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  1. Jun

    1. Ice Cream Social
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      St Paul’s Lutheran Church of Hector has their Ice Cream Social on wednesday, June 28th from 5-7 pm.Free Will Donation for BBQ’s, Turkey Sandwiches, Baked Beans, Potato Salad, Pie and Ice Cream. Entertainment at 7 pm featuring local Country Singer/Songwriter Ed Newberg in Concert.  

    2. Glencoe Music in the Park
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Glencoe’s Music in the Park Series begins Wednesday, June 28th at Oak Leaf Park. Carver Creek is performing at 6:30 pm. Food Served from 6-7 pm, with a Shredded Beef Sandwich, Chips, Pickles, Dessert and Beverage for a nominal fee by the Glencoe Lions. Proceeds go to Community Projects.  

  2. Jun

    1. Plato Bloodmobile
      12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Plato at the Community Lighthouse Church on Thursday, June 29th from Noon-6 pm.  For an appointment contact Ken or Myra at 238-2370

  3. Jul

    1. Hutchinson Music in the Park
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      Hutchinson’s Music in the Park Series is Monday’s, 6:30 pm at Library Square. Here’s who’s performing: July 3: Gravel Road – July 10: The Skally Line – July 17: The Rhythm Kings – July 24: BASICS – July 31: Beer and Hymns – Aug 7: Hillbilly Mayhem, followed by the Movie “American Graffiti”

  4. Jul

    1. Pork Chop Dinner
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Silver Lake Legion has a pork chop dinner on Tuesday, July 4th from 4-7 pm. Seasoned or Smoked Chops served for $9, Extra Chop for $3. Reservations appeciated to 327-2404

    2. Lake Waconia Fireworks
      10:00 pm – 10:30 pm

      Enjoy the Lake Waconia Fireworks Festival on Tuesday, July 4th. Fireworks over Lake Waconia at dusk.

  5. Jul

    1. Glencoe Music in the Park
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The next Glencoe Music in the Park Concert is coming up Wednesday, July 5th at Oak Leaf Park. Performing is Jim and Mike Wendolek starting at 6:30 pm. A Mr. Rib Pork Sandwich meal served for a nominal fee from 6-7 pm. Proceeds go to local Community Projects.

  6. Jul

    1. Mayer Car Show
      9:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Come and enjoy the Mayer Car Show on Saturday, July 8th from 9a-2pm. See Classic Cars, Trucks, Cycles, and Tractors. Food Court available!  

  7. Jul

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

      St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Green Isle has their Summer Salad Luncheon on Sunday, July 9th from 10:30a-1p. Serving a variety of Salad’s, BBQ’s, Desserts and Beverage for a Free Will Offering.

    2. Community Meal
      4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      Faith Lutheran Church of Hutchinson is hosting a Free Community Meal on Sunday, July 9th from 4-6 pm at Veterans Memorial Park (behind Shopko). Serving BBQ’s, Baked Beans, Potato Chips, Ice Cream, and beverage.  

  8. Jul

    1. Summer Concert Series
      12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

      Peace Lutheran Church presents their Summer Concert Series Wednesday’s at the church in Hutchinson. Concerts are at Noon, followed by a Salad Luncheon. Suggested Donation for the Luncheon is $8 for adults. On the upcoming Concert Schedule: July 12, Blake Klaustermeier – July 19, Jill Warner and Rev’d Up – July 26, Chuck Thiel – Aug 2, Erin Bode

    2. Ice Cream Social
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The United Lutheran Church of Lake Lillian is having their Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, July 12th from 5-7 pm. Serving BBQ’s Hot Dogs, Chips, Pickles, Watermelon, Ice Cream Sundaes, Pie and more for a free will offering.  

    3. Glencoe Music in the Park
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Glencoe’s next Music in the Park is Wednesday, July 12th at Oak Leaf Park. Performing is Allen and Matt Carlson. Shredded Beef Sandwich meal served from 6-7 pm, Music from 6:30-8 pm.  

  9. Jul

    1. Pork Burgers
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Plato Lions are serving Pork Burgers in the Plato Park on Thursday, July 13th from 4-7 pm. Music as well, bring your chairs!

    2. SL Music in the Park
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Silver Lake presents their music in the Park Thursday’s. Food Served at 6 pm, Music at 7 pm. On the upcoming schedule: July 13th-George Palma Band with Sloppy Joes served by the Pola Czesky Royalty, July 20th-Blake Klaustermeier and Friends with BBQ’s served by the SL Womens Club and it’s Red Hat Night, July 27th-Alice and the Ol Boys with a Mr. Rib Sandwich served by Grace Bible Church and Living Water Puppets at 6:15 pm, August 3-Jims Brewers with a Seasoned Pork Patty served by the Church of the Holy Family CCW. 

  10. Jul

    1. Lester Prairie’s Prairie Days
      10:15 am – 11:15 am

      For a complete list of events click here.

