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  1. May
    25
    Thu

    1. 1st Annual Beef Brigade Salute
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      1st Annual 

      Beef Brigade Salute

      May 25th
      4 – 8 pm
      Redwood Armory

      Free~Will Donation Meal
      ~Burgers, Beans, Chips, Treat & Beverage

      All proceeds will support:
      *Snowball Express
      *All American Beef Battalion
      *MN Assistance Council for Veterans (MAC-V) 

      for more information call
      Dawn Breitkreutz 507-430-1501
      Justin Seifer 507-430-2507
      Fawn McNamara 507-430-1348
      Jim Mertens 507-430-2261
      Jeannette Mertens 507-828-7656
      Carrie Werner 507-640-1595 

    2. DINNER ON US!
      5:30 pm – 8:00 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 25th

      All are invited to have a nutritious meal.

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

      Menu: Pork Loin, Potatoes, Green Beans, Rolls & Dessert

  2. Jun
    3
    Sat

    1. Popcorn Wagon
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      JUNE 3, 2017

      Popcorn Wagon

      10-5 pm

  3. Jun
    4
    Sun

    1. Open House Bridal Shower
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Open House Come & Go
      Bridal Shower
      Honoring:

      Carie Lynch

      Bride-to-be of

      Joey Zitman

      Sunday, June 4
      1 – 3 pm
      Cathedral of the Holy Trinity
      Leifeld Hall
      605 N. State St, New Ulm

      Parents of the Couple:
      Judy & Mike Lynch
      Jerome & Lenora Zitzman

      The couple is registered at  Target & Kohls 

  4. Jun
    7
    Wed

    1. Bernadotte Lutheran’s Annual WELCA Pie & Ice Cream Social
      5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      Bernadotte Lutheran’s Annual WELCA
      Pie & Ice Cream Social
      Bake Sale & Fun

      Wednesday, June 7th
      5:30 – 8:00 pm
      Bernadotte
      Lutheran Church

      Pie Social Menu:
      Cold Ham Sandwiches
      Hot Turkey Sandwiches
      Pie, Cake & Ice Cream
      Coffee, Lemonade, & Milk

      Featuring Music
      from the
      Lafayette City Band

      “Bake Sale”
      Specialties of the
      Bernadotte Ladies

      Bernadotte Lutheran Church Park
      34122 515th Ave (Co Rd 10)
      *In case of bad weather event will be held indoors 

  5. Jun
    8
    Thu

    1. Popcorn Wagon
      10:00 am – 8:00 pm

      JUNE 8, 2017

      Popcorn Wagon

      10-8 pm

  6. Jun
    10
    Sat

    1. Kaylie & Tyler’s Faith Jam & John Mangen Day (all-day)
      Jun 10

      Kaylie & Tyler’s Faith Jam & John Mangen Day

      June 10, 2017

      10:30-2:00pm - 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament – Sleepy Eye Public School gym 
      1:30-3:30pm - 5K Registration – 601 Water St SW 
      2:30-5:30pm – Free Will Offering Meal (Hotdogs/chips/Walking Taco/Cookie/Rootbeer/Water)
      2:30-5:30pm – Silent Auction 
      3:45pm -          Line up for 5K – Starting Line in the Sleepy Eye Baseball Park parking lot. 
      4:00-5:00pm - 5K Colorful Run/Walk 
      5:00-6:30pm – Concert on the Football Field – Jillian Jones
      7:00pm -         John Mangen Baseball Game – Sleepy Eye Baseball Park 

      Register at: http://kthumbleheartsfoundation.org/

      Register by May 19th will be guaranteed a 5K T-Shirt and race packet.  Those registering after the deadline will be given a T-Shirt and race pack as supplies last.

  7. Jun
    15
    Thu

    1. Lunch and a Bite of History
      12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

      JUNE 15, 2017 

      Lunch and a Bite of History,

      noon in the Annex featuring Doug Bekke,
                                   

      “Military Uniforms of World War I, also at 7pm at Springfield American Legion

    2. WWI Speaker Series: Doug Bekke – “The Military Uniforms of WWI”
      12:00 pm – 12:15 pm

      WWI Speaker Series
      Doug Bekke – “The Military Uniforms of WWI”

      Thursday, June 15, 2017

      12:00 pm – BCHS Annex, 2 N Broadway, New Ulm MN

      7:00 pm – Springfield Area Historical Society – 11 W Central Ave, Springfield, MN

  8. Jun
    23
    Fri

    1. Northland Lumber Run
      4:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      Northland Lumber Run
      Friday, June 23, 2017
      Depot Park – Fairfax

      5K Information
      Friday, June 23, 2017
      Registration 4:30-6:30pm

      Race Starts 7:00pm

      Awards & door prize drawing held after completion of
      5K race (approx 8:00pm). LOTS of door prizes!

      Medals awarded to top 3 male and female
      winners in each age group:

      14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49,
      50-59, 60 & over

      Prizes awarded for best dressed
      male & female

      LUMBERJACK

      Get your plaids, suspenders, hardhats and
      whatever else you can think of,
      out and come have fun!

      www.NorthlandLS.com

      Kids 1K Information

      Registration 4:30-5:30pm
      Race Starts 6:00pm
      Awards & door prize drawing held after completion of
      5K race (approx 8:00pm). LOTS of door prizes!

      Trophies awarded to top male and female
      winners in each age group:
      0-5, 6-8, 9-11, 12-14
      (All kids will receive a small medal when
      crossing finish line)

      Prizes awarded for best dressed
      male & female

      LUMBERJACK

      Get your plaids, suspenders, hardhats and
      whatever else you can think of,
      out and come have fun!

      www.NorthlandLS.com

  9. Jun
    24
    Sat

    1. 23rd Annual 23rd Annual Swedefest
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      23rd Annual

      Swedefest
      family fun festival!

      Bernadotte Lutheran Church Park
      6 miles east of Lafayette
      34122 515th Ave (Co. Rd. 10)

      Saturday, June 24, 2017
      4 – 8 pm

      Great Entertainment ~ In the park, weather permitting
      The Rickheims
      Carver Creek Bluegrass
      Gerry and Carol Larson

      Silent Auction (closing at 7:30)
      Horse~Drawn Wagon Rides
      Kid’s Activities

      Mid-Summer Picnic:
      4 – 7 pm
      Riblet Sandwiches, Potato Salad, Coleslaw, Fruit, Chips, Bars, Beverages

      Adults $10  
      Ages 6 – 12 $5
      5  & under free

      Refreshments: 
      Ice Cream Treats, Beverages 

       

  10. Jul
    13
    Thu

    1. Popcorn Wagon
      10:00 am – 8:00 pm

      JULY 13, 2017

      Popcorn Wagon

      10-8 pm

    2. WWI Speaker Series – BCHS Annex
      12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

      WWI Speaker Series
      Kathryn Goetz – “Women on the Homefront in Minnesota During WWI”

      Thursday, July 13, 2017

      12:00 pm – BCHS Annex, 2 N Broadway, New Ulm MN

  11. Jul
    15
    Sat

    1. Bavarian Blast 5-10K Run/Walk
      8:00 am – 11:00 am

      Bavarian Blast 5-10K Run/Walk

      July 15, 2017

      8:00 am Start

      Register at isyourrace.com

      Earlybird by June 1st: $20.00; by July 4th: $25.00; Day of Race: $30.00

      Registration includes FREE one day admission to Bavarian Blast!!