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  1. Jun

    1. German Park Concert in the Park Series
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      German Park Concert in the Park Series 2014

      June 2 – The Concord Singers

      June 9 – The Original German Band of New Ulm

      June 16 – Cletus Goblirsch

      June 23 – Molly and Sonny Boy

      June 30 – The Ken and Ken Show

      July 7 – The Afterwhile

      July 14 – Wendinger Band

      July 21 – The Little Prairie Pickers

      July 28 – No Concert, National Night Out

      August 4 – Sleepy Eye Area Concertina Club

      August 11 – The Singing Cowgirl

      August 18 – Larry Mages and the Mages Family Band

      August 25 – The Concord Singers

      Monday Night Concerts start at 7pm at German Park. In case of inclement weather, the performances will be held at the New Ulm Civic Center (1212 North Franklin). Listen to KNUJ for weather related updates. Relay for Life will be selling popcorn and soda.

      Concert Series Co-Sponsored by New Ulm Park and Recreation and KNUJ.

  2. Jun

    1. Mankato Area Community Band
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

      Mankato Area Community Band, free outdoor concerts in Mankato are Tuesdays at 7:30pm at Sibley Park on June 10, 17, 24 and July 8, 15 and 22 – Leas Schwickert Bandshell by the red barn. July 1 will be at Lincoln Park.

      Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy happy music for the whole family. Sibley Park is shaded after 7pm. Rain cancels.

  3. Jun

    1. New Ulm Municipal Band Schedule
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The New Ulm Municipal Band has been in existence for over 65 years and plays marches, old standards, Broadway melodies, patriotic songs, German music and much more, all in beautiful German Park. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held in the New Ulm Civic Center. People should listen to KNUJ AM 860 for the announcement.

      June 11; June 18; June 25; July 16; July 23; July 30 – all at German Park, New Ulm from 7-8pm

  4. Jun

    1. Monthly Community Dinner, New Ulm
      5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

      Monthly Community Dinner, United Church of Christ, 301 South Minnesota Street – 4th Wednesday of the month, 5:30-6:30pm

      June 25; July 23; August 27; September 24; October 22; November 19 (3rd Wed. of month); December 17 (3rd Wed. of month).

  5. Jun

    1. Senior Surf Class
      9:00 am – 11:00 am

      The Minnesota River Area on Aging, Inc. and the Senior LinkAge Line will be offering two classes for beginning internet users. The classes will be held in New Ulm at the Senior High School room 229 on June 30 or August 14 from 9am-11am.

      These are free classes for seniors who would like to learn the basics of operating a computer, learn how to use the internet to find answers to questions and how to use email to stay connected with friends and family. Information is also provided on how to use www.medicare.gov to compare health plans and check your Medicare Summary Notice for accuracy.

      For questions or to register, call Julie at 1-507-276-7376.

  6. Jul

    1. Bernadotte Lutheran Summer Outdoor Service Schedule
      9:30 am – 12:30 pm

      Bernadotte Lutheran Summer Outdoor Service Schedule – relaxed atmosphere…devotion…music with a message and more!

      Sunday, July 6, at 9:30am, music by Wendinger Band

      Wednesday, July 16, at 7pm, music by Monson Band

      Sunday, August 3, at 11am, music by Dick Kimmel

      Wednesday, August 14, at 7pm, music by Allen Carlson and Son

      Sunday, August 24, at 11am, music by Larry Mages

      Bernadotte Lutheran Church is located at 34122 515th Avenue, Lafayette (just 5 miles east of Lafayette on Cty Rd 1 and Cty Rd 4)

  7. Jul

    1. Puppet Wagon Schedule, New Ulm
      6:15 pm – 1:00 pm

      Puppet Wagon, sponsored by New Ulm Park and Recreation and Healthy Communities/Healthy Youth

      2014 Schedule:

      Mondays, German Park, 6:15pm – July 7, 14, 21 and 28

      Tuesdays, Harmon Park, 9:30am – July 8, 15, 23 and 30

      Tuesdays, Lincoln Park, 11am – July 8, 15, 23 and 30

      Thursdays, Washington Park, 9:30am – July 10, 17, 24 and 31

      Thursdays, Hermann Heights Park, 11am – July 10, 17, 24 and 31

      In case of inclement weather, Puppet Wagon may be canceled. Cancellation line: 507-354-9041; New Ulm Park and Recreation: 507-359-8344

