Wednesday, August 28

4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Free pulled pork meal for the Backpack Attack fundraiser at the Osakis High School. Chips, milk and ice cream will also be served until the food is gone. Free-will donations go to support Backpack Attack program to provide food for children in Osakis. The event is sponsored by the Osakis Hunger Coalition and United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties.

Thursday, August 29

11:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Bookmobile stops – 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Carol Radjl daycare in Nelson; 1 to 2 p.m. at Community Memorial Home; 2:15 to 3:30 p.m. at Ed Pollard Community Center.

Saturday, August 31

Noon Osakis Sportsmen Corn Feed at Osakis VFW Post 7902.

Tuesday, September 2

First day of school.

Saturday, September 7

9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Moonshine Madness Day at Panther Distillery and downtown Osakis. New events have been added — a bartender competition and Moonshine Half Mile Fun from 11 a.m. to noon. Other highlights include trolley rides between the distillery and downtown, chainsaw carving, live music at O'Town Tavern, street dance, distillery tours and food, whiskey sampling, poker walk, inflatables, kids' games, pontoon rides, bean bag tournament, softball tournament and more. Watch for more details in the Review as the event gets closer.

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