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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Apr
    23
    Wed

    1. Pork and German Potato Salad Supper, Hector
      4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

      St. John’s Catholic Church of Hector will serve a Pulled Pork and German Potato Salad Supper in the church hall on Wednesday, April 23, from 4:30-6:30pm.

      Cost is $5/per person, with extra sandwiches $1 each. Mass will follow at 7pm. The meal is sponsored by Catholic United Financial, which will provide up to $500 in supplemental funds in support of the Religious Education and Youth Ministry program.

    2. Sauerkraut Meal, American Legion, New Ulm
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The American Legion and Lions Club of New Ulm will be serving sauerkraut, landjaegers and dumpling or mashed potatoes on Wednesday, April 23, 5-7pm.

      Please come and join us at the New Ulm American Legion Club Room located at 13 South Minnesota Street, New Ulm. The price of the meal is $6.75, which includes coffee and water.

  4. Apr
    24
    Thu

    1. Spring Salad Supper, New Ulm
      4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

      Spring Salad Supper will be held Thursday, April 24, 4-6:30pm, at Oakwood United Methodist Church, 1630 Oakwood Avenue, New Ulm.

      Serving barbeque sandwich, hot salad, meat salads, vegetable salads, fruit salads, cookies, coffee and milk. Adults/$9; children ages 3-12/$4. Bake sale also.

    2. Women’s Networking Event, New Ulm
      4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

      A women’s networking event is coming Thursday, April 24, at the New Ulm Event Center. The event is sponsored by the New Ulm Chamber, Jensen Motors and River Valley Woman.

      Event includes appetizers by Lola’s, door prizes and program by Margi Simmons from the Brave New Workshop in Minneapolis.

      Tickets are $22 and available online or by calling the Chamber at 233-4300. The event goes from 4:30-6:30pm.

  5. 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

    2. Darfur Sportsmen’s Club Smelt and Pollock Supper
      4:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      Darfur Sportsmen’s Club 50th Annual Smelt and Pollock Supper will be held on Saturday, April 26, 4:30-8pm at the Darful Hall.

      Adults/$12; children 5-12/$4; children under 5/free. Handicap accessible.

    3. Hanska Community Library Spaghetti Supper
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Hanska Community Library Spaghetti Supper will be held Saturday, April 26, 5-8pm at the Hanska Community Center. 

      Come enjoy spaghetti, salad, garlic sticks and build your own ice cream sundae station. Free will donation; take-outs/delivery available; plus a bake sale. Usborne Books, plus Hanska Community Library used book sale.

      Proceeds to benefit the Hanska Community Library. Supplemental funds provided by the Brown County Chapter of Thrivent for Lutherans. 

  6. Apr
    27
    Sun

    1. St. James Fire Department Annual Breakfast
      9:00 am – 12:30 pm

      St. James Fire Department Annual Breakfast will be held Sunday, April 27, at the Eagles Club, serving 9am-12:30pm. 

      Serving French toast, ham, muffins, applesauce. Free will donation. All proceeds will go towards rescue equipment upgrades and maintenance.

    2. Pork Chop Dinner, Courtland
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Pork Chop Dinner will be held Sunday, April 27, serving 11am-1pm at Immanuel Lutheran Church, rural Courtland, located 3 miles east of Courtland on County Road 25.

      One chop/$9; two chops/$12; hot dog/$3. Serving pork chop(s) or hot dog, German potato salad, corn, buns, ice cream, beverages. Dine in or take out. Sponsored by the Immanuel Men’s Club and the Immanuel Lites.

    3. Fairfax American Legion Auxiliary Bingo
      1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

      Fairfax American Legion Auxiliary Bingo will be Sunday, April 27, 1:30pm, Fairfax Auditorium.

      Lunch available; 20 games $5; all ages welcome. 

    4. New Ulm Suzuki School of Music Spring Gala
      6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      New Ulm Suzuki School of Music Spring Gala & Silent Auction will be held Sunday, April 27, 6pm, New Ulm Event Center, 301 20th Street South, New Ulm.

      $20/per person in advance; $25/per person at the door. For tickets, contact Judy at 507-276-3928 or Paula at 507-276-5874 or visit www.newulmsuzuki.org.

      Featuring wines from Morgan Creek and food from Lola’s. Live music provided by Allegro Strings and Advanced Piano Students; Silent auction items from local businesses.

  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; Race time 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.

      There will also be a Kids Walk/Run taking place at 10:30am; registration 10am.  Activities and games to follow run. Register by May 2 for $10; ages 12 and under. Late registration does not guarantee a t-shirt.

      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.