Events Calendar

THURSDAY, MARCH 14

» GROUP CHALLENGE: CODE-A-PILLAR

Learn about coding, for ages 4 to 12 with adult, register 763-972-3467, Delano Public Library; 4 to 5 pm

» PHOTO EXHIBIT

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

» VOLUNTEER SERVICES INFORMATION SESSION

For volunteers 14 and older, conference room B, Ridgeview Medical Center, Waconia; 3:30 to 4:30 pm

» MEEKER-MCLEOD-SIBLEY COMMUNITY HEALTH MEETING

Open to public, large meeting room, McLeod County HHW/Solid Waste Management, 1065 5th Ave. SE, Hutchinson; 9 to 11 am

» OPEN HOUSE

Meet new kindergarten teacher, Nona Latzig, Christ Community Lutheran School, Watertown; 6 to 7:30 pm

FRIDAY, MARCH 15

» PHOTO EXHIBIT

Delano Public Library; 1 to 6 pm

SATURDAY, MARCH 16

» HL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY EXPO

HLWW High School; 9 am to 12:30 pm

» CIVIL DISCOURSE

Annandale City Community Room; 1 to 3 pm

» THE AGATE MAN

Lyndon Johnson shares about agates from Lake Superior and more, all ages welcome, Delano Public Library; 10:30 to 11:30 am

» ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE/AFTER GLOW PARTY

Begin parade Lakeside School noon, party for kids Silver Lake Auditorium, food (11:15 am to 1:30 pm), prizes, activities; bean bag tournament, food, meat raffle, 10:30 to 6 pm

» PHOTO EXHIBIT

Delano Public Library; 10am to 1 pm

» 18TH ANNUAL VINTAGE SLED SHOW

Hosted by Crow River Sno Pro, McLeod County fairgrounds, Hutchinson; 9 am to 3 pm

MONDAY, MARCH 18

» TINY TOT STORYTIME

For ages 0 to 3 years old, Delano Public Library; 10:15 to 10:45 am and 11 to 11:30 am

» TRAINING TO VOLUNTEER AT FREEDOM FARM (WAVERLY)

Call 952-955-2505 to register; 5 to 7 pm

» PHOTO EXHIBIT

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

» ‘BACKYARD MEDICINE’

Presented by Prairie Garden Club, learn to improve health with plants, Lester Prairie City Hall; 7 pm

» TURKEY COMMERCIAL DINNER

$7 per meal, take-outs available, cafeteria, Lester Prairie School; 4 to 7 pm

» BAND CONCERT

Lester Prairie School; 7:30 pm

TUESDAY, MARCH 19

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

» FREE A1C DIABETES SCREENING

Cokato Library; 2 to 6 pm

» OPIOIDS: A COMMUNITY CRISIS

Register and meal 6-6:45 pm, speaker 6:45-7:30 pm, panel discussion 7:30-8 pm, coffee, cupcakes, conversation 8-8:30 pm; auditorium and commons, HLWW High School

» PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

For ages 3 to 6 years old, Delano Public Library; 10:30 to 11 am

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

Annandale City Hall; 9:30 to 11:30 am

» TRAINING TO VOLUNTEER AT FREEDOM FARM (WAVERLY)

Call 952-955-2505 to register; 5 to 7 pm

» PHOTO EXHIBIT

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 8 pm

» UNDERSTANDING OPIOIDS SEMINAR

Free, discuss opioid misuse/impact, commons, HLWW High School; 6 to 8:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20

» TRAINING TO VOLUNTEER AT FREEDOM FARM (WAVERLY)

Call 952-955-2505 to register; 4 to 6 pm

» PHOTO EXHIBIT

Delano Public Library; 1 to 8 pm

THURSDAY, MARCH 21

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Council chambers, Annandale City Hall; 2 to 6 pm

» TRAINING TO VOLUNTEER AT FREEDOM FARM

Call 952-955-2505 to register; 9 to 11 am

» ‘THE GOOD OL’ DAYS OF WCCO RADIO’

Presented by Curtis Beckmann, Watertown Mayer Primary School, 313 Angel Ave. NW in Watertown; 2 pm

» PHOTO EXHIBIT

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

» TRI-COUNTY TOASTMASTERS SPRING SPEECH CONTEST

Everyone welcome, free-will donation of food, speakers from Dassel, Hutchinson, Watertown compete, dinner 5:30 pm, briefings 6 pm, contest 6:30 to 8:30 pm; Watertown City Hall

» LEARN ABOUT NATIVE PLANTS AND THEIR BENEFITS

Speaker from Natural Shore Technologies, hosted by Big Woods Garden Club at St. Paul United Church of Christ, Delano; 6:30 pm

