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PUBLISHED FEB. 27

Friday, Feb. 27
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 1st St. NE, Sartell.
The Skin of our Teeth, a play about a 1950s family surviving an ice age, a great flood, and World War III, 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center, St. Cloud State University, 620 3rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. scsutickets.com.

Saturday, Feb. 28
The Skin of our Teeth, a play about a 1950s family surviving an ice age, a great flood, and World War III, 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center, St. Cloud State University, 620 3rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. scsutickets.com.

Sunday, March 1
Tristan Perich’s Machine Drawing, on display through the end of the semester, Integrated Science and Engineering Laboratory Facility lobby, St. Cloud State University, 230 8th St. S., St. Cloud. 320-308-3093.
The Skin of our Teeth, a play about a 1950s family surviving an ice age, a great flood, and World War III, 2 p.m., Performing Arts Center, St. Cloud State University, 620 3rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. scsutickets.com.

Monday, March 2
Celebrate Imagination and Color: Dr. Seuss on the Loose, for children ages 2-7, registration required, 3-4 p.m., Al Ringsmuth Public Library, 253 N. 5th Ave., Waite Park. 320-253-9359. griver.org.
Tech Time Travel, for teens ages 13-17, registration required, 6-7:30 p.m., Al Ringsmuth Public Library, 253 N. 5th Ave., Waite Park. 320-253-9359. griver.org.
St. Joseph City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, City Hall, 25 College Ave. N., St. Joseph. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Sartell Lions Club, 7 p.m., upstairs of Blue Line Sports Bar andGrill, 1101 2nd St. S., Sartell. 248-3240.

Tuesday, March 3
Blood drive, 1-7 p.m., Atonement Lutheran Church, 1144 29th Ave. N., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767. redcrossblood.org.

Wednesday, March 4
Blood drive, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Cloud Area Technical College, 1540 Northway Dr., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767. redcrossblood.org.
Beginner level Genealogy class, for ages 16-adult, registration required, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Al Ringsmuth Public Library, 253 N. 5th Ave., Waite Park. 320-253-9359. griver.org.
St. Stephen City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall, 2 6th Ave SE. 251-0964.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society meeting, 7 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 1st Ave NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.

Thursday, March 5
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 1st St. NE, Sartell.
St. Joseph Planning Commission, 6 p.m., City Hall, 25 College Ave. N., St. Joseph. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Great River Regional Coin Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Miller Auto Marine Sports Plaza, 2930 2nd St. S., St. Cloud.

 

PUBLISHED FEB. 20

Friday, Feb. 20
St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church fellowship hall, 610 CR 2.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society open, 4-7 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 1st Ave NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
Lenten Fish Fry, 4:30-7:30 p.m., St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 14241 Fruit Farm Rd., St. Joseph. stjohnthebaptistparish.org. 320-363-2569.
10th Anniversary Nun Banquet, supporting Central Minnesota Habitat for Humanity, 4:30-7 p.m., St. Benedict’s Monastery dining room, 104 Chapel Lane, St. Joseph. 363-7100. sbm.osb.org.
Folk Music from the Future, robotic music concert, 7:30 p.m., Ruth Gant Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center, St. Cloud State University, 620 3rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. facebook.com/MNMadeFestival.
Proof, a play exploring the unknowability of love as well as the mysteries of science, 7:30 p.m., Colman Black Box Theater, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. 363-5777. csbsju.edu/music.
St. Cloud Singles Club Dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, American Legion, 17 2nd Ave. S., Waite Park. 320-339-4533. stcloudsingles.net.

Saturday, Feb. 21
Gardening Knowledge from UMD Extension, 8:30-11:30 a.m., registration required, Whitney Senior Center, 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud. 320-255-6169. z.umn.edu/2015gkffs.
Read to Buster, read to Buster the therapy dog, for ages 5-10, registration required, 11 a.m.-noon, Al Ringsmuth Public Library, 253 N. 5th Ave., Waite Park. 320-253-9359. griver.org.
Pre-Lenten International Soup Luncheon and Open House, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Holy Myrrhbearers Orthodox Church, 601 7th Ave. S., St. Cloud. holymyrrhbearers.org.
Creative cloud workshop, participants will explore creative writing, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Bremer Room, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Teen open mic night, share your poetry, short story or other writing, 4-4:45 p.m., Mississippi Room, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Folk Music from the Future, robotic music concert, 7:30 p.m., Ruth Gant Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center, St. Cloud State University, 620 3rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. facebook.com/MNMadeFestival.
Proof, a play, 7:30 p.m., Colman Black Box Theater, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. 363-5777. csbsju.edu/music.

