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  1. Feb
    17
    Mon

    1. Hillstrom Museum of Art
      11:15 am – 12:15 pm

      The Hillstrom Museum of Art presents two concurrent, complimentary exhibitions: Minna Citron: The Uncharted Course from Realism to Abstraction and Peggy Bacon, Keeping the Realist Course, on view February 17 through April 17, with an opening reception Monday, February 17, 7-9pm. There will be a Gallery Talk at 7:30pm by Christiane H. Citron, granddaughter and scholar of Minna Citron.

  2. Mar
    27
    Thu

    1. Brown County Public Health Vaccine Clinics
      12:30 pm – 3:00 pm

      The Brown County Public Health in coordination with the schools in Brown County and the Minnesota Department of Health will be offering Adolescent Vaccine Clinics in schools throughout  the county through April 23. The Vaccines will be offered for FREE to 6th – 12th grade students.

      Springfield High School in Springfield, Thursday, March 27, 12:30-3pm

      New Ulm Public High School, New Ulm, Tuesday, April 1, 1:30-5:30pm

      Riverbend, New Ulm – to be determined

      Comfrey Public School, Comfrey, Thurdsay, April 3, 12:30-3pm

      Minnesota Valley Lutheran School, New Ulm, Friday, April 11, 12:30-3pm

      New Ulm Area Catholic Schools, New Ulm, Monday, April 14, 1:30-4pm

      Sleepy Eye Public School, Sleepy Eye, Wednesday, April 16, 1:30-4pm

      St. Mary’s Catholic School, Sleepy Eye, Wednesday, April 23, 11am-3pm

      For the immunization clinic dates and times or for more information and to complete the necessary forms, go to the Brown County Public Health website, or the individual school website, or call 507-233-6820.

  3. Apr
    3
    Thu

    1. Powerful Tools for Caregivers Course, Springfield
      6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      Powerful Tools for Caregivers Course will be held Thursday evenings April 3 – May 15 (no class on Thursday, April 17), 6-7:30pm at The Maples of St. John, Springfield.

      This six-week course offers you, the Caregiver, ideas and actions you can take to reduce stress; communicate your concerns to physicians and family members; ways to deal with anger, guilt and depression; relaxation and positive self-talk and more. 

      Register by calling Claire at 507-723-3244. Must register by March 28. This is free.

  4. Apr
    16
    Wed

    1. Pro Kinship for Kids Fundraiser
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Come to enjoy an Easter Day themed Family Fun Night at McDonald’s in New Ulm on Wednesday, April 16, from 4-7pm.

      Everyone who dines in or takes out food on this night – 10% of the business from 4-7pm will go to support Pro Kinship for Kids programming.  There will be a special appearance by the Easter Bunny, so bring your camera.

      Pro Kinship for Kids Volunteers will also be running games, such as Hole in One; Ring Toss; Peanut Toss for prizes. There will be some Easter activities to enjoy as well as face painting. Drawing will be held for adults and kids, as well as materials available on Pro Kinship for kids.

  5. Apr
    18
    Fri

    1. Brown County Heartland Express
      6:30 am – 3:00 pm

      The Brown County Heartland Express buses will not be running in New Ulm this coming Easter Sunday, April 20. Services resume on Monday, April 21. 

      For your upcoming transportation needs, call Brown County Heartland Express at 359-2717 or countywide at 1-800-707-2717. One day advance reservation is needed. Same day requests for medical appointments will be considered on a space available basis. Monday ride requests need to be made by 3pm the previous Friday. Calls are taken from 8am-3pm, Monday through Friday.

    2. Tourism Roundtable, New Ulm
      11:30 am – 2:00 pm

      On Friday, April 18, respected tourism expert, Kent Gustafson, will be in New Ulm to participate in the next “Tourism Roundtable”, sponsored by the New Ulm Convention and Visitors Bureau.

      He will analyze some websites to show how they work well and how they might be improved. He will offer pointers on what you can do to make your website more user-friendly and to effectively draw people to your festival or event, as well as telling you what many users expect and need to see on your site. It promises to be fascinating!

      This will take place at the New Ulm Country Club, with a sandwich buffet at 11:30am and Mr. Gustafson beginning his presentation at 12pm, ending at 1pm. Kent will stay around for questions. It is open to the public.

      The fee, including the meal, is $10 and you need to pre-register in advance by calling Chamber of Commerce/CVB 888-463-9856 or 507-2333-4304 or by email tsveine@newulmtel.net

  6. Apr
    26
    Sat

    1. Celebrate Sound Walk, New Ulm
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Celebrate Sound – Don’t Walk in Silence will take place Saturday, April 26, at 9am in New Ulm at the Don Wendel Agency/Horace Mann Insurance, 26 South Minnesota, New Ulm. 

