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................................. Meetings for SKI-Lay Thursdays This is to announce the We have started the planning American Cancer Society is hav- process and have a small and ing a SKI-Lay at Powder Ridge energized committee. The com- :Saturday, Feb. 27. mittee meets every Thursday at This is an American Cancer 5:30 p.m. at Powder Ridge, on the :Society Relay For Life version in second floor at Chester's. the winter. You are invited to attend and learn more. EV-W Music Department Chili Supper Jan. 29 The EV-W Music Department Tickets will go on sale soon. is gearing up for the Chili Supper $5 in advance, $6 at the door. which has been rescheduled for Children 5 and younger are free. 'Friday, Jan. 29. Contacts: Kim Salo, Band It will be 4-7 p.m. at the EV-W Director (320) 453-2900, x1339, High School Cafeteria. Kris Latcham, Choir Director : (320) 453-2900, x1220. Relay for Life meeting Jan. 31 Do You want to make a differ- This is going to be a great year. ence? Are you just wanting to take Our team has already started this a stand against cancer and fight year off great with three fundrais- for a cure? ers completed, and more to come. If so, please join us at 2 p.m. Come see how you can help fight Sunday, Jan. 31, at Rose Condon's for a cure and support those who place (tex! (320) 260-7970 for have/had cancer. address). It s time to start thinking If you have questions and want about this year s upcoming Relay to learn more, there is no pressure For Life of Meeker County. This to sign up. Simply come to see year's event will be from 11 a.m. what it is all about, then decide. to midnight, Friday, June 24, 2016, If you are not able to make it, at the Meeker County Fairgrounds but want to find out more, please in Litchfield. ask! Mad Hatter Tea Party at Kimball Library Children ages 6 to 12 are Kimball FriendsoftheLibrary. invited to a Mad Hatter Tea Party For more information, contact at the Kimball Public Library the Kimball Public Library at (320) 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30. 398-3915. Come dressed in your favorite Great River Regional Library costume or tea attire to celebrate (GRRL) provides library services Alice, who turned 150 in 2015. at 32 public libraries in Benton, Enjoy a short performance, and Morrison, Sherburne, Stearns, some tasty treats served by Alice Todd and Wright Counties. It pro- and her friends. Attendance is lim- vides Central Minnesota residents Red and registration is required, with nearly 1 million books, CDs This event is paid for in part with and DVDs, 250 public computers, funds from Minnesotas Arts and programming and information Cultural Heritage Fund and the services. Youth snowmobile training starts Feb. 1 Snowmobile training will start 1, 2, and 4 at the Eden Valley Civic at the Eden Valley Civic Center Center. The driving test will be for children who will be 12 years Saturday, Feb. 6. Please call Mike of age by March 1 and older,at (320) 453-2248 with questions. Classroom training will be on Feb. Kimball Class of 1969 meets Feb. 6 The Kimball High School Class of 1969 will get together for Firearm safety sign-up coffee/breakfast at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at Triple R Grill and Bar. Firearm Safety sign-up will be The test will be held Saturday, held from 4-5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, March 5, starting at 9 a.m. MUST at the Kimball Rod and Gun Club be present test day. Please bring with class right after, for anyone a copy of your birth certificate on 12 and older, sign-up day. If you have questions Class dates are: please feel free to contact the cer- 5-9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14 tiffed instructors: 5-9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21 Curly Serbus (320) 266-6225 5-9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28 Matt Serbus (320) 266-5020 * Charlie Serbus (320) 333-0578 Elmer Girding Snowmobile Run Feb. 27 The 10thAnnual Elmer GirdingCancer Center, and Quiet Oaks Cancer Fund Vintage Snowmobile Hospice House. All donations are Run is planned for Saturday,tax deductible. Feb. 