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  1. May
    28
    Sat

    1. Kiesling House open for season
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      The historic Kiesling House located downtown New Ulm is opening this coming weekend Saturday, May 28, Sunday, May 29 and Monday May 30.

       

      Where:  Located downtown New Ulm at 220 North Minnesota Street

      Hours:  Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day on Sat & Sun: 1:00 – 4:00; for group tours, spring, summer & fall & other times during special events in New Ulm

      Admission:  $3.00 per person – Free 5 and under

      Contact Info:  507-351-2636 www.kieslinghouse.org Follow us on Facebook

  2. May
    30
    Mon

    1. Tip Night Happy Joe’s
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Monday, May 30
      5-7 PM

      Happy Joe’s will donate a portion of
      the buffet sales to MNBIF.

      A brain injured veteran will receive the tips.

      May is
      National Stroke Avareness
      Month! 

  3. May
    31
    Tue

    1. “Lights Up!” A Variety Show Fundraiser for the State Street Theater
      11:30 am – 12:30 pm

      “Lights Up!”

      A Variety Show Fundraiser for the State Street Theater

      AUDITIONS: Tuesday and Wednesday May 31 & June 1 at 7:00 pm – Saturday June 4 at noon

      WHERE:  On stage at the State: 1 North State Street

      Please use Door #7 off of Washington Street parking lot

      REHEARSALS: Flexible

      PERFORMANCES: Friday-Sunday, July 22-24, 2016

  4. Jun
    3
    Fri

    1. New Ulm Boy Scouts Fun with Son Overnight campout (all-day)
      Jun 3 – Jun 4

      New Ulm Boy Scouts Fun with Son Overnight campout.

      June 3rd & 4th

      New Ulm Fairgrounds

    2. Pie & Ice Cream Social – Community Band Concert – Lafayette
      5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      St. Gregory the Great
      Catholic Church

      Pie & Ice Cream Social

      Friday, June 3
      5:30 – 7:30 pm

      Lafayette Community Center

      Serving: BBQ Sandwiches, hot dogs, salads, chips, pie desserts, ice cream
      coffee and lemonade

      Join us!

      Stay for the Lafayette Community Band Concert at 7:30 

  5. Jun
    4
    Sat

    1. Kaylie & Tyler’s Faith Jam 2016
      10:00 am – 10:00 pm

      Kaylie & Tyler’s Faith Jam 2016

      June 4, 2016
      5K/1 Mile Colorful “Run/Walk”
      3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

      St. Mary’s School
      104 St. Mary’s St. NE
      Sleepy Eye, MN 

      Join us for a free will offering meal, silent auction, guest speakers,
      free music, 5K/1Mile run/walk, games in the park, face painting,
      fun and fellowship!

      Music by 2nd Notion

      To participate in the 5K, 1 mile or 3 on 3 tournament, volunteer
      or donate you can find us at:

      kthumbleheartsfoundation.org
      or
      507.227.4220

      Take advantage of early bird deadline May 20th

      Proceeds benefit
      Scholarships for Sleepy Eye Public, Martin County West,
      and Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s High Schools
      Epilepsy Foundation of MN, Grieving families,
      Families with hardships, Community cohesion events 

       

       

  6. Jun
    6
    Mon

    1. Concert in the Park Series 2016 – German Park New Ulm
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      June 6 The Concord Singers

      June 13 The Vine Garage Band

      June 20- The Original German Band

      June 27- Molly & Sonny Boy

      July 11 -The Wendinger Band

      July 18- The Ken & Ken Show

      July 25 -NNO – Schell’s Hobo Band

      August 1 -Sleepy Area Concertina Club

      August 8 -Larry Mages & the Mages Family Band

      August 15- The Lonny Carpenter Band

      August 22- DD & Rosco

      August 29- TBD

      Listen to KNUJ and look on Facebook for weather related updates. Call New Ulm Park and Rec Weather Line for cancellations @ 354.9041.

      Relay for Life will be selling popcorn and soda.

  7. Jun
    9
    Thu

    1. Riverbend Chapter of Minnesota Federation of the Blind – Mankato
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Riverbend Chapter of Minnesota Federation of the Blind is now meeting on the 2nd Thurs of every month at the American Legion Club #11 – 223 East Walnut Street – Mankato MN from 6:30-8:30 pm in the basement meeting room.

      For more information call Jack Rupert President 507.276.4640 or email jerupert@outlook.com

  8. Jun
    12
    Sun

    1. Annual Parish Festival
      10:00 am – 1:30 pm

      Church of St. Paul 
      Nicollet

      Annual Parish Festival
      Sunday, June 12th

      Join us for mass ….. starting at 10 am

      Then stay for a delicious dinner!

