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  1. Apr

    1. Kimball Expo
      8:30 am – 12:30 pm

      You are invited to the Kimball Area Community Expo on Saturday, April 1st from 8:30a-12:30p at the Kimball Area High School. Remarkable Reptiles show at 10 am, Breakfast served from 7:30-10a, Dance Performance at 11 am with Pro Dancer Kailen Nelson.  

    2. Friends of the Library Sale
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      The Friends of the Hutchinson Library are having a used book sale on Saturday, April1st from 10a-5p in the Library Basement.  

    3. 50 piece Band
      4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

      The Historic 50 piece MN State Band will perform at the Litchfield Opera House on Saturday, April 1st at 4 pm. Tickets are $5, Refreshment available by free will offering.  

    4. Spaghetti Dinner
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Hunters Ridge Community Church has their Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction on Saturday, April 1st from 4:30-7p. ickets are $7 for adults, Kids under 10 are $4. Proceeds go to help send kids to Bible Camp.  

    5. Hog and Turkey Roast
      5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      The Winsted Sportsmens Club has it’s annual Hog and Turkey Roast at the Blue Note Ballroom of Winsted on Saturday, April 1st from 5-7:30 pm. Tickets are $10 at the door.  

  2. Apr

    1. Omelet Breakfast
      9:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The Winthrop Lions Club is hosting a made to order omelet breakfast on Sunday April 2nd from 9-1:00 at the St. Francis Catholic Church in Winthrop.  Cost is $7.00, includes toast, fruit, orange juice and milk or coffee.

    2. Spring Brunch
      9:00 am – 12:30 pm

      The Glencoe Lions Club invites you to their Annual “All You Care to Eat” Spring Brunch on Sunday, April 2 nd at the Pla-Mor Ballroom, Glencoe, serving from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. With take-outs available. Menu includes: Pancakes, sausage, ham, eggs, 100% pure maple syrup, fruit, juice, toast, coffee and milk. Advance Adult tickets are $9.00 and are available from Lions Club Members. Prices at the door are Adults – $10.00, Children (age 4 – 10) $5.00, and children age three and under eat FREE. Proceeds will be used toward community projects. Collection boxes will also be available for your used eyeglasses, sunglasses and hearing aids.

    3. Spring Brunch
      9:30 am – 12:30 pm

      The Plato Lions Club has their Annual Spring Brunch at the Plato Hall on Sunday, April 2nd from 9:30a-12:30p. All you can Eat Pancakes, Sausage, Eggs, and more for a Free Will Donation. Proceeds going to Community Projects.  

    4. Spring Fling Brunch
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The New Auburn Lions Club has their Spring Fling Brunch on Sunday, April 2nd from 10a-1p at the New Auburn City Hall. Serving Eggs with Ham and Cheese, Hashbrowns and more. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children 10 and under, 5 and under free. Proceeds go to community Projects.  

    5. Alaskan Lunch
      10:30 am – 12:30 pm

      Peace Lutheran Church of Hutchinson presents an authentic Alaskan Soup and Bread Lunch on Sunday, April 2nd from 10:30a-12:30p. On the Menu is Moose and Cabbage Soup, Cheesy Vegetable Soup, and more. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children 3-10, Free for under 3 years old. Proceeds support the church’s Alaskan Mission Project.  

    6. Mcleod Cty Dairy Banquet
      11:30 am – 3:00 pm

      McLeod County Dairy Associations 64th Spring Banquet and Dairy Princess Coronation is being held on Sunday, April 2  at the Glencoe City Center at 11:30a.m. Appetizers and 12:00p.m. Complete Buffet Dinner catered by Unhinged Pizza followed by the famous Make -Your-Own Sundae Bar.  Princess Coronation and Dairy awards given followed by drawing for door prizes. Dinner Music by Alice Nowak. Tickets Adult Advance $14.00, Adult at Door $17.00, Children ages 5-10 $7.00, Under 5-FREE

    7. West Central MN Mens Chorus
      2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

      West Central MN Men’s Chorus will be performing a concert at 2pm, Sunday, April 2nd at Oak Heights Covenant Church, Hutchinson. The program is open to the public. There will be a free will offering for the Common Cup Ministry.

  3. Apr

    1. Luncheon and Boutique
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The Hector United Methodist Church is having their Soup and Salad Luncheon and Boutique on Wednesday, April 5th starting at 11 am. Adults are $9.  

  4. Apr

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

      The next Meeting of Today’s Women of Hutchinson is coming up Thursday, April 6th at 6:30 pm at Harmony River Living Center. Please use the west entrance.  

