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    Community Bulletin Board

                                                    Thursday, March 23, 2017

Join the quilting gathering at Delano Public Library on Thursday, March 23rd, 9-1PM to work on your own projects in a group setting. The group welcomes both experienced and novice quilters. For more information, call the Delano Library at 763-972-3467.

Wright County Public Health announces the 60+ and Healthy Clinics schedule for March.
All clinic times are from 9:30-11:30AM.

  • Thursday, March 23 Delano – Senior Center
  • Tuesday, March 28 St. Michael – Senior Center

Services provided include:

Education through handouts related to topics on nutrition, exercise, prevention, safety, and more. Toenails are trimmed and filed to meet the needs of those seniors who have a special health risk or are unable to do this themselves. Feet are massaged with lotion.
Blood pressure and pulse are monitored upon request.
Referrals to services in the community if needed.

Questions related to health are addressed.
There is a $15 fee for foot care. However, if you are unable to pay the $15 fee, you will not be turned away.   If you are unable to attend, or miss a clinic in your area, please feel free to attend a clinic in any other community.   For more information, call Wright County Public Health 763-682-7456 or toll free at 1-800-362-3667, ext. 7456.

The knitting and needlework group meets at the Delano Public Library on Thursday, March 23rd, 6:30 to 8PM. to work on projects in a group setting. Questions are welcome and help is available.

The U of M Extension, Wright County, is seeking nominations for Farm Family of the Year. The family selected will receive recognition at the Wright County Fair, as well as statewide recognition at Farm Fest 2017 in Redwood Falls in August. Nominees should be actively involved with one or more agricultural enterprise, or should have made significant short-term progress with their agricultural endeavors. Nominees should also be involved with their communities and related organizations. To nominate a family to be Wright County Farm Family of 2017, call Rod Greder at U of M Extension, Wright County, at 763-682-7381, or send an e-mail to gred0014@umn.edu, to obtain a nomination form. All nominations must be received by March 24th, and a family will be selected by May 31st.

Rehearsals are now underway for Buffalo Community Theater's spring comedy presentation of "Hot Flashes", a fast-paced, highly original production about menopause. Performances are scheduled for April 21-23, and 28-30th. Backstage and ushering help is needed, so BCT invites volunteers to help. For more information, visit the BCT website, bctmn.org, or by emailing buffaloct@gmailcom. Be sure to mark your calendar for this one......sure to be fun....for everyone!

Learn More about Tech Week with Snap Circuit at the Clearwater Public Library during open hours this week. Snap Circuit kit will be available to challenge your "techie" side. 
Call the library with questions:320-558-6001.

The Buffalo Community Center has a group of quilters who are making "fidget quilts"; a fidget quilt is a small lap quilt decorated with items designed to occupy the restless hands of Alzheimer’s and dementia patients. Materials for the quilts have been donated, and the quilts are free to anyone who can use one. The group currently has several quilts completed…if you would like a quilt or would like more information, please contact the Buffalo Community Center at 763-682-6036.

 

March 26th, 2017

Mary Queen of Peace Church Hall , St. Martin Campus in Rogers, ,invites everyone to enjoy breakfast with them, on Sunday, March 26tht, from 8:30AM-Noon. Menu features pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, hash browns, fresh fruit, doughnuts, coffee & juice A Free Will offering will be accepted and money raised will be matched by Catholic United Financial and will support the Mary Queen of Peace Religious Education program. Hosted by the Catholic United Financial Council #075.

March 27th, 2017

Join in at the Delano Public Library on Monday, March 27th, 10:30 to 10:50AM to Snuggle Up and Read! They have designed an interactive story time just for your toddler. Join in for some singing, clapping, and fun stories. Learn a new literacy tip. Limited to 10 participants 18 month to 3 years with their caregivers. To register Call 763-972-3467.

