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Events Calendar

Monday, July 27

» American Red Cross Bloodmobile American Legion, Clearwater, 1 to 7 pm

» Welcome Night By Plato LionsEveryone welcome, meeting, fun, free dinner. Plato Hall, 5:30 pm

Tuesday, July 28

» Comedy Juggler Jason Huneke Interactive show for all ages, Delano Public Library, 1 to 1:45 pm

» Teen Game Night Hang out, play card/board games; Delano Public Library, 6 to 8 pm

Wednesday, July 29

» Wright County Fair Howard Lake

» Car Show & Farmers MarketSecond Ave., Mayer, 5 to 8 pm

» Delano Farmers Market Flippin’ Bill’s, 2 to 6 pm

» 55+ Driver Improvement Course Four-hour refresher, Crow River Senior Center, St. Michael, 9 am to 1 pm

» McLeod County Pheasants Forever Meeting at Neisen’s Bar & Grill, Biscay, 7:30 pm, everyone welcome

» Drawing manga art class

Author/illustrator/cartoonist Gary Harbo teaching a class to 7- to 12-year-olds on how to draw anime/manga style art. No pre-registration required, Howard Lake Public Library, 3 to 4 pm

» We’re Making Music Youth age 9 to 14 will make three cool musical instruments from everyday materials, Delano Public Library, 2 to 3:30 pm, register (763) 972-3467

» Read to the Rhythm Summer Story Time

Based on the Summer Reading Program theme: Read to the Rhythm. Each story time has its own theme, related themed books and fun activities. Parents, guardians, and siblings are welcome to attend too, Cokato Public

» Concert In The Park – Delano Jeff Carver Quintet performs in gazebo, Delano Central Park, 6:30 pm

Thursday, July 30

» Wright County Fair Howard Lake

» Meeker County Fair Litchfield

» Winsted Farmers Market Corner of Baker Ave. and 6th Street, Winsted, 3 to 7 pm

» “The Fantasticks” Performance in auditorium at Hutchinson Middle School, 7 pm

Friday, July 31

» Relay for Life Overnight fundraiser for American Cancer Society, Delano City Park, Delano

» Wright County Fair Howard Lake, 2015 Outstanding Senior Citizen honored

» American Red Cross Bloodmobile Buffalo High School, noon to 6 pm

» Meeker County Fair Litchfield

» Story Hour

Children 6 and under sing songs, make a craft, and will listen to a story, Dassel Public Library, 10–10:45 a.m.

» “The Fantasticks” Performance in auditorium at Hutchinson Middle School, 7 pm

Saturday, Aug. 1

» Wright County Fair Howard Lake

» Community Market Riverside Commons, Bridge Ave., Delano, 9 am to noon

» Meeker County Fair Litchfield

» Felt Fairy House

Fiber artist Amanda Doster will teach how to needle-felt a fairy house at the Winsted Arts Council building, Winsted, 9-11 a.m.

» 19th Annual All Star Clown Show

Free face-painting 6 pm, show 6:30 pm, free admission and parking, carnival toys and concessions available; Buffalo Civic Center

» Needle Felting Class Winsted Arts Center, 9 am

» “The Fantasticks” Performance in auditorium at Hutchinson Middle School, 7 pm

» Grand Opening Lions Shelter Riverside Park in Rockford, ribbon-cutting, games, music, food, 4-8 pm

Sunday, Aug. 2

» Wright County Fair Howard Lake

» 125th Anniversary Faith Lutheran Church (Monticello/Silver Creek), Ellison Park, Monticello, food, activities, everyone welcome

» Meeker County Fair Litchfield

» Annual Cemetery Association Meeting Pioneer Country Church, Collinwood Township, 2 pm

» American Legion Breakfast Legion, Winsted, 8 am

Monday, Aug. 3

» American Red Cross Bloodmobile Dassel Covenant Church

» Vacation Bible School – Outback Rock Dinner provided, preschool-grade 5, call (320) 286-5964 to registerEvangelical Lutheran Church, Cokato, 5:30 to 8 pm

» An Evening With Kevin Sorbo Greet, eat, and meet 6 pm, Sorbo speaks about growing up in Mound 7:30 pm; Westonka History Museum, Mound

» 8th Annual Delano Lions Golf Classic B’s on the River and River’s Edge Golf Course, Watertown, 2 pm

