Events Calendar

FRIDAY, OCT. 12

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 1 to 6 pm

» ‘COMPANY’

Performed by Buffalo Community Theater, Discovery Auditorium

» ‘FINISHING SCHOOL’

Assisted living residents comedy performed by FungusAmongus Players at Dassel History Center & Ergot Museum, tickets $15; 7 pm

SATURDAY, OCT. 13

» BRING IT HOME CONCERT

Featuring Benny Weinbeck & Trio, silent auction, social hour; Blue Note Ballroom, Winsted; 6 pm

» DASSEL STORY SLOW ROLL

Ride bicycle, motorcycle, car throughout Dassel, listen to story tellers; begin at Dassel History Center, 9:30 am

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 1 pm

» BAZAAR

Coffee, lunch, brunch; quilts, crafts, baked goods, farmers market; Ostmark Lutheran Church, 32721 680th Ave., Watkins; 8:30 am to 1 pm

» ‘COMPANY’

Performed by Buffalo Community Theater, Discovery Auditorium

» FALL HOTDISH SUPPER

Adults $11, ages 5-10 $6, age 4 and under free; Montrose Methodist Church; 4:30 to 7 pm

» ‘FINISHING SCHOOL’

Assisted living residents comedy performed by FungusAmongus Players at Dassel History Center & Ergot Museum, tickets $15; 7 pm

» LORETTO FIRE DEPARTMENT OPEN HOUSE

Hog roast, activities, kids activities, free-will donation; 4 to 8 pm

» DASSEL-COKATO CHEERLEADING RECYCLING EVENT

Electronic recycling for small fee, Dassel-Cokato High School, south parking lot; 10 am to 2 pm

» HOT DISH SUPPER

Hot dishes, salads, desserts; free-will donation, Howard Lake Lions Hall; 5 to 7 pm

» FALL SALAD LUNCHEON

Area women welcome, free, luncheon, speaker, Grace Bible Church, Silver Lake; 10:30 am

SUNDAY, OCT. 14

» ‘COMPANY’

Performed by Buffalo Community Theater, Discovery Auditorium

» ‘FINISHING SCHOOL’

Assisted living residents comedy performed by FungusAmongus Players at Dassel History Center & Ergot Museum, tickets $15; 2 pm

» MID-MINNESOTA CONCERT BAND

Admission $5, free-will offering for refreshments, area residents perform, Litchfield Opera House; 2 pm

» ERIC RAISLER, ORGAN RECITAL

Free, open to public, free-will offering, refreshments, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cokato; 4:30 pm

» FALL FESTIVAL

Pig roast, music, family activities, bean bag tournament, games; parking lot and lawn, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Howard Lake; 11:30 am to 2:30 pm

MONDAY, OCT. 15

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Chaska VFW; noon to 6 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Watertown Community Center, noon to 6 pm

» DASSEL COMMUNITY CHEST DRIVE

Watch for information in your mailbox, or mail to Dassel Community Chest, 907 Sellards Drive, Dassel, MN 55325

» 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

Chaska VFW; noon to 6 pm

TUESDAY, OCT. 16

» FREE TAI CHI COURSES

Delano Senior Center, beginners 8:30 to 9:30 am; presenters 9:30 to 10 am; intermediate 10:15 to 11:15 am

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 8 pm

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

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

» HOT DISH AND SALAD LUNCHEON

$10, Delano American Legion; 11 am to 1 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Waconia Family Chiropractic; noon to 6 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Kingston Lions Club; 1 to 7 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

First Minnesota Bank, Buffalo; 10 am to 4 pm

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17

» FARMERS MARKET

Flippin’ Bill’s, Delano; 2 to 6 pm

» GRIEF SUPPORT NETWORK

Legacy of Delano; 9 to 10:30 am

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 1 to 8 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Southview Elementary School, Waconia; 2 to 7 pm

» CONCERT OF WESTERN MUSIC BY KERRY GROMBACHER

Delano Senior Center; 11 am

THURSDAY, OCT. 18

» CHICKEN BINGO

Family-friendly, raffles, concessions, prizes, silent auction; Blue Note Ballroom, Winsted; 5 pm

» SCARECROW CONTEST

Winsted businesses display scarecrows, vote for your favorite until Oct. 28

» CARVER COUNTY CITIZENS ACADEMY

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

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Annandale City Hall, council chamber room; 2 to 6 pm

» MOLD IN MY HOME

Identify, clean, resolve mold problems in homes; Ergot Museum, Dassel; 6:45 to 8:30 pm

» BARIATRIC SURGERY INFORMATION SESSION

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

» CONCERT OF WESTERN MUSIC BY KERRY GROMBACHER

St. Cloud Library; 7 pm

FRIDAY, OCT. 19

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 1 to 6 pm

» ‘COMPANY’

Performed by Buffalo Community Theater, Discovery Auditorium

» ‘FINISHING SCHOOL’

Assisted living residents comedy performed by FungusAmongus Players at Dassel History Center & Ergot Museum, tickets $15; 7 pm

