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PUBLISHED FRIDAY, APRIL 22

Friday, April 22
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Hair, 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-308-2104.
Dave Lumley at Pioneer Place, 11:30 p.m., Pioneer Place, 22 Fifth Ave. S., St. Cloud.

Saturday, April 23
“Move the Mall” walk for volunteerism, 8-10 a.m., Crossroads Center, 4101 Division St., St. Cloud. ci.stcloud.mn.us/RSVP.
4-H Fashion 101 Workshop, 8:45 a.m.-3 p.m., Sauk Rapids-Rice Middle School, 901 First Street S.
Gardening and Go-To Veggies seminar, 9-11 a.m., 2251 Connecticut Ave. S., Sartell. 320-253-5220. hpcmc.com/garden.
Career Fair, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Cloud VA Medical Center (Bldg. 8), 4801 Veterans Drive. 320-252-1670 exts. 6571 or 7276.
Read to Buster, a specially trained reading therapy dog, 11 a.m.-noon, Al Ringsmuth Public Library, 253 Fifth Ave. N., Waite Park. 320-253-9359.
Hair, 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-308-2104.

Sunday, April 24
Yoga on the Farm, 11 a.m.-noon, Bakers’ Acres, 36861 CR 9, Avon. 320-309-0746. bakersacresfarm.com
Hair, 2 p.m., Performing Arts Center, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-308-2104.
Great River Chorale and the Laura Caviani Trio, 4 p.m., Calvary Community Church, 1200 Roosevelt Road, St. Cloud.

Monday, April 25
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Blood drive, 1-7 p.m., Shepherd of the Pines, 1950 125th St. NW, Rice.
Montessori Preschool Open House, All Saints Academy (Montessori Preschool), 32 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph. 320-363-7505 ext. 150. allsaintsmn.org.
St. Joseph Park Board, 6 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Sauk Rapids City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Sartell City Council, 6 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.
St. Joseph Township Board, 8 p.m., St. Joseph Township Hall, 935 College Ave. S.

Tuesday, April 26
55+ Driver-improvement program (four-hour refresher course), 5-9 p.m., Apollo High School, 1000 44th Ave. N., St. Cloud. 1-888-234-1294. Optional online courses: mnsafetycenter.org.
Sauk Rapids Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/saukrapidslionsmn.

Wednesday, April 27
Advanced health-care directive program, 1:30-3 p.m., St. Cloud Hospital (Hoppe Auditorium), 1406 Sixth Ave. N. 320-259-9375.
Facilities Plan and Bond Referendum, 6:30 p.m., Sartell Middle School, 212 Third Ave. N. sartell.k12.mn.us/bond-2016.
Family-to-family, 6:30-9 p.m., Unity Spiritual Center, 931 Fifth Ave. N., Sartell. 320-290-7713. 320-249-2560.

Thursday, April 28
Rummage Sale, 7 a.m.-7 p.m., St. John the Baptist Parish, 14241 Fruit Farm Road, St. Joseph. 320-363-2569. wwww.stjohnthebaptistparish.org.
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
Sauk Rapids Chamber Meeting, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-251-2940.
Gluten digestive issues? Learn about organic Red Fife Heritage flour, 3-5 p.m., Minnesota Street Market, 27 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph.
Llama Llama Read-a-Rama Pajama Party, 5-7:30 p.m., Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud.
Ladies’ Night Out Home Party Show, 5-8 p.m., VFW Post 4847, 104 Franklin Ave. N.E., St. Cloud.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, APRIL 15

Friday, April 15
Burger and brat sale, sponsored by Knights of Columbus, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. N.W.

Saturday, April 16
State Project Bowl, 8:30 a.m., Sauk Rapids Middle School, 901 First St. S.
Craft Vendor Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., VFW 428, 9 18th Ave. N., St. Cloud.
Wood Expo, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Benton County Fairgrounds (Sports East), 1410 Third Ave., Sauk Rapids.
Burger and brat sale, sponsored by Knights of Columbus, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. N.W.
Remember W.W. Holes Hall, a tour of the storied tunnels beneath SCSU’s Holes and its sister student residence, Stearns Hall, prior to their demolition this summer, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Cloud State University, 720 Fourth Ave. S.
Hmong Night, 6 p.m., St. Cloud State University (Atwood Memorial Center Ballroom), 720 Fourth Ave. S.

Sunday, April 17
Build-your-own-omlette breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon, Waite Park American Legion, 17 Second Ave. N., Waite Park. 320-251-5498.
Woodbury Chorus and Orchestra, 4 p.m., Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 4310 CR 137, St. Cloud.

Monday, April 18
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, 1-2:30 p.m., St. Cloud Library, 1300 W. St. Germain Street. 320-529-9000.
Advanced health-care directive program, 5:30-7 p.m., CentraCare Health Plaza (Windfeldt Room), 1900 CentraCare Circle, St. Cloud. 320-259-9375.
55+ Driver-improvement program (eight-hour first-time course), 5:30-9:30 p.m. today and April 19, Whitney Senior Center, 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud. 1-888-234-1294. Optional online courses: mnsafetycenter.org.
St. Joseph City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Facilities Plan and Bond Referendum, 6 p.m., St. Stephen City Hall, 2 Sixth Ave. S.E. sartell.k12.mn.us/bond-2016.
The Geography of Old Growth Forests, a Minnesota natural history lecture by Kyle Rauch from Outdoor U, 6:30 p.m., St. John’s University (New Science Center, Room 146), 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville.
Tinville Lions Club, 7 p.m., Rollie’s Rednecks and Longnecks Bar, 940 35th Ave. NE, Sauk Rapids.
St. Joseph Rod and Gun Club, 7 p.m., American Legion, 101 W Minnesota St., St. Joseph.

Tuesday, April 19
55+ Driver-improvement program (four-hour refresher course), 1-5 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 2163 Mayhew Lake Road N.E., Sauk Rapids. 320-252-3670.
ICAN Prevent Diabetes, 3:15-4:15 p.m., Sacred Heart Church, 2875 10th Ave. N.E., Sauk Rapids. 320-650-3082.
55+ Driver-improvement program (eight-hour first-time course), 5-9 p.m. today and April 20, Sartell-St. Stephen Middle School, 627 Third Ave. N. 1-888-234-1294. Optional online courses: mnsafetycenter.org.
St. Cloud Area Genealogists meeting, 7 p.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. stearns-museum.org.
Hair, 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center, 720 Fourth Ave., S., St. Cloud. 320-308-2104.

Wednesday, April 20
Rice Chamber of Commerce, noon, Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E.
Free car-seat checks, 3-6 p.m., Gold Cross Ambulance Garage, 2800 Seventh St. N., St. Cloud. 320-656-7021.
St. Joseph Economic Development Authority, 5 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Family-to-family, 6:30-9 p.m., Unity Spiritual Center, 931 Fifth Ave. N., Sartell. 320-290-7713. 320-249-2560.
Hair, 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center, 720 Fourth Ave., S., St. Cloud. 320-308-2104.

Thursday, April 21
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
Sleep Apnea Support Group, 5-6 p.m., St. Cloud Hospital Sleep Center, 1586 CR 134. 320-251-2700.
Education Done Differently, showcasing how technology is redefining the classroom learning environment and how students are engaged in technology integrated projects, 6:30-8 p.m., Sartell Middle School, 212 Third Ave. N.
Hair, 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center, 720 Fourth Ave., S., St. Cloud. 320-308-2104.
Rice Lions Club, 8 p.m., Lions Building, Westside Park, 101 4th St. NW.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, APRIL 8

Friday, April 8
Brat and hotdog sale, sponsored by the St. Joseph Lions, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. N.W.
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.

Saturday, April 9
Brat and hotdog sale, sponsored by the St. Joseph Lions, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NE.
Winter Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. www.marketmonday.org.
Mattress Fundraiser, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sauk Rapids Middle School, 901 First Street S.
Central Minnesota Chapter of the Federation of the Blind of Minnesota, 12:30 p.m., American Legion, 17 Second Ave. N., Waite Park.
Matsuri Festival, 5:30 p.m., Atwood Memorial Center Ballroom, St. Cloud State University, 720 Fourth Ave. S. 320-308-4027.

Monday, April 11
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Conference on Social Conditions of Minnesota Immigrant Workers, 11 a.m., St. Cloud State University (Atwood Memorial Center), 720 Fourth Ave. S. 320-308-3151. 320-308-5367.
St. Joseph Fare for All, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2, St. Joseph. 800-582-4291. fareforall.org.
Sauk Rapids City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Sartell City Council, 6 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.
Ladies’ golf league meeting, 6 p.m., Pine Ridge Golf Course, 801 Pinecone Road, Sartell. 320-259-0551.
Rice City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E. 320-393-2280.
St. Joseph Township Board, 8 p.m., St. Joseph Township Hall, 935 College Ave. S.
Sauk Rapids Sportsmen’s Club, 8 p.m., Molitor’s Quarry Grill and Bar, 425 35th St. N.E., Sauk Rapids.

Tuesday, April 12
Facilities Plan and Bond Referendum, 8:30 a.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. sartell.k12.mn.us/bond-2016.
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.
Conference on Social Conditions of Minnesota Immigrant Workers, 9:30 a.m., Atwood Memorial Center, St. Cloud State University, 720 Fourth Ave. S. 320-308-3151. 320-308-5367.
Sartell Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., Waters Church, 1227 Pinecone Road. 320-258.6061. info@sartellchamber.com.
Sartell Senior Connection hosts international traveler/educator Pat McNeal, 2 p.m., Sartell District Service Center, 212 Third Ave. N. 320-253-4036 option 4.
ICAN Prevent Diabetes, 3:15-4:15 p.m., Sacred Heart Church, 2875 10th Ave. N.E., Sauk Rapids. 320-650-3082.
55+ Driver-improvement program (eight-hour first-time course), 5-9 p.m. today and April 13, Apollo High School, 1000 44th Ave. N., St. Cloud. 1-888-234-1294. Optional online courses: mnsafetycenter.org.
Sauk Rapids Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/saukrapidslionsmn.
Medicare Workshop, 6:30-7:30 p.m., St. Cloud Federal Credit Union (lower-level community room), 3030 First St. S., St. Cloud. 320-258-2179.
St. Joseph Joint Planning Board, 7 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Sauk Rapids Women of Today, 7 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. saukrapidswt@mnwt.org.
Holistic Moms Network, 7-8:30 p.m., Good Earth Co-op, 2010 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-252-2489.

Wednesday, April 13
St. Joseph Area Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., St. Joseph Community Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. NE. stjosephchamber.com.
Voices of Youth, a Women’s Center lecture series, noon, Atwood Memorial Center, St. Cloud State University, 720 Fourth Ave. S.
Sauk Rapids Recreation Board, 6 p.m., Public Works Building, 360 Summit Ave. N, Sauk Rapids. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Family-to-family, 6:30-9 p.m., Unity Spiritual Center, 931 Fifth Ave. N., Sartell. 320-290-7713. 320-249-2560.

Thursday, April 14
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
Sartell-Sauk Rapids Moms’ Club, 9-10:30 a.m., Celebration Lutheran Church, 1500 Pinecone Road N., Sartell.
St. Joseph Senior Citizens, 1:30 p.m., St. Joseph Community Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. NE.
St. Cloud Area Mothers of Multiples, 7 p.m., VFW Granite Post 428, 9 18th Ave. N., St. Cloud.
St. Joseph Action Group, 7 p.m., American Legion, 101 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph. 320-363-7666.

Friday, April 15
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2, St. Joseph.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society open, 4-7 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
Friends, Fun and Food, sponsored by the Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, 6:30-8:30 p.m., St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1111 Cooper Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-251-7272.
St. Cloud Singles Club Dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, American Legion, 17 Second Ave. S., Waite Park. 320-339-4533. stcloudsingles.net.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, APRIL 1

Friday, April 1
Registration deadline for Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction, 4-6:30 p.m. Thursdays starting April 7, and 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 14, Whitney Senior Center, 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud. 320-255-7245.
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society open, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.

Saturday, April 2
Health 101 for Everyone, 8 a.m-1:30 p.m., CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 CentraCare Circle, St. Cloud. 320-229-4980. centracare.com
Community Showcase, sponsored by the St. Joseph Area Chamber of Commerce, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St. Joseph.
Maple Syrup Festival, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., St. John’s Outdoor University, Collegeville. 320-363-3163. csbsju.edu/outdooru.
Maple Syrup Open House, 1-4 p.m., Kraemer Lake (Wildwood County Park), 29709 Kipper Road, St. Joseph. 320-248-7784. carlsonwildwoodranch@msn.com.