Sunday, Feb. 22
Joe Town Table, free community meal, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., American Legion, 101 Minnesota St. W., St. Joseph.
Orchestra concert, 2 p.m., Escher Auditorium, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. 363-5777. csbsju.edu/music.

Monday, Feb. 23
Sartell City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.
St. Joseph City Council/Facilities Commission joint meeting, 6-7p.m., Community Fire Hall, 323 4th Ave. NE, St. Joseph. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Jazz ensemble and jazz combos, 7:30 p.m., Escher Auditorium, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. 363-5777. csbsju.edu/music.

Tuesday, Feb. 24
Toddler Time, for ages 18 months-3 years, registration required, 10:15-10:35 a.m. & 11-11:20 a.m., St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Blood drive, 1-7 p.m., Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 2405 Walden Way, St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767. redcrossblood.org.
55+ Driver Improvement program (four-hour refresher course), 5-9 p.m., Apollo High School, 100 44th Ave. N., St. Cloud. 1-888-234-1294. Optional online courses: mnsafetycenter.org.
Wind ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Escher Auditorium, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. 363-5777. csbsju.edu/music.
The Skin of our Teeth, a play about a 1950s family surviving an ice age, a great flood, and World War III, 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center, St. Cloud State University, 620 3rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. scsutickets.com.

Wednesday, Feb. 25
Toddler Time, for ages 18 months-3 years, registration required, 10:15-10:35 a.m. & 11-11:20 a.m., St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
St. Joseph Economic Development Authority, 5 p.m., City Hall, 25 College Ave. N., St. Joseph. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
St. Joseph Park Board, 6 p.m., City Hall, 25 College Ave. N., St. Joseph. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
The Skin of our Teeth, a play about a 1950s family surviving an ice age, a great flood, and World War III, 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center, St. Cloud State University, 620 3rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. scsutickets.com.

Thursday, Feb. 26
55+ Driver Improvement program (four-hour refresher course), 5-9 p.m., Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Rd., St. Joseph. 1-888-234-1294. Optional online courses: mnsafetycenter.org.
The Skin of our Teeth, a play about a 1950s family surviving an ice age, a great flood, and World War III, 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center, St. Cloud State University, 620 3rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. scsutickets.com.

 

PUBLISHED FEB. 13

Friday, Feb. 13
Blood drive, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., St. Cloud Hospital, 1406 6th Ave. N., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767. redcrossblood.org.
KVSC 88.1 FM’s 36th annual Trivia Weekend, register by 4:30 p.m., contest begins at 5 p.m. and runs through 7 p.m. on Sunday. kvsc.org/trivia_news.
Proof, a play exploring the unknowability of love as well as the mysteries of science, 7:30 p.m., Colman Black Box Theater, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. 363-5777. csbsju.edu/music.

Saturday, Feb. 14
Camp Ripley Winter Warrior Sled Dog Race, and snow sculpture contest, 9 a.m., 15000 State Hwy 115, Little Falls. nssdc.org.
Winter Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. marketmonday.org.
History Day Hullabaloo!, get research help from librarians, for students in grades 6-12, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Young Adult Revolution, read fantastic book across all genres, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Room 259, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Schubert Ensemble of London, family concert, 1-2 p.m., St. Cloud Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 3226 Maine Prairie Rd., St. Cloud. chambermusicstcloud.org or schubertensemble.com.
Creative cloud workshop, participants will explore creative writing, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Bremer Room, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Homework Help, for grades K-8, 2:30-4:45 p.m., St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
“Have a Heart” Benefit Concert, 7 p.m., Calvary Community Church, 1200 Roosevelt Road, St. Cloud. 320-251-4825. 320-203-7881. placeofhopeministries.org.
Proof, a play, 7:30 p.m., Colman Black Box Theater, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. 363-5777. csbsju.edu/music.

