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  1. May

    1. National Day of Prayer events
      12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      There are two events coming up in Hutchinson for National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 5th. The first event starts at Noon at Library Square, while the second event starts at 7 pm at Cross Point Church.  

    2. Today’s Women of Hutchinson
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      The next meeting of Todays Women of Hutchinson in Thursday, May 5th at 6:30 pm in the Lower Level of Harmony River. Please use the west entrance. Any Q’s call Linda at 320-587-0426.

  2. May

    1. Pillow Cleaning
      7:00 am – 3:00 pm

      The Glencoe VFW Auxiliary has the Fluff and Puff Pillow Cleaning Service on Friday, May 6th from 7a-3p at the VFW Club in Glencoe.

    2. Fairfax City Wide Garage Sales
      7:15 am – 8:15 am

      Fairfax is having their City Wide Garage Sales on May 6th and 7th. 25 sales throughout town and country.

    3. Pork Chop Dinner
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      The United Lutheran Church of Lake Lillian has their Pork Chop Dinner on Friday, May 6th from 4:30-7pm at the church. Featuring “Famous Don’s” Pork Chops, Baked Potatoes, Cole Slaw and more! A one chop dinner is $10, 2 chop dinner is $13.  

  3. May

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

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

    2. Common Cup 5K
      8:30 am – 12:00 pm

      Common Cup Ministries are holding a 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, May 7th at Masonic West River Park in Hutchinson. Registration starts at 8:30 am, Walk at 10 am, and the run at 10:30 am. Registration forms and more information is available at common-cup.org

    3. Ness Nordic Fest
      11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Ness Nordic Fest is Saturday, May 7th from 11a-3p at the Historic Ness Church of Litchfield. Free admission to this event for all ages. Featuring music by Skal Klubben Spelmanslag, quilt raffle, concessions and bake sale, ethnic foods and egg coffee…and more!

    4. Salad Luncheon
      11:30 am – 1:00 pm

      The Presbyterian Women of Silver Lake will host a salad luncheon on May 7, at 11:30 am. The menu will include assorted salads and desserts.

  4. May

    1. Equul Access Fundraiser
      11:00 am – 9:00 pm

      Help raise money for Equul Access on Monday, May 9th. From 11a-9p 15%of your total bill at Buffalo Wild Wings in Hutchinson will be donated to Equul Access to help with youth horse therapies.  

    2. Spring Firearms Safety Classes
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Gopher Campfire is holding their Spring Firearms Safety classes starting May 9th from 6-9 pm. The class is for anyone 12 years of age and older who wishes to hunt in any state that require a firearms safety certificate in order to buy a license. Cost is $7.50 and all materials will be supplied.For Questions or to register call 320-587-3153.  

    3. Brownton Legion May Meeting
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Edward Ewald American Legion Post 143 and Auxiliary of Brownton will hold their next meeting on Monday, May 9th at the Brownton Community Center at 7:30 pm.

  5. May

    1. May Community Dinner
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Brownton Congregational Church will hold their Community Dinner on Wednesday, May 11th from 5-7 pm with a free will offering. The Dinner is hosted the 2nd Wednesday of each month.  

  6. May

    1. Fluff and Puff
      7:30 am – 3:30 pm

      The Lester Prairie Legion Auxiliary is sponsoring a Fluff and Puff Pillow Cleaning on Thursday, May 12th from 7:30a-3:30 pm at the LP City Hall. Pillows can also be dropped off Wenesday, May 11 from 6-8p.

  7. May

    1. Poppy Day
      6:00 am – 6:00 pm

      The Hutchinson Legion Auxiliary has their Poppy Day on Friday, May 13th from 6a-6p. The event benefits Veterans so look for them when you are out to show your support.  

    2. Kids Garage Sale
      9:00 am – 7:00 pm

      St. Anastasia’s Kids Garage Sale is Friday, May 13th from 9a-7p at the church. Find everything from infant to teen clothing, toys, books, games, and more.  

    3. Habitat Hammer and Nails Event
      5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      Mcleod County Habitat for Humanity has their Hammer and Nails Fundraising event on Friday, May 13th from 5:30-9 pm at the Crow River Golf Club of Hutchinson. It’s an evening of Dinner, music, auctions, raffles, and games. Tickets are $45 and available at the Habitat office or by calling 587-8868

  8. May

    1. Mail Carrier Food Drive
      7:15 am – 8:15 am

      The National Association of Letter Carriers will be conducting their 24th annual Food Drive. Mail customers in Glencoe and Hutchinson are asked to place non perishable food items next to their mail boxes on Saturday, May 14th and their mail carriers will pick them up. All donations will be delivered to the Mcleod Emergency Food Shelf.

