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  1. Feb

    1. BL Turkey Supper
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Zion United Methodist Church in Buffalo Lake is having a family style Turkey Supper on Thursday, February 27th (Moved from Wednesday due to weather) from 4:30 – 7 pm.  Eat in or Take out available.  Advance tickets are $8.50, $10 at the door, 5-11 yrs old are $4, and under 5 is free.  

    2. NCA Spaghetti Dinner
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Postponed due to Weather…Moved to March 20th.   New Century Academy’s competitive Robotics team is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser on Thursday, Feb 27th from 5p-7p at the school in Hutchinson (east of 3M on 5th Ave).  The menu consists of Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Lettuce Salad, Breadstick, Dessert and Beverages.  Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door and are $6/person or $3 for children age 10 and under.

    3. Hutch Concert Association
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Hutchinson Concert Association presents the New Century Saxophone Quartet on Tuesday, March 11th at 7 pm.  Tickets are $20, available at the door.  The Hutchinson Concert Assocation is a part of the Hutchinson Center for the Arts.  

  2. Mar

    1. Juvenile Diabetes Fundraiser
      9:00 am – 2:00 pm

      The Spring into Action Juvenile Diabetes Fundraiser is coming up on Saturday, March 1st at the Blue Note Ballroom in Winsted from 9 am – 2 pm.  Enjoy shopping at the area vendors, Kids can enjoy Carnival Games, Live Music will be playing, and more is on tap!  All Money raised goes to Juvenile Diabetes Research Funding.  

    2. Snow Softball Benefit
      9:00 am – 8:00 pm

      You’re invited to enter a team in the Benefit Coed SNOW Softball Tournament on Saturday, March 1st in Lecenter.  The event is put on by Team Flamboyant Flamingo Flock as a fundraiser for the Susan G Komen Breast Cancer 3 day walk.  Entry is $150 per team, with a beer bash and silent auction at 7 pm that night.  Call for Details to Kris at 320-583-0850

  3. Mar

    1. Zion Lutheran Pancake Breakfast
      9:00 am – 12:30 pm

      The Zion Lutheran Church of Cologne is holding their Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, March 2nd from 9 am – 12:30 pm.  Enjoy pancakes, sausage, apple sauce, and beverage.  Cost is $6 in advance, $7 at the door, 5 and under eat free.  There will also be a silent and live auction held in the event.

    2. Glencoe Bridal Expo
      11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Area Brides are invited to the Glencoe Area Bridal Expo on Sunday, March 2nd from 11 am – 3 pm at the Glencoe City Center.  The show features a wide variety of vendors to help you with the planning process of your wedding, including a fashion show at 1:30 pm.  

    3. MMHOF Fundraiser
      12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      Enjoy a day of Music and Dance at the MN Music Hall of Fame Fundraiser on Sunday, March 2nd at Turner Hall in New Ulm from Noon-6 pm.  Bands playing the upper level include: Dale Dahmen and the Polka Beats, Wally Pikal and Harvey Becker, Leon Helget Band, and the Bockfest Boys.  In the lower level enjoy a Concertina Jamboree.  Food and Beverages available.  All proceeds raised go to the MMHOF.  

    4. Cosmos Hot Dish Supper
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Cosmos is hosting a bake sale and Hot Dish Supper on Sunday, March 2nd from 4:30-7 pm at the church.  Enjoy Casseroles, Meatballs, Pickles, Jello, Bread, Dessert and beverage.  All proceeds go to the bulding/repair fund.

  4. Mar

    1. Dad’s Belgian Waffles in Winsted
      4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      The Holy Trinity Cafeteria in Winsted will be the site for Dad’s Belgian Waffles.  The dinner is scheduled for Tuesday, March 4th, with serving from 4:30 pm until 7:30 pm.  Enjoy all you can eat waffles.  Also serving:  strawberries, toppings, sausage and beverage.  A Silent Auction will be held in conjunction with the dinner.  Tickets are $7.00 in advance and $7.50 at the door. Kids 5 and under eat for free.  Take-outs will be available.  The event is sponsored by the Holy Trinity Mission Group.

  5. Mar

    1. Hutch Legion Spaghetti Supper
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Hutchinson American Legion Auxiliary will be hosting a spaghetti supper on Thursday, March 6 at the Legion Club Room (use east entrance).  Serving from 4:30 – 7 pm.  Adults are $6.50, Children under 12 are $3.  Take Outs available.  

  6. Mar

    1. SL Fish Fry
      4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      The Silver Lake Knights of Columbus is having their 52nd annual Fish Fry on Friday, March 7th at the SL Auditorium.  Cost is $9 in advance, $10 at the door, $5 for Children under 10, and under 4 are free.  Serving all you can eat from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm.  Carry outs available, plus enter for Raffle Prizes, and Door Prizes.  

    2. Cosmos Community Theatre
      6:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      Cosmos Community Theatre presents No Body Like Jimmy during its annual dinner performances March 7, 8 and 9 at the Cosmos Legion. Tickets for the meal and performance are $15 and must be purchased by Feb. 28.  The play will be performed three times: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights and 1:30 p.m. Sunday with the meal served one hour before. Walk-in tickets for the play only will be available at the door for $5. Tickets can be purchased from cast members, at the Cosmos Legion, or by calling 320.877.7419.  The event is supported by the Cosmos Lions.

