Now open. The Osakis public ice rink is now open at Central Avenue and Main Street, across from Thrifty White.

Now through Sunday, Jan. 31. Christmas Tree Recycling Drop-Off and string light recycling by Pope-Douglas Solid Waste Management. Drop-off site is Douglas County Demolition and Landfill, 2967 Pike Road, NE, Alexandria off Highway 29 North. Open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon.

Thursday, January 16

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.

3 to 8 p.m. Just for Kix Winter Dance Show at the Osakis Public Schools Auditorium.

Friday, January 17

Ticket sales begin for the 2020 Catholic School Raffle for St. Agnes School and continue through March 1. The grand prize is a Buick Enclave or $20,000 cash. The school's goal this year is $20,000.

Saturday, January 18

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Poker Run, ending at the Osakis VFW Post.

Wednesday, January 22

5:30 to 7 p.m. (or until the food is gone) First Presbyterian Church, 101 West Oak Street in Osakis invites everyone to the January Friendship Table Meal, which includes chili, tomato soup, grilled cheese sandwiches, and dessert. Free-will donations accepted.

Indoor Bean Bag League begins at Osakis VFW Post. Call Nichole at 320-859-2117 for more information.

Friday, January 24

6 p.m. Concordia College Choral Festival at the Osakis High School.

Saturday, January 25

2:30 p.m. Concordia College Choral Festival concert at the Osakis High School.

Wednesday, January 29

4:30 to 7 p.m. Backpack Attack packing event to help hungry students throughout the area at the Osakis High School cafeteria.

Saturday, February 1

7 p.m. to midnight. Osakis High School Mid Winter Dance at the school cafeteria.

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