Sunday, Feb. 15
Build-your-own omelette breakfast, proceeds support programs for veterans, 8 a.m.-noon, American Legion, 17 2nd Ave. S., Waite Park. 320-251-5498.
Camp Ripley Winter Warrior Sled Dog Race, 9 a.m., 15000 State Hwy 115, Little Falls. nssdc.org.
Proof, a play, 2 p.m., Colman Black Box Theater, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. 363-5777. csbsju.edu/music.

Monday, Feb. 16
President’s Day
Blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Cloud State University, 720 4th Ave. S., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767. redcrossblood.org.
Blood drive, noon-6 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, 2615 Clearwater Road, St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767. redcrossblood.org.
St. Joseph City Council, moved to Wednesday, Feb. 18. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Minnesota Natural History Lecture Series, Owl Hoot, lecture 6:30-8 p.m., outdoor hike 8-9:30 p.m., New Science Center, St. John’s University, Collegeville.
St. Joseph Rod and Gun Club, 7 p.m., American Legion, 101 W Minnesota St., St. Joseph.

Tuesday, Feb. 17
55+ Driver Improvement program (four-hour refresher course), 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Life Assembly of God, 2409 Clearwater Road, St. Cloud. 1-888-234-1294. Optional online courses: mnsafetycenter.org.
Blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Cloud State University, 720 4th Ave. S., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767. redcrossblood.org.
Blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Great Hall, St. John’s University, 2850 Abbey Road, Collegeville. 1-800-733-2767. redcrossblood.org.
Toddler Time, for ages 18 months-3 years, registration required, 10:30-11 a.m., Al Ringsmuth Public Library, 253 N. 5th Ave., Waite Park. 320-253-9359. griver.org.
Toddler Time, for ages 18 months-3 years, registration required, 10:15-10:35 a.m. & 11-11:20 a.m., St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
St. Cloud Area Genealogists Meeting, 5 p.m., Bremer Room, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. stearns-museum.org.

Wednesday, Feb. 18
Blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Great Hall, St. John’s University, 2850 Abbey Road, Collegeville. 1-800-733-2767. redcrossblood.org.
Toddler Time, for ages 18 months-3 years, registration required, 10:15-10:35 a.m. & 11-11:20 a.m., St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
St. Joseph City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, City Hall, 25 College Ave. N., St. Joseph. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.

Thursday, Feb. 19
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 1st St. NE, Sartell.
Baby Bounce, for ages infant-18 months, registration required, 10:15-10:35 a.m. & 11-11:20 a.m., St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
St. Joseph Senior Citizens, 1:30 p.m., Community Fire Hall, 323 4th Ave. NE, St. Joseph.
2015 art department exhibition reception, 4:30-7 p.m., artist talks at 6 p.m., Gorecki Gallery & Gallery Lounge, Benedicta Arts Center, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. 363-5777. csbsju.edu/fine-arts/visual-arts.
55+ Driver Improvement program (four-hour refresher course), 5-9 p.m., Gilleland Chevrolet, 3019 Division St., St. Cloud. 1-888-234-1294. Optional online courses: mnsafetycenter.org.
St. Joseph Facility Committee meeting, 6-8 p.m., council chambers, City Hall, 25 College Ave. N., St. Joseph. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Proof, a play, 7:30 p.m., Colman Black Box Theater, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. 363-5777. csbsju.edu/music.

Friday, Feb. 20
St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church fellowship hall, 610 CR 2.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society open, 4-7 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 1st Ave NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
Lenten Fish Fry, 4:30-7:30 p.m., St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 14241 Fruit Farm Rd., St. Joseph. stjohnthebaptistparish.org. 320-363-2569.
10th Anniversary Nun Banquet, supporting Central Minnesota Habitat for Humanity, 4:30-7 p.m., St. Benedict’s Monastery dining room, 104 Chapel Lane, St. Joseph. 363-7100. sbm.osb.org.
Proof, a play exploring the unknowability of love as well as the mysteries of science, 7:30 p.m., Colman Black Box Theater, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. 363-5777. csbsju.edu/music.
St. Cloud Singles Club Dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, American Legion, 17 2nd Ave. S., Waite Park. 320-339-4533. stcloudsingles.net.

