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.

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.

6:30 to 7 p.m. Osakis Public School's theater students will present a one act play, "Lost and Found," in the auditorium. Written by the school's one act play director, Darwin Johnson, the play is an exploration of adoption. It also features a song co-written by Johnson and sophomore, Logan Lipke.

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.

Thursday, January 30

11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. St. Agnes School Family Day. Events include: 11 a.m. — mass, 11:50 a.m. — lunch, 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. — mini stations, book fair, family social. Reserve your spot by calling 320-859-2130.

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.

Saturday, February 1

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

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