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  1. May

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

      The MN Brain Injury Force has their latest Brain Boosting Workshop on Thursday, May 18 at 6 pm at Hutchinson Health Hospital Room F. This Month…Dr Sarah Peters will share her story of her own traumatic brain injury story of healing and hope. More info at MNBIF.org

    2. Lakeside Elementary Concert
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Circle Thursday, May 18th, on your calendar and join Lakeside Elementary of Silver Lake in the Gym for a great evening of music featuring the 5th Grade Band, 6th Grade Band, and the 5th & 6th Grade Choir performing!  The Concert begins at 7:00 pm. 

  2. May

    1. Kids Rummage Sale
      9:00 am – 7:00 pm

      St. Anastasia Catholic Church of Hutchinson is holding a Kids Rummage Sale on Friday, May 19th from 9a-7p. Most items are .25 cents. $2 per bag from 5-7 pm.  

  3. May

    1. Dana Willard Benefit
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      A Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction will be held on May 20 from 4:00-7:00 PM at the Montrose Community Center.  Community members are encouraged to attend and help support Dana Willard who has been active in the local communities supporting cancer benefits.  She was recently diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer herself.  All proceeds from the benefit will be used for medical  expenses.

    2. Sue Forsman Benefit
      5:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      You are invited to a benefit for Sue Forsman on Saturday, May 20th at the Blue Note Ballroom of Winsted. Silent Auction from 5-8 pm and Entertainment from 8-Midnight.  

  4. May

    1. Dassel Fire Dept. Breakfast
      8:00 am – 12:30 pm

      The Dassel Fire Dept is holding it’s annual French Toast Breakfast on Sunday, May 21st from 8a-12:30 pm. Serving French Toast, Scrambled Eggs, Knaus Smoked Sausage and Fruit for a free will donation.

    2. TWOH Breakfast Brunch
      9:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Today’s Women of Hutchinson is having a Breakfast Brunch on Sunday, May 21st from 9a-1p at the Elks Club in Hutchinson. Tickets are $8 each, Under 5 is free. Proceeds go to the Elks Park All Inclusive Playground.  

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

      Everyone is invited to a Pork Chop Dinner at St. James Lutheran School of Howard Lake on Sunday, May 21st from 11a-1p. Serving Pork Chops, Scalloped Potatoes, Corn, Cole Slaw and more. Free will offering will be accepted in support of Confirmation Camp and Mission Trips.  

    4. Woodstone Senior Living Open House
      11:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Woodstone Senior Living of Hutchinson invites you to celebrate their new expansion with an open house on Sunday, May 21st from 11a-4p. Stop in for a tour, enjoy refreshments, and win door prizes.  

  5. May

    1. HFH Fundraiser
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Join Habitat for Humanity on Monday, May 22nd at Unhinged Pizza in Glencoe for a fundraising night. Unhinged is donating 10%of sales from 4-8 pm to Habitat for Humanity.  

    2. Harmony River Auxiliary Meeting
      6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      Harmony River Auxiliary will be meeting on Monday, May 22 at 2:00 in the Lower Level Conference room at Harmony River Living Center.

  6. May

    1. Cardiac Rehab Walk
      10:30 am – 12:00 pm

      Join the Cardiac Rehab Walk on Tuesday, May 23rd from 10:30a-Noon at the Hutchinson Mall The walk is for past and present patients and their familes. There will be door prizes, giveaways and more!

    2. LP Music in the Park
      6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Lester Prairie has their Music in the Park series Tuesday Nights at the Park on 2nd Ave. Music from 7-8:30pm, Food Served from 6-7 pm. Coming up on the schedule:
      May 23-LPHT Student Variety Music Show
      May 30-Cindy’s Concertina Band
      June 6-Jim’s Brewers
      June 13-Lowell S and Nancy B
      June 20-Phyllis Hummel and Swinging Country
      June 27-George’s Concertina Band

  7. May

    1. Gopher Road Trip
      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      The Minnesota Gopher Road Trip is coming to Hutchinson on Wednesday, May 24th at Noon to the Crow River Golf Club. The event will include AD Mark Coyle, Football Coach PJ Fleck, Basketball Coach Richard Pitino and more. Every event on the Gopher Road Trip is completely free to attend and open to the public, but space is limited, especially at smaller venues. Fans are encouraged to secure their spot in advance by registering online to attend events. For full details and registration information for the 2017 Gopher Road Trip and all the events on the trip, please visit MyGopherSports.com.

  8. May

    1. Support the 4H Drill Team
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Support the new Mcleod County 4H Drill Team on Thursday, May 25th at Culver’s in Hutchinson. The newly formed team is fundraising to buy supplies. 10% of sales go to the team.  