FRIDAY, MARCH 22

» PHOTO EXHIBIT

Delano Public Library; 1 to 6 pm

SATURDAY, MARCH 23

» PHOTO EXHIBIT

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 1 pm

» AUTHOR BRIAN FREEMAN ‘STRIDE’S DULUTH’

Presentation at Delano Public Library; 10:30 am

SUNDAY, MARCH 24

» PANCAKE BREAKFAST

Hosted by Waverly Knights of Columbus, KC Hall, Waverly, take-outs available, free-will offering; 8 to 11 am

» FRENCH TOAST AND WAFFLE BREAKFAST

Hosted by St. Mary of Czesochowa, church dining hall, 9 am to noon

MONDAY, MARCH 25

» TINY TOT STORYTIME

For ages 0 to 3 years old, Delano Public Library; 10:15 to 10:45 am and 11 to 11:30 am

» PHOTO EXHIBIT

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

American Legion, Delano; 1 to 7 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Montrose Community Center; 12:30 to 6:30 pm

TUESDAY, MARCH 26

» PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

For ages 3 to 6 years old, Delano Public Library; 10:30 to 11 am

» PHOTO EXHIBIT

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 8 pm

» TAKE NOTE CONCERT

Award-winning musicians and singers from Delano High School, performing arts center; 7 pm

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27

» PHOTO EXHIBIT

Delano Public Library; 1 to 8 pm

THURSDAY, MARCH 28

» LEGO LAB

Design and build with Legos, for ages 6 to 12, Delano Public Library; 4:30 to 5:30 pm

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

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

» PHOTO EXHIBIT

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

FRIDAY, MARCH 29

» PHOTO EXHIBIT

Delano Public Library; 1 to 6 pm

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

» RACIAL AND ETHNIC TENSIONS

Monticello Library; 10 am to noon

» PHOTO EXHIBIT

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 1 pm

» WOMEN’S EXPO

Free admission, vendors, prizes; Blue Note Ballroom, Winsted; 9 am to 1 pm

» TIM ORTH MEMORIAL FOUNDATION BASKETBALL JAMBOREE

Fundraiser for local youth in need; silent auction, basketball games, entertainment, activities, award ceremony; tickets $6 and $8, gym, GSL High School; 5:30 pm

» HOTDISH SUPPER

Everyone welcome, support HL royalty program, HL Lions Hall, free-will offering; 5 to 7 pm

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

» HABITAT DAY

Free, variety of activities, vendors, booths, displays; Litchfield Wetland Management District (3 miles south of Litchfield); noon to 4 pm

» 67TH ANNUAL CARVER COUNTY DAIRY DAY DINNER/CORONATION

Royalty crowned, awards presented; tickets $20 at door, Mayer Community Center; social hour 6:30 pm; dinner 7:15 pm; program 8 pm

TUESDAY, APRIL 9

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

» FOSTER FAMILY ORIENTATION SESSION

Room S2021A, Wright County Law Enformcement Center, Buffalo; 6:30 to 9 pm

» GUARDIAN OF THE GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE

Speaker KEvin Briggs presents on saving people contemplating suicide, auditorium, Waconia Middle School; 6 pm resource fair; 7 pm speaker

THURSDAY, APRIL 11

» BOOK SALE

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

» BOOK SALE

Delano Public Library; 1 to 6 pm

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

» EASTER EGG HUNT

New Germany

» MCLEOD COUNTY DAIRY AMBASSADOR CORONATION/BANQUET

First Lutheran Church, Glencoe

» UKRAINIAN EGG PAINTING

Register 952-442-4234, $25 includes supplies, Carver County Historical Society, Waconia; 11 am to 3 pm

TUESDAY, APRIL 16

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

» FREE A1C DIABETES SCREENING

Cokato Library; 2 to 6 pm

MONDAY, APRIL 22

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Dassel

FRIDAY, APRIL 26

» NEW GERMANY FIRE DEPARTMENT DANCE

Watch for details

» ‘HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL ON STAGE’

Performing arts center, Delano High School; 7 pm

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

» ‘HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL ON STAGE’

Performing arts center, Delano High School; 7 pm

THURSDAY, MAY 2

» FREE NEEDLE DISPOSAL

Free, open to the public; needles must be in screw top, hard plastic container; bring to parking lot at Glencoe Regional Health Services; 12:30 to 5:30 pm

» ‘HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL ON STAGE’

Performing arts center, Delano High School; 7 pm

FRIDAY, MAY 3

» ‘HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL ON STAGE’

