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  1. Feb
    18
    Thu

    1. “Social Media, Marketing and Advertising” – StartSmart New Business Seminar Series – NU Public Library
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the New Ulm Public Library, will be holding the StartSmart New Business Seminar Series on Thursday evenings from January 28th through February 18th. These informational seminars are free and open to anyone interested in starting their own business.  All four seminars will begin at 6:00 PM in the Meeting Room at the Library, 17 N Broadway St.  The Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to supporting business in New Ulm, and hopes that these seminars will be helpful.

      The first seminar, Available Resources, will be January 28th featuring guest speaker Mike Nolan from the U of M/Mankato Small Business Development Center. On February 4thFinancing will be covered with guest speaker LuAnn Vanderwerf from the Region Nine Development Commission. Writing and Presenting a Business Plan instruction will be provided by Wendy Anderson from the Region Nine Development Commission on February 11th. On February 18th, the series will conclude with Social Media, Marketing and Advertising, presented by Ashley Aukes from the Region Nine Development Commission.

      For additional information and to RSVP for any or all of the seminars, please contact the Chamber of Commerce by email at chamber@newulm.com or call 507-233-4300.

    2. Informational evening about sleep apnea, sleep disorder
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      How healthy is your sleep?

      Find out on February 18!
      *A free meal will be provided

      Thursday, February 18 6 PM
      Lower Level, Sleepy Eye Medical Center

      Do you struggle falling asleep, staying asleep
      or waking up? This event is for you

      Join us as we partner with Dr. Courtney Whitney of Whitney Sleep Diagnostics
      and Consultants for an informational evening about sleep apnea, sleep disorder, and
      how the affect the body.  In addition, learn about the sleep study services
      available at Sleepy Eye Medical Center.

      Register for this free event by February 12
      Contact Mikayla Mages, Community Relations Coordinator,
      at mmages@semedicalcenter.org or 507-794-8475 by Friday, February 12
      A free meal will be provided 

  2. Feb
    19
    Fri

    1. Martin Luther College Forum
      7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

      Martin Luther College Forum Presents:

      You can’t take it with you
      by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman

      Wittenberg Collegiate Center Auditorium
      1995 Luther Court
      New Ulm, MN

      February 19 & 20 – 7:30 PM
      February 21 – 2:00 PM 

      Tickets sold at the door

      Adults $6 ~ Children $3

      507-233-9114 ~ mlc-wels.edu/forum ~ forum@mlc-wels.edu 

  3. Feb
    20
    Sat

    1. Martin Luther College Forum
      7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

      Martin Luther College Forum Presents:

      You can’t take it with you
      by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman

      Wittenberg Collegiate Center Auditorium
      1995 Luther Court
      New Ulm, MN

      February 19 & 20 – 7:30 PM
      February 21 – 2:00 PM 

      Tickets sold at the door

      Adults $6 ~ Children $3

      507-233-9114 ~ mlc-wels.edu/forum ~ forum@mlc-wels.edu 

  4. Feb
    21
    Sun

    1. Free Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides – Waseca
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Farmamerica is joining in the Festivities of Sleigh and Cutter, a Waseca community celebration, by offering FREE, horse-drawn sleigh rides, a bonfire and soup to keep you warm.  We’ll have fun things for the kids to play in the snow.  If old man winter cooperates, there’s always a game to be invented.  This is also an opportunity to learn more about the exciting program in store this summer.

       

      Mark your calendar for Sunday, February 21 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. 

       

    2. Sister Act – Chanhassen Dinner Theatres – KNUJ Tours
      11:45 am – 12:45 pm

      Join KNUJ Tours
      at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

      Sunday February 21

      Reserve your seats soon!

      $80.00 per person

      Includes: Motor coach transportation, dinner, awesome show seats,
      refreshments and door prizes 

       

      1.800.444.5685    507.359.2921    janinie@knuj.net

       

    3. Martin Luther College Forum
      2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      Martin Luther College Forum Presents:

      You can’t take it with you
      by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman

      Wittenberg Collegiate Center Auditorium
      1995 Luther Court
      New Ulm, MN

      February 19 & 20 – 7:30 PM
      February 21 – 2:00 PM 

      Tickets sold at the door

      Adults $6 ~ Children $3

      507-233-9114 ~ mlc-wels.edu/forum ~ forum@mlc-wels.edu 

    4. Brown County Citizen’s Academy
      7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Brown County Citizen’s Academy

      Feb 21 – March 27
      7 – 10 pm

      This 6 week program includes topics: Crime Scene Processing, Registered Offenders, Boat & Water Rescue, Criminal Justice System, DNR, Probation, Computer Crime, Drug Task Force.

