Community Calendar


Blue Mound Wood Carvers will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, May 8, at the Luverne Senior Center. All are welcome and we will help beginners.

Matthew 6 Board of Directors will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, May 8, at the Pizza Ranch.

Sanford Luverne Pink Ladies will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 8, at the Blue Mound Room at Sanford Luverne Hospital.

Tourist Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, at the home of Arlene Bendix.

Meditation and Mindfulness Practice will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, May 10 and 24, in the lower level of Hilger Commons at 215 N. Cedar Street in Luverne. For more information call Kim at 507-353-0041 or email

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.


Register now for summer rec classes

Register for summer community education classes now. Offerings include kids’ classes on horsemanship, lego league, Ninjas, Dads, Daughters & Hair, Spanish, 150th Birthday Parade, Chess & Checkers, and a Jigsaw Puzzle Tournament. Other favorites for kids include soccer, morning day camps, kids in the kitchen, wood working classes, Jack & the Beanstalk Missoula Theatre, and Cabela’s School of Fish.

Save money by registering ahead of May 24 for classes like morning rec, golf, arts & crafts, volleyball, gymnastics, running, and basketball. Adults will find classes on computer surfing, walleye fishing, genealogy, gardening, cooking with olive oil and balsamics, Summer walking group, Twins game, State Fair trip, Master Gardener garden tour, social media marketing, and more. Call 283-4724 with questions.


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.


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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