Regional Happenings for April 13, 2017

jvd
Community Editor

WYOMING
Shredding event
The Lakes Ares Center for Youth and Families will team with the Security-Victor Agency to host a free shredding event April 15 at 5457 Wyoming Trail from 9 to 11:30 a.m.
COLUMBUS
Comedy show
Running Aces Casino and Racetrack’s Laugh Your Ace Off Comedy Club will feature Tim Harmston, Greg Coleman, and Mike Earley April 15 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Visit runaces.com for more information.
SCANDIA
Volunteer recognition
Marlys Ostrand will be honored April 18 at the 7 p.m. Scandia City Council meeting for her service as Director of the Scandia Food Shelf program. Ostrand also served as Scandia’s Postmaster for over 20 years and has been a familiar face as an election judge.
CENTER CITY
Listening session
Eighth Congressional District Congressman Rick Nolan will hold a listening session on the Trump budget and the Affordable Care Act from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 18 at the Chisago County Government Center.
WYOMING
Business bagel
breakfast
The Wyoming Area Business Association will host a meeting at the city of Wyoming offices in the conference room April 18 at 7:30 a.m.
LINDSTROM
Norwegian meeting
Vennelag Lodge 1-546 of Sons of Norway will meet on April 18 at 7 p.m. at the Lindstrom Community Center, 13292 Sylvan Avenue.
STILLWATER
DAR meeting
All visitors are welcome to the next meeting of The St. Croix River Valley Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held April 20 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 609 5th St. S., Stillwater.
COLUMBUS
Beer fest
Running Aces Casino and Racetrack in Columbus will host its annual Beer Fest April 29. Guests will have the opportunity to sample over 50 craft and microbrews from local breweries.
Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 day of event. Those interested can purchase tickets at runaces.com/BeerFest.
EAST BETHEL
Senior Dance
The East Bethel seniors will host a dance from 1 to 4 p.m. May 5 at the community center one mile east of Highway 65 on 221 Avenue. Cost is $6 and includes lunch. The featured performer is Dick Szyplinski.
SHAFER
Family Pathways benefit
Family Pathways will host a celebration at the Bloom Lake Barn at 17147 Bloom Lake Rd, Shafer, on May 18 at 5:30 p.m. Guests can eat, drink, and enjoy live music while raising money for the work of Family Pathways, its donors, and volunteers. Tickets cost $50 before May 1 and $60 after May 1 and include appetizers, dinner, live music, and auction. All proceeds benefit Family Pathways hunger relief, aging, youth, and refuge network domestic violence services.
WYOMING
Bark for life
There will be a Bark For Life event May 30 at the Fairview Hospital from 10 a.m. to noon. The Bark For Life event is an opportunity for the community to come together with canine companions to raise money and awareness of cancer. Dogs get cancer, too, but the focus of the event is on how dogs keep humans going during chemotherapy and cancer surgeries.
EAST BETHEL
Senior Dance
The East Bethel seniors will host a dance from 1 to 4 p.m. June 2 at the community center one mile east of Highway 65 on 221 Avenue. Cost is $6 and includes lunch. The featured performer is Michael Elsenpeter.
EAST BETHEL
Senior Dance
The East Bethel seniors will host a dance from 1 to 4 p.m. July 7 at the community center one mile east of Highway 65 on 221 Avenue. Cost is $6 and includes lunch. The featured performer is Jerry Bierschbach.
SCANDIA
Bee talk
Scandia Parks and Trails will host a discussion regarding the wonderful world of bees July 26 at 6:30 p.m. at 21120 Ozark Ave. N.
EAST BETHEL
Senior Dance
The East Bethel seniors will host a dance from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 4 at the community center one mile east of Highway 65 on 221 Avenue. Cost is $6 and includes lunch. The featured performer is Jim Armstrong.
EAST BETHEL
Senior Dance
The East Bethel seniors will host a dance from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 1 at the community center one mile east of Highway 65 on 221 Avenue. Cost is $6 and includes lunch. The featured performer is Jerry Bierschbach.
EAST BETHEL
Senior Dance
The East Bethel seniors will host a dance from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 6 at the community center one mile east of Highway 65 on 221 Avenue. Cost is $6 and includes lunch. The featured performer is Michael Elsenpeter.
SCANDIA
Buckthorn and earthworms
Scandia Parks and Trails will host a buckthorn and earthworm lecture Oct. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at 21120 Ozark Ave. N.
EAST BETHEL
Senior Dance
The East Bethel seniors will host a dance from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 27 at the community center one mile east of Highway 65 on 221 Avenue. Cost is $6 and includes lunch. The featured performer is Dick Szyplinski.
EAST BETHEL
Senior Dance
The East Bethel seniors will host a dance from 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 3 at the community center one mile east of Highway 65 on 221 Avenue. Cost is $6 and includes lunch. The featured performer is Jim Armstrong.
EAST BETHEL
Senior Dance
The East Bethel seniors will host a dance from 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 1 at the community center one mile east of Highway 65 on 221 Avenue. Cost is $6 and includes lunch. The featured performer is Wes Miller.