Community Calendar

0511 community events



Meditation and Mindfulness Practice will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 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

Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 18, at St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne. Call 507-530-3307 with questions.

MS Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 18, at Southwest Health and Human Services in Luverne. All persons with MS, family and friends are invited. Call 283-2069 or 283-2964.

The Lady Luverne Red Hats will meet at 11 a.m. Friday, May 19 from the St. Catherine’s East parking lot. They will be going to the Ellsworth Café and Kanaranzi Creek. Please call Connie at 283-8470 by May 16.

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.

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

‘I Can Climb’

at Blue Mounds

Reservations are being taken for this summer’s “I Can Climb” programs at the Blue Mounds State Park. Climbing sessions will be June 17 and 18, July 15 and 16, and Aug. 12 and 13.  Details are at


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.


Kindergartners present ‘Gettin’ Down with Mama Goose’ May 12

Luverne kindergartners will present their program, “Gettin’ Down With Mama Goose!” at 2 p.m. Friday, May 12, in the Luverne Elementary Gym. Parents, family, community are all invited.


Band concert May 12

The Luverne High School-Middle School will perform their spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 12, in the elementary gym.


Sandbox fill May 17

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.


Food ministry May 18

New Life Celebration Church monthly food ministry will be from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 18, in the Luverne Senior Center for those having trouble putting food on the table. Children are asked to wait outside. Call 283-4366.


Master Gardener Plant Sale May 20

Rock County Master Gardeners’ 13th Annual Plant Sale will be from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 20, in the Bomgaars parking lot in Luverne. Call Mary at 283-4019 with questions

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