Saturday, Feb. 21
Gardening Knowledge from UMD Extension, 8:30-11:30 a.m., registration required, Whitney Senior Center, 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud. 320-255-6169. z.umn.edu/2015gkffs.
Read to Buster, read to Buster the therapy dog, for ages 5-10, registration required, 11 a.m.-noon, Al Ringsmuth Public Library, 253 N. 5th Ave., Waite Park. 320-253-9359. griver.org.
Pre-Lenten International Soup Luncheon and Open House, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Holy Myrrhbearers Orthodox Church, 601 7th Ave. S., St. Cloud. holymyrrhbearers.org.
Creative cloud workshop, participants will explore creative writing, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Bremer Room, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Teen open mic night, share your poetry, short story or other writing, 4-4:45 p.m., Mississippi Room, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Proof, a play, 7:30 p.m., Colman Black Box Theater, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. 363-5777. csbsju.edu/music.

 

PUBLISHED FEB. 6

Friday, Feb. 6
2015 art department exhibition,
Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday noon-9 p.m., now-March 20, Gorecki Gallery and Gallery Lounge, Benedicta Arts Center, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. 363-5777. csbsju.edu/fine-arts/visual-arts.

Saturday, Feb. 7
SCSU Saturday Toddler Time, for ages 18 months-3 years, registration required, 11:30-11:50 a.m., St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
22nd Annual Ice Fishing Contest,
noon-2:30 p.m., Kraemer Lake, 29709 Kipper Road, St. Joseph. stjoerodandgunclub.org. 363-8803 or 320-251-2881.
Star Wars Spectacular,
noon-3 p.m., Main Level, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Creative cloud workshop,
participants will explore creative writing, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Room 208, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Spaghetti Dinner,
sponsored by Avon Women of Today, proceeds go to enhance splash pad at Ochotto Park, 4-7 p.m., Avon Community Church, 204 Avon Ave. N.

Sunday, Feb. 8
Open House, 2-4 p.m., St. Benedict’s Monastery, 104 Chapel Lane, St. Joseph. sbm.osb.org. 363-7100.

Monday, Feb. 9
55+ Driver Improvement program (eight-hour first-time course, must attend course on Feb. 10 also), 5-9 p.m., Apollo High School, 100 44th Ave. N., St. Cloud. 1-888-234-1294. Optional online courses: mnsafetycenter.org.
Writers Group,
February theme is “The White House – Behind the Scenes,” 6:30-8 p.m., Al Ringsmuth Public Library, 253 N. 5th Ave., Waite Park. 320-253-9359. griver.org.
Get Set Training,
for parents of children who are receiving special education services, 6:30-8:30 p.m., LeSauk Room, Sartell-St. Stephen District Service Center, 212 3rd Ave. N., Sartell.
Sartell City Council,
7 p.m., City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.

Tuesday, Feb. 10
Toddler Time, for ages 18 months-3 years, registration required, 10:15-10:35 a.m. & 11-11:20 a.m., St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Computer and Internet help,
call to make an appointment, 11 a.m.-noon, Al Ringsmuth Public Library, 253 N. 5th Ave., Waite Park. 320-253-9359. griver.org.
Sartell Chamber of Commerce,
11:45 a.m., City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.
Active shooter situation presentation, Sartell Police Chief Jim Hughes, 2 p.m., District Service Center, 212 3rd Ave. N., Sartell. sartellseniorconnection.com.
55+ Driver Improvement program
(eight-hour first-time course, must attend course on Feb. 9 also), 5-9 p.m., Apollo High School, 100 44th Ave. N., St. Cloud. 1-888-234-1294. Optional online courses: mnsafetycenter.org.
Now showing,
enjoy a movie and snacks, registration required, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Mississippi Room, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Holistic Moms Network,
7-8:30 p.m., Good Earth Co-op, 2010 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-252-2489.

Wednesday, Feb. 11
Breakfast Club, author Nikki Rajala discusses Waters Like the Sky, 9-10 a.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-253-8424.
Toddler Time,
for ages 18 months-3 years, registration required, 10:15-10:35 a.m. & 11-11:20 a.m., St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
St. Joseph Area Chamber of Commerce,
11:30 a.m., Community Fire Hall, 323 4th Ave. NE. stjosephchamber.com.
Line dancing from around the world,
2:30-4 p.m.,  Sartell-St. Stephen District Service Center, 212 3rd Ave. N., Sartell. 320-253-4036. sartellststephencommunityed.com.
Charles Darwin
and his revolutionary idea, followed by informal conversation with Darwin, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Miller Center Auditorium, 400 6th St. S., St. Cloud. stcloudstate.edu/ucomm.

