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  1. Feb

    1. Stewart Lions meat raffle
      2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

      The Stewart Lions present a meat raffle at 2 pm and progressive bingo at 3 pm every Sunday at Cactus Jacks.  Everyone is welcome.

  2. Feb

    1. Hutch Legion Spagetti Supper
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Hutchinson American Legion Auxiliary is sponsoring their next Spagetti Supper on Thursday, Feb 6 from 4:30 – 7:00 pm at the Legion Club Room (use east entrance).  Adults are $6.50, Children under 12 are $3, Takeouts are available.  

  3. Feb

    1. Carver Fire Relief Benefit
      4:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Carver Fire Relief is hosting an all you can eat Chili Feed on Friday, Feb 7th from 4:30-8:30 pm.  The event will benefit two local girls with medical expenses:  Madysen Pederson (daughter of Ryan and Amy) who has been diagnosed with Adamantinoma, and Abigail Lindall (daughter of Nate and Susan) who has been diagnosed with Craniopharyngioma.  Cost is $8 for Adults, $4 for kids.  

    2. Cosmos Fish Fry
      4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      The Cosmos Legion is hosting their Fish Fry on Friday, Feb 7th from 4:30 pm until gone.  $10 is the cost for all you can eat, including the fish, baked potato, coleslaw, and beverage.

  4. Feb

    1. Family Fun Day
      2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      The Cedar Mills Gun Club is holding their annual Family Fun Day on Saturday, Feb 8th from 2-5 pm at the Club.  Food, Pop, Water, and Beer will be available.  Enjoy Bingo and Raffles with prizes throughout the day, plus you can check out the club’s new addition.  

    2. Pre Valentines Waffle Supper
      4:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Blessed John Paul II Area Faith Community Pre-Valentine’s Waffle Supper, Silent Auction & Bake Sale will be on Saturday, February 8 at Crow River Winery, Hutchinson.  Serving from 4:30 – 8:30 p.m., take-outs available.  Advance tickets are $6.50 or $7.00 at the door.  Tickets available from Holy Family – Silver Lake, Holy Trinity – Winsted or St. Pius X – Glencoe parish offices, or contact Gerald Kucera at 320-327-2441

    3. Habitat for Humanity Fundraiser
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Mcleod County Habitat for Humanity is holding their “Raise a Glass, Raise a roof” Fundraiser on Saturday, Feb 8th from 7-9 pm at the Hutchinson Center for the Arts.  Admission is $35 and includes heavy Hors D’ouerves, one drink, and live music by the Segues.  Tickets available at the Habitat Office.

  5. Feb

    1. Brownton Schafskopf Tournament
      8:00 am – 9:00 am

      The 41st annual Brownton Baseball Schasfskopf Tournament will be on Sunday, Feb 9th at the Brownton Community Center for Sessions 1 & 3.  Donation Tickets are $1, need not be present to win.  

    2. Hector Flapjack Festival
      8:00 am – 12:00 pm

      The Hector Lion’s Club is hosting their all you can eat Flapjack Festival on Sunday, Feb 9 from 8 am – Noon at the American Bar and Grill in Hector.  Cost is a free will donation for flapjacks with fresh fruit toppings, French toast, sausage, and beverage.  Proceeds to support BLHS School Safety Patrol. 

    3. Community Bingo
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Area Senior Citizens are invited to play Community Bingo on Sunday, Feb 9 from 2-3 PM in the dining room at Ecumen Pines! Community Bingo will be .25 cents per card, with the last game being a coverall and is $1.00 per card – WINNER TAKES ALL! Community Bingo is offered the 2nd Sunday of EACH month with complimentary coffee and snack immediately following. 

      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The GSL FFA is presenting Donkey Basketball rescheduled to Sunday, Feb 9th at 5 pm at the High School Gym.  (Original date snowed out)  All Local Players will be riding and competing including FFA members, School Staff, Fire Department members, and GSL Basketball Players.  Kiddie Rides will be given to the first 125 kids signing up.  Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door and available from an FFA member.    All Tickets previously purchased for the orignal date will be accepted.  

  6. Feb

    1. Hector Legion Auxiliary Fundraiser
      5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      The Hector American Legion Auxiliary will be holding a fundraiser on Monday, Feb 10th at Jackpot Junction Casino.  For the price of a $15 ticket you get a free buffet, plus a number of other goodies from the Casino.  All proceeds from the Sale of these tickets benefit the community.  Tickets are on sale from any Auxiliary member or at the door.  

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

      The Brownton American Legion Post 143 and Auxiliary will be meeting on Monday, Feb 10th at the Community Center at 7:30 pm.

  7. Feb

    1. Alzheimer’s Support Group
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The next meeting of the local area support group for adult children, spouses, and friends caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or a related memory loss will meet Tuesday, Feb 11 at 6 PM. This is a safe and welcoming place to meet others who are affected with similar issues, gather information/resources and to receive support. Please contact Kristal Ehrke, Alzheimer’s Association volunteer facilitator, at (320) 583-1551 for more information. The group meets at 1st Lutheran Church in Glencoe, on the second Tuesday of every month, at 6:00 PM. The support group is open to the public and free of charge. 

  8. Feb

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

      The next Senior Dance at the Cosmos Legion is Wednesday, Feb 12th at 1:30 pm.  Music by Jerry’s One Man Band.

  9. Feb

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

      The Fiber Arts Guild will be meeting on Thursday, Feb 13th at 4:30 pm at the Hutchinson Center for the Arts.  Program for the night is Fabric Painting with Paint-Stiks.  Everyone is welcome.