Tuesday, Aug. 4

» Farmfest Gilfillan Estate, Redwood County, services information, food

» Teen Art Camp For ages 12 and up, create Brazilian Carnival crowns and costumes, 10 am to 2 pm, Winsted

» National Night Out Activities for kids, crime prevention tips, more. Delano Fire Station, 245 Second Street North, 6:30-8:30 pm

» The Great Brodini

Magic show for all ages, Delano Public Library, 1-1:45 pm

» Fare For All

Food distribution at reduced prices, Zion Lutheran Church, Buffalo, 3:30-5:30 pm

wednesday, Aug. 5

» Delano Farmers Market Flippin’ Bill’s, 2 to 6 pm

» Farmfest/Farm Bureau DAy Gilfillan Estate, Redwood County, free breakfast and giveaways, services information, food

» Teen Art Camp For ages 12 and up, create Brazilian Carnival crowns and costumes, 10 am to 2 pm

» “Nalah Goes to Mad Mouse City” Puppet show at Winsted Arts Council, 4 pm

Thursday, Aug. 6

» “Hoopla Train with Yard Master Yip and his Polkstra” Pla-Mor Ballroom, Glencoe, 7 pm

» 55+ Driver Improvement Course Four-hour refresher, Buffalo Presbyterian Church, 5:30 to 9:30 pm

» Farmfest Gilfillan Estate, Redwood County, services information, food

» Teen Art Camp For ages 12 and up, create Brazilian Carnival crowns and costumes, 10 am to 2 pm

» Winsted Farmers Market Corner of Baker Ave. and 6th Street, Winsted, 3 to 7 pm

» Winsted Night Out Neighborhood get-togethers

» “The Fantasticks” Performance in auditorium at Hutchinson Middle School, 7 pm

Friday, Aug. 7

» Relay for Life Overnight fundraiser for American Cancer Society, Hutchinson

» Winsted Summer Festival

Brat Busters, Mill Reserve Park, 4-9 pm; games, activities for kids, canow/kayak race, music, fireworks

» 3rd Annual LEGO Contest Hosted by Winsted Arts Council during Winsted Summer Festival

» “Hoopla Train with Yard Master Yip and his Polkastra” Pla-Mor Ballroom, Glencoe, 7 pm

» “The Fantasticks” Performance in auditorium at Hutchinson Middle School, 7 pm

Saturday, Aug. 8

» Cokato High School Class of 1975 reunion Cokato Country Club, 6 pm

» Winsted Summer Festival

Children’s parade, bean bag tourney, lip sync contest, co-ed volleyball, horseshoes, music, more events throughout Winsted

» Community Market Riverside Commons, Bridge Ave., Delano, 9 am to noon

» 55+ Driver improvement Course Four-hour refresher, Cabela’s, Rogers, 10 am to 2 pm

» 3rd Annual LEGO Contest Hosted by Winsted Arts Council during Winsted Summer Festival

» “The Fantasticks” Performance in auditorium at Hutchinson Middle School, 7 pm

Sunday, Aug. 9

» Cokato High School Class of 1975 reunion Get-together at Jeanne Morris

» Winsted Summer Festival

Hainlin Park, games, events, parade 1 pm; royalty coronation at HT High School 4 pm, bingo, drawings, music

» 3rd Annual LEGO Contest Hosted by Winsted Arts Council during Winsted Summer Festival

Monday, Aug. 10

» Cokato Corn Carnival Parade 6 pm

Tuesday, Aug. 11

» American Red Cross Bloodmobile Peace Lutheran Church, Hutchinson, noon-6 pm

Wednesday, Aug. 12

» Car Show Second Ave., Mayer, 5 to 8 pm

» delano farmers market Flippin’ Bill’s, 2 to 6 pm

» American Red Cross Bloodmobile St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Eden Valley, 1-7 pm

» American Red Cross Bloodmobile St. Phillips Church, Litchfield, 1-7 pm

Thursday, Aug. 13

» Burger/Music Night Plato

» annual dassel flower show Dassel History Center, 2 to 4 pm

» 55+ Driver Improvement Course Four-hour refresher at State Farm, 570 Humboldt Dr NW, Big Lake, 4 to 8 pm

» Winsted Farmers Market Corner of Baker Ave. and 6th Street, Winsted, 3 to 7 pm

» American Red Cross Bloodmobile St. Phillips Church, Litchfield, 1-7 pm

Friday, Aug. 14

» Maple Plain/Independence celebration

» Chanhassen/Carver County DAy Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, free admission to county residents. Sculptures, gardents, exhibits, kid-friendly, begins at 10 am

