Calendar

Published April 18

Friday, April 18
Fish Fry, 5-8 p.m., St. Joseph Lions fundraiser, El Paso Sports Bar and Grill, 200 2nd Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
St. Cloud Singles Club Dance, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., all singles welcome, American Legion, 17 2nd Ave. N., Waite Park. 320-217-8779 or www.stcloudsingles.net.

Monday, April 21
Blood drive, noon-6 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
St. Joseph Rod and Gun Club meeting, 7 p.m., American Legion in St. Joseph.

Tuesday, April 22
Blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
“Drafting Your Financial Blueprint,” part of a financial fitness workshop series, 6-7 p.m., Room 208, Great River Regional Libraray, 12th  Avenue and St. Germain St. W., St. Cloud.

Thursday, April 24
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, Sartell.
Blood drive, noon-6 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.

Friday, April 25
Blood drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
Brat Sale, sponsored by St. Joseph Y2K Lions, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, St. Joseph. All tips and portion of profit donated to the American Diabetes Association Needlepoint. Old glasses, hearing aids and cell phones will be collected.

Saturday, April 26
Rose Education Day, 8:15-11:45 a.m., Whitney Senior Center, 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud. Registration required. 320-255-6169.
Brat Sale, sponsored by St. Joseph Y2K Lions, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at the St. Joseph Meat Market, St. Joseph. All tips and portion of profit donated to the American Diabetes Association Needlepoint. Old glasses, hearing aids and cell phones will be collected.
Vendor Expo, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. American Cancer Society Relay for Life fundraiser, American Legion, 101 Minnesota St. W., St. Joseph. 320-293-6636.

Sunday, April 27
“God’s Home Among Us,” 2-4 p.m., exhibit opening celebrates the 100-year story of the Sacred Heart Chapel, Haehn Museum, St. Benedict’s Monastery, St. Joseph. 320-363-7098.

Published April 11

Friday, April 11
Discovery Day, students in grades 5-11 are invited to tour, St. John’s Preparatory School, Collegeville. 320-363-3315.
Blood drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St.. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2 N., St. Joseph.
Multicultural College Fair, 5-7 p.m., Social Room, St. Boniface Church, 501 Main St., Cold Spring. Speak individually with representatives of 10 colleges who speak Spanish and English with materials available in Somali. 320-685-3949,
Fish Fry, 4-8 p.m., eat in at All Saints school cafeteria, parish Heritage Hall, American Legion-St. Joseph and The Middy, or take out at Heritage Hall, St. Joseph.
Fish Fry, 5-8 p.m., Stride Academy fundraiser, El Paso Sports Bar & Grill, St. Joseph.

Saturday, April 12
Sartell Farmers’ Winter Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N.
Fun Fest Charity Carnival, sponsored by high school student council, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sartell High School, 748 7th St. N., Sartell. All proceeds go to Children’s Lighthouse of Minnesota.
Llama Llama Storytime, 10:30-11:30 a.m., children ages 3 to 6, Al Ringsmuth Public Library, 253 5th Ave. N., Waite Park. Registration required. 320-253-9359.

Sunday, April 13
Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge Choir, 10:30 a.m., Grace Baptist Fellowship Church, 1197 Pine Cone Road, Sartell. 320-252-5548.

Monday, April 14
Blood drive, noon-6 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St.. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
Sartell City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall. 320-253-2171.

Tuesday, April 15
Blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St.. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
Sartell Chamber of Commerce, 11:45 a.m., City Hall. 320-253-2171.
“Home Buying 101,” part of a financial fitness workshop series, 6-7 p.m., Room 208, Great River Regional Libraray, 12th  Avenue and St. Germain St. W., St. Cloud.
Holistic Moms Network, 7-8:30 p.m., Good Earth Co-op, St. Cloud. 320-252-2489.
“Are you poisoning your family?” get toxic products out of your home, 7 p.m., Riverside Plaza, 101 7th St. N., corner unit 4, Sartell. 320-217-2700.