Monday, April 4
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
55+ Driver-improvement program (four-hour refresher course), 5:30-9:30 p.m., Whitney Senior Center, 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud. 1-888-234-1294. Optional online courses: mnsafetycenter.org.
St. Joseph City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Rice City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E. 320-393-2280.
Sauk Rapids Planning Commission, 7 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Sauk Rapids Riverside Lions Club, 7 p.m., Jimmy’s Pour House, 22 Second Ave. N., Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/srriverside.
Sartell Lions Club, 7 p.m., upstairs of Blue Line Sports Bar andGrill, 1101 Second St. S., Sartell. 320-248-3240.

Tuesday, April 5
ICAN Prevent Diabetes, 3:15-4:15 p.m., Sacred Heart Church, 2875 10th Ave. N.E., Sauk Rapids. 320-650-3082.
Raise Some Dough Robotics Fundraiser, 4:30-8:30 p.m., House of Pizza, 1733 Pinecone Road S., Ste. 200, Sartell.
Sauk Rapids HRA Board, 6 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Men’s golf league meeting, 6 p.m., Pine Ridge Golf Course, 801 Pinecone Road, Sartell. 320-259-0551.
Watab Township Board, 7 p.m., 660 75th St. NW, Sauk Rapids. watabtownship.com. Benton Telecommunications channel 3.

Wednesday, April 6
Men’s golf league meeting, 6 p.m., Pine Ridge Golf Course, 801 Pinecone Road, Sartell. 320-259-0551.
Family-to-family, 6:30-9 p.m., Unity Spiritual Center, 931 Fifth Ave. N., Sartell. 320-290-7713. 320-249-2560.
St. Stephen City Council, 6:30 p.m., St. Stephen City Hall, 2 Sixth Ave SE.

Thursday, April 7
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
Eating Disorder Support Group, 5:15-6:15 p.m., CentraCare Health Plaza (Stinson Leonard Street room), 1406 Sixth Ave. N., St. Cloud. 320-251-2700.
St. Joseph Planning Commission, 6 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Great River Regional Coin Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Miller Auto Marine Sports Plaza, 2930 Second St. S., St. Cloud. 320-252-8452.
Sauk Rapids Jaycees, 7 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. srjaycees.weebly.com.
Rice Lions Club, 8 p.m., Lions Building, Westside Park, 101 Fourth St. NW.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, MARCH 25

Friday, March 25
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Jugaad Leadership Program Kick-Off, 5-7 p.m., The Tuscan Center, 3333 W. Division 116, St. Cloud. 320-310-2246. https:goo.gl/B5rDne.
Fish fry, bake sale and meat raffle, sponsored by the St. Joseph Lions Club, 5-8 p.m., Sal’s Bar and Grill, 109 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph.

Saturday, March 26
Easter Party, sponsored by St. Joseph Jaycees, 9 a.m., All Saints Academy, 32 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph. stjosephjayceesmn@yahoo.com.
Junior golf registration, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Pine Ridge Golf Course, 801 Pinecone Road, Sartell, 320-259-0551.

Monday, March 28
Registration deadline for Living Well with Chronic Conditions, 3-5:30 p.m. Mondays, starting April 4, St. Anthony Church (school basement, east entrance), 2405 First St. N., St. Cloud. 320-255-7245.
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Using Mindfulness to Work Through Grief and Loss wellness workshop, 2:30-4 p.m., Church of St. Joseph, 12 W. Minnesota St.
St. Joseph Park Board, 6 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Sauk Rapids City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Sartell City Council, 6 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.
St. Joseph Township Board, 8 p.m., St. Joseph Township Hall, 935 College Ave. S.

Tuesday, March 29
Blood drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Cloud Veterans’ Hospital, 4801 Veterans Drive.
ICAN Prevent Diabetes, 3:15-4:15 p.m., Sacred Heart Church, 2875 10th Ave. N.E., Sauk Rapids. 320-650-3082.

Wednesday, March 30
Stopping Rape, a Women’s Center lecture series, noon, Atwood Memorial Center, St. Cloud State University, 720 Fourth Ave. S.
Blood Drive, noon-6 p.m., St. Wendelin Church, 22714 Hwy. 15, St. Cloud.
Family-to-family, 6:30-9 p.m., Unity Spiritual Center, 931 Fifth Ave. N., Sartell. 320-290-7713. 320-249-2560.

Thursday, March 31
Health and Fitness Fair, 8 a.m.-noon, Whitney Senior Center, 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud. 320-255-7245.
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, MARCH 18

Friday, March 18
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2, St. Joseph.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society open, 4-7 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
Fish Fry, 5-7:30 p.m., Immaculate Conception Church, 145 Second Ave. NE, Rice. 320-393-2725.
St. Cloud Art Crawl, 5-9 p.m., downtown St. Cloud. artcrawlstcloud.com.
Talent Show/Fundraiser, 6 p.m., Sauk Rapids High School, 1835 Osauka Road NE.
St. Cloud Singles Club Dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, American Legion, 17 Second Ave. S., Waite Park. 320-339-4533. stcloudsingles.net.

Saturday, March 19
Community Fellowship Free Meal, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1107 Pinecone Road S., Sartell. fumcscr.org/community-meal.
Malaysia Night, 5-8 p.m., St. Cloud State University (Atwood Memorial Center), 720 Fourth Ave. S.

Sunday, March 20
Build-your-own-omlette breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon, Waite Park American Legion, 17 Second Ave. N., Waite Park. 320-251-5498.
Empty Bowls, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Calvary Community Church, 1200 Roosevelt Road., St. Cloud.
SCSU Wind Ensemble Concert, 3 p.m., Ritsche Auditorium, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud.
Sartell Stone Poneys Baseball Fundraiser, 5-8 p.m., Blue Line Sport Bar and Grill, 1101 Second St. S., Sartell.

Monday, March 21
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, 1-2:30 p.m., St. Cloud Library, 1300 W. St. Germain Street. 320-529-9000.
Girls 360, a group that aimes to boost girls’ (13-17) self-esteem and help them deal with life challenges, 4 p.m., Village Family Service Center, 4140 Theilman Lane #303, St. Cloud. 320-253-5930.
St. Joseph City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Free Lacrosse Clinic, 6-7 p.m., Richmond Civic Arena, 319 Central Ave. S. rocorilax.com.
Tinville Lions Club, 7 p.m., Rollie’s Rednecks and Longnecks Bar, 940 35th Ave. NE, Sauk Rapids.
St. Joseph Rod and Gun Club, 7 p.m., American Legion, 101 W Minnesota St., St. Joseph.

Tuesday, March 22
55+ Driver-improvement program (four-hour refresher course), 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Initiative Foundation, 40 First St. S.E., Little Falls. 1-888-234-1294. Optional online courses: mnsafetycenter.org.
No Limit on my Sky by Dr. Duchess Harris, 1 p.m., St. Cloud Hospital (Hoppe Auditorium), 1406 Sixth Ave. N.
Growing Wiser: Tools to Start your Life Again, with All you Know NOW, 1-2:30 p.m., Unity Spiritual Center, 931 Fifth Ave. N., Sartell. 320-255-7245.
ICAN Prevent Diabetes, 3:15-4:15 p.m., Sacred Heart Church, 2875 10th Ave. N.E., Sauk Rapids. 320-650-3082.
Sauk Rapids Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/saukrapidslionsmn.
Exploring your best options: Social Security, 6:30-7:30 p.m., St. Cloud Federal Credit Union (lower level community room), 3030 First St. S., St. Cloud. 320-258-2179.
St. Cloud Area Genealogists meeting, 7 p.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. stearns-museum.org.

Wednesday, March 23
55+ Driver-improvement program (four-hour refresher course), 5-9 p.m., Sartell-St. Stephen Middle School, 627 Third Ave. N. 1-888-234-1294. Optional online courses: mnsafetycenter.org.
Facilities Plan and Bond Referendum, 6:30 p.m., Sartell High School, 748 Seventh St. N. sartell.k12.mn.us/bond-2016.
Family-to-family, 6:30-9 p.m., Unity Spiritual Center, 931 Fifth Ave. N., Sartell. 320-290-7713. 320-249-2560.

Thursday, March 24
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
Sauk Rapids Chamber Meeting, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-251-2940.
Central Minnesota Area Career Fair, 2-7 p.m., Monticello High School, 5225 School Boulevard. 763-271-3722. 763-228-3806.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, MARCH 11

Friday, March 11
“Representing the Mississippi River in International Climate Talks,” 8-9:30 a.m., St. Cloud City Council Chambers, 400 Second St. S.
Portion Distortion wellness workshop, 9-10 a.m., Church of St. Joseph, 12 W. Minnesota St.
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
CMBA HomeShow, noon-8 p.m., St. Cloud River’s Edge Convention Center, 10 Fourth Ave. S.
Fish Fry, 5-7:30 p.m., Immaculate Conception Church, 145 Second Ave. N.E., Rice. 320-393-2725.

Saturday, March 12
CMBA HomeShow, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., St. Cloud River’s Edge Convention Center, 10 Fourth Ave. S.
Winter Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. marketmonday.org.
Spring Craft and Vendor Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2, St. Joseph. 320-363-1056.
Central Minnesota Chapter of the Federation of the Blind of Minnesota, 12:30 p.m., American Legion, 17 Second Ave. N., Waite Park.

Sunday, March 13
CMBA HomeShow, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Cloud River’s Edge Convention Center, 10 Fourth Ave. S.
Cash and Card Bingo, 1 p.m., St. Francis Xavier Church, 219 Second St. N., Sartell.
Are We Caring for Our Mother? Exploring Pope Francis’ Encyclical, 6:30-8 p.m., St. Francis Xavier Church, 219 Second St. N., Sartell. 320-252-1363.

Monday, March 14
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Blood drive, noon-6 p.m., American Legion, 17 N. Second Ave., Waite Park.
St. Joseph Fare for All, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2, St. Joseph. 800-582-4291. fareforall.org.
Sauk Rapids City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Sartell City Council, 6 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.
Rice City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E. 320-393-2280.
Will You Be Selected caregiver presentation, 7 p.m., Church of St. Joseph, 12 W. Minnesota St.
St. Joseph Township Board, 8 p.m., St. Joseph Township Hall, 935 College Ave. S.
Sauk Rapids Sportsmen’s Club, 8 p.m., Molitor’s Quarry Grill and Bar, 425 35th St. N.E., Sauk Rapids.

Tuesday, March 15
Turkey Hunt for People with Disabilities application deadline, Quarry Park and Nature Preserve, 1802 CR 137, Waite Park. 320-255-6172. midwestoutdoorsunlimited.com.
Sartell Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., Waters Church, 1227 Pinecone Road. 320-258.6061. info@sartellchamber.com.
ICAN Prevent Diabetes, 3:15-4:15 p.m., Sacred Heart Church, 2875 10th Ave. N.E., Sauk Rapids. 320-650-3082.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, 6-8:30 p.m., CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 Centracare Circle, St. Cloud. 320-290-2155.
Sauk Rapids Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/saukrapidslionsmn.
St. Cloud Area Genealogists, 6:30-8 p.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. stearns-museum.org.
St. Joseph Joint Planning Board, 7 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Sauk Rapids Women of Today, 7 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. saukrapidswt@mnwt.org.
Holistic Moms Network, 7-8:30 p.m., Good Earth Co-op, 2010 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-252-2489.

Wednesday, March 16
St. Joseph Area Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., St. Joseph Community Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. NE. stjosephchamber.com.
Leading for Change, a Women’s Center lecture series, noon, Atwood Memorial Center, St. Cloud State University, 720 Fourth Ave. S.
If You Can Move, You Can Yoga, 2-3 p.m., Ridgeview Place Assisted Living, 1009 10th Ave. N.E., Sauk Rapids. 320-258-1577.
Free car-seat checks, 3-6 p.m., Gold Cross Ambulance Garage, 2800 Seventh St. N., St. Cloud. 320-656-7021.
Sauk Rapids Recreation Board, 6 p.m., Public Works Building, 360 Summit Ave. N, Sauk Rapids. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Family-to-family, 6:30-9 p.m., Unity Spiritual Center, 931 Fifth Ave. N., Sartell. 320-290-7713. 320-249-2560.

