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  1. Sep
    21
    Thu

    1. September Brain Boosting Workshop
      6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      The MN Brain Injury Force has their latest Brain Boosting Workshop on Thursday, September 21 at 6 pm at Hutchinson Health Hospital Room F. This Month…a discussion on tips for a better memory. More info at MNBIF.org

  2. Sep
    22
    Fri

    1. Salad Luncheon
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      First Lutheran LWML is have a Salad Luncheon on September 22 from 11:00-1:00.  They will be serving a variety of  salads , breads, and salads. It will be held in the First Lutheran Fellowship Room in Glencoe.

  3. Sep
    23
    Sat

    1. 4 HOF Musicians Concert
      7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      The Litchfield Opera House presents 4 Hall of Fame Musicians in Concert on Saturday, Sept. 23rd from 7-10 pm. Pat Curto, Danny Grossnickle, Mike Shaw, and Tony Stark perform together, with tickets $10 for all ages. Pulled Pork or Turkey meal served starting at 6 pm. RSVP to litchopera@yahoo.com

  4. Sep
    24
    Sun

    1. Pork Loin Dinner
      10:30 am – 1:00 pm

      St Boniface of Stewart has their Fall Festival on Sunday, September 24th at the church. Serving a Pork Loin Dinner from 10:30a-1p. Cost is $10, Extra Loin is $2, Kids 4-10 years old is $5. Also take part in the Raffle, Silent Auction, Games, Dollar Table, Clown, Face Painting, Music and More.  

  5. Sep
    26
    Tue

    1. Paper Drive
      8:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Paper Drive at Bethel Lutheran Church,Lester Prairie,Mn    Sept 26th-Oct 4th   Bring your Paper,Phone Books,Catalogs,Magazine’s Office Paper ,Shredded Paper,Cereal Boxes.,Cardboard Boxes to Trailer in Bethel’s Parking Lot

  6. Sep
    28
    Thu

    1. PACER Center Program
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      PACER Center will offer “Transitioning to Employment,” a free workshop for parents of youth with disabilities and for professionals. It will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28 at the Days Inn, Hutchinson. This workshop will provide information on career exploration and planning, including information about agencies that provide independent living, financial, and employment services and supports. Parents will gain knowledge about how to help prepare their youth for employment and life skills after high school. Parents of students in ninth grade and above are encouraged to attend. Participants will receive a packet of helpful information and resources. To register to attend this free workshop, contact PACER Center at (952) 838-9000 or (800) 537-2237 (toll free), or visit PACER.org/workshops.

  7. Sep
    30
    Sat

    1. Tiger Family Fun Day
      9:30 am – 10:00 pm

      Hutchinson HS is hosting Tiger Time Family Fun Day on Saturday, Sept. 30th. In the morning it’s the Tiger Cub Challenge…an American Ninja Warrior type course designed for younger kids ages 6-13. Plus the Tiger Time Challenge is a similar course designed for those ages 14 and up. In the Afternoon the High School will be open from 1-3 pm for Tours of the newly redesigned portion of the building, and in the evening starting at 7 pm it’s Tigers After Dark at the Mcleod County Fairgrounds. Live Music,Beverages, Food and Games!  

    2. Plato Lions Oktoberfest
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Plato Lions have Oktoberfest on September 30th from 4-7 pm at the King Pin Pub. Serving Brats, Sauerkraut, German Potato Salad, Apple Dessert, Hot Dogs and more! Proceeds go to local projects

  8. Oct
    1
    Sun

    1. Pork Chop Dinner
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      St John’s Lutheran Church of Gaylord is having their Fall Windsor Pork Chop Dinner, Country Store, and Usborne Books Fundraiser on Sunday, Oct 1st at the Gaylord American Legion. Dinner from 11a-1p. Cost is $11 for adults, Children 5-10 are $5. Take Outs available.  

    2. Oktober Feast
      4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      St John’s Lutheran Church of Atwater is having their Oktober Feast on Sunday, Oct 1st from 4:30-7:30 pm at the Atwater Community Center. Serving all your favorite German Foods! Adults are $12, Children are $5. Music by the Wendinger Band also!

