Events Calendar

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21

» DELANO FARMERS MARKET

Flippin’ Bill’s, Delano; 2 to 6 pm

» IMPROV CLASS

Dassel Public Library; 10:30 am

» CONCERT IN THE PARK

West Metro Big Band; Delano Central Park; 6:30 pm

» KNIT WITS

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

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Presbyterian Church, Buffalo; noon to 6 pm

THURSDAY, AUG. 22

» MNNESOTA STATE FAIR

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Classic Hall & Event Center, Annandale; 1 to 7 pm

FRIDAY, AUG. 23

» MNNESOTA STATE FAIR

» DASSEL FARMERS MARKET

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

SATURDAY, AUG. 24

» MNNESOTA STATE FAIR

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Cub Foods, Buffalo; 8:30 am to 1:30 pm

SUNDAY, AUG. 25

» MNNESOTA STATE FAIR

» FUNDRAISER FOR TONY & SUE WELCH

Free-will donation for breakfast served by Howard Lake Lions at Lions Hall, Howard Lake; 8 am to 12:30 pm

MONDAY, AUG. 26

» SUMMER MUSIC JAM

Musicians and spectators welcome, Dassel History Center; 7 pm

» MNNESOTA STATE FAIR

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Trinity Lutheran Church, Gove City; 1 to 7 pm

TUESDAY, AUG. 27

» NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP

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

» MNNESOTA STATE FAIR

» FOCAL BOOK CLUB

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

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 28

» DELANO FARMERS MARKET

Flippin’ Bill’s, Delano; 2 to 6 pm

» IMPROV CLASS

Dassel Public Library; 10:30 am

» MAYER CAR AND CYCLE NIGHT

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

» MNNESOTA STATE FAIR

» HLWW MIDDLE SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

4:30 to 7:30 pm

» HLWW HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

5 to 7 pm

» EVENING QUILTERS

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

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Mayer Community Center; 1 to 7 pm

THURSDAY, AUG. 29

» MNNESOTA STATE FAIR

FRIDAY, AUG. 30

» RED ROOSTER DAYS

Dassel

» IMPROV SHOWCASE

Dassel Public Library;

» MNNESOTA STATE FAIR

» DASSEL FARMERS MARKET

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

» TECHNOLOGY HELP

For adults, register 763-972-3467, walk-ins welcome, Delano Public Library; 3 to 4 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Neisen’s Bar’n’Grill, Biscay; noon to 6 pm

SATURDAY, AUG. 31

» RED ROOSTER DAYS

Parade 2 p.m.; Dassel

» MNNESOTA STATE FAIR

» ARTIST ROSE EDIN PRESENTS

Dassel History Center; 10 am

SUNDAY, SEPT. 1

» RED ROOSTER DAYS

Dassel

» MNNESOTA STATE FAIR

MONDAY, SEPT. 2

» RED ROOSTER DAYS

Dassel

» MNNESOTA STATE FAIR

TUESDAY, SEPT. 3

» HLWW SCHOOL DISTRICT

First day of school

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

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

» BARIATRIC SURGERY SUPPORT GROUP

Two Twelve Medical Center, Chaska; 6 to 7 pm

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 4

» DELANO FARMERS MARKET

Flippin’ Bill’s, Delano; 2 to 6 pm

» CRAFTERNOONS

Bring a project, for teens and adults, Delano Public Library; 3:30 to 5 pm

» KNIT WITS

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

THURSDAY, SEPT. 5

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

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

» CALICO QUILTERS

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

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6

» DASSEL FARMERS MARKET

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

» HARVEST FESTIVAL

Women’s Red and White Bingo Night, dinner, prizes, Fr. Handzel Hall, Delano; 5 pm

» STORYTIME

For ages 0 to 6, Howard Lake Public Library; 10:30 to 11:15 am

SATURDAY, SEPT. 7

» FALL FESTIVAL

Fundraiser, cash raffle, St. Mary’s Church, Waverly;

» HARVEST FESTIVAL

Men’s Golf Outing, lunch, nine holes of golf; B’s on the River, Watertown, 8:20 am

» DAD’S BELGIAN WAFFLES

Proceeds benefit Delano Fire Relief Association and Delano Senior Center; take-outs available; $9 at door, age 5 and under $3; Delano City Hall; 7:30 to 11:30 am

