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  1. Oct

    1. Hot Turkey Meal
      4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

      St. John’s Catholic Church of Hector will have a Hot Turkey Sandwich Meal on Wednesday, oct 22nd, serving from 4:30-6:30 pm.  Take Outs available.  Menu includes: Hot Turkey or Cheesy Turkey Sandwiches, Veggies, Bar/Cookie, and beverage.  All are invited.

  2. Oct

    1. Glencoe Sausage and Ham Supper
      4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      The Glencoe Lions Club invites you to their Annual “All You Care to Eat” Sausage/Ham Supperon Thursday, Oct 23 at the Pla-Mor Ballroom, Glencoe, serving from 4:30-7:30p.m. with take-outs available.  Menu includes: Lions original recipe sausage, ham, scalloped potatoes, corn, applesauce, bars, coffee and milk. Advance adult tickets are only $8.00 and are available from Lions Club Members. Prices at the door are Adults – $9.00; Children (age 4 – 10) $4.00, and children age three and under eat FREE. Proceeds will be used toward community projects. Please bring a non-perishable food item for the McLeod Emergency Food Shelf. Collection boxes will also be available for your used eyeglasses, sunglasses and hearing aids.

  3. Oct

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

      Your invited to a turkey supper at the Cokato City Hall on Friday, oct 24th from 4:30-7 pm.  Adults are $9, Children are $5.  

    2. Harvest Fun Night
      6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      The GSL ECFE is having a Harvest Fun Night on Friday, Oct 24th from 6-7:30 pm at their Early Childhood Learning Center.  Enjoy projects, decorate a pumpkin, have a snack, use the sensory table and more during the event.  Participants should bring a flashlight for an outdoor scavenger hunt, and a pumpkin plus a carving tool if you wish to participate in that.  

    3. Halloween Village
      7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Enjoy a Halloween Village in Winthrop on Friday, Oct 24th and Saturday, Oct 25th from 7-10 pm.  Hosted by the Wills farm (52837 256th St).  Enjoy Scary and Non-Scary items.  Stop by for Photo opportunities, mysterious merchantile, Free Hot Dogs, Face Painting, Monster Park, Spooky Hollow and more.  Free admittance, Canned food items will be collected though for the food shelf.  

  4. Oct

    1. Watertown Bazaar
      8:00 am – 6:00 pm

      Peace Lutheran Church of Watertown is having their fall bazaar and bake sale Saturday, Oct 25th from 8a-6p.  Rolls and Coffee served for breakfast, Sloppy Joes and Chips for Lunch.  Also for sale is homemade baked goods, canned goods, and lots of crafts.  

    2. Vendor and Craft fair
      9:00 am – 2:00 pm

      The Fourth annual Vendor and Craft Fair at Sibley East High School will be Saturday, Oct 25th from 9a-2p.  Lunch available and over 30 vendors on hand.  

    3. St. Paul’s Fall Bazaar
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm

      St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Stewart is having their Fall  Bazaar on Saturday, Oct 25th from 10a-1p at the church.  On the Luncheon is Homemade beef soup, hot turkey and BBQ Buns, Pie and Coffee.  Don’t forget to check out the Bake Sale, Produce Sale, Contry Store, Crafts and more!  Matching Funds by Thrivent Financial

    4. Chili and Soup Luncheon
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      St. John’s Lutheran Church of Hollywood invites you to their Chili and Soup Luncheon on Saturday, Oct 25th from 11a-1p.  Adults are $7, Children 5-12 are $3, and 4 and under are free.  

    5. Glencoe Lions Bingo
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      The Glencoe Lions will be sponsoring Bar Bingo which resumes at the Glencoe  Country Club on Saturday, October 25th at 2 p.m., and will continue every  other Saturday. Everyone age 18 and over is welcome to play for cash prizes.

  5. Oct

    1. Froemming family concert
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Stewart invites you to see the Froemming Family in concert on Sunday, Oct 26th at 10 am.  Potluck Lunch follows

    2. German Dinner
      10:30 am – 1:00 pm

      Immanuel Lutheran Church of Brownton invites you to their annual German Dinner on Sunday, oct 26th from 10:30a-1p.  A polka worship service starts things off at 9 am with Chuck Thiel.  On the menu:  Brats, Meatballs, Glazed Carrots, Mashed Potatoes, German Potato Salad, Sauerkraut, and more.  Adults are $11, Children 6-10 are $6, and preschool is free.  Take out orders are available. 

    3. Lutefisk and Meatball Dinner
      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      Bethel Lutheran Church of Lester Prairie is holding their annual Lutefisk and Meatball Dinner on Sunday, Oct 26th from Noon-5 pm.  Tickets are $16 for adults, Children 12 and under are $8.  On the menu is Lutefisk, Meatballs, Mashed Potatoes, Corn, Coleslaw, Cranberries, and more!

    4. 100th birthday
      1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

      Help celebrate Richard Borchardt turning 100 yards old at the Glencoe Long Term Care Facility.  Join the facility for cake from 1:30-4 pm.  No presents please.

