Community Bulletin Board
October 17, 2019
The Bi-Annual Buffalo Ladies Night Out
will be on Saturday, October 19th. Spend the day and visit the many
has to offer! There will be prizes and drawings as well! For more information,
please contact the Buffalo Chamber of
Commerce by calling 763-682-4902 or emailing email@example.com
Back by popular demand: An Evening with Chris
August will be on Saturday, October 19th at 6:30 PM at St. John's Lutheran
Church Family Life Center. Chris is a rising young Christian artist who,
in 2011, was nominated for five Dove awards
and subsequently won "New Artist of the Year", "Male Vocalist of
the Year", and "Contemporary Album of the Year".
The two hour concert will have a brief intermission with time to meet Chris as
well as purchase his albums. Tickets
are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. They can be purchased at Setterberg
Jewelers in Buffalo, the church office,
or at www.itickets.com. Children
under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult. For more information,
www.stjohnsbuffalo.org or www.chrisaugustmusic.com,
or call the church office at 763-682-1883 during normal business
St. John's Lutheran Church of Kimball's 9th
Annual Grilled Pork Chop Dinner and Silent Auction will be on Saturday,
19th from 4 to 7 PM. They will be serving pork chops from Knaus'
Sausage House, Idaho baked potatoes, baked beans, rolls,
pickles, homemade deserts, coffee, and milk. Hot dogs are also available for
younger children. Adults are $10, children 4-10
are $5, and 3 and younger are free. The church is located at 8871 135th
Street in Kimball. For more information, please call
The Kingston Community Center's Annual Turkey
Dinner will be on Sunday, October 20th from 11 AM to 2 PM at the
American Legion Post 483. Adults will be $10, kids aged 6 to 10 are $5, and
pre-school age are free. Take-out is also available.
The Delano Area Chamber of Commerce General
Membership Meeting will be on Thursday, October 24th from 11:45
to 1 PM at the Delano Heritage Center. The topics of the meeting will be Delano
History, hear some area history with Halloween
flare, and also the Board of Directors Election. Four two-year positions and one
one-year position are up for election. Please
email nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org
by October 18th. Catering will be provided by Dave's Town Club, and
$10. Please RSVP by the 22nd to email@example.com
The Cokato American Legion Post #209's Turkey
Supper will be on Friday, October 25th from 4:30 to 7 PM at the First
Church in Cokato. Cost will be $10 for adults, and children under 12 are free.
The church is located at 395 Broadway Ave N in
The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce invites you to Trick
or Treat at local, participating businesses on Saturday, October
26th. Everyone in costume will receive a free treat. Check ahead to
see if your favorite business is participating in this
trick or treat event!
Crafters and Vendors are wanted for the Fall
Craft, Vendor, and Baker Sale on Saturday, October 26th from 9 AM to
2 PM at the Rogers Community Center. This
event is a fundraiser for the Rogers-Hassan Senior Group. To register, please
The Knights of Columbus Council 4174 are hosting
a Respect Life Family Dinner on Saturday, October 26th at St.
Parish Center in Albertville. There is a social at 6 PM, chicken dinner at 6:30,
followed by speaker Representative Joe McDonald,
District 29A. Tickets are $15 for adults, $7 for children, or $40 for a
family. Reservations are required, and can be made by
763-497-3909 or 763-497-2265 by October 20th.
The Rogers-Hassan Seniors Group is hosting a Fall
Vendor, Craft, and Bake Sale on Saturday, October 26th from 9 AM
to 2 PM
at the Rogers Community Room. The holiday shopping season is right around the
corner, and what better place to start than at
this craft sale, where you can find that unique gift for that special someone,
or something for yourself. Door prizes will be given out
throughout the day, and there will also be lunch served from 11 to 1. For more
information, please call 763-657-7848, 773-203-6557,
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Kingery Family will be in concert at
the Annandale United Methodist Church on Saturday, October 26th at 7 PM.
Kingery's are well-known central Minnesota performers and have enjoyed singing
together for the past sixteen years.
They perform primarily bluegrass gospel music while also incorporating fiddle,
patriotic, Americana, and a Capella songs.
They seek to glorify God with their messages. A free will offering will be
collected for the performers. For more
information, please cal the church at 320-274-5127.
