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  1. Mar

    1. Saturday Mornings at the Grand for Kids
      9:30 am – 11:30 am

      March 14 -
      Its almost Spring, time to do some house painting, birdhouse that is!! We have the houses, you do the painting

      March 21st-
      We will paint a picture together and when you take it home, it will be ready to hang. Show your family what an artist you are!

      March 28th-
      Well, Easter is a week away, so let’s get together and paint some wooden eggs. They can decorate your home for years! 

      All classes will be 9:30-11:30 am
      Classes are held on the second floor in our community education room
      Ages 6-12 (Class size limited to 15) 
      Each class is $20.00, everything included
      Call 507.359.9222 to save your spot! 

    2. Maid Rites – NU American Legion
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm

      New Ulm American Legion

      Saturday March 14

      Maid Rites

      10:00 am to 1:00 pm or until gone

    3. Holyland Dinner Theater
      5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

      at the Holyland Dinner Theater will be held the next two Saturdays

      March 14 and March 21st

      Social hour 5:00 pm  and a windsor chop dinner at 6:00 pm  followed by entertainment – the play FEUDIN’, FUSSIN’ & FIGHTIN’ which is a hillbilly comedy.

      Reserved tickets are $35 and can be purchased by calling 354.2428

      There will be a matinee with the play on Sunday afternoon, March 22nd at 1:30 pm. Tickets are $8, purchased at the door only

    4. Brooklyn Prochaska Benefit – Kato Ballroom
      6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
      Hey everyone!  Don’t miss this big event.
      March 14th at the Kato Ballroom
      Benefit party for Brooklyn Prochaska
      Brooklyn was born with congenital myopathy and is in need of things to make her life easier.  
      This fun party will begin at 6:30PM with a HUGE silent auction followed by a comedy hypnosis Show at 8:00 PM presented by the amazing Dream Weaver Hypnotist, Randy Buker.
      There will be a cash bar and sandwiches available.
      Don’t miss this party!!
    5. Texas Hold’Em Poker & Bingo
      6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Texas Hold’Em Poker & Bingo

      Saturday March 14
      6-10:00 pm
      New Ulm Event Center

      Ages 21+

      $30 Meal & Poker OR $15 Meal & Bingo 

      $200 Cash prize for 1st place Poker
      $1 Bingo Card and winner takes 25% each round

      Tickets available at:
      New Ulm Chamber
      New Ulm Event Center or
      Brown Co Habitat for Humanity

      Cash Bar
      Silent Auction
      Side Games
      Wine Pull
      Beauty Bar 

  2. Mar

    1. Church of St. Paul – Nicollet Men’s Breakfast
      9:00 am – 10:00 am

      Church of St. Paul – Nicollet

      Men’s Breakfast
      Sunday March 15

      Come one, Come all! Enjoy!
      9-11:30 am

      Served by the men of the Church of St. Paul
      in Nicollet

      Ham and sausage, scrambled eggs, potatoes and beverage

      Adults $7, Children 6-12 $3, 5 and under Free

      Sunday Mass is at 8:00 am

      This is a Catholic Order of Foresters Court 812
      Matching Grant Fundraiser for religious education 

    2. Lafayette Girls Softball T-ball, Peanuts, Rookies Sign Up
      9:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Lafayette Girls Softball T-ball, Peanuts, Rookies Sign Up

      Sign up times:

      March 15: at the Lions Pancake breakfast at the Community Center in Lafayette 9:00 am- 1:00 pm

      March 29: at the Fire Departments ham dinner from 10:30 am – 1:00 pm at the Fire Department

      Registration forms are also available at the C-Store in Lafayette

    3. Men’s Breakfast – Church of St Paul in Nicollet
      9:00 am – 11:30 am

      Men’s Breakfast

      Church of St. Paul
      Nicollet, Minnesota

      Sunday March 15
      9:00 am – 11:30 am

      Enjoy a pre-Saint Patrick’s Day celebration with an Irish breakfast and Bucket Raffle

      Menu: Ham & sausage, scrambled eggs & Irish potatoes, toast, orange juice, coffee & milk

      Adults: $7.00
      Children 6 -12: $3.00
      5 and under: Free 

    4. Catholic Women Dinner and Bake Sale
      10:00 am – 12:30 pm

      Cathedral Council of Catholic Women Dinner and Bake Sale

      March 15
      10:00 am to 12:30 pm

      Annual Sauerkraut and Dumpling Dinner
      St. Mary’s Social Hall
      417 South Minnesota St
      New Ulm

      Menu will be served A-la-carte: Sauerkraut, dumplings, mashed potatoes,
      gravy, green beans, and landjaegers, desserts and beverages 

      Dinner proceeds go to the Diocesan Scholarship Fund
      which provides funds for students, teachers, organists and other  ministries

      Everyone is welcome! 