  8. Jul

    1. Winthrop Farm City Fun Fest
      12:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Winthrop Farm City Fun Fest July 11-13

      Friday – Pork Chop Feed and the Bar Olympics

      Saturday – Kids Pedal Pull; Bean Bag tournament; street dance

      Sunday – Annual Car Show; parade; chicken dinner

      Free entertainment in the park by Eagle River Band

  9. Jul

    1. 8th Annual Murray County Classic Draft Horse Show
      9:00 am – 8:00 pm

      Saturday, July 12 and Sunday, July 13 – Murray County Fairgrounds, 8th Annual Murray County Classic Horse Draft Show in Slayton

      Show times Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 12:30pm; gates open at 9am both days

      Farm Team Demonstrations-Saturday 10am, south of horse arena. Farming demonstrations on Saturday include stationary rake, plowing, discing, seeding, manure spreading and there will be rope making and corn shellling for all ages.

      Admission is $7/per person and 10 and under/free. Children’s Barn Saturday and Sunday. Farm Teams compete both days of show.

      Visit www.mcdrafthorseshow.com. For more information, contact Joe at 507-227-7845 or email jr_biren@yahoo.com. For Farm Team information, contact Travis at 507-227-9336.

  10. Jul

    1. White Squirrel Festival, Plato
      8:30 am – 1:00 pm

      White Squirrel Festival, Sunday, July 13, Plato City Park, Plato

      8:30am-12pm – Omelet Brunch

      8:30am-12pm – St. Paul’s UCC Silent Auction

      9:30am – Community Church Service – with the MN Adult and Teen Challenge Choir

      10:30am – Hutch Clown Club; Juvenile Fire Safety with Plato Fire Department

      1pm – Duck Races

      9am-1pm – Hamburgers/Hot dogs available

      Proceeds help fund local projects.

    2. 10th Annual Cycle Sunday, Lamberton
      9:30 am – 2:00 pm

      The 10th Annual Cycle Sunday motorcycle gathering will be held at the Lamberton City Park Sunday, July 13. The event will begin with coffee and juice, cookies and rolls at 9:30am with time to visit with other riders and scope out the bikes. The non-denominational outdoor service will begin at 10am. This years event will be in Lamberton’s downtown park, just 3 blocks south of Highway 14 and 1 block west on Main Street.

      A free picnic lunch will be served following the worship service, compliments of the Lamberton Church of Christ. A short area ride will follow for anyone who would like to participate.

    3. Summer Get Together Salad Luncheon, Green Isle
      10:30 am – 1:00 pm

      Summer Get Together Salad Luncheon will be held Sunday, July 13, 10:30am-1pm at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Green Isle. 

      Menu: salads, bbq’s, desserts, lemonade, coffee. Free will offering. Sponsored by LWML. Proceeds for mission projects.

  11. Jul

    1. Brown County’s Annual Twilight Meeting
      7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Brown County’s Annual Twilight Meeting will be held Tuesday, July 15, at 7pm, hosted at the Farm of the Portners’…Tom and Mary and Mark and Lisa, located on 29042 240th Street. 

      Featuring Dairy Knowledge Bowl, hosted by KNUJ’s Brian Filzen; hay rides; judging; free lunch; door prizes; dairy princesses.

      Directions: Co. 27 West of Sleepy Eye, turn north on 285th Street, continue 1.5 miles, then it is on 240th Street

  12. Jul

    1. Bavarian Blast 5K Run/Walk
      8:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The New Ulm American Legion and KNUJ/SAM are the primary sponsors for this year’s Bavarian Blast 5K Walk/Run to be held Saturday, July 19. The race will begin at 9am from the New Ulm Civic Center.

      Pre-registration can be found online at www.itsyourrace.com. Pre-registration participate fee is $25 and if done prior to July 5, a run/walk t-shirt is guaranteed. Registration can also be done beginning at 8am the day of the event for a $30 fee.

      Teams of five or more are encouraged, and if registered by July 5, they will get their own personal color team shirt. 

      Proceeds from this event will go towards New Ulm American Legion Community Youth projects.

      Other participating sponsors include: Nicklasson Athletic; McDonald’s; Anytime Fitness; Menards; Heart of New Ulm; New Ulm Park and Rec. Question, please call 507-276-6212.