Immanuel Lutheran Church of Buffalo's Fall Family
Festival will be on Sunday, October 27th. A church service will
9:30 AM, followed by Sunday School and Bible Study at 10:30, then from noon to
2:30 PM there will be a free lunch and
family fun activities. A perfect fall day for the whole family. For more
information, call 763-682-4573 or email
Project Connect will be on Tuesday, October
29th from 10 AM to 3 PM at River's Edge Convention Center in St.
Connect is an event that offers people within the community the opportunity to
access services offered by governmental, non-profit,
and other agencies. A free lunch begins at noon, and there will be door prizes
and lots of giveaways. They are also accepting
donations, some of the items needed include: socks, underwear, haircut coupons,
deodorant, tooth brushes/paste, mouthwash (alcohol
free), shoelaces, and other essential similar items. All donations should be
sent in by October 24th. For more information, please contact
Many local Annandale businesses will be
participating in a Trick or Treat event on Thursday, October 31st
Main Street will be blocked off from traffic to ensure the safety of trick or
treating children. The Queen's Royalty will
also be on hand, so be sure to say "Hi" and have your picture taken
with them. Participating businesses will display an
orange pumpkin sign in their window.
Maple Lake will also be hosting a business Trick
or Treat event, from 3 to 5 PM, at participating local Maple Lake
Participating Delano Area Chamber of
Commerce businesses will be open to Trick or Treaters on Halloween from 4
to 6 PM.
Businesses participating will have a sign in their window; for a list of
businesses, please visit www.delanochamber.org,
everyone's safety, please always follow traffic and pedestrian laws.
The Wright County Historical Society will be
hosting it's Festival of Trees from November 26th through January 10th, 2020.
Community decorating will begin on Friday, November 1st and run through the
15th. All requests to decorate must
be sent in online, and are reviewed on a first come, first serve basis by the
WCHS staff. To complete the online form,
please visit www.wrighthistory.org/festival-of-trees/
The 32nd Annual Monticello Women of Today Fall
Craft Show will be on Saturday, November 2nd from 9 AM to 3 PM
at the Monticello Community Center. The event draws new and exciting
vendors each and every year. In addition,
the Senior Citizens Center is also hosting a free lunch and craft show.
For more information, please call 763-295-0038
or visit www.monticellowomenoftoday.org.
The Annual Blue Star Mothers of America Wright
County Area Craft and Vendor Sale will be on Saturday, November 9th
from 9 AM to 3 PM at Zion Lutheran Church in Buffalo. Many quality crafters and
vendors will be on hand selling their goods.
There will also be a bake sale and silent auction. This annual fundraiser is for
the yearly Christmas Stocking to Deployed
Troops Project; they have 250 stockings that need to be filled and shipped. For
more information, please contact Lori
Saunders at 320-282-5093.
The Blessing Closet will be hosting Coats for
Kids Event on Thursday, November 14th from 10 AM to 6 PM at Zion
Lutheran Church in Buffalo. The Blessing Closet will provide free
children's clothing to all families with children ages
infant through 18, also any adults that want to shop for themselves. Coats
for Kids will be offered for children up to
age 18. Adults picking up coats for absent children must bring some form
of ID for each child. For more information
call 763-682-2979 or email email@example.com
Wright County Public Health announces the 60+ and Healthy Clinics
schedule for October 2019. They will be on:
Tuesday, October 22nd at
the Senior Center in Monticello.
All clinic times are 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM. Some of the services include
educational handouts related to topics of
nutrition, exercise, prevention, safety, and more, blood pressure and pulse
reading, and health questions will be
addressed. For more information, call Wright County Public Health at
763-682-7468 or toll free at 1-800-362-3667
Though the demand for blood is constant, the supply is not. Memorial Blood Centers are hosting many blood
throughout the months of September and October. New and repeat donors are urgently needed to make
a donation and help
save a life. Visit www.mbc.org or call 1-888-GIVE-BLD (1-888-448-3253) for a list of
upcoming blood drives or to make an appointment today at your local donor center or any of the upcoming blood
PUBLIC LIBRARY EVENTS
The Annandale Public Library is pleased
to offer the following programs and activities:
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten:
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is a reading program designed to increase the
awareness of early literacy and to encourage
parents to embrace their role as their child's first teacher. Plus there are
prizes! This program is ongoing, so you can sign up
anytime! No limit, please come to the library to register. Sponsored by the
Annandale Friends of the Library and Great River
Basic Computer & Internet Help
Do you need help setting up an email account,
doing a basic web search or using Word or Excel on your PC? An experienced
volunteer is willing to help! Walk in or call ahead 320-274-8448.
