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PUBLISHED APRIL 24

Friday, April 24
Brat sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 1st Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Environment, Capitalism and Globalization, 2-5 p.m., Voyageur’s Room, Atwood Memorial Center, St. Cloud State University, 651 1st Ave. S., St. Cloud.
Kaleidoscope, presented by the Minnesota Dance Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Paramount Theatre, 913 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. paramount-arts.org.
Spring choral finale: All choirs and Amadeus Chamber Symphony, 8 p.m., Abbey Church, St. John’s University, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. csbsju.edu/music.

Saturday, April 25
Rose Education Day, registration is required, 8-11:30 a.m., Whitney Senior Center, 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud. 800-450-6171. z.umn.edu/RoseEd2015.
Sartell Lions Spring Clean-up, 8 a.m.-noon, Sartell Middle School parking lot, 212 3rd Ave. N., Sartell.
Gardening and Great Eating, 9-11 a.m. HealthPartners Clinic, 2251 Connecticut Ave. S., Sartell. 320-203-2099. hpcmc.com/garden.
Brat sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 1st Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Coder Dojo, learn coding from mentors, 1-4 p.m., Room 208, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Spring Concert by Central Minnesota Youth Orchestra, 3 p.m., Ruth Gant Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center, St. Cloud State University, 620 3rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. cmyo.org.
Brothers Sing On – A Community Sing for Men, men’s choir festival, 4:30 p.m., Ritsche Auditorium, Stewart Hall, St. Cloud State University, 702 1st Ave. S, St. Cloud. stcloudstate.edu/music/singon.

Sunday, April 26
Joe Town Table, free community meal, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., American Legion, 101 Minnesota St. W., St. Joseph.
All College Choir concert, 7:30 p.m., Great Hall, St. John’s University, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. csbsju.edu/music.

Monday, April 27
Weight loss informational seminar, 2:30 p.m., 2nd Floor Conference Room A/B, River Campus, CentraCare Clinic, 1200 6th Ave. N., St. Cloud.
55+ Driver Improvement program (eight-hour first-time course, tonight and April 28), 5-9 p.m., District Service Center, 212 3rd Ave. N., Sartell. 1-888-234-1294. Optional online courses: mnsafetycenter.org.
St. Joseph Park Board, 6 p.m., City Hall, 25 College Ave. N., St. Joseph. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Kick your Cravings to the Curb, 6:30 p.m., Unity Spiritual Center of Central Minnesota, 931 5th Ave. N., Sartell. 320-255-9253. unityspiritualcentercm.org.
Sartell City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.

Tuesday, April 28
55+ Driver Improvement program (four-hour refresher course), 5-9 p.m., Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St. Joseph. 1-888-234-1294. Optional online courses: mnsafetycenter.org.
55+ Driver Improvement program (four-hour refresher course), 5-9 p.m., Apollo High School, 100 44th Ave. N., St. Cloud. 1-888-234-1294. Optional online courses: mnsafetycenter.org.
Survival basics class, four-week class, ages 8 and up, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Bremer Room, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Holocaust Remembrance Day film screening, I’m Still Here: Real Diaries of Young People Who Lived During the Holocaust, 7-8 p.m., Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site, 1620 Lindbergh Drive, Little Falls.
Her Story, Her Song, concert explores an aspect of life from the feminine perspective, 7:30 p.m., Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 4310 CR 137, St. Cloud. 320-308-3093.

Thursday, April 30
Rummage Sale, 7 a.m.-7 p.m., St. John the Baptist Parish Center, 14241 Fruit Farm Road, St. Joseph. 320-363-2569. stjohnthebaptistparish.org.
Traveling Health and Screening Fair for people 50+, 8 a.m.-noon, St. Francis Xavier Church, 308 2nd St. N., Sartell.
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 1st St. NE, Sartell.
Llama llama kickoff party, 5:30-7:30 p.m., St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Into the Woods, 7 p.m., Auditorium, Sartell High School, 748 7th St. N., Sartell.
Landscape of the Body, dance performance, 7:30 p.m., Gorecki Family Theater, Benedicta Arts Center, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. 320-363-5777. csbsju.edu/fine-arts/visual-arts.

PUBLISHED APRIL 17

Friday, April 17
Discovery Day, St. John’s Preparatory School, St. John’s University, Collegeville. 320-363-3315 option 3 to RSVP. sjprep.net.
Bag of Books Sale, sponsored by St. Cloud Friends of the Library, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mississippi Room, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. stcloudfriends.org.
Journey to Heal Art Show, part of St. Cloud State University’s Sexual Assault Awareness month series, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Atwood Memorial Center, SCSU, 651 1st Ave. S., St. Cloud.
St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church fellowship hall, 610 CR 2.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society open, 4-7 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 1st Ave NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
Sock-Hop for 5th-, 6th- and 7th-grade students, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Rockville Parish Center, 113 Broadway St. W, Rockville.
St. Cloud Singles Club Dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, American Legion, 17 2nd Ave. S., Waite Park. 320-339-4533. stcloudsingles.net.

