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May 28 Community events

TRIAD will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 28, at the Rock County Sheriff’s Office in Luverne.
Blue Mound Quilters Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, June 1, at the Rock County Community Library in Luverne for a potluck picnic.
Luverne Pink Ladies will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday, June 8, at the Blue Mound Room at Sanford Luverne Hospital.
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.
Luverne Optimist Club meets at 6:30 p.m. every first and third Monday of the month in the Howling Dog Saloon, Luverne.
Denver Township meets at 7:30 p.m. every third Tuesday each month at the City Hall in Hardwick.
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.
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.
Register now for summer reading program
The 2015 summer reading program, “Read to the Rhythm,” starts the week of June 1 at the Rock County Community Library in Luverne. Registration will be during business hours now through Saturday, May 30 at the library.
•A musical kick-off event with Phil Baker will be at 3 p.m. Monday, June 1, at the library. An ice cream social will follow.
•Story and Art for first- through fifth-graders will meet from 3-4 p.m. Wednesdays starting June 3.
•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.
Donate blood June 1
The Community Blood Bank and Sanford Luverne will host the All-American Blood Drive from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 1, at the clinic in Luverne. Those who donate will receive a free “All-American” T-shirt and a free lunch.
Walk-ins are welcome. For more information or to schedule an appointment call 507-449-1224.
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.
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 1, 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. 
Competitors of all ages welcome to participate in the Track & Field Meet on Monday, June 1.  Fee is $5.
Soccer for children ages 3–6 years will be Mondays or Wednesdays beginning the first week in June.  Fee is $19.
Students in grades 4 and older will learn techniques of handbuilding clay, creating pinch pots and making slab-thrown trays and pots at Pinch, Pull, Pat With Clay on Tuesdays/Thursday beginning June 2 for six sessions. Fee is $35 plus a $15 material fee.
Adults and students in grades 5 and older (2014-15 school year) can learn how to use a pottery wheel in this six-session Play With Clay class starting on June 2 meeting Tuesdays and Thursdays. Fee is $49, plus $15 material fee.
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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