Community Calendar June 2, 2016
Lady Luverne Red Hats will meet at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 3, (note change of date) in the St. Catherine east parking lot to carpool to Perkins at Worthington for lunch and for a tour of Round Lake Winery. Call Connie at 283-8470.
Fair participants watch for your Fair Preview book coming out with the June 5 Luverne Announcer.
Blue Mound Quilters will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, June 6, at the Rock County Library for their spring potluck picnic. Program is a show of new projects and ideas by Dutch Rose.
American Legion Post 123 and Auxiliary will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, in the Post home.
Beaver Creek Township will have their monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at the township hall.
Pink Ladies will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday, June 13, in the Blue Mound Room of Sanford Luverne.
Rock County VFW 2757 will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, in the Herreid Military Building. For information contact Buck Underwood at 449-0632.
Tourist Club will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, at The Bluestem in Luverne with installation of officers.
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. 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.
Rock County Master Gardeners annual garden tour
Join the Rock County Master Gardeners for their annual tour Monday, June 20. The bus will leave promptly at 6:30 p.m. from the south side of the school to tour gardens in the Luverne area. Pre-registration is necessary to secure seating. To reserve space or if you have questions, contact Sheila Steinhoff at 507-283-1302. Rain date is Tuesday, June 21.
Bank Nite movie ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ at Palace June 2
The free Bank Nite movie, “Kung Fu Panda 3,” rated PG, will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 2, 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.
Farmers Market begins June 2
The first Luverne Farmers Market of the season will be from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, June 2, at Redbird Field. Farmers Market continues Thursdays through October 26. Watch for the signs on Main Street.
Library offers Summer Reading Program
Be a good sport and sign up for the 2016 Summer Reading Program, open to all ages from pre-K through 12th grade at the Rock County Library. For information contact the library at 507-449-5040.
Men’s Community Prayer Breakfast June 3
Men’s Annual Community Prayer Breakfast is at 6:30 a.m. Friday, June 3, in the Blue Mound Banquet Center to kick off the Buffalo Days weekend in Luverne. Speaker is Cory Grimm. Cost is $10.
Groundbreaking Sunday at Minnesota Veterans Home
A groundbreaking will take place at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne.
The Second District American Legion and Auxiliary are beginning the physical work on a patio project at the home.
Sanford Luverne hosts All-American Blood Drive June 6
Sanford Luverne and Community Blood Bank will sponsor a blood drive from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and from 3-6 p.m Monday, June 6, at Sanford Luverne.
Donors must be at least 17, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health. Donors need to bring an ID. For more information go to www.cbblifeblood.org or call 605-331-3222.
Community Bible Study for women begins June 8
The Luverne Christian Reformed Church invites all women in the area to a 7-week Bible study by Priscilla Shirer titled “The Armor of God,” beginning at 6:15 a.m. Wednesday, June 8. To order a book, call 507-283-8726 by May 18.
Book Club/Domestic Violence Support Group begins June 7
Book Club/Domestic Violence Support Group will begin meeting from 9:30-11 a.m Tuesdays starting June 7 and continuing for 6 weeks (location to be announced.) The group will read New York Times bestseller, “Crazy Love,” by Leslie Morgan Steiner. Everyone is welcome, and there is no need to read the book to participate in the support group. Call Southwest Crisis Center at 507-283-9917 to sign up or at email@example.com