Saturday, April 18
Death and burial information session, 8-11 a.m., St. Joseph Parish heritage hall, 12 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph.
Household Hazardous Waste Facility, 8 a.m.-noon, 320-255-6140 to get directions.
Town Hall Meeting with Mayor Rick Schultz, 9-10 a.m. St. Joseph Fire Hall, 323 4th Ave. NE, St. Joseph.
Sex trafficking speaker/information session, 9-11 a.m., St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 219 2nd St. N., Sartell. 320-252-1363.
Bag of Books Sale, sponsored by St. Cloud Friends of the Library 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Mississippi Room, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. stcloudfriends.org.
55+ Driver Improvement program (four-hour refresher course), 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Miller Auto Plaza community room, 2930 2nd St. S., St. Cloud. 1-888-234-1294. Optional online courses: mnsafetycenter.org.
Creative writing workshop, 10:30-11:45 a.m., St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Community fellowship meal, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1107 Pinecone Road S., Sartell.
Wander, senior art majors exhibition, 1-3 p.m., Alice R. Rogers Gallery and Target Gallery, St. John’s Art Center, St. John’s University, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. 320-363-2701. csbsju.edu/fine-arts/visual-arts.
Homework help, for grades K-8, 2:30-4:45 p.m., St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.

Sunday, April 19
Build-your-own omelette breakfast, proceeds support programs for veterans, 8 a.m.-noon, American Legion, 17 2nd Ave. S., Waite Park. 320-251-5498.
String chamber ensembles concert, 2 p.m., Gorecki Family Theater, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. csbsju.edu/music.

Monday, April 20
Blood drive, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union, 2835 W. St. Germain, St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767. redcrossblood.org.
St. Joseph City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, City Hall, 25 College Ave. N., St. Joseph. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Jumpstarting Life: Applying Hibernation Strategies to Emergency Rooms and Long-distance Space Travel Lecture, 6:30-8 p.m., New Science Center, St. John’s University, Collegeville. 320-363-3163. csbsju.edu/outdooru.
St. Joseph Rod and Gun Club, 7 p.m., American Legion, 101 W Minnesota St., St. Joseph.
Woodwind and brass chamber ensembles concert, 8 p.m., Stephen B. Humphrey Theater, St. John’s University, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. csbsju.edu/music.

Tuesday, April 21
55+ Driver Improvement program (eight-hour first-time course, tonight and April 22), 5-9 p.m., Apollo High School, 1000 44th Ave. N., St. Cloud. 1-888-234-1294. Optional online courses: mnsafetycenter.org.
Survival basics class, four-week class, ages 8 and up, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Bremer Room, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
St. Cloud Area Genealogists meeting, 7 p.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. stearns-museum.org.
Guitar ensemble concert, 8 p.m., Stephen B. Humphrey Theater, St. John’s University, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. csbsju.edu/music.

Wednesday, April 22
Blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Cloud State University, 720 4th Ave. S., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767. redcrossblood.org.
St. Cloud Book Club, for adults, 3-4 p.m. & 7-8 p.m., Array Room, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
St. Cloud State University Planetarium public night, shows at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m., telescope viewing 8-10 p.m., reservations needed for shows, 324 Robert H. Wick Science Building, SCSU, 720 4th Ave. S., St. Cloud. planetarium@stcloudstate.edu. 320-308-2011.
Wind ensemble and symphonic band concert, 7:30 p.m., Escher Auditorium, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. csbsju.edu/music.

Thursday, April 23
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 1st St. NE, Sartell.
Investment fraud awareness training, 10:30-11:30 a.m., St. Cloud Police Department Training Room, 101 11th Ave. N., St. Cloud. 612-664-5743.
Fifty Shades of Grey: Harmless Fantasy or Sexualized Violence, part of St. Cloud State University’s Sexual Assault Awareness month series, 2-3:15 p.m., Atwood Memorial Center Theatre, SCSU, 651 1st Ave. S., St. Cloud.

 

PUBLISHED APRIL 10

Friday, April 10
Traveling Health and Screening Fair for people 50+, 8 a.m.-noon, Whitney Center Gym, 1529 Northway Drive, St. Cloud.
Brat sale, sponsored by St. Joseph Lions, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 1st Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Immigrants and Dispelling the Myths in the Media, 3-5 p.m., Cascade Room, Atwood Memorial Center, St. Cloud State University, 651 1st Ave. S., St. Cloud.
St. Cloud State University’s Chamber Orchestra and Collective Chamber Ensemble performance, 7:30 p.m., Ruth Gant Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center, St. Cloud State University, 620 3rd Ave. S., St. Cloud.

