−Florescent Bulb Collection – New Ulm – Springfield10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Florescent Bulb Collection
Tauer’s Supervalu, 101 W Central St
10 am -12 pm
New Ulm Steel & Recycling
218 19th Street
2 pm -4:30 pm*There are fees associated with the flourescent bulb collections and e-waste events*+10:00 amFlorescent Bulb Collection – New Ulm – Springfield
−ICE CREAM SOCIAL -Redeemer Lutheran Church4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
ICE CREAM SOCIAL
Thursday, May 14, 2015
4:30- 6:30 pm
Redeemer Lutheran Church
700 South Broadway Street
Pulled pork sandwiches, beans, potato chips,
egg salad sandwiches, pickles, pie & ice cream,
desserts, and beverage+4:30 pmICE CREAM SOCIAL -Redeemer Lutheran Church
−Riverbend Chapter of Minnesota Federation of the Blind – Mankato6:30 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 email@example.com+6:30 pmRiverbend Chapter of Minnesota Federation of the Blind – Mankato
−Property Tax Due for Real Estate & Personal Property11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The first half of property taxes for real estate and personal property will be due on Friday, May 15th. Payments postmarked after the due date are subject to penalty.
Payments may be made in person at the Auditor-Treasurer’s office or the Brown County License Bureau. A drop box is available in the Law Enforcement Center parking lot to accommodate taxpayers as well.+11:00 amProperty Tax Due for Real Estate & Personal Property
−Buddy Poppy Day – VFW8:30 am – 7:15 pm
VFW Buddy Poppy Day
Saturday, May 16
6:00 am – 6:00 pm
Service Stations, Cashwise,
Menards, Runnings- New Ulm
Support our Veterans!
All proceeds to Local Relief Funds,
Veterans in need and Veteran Programs+8:30 amBuddy Poppy Day – VFW
−The Singing Cowgirl- New Ulm Event Center8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
The Singing Cowgirl
New Ulm Event Center
Saturday, May 16, 8 pm
Amazing, Interactive Entertainment
Refreshments available at the bar+8:00 pmThe Singing Cowgirl- New Ulm Event Center
−Poppy Day! – American Legion Auxiliary8:00 am – 7:00 pm
American Legion Poppy Day
Monday, May 18
Downtown New Ulm, Hy-Vee
and Kwik Trip
Support our Veterans!+8:00 amPoppy Day! – American Legion Auxiliary
−Brown County TRIAD Meeting – Springfiled, Cottonwood Ridge Apartments10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Brown County TRIAD MEETING
Tuesday May 19
Cottonwood Ridge Apartments
712 E Cottonwood St.
The speaker this month is Josh Jensen, CEO for St John’s Home in Sprinfield.
Come and learn about nursing homes, assisted living and senior apartments.
This is also a good opportunity to meet your local law enforcement and learn about the
latest scams and how to protect yourself.
For more information contact Opal Dewanz
507.359.9808+10:00 amBrown County TRIAD Meeting – Springfiled, Cottonwood Ridge Apartments
−DAIRY QUEEN BLIZZARD DAY – Pro Kinship for Kids4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
DAIRY QUEEN BLIZZARD DAY
Plus a Real Feel for What PRO KINSHIP FOR KIDS is all about.
May 19, 2015 – All Day Blizzard Sales
Crafts, Games, & Silent Auction
4:00 to 7:30 pm
Come buy a Blizzard any time on May 19, 2015 at the New Ulm Dairy Queen and a portion of the amount you pay for your blizzard will go to fund Pro Kinships for Kids activities. You will be able to enjoy a great and support Pro Kinship at the same time.
