Events Calendar

FRIDAY, NOV. 17

» FIBER ARTS EXHIBIT

Delano Library; 1 to 6 pm

» TURKEY BINGO

Fundraiser for Litchfield Area Mentorship Program-Kinship with Dassel Elementary School, Litchfeld Eagles Club; 6:30 pm

» OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

Fill boxes for children in need, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano; 4 to 6 pm

» ‘THE SOUND OF MUSIC’

Students present play, Mayer Lutheran High School; 7 pm

» 11th ANNUAL CHILI SUPPER/CRAFT & BAKE SALE

Kingston Apostolic Church, 71580 CSAH 27; 5 to 7 pm

» BOOK & PUZZLE SALE

Books and puzzles for all ages, Delano Senior Center; 8 am to 2 pm

» POULTRY PARTY

Games, paddle wheel,door prizes, bingo, cash bar, hamburgers and pop; proceeds benefit St. Paul’s UCC mission, Plato Hall; 7:30 pm

» ‘HOME ALONE’

Free movie, popcorn, water; everyone welcome, gym, Lester Prairie School; 7 pm

SATURDAY, NOV. 18

» REFIT REVOLUTION

Exercise class, Grace Place, 371 Center Ave. S., Montrose; 9:30 am

» HLWW FINE ARTS & CREATIVE CRAFTS FAIR

HLWW Middle School; 9 am to 2 pm

» FIBER ARTS EXHIBIT

Delano Library; 10 am to 1 pm

» OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

Fill boxes for children in need, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano; 11 am to 1 pm

» HOLIDAY HOME TOUR

Fundraiser for Annandale Arts Committee, tickets $30, lunch/silent auction 11:30 am to 12:45 pm, St. John’s Church, Annandale; self-guided home tour 1 to 4 pm

» ‘THE SOUND OF MUSIC’

Students present play, Mayer Lutheran High School; 7 pm

» 35TH ANNUAL NORWOOD YOUNG AMERICA CRAFT FAIR

Central High School, NYA; 9 am to 3 pm

» THANKSGIVING FOR KIDS

Free activities, music, crafts, snacks for ages 3 to 10, Mt. Olive Church, 435 Bridge Ave. E, Delano; 8:45 to 11:30 am

» HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE

Vendors, baked goods, crafts, St. George Church, Long Lake; 9 am to 4 pm

» CRAFT/BAKE/TOY SALE

Crafts, rugs, toys, quilts, Christmas items, baked goods; Church of the Holy Family, Silver Lake; 8 am to 3:30 pm

SUNDAY, NOV. 19

» THE GATHERING AT GRACE PLACE

Bible study, songs, meal; everyone welcome, Grace Place, 371 Center Ave. S., Montrose; 9:30 am

» OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

Fill boxes for children in need, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano; 1 to 3 pm

» TURKEY BINGO

20 games for $8, turkey lunch, door prizes, bake sale, Ss. Peter and Paul Parish, Loretto; 1 pm

» ‘THE SOUND OF MUSIC’

Students present play, Mayer Lutheran High School; 2:30 pm

» PANCAKE BREAKFAST

Proceeds benefit Religious Retirement, KC Hall, Waverly; 8 to 11 am

MONDAY, NOV. 20

» FIBER ARTS EXHIBIT

Delano Library; 10 am to 6 pm

» OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

Fill boxes for children in need, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano; 8 to 10 am

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

TO Plastics, Clearwater; 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Our Father’s Lutheran Church, Rockford; 12;30 to 6:30 pm

» BARIATRIC SURGERY SUPPORT GROUP

For anyone who has had weight-loss surgery, Two Twelve Medical Cener, Chaska; 6 to 7 pm

TUESDAY, NOV. 21

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

Annandale Senior Center; 9:30 to 11:30 am

» FIBER ARTS EXHIBIT

Delano Library; 10 am to 8 pm

» DRONES IN AGRICULTURE

Greg Emerick speaks at Wright County Heritage Center, Buffalo; 6:30 pm

» HOLIDAY NOON POTLUCK

Greater Minnesota Republican Women host at 9525 Co. Rd. 2, Glencoe, bring items for soldier packages