SATURDAY, OCT. 20

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 1 pm

» ‘COMPANY’

Performed by Buffalo Community Theater, Discovery Auditorium

» ‘FINISHING SCHOOL’

Assisted living residents comedy performed by FungusAmongus Players at Dassel History Center & Ergot Museum, tickets $15; 7 pm

» ‘AN IRATE PIRATE’ BOOK READING

Crazi Coffee, Winsted; 10 am

SUNDAY, OCT. 21

» VETERANS YOGA PROJECT

Free to those in military and veterans, learn how yoga helps your health, Iron Barre Yoga Studio, Delano; 7 pm

» DAD’S BELGIAN WAFFLE BREAKFAST

Fundraiser for parks, children’s holiday parties; all you can eat, New Germany City Hall, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

» ‘COMPANY’

Performed by Buffalo Community Theater, Discovery Auditorium

» ‘FINISHING SCHOOL’

Assisted living residents comedy performed by FungusAmongus Players at Dassel History Center & Ergot Museum, tickets $15; 2 pm

» TURKEY DINNER

Take-outs available, $10 adults, $5 ages 6-10, free preschoolers, Kingston Community Center; 11 am to 2 pm

MONDAY, OCT. 22

» MINNESOTA NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP

Chaska Moravian Church; 6:30 to 8 pm

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

First Baptist Church, Cokato; 1 to 7 pm

TUESDAY, OCT. 23

» FOOD DISTRIBUTION

Montrose Community Center; 4 to 7 pm

» FREE TAI CHI COURSES

Delano Senior Center, beginners 8:30 to 9:30 am; presenters 9:30 to 10 am; intermediate 10:15 to 11:15 am

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 8 pm

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

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

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, Centennial Room; 2 to 6 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Lightouse Church, Hwy. 12W, Plato, 11 am to 5 pm

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24

» FARMERS MARKET

Flippin’ Bill’s, Delano; 2 to 6 pm

» GRIEF SUPPORT NETWORK

Legacy of Delano; 9 to 10:30 am

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 1 to 6 pm

» UNITY DAY

Students, staff wear orange in support of National Bully awareness Month, HLWW Schools

» COMMUNITY CONCERT

Free choir/band concert for senior citizens in Howard Lake, Waverly, and Winsted; refreshments follow, HLWW School; 1 pm

THURSDAY, OCT. 25

» CARVER COUNTY CITIZENS ACADEMY

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

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

» 500/CARDS

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

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Ridgewater College, Hutchinson; 9 am to 2 pm

» LEAVES OF GRASS - ILLUMINATED

Patrick Skully depicts Walt Whitman, free, Dassel History Center; 7 pm

FRIDAY, OCT. 26

» WINSTED BUSINESS TRICK OR TREAT

Children trick or treat at businesses in Winsted; 4 to 6 pm

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 1 to 6 pm

» BOOMTOWNS AND GHOST TOWNS OF SCOTT COUNTY

Presentation by Scott County Historical Society, everyone welcome, free, KingsPath Senior Living, 125 Commerce Drive W, Belle Plaine); 10 am

SATURDAY, OCT. 27

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 1 pm

» FALL BOUTIQUE

35+ crafters, food available, Mayer Community Center; 9 am to 2 pm

» FOSTER PARENT ORIENTATION

For anyone in McLeod County interested in becoming a foster parent, McLeod County HHW/Solid Waste Management, 1065 5th Ave. E, Hutchinson; 9 am to 3 pm

» EAT, DRINK & BE SCARY HALLOWEEN GALA FUNDRAISER

For Rivers of Hope, Domestic Violence Advocacy Agency; wear costumes/cocktail attire; prizes, dinner, silent/live auction; River City Extreme, Monticello; 5:30 pm

» SISTERS IN CRIME AUTHOR PANEL: IT’S A MYSTERY TO ME

Visit with, listen to local authors, Winsted Arts Council; 1:30 pm

SUNDAY, OCT. 28

» RAINBOW SINGERS FALL CONCERT

Free-will offering accepted, refreshment served, everyone welcome, Litchfield United Methodist Church; 3 pm

» FALL CONCERT BY MATT AND ALLAN CARLSON

Followed by pie, fellowship; free-will offering, Faith Community Church of Independence; 6 pm

TUESDAY, OCT. 30

» FREE TAI CHI COURSES

Delano Senior Center, beginners 8:30 to 9:30 am; presenters 9:30 to 10 am; intermediate 10:15 to 11:15 am

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Living Christ Lutheran Church, Chanhassen; 1 to 7 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Mayer Lutheran High School; 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Landscape Structures, Delano; 8 am to 2 pm

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31

» FARMERS MARKET

Flippin’ Bill’s, Delano; 2 to 6 pm

» GRIEF SUPPORT NETWORK

Legacy of Delano; 9 to 10:30 am

THURSDAY, NOV. 1

» CARVER COUNTY CITIZENS ACADEMY

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

FRIDAY, NOV. 2

» CHILI AND PIE LUNCHEON

Silent auction of handmade quilts, take-outs available, St. John Ev. Lutheran Church, Winsted; 11 am to 1 pm