Thursday, March 17
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
Sartell-Sauk Rapids Mom’s Club, 9-10:30 a.m., Celebration Lutheran Church, 1500 Pinecone Road N., Sartell.
St. Joseph Senior Citizens, 1:30 p.m., St. Joseph Community Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. NE.
A League of their Own, 5:30 p.m., St. Cloud Hospital (Hoppe Auditorium), 1406 Sixth Ave. N.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, MARCH 4

Friday, March 4
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society open, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
Fish Fry, 4:30-7:30 p.m., St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 14241 Fruit Farm Road, St. Joseph. 320-363-2569.
Fish Fry, 5-7:30 p.m., Immaculate Conception Church, 145 Second Ave. N.E., Rice. 320-393-2725.

Saturday, March 5
Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction, proceeds to benefit the Matt Blonigan family, 3-8 p.m., Sauk Rapids VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive. 320-224-2327.

Monday, March 7
Regional Farm-to-Institution Networking, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. 612-520-1675.
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Blood drive, 1-7 p.m., Love of Christ Church, 1971 Pinecone Road, St. Cloud.
St. Joseph City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Rice City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E. 320-393-2280.
Sauk Rapids Planning Commission, 7 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Sauk Rapids Riverside Lions Club, 7 p.m., Jimmy’s Pour House, 22 Second Ave. N., Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/srriverside.
Sartell Lions Club, 7 p.m., upstairs of Blue Line Sports Bar andGrill, 1101 Second St. S., Sartell. 320-248-3240.

Tuesday, March 8
ICAN Prevent Diabetes, 3:15-4:15 p.m., Sacred Heart Church, 2875 10th Ave. N.E., Sauk Rapids. 320-650-3082.
German Buffet Fundraiser, 5-8 p.m., Blue Line Sports Bar and Grill, 1101 Second St. S., Sartell.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, 6-8:30 p.m., CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 Centracare Circle, St. Cloud. 320-290-2155.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, FEB. 26

Friday, Feb. 26
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Fish Fry, 5-7:30 p.m., Immaculate Conception Church, 145 Second Ave. N.E., Rice. 320-393-2725.
All in the Timing, 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center, St. Cloud State University, 720 Fourth Ave., S., St. Cloud. stcloudstate.edu.

Saturday, Feb. 27
Sartell’s Red Carpet Community Showcase, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Sartell Middle School, 627 Third Ave. N.
All in the Timing, 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center, 720 Fourth Ave., S., St. Cloud. 320-308-2104.

Sunday, Feb. 28
Dinner, sponsored by Knights of Columbus, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Mary the Immaculate Conception Church, 113 Broadway St. W., Rockville.
All in the Timing, 2 p.m., Performing Arts Center, St. Cloud State University, 720 Fourth Ave., S., St. Cloud. stcloudstate.edu.

Monday, Feb. 29
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph Township Board, 8 p.m., St. Joseph Township Hall, 935 College Ave. S. (last Monday of month)

Tuesday, March 1
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, 1-6 p.m., Atonement Lutheran Church 1144 29th Ave. N., St. Cloud.
ICAN Prevent Diabetes, 3:15-4:15 p.m., Sacred Heart Church, 2875 10th Ave. N.E., Sauk Rapids. 320-650-3082.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, 6-8:30 p.m., CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 Centracare Circle, St. Cloud. 320-290-2155.
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party Caucus for St. Joseph city precinct 1, 7 p.m., Gorecki Center, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. mnvotesinfo.sos.state.mn.us/voters/precinct-caucus.
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party Caucus for St. Joseph city precinct 2, St. Joseph township, St. Wendel township and Waite Park precinct 4, Kennedy Elementary School, 1300 Jade Road, St. Joseph. mnvotesinfo.sos.state.mn.us/voters/precinct-caucus.
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party Caucus for all Sauk Rapids city precincts, Sauk Rapids township, and Minden township precinct 2, 7 p.m., Sauk Rapids Middle School, 901 First St. S., Sauk Rapids. mnvotesinfo.sos.state.mn.us/voters/precinct-caucus.
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party Caucus for all Sartell city precincts, St. Stephen, Le Sauk and Brockway townships, 7 p.m., Sartell High School, 748 Seventh St. N., Sartell. mnvotesinfo.sos.state.mn.us/voters/precinct-caucus.
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party Caucus for Rice, Royalton, Graham, Langola, Mayhew Lake and Watab townships, 7 p.m., Rice Elementary School media center, 200 NE Third Ave., Rice. mnvotesinfo.sos.state.mn.us/voters/precinct-caucus.
Green Party Caucus for central Minnesota, 7 p.m., LuLu Beans Coffee Shop, 1020 First St. S., Willmar. mnvotesinfo.sos.state.mn.us/voters/precinct-caucus.
Independence Party Caucus for central Minnesota, 7 p.m., Chatters Bar and Restaurant Party Room, 4181 Cedar St., Monticello. mnvotesinfo.sos.state.mn.us/voters/precinct-caucus.
Libertarian Party of Minnesota Caucus for central Minnesota, 7 p.m., Rockwoods Grill and Bar, 9100 Quaday Ave. NE, Otsego. mnvotesinfo.sos.state.mn.us/voters/precinct-caucus.
Republican Party Caucus for all Sartell city precincts, St. Stephen, Le Sauk, St. Wendel and Brockway townships, 7 p.m., Sartell Middle School, 7627 Third Ave. N., Sartell. mnvotesinfo.sos.state.mn.us/voters/precinct-caucus.
Republican Party Caucus for St. Joseph city precincts, St. Joseph township precinct 1 and Waite Park precinct 4, 7 p.m., Sal’s Bar and Grill, 109 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph. mnvotesinfo.sos.state.mn.us/voters/precinct-caucus.
Republican Precinct Caucuses for Benton County, 7 p.m., Sauk Rapids-Rice High School, 1835 Osauka Road. 320-260-0865.

Wednesday, March 2
Family-to-family, 6:30-9 p.m., Unity Spiritual Center, 931 Fifth Ave. N., Sartell. 320-290-7713. 320-249-2560.
St. Stephen City Council, 7 p.m., St. Stephen City Hall, 2 Sixth Ave SE. 320-251-0964.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society meeting, 7 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.

Thursday, March 3
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
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 Planning Commission, 6 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Great River Regional Coin Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Miller Auto Marine Sports Plaza, 2930 Second St. S., St. Cloud. 320-252-8452.
Sauk Rapids Jaycees, 7 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. srjaycees.weebly.com.
Rice Lions Club, 8 p.m., Lions Building, Westside Park, 101 Fourth St. NW.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, FEB. 19

Friday, Feb. 19
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Post-Polio Support Group, 10:30-noon, Independent Lifestyles, 215 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-529-9000.
St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2, St. Joseph.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society open, 4-7 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
Retirement party for Jeff Kellerman, 4-8 p.m., Molitor’s Quarry Grill and Bar, 425 35th St. NE, Sauk Rapids.
The Whole Ninth Floor, 6 p.m. dinner and show, the Great Blue Heron, 305 Fifth Ave. S., Cold Spring. 320-241-4682.
St. Cloud Singles Club Dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, American Legion, 17 Second Ave. S., Waite Park. 320-339-4533. stcloudsingles.net. .

Saturday, Feb. 20
Free Gardening Workshop, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Whitney Senior Center, 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud. 320-255-6169. z.umn.edu/gkff.
Winter Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. www.marketmonday.org.
The Whole Ninth Floor, 6 p.m. dinner and show, the Great Blue Heron, 305 Fifth Ave. S., Cold Spring. 320-241-4682.

Sunday, Feb. 21
Build-Your-Own-Omlette Breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon, Waite Park American Legion, 17 Second Ave. N., Waite Park. 320-251-5498.

Monday, Feb. 22
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph Park Board, 6 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Sauk Rapids City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Sartell City Council, 6 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.
St. Joseph Township Board, 8 p.m., St. Joseph Township Hall, 935 College Ave. S. (last Monday of month)

Tuesday, Feb. 23
Blood drive, 1-7 p.m., Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 2405 Walden Way, St. Cloud.
ICAN Prevent Diabetes, 3:15-4:15 p.m., Sacred Heart Church, 2875 10th Ave. N.E., Sauk Rapids. 320-650-3082.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, 6-8:30 p.m., CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 Centracare Circle, St. Cloud. 320-290-2155.
Sauk Rapids Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/saukrapidslionsmn.
All in the Timing, 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center, St. Cloud State University, 720 Fourth Ave., S., St. Cloud. stcloudstate.edu.

Wednesday, Feb. 24
Black Lives Matter, a Women’s Center lecture series, noon, Atwood Memorial Center, St. Cloud State University, 720 Fourth Ave. S.
In Your Own Words: A Reflective Writing Workshop, 1-2:30 p.m., Heartland Hospice, 1257 Second St. N., Sauk Rapids.
All in the Timing, 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center, St. Cloud State University, 720 Fourth Ave., S., St. Cloud. stcloudstate.edu.

Thursday, Feb. 25
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
Coffee with a Cop, 5-7 p.m., Liquid Assets, 1091 Second St. S., Ste. 600, Sartell. 320-230-2433 or 320-251-8186.
55+ Driver Improvement Program (four-hour refresher course), 5-9 p.m., Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St. Joseph. 1-888-234-1294. mnsafetycenter.org.
All in the Timing, 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center, St. Cloud State University, 720 Fourth Ave., S., St. Cloud. stcloudstate.edu.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, FEB. 12

Friday, Feb. 12
Blood drive, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., St. Cloud Hospital, 1406 Sixth Ave. N.
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Nun Banquet, 4:30-7 p.m., Sacred Heart Chapel, 104 Chapel Lane, St. Joseph. 320-363-7100. cbm.osb.org.
Fish Fry, 4:30-7:30 p.m., St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 14241 Fruit Farm Road, St. Joseph. 320-363-2569.
The Whole Ninth Floor, 6 p.m. dinner and show, the Great Blue Heron, 305 Fifth Ave. S., Cold Spring. 320-241-4682.

Saturday, Feb. 13
League of Women Voters, 9:30 a.m., Dunn Brothers Coffee, 900 Cooper Ave. S., St. Cloud.
Winter Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. marketmonday.org.
Central Minnesota Chapter of the Federation of the Blind of Minnesota, 12:30 p.m., American Legion, 17 Second Ave. N., Waite Park.
The Whole Ninth Floor, 6 p.m. dinner and show, the Great Blue Heron, 305 Fifth Ave. S., Cold Spring. 320-241-4682.
Winter Dance, 6:30-9 p.m., Heritage Hall, Church of St. Joseph, 12 W. Minnesota St.
Have a Heart Benefit Concert, 7 p.m., Calvary Community Church, 1200 Roosevelt Road, St. Cloud. 320-251-4825 or 320-203-7881.

Sunday, Feb. 14
Breakfast, sponsored by Knights of Columbus, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., St. Boniface Church, 501 Main St., Cold Spring. 320-686-0142.
The Whole Ninth Floor, noon matinee and 6 p.m. dinner and show, the Great Blue Heron, 305 Fifth Ave. S., Cold Spring. 320-241-4682.

Monday, Feb. 15
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Cloud State University, 720 Fourth Ave. S.
Blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. John’s University (Great Hall), 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville.
Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, 1-2:30 p.m., St. Cloud Library, 1300 W. St. Germain Street. 320-529-9000.
St. Joseph Fare for All, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2, St. Joseph. 800-582-4291. fareforall.org.
Tinville Lions Club, 7 p.m., Rollie’s Rednecks and Longnecks Bar, 940 35th Ave. NE, Sauk Rapids.
St. Joseph Rod and Gun Club, 7 p.m., American Legion, 101 W Minnesota St., St. Joseph.

Tuesday, Feb. 16
Blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. John’s University (Great Hall), 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville.
Blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Cloud State University, 720 Fourth Ave. S.
ICAN Prevent Diabetes, 3:15-4:15 p.m., Sacred Heart Church, 2875 10th Ave. N.E., Sauk Rapids. 320-650-3082.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, 6-8:30 p.m., CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 Centracare Circle, St. Cloud. 320-290-2155.
St. Cloud Area Genealogists meeting, 7 p.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. stearns-museum.org.
Salt Lantern: Traces of an American Family by Bill Morgan, 7 p.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. stearns-museum.org.

