental care at no cost. Call 1-866-451-1555 for an appointment.