      Hog Roast and Barbeque Chicken Dinner
      Served from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

      Stay for fun!!!

      Bingo ~ silent auction ~ bucket raffle ~ perennial plant sale ~ beer garden

      Tickets
      Ages 12 and up  $12 ~ Ages 5-11 $6 ~ Under five ~ free

      Come, enjoy a delicious meal and have fun!!!

    2. FLAG DAY – HARKIN STORE
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      FLAG DAY
      SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016  1-4- PM

                                            FLAG DAY AT THE HARKIN STORE

      On Sunday, June 12th, is our Flag Day program.  We, at the Harkin Store will be
      having information about our nation’s flag.  How did the flag start?  How has 
      the flag evolved?  What does the design of the flag mean?  What did the flag 
      of the 1870′s look like?  Our program will answer these questions.  Our program 
      will be from 1 to 4 pm.

      Our gift shop will have many books, toys, unique and hand crafted items and also
      10 cent candy.  The shop is open the same hours as the store.

      The 1870′s Harkin Store is open from 10 to 5 pm everyday except Mondays in June, 
      July and August.  The admission to the program is included with admission to the 
      store.

      The store is located nine miles northwest of New Ulm on Nicollet County Road 21, 
      or the bottom road, or nine miles east of Fort Ridgely.  For more information contact 
      the store at 1-507-354-8666 or Nicollet County Historical Society which operates 
      the store at 1-507-934-2160.

  9. Jun
    13
    Mon

    1. CONCERT IN THE PARK SERIES 2016 – GERMAN PARK NEW ULM
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      June 13-The Vine Garage Band

      June 20- The Original German Band

      June 27- Molly & Sonny Boy

      July 11 -The Wendinger Band

      July 18- The Ken & Ken Show

      July 25 -NNO – Schell’s Hobo Band

      August 1 -Sleepy Area Concertina Club

      August 8 -Larry Mages & the Mages Family Band

      August 15- The Lonny Carpenter Band

      August 22-DD & Rosco

      August 29- TBD

      Listen to KNUJ and look on Facebook for weather related updates. Call New Ulm Park and Rec Weather Line for cancellations @ 354.9041.

      Relay for Life will be selling popcorn and soda.

  10. Jun
    14
    Tue

    1. Stroke Support Group – New Ulm Medical Center
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      The Stroke Support Group meets the second Tuesday of each month from 10-11:30 am in the New Ulm Medical Center clinic lower level meeting room. Enter through the clinic and follow the signs. For more information, call 507.217.5173.

  11. Jun
    19
    Sun

    1. FATHERS DAY AT HARKIN STORE
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      FATHER’S DAY AT HARKIN
      SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2016  1-4 PM 

      FATHER’S DAY AT THE HARKIN STORE

      Men of all sorts will enjoy the program for Father’s Day, men will be having their
      interests on display and will answer any questions.  Dan Cochran from Morgan, 
      Minnesota, will have his leather crafts at the store.  He will have a large display 
      of his work and will answer any questions and you can place orders also.

      Any other men that would like to come and share their interest please come and 
      enjoy the afternoon of sharing.

      The 1870′s Harkin Store is open from 10 to 5 pm everyday except Mondays in June,
      July and August with a variety of programs on Sunday afternoons from 1 to 4 pm.
      Come and take a trip back in time and see 40% original merchandise on the shelves
      and learn about the store and  West Newton area.

      The gift shop will be open the same hours as the store and has many books, toys, 
      unique and hand crafted items, also 10 cent candy.

      The store is located nine miles northwest of New Ulm on Nicollet County Road 21, or
      the bottom road, or nine miles east of Fort Ridgely.  For information contact the store
      at 1-507-354-8666 or Nicollet County Historical Society  which operates the store at
      1-507-934-2160.

  12. Jun
    20
    Mon

    1. CONCERT IN THE PARK SERIES 2016 – GERMAN PARK NEW ULM
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      June 20- The Original German Band

      June 27- Molly & Sonny Boy

      July 11 -The Wendinger Band

      July 18- The Ken & Ken Show

      July 25 -NNO – Schell’s Hobo Band

      August 1 -Sleepy Area Concertina Club

      August 8 -Larry Mages & the Mages Family Band

      August 15- The Lonny Carpenter Band

      August 22- DD & Rosco

      August 29- TBD

      Listen to KNUJ and look on Facebook for weather related updates. Call New Ulm Park and Rec Weather Line for cancellations @ 354.9041.

