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June 4 Community events

Luverne Pink Ladies will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday, June 8, at the Blue Mound Room at Sanford Luverne Hospital.
Rock County VFW Post #2757 will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, at the Herreid Military Museum in Luverne.
Tourist Club will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, at The Bluestem in Luverne for installation of officers.
American Legion Post #123 and Auxiliary will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, at the post home.
Luverne Lady Red Hats will meet for their annual picnic at 11:30 a.m. Friday, June 12, in the Gathering Space at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Luverne. Note change of location. Bring a dish to pass and your own untensils. Call Connie, 283-8470, or Eileen, 283-8301, with questions.
Sound Cascade Sweet Adeline Chorus rehearses at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Washington Crossing Senior Living in Sioux Falls (east side of Sioux Falls). Call 507-597-6288 with questions.
Luverne Rotary meets at noon every Tuesday at the Blue Mound Banquet Center in Luverne. Call Teresa Hup at 283-9590.
TOPS #698 Luverne (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets for weigh-in at 8 a.m. every Thursday at Pizza Ranch in Luverne. The meeting follows at 8:30 a.m.
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 507-449-1246.
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 Shawn at 507-220-3180.
Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays in the Rock County Community Library. Call 605-321-4324.
Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon meet from 8 to 9 p.m. every Thursday in Runals Memorial Hall, Edgerton. Call Naomi, 507-215-2956, with questions.
Weight Watchers meets every Monday at 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.
Story time hours, event announced
Join the Rock County Community Library, Luverne, for stories, songs, crafts and more.
Mr. Twister will present his variety show at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, for all ages.
Story and Art for first- through fifth-graders will meet from 3-4 p.m. Wednesdays.
•Story Hour for ages 4, 5 and kindergartners will meet from 10-11 a.m. Thursdays starting June 4.
•Laptime for children 0-3 with an adult will meet from 10:30-11 a.m. Fridays starting June 5.
Bank Nite movie ‘Night at the Museum’ at Palace June 4
The free Bank Nite movie, “Night at the Museum – Secret of the Tomb” will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 4, at the Palace Theatre in Luverne.
Sponsored by First Farmers & Merchants National Bank and Papik Motors, a free, family-friendly movie is shown on the first Thursday of every month as it was done for “Bank Nite” in the 1930s. A cash prize drawing will follow the movie. Must be present to win. Last month’s $50 cash winner was Ava Vortherms.
Men’s breakfast set for June 5
The Men’s Community Prayer Breakfast will be at 6:30 a.m. Friday, June 5, at the Blue Mound Banquet Center in Luverne. This year’s guest speaker will be mayor of Luverne Pat Baustian. Cost will be $10 at the door.
Rock County Fair Premium Book released June 7
The Rock County Star Herald’s annual Fair Premium Book will be distributed in the June 7 Announcer. The publication lists the upcoming categories for open class and 4-H entries in the 2015 Rock County Fair.
Grace Lutheran hosts Guest Day June 11
The public is invited to attend Guest Day at Grace Lutheran Church in Luverne at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 11. Laurie Westerbur will present her experiences in the Holy Land.
Summer track for kids
Kids ages 7-12 who would like to try track and field may register for Summer Track practice. There will be six afternoon practices from June 9-25 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register and pay $10 fee. A state track and field meet for ages 7-12 will be Saturday, Aug. 1, in Marshall for those who would like to compete. Information and registration forms are available for the state meet at the Community Ed office.
Additionally there will be three local track meets in Luverne for all ages. Fee for each track meet is $5. Dates are June 22 and July 13. Call Community Ed at 507-283-4724 with questions.
Community Ed
Register for these activities by calling Community Ed at 283-4724.
The summer brochure is online at under the community education link or extra copies are available at the community library. 
Soccer for children ages 3–6 years will be Mondays or Wednesdays beginning the first week in June.  Fee is $19.
Children who attended grades K–4 may bring their favorite nail color and have fun decorating fingernails at Flashy Fingers on June 4 and June 11. Different designs covered at each class. The fee per class is $10.
Using only three ingredients you can prepare some fun foods to eat for lunch at Kids in the Kitchen Tasty Treats on June 4. Fee is $18.
Student Driver Education class is being offered beginning June 15 to any student who is in 8th grade or older. Fee is $290 due with registration and covers 30 hours of classroom and 6 hours of behind the wheel driving. 
Concerned about your child’s development (ages 0-5 years)? Call 283-4724 for a private screening at no cost.
Check out the Community Education brochure on the Luverne School website, the community Education link.
Register for 2016 Discovery Time preschool. There are openings for children ages 3, 4, or 5 years in the Tuesday/Thursday afternoon classes. 
All 3-year-old children living in Minnesota will do an Early Childhood Screening as they near age 4. If your child is nearly 4 years old or already 4 and has not been screened, call 283-4724 to arrange an appointment.

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