Events Calendar

THURSDAY, SEPT. 19

» NEEDLE DISPOSAL

Must be in plastic screw-top container, parking lot, Hutchinson Event Center; 2:30 to 5:30 pm

» SCHOOL NIGHT FOR SCOUTING

Learn about, signup to join Delano Cub Scouts; Delano Elementary School; 6 to 7 pm

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Council Chambers, Annandale City Hall; 2 to 6 pm

» CALICO QUILTERS

Bring a project, Delano Public Library; 9 am to 1 pm

» OPEN HOUSE HERITAGE CENTER

View building, proposed repairs; 136 Bridge Ave., Delano; 6 to 8 pm

» YOUTH ARCHERY CLUB

For ages 9 and up, equipment provided, register 507-357-8580; Ney Nature Center, Henderson, 5 to 7 pm

» NEY SENIOR LEARNING SERIES: MACHINERY WAGON TOUR

For adults, lunch included, register 507-357-8580; Ney Nature Center, Henderson, noon to 1:30 pm

» BARIATRIC SURGERY INFORMATION SESSION

For anyone interested in weight-loss surgery, Two Twelve Medical Center, Chaska; 6 to 7:30 pm

FRIDAY, SEPT. 20

» DASSEL FARMERS MARKET

Bandstand Park, Atlantic Ave., Dassel; 2:30-5:30 pm

» MEMBERS ONLY - STAR PARTY

For all ages, register for membership 507-357-8580, Ney Nature Center, Henderson, 6:30 to 9:30 pm

» DRIVE-THRU COFFEE, DONUTS, COOKIES

During Lester Prairie garage sales, St. Peter Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

» MEEKER-MCLEOD-SIBLEY COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES

Community health board meeting, open to public, McLeod Co. HHW/Solid Waste Management, 1065 5th Ave. SE, Hutchinson; 9 to 11 am

SATURDAY, SEPT. 21

» CITYWIDE GARAGE SALES – LESTER PRAIRIE

Many locations, watch for signs

» CREATE LEAVES

Create container with clay, for ages 13 to adult, register 763-972-3467, Delano Public Library; 10:30 to noon

» AUTUMN BIRD HIKE

For ages 5 and up, binoculars provided, register 507-357-8580; Ney Nature Center, Henderson, 10 to 11:30 am

» DRIVE-THRU COFFEE, DONUTS, COOKIES

During Lester Prairie garage sales, St. Peter Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

» CRITICAL CONVERSATION - A POSITIVE COMMUNITY DIALOGUE

Discuss mental health issues, refreshments served, United Faith Community UCC, 8 South First Ave., Buffalo; 1 to 3 pm

» BAKE SALE/T-SHIRT SALE

Fundraiser for Life Is For Everyone Ministries at New Life Assembly of God, Cokato; 9 am to 3 pm

» FIECKE FAMILY REUNION

Bring a chair, dish to pass, BYOB; home of Mark and Cindy Fiecke, 1243 235th St., Winsted; 2 pm

» PORK CHOP DINNER

Free-will offering, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Winsted; take-out 4 to 7 pm, dine-in 4:30 to 7 pm

SUNDAY, SEPT. 22

» CARVING CLUB

For ages 12 and up, learn to carve, bring basic tools, register 507-357-8580; Ney Nature Center, Henderson, 1 to 3 pm

MONDAY, SEPT. 23

» TINY TOT STORYTIME

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

TUESDAY, SEPT. 24

» NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP

Community room, Lund’s & Byerly’s, Wayzata; 6:30 to 8 pm

» SINGING FRIENDS CHORUS OPEN REHEARSAL

All Saints Lutheran Church, NYA; 7 to 8:30 pm

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

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

» TIME TO CREATE!

Use a variety of materials to creat, for ages 5 to 17, Cokato Public Library; 6:30 to 8 pm

» FOCAL BOOK CLUB

For adults, Grounds Coffee Shop, Cokato; 12:30 to 2 pm

» CARD MAKING

Create general occasion cards, for ages over 13, Cokato Public Library; 3:30 to 5 pm

» PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

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

» FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY

Learn how to beat debt, Christ Lutheran Church, Maple Plain; 6:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 25

» DELANO FARMERS MARKET

Flippin’ Bill’s, Delano; 2 to 6 pm

» MAYER CAR AND CYCLE NIGHT

Display your vehicle, enjoy refreshments, crafts, vendors; Mayer; 5 to 8 pm

» TECH TIME

Help with electronic devices, Howard Lake Public Library; 2 to 3:30 pm

» EVENING QUILTERS

Bring a project, Delano Public Library; 6 to 8 pm

THURSDAY, SEPT. 26

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

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

» INTRODUCTION TO MACRAME

For ages over 15, learn the basics and create a project, register 320-543-2020, Howard Lake Public Library; 6 to 7:30 pm

