Community Calendar

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ONGOING EVENTS

Weekly "Bingo Night" 
It's "Bingo Night" every Tuesday evening at the Reading Community Center! Doors open at 6 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m. with a payout of over $900 each week! Play 26 games each night! The Reading Community Center uses profits from Bingo to help keep the doors open for community groups to utilize, such as the Elk Tip Toppers 4-H club, Reading First Responders, Reading Booster Club, and other groups.The Reading community center is a 501c3 organization.

Divorce Care
Anyone that is divorced, divorcing, separated, or ending a long term relationship is invited to Divorce Care for Adults and Divorce Care for Kids Sunday evenings from 5:30PM until 7:30PM at the Hope Reformed Church in Spencer.  Participants must pre-register Monday through Thursday by calling 712-262-3016 anytime between 9AM and 3:30PM.

Nixle - Public Safety System
Nixle is a community information service via the Worthington Police Department dedicated to helping you stay connected to the information that matters most to you. You can receive alerts for closed roads, weather alerts, safety alerts, missing persons, general notifications, special events, canvassing witnesses for leads and other evidence. To sign up, visit the City of Worthington Public Safety webpage.

Senior Dances
Come dance to big band sound music at the Spirit Lake Senior Center from 2 to 5 p.m. every last Sunday of each month (weather permitting). Potluck snacks will be featured at intermission. Everyone is welcome!

Senior Dining Volunteers
Lutheran Social Service Senior Dining is currently looking for volunteers. They are in need of individuals to deliver meals to home bound seniors, or pack up and get them ready for delivery. We have three routes with approximately 15 meals per route. The time commitment would be anywhere from 30-60 minutes depending on the task. We can work with any schedule, whether it is once a week or once a month the help is needed. If you could help in this capacity call Kris at the Center for Active Living at 376-6457.

Free Dental Implants
Mission Outreach a division of Four Square Enterprises is offering free dental implants by a licensed dentist here in Minnesota for qualified applicants that are seeking employment but are lacking the confidence and self esteem needed. Donations for this unique and one of a kind service can be made at any Wells Fargo bank in the state of Minnesota. For more information please call 763-202-4700 thats 763-202-4700. Thanks for your help and donations.

Junior Achievement Volunteers Needed
The Business Education Committee is still seeking volunteers to teach Junior Achievement. They are in need of (5) kindergarten volunteers, (4) first grade volunteers, (1) third grade volunteer and (1) fourth grade volunteer. If you are interested in volunteering or have questions about the program please contact the Chamber office by calling 372-2919 or email wcofc@worthingtonmnchamber.com.

September

September 2 - MNWest Fall Student Kickoff Day
Minnesota West Community & Technical College Worthington Campus will be hosting a Fall Student Kickoff Day on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 for all students on the Worthington Campus. Area businesses and organizations are invited to have a free booth on campus from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. during the kickoff on Wednesday, September 2nd. This day is designed as a day to connect students to campus resources and introduce them to the resources, businesses and amenities in the Worthington area. To reserve your FREE booth or for more information, please contact Marie Johnson by email at marie.johnson@mnwest.edu or by phone at 507-372-3472 by Wednesday, August 19th.

September 3-7 - Sheldon Celebration Days
It's the Sheldon Celebration Days September 3rd through the 7th! Bring the family out and enjoy the free Movie in the Park, Zumba, mini rod tractor pulls, Dueling Pianos, Community Theatre performances, pancake breakfast, classic car cruise, plus the 5K run/walk and 10K run, parade, inflatables and more! Of course don't forget about the Entertainment in the Park (all free) with Mr. Twister, Laura Ernst, George of the Jungle and more! Find additional details at www.sheldoniowa.com.

September 6 - Immanuel Lutheran Church Anniversary Celebration
The Immanuel Lutheran Church of Fulda will celebrate its 125th anniversary on Sunday, September 6th. Worship is at 10:30 a.m. with a catered noon meal at a cost of $10 (RSVP to Jan at 507-425-2266). There will also be old fashioned games, trivia, entertainment, and much more in the afternoon.

September 12 - 15th Annual Sportsman's Banquet
On September 12th, Sheldon First Reformed Church will be host their 15th Annual Sportsman’s Banquet at Northwest Iowa Community College’s LLRC.Tickets are available through September 6th at Citizen’s State Bank, Downtown Hardware, Ron Drenkow Motors, or by contacting the First Reformed Church at 324-2130. Cost is $15 for adults and $10 for children 14 and under. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. This year’s banquet will feature outdoor industry favorite Jason Cruise. Dozens of prizes and guns have been donated so spread the word and invite your friends!

September 12 - Annual Sibley Kiwanis Golf Tournament
- It’s time for the 26th Annual Sibley Kiwanis Golf Tournament on Saturday, September 12th beginning at noon. Cost is $125 per couple and includes 9 or 18 holes of golf, a t-shirt, plus dinner at the banquet following the tournament. A number of HUGE hole-in-one prizes will be offered on the first 9 holes. There will also be prize drawings awarded at the banquet. To register, call Kyle Grimes at 712-754-2503. Majority of funds go to the Sibley Aquatic Center Project.

September 12 - Grape Stomp Event
Join Round Lake Vineyards & Winery for their first Grape Stomp Even on September 12th. Entry fee is $25.00 per team and entry fee per grape stomp team includes a t-shirt and a smashing good time! More details to come on their website and facebook page! Pre-register to reserve your t-shirt.

