Events Calendar

THURSDAY, APRIL 18

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Council chambers room, Annandale City Hall; 2 to 6 pm

SATURDAY, APRIL 20

» EXHIBITS OPEN AT DASSEL HISTORY CENTER

“Manthei Farm Dioramas” will run through Monday, Sept. 2; and “Brodin Studios: the Brodin Brothers – Rodger, John and Neil” will run through Saturday, June 15

TUESDAY, APRIL 23

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

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

» 4TH ANNUAL MORELS & MEMORIES MUSHROOM HUNT & ALZHEIMER’S FUNDRAISER

Tips on finding, cooking tips, prizes, live music; $50 per person, Swede Lake Road, Watertown (watch for signs); 12:30 to 4 pm

SATURDAY, APRIL 20

» US MARINE CORPS FAMILY DAY

Recruits hike at 10 am from Buffalo recruiting office to Buffalo American Legion, family event at end, speaker, Blue Star mothers

» EASTER EGG HUNT

Hosted by Winsted Lions Club at St. Mary’s Care Center, Winsted; 11 am

MONDAY, APRIL 22

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Covenant Church, Dassel; 1 to 7 pm

» WRIGHT COUNTY 4-H SUMMER KICK OFF NIGHT

Learn about 4-H, Wright County Public Works building, Buffalo; 4:30 to 7 pm

TUESDAY, APRIL 23

» BASIC EXCEL SPREADSHEETS COURSE

Laptop supplied, bring a flash drive with your spreadsheet, for adults, limit four, register 763-972-3467, Delano Library; 3 to 4:30 pm

» PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

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

» CARING FOR YOUR PHOTOGRAPHS

Learn about caring for, preserving, labeling, dating photos; free, open to public, register 763-682-7323, activity room, Wright County Heritage Center, Buffalo; 1:30 to 2:30 pm

» EIGHT STEPS TO GETTING YOUR AFFAIRS IN ORDER

Learn about wills and trusts, powers of attorney, health care directives, and more; Delano Senior Center; 11 am to noon

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24

» JOIN WOMEN’S GOLF LEAGUE

Informational meeting, Wednesday night league begins May 8, pro shop, Buffalo Heights Golf Course; 6:30 pm

» MINNESOTA’S WILD & WOOLY PROHIBITION DAYS WITH ARN KIND

History and artifacts tell story, for school-age to adult, Delano Senior Center; 10:30 am to noon

» EVENING QUILTERS

Work on your project, all welcome, Delano Library; 6 to 8 pm

THURSDAY, APRIL 25

» LEGO LAB

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

FRIDAY, APRIL 26

» NEW GERMANY/LESTER PRAIRIE FIRE DEPARTMENT DANCE

Music by Up South, NG Hall; 8:30 to 12:30 pm

» ‘HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL ON STAGE’

Performing arts center, Delano High School; 7 pm

» BOB HALLIGAN JR. AS PAUL THE BEATLE

Audience participation, songs, history of band; Glencoe City Center; 7 pm

» ‘THE STINKY CHEESE MAN AND OTHER FAIRLY STUPID TALES BY JOHN GLORE’

Play presented by students, Laker Theater, HLWW High School; 7:30 pm

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

» ‘HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL ON STAGE’

Performing arts center, Delano High School; 7 pm

» SPRING CLEANUP

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

» CITYWIDE GARAGE SALES – HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY

Many locations, watch for signs

» CITYWIDE GARAGE SALES – COKATO

Many locations, watch for signs

» SENATE DISTRICT 29 DFL BUSINESS CONVENTION

Commons, Monticello Middle School; 10 am to 2 pm

» SPRING CLEANUP AT LAKE MARIA STATE PARK

Volunteers will rake, work on trails, clear buckhorn; lunch provided, register 763-878-2325, bring gloves; 10 am to 2 pm

» LIGHT UP THE NIGHT

Bean bag tournament, 5k run, music, food, beverages; Montrose Community Center; 1:30 pm to 12:30 am

» SPRING EVENT

Pork chop dinner, silent auction, drawings, bake sale, wine pull; Christ Community Lutheran School, Watertown; 4:30 to 8:30 pm

» SPRING CONCERT BY SINGING FRIENDS CHORUS

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Glencoe; 2 pm

» ‘THE STINKY CHEESE MAN AND OTHER FAIRLY STUPID TALES BY JOHN GLORE’

