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  1. Jul

    1. July 20 7th Annual Adoption Ride (all-day)
      Jul 20

      Area motorcyclists can take part in the 7th Annual Adoption Ride, planned for Saturday, July 20th. You can register at Stoney’s in Rockville, the Riverside Tavern in Forest City or Cactus Jack’s in Stewart. It’s a poker style run, riding at your own pace. The ride will end at the Riverside Tavern in Forest City at 7:00 PM with prizes and street dance to follow featuring the “Smok’n Guns.” There will also be family friendly activities in the afternoon at the Riverside Tavern. For more information, call the Riverside Tavern at 320-693-6711.

    2. July 20 Garden Tour & Salad Luncheon
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm

      The women of Faith Lutheran Church (335 Main Street) in Hutchinson will present this year’s Garden Tour & Salad Luncheon on Saturday, July 20th, with the tour from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM and the luncheon from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Tickets, available at the church office, are $8.00 for adults and $4.00 for children 12 years of age and younger.

    3. July 20 Benefit for Paul & Geraldine Grinager
      4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      VFW Post 380 in Montevideo will host a Taco Feed Benefit for Paul and Geraldine (Minkel) Grinager on Saturday, July 20th, from 4:00 – 10:00 PM. Paul is currently battling throat cancer and proceeds from the benefit will help with medical expenses. In conjunction with the taco feed, there will be a bake sale as well as live and silent auctions. Donations for the live or silent auction may be dropped off at VFW Post 980, and cash donations may be sent to Push Frog, 115 120th Avenue NW, Watson, MN 56295.

  2. Jul

    1. July 21 Cedar Mills Gun Club Pancake Brunch
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      You and your family are invited to the Cedar Mills Rod & Gun Club (62841 140th Street) for their monthly pancake brunch on Sunday, July 21st, with serving from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Enjoy all-you-care-to-eat regular and potato pancakes, French toast, scrambled eggs and more. The cost is $8.00 for adults, $4.00 for children 6 – 12 years of age, and those 5 and younger eat for free. The Cedar Mills Rod & Gun Club is located near the intersection of State Highways 7 and 22 northeast of Cedar Mills.

    2. July 21 Summer Get Together Salad Luncheon
      10:30 am – 1:00 pm

      The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (240 Cleveland Avenue) in Green Isle is sponsoring its Summer Get Together Salad Luncheon on Sunday, July 21st, from 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. The luncheon will feature a variety of salads, barbecues, desserts, lemonade and coffee. The cost is a free will offering with proceeds going toward mission projects.

  3. Oct

    1. LWML Fall Barbecue at Emanuel Lutheran Church
      10:30 am – 1:00 pm

      You are invited to the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League Fall Barbecue at Emanuel Lutheran Church (18155 County Road 50) in Hamburg on Sunday, October 6th, from 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM.  Enjoy a meal of barbecues or hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans, chips and more.  The cost for the meal is $6.00 for adults, $3.00 for children ages 5 – 12, and free for kids under the age of 5.  Takeout orders will be available.

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

      St. John’s Lutheran Church Mountville – Gaylord, is having a Fall Harvest Windsor Pork Chop Dinner, Country Store and Usborne Books Fundraiser at the Gaylord American Legion on Sunday, October 6, 2013, from 11:00 AM – 1:oo PM.  The menu will feature Windsor pork chops, mashed potatoes and gravy, a vegetable, apple sauce, bread, bars, and beverages.  Adult tickets are $9.50, $5.50 for children ages 5 – 10, and free for kids 4 years of age and younger. Tickets will be available at the door and take out orders will be available. 

  4. Oct

    1. Our Savior’s Lutheran Fish Fry
      11:00 am – 6:00 pm

      Our Savior’s Lutheran Church (800 North Bluff Street) in Hutchinson invites you to a fish fry on Friday, October 18th, with serving from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM or until the fish are gone.  The menu will include Alaskan Pollack, baked beans, baked potatoes, coleslaw and more. The cost for the meal is $9.00 for adults, $5.00 for children ages 6 – 13, and free for kids under 5 years of age and younger.  Take out orders will be available.  Call 320-587-3318 for takeout orders.

