Events Calendar

THURSDAY, OCT. 17

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Annandale City Hall, council chambers; 2 to 6 pm

» CALICO QUILTERS

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

» RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE

Calvin Presbyterian Church, 177 Glendale Drive, Long Lake; 9 am to 6 pm

» PUMPKIN SCAVENGER HUNT

Prizes awarded for finding pumpkins, adults $3, kids under 12 free, Meeker County Museum, Litchfield; 10 am to 4 pm

FRIDAY, OCT. 18

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 1 to 6 pm

» STORYTIME

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

» RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE

Calvin Presbyterian Church, 177 Glendale Drive, Long Lake; 9 am to 3 pm

» PUMPKIN SCAVENGER HUNT

Prizes awarded for finding pumpkins, adults $3, kids under 12 free, Meeker County Museum, Litchfield; 10 am to 4 pm

» TOUR MCLEOD PARKS, ROADS

Tour with McLeod County Board of Commissioners, public welcome, begin at HATS Facility, 1400 Adams St. SE, Hutchinson; 9 am

SATURDAY, OCT. 19

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 1 pm

» PUMPKIN PAINTING

Paint a pumkin, snacks, register 320-543-2020, $3, community room above Howard Lake Public Library; 9 to 10 am

» RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE

Calvin Presbyterian Church, 177 Glendale Drive, Long Lake; bag for $5, 9 am to noon

» PUMPKIN SCAVENGER HUNT

Prizes awarded for finding pumpkins, adults $3, kids under 12 free, Meeker County Museum, Litchfield; noon to 4 pm

» ART/CRAFT CLASS

Create Ukrainian Halloween eggs, Prairie Arts Studio above Cornerstone Hardware, Lester Prairie; 10 am; fee $5

SUNDAY, OCT. 20

» CLASSICAL PIANO DUET

Potluck soup/sandwich meal following music, Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, French Lake; 1 to 2 pm

» ANNUAL FALL CONCERT

Ice cream and pie fellowship following music, Faith Community Church, Independence; 6 pm

» TURKEY DINNER - JOHNSON-KELLY AMERICAN LEGION POST 483

Annual event, 11 am-2 pm, Kingston Community Center. Adults $10; ages 6-10 $5; preschool free. Takout also available.

» JULIE LEE AND THE WHITE ROSE BAND

Everyone welcome, $10, under 30 $5, Lakeside Ballroom, Genwood; 4 to 8 pm

MONDAY, OCT. 21

» HLWW YOUTH BASKETBALL KICK-OFF NIGHT

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

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

» TINY TOT STORYTIME

For ages 0-3, Delano Public Library; 10:15 to 10:45 am; and 11 to 11:30 am

» FALL FAIRYTALE DROP-IN FUN

Fairytale books, music, crafts, conversation; Delano Public Library; 2:45 to 4 pm

» MCHS ANNUAL MEETING

McLeod County Historical Society, vote for board of directors, Winsted Legion; 7 pm

» ZUMBA

Punch cards available, walk-in $6, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Howard Lake; 6:30 to 7:30 pm

» COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVE AT SCHOOL

Representative from Ridgewater College at Holy Trinity School in Winsted; 8:30 am

TUESDAY, OCT. 22

» NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP

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

» “LIVES WELL LIVED” MOVIE SCREENING

All welcome, popcorn provided, discussion follows, Delano Senior Center; 1 pm

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 8 pm

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINICS

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

»GLENCOE CONCERT ASSOCIATION PRESENTS “DOUBLE DUO”

Glencoe City Center, Glencoe; 7 pm

» PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

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

» WONDER - BOOK READ

Read “Wonder,” play games, refreshments served; register 763-972-3467; for grades 4-6, Delano Public Library; 6 to 7 pm

» BREAKFAST CLUB

Talk about stories of school days, McLeod County Historical Society, Hutchinson; 10:30 am

