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  1. Sep
    6
    Sat

    1. Martin Benefit
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Cosmos Legion is hosting a benefit for Sue Martin on Saturday, Sept. 6th from 4-8 pm.  You can Enjoy a Spaghetti Dinner, Bid on the Silent Auction, shop at the bake sale, and enjoy entertainment.  Proceeds from the night go to Sue who’s battling Multiple Myeloma.  

    2. St. A’s Fall Festival
      4:30 pm – 4:00 pm

      St. Anastasia is having their Fall Festival on Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 6/7) at their church.  On Saturday there is Mass at 4:30 pm, then an Outdoor Social at 5:30 pm with Food, Music, Country Store, Games and more!  On Sunday, a Polka Mass is at 10:30 am, Chicken Dinner from 11a-2 pm, and the Festival from 11a-4 pm.  Food, Entertainment, Raffles, Games, Auction, Stores, and more!  

  2. Sep
    7
    Sun

    1. Grace Lutheran Fall Festival
      8:45 am – 12:30 pm

      Grace Lutheran Church of Brownton is having their Fall Festival on Sunday, Sept. 7th.  A worship service starts things at 8:45 am, Pork Chop Dinner served from 10:30a-12:30p.  Cost is $12 for adults, $6 for children 12 and under (or $4 for a hot dog meal).  Also a part of the event is a basket raffle and a Country Store.

    2. St. Thomas More Fall Festival
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The St. Thomas More Fall Festival and Raffle is coming up in Lake Lillian Sunday, Sept. 7.  Mass at 10 am, Ham Dinner served from 11a-1p.  Adults are $8, Children 12 and under are $4, and take outs are available.  Also stop by the bake sale, Garden Produce Sale, Raffle and more!

    3. Rueckert Fundraiser
      11:00 am – 6:00 pm

      The Healin’ ‘N Wheelin’ fundraiser for Nancy Rueckert of Litchfield is coming up on Sunday, Sept 7th at the Litchfield Civic Arena from 11a-6p.  Take part in the Bean Bag Tournament, Raffle, and Silent Auction.  Also at the event is a Kids Bounce House, Best Chili Contest, Taco Bar, Hot Dogs, Live Music and More!  Bring the Family!  This event will raise funds to be used toward a handicap accessible van for Nancy.

  3. Sep
    8
    Mon

    1. Brownton Legion Meeting
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Brownton American Legion and Auxiliary will be meeting on Monday, Sept. 8th at the Brownton Community Center.  Meeting starts at 7:30 pm.

  4. Sep
    9
    Tue

    1. Bras for a Cause
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Hutchinson Breast Cancer Support Group is again sponsoring the Bras for a Cause event.  Bring a Bra to decorate at the Hutchinson Center for the Arts on Sept. 9th from 7-8:30 pm.  You can then vote on your favorite bras from Sept. 9th-Oct 14th at the Center. Then on the 14th there will be a reception from 7-8 pm to announce the winners.  The event supports women with Breast Cancer.  

    2. Civil Air Patrol Open House
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Hutchinson Squadron of CIVIL AIR PATROL will be hosting an open house at squadron headquarters located at the Hutchinson Municipal Airport (Butler Field) on Tuesday, Sept. 9, starting at 7:00 P.M.  Senior members and cadets will welcome visitors (and prospective members) and introduce them to, and explain the Civil Air Patrol program.  Refreshments will be served. 

  5. Sep
    10
    Wed

    1. Cosmos Senior Dance
      1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

      The next Senior Dance at the Cosmos Legion will be Wednesday, Sept. 10th from 1:30-4:30 pm.  Music is by Jerry’s One Man Band.  

    2. Food for Kidz Packing Event
      4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

      The community is invited to a Food for Kidz packing event at Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Hutchinson on Wed, Sept 10, from 4:30-5:30 pm.  A light supper will be provided starting at 5:30 pm. Come pack for an hour or as long as you want. Donations to offset the costs of the meals are welcome.

