Events Calendar

THURSDAY, NOV. 7

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

West Lecture Hall, Monticello High School; 3 to 7 pm

» CREATING CARING FAITH COMMUNITIES

Speakers from National Alliance on Mental Illness Minnesota, free program, Wayzata Community Church; 7 to 9 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Integrated Arts Academy, Chaska; 10 am to 4 pm

» CALICO QUILTERS

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

» FREE COMMUNITY DIABETES SCREENING

Ridgeview Delano Clinic; 5 to 7 pm

» BOOK AND PUZZLE SALE

Hardcovers 50 cents, paperbacks 25 cents, puzzles priced to sell; Delano Senior Center; 8 am to 4:30 pm

FRIDAY, NOV. 8

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Smith Engineering, Chaska; 10 am to 4 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Stellis Health, Monticello; 10 am to 3 pm

» POCKET GAMES WORKSHOP

Learn micro-games, for teens and adults, register 320-286-5760, Cokato Public Library; 6 to 7:30 pm

» STORYTIME

For ages 3 to 8, Howard Lake Public Library; 10:30 to 11:30 am

» BOOK AND PUZZLE SALE

Hardcovers 50 cents, paperbacks 25 cents, puzzles priced to sell; Delano Senior Center; 8 am to 2 pm

» GARDEN CENTER OPEN HOUSE

Preview poinsettias, spruce containers; Holasek Flower Power Garden Center, Lester Prairie

SATURDAY, NOV. 9

» 52ND ANNUAL COUNTRY FAIR FOR MISSIONS

Brunch, lunch, quilts, baked/canned goods, handcrafted items, produce, attic treasures, silent auciton, kids area, more; St. John’s Lutheran Church, Buffalo; 8 am to 1 pm

» CRAFT AND VENDOR SALE

Hosted by Blue Star Mothers of Wright County, fundraiser for deployed troops, Zion Lutheran Church, Buffalo; 9 am to 3 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Lunds & Byerlys, Chanhassen; 10 am to 4 pm

» POCKET GAMES WORKSHOP

Learn micro games, for teens and adults, register 763-972-3467, Delano Public Library; 10:30 to 11:30 am

» CRAFT & BAKE SALE

Baked goods, crafts, lunch available; United Methodist Church, Annandale; 9 am to 1 pm

» SHOP WITH HEART

25+ local vendors, raffles, food available; Trinity Lutheran, Long Lake; 9 am to 4 pm

» HOLIDAY MARKET

Bakers, crafters, vendors; Blue Note, Winsted; 10 am to 1 pm

» GARDEN CENTER OPEN HOUSE

Preview poinsettias, spruce containers; Holasek Flower Power Garden Center, Lester Prairie

» SPAGHETTI SUPPER

Adults $7, children $4; Pioneer Park, Annandale; 5 to 7 pm

SUNDAY, NOV. 10

» CHRISTIANS MEETING MUSLIMS

Three-part class (also Nov. 13 and 20 at 6:30 pm), Rev. John Spaulding at Peace Lutheran Church, Watertown; 9 am

» SHOP WITH HEART

25+ local vendors, raffles, food available; Trinity Lutheran, Long Lake; 9:30 am to noon

MONDAY, NOV. 11

» ZUMBA

Punch cards available, walk-in $6, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Howard Lake; 6:30 to 7:30 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

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

» LIVE ANIMAL MEET AND GREET

For all ages, reserve spot 507-357-8580, Ney Nature Center, Maple Lake; 10 to 11:30 am

» FREE COMMUNITY DIABETES SCREENING

Ridgeview Belle Plain Clinic; 5 to 7 pm

» VETERANS DAY POTLUCK SPAGHETTI DINNER

Bring a dessert or bread to share, Delano American Legion, social hour 5 pm, dinner 6 pm

» BARIATRIC INFORMATION SESSION

For anyone interested in weight-loss surgery, free, Two Twelve Medical Center, Chaska; 10 to 11:30 am

