Community Events


Pink Ladies of Sanford Luverne Hospital will meet at noon Monday, April 9, in the Sanford Blue Mound Room for a potluck salad luncheon and business meeting. Members are asked to bring their own dishes and silverware.

Blue Mound Quilters will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 9, at the Rock County Library to discuss the upcoming quilt show and have a demonstration. New members are always welcome.

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

Luverne Lions Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, April 9, at the Luverne Pizza Ranch. Visitors are welcome.

Rock County VFW Post 2757 will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, in the Herreid Military Museum. Call Buck, 449-0632.

Lady Luverne Red Hats will meet at 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 13, at the Green Lantern in Hardwick for lunch followed by cards and games. Call Donna at 507-283-8019 by April 11 to RSVP.

 Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne. Speaker Gary Pauley PWP will speak on the journey of Parkinson’s disease. Call 507-530-3307 with questions.

Narcotics Anonymous meets at a new time: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays in the basement of St. Catherine Catholic Rectory, 203 E. Brown St., Luverne. Use east door. Call 507-220-0137 with questions.

Meditation and Mindfulness Practice meets the second and fourth Wednesdays in Hilger Commons at 215 N. Cedar Street in Luverne. For more information call Kim at 507-353-0041 or email

Hardwick Goal Seekers meet every Monday in Hardwick City Hall for the purpose of support and encouragement for weight loss journeys. Weigh-in begins at 6 p.m., and the meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. Call Glenda, 449-0568, with questions.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays in the United Methodist Church, Luverne. Call 605-321-4324.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets from 8 to 9 p.m. every Tuesday in Runals Memorial Hall, Edgerton. Call Naomi, 507-215-2956.


Luverne High School spring play April 6-7

Luverne High School will present its spring play, a comedy mystery called “Writing a Will Can Be Murder” by Eddie McPherson, Friday, April 6, and Saturday, April 7, in the school auditorium.

Both productions of the 85-minute, two-act play begin at 7 p.m. Concessions are available.

Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for students. Activity passes are accepted.


Grief Support Group starts April 5

Sanford Luverne Hospice will offer a five-week Grief Support Group from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays from April 5 through May 3 in the Blue Mound Room of Sanford Luverne Medical Center. The meetings are free, confidential and open to anyone in the area grieving the loss of a loved one. Pre-register by calling 507-283-1805.


Friday night Revelations April 6

The Luverne chapter of the Christian Motorcylists Association will host Friday night Bible study of Revelations at 7 p.m. starting April 6 at the First Assembly of God Church on County Road 4 west of Luverne. Call 507-920-8656 for information.


National Library Week April 8-14

To celebrate National Library Week April 8-14, the Rock County Library will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 12, with refreshments and drawings for prizes.

A special treat for children will be Jim Oliver’s presentation of the puppet show, “The Singing Children,” at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 14.


Performing arts workshop April 14

Youth in grades 5 through 12 are invited to the Rock County 4-H Performing Arts Workshop Saturday, April 14, at the Rock County Extension Office in Luverne.

The workshop will be from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and is free to 4-H’ers and non-members.

Focus of the workshop will be on stage acting and include learning about the basics that includes dancing.

Register by Friday, April 5 by calling or emailing the Extension office at 507-283-1302 or


Free Southern Gospel Concert April 15

The American Reformed Church in Luverne will sponsor a free Southern Gospel Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at the church. The group “Triumphant Sound Quartet” will perform from 3 to 5 p.m. Refreshments follow. 

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