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  1. Mar

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

      The next senior dance at the Cosmos Legion will be Wednesday, March 11 from 1:30-4:30 pm.

  2. Mar

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

      The Hutchinson American Legion Auxiliary will hold their March Spaghetti Supper on Thursday, March 12th from 4-7 pm at the Elk’s Lodge in Hutchinson.  Take Outs available, families welcome

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

      The Silver Lake Lions Club will host its annual Sausage Supper on Thursday, March 12@ the Silver Lake Auditorium. The supper will be serving from 4:30-7:00 PM.  The cost: Adults $7.50-Children ages 4-12-$3.50 and under three 3 FREE. Proceeds will go to the SL Fire Dept./SL Ambulance.

  3. Mar

    1. Preschool Registration
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      GSL Preschool registration is now open for next year!  Registration is ongoing until classes are full.  Preschool registration packets are available in the ECFE office, or you may print them from the GSL website www.gsl.k12.mn.us (select “COMM ED/ECFE” tab).

    2. Peace Lutheran Fish Fry
      11:00 am – 6:30 pm

      Peace Lutheran Church is having their Fish Fry on Friday, March 13th, serving from 11a-6:30p (or until the fish run out).  Cost is $10 for adults, $6 for children 6-12, and under 5 is free.  On the menu is Fish, Scalloped potatoes, cole slaw, baked beans and more!  Proceeds benefit the Youth Mission Trip.

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

      The Winsted Fish Fry is coming up Friday, March 13th from 3:30-7 pm at the Blue Note of Winsted.  Eat in or Drive Thru available.  Advance Tickets are $11, $12 at the door, Children 6-10 are $5, under 6 is free.  All you can eat Fish, Potato Salad, French Fries, Cole Slaw, Baked Beans, and more!

  4. Mar

    1. Benefit Dart Tournament
      10:30 am – 2:00 pm

      Benefit Dart Tournament for Lance Jaeger will be held Saturday, March 14th at Willkommen Park Pavilion in NYA.  Cost is $20, sign up from 10:30-11:45…with the tournament starting at Noon.  Other activities include a silent auction, raffle, music, and food.  Proceeds go to Lance’s Medical Bills.

    2. Benefit for Darla Neubarth
      2:00 pm – 11:30 pm

      Join in the benefit for Darla Neubarth on Saturday March 14th.  Events at BLHS High School from 2-5 pm include a Carnival, Pizza, and Raffle for Kids!  Evening events are at the Buffalo Lake Community Center and include a Pulled Pork Meal serving at 6 pm, Silent Auction from 6-8 p, and Dance from 8:30-11:30 pm.  Proceeds benefit Darla’s battle with Ovarian Cancer.  

  5. Mar

    1. Soup Sale
      8:30 am – 12:00 pm

      St. Anthony’s Church in Watkins is having their next Bouja and Chicken Noodle Soup Sale on Sunday, March 15th.  Bouja is $13 per gallon, Chicken Noodle is $12.  You can pre order by calling Larry at 320-764-2965

    2. Plato Lions Spring Brunch
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Plato Lions are having their Spring Brunch from 9a-Noon at the Plato Hall on Sunday, March 15th.  All you can eat Pancakes, Sausage, Eggs, Toast, and Beverage.  Free Will donation, proceeds go to the Community Project Fund. 

    3. Remembering Country Schools
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      The Mcleod County Historical Society presents Remembering Country Schools, a presentation on Sibley and Mcleod County history of Country Schools.  The Program will be Sunday, March 15th from 2-3 pm at the Museum’s Educational Center in Hutchinson.  More details at mcleodhistory.org

  6. Mar

    1. MACT Fest
      12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

      MACT (MN Assn of Community Theatres) Fest will be held March 18-22nd at the Dassel Cokato Performing Arts Center.  Performances and Workshops will be run every day of the fest.  

  7. Mar

    1. NA Farm and Power Show
      9:00 am – 4:00 pm

      The North American Farm and Power Show is March 19-21st at the Steele County Fairgrounds in Owatonna.  See up to date techonology from major manufacturers, Agri Business Services, New Product Information, Farm and Ranch Displays and more.  Plus see free education seminars from the U of MN Extension Service.  More info at tradexpos.com  

    2. Cold War Veterans Seminar
      1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      Cold War Veterans Seminar-For veterans with military service from 1955 to 1964. The Free Seminars are on Thursday, March 19th at 1pm, 3pm or 5pm.  Each seminar will review benefits specific to Cold War veterans and their families and will be held at the McLeod County Administrative Building on Hennepin Avenue North in Glencoe.  For details contact Veteran Services at (320) 864-1268.