  5. Apr

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

      The Silver Lake Knights of Columbus is sponsoring a Paper Drive on April 7 and 8. Drop off your paper goods on the North Side of the Holy Family Church in SL from 7a-7p. Items accepted include: Newspaper, Magazines, Cardboard, and Junk Mail. Items must be clean and dry. Proceeds go to SL Youth Summer Rec and Swimming Pool.  

    2. Plato City Wide Sales
      8:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Plato has their City Wide Garage Sales on Friday and Saturday, April 7th and 8th starting at 8 am. Many Locations around town, look for the Balloons.  

  6. Apr

    1. Don’t Worry Be Hoppy 5K
      7:30 am – 11:30 am

      Join the Don’t Worry be Hoppy 5K and Kids Fun Run on Saturday, April 8th at the Waconia Brewing Company. 7:30 am Race Day Registration, 10 am 5K start, Kids Fun Run at 11 am. Runners will receive a free Beer or Root Beer. To register go to soleMOTIONrace.com  

    2. Spring Garage Sale
      9:00 am – 10:30 am

      The HLWW ECFE Spring Garage Sale is Saturday, April 8th from 9a-Noon at HLWW High School. 20+ Spaces of Shopping for you! No admission fee to shop.

    3. Senior Center Fundraiser
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Wayne Luchau and the Big Little Band are performing at the Annual Senior Center Fundraiser on Saturday, April 8th at 7 pm at the Hutchinson Event Center. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Hear music from Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, Gene Pitney, Dean Martin and more!

  7. Apr

    1. Smoked Ham and Pancake Breakfast
      8:00 am – 1:00 pm

      St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Green Isle is having their Smoked Ham and Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, April 9th from 8a-1p. Cost is a free will offering, proceeds go to Parking lot repairs at church. 

    2. Kids Easter Party
      9:00 am – 12:30 pm

      Enjoy the annual Kids easter party and Pancake Breakfast at the Stewart Fire Hall on Sunday, April 9th from 9a-12:30pm. Breakfast is all you can eat Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Sausage and more for a free will donation. Free Kids Photos with the Easter Bunny also. Proceeds go to local projects.  

    3. International Food Fair
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The International Food Fair will be held at the Maplewood Academy gymnasium on Sunday, April 9 beginning at 5 p.m.  Ethnic foods from Italy, Mexico, Asia, Hawaii and others will be featured.  Plus there will be a variety of games and activities for children and adults.  There is no admission charge. 

  8. Apr

    1. Spaghetti Supper
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Hutchinson American Legion Auxiliary has their Spaghetti Supper on Thursday, April 13th from 4-7 pm at the Elks Club.

    2. Firearms Safety Class
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Gopher Campfire is holding their Spring Firearms Safety Class starting on Thursday, April 13th. Class is open to Boys and Girls ages 11 and older, adults also welcome. Cost is $15, half to Gopher Campfire, half to the MN DNR. Class size is limited. To reserve a spot email Brian Schmeling at schmelingoil@gmail.com

  9. Apr

    1. Auxiliary Meeting
      6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      Next meeting of the Hutchinson American Legion Auxiliary will be April 19th at 7 pm at the VFW. Meal available for purchase at 6 pm.  

  10. Apr

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

      The MN Brain Injury Force has their latest Brain Boosting Workshop on Thursday, April 20th at 6 pm at Hutchinson Health Hospital Room F. This Month…Lori Braegelmann, Outreach Coordinator at the Epilepsy Foundation will provide a seizure training class. More info at MNBIF.org

  11. Apr

    1. Comic Relief
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      It’s a night of Comic Relief at the Church of St. Philip in Litchfield, Friday, April 21st. Comedian John DeBoer performs at 8 pm, Dinner at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $35 if purchased before April 7th, $45 after April 7th.  

    2. Crow River Singers
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Crow River Singers present a Musical Journey through Germany and Austria. Shows are Friday April 21st at 7 pm at the New Journey UCC of Hutchinson, and Sunday, April 23rd at 2 pm at Peace Lutheran Church of Hutchinson. Admission is $8, under 12 is Free.  

  12. Apr

    1. Historical Society Fundraiser
      2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

      The Mcleod County Historical Society presents their Then and Now Fashion Show on Sunday, April 30th at 2 pm at the Museum in Hutchinson. Tickets are $25 and includes Appetizers and beverage, Tour of the Fashions, and the Show. More info at mcleodhistory.org

  13. May

    1. Pillow Cleaning
      7:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The Hutchinson American Legion Auxiliary has a Pillow Cleaning on Saturday, May 6th from 7a-1p at the Hutchinson Days Inn.