» HERITAGE TRAIL WALK

Walking tour of buildings in Delano, meet at Delano Public Library; 10:30 am

SUNDAY, SEPT. 8

» FALL FESTIVAL

Fundraiser, cash raffle, St. Mary’s Church, Waverly;

» HARVEST FESTIVAL

Grand Festival Sunday, family-friendly activities, turkey dinner, games, St. Peter’s Church, Delano

MONDAY, SEPT. 9

» PRE-DIABETES EDUCATION CLASS

Learn lifestyle changes, learn to prevent; $20 fee; Ridgeview Medical Center, Waconia; 6 to 7:30 pm

» READ TO ROWDY THE DOG

Sign up for 15 minutes of one-on-one time, register 763-972-3467, Delano Public Library; 3 to 4:30 pm

TUESDAY, SEPT. 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

» 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

» GAME TIME

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

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 11

» 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

» OLIVER KELLEY FARM

Guides, visitor center; lunch at Rockwoods Grill, leave McLeod County Historical Society in Hutchinson at 8 am, return 3 pm

» MYSTERY LOVERS BOOK CLUB

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

» COMMUNITY CONVERSATION: CHARITY

Community conversation about charitable giving and local organizations, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie; 7 pm

THURSDAY, SEPT. 12

» INTRODUCTION TO MACRAME

Learn the basics, create a project; for ages over 15; register 320-286-5760, Cokato Public Library; 6 to 7:30 pm

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

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

FRIDAY, SEPT. 13

» DASSEL FARMERS MARKET

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

SATURDAY, SEPT. 14

» LORETTO FUN FEST

Kids activities, market/business expo, food, music; free; Loretto Ballfields; 3 pm and into evening

» CREATE LEAVES

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

SUNDAY, SEPT. 15

» MUSHROOM HIKE

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

» FALL FESTIVAL

Silent auction, St. John’s Parish, Darwin

MONDAY, SEPT. 16

» AUTHOR LORNA LANDVIK

Presentation on “Chronicles of a Radical Hag (with Recipes),” for teens and adults, Howard Lake Public Library; 6 to 7 pm

» KICK OFF FALL STORYTIMES WITH MACPHAIL MUSIC

Tiny Tot, for ages 0 to 3 and caregiver, 10:15 to 10:45 am, and 11 to 11:30 am; Delano Public Library

TUESDAY, SEPT. 17

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

» FREE A1C DIABETES SCREENING

Cokato Library; 2 to 6 pm

» CARVER COUNTY VETERANS MEMORIAL AND REGISTRY DEDICATION CEREMONY

Speakers, service members honored, lunch, everyone welcome, bring lawnchairs, Hwy. 25/Co. Rd. 30, Mayer; 2 pm (In case of rain, ceremony in Mayer Community Center)

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

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

» KICK OFF FALL STORYTIMES WITH MACPHAIL MUSIC

Preschool, for ages 3 to 6 with caregiver; Delano Public Library, 10:30 to 11 am

» WESTENDERS RUG HOOKING GROUP

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

» TECH HELP AT DELANO SENIOR CENTER

Help with electronic devices, Delano Senior Center; 12:30 to 1:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 18

» DELANO FARMERS MARKET

Flippin’ Bill’s, Delano; 2 to 6 pm

» STORYTIME

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

» KNIT WITS

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

» LES KOUBA-STYLE PAINTING

Learn to paint with watercolors, for ages 10 to adult, register 763-972-3467, Delano Public Library; 5 to 7 pm

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

FRIDAY, SEPT. 20

» DASSEL FARMERS MARKET

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

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

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

» 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

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

FRIDAY, SEPT. 27

» DASSEL FARMERS MARKET

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

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 2

» DELANO FARMERS MARKET

Flippin’ Bill’s, Delano; 2 to 6 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

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 9

» DELANO FARMERS MARKET

Flippin’ Bill’s, Delano; 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

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 16

» DELANO FARMERS MARKET

Flippin’ Bill’s, Delano; 2 to 6 pm

MONDAY, OCT. 21

» HLWW YOUTH BASKETBALL KICK-OFF NIGHT

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

TUESDAY, OCT. 22

» NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP

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

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23

» DELANO FARMERS MARKET

Flippin’ Bill’s, Delano; 2 to 6 pm

SATURDAY, OCT. 26

» HALLOWEEN PARTY

New Germany

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 30

» DELANO FARMERS MARKET

Flippin’ Bill’s, Delano; 2 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

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

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