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Community Calendar Nov. 7, 2019

Matthew 6 Board of Directors  will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at the Luverne Pizza Ranch.
Vienna Township Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, in the Kenneth Community Center.
American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the post home. Call Dianna Tomlinson at 283-1934 with questions.
MS Support Group will meet at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the Luverne Pizza Ranch. All persons with MS, family and friends are invited. Call 283-2069 with questions.
Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, in St. John Lutheran Church, Luverne. Call Dianne Karlstad at 507-530-3307 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.
Alanon will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Nov. 7 and 21, in Sanford Luverne Blue Mound Room and then will go back to meeting the second and fourth Thursdays. Call 507-449-1246 with questions.
Alcoholics Anonymous meets from 8 to 9 p.m. every Tuesday in Runals Memorial Hall, Edgerton. Call Naomi, 507-215-2956.
LHS ‘Footloose’ at Palace this weekend
The Luverne High School fall play cast will perform “Footloose” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, Nov. 7-9, at the Palace Theatre in Luverne. Tickets are on sale at the Palace Box Office, 507-283-4339, or Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for students.
Veterans invited to attend open house
Luverne Elementary School student council is hosting a Veterans Day Coffee Open House from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, in the elementary school commons for all veterans. Parking is available in the bus lanes in front of the elementary school.
Bible Talks dates
Non-denominational Christian Bible Talks will be from 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, in Grand Prairie Events, Luverne. All are welcome. Call 605-988-4446.
‘Unity Tree’ music program Nov. 8
The Luverne Elementary School second- and fourth-graders will present their music program, “The Unity Tree,” at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, in the elementary gymnasium.
Veterans Day programs Nov. 11
•Hills-Beaver Creek High School will host a program at 9 a.m. in the gymnasium in Hills.
•Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne will host a program at 10 a.m. featuring Luverne Mayor Pat Baustian as speaker.
•Luverne School District students will host a program and music at 2 p.m. in the high school gym.
•Hardwick American Legion will host a program with Boys Stater Gunnar Oldre as speaker and Bruce Dysthe with special music. Social hour is at 6 p.m. and meal is at 6:30.
Veterans Day open house reception
Veterans and their families are invited to an open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at the Herreid Military Museum on 213 E. Luverne Street to honor them for their service.
Special features include tours of the museum and new exhibits, a reception for veterans in their honor, a commemorative Veterans Day gift and an opportunity to visit with Veterans Services Officer Dave Haugom from 10 a.m. to noon about benefits. Call 283-4061 with questions.
Women invited to Bible Study Fellowship
The Bible Study Fellowship for women will offer an interdenominational two-week Bible study of  the book of 1 Peter Tuesdays, Nov. 12 and 19, at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. at the American Reformed Church in Luverne. Call 507-227-6282 with questions.
Communications techniques for Alzheimer’s Nov. 21
The Alzheimer’s Association will present “Effective Communication Techniques” from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, in the basement conference room of the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne.
Rock County Library activities
Contact the library at or call 507-449-5040 to register for events.
Mah Jongg is from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursdays.
Fall Story Hour for preschoolers ages 4-5, is from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursdays through Nov. 21.
Fall Lap Time is 10:30 to 11 a.m. Fridays through Nov. 22.
Evening Story Time is from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 26.
Trivia Night, 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, Take 16.
Tibetan Singing Bowls, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9.
E-book classes, 2 and 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19. Register with Luverne Community Education.
DIY Vinyl Painting is at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21.
DIY Book Page Wreaths is at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12.
Library hours are Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Community Ed
Register by e-mailing or calling 507-283-4724.
Preschool through grade 5 students are offering frozen cookie dough at $20, or donations are welcome. This fundraiser helps to keep activity fees affordable. Please call Com Ed if you would like to place an order.
Learn how to use Google Sheets on Nov. 12 to help you manage your lists of data.  Fee is $5.
Easy Crochet Project on Nov. 12 and 19 will teach participants grades 5 through adult to make a hat and scarf.  The stitch is easy enough for beginners, yet a unique pattern that those with more experience will enjoy.  Fee is $17.  (Bring two skeins of yarn and a G or H crochet hook.)
Discover eBooks! on Nov. 19 will show you how convenient it is to access digital books. No fee, but registration required. Fee paid by Blandin Broadband Grant.
K-grade 2 Basketball begins on Nov. 16 and meets two times each month through February. Fee is $15 for 8 sessions.
Cyber Security – Educate Yourself Now! will be Nov. 18. Avoid problems by educating yourself. Fee is $5, supported in part by Blandin Broadband Community Grant.
Find out more about strengthening exercises at Stay Strong As You Age on Nov. 20 at noon. Bring your own sack lunch; dessert provided. Fee is $5.
Did you know that medical errors are now estimated to be the third-leading cause of death in U.S.?  Minnesota Alliance for Patient Safety (MAPS) and Sanford Luverne Medical Center along with other health care professionals offer Health Care Safety: YOU are Your Own Best Medicine! on Nov. 21 to help you manage your own and your loved ones’ health care in ways that improve safety.  Fee is $5.  Please register by Nov. 18 as a light meal will be served.
You must be licensed to ride snowmobile anywhere in Minnesota.  Students ages 11 and older may register (prior to Nov. 13) for the Snowmobile Safety Outdoor Course to be held on Nov. 23.  It will be necessary to complete the online course ahead of the outdoor portion.  Go to  Fee for the outdoor portion is $10.
Chartered Bus Trip Nov. 23 to see “Mamma Mia!” at the Chanhassen Theatre. Fee is $115
The Luverne Community Education brochure is online at the Luverne School website.

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