Staff and volunteers for Pro Kinship will be available to answer questions, and tell you about the program. From 4:00 – 7:30 pm:
*Decorate a pot and plant bulbs *Tic Tac Toe Toss *Design your own Chinese Lantern
*Face Painting *Fish Bowl Toss *Bean Bag, Ring and Peanut Toss Games
PRO KINSHIP FOR KIDS – 1400 S. STATE STREET – P.O. BOX – NEW ULM, MN 56073 – 359-2445+4:00 pmDAIRY QUEEN BLIZZARD DAY – Pro Kinship for Kids
−Clothing Depot Tip Night at the Pizza Ranch5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The New Ulm Clothing Depot will be having a Tip Night
at the Pizza Ranch
Come enjoy a great meal for a great cause+5:00 pmClothing Depot Tip Night at the Pizza Ranch
−Support Brain Injured Survivors! – Perkins4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Brain Injured Survivors!
New Ulm Location
Wednesday, May 20
Perkins is donating a portion of the evenings sales to MNBIF
for more information about
events and activities+4:00 pmSupport Brain Injured Survivors! – Perkins
−ECFE Vehicle Fair5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
ECFE Vehicle Fair!
Jefferson School Parking Lot
Wednesday May 20
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Enjoy a parking lot full of vehicles for children and their parents to look at and sometimes even sit in!
Fun, Family event!
400 South Payne
New Ulm MN 56073+5:00 pmECFE Vehicle Fair
−Fairfax Area Parkinson’s Support Group11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Parkinson’s Support Group
11:30 am+11:30 amFairfax Area Parkinson’s Support Group
−Little Farm in the Woods Ecumenical Church Service9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Little Farm in the Woods Ecumenical Church Service
Sunday May 24, 2015
Details Sunday May 24-
9:30-10:30 am Coffee, Conversations, and Calories
10:00-11:15 am Service will be songs, sermon, scripture, offering, and more songs
11:15 am Potluck, bring food to share, your own tableware, blankets and /or tables and non-alcoholic beverages
Saturday, May 23 Barn Prep
10:15-10:30 am Coffee and donuts
10:30-11:30 am Volunteers to help clean the barn for service and potluck
Mankato to farm Highways 169 and 60 to MN 68 – 8.8 miles on left Lake Crystal to farm. North on Blue Earth county 20 to MN 68, turn right .4 mile on right
New Ulm to farm 15 to MN 68 east toward Mankato .4 of a mile past BE County 20+9:30 amLittle Farm in the Woods Ecumenical Church Service
−AREA MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES 2015 (all-day)May 25
AREA MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES 2015
ARLINGTON - The Memorial Day Program will be held at the Memorial Park in Arlington, at8:30 a.m., on Monday, May 25.
BELVIEW- Memorial Day program will be held at Odeon Hall at 9:30 a.m.
BROWNTON- Memorial Day service will be held at Oak Grove Cemetery at 10 a.m.
FAIRFAX- Memorial Day service will be held at the Fairfax Auditorium at 9 a.m. Public is welcome.
FRANKLIN- Memorial Day service will be held at the Cedar Mountain Elementary gymnasium at 9:30 a.m. Public is welcome.
GAYLORD- Memorial Day program will be held at the Veterans memorial in the City Park at 10 a.m. Before the program, ceremonies will be held at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery at 9 a.m. and Norwegian Grove Cemetery at 9:30 a.m. After the Memorial Day program ceremonies will be held at Scandian Grove Lutheran Church, Norseland, at 11:30 a.m. Public is welcome.
GIBBON- Memorial Day service will be held at GFW Elementary School gymnasium at 9 a.m. Children of all ages are welcome to participate in the annual Children’s March at the close of the service. There will be no potluck this year.
GLENCOE- Memorial Day Program will be held at Glencoe-Silver-Lake High School gymnasium at 10 a.m.
HANSKA- Memorial Day service will be held at the Hanska Community Center at 10:30 a.m. followed by a potluck dinner. The public who attend the dinner are asked to bring a dish to pass.
JEFFERS- Memorial Day service will be held at the RRC Jeffers Gym at 10:30 a.m. Potluck dinner will be served at the Senior Center at noon.
KASOTA- Memorial Day program will be held at the Kasota Community Center at 9 a.m. Memorial Service following the program at the Kasota Hill Cemetery. Public is welcome to attend luncheon at Community Center after service.
