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  1. Jun

    1. LP Blood Drive
      1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Red Cross Blood Drive will be in Lester Prairie on Wednesday, June 15th from 1-7 pm at the LP City Hall.

  2. Jun

    1. Burger Stand Fundraiser
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      The Lester Prairie Ambassadors Invite you to their Burger Stand Fundraisers on June 17th and 24th from 11a-2p. They’ll be serving Hamburgers for $3, and Cheeseburgers for $3.50, Pop and Water is $1. Come down and Meet the Ambassadors and the Candidates for 2016-17!

  3. Jun

    1. WC Human Foosball and Bean Bag Tournament
      8:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Join the Water Carnival Human Foosball and Bean Bag Tournament on Saturday, June 18th at the Mcleod County Fairgrounds from 8a-4p. Sign up at watercarnival.org, field is limited to 10 Foosball Teams and 40 Bean Bag Teams. You can also come watch the featured Foosball game…Law Enforcement vs. The Fire Department at Noon.  

    2. Fundraiser Auction
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      St. John Catholic Church of Hector is holding a Fundraiser Auction on Saturday, June 18th starting at 10 am. Selling Furniture, Household Items, Outdoors Items and more.  

    3. Salad Luncheon
      11:00 am – 12:00 pm

      The Church of Peace in NYA is having their Salad Luncheon on Saturday, June 18th at 11 am. Cost is just a free will offering, and prizes are given away. For reservations call 952-467-2847

    4. Winsted Event
      7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      You are invited to a family event on Saturday, June 18th beginning at 7 pm at Mill Reserve Park and Winsted Lake Promenade in Winsted. There will be a 60 piece Buffalo Orchestra, Petting Zoo, Free Ice Cream, and see the movie “Inside Out”. Free Admision.  

  4. Jun

    1. Peace Lutheran Garage Sale
      3:00 pm – 12:00 pm

      Peace Lutheran Church of Hutchinson’s 9th annual garage sale is Wednesday, June 22nd from 3-6 pm…Thursday and Friday, June 23 and 24th from 9a-6p, and Saturday, June 25th is bag day for $3 from 8-Noon. The event is held at the Mcleod County Fairgrounds Horticulture Building.  

    2. Mid Summer Festival
      4:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      Swedlanda Lutheran Church invites you to their MidSummer Festival on Wednesday, June 22. An Ice Cream Social will be held from 4:30-7p with Pulled Pork Sandwiches and more! Program begins at 7 pm and will feature music from Allen and Matt Carlson. Contact 320-848-2490 for more info.

    3. Peace Officers of Mcleod County Appreciation Fun Night
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      You are invited to the Peace Officers of Mcleod County Appreciation Fun Night on Wednesday, June 22nd from 5-8pm at the Mcleod County Fairgrounds. The event will feature food, games, and entertainment for all ages. It will also showcase the Police Officers of all the counties cities, members of the reserve and posse, county deputies and staff, corrections staff, conservation officers, and state patrol within the county. The event is put on by Mcleod Cititizens Beside the Badge.

  5. Jun

    1. Support Brain Injury Survivors
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Support Area Brain Injury Survivors on Thursday, June 23rd at Culver in Hutchinson from 5-8 pm

  6. Jun

    1. Ray Wilkens Memorial Tournament
      1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Ray Wilkens Memorial Golf Tournament will be Friday, June 24th at the Glencoe Country Club. All money raised will benefit the Mcleod County Veterans Association. For info or to register contact Chad at 952-454-2741 or Bryan at 612-636-2977. 

    2. Mid Summer Festival
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The United Lutheran Church of Lake Lillian is holding their Mid Summer Festival on Friday, June 24th from 5-7 pm. Serving Fried Chicken, Potatoes, Green Beans, Coleslaw and more! Cost is $9 for adults, $5 for ages 6-12, and 5 and under are free.

    3. Gibbon Community Concert
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Greater Gibbon Area Uncommon Band of Renown kicks off its 2016 Summer Season with a Community Concert in Gibbon City Park on Friday, June 24. A fabulous evening of eclectic music is planned for listeners of all ages! Gibbon Book Buddies will be serving food, beverages, and their delicious pies beginning at 6 pm; the concert begins at 7:00 pm. Come rain or shine and enjoy great music, friendly folk, and tasty food!

  7. Jun

    1. HL Blood Drive
      8:30 am – 2:30 pm

      The Red Cross Bloodmobile is in Howard Lake on Saturday, June 25th from 8:30a-2:30p in the Parking Lot of St. John’s Lutheran Church.  For an appointment call Donna at 320-543-2444

    2. Fairfax Library
      9:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The Fairfax Library celebrates Dayz of Thunder on Saturday, June 25th from 9a-1p. Enjoy Kids activities and a Book Sale!