      Relay for Life will be selling popcorn and soda.

  13. Jun
    22
    Wed

    1. Midsummer’s Festival at Swedlanda Lutheran Church
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Join us for a Midsummer’s Festival at Swedlanda Lutheran Church on Wednesday, June 22. An Ice-Cream Social will be held from 4:30 – 7:00 pm, with pulled pork sandwiches, beans, potato salad, pie, and home-made ice cream. A program will begin at7 p.m. and will feature Allen and Matt Carlson, a father and son team who will provide an evening of fun entertainment for the family. Invite your friends! Swedlanda Lutheran Church is 9 miles southwest of Hector, 73950 County Road 16. Please call 320-848-2490 for further information.

  14. Jun
    25
    Sat

    1. RIVERSIDE DAYS CO-ED SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT (all-day)
      Jun 25

      Springfield Area Softball Association

      RIVERSIDE DAYS CO-ED SLOW
      PITCH SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

      8 – Team Tournament 
      $125 entry fee, top 3 places paid out
      5-Guys, 5-Girls (rover included)
      Players must be 18 years of age or older
      Guaranteed 2 games
      Each team must provide 1 person to umpire the following game

      FULL CONCESSIONS with BEER/BURGERS/HOTDOGS will be available ALL day!

      Contact Lori at dlgroebner01@gmail.com or 507-381-0766 for more information or to register your team 

  15. Jun
    26
    Sun

    1. CARVER CREEK BLUEGRASS – HARKIN STORE
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      CARVER CREEK BLUEGRASS
      SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 2016 1-4 PM

      CARVER CREEK BLUEGRASS

      The Carver Creek Bluegrass, a family band of 5 siblings will be performing a variety of
      music playing the typical banjo, guitar, bass and fiddle and some unusual ones, like the
      bodran and musical saw,playing selections of bluegrass, old time, gospel and Irish music.
      We are glad to have the family back again for our program.  They will play from 1 to 4 pm 
      on Sunday, June 26th.  Come and bring a lawn chair or enjoy the porch and enjoy the
      afternoon of music.  The family will also have their CD”s for sale.

      The admission to the store is included with admission to the program.  The gift shop is
      open the same hours as the store.  It is filled with books, toys, hand crafted and unique 
      items, also 10 cent candy.

      The 1870′s Harkin Store is located nine miles northwest of New Ulm on Nicollet County 
      Road 21, or the bottom road, or nine miles east of Fort Ridgely.  For more information 
      contact the store at 1-507-354-8666 or the Nicollet County Historical Society which
      operates the store at 1-507-934-2160.

  16. Jun
    27
    Mon

    1. CONCERT IN THE PARK SERIES 2016 – GERMAN PARK NEW ULM
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      June 27- Molly & Sonny Boy

      July 11 -The Wendinger Band

      July 18- The Ken & Ken Show

      July 25 -NNO – Schell’s Hobo Band

      August 1 -Sleepy Area Concertina Club

      August 8 -Larry Mages & the Mages Family Band

      August 15- The Lonny Carpenter Band

      August 22 -DD & Rosco

      August 29- TBD

      Listen to KNUJ and look on Facebook for weather related updates. Call New Ulm Park and Rec Weather Line for cancellations @ 354.9041.

      Relay for Life will be selling popcorn and soda.

  17. Jul
    9
    Sat

    1. 452nd General Supply Company (QM) All Reunion
      2:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      452nd General Supply Company (QM)
      All Reunion
      “WWII, Vietnam, Gulf War, OIF, & All Who Served”
      Saturday July 9, 2016

      Orchid Inn & Motor Lodge
      500 Burnside Street
      Sleepy Eye, MN 56085

      We request your presence to celebrate this historic occasion.
      Doors Open 2 pm, Social Hour 3 pm, Dinner 6 pm
      Close 10 pm, Dress: Business Casual

      RSVP by June 15, 2016 

  18. Jul
    11
    Mon

    1. CONCERT IN THE PARK SERIES 2016 – GERMAN PARK NEW ULM
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      July 11 -The Wendinger Band

      July 18- The Ken & Ken Show

      July 25 -NNO – Schell’s Hobo Band

      August 1 -Sleepy Area Concertina Club

      August 8 -Larry Mages & the Mages Family Band

      August 15- The Lonny Carpenter Band

      August 22- DD & Rosco

      August 29- TBD

      Listen to KNUJ and look on Facebook for weather related updates. Call New Ulm Park and Rec Weather Line for cancellations @ 354.9041.

      Relay for Life will be selling popcorn and soda.

