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  1. Apr
    30
    Sun

    1. Just Drive 5K
      9:00 am – 11:00 am

      Join the fight against Distracted Driving by participating in the Just Drive Family 5K on Sunday, April 30th, starting at 9 am in Glencoe (Oak Leaf Park). Sign in at 7:30a for the Kids run with start time at 9 a, 5K will follow immediately. Proceeds go to Minnesotans for Safe Driving. More info at justdrive5k.com

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

      St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Stewart has their Polka Worship and German Dinner on Sunday, April 30. Worship at 10:30a, Dinner from 11:30a-1p. Cost is $10 in advance, $12 at the door, Children 6-11 are $5. On the Menu: German Potato Salad, Scalloped Potatoes, Brats and Meatballs, Glazed Carrots, Sauerkraut and more!  

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

      St. John’s of Winsted is hosting a Grilled Pork Chop Dinner on Sunday, April 30th serving from 11a-1p. Take Outs available. Cost is just a free will donation.  

    4. 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

    5. Singing Friends Chorus
      2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

      The Singing Friends Chorus presents two concerts this spring:   Sunday, April 30th at 2 pm at St. Mark Lutheran Church in New Germany and Sunday, May 7th at 2 pm at Church of Peace in Norwood.   The concert features a wide variety of choral music, including classic choral works, spirituals and praise songs, folk songs, and 60s favorites. Admission is free will offering at the door, with a reception to follow.

  2. May
    4
    Thu

    1. Spring Salad Luncheon
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The St Pius X Council of Catholic Women present their Spring Salad Luncheon on Thursday, May 4th from 11a-1p. Adults are $8 in advance, $9 at the door. Take outs available. For delivery call 864-5162. 

    2. National Day of Prayer in Hutchinson
      12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      “For Your Great NAME’s Sake” is the theme for this year’s 66th National Day of Prayer. Events in Hutchinson will be held on Thursday, May 4. The community prayer locations in Hutchinson will be at Library Square on Main St, noon-1:00pm and Crosspoint Church, 1215 Roberts Rd SW, 7-8pm. Everyone is invited, and there is no cost to attend. In case of rain the noon event will be at Oak Heights Covenant Church. Bring chairs or blankets for outdoor seating. At the evening event at Crosspoint Church childcare will be provided nursery-third grade. 

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

      The next meeting of Today’s Women of Hutchinson is Thursday, May 4th at Harmony River at 6:30 pm.

  3. May
    5
    Fri

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

      United Lutheran Church of Lake Lillian has their annual Pork Chop Dinner on Friday, May 5th from 4:30-7p. Cost is $10 for a 1 chop dinner, $13 for two chops.  

    2. School of Rock
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      New Century Academy presents “School of Rock” on Friday, May 5th from 5-8 pm. Tickets for this fundraiser are $7 at the door (including pop and pizza).  

  4. May
    6
    Sat

    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.  

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

      You are invited to Nordic Fest at Ness Church of Litchfield on Saturday, May 6th from 11a-3p. Enjoy traditional music, arts, crafts and food, plus a Fiddle Program from Noon-3 pm.  

    3. Salad Luncheon
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      St John Lutheran Church of Hollywood has their Salad Luncheon on Saturday, May 6th from 11a-1p. Cost is $8 for adults, Children 5-12 are $3, and under 4 are free.  

    4. Monroe Crossing
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The DC Arts Association presents the Monroe Crossing Bluegrass and Gospel Show on Saturday, May 6th at the Dassel Cokato Performing Arts Center. Reserved seat tickets are $20/Adults and $10/Youth (ages 18 and under) and are available online at pac.dc.k12.mn.us . They are also sold through the Dassel-Cokato Community Education office. For tickets or for more information call 320-286-4120.

  5. May
    7
    Sun

    1. Walk MS Hutchinson
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      The annual Walk MS in McLeod County is Sunday, May 7th at the West Masonic Park along the Crow River in Hutchinson. Registration is at 10 am, Walk at 11am. Proceeds go to those living with MS with a hope to fine a cure. Registation and Donations can be done online at walkms.org

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

      St. Paul’s Evangelical Reformed Church of Hamburg is serving a Pork Chop Dinner on Sunday, May 7th from 11a-1p. Everyone welcome. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for Child’s Hot Dog Meal.  

    3. Plato Lions Celebration
      1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

      The Plato Lions Club celebrates 100 years of Lions Worldwide on Sunday, May 7th at the Plato Park. Refreshments served, Dedication Ceremony at 1 pm, Door prizes awarded.  

