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  1. 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 

  2. 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 

  3. 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 

  4. 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 

  5. 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.

  6. 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

  7. 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 

  8. 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.

  9. 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

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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 

       

       

  13. Jun
    6
    Mon

  14. 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

  15. 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.

  16. Jun
    25
    Sat

    1. 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 

    2. Arlington Raceway – Jam the Stands and Jam the Trailer
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Arlington Raceway presents

      Jam the Stands and Jam the Trailer
      Salute to Agriculture

      Saturday, June 25th

      Arlington Raceway, Sibley County Fairgrounds, Arlington, MN

      $1 off grandstand admission for each item donated to the Sibley County Foodshare, up to $10

      Grandstand  & Pit Gates Open at 4pm
      Racing at 7pm

       

      More information at www.ARLINGTONRACEWAY.com

  17. Jul
    4
    Mon

    1. July 4th Celebration in Turner Hall Park (all-day)
      Jul 4

      July 4th Celebration in Turner Hall Park

      No need to leave town to have a Fantastic Fourth of July!  Come to Turner Hall for live music and beer garden.

      102 S. State St

      You are invited to bring lawn chairs & blankets.

      Burgers & Good Ole German Food
      Turner Ladies Pie Social, 11:30 – 7:00
      Bean Bags & Volleyball available

      Entertainment from 11 – 6:15 pm
      11 ~ Concord Singer (Stage 1)
      12:20 Dain’s Dutchmen (Stage 2)
      1:40 Schell’s Hobo Band (Stage 1)
      2:50 Adam’s Jammers (Stage 2)
      4:00  Schell’s Hobo Band (Stage 1)
      5:00 Wendinger Band (Stage 2)

      Will move inside for inclement weather.  No coolers please 

  18. Jul
    7
    Thu

    1. St. James Blood Drive
      1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      St. James Blood Drive

      Location:  St. James Catholic Church – Marian Hall
      (707) 4th Street South, St. James)

      Thursday, July 7, 1 – 7 pm
      Friday, July 8, 8 am – 12 pm

      For appointments call
      1-800-733-2767
      or www.redcrossblood.org enter sponsor code:  STJAMESMN 

  19. Jul
    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.

  20. Jul
    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

  21. Jul
    20
    Wed

    1. Glencoe Lions Club “Music In The Park”
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Glencoe Lions Club “Music In The Park” series continues on Wednesday, July 20 at Oak Leaf Park, Shelter #2. 

      Free live music, sponsored by McBride Chapel, features Jim and Mike Wendolek with their Old-Time favorites.  They are returning for the fifth season.  

      The Glencoe Lions will be serving a meal with a shredded beef or a pulled pork sandwich, chips, pickles, dessert and beverage at a nominal fee from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., with the music beginning at 6:30 p.m.

      Bring your lawn chair and Bring a Friend!  Collection boxes for used eyeglasses and hearing aids will also be available.

  22. Jul
    21
    Thu

    1. Truman Days Celebration (all-day)
      Jul 21 – Jul 24

      Truman Days Celebration

      July 21st – 24th

       

      City wide garage sale with over 57 sales….there will be something for everyone!

       

      Truman Days vintage tractor ride

       

      Farmers Market! Softball and bean bag tournaments!

       

      Lots of Food and Craft venders

       

      Concord singers at noon and again at 2:00 pm

      The Schell’s Hobo band and

      Cash Owens will entertain you at the park

       

       

      5k run/walk! Engine Blow! Carriage Rides!

      Petting zoo, Inflatable’s, kids tractor pull! Face painting

       

      And the Grand parade with 130 units on Saturday night including Su FuDu drum line, and Groove SummerLine.

       

      Street dance Saturday night featuring Tub Boat Rampage.

       

       

      Truman Days Celebration

       

       

      July 21st – 24th

  23. Jul
    28
    Thu

    1. Music in the Winthrop City Park
      7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Harry Mages Band

      Where: Winthrop City Park

      When: August 2nd 7:30  

      Sponsored by:

      The Winthrop Lions Club

      Winthrop Chamber of Commerce

      Refreshments will be available.

      Prizes that have been donated by area businesses will be given away.

      Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the evenings events.

      This activity is funded in part by the Prairie Lakes Regional Arts with an appropriation from the Minnesoat state legislature.  

  24. Jul
    30
    Sat

    1. 13th Annual Lafayette Antique Tractor Pull
      8:30 am – 2:00 pm

      13th Annual Lafayette Antique Tractor Pull

      Saturday, July 30th, 2016.

      Weigh in time: 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. (No Later)
      Start Time: 11:00 a.m. SHARP

      Entry Fees
      Early entries due by July 28th 2016:  $15.00
      Day of the Event:  $20.00

      Tractors must be 1959 or before

      Factory Classes
      3500   4500   5500
                 6500   7500                  

      Hobby Stock Classes 
      4500     5500    6500
         
       7500      900     10500    

      Powder Puff
      5500       6500 

      Drivers under 18 years old must have written consent


      To pre-register or other questions contact:

      Mike Hass Home: 507-228-8375              Leann Horak: 507-276-2027
      Cell: 507-317-2487                                      Kevin Enter: 507-995-3493
      Paul Gieseke: 507-359-2745 

                                     

       

       

    2. BCPPA Summer Picnic
      12:30 pm – 4:00 pm

      Brown County Poultry and Pigeon Association invites all past and present members to our summer picnic Saturday, July 30 Hermann Heights Park, Shelter #1.  Serving at 12:30 – Picnic ends at 4:00 pm. Bring a dish to pass.  BCPPA provides beverages and all picnic supplies.  Questions call Trevor 507-375-4716