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Community Calendar Kathy Troccoli

MILFORD - Camp Okoboji in Milford is hosting Kathy Troccoli in concert on Saturday, August 27 at 7PM in the camp's Christian Life Center. Tickets are available by calling the Camp Okoboji office at 712-337-3325.

Ruby's Pantry

ALBERT LEA - Ruby's Pantry will have a food distribution in East Chain on Saturday, August 27 from 10 to 11:30AM at the East Chain Evangelical Free Church. 

Benefit for Donny & Kathy Swanson

SWEA CITY - A benefit will be held on Sunday, August 28 for Donny & Kathy Swanson, of Swea City, at the Fire Station, in Swea City.  A meal will be served beginning at 11AM with silent and live auction following. 

Church Celebration!

DUNNELL - The congregation of Immanuel Lutheran Church, of Dunnell, will celebrate 145 years of service to the LORD on Sunday, August 28. Beginning at 9AM with coffee time and continuing throughout the day. You may RSVP for the noon meal by calling 1-507-848-5210.

Old Time Music Festival

LE MARS - The 41st "Old Time Music Festival" will be held Friday through Sunday, August 29 through September 4 in Le Mars at the Plymouth City Fairgrounds from 9AM to midnight each day.

Forest City Area Fellowship of Christian Women

FOREST CITY - The Forest City Area Fellowship of Christian Women will meet on Monday, August 29 from 6:30 to 8:30PM at the Frist Baptist Church in Forest City.

Senior Wellness

BLUE EARTH - The Senior Wellness Partnership if hosting the event "Protect Your Future" on Tuesday, August 30 from NOON to 3PM.  A complimentary lunch will be served. Please RSVP to Linda at the Blue Earth Senior Center at 507-526-3850.

American Heritage Girls and Trail Life

FILMORE - Fillmore Free Methodist Church, of Fillmore, will host an informational meeting about their American Heritage Girls and Trail Life USA, for girls and boys - Kindergarten through 12th grade , on Wednesday, August 31 at 7PM. 

Buffalo Center Christian Women

BUFFALO CENTER - Buffalo Center Christian Women's Club will meet on Wednesday, August 31at 9:30AM at the Frist Reformed Church in Buffalo Center.  You can call Joyce at 641-566-3529 for reservations.

Antiques in the Square

CLEAR LAKE - The 24th Annual "Antiques in the Square" will be held on Sunday, September 4 from 9AM to 4:30PM in the Downtown City Park on west Main Street of Clear Lake.  Zion Lutheran Church will have a worship service at 10 o'clock.  For more information you can call 641-357-4000.

Chorale Auditons

MANKATO - The Minnesota Valley Chorale is holding auditions for new members on Tuesday, September 6 at 6PM at Ylvisaker Hall on the campus of Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato. For further information, please email or call 612-251-8492.

MN Adult & Teen Challenge Mankato Gala!

MANKATO - The Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge will have their Annual Mankato Gala on Friday, September 8 at Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato.  A Silent Auction will start off the evening at 6PM and dinner and program will begin at 7o'clock.  If you have questions, you can call 612-238-6155.

Resonate Concert

WACONIA - Resonate is a free community music event hosted by Oakwood Community Church in Waconia. The concert begins at 3PM and ends at 5 0’clock on Saturday, September 10 at City Square Park in Waconia.  Free ice cream and popcorn will also be provided.

Unshackled - Escaping the Prison of Shame

NEW PRAGUE - The Biblical Counseling Alliance will present "Unshackled... Escaping the Prison of Shame and Rejection" on Saturday, September 10 with speaker, Dr. Ed Welch, from 9AM to 5PM at the New Prague High School Auditorium, which is located at 221 12th Street Northeast in New Prague.  You can go online to register at

Concert in Burt

BURT - Burt Presbyterian Church will be hosting a classic and new gospel style concert with Blake and Jenna Bolerjack on Sunday, September 11 beginning at 6:30PM. Blake and Jenna will also share their story of their recent journey with Jenna's recent cancer diagnosis. A love offering will be taken for their ministry.

Good thunder Reading Series

MANKATO/ST. PETER - Good Thunder Reading Series will feature writer Diana Spechler on Thursday, September 15 at the Emy Frentz Gallery in Mankato beginning at 10AM and on Friday, September 16 at the Arts Center in St. Peter at 5PM. For more event details please go to:

Marty Haggard concert

ALBERT LEA - The Marion Ross Performing Arts Center in Albert Lea will host a concert by Marty Haggard, son of country music legend, Merle Haggard, on Thursday, September 15 at 7:30PM. Tickets may be purchased by calling 877-730-3144, at the box office, online at or at the Albert Lea Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Dallas & Linda Holm in Concert

LAKEVILLE - The Minnesota Gospel Opry Concert Series presents Dallas & Linda Holm at Celebration Church, located at 16655 Kenyon Avenue in Lakeville, on Saturday, September 17at 7PM.  A free will offering will be received. You can find out more at

Living Proof Live Simulcast

FAIRMONT - Bethel Evangelical Free Church of Fairmont will be hosting the Living Proof Live Simulcast with Beth Moore on Saturday, September 17. Doors open at 8:30AM with the event beginning at 9:15AM and ending at 4:15PM. A ticket discount is available until September 1. You may register through Septemeber 11at or at the church office. For more information, please contact Christy at 612-219-2130.

