Current Happenings

Members of the Friends of the Staples Public Library Diane Archer, seated, and Brenda Halvorson are getting ready for the first meeting of Books, Bites & Brews, a book club for adults to meet and discuss books in a social setting, which will be at 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 19, at Timbers Restaurant, Staples. The first book is “The Paris Architect” by Charles Belfoure, set in Nazi-occupied Paris. Copies will soon be available at the Staples Public Library. (Submitted photo)
The first meeting of Books, Bites & Brews, a book club for adults to meet and discuss books in a social setting, will be at 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 19, at Timbers Restaurant, Staples. The first selection is “The Paris Architect” by Charles Belfoure, an architect and historian as well as a New...
August 14 Community Meal Wed., Aug. 14, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Converse Park in Motley. Free. Hosted by Motley Free Methodist Church. Picnic supper, games. For info., 218-352-6888. August 16 Free Outdoor Movie Friday, Aug. 16, at Converse Park in Motley, starting at dusk. Bounce house for kids beginning...
Four-year-old Lacey Elfstrum (center) chose the book and stuffed lion for “Carnivores” as her reward for reading 1,000 books before kindergarten. She is the daughter of Jeremy and Melissa Elfstrum. Pictured with Charlotte are Beth Fabian, left, with  the Staples Motley Early Childhood Coalition,...
em’s 26th Annual Foundation Golf Classic is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 22, at The Vintage in Staples. Co-sponsored by Nyhus Chevrolet-Buick, First International Bank & Trust of Staples, and Rasinski Total Door Service, LLC, the four-person golf scramble offers participants a 12:30 p.m. tee...
Jenessa Iverson, 2016 graduate of Staples-Motley High School, has been selected to be a part of ‘The 24 Hour Musicals’ at Chanhassen Dinner Theatre (CDT), Chanhassen. The performance is Monday, Aug. 19, at 7:30 p.m. Iverson is currently studying theater at the University of Minnesota-Duluth (UMD),...
Emmitt Winter was recognized for reading 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten. He, along with his parents, Josh and Alisha and childcare provider,  Deb Jordan, completed over 1,000 books by July. Emmitt is pictured with his prize of a Paddington Bear along with the book by the same name. Staples Motley...
BBQ, horse rides, a helicopter landing and much more are on the agenda of this year’s Scandia Valley Summerfest, Saturday, Aug. 3, in the Lincoln Lakes area. There’s something for all ages at the family-friendly event, which takes place at the Scandia Valley Townhall, located at 3518 - 320th Street...

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Weekly events Ongoing Events Posted Last Thursday of the Month:  AA Mtgs At Lakewood Health System Hospital Main Campus, Staples, Classroom A:  Tuesdays,  8 p.m.; Thursdays, 8 p.m.; Saturdays, 7 p.m.. For info., 218-371-0573.   AA Mtgs At First Lutheran Church, Pillager:  Tuesdays, 8 p.m. For info...
 Poet, Freya Manfred, will be the featured speaker at BookEnds this month on Saturday, Aug. 10 at 11 a.m. at the Uptown Café,  224 Jefferson Street S, Wadena. Freya’s latest, and 9th book of poetry, “Loon in Late November Water”, celebrates the vital lifeline of nature, our fragile mortality, and...
The Staples Public Library held a Skateboard Deck Design Workshop in July. Instruction and materials were provided by Minneapolis artist Mark Rivard from Rivard Art Education, an experiential learning platform utilizing art, culture and the creative spirit. This program was sponsored by the Arts...

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