      A walk and fundraiser for hearing health! Contact Denise at denise@knuj.net. Register or donate online: www.MyCelebrateSound.org/New Ulm

  7. Apr
    30
    Wed

    1. The Aging Population Shift Community Forum
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Aging Population Shift Community Forum Wednesday, April 30, 6-8pm at the New Ulm Public Library.

      Is New Ulm prepared for: Housing Options? Health Care? Mobility and Accessibility? Care Giver Support? Civic Engagement?

      Presented by The League of Women Voters, New Ulm

  8. May
    3
    Sat

    1. Turner Ladies Annual Bake Sale
      9:30 am – 12:00 pm

      Turner Ladies Annual Bake Sale will be held on Saturday, May 3, 9:30am at Turner Hall, 102 South State, New Ulm. Please use back entrance.

      There will be Schmierkuchen; sauerkraut; German potato salad; breads; cookies; bars; cakes and much more.

  9. May
    6
    Tue

    1. Mobile Apps for Business Seminar, New Ulm
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      We have now received a total of 9 registrations with several of you sharing that you could not make it for the April 3rd date.  In an effort to give more of you an opportunity to register and attend, the seminar has been rescheduled for Tuesday May 6th from 1:00-3:00PM in the Riverview Room at the New Ulm Country Club.

       

      Mobile Apps for Business, Presented by WorkSmart Seminars will be held Thursday, April 3, 1-3pm, New Ulm Country Club, Riverview Room. This is a seminar for business professionals, small business owners, sales and service professionals.

      The Mobile Apps for Business offers in in-depth look into a variety of Mobile Apps available for business professionals. Mobile Apps offer a variety of ways to streamline day to day business processes while also offering new, cutting edge business tools. Attendees can expect to leave with new Mobile Apps that they can put to use that same day.

      Seating is limited to 40 attendees so register today.

  10. May
    16
    Fri

    1. Hanska’s Syttende Mai, Hanska
      3:00 pm – 6:30 pm

      “Home is Where the Heart Is” will be a Hanska’s Syttende Mai Show of Comedy and Song. This will take place on Friday, May 16 and Saturday, May 17, 3pm and 7pm. Reserve your tickets now by calling 507-439-6213.

      Visit Hanska on Sunday, May 18, for the parade and enjoy the music and food in the park.

  11. May
    17
    Sat

    1. Hanska’s 4th Annual Uff Da 5K Walk/Run
      8:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Hanska’s 4th Annual UFF DA Just for Fun 5K Walk/Run will be held Saturday, May 17, Hanska City Park, registration 8-9am

      Pre-register by May 2 for $18; entry fee includes t-shirt, water and fruit. (Late registrations will be accepted after May 2 at the cost of $10 and does not guarantee a t-shirt)

      All proceeds will benefit Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute Expansion Campaign in New Ulm.

      Contact Rhonda for more information at 507-439-6453. All walkers/runners are eligible for door prizes. 

      We are also adding a team event. If you sign up as a team (4 or more people) put your team captain or team name on the entry form – for every person on your team after 4 will be entered in a separate drawing for a gift certificate.

  12. May
    18
    Sun

    1. Benefit for Carson Davis Verzalik
      11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      There will be a fundraiser for Carson Davis Verzalik on Sunday, May 18, 11am-3pm at the New Ulm Event Center, 301 20th Street South, New Ulm.

      Free will offering; roasted pork dinner; take outs available; silent auction; live auction at 12pm; games; activities; bake sale. All proceeds to benefit A Cure for Carson!

      To volunteer or donate items to the auctions, contact Jasmine at 507-240-2288 or Laura at 507-276-9805. Items may be dropped off at : Citizen’s Bank or Oak Hills Living Center in New Ulm or Americana Bank or McCabe’s Ace Hardware in Sleepy Eye. Tax deductible donations may be made payable to: Thrivent Financial Chapter 31200 and mailed to: Flocks of Love – A Cure for Carson, PO Box 161, New Ulm, MN  56073.

      Carson, one year old son of Paul and Jen (Johnson) Verzalik, brother of Collin, was diagnosed with Stage 4 Neuroblastoma (a childhood cancer) on January 23, 2014. He has endured numerous medical procedures and surgeries.  Carson will eventually have surgery to remove the primary tumor on the adrenal gland located above his right kidney.