Aug. 23 Announcer events
Luverne Bowling Association will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24, at Luverne Lanes. All bowlers are welcome to come and form a team for men, women or both. Call Luverne Lanes at 283-8172 or Pat Weerheim at 507-227-5258 with questions.
Town and Country Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, for a tour of landscaping with grasses at a home in Brandon, SD. Call 507-597-6378 for more details.
TRIAD will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, at the Sherriff’s office.
Springwater Township Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, at the home of the clerk, Teresa Kramer.
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 Teresa Hup at 283-9590.
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 507-449-1246.
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.
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.
Weight Watchers meets every Monday at 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 800-651-6000.
Community Meal Aug. 26
The free Fourth Wednesday Community Meal will be at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, at the United Methodist Church in Luverne.
Tuff Memorial Home Car Show
The Tuff Memorial Home will host a car show at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, on the front parking lot of the nursing home. If you are interested in participating in the car show, contact Shateen in the Tuff Home Activity Department at 962-3275.
Women of Rock County Fine Arts show at Carnegie
Women of Rock County Fine Arts will show their new art work during the month of August at the Carnegie Cultural Center. The show includes work by Naidine Aanenson, Cindy Reverts, Kristen Peterson, Carol Ceynowa, Lois Young, Kathy Deuschle, Nan Kaufenberg, Judy Edenstrom, Mary Petersen, Lori Hallsrom and Kaia Nowatzki.
Bookin’ Buddies seeks volunteers
Volunteers are needed for the Bookin’ Buddies program at Luverne Elementary School. Mentors talk, read and share 30 minutes of their time with a second-grade student each Wednesday from 12:15 p.m. until 12:45 p.m. during the school year.
The mentorship program is scheduled to start in Luverne on Sept. 16. Interested volunteers are asked to call Lisa Dinger at 283-4497, ext. 3580.
School starts Aug. 24; mark calendars
Luverne High School/Middle School begins Monday, Aug. 24. Student schedules are available online and in the school office. Schedule changes should be done before school starts.
The High School/Middle School Open House is from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20. Student photos will be taken in the elementary school gym. Picture packets will be available on site.
New residents to the Luverne District should register students for 2015-16 school year. Call to make an appointment at 283-4491 for Middle School and High School grades 6-12. Parents of elementary grades K-5 can call 283-4497.
Rock County 4-H to host Lego Robotics Open House
Lego Robotics Open House will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31, at the community meeting room next to the Extension Office in the Health and Human Services Building at 2 Roundwind Road, Luverne, MN. For more information, contact Rock County Extension at 507-283-1302.
Donate Books for Friends of the Library Book Sale
The friends of the Library are collecting books for their upcoming book sale until Monday, Sept. 14, at the Rock County Library. Donations will be accepted at the library during normal business hours. Encyclopedias, textbooks and Reader’s Digest books iwl not be accepted. Call Dolly Remme at 283-8966 with questions.