Wednesday, April 16
Car Seat Clinic, 3-6 p.m, certified technicians check the safety and fit of your car seat in your car, Gold Cross Ambulance garage, 2800 7th St. N., St. Cloud. Free service. 320-656-7021.

Thursday, April 17
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, Sartell.
Blood drive, noon-6 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St.. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
St. Joseph City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall. 320-363-7201.

Friday, April 18
Fish Fry, 5-8 p.m., St. Joseph Lions fundraiser, El Paso Sports Bar and Grill, 200 2nd Ave. NW, St. Joseph.

Published April 4

Friday, April 4
Blood drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St.. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
Fish Fry, 5-8 p.m., St. Joe Baseball fundraiser, El Paso Sports Bar & Grill, St. Joseph.
Luther College Cathedral Choir, 7 p.m., freewill offering at the concert, Celebration Lutheran Church, 1500 Pine Cone Road N., Sartell, Free-Will offering. 320-255-0488.

Saturday, April 5
St. John’s Maple Syrup Festival, 1-4 p.m., St. John’s Outdoor University, Collegeville. www.csbsju.edu/OutdoorU.htm
Messiah in the Passover Banquet, 5 p.m., Seder meal, Park Fellowship Church, 32932 Veterans Drive, Sartell. Free-will offering. 320-281-3201.

Monday, April 7
Blood drive, noon-6 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St.. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
Gelatin printing, 6-7:30 p.m., adults and teens 16 and older learn to make prints on fabric or paper, Al Ringsmuth Public Library, 253 5th Ave. N., Waite Park. Registration required. 320-253-9359.
Sartell Lions Club, 7 p.m., upstairs of Blue Line Sports Bar andGrill, 1101 2nd St. S., Sartell. 248-3240.

Tuesday April 8
Blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St.. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
Basic computer and internet help, 11 a.m.-noon, Al Ringsmuth Public Library, 253 5th Ave. N., Waite Park. 320-253-9359.
“Your Credit: the Good, the Bad the Ugly,” part of a financial fitness workshop series, 6-7 p.m., Room 208, Great River Regional Libraray, 12th  Avenue and St. Germain St. W., St. Cloud.
Lindbergh Historic Site film series, 7-8:30 p.m., “Aviation Advancement and Design,” Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site, 1620 Lindbergh Drive, Little Falls. 320-616-5421.

Wednesday, April 9
St. Joseph Area Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., St. Joseph Community Fire Hall. www.stjosephchamber.com.
“Are you poisoning your family?” get toxic products out of your home, 7 p.m., Riverside Plaza, 101 7th St. N., Corner unit 4, Sartell. 320-217-2700
St. Stephen City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall. 251-0964.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society, 7 p.m., Old City Hall, St. Joseph. www.stjosephhistoricalmn.org.

Thursday, April 10
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, Sartell.
55+ Driver Improvement Program (four-hour refresher course), noon-4 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church, 90 Riverside Drive SE, St. Cloud, 1-888-234-1294.
Blood drive, noon-6 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St.. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
St. Joseph Senior Citizens, 1:30 p.m., Community Fire Hall, 401 7th St. S., St. Joseph.
Llama Llama Read-a-Rama Pajama Party, 5:30-7:30 p.m., free fun event for families with young children, Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud, 320-650-2500.
Teen outdoor wordplay game, 6:30-7:30 p.m., for 13- to 17-year-olds, Al Ringsmuth Public Library, 253 5th Ave. N., Waite Park. Registration required. 320-253-9359.
St. Joseph Action Group, 7 p.m., American Legion of St. Joseph. 320-363-7666.

Friday, April 11
Discovery Day, students in grades 5-11 are invited to tour. To RSVP call 320-363-3315, option 3. St. John’s Prep.
Blood drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St.. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2 N., St. Joseph.
Multicultural College Fair, 5-7 p.m., opportunities to speak individually with representatives of 10 colleges who speak Spanish and English with materials available in Somali. Social Room, St. Boniface Church, 501 Main St., Cold Spring. 320-685-3949,
Fish Fry, 4-8 p.m., eat in at All Saints school cafeteria, parish Heritage Hall, American Legion-St. Joseph and The Middy, or take out at Heritage Hall, St. Joseph.
Fish Fry, 5-8 p.m., Stride Academy fundraiser, El Paso Sports Bar & Grill, St. Joseph.