Play presented by students, Laker Theater, HLWW High School; 7:30 pm

SUNDAY, APRIL 28

» SPRING GALA

Love INC fundraiser, Medina Entertainment Center; 4 pm

» SPRING CONCERT BY SINGING FRIENDS CHORUS

Church of Peace, Norwood; 2 pm

TUESDAY, APRIL 30

» CARING FOR YOUR PHOTOGRAPHS

Lori Nohner presents tips on caring for and preserving photos, free and open to public, activity room, Wright County Heritage Center, Buffalo; 6:30 to 7:30 pm

» PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

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

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1

» CRAFTERNOONS

Work on your project, help available, for teens and adults, Delano Library; 3:30 to 5 pm

» KNIT WITS

Knitting/needlework group, bring your project, help available, Delano Library, 6:30 to 8 pm

THURSDAY, MAY 2

» FREE NEEDLE DISPOSAL

Free, open to the public; needles must be in screw top, hard plastic container; bring to parking lot at Glencoe Regional Health Services; 12:30 to 5:30 pm

» ‘HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL ON STAGE’

Performing arts center, Delano High School; 7 pm

» MUSICAL

Grades one and two, Humphrey Elementary, Waverly; 1 and 7 pm

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS VAN

Monticello High School; 3 to 7 pm

» CALICO QUILTERS

Work on your project, all welcome, Delano Library; 9 am to 1 pm

FRIDAY, MAY 3

» ‘HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL ON STAGE’

Performing arts center, Delano High School; 7 pm

» CITYWIDE GARAGE SALES – NEW GERMANY

Many locations, watch for signs

» POPPY DAY

American Legion Auxiliary ladies will be in New Germany and Mayer offering poppies for donations to veterans

» TECH HELP

Technical help with your device, for adults, Delano Library; 3 to 4 pm

SATURDAY, MAY 4

» RECIPE SWAP

Bring favorite main dish and dessert recipes, Waconia Library; 10:30 am

» ‘HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL ON STAGE’

Performing arts center, Delano High School; 1 pm

» CITYWIDE GARAGE SALES – NEW GERMANY

Many locations, watch for signs

» TOUCH A TRUCK FUNDRAISING EVENT

Hosted by Delano ECFE/Preschool Advisory Council, emergency vehicles, free-will donations, BBQ available; Delano Central Park; 10 am to noon

» DELANO CLEANUP DAY

Bring hard-to-get-rid-of items to Randy’s Environmental Services, 4351 Hwy. 12 SE in Delano, for small fee; 8 am to noon

» GOSPEL CONCERT

Ernie & Jason Couch perform, free-will offering, Anandale United Methodist Church; 7 pm

» WINSTED LAKE CLEANUP

Volunteers meet at Mill Reserve Park at 9 am, lunch served about 11 am

SUNDAY, MAY 5

» CITYWIDE GARAGE SALES – NEW GERMANY

Many locations, watch for signs

» PRINCESS PARTY

Hosted by Delano Ambassadors for boys and girls, royal activities, Delano Heritage Center, Delano; 1 to 4 pm

» 10TH ANNUAL LIVE BABY ANIMAL FAIR

Fundraiser for Heifer International and local food shelves; baby animals, entertainment, food, games; admission is donation of food or money, Buffalo Civic Center; noon to 4 pm

MONDAY, MAY 6

» CHOIR CONCERT

HLWW Middle School; 7 pm

TUESDAY, MAY 7

» YOGA STORYTIME

For ages 3 to 6, register 763-972-3467, Delano Public Library; 10:30 to 11 am

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

Buffalo Community Center; 9:30 to 11:30 am

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8

» CHOIR CONCERT

HLWW High School; 7 pm

» INFORMATION/TOURS LESTER PRAIRIE SCHOOL

Regarding building referendum, media center, LPS; 7 pm

» BEADED GARDEN STAKE

For ages 10 to adult, register 763-972-3467, create item for your garden, Delano Library; 3:30 to 5 pm

SATURDAY, MAY 11

» AUTHOR/PHOTOGRAPHER DOUG OMAN

Presents “Living the Dream-Histroic Homes of Minnesota,” for school-age to adult, Delano Public Library; 10:30 am to noon

FRIDAY, MAY 10

» DASSEL-COKATO HIGH SCHOOL FFA BANQUET

Everyone welcome, tickets $10, social hour, silent auction, dinner, awards ceremony, program; DC High School, PAC; 5:30 pm