» HOWARD LAKE WATERSHED ALLIANCE MEETING

Everyone welcome, speaker on invasive species, community center above HL Public Library; 6:30 pm social time, 7 pm meeting

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23

» DELANO FARMERS MARKET

Flippin’ Bill’s, Delano; 2 to 6 pm

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 1 to 8 pm

» EVENING QUILTERS

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

» TRACING YOUR ROOTS WITH STEVE BARTHEL

Learn to use websites to trace family history, for adults and teens, register 763-972-3467, Delano Public Library; 5 to 7 pm

» FREE BAND CONCERT

All area senior citizens welcome, refreshments follow, Laker Theater, HLWW High School; 1 pm

THURSDAY, OCT. 24

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

» LEGO LAB

Build with Legos, for ages 6-12, Delano Public Library; 4:30 to 5:30 pm

» CARD MAKING

Create cards using stams, supplies provided, for ages 13 and older, community room above Howard Lake Public Library; 6:30 to 8 pm

» FLUE-SHOT CLINIC

Bring insurance card, all ages welcome, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard lake; 4 to 6 pm

FRIDAY, OCT. 25

» WINSTED BUSINESS TRICK-OR-TREAT

Children visit participating businesses for treats; 4 to 6 pm

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 1 to 6 pm

» FALL FESTIVAL

Free family event, dress in non-violent costume, Zion Lutheran School, Mayer; 6:30 to 8 pm

» STORYTIME

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

SATURDAY, OCT. 26

» HALLOWEEN PARTY

New Germany

» FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK SALE

Dassel City Hall, community room

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 1 pm

» LORNA LANDVIK AUTHOR VISIT

Discuss “Chronicles of a Radical Hag (with recipes),” for teens and adults, Delano Public Library; 10:30 am to noon

» ART/CRAFT CLASS

Prairie Arts Studio above Cornerstone Hardware, Lester Prairie , learn to apply face/body paint, Halloween masks; 9 am to noon; learn to create cardboard haunted houses, pop-up 3D cards, banners, garlands; noon to 1 pm; fee $5

SUNDAY, OCT. 27

» FALL FESTIVAL

Meal, silent auction, holiday store, music; St. Peter Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie; 11 am to 1 pm

MONDAY, OCT. 28

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

» MEDICINE TAKE-BACK PROGRAM

Bring unwanted drugs for proper disposal, Watertown City Hall, New Germany City Hall, Carver city Hall; 10 am to 2 pm

» TINY TOT STORYTIME

For ages 0-3, Delano Public Library; 10:15 to 10:45 am; and 11 to 11:30 am

» FALL FAIRYTALE DROP-IN FUN

Fairytale books, music, crafts, conversation; Delano Public Library; 2:45 to 4 pm

» ZUMBA

Punch cards available, walk-in $6, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Howard Lake; 6:30 to 7:30 pm

TUESDAY, OCT. 29

» “BEHIND THE SCENES IN TV JOURNALISM - YESTERDAY AND TODAY

Presented by Tom Ryther, Delano Senior Center;

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 8 pm

» TIME TO CREATE

Use variety of materials, for ages 5-17, Cokato Public Library; 3:30 to 5 pm

» FOCAL BOOK CLUB

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

» PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

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

» COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVE AT SCHOOL

Representative from Ridgewater College at Lester Prairie School; 9:10 am

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 30

» DELANO FARMERS MARKET

Flippin’ Bill’s, Delano; 2 to 6 pm

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 1 to 8 pm

» TECH TIME

For all ages, Howard Lake Public Library; 2 to 3 pm

THURSDAY, OCT. 31

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 10 am to 6 pm

» BUSINESS TRICK-OR-TREAT

Delano Area Chamber of Commerce members offer treats at businesses throughout Delano; 4 to 6 pm

