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  1. Feb
    2
    Mon

    1. Free Grief Support Group Begins Feb 2 – Redwood Area Hospital
      4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

      Free Grief Support Group Begins Feb 2

      The Redwood Are Hospital will be holding an Adult Grief Support Group on Monday, February 2- March 9 from 4:30-6:30 in the hospital’s west conference room.

      There is no cost to participate. It is important the participants attend all six sessions, if possible

      All adults from the area who are grieving the death of a love one are welcome and encouraged to attend these sessions. For more infomration or to register, call Lacey Bruns, LSW, at the Redwood Area Hospital at 507.637.4617 or visit our website at www.redwoodareahospital.org

  2. Feb
    26
    Thu

    1. Free Monthly Community Dinner – Faith United Methodist Church in Sleepy Eye
      5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      Dinner On Us!

      Faith United Methodist Church in Sleepy Eye
      321 1st Ave. South

      Free Monthly Community Dinner
      the last Thursday of every month

      All are invited to have a nutritious meal

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

      Menu:
      Jane’s Penne Pasta
      Bread, Garden Salad, Fruit Salad
      & Dessert Bars 

  3. Mar
    4
    Wed

    1. St Anne’s CCW Annual Hot Dish Supper – Morgan MN
      4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      St Anne’s CCW Annual Hot Dish Supper
      At St. Michaels Catholic Church in Morgan, MN
      Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 
      4:30 pm to 7:00 pm 
       
      New this year,  two new “Kid Friendly” hot dishes
      Spaghetti with Tomato Sauce 
      and Macaroni Cheese 
       
      If you have any questions, please contact Tammy Meyer
      Thank you in advance for your assistance!
      Tammy Meyer
       
      Phone: Cell 507-430-3753
      or          Work: 507-637-4331

  4. Mar
    5
    Thu

    1. Low Vision Resource Group
      1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

      PLEASE JOIN US

      Thursday March 5th, 2015
      1:30 PM

      Ridgeway on 23rd
      720 23rd Street North
      New Ulm, MN

      LOW VISION RESOURCE GROUP
      EVERYONE WELCOMED

      Refreshments and snacks
      If questions contact Monica 354.5680
       

    2. Gallery Exhibit
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      Southwest Minnesota Arts Council announces Gallery Exhibit and Reception featuring the work of JOHN GEORGE LARSON of Milan
      Exhibit runs March 5 – May 1, 2015
       
      The public is invited to visit the SMAC art gallery at their downtown Marshall location and meet artist JOHN LARSON at a reception for his exhibit from 5 – 7:00 PM on
       Thursday, March 5, 2015
       
      *Added bonus:  Enjoy the music of Brad Fernholz of Appleton (acoustic guitar and vocals) from 5:30 – 6:30 PM*

      SMAC GALLERY * 114 North 3rd Street * Marshall
      (Regular Gallery hours are Monday - Friday, 8 am to 12 and 1:00 - 4:30 pm)
    3. “Putting on the Ridge” fine arts celebration
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      WILLMAR, MN – The third annual “Putting on the Ridge” fine arts celebration is set for Thursday, March 5 at 7:00 p.m. at Ridgewater College, Willmar Campus Fine Arts Building.

      This night of music, art and acting is free and open to the public and is sure to tickle and inspire your art-appreciation side.

      New this year will be a live, “improv in painting” activity where a group of about a dozen students will hit the stage with their paints and brushes to create a collaborative large painting.

      Also new this year, see some of your favorite Disney characters come to life in song during several Disney movie selections, including “Frozen,” “Beauty and the Beast”, “The Lion King,” “Pocahontas,” and many more.

      As tradition has it, the student-driven night of entertainment will also include comedy acting sketches and improv, as well as art displays featuring paintings, drawings and more.

       

  5. Mar
    6
    Fri

    1. World Day of Prayer 2015 -First Lutheran Church in Lafayette
      9:00 am – 10:00 am

      Friday, March 6 is World Day of Prayer 2015. The service will be held Friday, March 6 at First Lutheran Church in Lafayette at 10:00 am. Coffee will begin at 9:00 am. World Day of Prayer is an ecumenical celebration of informed prayer and prayerful action. Join in the prayer service written by the women of The Bahamas, which draws us unto a study of Jesus’ radical love as he washes the disciples’ feet.

    2. American Legion FISH FRY
      11:00 am – 8:00 pm

      American Legion
      Seifert-Bianchi Post 132
      13 So. Minn. St. New Ulm, MN

      FISH FRY

      Friday, March 6, 2015
      11:00 am – 8:00 pm
      or until gone

      $11.00 Adults
      $5.00 Children 

    3. New Ulm American Legion Fish Dinner
      11:00 am – 8:00 pm

      New Ulm American Legion Fish Dinner

      11:00 am – 8:00 pm
      March 6, 2015

      $11.00 

      Proceeds go to the Seifert-Bianchi Post 132
      general operating fund 

  6. Mar
    7
    Sat

    1. Baseball & Softball Sign Up Day – Essig
      12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

      Come to the Country & Learn
      the Games of Baseball & Softball

      Sign up day for all Essig Youth
      Teams is Saturday March 7, 2015

      12:30-3:30 Carl’s Corner in Essig

      Girls: Ages 6-18
      Boys: Ages 7-17

      Sign up for 16 &
      Under ASA Softball

      For more information contact:
      Softball
      Ron Domeier 354.8424 or 276.9753

      Baseball
      Doug Radloff 276.4365 

  7. Mar
    8
    Sun

    1. Spring Breakfast – Wabasso Lions Club
      9:30 am – 12:30 pm

      Wabasso Lion’s Club
      Annual Spring Breakfast

      Sunday March 8, 2015
      at the Wabasso Community Center
      9:30 am to 12:30 pm 

      Menu: Eggs, sausage, rolls, toast, juice and coffee 
      Adults – $7
      Students – $4
      Preschool – Free

      Proceeds go to Lions and Community Projects. 

    2. Gibbon Fire & Rescue – Grilled Chicken Dinner
      11:00 am – 6:00 pm

      All you can eat
      Grilled Chicken Dinner

      Sunday March 8, 2015
      11:00 am – 6:00 pm (or until gone)

      Cost- $10 Adults
      $4 Children age 4-12

      Menu- Special recipe grilled chicken, potato salad
      coleslaw, baked beans, dinner roll & beverages

      Take outs available!

      All proceeds benefit the Gibbon Fire Relief Association. 

  8. Mar
    10
    Tue

    1. Senior Dance – St. Peter
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      Senior Dance

      Tuesday, March 10th
      1:00-4:00 pm

      Music provided by
      “Don Klossner”

      American Legion
      229 W. Nassau
      St. Peter

      There will be an admission charge for this event

      Question? Call Sylvia @ 934.7227
      Co-sponsored by the St. Peter Senior Center
      and First National Bank 

  9. Mar
    14
    Sat

    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. 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!!
       
  10. Mar
    15
    Sun

    1. 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

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

      Minnesota Ballroom Operators Association
      presents it’s Srping Appreciation

      FREE DANCE
      Sunday. March 15, 2015

      Kato Ballroom
      200 Chestnut St. Mankato, MN

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

      featuring
      Kris & the Riverbend
      Dutchment &
      The Wendinger Band

      Food and beverages available all day 

      Call Tania Cordes with questions 507.625.7553

  11. Mar
    17
    Tue

    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

  12. Mar
    29
    Sun

    1. Lafayette Girls Softball T-ball, Peanuts, Rookies Sign Up
      10:30 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

  13. Apr
    4
    Sat

    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! 

  14. Apr
    25
    Sat

    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!