Events Calendar

FRIDAY, NOV. 16

» BRING DONATIONS FOR OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

Bring items for shoeboxes, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano; 4 to 6 pm

» FIBER ARTS EXHIBIT

Area residents display their crafts, Delano Public Library; 1 to 6 pm

» ‘THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED)’

Comedy by Delano students, PAC, Delano High School; 7 pm

» ‘CURTAINS’

Presented by HLWW Drama Club, musical mystery comedy, Laker Theater, HLWW High School; 7:30 pm

» POULTRY PARTY

Games, paddle wheel, door prizes, bingo, cash bar, burgers and pop; Plato Hall; 7 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Lunds & Byerlys, Chanhassen; 10 am to 4 pm

» ADVANCE CARE PLANNING

Plan for future health care needs, register 952-777-5098, Ridgeview Medical Center, Waconia; 1 to 3 pm

SATURDAY, NOV. 17

» BRING DONATIONS FOR OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

Bring items for shoeboxes, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano; 11 am to 1 pm

» HLWW FINE ARTS EXPO/CREATIVE CRAFTS FAIR

80+ exhibitors, drawing, food stand, free admission; activity center, HLWW Middle School; 9 am to 2 pm

» FIBER ARTS EXHIBIT

Area residents display their crafts, Delano Public Library; 10 am to 1 pm

» ‘THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED)’

Comedy by Delano students, PAC, Delano High School; 7 pm

» ‘CURTAINS’

Presented by HLWW Drama Club, musical mystery comedy, Laker Theater, HLWW High School; dinner served before show, 7:30 pm

» CRAFT, BAKE & TOY SALE

Hosted by Holy Family Council of Catholic Women, Church of the Holy Family, Silver Lake; 8 am to 3:30 pm

» AUTHOR MATTHEW S. MIKLASZ

Presents on his book, “A Normal Guy,” The Grounds Coffee Shop, Cokato; 9 am to noon

» ETHNIC AND RACIAL TENSIONS

Delano Unite Diversity Task Force conversation, everyone welcome, free, The 221, 221 2nd St. N., Delano; 1 to 3 pm

SUNDAY, NOV. 18

» VETERANS YOGA PROJECT

Free to those in military and veterans, learn how yoga helps your health, Iron Barre Yoga Studio, Delano; 4 pm

» ‘THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED)’

Comedy by Delano students, PAC, Delano High School; 2 pm

» BRING DONATIONS FOR OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

Bring items for shoeboxes, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano; 1 to 3 pm

» TACO BENEFIT FOR BILL & CAROL HOOPER

Taco bar, beverages, raffles, bake sale, silent auction, music, Vikings game on; Buffalo Community Center; 1 to 6 pm

» ‘CURTAINS’

Presented by HLWW Drama Club, musical mystery comedy, Laker Theater, HLWW High School; 3 pm

» TURKEY BINGO

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

» BRAD CURTIS’ MISSION TRIP FUNDRAISER

Free-will donation, luncheon, First Baptist Church, Cokato; 11:30 am to 2 pm

» THANKSGIVING WORSHIP SERVICE

Sing in the choir (rehearse at 3 pm), explore Taize worship/prayer, musical leadership, soup supper, Delano United Methodist Church; 4 pm

» FUNDRAISER BREAKFAST

By Holy Trinity Mission Group of Winsted in cafeteria at Holy Trinity School, Winsted; free-will offering, 8:30 to 11:30 am

MONDAY, NOV. 19

» MEET LAURA INGALLS WILDER

Program presented by Melanie Stringer, The Chapel, St. Mary’s Care Center, Winsted; 2 pm

» BRING DONATIONS FOR OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

Bring items for shoeboxes, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano; 8 to 10 am

» FIBER ARTS EXHIBIT

Area residents display their crafts, Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

» TINY TOT STORYTIME

Delano Public Library; 11 to 11:30 am

» READ TO ROWDY THE DOG

Register 763-972-3467, Delano Public Library; 3 to 4:30 pm

» HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN MINNESOTA

Information on collaborations to fight human trafficking, free, open to public, Christ Lutheran Church, Glencoe; 7 pm

» BARIATRIC SURGERY SUPPORT GROUP

For anyone who has had or is considering surgery, Two Twelve Medical Center, Chaska; 6 to 7 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

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

» LISTENING SESSION (Safety, security, facility, traffic)