Tuesday and Friday mornings
9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
For more information, contact the Annandale library at (320)
Annandale Area Public Library • Hours
Mon. 2-5, Tue. 9-1 & 2-5, Wed. 2-8, Fri. 9-12 & 2-5, Sat. 9-1
The Buffalo Public
Library is pleased to offer the following programs and activities:
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
Give your child the gifts of reading and
literacy. Track the progress with your child’s special booklet and earn prizes
along the way
For ages birth to Kindergarten. Sponsored by Friends of the Buffalo Library.
Ms. Sherrin’s Storytime
Join Ms. Sherrin for stories, crafts and songs
for ages 8 and under. Social time starts at 12:30 p.m. with crafts and
Storytime is at 1:00 p.m. with dancing, singing and storytelling. All kids are
welcome and Ms. Sherrin is aware of sensory issues
and special learning challenges and incorporates this into her storytime
approach. No limit. Sponsored by Friends of the Buffalo
Thursday, Oct. 17, 24 &
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Storytime involves stories, songs and crafts to
build Kindergarten readiness. For ages 3-6. No limit. Sponsored by Friends of
Wednesday, Oct. 23
10:30 to 11:15 a.m.
Lorna Landvik Author Visit
Join Minnesota best selling
author Lorna Landvik for a talk/reading/Q&A about her twelfth
novel, "Chronicles of a Radical
Hag (with Recipes.)" You won’t want to miss this fun, illuminating,
and entertaining event! For teens and adults. A Legacy
event. Event at Buffalo High School Performing Arts Center, 877 Bison Blvd.,
Buffalo MN 55313.
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 7:00 p.m.
Music with Rob Newton
Join us for music in the library with local
musician and teacher Rob Newton. Rob will provide background music and
some of his original pieces. For all ages. No limit. Sponsored by Friends of the
Saturday, Oct. 19
11:00 a.m. to Noon
Tech Help with a Librarian
Drop in to this session with your Smartphone,
e-reader, or any portable device with your technical questions.
Monday, Oct. 21
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
During open hours.
For additional information on library services, contact the
Buffalo Public Library at (763) 682-2753.
Buffalo Public Library • Hours
Mon. 10-8; Tues. 10-8; Wed. 10-8; Thur. 12-8; Fri. 11-5; Sat.
The Clearwater Public Library is pleased to offer the
following programs and activities:
Fall is the time for Storytime. Let us help your
child explore the world of many stories. To help build kindergarten
readiness, we will read stories, sing songs and do crafts. For ages 0-6.
Tuesday, Oct. 22 &
11:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Time to get into your costume and join us for a
not too scary story at your library. Fun games and crafts for all ages.
Sponsored by the Clearwater Area Friends of the Library.
Saturday, Oct. 26
History of Clearwater
Learn about local history of Clearwater and
surrounding areas at this informative gathering. Get help with researching
facts and trivia. For teens and adults.
Wednesday, Oct. 16
Lorna Landvik Author Visit
Join Minnesota best selling author Lorna Landvik for
a talk/reading/Q&A about her twelfth novel, "Chronicles of a
Hag (with Recipes)." You won’t want to miss this fun, illuminating,
and entertaining event! For teens and adults. A Legacy
Saturday, Oct. 19
September Library Card Sign-Up
Celebrate your passion for reading and libraries.
Come into the library to participate in three activities and then enter
the drawing for a very literate prize! Sponsored by the Clearwater Area Friends
of the Library.
During library hours
Need help with your laptop, smart phone, e-reader
or other device? Don’t know where to start? Drop by the library for
individual help from a librarian.
Tuesday, Oct. 22
10:30 a.m. to Noon
For additional information on
library services, contact the Clearwater Public Library at (320)
Public Library • Hours
Mon. 1-4; Tues. 10-1 & 3-6; Wed. 3-8; Thur. 10-1; Fri.
3-6; Sat. 10-1
HOWARD LAKE LIBRARY
The Howard Lake Public Library is pleased to offer the
following programs and activities:
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten – ongoing