  9. May

    1. Law Enforcement Ceremony
      4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      Everyone is invited to a Law Enforcement Week Ceremony on Sunday, May 15th at 4 pm at the Masonic West River Park Bandshell in Hutchinson. The 1 hour ceremony will honor and support the brave men and women who serve our communities. Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets please.  

  10. May

    1. Band Practices
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Greater Gibbon Area Uncommon Band of Renown will rehearse for the Gibbon Memorial Day Service on Tuesday, May 17th and 24th. Practices will be held at GFW Elementary School gym beginning at 7:30pm. Players of any band instrument and all levels of talent are invited to join us. You don’t need to live in Gibbon to be in the Community Band! Questions? Call Nancy Spaude (834-6331) or Elizabeth Niebuhr (834-8381).

  11. May

    1. Legion Auxiliary Meeting
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The next meeting of the Hutchinson American Legion Auxiliary will be on Wednesday, May 18th at the Hutchinson VFW Post.

  12. May

    1. CTK Rummage Sale
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Christ the King Lutheran Church invites you to their Rummage Sale Thursday, May 19th-Saturday, May 21st. Hours Thursday and Friday are 9a-6p, and Saturday is 9a-Noon…plus Saturday is Bag Day. Most items and clothing priced at .50 cents.  

    2. Food Shelf BoardMeeting
      9:30 am – 11:00 am

      The McLeod Emergency Food Shelf Board of Directors Annual Meeting is scheduled for 9:30 AM Thursday, May 19 with the regular meeting to follow. Both meetings will be held at MEFS – Hutchinson Site, located at 498 Hwy 7 E, Hutchinson, MN. The Annual Meeting is open to the public and is a great opportunity to meet the current Board of Directors as well hear the accomplishments of 2015 and the vision for 2016 and beyond. Refreshments will be served.  

  13. May

    1. HOMN Benefit Walk
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      The Heart of MN Animal Shelter has their Paws on Parade Benefit Walk on Saturday, May 21st at the Mcleod County Fairgrounds in Hutchinson. Registration is at 9 am, Walk begins at 10 am. Enjoy Food, Contests, Silent Auction, Demos, Vendors, Entertainment, Pet Portraits and more throughout the event. $5 Registration fee, and that qualifies you for drawings.  

  14. May

    1. 5th Sunday Hymn Sing
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Litchfield Church of the Nazarene invites you to their 5th Sunday Hymn Sing on Sunday, May 29th starting at 6 pm. The service will be congregational singing along with local church favorites. 

  15. Jun

    1. June Community Dinner
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Brownton Congregational Church will hold their Community Dinner on Wednesday, June 8th from 5-7 pm with a free will offering. The Dinner is hosted the 2nd Wednesday of each month.  

  16. Jun

    1. 5K Run
      7:45 am – 9:00 am

      Scandian Grove Lutheran Church has their Fun Run 5K on Saturday, June 11th starting at 9 am…Registration at 7:45 am. Download a registration form at scandiangrovelutheranchurch.org. Proceeds benefit newborn Everly Hewitt of Cleveland, MN who was born with Congential Diaphragmatic hernia.  

  17. Jun

    1. Peace Officers of Mcleod County Appreciation Fun Night
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      You are invited to the Peace Officers of Mcleod County Appreciation Fun Night on Wednesday, June 22nd from 5-8pm at the Mcleod County Fairgrounds. The event will feature food, games, and entertainment for all ages. It will also showcase the Police Officers of all the counties cities, members of the reserve and posse, county deputies and staff, corrections staff, conservation officers, and state patrol within the county. The event is put on by Mcleod Cititizens Beside the Badge.

  18. Jun

    1. SL Music in the Park
      6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Silver Lake presents their Music in the Park Series Thursdays this Summer. Here’s what’s coming up:

      June 30: Blake Klaustermeier, BBQ’s and Chips served by the Pola Czesky Royalty (plus a bake sale)
      July 7: Alice and the Ol Boys, Pulled Pork Sandwiches served by the Mariner’s Club of Faith Presbyterian Church.
      July 14: Lowell Schubert and Nancy Buckentine, BBQ’s and Chips served by the SL Womens Club, plus they welcome all Red Hat Members
      July 21: Cindy’s Concertina Band, Hot Turkey Sandwiches served by the Legion Auxiliary
      July 28: George Palma Band, Serving a Mr. Rib Sandwich by Grace Bible Church
      Aug 4: Jim’s Brewers, Seasoned Pork Patties served by the Church of the Holy Family CCW

  19. Jul

    1. July Community Dinner
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Brownton Congregational Church will hold their Community Dinner on Wednesday, July 13th from 5-7 pm with a free will offering. The Dinner is hosted the 2nd Wednesday of each month.