» LEGO LAB

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

» YOUTH ARCHERY CLUB

For ages 9 and up, equipment provided, register 507-357-8580; Ney Nature Center, Henderson, 5 to 7 pm

FRIDAY, SEPT. 27

» DASSEL FARMERS MARKET

Bandstand Park, Atlantic Ave., Dassel; 2:30-5:30 pm

» NATURE’S CYCLE: EQUINE MORTALITY COMPOSTING FIELD DAY

For horse owners end-of-life, in Ostego, $15, call Wright County Extension to register 763-682-7381.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 28

» ANNUAL LWML FALL BAZAAR put in ed and hj

Breakfast, lunch, prizes, crafts, baked/canned goods, produce, clothing, books; Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Co. Rd. 35 W, Annandale; 9 am to 1 pm

» DASSEL-COKATO CHEERLEADING RECYCLING EVENT

Bring items to the south parking lot at DC High School; 10 am to 2 pm

» TRAP SHOOT

Also light lunch provided, Stockholm Lutheran Church, Cokato; 1 pm

SUNDAY, SEPT. 29

» EXPLORE 4-H DAY

Open house, learn about Wright County 4-H clubs, Monticello Community Center; 1 to 2:30 pm

» EXPLORE 4-H DAY

Open house, learn about Wright County 4-H clubs, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Maple Lake; 1 to 2:30 pm

MONDAY, SEPT. 30

» TINY TOT STORYTIME

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

TUESDAY, OCT. 1

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINICS

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

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 2

» DELANO FARMERS MARKET

Flippin’ Bill’s, Delano; 2 to 6 pm

» LIVE MUSIC BY TICKET TO BRASIL

Delano Senior Center;

» MENTAL WELLNESS & ADDICTION: BEYOND THE STIGMA

Free event; dinner, fair, speakers; Buffalo High School; 5:30 pm

THURSDAY, OCT. 3

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Monticello High School, west lecture hall; 3 to 7 pm

FRIDAY, OCT. 4

» LPHS HOMECOMING PARADE, GAME

Parade begins at Lester Prairie High School at 5:45, goes to football field, LPHT plays game at 7 pm

SATURDAY, OCT. 5

» RIDE FOR A REASON

Fundraising bike ride for St. Max School, Delano

SUNDAY, OCT. 6

» HERITAGE FESTIVAL

70th anniversary as a congregation at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Watertown, service 9:30 am; chicken dinner 11 am to 1:30 pm, wine pull, silent auction, games for kids

» EXPLORE 4-H DAY

Open house, learn about Wright County 4-H clubs, Howard Lake Community Room, 617 6th Ave.; 1 to 2:30 pm

» EXPLORE 4-H DAY

Open house, learn about Wright County 4-H clubs, St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic School, Delano; 1 to 2:30 pm

MONDAY, OCT. 7

» OPEN FORUM

Information, questions-and-answers regarding HLWW School levy, public welcome, media center; 7 pm

» 55+ DRIVER DISCOUNT COURSE

First-half of eight-hour course (second half Oct. 8), register 888-234-1294, $26, Peace Lutheran Church, Hutchinson; 5:30 to 9:30 pm

TUESDAY, OCT. 8

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

» NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP

Community room, Lund’s & Byerly’s, Wayzata; 6:30 to 8 pm

» WRIGHT COUNTY FOSTER CARE ORIENTATION

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

» PAJAMA STORYTIME

Dassel Public Library; 7 pm

» QUESTION, PERSUADE, REFER (QPR)

Emergency response training program for someone in crisis, Orono HIgh School, Long Lake; 6 to 7 pm

» ART SHOW OPEN HOUSE

Delano Public Library, meet artists, view artwork; 6 to 8 pm

» 55+ DRIVER DISCOUNT COURSE

Second-half of eight-hour course (first half Oct. 7), register 888-234-1294, $26, Peace Lutheran Church, Hutchinson; 5:30 to 9:30 pm

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINICS

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

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 9

» DELANO FARMERS MARKET

Flippin’ Bill’s, Delano; 2 to 6 pm

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 1 to 8 pm

THURSDAY, OCT. 10

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

Free community meal, everyone welcome, St. James Lutheran School, Howard Lake; 5:30 pm

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

» CHILD CAR SEAT SAFETY CHECKS

Call 763-682-7516 for appointment, Monticello Fire Department; 3 to 7 pm

FRIDAY, OCT. 11

» MARATHON FOR NONPUBLIC EDUCATION

Students from Holy Trinity School in Winsted, walk and pray for those in need to raise funds

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 1 to 6 pm

SATURDAY, OCT. 12

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 1 pm

SUNDAY, OCT. 13

» HOWL FEST

Owls from the Raptor Center, hike, Lake Maria State Park, Monticello

MONDAY, OCT. 14

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am 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