FRIDAY, NOV. 1

» ART SHOW

Delano Public Library; 1 to 6 pm

» CHILI AND PIE LUNCHEON

Free-will donations accepted, St. John Ev. Lutheran Church, Winsted; 11 am to 1 pm

SATURDAY, NOV. 2

» FALL CLEANUP AT PARK

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

» DASSEL-COKATO CRAFT FAIR

Free admission and parking, 100+ crafters, DC High School; 9 am to 2 pm

» TURKEY DINNER

Hosted by Waverly Lions, carry-out available, adult $12, 10 and under $5, Waverly KC Hall; 4 to 7 pm

» FREE WINTER ATTIRE AVAILABLE

For those in need, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Watertown; 9 to 10:30 am

SUNDAY, NOV. 3

» ST. MARK’S HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE, VENDOR, CRAFT FAIR

211 Adams Ave. S., New Germany; 10 am to 3 pm

» CHICKEN BINGO BASH

Blue Note Ballroom, 320 3rd St., Winsted; doors open at noon; concessions, raffle, silent auction, bingo

» CHICKEN DINNER

Free-will offering accepted, take-outs available, country store, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake; 11 am to 1 pm

MONDAY, NOV. 4

» ZUMBA

Punch cards available, walk-in $6, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Howard Lake; 6:30 to 7:30 pm

TUESDAY, NOV. 5

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

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

THURSDAY, NOV. 7

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

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

» CREATING CARING FAITH COMMUNITIES

Speakers from National Alliance on Mental Illness Minnesota, free program, Wayzata Community Church; 7 to 9 pm

MONDAY, NOV. 11

» ZUMBA

Punch cards available, walk-in $6, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Howard Lake; 6:30 to 7:30 pm

TUESDAY, NOV. 12

» 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

» 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

THURSDAY, NOV. 14

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

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

MONDAY, NOV. 18

» 55+ DRIVER DISCOUNT PROGRAM

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

» ZUMBA

Punch cards available, walk-in $6, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Howard Lake; 6:30 to 7:30 pm

TUESDAY, NOV. 19

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

» FREE A1C DIABETES SCREENING

Cokato Library; 2 to 6 pm

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

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

THURSDAY, NOV. 21

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Council Chambers Room, Annandale City Hall; 2 to 6 pm

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

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

MONDAY, NOV. 25

» ZUMBA

Punch cards available, walk-in $6, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Howard Lake; 6:30 to 7:30 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

» 60+ AND HEALTHY CLINIC

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

FRIDAY, NOV. 29

» OPT OUTSIDE DAY

Free walk/hike, Lake Maria State Park, Monticello; all day

MONDAY, DEC. 2

» ZUMBA

Punch cards available, walk-in $6, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Howard Lake; 6:30 to 7:30 pm

SATURDAY, DEC. 7

» BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

New Germany

MONDAY, DEC. 9

» ZUMBA

Punch cards available, walk-in $6, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Howard Lake; 6:30 to 7:30 pm

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

THURSDAY, DEC. 12

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

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

» GALA AT CROW RIVER COUNTRY CLUB

“Roaring ‘20s” theme, meal, music, entertainment; auctions

TUESDAY, DEC. 17

» WELLNESS ON WHEELS

Cokato Library, 2 to 6 pm

» FREE A1C DIABETES SCREENING

Cokato Library; 2 to 6 pm

2020

THURSDAY, JAN. 9

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

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

THURSDAY, FEB. 13

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

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

THURSDAY, MARCH 12

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 9

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

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

» USED BOOK SALE

Delano Public Library

FRIDAY, APRIL 10

» USED BOOK SALE

Delano Public Library

THURSDAY, MAY 14

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

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

THURSDAY, JUNE 11

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

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

THURSDAY, JULY 9

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

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

THURSDAY, AUG. 13

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

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

THURSDAY, SEPT. 10

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

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

THURSDAY, OCT. 8

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

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

THURSDAY, NOV. 12

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

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

THURSDAY, DEC. 10

» CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

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