» VETERANS DAY CEREMONY

Hosted by Legion Post 463, Lester Prairie High School; 9 am

TUESDAY, NOV. 12

» 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

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Activity Room, Delano Senior Center; 2 to 6 pm

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

Howard Lake Community Center; 9:30 to 11:30 am

» STORYTIME

Winsted Library; 9:30 to 10 am

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Peace Lutheran Church, Hutchinson; noon to 6 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

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

» GAME TIME

Board/card games, for ages 7 to 15, Cokato Public Library; 3:30 to 5 pm

» PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

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

» FREE COMMUNITY DIABETES SCREENING

Ridgeview Chanhassen Clinic; 5 to 7 pm

» PIZZA FUNDRAISER

Hosted by Lester Prairie Royalty, Unhinged Pizza, Glencoe; 4 to 8 pm

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13

» MOM & BABY CONNECTION

Support for breastfeeding moms, Ridgeview Professional Building, Waconia; 10 to 11:30 am

» STORYTIME

Winsted Library; 9:45 to 10 am

» GROCERY BINGO

For seniors 60 and older, The Lodge, Howard Lake; 10 am

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

American Legion, Waconia; 1 to 7 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Culver’s, Buffalo; 10 am to 4 pm

» MUSIC WITH THE GARBAGE ORCHESTRA

For ages 3 to 6, Cokato Public Library; 10:30 to 11:15 am

» CHARCOAL LEAF ART WITH TAMRA

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

» MYSTERY LOVERS BOOK CLUB

For teens and adults, Howard Lake Public Library; 6:30 to 7:30 pm

» CHRISTIANS MEETING MUSLIMS

Three-part class (also Nov. 10 at 9 am, and Nov. 20 at 6:30 pm), Rev. John Spaulding at Peace Lutheran Church, Watertown; 6:30 pm

THURSDAY, NOV. 14

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

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

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

St. Albert’s Parish Center, Albertville; 1 to 7 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Maple Lake Legion Club, Maple Lake; 1 to 7 pm

» VETERANS JOB FAIR

20 area businessess with job openings, auditorium, St. Cloud VA; 11 am to 1 pm

FRIDAY, NOV. 15

» ‘SEUSSICAL’

Performing Arts Center, Dassel-Cokato High School; 7 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

American Family Insurance, Annandale; 10 am to 4 pm

» STORYTIME

For ages 3 to 8, Howard Lake Public Library; 10:30 to 11:30 am

» ‘SHOESTRING THEATRE’

Presented by students from Lester Prairie School and Holy Trinity School in Winsted in gym at LPS; 7 pm

» ‘BACK TO THE ‘80s’

Presented by students from HLWW High School; Laker Theater; 7:30 pm

SATURDAY, NOV. 16

» GIANT CANDYLAND BOARD GAME

For all ages, register 763-972-3467, Delano Public Library; 10 am to 12:30 pm

» BRAIN BUILDERS: STEM STORYTIME

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

» ‘BACK TO THE ‘80s’

Presented by students from HLWW High School; Laker Theater; 7:30 pm; social hour 5:30 pm, dinner 6:15 pm

SUNDAY, NOV. 17

» ‘SEUSSICAL’

Performing Arts Center, Dassel-Cokato High School; 2 pm

» ‘SHOESTRING THEATRE’

Presented by students from Lester Prairie School and Holy Trinity School in Winsted in gym at LPS; 7 pm

» POSE YOUR PET WITH SANTA

Fundraiser for homeless animals at Crossroads, schedule 763-684-1234, $25, Ruffin Inn Pet Ranch, Buffalo; noon to 5 pm

» ‘BACK TO THE ‘80s’

Presented by students from HLWW High School; Laker Theater; 2:30 pm

» PANCAKE BREAKFAST

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

MONDAY, NOV. 18

» 55+ DRIVER DISCOUNT PROGRAM

Four hour refresher course, $22, register 888-234-1294, Delano Senior Center; 8 am to noon

» ZUMBA

Punch cards available, walk-in $6, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Howard Lake; 6:30 to 7:30 pm

