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  1. Jan

    1. Pizza and Play
      10:30 am – 11:30 am

      The GSL ECFE is hosting a Pizza and Play Spring Open house on Friday, January 20th from 10:30a-11:30a or 6-7p. Bring the little ones for a day of active fun for kids 6 years and younger. Register by calling the ECFE office at 320-864-2681.  

  2. Jan

    1. Parpart Benefit
      3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      You are invited to a Benefit for Daniel Parpart on Saturday, Jan 21st from 3-8p at the Lester Prairie Hall. Proceeds from the benefit will be used for medical expenses as Dan battles Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.

  3. Jan

    1. Family Fishing Contest
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Gopher Campfire presents their annual Family Fishing Contest on Saturday, January 28th from Noon-3pm at the Gopher Campfire Clubhouse. Prizes awarded, raffle’s drawn and more!  

  4. Jan

    1. Pancake and Bratwurst Dinner
      10:30 am – 5:00 pm

      St. Peter’s Lutheran Church of Gibbon is hosting their all you can eat Pancake and Bratwurst Dinner on Sunday, January 29th from 10:30a-5p. Take Outs available, Cost is just a free will offering. 

    2. St. Anastasia’s Open House
      11:30 am – 12:30 pm

      St. Anastasia School of Hutchinson is having their Open House for Catholic Schools Week on Sunday, January 29th from 11:30a-12:30p. There will be tours of the school, and teachers available to answer questions.  

  5. Feb

    1. Financial Class
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The River of Hope Lutheran Church in Hutchinson is teaming up with people of Dave Ramsey to offer a 9 week Financial Class. You’ll learn 7 easy steps to create a budget, get out of debt, and make a plan for your money. Class begins at 6 pm on February 1st at the New Journey UCC of Hutchinson. For questions or to sign up contact River of Hope at 587-4414, or daveramsey.com/fpu/classes/1032250

  6. Feb

    1. Ice Fishing Contest
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      The Brownton Rod and Gun Club’s Ice Fishing Contest is coming up Saturday, Feb 4th from 1-3pm on the South Side of Lake Marion. Cash Prizes for Fish, Raffles available also.  

    2. Dueces Wild
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The GSL Panther Assn presents Dueces Wild, a Dueling pianos act at the Glencoe City Center on Saturday, Feb 4th at 7:30 pm. Advance Tickets are available at the Glencoe City Offices, Glencoe Wine and Spirits, or at the door.  

  7. Feb

    1. Potato Pancake Dinner
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm

      The First Evangelical Lutheran Church Mens Club is holding their annual Potato Pancake and Sausage Dinner on Sunday, February 5th from 9a-3p. All you can eat for $10, Kids ages 4-12 are $5. Take outs available.  

    2. Anderson Benefit
      11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      You’re invited to a benefit for Tony Anderson on Sunday, Feb. 5th from 11a-3p at the Atwater Community Center. There will be a free will donation for the meal, also you can shop the bake sale and silent auction. Proceeds benefit Tony who’s battling Wegner Vasculitis and received a kidney transplant.  

  8. Feb

    1. Grove City Blood Drive
      1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be stopping at Trinity Lutheran Church in Grove City on Monday, February 6th from 1-7 pm.  For an appointment for Information call Linda at 320-857-2073

  9. Feb

    1. Fishing Derby
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      The Howard Lake Fishing Derby is coming up Saturday, Feb 11th from 1-3pm on Howard Lake. Prize for Biggest Fish, Ice Chiseling and Power Auger Contest at approx. 3 pm. Lunch Wagon on sinte, and Raffle Prizes given out.  

    2. Huber benefit
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      You are invited to a Spaghetti Dinner Benefit on Saturday, Feb 11th from 4-8 pm at the Forest City Threshers Building. Proceeds go to Louie Huber, who was injured in a farm accident this fall.  

  10. Feb

    1. Tobacco Farming in Meeker County
      1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

      The Meeker County Historical Society presents a program on Tobacco Farming in Meeker County on Sunday, Feb 12th at 1:30pm. Cost is $2, Program is at the G.A.R Hall in Litchfield.  

  11. Feb

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

      Help Fight youth Diabetes in the area with the annual fundraiser event on Saturday, Feb 18th at the Blue Note Ballroom in Winsted from 9a-2p. Shop over 20 different crafters, Bid on the silent auction, Get easter portraits, Kids activities, Live Music, Read Books with Penny the Therapy Dog and more!

  12. Feb

    1. Beer and Hymns
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      You’re invited to a night of Beer and Hymns and Food! The event is Friday, Feb 24th from 6-9pm at the Buffalo Lake Liquor Store. Food Served from 6-7:30 pm, Music from Beer and Hymns from 7-9pm. Cost is $8 per plate with all proceeds support the improvement fund at Zion Lutheran Church.  

  13. Feb

    1. Beer Bust
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Everyone is invited to a fundraiser for the Minnesota Canine Search, Rescue and Tracking. The Beer Bust event is Saturday, Feb 25th from 6-9 pm at the King Pin Pub of Plato. Entertainment my DJ Dr. Fun, Advance Tickets are $10.