Hosted by Delano School Board, media center, Delano High School; 7 pm

TUESDAY, NOV. 20

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

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

» FIBER ARTS EXHIBIT

Area residents display their crafts, Delano Public Library; 10 am to 8 pm

» PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

Delano Public Library; 10:30 to 11 am

» WESTENDERS RUG HOOKING GROUP

Work on your project, all welcome, Delano Public Library; 5 to 8 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Northern Star Co., Chaka; 9 am to 2 pm

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21

» GRIEF SUPPORT NETWORK

Legacy of Delano; 9 to 10:30 am

» FIBER ARTS EXHIBIT

Area residents display their crafts, Delano Public Library; 1 to 8 pm

THURSDAY, NOV. 22

» CARVER COUNTY CITIZENS ACADEMY

Register 952-361-1812, various locations and classroomm; 6 to 9 pm

» 500/CARDS

Refreshments, treats served; community card club, open to the public, The Lodge of Howard Lake; 1:30 pm

» FIBER ARTS EXHIBIT

Area residents display their crafts, Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

FRIDAY, NOV. 23

» FIBER ARTS EXHIBIT

Area residents display their crafts, Delano Public Library; 1 to 6 pm

» TECH HELP

Help for adults and seniors, bring your device, register 763-972-3467, walk-ins welcome, Delano Public Library; 3 to 4 pm

» OPT OUTSIDE FRIDAY AT MINNESOTA STATE PARKS

All Minnesota state parks waive entry fee for walking

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Christian Church of Litchfield, 9 am to 3 pm

SATURDAY, NOV. 24

» FIBER ARTS EXHIBIT

Area residents display their crafts, Delano Public Library; 10 am to 1 pm

» WINTER MARKET

Free, open to public, Dassel City Hall, community room; 9 am to 1 pm

MONDAY, NOV. 26

» MINNESOTA NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP

Chaska Moravian Church; 6:30 to 8 pm

» FIBER ARTS EXHIBIT

Area residents display their crafts, Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

» TINY TOT STORYTIME

Delano Public Library; 11 to 11:30 am

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Emanuel Lutheran School, Humburg; 12:30 to 6:30 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

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

TUESDAY, NOV. 27

» 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

Centennial room, Cokato Library; 2 to 6 pm

» FIBER ARTS EXHIBIT

Area residents display their crafts, Delano Public Library; 10 am to 8 pm

» PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

Delano Public Library; 10:30 to 11 am

» DISCUSS ARTS IN YOUR REGION

Meet with Central MN Arts Board, Sauk Rapids Government Center; 4 to 6 pm

» BEEF QUALITY ASSURANCE TRAINING SESSIONS

Carver County Extension Office, Cologne; 9:45 to 11:45 am; and Ag Partners Regional Office, Le Sueur; 1 to 3 pm

» CAREGIVER SUPPORT & DISCUSSION GROUP

Peace Lutheran, Hutchinson; 10:30 am

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Wright County Government Building, Buffalo; 9 am to 2 pm

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28

» GRIEF SUPPORT NETWORK

Legacy of Delano; 9 to 10:30 am

» FIBER ARTS EXHIBIT

Area residents display their crafts, Delano Public Library; 1 to 8 pm

» TEEN WRITERS CLUB

Snacks provided, Delano Public Library; 3:30 to 5pm

THURSDAY, NOV. 29

» CARVER COUNTY CITIZENS ACADEMY

Register 952-361-1812, various locations and classroomm; 6 to 9 pm

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

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

» FIBER ARTS EXHIBIT

Area residents display their crafts, Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

» LEGO LAB

For ages 6 to 12, Delano Public Library; 4:30 to 5:30 pm

» DISCUSS ARTS IN YOUR REGION

Meet with Central MN Arts Board, Fisher’s Club, Avon; 4:30 to 6:30 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

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

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Olson Chiropractic, Buffalo; 1 to 7 pm

» WINSTED ELEMENTARY MUSICAL

For grades 3-4; 1 and 7 pm

FRIDAY, NOV. 30

» BOOK SALE

Delano Public Library; 1 to 6 pm

» FIBER ARTS EXHIBIT

Area residents display their crafts, Delano Public Library; 1 to 6 pm

» CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Choir, praise bands, videos; Crown College, St. Bonifacius; 7:30 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

First Presbyterian Church, Maple Plain; 1 to 7 pm

» ‘A VISIT FROM ST. NICHOLAS’

Performance by FungusAmongus Players, Dassel History Center; 7 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Family Video, Hutchinson; 1 to 7 pm

SATURDAY, DEC. 1

» FORGET ME NOT CAFE

Social/support group for those with memory loss and care companions, Litchfield Library; 10 to 11:30 am