  9. May

    1. Bluegrass Gospel Music
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      It’s an evening og Bluegrass Gospel Music on Friday, May 26th at the DC Performing Arts Center at 7 pm. Hear music from the Hartley Family of Arkansas, The Kellen Family of Duelm, MN, The Mahlstedt Family of Cokato, and the Kingery Family of Grove City. Cost is just a free will donation.  

  10. May

    1. Bike United
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Bike United and Ride to benefit the United Way of Mcleod County on Saturday, May 27th at 10 am. You can start at one of three locations…Masonic West River Park in Hutchinson, Molly’s Cafe in Silver Lake, and South Shore Park in Winsted. Preregister and more info at unitedwaymcleodcounty.org.

  11. May

    1. Plato Memorial Day Service
      9:00 am – 10:00 am

      The Plato Memorial Day Service will be Monday, May 29th at 9 am at the Plato Commity Hall. Speaker is 3rd District Commander Mike Maxa. 

    2. Brownton Memorial Day
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The Brownton Memorial Day Program will be on Monday, May 29 in front of the Brownton Community Center at 10 am. Speaker is Officer Candidatge Cassandra Carrigan, veteran of the gulf ward and currently employed by the Veterans Service Office in Glencoe. Potluck Dinner is served at 11:30 am, Chicken provided by Brownton Legion Post, Please bring a dish to pass.  

    3. NYA Memorial Day Service
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      The Memorial Day Service in Norwood Young America will be at 10 am on Monday, May 29th at Central High School.  

    4. Darwin Memorial Day Program
      10:30 am – 11:30 am

      The Darwin Lakes Area Memorial Day Program will be Monday, May 29th at 10:30a at the Hantge Funeral Chapel in Darwin. Speaker is Tom Hauer, Darwin Resident and Army Veteran.  

  12. Jun

    1. Fitness Equipment open house
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      Test out the new fitness equipment at Rotary Park in Hutchinson Thursday, June 1st from 6:30-8p with help from the America’s Fitness Center Instructorts. The event is free and open to the public. There will also be additional Family activities, giveways and more!

  13. Jun

    1. Bike Rodeo
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      The Carver County Sheriff’s Office is holding their Bike Rodeo on Saturday, June 3rd at the Church of Peace in NYA from 10a-Noon. The event is for kids ages 8-10 to learn about Bike Safety and complete the Obstacle Course. Free Bike Helmet given to the first 50 Kids. 

  14. Jun

    1. Winthrop Music in the Park
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Music in the Winthrop Park is Thursday, June 8th. Bob and the Beachcombers perform from 5-6:30 pm, then the Leon Olson Band from 6:30-8pm. Refreshments available. Bring your lawn chairs!

  15. Jun

    1. Bear Lake Sunshine Society Sale
      9:00 am – 5:00 pm

      The Bear Lake Sunshine Society is having their annual Sale on Friday, June 9th from 9a-5p at Northwoods Park in Hutchinson. Stop by for Baked Good and Plants!

  16. Jun

    1. Sea Side Service
      9:30 am – 11:00 am

      Members and friends of Grace Bible Church in Silver Lake invite you to experience and participate in a unique outdoor worship service.  On Sunday, June 11th, at 9:30 am a specialSea Side Service  held at Swan Lake (north side—next to the pier). The service is reflective of the times when Jesus preached from a boat on the Sea of Galilee. This worship event includes: A message preached from a boat, and congregational singing.  Dress is casual, and those who attend are asked to bring their own lawn chairs or a blanket.  You are also welcome to join us with your boat. Swan Lake is located about one mile northwest of Silver Lake on County Rd. 16. To get there go to Highway 7, and turn west and take County Road 16 (north). In the case of inclement weather the service will be held at the church building. 

  17. Jun

    1. Plato Burger Night and Dairy Day
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Stop out to Lion’s Burger Night and Dairy Day in Plato at the Park from 4-7 pm. Burgers, Chips and Beverage served, Free Ice Cream, and Pinske Edge Tours run hourly from 3-6 pm.  

    2. June Brain Boosting Workshop
      6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      The MN Brain Injury Force has their latest Brain Boosting Workshop on Thursday, June 15 at 6 pm at Hutchinson Health Hospital Room F. This Month…Daliane Remes, Legal Advocate for the MN Disability Law Center will speak about legal services, resources and more. More info at MNBIF.org

  18. Jun

    1. Grill Out
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The Lester Prairie Royalty Program is having their Annual Garbers Grill Out on June 16 and 23 from 11-1 at Garber Meats in Lester Prairie. They will be serving cheese burgers with fixings, pop, and water for $5.00! Don’t forget to get your serving of dairy with an ice cream sandwich for $1.00. Come on out and enjoy lunch and get to know the Lester Prairie Ambassadors and the 2017 Ambassador Candidates.

  19. Jun

    1. City Wide Sales
      8:00 am – 1:00 pm

      City Wide Garage Sales are in Lake Lillian and Blomkest on Saturday, June 17th from 8a-1p