Community Calendar April 7, 2016

Beaver Creek Township Board of Appeal and Equalization will meet at 11 a.m. Monday, April 11.

The Pink Ladies will meet at noon Monday, April 11, in the Blue Mound Room at Sanford Luverne Hospital for a salad luncheon. Bring a dish to pass and your own dishes and silverware. For information contact Alice Boyenga at 507-449-2315.

Matthew 6 Board of Directors will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, April 11, at the Pizza Ranch.

Rock County VFW #2757 meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, at the Herried Building. Program includes election of officers. Call Buck Underwood, 507-449-0632, with questions.

Tourist Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, at the home of Connie Lindbloom.

American Legion Post #123 and Auxiliary will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, in the Post home. Dave Haugom, Rock County Veterans Service Officer, will be there to discuss state and federal benefits you may be eligible for. All veterans are invited to attend.

Beaver Creek Township  will have their monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, at the township hall.

Maplewood Cemetery board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19.

Al-Anon meets from 6:30 to  7:30 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 United Methodist Church, Luverne. Note the new location during the library renovation. 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.

Southwest Minnesota Habitat for Humanity meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Habitat Office located in the alley entrance of 126 East Main Street. Visitors are Welcome. Call 507-215-2091 for further information.


Bank Nite movie ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip’ at Palace April 7

The free Bank Nite movie, “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip,” rated PG, will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 7, 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.


Elementary students perform ‘Pirates 2’ April 8

Luverne Elementary first- and fourth-grade students will present their music program, “Pirates 2,” at 2 p.m. Friday, April 8, in the elementary gym.


Jazz bands to perform April 11

Luverne Middle and High School jazz bands will perform at 8 p.m. on Monday, April 11, at the American Reformed Church in Luverne. The event is free to the public.


Luverne’s Spring Loaded Home, Health and Living Show set for April 16

The Luverne Spring Loaded  Home, Health and Living Show is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at the Blue Mound Banquet Center and at local businesses. The event includes free samples, discounts and demonstrations. Local salons will be putting on free beauty seminars at the Historic Palace Theatre from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more informations call the Luverne Area Chamber at 507-283-4061 or visit


Hospice Charity Dinner and Auction tickets available

Tickets are still available for the Annual Hospice Charity Dinner and Auction on Saturday, April 23, at the Blue Mound Banquet Center. Tickets may be purchased in person at the hospice office located at 211 E. Main Street in Luverne, or by calling 507-283-1805.


Free tax help available at library

Volunteers through AARP will provide free tax services at the Rock County Community Library in Luverne through April. Call the library, 449-5040, to make an appointment. Appointments are required.

The library is closed this month, but it will be open for tax appointments on Mondays, and people can still call the library to make tax appointments. Evening appointments are also available. Bring Social Security cards to appointments.

The service is free for any private individual with a simple tax format. It’s not for commercial, farming or investment taxes.


Library offers Story Hour and Laptime

Story hour for ages 4-5 will start Thursday, April 7, and run through May 5 every Thursday morning from 10-11 a.m. Story Hour includes stories, songs, crafts and more.

Laptime is for ages birth through 3 with an adult and will begin Friday, April 8, and run through May 6. It meets every Friday from 10:30-11 a.m. Laptime includes stories, songs, crafts and more.

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