  9. Oct
    3
    Tue

    1. SMART Program
      8:30 am – 12:00 pm

      Senior Providers of Mcleod County presents a Stress Management and Resiliency Training Program by Debbie Fuehrer on Tuesday, Oct 3rd at the Hutchinson Event Center from 8:30a-Noon. The program is designed for Caregivers, Professionals, Families, Friends and the Community. The SMART program is scientifically proven to decrease symptoms of stress and anxieity and increase well being. Tickets available at Harmony River of Hutchinson and Ecument of Litchfield.

  10. Oct
    5
    Thu

    1. Fall Festival
      10:30 am – 11:30 am

      GSL ECFE has it’s fall festival on Thursday, Oct 5th from 10:30-11:30 am or 6-7 pm at the Early Childhood Learning Center in Glencoe. Ages 0-Kingergarten Entry Students and Parents are welcome to learn about Nature items, and explore activities related to fall. Cost is Free but they ask you bring an item for the Mcleod Emergency Food Shelf. Register online at the GSL School Website.  

    2. Fall Festival
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      You are invited to the United Lutheran Church of Lake Lillian’s annual Fall Festival on Thursday, Oct. 5th. Swedish Meatball Dinner served. Cost is $10 for adults, $3 for those 6-12, and 5 and under free.

    3. TWOH Meeting
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Next meeting of Today’s Women of Hutchinson is coming up on Thursday, Oct 5th starting at 6:30 pm at Harmony River’s lower level.  

  11. Oct
    6
    Fri

    1. Sloppy Joe Dinner
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The Church of Peace in NYA has a Sloppy Joe Lunch on Friday, October 6th from 11a-1p. Cost is just a free will offering, take outs available

    2. St A’s School Fundraiser
      1:15 pm – 3:00 pm

      On Friday, October 6, St. Anastasia School students along with staff, parents and friends will participate in the Marathon for Nonpublic Education, a 3.5 mile walk along the crow river to raise funds and awareness for their school.  .  The students will leave from the school gym at approximately 1:20 p.m. and return from the walk around 3:00 p.m.   As St. Anastasia Catholic School’s largest fundraiser, the Marathon helps to support the continuous growth of its students. Donations can be sent to St. Anastasia School – Marathon, 400 Lake Street SW, Hutchinson, MN 55350 or online at www.stanastasiaschool.net

    3. Kimball Fish Fry
      4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      The Kimball Lions have their Fall Fish Fry on Friday, Oct 6th from 4:30-7:30pm at the Willow Creek Park Shelter. Cost is $9 for adults, $4 for 12 and under…All you can Eat! Proceeds go to the community.

  12. Oct
    7
    Sat

    1. A View from the Top Quilt
      10:00 am – 3:00 pm

      The Litchfield Opera House presents “A view from the Top Quilt”, a Fiber Art exhibit by Sharon Rotz on Saturday, Oct 7th from 10a-3p and on Sunday, Oct 8th from 2-4 pm. Sharon also will present a lecture and demonstration from 1-2 pm Sunday. Admission for the lecture, demonstration, and exhibit is $10, while the exhibit only is $5. Door Prizes will be given out also.

    2. Peace Fall Gathering
      10:30 am – 12:00 pm

      The Peace Fall Gathering is Saturday, Oct 7th at 10:30 am at the Peace Lutheran Church of Cosmos. Program with Pastor Marlaine at 10:30 am as she will share her experiences in South Africa, and a Salad Luncheon will follow. Cost is $5.  

    3. MS Fundraiser
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      It’s the 4th annual Multiple Sclerosis Research Fundraiser on Saturday, October 7th from 4-8 pm at the Glencoe VFW. Live Music by the Country Fried Grubers from 7-11 pm, Pork Feed from 4-7 pm, Silent Auction, Door Prizes and more.  

  13. Oct
    8
    Sun

    1. Fall Brunch
      8:30 am – 12:00 pm

      The Silver Lake Lions Club invites you to their Fall Brunch on Sunday, Oct 8th from 8:30a-Noon at the Silver Lake Auditorium. Serving Eggs, Pancakes, Sausage and more! Adults are $7, Under 12 are $3. Plus the Lions encourage you to bring an item for the Mcleod Emergency Food Shelf. Proceeds support the SL Lions Football Program.  

