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"You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love." Galatians 5:13


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Community Calendar Red Cross Blood Drive

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8
BLUE EARTH - The American Red Cross will have a Blood Drive in Blue Earth on Monday, February 8 from 12 to 6PM at Hope United Methodist Church, in Blue Earth.


Owatonna Christian Women Club

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9
OWATONNA - The Owatonna Christian Women's Club will have their meeting on Tuesday, February 9 at the Elks Club, located at 125 East Vine Street in Owatonna, from 9 to 10:45AM. You may register by calling Inez at 507-4519539 by noon on Monday February 8.

 


Dad's Belgian Waffle Supper Fundraiser

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9
ALGONA - First Presbyterian Church, of Algona, will hold its 20th Annual Fundraiser, Dad's Belgian Waffle Supper, on Tuesday, February 9 from 4:30 to 7PM.  Profits from the supper will be given to 'Meals on Wheels' and 'Algona School Cares'.  The church is located at 101 North Main Street in Algona.


Dr. Temple Grandin, Autism Coalition

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9
NORTH MANKATO - Southern Minnesota Autism Coalition and South Central College, in North Mankato, are sponsoring Dr. Temple Grandin, to speak on Tuesday, February 9 at 6:30PM at the John A. Votca Conference Center on South Central College Campus, in North Mankato. You may register online at wouthcentral.edu/autism.


Parkinson's Support Group Meeting

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11
BLUE EARTH - The Parkinson's Support Group will meet on Thursday, February 11 at 1:30PM at the new Interfaith Caregivers office, located at 301 North Main Street in Blue Earth, this is the MVAC building just one block south of the courthouse.


"Don't Hug Me I'm Pregnant"

THURSDAY - SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11 - 20
ALBERT LEA - Albert Lea Community Theatre presents "Don't Hug Me, I'm Pregnant" at the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center from Thursday, February 11 through Saturday, February 20.  Shows start at 7:30PM, with the Sunday, February 14 matinee at 2PM.  Tickets may be purchased by calling 1-877-730-3144, online at actonbroadway.com, or you can stop by the box office beginning the Monday before the show's opening.


Good thunder Reading Series

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11
MANKATO - The Good Thunder Reading Series will host poet, Stephen Burt, at Minnesota State University in Mankato, on Thursday, February 11.  He will lead a workshop at 10AM in Centennial Student Union, Room 202 and give a talk at 3PM at Ostrander Auditorium, followed by a book-signing in Room 245.


"Dear World"

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11
NEW ULM  - Twin Cities Theater Company, 'Ten Thousand Things', will present a musical, "Dear World", free of charge, at the New Ulm Community Center auditorium, located at 600 North German Street in New Ulm on Thursday, February 11 from 2 to 4:30PM.


Preconcert Event

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11
MANKATO - Mankato Symphony Orchestra board president, Herb Kroon, will teach a Broadway class, about the music of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, on Thursday, February 11 at 7PM in the lower level of Honsey Hall at Bethany Lutheran College, in Mankato.  This free event is in preparation of the Concert, "My Funny Valentine" on February 14.


2016 XO Marriage Conference

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, JANUARY 12 & 13
OWATONNA - New Beginnings Church, of Owatonna, will have a simulcast event, the "2016 XO Marriage Conference", featuring Marriage Today, with Jimmy & Karen Evans, on Valentines weekend, Friday and Saturday, February 12 and 13. More information can be found at NBCLIFE.org or you can contact Pastor Scott Peterson at 507-213-9194 to reserve tickets.


Art of Marriage Event

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26 & 27
EMMETSBURG - First United Methodist Church, of Emmetsburg, will have an Art of Marriage event on Friday, February 26 from 6:30 to 9:30PM and Saturday, February 27 from 9AM to 4:30PM. Registration deadline is February 12 and you can do so by calling Sarah at 712-298-1137 or email at smstrohs@yahoo.com.


Marriage Encounter Weekend

FRIDAY - SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12 - 14
BROOKLYN CENTER - Valentines Weekend marriage Encounter Share will be held on Friday through Sunday, February 12 through 14 at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, in Brooklyn Center. Pre-registration is required by going to GodLovesMarriage.org or contact Pete & Phyllis at 763-561-1575 for more information. 