M & M Night!

WASECA - Faith United Methodist Church, in Waseca, is hosting a free Meal & Movie Night on Sunday, September 18 at 5:30PM.

Hero For Life Banquet

NEW ULM - First Choice Pregnancy Services of New Ulm, will have their annual 'Hero for Life' Banquet with nationally known speakers and best selling authors, the Benham Brothers on Tuesday, September 20 at the New Ulm Event Center.  Silent Auction begins at 5PM and Dinner at 6:30. To make reservations, you can call 507-359-9800 or online at

Freedom 5K Run/Walk

ST. PAUL - MN Adult & Teen Challenge will have a Freedom 5K Run/Walk and Family Fun Day on Harriet Island in St. Paul on Sunday, September 25 from 1 to 5PM.  You can register at

2016 Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless

ROCHESTER - The 2016 Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless Conference will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday,  October 11 and 12 at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester.  You can find out more by going to

Freedom Quartet

LAKEVILLE - The Minnesota Gospel Opry Concert Series presents the Freedom Quartet at Celebration Church, located at 16655 Kenyon Avenue in Lakeville, on Saturday, October 15 at 7PM.  A free will offering will be received. You can find out more at

Prophecy Conference

MANKATO - There will be a Prophecy Conference in Mankato at the Woodland Hills Chapel on Saturday, October 15 and will consist of 2 sessions. The first session from 2 to 6PM and the night session from 7 to 9PM.  The guest speakers will be Pastors Dan Goodwin and Billy Crone.  There will be a meet and greet at Jakes Pizza on Friday, October 14 from 5:30 to 7:30PM.

Should Christians Vote?

OWATONNA - The last in a series of PowerPoint presentations, which includes a question and answer time, will take place at the Owatonna Public Library. 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 or email

Heartsong Ministries

LAKEVILLE - The Minnesota Gospel Opry Concert Series presents Heartsong Ministries at Celebration Church, located at 16655 Kenyon Avenue in Lakeville, on Saturday, November 12 at 7PM.  A free will offering will be received. You can find out more at

Gospel Opry Christmas Concert

LAKEVILLE - The Minnesota Gospel Opry Concert Series presents their annual Christmas Concert featuring The Benson Family singers and Unified, at Celebration Church, located at 16655 Kenyon Avenue in Lakeville, on Saturday, December 10 at 7PM.  A free will offering will be received. You can find out more at


BLUE EARTH - Habitat for Humanity has started a fundraising and awareness campaign, 'Get on the BEAM', which provides churches, VBS groups, businesses, or any public place an actual 2' by 4' beam to display.  When people donate any amount of money in the cup provided, they can sign their name on the beam and the beam will then be used in the construction of a 'Habitat' home.  For more information you can call Staci at 507-526-2500.

MANKATO - Mankato's nonprofit, LEEP (Leisure Education for Exceptional People), is looking for volunteer coaches for their Unified teams, which combines athletes with and without disabilities on the same team. LEEP currently offers unified teams in volleyball, basketball, aquatics, golf, and flag football.  For more information you can call 507-387-5122 or email

MOUNTAINLAKE - Mountain Lake Christian School will offer their Pre-Kindergarten program free for the 2016-2017 school year for 3 and 4 year olds with no Pre-Kindergarten experience.  To find out more you may contact Dr. James at 507-427-3900 or go the website:

NEW ULM - Community and Seniors Together (CAST) will host a low-impact Chair Workout Class on Tuesdays from 10 to 11AM in room 112 of the Community Center in New Ulm. 

FARIBAULT &  MARTIN COUNTIES - Faribault and Martin Counties Human Services are searching for potential Foster Parents to work alongside them to provide a loving, caring and stable home for county children that are in need of a safe environment with dedicated caregivers.  If interested, please contact Bethany at 507-238-4757 or email

BLUE EARTH - Driving volunteers are greatly needed at this time to transport  home-bound  citizens to their medical appointments and other engagements.  To volunteer your time to Interfaith Caregivers in Blue Earth, you can call 507-526-4684.

WASECA - Junior and Senior High students are invited to Club 180 at Christ Community Church in Waseca on Friday nights.

MANKATO - Celebrate Recovery meets each Tuesday evening beginning with a meal served from 5 to 6PM at Hosanna Lutheran Church 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 is held at the Assemby of God Church in Albert Lea on the 1st 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 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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