Wednesday, Feb. 17
Blood drive, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E.
In Your Own Words: A Reflective Writing Workshop, 1-2:30 p.m., Heartland Hospice, 1257 Second St. N., Sauk Rapids.
Explore the iPad, 2-3 p.m., Ridgeview Place Assisted Living, 1009 Tenth Ave. N.E., Sauk Rapids. 320-258-1577.
Free car-seat checks, 3-6 p.m., Gold Cross Ambulance Garage, 2800 Seventh St. N., St. Cloud. 320-656-7021.
St. Joseph Economic Development Authority, 5 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Health, Wealth and a Confident Retirement, 6-7:30 p.m., Sauk Rapids-Rice Middle School (Room 105), 901 First St. S.

Thursday, Feb. 18
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
Selma, a free showing, 5:30 p.m., St. Cloud Hospital (Hoppe Auditorium), 1406 Sixth Ave. N. 320-229-4983.
The Whole Ninth Floor, 6 p.m. dinner and show, the Great Blue Heron, 305 Fifth Ave. S., Cold Spring. 320-241-4682.
Rice Lions Club, 8 p.m., Lions Building, Westside Park, 101 Fourth St. NW.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, FEB. 5

Friday, Feb. 5
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society open, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
St. Cloud Christian School Talent Show, 7 p.m., Discovery Church, 700 18th St. N.W., St. Cloud.

Sunday, Feb. 7
Latino Health Fair, 2-5 p.m., Centracare Health-Melrose, 525 Main St. W. 320-308-0955. stcloudstate.edu

Monday, Feb. 8
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Sauk Rapids City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Sartell City Council, 6 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.
Drugs, Alcohol and Our Youth, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Sauk Rapids-Rice Middle School (Door 4), 901 First St. S. 320-258-1577. saukrapidsriceonline.org.
Rice City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E. 320-393-2280.
St. Joseph Township Board, 8 p.m., St. Joseph Township Hall, 935 College Ave. S.
Sauk Rapids Sportsmen’s Club, 8 p.m., Molitor’s Quarry Grill and Bar, 425 35th St. N.E., Sauk Rapids.

Tuesday, Feb. 9
Sartell Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., Waters Church, 1227 Pinecone Road. 320-258.6061. info@sartellchamber.com.
History of Camp Ripley, hosted by Sartell Senior Connection, 2 p.m., District Service Center, 212 Third Ave. N., Sartell.
ICAN Prevent Diabetes, 3:15-4:15 p.m., Sacred Heart Church, 2875 10th Ave. N.E., Sauk Rapids. 320-650-3082.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, 6-8:30 p.m., CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 Centracare Circle, St. Cloud. 320-290-2155.
Sauk Rapids Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/saukrapidslionsmn.
St. Joseph Joint Planning Board, 7 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Sauk Rapids Women of Today, 7 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. saukrapidswt@mnwt.org.
Holistic Moms Network, 7-8:30 p.m., Good Earth Co-op, 2010 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-252-2489.

Wednesday, Feb. 10
Amateur Baseball: Best of the St. Cloud teams, a Breakfast Club talk by St. Cloud Times sports writer Tom Elliott, 9 a.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-253-8424.
St. Joseph Area Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., St. Joseph Community Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. NE. stjosephchamber.com.
Sports, Culture, Religion and Empowerment, a Women’s Center lecture series, noon, Atwood Memorial Center, St. Cloud State University, 720 Fourth Ave. S.
Veterans Art Show, 12:30-6:30 p.m., VA Health Care System, (Building 8), 4801 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-255-6353.
In Your Own Words: A Reflective Writing Workshop, 1-2:30 p.m., Heartland Hospice, 1257 Second St. N., Sauk Rapids.
League of Women Voters, 2 p.m., Great River Regional Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud.
Sauk Rapids Recreation Board, 6 p.m., Public Works Building, 360 Summit Ave. N, Sauk Rapids. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Friends of the Library annual meeting, 7 p.m., Great River Regional Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St, St. Cloud.320-249-8725.
Kraemer Lake Public Planning Meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Kennedy Elementary School, 1300 Jade Road, St. Joseph. 320-654-4726.

Thursday, Feb. 11
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
Veterans Art Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., VA Health Care System, (Building 8), 4801 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-255-6353.
Sartell-Sauk Rapids Mom’s Club, 9-10:30 a.m., Celebration Lutheran Church, 1500 Pinecone Road N., Sartell.
Blood drive, 1-7 p.m., Avon Community Church, 204 Avon Road.
St. Joseph Senior Citizens, 1:30 p.m., St. Joseph Community Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. NE.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, JAN. 29

Friday, Jan. 29
Blood drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m, St. Cloud Veterans Hospital, 4801 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud.
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Family Fun Night, 6-8 p.m., Pleasantview Elementary School, 1009 Sixth Ave. N., Sauk Rapids.
A Night of Rememberance, fundraiser for Brian Klinefelter Foundation, 9 p.m., La Playette, 19 College Ave. N., St. Joseph.

Saturday, Jan. 30
Living in the Avon Hills, 8 a.m.-4:15 p.m., St. John’s University, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. 320-363-3163.
Open House, 6-7 p.m., after 5 p.m. Mass, Sacred Heart Church, 2875 10th Ave. N.E., Sauk Rapids. 320-251-8115.

Sunday, Jan. 31
Open House, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., after 8 and 10 a.m. Mass, Sacred Heart Church, 2875 10th Ave. N.E., Sauk Rapids. 320-251-8115.
Free-Throw Championship, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, 12:30 p.m., All Saints Academy, 32 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph. 320-363-1077.

Monday, Feb. 1
Summer Youth Baseball Registration, online at sartellbaseball.com. 320-309-9747.
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Rice City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E. 320-393-2280.
Sauk Rapids Planning Commission, 7 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Sauk Rapids Riverside Lions Club, 7 p.m., Jimmy’s Pour House, 22 Second Ave. N., Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/srriverside.
Sartell Lions Club, 7 p.m., upstairs of Blue Line Sports Bar andGrill, 1101 Second St. S., Sartell. 320-248-3240.

Tuesday, Feb. 2
Blood drive, 1-7 p.m., Atonement Lutheran Church, 1144 29th Ave. N., St. Cloud.
ICAN Prevent Diabetes, 3:15-4:15 p.m., Sacred Heart Church, 2875 10th Ave. N.E., Sauk Rapids. 320-650-3082.
Sauk Rapids HRA Board, 6 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, 6-8:30 p.m., CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 Centracare Circle, St. Cloud. 320-290-2155.
Watab Township Board, 7 p.m., 660 75th St. NW, Sauk Rapids. watabtownship.com. Benton Telecommunications channel 3.

Wednesday, Feb. 3
Sex Trafficking 201, a Women’s Center lecture series, noon, Atwood Memorial Center, St. Cloud State University, 720 Fourth Ave. S.
In Your Own Words: A Reflective Writing Workshop, 1-2:30 p.m., Heartland Hospice, 1257 Second St. N., Sauk Rapids.
St. Stephen City Council, 7 p.m., St. Stephen City Hall, 2 Sixth Ave SE. 320-251-0964.

Thursday, Feb. 4
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
St. Joseph Planning Commission, 6 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Living with a Chronic Illness: Embrace a New Normal, 6-7 p.m., CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 CentraCare Circle, St. Cloud. 320-255-5642.
Great River Regional Coin Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Miller Auto Marine Sports Plaza, 2930 Second St. S., St. Cloud. 320-252-8452.
Sauk Rapids Jaycees, 7 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. srjaycees.weebly.com.
Rice Lions Club, 8 p.m., Lions Building, Westside Park, 101 Fourth St. NW.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, JAN. 22

Friday, Jan. 22
“Reading and Writing with Anne Frank,” an exhibit from the Anne Frank Center in New York designed for 9- to 15-year-olds, daily Jan. 22-29, Miller Center Library, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud State University. 320-308-2104.
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph.
‘Chicken & Ham’ Dinner, 5-8 p.m., Sal’s Bar & Grill, 109 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph.

Saturday, Jan. 23
Forward Thinking: Tracing the Child of Your Ancestors, 10 a.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-253-8424. stearns-museum.org.
Horszowski Trio, 1:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 3226 Maine Prairie Road, St. Cloud. 320-292-4645. chambermusicstcloud.org.
Horszowski Trio, 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1107 Pinecone Road S., Sartell. 320-292-4645. chambermusicstcloud.org.

Sunday, Jan. 24
Sons of Norway Barneløpet, a children’s nordic fun ski event, 1 p.m., Riverside Park, 1800 Kilian Blvd S.E., St. Cloud. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. 763-232-4921. stcloud@mysl.org.

Monday, Jan. 25
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Blood drive, 1-7 p.m., Henry’s Catering, 6774 Highway 25 N.E., Foley.
Blood drive, 1-7 p.m., St. Michaels Church, 1036 CR 4, St. Cloud.
St. Joseph Park Board, 6 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Sauk Rapids City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Sartell City Council, 6 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.
Middle Level Open House, 6-7 p.m., Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Rd., St. Joseph. 320-363-7791. 320-202-6897.
St. Joseph Township Board, 8 p.m., St. Joseph Township Hall, 935 College Ave. S. (last Monday of month)

Tuesday, Jan. 26
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. mnsafetycenterorg.
ICAN Prevent Diabetes, 3:15-4:15 p.m., Sacred Heart Church, 2875 10th Ave. N.E., Sauk Rapids. 320-650-3082.
Kindergarten Round-ups for both Pine Meadow and Oak Ridge elementary schools, 5:30-7 p.m., Pine Meadow Elementary, 1029 Fifth St. N., Sartell. 320-253-8303 for Pine Meadow; 320-258-3693 for Oak Ridge.
Kindergarten Open House, 6-7 p.m., Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Rd., St. Joseph. 320-363-7791. 320-202-6897.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, 6-8:30 p.m., CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 Centracare Circle, St. Cloud. 320-290-2155.
Sauk Rapids Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/saukrapidslionsmn.
Kindergarten Round-up for all three elementary schools, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Door 6, Sauk Rapids-Rice High School, 1835 Osauka Road N.E. isd47.org.

Wednesday, Jan. 27
Registration deadline for Living in the Avon Hills, 8 a.m.-4:15 p.m., St. John’s University, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. 320-363-3163.
In Your Own Words: A Reflective Writing Workshop, 1-2:30 p.m., Heartland Hospice, 1257 Second St. N., Sauk Rapids.

Thursday, Jan. 28
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, JAN. 15

Friday, Jan. 15
“Reading and Writing with Anne Frank,” an exhibit from the Anne Frank Center in New York designed for 9- to 15-year-olds, Miller Center Library, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud State University. 320-308-2104.
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2, St. Joseph.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society open, 4-7 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
Movie Madness: Inside Out, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Sauk Rapids Middle School, 1835 Osauka Road N.E. 320-258-1577. isd47.org/srrecreation.
St. Cloud Singles Club Dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, American Legion, 17 Second Ave. S., Waite Park. 320-339-4533. stcloudsingles.net.

Saturday, Jan. 16
“Reading and Writing with Anne Frank,” an exhibit from the Anne Frank Center in New York designed for 9- to 15-year-olds, Miller Center Library, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud State University. 320-308-2104.
Town Hall Meeting with Mayor Rick Schultz, 9-10 a.m., Local Blend, 19 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph.
Northstar Commuter Rail Extension, sponsored by the League of Women Voters, 9:30 a.m., Dunn Brothers Coffee, 900 Cooper Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-251-0484.
55+ Driver Improvement program (four-hour refresher course), 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Miller Auto Plaza, 2930 Second St. S., St. Cloud. 1-888-234-1294. mnsafetycenterorg.
St. Cloud Ice Bowl, 11 a.m., Millstream Disc Golf Course, 101 Fifth Avenue N.W., St. Joseph.

Sunday, Jan. 17
“Reading and Writing with Anne Frank,” an exhibit from the Anne Frank Center in New York designed for 9- to 15-year-olds, Miller Center Library, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud State University. 320-308-2104.
Build-Your-Own-Omlette Breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon, American Legion, 17 Second Ave. N., Waite Park. 320-251-5498.