  6. May
    11
    Thu

    1. Pillow Cleaning
      7:30 am – 3:00 pm

      There is a pillow cleaning on Thursday, May 11th from 7:30a-3p at the Lester Prairie City Hall. You can drop off pillows from 6-8 pm Tuesday May 10th.  

  7. May
    12
    Fri

    1. Spring Rummage Sale
      8:00 am – 4:00 pm

      New Journey UCC of Hutchinson has their Rummage Sale on May 12 and 13. Hours Friday 8a-4p, and Saturday 9a-1p. Also stop in for Homemade Cookies and Coffee.  

    2. Poppy Days
      8:30 am – 9:30 am

      The Hutchinson American Legion Auxiliary Poppy Days are May 12th and 13th. Show your support and wear it proudly.  

  8. May
    13
    Sat

    1. Common Cup 5K
      8:30 am – 9:30 am

      Common Cup Ministry has their 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, May 13th at the Masonic West River Park in Hutchinson. Preregistration Deadline is May 3rd…Cost is $25 for individual, $35 for Couple, and $50 for family. (Add $5 for same day registration) Registration forms are available at the Common Cup offices in Hutchinson or Glencoe…or online at common-cup.org

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

      Faith Presbyterian Church of Silver Lake’s Spring Salad Luncheon is on May 13 at 11:30 AM.  There will be assorted salads, and desserts and a beverage as coffee.  Adults tickets are $8.00,  Children ages 5-12 are $4.00 and under 5 Free.

  9. May
    14
    Sun

    1. Mother’s Day Brunch
      10:30 am – 12:30 pm

      Peace Lutheran Church of Hutchinson has a Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 14th from 10:30a-12:30p. Serving Blueberry French Toast, Apple French Toast, Ham, and more. $8 for adults, $4 for Kids 4-12.  

  10. May
    15
    Mon

    1. Historical Society Fundraiser
      11:00 am – 9:00 pm

      You’re invited to a fundraiser for the Mcleod Conty Historical Society, Monday May 15th from 11a-9p at Buffalo Wild Wings. Just print a fundraiser ticket from mcleodhistory.org and then eat at BWW that day. 15% of your total bill will be donated to the society and museum.  

  11. May
    18
    Thu

    1. Poppy Luncheon
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The Glencoe VFW Auxiliary has their Poppy Luncheon on Thursday, May 18th from 11a-1p at the VFW Post. Cost is $7 for Turkey Salad, Fruit, Pickles, and more.  

    2. May Brain Boosting Workshop
      6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      The MN Brain Injury Force has their latest Brain Boosting Workshop on Thursday, May 18 at 6 pm at Hutchinson Health Hospital Room F. This Month…Dr Sarah Peters will share her story of her own traumatic brain injury story of healing and hope. More info at MNBIF.org

  12. May
    20
    Sat

    1. Sue Forsman Benefit
      5:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      You are invited to a benefit for Sue Forsman on Saturday, May 20th at the Blue Note Ballroom of Winsted. Silent Auction from 5-8 pm and Entertainment from 8-Midnight.  

  13. May
    23
    Tue

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

      Lester Prairie has their Music in the Park series Tuesday Nights at the Park on 2nd Ave. Music from 7-8:30pm, Food Served from 6-7 pm. Coming up on the schedule:
      May 23-LPHT Student Variety Music Show
      May 30-Cindy’s Concertina Band
      June 6-Jim’s Brewers
      June 13-Lowell S and Nancy B
      June 20-Phyllis Hummel and Swinging Country
      June 27-George’s Concertina Band

  14. May
    24
    Wed

    1. Gopher Road Trip
      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      The Minnesota Gopher Road Trip is coming to Hutchinson on Wednesday, May 24th at Noon to the Crow River Golf Club. The event will include AD Mark Coyle, Football Coach PJ Fleck, Basketball Coach Richard Pitino and more. Every event on the Gopher Road Trip is completely free to attend and open to the public, but space is limited, especially at smaller venues. Fans are encouraged to secure their spot in advance by registering online to attend events. For full details and registration information for the 2017 Gopher Road Trip and all the events on the trip, please visit MyGopherSports.com.

  15. May
    27
    Sat

    1. Bike United
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Bike United and Ride to benefit the United Way of Mcleod County on Saturday, May 27th at 10 am. You can start at one of three locations…Masonic West River Park in Hutchinson, Molly’s Cafe in Silver Lake, and South Shore Park in Winsted. Preregister and more info at unitedwaymcleodcounty.org.