  10. Feb

    1. Faith Lutheran Church Fish Fry
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Faith Lutheran Church of Hutchinson is holding their 21st annual Fish Fry at the church from 11 am – 7 pm on Friday, Feb 14th.  On the menu is Alaskan Pollock, Cole Slaw, Baked Beans, and beverage.  Tickets are $10 for adults, $9 for seniors, $6 for children 6-12, free for 5 and under.  Carryouts and Call-ins are available, with deliveries from 4-6 pm only.  Proceeds benefit Green Lake Bible Camp and other Faith Lutheran Church ministries.  

  11. Feb

    1. Beckville Pancake Supper
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Beckville Lutheran Mens Group is holding their Pancake Supper on Sunday, February 16th from 4-7 pm at the Beckville Lutheran Church (rural Litchfield).  Adults are $8 for all you can eat, Children 5-12 are $5, and under 5 is free.  Serving Gluten Free Potato Pancakes, Old Fashioned Pancakes, Sausages, beverages.  Proceeds go to Beckville’s Mission Fund.

  12. Feb

    1. Caregiver Support Group
      1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

      The next caregiver support group meeting will be Tuesday, Feb 18th at the RC Hospital, Willette Room in Olivia from 1:30 pm to 3 pm.  The Group is free of charge and this month’s guest is Gordy Blem, of Dirks- Blem Funeral Home, will be presenting information and options on funeral planning options. All are welcome.  Future meetings are scheduled for the third Tuesday of each month.

  13. Feb

    1. CR Bee Keepers
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Crow River Bee Keepers will be meeting on Thursday, Feb 20th, 7 pm at the Cedar Milsl Gun Club.  For info contact Wayne at 320-583-0041.

  14. Feb

    1. Plato Fish Fry
      3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Plato Community Hall is hosting their 62nd annual Fish Fry on Friday, Feb 21st.  Serving starts at 3 pm.  On the menu is fish, potato salad, Chips, baked beans, and more!  Cost is $10 for adults, Children is $4 and preschool is free.  Take out orders are available.  

  15. Feb

    1. BLHS FFA Fishing Contest
      8:45 am – 3:00 pm

      The BLHS FFA is holding their fishing contest on Saturday, Feb 22nd at Lake Allie by Buffalo Lake.  Registration at 8:45 am, Fishing starts at 9 am (ends at 3 pm).  Cost is $5 per hole, with all holes pre-drilled.  Prizes given to top 5 people in the youth and adult division.  There will be a food stand on hand, but you will need to supply your own poles, bait, and tackle.  

    2. High Island Fish Fry
      11:00 am – 8:00 pm

      The High Island Lake Conservation Club is holding their 52nd annual Fish Fry on Saturday, Feb 22nd at the New Auburn City Hall.  Serving from 11 am – 8 pm or until the fish run out. Served Famiy Style, all you can eat for $11, Children ages 6-10 are $5,a nd under 5 are free.  Takeouts available until 6 pm.

    3. Authentic Italian Spaghetti Dinner
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Hunters Ridge Community Church of Hutchinson is hosting an Authentic Italian Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, Feb 22nd from 4-7 pm at the church.  Also on the menu: Ceaser Salad, Homemade Bread, and Cupcakes.  Adults are $7, 10 and under is $4.  Proceeds go to Village Creek Bible Camp

  16. Feb

    1. Plato Pancake Dinner
      10:30 am – 1:00 pm

      St. John’s Lutheran Church of Plato is having their pancake dinner on Sunday, Feb 23 from 10:30 am – 1 pm at the church.  It’s all you can eat Pancakes, Ham, Applesauce, Dessert, and Beverages.  Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for ages 5-12, while 4 and under are free.  Take out is available.

    2. Science Cafe
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Sunday, Feb 23rd you are invited to a Science Café at the Dassel History Center at 2 pm.  Enjoy a bite to eat, plus conversation about the Science Topic “What in all the world is all the world made of?”.  The discussion will be led by Dr. Aaron Moen of Cornell University.  There is no charge for admission.  Future Café’s will discuss Art, Music, History, and more.  

  17. Feb

    1. BL Turkey Supper
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Zion United Methodist Church in Buffalo Lake is having a family style Turkey Supper on Thursday, February 27th (Moved from Wednesday due to weather) from 4:30 – 7 pm.  Eat in or Take out available.  Advance tickets are $8.50, $10 at the door, 5-11 yrs old are $4, and under 5 is free.  

    2. NCA Spaghetti Dinner
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Postponed due to Weather…Moved to March 20th.   New Century Academy’s competitive Robotics team is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser on Thursday, Feb 27th from 5p-7p at the school in Hutchinson (east of 3M on 5th Ave).  The menu consists of Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Lettuce Salad, Breadstick, Dessert and Beverages.  Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door and are $6/person or $3 for children age 10 and under.

    3. Hutch Concert Association
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Hutchinson Concert Association presents the New Century Saxophone Quartet on Tuesday, March 11th at 7 pm.  Tickets are $20, available at the door.  The Hutchinson Concert Assocation is a part of the Hutchinson Center for the Arts.  

  18. Mar

    1. Juvenile Diabetes Fundraiser
      9:00 am – 2:00 pm

      The Spring into Action Juvenile Diabetes Fundraiser is coming up on Saturday, March 1st at the Blue Note Ballroom in Winsted from 9 am – 2 pm.  Enjoy shopping at the area vendors, Kids can enjoy Carnival Games, Live Music will be playing, and more is on tap!  All Money raised goes to Juvenile Diabetes Research Funding.