Saturday, April 11
Craft-vendor sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., VFW 428, 9 18th Ave. N., St. Cloud.
County Government Month Family Fun Day, 9 a.m.-noon, Stearns County Highway Department, 455 28th Ave. S., Waite Park.
First Steps Baby Expo, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., River’s Edge Convention Center, 10 4th Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-420-4842. firststepbabyexpo.com.
Brat sale, sponsored by St. Joseph Lions, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 1st Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
St. Joseph Community Showcase, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Kennedy Community School gym, 1300 Jade Road, St. Joseph. stjosephchamber.com.
Winter Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. marketmonday.org.
Craft-Vendor Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., VFW Post 428, 9 18th Ave. N., St. Cloud.
Federation of the Blind of Minnesota, annual meeting, 10 a.m., American Legion, 17 2nd Ave. N., Waite Park.
Central Minnesota Chapter of the Federation of the Blind of Minnesota, 12:30 p.m., American Legion, 17 2nd Ave. N., Waite Park.
Young Adult Revolution, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Room 259, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Coder Dojo, learn coding from mentors, 1-4 p.m., Room 208, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Maple Syrup Festival, 1-4 p.m., Sugar Shack near St. John’s Preparatory School, St. John’s University, Collegeville. 320-363-3163. csbsju.edu/outdooru.
Homework help, for grades K-8, 2:30-4:45 p.m., St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Still I Rise, a fund-raising concert for Anna Marie’s Alliance, 3:30 p.m., Escher Auditorium, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. csbsju.edu/music.

Sunday, April 12
Hands Across the World: The Journey Continues, 1-3 p.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. stearns-museum.org/event.
Women’s Choir Concert, 2 p.m., Sacred Heart Chapel, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. csbsju.edu/music.
Goldberg variations performance project, 4 p.m., Stephen B. Humphrey Theater, St. John’s University, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. csbsju.edu/music.

Monday, April 13
Twenty Years in Clay, pottery show by Joe Singewald, now through May 10, Gorecki Gallery, Benedicta Arts Center, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. 320-363-5777. csbsju.edu/fine-arts/visual-arts.
Wander, senior art majors exhibition, now through May 10, Alice R. Rogers Gallery and Target Gallery, St. John’s Art Center, St. John’s University, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. 320-363-2701. csbsju.edu/fine-arts/visual-arts.
Weight loss informational seminar, 2:30 p.m., 2nd Floor Conference Room A/B, River Campus, CentraCare Clinic, 1200 6th Ave. N., St. Cloud.
Fare For All, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2, St. Joseph. www.fareforall.org. 1-800-582-4291.
Sartell City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.
Percussion ensemble concert, 7:30 p.m., Escher Auditorium, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. csbsju.edu/music.

Tuesday, April 14
Sartell Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.
Blood drive, 1:30-7:30 p.m., St. Mary Help of Christians Parish, 24588 CR 7, St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767. redcrossblood.org.
How crimes are solved, Stearns County Sheriff Capt. Pam Jensen, 2 p.m., District Service Center, 212 3rd Ave. N., Sartell. sartellseniorconnection.com.
Survival basics class, four-week class, ages 8 and up, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Bremer Room, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Free all-ages movie showing, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Mississippi Community Room, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
St. Joseph Joint Planning Board, 7 p.m., City Hall, 25 College Ave. N., St. Joseph. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Holistic Moms Network, 7-8:30 p.m., Good Earth Co-op, 2010 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-252-2489.
Music in the Round, 7:30 p.m., Ritsche Auditorium, Stewart Hall, St. Cloud State University, 702 1st Ave. S., St. Cloud.

Wednesday, April 15
St. Joseph Economic Development Authority, 5 p.m., City Hall, 25 College Ave. N., St. Joseph. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Speaker on the Armenian Genocide of 1915-23, 7 p.m., Ritsche Auditorium, St. Cloud State University, 702 1st Ave. S., St. Cloud. scsu.mn/1IEXg05.
Jazz ensemble and jazz combos concerts, 7:30 p.m., Escher Auditorium, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. csbsju.edu/music.
The Electro-Acoustic Piano, pianist Keith Kirchoff of St. Cloud, 7:30 p.m., Ruth Gant Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center, St. Cloud State University, 620 3rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. keithkirchoff.com.

Thursday, April 16
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 1st St. NE, Sartell.
55+ Driver Improvement program (eight-hour first-time course, tonight and April 17), 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Waite Park City Hall, 19 13th Ave. N. 1-888-234-1294. Optional online courses: mnsafetycenter.org.
Weight loss informational seminar, 3 p.m., 2nd Floor Conference Room A/B, River Campus, CentraCare Clinic, 1200 6th Ave. N., St. Cloud.
Twenty Years in Clay, pottery show reception by Joe Singlewald, 4-7 p.m., Gorecki Gallery, Benedicta Arts Center, College of St. Benedict, 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. 320-363-2701. csbsju.edu/fine-arts/visual-arts.
Bag of Books Sale, sponsored by the St. Cloud Friends of the Library, 4-8 p.m., Mississippi Room, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. stcloudfriends.org.
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.
Casa Guadalupe Multicultural Night, 6-8 p.m., St. Boniface Parish Center, 501 Main St., Cold Spring.

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