Events Calendar

FRIDAY, DEC. 7

» TECH HELP

Help for adults and seniors, bring your device, register 763-972-3467, walk-ins welcome, Delano Public Library; 3 to 4 pm

» ‘A VISIT FROM ST. NICHOLAS’

Performance by FungusAmongus Players, Dassel History Center; 7 pm

» BENEFIT FOR TODD MATHESON & FAMILY

HLWW wrestling coach Todd Matheson diagnosed with cancer, spaghetti dinner, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, free-will donation for meal, HLWW High School, 4 to 7 pm

» ST. JOHN’S CHRISTMAS EVENT

Christmas concert at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Winsted, social hour 6 pm, concert with Allan and Matt Carlson, free-will donation, 7:30 to 9 pm

» ‘COMING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS’

Dinner theater, tickets $40, call 320-796-2181, Green Lake Bible Camp, Spicer; 5:30 pm

» ‘ONCE UPON A BROOMSTICK’

One-act play, Performing Arts Center, Delano High School; 7 pm

SATURDAY, DEC. 8

» ‘A VISIT FROM ST. NICHOLAS’

Performance by FungusAmongus Players, Dassel History Center; 7 pm

» CRAFT AND BAKE SALE

Activity area, Cokato Manor, 182 Sunset Ave., Cokato; 2 to 4 pm

» WINSTED WINTER FESTIVAL

Painting lessons, Blue Note, 11 am, noon, and 1 pm; Santa Claus, Blue Note, 11:30 am to 2 pm; lunch, Blue Note, 11 am to 2 pm; chili supper, good-will donation, at River of Live Church, 3 to 6 pm; Artisan Boutique, Winsted Arts Council building, 2 to 8 pm; parade downtown 6:30 pm

» ‘COMING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS’

Dinner theater, tickets $40, call 320-796-2181, Green Lake Bible Camp; 12:30 and 5:30 pm

» ‘LIVING PICTURES: A STORY OF CHRIST’S BIRTH’

Six scenes with live animals, musical groups, free-will offering, refreshments, everyone welcome, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel; 5 pm

» SANTA BRUNCH

All-you-can-eat brunch, gift bags, fruit baskets; free-will donation, banquet room, King Pin Pub, Plato; 8:30 to 11:30 am

» SANTA DAY

Hosted by Kingston Legion Auxiliary, bring your camera for pictures with Santa, treats and crafts, turkey drawing, Kingston Community Center; 10 am to noon

» WINSTED LIONS CHILI FEED

Goodwill donations accepted, also collecting Toys for Tots, River of Life Church (next to library), downtown Winsted, 3 to 6 pm

SUNDAY, DEC. 9

» ‘A VISIT FROM ST. NICHOLAS’

Performance by FungusAmongus Players, Dassel History Center; 2 pm

» 9TH ANNUAL NIKOLAUSABEND CELEBRATION

German buffet, cookies, visit with St. Nikolaus, St. Peter Lutheran Church, Watertown; 4:30 to 7 pm

» ‘COMING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS’

Dinner theater, tickets $40, call 320-796-2181, Green Lake Bible Camp; 5:30 pm

» LITCHFIELD AREA MALE CHORUS

Free-will offering, Litchfield Christian Church, 3 pm

» ADVENT PRAYER SERVICE

Bring baby Jesus figurine to be blessed, collection of baby’s needs, everyone welcome, Church of St. Anastasia, Hutchinson, 4 pm

MONDAY, DEC. 10

» MINNESOTA NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP

Chaska Moravian Church; 6:30 to 8 pm

» TINY TOT STORYTIME

Delano Public Library; 11 to 11:30 am

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Mackenthun’s Fine Foods, Waconia; 1 to 6 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Watertown Community Center; noon to 6 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

American Legion, Delano; 1 to 6 pm

» BARIATRIC SURGERY INFORMATION SESSION

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

TUESDAY, DEC. 11

» PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

Delano Public Library; 10:30 to 11 am

» LUNCH WITH A MASTER GARDENER

Bring your lunch, exchange garden topics, Delano Public Library; noon to 1 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Peace Lutheran Church, Hutchinson; noon to 6 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Church of St. Anthony, Watkins; 1 to 7 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Fitness Evolution, Buffalo; 8 am to 2 pm

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Activity room, Delano Senior Center; 2 to 6 pm

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

Edgewood Gables Apartments, Cokato; 9:30 to 11:30 am

» RETIRING DOCTORS PORTRAITS ADDED TO GALLERY

Public welcome, for Dr. Jim Allen and Dr. Dean Nissen, foyer, Hutchinson Health, 5:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12

» GRIEF SUPPORT NETWORK

Legacy of Delano; 9 to 10:30 am

» TEEN WRITERS CLUB

Snacks provided, Delano Public Library; 3:30 to 5 pm

» CRYSTAL EARRING MAKING CLASS

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

» HLWW MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND CONCERT

For grades 5-6 at 6:30 pm; for grades 7-8 at 7:30 pm

THURSDAY, DEC. 13

» 500/CARDS

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

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Christian Church of Litchfield; 1 to 7 pm

» HLWW HIGH SCHOOL BAND CONCERT

7 pm

» LITCHFIELD AREA MALE CHORUS

Free-will offering, St. John Lutheran Church, Atwater; 7 pm

» VOLUNTEER SERVICES INFORMATION SESSION

Information for volunteers age 14 and older to assist in over 20 locations, Ridgeview Medical Center, Waconia; 11 am to noon

