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  1. Apr

    1. Pillow Cleaning
      7:00 am – 3:00 pm

      The Glencoe VFW Auxiliary is sponsoring a Pillow Cleaning on Friday, April 17th from 7a-3p at the VFW in Glencoe.  New Ticking, Cleaning, and Returned the same day.  

    2. Crow River Singers
      7:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      The Crow River Singers present “Our Favorite Things”, favorite selections from the Choir and Director.  There will be two performances.  One on Friday, April 17th at 7 pm at First Congregational UCC of Hutchinson…the next at 2 pm at Peace Lutheran Church of Hutchinson on Sunday, April 19th.  Admission is $7, Refreshments are served. 

  2. Apr

    1. Foster Program Meeting
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Learn about becoming a Foster Parent on Saturday, April 18th from 9a-3p at the Mcleod County Solid Waste Management Building in Hutchinson.  This meeting is to learn about and ask questions about the foster care program in Mcleod County.  Anyone interested in becoming a foster parent should attend.  Lunch will be provided.  Questions contact Amy at 1-800-247-1756.

  3. Apr

    1. Pioneer Park Pancake Breakfast
      9:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Minnesota Pioneer Park of Annandale is having their 38th Annual Maple Syrup Pancake Breakfast on Sunday April 19 from 9a-1p!  So bring your family and friends to enjoy the home made breakfast! Meal includes:  Scrambled Eggs; Sausage; Juice, Coffee or Milk and ALL YOU CAN EAT PANCAKES with freshly bottled REAL Maple Syrup!!!  Cost for this event is only $8/adult * $4/child ages 4-12 * 3 years and younger are FREE!!

    2. German Dinner
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm

      St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Stewart is having their Polka Worship and German Dinner on Sunday, April 19th.  Worship starts at 10 am with the Wendinger Band, Dinner from 11a-1p.  Serving German Potato Salad or Scalloped Potatoes, Brats and Meatballs, Glazed Carrots, German Sauerkraut, and more.  Cost for diner is a free will donation.  

    3. Potato Pancake Dinner
      10:30 am – 1:00 pm

      The New Auburn VFW invites you to a Potato Pancake Dinner on Sunday, April 19th.  Serving from 10:30a-1p at the New Auburn Fire Hall.  Adults are $9, Children 5-11 are $5, under 5 is free.  Serving Potato and Buttermilk Pancakes, Pork Sausage, Applesauce and more.

    4. PTL Dinner
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      St. James Lutheran School of Howard Lake invites you to their annual PTL Dinner on Sunday, April 19th from 11a-1p.  The fundraiser features a western themed meal, carnival games, and a silent auction.  Adults are $8, Children 4-12 are $5, under 3 is free.  

    5. BLHS Music Fundraiser
      4:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Sunday, April 19 the BLHS Music Department is hosting the “White Sidewalls Love Potion #10 Muscial” and Grill-Out at the BLHS High School Gym.  The grill out starts at 4:00 - hamburgers, hotdogs, chips, rootbeer floats, coffee and bars will be available for purchase. The White Sidewalls performance will begin at 5:00pm with the BLHS high school choir members performing some songs with the group.  

      Tickets for the White Sidewalls performance can be purchased from a BLHS band or choir member, or be purchased at the door. Tickets are $25.00 each. 

  4. Apr

    1. SL City Wide
      8:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Silver Lakes City Wide Garage Sales are Thursday-Saturday (April 23-25).  8a-5p Thur and Fri, 8-Noon on Saturday.

    2. Creekside Community Church Concert
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Creekside Community Church of Arlington welcomes Southern Gospel group Still Water on Thursday, April 23rd at 7 pm.  No admission, but a Free will offering will be taken.

    3. Ridgewater Choir
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      On Thursday, April 23, Ridgewater’s combined choir of students from both Hutchinson and Willmar campuses will perform at Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson. The 7:00 pm performance is free and open to the public.  This year’s theme is “All in the Family,” and will feature songs from childhood and family relationships.

  5. Apr

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

      St. Pauls UCC of Plato is having their Salad Luncheon on Friday, April 24th from 11a-1p.  Cost is $8

    2. Hammer and Nails Dinner
      5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      Crow River Habitat for Humanity is hosting their Hammer and Nails fundraiser dinner on Friday, April 24th at the Days Inn, Hutchinson.  5:30 pm is social hour, dinner and entertainment at 6 pm.  Tickets are $40 each, $5 for raffle tickets.  Proceeds benefit the groups 2015 build.  

