Community Calendar

 Bluemound Quilters will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 1, in the basement of the Rock County Library in Luverne. All quilters are welcome.

 Springwater Township Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, at the home of clerk Teresa Kramer.

Grand Prairie Cemetery Association will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, at the Grand Prairie Cemetery. In case of rain the meeting will be in the back room of Orv and Sons Plumbing in Ellsworth.

All community Prayer for our Nation on Wednesday, May 3, starting 7 p.m. with Praise, Worship and Prayer followed by continual times of prayer to 7 p. m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church, 1033 N Jackson, Luverne, MN. 

Rock County VFW Post 2757 will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, at the Veterans Memorial Building.

 Hardwick Goal Seekers meet every Monday in Hardwick City Hall for the purpose of support and encouragement for weight loss journeys. Weigh-in begins at 6 p.m., and the meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. Call Glenda, 449-0568, with questions.

Vienna Township meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Kenneth Community Center.

The American Legion Post 123 and Auxillary will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 10 in the Post home.

Narcotics Anonymous will meet every Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. at the Steen Reformed Church. Contact Robert for more information 507-329-2642.

Women’s Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. Mondays in the United Methodist Church.

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 United Methodist Church, Luverne. Call 605-321-4324.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets from 8 to 9 p.m. every Tuesday in Runals Memorial Hall, Edgerton. Call Naomi, 507-215-2956.

 

Join Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Library invite the public to join in support of the Rock County Community Library as members of the organization. A single membership is $10 and family memberships are $15. Stop in the library for more information.

 

Blue Mounds State Park Advisory Group


The Minnesota DNR will host the fourth and final meeting of the Blue Mounds State Park Citizen Advisory Group from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 27, in the picnic shelter of the park. Agenda items include a walking tour of the picnic grounds and beach to discuss potential recreational features. The public is invited to participate.

 

Elementary students perform ‘Go Fish’ April 28

Luverne Elementary first- and second-graders will present their program, “Go Fish,” at 2 p.m. Friday, April 28, in the Elementary School Gym. The performance is open to the public.

 

LWML Spring Rally April 29 in Luverne

The LWML Pipestone Zone Spring Rally will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 29, at St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne. Gary Thies, LCMS counselor at Mission Central, will speak. The rally will emphasize the need to “Tell the Story” of Jesus’ love for all. Call Elaine, 507-348-3177.

 

Presbyterians host ecumenical brunch May 3

All women are invited to the annual ecumenical brunch hosted by the First Presbyterian Church of Luverne at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 3. This year’s speaker, Kathy Leech, will present “The Gift of Life.”

 

Bank Night movie ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ May 4

The free Bank Nite movie, “A Dog’s Purpose,” rated PG, will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 4, at the Palace Theatre in Luverne.

Sponsored by First Farmers & Merchants National Bank and Papik Motors, a free, family-friendly movie is shown on the first Thursday of every month as it was done for “Bank Nite” in the 1930s. A cash prize drawing will follow the movie. Must be present to win.

 

Reserve sand for Optimist sandbox fill

The Luverne Optimist Club is sponsoring the annual youth sandbox fill Monday, May 17, starting at 6 p.m. Sand is donated by W&N Construction. Call Audrey at 507-283-2018 to sign up for sand delivery.

 

Community Ed announces classes

Discovery Time Preschool registration for Fall 2017 is open. Call 283-4724 for more information.

Students eighth grade and older may register for Student Driver Education by June 12 for the class that begins June 19. Limited seats available. Fee is $325 due at the time of registration.  There is an informative parent session available the evening of June 19 at no cost.

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