  5. Nov

    1. Good Shepherd Lutheran Fall Luncheon
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church of Glencoe is having their Fall Luncheon and Bake Sale on Thursday, Nov. 14th.  Serving from 11 am to 1 pm.  On the menu: Hot Turkey Sandwiches, Potato Salad, Relishes, Chips, Dessert, and Beverage.  Take outs and deliveries are available…Call 320-864-6157.  Cost is $8.

  6. Nov

    1. Hutch Legion Spagetti Supper for November
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Hutchinson American Legion Auxiliary invites you to their monthly Spagetti Supper.  It’s on Thursday, November 7th from 4:30 to 7:30 pm in the Legion’s Club Room.  Adults are $6.50, Children under 12 are $3.  Take Outs are available.

  7. Nov

    1. Scout Food Drive in Glencoe and Silver Lake
      9:00 am – 10:00 am

      Glencoe Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts are teaming up to collect food for the McLeod Emergency Food Shelf Saturday, Nov 9th 2013.  Please place non-perishable food items in a bag and place it outside on your doorstep by 9:00 am Saturday morning for the Scouts to pick up.  This includes the cities of Glencoe and Silver Lake..  (If you are missed during the pick up, please drop your donation off at the Food Shelf in Glencoe.)

  8. Nov

    1. Hector Lioness Omelet Breakfast
      9:00 am – 12:30 pm

      The Hector Lioness Club is holding an Omelet Breakfast on Sunday, Nov. 10th from 9 am – 12:30 pm at the American Bar and Grill.  Proceeds from the event will be used for special projects around the community.

    2. St. Paul’s Fall Get Together
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm

      St. Pauls Lutheran Church of Green Isle invites you to their Soup And Sandwich Fall Get Together on Sunday, Nov. 10th  at the church.  Tickets are $7 for adults, $4 for children 6-10.  On the Menu: Chicken Noodle Soup, Wild Rice Soup, Cream of Broccoli Soup, Egg Salad Sandwiches, and Ham Sandwiches.  Proceeds go to Mission Projects.  

    3. Bingo in Madelia
      11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      St. Mary’s Church of Madelia is having their Fall Festival Bingo on Sunday, Nov. 10th at 1:30 pm, with early bird bingo at 12:30 pm.  $2,000 in total pay out for the day.  Cost is $20 In advance and $22 at the door.  Lunch starts at 11 am.  Proceeds go to St. Mary’s CCW.

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

      Area Senior Citizens are invited to play Community Bingo on Sunday, November 10 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.

    5. Hymn Festival
      4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

      Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Hutchinson will be hosting a hymn festival on Sunday, November 10 at 4:00 p.m..  Jim Strehlke, music director at Mayer Lutheran High School will be guest director for the mass choir.  Many familiar and favorite hymns will be sung.  The public is cordially invited.

  9. Nov

    1. Brownton Legion/Auxiliary meeting
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Brownton American Legion Post 143 and Auxiliary Unit 143 will have their monthly meeting on Monday, Nov. 11th at 7:30 pm in the Brownton Community Center.

  10. Nov

    1. Alzheimers 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, November 12 at 6:00 PM. Please contact Kristal Ehrke, Alzheimer’s Association volunteer facilitator, at (320) 583-1551 for more information. The group meets at 1st Lutheran Church at 925 E. 13th Street in Glencoe, on the second Tuesday of every month, at 6:00 PM. The support group is open to the public and free of charge.

  11. Nov

    1. Fiber Arts Guild
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      Fiber Arts guild featuring class by Ellen Starr will be Thursday, Nov. 14th at 1 pm at the Center for the Arts

  12. Nov

    1. Holiday Open House
      5:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      Join the Emmaus Gift Shop for their Holiday Open House on Friday and Saturday (Nov. 15/16) at Ecumen of Litchfield.  Hours Friday 5-8 pm and Saturday from 9 am – 2 pm.  They’ll have gifts, holiday decorations, and more.  Bake Sale is Saturday starting at 9 am.  Saturday also includes music, cookies, coffee, and cider.