» BINGO AND BAKE SALE

Hosted by New German Legion and Auxiliary at the Legion, 300 Broadway E. in New Germany; 7 pm

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 22

» REFIT REVOLUTION

Exercise class, Grace Place, 371 Center Ave. S., Montrose; 7:30 pm

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

» COME WRITE IN

Writing sessions, Winsted Public Library; 5:30 to 7 pm

» FIBER ARTS EXHIBIT

Delano Library; 1 to 8 pm

THURSDAY, NOV. 23

» FIBER ARTS EXHIBIT

Delano Library; 10 am to 6 pm

» THANKSGIVING DAY DINNER

Free, call for reservation (320) 286-5580, everyone welcome, Cokato City Hall; 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

FRIDAY, NOV. 24

» FIBER ARTS EXHIBIT

Delano Library; 1 to 6 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Neisen’s Bar n Grill, Biscay; noon to 6 pm

SATURDAY, NOV. 25

» REFIT REVOLUTION

Exercise class, Grace Place, 371 Center Ave. S., Montrose; 9:30 am

» SIX-APPEAL VOCAL BAND’S UGLY SWEATER PARTY

Tickets $22, youth $10; Performing Arts Center, Dassel-Cokato High School; 7 pm

» FIBER ARTS EXHIBIT

Delano Library; 10 am to 1 pm

» HOLIDAY CHRISTMASTIDE TOUR

Billy McLaughlin and Simple Gifts in concert at Delano United Methodist Church, 7:30 pm

THURSDAY, NOV. 23

» COFFEE AND CHAT

McLeod Alliance for Victims of Domestic Violence, 101 Main St. S. Ste. 201, Hutchinson; 6 to 7 pm

SUNDAY, NOV. 26

» THE GATHERING AT GRACE PLACE

Bible study, songs, meal; everyone welcome, Grace Place, 371 Center Ave. S., Montrose; 9:30 am

MONDAY, NOV. 27

» FREE SUPPORT GROUP

Sponsored by Minnesota National Alliance on Mental Illness, Chaska Moravian Church; 6:30 to 8 pm

» 55+ DRIVER IMPROVEMENT COURSE

Four-hour refresher, $22, register 888-234-1294, Buffalo Community Center; 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

St. John’s Lutheran Church, Buffalo; 1 to 7 pm

» CANCER EDUCATION SERIES

Board room, Ridgeview Medical Center, Waconia; 6 to 7 pm

TUESDAY, NOV. 28

» FE+ED FOOD DISTRIBUTION

Montrose Community Center; 4 to 7 pm

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

St. Michael Senior Center; 9:30 to 11:30 am

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS VAN

Cokato Public Library; 2 to 6 pm

» 55+ DRIVER IMPROVEMENT COURSE

Four-hour refresher, $22, register 888-234-1294, First National Bank, Elk River; 10 am to 2 pm

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 29

» REFIT REVOLUTION

Exercise class, Grace Place, 371 Center Ave. S., Montrose; 7:30 pm

» COME WRITE IN

Writing session, read items, awards, Winsted Library; 5:30 pm

» 55+ DRIVER IMPROVEMENT COURSE

Four-hour refresher, $22, register 888-234-1294, Rockford Community Center; 5:30 to 9:30 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Annandale Fire Department; 1 to 7 pm

THURSDAY, NOV. 30

» COFFEE AND CHAT

McLeod Alliance for Victims of Domestic Violence, 101 Main St. S. Ste. 201, Hutchinson; 6 to 7 pm

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

Delano Senior Center; 9:30 to 11:30 am

FRIDAY, DEC. 1

» HLWW EARLY CHILDHOOD SCREENING

Media center, HLWW High School, for appointment call (320) 543-2301

» ADVENT FESTIVAL

Free, family-friendly, crafts, movies, music, refreshments; Calvary Lutheran Church, Willmar; 1 to 6 pm

