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  1. Aug
    10
    Wed

    1. August Community Dinner
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Brownton Congregational Church will hold their Community Dinner on Wednesday, August 10th from 5-7 pm with a free will offering. The Dinner is hosted the 2nd Wednesday of each month.  

  2. Aug
    11
    Thu

    1. Puppet Show
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      Friends of the Hutchinson Library present their Puppet Show on Thursday, Aug 11th at Library Square in Hutchinson at 10 am. This year’s Show is the “Wonderfully Completely Improbably Silly Wizard of Oz”

    2. Mission BBQ
      5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      Trinity Lutheran Church of Grove City is hosting a Mission BBQ on Thursday, Aug 11th from 5:30-7:30 pm. Serving BBQ Pork, Potato Salad, Sweet Corn and more! You can also enjoy a Meat Raffle, Bingo, Root Beer Floats, Basket Raffles and a Fishing Pond. Adults are $8 in advance, Students are $4…add $1 to tickets purchased at the door. Proceeds benefit Meeker County Food Shelf and Lion’s Club International Vision and Hearing. 

    3. Winsted Night Out
      6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      You’re invited to Winsted’s Night Out on Thursday, Aug 11th at Mill Reserve Park. Activities, Games, Food and Beverages start at 6 pm…Music in the Park at 7 pm featuring the group “Pushing Chain” 

    4. Music in the Park
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Music in  the Winthrop City park Thursday August 11th at 7:00. with the Wendinger Band.  Refreshments available and prizes given that have been donated by  the Winthrop businesses.  In case of rain the event will move to Hahn’s Dining. Bring your lawn chair. 

  3. Aug
    12
    Fri

    1. Leadership Program
      7:30 am – 8:30 am

      Mcleod for Tomorrow is looking for participants in their Leadership Program. The Program runs from September through May, one day per month. The program is designed to improve a person’s personal leadership, Communication, and Team Skills. Deadline to sign up is August 12th. For more information or to register go to mcleodfortomorrow.com 

    2. Brownton Corn Feed and Pedal Pull
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Brownton Lions are sponsoring the Annual Brownton Corn Feed and Pedal Pull on Friday, August 12th at the Brownton Community Center. Serving from 5-7pm or until corn is gone. Tickets are $5 for ages 13 & up, $2 for ages 6 – 12 and free for children 5 and under. There will be a kids pedal pull at 7pm with registration starting at 6:30pm. Volunteers are needed to husk corn at 1pm in the city park on that day.

  4. Aug
    13
    Sat

    1. Darwin Twine Ball Celebration
      8:00 am – 11:30 am

      You are invited to Darwin’s Twine Ball Celebration on Saturday, Aug 13th. The Twine Ball Breakfast is from 8-10 am at All Saints Lutheran Church for $7, along with the Twine Ball Carnival from 8a-11:30 am also at the church. Fun for adults and children…Games, Snacks, Drinks…Everything is $1.  

  5. Aug
    16
    Tue

    1. Support Brain Injury Survivors
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Support Area Brain Injury Survivors on Thursday, Aug 16th at Culver in Hutchinson from 5-8 pm

  6. Aug
    18
    Thu

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

      Silver Lake City Wide Garage Sales are Thursday and Friday 8a-5p, and Saturday 8a-Noon

    2. Music in the Plato Park
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Music in the Plato Park is coming up Thursday, Aug 18th from 4-7 pm. Music by the Rev Brian Brosz, Stoney Point Musicians, and Elmer Howe. The Plato Lions are serving Pork Burgers, Beans and more. Proceeds go to local projects.  

  7. Aug
    19
    Fri

    1. Chow Mein Dinner
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The Church of Peace in NYA is having a chow mein dinner on Friday, Aug 19th from 11a-1p. Cost is just a free will offering, all are welcome!

  8. Aug
    21
    Sun

    1. St. Andrew’s Fun Fest
      9:30 am – 4:00 pm

      You are invited to join the fun at St. Andrew’s Fun Fest on Sunday, August 21st in Fairfax. Mass at 9:30 am with music by St. A’s Polkateers. Deed Fried Chicken Dinner served from 10:30a-1p. Adults are $11, Children (5-10) are $5, and under 5 is free. You can also take part in afternoon music, raffle tickets, games, and much more! Join them for a Sunday of Fun!

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

      St. John Lutheran Church of Hollywood is hosting their 30th annual Pork Chop Dinner on Sunday, August 21st from 11a-2p. Serving Pork Chops, Scalloped Potatoes, Sauerkraut, Corn, and more! Tickets are $10 for adults in advance, $11 at the door, Children 5-11 are $5, and 4 and under are free.

    3. Sunday Funday
      11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Everyone is invited to a new event at Minnesota Pioneer Park in Annandale on Sunday, August 21. On  Sunday Funday  from 11-3, park visitors can enjoy a grilled  pork chop meal, listen to a live band playing country, bluegrass, and variety music, feel the country atmosphere of  tractor-pulled wagon rides around the grounds, have the chance to win prizes in free drawings, and tour the more than 20 buildings with historical displays. Cost of the pork chop meal is $8. In addition ice cream, hot dogs, and other refreshments will be available. Gate admission is only $2.

    4. Fish Boil Dinner
      11:30 am – 1:00 pm

      The First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Glencoe is hosting their Fish Boil Dinner on Sunday, Aug 21st from 11:30a-1p. Serving Pollack, Potatoes, Cole Slaw and more for a Free Will Donation. Proceeds go to the Orphan Grain Train.  

