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  1. Apr

    1. Meet the Author Kao Kalia Yang
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      he Heart of Hutch presents a Community Book Read Meet the Author program on Sunday, April 8th at 2 pm at the Hutchinson Event Center. Author of “The Song Poet” Kao Kalia Yang will be on hand for the program. The event is free and open to the public with Refreshments Served.

    2. Stories of Hope and Healing
      6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      You are invited for Stories of Hope and Healing on Sunday, April 8th at 6:30 pm at the Hutchinson Event Center. The Free event is during a Resource Fair and Community Health Services Presentation. Suicide Survivor and Storyteller Kevin Hines, along with Army Veteran and Marathoner Dick Beardley will speak at the event. No registration is required.

  2. Apr

    1. Suicide and Mental Health Awareness Conference
      7:30 am – 4:45 pm

      The Suicide and Mental Health Awareness Conference is at the Hutchinson Event Ceter on Monday, April 9th. The event begins at 7:30 am and continues through 4:15 pm with speakers, discussion, and food. Cost is $15. To register call 507-766-3531.

  3. Apr

    1. April Monthly Dinner
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Brownton Congregational Church is hosting their Community Meal the Second Wednesday of Each month (April 11) from 5-7 pm. Cost is just a free Will Donation. Take Outs available.  

  4. Apr

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

      The Hector American Legion Auxiliary has a Pillow Cleaning Service on Thursday, April 12th from 7a-3p at the Hector United Methodist Church. Same Day Service to clean, deoderize, sanitize, and fluff your pillows. Proceeds go to the Hector Legion Auxiliary Projects.

    2. Plato City Wide Sales
      8:00 am – 5:00 pm

      Plato City Wide Garage Sales are Thursday-Saturday April 12-14th starting at 8 am.

    3. Cokato Blood Drive
      12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      Cokato Manor is having a Blood Drive with the American red cross

      April 12th  12-6pm

      182 sunset ave

    4. Beyond Sorrow
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      The annual Beyond Sorrow program is Thursday, April 12th from 7-9 pm at Peace Lutheran Church of Hutchinson. The guest speaker is Linda Lehmann on How to help someone find their way back to life.

  5. Apr

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

      The Glencoe VFW Auxiliary has a Pillow Cleaning on Friday, April 13th from 7a-3p at the VFW in Glencoe. Get your pillow Cleaned on the spot, returned the same day.

    2. SL Paper Drive
      7:00 am – 7:00 pm

      The Silver Lake Knights of Columbus Paper Drive is Friday and Saturday (April 13, 14) on the North Side of the Holy Family Church in Silver Lake. Items accepted include Newspapers, Magazines, Cardboard, and Junk Mail. Items must be clean and dry. Proceeds go to the SL Summer Youth Rec Program and Swimming Pool.

    3. Spring Salad Luncheon
      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      The United Lutheran Church of Lake Lillian has their annual Spring Salad Luncheon at Noon on Friday, April 13th. Cost is a Free Will Offering. Program is “Hats” by Linda Hanson.

    4. Comic Relief
      5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Join St. Philips Church of Litchfield for a night of Comic Relief on Friday, April 13th. Doors open at 5 pm, Happy Hour at 5:30 pm, Dinner at 6:30 pm, and Comedian John Bush performs at 8 pm. Tickets are $35 before March 30, $45 after March 31.

    5. Hammer and Nails Fundraiser
      5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Crow River Habitat for Humanity’s annual Hammer and Nails Fundraiser Dinner is Friday, April 13th from 5-9pm at the Crow River Country Club in Hutchinson. Cost is $50. Enjoy appetizers, cocktails, dinner, music, auction, raffles and more!

  6. Apr

    1. Bible Read a Thon
      10:00 am – 9:15 am

      Beginning on Saturday, April 14th at 10:00 am and continuing through Sunday, April 15th to 9:15 am (just prior to the regular worship service) there will be a “Bible Read-A-Thon” at the Grace Bible Church in Silver Lake. Members of the congregation have signed up for designated time periods and will take turns reading through the entire New Testament!  Individuals will read the Bible from the pulpit in their favorite Bible translation, or the language they are comfortable with. The general public is invited to come at anytime and listen to God’s word being read. Grace Bible Church is located at 300 Cleveland Street S.W. in Silver Lake, next to the city water tower.

    2. Spaghetti Dinner
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Hunters Ridge Community Church has an authentic Italian Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, April 14th starting at 4:30 pm. Serving Spaghetti, Ceasar Salad, Bread and more! Proceeds send kids to Bible Camp.

    3. Mystery Dinner Theatre
      5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      It’s Murder at the Hutch Zoo for Mystery Dinner Theatre on Saturday, April 14th at the Hutchinson Event Center. Doors open at 5:30 pm, 6 pm Show. Cost is $35 for this Senior Center Fundraiser. Call 320-234-5656 for Tickets or details.

