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  1. May

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

      The Glencoe VFW Auxiliary is hosting their Poppy Luncheon on Thursday, May 14th from 11a-1p.  Serving Turkey Salad, Fruit, Pickles, Roll, Bars ad Coffee for $7.  Take outs available.

    2. Spaghetti Supper
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Hutchinson American Legion Auxiliary will hold their last Spaghetti Supper for the season on Thursday, May 14th from 4-7 pm at the Hutchinson Elks Lodge.  Take Outs available.  

  2. May

    1. Salad Luncheon and Vintage Displays
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The Glencoe Historic Preservation Society will be hosting a Salad Luncheon and Vintage Displays Presentation on Friday May 15 from 11a-1p at the Glencoe City Center in the Glencoe Historic Room.

  3. May

    1. FFCC Benefit Breakfast and Ride
      8:30 am – 11:30 am

      The 23rd annual Foundation for Challenged Children Benefit  Breakfast and Ride will be Saturday, May 16th.  Breakfast runs from 8:30-11:30 am at Vineyard United Methodist Church, Ride departs the same place at 10 am.  Cost for Breakfast is $7 for adults, and under 12 is $5…featuring Dad’s Belgian Waffles.  More info at foundationforchallengedchildren.com  

    2. Studebaker Day
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Minnesota Pioneer Park of Annandale presents their Studebaker Day Classic Car Show on Saturday, May 16th from 1-3 pm.  Admission is $5 for those 13 and older, Free for 13 and younger…plus Free Admission for anyone driving a classic car.  Root Beer Floats and Hot Dogs will be available.  

  4. May

    1. Creation Seminar
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      The Hutchinson Church of God invites the community to a free Creation Seminar on Sunday, May 17th from 1-4p at their church.  Greg Landry will discuss the theories of evolution vs. Creation.  

    2. Book Presentation
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      The Mcleod County Historical Society presents a book presentation on Milestones in the History of Hutchinson on Sunday, May 17th from 2-3 pm in the Museums Educational Center in Hutchinson.  More info go to mcleodhistory.org

    3. Litchfield Male Chorus
      3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

      The Litchfield Area Male Chorus is celebrating 50 years at their annual concert on Sunday, May 17th at the Bernie Aaker Auditorium in Litchfield.  Concert begins at 3 pm, come early to check out the memorabilia.  Find out more by going to their Facebook Page.

  5. May

    1. Harmony River Auxiliary Meeting
      2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

      Harmony River Auxiliary will meet on Monday, May 18th at 2 pm in the lower level conference room.

  6. May

    1. Food for Kids packing event
      4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      Bethlehem United Methodist Church is having a Food for Kids Packing event on Wednesday, May 20th from 4:30-7:30 pm.  Volunteers of all ages are invited to come and pack food for hungry children, both locally and globally.  A light lunch will be served.  Contact the church with questions 587-3312

    2. Hutchinson Legion Auxiliary Meeting
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Hutchinson Unit 96 of the American Legion Auxiliary will be hold their monthly meeting with election of unit officers on Wednesday, May 20th at the Hutchinson VFW at 7 pm.

  7. May

    1. Bike Rodeo
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      The NYA Church of Peace is holding a Bike Rodeo on Saturday, May 23rd from 10a-Noon.  The event is for kids ages 8-10 years old.  Free bike helmet to the first 50 kids, plus they’ll have a drawing for a Girls and Boys Bike.  

  8. May

    1. Plato Memorial Day Service
      9:00 am – 10:00 am

      The Plato American Legion Memorial Day Service will be Monday, May 25th, at 9 am at the Plato Community Hall.

    2. Memorial Day Program
      9:30 am – 11:00 am

      The Hutchinson VFW and American Legion will hold their Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony on Monday, May 25th.  The Parade will leave the Legion at 9:30 am and proceed to Mcleod County Memorial Park.  Program will be at 10 am.  

    3. Brownton Memorial Day Service
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      The Brownton Memorial Day Service will be held on Monday, May 25th at the Oak Grove Cemetery, starting at 10 am.  Pot Luck to follow at the Community Center at 11:30 am.  Also appearing at the Community Center is the Marine Corps Vette, America’s Mobile Memorial honoring the families of those who paid the ultimate sacrifice.    In case of bad weather, service will be at the Community Center.

    4. Darwin Lakes Memorial Day Program
      10:30 am – 11:30 am

      The 14th annual Darwin Lakes Area Memorial Day Program will be Monday, May 25th at 10:30 am at the Hantge Funeral Chapel.  The Keynote Speaker is National Guard Veteran Jacob Sanken of Hutchinson.  The Balloon release is set for 11 am.  

