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  1. Mar

    1. HLWW Activities
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      The HLWW Middle School is hosting a couple events on Friday: Spring Carnival: 6:30-8 pm at the Activity Center. They’ll have lots of games, prizes and refreshments available. This fun family event is sponsored by HLWW Community Education and ECFE. Fingerprinting Your Children: 6:30-8 pm at the Activity Center. The Howard Lake Police Department will have officers available to fingerprint children during the Spring Carnival in the Activity Center of the Middle School. Parents can keep these fingerprint records in their personal files and the cost is free.

  2. Mar

    1. Corn Giveaway
      7:00 am – 10:00 am

      Shady Lane Sportsmens Club will have a corn giveaway for wildlife and breakfast on Saturday, March 5 from 7am-10am at the club house.

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

      The 6th annual Juvenile Diabetes Fundraiser will be Saturday, March 5th from 9a-2p at the Blue Note Ballroom in Winsted. Shop the Crafters and Vendors, Bid on the Silent Auction, Kids take part in the Carnival, Shop the Bake Sale, listen to Live music and more! All Money raised goes to JDRF.

  3. Mar

    1. Plato Spring Brunch
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      The Plato Lions Club is holding their annual Spring Brunch on Sunday, March 6th from 9a-Noon at the Plato Hall. All you can eat Pancakes, Sausages, Eggs, Toast and Beverage for a free will offereing. Proceeds go to Community Projects.  

    2. Zion Lutheran Pancake Breakfast
      9:00 am – 12:30 pm

      Zion Lutheran Church of Cologne is having their Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction on Sunday, March 6th from 9a-12:30p. Serving Pancakes, Sausages, Applesauce, and Beverage for $7, 5 and under are free. Silent Auction during the entire event, Live Auction at 11 am.

    3. Program with local adventurer Rudy Goldstein
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      The Mcleod County Historical Society present a program with local adventurer Rudy Goldstein on Sunday, March 6th at 2 pm. The program is a part of the Community Book Read of “Canoeing with the Cree”. Rudy has traveled the waterways talked about in the book and will talk about that topic. 

    4. Messiah in the Passover
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Hunters Ridge Community Church in Hutchinson presents the program the Messiah in the Passover on Sunday, March 6th at 6 pm. The program is designed to give participants a deeper understanding of both Passover and the Communion table. All are welcome.

  4. Mar

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

      The next Senior Dance at the Cosmos American Legion is Wednesday, March 9th from 1:30-4:30 pm

    2. March Community Dinner
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Brownton Congregational Church will hold their Community Dinner on Wednesday, March 9th from 5-7 pm with a free will offering. The Dinner is hosted the 2nd Wednesday of each month.  

  5. Mar

    1. March Spaghetti Supper
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The next Spaghetti Supper from the Hutchinson American Legion Auxiliary will be Thursday, March 10 at the Elk’s Lodge in Hutchinson. Serving from 4-7 pm, Adults are $8, Children under 10 are $3, take outs available.

    2. Sausage Supper Fundraiser
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Silver Lake Lions Club is having a Sausage Supper fundraiser for the Silver Lake Fire Department and Ambulance Services on Thursday, March 10th  from 4:30 – 7:00 in the Silver Lake Auditorium. 

  6. Mar

    1. Fish Fry
      11:00 am – 6:30 pm

      Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson is serving their Fish Fry on Friday, March 11th from 11a-6:30p or until the fish are gone. Cost is $12 for adults, $6 for children 6-12, and 5 and under free. Proceeds support youth mission trips to Alaska and the National Youth Gathering.

    2. Winsted Fish Fry
      3:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Winsted Knights of Columbus is having their Fish Fry on Friday, March 11 at the Blue Note Ballroom in Winsted from 3:30p-7p or until the fish are gone. Serving Eat in, take out or Drive Thru…Fish, French Fries, Cole Slaw, potato salad and more. Tickets are $11 in advance, $12 at the door, Children 6-10 are $5 and under 6 is free.  

    3. Cosmos Community Theatre
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Cosmos Community Theatre play at the Cosmos Legion will be March 11-13. Tickets for the Friday and Saturday evening performances, as well as the Sunday matinee, are available from cast or crew. For ticket information, call: 320.894.2905.