Monday, Jan. 18
“Reading and Writing with Anne Frank,” an exhibit from the Anne Frank Center in New York designed for 9- to 15-year-olds, Miller Center Library, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud State University. 320-308-2104.
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, 1-2:30 p.m., St. Cloud Library, 1300 W. St. Germain Street. 320-529-9000.
St. Joseph City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Tinville Lions Club, 7 p.m., Rollie’s Rednecks and Longnecks Bar, 940 35th Ave. NE, Sauk Rapids.
St. Joseph Rod and Gun Club, 7 p.m., American Legion, 101 W Minnesota St., St. Joseph.

Tuesday, Jan. 19
“Reading and Writing with Anne Frank,” an exhibit from the Anne Frank Center in New York designed for 9- to 15-year-olds, Miller Center Library, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud State University. 320-308-2104.
ICAN Prevent Diabetes, 3:15-4:15 p.m., Sacred Heart Church, 2875 10th Ave. N.E., Sauk Rapids. 320-650-3082.
On-Site Job Fair, 4-7 p.m., PouchTec Industries, 347 Glen St., Foley. 320-968-4868. pouchtec.com.
55+ Driver Improvement program (four-hour refresher course), 5:30-9:30 p.m., Whitney Senior Center, 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud. 1-888-234-1294. mnsafetycenterorg.
St. Cloud Area Genealogists meeting, 7 p.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. stearns-museum.org.

Wednesday, Jan. 20
“Reading and Writing with Anne Frank,” an exhibit from the Anne Frank Center in New York designed for 9- to 15-year-olds, Miller Center Library, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud State University. 320-308-2104.
St. Joseph Economic Development Authority, 5 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.

Thursday, Jan. 21
“Reading and Writing with Anne Frank,” an exhibit from the Anne Frank Center in New York designed for 9- to 15-year-olds, Miller Center Library, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud State University. 320-308-2104.
55+ Driver Improvement program (eight-hour first-time course), 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., today and Jan. 22, Whitney Senior Center, 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud. 1-888-234-1294. mnsafetycenterorg.
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
On-Site Job Fair, 4-7 p.m., PouchTec Industries, 347 Glen St., Foley. 320-968-4868. pouchtec.com.
“Bridging the Divide: Liturgy and Ethics in an Era of Polarization,” 7:45 p.m., St. John’s University (Quadrangle Building, Room #264), 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. 320-363-3365.
Rice Lions Club, 8 p.m., Lions Building, Westside Park, 101 4th St. NW.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, JAN. 8

Friday, Jan. 8
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.

Saturday, Jan. 9
Winter Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. www.marketmonday.org.
Trivia Party, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Waite Park Public Library, 253 N. Fifth St. 320-253-9359.
Read to Buster, 11 a.m.-noon, Waite Park Public Library, 253 N. Fifth St. 320-253-9359.
Central Minnesota Chapter of the Federation of the Blind of Minnesota, 12:30 p.m., American Legion, 17 Second Ave. N., Waite Park.

Monday, Jan. 11
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Sauk Rapids City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Sartell City Council, 6 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.
Rice City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E. 320-393-2280.
St. Joseph Township Board, 8 p.m., Township Hall, 935 College Ave. S.
Sauk Rapids Sportsmen’s Club, 8 p.m., Molitor’s Quarry Grill and Bar, 425 35th St. N.E., Sauk Rapids.

Tuesday, Jan. 12
Sartell Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., Waters Church, 1227 Pinecone Road. 320-258.6061. info@sartellchamber.com.
ICAN Prevent Diabetes, 3:15-4:15 p.m., Sacred Heart Church, 2875 10th Ave. N.E., Sauk Rapids. 320-650-3082.
Sauk Rapids Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/saukrapidslionsmn.
St. Joseph Joint Planning Board, 7 p.m., City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Sauk Rapids Women of Today, 7 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. saukrapidswt@mnwt.org.
Minnesota: A History of the Land: The Northern Forest, 7-8 p.m., Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site, 1620 Lindbergh Drive S., Little Falls. 320-616-5421. lindbergh@mnhs.org.
Holistic Moms Network, 7-8:30 p.m., Good Earth Co-op, 2010 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-252-2489.

Wednesday, Jan. 13
St. Joseph Area Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., St. Joseph Community Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. NE. stjosephchamber.com.
Northstar Commuter Rail Extension, sponsored by the League of Women Voters, 1 p.m., Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500.
Sauk Rapids Recreation Board, 6 p.m., Public Works Building, 360 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.

Thursday Jan. 14
Holiday Trash and Tree Collection by the City of St. Joseph.
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
Sartell-Sauk Rapids Mom’s Club, 9-10:30 a.m., Celebration Lutheran Church, 1500 Pinecone Road N., Sartell.
St. Joseph Senior Citizens, 1:30 p.m., Community Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. NE., St. Joseph.
St. Joseph Action Group, quarterly meeting, 7 p.m., American Legion, 101 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph. 320-363-7666.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, DEC. 18

Friday, Dec. 18
St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2, St. Joseph.
Tae Guk Kwan Do, 3-4 p.m., Independent Lifestyles, 215 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-267-7717.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society open, 4-7 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
Dave Cofell’s Christmas Show, 7-10 p.m., Local Blend, 19 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph.
Restless Heart Christmas Show, 7:30 p.m., Paramount Theatre, 913 W. Saint Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-259-5463. paramountarts.org.
St. Cloud Singles Club Dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, American Legion, 17 Second Ave. S., Waite Park. 320-339-4533. stcloudsingles.net.

Saturday, Dec. 19
Winter Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. www.marketmonday.org.
Free Community Christmas Meal, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 N. CR 2, St. Joseph. 320-363-4232.
Joe Town Table, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., American Legion Post 328, 101 Minnesota St. W., St. Joseph.
Because He Lives, 4:30 p.m., Salem Community Church, 220th St., Paynesville. 320-243-4005. 320-259-9556. salemhistoricalchurch.com.
Restless Heart Christmas Show, 7:30 p.m., Paramount Theatre, 913 W. Saint Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-259-5463. paramountarts.org.

Sunday, Dec. 20
Build-Your-Own-Omlette Breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon, Waite Park American Legion, 17 Second Ave. N., Waite Park. 320-251-5498.
Central Minnesota Market, noon-4 p.m., Sauk Rapids VFW Post 6992, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-251-2498.
Blue Christmas Worship Service, 5 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1107 Pinecone Road S., Sartell. 320-251-0804. fumcscr.org.

Monday, Dec. 21
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, 1-2:30 p.m., St. Cloud Library, 1300 W. St. Germain Street. 320-529-9000.
Blood drive, 1-7 p.m., Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E.
Rice City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E. 320-393-2280.
Tinville Lions Club, 7 p.m., Rollie’s Rednecks and Longnecks Bar, 940 35th Ave. NE, Sauk Rapids.
St. Joseph Rod and Gun Club, 7 p.m., American Legion, 101 W Minnesota St., St. Joseph.

Tuesday, Dec. 22
Blood drive, Noon-6 p.m., Moose Lodge, 1300 Third St. N., Waite Park.
Sauk Rapids Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/saukrapidslionsmn.

Wednesday, Dec. 23
Blood drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Falcon National Bank, 1010 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud.

Thursday, Dec. 24
Holiday Trash and Recycling Collection by the City of St. Joseph.
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
Do You Hear What I Hear, 1, 3, 5 and 9 p.m., Celebration Lutheran Church, 1500 Pinecone Road N., Sartell. 320-255-0488. celebrationlutheranchurch.com.
Christmas Eve Worship, 3, 4:30 and 6 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 N. Co. Rd. 2, St. Joseph.
Tell Me the Story of Christmas, 3 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1107 Pinecone Road S., Sartell. 320-251-0804. fumcscr.org.
Christmas Mass, 5 and 10 p.m., Church of St. Joseph, 12 W. Minnesota St. 320-363-7505. churchstjoseph.org.
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, 5-6 p.m., Gateway Church, 708 Elm St. E., St. Joseph. 320-282-2262.
Choirs, Carols and Candlelight, 5:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1107 Pinecone Road S., Sartell. 320-251-0804. fumcscr.org.
Christmas Eve Worship, 7 p.m., Abounding Joy Lutheran Church, 6000 CR 120, St. Cloud. aboundjoylcmc.org.
Caroling and Christmas Eucharist, 9 p.m., St. Benedict’s Monastery, 104 Chapel Lane, St. Joseph. 320-363-7100. sbm.osb.org.
Candlelight Worship Service, 11 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1107 Pinecone Road S., Sartell. 320-251-0804. fumcscr.org.

Friday, Dec. 25
Merry Christmas!
Christmas Mass, 9:30 a.m., Church of St. Joseph, 12 W. Minnesota St. 320-363-7505. churchstjoseph.org.
Christmas Day Services, 10 a.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 N. CR 2, St. Joseph. 320-363-4232.
Christmas Day Eucharist, 10:30 a.m., St. Benedict’s Monastery, 104 Chapel Lane, St. Joseph. 320-363-7100. sbm.osb.org.
Free Christmas Day Dinner, 11 a.m., Living Waters Lutheran Church, 1911 Fourth Ave. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-255-1135.

Monday, Dec. 28
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.

Tuesday, Dec. 29
Blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Cloud Blood Donation Center, 1301 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud.

Thursday, Dec. 31
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
Candlelight Snowshoe and Hike, 5-8 p.m., Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site, 1620 Lindbergh Drive S., Little Falls. 320-616-5421. lindbergh@mnhs.org.

Friday, Jan. 1
Happy New Year!
Benton County Museum, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society open, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.

Monday, Jan. 4
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Rice City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E. 320-393-2280.
Sauk Rapids Planning Commission, 7 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Sauk Rapids Riverside Lions Club, 7 p.m., Jimmy’s Pour House, 22 Second Ave. N., Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/srriverside.
Sartell Lions Club, 7 p.m., upstairs of Blue Line Sports Bar andGrill, 1101 Second St. S., Sartell. 320-248-3240.

Tuesday, Jan. 5
ICAN Prevent Diabetes, 3:15-4:15 p.m., Sacred Heart Church, 2875 10th Ave. N.E., Sauk Rapids. 320-650-3082.
Sauk Rapids HRA Board, 6 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Watab Township Board, 7 p.m., 660 75th St. NW, Sauk Rapids. watabtownship.com. Benton Telecommunications channel 3.

Wednesday, Jan. 6
St. Stephen City Council, 7 p.m., St. Stephen City Hall, 2 Sixth Ave SE. 320-251-0964.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society meeting, 7 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.

Thursday, Jan. 7
Holiday Trash and Tree Collection by the City of St. Joseph.
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
St. Joseph Planning Commission, 6 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Great River Regional Coin Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Miller Auto Marine Sports Plaza, 2930 Second St. S., St. Cloud. 320-252-8452.
Sauk Rapids Jaycees, 7 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. srjaycees.weebly.com.
Rice Lions Club, 8 p.m., Lions Building, Westside Park, 101 Fourth St. NW.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, DEC. 11

Friday, Dec. 11
Holiday Sing-a-long, 10-11 a.m., Whitney Senior Center, 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud. 320-255-7245.
Tae Guk Kwan Do, 3-4 p.m., Independent Lifestyles, 215 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-267-7717.

Saturday, Dec. 12
Sartell-Sauk Rapids Moms Club, 9-10:30 a.m., Celebration Lutheran Church, 1500 Pinecone Road N., Sartell.
Surviving the Holidays, 9-11 a.m., Westwood Church, 5719 Walnut Drive, St. Cloud. 320-230-6700.
Winter Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. marketmonday.org.
55+ Driver Improvement program (four-hour refresher course), 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Miller Auto Plaza, 2930 Second St. S., St. Cloud. 1-888-234-1294. mnsafetycenter.org.
Origami Ornaments, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Minnesota Street Co-op, 27 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph.
St. John’s Bible pages on display, now through mid-December, noon-4 p.m. Saturdays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Hill Museum and Monastic Library, St. John’s University, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. 320-363-3351. 320-363-3514.
Federation of the Blind of Minnesota, Central Minnesota Chapter, 12:30 p.m., American Legion, 17 Second Ave. N., Waite Park.
Kwanzaa, 6-9 p.m., Whitney Senior Center, 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud. 320-255-7245.