    4. Air Force band Concert
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      The US Air Force Band of Mid-America’s Concert Band will present a concert at the Dassel-Cokato Performing Arts Center on Saturday, April 14th at 7:00 pm. Admission is free and open to the public but Tickets will be required for this free event and may be reserved online at http://pac.dc.k12.mn.us orby stopping in or calling the Dassel-Cokato Community Education office at 320-286- 4120, Monday through Friday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm.

    5. Mcleod County Dairy Princess Coronation
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Come and enjoy the evening at the 65th McLeod County Dairy Association Spring Banquet and Dairy Princess Coronation, Saturday April 14, 2018 at the Glencoe City Center in Glencoe MN. Appetizers are at 7:00 p.m. with buffet dinner at 7:30 p.m. followed by the Make Your Own Sundae Bar. Tickets are $14.00 in advance $17.00 at the door children 5-10 $7.00 under 5 Free. For tickets contact Rick Jeurissen 395-2164, Roger Rolf 395-2207 or Janice Konerza 327-2821

  7. Apr

    1. Hector Legion Auxiliary Fundraiser
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Hector American Legion Auxiliary will be busing tables at Unhinged Pizza in Glencoe on Monday April 16th from 4-8 p.m..  For their efforts, all tips and 10% of the sales will go to their organization for their projects.  Come and enjoy some good food.  Bring your family and friends.

  8. Apr

    1. St A’s Rummage Sale
      8:00 am – 6:00 pm

      St Anastasia Church Rummage Sale is Wednesday and Thursday (April 18, 19) from 8a-6p. Quarter for most items, Thursday is $2/Bag Day from Noon-6 pm. Winter Coats and Jackets $1 each.

    2. Additional Performance
      6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      Hutchinson Theatre Company has added an additional performance of its current show, “Drinking Habits,” this coming Wednesday (April 18) to make up for having to cancel last Saturday’s performance. So that means you have one more chance to see this great show! Go to our website, www.hutchtheatre.org, to get your tickets! You can also stop in at the Hutchinson Center for the Arts or the Hutchinson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism office to purchase tickets.  Tickets are $18. Doors open at 6:30pm. Show starts at 7pm.

    3. April American Legion Auxiliary Meeting
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      The April Regular meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary will be held on April 18th at Hutchinson VFW Post 906 at 7pm.  Meal available for purchase at 6pm. All Members are encouraged to attend.   All eligible female dependents are also encouraged to attend.

  9. Apr

    1. Living Well with Diabetes
      1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

      You’re invited to join a Living Well with Diabetes Workshop Series starting Thursday, April 19th at 1:30 pm. The program continues for 6 weeks, every Thursday. Registration info is at yourjuniper.org or call 612-562-0025.

  10. Apr

    1. New Journey UCC Rummage Sale
      8:00 am – 5:00 pm

      The New Journey UCC of Hutchinson has their Rummage Sale on April 20 and 21 at the church. Hours Friday from 8a-6p, Saturday 9a-2p.

    2. Dassel Rod and Gun Club
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      The Dassel Rod and Gun Club has their Spring Fish Fry on Friday, April 20th from 11a-7p at Sportsmens Park on Lake Washington. Cost is $12 for adults, $5 for those under 12.

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

      St Paul’s United Church of Christ in Plato has their Salad Luncheon on Friday, April 20th from 11a-1p. Cost is $10, Take Out orders available.

  11. Apr

    1. Old Fashioned Coffee Klatch and Silent Auction
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm

      You’re invited to a Old Fashioned Coffee Klatch and Silent Auction benefit on Saturday, April 21st from 10a-1 at Duran’s Photography of Winsted.100% of the money raised goes to the Starkey Hearing Foundation.

    2. Program of Remembrance
      2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

      You are invited to a program in remebrance of for Lyle Mackedanz, who went missing in action 50 years ago while serving in Vietnam. The event will be at the Mcleod County Vetarans Park in Hutchinson (by Shopko) on Saturday, April 21st at 2 pm. In a special salute a vintage vietnam Huey Helicopter will be flying in and landing at the site.

  12. Apr

    1. Potato Pancakes
      8:00 am – 10:30 am

      The Silver Lake American Legion is serving Potato Pancakes on Sunday, April 22nd from 8a-10:30a. Serving Potato or regular pancakes, Eggs, Ham and More! All you can eat for $8, Children are $4.

    2. Pork Chop Dinner and Concert
      10:00 am – 1:30 pm

      St John’s Lutheran Church of Winsted has their Pork Chop Dinner and Concert on Sunday, April 22nd. Allen and Matt Carlson will play during the 10 am worship service, while Pork Chops are served after the service from 11a-1:30 pm. Cost is a free will donation to the Youth and Leadership Programs.