Forest Lake Events

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Class reunion
All current senior citizens who attended Forest Lake Area High School are welcome to attend a reunion open house event at Vanelli’s by the Lake Aug. 3 from 1 to 4 p.m. There will be coffee, cookies, and other light refreshments. The event is sponsored by the class of 1946. Fore more information, call Rita Tetrault at 956-223-3209.
Pickleball ribbon cutting
The city of Forest Lake will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new pickleball courts at Fenway Park, 5530 206th St. N Aug. 4 from 4 to 5 p.m. The event will include snacks and refreshments, a pickleball mini-course, a raffle for a prize package, and opportunities for community play.
Independent business speaker
The Lakes Area Business Association will host the State Director of the National Federation of Independent Business Aug. 9 at noon at Vanelli’s by the Lake. Non-members are welcome to join, but are asked to call 651-464-5390 to reserve a spot.
District building tours
Residents, parents, students, and school district staff are invited to a summer tour of Lino Lakes Elementary School Aug. 10 at 6 p.m.
Senior expo
A 30th anniversary expo will be held at the Forest Lake Senior Center, 767 4th St. SW., Aug. 9 and 10 from 1 to 3 p.m. both days. The event will showcase 30 years at the center. Snacks, beverages, door prizes, giveaways, and a silent auction will be available. The event is free. Various vendors will be on hand.
Live theater
Children’s Performing Arts will present “A Year with Frog and Toad” at Forest Lake High School Aug. 11 at 4 p.m. This performance features students in grades 1 to 12 as the culmination of their participation in summer camp in the CPA program
Airport open house
The Forest Lake Airport Open House and EAA Young Eagles event will be held Aug. 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guests will have a chance to get up close to some planes and helicopters and meet some local pilots. There will be free airplane rides for kids 8 to 17 years old with registration at the event. Helicopter rides will also be available. Food and beverages will be served by the Forest Lake Lions Club with proceeds benefiting local charities. Daniela’s gelato will also be available. For more information, go to