Community Calendar Nov. 10, 2016


Sanford Luverne Hospital Pink Ladies will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, in the Blue Mound Room at the hospital.

Matthew 6 Board of Directors will meet at at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, at the Pizza Ranch.

Battle Plain Township Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the home of Lloyd Prins.

MS Support Group will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at Southwest Health and Human Services in Luverne. All persons with MS, family and friends are invited. Call 283-2069 or 283-2964

Lady Luverne Red Hats will meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at the Howling Dog in Luverne and for bingo at the Minnesota Veterans Home. RSVP to Connie at 283-8470 by Tuesday, Nov. 15. (Note the change of date for Veterans Day.)

Narcotics Anonymous will meet every Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. at the Steen Reformed Church. Contact Robert for more information 507-329-2642.

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

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 Tuesday 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.

Mah Jongg Group meets from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays at the Rock County Community Library for all ability levels (including beginners).

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.


Operation Christmas Child boxes available

Operation Christmas Child boxes have arrived in Luverne. Anyone wishing to send gifts to underprivileged children can pick one up at American Reformed Church south entrance where there will be more information about how to support a child for Christmas. Collection week is Nov. 14-21. Donors are encouraged to pay shipping online and track their boxes to a specific country. Go to Call Karen Bosch, 605-413-9676, or Charla Sandbulte, 507-227-1722.


One Warm Coat Project distributes coats Nov. 10

The Rock County One Warm Coat Project will be providing coats for anyone in need from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10. The distribution location is ATLAS for Life, 201 East Main Street, Luverne. Call 283-9664.


Elementary students perform ‘Off Their Rockers’ Nov. 11

The Luverne Elementary School third- and fourth-graders will present “Off Their Rockers,” a celebration of ’50s and ’60s music, at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, in the Luverne Elementary Gym.


Hardwick Veterans Day Banquet

A Veterans Day Banquet at the Legion Hall in Hardwick will begin with a Social Hour at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Justin Siebenahler, master sergeant of the Air Force, will speak, and Bruce Dysthe will provide music. The event is sponsored by the Hardwick American Legion.


‘Standing Strong

in Rock County’

The 2016 Red Arrow drive is still underway with $23,142 received so far toward the $50,000 goal. Contributions are accepted at Rock County Red Arrow, PO Box 895, Luverne, MN 56156, or drop it off at First Farmers and Merchants Bank.


Green Earth Players present ‘Fantasticks’ at Palace

The Green Earth Players are performing the Broadway musical, “The Fantasticks,” at the Palace Theatre in Luverne.  Show times are at 2 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 13 and 20, and at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, and Saturday, Nov. 19. Tickets are available at the theatre or by calling the box office at 507-283-4439.


Library hosts final Lap Time Nov. 16, Story Hour Nov. 17

The final Lap Time of the year will be from 10:30-11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, for children ages birth-3 with an adult.

The final Story Hour of the year will be from 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, for children ages 4-5.


Monthly Food Ministry Nov. 17

The monthly Food Ministry, sponsored by New Life Celebration Church, will be from 5-6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Luverne Senior Center. If you’re having trouble putting food on the table, come for fresh produce, bread and meat. Children will be asked to wait outside.


Library hosts Harry Potter Trivia and movie Nov. 17 and 18

The Rock County Library will host a Harry Potter Trivia night from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17. Teams must be registered to compete. Call the library at 449-5040. A screening of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18. No signup is necessary for the film.


SHARE collecting applications from now until  Nov. 28

The Rock County SHARE distribution of groceries, clothing and toys to Rock County residents in need will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, at the Luverne National Guard Armory. Those wishing to receive from the program must apply by Nov. 28.

To support SHARE mail a tax-deductible donation to SHARE, P.O. Box 792, Luverne, MN 56156. For more information call Molly at 507-227-9282.

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