Performing arts center, Delano High School; 7 pm

SATURDAY, MAY 4

» RECIPE SWAP

Bring favorite main dish and dessert recipes, Waconia Library; 10:30 am

» ‘HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL ON STAGE’

Performing arts center, Delano High School; 1 pm

SATURDAY, MAY 11

» AUTHOR/PHOTOGRAPHER DOUG OMAN

Presents “Living the Dream-Histroic HOmes of Minnesota,” Delano Public Library; 10:30 am

TUESDAY, MAY 14

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

» FOSTER FAMILY ORIENTATION SESSION

Room S2021A, Wright County Law Enformcement Center, Buffalo; 6:30 to 9 pm

SATURDAY, MAY 18

» NEW GERMANY SPRING CLEANUP

Six Outlaws band performs (pm)

TUESDAY, MAY 21

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, MAY 28

» MUSIC IN THE PARK

Food available 5:30 to 7 pm, music by Concertina Melinda & Friends 6:30 to 8:30 pm, 2nd Avenue Park (by the pool), Lester Prairie

TUESDAY, JUNE 4

» MUSIC IN THE PARK

Food available 5:30 to 7 pm, music by Jim Brewer’s 6:30 to 8:30 pm, 2nd Avenue Park (by the pool), Lester Prairie

TUESDAY, JUNE 11

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

» MUSIC IN THE PARK

Food available 5:30 to 7 pm, music by Lowell S & Nancy B and Friends 6:30 to 8:30 pm, 2nd Avenue Park (by the pool), Lester Prairie

TUESDAY, JUNE 18

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

» FREE A1C DIABETES SCREENING

Cokato Library; 2 to 6 pm

» MUSIC IN THE PARK

Food available 5:30 to 7 pm, music by Phyllis Hummel & Swinging Country 6:30 to 8:30 pm, 2nd Avenue Park (by the pool), Lester Prairie

TUESDAY, JUNE 25

» MUSIC IN THE PARK

Food available 5:30 to 7 pm, music by Blake Klaustermeier & Friends 6:30 to 8:30 pm, 2nd Avenue Park (by the pool), Lester Prairie

TUESDAY, JULY 2

» MUSIC IN THE PARK

Food available 5:30 to 7 pm, music by George’s Concertina Band 6:30 to 8:30 pm, 2nd Avenue Park (by the pool), Lester Prairie

TUESDAY, JULY 9

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

FRIDAY, JULY 12

» WAVERLY DAZE

Activities, fireworks

SATURDAY, JULY 13

» WAVERLY DAZE

Activities

SUNDAY, JULY 14

» WAVERLY DAZE

Activities

TUESDAY, JULY 16

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

» FREE A1C DIABETES SCREENING

Cokato Library; 2 to 6 pm

FRIDAY, AUG. 2

» NEW GERMANY SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

Watch for details

SATURDAY, AUG. 3

» NEW GERMANY SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

Watch for details

SUNDAY, AUG. 4

» NEW GERMANY SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

Watch for details

TUESDAY, AUG. 6

» NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

New Germany

TUESDAY, AUG. 13

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

SATURDAY, AUG. 17

» DELANO HIGH SCHOOL ALL-CLASS REUNION

Watch for details

» DASSEL-COKATO HIGH SCHOOL CLASS REUNION

Class of 1979, Dassel Rod & Gun Club, 70560 229th Street, rural Dassel; 3 pm

TUESDAY, AUG. 20

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

» FREE A1C DIABETES SCREENING

Cokato Library; 2 to 6 pm

FRIDAY, AUG. 30

» RED ROOSTER DAYS

Dassel

SATURDAY, AUG. 31

» RED ROOSTER DAYS

Dassel

SUNDAY, SEPT. 1

» RED ROOSTER DAYS

Dassel

MONDAY, SEPT. 2

» RED ROOSTER DAYS

Dassel

TUESDAY, SEPT. 10

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, SEPT. 17

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

» FREE A1C DIABETES SCREENING

Cokato Library; 2 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, OCT. 8

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, OCT. 15

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

» FREE A1C DIABETES SCREENING

Cokato Library; 2 to 6 pm

SATURDAY, OCT. 26

» HALLOWEEN PARTY

New Germany

TUESDAY, NOV. 12

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, NOV. 19

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

» FREE A1C DIABETES SCREENING

Cokato Library; 2 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, NOV. 26

» TURKEY BINGO

New Germany

SATURDAY, DEC. 7

» BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

New Germany

TUESDAY, DEC. 10

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, DEC. 17

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

» FREE A1C DIABETES SCREENING

Cokato Library; 2 to 6 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

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

• 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

• 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