    3. DC Community Theatre
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Dassel Cokato Community Theatre presents “The Foreigner” on March 7, 8, and 9th…plus March 13, 14, and 15th…at the Dassel History Center.  There will be 5 Dessert performances, plus one Dinner Theatre (3/15).  14 local actors take part in the show.  Tickets are available online at the DC School website, phone (320-286-4120), or in person at the DC Community Ed office at the High School.  

    4. The Cats Pajamas at WM
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Watertown Mayer HS Music Department presents the acapella group “the Cat’s Pajama’s” (as seen on NBC’s Sing Off) on Friday, March 7th at 7:30 pm.  This is a rescheduled show from their original snow out in January.  Advance Tickets will be honored, at the door seats are $10 for adults, $5 for Students.  Proceeds benefit the WM Music Department.

  7. Mar

    1. Master Gardeners Program
      8:00 am – 3:00 pm

      The Carver-Scott Master Gardeners present “Garden Fever” on Saturday, March 8th at the Oak Ridge Hotel and Conference Center in Chaska from 8 am – 3 pm.  Hear a number of programs and session dealing with all things gardening.  Cost is $40 before Feb 28th, $45 after Feb 28th, and it includes breakfast and buffet lunch.  Register online or get more info at carverscottmastergardeners.org. 

    2. Laxen Benefit
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      You’re invited to a Benefit for Jessica Laxen on Saturday, March 8th at the Blue Note Ballroom of Winsted.  The benefit includes a spaghetti dinner, silent auction, and bake sale and runs from 4-7 pm.  Music is provided by the band RIZE featuring Jason Dieter.  

    3. Phoenix Drumline Distant Drums
      6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      The Phoenix Drumline presents Distant Drums 2014 on Saturday, March 8th at 6 pm at the Hutchinson High School Gym.  The event is a Minnesota Percussion Association Drumline Competition and Exhibition.  Advance Tickets are available at the Hutchinson Center for the Arts, or Tickets are available at the door.  Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for Students, under 5 free.  Concessions available.  

  8. Mar

    1. Lentsch Benefit
      9:30 am – 12:30 pm

      You’re invited to a Dad’s Belgian Waffles and Silent Auction benefit honoring Michael Lentsch on Sunday, March 9th from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm at the BLHS Elementary School.  Cost is a free will donation.  Live Auction for items starts at Noon, while the Silent Auction runs the entire time.  Proceeds benefit Mike, who was diagnosed with colorectal cancer in January. 

    2. ML Pork Chop Dinner
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Mayer Lutheran HS is hosting a Pork Chop Dinner on Sunday, March 9th from 11 am – 1 pm at the school.  Adults are $10, 6-12 is $5, 5 and under are free.  Proceeds are used for Scholarships, Orphan Grain Train, and Lutheran Hour Ministries.  

    3. Community Bingo
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Area Senior Citizens are invited to play Community Bingo on Sunday, March 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.

  9. Mar

    1. Medicare Class
      1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

      The Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging will be teaching an introductory class on Medicare. If you are getting ready to turn 65, new to Medicare or just want information about your benefits this class is for you! The class will be held at the Hutchinson Senior Center on Monday, March 10 at 1 pm. For more details and to reserve a seat please contact Ashley Ronglien at 1-800-333-2433 ext. 82024.

    2. 600 Club Meeting
      7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Hutchinson Womens 600 Club will be meeting on Monday, March 10th at 7:30 pm at Squeaky’s Bar and Grill.  Agenda includes the election of officers.  

    3. Brownton Legion Meeting
      7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Brownton American Legion and Auxiliary will be meeting on Monday, March 10 at the Community Center starting at 7:30 pm

  10. Mar

    1. 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, March 11 at 6:00 PM at the First Lutheran Church of Glencoe. The support group is open to the public and free of charge.

  11. Mar

    1. St. Anastasia Rummage Sale
      8:00 am – 12:00 pm

      St. Anastasia Church in Hutchinson is holding their Rummage Sale from March 12-14th at their School Auditorium.  25 cents for most items, Friday is $2 Bag Day, and Winter Coats are $1.  Items of all kinds are featured.  Hours Wed (march 12) and Thur (March 13) 8a-6p, and Friday (March 14) is 8a-Noon.  

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

      There’s a senior dance at the Cosmos American Legion on Wednesday, March 12 from 1:30-4:30 PM.  Music by Marie and the Good Ol Boys.  Lunch following the dance.  

    3. Winsted Arts Council presents Dervish
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Winsted Arts Council presents Dervish, Magical Music from Ireland on Wednesday, March 12th at the Blue Note Ballroom of Winsted.  Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children. 

  12. Mar

    1. NA Farm and Power Show
      8:45 am – 4:00 pm

      The North American Farm and Power Show is coming to Owatonna at the Steele County Fairgrounds on March 13-15th.  See up to date technology by major manufacturers, agri business services, new product info, farm and ranch displays, educational seminars and more!  Admission and Parking is free.

    2. Fiber Arts Guild’s next meeting
      4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

      The Fiber Arts Guild is having their next meeting on Thursday, March 13th, starting at 4:30 pm at the Hutchinson Center for the Arts.  Diane Karg of Litchfield is the featured speaker, presenting information on personalized collages…combining fabric, paper, and buttons.