April 14 Announcer events
Event Date(s): 4/12/2013 - 4/17/2013


Valley Springs Cemetery lot owners will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 15, at the First Lutheran Church in Valley Springs.

Maplewood Cemetery Association will host its annual meeting Monday, April 15, at the Human Services Building in Luverne. Lot owners meet at 7 p.m. and Board of Directors meet at 8 p.m.

Luverne Music Boosters will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, in the Luverne High School choir room. All parents of band and choir students are encouraged to attend.

Rock County Relay for Life team captains will meet at noon Wednesday, April 17, at the Pizza Ranch in Luverne. Teams must turn in their $10 commitment fee for each member along with T-shirt sizes.

MS Support Group will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Rock County Human Services Building, 2 Roundwind Road, Luverne. Call 283-2069 or 283-2964.

Hollyhoppers Square Dance Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at the Brown School in Pipestone. Don Nugent will call this dance.

Al-Anon meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays in the Buffalo Ridge Meeting Room (lower level) at the Sanford Medical Center in Luverne. Call Stephanie at 449-1246.

Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. Fridays in the basement of St. Catherine Catholic Rectory, 203 E. Brown St., Luverne. Use east door. Call (507) 220-3180.

Denver Township will meet at 7:30 p.m. every third Monday each month at the City Hall in Hardwick.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays in the Rock County Community Library. Call (605) 321-4324.

Brandon area Al-Anon meets at 8 p.m. Monday and Thursday evenings and at 11 a.m. Saturdays at 209 Elm Street (behind VFW) in Brandon, S.D. Call (605) 215-9947 with questions.

Sound Cascade Sweet Adeline Chorus rehearses at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Prairie Creek, 4400 W. Creekside Dr., Sioux Falls. Call (507) 597-6288 with questions.

Weight Loss Surgery Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. every third Monday each month in the Blue Mound Room at the Sanford campus in Luverne.

Luverne Optimist Club meets at 6:30 p.m. every first and third Monday of the month in the Howling Dog Saloon, Luverne.

Luverne Township Board meets at 9 a.m. the second Wednesday of every month in the Rock County Community Library.

Mound Township Board meets at 7:30 p.m. the second Monday each month at the Rock County Highway Building, Luverne.

Tops #777 meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday nights in Hardwick City Hall. Weigh-in is from 6 to 6:30 p.m. Call Glenda, 449-7878, or Rayola, 348-7287.

Weight Watchers meets every Monday in First Presbyterian Church, Luverne. Weigh-in is from 5 to 5:30 p.m. and the meeting is from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Call (800) 651-6000.

Luverne Tops 698 meets for weigh-in at 8 a.m. every Thursday in the Pizza Ranch. The meeting follows at 8:45 a.m.


‘Bones!’ music program postponed until April 18

The Luverne first- and third-grade students will present their music program “Bones!” at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 18, in the Luverne Elementary School gymnasium. Join in the fun and laughter while you learn about bones, muscles and nerves. 


Valley Male Chorus to perform at Steen Reformed Church

The Valley Male Chorus, Rock Valley, Iowa, will present a sacred music concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at the Steen Reformed Church. A freewill offering will be taken to benefit children and adults with disabilities who are currently receiving services at Hope Haven.


Country Grass to perform in Hills

Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Hills will present Country Grass at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 21. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 along with a basement tour. Donations accepted for Bethlehem basement project.


American Reformed to host community prayer

A community prayer for crops and industry will be hosted by the American Reformed Church at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at the church on N. Hwy. 75 in Luverne.


Blue Mound Figure Skaters banquet, awards night set for April 14

The Blue Mound Figure Skaters will host an exhibition, banquet and awards night starting at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at the Blue Mound Ice Arena in Luverne. RSVP to Marian Schneekloth at 283-2280 or schneeklothmarian@yahoo.com with the number that plan to attend the free banquet.


Blood drive scheduled April 15

The American Red Cross and Evangelical Lutheran Church will host a blood drive from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 15, at the church located at 101 Spicer St., Jasper.


‘Freedom From Smoking’ classes offered in Luverne

Sanford Luverne Medical Center will offer the American Lung Association’s “Freedom From Smoking” classes to anyone considering quitting smoking or who would like more tools for when they are ready to stop smoking.

There will be eight classes over seven weeks, starting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, for 90 minutes to two hours.

Registration is required and is limited to seven participants. To register or for more information call Sanford Luverne Medical Center Respiratory Care at (507) 449-1258.


Food Ministry distribution April 18

The monthly Food Ministry of New Life Celebration Church will be from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Luverne Senior Center. If you are having trouble putting food on the table, come for fresh produce, bread and meat. Children will be asked to wait outside.


Puppet show, movie at library April 19

Join the Rock County Community Library to celebrate National Library Week. Jim Oliver will present the puppet show, “The Library Circus,” at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 19, in the library basement. This event is sponsored by The Friends of the Library. All ages welcome.

The Rock County Community Library invites children in grades K-5 to the movie, “Rise of the Guardians,” “PG” at 2 p.m. Friday, April 19, in the library basement. A snack will be provided.


Luverne Kindergarten Round-up set for April 18

Luverne Kindergarten Round-Up will be Thursday, April 18, at the Luverne Elementary School. Session 1 is geared toward new kindergarten parents and will begin at 5:30 p.m. Session 2 is an informal “meet and greet” time from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Children must be five years old before Sept. 1, 2013, in order to register for kindergarten. Contact the elementary office at 283-4497 with questions.


LWML Spring Rally set for April 20

The LWML Spring Rally for the Pipestone Zone will be from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 20, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Pipestone. Heidi Roos, guest speaker, will talk about her mission trips to Haiti. Gifts from the Heart will be health kits, layette kits and pillowcase dresses for people in Haiti. Lunch will be served about noon.

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