» TINY TOT STORYTIME

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

» READ TO ROWDY THE DOG

Register for 15 minutes of reading time, 763-972-3467, Delano Public Library; 3 to 4:30 pm

» ANDREW WALESCH PRESENTS HOLIDAY CLASSICS

For all ages, pianist presents holiday songs/stories, Howard Lake Public Library; 6 to 8 pm

TUESDAY, NOV. 19

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

» FREE A1C DIABETES SCREENING

Cokato Library; 2 to 6 pm

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

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

» UNDERSTANDING THE CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM

Free, two-hour class, register 651-645-2948, Waconia High School, room C107; 6 to 8 pm

» STORYTIME

Winsted Library; 9:30 to 10 am

» PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

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

» WESTENDERS RUG HOOKING GROUP

Bring a project, Delano Public Library; 5 to 8 pm

» TECH HELP

For adults, Delano Public Library; 12:30 to 1:30 pm

» HOMESCHOOL SERIES: SURVIVAL SKILLS

For ages 8 and up, reserve spot 507-357-8580, Ney Nature Center, Maple Lake; 1 to 3 pm

» HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE

Vendors, refreshments; Light of Christ Church, Delano; 6 to 8:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 20

» MOM & BABY CONNECTION

Support for breastfeeding moms, Ridgeview Professional Building, Waconia; 10 to 11:30 am

» STORYTIME

Winsted Library; 9:45 to 10 am

» STORYTIME

For ages 3 to 5, Cokato Public Library; 10:30 to 11:15 am

» KNIT WITS

Bring a project, Delano Public Library; 6:30 to 8 pm

» EVENING QUILTERS

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

» CHRISTIANS MEETING MUSLIMS

Three-part class (also Nov. 10 at 9 am, and Nov. 13 at 6:30 pm), Rev. John Spaulding at Peace Lutheran Church, Watertown; 6:30 pm

THURSDAY, NOV. 21

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Council Chambers Room, Annandale City Hall; 2 to 6 pm

» CALICO QUILTERS

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

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

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

» LEGO LAB

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

» LIFELONG LEARNER LUNCH: MN GEOLOGY

For adults, reserve spot 507-357-8580, Ney Nature Center, Maple Lake; noon to 1:30 pm

» CREATING CARING FAITH COMMUNITIES

Speakers from NAMI Minnesota, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano; 6:30 to 8 pm

FRIDAY, NOV. 22

» ‘SEUSSICAL’

Performing Arts Center, Dassel-Cokato High School; 7 pm

» TECH HELP

For adults, Delano Public Library; 3 to 4 pm

» STORYTIME

For ages 3 to 8, Howard Lake Public Library; 10:30 to 11:30 am

SATURDAY, NOV. 23

» ‘SEUSSICAL’

Performing Arts Center, Dassel-Cokato High School; 7 pm

» READ WITH PENNY THE DOG

For ages 4 to 12, Howard Lake Public Library; 10 to 11:30 am

» TALKING TURKEY TUNES CONCERT

Songs performed by Dick Kimmel, snacks available, for all ages, reserve spot 507-357-8580, Ney Nature Center, Maple Lake; 3 to 4 pm

» HLWW FINE ARTS EXXPO & CREATIVE CRAFTS FAIR

100+ exhibitors, food available, free admission; activity center, HLWW Middle School; 9 am to 2 pm

SUNDAY, NOV. 24

» ‘SEUSSICAL’

Performing Arts Center, Dassel-Cokato High School; 2 pm

» CARVING CLUB

Learn wood carving, for ages 12 and up, reserve spot 507-357-8580, Ney Nature Center, Maple Lake; 1 to 3 pm

» TURKEY BINGO

$8 for 20 games, turkey luncheon, door prizes; bake sale, raffle; Sts. Peter and Paul Parish Center, Loretto; 1 pm

MONDAY, NOV. 25

» ZUMBA

Punch cards available, walk-in $6, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Howard Lake; 6:30 to 7:30 pm

» TINY TOT STORYTIME

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

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

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

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

» TIME TO CREATE!

