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"" ILL'" o ~~S ....... , ............ 3 ........................ December 1, 2016 Mitten Tree Santa to be at South Haven City Hall Dec. 3 Santa Claus is coming to town, Enjoy hotdogs, cookies, hot 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at South chocolate, cider, plus activities Haven City Hall. Sponsored byand games for kids. Fairhaven Lions and South Haven They will also collect items for Sportsman Club. the local food shelf. 21st Annual Pioneer Christmas, Dec. 3 Forest City Stockade has its 21st Annual Pioneer Christmas 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. Admission is $5 for adults, age 12 and younger are free. Location is 6 miles northeast of Litchfield on Highway 24. Visit with Santa, pioneer crafts, sleigh rides, pioneer trading post, live Christmas music, walk the new walkway. See a winter encampment: tepee, wall tent, a-frame. Foods served all day: cream- can stew, homemade ice cream, fry bread and lefse, coffee, old-fashioned rootbeer. Dress warmly, there are lots of making old-fashioned ornaments, outdoor activities. KringleFest at Stearns Hist. Museum Dec. 3 Stearns History Museum pres-photographs. ents KringleFest from 1 to 3 p.m. KringleFest is free for Stearns Saturday, Dec. 3. Holiday treats History Museum members, $7 for will be served. Children can make non-member adults, $3 for non- a Christmas craft to bring home. member children. Refreshments Santa will be available to listen to are served. 235 South 33rd Ave., children's wishes and for informal St. Cloud. Kimball Friends of the Library Dec. 5 The Kimball Friends of the Monday, Dec.5. Library will meet at 7 p.m. Author visit at Annandale Public Library Adults and teens are invited to - A Caregiver's Oasis." She will apresentation byauthor Elizabeth present and answer questions Cabalka at the Annandale about "Yoga Expression Spirit." Public Library 5 to 6:30 p.m. Meet the author and bring your Wednesday, Dec. 7. Cabalka is questions. author of "Yoga Expression Spirit For more information, con- - Tools For Authentic Living," and tact the Annandale library at (320) "Wednesdays At The Fluff'n' Fold 274-8448. Annual Holiday Fundraising Party Dec. 9 True :Friends .-.The Camp back as prizes), silent auction Friendship Auxiliary invites you baskets and door prizes. All pro- to attend their Annual Holiday ceeds benefit programs that "pro- Fundraising Party. The date is vide life-changing experiences Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, 6-9 p.m. at that enhance independence and the Camp Friendship Dining Hall, self-esteem for children and 10509 -108th St. NW, Annandale. adults with disabilities." Tickets The evening features hot hors are $20. They may be purchased d'oeuvres and a dessert buf-: in advance at "All Things Good" fet, wine and beer sampling :by: :in Annandale, or at the door. For Coburn's, a 50-50 drawing event information call Julie at (320) 274- (half the money taken in is given 7427.?P!e.asej0in us. ~... WatkinsSanta DayDec,:lO ,-- Saturday, Dec. 10, starts with admission, but food shelf dona- the annual Watkins Lions spon- tions will be appreciated. sored Santa's Workshop, from Santa will arrive after the play, 9-11 a.m. Children can shop for and will be available for photos. gifts for just $1. This is at Watkins :There will be drawings for Village Hall. prizes for the children. Afterward, This year's play, performed by everyone is invited to the Watkins the Watkins Theatre Group, starts Skating Rink for hot dogs, hot at 1 p.m. "Harley's Christmas" chocolate, and sleigh rides will be performed upstairs at the (sponsored by the Windy River Watkins Village Hall. There is no Percherons). Sno-Blazers annual membership meeting The Manannah Sno-Blazers includes a one-year membership to Snowmobile Club will be holding MN USA as well, for a total value of their annual membership meet- $40/familyor$30/single. ing at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, at the Please join us at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Red Goat in Watkins. We are always Dec. 13, at the Red Goat inWatkins. looking for new members who enjoy If you can't make that meeting, snowmobiling and would like to see e-mail manannahsnoblazers@ the trail system stay open in Meeker, and we can get you County. As an incentive to join us schedules for next meetings. and see what we are all about, we are Mary Lou Pivec offering a free one year membership Secretary/Treasurer to anybody who joins this year. That Manannah Sno-Blazers Kimball Legion Auxiliary meets Dec. 14 The Kimball American Legion exchange and white elephant Auxiliary Unit 261, will hold their game will follow the dinner. The December meeting and Christmas evening will end with our monthly Party at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday,meeting. Members are welcome Dec. 14, at the Kimball Legion to bring a guest. Remember to Clubrooms. bring gift exchange for guests also. Pot luck dinner will start the First vice president, evening at 6:30 p.m. A $10 gift DoriHamilton WWW,' Ig Project under way Rocking Horse Farm's 26th annual Mitten Tree Project is under way. Donated mittens, hats, scarves and slippers will be used to dec- orate Christmas trees at Rocking Horse Farm north of Luxemburg (25636 County Road 74) until Jan. 7. Items will then be distributed in January bylocal foodshelves. Donations can be dropped off during the Christmas Craft Boutique at Rocking Horse Farm Tuesday through Saturday, 10-6, or Sundays noon-4, until Jan. 7 (closed Dec. 25 and Jan 1). For more information, call Carole Wurst, (320) 252-2996. Berscheid 50th Strand 80th 12th Annual Craft, Vendor Bake Sale Satarday, Dec. 3 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sloppy Joe Lunch coffee, lemonade, 6" treats available. Free-will Angry B rds Movie* BadSanta2 Fantastic Beasts Trolls Hacksaw Ridge Daily Matinees Movie Hot Line (320) 685-7111 Hake/braes An open house celebra- tion is planned for Val and Mary Berscheid's 50th wedding anniver- sary for 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Kimball Legion Club. Auditions for GNTC Dec. 5-6 Wally Strand's 80th birth- day bash is planned for 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. Please help him celebrate at Lake Union Covenant Church, 74526 CSAH 19 in rural South Haven. Auditions for Great Northern Theatre Company Winter Dinner Theatre, Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 5 and 6. Following a successful run with their Fall dinner theatre, the Great Northern Theatre Company will be holding auditions for its winter dinner theatre in February, 2017. "Ernest in Love," book and lyrics by Anne Crosswell, with music by Lee Pockriss, is the musical ver- sion of "The Importance of Being Earnest," by Oscar Wilde. There are 11 main charac- ters, both men and women. To see character descriptions go to, for more detailed information. Auditions will be held at the GNTC facility off County Road 23 in Rockville. Monday, Dec. 5, and Tuesday, Dec. 6, are audition dates, starting at 6:30 p.m. Callbacks will be Thursday, Dec. 8. For further information, call director Brad Busse at (320) 493-4208. The showitselfwon wide acclaim when first off Broadway at the Cherry Lane Theatre in the Village area of Manhattan and ever since in other productions. Show dates are Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Feb. 10, 11, 12, as well as Tuesday, Feb. 14, for a Valentine Special, and finishes up on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Feb. 16, 17, 18, 2017. Visit, for more information or call (320) 241-GNTC (4682) to order tickets. 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