May 12 Announcer events
Event Date(s): 5/10/2013 - 5/15/2013


Pink Ladies will meet at 2 p.m. Monday, May 13, in the Blue Mound Room in the Sanford Hospital in Luverne.

Luverne Lions Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, May 13, at the Blue Mound Banquet Center in Luverne. The program will feature the foreign exchange student from Switzerland.

Matthew 6 Board of Directors will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 13, at 7 Pizza Ranch in Luverne.

Luverne Tourist Club will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at the Coffey Haus in Luverne for installation of officers and a program on wedding dresses. If you must cancel call Lee Alexander, 283-9476.

Rock County VFW Post #2757 will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at the Herreid Military building.

MS Support Group will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at the Rock County Human Services Building, 2 Roundwind Rd., Luverne. For information call 283-2069 or 283-2964.

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.


Master Gardners plant sale cancelled

The annual Master Garnders plant sale has been cancelled for the year due to uncontrolled circumstances. The club will have a sale next year.


Spring weight restrictions ended

Spring weight road restrictions will end today, Thursday, May 9, on all Rock County roadways. Call Rock County Engineer Mark Sehr at (507) 283-5010 with questions.


‘Plan Ahead and Plan Well’ May 15

Hannon Ford, certified elder law attorney, will discuss estate planning and elder legal issues from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at The Oaks dining room in Luverne (south of Mary Jane Brown Home). Social time and refreshments will follow the presentation. Respite care can be arranged by calling RSVP at 283-5064.


Food Ministry at Senior Center May 16

The monthly Food Ministry, sponsored by New Life Celebration Church, will be from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 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.


Reserve Optimist sandbox refills now

Luverne Optimist Club and W&N Construction will sponsor the annual sandbox fill will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, May 20. Call Audrey, 283-2018, to reserve sand.


Sign up for Steen Reformed’s ‘Kingdom Rock!’ VBS

Join the Reformed Church of Steen for “Kingdom Rock!” Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, through Friday, May 31, for students who are five years old through eighth grade. Call the Steen Reformed Church at 855-2336 or email at to register your child.


Head Start enrollment open

Head Start Preschool, a high-quality, individualized, tuition-free program, has openings for 3- and 4-year-old children for the 2013-14 school year in Rock County. For more information call (800) 658-2444 or stop at the main office at 1106 3rd Ave., Worthington.



Community Ed

Register for these new activities by calling Community Ed. at 283-4724.

Mike Frisch, professional fishing guide, returns to Luverne for “School of Fish” from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Luverne Community Ed. The school has been expanded to students in Grades 3 through 7. Mike educates kids about lakes, fish, effective ways to catch fish, how to tie knots and rig a slip-bobber, and more. Each student receives a rod, reel, tackle pack, t-shirt, fishing book and snack bag. Cost is only $18 with financial available. Call 283-4724 to register.

Learn how to grow, dry, store and use herbs at Herb Gardens Today on May 18 at Harmony Garden. Bring a container to start your own herb garden. Fee is $5 for the class, plus the cost of plants. (May purchase container at class, too.) 

Parents and their children ages 0-5 are invited to informal Play Dates at Luverne City Park from 10-11 a.m. Wednesdays, May 22-Aug.7. There is no fee, but registration is requested. For  more information contact Lisa at 283-9165.



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