Community Calendar Dec. 11, 2015
Beaver Creek Township will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, at the township hall.
Battle Plain Township Board will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, in the home of Arlyn Rylaarsdam.
Lady Luverne Red Hats will meet at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 11, for a Christmas luncheon at Sterling’s Café and Grille. RSVP by Tuesday, Dec. 8, to Connie at 283-8470.
Blue Mound Cemetery Association will meet at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, in the home of Milo and Betty Hamann for a potluck Christmas party.
Luverne Pink Ladies will meet at noon Monday, Dec. 14, at the Blue Room at Sanford Hospital. Bring a dish to share and your own tableware for Christmas potluck dinner.
Luverne Lions Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, at the Blue Mound Banquet Center. Visitors are welcome.
Al-Anon meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the Buffalo Ridge Meeting Room (lower level) at the Sanford Medical Center in Luverne. Call Stephanie at 507-449-1246.
Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. Fridays and for basic text study at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the basement of St. Catherine Catholic Rectory, 203 E. Brown St., Luverne. Use east door. For more information call 507-220-0137.
Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays in the Rock County Community Library. Call 605-321-4324.
Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon meet from 8 to 9 p.m. every Thursday in Runals Memorial Hall, Edgerton. Call Naomi, 507-215-2956, with questions.
Luverne Lions will meet at 6 p.m. the fourth Monday of the month at Blue Mound Banquet Center.
Sound Cascade Sweet Adeline Chorus rehearses at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Washington Crossing Senior Living in Sioux Falls (east side of Sioux Falls). Call 507-597-6288 with questions.
Luverne Rotary meets at noon every Tuesday at the Blue Mound Banquet Center in Luverne. Call Emily Crabtree at 220-2424.
Luverne Optimist Club meets at 6:30 p.m. every first and third Monday of the month in the Howling Dog Saloon, Luverne.
Denver Township meets at 7:30 p.m. every third Tuesday each month at the City Hall in Hardwick.
Luverne Township Board meets at 9 a.m. the second Wednesday of every month in the Rock County Community Library.
Mound Township Board meets at 7:30 p.m. the second Monday each month at the Rock County Highway Building, Luverne.
Carnegie extends holiday hours
The Carnegie Cultural Center is hosting its annual Festival of Trees on North Freeman Avenue and will be open from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday until Christmas.
Winter choir concert at Luverne High School Dec. 11
The Luverne Middle and High School choirs will present their winter concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, in the high school gymnasium. The concert will feature the sixth-grade and seventh/eighth grade choirs as well as the ninth-grade girls’ choir and the concert choir.
Admission to the concert is a donation to the Rock County Food Shelf.
Christmas at the Palace Dec. 12
Christmas at the Palace will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at the Historic Palace Theatre in Luverne. Admission is $12 for advanced reserved tickets available at the Palace Theatre Box Office 507-283-4339 (open Monday-Friday from 1-5 p.m.)
Hinkly House open Saturday, Dec. 17
The Hinkly House will be open to the public from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, to showcase Carol Ceynowa’s needle felted animal display.
Rock County Children’s Fair Thursday, Dec. 17
All Rock County children ages 0-6 are invited with their families to the Rock County Children’s Fair from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, at the Luverne Elementary School commons. A special visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus will highlight the interactive children’s activities. Admission is free. Call 283-4724 with questions.
Winter band concert at Luverne High School Dec. 17
Luverne Middle School and High School students will perform their winter band concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, in the high school gym. Admission is a non-perishable food item or cash donation to the local food shelf.
Food ministry Dec. 17
The monthly food ministry, sponsored by New Life Celebration Church, will be from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, at the Luverne Senior Center for those having trouble putting food on the table. Come for fresh produce, bread and meat. Children will be asked to wait outside.
Free Christmas Eve meal at United Methodist Church
A free community Christmas Eve meal will be served at 7 p.m. Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, at the United Methodist Church in Luverne.
Register for these activities by calling Community Ed at 283-4724.
Kids in the kitchen class “Gingerbread Time” on Monday, Dec. 14. Fudge, pinwheels and more will be made. Grades K-6. Fee is $18.
Register now for the refresher defensive driving class meeting on Monday, Dec. 14. Fee is $20 prepaid.
New Residents — Census Information Needed for Preschool Children: If you are new to the community, please call Community Education at 283-4724.