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  1. Mar

    1. Mini Concert
      9:30 am – 11:00 am

      On Sunday, March 19th Guest Speaker Travis Vaad will be sharing during the regular 9:30 am morning worship service at Grace Bible Church in Silver Lake. Travis is a gifted singer/songwriter/recording artist, pastor, missionary and Christian speaker. Immediately following the service (at about 10:35 am) there will be a 40 minute mini-concert with free refreshments where Travis will be playing and sharing some of the background to his songs found on his latest album”Fly”. There is no charge for the event—and the public is invited to attend. 

  2. Mar

    1. Heart Hop
      10:30 am – 1:30 pm

      You’re invited to take part in the Heart Hop on Saturday, March 25th at the Mcleod County Fairgrounds Ag Building from 10:30a-1:30p. There will be Bounce Houses, Face Painting, Arts and Crafts, Minute to win it games, and more! Cost is $5 person or $20 per family.  

    2. Ryane Clark Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser
      11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      You’re invited to a Ryane Clark Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser on Saturday, March 25th at the American Legion in New London. There is a Chicken Dinner from 11a-3p, Bake Sale, Silent Auction, and Meat Raffle.  

  3. Mar

    1. Potato Pancakes
      8:00 am – 10:30 am

      The Silver Lake Legion is serving their Potato Pancakes on Sunday, March 26th. Serving all you can eat potato or regular pancakes, scrambled eggs, an dmore. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for child.  

  4. Mar

    1. Paper Drive
      8:00 am – 9:00 am

      Bethel Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie,Mn  is having a Paper Drive, March 30th-April 10th. Bring  your Paper, Phone Books. Cereal Boxes,Telephone Books,Card Board,to the Trailer in the Parking Lot. Please No Pizza Boxes with Food on Or String Around Paper, No plastic Bags .Funds raised will be used for Landscaping around  the Church.

  5. Apr

    1. Kimball Expo
      8:30 am – 12:30 pm

      You are invited to the Kimball Area Community Expo on Saturday, April 1st from 8:30a-12:30p at the Kimball Area High School. Remarkable Reptiles show at 10 am, Breakfast served from 7:30-10a, Dance Performance at 11 am with Pro Dancer Kailen Nelson.  

    2. Friends of the Library Sale
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      The Friends of the Hutchinson Library are having a used book sale on Saturday, April1st from 10a-5p in the Library Basement.  

    3. 50 piece Band
      4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

      The Historic 50 piece MN State Band will perform at the Litchfield Opera House on Saturday, April 1st at 4 pm. Tickets are $5, Refreshment available by free will offering.  

    4. Spaghetti Dinner
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Hunters Ridge Community Church has their Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction on Saturday, April 1st from 4:30-7p. ickets are $7 for adults, Kids under 10 are $4. Proceeds go to help send kids to Bible Camp.  

    5. Hog and Turkey Roast
      5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      The Winsted Sportsmens Club has it’s annual Hog and Turkey Roast at the Blue Note Ballroom of Winsted on Saturday, April 1st from 5-7:30 pm. Tickets are $10 at the door.  

  6. Apr

    1. Omelet Breakfast
      9:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The Winthrop Lions Club is hosting a made to order omelet breakfast on Sunday April 2nd from 9-1:00 at the St. Francis Catholic Church in Winthrop.  Cost is $7.00, includes toast, fruit, orange juice and milk or coffee.

    2. Spring Brunch
      9:00 am – 12:30 pm

      The Glencoe Lions Club invites you to their Annual “All You Care to Eat” Spring Brunch on Sunday, April 2 nd at the Pla-Mor Ballroom, Glencoe, serving from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. With take-outs available. Menu includes: Pancakes, sausage, ham, eggs, 100% pure maple syrup, fruit, juice, toast, coffee and milk. Advance Adult tickets are $9.00 and are available from Lions Club Members. Prices at the door are Adults – $10.00, Children (age 4 – 10) $5.00, and children age three and under eat FREE. Proceeds will be used toward community projects. Collection boxes will also be available for your used eyeglasses, sunglasses and hearing aids.

    3. Spring Brunch
      9:30 am – 12:30 pm

      The Plato Lions Club has their Annual Spring Brunch at the Plato Hall on Sunday, April 2nd from 9:30a-12:30p. All you can Eat Pancakes, Sausage, Eggs, and more for a Free Will Donation. Proceeds going to Community Projects.  

    4. Spring Fling Brunch
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The New Auburn Lions Club has their Spring Fling Brunch on Sunday, April 2nd from 10a-1p at the New Auburn City Hall. Serving Eggs with Ham and Cheese, Hashbrowns and more. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children 10 and under, 5 and under free. Proceeds go to community Projects.  