  9. May

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

      The Hutchinson American Legion Auxiliary will offer at Pillow Cleaning Service on Saturday, May 30th from 7a-3p at the Hutchinson Elks Lodge.  Questions call 587-2442. 

  10. Jun

    1. Trinity Lutheran IC Social
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Trinity Lutheran Church of Grove City is having their Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, June 3rd from 4:30-7pm.  Serving BBQ or Ham Sandwiches, Potato Salad, Chips, Baked Beans, Pickles, Pie, Ice Cream, and beverage.  Suggested donation is $6 for adults, $3 for 11 and under, $2 for Pie and Ice Cream only.  Proceeds go to the Trinity Bible Camp Fund.

  11. Jun

    1. Documentary Premiere
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Mcleod County Historical Society and HCVN present the premiere of the local documentary “Weseloh Wagon Repair” on Thursday, June 4th from 7-8:30 pm at the Museum.  Free Admission.  Program premiere’s from 7-7:30 pm, followed by a social hour to talk with the Weseloh’s and enjoy refreshments.

  12. Jun

    1. Pork Chop Fundraiser
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Mcleod County Historical Society is having their Pork Chop Supper Fundraiser on Monday, June 8th from 4:30-7 pm at the Museum.  Cost is $12 for adults, $6 for kids.  Plus, enjoy music from Wally Pikal from 5-6 pm.  

  13. Jun

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

      The Next Senior Dance at the Cosmos Legion will be Wednesday, June 10th from 1:30-4:30 pm.  Music by Jerry’s One Man Band.  

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

      The Brownton Congregational Church will hold a Community Fellowship Dinner from 5-7 pm on Wednesday, June 10th.  Hamburgers and Hot Dogs will be served for a free will offering.

  14. Jun

    1. Ice Cream Social
      4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      St. John’s Church Ice Cream Social is Thursday, June 11th from 4:30-7:30 pm at the church, near Biscay.  Follow the blue signs from Highway 15 and 22.  

  15. Jun

    1. Bear Lake Sunshine Society Rummage Sale
      9:00 am – 4:00 pm

      The Bear Lake Sunshine Society is having their Rummage Sale from 9a-4p at Northwoods Park in Hutchinson on Friday, June 12.  Baked Goods also on the sale.  

    2. Food Packaging Event
      10:00 am – 3:00 pm

      The Hutchinson DAV Chapter 37 is looking for volunteers to help with the food for deployed troops families, packaging event. It is scheduled for Friday June 12 at the Jackson Campus at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter. Packaging will run from 10:00 AM until finished! The group has enough donations to package about 110,000 meals, and they THANK all that made donations!!  Any questions should be directed to – Hutchinson Commander Chapter 37 Oather Martin 320-583-9011.

  16. Jun

    1. Spring Shoot and Breakfast
      7:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The Rainbow Sportsmens Club of Cokato is having their Spring Shoot with a Pancake and Sausage Breakfast on Sunday, June 14th.  Breakfast starts at 7 am, Handgun Balloon Shoot starts at 10 am, and the Trap Meet starts at 11 am.  Refreshments available all day

  17. Jun

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

      There is a Blood Drive at Lester Prairie City Hall on Wednesday, June 17th from 1-7 pm.  For an appointment call Audrey at 320-395-8488

  18. Jun

    1. Polka Service at St. Paul Lutheran
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      St. Paul Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie will host its annual Polka Service on Sunday, June 21, 2015, beginning at 9:00 AM.  Music for the service will be by Chuck Thiel & The Jolly Ramblers.  Following the service, a pancake breakfast will be served.  The breakfast menu is pancakes, eggs, sausages, rolls, coffee and milk.  The cost for the breakfast is $6.00 for adults, $4.00 for children ages 5 – 15, and free for children ages 4 and younger.

  19. Jun

    1. Bloodmobile in Hutchinson
      11:00 am – 5:00 pm

      The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Hutchinson on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, from 11:00 AM –  5:00 PM at Shalom Baptist Church.  To set up a donation appointment, call 320-583-2578, or 320-583-2143.

  20. Jun

    1. McLeod County Dairy Days
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Stop in for Dairy Days around McLeod County in the Month of June!  Each event will feature the McLeod County Dairy Princesses and Ambassadors, Dairy Treats, and the chance to Register for Prizes.  Plus KDUZ/KARP/KGLB will be broadcasting from the event.  Here’s the upcoming Schedule:  June 24: Hutchinson @ Kwik Trip, 10a-1p – June 25: Glencoe Around Town all day