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  1. Aug

    1. Salad Luncheon
      12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

      St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Hector has their Salad Luncheon on Wednesday, Aug 2nd at Noon. The program include Samantha Borderius Nelson and her trip to Nicaragua. Free Will Donations accepted.

  2. Aug

    1. Ice Cream Social
      4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

      Our Savior’s Lutheran Church of Hutchinson is having their Annual Ice Cream Social on Thursday, August 3rd from 4-6:30 pm. Take Outs available.  

    2. Canning Class
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Heart of Hutch is teaching a class on Canning, where one tomato sauce will be made and canned. The class will be Thursday, August 3rd from 6-8 pm at the Hutchinson Middle School. Cost is $15, contact Karen to register on 320-583-4419

  3. Aug

    1. Plato Lions Golf Tournament
      1:45 pm – 2:45 pm

      the Plato Lions have their annual Golf Tournament on Monday, August 14th at the Glencoe Country Club. Teams are needed for the tournament, to register contact Ron at 320-238-2285 or Ken at 320-238-2370. Register by August 5th.  

  4. Aug

    1. SL Outdoor Service
      9:00 am – 10:00 am

      Faith Presbyterian Church and the Grace Bible Church of Silver Lake  will be hosting an Outdoor Community Worship Service in the Silver Lake City Park on Sunday, August 6 from 9:00 AM—10:00 AM. Members of the Silver Lake Royalty and Candidates will also be present in the service. The public is invited to attend and there is no charge. In the event of inclement weather the service will be held at the Grace Bible Church (next to the city water tower). 

  5. Aug

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

      Senior Dance is coming up Wednesday, August 9th from 1:30-4:30 pm at the former Cosmos Legion. Music by Michael James.  

  6. Aug

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

      The Friends of the Hutchinson Library present a Schiffelly Puppet Show on Thursday, August 10th at 10 am at the State Theatre, Hutchinson. A zany rendition of a fairy tale will be told, Admission is Free.

  7. Aug

    1. Fabulous Armadillos and October Son
      6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Litchfield Rotary presents the Fabulous Armadillos and October Son on Friday, August 11th at the Meeker County Fairgrounds. Cost is just a free will donation. All proceeds raised from the event will benefit kids in the community.  

  8. Aug

    1. Heatwole Threshing Show
      6:45 am – 7:45 am

      The 38th annual Heatwole Threshing Show is August 12 and 13 at the Show Grounds Southwest of Hutchinson. Featured this year are Allis Chalmers Tractors, Daily Activities, Flea Market, Demonstrations, and more! Free admission.

    2. KMS Memorial Ride
      9:00 am – 9:00 pm

      You’re invited to take part in the KMS Memorial Ride on August 12th in Franklin. Registration is from 9a-11:30am, Cost is $30 per person (includes Dinner and Music). After Dinner stick around for the Live Band and Street Dance with Brat Pack Radio.  

    3. KMS Ride
      9:00 am – 9:00 pm

      The KMS Memorial Ride will be Saturday, August 12th in Franklin. Registration begins at 9 am, Ride at Noon. Live Band/Street Dance after supper. More details facebook.com/KMSRide

  9. Aug

    1. Corn Feed
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Brownton Lions are sponsoring the Annual Brownton Corn Feed and Pedal Pull on MONDAY, August 14th at the Brownton Community Center. Serving from 5pm to 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. Brownon Legion Auxiliary will have a pies and bars available for sale as well, members are asked to bring a pan of bars or 2 pies to the community center by 4 pm that day.  

    2. 600 Club Meeting
      5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Hutchinson’s 600 Club Meeting is coming up on Monday, Aug 14th at 5:30 pm at Squeaky’s

  10. Aug

    1. Tip Night
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Help support NYA Cross Country at Unhinged Pizza in NYA on Wednesday, August 16th on their Tip Night from 4-8 pm. All Tips and 10% of sales will be donated to Central Raiders Cross Country.  

  11. Aug

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

      Faith Presbyterian Church, Silver Lake, will host a pork chop and corn dinner Thursday, Aug 17, from 5:30 – 7 PM at the church. The menu includes pork chops, corn on the cob, beans, dessert and beverage.  Advance reservations are required – call 320-327-3158 or 320-327-2452.