    5. Trinity Lutheran School Carnival – Nicollet
      11:30 am – 5:00 pm

      Trinity Lutheran School

      Sunday March 15 2015
      11:30 am

      Bouncy House
      Silent Auction
      Pie Auction

      Celebrate and support Lutheran Education
      while enjoying fellowship and fun!

      Trinity Lutheran Church & School
      604 Main St – Nicollet MN – 507.232.3938 
    6. Bingo – St Gregory the Great Catholic Church Lafayette
      1:00 pm – 5:00 pm


      Sunday March 15
      1:00 pm
      St. Gregory the Great
      Catholic Church (Social Hall)

      Grocery & assorted Bingo prizes
      Lunch will be sold
      All ages welcome

      Hosted by:
      St. Gregory the Great CCW

      Donations for Food Shelf welcome! 

    7. Minnesota Ballroom Operators Association Dance
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      Minnesota Ballroom Operators Association
      presents it’s Srping Appreciation

      Sunday. March 15, 2015

      Kato Ballroom
      200 Chestnut St. Mankato, MN

      doors open @ 1:00 pm
      Music 1:30-5:30 pm

      Kris & the Riverbend
      Dutchment &
      The Wendinger Band

      Food and beverages available all day 

      Call Tania Cordes with questions 507.625.7553

  3. Mar

    1. Lafayette Area Lions Jackpot Night
      4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      Lafayette Area Lions
      Jackpot Night

      Monday, March 16

      Cost $15
      Includes: $5 Cash, Free Buffet, $3 off any beverage,
      $5 Blackjack Match Play, 15% Gift shop Discout, $5 Cash Be-back

      Need a ticket? Call Joe Maidl 276.7749
      or just show up 

  4. Mar

    1. Triad Meeting
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      TRIAD (law enforcement and seniors working together) will have it monthly meeting
      on March 17 at 10:00 am the New Ulm Senior Center located at 600 North German St in New Ulm

      Speakers from Lutheran Social Services will be talking about reverse mortgages. There have been many advertisements on televison about reverse mortgages and how they can help pay bills or supply extra money for retirement. Come and learn about the three types of mortgages and how they work.

      Everyone is welcome. This is also a good opportunity to meet your local law enforcement personal and ask any questions you may have about scams or whatever else is going on

      For more information contact Opal Dewanz at 359.9808

    2. St. Patrick’s Day Parade
      5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      St. Patrick’s Day Parade

      5 pm 

      3rd South & MN

      Downtown New Ulm

    3. St. Patrick’s Day Parade – 50th Anniversary! – Gathering of the Clans Banquet
      5:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      St. Patrick’s Day Parade – 50th Anniversary!
      Tuesday March 17 Step off at 5 pm
      Downtown 3rd South Minnesota to the Glockenspiel

      Everyone is welcome to join in the parade
      Get your green on! Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day!

      Gathering of the Clans Banquet
      Tuesday March 17 after the parade
      Don’s Pub aka Veigel’s Kaiserfhoff – Call to reserve seating 359.2071

      Come celebrate with Irish Music and food
      MaCalester Bagpipe Band
      O’Concord Singers
      Jerry Chamberlain Folk Music 

    4. Concord Singers Show
      6:15 pm – 7:15 pm

      Concord Singers Show

      After the St. Patricks Day Parade

      about 6:15 Kaiserhoff

    5. Spring Potluck – Lafayette American Legion
      6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Lafayette American Legion Post 300 and American Legion Auxiliary will have their Spring Potluck on March 17.  Social hour will begin at 6:30 pm followed by dinner at 7. All members and  their guests are welcome.

  5. Mar

    1. ANNUAL MEETING – dinner – Springfield Chamber
      10:15 am – 11:15 am

      ANNUAL MEETING    If you haven’t made your reservation yet -   I would love to here from you today.    The General Board has a great meeting planned.   Beside the business meeting there will be a silent auction and a wine pull.  We have a nice array of donations but there is still room for more.   We get to honor Ben Luense who will receive the Spirit of Springfield award.   Tommy’s is serving our dinner – cost is $12.  Social hour is at 5p.m. and dinner 6 p.m. So please come – just e-mail me today by 3 p.m. if you wish to attend.  spfdchamber@newulmtel.net  33 S Cass Ave

  6. Mar

    1. DINNER ON US! At Faith United Methodist Church
      5:30 pm – 10:45 pm


      At Faith United Methodist Church
      in Sleepy Eye

      Doors open at 5:30 pm
      Serving at 6:00 pm

      Free Monthly Community Dinner
      Thursday March 19

      All are invited to have a nutritious meal 

      (Doors always open unless Sleepy Eye Schools cancel
      after school activities due to weather) 