» 55+ DRIVER IMPROVEMENT COURSE

Four-hour refresher, register 888-234-1294, $22, buffalo Presbyterian Church; 5:30 to 9:30 pm

SATURDAY, DEC. 2

» REFIT REVOLUTION

Exercise class, Grace Place, 371 Center Ave. S., Montrose; 9:30 am

» TREE OF HOPE

Donate toys to children in need, Maple Lake Municipal Airport; 9 am to 1 pm

» LAND RENT MEETING

Free, informative, room 120, Wright County Government Center, Buffalo; 9:30 am

» OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS

Festivities, activities, parade, music, food, downtown Delano; 10 am to 2 pm

» WINSTED WINTER FESTIVAL

Food, music, parade,

» BOOK-TIQUE SALE

Nearly-new books, gift items, puzzles, holiday decor, Howard Lake Library; 10 am to 1 pm

» ADVENT BRUNCH/COUNTRY STORE

Musical ventriloquist, country store, brunch; free-will offering, St. John’s Lutehran Church, Howard Lake; 8 am

» ADVENT FESTIVAL

Free, family-friendly, crafts, movies, music, refreshments; Calvary Lutheran Church, Willmar; 1 to 6 pm

» VIEW SANTA

See Santa, take photos, bring donation for food shelf, Independence City Hall, 3:45 to 4:15 pm; and Northside Park, Maple Plain, 4:40 to 5:20 pm

» COOKIE WALK/VENDOR BOUTIQUE

St. Mary’s Fellowship Hall, Waverly; 10 am to 1 pm

SUNDAY, DEC. 3

» THE GATHERING AT GRACE PLACE

Bible study, songs, meal; everyone welcome, Grace Place, 371 Center Ave. S., Montrose; 9:30 am

» NIKOLAUSABEN

German meal, kids crafts, St. Nikolaus; St. Peter Lutheran Church, Watertown; 4:30 to 7 pm

» ALIVE & KICKIN’

Seniors perform rock and roll songs, free-will offering benefits food shelf, Trinity Lutheran Church, Watertown; 2 pm

» ADVENT FESTIVAL

Free, family-friendly, crafts, movies, music, refreshments; Calvary Lutheran Church, Willmar; noon to 4 pm

MONDAY, DEC. 4

» PIECE CORPS QUILT CLUB

The Quilting Grounds, NYA; 6:30 pm

» BOOK-TIQUE SALE

Nearly-new books, gift items, puzzles, holiday decor, Howard Lake Library; 2 to 5 pm

» 55+ DRIVER IMPROVEMENT COURSE

Four-hour refresher, register 888-234-1294, $22, Delano Senior Center; 5:30 to 9:30 pm

TUESDAY, DEC. 5

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

Walnut Place Apartments, Rockford; 9:30 to 11:30 am

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 6

» REFIT REVOLUTION

Exercise class, Grace Place, 371 Center Ave. S., Montrose; 7:30 pm

THURSDAY, DEC. 7

» COFFEE AND CHAT

McLeod Alliance for Victims of Domestic Violence, 101 Main St. S. Ste. 201, Hutchinson; 6 to 7 pm

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS VAN

Monticello High School; 3 to 7 pm

» 55+ DRIVER IMPROVEMENT COURSE

Four-hour refresher, register 888-234-1294, $22, Handke Center, Elk River; 12:30 to 4:30 pm

SATURDAY, DEC. 9

» REFIT REVOLUTION

Exercise class, Grace Place, 371 Center Ave. S., Montrose; 9:30 am

» ROBBY VEE CONCERT

Delano American Legion; 7:30 pm

» 55+ DRIVER IMPROVEMENT COURSE

Four-hour refresher, register 888-234-1294, $22, Cabela’s, Rogers; 10 am to 2 pm

SUNDAY, DEC. 10

» THE GATHERING AT GRACE PLACE

Bible study, songs, meal; everyone welcome, Grace Place, 371 Center Ave. S., Montrose; 9:30 am