    2. August Brain Boosting Workshop
      6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      The MN Brain Injury Force has their latest Brain Boosting Workshop on Thursday, August 17 at 6 pm at Hutchinson Health Hospital Room F. This Month…a discussion on 12 ways to Think Faster. More info at MNBIF.org

  12. Aug

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

      The Church of Peace in NYA is having a Chow Mein Dinner on Friday, August 18th from 11a-1p at the church. Cost is just a free will offering.

  13. Aug

    1. St Andrews Fun Fest
      9:30 am – 4:00 pm

      Join St Andrew’s for Fun Fest on Sunday, August 20th in Fairfax. Mass at 9:30 am with Music by the St A’s Polkateers. Deep Fried Chicken Dinner served from 10:30-1p. Adults are $11, Children 5-10 are $5, under 5 is free. Also join the festivities from 10:30-4 pm…Music, Beer Wagon, Country Store, Bingo, Food Stands and more!

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

      St John’s Lutheran Church of Hollywood has their annual Pork Chop Dinner on Sunday, August 20th. Contemporary Worship Service starts the day at 9:30 am, Dinner from 11a-2p. Cost is $10 in advance for adults ($11 at the door), Children ages 5-11 $5, 4 and under are free.

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

      The First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Glencoe is hosting their annual Fish Boil Dinner on Sunday, August 20th from 11:30a-1p. Serving Pollack, Potatoes, Coleslaw, and more. Cost is a free will donation to the Orphan Grain Train.  

    4. PKOTMW Bus
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      The Carver Cty Dairy Association is hosting a free fan bus to support Waconia’s Anna Broll competing in the Princess Kay of the Milky Way Competition on Wednesday, August 23rd. To secure a seat on the bus contact Barb at 952-657-2476 by August 20th.  

  14. Aug

    1. Nondenominational Service
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      Cedar Crest is having a Public Nondenominational Church service on Sunday Aug 27 at 2pm. Service will be conducted by Chaplin Lester Schuft. Polka music and refreshments following the service.

    2. Turkey Supper
      11:15 am – 12:15 pm

      St John’s Catholic Church of Hector is holding their annual Turkey Supper on Wednesday, Sept. 6th from 4-7 pm at the church. Take Outs available. Cost is $10, Children 4-10 are $5.  

    3. Solar Eclipse Viewing
      12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

      Watch the Solar Eclipse at Ridgewater’s Hutchinson Campus. Faculty will have telescopes, binoculars, and viewing glasses available for community use and will be available to answer questions from 12:30-1:30 pm.  

    4. Brownton Legion Auxiliary Ladies Day
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Brownton Legion Auxiliary Ladies Day is on Monday, August 21st at the Brownton Bar and Grill at 6 pm. The group is also collecting dues for 2018 at this meeting.  

  15. Aug

    1. SL City Wide Garage Sales
      8:00 am – 5:00 pm

      Silver Lake will be having City Wide Garage Sales this Thursday, Friday & Saturday, Aug 24, 25, 26. Times will be Thursday & Friday 8 AM – 5 PM and Saturday 8 AM – Noon. The Silver Lake Women’s Club GFWC will be having a Bake Sale & BBQ Lunch at 312 Frank Street during the sales.

  16. Aug

    1. Tent Revival
      6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      Oak Heights Covenant Church of Hutchinson has their annual Tent Revival Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (Aug 25-27). Free hot dogs, chips, and Lemonade served at 6 pm each night, and at 6:30 pm will be guest speakers and singers. On Friday, Evangelist Justin Hoover from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association will speak with music from Scott and Friends. On Saturday, Justin Hoover returns with music by the Union Gospel Mission. On Sunday, the Chancellors Quartet performs.  

  17. Aug

    1. Strut your Mutt
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The Strut your Mutt dog walk is on Saturday, August 26th at West Masonic River Park in Hutchinson from 10a-1p. Enjoy a Dog Costume Contest, Best Trick, Musical Chairs, Photo Booth and more! 

    2. Ness Church
      11:00 am – 12:30 pm

      The Historic Ness Church of Litchfield needs some volunteers for a Tree Planting on Satuday, Augusty 26th at 11 am. Free Lunch and Tree Dedication at Noon. Everyone is welcome.  

  18. Aug

    1. Kid Pioneers
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      The Mcleod County Historic Partnership present a free event on the youngest of Mcleod County’s Early Pioneers on Sunday, August 27thfrom 1-3 pm at the Plato Park Shelter. Enjoy games, crafts, costumes, Stories, Prizes and more!