Community Calendar

Bank Night movie ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Feb. 1

The free Bank Nite Disney movie, “Beauty and the Beast,” rated PG, will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, 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.


Free food Feb. 15

New Life Celebration Church will offer free food — fresh produce, bread and meat — from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at the Luverne Senior Center for those having trouble putting food on the table. Bring your own bags or boxes. Call  283-4366 with questions.


Growing soybeans workshop Feb. 22

The University of Minnesota Extension Service will host “Strategic Planning: Growing Soybeans that Out-Compete Weeds” workshop at 10 locations in January and February.

The nearest workshop will be from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Murray County Fairgrounds in Slayton.

Lunch is included.


Community Ed

Community Ed contact info: or 507-283-4724.

Sister Act at the Chanhassen is Feb. 10.  Fee is $110.  (register by Jan. 10.)

Register now for summer baseball and softball – for students in K-12.  Deadline is March 19.

Learn the newest bracelet craze at Kumihimo Braiding class on Feb. 3.  Residents from Poplar Creek will be helping students.  Fee is $20 which includes the disk to make more.

A six session Throwing on a Pottery Wheel for participants grade 9 through adult will begin on Feb. 3.  Fee is $59, plus a $10 material fee. 

A six-session Hand Building Clay Class for participants grade 5 through adult will begin on Feb. 3.  Fee is $49, plus a $15 material fee.

Just basic sewing skills and an old sweater will be required to make your own unique Mittens and Boot Toppers at class held on Feb. 3 (morning).  Fee is $13.

To register or for a list of other locations go to

For more information contact Liz Stahl, Extension educator, at 507-372-3900 or

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