    5. Alaskan Lunch
      10:30 am – 12:30 pm

      Peace Lutheran Church of Hutchinson presents an authentic Alaskan Soup and Bread Lunch on Sunday, April 2nd from 10:30a-12:30p. On the Menu is Moose and Cabbage Soup, Cheesy Vegetable Soup, and more. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children 3-10, Free for under 3 years old. Proceeds support the church’s Alaskan Mission Project.  

    6. Mcleod Cty Dairy Banquet
      11:30 am – 3:00 pm

      McLeod County Dairy Associations 64th Spring Banquet and Dairy Princess Coronation is being held on Sunday, April 2  at the Glencoe City Center at 11:30a.m. Appetizers and 12:00p.m. Complete Buffet Dinner catered by Unhinged Pizza followed by the famous Make -Your-Own Sundae Bar.  Princess Coronation and Dairy awards given followed by drawing for door prizes. Dinner Music by Alice Nowak. Tickets Adult Advance $14.00, Adult at Door $17.00, Children ages 5-10 $7.00, Under 5-FREE

    7. West Central MN Mens Chorus
      2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

      West Central MN Men’s Chorus will be performing a concert at 2pm, Sunday, April 2nd at Oak Heights Covenant Church, Hutchinson. The program is open to the public. There will be a free will offering for the Common Cup Ministry.

  7. Apr

    1. Pet Supply Drive
      8:15 am – 9:15 am

      The Liquor Hutch is holding a Supply Drive for the Local Animal Shelter. There is a list of items needed at the Liquor Hutch. Drop off donations at the store from now until April 30th.  

  8. Apr

    1. Luncheon and Boutique
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The Hector United Methodist Church is having their Soup and Salad Luncheon and Boutique on Wednesday, April 5th starting at 11 am. Adults are $9.  

  9. Apr

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

      The next Meeting of Today’s Women of Hutchinson is coming up Thursday, April 6th at 6:30 pm at Harmony River Living Center. Please use the west entrance.  

  10. Apr

    1. Paper Drive
      7:00 am – 7:00 pm

      The Silver Lake Knights of Columbus is sponsoring a Paper Drive on April 7 and 8. Drop off your paper goods on the North Side of the Holy Family Church in SL from 7a-7p. Items accepted include: Newspaper, Magazines, Cardboard, and Junk Mail. Items must be clean and dry. Proceeds go to SL Youth Summer Rec and Swimming Pool.  

    2. Plato City Wide Sales
      8:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Plato has their City Wide Garage Sales on Friday and Saturday, April 7th and 8th starting at 8 am. Many Locations around town, look for the Balloons.  

  11. Apr

    1. Don’t Worry Be Hoppy 5K
      7:30 am – 11:30 am

      Join the Don’t Worry be Hoppy 5K and Kids Fun Run on Saturday, April 8th at the Waconia Brewing Company. 7:30 am Race Day Registration, 10 am 5K start, Kids Fun Run at 11 am. Runners will receive a free Beer or Root Beer. To register go to soleMOTIONrace.com  

    2. Spring Garage Sale
      9:00 am – 10:30 am

      The HLWW ECFE Spring Garage Sale is Saturday, April 8th from 9a-Noon at HLWW High School. 20+ Spaces of Shopping for you! No admission fee to shop.

    3. Senior Center Fundraiser
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Wayne Luchau and the Big Little Band are performing at the Annual Senior Center Fundraiser on Saturday, April 8th at 7 pm at the Hutchinson Event Center. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Hear music from Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, Gene Pitney, Dean Martin and more!

  12. Apr

    1. Scholarship Brunch
      8:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The Hector Legion is having their Scholarship Brunch on Sunday, April 9th from 8a-1p at the Hector Community Center. Free Will Donation for Pancakes, French Toast, Eggs, and more!

    2. Smoked Ham and Pancake Breakfast
      8:00 am – 1:00 pm

      St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Green Isle is having their Smoked Ham and Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, April 9th from 8a-1p. Cost is a free will offering, proceeds go to Parking lot repairs at church. 

    3. BPA Fundraiser
      8:30 am – 12:30 pm

      You are invited to a fundraiser all you can eat Breakfast for the Hutchinson BPA. The event is Sunday, April 9th from 8:30a-12:30p at the Elks Club. Tickets available at the door.  

    4. Kids Easter Party
      9:00 am – 12:30 pm

      Enjoy the annual Kids easter party and Pancake Breakfast at the Stewart Fire Hall on Sunday, April 9th from 9a-12:30pm. Breakfast is all you can eat Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Sausage and more for a free will donation. Free Kids Photos with the Easter Bunny also. Proceeds go to local projects.  

    5. Chicken Dinner
      10:30 am – 1:00 pm

      The Winsted Catholic Order of Foresters have their Chicken Dinner on Sunday, April 9th from 10:30a-1p. Cost is $11 in advance, $12 at the door, children 6-10 are $5. Serving Chicken. Dressing, Mashed Potatoes, Corn, Coleslaw and more! Proceeds benefit the HT School Bathroom Renovation.