    3. Oktoberfest in September
      5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      It’s Oktoberfest in September on Wednesday, Sept. 10th at the Brownton City park.  Food Served Starting at 5:30 pm.  Enjoy Brats and Kraut, German Potato Salad, Beer, Hot Dogs, and Dessert.  Music by George’s Concertina Band from 6-8 pm.  

  6. Sep
    11
    Thu

    1. Fiber Arts Guild presentation
      4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

      The Fiber Arts Guild invites you to a presentation on Fabric Design with Gudrun Erla of GEDesigns, Thursday, Sept. 11th at 4:30 pm at the Hutchinson Center for the Arts.  Members of the Guild are free, Guests are $5.  To reserve your spot call Sandy at 320-275-2732 or Carreen at 587-8692.  

    2. GSL ECFE Speaker
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      The GSL ECFE is hosting Speaker and 2011 Minnesota Teacher of the Year Katy Smith on Thursday, Sept. 11th from 6:30-8:30 pm at the GSL High School Auditorium.  Smith will be talking about Creative Discipline during this Parent Aware event.  There is a fee to attend and Certificates of attendance will be provided for continuing education clock hours.  Contact GSL Community Ed to register.  

    3. Blue Mass
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Knights of Columbus of Silver Lake will host their annual Blue Mass on Thursday, Sept. 11th at 7 pm at the Church of the Holy Family.  Ambulance, Fire and Rescue, Military and Auxiliary, and Police Personnel are invited to attend in uniform.  Refreshments are served following the mass.

  7. Sep
    12
    Fri

    1. Glencoe VFW Pillow Cleaning
      7:00 am – 3:00 pm

      The Glencoe VFW is sponsoring a Pillow Cleaning on Friday, Sept. 12th from 7a-3p at the VFW Club in Glencoe.  Pillows are Cleaned, New Ticking, and Returned the same day.

  8. Sep
    13
    Sat

    1. Guest Speaker at Oak Heights
      9:00 am – 10:00 am

      Oak Heights Covenant Church is hosting guest speaker Barb Anderson on Saturday, Sept. 13th at 9 am.  Barb is a former teacher, and activist and will speak on Biblical Citizenship.  

    2. 10 year Celebration
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Grace Community Church of Olivia is celebrating 10 years on Saturday, Sept. 13th.  Celebration starts at 4:30 pm, meal at 5 pm.  Enjoy Fun, Games, Food, and Music!

  9. Sep
    14
    Sun

    1. Steeple Fest
      9:30 am – 1:30 pm

      St. John’s Lutheran Church of Winthrop is having their Steeple Fest on Sunday, Sept. 14th.  Events start at 9:30 with a Polka Worship Service featuring the Nite Owls.  All you can eat Ham and Meatball Dinner will be from 11-1:30 pm.  Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for Children 4-10 yrs old, and under 3 is free.  There will be games for the kids, Bake and Garden Sale, and a Pie and Ice Cream Social.  

    2. NYA Relay for Life Fundraiser
      11:00 am – 2:00 pm

      The NYA Relay For Life is having a Pasta Dinner Fundraiser on Sunday, Sept. 14th from 11a-2p at the Commons area of NYA Central High School.  Tickets are $10 for ages 6 and up in advance, and $5 for 5 and under.  Add $2 at the door.  On the menu is Chicken Alfredo or Marinara Meat Sauce, Ceasar Salad, Breadsticks, Dessert, and beverage.  Also enjoy music and the bake sale during the meal!

  10. Sep
    15
    Mon

    1. Building hope celebration
      5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Crow River Habitat for Humanity is having their 20 years of building hope celebration on Monday, Sept. 15th at Northwoods Park in Hutchinson.  The event starts at 5:30 pm and features pulled pork sandwiches and beverages.  Please bring a dish to pass also!

