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TRIAD will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 28, at the Rock County Sheriff’s Office in Luverne.

Blue Mound Quilters Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, June 1, at the Rock County Community Library in Luverne for a potluck picnic.

Sound Cascade Sweet Adeline Chorus rehearses at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Prairie Creek, 4400 W. Creekside Dr., Sioux Falls. Call 507-597-6288.

TOPS #698 Luverne (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets for weigh-in at 8 a.m. every Thursday at Pizza Ranch in Luverne. The meeting follows at 8:30 a.m.

Al-Anon meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays in the Buffalo Ridge Meeting Room (lower level) at the Sanford Medical Center in Luverne. Call Stephanie at 449-1246.

Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. Fridays in the basement of St. Catherine Catholic Rectory, 203 E. Brown St., Luverne. Use east door. Call Shawn at 507-220-3180.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays in the Rock County Community Library. Call 605-321-4324.

Brandon area Al-Anon meets at 8 p.m. Monday and Thursday evenings and at 11 a.m. Saturdays at 209 Elm Street (behind VFW) in Brandon, S.D. Call 605-215-9947 with questions.

Weight Watchers meets every Monday in First Presbyterian Church, Luverne. Weigh-in is from 5 to 5:30 p.m. and the meeting is from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Call 283-2576 with questions.

 

Register now for summer reading program

The 2015 summer reading program, “Read to the Rhythm,” starts the week of June 1 at the Rock County Community Library in Luverne. Registration will be during business hours now through Saturday, May 30, at the library.

A musical kick-off event with Phil Baker will be at 3 p.m. Monday, June 1, at the library. An ice cream social will follow.

Story and Art for first- through fifth-graders will meet from 3-4 p.m. Wednesdays starting June 3.

Story Hour for ages 4, 5 and kindergartners will meet from 10-11 a.m. Thursdays starting June 4.

Laptime for children 0-3 with an adult will meet from 10:30-11 a.m. Fridays starting June 5.

 

Donate blood June 1

The Community Blood Bank and Sanford Luverne will host the All-American Blood Drive from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 1, at the clinic in Luverne. Those who donate will receive a free “All-American” T-shirt and and a free lunch.

Walk-ins are welcome. For more information or to schedule an appointment call 507-449-1224.

 

Bank Nite movie ‘Night at the Museum’ at Palace June 4

The free Bank Nite movie, “Night at the Museum, Secret of the Tomb” will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 4, 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. Last month’s $50 cash winner was Ava Vortherms.

 

Men’s breakfast set for June 5

The Men’s Community Prayer Breakfast will be at 6:30 a.m. Friday, June 5, at the Blue Mound Banquet Center in Luverne. This year’s guest speaker will be Mayor of Luverne Pat Baustian. Cost will be $10 at the door.

 

Rock County Fair Premium Book released June 7

The Rock County Star Herald’s annual Fair Premium Book will be distributed in the June 7 Announcer. The publication lists the upcoming categories for open class and 4-H entries in the 2015 Rock County Fair.

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