April 18 Community events
Event Date(s): 4/18/2013 - 4/19/2013


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.


Raku pottery on display at Carnegie in April

Local and regional artists will display their raku pottery at the Carnegie Cultural Center in Luverne during the month of April. An artists’ reception is planned for Friday, April 26. The center’s hours are Tuesday through Friday from noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. Call 283-8294 with questions.


‘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. 


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 p.m. along with a basement tour. Donations accepted for Bethlehem basement project.


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.


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.


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,” rated PG, at 2 p.m. Friday, April 19, in the library basement. A snack will be provided.


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.


Elementary tree program at library April 25

The Rock County Community Library is hosting an Earth Week/Arbor Day program about trees at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 25, for children K-5th grade.

A naturalist will share facts about trees, organize games about trees and teach kids how to plant a tree. All children in attendance will receive a free sapling donated by the Rock County Land Management Office.


Sign up for school supply distribution by April 26

In cooperation with Luverne 92 Lions and the Luverne Optimist Club, the Luverne School District will participate in a school supply distribution for school supplies to all qualifying students in grades preschool through 12th grade.

Families must be on the free or reduced meal program to qualify for the program. If your family qualified for this school year, call and register your child to receive school supplies for next year. Call Mrs. Dinger, 283-4497 ext. 3580, or Mrs. Breuer, 283-4491 ext. 2070, to register by April 26.


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