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........ ........ PAGE 3 January 14, 2016 nln Snowshoe hike at Lake Maria S.R Jan. 16 Lake Maria State Park will host a snowshoe hike for begin- ners starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16. Hikers will meet at the park's nature center for a brief orienta- tion by a naturalist, who will lead the one-hour hike, with tips on safety, snowshoeing techniques and trail etiquette. The number of snowshoers is limited to 25, so participants are $6 for adults and children. "Our snowshoe hikes in the past have been highly popular, so this will be another opportunity to enjoy a great winter sport," says Mark Crawford, park manager. For more information about the snowshoe hike and trail conditions, call the park office. Lake Maria State Park is located approximately seven miles northwest of Monticello, 10 miles northeast of Annandale and asked to register for the event by five miles north of Maple Lake on calling the park office at (763)878- Wright County Highway 111. A $5 2325. The park will provide adult daily vehicle fee will be charged for and youth snowshoes for the hike those who do not have an annual at no charge on a first-come, first- permit. Annual permits can be serve basis. After the hike, snow- purchased at the park for $25 and shoes can be rented for the day at include all state parks. Wat-Kim-Valley VFW breakfast Jan. 17 The Wat-Kim-Valley VFW Post toast, scrambled eggs and hash 5460 will serve breakfast at the browns. Proceeds go to the Eden Watkins Village Hall from 8 a.m. Valley/Watkins Boy Scout Troop to 12 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17. They 363. will be serving sausage, French Mad Hatter Tea Party at Annandale Library Children ages 6 to 12 are invited to a Mad Hatter Tea Party at the Annandale Public Library 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 23. Come in your favorite costume or tea attire to celebrate Alice becom- ing 150 years old. Enjoy a short performance, a craft, and some tasty treats. Attendance is lim- ited and registration is required. This event is funded in part by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the Annandale Friends of the Library. For more information, con- tact the Annandale library at (320) 274-8448. Great River Regional Library (GRRL) provides library services at 32 public libraries in Benton, Morrison, Sherburne, Stearns, Todd and Wright Counties. It pro- vides Central Minnesota residents with nearly 1 million books, CDs and DVDs, 250 public computers, programming and information services. Annandale Area Public Library hours are Monday 2-5, Tuesday 9-1 and 2-5, Wednesday 2-8, Friday 9-12 and 2-5, Saturday 9-12. Blood drive in Eden Valley Jan. 27 The American Red Cross will be in Eden Valley from 1:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, at the Eden Valley-Watkins High School Cafeteria. Make an appointment at, or by calling or texting Bonnie at (320) 282-1468. Be a lifesaver AND help accumulate scholarship money for graduating seniors from Eden Valley-Watkins School. If you have questions con- tact Bonnie at (320) 453-2574, or cell phone (320) 282-1468 or If you have donor eligibility questions including health, pre- scription or travel questions call (866) 236-3276, select option #3. Bring along your identification, it is needed to donate. **Parking and entrance near the district office thru Door #12. PLEASE do not park along the sidewalk on the west side of the school until AFTER 3:30 p.m. this needs to stay clear for buses. After 3:30 p.m. doors 1, 2, 5 and 12 will all be opened for your convenience. EV-W Music Department Chili Supper Jan. 29 The EV-W Music Department is gearing up for the Chili Supper which has been rescheduled for Friday, Jan. 29. It will be 4-7 p.m. at the EV-W High School Cafeteria Tickets will go on sale soon. $5 in advance, $6 at the door. Children 5 and younger are free. Contacts: Kim Salo, Band Director (320) 453-2900, x1339 Kris Latcham, Choir Director (320) 453-2900, x1220. Relay for Life meeting Jan. 31 Do You want to make a differ- ence? Are you just wanting to take a stand against cancer and fight for a cure? If so, please join us at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, at Rose Condon's place (text (320) 260-7970 for address). It's time to start thinking about this year's upcoming Relay For Life of Meeker County. This year's event will be from 11 a.m. to midnight, Friday, June 24, 2016, at the Meeker County Fairgrounds in Litchfield. This is going to be a great year. Our team has already started this year offgreat with two fundraisers completed, another one to be held Friday, Jan. 15, and more to come. Come see how you can help fight for a cure and support those who have/had cancer. Even if you have questions and want to learn more, there is no pressure to sign up. Simply come to see what it is all about, then decide. Last year, our team alone raised more than $9,000 (with all your help)! Every $0.73 donated to the American Cancer Society goes back to the community. That money helps provide wigs, pros- thetics, lodging, rides to/from treatment, etc. You never know what kind of a difference you can make until you see it first hand. If you are not able to make it, but want to find out more, please ask! Robinson 80th Please join us to help Jerry i Robinson celebrate his 80th birth- day 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, at Triple R Grill & Bar, on Highway 15, in Kimball. It is being hosted by his family. Your presence or card only is your gift. Woodford 80th An open house 80th birth- day party is planned for Keith Woodford from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, at South Haven City Hall. All are welcome. Keith will be 80. He has seven children, 30 grandchildren, and 64 great-grandchildren. Sportsman's Club cancels fishing contest Because of the unseasonably warm weather, the South Haven Sportsman's Club has cancelled the fishing contest for February. Norm Bodeker Daddy's Home rheHa E ,ht Daily Matinees Movie Hot Line (320) 685-7111 C, heok out our Fieg! sell beef 1/4's & 112's Whole hogs 8th Annual Fundraiser for the National Honor Society Jan. 15 4:30-7:30 p.m, AII proceeds go rowan.. community NH$ sponsored serwce projects Saturday, Jan. 16 wir di g Serving: 5-6:30 RM. Tattle! 74526 CSAH 19 Donation-Adults -$10 children 6-1 0-$5 Children 5 & under-free Sponsored by '' Meeker Ave. N, Watkins (320) 764- i I I I I IIIIIIII IIII IIIIIIII II I I I