  9. Aug
    22
    Mon

    1. Capitol Restoration Meeting
      5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      Minnesotans are invited to learn about the historic Minnesota State Capitol Restoration Project with a behind-the-scenes presentation by Commissioner Matt Massman of the Department of Administration. The event will be held at the McLeod County Historical Society on Monday, August 22, 5:30 p.m. This free event is a great opportunity for local residents to see the transformation in process, including marble carving, fine-art conservation, decorative painting restoration, and construction on a grand scale, as well as a first look at the new and expanded public spaces. 

  10. Aug
    24
    Wed

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

      St. John’s Lutheran Church of Annandale is having a Garden Salad and Hotdish Luncheon on Wednesday, Aug 24th from 11a-1p. Tickets are $8 for adults, Children 10 and under are $3.  

  11. Aug
    26
    Fri

    1. Tent Revival
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Oak Heights Covenant Church is holding their annual Tent Revival on August 26-28th. Tent opens at 6 pm each night with Complimentary Refreshments, Service is at 6:30 pm. On Friday night, it’s God and Country Night with Patrioti Music, Testimonies, a Bonfire, and Evangelist David Sommerdorf. Saturday it’s Bluegrass Night with Blue Grass Music, Testimonies, Bonfire, The Christian Motorcycle Association, and Evangelist David Sommerdorf. On Sunday, it’s Music and A message from the Chancellors Quartet Southern Gospel Group. Everyone is welcome, free admission.  

  12. Aug
    29
    Mon

    1. DU Banquet
      5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      You’re invited to Ducks Unlimited Banquet on Thursday, Sept. 8th at the Crow River Winery. Doors open at 5:30 pm, Dinner at 7 pm. Tickets are $50 per person. For more info call Brant at 320-587-8315.  

  13. Sep
    1
    Thu

    1. Fall Firearms Safety Class
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Gopher Campfire Club is holding their Fall Firearms Safety Class starting Sept. 1st from 6-9 pm. The class is open to Boys and Girls ages 11 and older. Class size is limited so sign up early. Cost is $15, half to Gopher Campfire, the other half to the MN DNR. Must attend all three classes to get certified. Reserve a spot by emailing Brian at schmelingoil@gmail.com

    2. Tackle Cancer Game
      7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

      The Hutchinson HS Football Team is hosting Tackle Cancer Night for their Season Opener, Thursday, Sept. 1st at home vs. Becker. Enjoy a Phoenix Drumline Performance at halftime, and other activities benefitting the Randy Shaver Cancer Research and Community Fund.  

  14. Sep
    3
    Sat

    1. Ice Cream Social
      3:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Gethsemane Lutheran Church of Dassel has their Ice Cream Social on Saturday, Sept. 3rd after the Red Rooster Days Parade. Get a BBQ Sandwich, Chips, Pie, Ice Cream and beverage for a free will offering. Everyone is welcome!

  15. Sep
    4
    Sun

    1. Sew Friendly Quilt Guild
      2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      The Sew Friendly Quilt Guild is hosting their 2016 Quit Show at the Dassel Covenant Church on Sunday, Sept 4th from 2-5 pm and Monday, Sept. 5th from 9a-5p. See over 100 Quilts displayed, Demonstrations, Craft Corners and more!

  16. Sep
    6
    Tue

    1. Pork Chop Dinner
      5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      The annual Lions Pork Chop Dinner from the Cedar Mills Lions is on Friday, Sept. 16th from 5-7:30p at the Cedar Mills Gun Club. Music by the Detour Band from 7-10 pm.

  17. Sep
    7
    Wed

    1. Turkey Supper
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      St. John’s Catholic Church in Hector is having their 18th annual Turkey Supper on Wednesday, Sept. 7th serving from 4-7 pm. Take Outs available. Menu includes Turkey, Dressing, Mashed Potatoes, Corn, Coleslaw and more. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children 4-10, and a $45 maximum per family.

    2. Food For Kidz Packing
      4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      There is a Food for Kidz Packaging Event on Wednesday, September 7 from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Bethlehem United Methodist Church, Hutchinson. The Event open to everyone of all ages. You will Work as teams in packaging nutritious meals for hungry children and their families. A light lunch is provided during the event. Come at any time and stay as long as you want.   

  18. Sep
    8
    Thu

    1. TWOH Meeting
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      The next meeting of Today’s Women of Hutchinson is Thursday, Sept 8th at Harmony River in Hutchinson, starting at 6:30 pm. Anyone interested in joining is invited for a “Meet and Greet”.

  19. Sep
    9
    Fri

    1. Rummage Sale
      8:00 am – 4:00 pm

      The Heart of MN Animal Shelter is holding a Rummage, Bake, and Book Sale on Friday, Sept 9th and Saturday, Sept 10th. Hours Friday 8a-5p, and Saturday 8a-4p.  

  20. Sep
    10
    Sat

    1. Patriotic Pancake Breakfast
      9:00 am – 11:00 am

      The Renville County Historical Society is hosting their 2nd annual Patriotic Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Sept. 10th from 9-11 am at the Museum Grounds in Morton. Free Will Donations go to the Museum and the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon group of Renville County. The Museum will also feature an open house with free admission that day from 10a-4p.