Saturday, April 12
Sartell Farmers’ Winter Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N.
Fun Fest Charity Carnival, sponsored by high school student council, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sartell High School, 748 7th St. N., Sartell. All proceeds go to Children’s Lighthouse of Minnesota.
Llama Llama Storytime, 10:30-11:30 a.m., children ages 3 to 6, Al Ringsmuth Public Library, 253 5th Avenue N., Waite Park. Registration required. 320-253-9359.

Published March 28

Friday, March 28
Blood drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St.. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
Fish Fry, 4:30-7:30 p.m., St. John the Baptist Parish, Collegeville. 320-363-2569.
Fish Fry, 5-8 p.m., Stride Academy fundraiser, El Paso Sports Bar & Grill, St. Joseph.

Saturday, March 29
History Day, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 6th- to 12th-graders from schools in central Minnesota present exhibits and performances, Atwood Memorial Center, St. Cloud State University. 320-308-2104
St. John’s Maple Syrup Festival, 1-4 p.m., St. John’s Outdoor University, www.csbsju.edu/OutdoorU.htm.
St. Cloud Freedom Flight fundraiser, 4-10 p.m., steak fry, silent and live auction. VFW Post 428, 9 18th Ave. N, St. Cloud.

Sunday, March 30
Spring Coin Show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Great River Regional Coin Club, Kelly Inn, 100 4th Ave. S., St. Cloud.

Monday, March 31
Blood drive, noon-6 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St.. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.

Tuesday, April 1
Blood drive, 1-7 p.m., Atonement Lutheran Church, 1144 29th Ave. N., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
Blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St.. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.

Wednesday, April 2
Blood drive, noon-6 p.m., St. Wendelin Church, 22714 Hwy 15, St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.

Thursday, April 3
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, Sartell.
Blood drive, noon-6 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St.. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
Great River Regional Coin Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Miller Auto Marine Sports Plaza, 2930 2nd St. S., St. Cloud.
St. Joseph City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall. 320-363-7201.

Friday, April 4
Blood drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St.. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
Fish Fry, 5-8 p.m., St. Joe Baseball fundraiser, El Paso Sports Bar & Grill, St. Joseph.
Luther College Cathedral Choir, 7 p.m., freewill offering at the concert, Celebration Lutheran Church, 1500 Pine Cone Road N., Sartell, Free-Will offering. 320-255-0488.

Saturday, April 5
St. John’s Maple Syrup Festival, 1-4 p.m., St. John’s Outdoor University, Collegeville. www.csbsju.edu/OutdoorU.htm
Messiah in the Passover Banquet, 5 p.m., Seder meal, Park Fellowship Church, 32932 Veterans Drive, Sartell. Free-will offering. 320-281-3201.

 

Published March 21

Friday, March 21
Blood drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St.. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
Fish Fry, 5-8 p.m., St. Joe Baseball fundraiser, El Paso Sports Bar & Grill, St. Joseph.

Saturday, March 22
Fish Fry, 5-7:30 p.m., Immaculate Conception Church, 145 2nd Ave. NE, Rice. 320-393-2725.

Sunday, March 23
Joe Town Table, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., American Legion, 101 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph. centralmncw@gmail.com.
Benefit for Brandon Ertl, 4-8 p.m., Eagles Club, 730 41st Ave. N., St. Cloud. 320-260-0649. St. Joseph resident recovering from a lengthy hospital stay and therapy with Guillain-Barré Syndrome. Burgers, silent auction and raffle.
Concert, 6 p.m., Hip hop/rock artists KJ-52 and Jason Dunn, Avon (Minn.) Community Church. 320-356-9001.

Monday, March 24
Blood drive, noon-6 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St.. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
Blood drive, noon-6 p.m., American Legion, 17 Second Ave. N., Waite Park. 1-800-733-2767.
Sartell City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall. 320-253-2171.

Tuesday, March 25
Blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St.. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.