» BOOK SALE

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 1 pm

» COLONOSCOPY SATURDAY

Call 763-684-7912 to schedule, Buffalo Hospital

» COOKIE WALK/SILENT AUCTION/CRAFT SALE

Cookies, lefse, craft sale, silent auction, luch; Our Father’s Lutheran Church, Rockford; 9 am to 1 pm

» OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS - MUSIC AND CRAFT

Create ornament, refresments served, book sale, music, Delano Public Library; 10 am to 1 pm

» CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Choir, praise bands, videos; Crown College, St. Bonifacius; 7:30 pm

» DELADAZZLE PARADE

Begin at Delano fire station, end at city hall, Delano; 4 pm

» OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS IN DELANO

Crafts, refreshments, meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, Outdoor World Market, music, boutiques, craft bee, hot chocilate, snow stomp street dance; 10 am to 9 pm

» SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN

Reserve Officers distribute candy, collect food shelf donations; Independence City Hall 3:45 to 4:15 pm; and Northside Park in Maple Plain 4:40 to 5:20 pm

» ‘A VISIT FROM ST. NICHOLAS’

Performance by FungusAmongus Players, Dassel History Center; 7 pm

» COOKIE WALK & VENDOR BOUTIQUE

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

» SINGING FRIENDS CHORUS (put in HJ)

Free-will offering, reception, St. Pius X Catholic Church, Glencoe; 2 pm

» TREE OF HOPE

Bring gifts for children, volunteer to label and package, refreshments provided, Maple Lake Municipal Airport; 9 am to 1 pm

» BOOK-TIQUE SALE

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

SUNDAY, DEC. 2

» VETERANS YOGA PROJECT

Free to those in military and veterans, learn how yoga helps your health, Iron Barre Yoga Studio, Delano; 4 pm

» ‘A VISIT FROM ST. NICHOLAS’

Performance by FungusAmongus Players, Dassel History Center; 2 pm

» BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

Breakfast buffet, free-will donation, pictures with Santa, HL Lions Club, 625 8th St., Howard Lake; 8 a.m. to 12:30 pm

» SINGING FRIENDS CHORUS (put in HJ)

Free-will offering, reception, Church of Peace, Norwood; 2 pm

MONDAY, DEC. 3

» PIECE CORP QUILT CLUB

The Quilting Grounds, NYA; 6:30 pm

» TINY TOT STORYTIME

Delano Public Library; 11 to 11:30 am

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

CentraCare Health, Monticello; 9 am to 3 pm

» BOOK-TIQUE SALE

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

TUESDAY, DEC. 4

» PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

Delano Public Library; 10:30 to 11 am

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

City Center, Cosmos; 1 to 7 pm

» HLWW MIDDLE SCHOOL CHOIR CONCERT

For grades 6-8; 7 pm

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5

» GRIEF SUPPORT NETWORK

Legacy of Delano; 9 to 10:30 am

» TEEN WRITERS CLUB

Snacks provided, Delano Public Library; 3:30 to 5pm

» CRAFTERNOONS

Bring a project, learn new crafts, Delano Public Library; 3:30 to 5 pm

» KNIT WITS

Knitting/needlework group, Delano Public Library; 6:30 to 8 pm

» CHRISTMAS STORE

Third-graders sell their items in their store at Dassel Elementary School; 10:30 to 11:15 am

THURSDAY, DEC. 6

» CARVER COUNTY CITIZENS ACADEMY

Register 952-361-1812, various locations and classroomm; 6 to 9 pm

» CALICO QUILTERS

Work on projects, Delano Public Library; 9 am to 1 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Community Development Bank, St. Michael; noon to 6 pm

» HLWW HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR CONCERT

7 pm

FRIDAY, DEC. 7

» TECH HELP

Help for adults and seniors, bring your device, register 763-972-3467, walk-ins welcome, Delano Public Library; 3 to 4 pm

» ‘A VISIT FROM ST. NICHOLAS’

Performance by FungusAmongus Players, Dassel History Center; 7 pm

» BENEFIT FOR TODD MATHESON & FAMILY

HLWW wrestling coach Todd Matheson diagnosed with cancer, spaghetti dinner, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, free-will donation for meal, HLWW HIgh School, 4 to 7 pm

SATURDAY, DEC. 8

» ‘A VISIT FROM ST. NICHOLAS’

Performance by FungusAmongus Players, Dassel History Center; 7:30 pm

» CRAFT AND BAKE SALE

Activity area, Cokato Manor, 182 Sunset Ave., Cokato; 2 to 4 pm

SUNDAY, DEC. 9

» ‘A VISIT FROM ST. NICHOLAS’