    2. Ice Cream Social
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      All Saints Lutheran Church of Darwin is having their annual Ice Cream Social on Friday, July 14th from 4-7 pm. Serving Sandwiches, Salads, Pie, Ice Cream and Beverages. Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for Children, and pie only is $3. Proceeds go toward the church Building Fund.  

    3. Pork Chop Dinner
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Grace Lutheran Church is having a Pork Chop Dinner on Friday, July 14th from 4-7 pm at the Kingston Community Center. Serving Pork Chops, Potato Salad, and more for $10. Kids meals also available…Hot Dog and Chips for $4.  

    4. Tim Orth Foundation Golf Event
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Tim Orth Memorial Golf Event will be held at Oakdale Golf Club on Friday, July 14th.  A grilled pork chop supper followed by a live auction is open to the public.  Serving starts around 5:00 pm.  Cost is $20.00 ($10 for supper/$10 donation to TOMF).  All proceeds  financially assist children who are seriously injured or have an illness.  There are 5 new recipients for this event.  Please call Oakdale at 320-587-0525 for supper reservations.

  11. Jul

    1. Tonic Sol Fa Concert
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Tonic Sol Fa performs at the Litchfield Opera house on Saturday, July 15th at 7 pm. Tickets are $15, refreshments available by free will offering. For Tickets call 320-535-0829, email litchopera@yahoo.com or go online to tonicsolfa.com

  12. Jul

    1. Country Festival
      10:00 am – 2:30 pm

      St Mary’s Church of Czestochowa is having their 35th annual Country Festival on Sunday, July 16th . Mass celebrated at 10 am, Pork Chop and Roast Beef Dinner starts at 11 am, Cemetery Prayer Servce at 1 pm. Cost for the Dinner is $13 for adults, $8 for those under 12, and under 5 is free. Also enjoy the Live Music, Raffle, Country Store, Games, and more!  

    2. Chicken BBQ
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Sunday July 16th is the 56th Annual Chicken BBQ at the Legion Park on Reform St., in NYA. Serving begins at 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Menu includes half or quarter BBQ Chicken, Potato Salad, Baked Bean, Dessert & Beverage. All are Welcome, come support you local Veterans.

  13. Jul

    1. Glencoe Music in the Park
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The next Glencoe Music in the Park is Wednesday, July 19th at Oak Leaf Park. Performing is Mr. Business, Troy Flemming.  

    2. Beer and Hymns
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Zion Lutheran Church of Buffalo Lake presents Beer and Hymns on Wednesday, July 19th from 7-9p at the Buffalo Lake Liquor Store. Serving Pork Chop Sandwiches, Potato Salad and more for $8 a plate from 6-7:30 pm. Proceeds support the church improvement fund.  

  14. Jul

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

      The MN Brain Injury Force has their latest Brain Boosting Workshop on Thursday, July 20 at 6 pm at Hutchinson Health Hospital Room F. This Month…a discussion on how nutrition may help treat traumatic brain injury. More info at MNBIF.org

  15. Jul

    1. Fundraiser Breakfast
      7:00 am – 10:00 am

      Enjoy a fundraiser all you can eat Breakfast Friday, July 21st-Sunday, July 23rd at the Mcleod County Fairgrounds Country Diner. Serving all you can eat Pancakes, Eggs and Ham for $8 on Friday and Saturday, Sunday it’s French Toast with Sausage for $6. Proceeds benefit the Immanuel Lutheran School of Hutchinson.  

    2. Brownton City Wide Garage Sales
      7:15 am – 8:15 am

      Brownton City Wide Garage Sales are Friday and Saturday, July 21 and 22.  

    3. Ice Cream Social
      4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      You are invited to an Ice Cream Social on Friday, July 21st from 4:30-7:30p at St John’s Educational Center on Highway 12 between Dassel and Cokato. Serving BBQ’s Potato Salad, Chips, Pie, Ice Cream and more for a free will offering.   

    4. Wiggle Jiggle and Jam
      6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      Kids are invited to a free children’s concert on Friday, July 21st featuring Wendy’s Wiggle, Jiggle and Jam at the HLWW High School. Doors Open at 6:30 pm, Show at 6:45 pm. Kids will spend 45 minutes of dancing, singing, and feeling happy at this upbeat concert. Preregistration is appreciated but not required to HLWW ECFE, 320-543-4670.  

  16. Jul

    1. Brothers of Grace
      8:30 am – 9:15 am

      The Brothers of Grace will be leading a time of worship at the Orange Spectacular this Sunday (July 23rd) at  The McLeod County Fairgrounds in Hutchinson, MN. The service (approximately 1/2 hour long) will begin at 8:30 am in the Pavilion area and will include congregational singing, selections by the Brothers of Grace, and a brief message by Dr. Tom Rakow who is pastor of the Grace Bible Church of Silver Lake. The Brothers of Grace  and will be playing both traditional hymns and Christian contemporary music. They can also be heard at the regular 9:30 amworship service at the church in Silver Lake. The public is invited to attend—and there is no charge!