      Limited to 25 people, age: 18+, or 16 with adult

      Hosted by Brown County Sheriff’s Office
      please call 507.233.6700 to get form to
      register or stop by the sheriff’s office to
      fill out form

      Deadline Feb 9, 2016 

  5. Feb
    25
    Thu

    1. Plato Blood Drive
      12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      American Red Cross

      Plato Blood Drive

      Sponsored by:  Plato Lions Club
      Location:  Lighthouse Church
      Highway 212 W

      Thursday, February 25th
      12:00 – 6:00 pm

      Appt/Info:
      Call Ken or Myra @ 238-2370 

  6. Feb
    27
    Sat

    1. “Wanda: Her Work & Her Monument”
      5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

      Jason Jaspersen & Wanda Gag

      “Wanda:  Her Work & Her Monument”

      Opening Reception 
      February 26th at 5:30 pm
      The 4 Pillars Gallery

      The Grand Center for Arts & Culture
      210 N Minnesota St, New Ulm, MN

      Showing February 26th to March 25th
      Gallery Hours:
      Monday-Friday: 10 – 4 PM
      Saturday: 11-3 PM 

  7. Feb
    28
    Sun

    1. Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast
      8:00 am – 12:30 pm

      Knights of Columbus 

      Pancake Breakfast

      Sunday, February 28, 2016
      8:00 am – 12:30 pm
      St. Mary’s Church Social Room
      Sleepy Eye

      Tickets: $6 ~ Children 5-12: $3 ~ Under 5: Free

      Pancakes ~ KC Donuts ~ Little Smokies ~ Scrambled Eggs 

  8. Mar
    8
    Tue

    1. Stroke Support Group – New Ulm Medical Center
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      The Stroke Support Group meets the second Tuesday of each month from 10-11:30 am in the New Ulm Medical Center clinic lower level meeting room. Enter through the clinic and follow the signs. For more information, call 507.217.5173.

  9. Mar
    10
    Thu

    1. Riverbend Chapter of Minnesota Federation of the Blind – Mankato
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Riverbend Chapter of Minnesota Federation of the Blind is now meeting on the 2nd Thurs of every month at the American Legion Club #11 – 223 East Walnut Street – Mankato MN from 6:30-8:30 pm in the basement meeting room.

      For more information call Jack Rupert President 507.276.4640 or email jerupert@outlook.com

  10. Apr
    10
    Sun

    1. Home Made Sauerkraut and Landjaeger Dinner
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm

      New Ulm/Sleepy Eye
      Hockey Association Benefit

      Home Made Sauerkraut
      and Landjaeger Dinner

      Home Made Sauerkraut, Landjaeger,
      Mashed Potatoes & Dessert

      Sunday, April 10th, 2016
      10:00 am to 1:00 pm
      Turner Hall
      (1st South and State)

      Tickets: $10.00

      Tickets are available from any hockey player
      Tickets also available at the door

      Take-out Orders Available 

  11. Apr
    12
    Tue

    1. Stroke Support Group – New Ulm Medical Center
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      The Stroke Support Group meets the second Tuesday of each month from 10-11:30 am in the New Ulm Medical Center clinic lower level meeting room. Enter through the clinic and follow the signs. For more information, call 507.217.5173.

  12. Apr
    14
    Thu

    1. Riverbend Chapter of Minnesota Federation of the Blind – Mankato
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Riverbend Chapter of Minnesota Federation of the Blind is now meeting on the 2nd Thurs of every month at the American Legion Club #11 – 223 East Walnut Street – Mankato MN from 6:30-8:30 pm in the basement meeting room.

      For more information call Jack Rupert President 507.276.4640 or email jerupert@outlook.com

  13. May
    10
    Tue

    1. Stroke Support Group – New Ulm Medical Center
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      The Stroke Support Group meets the second Tuesday of each month from 10-11:30 am in the New Ulm Medical Center clinic lower level meeting room. Enter through the clinic and follow the signs. For more information, call 507.217.5173.

  14. May
    12
    Thu

    1. Riverbend Chapter of Minnesota Federation of the Blind – Mankato
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Riverbend Chapter of Minnesota Federation of the Blind is now meeting on the 2nd Thurs of every month at the American Legion Club #11 – 223 East Walnut Street – Mankato MN from 6:30-8:30 pm in the basement meeting room.

      For more information call Jack Rupert President 507.276.4640 or email jerupert@outlook.com

    2. Prairie Piecemakers
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Prairie Piecemakers will have their monthly meeting on Thursday, May 12th at 7 pm at St. Pauls Lutheran church.  Sewing Seeds quilt shop will be the presenters.  We will also have election of officers.

  15. Jun
    4
    Sat

    1. Kaylie & Tyler’s Faith Jam 2016
      10:00 am – 10:00 pm

      Kaylie & Tyler’s Faith Jam 2016

      June 4, 2016
      5K/1 Mile Colorful “Run/Walk”
      3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

      St. Mary’s School
      104 St. Mary’s St. NE
      Sleepy Eye, MN 

      Join us for a free will offering meal, silent auction, guest speakers,
      free music, 5K/1Mile run/walk, games in the park, face painting,
      fun and fellowship!