TUESDAY, MAY 14

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

» FOSTER FAMILY ORIENTATION SESSION

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

» BAND CONCERT

HLWW Middle School, grades 5-6, 6:30 pm; grades 7-8, 7:30 pm

» VOTE ON LPS BUILDING REFERENDUM

Lester Prairie City Hall; 7 am to 8 pm

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

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

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15

» BAND CONCERT

HLWW High School; 7 pm

» PLANT DONATIONS SOUGHT

For Winsted Lake Watershed Association sale, bring to garage behind Winsted City Hall; 6:30 to 7:30 pm

THURSDAY, MAY 16

» PLANT SALE

Garage behind Winsted City Hall; 8 am to 5 pm

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS VAN

Annandale City Hall; 2 to 6 pm

FRIDAY, MAY 17

» PLANT SALE

Garage behind Winsted City Hall; 8 am to 5 pm

» POPPY DAY

Cokato American Legion Auxiliary will be in town offering poppies and accepting donations to support veterans and their programs

» FIELD DAY

Winsted Elementary School; 12:30 pm

SATURDAY, MAY 18

» NEW GERMANY SPRING CLEANUP

Six Outlaws band performs (pm)

» TREES & SHRUBS OF MINNESOTA

Presentation by Steve Saupe, free, Lake Maria State Park, Monticello; 10 am

» CITYWIDE GARAGE SALES – WINSTED

Many locations, watch for signs

» PLANT SALE

Garage behind Winsted City Hall; 8 am to noon

SUNDAY, MAY 19

» MAEFEST

Schnitzel dinner 11 am to noon; silent auction, beer, market, food, bake sale, live auction, live music; St. Peter Lutheran Church, Watertown; 9 am to 6 pm

MONDAY, MAY 20

» AWARDS NIGHT

HLWW High School; 7 pm

» 55+ DRIVER DISCOUNT PROGRAM

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

TUESDAY, MAY 21

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

» KINDERGARTEN PROGRAM

Winsted Elementary School, 6 pm; Humphrey Elementary School, Waverly, 7:15 pm

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

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

THURSDAY, MAY 23

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

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

FRIDAY, MAY 24

» FIELD DAY

Humphrey Elementary School, Waverly,12:30 pm

TUESDAY, MAY 28

» MUSIC IN THE PARK

Food available 5:30 to 7 pm, music by Concertina Melinda & Friends 6:30 to 8:30 pm, 2nd Avenue Park (by the pool), Lester Prairie

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

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

SUNDAY, JUNE 2

» GRADUATION

HLWW High School; 2 pm

» CULTURAL RESPONSIVITY DINNER

Register 612-709-5368, research cultures, food; The 221, Delano; 4 to 7 pm

TUESDAY, JUNE 4

» MUSIC IN THE PARK

Food available 5:30 to 7 pm, music by Jim Brewer’s 6:30 to 8:30 pm, 2nd Avenue Park (by the pool), Lester Prairie

SATURDAY, JUNE 8

» GET OUTDOORS/PARKS OPEN HOUSE

Programs, Lake Maria State Park, Monticello; 10 am to 3 pm

TUESDAY, JUNE 11

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

» MUSIC IN THE PARK

Food available 5:30 to 7 pm, music by Lowell S & Nancy B and Friends 6:30 to 8:30 pm, 2nd Avenue Park (by the pool), Lester Prairie

SUNDAY, JUNE 16

» I CAN PADDLE A CANOE

Learn skills, supplies provided, $15 fee, Lake Maria State Park, Monticello; 10 am

» I CAN PADDLE A KAYAK

Learn skills, supplies provided, $15 fee, Lake Maria State Park, Monticello; 1 pm

TUESDAY, JUNE 18

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

» FREE A1C DIABETES SCREENING

Cokato Library; 2 to 6 pm

» MUSIC IN THE PARK

Food available 5:30 to 7 pm, music by Phyllis Hummel & Swinging Country 6:30 to 8:30 pm, 2nd Avenue Park (by the pool), Lester Prairie

FRIDAY, JUNE 21

» UNIVERSE IN THE PARK

Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics present on solar system, free, Lake Maria State Park, Monticello; 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, JUNE 25

» MUSIC IN THE PARK

Food available 5:30 to 7 pm, music by Blake Klaustermeier & Friends 6:30 to 8:30 pm, 2nd Avenue Park (by the pool), Lester Prairie

