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  1. Jan

    1. Singing Friends Rehersals
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Singing Friends Chorus vocal ensemble starts rehearsals for the spring concert season on Tuesday, Jan 21st.   This 30-voice, all-ages community choir, centered in McLeod, Sibley, and Carver counties, performs in many area communities.  No auditions are required to sing with the chorus.  If you are interested in singing, please come to an open rehearsal on Tuesday, January 21st or January 28th at 7:30 pm at All Saints Lutheran Church, Norwood Young America.  For more information, please call director Karen de Boer at (320) 864-2742.

  2. Jan

    1. Waconia Ride In
      5:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      The 24th annual Waconia Ride In will be Friday-Sunday (Jan 24-26th).  It’s the world’s largest vintage and antique snowmobile event.  Featured snowmobiles this year is Yamaha.  At the event includes a swap meet, races, trail rides, loud snowmobile contest, silent auction and more!

  3. Jan

    1. Gopher Campfire Fishing Contest
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Gopher Campfire is holding their annual Trout Pond Fishing Contest on Saturday, Jan 25th from Noon-3 pm at the club grounds.  For information you can go to gophercampfire.com  

  4. Jan

    1. St. Peters Pancake and Bratwurst Dinner
      11:00 am – 5:00 pm

      St. Peter’s Lutheran Church of Gibbon is holding their Pancake and Bratwurst Dinner on Sunday, Jan 26th from 11 am – 5 pm.  The all you can eat dinner is available for just a free will offering.  Also stop by the “Sven and Ole” Book Fair in the meeting room also.

    2. GSL FFA Donkey Basketball
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The GSL FFA is presenting Donkey Basketball on Sunday, Jan 26th at 5 pm at the High School Gym.  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.  

  5. Jan

    1. Mcleod Council Meeting
      7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      MCLEOD COUNCIL OF THE AMERICAN LEGION AND AUXILIARY will meet on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 7:30 PM at the Glencoe Fire Hall.   Glencoe Post No. 95 will serve as the Host.

    2. The Cats Pajamas in Concert
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Watertown Mayer HS Music Department is presenting the Branson, MO group “The Cat’s Pajama’s” in concert on Tuesday, Jan 28th at 7:30 pm at the High School.  The acapella group (as seen on NBC’s the sing off) performs pop classics as well as new contemporary hits in a world class show for the family.  Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and proceeds from the concert benefit the WM Music Programs.  

  6. Jan

    1. Kingston Spagetti Supper
      5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      The Kingston Apostolic Lutheran Church is hosting their 6th annual Spagetti Supper on Friday, Jan 31st from 5-7:30 pm at the church.  On the Menu is Spagetti with Tomato Sauce or Alfredo Sauce, Salad, Garlic Bread, and Sundae.  Donations accepted the church benefitting the Building Fund.

  7. Feb

    1. Pie and Ice Cream Sale
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      The LWML of Emanuel Lutheran Church will host a pie and ice cream sale from 11 am-7 pm on Saturday, Feb 1 at the Hamburg Hunting and Fishing Club Fish Fry.  Proceeds given to Philippines Relief through Samaritan’s Purse.

    2. Green Isle Dinner Show
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Annual Dinner Show is presented by the Green Isle Lions on Saturday, Feb 1st at the GI School gym.  Social hour at 6 pm, Dinner 7 pm.  Cost is just a $20 donation.  Cash Prizes, Silent Auction, and Door Prizes all we be a part of the event, plus enjoy entertainment from Elvis and Frank Sinatra.

  8. Feb

    1. Potato Pancake and Sausage Dinner
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm

      The 63rd annual Potato Pancake and Sausage Dinner will take place Sunday, Feb 2nd at the First Lutheran Church of Glencoe.  On the menu is all you can eat Potato and Regular pancakes, sausage, applesause, cheese, ice cream, and beverage.  Serving from 9 am – 3 pm.  Cost is $9 for adults, $5 for ages 4-12 and under 3 free.  Take outs available.

    2. Turkey and Ham Dinner
      10:30 am – 2:00 pm

      St. Pius X Catholic School in Glencoe is having their Turkey and Ham Dinner on Sunday, Feb 2nd from 10:30 am – 2 pm at the church.  On the Menu, Turkey, Ham, and a whole bunch of side dishes!  Cost is $9 for adults, $5 for children, under 2 are free.  Tickets available at Hite Hardward and at the Church Parish Office.  Also enjoy Bingo at the event!  

    3. Soup-er Bowl Dinner
      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      You’re invited to the “Soup”er Bowl dinner at the Hutchinson Church of God on Sunday, Feb 2nd from Noon – 2 pm at the church.  They’ll be serving Chili, Chicken Noodle Soup, Tomato Basil Soup and more!  All are welcome.

    4. 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.

  9. 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.  

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.  

  13. 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.

  14. 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. 

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.