SATURDAY, NOV. 3

» FORGET ME NOT CAFE

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

» INTERSECTIONALITY AND IDENTITY

Free workshop hosted by Delano United Diversity Task Force at Delano Public Library; 10 am to noon

» PILLOW CLEANING

Returned same day, Delano United Methodist Church; 7 am to 1 pm

SUNDAY, NOV. 4

» VETERANS YOGA PROJECT

Free to those in military and veterans, learn how yoga helps your health, Iron Barre Yoga Studio, Delano; 7 pm

MONDAY, NOV. 5

» PIECE CORP QUILT CLUB

The Quilting Grounds, NYA; 6:30 pm

TUESDAY, NOV. 6

» FREE TAI CHI COURSES

Delano Senior Center, beginners 8:30 to 9:30 am; presenters 9:30 to 10 am; intermediate 10:15 to 11:15 am

» ELECTION LUNCHEON

Bake sale, raffle, lunch of soup, chili, pie, ice cream; social hall, Holy Trinity Church, Winsted; 10:30 am to 1:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7

» GRIEF SUPPORT NETWORK

Legacy of Delano; 9 to 10:30 am

THURSDAY, NOV. 8

» CARVER COUNTY CITIZENS ACADEMY

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

» VETERANS DINNER

Proceeds benefit Carver Co. Veterans Memorial and Registry, tickets $50, social hour/silent auction 5 pm, dinner 6 pm; Mayer Lutheran High School

» 500/CARDS

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

FRIDAY, NOV. 9

» GRAND OPENING DELANO HIGH SCHOOL PAC

Ceremony at 6:15 pm, followed by Faculty Follies entertainment

SATURDAY, NOV. 10

» STADIUM ROCK: AC/DC TO ZEPPELIN AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN

The Fabulous Armadillos, PAC, Delano High School; 7:30 pm

SUNDAY, NOV. 11

» SCHOOL/COMMUNITY ARTS SHOWCASE/OPEN HOUSE

Performance by Delano Community Band, PAC, Delano High School

MONDAY, NOV. 12

» MINNESOTA NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP

Chaska Moravian Church; 6:30 to 8 pm

» BOOK SALE

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

TUESDAY, NOV. 13

» FOSTER CARE ORIENTATION SEMINAR

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

» FREE TAI CHI COURSES

Delano Senior Center, beginners 8:30 to 9:30 am; presenters 9:30 to 10 am; intermediate 10:15 to 11:15 am

» BOOK SALE

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 8 pm

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14

» GRIEF SUPPORT NETWORK

Legacy of Delano; 9 to 10:30 am

THURSDAY, NOV. 15

» CARVER COUNTY CITIZENS ACADEMY

Register 952-361-1812, various locations and classroomm; 6 to 9 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; 7 pm

MONDAY, NOV. 19

» MEET LAURA INGALLS WILDER

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

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21

» GRIEF SUPPORT NETWORK

Legacy of Delano; 9 to 10:30 am

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

MONDAY, NOV. 26

» MINNESOTA NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP

Chaska Moravian Church; 6:30 to 8 pm

TUESDAY, NOV. 27

» FOOD DISTRIBUTION

Montrose Community Center; 4 to 7 pm

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28

» GRIEF SUPPORT NETWORK

Legacy of Delano; 9 to 10:30 am

THURSDAY, NOV. 29

» CARVER COUNTY CITIZENS ACADEMY

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

FRIDAY, NOV. 30

» BOOK SALE

Delano Public Library; 1 to 6 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

SUNDAY, DEC. 2

» VETERANS YOGA PROJECT

Free to those in military and veterans, learn how yoga helps your health, Iron Barre Yoga Studio, Delano; 7 pm

MONDAY, DEC. 3

» PIECE CORP QUILT CLUB

The Quilting Grounds, NYA; 6:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5

» GRIEF SUPPORT NETWORK

Legacy of Delano; 9 to 10:30 am

THURSDAY, DEC. 6

» CARVER COUNTY CITIZENS ACADEMY

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

MONDAY, DEC. 10

» MINNESOTA NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP

Chaska Moravian Church; 6:30 to 8 pm

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12

» GRIEF SUPPORT NETWORK

Legacy of Delano; 9 to 10:30 am

THURSDAY, DEC. 13

» 500/CARDS

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

SATURDAY, DEC. 15

» THE SIX OUTLAWS & THE TRUMPETIERS

Band from New Germany performs at Shakopee VFW

SUNDAY, DEC. 16

» VETERANS YOGA PROJECT

Free to those in military and veterans, learn how yoga helps your health, Iron Barre Yoga Studio, Delano; 7 pm

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19

» GRIEF SUPPORT NETWORK

Legacy of Delano; 9 to 10:30 am

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 26

» GRIEF SUPPORT NETWORK

Legacy of Delano; 9 to 10:30 am

THURSDAY, DEC. 27

» 500/CARDS

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

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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