Sunday, Dec. 13
Knights of Columbus Breakfast, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., St. Boniface Church, 501 Main St. S., Cold Spring.
Children’s Christmas Pageant, 9:30 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 1107 Pinecone Road S., Sartell. fumcscr.org.
Winter Extravaganza, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Stephen City Hall, 2 Sixth Ave. S.E.

Monday, Dec. 14
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Fare For All, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2, St. Joseph. www.fareforall.org. 1-800-582-4291.
Sauk Rapids City Council, 6 p.m., Sauk Rapids Government Center council chambers, 250 Summit Ave. N. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
St. Joseph Township Board, 8 p.m., St. Joseph Township Hall, 935 College Ave. S.
Sauk Rapids Sportsmen’s Club Monthly Meeting, 8 p.m., Molitor’s Quarry Grill and Bar, 425 35th St. N.E., Sauk Rapids.

Tuesday, Dec. 15
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. mnsafetycenter.org.
St. Cloud Area Genealogists meeting, 7 p.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. stearns-museum.org.

Wednesday, Dec. 16
St. Joseph Economic Development Authority, 5 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.

Thursday, Dec. 17
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
55+ Driver Improvement program (four-hour refresher course), noon-4 p.m.., Salem Lutheran Church, 90 Riverside Drive S.E., St. Cloud. 1-888-234-1294. mnsafetycenter.org.
Miracle at Midnight, 5:45 p.m., CSB Escher Auditorium, 37 College Ave. S., St. Joseph.
Rice Lions Club, 8 p.m., Lions Building, Westside Park, 101 Fourth St. NW.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, DEC. 4

Friday, Dec. 4
Holiday Open House, all day, Central Minnesota Credit Union, 1300 Elm St. E., St. Joseph. 1-888-330-8482. mycmcu.org.
St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2, St. Joseph.
Blood Drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Cloud State University, 720 Fourth Avenue S.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society open, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
Christmas at the Mansions, 1-7 p.m., Linden Hills Historical Event Center, 608 Highland Ave., Little Falls. 320-616-5580.
Tae Guk Kwan Do, 3-4 p.m., Independent Lifestyles, 215 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-267-7717.
Winterwalk, 5-8 p.m., tree lighting, 6 p.m., Bello Cucina patio; meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, 6:30 p.m., Heritage Hall, Church of St. Joseph, downtown St. Joseph.
Music of the Season, featuring the Great River Chorale and the Cantabile Girls Concert Choir, 7:30 p.m., Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 4310 CR 137, St. Cloud. greatriverchorale.org.
“Tartuffe,” 7:30 p.m., SCSU Performing Arts Center, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud.

Saturday, Dec. 5
Christmas Craft and Bake Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2, St. Joseph. 320-363-4232.
Christmas Cookie, Candy and Gift Sale, 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Immaculate Conception Church, 145 Second Ave. N.E., Rice.
Multi-state Permit-to-Carry Class, 10 a.m., Firing Line Imdoor Gun Range, 3409 Mayhew Lake Road N.E., Sauk Rapids. 320-247-2877.
Cookie Walk, 10 a.m.-noon, First United Methodist Church, 1107 Pinecone Road S., Sartell. 320-251-0804. fumcscr.org.
Winter Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. www.marketmonday.org.
Toys for Tots drive, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., behind Sauk Rapids Fire Department. 408 N. Benton Drive.
Craft-Vendor Sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., VFW 4847, 104 Franklin N.E., St. Cloud.
Living Nativity, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Coborn’s parking lot, 110 First St. S., Sauk Rapids.
Holiday Art Crawl, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., three locations: Bruno Press, 154 Fifth Ave. S.E., St. Joseph; Bad Habit Brewery, 15 E. Minnesota St. #108, St. Joseph; and Minnesota Street Market, 27 W. Minnesota St.
Benton County Historical Society, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Christmas at the Mansions, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Linden Hills Historical Event Center, 608 Highland Ave., Little Falls. 320-616-5580.
Family Fun Day, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Sauk Rapids VFW Post 6992, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids.
St. John’s Bible pages on display, now through mid-December, noon-4 p.m. Saturdays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Hill Museum and Monastic Library, St. John’s University, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. 320-363-3351. 320-363-3514.
Trots for Tots 5K Run, 3 p.m., Sauk Rapids Fire Hall, 408 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids.
Christmas Card Festival, 3-6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1107 Pinecone Road S., Sartell. fumcscr.org.
Holiday Parade of Lights, 5 p.m., along Second Avenue, Sauk Rapids.
“Tartuffe,” 7:30 p.m., SCSU Performing Arts Center, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud.

Sunday, Dec. 6
Christmas Cookie, Candy and Gift Sale, 9-10 a.m., Immaculate Conception Church, 145 Second Ave. N.E., Rice.
Christmas at the Mansions, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Linden Hills Historical Event Center, 608 Highland Ave., Little Falls. 320-616-5580.
KringleFest, 1-3 p.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. www.stearns-museum.org/kringlefest. 320-253-8424.
Christmas Open House, 1-4 p.m., Place of Hope Ministries, 511 Ninth Ave. N., St. Cloud.
Music of the Season, featuring the Great River Chorale and the Cantabile Girls Concert Choir, 4 p.m., Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 4310 CR 137, St. Cloud. greatriverchorale.org.
“Tartuffe,” 7:30 p.m., SCSU Performing Arts Center, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud.

Monday, Dec. 7
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Rice City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, City Hall, 205 Main St. E. 320-393-2280.
Sauk Rapids Riverside Lions Club, 7 p.m., Jimmy’s Pour House, 22 Second Ave. N., Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/srriverside.
Sartell Lions Club, 7 p.m., upstairs of Blue Line Sports Bar andGrill, 1101 Second St. S., Sartell. 320-248-3240.

Tuesday, Dec. 8
Sartell Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., Waters Church, 1227 Pinecone Road. 320-258.6061. info@sartellchamber.com.
Holiday sing-a-long with the St. Cloud Area Fun Singers, 2-3:30 p.m., Celebration Lutheran Church, 1500 Pinecone Road N., Sartell.
Sauk Rapids Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/saukrapidslionsmn.
St. Joseph Joint Planning Board, 7 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Sauk Rapids Women of Today, 7 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. saukrapidswt@mnwt.org.
Girl from Birch Creek, explores the life of the late Justice Rosalie Wahl from her youth during the Great Depression to becoming the first woman appointed to the Minnesota Supreme Court, 7-8 p.m., Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site, 1620 Lindbergh Drive S., Little Falls. 320-616-5421. lindbergh@mnhs.org
Holistic Moms Network, 7-8:30 p.m., Good Earth Co-op, 2010 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-252-2489.

Wednesday, Dec. 9
What’s the Buzz About Native Bees, a Breakfast Club program, 9 a.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. stearns-museum.org/breakfast-club.
St. Joseph Area Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., St. Joseph Community Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. NE. stjosephchamber.com.
ISIS, Persecution and the End Times, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Harvest Fellowship, 400 Second Ave. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-529-8838.

Thursday, Dec. 10
55+ Driver Improvement program (eight-hour first-time course), 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Life Assembly of God, 2409 Clearwater Road, St. Cloud. 1-888-234-1294. mnsafetycenter.org.
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
Sartell-Sauk Rapids Moms Club, 9-10:30 a.m., Celebration Lutheran Church, 1500 Pinecone Road N., Sartell.
St. Joseph Senior Citizens, noon, St. Joseph Community Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. NE.
Blood Drive, 1-7 p.m., Love of Christ Church, 1971 Pinecone Road, St. Cloud.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, NOV. 27

Friday, Nov. 27
Christmas at the Mansions, 1-7 p.m., Linden Hills Historical Event Center, 608 Highland Ave., Little Falls. 320-616-5580.
Tae Guk Kwan Do, 3-4 p.m., Independent Lifestyles, 215 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-267-7717.

Saturday, Nov. 28
Christmas at the Mansions, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Linden Hills Historical Event Center, 608 Highland Ave., Little Falls. 320-616-5580.
St. John’s Bible pages on display, now through mid-December, noon-4 p.m. Saturdays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Hill Museum and Monastic Library, St. John’s University, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. 320-363-3351. 320-363-3514.

Sunday, Nov. 29
Christmas at the Mansions, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Linden Hills Historical Event Center, 608 Highland Ave., Little Falls. 320-616-5580.

Monday, Nov. 30
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Christmas at the Mansions, 1-7 p.m., Linden Hills Historical Event Center, 608 Highland Ave., Little Falls. 320-616-5580.
St. Joseph Township Board, 8 p.m., St. Joseph Township Hall, 935 College Ave. S.

Tuesday, Dec. 1
Christmas at the Mansions, 1-7 p.m., Linden Hills Historical Event Center, 608 Highland Ave., Little Falls. 320-616-5580.
Blood Drive, 1-7 p.m., Atonement Lutheran Church, 1144 29th Ave. N., St. Cloud.
Sauk Rapids HRA Board, 6 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction, 6-8:30 p.m., CentraCare Health Plaza, 1406 Sixth Ave. N., St. Cloud. 320-290-2155.
Watab Township Board, 7 p.m., 660 75th St. NW, Sauk Rapids. watabtownship.com. Benton Telecommunications channel 3.
“Tartuffe,” performance by St. Cloud State University Department of Theater, 7:30 p.m., SCSU Performing Arts Center, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud.

Wednesday, Dec. 2
Dementia Training, 10-11 a.m., Hilltop Restaurant, 28518 Hwy 55, Paynesville.
Christmas at the Mansions, 1-7 p.m., Linden Hills Historical Event Center, 608 Highland Ave., Little Falls. 320-616-5580.
St. Stephen City Council, 7 p.m., St. Stephen City Hall, 2 Sixth Ave. SE. 320-251-0964.
“Tartuffe,” 7:30 p.m., SCSU Performing Arts Center, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud.

Thursday, Dec. 3
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
Christmas at the Mansions, 1-7 p.m., Linden Hills Historical Event Center, 608 Highland Ave., Little Falls. 320-616-5580.
Support Group for Eating Disorders, 5:15-6:15 p.m., St. Cloud Hospital, 1406 Sixth Ave. N., St. Cloud. 320-229-4918.
St. Joseph Planning Commission, 6 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Festival of Lights, 6-8 p.m., bring a non-perishable item for the food shelf, in front of the St. Cloud Hospital, 1406 Sixth Ave. N., St. Cloud.
Great River Regional Coin Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Miller Auto Marine Sports Plaza, 2930 Second St. S., St. Cloud.
Sauk Rapids Jaycees, 7 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. srjaycees.weebly.com.
“Tartuffe,” 7:30 p.m., SCSU Performing Arts Center, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud.
Rice Lions Club, 8 p.m., Lions Building, Westside Park, 101 Fourth St. NW.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, NOV. 20

Friday, Nov. 20
Craft and Bake Sale, sponsored by Foley Area Community Action Respecting Elders, 9 a.m., Frandsen Bank, 341 Fourth Ave. N., Foley. 320-968-7848.
Metro Bus Open House and Feedback Session, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Waite Park City Hall, 19 13th Ave. N.
Tae Guk Kwan Do, 3-4 p.m., Independent Lifestyles, 215 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-267-7717.
St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6 p.m., Minnesota Street Market, 27 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society open, 4-7 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
St. Cloud Singles Club Dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, American Legion, 17 Second Ave. S., Waite Park. 320-339-4533. stcloudsingles.net.

Saturday, Nov. 21
St. Augustine’s Parish Boutique and Craft Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 421 Second St. S.E., St. Cloud.
Winter Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N., Sartell. www.marketmonday.org.
Metro Bus Open House and Feedback Session, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Whitney Senior Center, 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud.
Eating Local – the 100-Day Challenge, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Minnesota Street Co-op, 27 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph.
Fall Sip and Shop, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., O’Brien’s Pub, 10 E. Main St., Rice.
Community Fellowship Meal, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1107 Pinecone Road S., Sartell. fumcscr.org.
St. John’s Bible pages on display, now through mid-December, noon-4 p.m. Saturdays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Hill Museum and Monastic Library, St. John’s University, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. 320-363-3351. 320-363-3514.
Sartell Sabre Dance Show, 2 and 6 p.m., Sartell High School, 748 Seventh St. N.
Barn Dance, 6-8:30 p.m., Church of St. Joseph, 12 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph. Music by Rambler Road, fiddler/dance caller Cristina Seaborn, dance instruction provided. Meal available.
Thanksgiving Benefit Choral Concert, 7 p.m., St. Mary’s Cathedral, 25 Eighth Ave. S., St. Cloud.