For ages 5 to 17, Cokato Public Library; 3:30 to 5 pm

» FOCAL BOOK CLUB

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

» PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

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

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 27

» MOM & BABY CONNECTION

Support for breastfeeding moms, Ridgeview Professional Building, Waconia; 10 to 11:30 am

» MUSIC WITH THE GARBAGE ORCHESTRA

For ages 3 to 6, Cokato Public Library; 10:30 to 11:15 am

» BOY SCOUT ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE BADGE DAY

for Boy Scouts, bring blue card and workbook, reserve spot 507-357-8580, Ney Nature Center, Maple Lake; 9 am to 5 pm

THURSDAY, NOV. 28

» ANNUAL COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING MEAL

Free traditional meal sponsored by Delano Legion and Coborn’s, all welcome, Delano Legion, doors open at 11 am, meal at noon

FRIDAY, NOV. 29

» OPT OUTSIDE DAY

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

SATURDAY, NOV. 30

» BURN OFF THE TURKEY HIKE

For ages 8 an up, reserve spot 507-357-8580, Ney Nature Center, Maple Lake; 10 am to noon

» CHRISTKINDLMARKT

All ages, authentic German Christmas fair, Church of Saints Peter and Paul, Loretto; noon to 7:30 pm

» COMMUNITY TREE WALK

Tree decorating contest, market, silent auction; benefits Wright County Food Shelf; Waverly Village Hall; 3 to 7 pm

MONDAY, DEC. 2

» ZUMBA

Punch cards available, walk-in $6, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Howard Lake; 6:30 to 7:30 pm

TUESDAY, DEC. 3

» BEHIND THE SCENES IN TV JOURNALISM

Tom Tyther presents years of broadcast history, Delano Senior Center; 1 pm

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4

» MOM & BABY CONNECTION

Support for breastfeeding moms, Ridgeview Professional Building, Waconia; 10 to 11:30 am

FRIDAY, DEC. 6

» SILENT AUCTION

Silent auction at Winsted Library; 2 to 5 pm

» WINTER FESTIVAL

Santa, hay rides, canvas painting, bake sale; gym, Holy Trinity School, Winsted

SATURDAY, DEC. 7

» BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

New Germany

» SILENT AUCTION

Silent auction at Winsted Library; 10 am to 6:30 pm

» WINTER FESTIVAL

Parade 6:30 pm; Santa, hay rides, canvas painting, bake sale; gym, Holy Trinity School, Winsted

» COOKIE WALK/SILENT AUCTION/CRAFT SALE

Lunch available at 11 am, Our Father’s Lutheran Church, Rockford; 9 am to 1 pm

» OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS

Boutique, bake sale, music, games, parade (4:30 pm), market, Delano City Hall; 10 am throughout day

MONDAY, DEC. 9

» ZUMBA

Punch cards available, walk-in $6, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Howard Lake; 6:30 to 7:30 pm

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

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11

» MOM & BABY CONNECTION

Support for breastfeeding moms, Ridgeview Professional Building, Waconia; 10 to 11:30 am

THURSDAY, DEC. 12

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

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

» GALA AT CROW RIVER COUNTRY CLUB

“Roaring ‘20s” theme, meal, music, entertainment; auctions

TUESDAY, DEC. 17

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

» FREE A1C DIABETES SCREENING

Cokato Library; 2 to 6 pm

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 18

» MOM & BABY CONNECTION

Support for breastfeeding moms, Ridgeview Professional Building, Waconia; 10 to 11:30 am

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

FRIDAY, JUNE 12

» WINSTOCK

Darius Rucker, Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy, Runaway June; Winstock grounds, Winsted, gates open at 2 pm

SATURDAY, JUNE 13

» WINSTOCK

Luke Combs, Brett Elredge, Chris Janson, Shenandoah, Phil Vassar, Drew Baldridge, Drew Parker; Winstock grounds, Winsted, gates open at 9:30 am

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