27. Registration is from 9:30 Sponsors are Eddie's On Grand a.m. to 12 noon. The ride will be at Bar and Grill, Triple R Grill & Bar, 12 noon and starts at Triple R Grill and Pearl Lake Lodge. & Bar, ride to Pearl Lake Lodge and Featured sled is Sno Jet. Eddie's on Grand. at 4 p.m., return Trophies for featured sled and to Triple R for Raffle, Drawing and peoples choice. Central Lakes Taco Bar. Snowmobile Club will have burg- All money raised goes to ers at the warming shack. Greatest Needs Fund, Coborn Meeker Pheasants Forever banquet Feb. 27 It s time to mark your calendar planned for Saturday, Feb. 27, at for the upcoming Meeker County the Litchfleld Eagles Club. See Pheasants Forever 30th Annual also meekerpforg, and Facebook: Fundraising Banquet. This isMeeker County Pheasants Forever. PAGE 3 January 28, 2016 Escape with history or you're history the security system before the provide a $20 refundable damage security guard makes his rounds, deposit. Groups consist of 4-6 peo- Be aware you may need to retrieve pie ranging in ages from 12-adult. more history than just the artifact Minors will need to be accompa- in ordertoescape! nied by an adult age 21 or older. "If you play you will never look Preregistration is required. at museums, puzzles, or history Details can be found at the museum's web site: www.cokato Like puzzles, history, or heists? From Jan. 22 thru the end of April, the Cokato Museum and Historical Society will host its Escape With History: An Escape Room Experience at the Cokato Museum. The game was created by the the same," states Johanna Ellison, Cokato Museum and HistoricalCokato Museum Assistant, "This Society with the objective of edu- game gives us a flesh way ofTo sign up for the event and for caring people on Cokato's history encouraging people to check out more information please contact in a unique, fun, and interactive the Cokato Museum." No priorthe staff at the Cokato Museum environment, knowledge of Cokato's history is by visiting us at 175 4th Street SW Your group has 45 minutes to needed to play. The event is free Cokato, MN 55321 or calling at retrieve theartifactanddisengage but groups will be required to (320) 286-2427. r I i QUILTING 101I Thanks for hands-on Iworkshop I I Friday, January 29 anniversary I Saturday, Feb. 6, Eden Valley [ [ . 5-7 p.m. . party Event Center 10 a.m. Sewing [ Kingston Apostohc [ basics, learn about fabrics, tech- I [ Lutheran Church Thank you to all who came to' niques, tools. You will be con- ' my 50th anniversary party at the I structing a quilt block to take I [ Seroing Spaghetti Pasta Bar- Farmers State Bank in Watkins I home. Beginners to interme-I (choice ors a hetti sauce or lalfredo sauce; salad, garhc brea Jan. 15, 2016. Thank you for the diates, or bring your own sew- g ' cards and gifts and well wishes. I ing project. No cost! Bring your [ & hot]itdge slmdae It is a milestone the Lord has "own portable machine and" ] Donations to Kingston Apostolic [ permitted me to reach and amI tools, or use ours. Registration I I Lutheran Church (KALC) / grateful for it. i is required: Sandy@dsmiller- I [ Proceeds to benefit ottr, or (320) 237- A big thank you to Dave and 1 6015. Sponsored by Eden Valley [ | Fund "- eesMarYforNeisentheirandhardall theworkemploY-and Area Library. No cost! thoughtfulness. L / Rosie Nistler Watkins fishing contest cancelled Because of poor ice condi- tions, the Watkins Sportsmen's Club Fishing Contest, which was to be held on Clear Lake Saturday, Jan. 30, has been cancelled. There will be a drawing for prizes at 2:30 p.m. at St. Anthony Church parking lot. Must be present to win fishing prizes. Sportsman's Club cancels fishing contest Because of concerns for ice safety, the South Haven Sports- man's Club has cancelled the fish- ing contest for February. Norm Bodeker Quarry Cinema ALL-DIGITAL picture and sound. On-line ticketing/ Birthday parties! KungPuPanda3 The FCl h wave Innyc, nma 13Hours The RevenanZ D es Movie Hot Line (320) 685-7111 Sunday, January 31 Serving 8 a.m.- 12:30p.m. Holy Cross Catholic School Pearl Lake (Marty) Adults: $7 Children 5-12:$5 !4 & under: Free sa .age, /,aY.. =//k, Proceeds & Saturday, Feb. 5-6