Saturday, Aug. 15

» Maple Plain/Independence celebration

» Community Market Riverside Commons, Bridge Ave., Delano, 9 am to noon

» dassel sings competition Dassel History Center and Ergot Museum,

Tuesday, Aug. 18

» Grazing Management Field Day Meet at Hasty Truck Stop (I-94, exit 183) at 5 p.m. and carpool to Maier family farm. Speakers, dinner; 5 to 8 pm

Wednesday, Aug. 19

» American Red Cross Bloodmobile Mayer

» McLeod County Fair Hutchinson

» delano farmers market Flippin’ Bill’s, 2 to 6 pm

Thursday, Aug. 20

» McLeod County Fair Hutchinson

» Winsted Farmers Market Corner of Baker Ave. and 6th Street, Winsted, 3 to 7 pm

Friday, Aug. 21

» McLeod County Fair Hutchinson

Saturday, Aug. 22

» McLeod County Fair Hutchinson

» Community Market Riverside Commons, Bridge Ave., Delano, 9 am to noon

Sunday, Aug. 23

» Free admission to fair for Veterans Military who have returned to McLeod County from active duty since Aug. 1, 2014 get free admission to fair and demoliton derby. RSVP by Friday, July 21 to (320) 864-1454, or mcleodbytr@gmail.com.

Wednesday, Aug. 26

» Car Show Second Ave., Mayer, 5 to 8 pm

» Delano Farmers Market Flippin’ Bill’s, 2 to 6 pm

Thursday, Aug. 27

» Winsted Farmers Market Corner of Baker Ave. and 6th Street, Winsted, 3 to 7 pm

Saturday, Aug. 29

» Community Market Riverside Commons, Bridge Ave., Delano, 9 am to noon

» Family Movie Morning Dassel Public Library

Sunday, Aug. 23

» McLeod County Fair Hutchinson

Tuesday, Sept. 1

» Fare For All

Food distribution at reduced prices, Zion Lutheran Church, Buffalo, 3:30-5:30 pm

Wednesday, Sept. 2

» delano farmers market Flippin’ Bill’s, 2 to 6 pm

Thursday, Sept. 3

» Winsted Farmers Market Corner of Baker Ave. and 6th Street, Winsted, 3 to 7 pm

Wednesday, Sept. 9

» Car Show Second Ave., Mayer, 5 to 8 pm

» delano farmers market Flippin’ Bill’s, 2 to 6 pm

Thursday, Sept. 10

» Winsted Farmers Market Corner of Baker Ave. and 6th Street, Winsted, 3 to 7 pm

Wednesday, Sept. 16

» delano farmers market Flippin’ Bill’s, 2 to 6 pm

Thursday, Sept. 17

» Winsted Farmers Market Corner of Baker Ave. and 6th Street, Winsted, 3 to 7 pm

Wednesday, Sept. 23

» Car ShowSecond Ave., Mayer, 5 to 8 pm

» Delano Farmers Market Flippin’ Bill’s, 2 to 6 pm

» Ladies Night Out by Safe AvenuesCrow River Winery, Hutchinson

Thursday, Sept. 24

» Winsted Farmers Market Corner of Baker Ave. and 6th Street, Winsted, 3 to 7 pm

Tuesday, Sept. 29

» Fare For All

Food distribution at reduced prices, Zion Lutheran Church, Buffalo, 3:30-5:30 pm

Wednesday, Sept. 30

» Delano Farmers Market Flippin’ Bill’s, 2 to 6 pm

Thursday, Oct. 1

» Winsted Farmers Market Corner of Baker Ave. and 6th Street, Winsted, 3 to 7 pm

Saturday, Oct. 3

» Community Market Riverside Commons, Bridge Ave., Delano, 9 am to noon

Tuesday, Oct. 27

» Fare For All

Food distribution at reduced prices, Zion Lutheran Church, Buffalo, 3:30-5:30 pm

Saturday, Nov. 7

» Miss Central Minnesota Pageant Auditorium, Hutchinson Middle School

Tuesday, Nov. 24

» Fare For All

Food distribution at reduced prices, Zion Lutheran Church, Buffalo, 3:30-5:30 pm

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March 12

» Mrs. Minnesota Pageant Ritsch Auditorium, St. Cloud

Oct. 12

» Cokato Community Chest Volunteers canvas the city for donations

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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

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

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

• 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

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