FRIDAY, DEC. 14

» AUTHOR MATTHEW S. MIKLASZ

Presents on his book, “A Normal Guy,” Dassel Public Library; 2:30 to 4:30 pm

» WINTER MARKET

Free, open to public, Dassel City Hall, community room; 2:30 to 5:30 pm

» BLUEGRASS GOSPEL CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Free admission, Mahlstedt family, Kingery family, Homespun at PAC, DC High School; 7 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Christian Church of Litchfield; 8 am to 1 pm

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Buffalo High School; 8 am to 2 pm

» DAZZLE IN DASSEL

Downtown, 5 pm

SATURDAY, DEC. 15

» THE SIX OUTLAWS & THE TRUMPETIERS

Band from New Germany performs at Shakopee VFW

» AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE

Advance Auto Parts, Buffalo; 10 am to 3 pm

» BENEFIT FOR KEVIN RUPRECHT (BURN VICTIM)

Mother is Melinda, formerly of Delano and DHS graduate; silent auction, meat raffle, polka band; Dino’s Lakeside Ballroom, Eden Valley; 3 to 7 pm

» ST. LUCIA DAY COFFEE

Everyone welcome, fellowship hall, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cokato; 9 to 11 am

» ‘A CHRISTMAS CAROL’

By River City Theatre Company, tickets $7 adults, $5 children, Watertown-Mayer Primary School, auditorium, 313 Angel Ave. NW, Watertown; 7 pm

SUNDAY, DEC. 16

» VETERANS YOGA PROJECT

Free to those in military and veterans, learn how yoga helps your health, Iron Barre Yoga Studio, Delano; 4 pm

» ‘CAROL OF THE BELLS’ (put in ED and HJ)

Presented by The Community Strings, free-will donation, food shelf donation, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Glencoe; 3 and 7 pm

» ‘A CHRISTMAS CAROL’

By River City Theatre Company, tickets $7 adults, $5 children, Watertown-Mayer Primary School, auditorium, 313 Angel Ave. NW, Watertown; 2 pm

» CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Music groups, solos, Christmas cantata choir; free, Delano United Methodist Church; 3 pm

MONDAY, DEC. 17

» TINY TOT STORYTIME

Delano Public Library; 11 to 11:30 am

» BARIATRIC SURGERY SUPPORT GROUP

Anyone who has had or is considering surgery, Two Twelve Medical Center, Chaska; 6 to 7 pm

TUESDAY, DEC. 18

» PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

Delano Public Library; 10:30 to 11 am

» WESTENDERS RUG HOOKING GROUP

Work on your project, all welcome, Delano Public Library; 5 to 8 pm

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

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

THURSDAY, DEC. 19

» GRIEF SUPPORT NETWORK

Legacy of Delano; 9 to 10:30 am

» TEEN WRITERS CLUB

Snacks provided, Delano Public Library; 3:30 to 5 pm

» KNIT WITS

Knitting/needlework group, Delano Public Library; 6:30 to 8 pm

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 20

» CALICO QUILTERS

Work on projects, Delano Public Library; 9 am to 1 pm

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

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

» COLON SCREENING INFORMATION SESSION

Public welcome, free, Grace Lutheran Church, Hutchinson; 7 pm

THURSDAY, DEC. 21

» TECH HELP

Help for adults and seniors, bring your device, register 763-972-3467, walk-ins welcome, Delano Public Library; 3 to 4 pm

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 26

» GRIEF SUPPORT NETWORK

Legacy of Delano; 9 to 10:30 am

» TEEN WRITERS CLUB

Snacks provided, Delano Public Library; 3:30 to 5 pm

THURSDAY, DEC. 27

» 500/CARDS

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

» LEGO LAB

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

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

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

FRIDAY, DEC. 28

» WINTER BREAK POPCORN AND MOVIE

Bring a blanket and pillows, register 763-972-3467, “The Grinch” with Jim Carey, Delano Public Library; 11 am to 1 pm

2019

TUESDAY, JAN. 8

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, JAN. 15

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, FEB. 12

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, FEB. 19

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

THURSDAY, FEB. 21

» HLWW HIGH SCHOOL HONORS BREAKFAST

8 am

» HUMPHREY ELEMENTARY MUSICAL

Grades 3 and 4, Waverly; 1 and 7 pm

FRIDAY, FEB. 22

» SNOWFEST CORONATION

HLWW High School; 1:45 pm

TUESDAY, FEB. 26

» BAND/CHOIR POPS CONCERT

HLWW High School; 7 pm

SUNDAY, MARCH 10

» DERVISH

Blue Note Ballroom, Winsted; 7 pm

THURSDAY, APRIL 11

» BOOK SALE

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

TUESDAY, MARCH 12

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, MARCH 19

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, APRIL 9

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

» BOOK SALE

Delano Public Library; 1 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, APRIL 16

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, MAY 14

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, MAY 21

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, JUNE 11

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, JUNE 18

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, JULY 9

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, JULY 16

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, AUG. 13

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

SATURDAY, AUG. 17

» DELANO HIGH SCHOOL ALL-CLASS REUNION

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TUESDAY, AUG. 20

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, SEPT. 10

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, SEPT. 17

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, OCT. 8

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Delano Senior Center, 2 to 6 pm

TUESDAY, OCT. 15

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 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

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

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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