Community Calendar May 5, 2016


Rock County Ag Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at the Fair Board office.

Matthew 6 Board of Directors will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, May 9, at the Pizza Ranch.

Pink Ladies will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 9, in the Blue Mound Room of Sanford Luverne.

Rock County VFW #2757 meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 10, has been cancelled. Contact Buck Underwood at 449-0632 with questions.

Tourist Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, at the home of Linda Limesand.

American Legion Post #123 and Auxiliary will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, in the Post Home.

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.

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.


City flushing fire hydrants this week

The City of Luverne Water Department will flush fire hydrants through Friday, May 6. Residents should check for signs of discoloration before using water. If discoloration appears, run tap water until clear.


Bank Nite movie ‘Inside Out’ at Palace May 5

The free Bank Nite movie, Disney Pixar’s “Inside Out,” rated PG, will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 5, 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.


 ‘DNA Geneology 101’ offered May 5

Greg Gropel, a member of the Ostfriesland Geneology Society of America, will offer “DNA Geneology 101” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, in the Luverne Community Ed classroom, CE802. Gropel will share his findings about DNA basics on types of tests, names of testing companies, cost factors and how DNA can be used to determine ethnicity, ancestors migration patterns and to discover lost cousins. Call 283-4724 to register.


Luverne kindergarten music program May 6

The Luverne Elementary kindergarten music program will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 6, in the Luverne Elementary Gym. The name of the program is “Colors!”


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.


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.


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