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  1. Sep

    1. Paper Drive
      8:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Paper Drive at Bethel Lutheran Church,Lester Prairie,Mn    Sept 26th-Oct 4th   Bring your Paper,Phone Books,Catalogs,Magazine’s Office Paper ,Shredded Paper,Cereal Boxes.,Cardboard Boxes to Trailer in Bethel’s Parking Lot

  2. Sep

    1. PACER Center Program
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      PACER Center will offer “Transitioning to Employment,” a free workshop for parents of youth with disabilities and for professionals. It will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28 at the Days Inn, Hutchinson. This workshop will provide information on career exploration and planning, including information about agencies that provide independent living, financial, and employment services and supports. Parents will gain knowledge about how to help prepare their youth for employment and life skills after high school. Parents of students in ninth grade and above are encouraged to attend. Participants will receive a packet of helpful information and resources. To register to attend this free workshop, contact PACER Center at (952) 838-9000 or (800) 537-2237 (toll free), or visit PACER.org/workshops.

  3. Sep

    1. Tiger Family Fun Day
      9:30 am – 10:00 pm

      Hutchinson HS is hosting Tiger Time Family Fun Day on Saturday, Sept. 30th. In the morning it’s the Tiger Cub Challenge…an American Ninja Warrior type course designed for younger kids ages 6-13. Plus the Tiger Time Challenge is a similar course designed for those ages 14 and up. In the Afternoon the High School will be open from 1-3 pm for Tours of the newly redesigned portion of the building, and in the evening starting at 7 pm it’s Tigers After Dark at the Mcleod County Fairgrounds. Live Music,Beverages, Food and Games!  

    2. Plato Lions Oktoberfest
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Plato Lions have Oktoberfest on September 30th from 4-7 pm at the King Pin Pub. Serving Brats, Sauerkraut, German Potato Salad, Apple Dessert, Hot Dogs and more! Proceeds go to local projects

  4. Oct

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

      St John’s Lutheran Church of Gaylord is having their Fall Windsor Pork Chop Dinner, Country Store, and Usborne Books Fundraiser on Sunday, Oct 1st at the Gaylord American Legion. Dinner from 11a-1p. Cost is $11 for adults, Children 5-10 are $5. Take Outs available.  

  5. Oct

    1. SMART Program
      8:30 am – 12:00 pm

      Senior Providers of Mcleod County presents a Stress Management and Resiliency Training Program by Debbie Fuehrer on Tuesday, Oct 3rd at the Hutchinson Event Center from 8:30a-Noon. The program is designed for Caregivers, Professionals, Families, Friends and the Community. The SMART program is scientifically proven to decrease symptoms of stress and anxieity and increase well being. Tickets available at Harmony River of Hutchinson and Ecument of Litchfield.

  6. Oct

    1. Fall Festival
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      You are invited to the United Lutheran Church of Lake Lillian’s annual Fall Festival on Thursday, Oct. 5th. Swedish Meatball Dinner served. Cost is $10 for adults, $3 for those 6-12, and 5 and under free.

    2. TWOH Meeting
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Next meeting of Today’s Women of Hutchinson is coming up on Thursday, Oct 5th starting at 6:30 pm at Harmony River’s lower level.  

  7. Oct

    1. Sloppy Joe Dinner
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The Church of Peace in NYA has a Sloppy Joe Lunch on Friday, October 6th from 11a-1p. Cost is just a free will offering, take outs available

    2. St A’s School Fundraiser
      1:15 pm – 3:00 pm

      On Friday, October 6, St. Anastasia School students along with staff, parents and friends will participate in the Marathon for Nonpublic Education, a 3.5 mile walk along the crow river to raise funds and awareness for their school.  .  The students will leave from the school gym at approximately 1:20 p.m. and return from the walk around 3:00 p.m.   As St. Anastasia Catholic School’s largest fundraiser, the Marathon helps to support the continuous growth of its students. Donations can be sent to St. Anastasia School – Marathon, 400 Lake Street SW, Hutchinson, MN 55350 or online at www.stanastasiaschool.net

  8. Oct

    1. MS Fundraiser
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      It’s the 4th annual Multiple Sclerosis Research Fundraiser on Saturday, October 7th from 4-8 pm at the Glencoe VFW. Live Music by the Country Fried Grubers from 7-11 pm, Pork Feed from 4-7 pm, Silent Auction, Door Prizes and more.  

  9. Oct

    1. Fall Brunch
      8:30 am – 12:00 pm

      The Silver Lake Lions Club invites you to their Fall Brunch on Sunday, Oct 8th from 8:30a-Noon at the Silver Lake Auditorium. Serving Eggs, Pancakes, Sausage and more! Adults are $7, Under 12 are $3. Plus the Lions encourage you to bring an item for the Mcleod Emergency Food Shelf. Proceeds support the SL Lions Football Program.  

  10. Oct

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

      The Vineyard United Methodist Church of Hutchinson is having their annual Turkey Dinner on Wednesday, Oct 11th from 4-7 pm. Take outs and Delivery available (call 587-2200 for delivery). Don’t forget to shop the Country Store, Quilts, Crafts, Baked and Canned Items and Produce. 

  11. Oct

    1. Montrose Methodist Church annual fall hot dish supper
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Montrose Methodist Church annual fall hot dish supper will take place on Saturday October 14 at the church from 4:30 pm to 7.  The church is located at 230 Center Ave S in Montrose  (next to the community center) and is handicap accessible.  Featuring appetizers, salads, hot dishes, desserts & beverage.  Cost is $11 for adults; $6 for kids 5 to 12.  Age 4 and under are free.  Proceeds will benefit various mission and outreach projects.  

  12. Oct

    1. Mow Down Cancer
      9:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Help Steve Weber “Mow Down Cancer” at a benefit on Sunday, October 15th at the Silver Lake Auditorium from 9a-1p. Enjoy Rolls and Coffee from 9-10 am, and a Spaghetti Lunch from 10a-1p. There is a Bake Sale and Silent Auction as well.  

  13. Oct

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

      St. Anastasia Church Rummage Sale is coming up Wed-Fri, Oct 18-20th at the School Auditorium. Hours Wed and Thur 8a-6p, Friday 8a-Noon. Quarter for most items, Friday is $2/bag day. Winter Coats are $1 each.  

  14. Oct

    1. October Brain Boosting Workshop
      6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      The MN Brain Injury Force has their latest Brain Boosting Workshop on Thursday, October 19 at 6 pm at Hutchinson Health Hospital Room F. This Month…a discussion on tips to help get through the holidays with a brain injury. More info at MNBIF.org

  15. Oct

    1. Paper Drive
      7:00 am – 7:00 pm

      The SL Knights of Columbus are having a Paper Drive on Friday and Saturday, Oct 27/28. Items accepted include Newspapers, Magazines, Cardboard, and Junk Mail. Drop off items on the north side of the Holy Family Church from 7a-7p.  

  16. Nov

    1. Fall Extravaganza
      9:00 am – 2:00 pm

      The Fall Extravaganza at Harmony River Living Center of Hutchinson is  Saturday, November 4, 9am-2pm. No admission charge, lunch available on site, drawings for door prizes, Arts, Crafts, Baked Goods and  Vendors, on 2 levels. Please use the main entrance