Community Calendar Dec. 19, 2019


Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, at St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne. Call Dianne at 507-530-3307 with questions.

Generations meeting will be at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6, in the Generations building. Agenda items include election of board members and approval of revised by-laws.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays in the United Methodist Church, Luverne. Call 605-321-4324.

Alanon will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Nov. 7 and 21, in Sanford Luverne Blue Mound Room and then will go back to meeting the second and fourth Thursdays. Call 507-449-1246 with questions.

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


Holiday bus schedule

Community Transit buses operate on a different schedule through the holidays. County-wide services run from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Within the city of Luverne, service is from 8 a.m. to noon on Sundays. No service is offered Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Call 507-537-3861 with questions.


Food shelf announces holiday schedule

Holiday hours at the Rock County Emergency Food Shelf are from 1 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, and from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 26. The Food Shelf is located in the lower level of the United Methodist Church, Luverne.


Nutrition Assistance Program Dec. 19

The Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors 60 and older, sponsored by A.C.E. of SW MN, will be from 3-4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, at Generations. Call Linda at 283-5064 with questions.


Free food Dec. 19

New Life Celebration Church will offer free food from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, at the Generations building at 319  East Lincoln Street for those who are having trouble putting food on the table. Bring your own bags or boxes. Call 507-283-4366.


UMN ‘Cattle Feeder Days’ Dec. 19

The annual “Cattle Feeder Days” program will be offered at Grand Prairie Events in Luverne on Thursday, Dec. 19. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 6 and program presentations following the dinner. Pre-registration cost is $15 at Or cost is $20 at the door.

The program is directed at cattle feeders and allied industry representatives and is open to the public.


Free Christmas Eve meal at UMC

A free Christmas Eve meal will follow the 5 p.m. Candlelight Service at the United Methodist Church in Luverne Tuesday, Dec. 24. The church requests reservations by calling 507-283-4529, but reservations are not required. Approximate time of the dinner is 6:30 p.m.


Rock County Library activities

Contact the library at or call 507-449-5040 to register for events.

Mah Jongg is from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursdays.

Trivia Night, 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, Take 16.

Evening Story Time, 6:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 21 to March 31.

Winter Story Time, 10:30 a.m. Fridays, Jan. 24 to April 10.

DIY Egg Carton Flowers, 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30.

Book Versus Movie: A Winter Book/Film Club, “Wonder” 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23; “The Outsiders” 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20; and “Everything Everything” 6 p.m., March 19.

Trivia Night, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, Take 16.

DIY Flower Boxes, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25.

Trivia Night, 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5, Take 16.

iPhone and iPad 101 Class, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 17. Call Luverne Community Education, 507-283-4724, to register.

DIY Cassette Pencil Holder, 6 p.m. Thursday, March 26.

Trivia Night, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 2, Take 16.


Closing at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24. Closed Wednesday, Dec. 25. Closing at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31. Closed Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.

Library hours are Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Community Ed

Register by e-mailing or calling 507-283-4724.

#Luv1LuvAll mental health focus group will meet Monday, Jan. 6, at 7 p.m. in the CE Room 802 for Mental Health Medication Information. Registration is required for this free class, and continuing ed credit forms are available.

Grades 5-6 Invitational Basketball Tournament will be Saturday, Jan. 25. Registration of girls’ and boys’ teams is now open. Forms are online on the Luverne Schools website under Community Ed current events.

The Luverne Community Education brochure is online at the Luverne School website


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