  19. Jul
    12
    Tue

    1. Stroke Support Group – New Ulm Medical Center
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      The Stroke Support Group meets the second Tuesday of each month from 10-11:30 am in the New Ulm Medical Center clinic lower level meeting room. Enter through the clinic and follow the signs. For more information, call 507.217.5173.

  20. Jul
    14
    Thu

    1. Riverbend Chapter of Minnesota Federation of the Blind – Mankato
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Riverbend Chapter of Minnesota Federation of the Blind is now meeting on the 2nd Thurs of every month at the American Legion Club #11 – 223 East Walnut Street – Mankato MN from 6:30-8:30 pm in the basement meeting room.

      For more information call Jack Rupert President 507.276.4640 or email jerupert@outlook.com

  21. Jul
    18
    Mon

    1. CONCERT IN THE PARK SERIES 2016 – GERMAN PARK NEW ULM
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      July 18- The Ken & Ken Show

      July 25 -NNO – Schell’s Hobo Band

      August 1 -Sleepy Area Concertina Club

      August 8 -Larry Mages & the Mages Family Band

      August 15- The Lonny Carpenter Band

      August 22 -DD & Rosco

      August 29- TBD

      Listen to KNUJ and look on Facebook for weather related updates. Call New Ulm Park and Rec Weather Line for cancellations @ 354.9041.

      Relay for Life will be selling popcorn and soda.

  22. Jul
    25
    Mon

    1. CONCERT IN THE PARK SERIES 2016 – GERMAN PARK NEW ULM
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      July 25 -NNO – Schell’s Hobo Band

      August 1 -Sleepy Area Concertina Club

      August 8 -Larry Mages & the Mages Family Band

      August 15- The Lonny Carpenter Band

      August 22- DD & Rosco

      August 29- TBD

      Listen to KNUJ and look on Facebook for weather related updates. Call New Ulm Park and Rec Weather Line for cancellations @ 354.9041.

      Relay for Life will be selling popcorn and soda.

  23. Aug
    1
    Mon

    1. CONCERT IN THE PARK SERIES 2016 – GERMAN PARK NEW ULM
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      August 1 -Sleepy Area Concertina Club

      August 8 -Larry Mages & the Mages Family Band

      August 15- The Lonny Carpenter Band

      August 22- DD & Rosco

      August 29- TBD

      Listen to KNUJ and look on Facebook for weather related updates. Call New Ulm Park and Rec Weather Line for cancellations @ 354.9041.

      Relay for Life will be selling popcorn and soda.

  24. Aug
    8
    Mon

    1. CONCERT IN THE PARK SERIES 2016 – GERMAN PARK NEW ULM
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      August 8 -Larry Mages & the Mages Family Band

      August 15- The Lonny Carpenter Band

      August 22- DD & Rosco

      August 29- TBD

      Listen to KNUJ and look on Facebook for weather related updates. Call New Ulm Park and Rec Weather Line for cancellations @ 354.9041.

      Relay for Life will be selling popcorn and soda.

  25. Aug
    9
    Tue

    1. Stroke Support Group – New Ulm Medical Center
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      The Stroke Support Group meets the second Tuesday of each month from 10-11:30 am in the New Ulm Medical Center clinic lower level meeting room. Enter through the clinic and follow the signs. For more information, call 507.217.5173.

  26. Aug
    11
    Thu

    1. Riverbend Chapter of Minnesota Federation of the Blind – Mankato
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Riverbend Chapter of Minnesota Federation of the Blind is now meeting on the 2nd Thurs of every month at the American Legion Club #11 – 223 East Walnut Street – Mankato MN from 6:30-8:30 pm in the basement meeting room.

      For more information call Jack Rupert President 507.276.4640 or email jerupert@outlook.com

  27. Aug
    15
    Mon

    1. CONCERT IN THE PARK SERIES 2016 – GERMAN PARK NEW ULM
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      August 15- The Lonny Carpenter Band

      August 22- DD & Rosco

      August 29- TBD

      Listen to KNUJ and look on Facebook for weather related updates. Call New Ulm Park and Rec Weather Line for cancellations @ 354.9041.

      Relay for Life will be selling popcorn and soda.

  28. Aug
    22
    Mon

    1. CONCERT IN THE PARK SERIES 2016 – GERMAN PARK NEW ULM
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      August 22- DD & Rosco

      August 29- TBD

      Listen to KNUJ and look on Facebook for weather related updates. Call New Ulm Park and Rec Weather Line for cancellations @ 354.9041.

      Relay for Life will be selling popcorn and soda.