    3. Swedefest
      4:00 pm – 10:30 pm

      You’re invited to Swedefest at the Bernadotte Lutheran Church Park on Saturday, June 25th from 4-10:30 pm. Swedish Smorgasbord from 4-7 pm, Entertainment from 4-10 pm 150th anniversary Fireworks at 10 pm. Other activities include: Horse Drawn Wagon Rides, Kids Activities, Refreshments, Quilt Raffle and Silent Auction and more! More info at fields-of-grace.org

    4. Ice Cream Social
      5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      Peace Lutheran Church of Hutchinson will holding an Ice Cream Social on Saturday, June 25th. The event starts with a Polka Worship Service from Chuck Thiel at 5 pm, Social from 6-7:30 pm. Serving Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Hot Dogs, Potato Salad, Pie, Ice Cream, Root Beer Floats and more!  Due the anticipated warm and humid weather, the event will be indoors.

  8. Jun

    1. Ice Cream Social
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Prairie Community Church of Lester Prairie has an Ice Cream Social on Sunday, June 26th from 10a-1p. Serving Hot Dogs, BBQ’s, Pie and Ice Cream.  

    2. Beep Baseball
      1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

      Enjoy a game of Beep Baseball in Glencoe on Sunday, June 26th starting at 1 pm next to Coborn’s Carwash. The Minnetonka Millers will play a team of Community members. Food available at noon.  

  9. Jun

    1. MNBIF Benefit
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      You are invited to a benefit for the MN Brain Injury Force at Unhinged Pizza in Glencoe on Monday, June 27th. Lonesome Ron will perform, and a portion of buffet sales from 4-8 pm will be donated to MNBIF. Area Brain Injury Survivors will be receiving the Tips from the night.

  10. Jun

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

      St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Hector has their Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, June 29th from 5-7 pm in the church’s Social Hall. Free Will Donations for BBQ’s, Turkey Sandwiches, Beans, Potato Salad…and Pie and Ice Cream.

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

      Glencoe presents music in the Park on Wednesday Nights this summer. Food Served at 6 pm, Music at 6:30 pm at Oak Leaf Park. Here’s the schedule, June 29: Carver Creek – July 6: Allen and Matt Carlson – July 13: The Flemming Fold – July 20: Jim and Mike Wendolek – July 27: Chuck and Jason Thiel 

  11. Jun

    1. Plato Blood Drive
      12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Plato at Lighthouse Church on Thursday, June 30th from Noon-6 pm.  For an appointment call Ken or Myra at 238-2370.

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

      Silver Lake presents their Music in the Park Series Thursdays this Summer. Here’s what’s coming up:

      June 30: Blake Klaustermeier, BBQ’s and Chips served by the Pola Czesky Royalty (plus a bake sale)
      July 7: Alice and the Ol Boys, Pulled Pork Sandwiches served by the Mariner’s Club of Faith Presbyterian Church.
      July 14: Lowell Schubert and Nancy Buckentine, BBQ’s and Chips served by the SL Womens Club, plus they welcome all Red Hat Members
      July 21: Cindy’s Concertina Band, Hot Turkey Sandwiches served by the Legion Auxiliary
      July 28: George Palma Band, Serving a Mr. Rib Sandwich by Grace Bible Church
      Aug 4: Jim’s Brewers, Seasoned Pork Patties served by the Church of the Holy Family CCW

  12. Jul

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

      Peace Lutheran Church of Hutchinson presents their Summer Concert Series Wednesday’s at Noon at the Church. The Concerts are followed by a Salad Luncheon (for an $8 suggested donation).

      July 6: Erin Bode and Syd Rodway – July 13: The Plath Family Band – July 20: Abby McKimm and Company – July 27: Peace Has Talent – Aug 3: Alice Fiedlerova and Dr. Joan DeVee Dixon 

  13. Jul

    1. Beep Baseball
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      The Hutchinson Lions present a game of Beep Baseball on Saturday, July 9th at Roberts Park starting at 1 pm. The Minnesota Millers will play a team of local players in the game. Contributions will help visually impared athletes play the competitive sport of Beep Baseball and develop life skills. 

  14. 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 10th from 10:30a-1p. Serving a variety of salads for a free will offering. Proceeds to Mission Projects.

  15. Jul

    1. VBS
      6:30 pm – 9:15 pm

      Members and friends of the Grace Bible Church in Silver Lake invite kids ages 3 and up to Cave Quest Bible School to be held July 11-15 from 6:30—9:10pm.  Cave Quest is filled with Bible learning, crafts, team building games, cool Bible songs, and tasty treats. The cost for the entire week is $10.00 per child or $30.00 family maximum. There is also an adult class.  Grace Bible Church is located in Silver Lake at 300 Cleveland Street, next to the city water tower. For more information call Beth at (320)327-2266, or the church office at (320)327-2352.

  16. Jul

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

      The next Senior Dance at the Cosmos Legion will be Wednesday, July 13th from 1:30-4:30 pm. Music by Jerry’s One Man Band.

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

      The United Lutheran Church of Lake Lillian is having an Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, July 13th from 5-7 pm. Serving BBQ’s, Hot Dogs, Beans, Chips, Ice Cream and more for a Free Will Offering.