Thursday, December 5

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.

1 to 4 p.m. First Presbyterian Church will hold its annual Christmas Tea. Come and relax while enjoying a warm beverage and holiday treats. There will also be a bake sale and craft sale.

4:30 to 6:30 p.m. “Shopping Local for the Holidays” event in downtown Osakis, presented by the Osakis Chamber of Commerce. Events include third annual Chili Cook-Off, bonfire and s'mores, one night only sales and specials at local businesses. Stores will be open later that normal.

Saturday, December 7

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. A Homespun Christmas Craft Show will take place at the Lillian Building, 211 First Ave. E, Osakis. Homemade cookies will be sold. Register for prizes and shop for Christmas gifts.

10 a.m to noon. Santa Day at the Osakis Public Schools cafeteria. Children can visit with Santa and create "magic reindeer food." There will also be cookie and stocking decorating. Drop-off donations will be accepted for the Osakis Women's Association Mitten Tree program.

Monday, December 9

1:30 p.m. Community Memorial Home Auxiliary's general meeting at the Terrace Heights dining room. Anyone wanting to find out what the auxiliary is all about is invited to attend.

Friday, December 13

6 p.m. Senior Dance at the Osakis VFW Post 7902.

Saturday, December 14

Noon. Wreaths Across America ceremony and wreath placing at the Armed Forces Memorial. (See front page for details.)

Monday, December 16

7 p.m. Osakis High School Band holiday concert at the Osakis Public Schools Auditorium.

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