Wednesday, October 9

3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Osakis Fire Department's Open House at the Firehall as part of Fire Prevention Week. Firefighters will also hold community fire safety training earlier in the day — 8:30 a.m. at Osakis Public School, 1:30 p.m. at St. Agnes School; 2 p.m. at Galeon Senior Living.

Thursday, October 10

11:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bookmobile stops – 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Carol Radjl daycare in Nelson; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at St. Agnes School; 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. at Community Memorial Home; 2:45 to 4 p.m. at Ed Pollard Community Center.

Friday, October 11

6 to 9 p.m. Senior Dance at the Osakis VFW Post with music by Jerry and Joyce.

Saturday, October 12

4 to 7 p.m. Spaghetti meal benefit at the Osakis VFW Post for Brady Berberich, the son of Vicki and Kyle Berberich who has been diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor. Proceeds will support Brady and his family. A silent auction will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Items may be dropped off at the Osakis Public School high school office by Thursday, Oct. 10. To donate an item or to volunteer, call 320-760-8685, 320-760-4684 or 320-808-1509. Live music featuring Jim Holbeck, who plays multiple genres from Garth Brooks, to Prince, to Led Zeppelin, will start at 8 p.m.

Sunday, October 13

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Redeemer Lutheran Church will serve its annual Old Fashioned Turkey Dinner. Fresh roast turkey, mashed potatoes, dressing, rolls, vegetables, coleslaw, cranberries and pumpkin pie. Cost is $10 for adults, $8 for senior citizens, $6 for children ages 5-12 and free for children 4 years and younger. Carryout meals available.

Noon to 6 p.m. St. Alexius Church in West Union will serve its Sausage Supper, featuring smoked sausage, sauerkraut and spare ribs, head cheese, mashed potatoes, gravy, glazed carrots, bread and butter, bars or cookies, coffee and milk. Tickets on sale at 11 a.m. All stands open at 11 a.m. under a large outdoor tent. Live music with Ben Schirmers and Friends begins at 11:30 a.m. Televised Vikings game starts at noon. Drive-through takeout available.

3 p.m. First Presbyterian Church of Osakis will host the Gordon Men's Choir for a fall concert. Freewill offering will be taken for disaster assistance. A light lunch and refreshments will follow the concert.

Thursday, October 17

4:30 to 7 p.m. Villard United Methodist Church's annual Turkey Supper. Menu includes turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, coleslaw, cranberries, pickles, bread, desserts, coffee, milk and water. Cost is $12 for adults, $6 for children 11 and younger and free for children 5 and younger. Take-outs are available.

Saturday, October 26

9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Osakis Volunteer Firefighters Relief Benefit Dance at the Osakis VFW Post 7902.

Thursday, October 31

5:30 to 7 p.m. Annual Osakis Community Halloween Party at the Osakis High School cafeteria, sponsored by the Osakis Women's Association.

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