Need help with your laptop, iPad or Kindle? Don’t know where to start? Come to the Saint Michael Public Library on Monday, March 27th, 5-7PM for individual help from a GRRL librarian. Up to 30 minutes per session. Call the library to register  763-497-1998.

March 28th, 2017

Take your little one to the Buffalo Public Library Wednesday, March 28th,
10 - 10:45AM. for Preschool Storytime. Storytime involves stories, songs and crafts to build Kindergarten readiness. For ages 3 to 6. For more information call the Buffalo Library at 763-682-2753.

Join in at the Rockford Public Library on Wednesday, March 28th, from 11:15AM to Noon for crafts, activities, stories and songs for preschool children.  For information about Rockford Public Library services call 763-477-4216.

Join in with other local crafters at the Delano Public Library on Wednesday, 
March 28th, 3- 5PM. to share in the joy of making things home-made.  Bring a project you are working on or try something new! Limited supplies available for simple arts and crafts, and an instructor will be on hand to assist you. It’s always more fun crafting with friends, plus no mess at home!  For teens and adults, but anyone over 10 is welcome. Sponsored by the Gwen Kittock Memorial Fund.  For information about library programs contact the library at 763-972-3467.

 

Hey Teen! Come to the Delano Public Library Tuesday, March 28th, 6-8PM. Hang out with your friends this week for teen-run game night. Learn some of the newest card and board games teens are playing. Some evenings will be relaxed; some will include tournaments and prizes. Munchies and beverages provided. Books to sharpen your gaming skills will be available. Sponsored by Delano Friends of the Library.

Stop in the Clearwater Public Library on Tuesdays, Noon to 1PM for one -on -one Computer and Internet help. Call to schedule an appointment or just walk in.
Call 320-558-6001.

Hang out with your friends on this teen-run game night at the Delano Public Library on Tuesday, March 28th. Learn some of the newest card and board games teens are playing. Munchies and beverages provided. Books to sharpen your gaming skills will be available. Sponsored by Delano Friends of the Library.

The Clearwater Book Club Readers can join in on Wednesday, March 22nd at 6:30PM.
Call 320-558-6001 for this month’s adult read.

 

Stop in the Clearwater Public Library on Tuesdays, Noon-1PM for one -on -one Computer and Internet help. Call to schedule an appointment or just walk in.  Call 320-558-6001

 

The Wright County Wellness on Wheels Van, has been replaced with a more compact, versatile vehicle. The Program will remain the same, but instead of providing services inside the van, the many available services will be provided inside the buildings of our new locations by registered nurses on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please note this new schedule:

1st Thursday, of the month: Monticello High School, from 3-7PM
2nd Tuesday of the month, at Delano Senior Center, from 2-6PM
3rd Thursday of the month: Annandale City Hall, from 2-6PM.
4th Tuesday of the month: Cokato Library, from 2-6PM

For more detailed information about services and addresses, or to make an appointment, call 763-682-7516. or 1-800-362-3667, or visit their website at www.co.wright.mn.us.

Wright County Public Health announces the Wellness On Wheels (WOW) Program of services which include:

  • Immunizations for all ages
  • Screening and individual consultations for:
    • Blood pressure
    • Fasting Lipid panel cholesterol
    • Fasting glucose
    • Non-fasting Hemoglobin A1C
    • Pregnancy
    • Hemoglobin
    • Tuberculosis
  • Home radon and well water test kits
  • Child car seat safety checks
  • Dental health and fluoride application
  • General health and community resource information

Fees and eligibility vary based on services. The WOW Program schedule is available at www.co.wright.mn.us.   Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WrightCtyPublicHealth.

Appointments are recommended by calling 763-682-7516 or toll free at 1-800-362-3667, ext. 7516.

On March 28th, from 6:30-7:30PM, Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Buffalo welcomes area youth from first grade through 12th to the Fishers Youth Group meeting. Youth will be watching some vintage film reels plus making Lenten pretzels. Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church is located at, 1970 Edmonson Ave. NE, in Buffalo—4 miles east of Buffalo on County Road 35. If you have any questions, contact Pastor Stephen Smith at 763-682-1878 or I can track down an answer for you—763-682-4462.