MONDAY, DEC. 11

» FREE SUPPORT GROUP

Sponsored by Minnesota National Alliance on Mental Illness, Chaska Moravian Church; 6:30 to 8 pm

TUESDAY, DEC. 12

» WOMEN’S PISTOL SHOOT

Waverly Gun Club; 6 to 9 pm

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

Edgewood Gables Apartments, Cokaot; 9:30 to 11:30 am

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS VAN

Delano Senior Center; 2 to 6 pm

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 13

» REFIT REVOLUTION

Exercise class, Grace Place, 371 Center Ave. S., Montrose; 7:30 pm

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

THURSDAY, DEC. 14

» COFFEE AND CHAT

McLeod Alliance for Victims of Domestic Violence, 101 Main St. S. Ste. 201, Hutchinson; 6 to 7 pm

SATURDAY, DEC. 16

» REFIT REVOLUTION

Exercise class, Grace Place, 371 Center Ave. S., Montrose; 9:30 am

SUNDAY, DEC. 17

» THE GATHERING AT GRACE PLACE

Bible study, songs, meal; everyone welcome, Grace Place, 371 Center Ave. S., Montrose; 9:30 am

TUESDAY, DEC. 19

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

Maple Manor East, Maple Lake; 9:30 to 11:30 am

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 20

» REFIT REVOLUTION

Exercise class, Grace Place, 371 Center Ave. S., Montrose; 7:30 pm

THURSDAY, DEC. 21

» COFFEE AND CHAT

McLeod Alliance for Victims of Domestic Violence, 101 Main St. S. Ste. 201, Hutchinson; 6 to 7 pm

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS VAN

Annandale City Hall; 2 to 6 pm

SATURDAY, DEC. 23

» REFIT REVOLUTION

Exercise class, Grace Place, 371 Center Ave. S., Montrose; 9:30 am

SUNDAY, DEC. 24

» The Gathering at Grace PlaceBible study, songs, meal; everyone welcome, Grace Place, 371 Center Ave. S., Montrose; 9:30 am

MONDAY, DEC. 25

» Free Support Group Sponsored by Minnesota National Alliance on Mental Illness, Chaska Moravian Church; 6:30 to 8 pm

TUESDAY, DEC. 26

» FE+ED Food Distribution Montrose Community Center; 4 to 7 pm

» wellness on wheels van Cokato Public Library; 2 to 6 pm

» 60+ and healthy clinic Monticello Senior Center; 9:30 to 11:30 am

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 27

» Refit RevolutionExercise class, Grace Place, 371 Center Ave. S., Montrose; 7:30 pm

» delano ukulele club Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

THURSDAY, DEC. 28

» Coffee and Chat McLeod Alliance for Victims of Domestic Violence, 101 Main St. S. Ste. 201, Hutchinson; 6 to 7 pm

SATURDAY, DEC. 30

» Refit RevolutionExercise class, Grace Place, 371 Center Ave. S., Montrose; 9:30 am

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 10

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 24

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

SATURDAY, JAN. 20

» HUNTS FAMILY SINGERS

Dassel-Cokato Performing Arts Center;

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 14

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

SATURDAY, FEB. 17

» TODD OLIVER’S FUNNIEST NIGHT OF YOUR LIFE

Cokato Performing Arts Center;

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 28

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

SATURDAY, MARCH 10

» DELANO CITIZEN OF THE YEAR BANQUET

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

SATURDAY, APRIL 14

» US AIR FORCE CONCERT BAND OF MID-AMERICA

Free concert, Dassel-Cokato Performing Arts Center;