    3. Hutchinson Theatre Company
      7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Hutchinson Theatre Company presents Leading Ladies at the Hutchinson Center for the Arts March 19-21st and March 26-28th.  Tickets available at hutchtheatre.org or in person at the Center.  Tickets are $18 per person, doors open at 6:30 pm…show at 7 pm.  

    4. Open House
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      St Anastasia has a Kindergarten open house on Thursday March 19th at 7pm in the kindergarten room.  All parents who are interested in learning more about the opportunities stanastais A’s has to offer are welcome to attend.  Kids Depot Preschool has a open house on a Saturday, March 21st, 2015 from 9-12.  Come and learn about our preschool program for 3,4 and 5 year olds.

  8. Mar

    1. Spring Fling Brunch
      8:00 am – 10:00 am

      The Emmaus Gift Shop is having their spring fling Brunch on Saturday, March 21st from 8-10 am in the Gloria Dei Dining Room at Ecumen in Litchfield.  Cost is $6 for Brunch.  Easter Lilies and Bulb Gardens will be on sale from Flowers of Mercy.   

    2. Kings Kids
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      King’s Kids Preschool at Christ the King Church will be having their Open House on Saturday, March 21st from 9am-noon.  Public registration for fall classes starts on Wednesday, March 25th from 7:30am-5pm.  Questions…call 587-2776 or check out www.kingskidshutchinson.weebly.com

    3. Library Book Sale
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      The Hutchinson Library is having their indoor book sale on Saturday, March 21st.  Sale hours are 10a-5p.  

  9. Mar

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

      The Brownton Congregational Church is having their Chili Dinner on Sunday, March 22nd from 10:30a-2p.  On the menu…Chili, Garlic Bread, Hot Dogs, Chips, Dessert, Beverage and more.  

    2. Carol Rose Fundraiser
      1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      You’re invited to a fundraiser spaghetti dinner for Carol Rose on Sunday, March 22nd from 1-5 pm at the Legion in Waconia.  Free Will donations accepted, plus you can big on the silent auction.

  10. Mar

    1. Harmony River Meeting
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Harmony River Auxiliary Meeting will be Monday, March 23rd at 2 pm in the lower level conference room.

    2. ECFE Fundraiser
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Please join ECFE at Unhinged Pizza of Glencoe on Monday, March 23rd from 4-8 pm for a Tip Night.  Ridgewater College Helping Hands Club is working at the event and money raised will be donated to: Glencoe-Silver Lake Early Childhood Family Education/Preschool & Hutchinson Early Childhood Family Education.

    3. Habitat Fundraiser
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Dairy Queen of Hutchinson is hosting a benefit for Crow River Habitat for Humanity on Monday, March 23rd.  From 5-8 pm the DQ will donate 10% of all sales to CR Habitat for Humanity.  

    4. 600 Club Meeting
      7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Hutchinson 600 Club will meet on Monday, March 23rd at 7:30 pm at Squeaky’s Grill and Bar in Hutchinson.  All 600 club members should attend this meeting.

  11. Mar

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

      The Hector United Methodist Church invites you to their Soup and Salad Luncheon and Boutique on Wednesday, March 25th starting at 11 am.  Adults are $9, preschool age is free.

  12. Mar

    1. Early Childhood Screening
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      Early Childhood Screening is required for all Minnesota children entering kindergarten.  It is recommended to have your child screened between the ages of 3-4 years.  Early Childhood Screening is a quick and simple check of how your child is growing and developing.  It is free and you only need to complete it once.  There are 2 dates left this spring for screening for Glencoe Silver Lake Schools: March 27 and April 10.  Call Becky 320-864-2494 to schedule an appointment or more info.

  13. Mar

    1. Gladiolus Society Auction
      12:30 pm – 3:00 pm

      The Minnesota Gladiolus Society’s annual Bulb/corm auction is Saturday, March 28th at the Cologne Community Center.  The event is free and open to the public.  The auction starts at 1 pm, with a short program before about how to grow and show Gladiolus at 12:30 pm.  

    2. Deep Roots
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      A fiber/textile art exhibit, Deep Roots, will open Saturday, March 28 from 3 – 5 p.m. at the Dassel History Center.  The exhibit, sponsored by the Dassel Area Historical Society, is arranged by Anita Jain of Common Strands, an international fiber arts, non-profit organization. Jain will give a galley talk about the art. No admission charge.  The exhibit will be at the Dassel History Center through April 25. 

    3. Spring Banquet
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      The 62nd McLeod County Dairy Association Spring Banquet is Saturday March 28th at the Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson, MN. Appetizers are at 7p.m. with complete buffet dinner at 7:30p.m.  Dinner music is by Alice Nowak.  Former Princess Kay Sarah (Olson) Schmidt is the MC for the evening.  Various awards will be given and the new 2015-16 Dairy Princess will be crowned. Ticket are $12.00 in advance and $13.00 at the door.