Community Calendar May 19, 2016


Luverne Music Boosters will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 19, in the choir room.  All parents of middle school and high school band and choir students are invited to attend.  

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.

Town and Country Garden Club will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, at Poplar Creek to help plant flower pots for the residents there. Anyone interested is welcome to help. 

Caregivers Support Group will meet from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 26, in the conference room of Mary Jane Brown Good Samaritan Society, Luverne. Anyone caring for a loved one is encouraged to attend.

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

Domestic Violence Support Group and Book Club will meet Tuesdays from 9:30-11 a.m. for six weeks beginning June 7. The group will be reading Crazy Love by Leslie Morgan Steiner. For more information or to sign up contact Jen at the Southwest Crisis Center at 507-283-9917 or

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.


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.


 ‘Barnyard Roundup’ Bible school May 23-26

St. John Lutheran Church will offer “Barnyard Roundup” Vacation Bible School from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. (supper at 5:30) May 23-26 for children ages 3 to seventh grade. Call 283-2316.


Free community meal May 25

United Methodist Church, Luverne, will offer a its monthly free community meal at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 25.


‘Time Out for You’ Alzheimer’s workshop May 25

‘Time Out For You” caring for Alzheimer’s workshop will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, in Poplar Creek for those seeking information about Alzheimer’s and related dementia. Call 283-5064 with questions.


Men’s Community Prayer Breakfast

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.


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



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. 

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