      Music by 2nd Notion

      To participate in the 5K, 1 mile or 3 on 3 tournament, volunteer
      or donate you can find us at:

      kthumbleheartsfoundation.org
      or
      507.227.4220

      Take advantage of early bird deadline May 20th

      Proceeds benefit
      Scholarships for Sleepy Eye Public, Martin County West,
      and Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s High Schools
      Epilepsy Foundation of MN, Grieving families,
      Families with hardships, Community cohesion events 

       

       

  16. Jun
    6
    Mon

  17. Jun
    9
    Thu

    1. Riverbend Chapter of Minnesota Federation of the Blind – Mankato
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Riverbend Chapter of Minnesota Federation of the Blind is now meeting on the 2nd Thurs of every month at the American Legion Club #11 – 223 East Walnut Street – Mankato MN from 6:30-8:30 pm in the basement meeting room.

      For more information call Jack Rupert President 507.276.4640 or email jerupert@outlook.com

  18. Jun
    14
    Tue

    1. Stroke Support Group – New Ulm Medical Center
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      The Stroke Support Group meets the second Tuesday of each month from 10-11:30 am in the New Ulm Medical Center clinic lower level meeting room. Enter through the clinic and follow the signs. For more information, call 507.217.5173.

  19. Jun
    22
    Wed

    1. State Street Theater presents “Lights Up”
      4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

      The State Street Theater proudly presents

      “Lights Up”

      A variety Show Fundraisers for the State Street Theater.

      Come to the Stage at the State… one North State Street.
      (Please use door #7 off the Washington Street Parking Lot)

      The performances will be presented over the week end of July 22nd – 24th.

      Visit  http://www.statestreetnewulm.org/

  20. Jun
    23
    Thu

    1. Free Household Hazardous Waste
      11:00 am – 6:00 pm

      Free Household Hazardous Waste

      Brown County Highway Garage, 507 Burns Ave. S.- Springfield from 11am to 1pm
      Brown County REA Building, 24386 State Hwy4 – Sleepy Eye from 3pm to 6pm

  21. Jun
    24
    Fri

    1. Ray Wilkens Memorial Golf Scramble
      1:00 pm – 9:00 pm

       

      Ray Wilkens Memorial Golf Scramble
      All proceeds will benefit
      McLeod County Veterans Association

      Friday, June 24th
      Shot Gun start 1:00pm
      Clencoe Country Club

      $70 for non-GCC members
      $60 for GCC members
      $50 for GCC members with cart

      Fee Includes: 18 holes of golf, cart and lunch.
      All Skill levels are welcome!

      To register or call:
      Chad Wilkens 952-454-2741 or wilkens20@yahoo.com
      Bryan Wilkens 612-636-2977 or wilkens.bryan@gmail.com

  22. Jun
    25
    Sat

    1. RIVERSIDE DAYS CO-ED SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT (all-day)
      Jun 25

      Springfield Area Softball Association

      RIVERSIDE DAYS CO-ED SLOW
      PITCH SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

      8 – Team Tournament 
      $125 entry fee, top 3 places paid out
      5-Guys, 5-Girls (rover included)
      Players must be 18 years of age or older
      Guaranteed 2 games
      Each team must provide 1 person to umpire the following game

      FULL CONCESSIONS with BEER/BURGERS/HOTDOGS will be available ALL day!

      Contact Lori at dlgroebner01@gmail.com or 507-381-0766 for more information or to register your team 

    2. ODHC’s 2nd Annual Kids’ Health Fair
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      ODHC’s 2nd Annual Kids’ Health Fair

      Saturday, June 25th from 9am to Noon

      Open Door Health Center
      309 Holly Lane
      Mankato, MN 56001

      We invite you to join us for this Kid- and family- focused morning, which is all about health and fun!

    3. Babe and Swede Wagner Day – MN Music Hall of Fame
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Babe and Swede Wagner Day

      Saturday, June 25, 2016
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm
      Minnesota Music Hall of Fame Museum

      Babe Wagner Band music
      Meet Swede Wagner’s daughter, Jill Wagner
      Tour the MNHF Museum
      Refreshments
      Free admission
      Visit with Wagner Band Fans

      FREE Babe Wagner Band LP Album given to each visitor 

      Minnesota Music Hall of Fame – 27 North Broadway – New Ulm

    4. Open House 50th Wedding Aniversary – John and Stachia Schumacher
      2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      Open House 50th Wedding Aniversary

      John and Stachia Schumacher

      Saturday June 25th
      2:00-5:00 pm
      Comfrey Community Center