Thursday, Feb. 12
55+ Driver Improvement program (eight-hour first-time course), 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Life Assembly of God, 2409 Clearwater Road, St. Cloud. 1-888-234-1294. Optional online courses: mnsafetycenter.org.
Coffee and Conversation,
a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 1st St. NE, Sartell.
Blood drive,
1-7 p.m., Avon Community Church, 204 Avon Ave. N., Avon. 320-248-3375. redcrossblood.org.
Central Minnesota Arts Board Public Forum,
4:30-6:30 p.m., Local Blend, 19 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph. centralmnartsboard.org. 1-866-345-7140.
Visual arts series:
Sean Connaughty reception, uses the medium of water to display living artworks in a series of aquariums, 4:30-7 p.m., artist talk at 6 p.m., Gorecki Gallery and Gallery Lounge, Benedicta Arts Center, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. 363-5777. csbsju.edu/fine-arts/visual-arts.
Valentine Make and Take,
for ages 6-12, 6-7 p.m., St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
St. Cloud Teen Anime Club,
for ages 13-18, 6:30-7:45 p.m., Mississippi Room, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Proof,
a play exploring the unknowability of love as well as the mysteries of science, 7:30 p.m., Colman Black Box Theater, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. 363-5777. csbsju.edu/music.

 

PUBLISHED JAN. 30

Friday, Jan. 30
Boundary Waters Canoe Area begins accepting online reservations, recreation.gov.

Saturday, Jan. 31
Kid’s ice fishing clinic, 9 a.m.-noon, registration will be from 8:30-9 a.m., American Legion, 101 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph. stjoerodandgunclub.org.
Paws to read, read with a furry friend, 10:30-11:30 a.m., St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Skating rink now closed, Memorial Park, 28 3rd Ave. N.W., St. Joseph. cityofstjoseph.com.
Creative cloud workshop, participants will explore creative writing, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Bremer Room, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Blazers host “St. Joe Day”, St. Joseph residents get in free with driver’s license or another form of ID, 3 p.m., Claire Lynch Hall, Haehn Campus Center, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph.
Big Sing, 5 p.m., Ritsche Auditorium, Stewart Hall, St. Cloud State University, 702 1st Ave. S., St. Cloud. stcloudstate.edu.

Sunday, Feb. 1
Child Care Provider of the Year, Stearns and Benton counties, nomination now open until Feb. 20. SBCCAofMN.com.
Summer Youth Baseball, registration for 1st-9th grade opens Feb. 1. sartellbaseball.com. 320-252-5743.
Minnesota Vikings seek artwork for new stadium, submission accepted now-March 31. newminnesotastadium.com.

Monday, Feb. 2
Sartell Lions Club, 7 p.m., upstairs of Blue Line Sports Bar andGrill, 1101 2nd St. S., Sartell. 248-3240.
Library Game Nights, for ages 13 and up, 7-8:30 p.m., Room 208, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.

Tuesday, Feb. 3
Toddler Time, for ages 18 months-3 years, registration required, 10:15-10:35 a.m. & 11-11:20 a.m., St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Learn to play chess like a champ, taught by a champion chess player, once a week for three weeks with a tournament on the fourth week, 7-8 p.m., Room 208, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Blood drive, 1-7 p.m., Atonement Lutheran Church, 1144 29th Ave. N., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767. redcrossblood.org.

Wednesday, Feb. 4
Toddler Time, for ages 18 months-3 years, registration required, 10:15-10:35 a.m. & 11-11:20 a.m., St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
St. Stephen City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall, 2 6th Ave SE. 251-0964.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society, 7 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 1st Ave NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.

Thursday, Feb. 5
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 1st St. NE, Sartell.
Great River Regional Coin Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Miller Auto Marine Sports Plaza, 2930 2nd St. S., St. Cloud.
Teen battle of the books, Jeopardy style, 7-8 p.m., Mississippi Room, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.

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