LAFAYETTE- Memorial Day program will be held in the Lafayette Mini-Park at 10 a.m. In case of rain, program will be held in the Community Center.
LAKE CRYSTAL-Memorial Day service will be held at LCWM High School at 9:30 a.m. Public is Welcome.
LAMBERTON- Memorial Day service will be held at the Lamberton American Legion Hall at 10:30 a.m. Potluck meal will be after the program at the Lamberton Hall. Public is welcome.
MADELIA- A brief Memorial Day ceremony will be held at the site of the Veterans Memorial at 9 a.m. following with the annual Memorial Day parade at 9:30 a.m. at the Madelia Elementary School with a Memorial Day program after the parade in the Madelia Elementary Auditorium. In case of rain, parade will not be held and the program at the elementary school will begin at 9:45 a.m
MILROY- Memorial Day program will be held in the Milroy school gym at 10 a.m
MORGAN- Memorial Day service will be held at Gil-Mor Manor at 10:30 a.m. Public is welcome.
NEW AUBURN- Memorial Day program will be held at the High Island Cemetery at 11 a.m.
NEW ULM-A Memorial Day Parade will be held beginning at 9 a.m. The parade forms between 5th and 7th South by St. Mary’s Church and proceeds north on Minnesota Street. Following the parade an observance will be held at the New Ulm City Cemetery. In case of rain, the service will be held at the Civic Center at 1212 N. Franklin.
NICOLLET- Memorial Day program will be held at the Nicollet City Park at 11 a.m and Color Guard will participate in a 2 p.m. service at Hebron Cemetery. In case of rain, both will be held at Legion Friendship Hall.
PLATO- Memorial Day service will be held in the Plato Hall at 9 a.m.
REDWOOD FALLS- Memorial Day program has changed its location to the Redwood Falls National Guard Armory at 6:30 p.m.
SANBORN- Memorial Day service will be held at Sanborn Veterans Memorial at 10 a.m. or the American Legion Hall in case of rain. Public is welcome.
ST. PETER- Memorial Day program will be held at Minnesota Square Park at 10:30 a.m. Following the program there will be honors for the people lost or buried at sea at the Highway 99 Broadway Bridge.
SLEEPY EYE- The Memorial Day program begins with the raising of the flag at Servicemen’s Club at 9 a.m. The Honor Guard will then march from St. Mary’s School to the St. Mary’s Cemetery following the flag-raising. The Honor Guard will march to the Home Cemetery where a program will be held after the St. Mary’s Cemetery program. The Honor Guard will head down to the Leavenworth Cemetery for the final program after Home Cemetery program. In case of bad weather, exercises will be held in St. Mary’s auditorium at 9:30 a.m.
SPRINGFIELD- Memorial Day service will be held in the fine arts auditorium at Springfield Public School at 5 p.m. Public is welcome.
STEWART- Memorial Day service will be held at either the Stewart Fire Barn or the Community Center, depending on size of crowd, at 11:30 a.m.
STORDEN- Memorial Day service will be held at the Storden Baptist Church at 10:30 a.m. Public is welcome.
TRUMAN- Memorial Day Program will be held at Truman Elementary Auditorium at 10 a.m. Public is welcome.
WANDA- Memorial Day service will be held at the Wanda Legion Hall at 10:30 a.m. Lunch will be served following the service.
