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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Wednesday, May 30

6 to 8 p.m. Osakis Public School kindergarten graduation in the cafeteria.

7:30 p.m. Osakis Public School sixth grade graduation in the auditorium.

Thursday, May 31

1 p.m. Osakis Public Schools close early for last day of school.

Friday, June 1

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The public is invited to a retirement recognition for Bonnie Schultz (school secretary), Dallas Triebenbach (bus driver) and Pam Messer (teacher). Cake and coffee will be served along with a brief program in the Osakis Public School Cafeteria.

Saturday, June 2

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nest Pet Expo at the Eagle's Healing Nest in Sauk Centre, an event that celebrates animals with veterans. RAD Zoo, Hemker Park and Zoo, Up North Animal Encounter and This Little Horse will be there with animals, along with a handful of rescue operations and more than 40 vendors. The Just For Kix dance team will perform at 11:30 a.m. Face painting, balloon animals, a bounce house and other kid-friendly activities will be available. Lunch will be available for purchase with funds going to the Eagles Healing Nest.

2 to 3:30 p.m. Osakis High School graduation at the high school gym.

Wednesday, June 6

7 to 10 p.m. Osakis Liquor Store Summer Bean Bag League begins.

Thursday, June 7

1 to 3:15 p.m. Bookmobile stops in Osakis. It will be at Community Memorial Home from 1 to 2 p.m. and at the Osakis Community Center from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m.

Wednesday, June 8-10

Take a Kid Fishing Weekend. Minnesota residents 16 or older who take a child 15 or younger fishing do not need a license for the weekend.

Saturday, June 9

9 p.m. "Old Timers Run" at Sidewalks Bar and Grill in West Union, featuring RHX band.

Monday, June 11

1:30 p.m. Community Memorial Home Auxiliary's general meeting in west view dining room.

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Send your upcoming events to Osakis Review, P.O. Box 5, Alexandria, MN 56308 or email to news@theosakisreview.com.

Al Edenloff

Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  

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