Brookings Lions to host spaghetti supper and homemade pie auction


BROOKINGS — The Brookings Lions Club will host their annual spaghetti supper and pie sale on April 13.

The event will take place at the First Methodist Church Community Life Center at Seventh Avenue and Sixth Street.

Serving times will be from 5 to 7 p.m. with the pie auction starting around 6 p.m. Proceeds from the event will support local Lions projects and various community groups.

Tickets are available from any noon Lions member. Adult tickets are $10 in advance and $11 at the door. Children ages 5-12 are $5 and children under 5 eat fro free.

During the Lions 2023-24 year, several thousand dollars were distributed back to the Brookings area groups and events.

A portion of that has been used to help Brookings County residents with eyeglasses. Some of the other groups the Lions helped to support the Back-to-School Backpack program.

Lions also donated to the SDSU Student food fight, which benefits the local food pantry, and Boys & Girls Club along with several other groups.

The local Lions Club provides free vision screening to children from 6 months up to 18 years of age. They have worked with local schools in the area as well as the community health nurses as they do their screenings. They have screened in day-care/educational facilities as well as the schools in Brookings.

The Brookings Lions continue to live and work by their motto “We serve.”