Sunday, Nov. 22
Grieving During the Holidays Workshop, 10:45 a.m.-noon, First United Methodist Church, 1107 Pinecone Road S., Sartell. fumcscr.org.
Joe Town Table, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Heritage Hall, Church of St. Joseph, 12 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph.

Monday, Nov. 23
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, 1-2:30 p.m., St. Cloud Library, 1300 W. St. Germain Street. 320-529-9000.
St. Joseph Park Board, 6 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Sauk Rapids City Council, 6 p.m., Sauk Rapids Government Center council chambers, 250 Summit Ave. N. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Sartell City Council, 6 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.

Tuesday, Nov. 24
Stitchery at Whitney, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Whitney Senior Center, 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud. 320-255-7245.
Sauk Rapids Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/saukrapidslionsmn.
Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction, 6-8:30 p.m., CentraCare Health Plaza, 1406 Sixth Ave. N., St. Cloud. 320-290-2155.

Wednesday, Nov. 25
Thanksgiving Eve Worship Service, 7 p.m., The Waters Church, 1227 Pinecone Road, Sartell. 320-291-0202.

Thursday, Nov. 26
Wishbone 5K/2 Mile/1K Walk or Run, 8 a.m., St. Cloud YMCA, 1530 Northway Drive.
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, NOV. 13

Friday, Nov. 13
Deadline for submissions for Live United Essay Contest, submit essays to United Way of Central Minnesota (Essay Contest), 3001 Clearwater Road, Suite 201, St. Cloud. unitedwayhelps.org

Saturday, Nov. 14
Holiday Bazaar, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Church of St. Paul, 1125 11th Ave. N., St. Cloud. 320-251-4831.
Winter Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. marketmonday.org.
55+ Driver Improvement Program (four-hour refresher course), 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Miller Auto Plaza (Community Room), 2930 Second St. S., St. Cloud. 1-888-234-1294. mnsafetycenter.org.
Fall Widow Shopping Wonderland, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sal’s Bar and Grill, 109 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph.
Wildwood Ranch maple sugar candy demo, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Minnesota Street Co-op, 27 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph.
St. John’s Bible pages on display, now through mid-December, noon-4 p.m. Saturdays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Hill Museum and Monastic Library, St. John’s University, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. 320-363-3351. 320-363-3514.
Central Minnesota Chapter of the Federation of the Blind of Minnesota, 12:30 p.m., American Legion, 17 Second Ave. N., Waite Park.

Sunday, Nov. 15
Build-Your-Own-Omlette Breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon, American Legion, 17 Second Ave. N., Waite Park. 320-251-5498.
SCSU Choir Concert, 2 p.m., St. Mary’s Cathedral, 25 Fifth Ave. S., St. Cloud.

Monday, Nov. 16
Metro Bus Open House and Feedback Session, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Atwood Memorial Center, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud.
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Fare For All, holiday package distribution, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2, St. Joseph. www.fareforall.org. 1-800-582-4291.
St. Joseph City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
“Photo-a-day: Two years with a naturalist,” a natural history lecture, 6:30-8 p.m., St. John’s University (new Science Center), 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. 320-363-2011.
Rice City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E. 320-393-2280.
Tinville Lions Club, 7 p.m., Rollie’s Rednecks and Longnecks Bar, 940 35th Ave. NE, Sauk Rapids.
St. Joseph Rod and Gun Club, 7 p.m., American Legion, 101 W Minnesota St., St. Joseph.

Tuesday, Nov. 17
Metro Bus Open House and Feedback Session, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Transit Center, 510 First St. S., St. Cloud.
Game Night, 6-8 p.m., Sauk Rapids City Hall, 250 Summit Avenue N.
Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction, 6-8:30 p.m., CentraCare Health Plaza, 1406 Sixth Ave. N., St. Cloud. 320-290-2155.
Identity Theft, a public education session, 7 p.m., St. Cloud Police Department, 101 11th Ave. N.
St. Cloud Area Genealogists meeting, 7 p.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. stearns-museum.org.
Sounds of the Stadium, a concert by St. Cloud State University Campus Band and Husky Sports Band, 7:30 p.m., SCSU Ritsche Auditorium, Stewart Hall, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud.

Wednesday, Nov. 18
55+ Driver Improvement Program (4-hour refresher course), noon-4 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church, 90 Riverside Drive S.E., St. Cloud. 888-234-1294. mnsafetycenter.org.
Move It! for seniors 55+, 2-3 p.m., Brookdale Senior Living, 1325 Summit Ave. N., Sauk Rapids.
Metro Bus Open House and Feedback Session, 2-4 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N.
Economic Development Authority, 5 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N.. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Plato’s Republic Book Group, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Central Perk Coffee Shop, 906 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud.

Thursday, Nov. 19
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
Metro Bus Open House and Feedback Session, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Independent Lifestyles, 215 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids.
Metro Bus Open House and Feedback Session, 4-7 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N.
55+ Driver Improvement Program (4-hour refresher course), 5-9 p.m., Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St. Joseph. 888-234-1294. mnsafetycenter.org.
Rice Lions Club, 8 p.m., Lions Building, Westside Park, 101 Fourth St. NW.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, NOV. 6

Friday, Nov. 6
Blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., College of St. Benedict. 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society open, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
Ladies Night Out Vendor and Craft Event, 4-8 p.m., Sauk Rapids VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids.
Art Crawl, 5-9 p.m., downtown, St. Cloud.

Saturday, Nov. 7
Citywide Food Shelf Drive, 8 a.m.-noon, St. Joseph Food Shelf, 12 W. Minnesota St. 320-309-8367.
NAMI Minnesota State Conference, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., St. Paul River Centre, 175 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul. 651-645-2948. namihelps.org
Holiday Craft and Bake Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., St. John’s University (the Great Hall), 2850 Collegeville Plaza, Collegeville.
Celebration of the Arts, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Avon Community Church, 204 Avon Ave. N., Avon. avonareaarts.org.
“Mississippi Freedom Summer,” a History Club presentation, 10-11 a.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-253-8424. stearns-museum.org/pages/history-club.
Saturday Storytime, registration required, 11-11:45 a.m., Waite Park Public Library, 253 N. Fifth Ave. 320-253-9359.
Bakers’ Acres, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Minnesota Street Co-op, 27 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph.
Benton County Historical Society, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Read to Buster, registration required, noon-12:45 p.m., Waite Park Public Library, 253 N. Fifth Ave. 320-253-9359.
St. John’s Bible pages on display, now through mid-December, noon-4 p.m. Saturdays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Hill Museum and Monastic Library, St. John’s University, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. 320-363-3351. 320-363-3514.
Cultural Night, 5-8 p.m., Atwood Memorial Center Ballroom, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-308-2104.

Sunday, Nov. 8
Bingo, 1 p.m., St. Francis Xavier School, 308 Second St. N., Sartell.

Monday, Nov. 9
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
55+ Driver Improvement Program (four-hour refresher course), 5-9 p.m., Apollo High School, 1000 44th Ave. N., St. Cloud. 1-888-234-1294. mnsafetycenter.org.
We Need a Library advocacy group rally outside city hall prior to council meeting, 5:30-6 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 302-222-7970.
Sauk Rapids City Council, 6 p.m., Sauk Rapids Government Center council chambers, 250 Summit Ave. N. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Sartell City Council, 6 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.
St. Joseph Township Board, 8 p.m., St. Joseph Township Hall, 935 College Ave. S.
Sauk Rapids Sportsmen’s Club, 8 p.m., Molitor’s Quarry Grill and Bar, 425 35th St. N.E., Sauk Rapids.

Tuesday, Nov. 10
Sartell Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., Waters Church, 1227 Pinecone Road. 320-258.6061. info@sartellchamber.com.
Sauk Rapids Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/saukrapidslionsmn.
Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction, 6-8:30 p.m., CentraCare Health Plaza, 1406 Sixth Ave. N., St. Cloud. 320-290-2155.
Cyber Safety: Catching up with High Tech Kids (presented by Dave Eisenmann, director of instructional technology and media services at Minnetonka Public Schools), 6:30-8 p.m., Sauk Rapids-Rice Middle School (Door 4), 901 First St. S., Sauk Rapids.
St. Joseph Joint Planning Board, 7 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Sauk Rapids Women of Today, 7 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. saukrapidswt@mnwt.org.
Holistic Moms Network, 7-8:30 p.m., Good Earth Co-op, 2010 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-252-2489.

Wednesday, Nov. 11
St. Joseph Area Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., St. Joseph Community Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. NE. stjosephchamber.com.
Plato’s Republic Book Group, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Central Perk Coffee Shop, 906 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud.

Thursday, Nov. 12
Blood drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Cloud Veterans Hospital, CD135 Volunteer Services.
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
Sartell-Sauk Rapids Moms’ Club, 9-10:30 a.m., Celebration Lutheran Church, 1500 Pinecone Road N., Sartell.
St. Joseph Senior Citizens, 1:30 p.m., St. Joseph Community Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. NE.
Healthy for the Holidays, 4:30-6:30 p.m., CentraCare Health Administrative Support Building, 1600 CR 134, St. Cloud.
Surgery Open House, 6-8 p.m., St. Cloud Hospital, 1406 Sixth Ave. N., St. Cloud. 320-251-2700, ext. 54468.
Finish Northstar Public Gathering, 7-9 p.m., River’s Edge Convention Center, 10 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-339-1941.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY OCT. 30

Friday, Oct. 30
Trick or Treat Main Street, 3:30-5 p.m., sponsored by Rice Area Chamber of Commerce, Rice. 320-393-2460.
Holy Cross Fish Fry, 4-9 p.m., Holy Cross Parish, 10672 CR 8, Kimball.
Autumn Games and Crafts, 4:20-5:15 p.m., Al Ringsmuth Library, 253 Fifth Ave. N., Waite Park. 320-253-9359.

Saturday, Oct. 31
Decorate a Halloween cookie, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Cold Spring Bakery, 308 Main St., Cold Spring, and 103 Second St. S., Waite Park.
Sartell Area Churches Craft and Bake Sale, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., St. Francis Xavier School, 308 Second St. N., Sartell.
Co-op Yard Sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Minnesota Street Co-op, 27 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph.
St. John’s Bible pages on display, now through mid-December, noon-4 p.m. Saturdays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Hill Museum and Monastic Library, St. John’s University, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. 320-363-3351. 320-363-3514.
Fall Fun Fest 2015, 1-5 p.m., St. Cloud River’s Edge Convention Center, 10 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-253-7819.
Restless Souls Cemetery and Haunted Walk-Through, 6-9 p.m., Klinefelter Park, 905 Dale St., St. Joseph.

Monday, Nov. 2
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
T(w)een Activate, 6-7:30 p.m., Waite Park Public Library, 253 N. Fifth Ave. 320-253-9359.
Rice City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E. 320-393-2280.
Sauk Rapids Riverside Lions Club, 7 p.m., Jimmy’s Pour House, 22 Second Ave. N., Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/srriverside.
Sartell Lions Club, 7 p.m., upstairs of Blue Line Sports Bar andGrill, 1101 Second St. S., Sartell. 320-248-3240.

Tuesday, Nov. 3
VOTE for or against the St. Cloud School District referendum at your local polling location: either Colt’s Academy, First Avenue SE, St. Joseph, or St. John’s University, 31802 CR 159, Collegeville.
Blood drive, 1-7 p.m., Atonement Lutheran Church, 1114 29th Ave. N., St. Cloud.
Sauk Rapids HRA Board, 6 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction, 6-8:30 p.m., CentraCare Health Plaza, 1406 Suxth Ave. N., St. Cloud. 320-290-2155.
Watab Township Board, 7 p.m., 660 75th St. NW, Sauk Rapids. watabtownship.com. Benton Telecommunications channel 3.

Wednesday, Nov. 4
Blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. John’s University (Great Hall), 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville.

Plato’s Republic Book Group, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Central Perk Coffee Shop, 906 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud.

St. Stephen City Council, 7 p.m., St. Stephen City Hall, 2 Sixth Ave SE. 320-251-0964.