      Menu: Meatloaf
      Baked Potato, Garden Salad
      Rolls & Dessert 

  7. Mar

    1. CUF Matching Grant Rummage Sale and Lunch -St. Michael’s Church in Morgan
      8:00 am – 6:00 pm

      St. Michael’s Church in Morgan

      CUF Matching Grant Rummage Sale and Lunch

      Friday March 20, 9:00 am-6:00 pm
      Saturday March 21 8:00 am- 1:00 am
      Bag sale starts at 10:00 am 

      Lunch and Fresh Baked Rolls served both days
      Most items .25 Handicap accessible

      St. Michael’s Catholic church Social, Morgan 

  8. Mar

    1. Hotdish Supper at St. Willibrord’s Catholic Church Gibbon
      5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

      On Saturday evening, March 21st, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., there will be a Hotdish Supper at St. Willibrord’s Catholic Church social hall in Gibbon, serving all you can eat, of a wide variety of hotdishes, salads, bread, desserts and beverage.  The benefit is for parish youth, who are fundraising for Youth Conferences.

  9. Mar

    1. Morton Sr. Citizens’ Casino Night at Jackpot Junction Fund Raiser
      4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      Morton Sr. Citizens’
      Casino Night at
      Jackpot Junction
      Fund Raiser

      Monday, March 23, 2105
      4:30-7:30 pm

      Package includes: $5 Cash, Free Buffet, $3 off any
      beverage, $5 Blackjack Match play, 15% Gift shop
      Discount, $5 Cash Be-back
      Over $30 Value 

      $15 each
      Available at Morton City
      Hall, or at the Casino’s Classic
      Lounge the evening of
      the event

      Must have a valid photo ID

      Proceeds will go toward activities for our seniors!

  10. Mar

    1. Pro Kinship for Kids Fundraiser at Happy Joe’s in New Ulm
      5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      Come one come all to Happy Joe’s
      to support Pro Kinship for Kids

      Tuesday, March 24,2015
      5-7:30 pm
      New Ulm Happy Joe’s

      A portion of the sales will support Pro Kinship for Kids programming and all tips collected that night as Prod Kinship for Kids Mentors and Mentees serve and clear table for you will also go to support our activities

      Questions: contact Pro Kinship for Kids
      1400 S State
      New Ulm
      359.2445 or 1.800.642.5779 

  11. Mar

    1. Soup and Salad Luncheon and Boutique – Hector United Methodist Church
      11:00 am – 10:00 pm

      Hector United Methodist Church
      300 2nd St W

      Soup and Salad Luncheon
      and Boutique

      Wed. March 25th
      starting at 11:00 

      Adults – $9.00
      Preschool – Free 

      Questions – call 320.848.2597

  12. Mar

    1. 23rd Annual Roast Pork Loin Supper – First United Methodist Church Sleepy Eye MN
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      First United Methodist Church
      Sleepy Eye MN 

      23rd Annual
      Roast Pork Loin Supper

      Thursday, March 26, 2015
      4:30- 7:00 pm

      Adults: $10 in advance $10.50 at the door
      Children: 5-10 $5 in advance $5.50 at the door

      Menu Includes:
      Roast Pork, Scalloped Potatoes, Corn, Apple Sauce, Buns & Pickles
      Assorted Pies & Desserts, Beverage

      Handicap Accessible
      Take-outs Available
      For Adults 

  13. Mar

    1. 35th Annual Home & Health Show
      3:00 pm – 2:30 pm

      35th Annual Home & Health Show

      New Ulm Civic Center
      1212 N Franklin

      March 27-29

      Friday 3-8 pm
      Saturday 10 am – 6 pm
      Sunday 11 am – 4 pm

      Daily Drawings!
      Free Seminars!
      200 Booths!

      Free Admission! 

  14. Mar

    1. Gladiolus Flower Bulb Auction
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Gladiolus Flower Bulb Auction

      Saturday March 28

      Minnesota Gladiolus Society annual bulb/corm  auction, free and open to the public, will be held in the Community Room of the Cologne Community Center, 1211 Village Parkway, Cologne MN 55322

      The Auction starts at 1 pm ending about 3 pm

      If you want to know more about how to grow and show Gladiolus flowers a short program will be offered at 12:30 pm. This is a great opportunity to purchase varieties of gladiolus flowers you will not find at garden centers and you set the price. 

      Questions or directions call Roger Storms 612.618.8365

  15. Mar

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

      Smoked Ham
      & Pancake Breakfast

      St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
      Green Isle 

      Sunday March 29, 20-15
      8:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Menu: Pancaked, scrambled eggs, ham, cheese,
      applesauce, bars and beverage 

      Free will offering

      Please feel free to join us for worship
      service at 9:00 am 

    2. Nicollet Firemen’s Pancake, Egg, Sausage Breakfast
      9:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Nicollet Firemen’s Pancake, Egg, Sausage Breakfast

      Nicollet Fire Hall
      400 3rd Street
      Nicollet MN 56074

      Sunday March 29, 2015
      9:00 am to 1:00 pm

      All proceeds go to Nicollet Firemen’s Relief Association