STAPLES -- The Staples Public Library will offer an Indoors Camping program 6 to 8 p.m. July 26 at the library for children ages 3 to 12.
The program will include the following stations: Hand shadow stories, scary readers theater, a "What do you feel? What do you hear?" activity in which children will be blindfolded and asked to identify items in a bag, leaf rubbing and pressed flower bookmark crafts, "jump the creek" and "don't fall in the creek" games, and a snack of hot dogs.
Registration is required by July 26. For more information, call the Staples library at (218) 894-1401.
Palisade firefighters' competition set Aug. 1
PALISADE -- The annual firefighters' competition will be 11 a.m. Aug. 1 at Berglund Park in Palisade.
Eight fire departments will participate in the events, which include Waterball, Buddy Race, Obstacle Course, Hose Relay, Tug-o-War, Canoe Race and Bucket Brigade.
There is no admission charge. Bring blankets and chairs. Food will be available all day.
This event is co-hosted by the Palisade Fire Department and Palisade Area Lions Club.
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