  7. Mar

    1. School Open House
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Kings Kids Preschool at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Hutchinson is holding an open house on Saturday, March 12th from 9a-Noon. Registration for classes will be Thursday, March 17th from 7:30a-5p

    2. School Open House
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Our Savior’s Lutheran School of Hutchinson would like to invite everyone to their Preschool – 5th grade Open House. It will be held Saturday, March 12th from 10 a.m. – Noon. Come check them out!

  8. Mar

    1. Glencoe 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, March 13 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, fruit, and a beverage. 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.  

    2. Chili Dinner
      10:30 am – 2:00 pm

      The Brownton Congregational Church is having their Chili Dinner on Sunday, March 13th from 10:30a-2p. Enjoy Chili, Garlic Bread, Dessert and a Beverage for $7 or a Hot Dog and Chips Meal for $3. Take Outs and Chili by the Quart are available. Kids ages 6-12 are half price, under 5 is free.

    3. St. Patricks Party
      1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

      St. Brendan’s Catholic Church is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day Party on Sunday, March 13th at 1:30 pm at the Green Isle School Gymnasium. Admission is $8, for Bingo, Raffle, Entertainment, and Lunch!

    4. Paddy O’Brien
      3:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Winsted Arts Council presents Erin Hart and Paddy O’Brien for Traditional Irish Music on Sunday, March 13th. From 3:30-4:30 pm they’ll be in the Winsted Arts Center ($5 per person) and from 7-8:30 pm they will perform at the Blue Note Ballroom ($10 adult/$5 Children or senior)

  9. Mar

    1. Brownton Legion March Meeting
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Edward Ewald American Legion Post 143 and Auxiliary of Brownton will hold their next meeting on Monday, March 14th at the Brownton Community Center at 7:30 pm.

  10. Mar

    1. Soup and Sandwich Luncheon
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The Hector United Methodist Church has their Soup and Sandwich Luncheon on Wednesday, March 16th at 11 am. Tickets are $9 for adults, Preschool is Free.

    2. Food for Kidz Packing Event
      7:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      Christ the King Lutheran Church and 3M Cares have a Food for Kidz Packing event on Mach 16th and 17th at the Church. Hours Wed are 7-10 pm and Thursday Noon-5 pm. Everyone is welcome to pack, and donations are needed to pay for the ingredients…15 cents pays for one meal.  

    3. Legion Meeting
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Hutchinson Unit 96 of the American Legion Auxiliary is inviting all members to their March Regular meeting on Wednesday March 16th at the Hutchinson VFW Post 906, at7pm. If you are eligible to join them, they offer you a warm welcome to come, and if you know a veteran or a service member who would like to join the Legion please a member or contact us and we will get you to the right person to do so.     Contact Unit Secretary Diane Jankowski at (612) 227-6506.

  11. Mar

    1. Smelt Fry
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The United Lutheran Church of Lake Lillian has their Smelt Fry on Friday, March 18th. Serving Smelt, Coleslaw, Beans and more. Adults are $12, Ages 6-12 are $5, 5 and under Free.

    2. Spring Bingo Fundraiser
      5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Hamburg Lions are hosting their Spring Bingo event on Friday, March 18th at the Hamburg Community Hall. Doors open at 5:30 pm, Games at 7. Hamburgers, Beverage, and Popcorn are available. Proceeds raised go to their Food for Kidz program in April.  

  12. Mar

    1. Big Little Hunting and Fishing Expo
      9:00 am – 4:00 pm

      You are invited to the Big Little Hunting and Fishing Expo Saturday, March 19th at the Mcleod County Fairgrounds. Enjoy seminars on bass and walleye fishing, outdoor photography, and more. See Sydney the baby kangaroo, participate in minnow races, a trout pond, games for the kids and more. Admission is for any donation. The event starts at 9 am.

    2. Spring Craft Sale
      9:00 am – 4:00 pm

      You’re invited to the Craft and Vendor Spring Sale at Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson on Saturday, March 19th from 9a-4p. The event is a fundraiser for the Youth Ministry.  

  13. Mar

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

      St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Green Isle hosts their annual Smoked Ham and Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, March 20th from 8a-1p. Serving Pancakes, Eggs, Ham, Cheese, Applesauce, Bars and a Beverage for a Free Will Offering. Proceeds raised will go toward brick repairs on the church.

    2. Benefit Breakfast
      8:30 am – 1:00 pm

      The Foundation for Challenged Children invite you to their Benefit Breakfast on Sunday, March 20th from 8:30a-1p at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Hutchinson. Free Will Offering to Support Children in Need. More info at foundationforchallengedchildren.com