WINTHROP- Winthrop Honor Guard will be honoring deceased veterans at area cemeteries this Memorial Day. The South Group will be at Clear Lake Methodist at 7:40 a.m., Clear Lake Lutheran at 7:50 a.m., Clear Lake Baptist at 8:05 a.m., and Augustana Lutheran at 8:15 a.m.. The North Group will be at Bismark Lutheran at 7:40 a.m., Tabor at 7:45 a.m., St. Peter (Moltke) at 8:00 a.m., Gibbon Catholic at 8:15 a.m., and the city of Gibbon at 8:25 a.m.. Both groups will be at Immanuel Lutheran in Gibbon at 8:30 a.m. Times for these salutes are approximate.+AREA MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES 2015 (all-day)
−WINTHROP HONOR GUARD – Salute Honoring Deceased Veterans – Gibbon7:30 am – 8:30 am
WINTHROP HONOR GUARD
Salute Honoring Deceased Veterans
At Area Cemeteries
(times are approximate)
Clear Lake Methodist 7:40 am
Clear Lake Lutheran 7:50 am
Clear Lake Baptist 8:05 am
Augustana Lutheran 8:15 am
Bismark Lutheran 7:40 am
Tabor 7:45 am
St. Peter (Moltke) 8:00 am
Gibbon, Catholic 8:15 am
Gibbon, City 8:25
** Both groups at Immanuel Lutheran (Gibbon) at 8:30 am **
.+7:30 amWINTHROP HONOR GUARD – Salute Honoring Deceased Veterans – Gibbon
−Gibbon Memorial Day Service9:00 am – 10:00 am
Gibbon Memorial Day Service
A Memorial Day Service will be held in Gibbon on Monday, May 25, at the GFW Elementary School gym beginning at 9:00 am. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the war poem “In Flanders Fields” which was the inspiration to make the poppy a symbol of remembrance for those who lost their lives in the line of duty. Please join us in commemorating the National Memorial Poppy program while we honor those who have served our country and who fought to keep us a free nation.
Children of all ages will be given American flags and are invited to participate in the annual Children’s March at the close of the service. Note: there is no potluck this year.+9:00 amGibbon Memorial Day Service
−Author Presentation and Book Signing – Fairfax2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Author Presentation and Book Signing
Threads of the Past: Stories of Pioneer Women and Their Quilts written by Fairfax native, Lanie Tiffenbach
Tuesday, May 26th
Fairfax Public Library+2:00 pmAuthor Presentation and Book Signing – Fairfax
−American Legion and the Lions Club of New Ulm – Sauerkraut5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The American Legion and the Lions Club of New Ulm will be serving Sauerkraut, your choice of Dumplings or Mashed Potatoes and choice of Pork or Sausage on Wednesday, May 27th, 5-7:30 pm Coffee and Water will be included. Please come and join us at the New Ulm American Legion Club Rooms located at 13 South Minnesota St. in New Ulm. Everyone is welcome.+5:00 pmAmerican Legion and the Lions Club of New Ulm – Sauerkraut
−Community Forum to Discuss Homelessness – Oakwood United Methodist Church – League of Women Voters6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
A community forum to discuss homelessness in the Area will be held on Wednesday, May 27 at 6:30 PM at Oakwood United Methodist Church, 1630 Oakwood Ave. New Ulm
The evening will begin with a panel discussion and include questions from the community members attending.
Panel members include Representatives from:
Minnesota Valley Action Council
Brown County Social Services
City of New Ulm Housing Department
New Ulm Police Department
Faith Community of New Ulm
The forum is hosted League of Women Voters of New Ulm
Coffee and cookies will be served+6:30 pmCommunity Forum to Discuss Homelessness – Oakwood United Methodist Church – League of Women Voters
−Cedar Mountain School Tour5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cedar Mountain will offer tours of the existing Morgan high school building and new construction on Thursday, May 28 from 5:30 until 7:30 pm. Community members will have an opportunity to tour the existing building and the new construction. A second opportunity to tour the high school will be on Saturday, May 30 from 9:00 until 11:00 in the morning.+5:30 pmCedar Mountain School Tour
−Free Monthly Community Dinner – Faith United Methodist Church in Sleepy Eye5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
DINNER ON US!
At Faith United Methodist Church
in Sleepy Eye
321 1st Ave. South
Doors open at 5:30pm
Serving at 6:00pm
Free Monthly Community Dinner
Thursday, May 28
All are invited to have a nutritious meal.