The Buffalo Community Center, and Bison Fishing Forever, with donations from many generous sources, is announcing another summer season, providing totally free fishing and boating outings on Lake Pulaski. So many worthy and appreciative groups and individuals, gratefully enjoy a day on the lake, provided by Bison Fishing Forever, that's BFF, four days per week, June through September. The groups include:- veterans, senior citizens, hospice patients, social service agencies.....adult, youth and church groups, disabled adults, individuals, and so many more. The outings are totally FREE, even tackle and bait is provided. To help make this possible, the BFF will be having a benefit dinner, and also a garage sale. More information about these events will be available later. For questions or more information, call the Buffalo Community Center, at 763-682-6036. We all need to help...to help those in need.

 

March 30th, 2017

All women are invited to the Northwest Deanery Lenten Day of Prayer at Christ the King Retreat Center, 621 First Avenue South, in Buffalo, on Thursday, March 30. The day begins with registration at 9, and ends at 3:00. This year's theme is "Reawakening Hope". The cost for the day is $35.00. For reservations, call Nancy at 763-682-1394.

March 31st, 2017

What excites the ladies more than jewelry? The SPRING BLING Jewelry Sale Event, that's what!...... ..offering a collection of new; vintage; and re-purposed jewelry and accessories. This beautiful Spring Bling Jewelry Sale event is sponsored by the St. Henry's Council of Catholic Women on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, March 3lst, and April 1-2, at St. Henry's Catholic Church Social Hall, 1001 East 7th St., in Monticello. They invite you to come and enjoy light refreshments, ...... and to shop their unique, and original assortment of sure-to-please styles and stones, that you'll be proud to wear for any occasion. That's the Spring Bling Jewelry Sale in Monticello.

The Rotary Club of St. Michael-Albertville will be hosting a fish fry on Friday, March 31st at the Liberty Restaurant & Bar (25 Central Ave. E., St. Michael) from 4:30 - 8PM. Cost is $11 for Ages 11 and up, $5 for Ages 6-10 and 5 and under are free. Proceeds support the Rotary scholarships for STMA students and the STMA School's WEB Program. For more information: www.stmarotary.org or 763-428-2921

April 1st, 2017

Rockford will be Rockin' at the 35th Annual Rockford Masonic Star Lodge #62 HOG ROAST FUNDRAISER, on Saturday, April 1st, from 4-10PM , at the Rockford Township Hall. The good time starts with a Social Hour at 4, dinner at 5, and a DJ will be following raffle drawings. $20 per person, for all you can eat and drink. Kids under 12 are FREE. Everyone will have fun trying to win a raffle or. a door prize! All funds raised from the event will be donated to Masonic Cancer Research, scholarships, the local food shelf, and maintenance and repairs to our nearly 150 year old historic lodge building in Rockford. For information or tickets, call Erik Sorenson, 763-477-3300. That's Saturday, April 1st, at the Rockford Township Hall, located at 3039 Dague Ave SE, Buffalo, MN.

 

April 30th, 2017

What could possibly be more fun for your little ones..... than the Baby Animal Fair? Yes...see Baby Animals Up-Close...on Sunday, April 30th, at the Wright County Baby Animal Fair 2017, at the Buffalo Civic Center, from noon until 4:00. Besides the animals, there is more Great Family Fun!.... Live Entertainment, Tasty Ethnic Foods, Fish Pond Prizes, Crafts and Games, and more. Admission: a gift of food or money for local food shelves. The theme for the day is "Ending World Hunger"...locally and globally. Sponsored by Heifer International Fundraiser. For more information, visit www.babyanimalfair.com . For Family Fun....the Wright County Baby Animal Fair...and so much more!, on Sunday, April 30, at the Buffalo Civic Center.