Events Calendar

Monday, Dec. 15

> Bariatric Surgery Information, Two Twelve Medical Center, Chaska, 6:30-8 pm

Tuesday, Dec. 16

> Farm Bill Meeting, Hutchinson Event Center, 9:30 am

> Christmas Presence Luncheon, First Baptist Church, Cokato, 11:30am-1pm

> American Red Cross Bloodmobile, Fitness Evolution, Buffalo, noon-6 pm

> American Red Cross Bloodmobile, Christian Church of Litchfield, 1-7 pm

> American Red Cross Bloodmobile, Carver Village Hall, noon-6pm

Wednesday, Dec. 17

> Children’s Christmas Program, Zion Lutheran School, Mayer, 7 pm

> American Red Cross Bloodmobile, Christian Church of Litchfield, 8am-1pm

> American Red Cross Bloodmobile, Chanhassen City Hall, 9am-3pm

> Caregiver Discussion Group, refreshments, Litchfield Public Library, 1-2 pm

> Ridgeview Medical Center Volunteer Information, conference room B, Waconia, 2:30 - 3:30 pm

> Audition for “The Mousetrap,” Watertown-Mayer Primary School, 6-9 pm

Thursday, Dec. 18

> Farm Land Rental Rates, Government Center, Buffalo, 2-4 pm

Friday, Dec. 19

> Helen Sanderson and Kermit Erickson, 100th birthday, everyone welcome, Lakeside Nursing Home, Dassel, 3 pm

Saturday, Dec. 20

> Stille Nacht, German service, First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Glencoe, 10:30-11:30 am

> Litchfield Area Male Chorus, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake, 4 pm, free-will donation

Sunday, Dec. 21

> Christmas Cantata, everyone welcome, refreshments, Delano United Methodist Church, 7 pm

Monday, Dec. 22

> Grief Support Group, Ridgeview Medical Center, Waconia, 7-8:30 pm

Tuesday, Dec. 23

> Lillejulaften Service, Norwegian costumes/sweaters welcomed, Calvary Lutheran Church, Willmar, 7 pm

Monday, Dec. 29

> American Red Cross Bloodmobile, Mackenthun’s Fine Foods, Waconia, 1-6 pm

> American Red Cross Bloodmobile, Watertown Community Center, noon-6 pm

Tuesday, Dec. 30

> American Red Cross Bloodmobile, Vineyard United Methodist Church, Hutchinson, noon-6 pm


Thursday, Jan. 1

> Game-a-thon, Buffalo Community Center, everyone welcome, free, 10 am-10 pm

Saturday, Jan. 3

> Lantern Cross Country Ski, Robert Ney Regional Park, Maple Lake, 6-9 pm

Sunday, Jan. 4

> Winter Family Fun Day and Open House, Robert Ney Regional Park, Maple Lake, 1-3 pm

Wednesday, Jan. 7

> American Red Cross Bloodmobile, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, New Germany

Monday, Jan. 12

> 55+ Driver’s Course, 4-hour refresher, Buffalo Community Center, 8:30am-12:30 pm

Wednesday, Jan. 14

> Farm Bill Meeting, Eagles Club, Litchfield, 1-3:30 pm

Friday, Jan. 16

> Night Dog Sledding, Robert Ney Regional Park, Maple Lake, 6:30-8:30 pm

> 55+ Driver’s Course, 4-hour refresher, Rockford Community Center, 5:#0-9:30 pm

Saturday, Jan. 17

> Dog Sledding, Robert Ney Regional Park, Maple Lake, 8:30-10:30 am, 11 am-1 pm, 2-4 pm

Thursday, Jan. 22

> Free Meal/Fellowship, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Winsted, 5:30 pm

Sunday, Jan. 25

> Raptors, Robert Ney Regional Park, Maple Lake, 2-3 pm

Saturday, Jan. 31

> GFWC Snowflake Luncheon, entertaiment, Delano American Legion

Sunday, Feb. 1

> Family Birding, Robert Ney Regional Park, Maple Lake, 2-3 pm

Monday, Feb. 23

> American Red Cross Bloodmobile, Cokato

Saturday, March 21

> The Big Little Hunting & Fishing Expo & Auction, Agribition Center, McLeod County Fairgrounds, Hutchinson, 9 am-5:30 pm

Thursday, April 9

> SciTech Festival, Delano

Saturday, May 2

> GFWC Spring Banquet, award for Citizen of Year

Saturday, May 30

> Winsted Dance Recital, HLWW High School, 11 am and 2 pm

Friday, July 31

> Relay for Life, overnight fundraiser for American Cancer Society, Delano City Park, Delano

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Weekly Events


• 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


• 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


• 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


• 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


• 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


• 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


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