Forest Lake Events for May 4, 2017

Community Editor

Class reunion
The Forest Lake class of 1967 will hold a 50-year reunion on Sept. 16 at the Forest Lake American Legion Post 225 at 6 p.m. If you are a 1967 Forest Lake graduate and have not received a save the date postcard, then the committee does not have your address. Call Mary at 651-249-9022 with your contact information.
National Day of Prayer
The Forest Lake National Day of Prayer will be observed on Thursday, May 4 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Forest Lake American Legion located at 355 W Broadway Ave. The event will include area pastors and citizens offering prayers for our community, clergy, families, media and youth.
Alzheimer’s education
Fairview Health Services will host an Alzheimer’s education session at Cherrywood Pointe, 231 W. Broadway Ave., titled “Act in Love” May 4 at 1 p.m. Jenna Rodewald from Volunteers of America, will introduce validation therapy, a proven caregiving technique that teaches people to listen with empathy and helps them to understand and respect loved ones with dementia and communicate in a loving manner.
Taco bingo fundraiser
Masquers Theatre Company is celebrating its 40th year with a Cinco de Mayo taco and bingo fundraiser May 5 from 4:30 to 9 p.m. at the Forest Lake VFW. For $8, guests get one taco dinner, one raffle ticket, and three free bingo cards to use during warm up games.
Fashion show
The Forest Lake Senior Center, 767 4th St. SW, will host a fashion show and luncheon May 6 with lunch and wine at 11:30 a.m. and the show at 12:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the senior center.
Garden plots available
Garden plots will be available in the community garden at Crossroads Covenant Church, 17445 Notre Dame St. NE, beginning on or around May 15. Plots are first come, first served. For more information, contact Diane at [email protected] or 651-462-1529.
Lake Association meeting
The Clear Lake Lake Association will host an annual meeting May 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the community room at the Forest Lake City Center.
Alzheimers education
Fairview Health Services will host an alzheimers education session at Cherrywood Pointe, 231 W. Broadway Ave., titled “Dementia in Action” June 13 at 2:30 p.m. This session will be a simulation of symptoms typically associated with aging and dementia.
Pond dipping
Join East Metro Water Resource Education representatives June 20 from 5 to 8 p.m. and dip nets into the water to catch a closer look at the creatures that live in the lake and what they tell us about how clean our water is. Wear outdoor play attire and be prepared to take an easy hike along paved trails. This event is free and open to all ages. Youth must be accompanied by an adult.