  6. Apr

    1. Dads Belgian Waffles
      8:00 am – 11:00 am

      The Dassel Legion and DC Boy Scouts present Dad’s Belgian Waffles on Saturday, April 25th from 8-11a at the Dassel History Center.  Serving all you can eat Waffles, Toppings Sausages, and beverages.  Adults are $8, Children under 12 are $5

    2. Autism Fair
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      The Fairfax Library is hosting an Autism Resource Fair on Saturday, April 25th from 9a-Noon.  Get information and resources, Books, videos, sensory friendly movie, and more!  

    3. DAV Open House
      11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      The Disabled American Veterans of Hutchinson is having an open house on Saturday, April 25th from 11a-3p at their new location, 177 3rd Ave NW.  A light lunch and beverage is served.  View their new place, meet some members, and learn about the DAV.  

    4. Annie’s Fight
      3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      It’s a day for Annie’s Fight, benefiting Annie Wilner-Miller on April 25th from 3-8 pm at the Cosmos Legion.  Silent Auction will be from 3-7 pm, Food Served from 5-7 pm, Shop at the bake sale, Live Auction at 7, then stick around for live music after the benefit.  Proceeds benefit Annie’s medical expenses after being left paralyzed due to a broken vertebrae.  

    5. Link Union Concert
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Hutchinson Concert Association presents Link Union on Saturday, April 25th, 7 pm at Park Elementary in Hutchinson.  This family group sings a variety of tunes from rock to country…gospel to mountain music.  Cost is $20 at the door, memberships for the season are also available.

  7. Apr

    1. Polka Service
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Faith Presbyterian Church of Silver Lake, will be holding their Polka Service featuring “Jim’s Brewers” on Sunday, April 26 at 10 am.  Immediately following the service, there will be a picnic hosted by the Faith Preschool Committee in the church basement.  Free will offering – all are welcome!!

    2. Winsted Pork Chop Dinner
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      St. John’s of Winsted is holding their Pork Chop Dinner on Sunday, April 26th from 11a-1p.  Free Will Offering for Pork Chops, Hot Dogs, Cheesy Potatoes, Baked Beans, Coleslaw, andmore!  Take outs available.  The day starts with worship featuring Chuck Thiel and the Jolly Ramblers at 10 am.

    3. Po L K of A Dance
      1:30 pm – 5:30 pm

      The Polka Lovers Klub of America is holding their King and Queen Coronation Dance at the Pla Mor Ballroom in Glencoe on Sunday, April 26th from 1:30-5:30pm.  All Club Members free with Membership Cards, non Members are $5.  

  8. Apr

    1. HL Bloodmobile
      1:00 pm – 6:45 pm

      The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Howard Lake at St. James Lutheran School on Tuesday, April 28th from 1-6:45 pm.  Appointments are preferred, walk ins welcome.  For an appointment call Donna at 320-543-2444.  

  9. Apr

    1. Spring Luncheon
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The Litchfield United Methodist Church is having their Spring Luncheon on Wednesday, April 29th from 11a-1p.  Adults are $8, Children 5-12 are $2,and under 5 is free.

    2. Pulled Pork Supper
      4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

      St. John’s Catholic Church of Hector is serving a pulled pork and german potato salad or Scalloped Potatoes Supper in the church hall on Wednesday, April 29th from 4:30-6:30p.  Cost is $6 for adults, $1 for an extra sandwich, and $3 for ages 5-12.  Proceeds support Religious education and youth ministry.  

  10. Apr

    1. Busing Tables
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Glencoe Concert Association Board will be busing tables for tips at Unhinged! Pizza on Thursday, April 30th, from 4 – 8 p.m.

  11. May

    1. Fairfax City Wide Sales
      8:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Fairfax City Wide Garage Sales are May 1st and 2nd.  Many sale throughout the town and country.  

    2. Evening of Bluegrass and Gospel
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      The 4th annual Evening of Bluegrass and Gospel Music will be Friday, May 1st at the DC Performing Arts Center at 7 pm  Free will donation admission.  Music from: The Froemming Family-Allen and Matt-The Flemming Fold-The Alzen Family-Navigating North-The Minkin Family-The Mahlstedt Family.  

  12. May

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

      St. John’s Lutheran Church of Hollywood is having their Salad Luncheon on Saturday, May 2nd from 11a-1p.  Adults are $7, Children ages 5-12 are $3, and under 4 is free.  

    2. Singing Friends Chorus
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      The Singing Friends Chorus will present two spring variety concerts: on Saturday, May 2nd at 2 pm at St. Mark Lutheran Church, New Germany.  The 2nd on Sunday, May 3rd at 2 pm at Church of Peace in NYA.  Admission is by freewill donation.  There will be a light reception after each concert. 

  13. May

    1. MS Walk
      10:00 am – 10:45 am

      Join in the fight against MS.  The MS Walk Hutchinson will be on Sunday, May 3rd at West Masonic Park.  Register and get more info at myMSwalk.org