  6. Oct

    1. GSL concerts
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      Four of the GSL High School music groups are having their first concert of the year on Monday, Oct 27th at 7:30 pm at the Glencoe City Center Ballroom.  Free will offering will be taken.

  7. Oct

    1. Plato Blood Drive
      1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Bloodmobile will be in Plato at the Discover Church on Thursday, Oct 30th from 1-7 pm.   For an appointment call Ken or Myra at 238-2370

  8. Oct

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

      Silver Lake Knights of Columbus is having a paper drive on Friday and Saturday (Oct 31/Nov 1) from 7a-7p each day.  Drop off on the north side of the Holy Family church.  Items must be clean and dry, items accepted are newspapers, magazines, cardboard, and junk mail.  

    2. Trunk or Treat
      5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

      Bethlehem United Methodist Church is hosting a Trunk or Treat Event, Friday, Oct 31, from 5 pm to 6:30 pm. The church parking lot will be transformed into a fun place with decorated car trunks that are filled with candy.

  9. Nov

    1. St. Andrew’s Fall Bazaar
      8:30 am – 1:00 pm

      St. Andrew’s Catholic Church of Fairfax is having their Fall Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 1st from 8:30a-1p.  The event features displays of Bastismals and First Communions.  Rolls, Apple Dumplings and Coffee is served at 8:30 am, Soup and Sandwich Lunch runs from 10:30a-1p.  Also shop the bake sale, Craft Sale, and Country Store.  Everyone is welcome.

    2. Tales from Iwo Jima
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      The Dassel History Center will present “Tales from Iwo Jima”, a program created by Tim Mergen of Litchfield on Saturday, Nov 1st at 10 am.  The program focuses on the WW2 lives of three veterans, all from Litchfield.  All are welcome.

    3. Norseland Lutefisk Supper
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Scandian Grove Lutheran Church of Norseland is having their Lutefisk Supper on Saturday, Nov. 1st at the church.  Two serving times…11a-1p and 4p-7p.  Adults are $16, ages 6-12 are $6, and under 5 is free.  On the menu is lutefisk, meatballs and all the trimmings!

  10. Nov

    1. Hamball/Swedish Meatball Dinner
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Zion Lutheran Church of Buffalo Lake is having their Hamball and Swedish Meatball Dinner on Sunday, Nov. 2nd from 11a-1p.  Tickets are $8.50 in advance, $9 at the door, 4-10 are $3, and under 3 is free.  ON the menu is Hamballs, Swedish Meatballs, Mashed Potatoes, Green Bean Casserole, Coleslaw, Bread, and dessert.  Take outs are available.  

  11. Nov

    1. Election Day Luncheon
      10:30 am – 1:30 pm

      Holy Family Council is having their annual Election Day Luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 4th from 10:30a-1:30p at the Holy Trinity Church Social Hall.  Serving Soup and Chili, Pie and Ice Cream, and beverage.  Also don’t forget to shop the country store and bake sale while there!

    2. Lefse Fundraiser
      10:30 am – 11:30 am

      Sons of Norway Hutchinson is also hosting their Annual LEFSE  Fundraiser!  Prepaid orders are being taken for fresh lefse through Tuesday, Nov 4th with delivery on Nov 8th.  $6.50/package.  Contact Gabra Lokken at 320.234.8979 or email sofnhutchinson@yahoo.com.

  12. Nov

    1. Winthrop coat drive
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Winthrop Fire Department is hosting their annual Coat Drive going on now.  Distribution of the coats will be on Wednesday, Nov. 5th from 4-8 pm at First Lutheran Church in Winthrop.  This is open to all individuals & familes.  Donations of clean used coats or outerwear are currently being accepted also.

  13. Nov

    1. Today’s Women of Hutch meeting
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The next meeting of Today’s Woman of Hutchinson will be held at the Hutchinson Library, Nov 6th at 7p

  14. Nov

    1. Chili and Pie Luncheon
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm

      St. John’s Lutheran Church of Winsted is having their Chile and Pie Luncheon on Friday, Nov. 7th from 10a-1p.  Take outs are available.  Don’t forget to stop by the Craft sale also!

  15. Nov

    1. Church Basement Ladies
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Peace Lutheran Church of Watertown presents “The Looney Lutherans” by the Church Basement Ladies 7 pm on Saturday, Nov. 8th.  Tickets are $15 and includes Dessert and a beverage.  

  16. Nov

    1. Turkey Bingo
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      St. Thomas More church in Lake Lillian is having their Turkey Bingo on Sunday, Nov. 9th starting at 6:30 pm.  Free Lunch and Door Prizes given out.  Everyone is welcome.

  17. Nov

    1. November Brownton Legion Meeting
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Brownton American Legion and Auxiliary will be meeting on Monday, Nov. 10th at the Brownton Community Center.  Meeting starts at 7:30 pm.