Thursday, Nov. 5
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
55+ Driver Improvement Program (four-hour refresher course), 12:30-4:30 p.m., Sartell-St. Stephen District Service Center, 212 Third Ave. N., Sartell. 1-888-234-1294.mnsafetycenter.org.
Support Group for Eating Disorders, 5:15-6:15 p.m., St. Cloud Hospital, 1406 Sixth Ave. N., St. Cloud. 320-229-4918.
St. Joseph Planning Commission, 6 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Friends of the Library, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Waite Park Public Library, 253 N. Fifth Ave. 320-253-9359.
Great River Regional Coin Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Miller Auto Marine Sports Plaza, 2930 Second St. S., St. Cloud.
Sauk Rapids Jaycees, 7 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. srjaycees.weebly.com.
Rice Lions Club, 8 p.m., Lions Building, Westside Park, 101 Fourth St. NW.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY OCT. 23

Friday, Oct. 23
Mayor Rick Schultz Meet and Greet, 4-5:30 p.m., Sliced, 14 College Ave. N., St. Joseph.
Art is Free, 7:30 p.m., SCSU Performing Arts Center, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud.

Saturday, Oct. 24
All Saints Academy Workathon, staff, students and parents to volunteer their time assisting the elderly and disabled of the St. Joseph community, 320-363-7505 ext. 150.
Government Property Auction, 9:30 a.m., Stearns County Public Works Department, 455 28th Ave., Waite Park. 320-656-3970. stearnscountymn.org.
St. John’s Bible pages on display, now through mid-December, noon-4 p.m. Saturdays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Hill Museum and Monastic Library, St. John’s University, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. 320-363-3351. 320-363-3514.
Halloween Historia, noon-4 p.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-253-8424.
Art is Free, 7:30 p.m., SCSU Performing Arts Center, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud.

Sunday, Oct. 25
Joe Town Table, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., American Legion Post 328, 101 Minnesota St. W., St. Joseph.
Trunk-or-Treat, noon-3 p.m., Minnesota School of Business, 1201 Second St. S., Waite Park.
Halloween in the Hall, 1-3 p.m., College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph.
Art is Free, 2 p.m., SCSU Performing Arts Center, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud.
Spaghetti Dinner Benefit for Mette Kirsch and family, 4-8 p.m., Sauk Rapids VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids.

Monday, Oct. 26
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph Park Board, 6 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Sauk Rapids City Council, 6 p.m., Sauk Rapids Government Center council chambers, 250 Summit Ave. N. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Sartell City Council, 6 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.
UCP Halloween Party, 6-7:30 p.m., St. Paul’s Church, 1125 11th Ave. N., St. Cloud. 320-253-0765
St. Joseph Township Board, 8 p.m., St. Joseph Township Hall, 935 College Ave. S.
Eugene J. McCarthy Lecture featuring Christopher Dodd, 8 p.m., Stephen B. Humphrey Theater, 2850 Collegeville Plaza, Collegeville. 320-363-5777.

Tuesday, Oct. 27
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. 320-255-3123. mnsafetycenter.org.
Sartell Community Center Open House, 5-7 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N., Sartell.
Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction, 6-8:30 p.m., CentraCare Health Plaza, 1406 Sixth Ave. N., St. Cloud. 320-290-2155.
Sauk Rapids Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/saukrapidslionsmn.

Wednesday, Oct. 28
Plato’s Republic Book Group, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Central Perk Coffee Shop, 906 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud.

Thursday, Oct. 29
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
Halloween Party, 6 p.m., St. Cloud Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St. 320-650-2500.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, OCT. 16

Friday, Oct. 16
Burger and brat sale, sponsored by St. Joseph Knights of Columbus, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society open, 4-7 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
Pumpkinfest, for ages 12 and under, 4-7 p.m., Lake George, 425 E. Lake Blvd., St. Cloud.
Create Your Own Games and Challenges, registration is required, 4:30-5:15 p.m., Waite Park Public Library, 253 Fifth Ave. N. 320-253-9359.
Steak Fry & Meat Raffle, hosted by Sauk Rapids Riverside Lions, 5-8 p.m., Sauk Rapids VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids.
Studio Show opening, featuring pottery, sculpture, paintings and collages by artists Peder Hegland, Judith Bergerson and Sam Spiczka, 6-9 p.m., 3898 and 3916 Pine Pointe Road, Sartell. 320-252-9281.
St. Cloud Singles Club Dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, American Legion, 17 Second Ave. S., Waite Park. 320-339-4533. stcloudsingles.net.

Saturday, Oct. 17
St. John’s Bible pages on display, now through mid-December, noon-4 p.m. Saturdays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Hill Museum and Monastic Library, St. John’s University, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. 320-363-3351. 320-363-3514.
Burger and brat sale, sponsored by St. Joseph Knights of Columbus, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW.
Studio Show, featuring pottery, sculpture, paintings and collages by artists Peder Hegland, Judith Bergerson and Sam Spiczka, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 3898 and 3916 Pine Pointe Road, Sartell. 320-252-9281.

Sunday, Oct. 18
Turkey Bingo Party, 1 p.m., St. Columbkille Catholic Church, CR 4, St. Wendel.
Studio Show, featuring pottery, sculpture, paintings and collages by artists Peder Hegland, Judith Bergerson and Sam Spiczka, 1-4 p.m., 3898 and 3916 Pine Pointe Road, Sartell. 320-252-9281.

Monday, Oct. 19
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
“Deep Brain Stimulation for People with Parkinson’s,” guest speaker Dr. Michael Park from the University of Minnesota Department of Neurosurgery, 1 p.m., Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-529-9000.
Market Monday, 3-6:30 p.m., parking lot of Hardware Hank, Seventh St. N., Sartell. marketmonday.org.
Fare For All, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2, St. Joseph. www.fareforall.org. 1-800-582-4291.
St. Joseph City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Rice City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E. 320-393-2280.
Tinville Lions Club, 7 p.m., Rollie’s Rednecks and Longnecks Bar, 940 35th Ave. NE, Sauk Rapids.
St. Joseph Rod and Gun Club, 7 p.m., American Legion, 101 W Minnesota St., St. Joseph.

Tuesday, Oct. 20
Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction, 6-8:30 p.m., CentraCare Health Plaza, 1406 Sixth Ave. N., St. Cloud. 320-290-2155.
Toddler Time, 10:30-11 a.m., Waite Park Public Library 253 Fifth Ave. N. 320-253-9359.
Celebration of Abilities, 5-7 p.m., Holiday Inn, 75 37th Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-529-9000.
St. Cloud Area Genealogists meeting, 7 p.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. stearns-museum.org.
“Art is Free,” performance by St. Cloud State University Department of Theater, 7:30 p.m., SCSU Performing Arts Center, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud.

Wednesday, Oct. 21
Home and Safety Fair, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Whitney Senior Center, 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud.
Falling for Flowers, 2-3 p.m., Shepherd Oaks Apartments, 310 13th St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-258-1577.
St. Joseph Economic Development Authority, 5 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Plato’s Republic Book Group, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Central Perk Coffee Shop, 906 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud.
Ancestry for Library Genealogy Program, attendance limit is 10, 6:15-7:30 p.m., Waite Park Public Library, 253 Fifth Ave. N. 320-253-9359.
Art is Free, 7:30 p.m., SCSU Performing Arts Center, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud.

Thursday, Oct. 22
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
Art is Free, 7:30 p.m., SCSU Performing Arts Center, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, OCT. 9

Friday, Oct. 9
Brat and hotdog sale, sponsored by St. Joseph Lions, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW.
Flowers for Algernon, 7 p.m., Sartell High School, 748 Seventh St. N., Sartell.

Saturday, Oct. 10
5k/1k Run, Walk and Roll, 8:30 a.m., UCP Central Minnesota, 510 25th Ave. N., St. Cloud. 320-253-0765. ucpcentralmn.org.
St. Stephen Fire Department Open House, 9 a.m.-noon, St. Stephen Fire and Rescue Station, 2 Sixth Ave. SE.
Central Minnesota Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 1480 10th Ave. NE, Sauk Rapids. 320-251-2498.
Brat and hotdog sale, sponsored by St. Joseph Lions, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW.
Charles Fillmore 5K Fun Run, Walk and Roll, 10 a.m., Unity Spiritual Center, 931 Fifth Ave. N., Sartell. fillmore5K.org.
Sauk Rapids Fire Department Open House, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sauk Rapids Fire Station, 408 N. Benton Drive.
55+ Driver Improvement Program (four-hour refresher course), 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Miller Auto Plaza, 2930 Second St. S., St. Cloud. mnsafetycenter.org.
St. John’s Bible pages on display, now through mid-December, noon-4 p.m. Saturdays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Hill Museum and Monastic Library, St. John’s University, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. 320-363-3351. 320-363-3514.
Central Minnesota Chapter of the Federation of the Blind of Minnesota, 12:30 p.m., American Legion, 17 Second Ave. N., Waite Park.
Flowers for Algernon, 2 p.m., Sartell High School, 748 Seventh St. N., Sartell.

Monday, Oct. 12
Benton County Historical Society, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Market Monday, 3-6:30 p.m., parking lot of Hardware Hank, Seventh St. N., Sartell. marketmonday.org.
55+ Driver Improvement Program (four-hour refresher course), 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St. Joseph. 320-255-3123. mnsafetycenter.org.
Sauk Rapids City Council, 6 p.m., Sauk Rapids Government Center council chambers, 250 Summit Ave. N. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Sartell City Council, 6 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.
Writer’s Group, 6:30-8 p.m., Waite Park Public Library, 253 Fifth Ave. N., Waite Park.
St. Joseph Township Board, 8 p.m., St. Joseph Township Hall, 935 College Ave. S.
Sauk Rapids Sportsmen’s Club, 8 p.m., Molitor’s Quarry Grill and Bar, 425 35th Street N.E., Sauk Rapids.

Tuesday, Oct. 13
Sartell Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., Waters Church, 1227 Pinecone Road. 320-258.6061. info@sartellchamber.com.
Museum Curator Presentation, hosted by Sartell Senior Connection, 2 p.m., District Service Center, 212 Third Ave. N., Sartell.
55+ Driver Improvement Program (eight-hour first-time course), 5-9 p.m. today and Oct. 14, Apollo High School, 1000 44th Ave. N., St. Cloud. 320-255-3123. mnsafetycenter.org.
Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction, 6-8:30 p.m., CentraCare Health Plaza, 1406 Sixth Ave. N., St. Cloud. 320-290-2155.
Sauk Rapids Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/saukrapidslionsmn.
St. Joseph Joint Planning Board, 7 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 25 College Ave. N. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Sauk Rapids Women of Today, 7 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. saukrapidswt@mnwt.org.
Holistic Moms Network, 7-8:30 p.m., Good Earth Co-op, 2010 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-252-2489.
Minnesota: a History of the Land: Second Nature, 7-8:30 p.m., Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site, 1620 Lindbergh Drive S., Little Falls. 320-616-5421.

Wednesday, Oct. 14
Breakfast Club, 9 a.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. stearns-museum.org/breakfast-club.
St. Joseph Area Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., St. Joseph Community Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. NE. stjosephchamber.com.
Plato’s Republic Book Group, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Central Perk Coffee Shop, 906 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud.

Thursday, Oct. 15
55+ Driver Improvement Program (eight-hour first-time course), 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Life Assembly of God, 2409 Clearwater Road, St. Cloud. 320-255-3123. mnsafetycenter.org.
55+ Driver Improvement Program (four-hour refresher course), 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Whitney Senior Center, 1527 Northway Road, St. Cloud. 320-255-3123. mnsafetycenter.org.
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
55+ Driver Improvement Program (four-hour refresher course), noon-4 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church, 90 Riverside Drive S.E., St. Cloud. 320-255-3123. mnsafetycenter.org.
Blood drive, 1-7 p.m., St. Francis Xavier school gym, 219 Second St. N., Sartell. Call 320-252-8150 to schedule appointment.
Blood drive, 1-7 p.m., Avon Community Church, 204 Avon Ave. N. 800-448-3543.
St. Joseph Senior Citizens, 1:30 p.m., St. Joseph Community Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. NE.
Family Farmers’ Market, 2-6 p.m., River East parking lot, CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 CentraCare Circle, St. Cloud. 320-252-2422.
Rice Lions Club, 8 p.m., Lions Building, Westside Park, 101 Fourth St. NW.