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

WEDNESDAY, MAY 9

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

WEDNESDAY, MAY 23

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

FRIDAY, JUNE 8

» WINSTOCK MUSIC FESTIVAL

Music, vendors, Winsted

SATURDAY, JUNE 9

» WINSTOCK MUSIC FESTIVAL

Music, vendors, Winsted

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18

» WRIGHT COUNTY FAIR

Fairgrounds, Howard Lake

THURSDAY, JULY 19

» WRIGHT COUNTY FAIR

Fairgrounds, Howard Lake

FRIDAY, JULY 20

» WRIGHT COUNTY FAIR

Fairgrounds, Howard Lake

SATURDAY, JULY 21

» WRIGHT COUNTY FAIR

Fairgrounds, Howard Lake

SUNDAY, JULY 22

» WRIGHT COUNTY FAIR

Fairgrounds, Howard Lake

MONDAY, JULY 23

» WRIGHT COUNTY FAIR

Fairgrounds, Howard Lake

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 8

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 22

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 12

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 26

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 26

» DELANO UKULELE CLUB

Bonde Bistro, Delano; meeting 6 pm, strumming 7 pm

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Weekly Events

MONDAY

• Overeaters Anonymous, everyone welcome, call Sharon (320) 587-5889, Hutchinson Library, noon

• Overeaters Anonymous, Zion Lutheran Church, Buffalo, 6:30-8 pm

• Alcoholics Anonymous, St. Mary's Care Center, Winsted, 8 pm

• Alcoholics Anonymous, Trinity Lutheran Church, Watertown, 8 pm

TUESDAY

• Alcoholics Anonymous, First Presbyterian Church, Howard Lake, 7:30-8:30 pm

•Alcoholics Anonymous, Lester Prairie City Hall, 8 pm

• Celebrate Recovery, Feshwater Community Church, St. Bonifacius, (952) 446-9090, 7 pm

• Senior Citizens Fitness Class, community room, Linden Wood, Winsted, 1-1:45 pm

• Boy Scout Troop 273, Heritage Center, Delano, 7 pm

• 500 Card Club, Dassel Historical History Center, Dassel, 1-3 pm

WEDNESDAY

• Alcoholics Anonymous, Cokato City Hall, community room, enter back door, 7 pm

• Dassel Senior Citizens, Dassel History Center, 1-4 pm

• Alanon, Living Water Fellowship building, 221 Atlantic Ave., Dassel, 7:30 pm

• Montrose Senior Citizens, lunch $4, holiday and non-seniors meal $6, United Methodist Church, noon

• Narcotics Anonymous, basement, Distinctive Dental Services, 7:30 pm

THURSDAY

• Business Network International, Delano City Hall, 7:30 am

• Alcoholics Anonymous, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Delano, 8 pm

• Delano Helping Hands Food Shelf, Delano Community Education Center, 2-4 pm

• Cokato TOPS Club, Cokato City Hall, weigh-in 6 pm, meeting 6:30 pm

• Dassel TOPS Club, Dassel City Hall, weigh-in 5 pm, meeting 5:30 pm

• Cokato-Dassel Rotary, Cokato City Hall, noon

• Hutchinson Toastmasters III, Development Center at Hutchinson Technology, 7-8 am

• Senior Citizens Fitness Class, community room, Linden Wood, Winsted, 1-1:45 pm

FRIDAY

• Tri-County Toastmasters, Watertown City Hall, 7 am

• Narcotics Anonymous, Cokato City Hall, 7 pm

• Alanon, Living Water Fellowship building, 221 Atlantic Ave., Dassel, 7:30 pm

• Howard Lake Senior Citizens, above HL Public Library, noon or 1 pm depending on activity

• Alcoholics Anonymous, Big Book and Open, St. John's Lutheran Church, Howard Lake, 7:30 pm

SATURDAY

• Narcotics Anonymous, Kingston Apostolic Church, CSAH 27, one-half mile west of Kingston, 9:30 am

• Alcoholics Anonymous, men's and women's step group, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano, 9 am

SUNDAY

• Narcotics Anonymous, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel, 7 pm