Performance by FungusAmongus Players, Dassel History Center; 2 pm

» 9TH ANNUAL NIKOLAUSABEND CELEBRATION

German buffet, cookies, visit with St. Nikolaus, St. Peter Lutheran Church, Watertown; 4:30 to 7 pm

MONDAY, DEC. 10

» MINNESOTA NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP

Chaska Moravian Church; 6:30 to 8 pm

» TINY TOT STORYTIME

Delano Public Library; 11 to 11:30 am

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Mackenthun’s Fine Foods, Waconia; 1 to 6 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Watertown Community Center; noon to 6 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

American Legion, Delano; 1 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, DEC. 11

» PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

Delano Public Library; 10:30 to 11 am

» LUNCH WITH A MASTER GARDENER

Bring your lunch, exchange garden topics, Delano Public Library; noon to 1 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Peace Lutheran Church, Hutchinson; noon to 6 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Church of St. Anthony, Watkins; 1 to 7 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Fitness Evollution, Buffalo; 8 am to 2 pm

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12

» GRIEF SUPPORT NETWORK

Legacy of Delano; 9 to 10:30 am

» TEEN WRITERS CLUB

Snacks provided, Delano Public Library; 3:30 to 5pm

» CRYSTAL EARRING MAKING CLASS

For ages 10 to adult, supplies provided, register 763-972-3467, Delano Public Library; 3:30 to 5 pm

» HLWW MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND CONCERT

For grades 5-6 at 6:30 pm; for grades 7-8 at 7:30 pm

THURSDAY, DEC. 13

» 500/CARDS

Refreshments, treats served; community card club, open to the public, The Lodge of Howard Lake; 1:30 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Christian Church of Litchfield; 1 to 7 pm

» HLWW HIGH SCHOOL BAND CONCERT

7 pm

FRIDAY, DEC. 14

» AUTHOR MATTHEW S. MIKLASZ

Presents on his book, “A Normal Guy,” Dassel Public Library; 2:30 to 4:30 pm

» WINTER MARKET

Free, open to public, Dassel City Hall, community room; 2:30 to 5:30 pm

» BLUEGRASS GOSPEL CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Free admission, Mahlstedt family, Kingery family, Homespun at PAC, DC High School; 7 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Christian Church of Litchfield; 8 am to 1 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Buffalo High School; 8 am to 2 pm

SATURDAY, DEC. 15

» THE SIX OUTLAWS & THE TRUMPETIERS

Band from New Germany performs at Shakopee VFW

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Advance Auto Parts, Buffalo; 10 am to 3 pm

SUNDAY, DEC. 16

» VETERANS YOGA PROJECT

Free to those in military and veterans, learn how yoga helps your health, Iron Barre Yoga Studio, Delano; 4 pm

MONDAY, DEC. 17

» TINY TOT STORYTIME

Delano Public Library; 11 to 11:30 am

TUESDAY, DEC. 18

» PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

Delano Public Library; 10:30 to 11 am

» WESTENDERS RUG HOOKING GROUP

Work on your project, all welcome, Delano Public Library; 5 to 8 pm

THURSDAY, DEC. 19

» GRIEF SUPPORT NETWORK

Legacy of Delano; 9 to 10:30 am

» TEEN WRITERS CLUB

Snacks provided, Delano Public Library; 3:30 to 5pm

» KNIT WITS

Knitting/needlework group, Delano Public Library; 6:30 to 8 pm

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 20

» CALICO QUILTERS

Work on projects, Delano Public Library; 9 am to 1 pm

THURSDAY, DEC. 21

» TECH HELP

Help for adults and seniors, bring your device, register 763-972-3467, walk-ins welcome, Delano Public Library; 3 to 4 pm

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 26

» GRIEF SUPPORT NETWORK

Legacy of Delano; 9 to 10:30 am

» TEEN WRITERS CLUB

Snacks provided, Delano Public Library; 3:30 to 5pm

THURSDAY, DEC. 27

» 500/CARDS

Refreshments, treats served; community card club, open to the public, The Lodge of Howard Lake; 1:30 pm

» LEGO LAB

For ages 6 to 12, Delano Public Library; 4:30 to 5:30 pm

FRIDAY, DEC. 28

» WINTER BREAK POPCORN AND MOVIE

Bring a blanket and pillows, register 763-972-3467, “The Grinch” with Jim Carey, Delano Public Library; 11 am to 1 pm

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SUNDAY, MARCH 10

» DERVISH

Blue Note Ballroom, Winsted; 7 pm

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, AUG. 17

» DELANO HIGH SCHOOL ALL-CLASS REUNION

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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