Community Calendar May 12, 2016


Lady Luverne Red Hats will meet at 9:15 a.m. Friday, May 13, in the St. Catherine Church east parking lot to carpool to EROS in South Dakota. The event will include a tour of EROS and lunch at 212 Boiling Point in Brandon. RSVP to Connie, 283-8470, by May 9.

Rock County Thrivent Board will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at The Bluestem in Luverne. For more information call 507-290-0085.

MS Support Group will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at Southwest Health and Human Services in Luverne. All persons with MS, family and friends are invited. For information call 283-2069 or 283-2964.

Fair participants watch for your Fair Preview book coming out with the June 5 Luverne Announcer.

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.


Sign up for bus trip to Guthrie Theater for “South Pacific”

Luverne Community Education is offering a trip to the Guthrie Theater Sunday, June 26, to see the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, “South Pacific.” Cost of $85 covers bus ride and theater ticket. For more details or to register, call 283-4724.


School choirs present spring pops concert May 13

The Luverne Middle School and High School choirs will present their spring pops concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 13, in the elementary gym.  The choirs will be singing and dancing to music from the ’50s and ’60s. Everyone is invited to attend. Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for students.  Activity passes will also be accepted.


Luverne Optimist sandbox fill

The Luverne Optimist Club will be sponsoring a youth sandbox fill Monday, May 16. Sand is donated by W&N Construction. For a sandbox fill, contact Audrey at 507-283-2018. Deliveries start at 6 p.m.


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.


Master Gardeners offer plants for sale May 21

Rock County Master Gardeners 12th annual plant sale will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 21, in the Bomgaars Parking Lot.


Community Ed

Registrations for many summer recreation sport activities are due by Thursday, May 19.  Be sure to sign up for morning recreation, basketball, volleyball, golf, tennis, arts and crafts, gymnastics, football, wrestling, track and field. For information or to register for these activities call Community Ed at 283-4724.

Defensive Driving Refresher class meets May 19. Fee is $20 prepaid.

Yoga meets for six weeks on Tuesdays and Thurdays beginning May 24. Fee is $63.

Aerobics/Strength Combo class will be at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays for five weeks beginning May 31. Fee is $27.

Home Alone class for those who just finished third grade or older will be June 1. Tips on safety and how to deal with loneliness and boredom will be emphasized. Fee is $25.

Professional fisherman and guide Mike Frisch returns to Luverne to do a School of Fish Thursday, June 2, for children grade three and older (during the 15-16 school year) with an adult friend. Fee is $30 per child/adult pair. In addition to great fishing information and stories, each child will receive a new rod and reel, tackle with a tackle box, a fishing resource book, a $10 Cabela’s gift card, a T-shirt, snacks and a chance to be a guest on the television show “Fishing the Midwest.”



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