TUESDAY, JULY 2

» MUSIC IN THE PARK

Food available 5:30 to 7 pm, music by George’s Concertina Band 6:30 to 8:30 pm, 2nd Avenue Park (by the pool), Lester Prairie

SUNDAY, JULY 7

» I CAN PADDLE A CANOE

Learn skills, supplies provided, $15 fee, Lake Maria State Park, Monticello; 10 am

» I CAN PADDLE A KAYAK

Learn skills, supplies provided, $15 fee, Lake Maria State Park, Monticello; 1 pm

TUESDAY, JULY 9

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

FRIDAY, JULY 12

» WAVERLY DAZE

Activities, fireworks

SATURDAY, JULY 13

» WAVERLY DAZE

Activities

» UNIVERSE IN THE PARK

Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics present on solar system, free, Lake Maria State Park, Monticello; 8:30 pm

» I CAN CAMP

Learn to camp/outdoor skills, overnight program, $50 per family, Lake Maria State Park, Monticello; 3 pm to noon

SUNDAY, JULY 14

» WAVERLY DAZE

Activities

TUESDAY, JULY 16

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

» FREE A1C DIABETES SCREENING

Cokato Library; 2 to 6 pm

SATURDAY, JULY 20

» BIKE RUN

Fundraiser motorcycle run, New Beginnings, Waverly; 10 am to 3 pm

FRIDAY, AUG. 2

» NEW GERMANY SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

Watch for details

SATURDAY, AUG. 3

» NEW GERMANY SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

Watch for details

SUNDAY, AUG. 4

» NEW GERMANY SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

Watch for details

» CULTURAL RESPONSIVITY DINNER

Register 612-709-5368, research cultures, food; The 221, Delano; 4 to 7 pm

TUESDAY, AUG. 6

» NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

New Germany

TUESDAY, AUG. 13

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

FRIDAY, AUG. 16

» CITYWIDE GARAGE SALES – DELANO

Many locations, watch for signs

SATURDAY, AUG. 17

» DELANO HIGH SCHOOL ALL-CLASS REUNION

Watch for details

» DASSEL-COKATO HIGH SCHOOL CLASS REUNION

Class of 1979, Dassel Rod & Gun Club, 70560 229th Street, rural Dassel; 3 pm

» CITYWIDE GARAGE SALES – DELANO

Many locations, watch for signs

SUNDAY, AUG. 18

» I CAN PADDLE A CANOE

Learn skills, supplies provided, $15 fee, Lake Maria State Park, Monticello; 10 am

» I CAN PADDLE A KAYAK

Learn skills, supplies provided, $15 fee, Lake Maria State Park, Monticello; 1 pm

» CITYWIDE GARAGE SALES – DELANO

Many locations, watch for signs

MONDAY, AUG. 19

» TEEN CULINARY EXPERIENCE (5-DAY CAMP) BEGINS

Register 763-777-9428, Abundant Kitchen Shop, Buffalo; 10:30 am to 3 pm

TUESDAY, AUG. 20

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

» FREE A1C DIABETES SCREENING

Cokato Library; 2 to 6 pm

FRIDAY, AUG. 30

» RED ROOSTER DAYS

Dassel

SATURDAY, AUG. 31

» RED ROOSTER DAYS

Dassel

SUNDAY, SEPT. 1

» RED ROOSTER DAYS

Dassel

MONDAY, SEPT. 2

» RED ROOSTER DAYS

Dassel

TUESDAY, SEPT. 10

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

SUNDAY, SEPT. 15

» MUSHROOM HIKE

Presentation by Ron Spinosa, hike, free, Lake Maria State Park, Monticello;

TUESDAY, SEPT. 17

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

» FREE A1C DIABETES SCREENING

Cokato Library; 2 to 6 pm

SATURDAY, SEPT. 21

» CITYWIDE GARAGE SALES – LESTER PRAIRIE

Many locations, watch for signs

TUESDAY, OCT. 8

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

SUNDAY, OCT. 13

» HOWL FEST

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

TUESDAY, OCT. 15

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

» FREE A1C DIABETES SCREENING

Cokato Library; 2 to 6 pm

SATURDAY, OCT. 26

» HALLOWEEN PARTY

New Germany

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

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

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

TUESDAY, DEC. 17

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

» FREE A1C DIABETES SCREENING

Cokato Library; 2 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