Forest Lake Events for May 18, 2017

Community Editor

Class reunion
The Forest Lake class of 1967 will hold a 50-year reunion Sept. 16 at the American Legion Post 225 at 6 p.m. 1967 Forest Lake graduate who have not received a save the date postcard should Call Mary at 651-249-9022 with your contact information.
Nashville concert
Christian recording artist Ellie Holcombe from Nashville will perform at Willowbrook Community Church May 18 at 7 p.m. Reserved seating is available at
Retirement party
Community members are invited to attend a celebration in honor of retiring superintendent of Forest Lake Area Schools Dr. Linda M. Madsen. The open house, sponsored by friends and colleagues, will be held May 30 from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at Vannelli’s By the Lake
Food distribution
Forest Hills Church, 1790 11th St. SE, is hosting a food distribution from 8 to 11 a.m May 20. A $20 donation is asked to pay for transportation costs associated with gathering and delivering food to the distribution sites. Minor car repairs can also be arranged for by calling 651-464-2561.
Fun run and carnival
Central Montessori Elementary will host a superhero fun run and carnival fundraiser May 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will feature an obstacle course, inflatables, super hero station, photo booth, carnival games, face painting, and food trucks. The cost is $15 per student with each additional student in a family costing $5.
Pancake breakfast
Forest Lake Masonic Lodge #344 is hosting a fund raising benefit and pancake sreakfast June 4 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Forest Lake Masonic Lodge, 119 8th Avenue SE. The Masons will be accepting donations and applying for matching donations from Masonic Charities for all donations made at the pancake breakfast to the Dragon Divas breast cancer survivors.
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.
Senior dance
The Forest Lake American Legion will host a senior dance featuring Jerry Peltier and his Sweet Memories June 16 from 1 to 4 p.m.
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.