September 12 - Youth Hunting Rendezvous
The Annual Youth Hunting Rendezvous will take place Saturday, September 12th from 11 to 3 p.m. at the Windom U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Bring the kids and family out for water dog demos, calling instruction, a predator hunting seminar, inflatable B.B. gun range, shooting simulator, wildlife tattoos and more! For more information, visit http://midwest.fws.gov/windom or call 507-831-2220.

September 13 - Annual Car Show/Swap Meet
The Lone Eagle Auto Club's 31st Annual Car Show and Swap Meet will be held Sunday, September 13th from 7 to 4 p.m. at the Little Falls/Morrison County Fair Grounds. Cost is $5 for adults, children 12 and under and senior citizens 65+ are free.

September 13 - Annual Fall Dinner
The Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Currie will be having their annual Fall Dinner on Sunday, September 13th from 11 to 1 p.m. Serving includes turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetables, salad and dessert. Cost for adults is $8.50, grades K-6 $5.50 and pre-school $1.50. Take outs are also available for an additional $0.50. A craft and country store will also be available.

September 13 - Fulda Heritage Society Open House Fundraiser
The Fulda Heritage Society is hosting an open house fundraiser on Sunday, September 13th from 11 to 4 p.m. on the Fulda Depot lot. Enjoy lunch from 11 to 4 p.m., featuring hot dogs, chips, bars and beverages for a free will donation. Be sure to tour the building, purchase your memorabilia, and learn about past and present projects. Want to become a member? Dues are just $10!

September 18 - KTD Kiddie & Pet Parade
United Way of Nobles County will be sponsoring a Kiddie & Pet Parade at the Nobles County Fairgrounds in conjunction with King Turkey Day on Friday, September 18th. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. and the parade will start at 6:00 p.m. Cost is $5.00 per entry and entries will be judged in 3 divisions: most creative pet, best costume and best decorated bicycle. Each division will have a 1st place winner & runner up. Prizes are sponsored by JBS. To pre-register contact the United Way of Nobles County office at 507-372-7541. All funds raised will assist with bringing the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to Nobles County.

September 19 - KTD 5K Walk and 10K Run
Sign up today for the 2015 King Turkey Day 5K Walk or 10K Race. The 5K Walk will start at 8:30 a.m. with check-in/registration beginning at 7:45 a.m. and will take place at the Center for Active Living located at 2nd Avenue and 11th Street, in Downtown Worthington. Registration fee is $15.00/person before September 8th. Event fee includes a Turkey Day 5k long-sleeved t-shirt and post-walk refreshments. The 10K Race will begin at 10:00 a.m. T-shirt & packet pickup will be Friday from 5-8 p.m. in the Worthington YMCA (this is recommended) or Saturday morning from 8:45 – 9:45 a.m. at the corner of 6th Avenue & 10th Street. Registration fee is $31.00/person before September 8th. Registration will be done online at www.ymcaworthington.org or http://tinyurl.com/KTD5K10K. For more information on the 5K & 10K events go to www.ymcaworthington.org. For questions please call 507-376-6197 or email wgtnymca@frontiernet.net.

September 19 - Love and Theft
King Turkey Day is excited to be sponsoring “Love & Theft” at this year’s King Turkey Day on Saturday, September 19th, 2015 at the Worthington Hockey Arena on the Nobles County Fairgrounds. Tickets will go on-sale on July 20th via the King Turkey Day website and the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce office. Prices will be $15 in advance (plus handling fees if ordering online) and $20 the day of the show. For more information or to order tickets visit www.kingturkeyday.net or contact the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce at 507-372-2919.

September 20 - Annual St. Adrian Fall Dinner
You're invited to the annual St. Adrian Fall Dinner on Sunday, September 20th from 4 to 7 p.m. in Adrian. Serving includes a roast beef dinner, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, coleslaw, buns, desserts and beverages. Cost for adults is $8, children 6-12 $4 and children 2-5 $2. Be sure to check out the big ticket raffle prizes, the quilt raffle, fish pond, country store and more! Home delivered take-out meals will also be available from 4 to 6 p.m. (within Adrian city limits). Call 483-2317.

September 22 - Natural Wellness Seminar
Interested in natural digestive system health? Join Gina Moss, RD, LD/N, National educator for Renew Life, to learn how probiotics, fiber, enzymes, and herbal cleansing formulas support healthy detoxification and promote digestive wellness, naturally on Tuesday, September 22nd from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at The Daily Apple, 207 10th Street, Worthington. Seating is limited! RSVP by signing up in the store by September 19th.

September 24-October 3 - Culture Corner (Why Treaties Matter)
The Why Treaties Matter Exhibit will be at the Culture Corner at Minnesota West. The exhibit will be available at the Worthington Campus from September 24th – October 3rd. During this time the Culture Corner would love to host any and all who might be interested in Native American Culture and Minnesota History. Spread the word to your friends and family about coming to the Library and Academic Resources building at MN West to participate in the interactive experience. Call or e-mail 507-372-3423 or le.lucht@mnwest.edu to schedule groups to attend this exhibit.

September 26 - Wilmont's Oktoberfest
Wilmont's Annual Oktoberfest returns Saturday, September 26th with vendors, beer, food, and more! An adult bean bag tournament starts at 1 p.m., with a KidsFest beginning at 2 p.m. Be sure to check out the music entertainment, with the Larry Olsen Polka Band from 2 to 6 p.m., and IV Play from 8 to 12:30 p.m. For old fashioned fun, music, carnival games, inflatables, potato sack races and more, head to Oktoberfest in Wilmont!