Artist of the Month: Wendy Nickel

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13
FAIRMONT - The Red Rock Center for the Arts announces their Artist of the Month: Wendy Nickel, who features textile art.  There will be a Meet & Greet on Saturday, February 13 from 1:30 to 3PM.


Community Coffee Party

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13
EAST CHAIN - The East Chain United Methodist Church will host a Community Coffee Party, at the church in East Chain, on Saturday morning, February 13 from 8:30 to 11AM.


Love After Marriage

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14
NORTH MANKATO -  The Video Course, "Love After Marriage", featuring Barry & Lori Byrne, with group discussion led by David and Diane Andros, of St. Peter, will be held at New Creation World Outreach Church, in North Mankato.  The event will begin Valentine's Day, Sunday, February 14 from 5 to 7:30PM and will be held on Sundays, except Easter, and ends on Saturday April 30 from 9AM to 4:30PM.  You can call Dianne at 507-934-9134 for more information.


"My Funny Valentine"

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14
MANKATO - The Mankato Symphony Orchestra will present, "My Funny Valentine", on Sunday, February 14 at 3PM at the Mankato West High School, located at 1351 South Riverfront Drive, in Mankato. Tickets can be purchased from the TRCA Box Office by phone at 507-387-1008 or online at mankatosymphony.com.


Waffle Brunch

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14
BLUE EARTH - Interfaith Caregivers, of Faribault County, will have their annual Valentine's Waffle Brunch on Sunday, February 14 from 9 to 1PM at the Ag Center, in Blue Earth. Reduced tickets are on sale at the Interfaith Caregivers' office, located at 415 South Grove in Blue Earth and at the door.


President's Day Pancake Supper

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15
STUARTVILLE - Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch, of Stewartville, will hold their annual Pancake Supper Fundraiser on Monday, February 15 from 5 to 7:30PM.


OPEN GYM

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18
TRUMAN - St. Paul's Lutheran Church, in Truman, is hosting an OPEN GYM on Thursday, February 18 from 5 to 7PM.


Fetal Alcohol Syndrome training session

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18
MANKATO - The Grandparent Support Group, which meets at New Creation World Outreach Church, will host a free training session on 'Fetal Alcohol Syndrome' on Thursday, February 18 from 6:30 to 8:30PM.  New Creation Outreach Church is located at 101 Pauley Way, in Mankato.


Minnesota Family Council Presentation "Let Your Light Shine"

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18
OWATONNA - Seven churches, in the Owatonna area, are sponsoring a series of Power-point presentations, which includes a question and answer time, at the Owatonna Public Library, located at 105 North Elm Avenue. John Helmberger, a representative of Minnesota Family Council, will be the special guest on Thursday, February 18 on the subject "Life" from 7 to 8:30PM.  If you have questions you may go to mfc.org or email John@mfc.org


Spaghetti Dinner

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20
BROWNSDALE - Our Savior Lutheran Church, located at 411 West Main Street in Brownsdale, will have a Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, February 20 from 4:30 to 7PM.


Granny Basketball

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20
NORTHROP - As part of the Martin County Reads iniative there will be a Granny Basketball competition  on Saturday February 20 at 12:30PM at Martin Luther High School, in Northrop.


Farmamerica

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21
WASECA - Farmamerica, of Waseca, is offering free horse-drawn sleigh rides, a bonfire and soup on Sunday, February 21 from 10AM to 4PM.


Hollandale Christian School Open House

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25
HOLLANDALE - There will be an Open House at the Hollandale Christian School on Thursday, February 25 from 6 to 8PM. 


Book Discussion

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26
TRUMAN - A Book discussion on "They Call Me Coach", by John Wooden, will be held at Martin Luther High School in Northrop, on Friday, February 26 at 7PM.


Ice Golf Tournament

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27
WASECA - The  Annual Ice Golf Tournament, to benefit the American Diabetes Association and the Sleigh & Cutter Association, will take place on Saturday, February 27 from 11AM to 4PM on Clear Lake at the Board House, in Waseca.  You can register your team and sign up for Tee Times by calling 507-835-2419.


Steve Green in Concert!

SUNDAY, MARCH 6
NORTH MANKATO - Steve Green will be in concert on Sunday, March 6 at 7PM at Crossview Covenant Church in North Mankato. Tickets can be purchased at the Lighthouse in Mankato or online at ITickets.com.  The concert is sponsored by Gentle Shepherd Ministries and co-sponsored by KJLY Christian Radio.


