Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are some events happening in the lake area this Friday and Saturday, Feb. 22 and 23.
Friday • Christ the King Lutheran Church will host Game Night activities from 6:30-9:30 p.m. A variety of games will be played including Mexican Train and Joker or bring your own card game or board game to share. Visitors and friends are welcome. Snacks and beverages will be provided or bring one to share with others. For more information or to sign up call the church at 573-365-5212.
Friday • Knights of Columbus Council 10381 will hold an "All You Can Eat" fish fry as part of its Lenten services. Dinner will be served from 5-7 p.m. at the Shrine of St. Patrick on Hwy. 5 in Laurie. The menu includes baked or fried fish, Southern Carolina hush puppies, macaroni and cheese, fries, beans,country style cole slaw, beverage and dessert. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children 8-14. Children under 7 are free. Proceeds will go to benefit local charitable activities. The Knights are holding a fish fry on every Friday of the Lenten season at the Shrine of St. Patrick. Remaining dates are March 1, 8,15 and 22. Please note that there will be no fish fry on Good Friday, March 29.
Friday • First Baptist Church of Laurie Awana Club is having a homemade all-you-can-eat ham and bean fundraiser dinner from 4:30-7 p.m. Tickets cost $7 for adults, $4 for children 3-12 years and children under 2 years are free. You can buy your tickets at the door. The dinner includes ham & beans, cornbread, baked apples, coleslaw, dessert and drink. All proceeds help pay for uniforms, books, awards and supplies. There will also be a craft and bake sale. For more information, call 573-374-7073.
Friday • The first meeting of the Lake of the Ozarks Christian singles group is scheduled at 7 p.m. at the Olive Branch Restaurant on Route O in Laurie, followed by a movie at the B&B Lakewest Theater. The mission of the group is to provide an opportunity for Christian singles age 21 and over to grow in Christ, be involved in wholesome activities, and build Christ-centered relationships. For more information call 573 789-7188.
Saturday • The annual Polar Plunge will be held at Grand Glaize Beach in Osage Beach. Participants must be at least 10 years old and raise a minimum of $75 to enter. Registration is from noon-2 p.m., the Parade of Costumes is from 2-2:15 p.m. and the Plunge begins at 2:30 p.m. The Polar Strut will be held at Osage Beach City Hall. If you didn't sign up for the plunge or the strut, you can still go check out the action. The Polar Plunge is a project of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Missouri. For more information, go to www.somo.org.
Page 2 of 2 - Saturday • An Indian Artifact and Collectables Show will be at the Lake Ozarks Lions Club from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Bring your own relics for a free evaluation and enjoy a full day of buying, selling and trading. Admission is free. Breakfast and lunch will be served for a charge. For more information, call 573-275-4149.
Saturday • The Gravois Lions Club is holding a breakfast from 7-11 a.m. Get a cheese omelet with hash browns and biscuit or a full order of biscuits and gravy. Meal comes with coffee and orange juice. Donation of $5 is requested. The club is located on Hwy. 5 in Gravois Mills.
Saturday • The second annual Vegas Night benefit for the Missouri Forget-Me-Not Horse Rescue & Sanctuary will be held at The Bull Pen on Rt. KK in Osage Beach. A Texas Hold 'Em Tournament will begin at 7 p.m. Pre-registration is $50 for VIP seating, or $60 at the door. Vegas Games begin at 6 p.m. featuring Black Jack and Texas Hold 'Em. There is a $15 buy-in at the door. There is no buy-in charge for spectators. Grand prize is a trip for two to Las Vegas, and there will be other prizes and giveaways throughout the evening. To pre-register or for more information, call 573-216-3838 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.forgetmenot.com.
Saturday • A garage sale will be held from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. to empty the contents of the old Citizens Against Domestic Violence Shelter (498 Hwy. 54, old Culligan Building, in Camdenton). Everything must go including office furniture, home furnishings, appliances, televisions, houseware, bedding, clothes and other miscellaneous items.