Wednesday, March 26
Part-time and seasonal summer job fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Atwood Ballroom, St. Cloud State University. Desiree at 320-308-3756.

Thursday, March 27
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, Sartell.
Blood drive, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Cloud Technical College, 1540 Northway Drive, St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
Blood drive, noon-6 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St.. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
Open House for St. Joseph Lions and Y2K Lions, 6 p.m., American Legion, St. Joseph. Learn about the Lions mission of helping others around the world through the many annual fundraisers like the Fourth of July parade, fish fries and brat sales to benefit charities like the St. Joseph Food Shelf, Can Do Canines, Leader Dogs and many more.
Albany Area Schools Kindergarten registration, 6:30 p.m., Avon Elementary School cafeteria, 410 Avon Ave. N., Avon. 320-356-7346 x 7100 or 320-845-2171 x 5060.
Mended Hearts Chapter 10, support group for individuals and family who have had heart surgery, 7 p.m., CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 CentraCare Circle, St. Cloud. www.facebook.com/MendedHeartsChapter10.

Friday, March 28
Blood drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St.. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
Fish Fry, 4:30-7:30 p.m., St. John the Baptist Parish, Collegeville. 320-363-2569.
Fish Fry, 5-8 p.m., Stride Academy fundraiser, El Paso Sports Bar & Grill, St. Joseph.

Saturday, March 29
St. John’s Maple Syrup Festival, 1-4 p.m., St. John’s Outdoor University, www.csbsju.edu/OutdoorU.htm.

 

Published March 14

Friday, March 14
Discovery Day, students in grades 5-11 are invited to tour. To RSVP call 320-363-3315, option 3. St. John’s Prep.
Blood drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St.. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2 N., St. Joseph.
Nun Banquet, 4:30-7 p.m., meatless soups/chili, bread and cookies, St. Benedict’s Monastery dining room, St. Joseph. Benefits Central Minnesota Habitat for Humanity.
Fish Fry, 5-8 p.m., Stride Academy fundraier, El Paso Sports Bar & Grill, St. Joseph.

Saturday, March 15
Women’s Health 101, free health screenings, speakers, educational booths, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 CentraCare Circle, St. Cloud, 320-229-4980.
Community Tapping Day, 2-5 p.m., inaugural maple syrup tapping day for 2014, St. John’s Outdoor University, Collegeville. www.csbsju.edu/OutdoorU.htm
Fish Fry, 5-7:30 p.m., Immaculate Conception Church, 145 2nd Ave. NE, Rice. 320-393-2725

Sunday, March 16
Sunday at the Abbey, 7 p.m. St. John’s Abbey Chapter House, Collegeville. Sister Ephrem Hollermann, OSB, “Whatever Happened to Sunday? The Rule of Benedict and Sabbath Rest.”

Monday, March 17
Blood drive, noon-6 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St.. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
Swanning Around St. John’s, 6:30-8 p.m., natural history lecture series, New Science Center, St. John’s University, Collegeville. www.csbsju.edu
St. Joseph Rod and Gun Club meeting, 7 p.m., American Legion in St. Joseph.

Tuesday, March 18
Blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St.. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.

Wednesday, March 19
Car Seat Clinic, 3-6 p.m, certified technicians check the safety and fit of your car seat in your car. Free service. Gold Cross Ambulance garage, 2800 7th St. N., St. Cloud. 320-656-7021.

Thursday, March 20
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, Sartell.
Blood drive, noon-6 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St.. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
St. Joseph City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall. 320-363-7201.

Friday, March 21
Blood drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., American Red Cross, 1301 W. St.. Germain St., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
Fish Fry, 5-8 p.m., St. Joe Baseball fundraiser, El Paso Sports Bar & Grill, St. Joseph.

Saturday, March 22
Fish Fry, 5-7:30 p.m., Immaculate Conception Church, 145 2nd Ave. NE, Rice. 320-393-2725

Sunday, March 23
Concert, 6 p.m., Hip hop/rock artists KJ-52 and Jason Dunn, Avon (Minn.) Community Church. 320-356-9001.

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