    2. Cosmos Legion Turkey Supper
      5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      You are invited to the Cosmos Legion for a Turkey Supper on Friday, Nov. 15th from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.  Cost is $10 and includes Turkey, Dressing, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Vegetable, Dessert, and beverage.

  13. Nov

    1. Dads Belgian Waffle Benefit
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Dad’s Belgian Waffles are served on Saturday, Nov. 16th at the Buffalo Lake Community Center from 10 am to 1 pm to benefit Carol Weispfennig.  Carol is battling Cancer, and this meal will assist with her medical expenses.  Cost is just a free will donation for all you can eat! 

    2. Olson Cancer Benefit
      11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      You’re invited to the Cody Olson Cancer Benefit on Saturday, Nov. 16th at the Mcleod County Fairgrounds in Hutchinson.  The event runs from 11 am to 3 pm in the Agribition building.  Food served that day include a Turkey Sandwich, Corn, and Cold Salad OR Chicken Nuggets and Fries.  Adults are $7,Children 12 and younger are $5.  Also that day is a silent auction, wine grab, carnival games, bounce house, and a cupcake decorating station.  All proceeds go to the medical bills of the Olson’s as young cody fights Leukemia.

  14. Nov

    1. Phoenix Drumline Breakfast
      8:00 am – 12:00 pm

      The Phoenix Drumline is holding a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 17th from 8 am – Noon at the Hutchinson Elks Lodge.  It’s an all you can eat breakfast with pancakes, scrambled eggs, ham, sausage, fruit, and beverage.  Cost is $6 per person.  Tickets available from any Phoenix Drumline member or at Schmeling Oil Co. in Hutchinson.

    2. Bouja and Chicken Noodle Soup Sale
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      St. Anthony’s Church in Watkins is holding their Bouja and Chicken Noodle Soup Sale on Sunday, Nov. 17th from 8 am to noon at the church.  Bouja is $12/gallon, Chicken Noodle Soup is $11/Gallon.

    3. Holy Trinity’s Misson Group Breakfast
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Holy Trinity of Winsted’s Mission Group is holding a breakfast on Sunday, Nov. 17th from 9 am to Noon in the Holy Trinity cafeteria in Winsted.  On the Menu:  Egg Bake, Country Potatoes, Homemade Pastries, Fruit, and Beverage.  Cost is just a free will offering.

    4. Monthly Pancake Brunch
      9:00 am – 12:30 pm

      The Cedar Mills Rod and Gun Club invites you to their monthly Pancake Brunch on Sunday, Nov. 17th from 9 am to 12:30 pm at the Club building.  Enjoy all you can eat regular and potato pancakes, French toast, scrambled eggs, and more.  Adults are $8, Ages 6-12 are $4, and under 5 are free.  

    5. St. John’s Waffle Dinner
      9:00 am – 12:30 pm

      St. John’s Lutheran School is hosting an All you can eat Dad’s Belgian Waffles dinner on Sunday, Nov. 17th from 9 am – 12:30 pm.  Tickets are $7 in advance ($8 at the door), Children 6-12 are $5, under 5 are free.  Carry outs available.  Proceeds benefit St. John’s LWML Mission Projects at St. John’s Youth Groupl

    6. Hymn Sing – Soup and Sandwich Supper
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Cosmos is having their Hymn Sing/Soup and Sandwich Supper on Sunday, Nov. 17th from 4:30 to 7 pm at the church.  Everyone is invited.  

  15. Nov

    1. Renville County Caregivers Support Group
      1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

      The next meeting of the Renville County Caregivers Support Group will be on Tuesday, Nov 19th at the Renville County Hosptial Willette Room in Olivia.  The meeting is free of charge and runs from 1:30-3 pm.  Topic for the month is “Hints for the Holiday’s with Santa’s Elves”.  All are welcome.  Future meetings are scheduled for the third Tuesday of each month.  For more info contact Paulette 523-3451