(Doors always open unless Sleepy Eye Schools cancel
after school activities due to weather)
Garden Salad, Rice & Beans,
Pineapple & Dessert+5:30 pmFree Monthly Community Dinner – Faith United Methodist Church in Sleepy Eye
−Cedar Mountain School Tour9:00 am – 11:00 am
School Tours+9:00 amCedar Mountain School Tour
−Come and go bridal shower Honoring Brittany Black bride to be of Tyler Johnson10:00 am – 12:00 pmCome and go bridal showerHonoring Brittany Black bride to be of Tyler JohnsonOn Saturday May 30th 2015 from 10:00 AM till NoonAt Immanuel Lutheran Church Gibbon MnPlease bring your favorite recipe for the bride to be.The couple is registered at Target, Herbergers, JC Penneys, and Menards+10:00 amCome and go bridal shower Honoring Brittany Black bride to be of Tyler Johnson
−Come & Go Bridal Shower for Andy Guggisberg & Celeste Gorman – Searles MN10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Open House Come & Go Bridal Shower
for Andy Guggisberg & Celeste Gorman
Saturday, May 30
Searles Community Center
in Searles MN
Parents are Jerry & Suzy Guggisberg
and Floyd & Barb Gorman
Registered at Mecy’s & Target+10:30 amCome & Go Bridal Shower for Andy Guggisberg & Celeste Gorman – Searles MN
−JACKPOT JUNCTION FUNDRAISER-Catholic United Financial St. Mary’s and St. Joseph’s Catholic United Council #39 Fairfax MN4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Catholic United Financial
St. Mary’s and St. Joseph’s
Catholic United Council #39
JACKPOT JUNCTION FUNDRAISER
At Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel
Monday, June 1, 2015
4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Free Buffet All you can eat
$3.00 off any beverage
$5.00 Balckjack Match Play
15% Gift Shop discoutn
$5.00 Cash Be-Back
(redeemable the following month)
Tickets can be purchased from any
Catholic United Financial Member
or at Jackpot Junction.
Must be or become an Express Club Member to redeem.+4:30 pmJACKPOT JUNCTION FUNDRAISER-Catholic United Financial St. Mary’s and St. Joseph’s Catholic United Council #39 Fairfax MN
−German Park Concert in the Park – The Concord Singers7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
June 1 – The Concord Singers
Monday Night Concerts start at 7:00 p.m. at German Park.
In case of inclement weather, the performances will be held at the New
Ulm Civic Center (1212 N. Franklin). Listen to KNUJ and look on
Facebook for weather related updates. Call the New Ulm Park and Rec.
Weather Line for cancellations @ 354-9041
Relay for Life will be selling popcorn and soda.+7:00 pmGerman Park Concert in the Park – The Concord Singers
−Music in the Park – Lester Prairie6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Lester Prairie Lion and American Legion and Auxiliary, are hosting “Music in the Park.” It will be held on June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and July 7. This event will be held at the Park on 2nd Ave South near the swimming pool and ball fields. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of fun. The evening activities being at 6 pm with a light lunch, which is being put on by different local businesses or group each week for a small charge per person. Music begins at 7 pm and goes until 8:30 pm
June 2 – Georges’ Concertina Band
June 9 – Lowell Schubert and Nancy Buckentine
June 16- Phyllis Hummel and Swinging Country Band
June 23 – Cindy concertina Band
June 30- Blake Klaustermier
July 7- One More Time Band+6:00 pmMusic in the Park – Lester Prairie
−Free Household Hazardous Waste – Brown County Fairgrounds2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Free Household Hazardous Waste
Brown County Fairgrounds
1201 North State St
2 pm- 6:00 pm+2:00 pmFree Household Hazardous Waste – Brown County Fairgrounds
−Open House Bridal Shower7:00 pm – 9:00 pmOpen House Bridal ShowerHonoring Valerie Lux, Bride to be of Ben Forst,Thursday June 4th, 7:00-9:00 pm at the St. George Parish Center.Parents of the couple are, Denny and Kathy Jo Lux, and Glen and Jackie Forst.Val and Ben are registered at Kohl’s and Target.+7:00 pmOpen House Bridal Shower