Community calendar Sept. 3, 2020

Legion Auxiliary meets Sept. 9

The American Legion Auxiliary Post #123 will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, in the home of Anabelle Frakes. Call Dianna at  283-1934 with questions.


Community Education

The new Fall Community Ed brochure will be an insert in the Sept. 6 Announcer. Registration for fall classes begins on Sept. 8

Parents with children birth to age 5 are invited to come to Fun at the Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom on Sept 8.  No charge, but please register for 10:00 play time or the 5:00 session.

Four session Yoga class will meet on Mondays from 5:30 to 6:30 outside beginning Sept. 14. Fee is $32.

Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) classes designed for parents and children birth to age 5 begin meeting for Fall Session on Sept. 15. There are three morning classes and one evening class time to choose from. Come, enjoy the preschool classroom, other families and learn more about child development and tips to help you as a parent.


Luverne student registration appointments

New families in the Luverne School District are encouraged to register children for the 2020-21 school year. Call the high school at 507-283-4491 to set up an appointment. The District office is open; the elementary office can be reached at 507-283-4497.


Cliffline climb at state park Sept. 12

Luverne Community Education will offer Cliffline Climbing for Grades 4-12 taught by Roca Climbing and Friends of Blue Mound State Park.

Morning and afternoon sessions will be Sept. 12. There is no charge, but registration required. Call 507-283-4724. Use the waiver/registration form from the website to register for all classes.  


Meals on Wheels continue in Jasper

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS) has provided Meals on Wheels in Jasper through the Sunrise Village, which is now closed. Going forward, meals will be prepared at the LSS Luverne site and delivered to Jasper City Hall twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays. There is also an option to add frozen meals for delivery with the hot meals.

Inquiries about LSS Meals on Wheels can be made by calling the LSS Meals Luverne Kitchen toll-free at 866-985-8509.




History Center open with limited hours

The Rock County History Center is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday starting June 2. Some safety precautions — with masks and gloves available — will be in place to protect against the spread of coronavirus. The phone number is 507-283-2122.


Monthly Food Giveway Sept. 17

The monthly Food Giveaway will be the third Thursday, Sept. 17 at 4:30 p.m. at the Generations building, 319 E. Lincoln, Luverne. Please, those in vehicles, drive to the double glass doors on the WEST SIDE of the building. We will load your groceries, STAY IN YOUR CAR.

Those who are walling, please go to the EAST SIDE of the building. Volunteers will have your groceries pre-packed for you to pick up.

Any questions, call 507-283-4366. Spnosored by New Life Celebration Church.


‘Living Well with Chronic Conditions’


The class, “Living Well with Chronic Conditions” will be offered online via Zoom video-conferencing for those affected by high cholesterol, arthritis, depression, high/low blood pressure or heart disease.

The objective of the class is to help participants take charge of their health by learning about nutrition, medication use, pain management and much more.

Classes are at 1 p.m. every Monday from Sept. 14 through Oct. 19. Pre-registration is required.

Call 1-855-215-2174 to register for class #1995, or register online at

Class leaders are A.C.E. Coordinator Linda Wenzel (507-283-5064) and Connie Frahm, volunteer lay leader.


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