    2. Bingo in Winthrop
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

       

      Join the Winthrop Area Foundation for BINGO Monday’s in September (Sept. 15, 22, and 29).  Bingo will be Hahn’s Dining and Lounge at 7 pm.  16 Games per night, with a big cash drawing on the 29th!

  11. Sep
    17
    Wed

    1. Chicken Pie Supper
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Hector United Methodist Church is having their Chicken Pie Supper on Wednesday, Sept. 17th starting at 4:30 pm.  Serving Chicken and biscuits, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw and more!  Cost is $9 for adults, $5 for children 5-12, and under 4 is free.  Take outs available.

  12. Sep
    18
    Thu

    1. Boy Scout Open House
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Learn more about Hutchinson Boy Scouts at an open house on Thursday, Sept. 18th from 7-8 pm.  The events will be held at West Elementary, Park Elementary, Our Savior’s School, and St. Anastasia’s School that night.  Find out more by going to rocketintoscouting.org

  13. Sep
    19
    Fri

    1. Pork Chop Dinner
      5:00 pm – 10:30 pm

      The Cedar Mills Lions are having their annual Pork Chop Dinner on Friday, Sept. 19th from 5-7:30 pm.  Cost of the Pork Chop Dinner will be $10 for adults, $4 for children 6 and under, and $3 for an extra chop.  Free Dance from 7:30-10:30 pm featuring Wally Pikal. Proceeds used for Local Projects.

  14. Sep
    20
    Sat

    1. Drive Thru Coffee and Donuts
      7:00 am – 11:00 am

      The St. Peter Lutheran Church of Lester Prairie is having drive thru Coffee and Donuts on Saturday, Sept. 20th during the LP Garage Sale Day from 7-11 am.  Serving coffee, hot chocolate, lemonade, water, donuts, and cookies.  

    2. Elks Gun Show
      8:00 am – 5:00 pm

      The Elks are hosting their 33rd annual Gun, Knive, and Coin Show on Saturday and Sunday, Sept 20/21 at the Mcleod County Fairgrounds in Hutchinson.  Buy, Sell, and Trade with over 300 tables at the event.  Admission is $4, under 12 is free with a paid adult.  Food and Beverages are available.  

    3. Foster Parent Orientation
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Mcleod County Social Services is hosting a Foster Parent Orientation for families interested in becoming foster parents on Saturday, Sept. 20th from 9a-3p at the Mcleod County Solid Waste Management Building in Hutchinson.  This meeting is an opportunity to learn about the foster care program and ask questions, to see if being a foster parent may be right for you.  For questions or to register contact Brenda Sandquist at 320-864-1301 or 1-800-247-1756.

    4. Henderson Heritage Days
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Henderson is celebrating Heritage Days Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20/21.  On Saturday get guided tours of Parks and Historic Buildings, see a mini quilt show, and see street actors.  Also, the Church of St. Joseph is having a Polka Mass and Casserole Supper at 5 pm.  On Sunday it’s a Community Worship and Fellowship at Bender Park with lunch available after the service.  Plus the Sibley County Museum will be open.  For more info go to their facebook page.  

    5. Hoedown and Pork Chop Dinner
      4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      Concordia Lutheran Church of Fairhaven is having an old fashioned Country hoedown and Pork Chop Dinner 4:30-7:30 pm on Saturday, Sept. 20th.  Cost is $8 for adults, special hot dog meal pricing for the kids.  Music by the Mellotones, and baked goods and produce will be for sale also.  

  15. Sep
    21
    Sun

    1. Hector Fly In Breakfast
      7:30 am – 12:30 pm

      The 72nd annual Hector Fly In Breakfast is coming up on Sunday, Sept. 21st.  Breakfast served from 7:30a-12:30p.  All you can eat for a free will donation.  Proceeds Benefit Jordan Olinger, Delkis Rhodes, and Darla Neubarth.  See aircraft as well, the featured aircraft this year is a 1943 Timm N2T-1 “Tutor”.  There will be an aviation FLY market, and the ping Pong Ball Drop is at 11:30 am.