  14. Oct
    11
    Wed

    1. Turkey Dinner
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Vineyard United Methodist Church of Hutchinson is having their annual Turkey Dinner on Wednesday, Oct 11th from 4-7 pm. Take outs and Delivery available (call 587-2200 for delivery). Don’t forget to shop the Country Store, Quilts, Crafts, Baked and Canned Items and Produce. 

  15. Oct
    12
    Thu

    1. Two by Two
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      The FungasAmoungus Players of Dassel Cokato present “Two by Two” a musical telling of the Noah’s Ark Story. Performances are Thursday, Oct 12 and Friday, Oct 13 at 7 pm – Saturday, Oct 14th Dinner Theatre Performance starting at 5 pm – Sunday, Oct 15th at 2 pm – Wed and Thurs Oct 18 and 19 at 7 pm – Saturday Oct 21st at 7 pm – Sunday Oct 22 at 2 pm. Performances at the Dassel History Center and Ergot Museum.  

  16. Oct
    13
    Fri

    1. Pork Chop Supper
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Dassel Fire Dept’s annual Pork Chop Supper is Friday, Oct 13th from 5-8 pm. Cost is $8 for ages 11 and up, $5 for ages 5-10 and free for those 4 and under, plus $2 for an extra chop. .

  17. Oct
    14
    Sat

    1. Salad Luncheon
      10:30 am – 12:00 pm

      The women of Grace Bible Church in Silver Lake would like to invite area ladies to their annual Fall Salad Luncheon on Saturday, October 14th at 10:30 am.  The event is entirely free and will include a variety of delicious salads, as well as a talk and music by Mindy Lamberty Tembom, missionary with Wycliffe Associates in Cameroon. Reservations are not required, but are appreciated for planning purposes. For more information or to let them know you will be attending by leaving a message at (320)327-2352, or Beth at 320327-2266.  

    2. Montrose Methodist Church annual fall hot dish supper
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Montrose Methodist Church annual fall hot dish supper will take place on Saturday October 14 at the church from 4:30 pm to 7.  The church is located at 230 Center Ave S in Montrose  (next to the community center) and is handicap accessible.  Featuring appetizers, salads, hot dishes, desserts & beverage.  Cost is $11 for adults; $6 for kids 5 to 12.  Age 4 and under are free.  Proceeds will benefit various mission and outreach projects.  

  18. Oct
    15
    Sun

    1. Dads Belgian Waffle Feed
      8:30 am – 12:30 pm

      THE NEW GERMANY COMMERCIAL CLUB WILL HOST THEIR ANNUAL DAD’S BELGIAN WAFFLE BREAKFAST ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15 FROM 8:30 am TO 12:30pm AT THE CITY HALL IN NEW GERMANY.  ALL THE WAFFLES YOU CAN EAT WITH ASSORTED TOPPINGS AND THE FAMOUS SCHROEDER BREAKFAST SAUSAGES.  TICKETS $9.00 EACH; 5 AND UNDER FREE

    2. Mow Down Cancer
      9:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Help Steve Weber “Mow Down Cancer” at a benefit on Sunday, October 15th at the Silver Lake Auditorium from 9a-1p. Enjoy Rolls and Coffee from 9-10 am, and a Spaghetti Lunch from 10a-1p. There is a Bake Sale and Silent Auction as well.  

    3. Fall Festival
      10:00 am – 1:30 pm

      St Aloysius Church in Olivia invites you to their Annual Fall Festival on Sunday, Oct 15th. Mass at 10 am, Festival from 11a-1:30p. Serving a Home Made Fried Chicken Dinner, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Carrots, Coleslaw, Cranberries and more! Cost is $11 for adults or take outs, $6 for children 10 and under. Also check out the Pumpkin Patch, Farmers Market, Bakers Corner and others!

  19. Oct
    17
    Tue

    1. BI FD Open House
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Bird Island Fire Department is hosting their annual open house on Tuesday, October 17th from 6pm-8pm at the Bird Island Fire Hall. Come out and meet Bird Island’s bravest, check out the trucks, ask about volunteer opportunities, and more! The open house will include a light meal served from 6pm-7pm, live demonstrations, fire trucks and gear on display, an opportunity to shoot a real fire hose at a simulated fire, and each child will receive a free Junior Firefighter Helmet while supplies last. No cost!