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 8 pm

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINICS

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

» HOTDISH/SALAD LUNCHEON

Proceeds support veterans’ programs, $10, Delano American Legion; 11 am to 1 pm

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 16

» DELANO FARMERS MARKET

Flippin’ Bill’s, Delano; 2 to 6 pm

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 1 to 8 pm

THURSDAY, OCT. 17

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Annandale City Hall, council chambers; 2 to 6 pm

FRIDAY, OCT. 18

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 1 to 6 pm

SATURDAY, OCT. 19

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 1 pm

MONDAY, OCT. 21

» HLWW YOUTH BASKETBALL KICK-OFF NIGHT

For parents and players, mandatory, HLWW Field House; 6 to 7:30 pm

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

TUESDAY, OCT. 22

» NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP

Community room, Lund’s & Byerly’s, Wayzata; 6:30 to 8 pm

» “LIVES WELL LIVED” MOVIE SCREENING

Delano Senior Center;

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 8 pm

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINICS

Senior Center, Monticello; 9::30 to 11:30 am

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23

» DELANO FARMERS MARKET

Flippin’ Bill’s, Delano; 2 to 6 pm

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 1 to 8 pm

THURSDAY, OCT. 24

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

FRIDAY, OCT. 25

» WINSTED BUSINESS TRICK-OR-TREAT

Children visit participating businesses for treats; 4 to 6 pm

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 1 to 6 pm

SATURDAY, OCT. 26

» HALLOWEEN PARTY

New Germany

» FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK SALE

Dassel City Hall, community room

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 1 pm

MONDAY, OCT. 28

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

TUESDAY, OCT. 29

» “BEHIND THE SCENES IN TV JOURNALISM - YESTERDAY AND TODAY

Presented by Tom Ryther, Delano Senior Center;

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 8 pm

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 30

» DELANO FARMERS MARKET

Flippin’ Bill’s, Delano; 2 to 6 pm

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 1 to 8 pm

THURSDAY, OCT. 31

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

FRIDAY, NOV. 1

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 1 to 6 pm

SATURDAY, NOV. 2

» FALL CLEANUP AT PARK

Volunteers cleanup Lake Maria State Park, Monticello; 10 am to 2 pm

TUESDAY, NOV. 12

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

» NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP

Community room, Lund’s & Byerly’s, Wayzata; 6:30 to 8 pm

» WRIGHT COUNTY FOSTER CARE ORIENTATION

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

THURSDAY, NOV. 14

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

Free community meal, everyone welcome, St. James Lutheran School, Howard Lake; 5:30 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

» NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP

Community room, Lund’s & Byerly’s, Wayzata; 6:30 to 8 pm

FRIDAY, NOV. 29

» OPT OUTSIDE DAY

Free walk/hike, Lake Maria State Park, Monticello; all day

SATURDAY, DEC. 7

» BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

New Germany

TUESDAY, DEC. 10

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

» NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP

Community room, Lund’s & Byerly’s, Wayzata; 6:30 to 8 pm

THURSDAY, DEC. 12

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

Free community meal, everyone welcome, St. James Lutheran School, Howard Lake; 5:30 pm

TUESDAY, DEC. 17

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

» FREE A1C DIABETES SCREENING

Cokato Library; 2 to 6 pm

2020

THURSDAY, JAN. 9

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

Free community meal, everyone welcome, St. James Lutheran School, Howard Lake; 5:30 pm

THURSDAY, FEB. 13

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

Free community meal, everyone welcome, St. James Lutheran School, Howard Lake; 5:30 pm

THURSDAY, MARCH 12

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

Free community meal, everyone welcome, St. James Lutheran School, Howard Lake; 5:30 pm

THURSDAY, APRIL 9

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

Free community meal, everyone welcome, St. James Lutheran School, Howard Lake; 5:30 pm

» USED BOOK SALE

Delano Public Library

FRIDAY, APRIL 10

» USED BOOK SALE

Delano Public Library

THURSDAY, MAY 14

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

Free community meal, everyone welcome, St. James Lutheran School, Howard Lake; 5:30 pm

THURSDAY, JUNE 11

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

Free community meal, everyone welcome, St. James Lutheran School, Howard Lake; 5:30 pm

THURSDAY, JULY 9

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

Free community meal, everyone welcome, St. James Lutheran School, Howard Lake; 5:30 pm

THURSDAY, AUG. 13

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

Free community meal, everyone welcome, St. James Lutheran School, Howard Lake; 5:30 pm

THURSDAY, SEPT. 10

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

Free community meal, everyone welcome, St. James Lutheran School, Howard Lake; 5:30 pm

THURSDAY, OCT. 8

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

Free community meal, everyone welcome, St. James Lutheran School, Howard Lake; 5:30 pm

THURSDAY, NOV. 12

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

Free community meal, everyone welcome, St. James Lutheran School, Howard Lake; 5:30 pm

THURSDAY, DEC. 10

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

Free community meal, everyone welcome, St. James Lutheran School, Howard Lake; 5:30 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