IF:GATHERING

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, MARCH 11 & 12
EAST CHAIN - East Chain Evangelical Free Church will host a Simulcast of the women's event,  IF:GATHERING in Austin, Texas, on Friday and Saturday, March 11 and 12.  You can register online at eastchain.com, click ministries, then select IF:GATHERING.


Warm Your Heart

SATURDAY, MARCH 5
MANAKTO - Minnesota Valley Action Council will have their 4th Annual Gourmet Soup Competition, "Warm Your Heart", on Saturday, March 5 from 5:30 to 10PM at Minnesota State University Student Union Ballroom, in Mankato. Local restaurants are participating and guests will vote for their favorite. This event is a benefit for the vehicle maintenance & repair loan program. For tickets you can call 507-345-6822 or visit mnvac.org


Michael W Smith in concert

THURSDAY, MARCH 18
MANKATO - Michael W Smith will be in concert, on 'The Sovereign' tour, at Crossview Covenant Church, in Mankato on Thursday, March 18 at 7PM. Tickets are available at ticketfly.com.


Minnesota Family Council

THURSDAY, APRIL 21
OWATONNA - The second in a series of Power-point presentations, which includes a question and answer time, will take place at the Owatonna Public Library, located at 105 North Elm Avenue, on Thursday, April 21 from 7 to 8:30PM. John Helmberger, a representative of Minnesota Family Council, will be the special guest  on the subject of "Religious Freedom".  If you have questions you may go to mfc.org or email John@mfc.org


Minnesota Family Council Presentation "Let Your Light Shine"

THURSDAY, JUNE 16
OWATONNA - The third in a series of Power-point presentations, which includes a question and answer time, will take place at the Owatonna Public Library, located at 105 North Elm Avenue. John Helmberger, a representative of Minnesota Family Council, will be the special guest on Thursday, June 16 from 7 to 8:30PM on the subject "Gender Identity".  If you have questions you may go to mfc.org or email John@mfc.org


Should Christians Vote?

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20
OWATONNA - The last in a series of Power-point presentations, which includes a question and answer time, will take place at the Owatonna Public Library, located at 105 North Elm Avenue. John Helmberger, a representative of Minnesota Family Council, will be the special guest on Thursday, October 20 from 7 to 8:30PM on the subject "Should Christians Vote?".  If you have questions you may go to mfc.org or email John@mfc.org


ONGOING EVENTS

MANKATO - Celebrate Recovery meets each Tuesday evening, beginning with a meal served from 5 to 6PM at Hosanna Lutheran Church, which is located at 105 Hosanna Drive in Mankato.

HUNTLEY - The Huntley Community Cookbook, a collaborative effort between the Community Covenant Church and Huntley Cafe, is now available. The cookbook includes recipes, vintage photographs, faith stories, and a brief history of the Huntley Community.  You may purchase yours at the Huntley Cafe or by contacting the church at 507-866-4646.

WELLS/BLUE EARTH - A Caregiver Coffee meets every 3rd Tuesday at 10AM at the United Methodist Church, in Wells, and at 3:15 at the Ag Center Conference Room, in Blue Earth. For more information you can contact Interfaith Caregivers at 507-526-4684.

FAIRMONT/BLUE EARTH - Interfaith Caregivers offer two Parkinson's Support Groups each month. The Fairmont group meets the last Thursday of the month at 10:30 at Grace Lutheran Church, and the Blue Earth group gather at the Ag Center Conference Room every 3rd Wednesday at 1:30PM.

BLUE EARTH - Silver Sneakers, excercise for seniors, meets at 10AM each Monday and Wednesday at the Fitness Center in Blue Earth.  For more information or to register you can call Michelle at 507-526-3376.

ALBERT LEA - Ruby's Pantry Food Distribution will move back to their church location, which is Assemblies of God Church located at 1540 South Shore Drive, in Albert Lea, on The 2nd Saturday of each month.  Doors open at 9:30 and distribution is from 10 to 11:30AM.

NORTH MANKATO - Grandparents and relatives raising children meet the 2nd Thursday of every month at New Creation World Outreach Church on Highway 169, in North Mankato, from 6 to 7:30PM. A family style meal is served as well as a free daycare provided. You can contact Kelijo (Kelly Jo) at 507-380-7210 to let them know you will be attending, so the meal and daycare can be planned.
 
 
 

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