Calendar

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Most events are listed at no cost. Those events are typically free or of minimal charge for people to attend.

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PUBLISHED MARCH 27

Friday, March 27
Fish Fry, 4-8 p.m., All Saints Academy school cafeteria, 32 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph, or, St. Joseph Catholic Church Heritage Hall, 12 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph.
Weekly Lenten Fish Fry, 5-7:30 p.m., Immaculate Conception Church, 145 2nd Ave. N.E., Rice. 320-393-2725.

Saturday, March 28
Hope for Recovery Workshop, free workshop providing information on mental illness, coping strategies, registration required, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., St. Francis Xavier Parish Hall, 219 2nd St. N., Sartell. namihelps.org. 651-645-2948.
Garage Sale & Craft-Vendor Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Bernick’s Pepsi Arena, 1109 1st St. S., Sartell.
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.
St. Stephen Easter egg hunt, 11 a.m., Smoley Fields upper field, St. Stephen.
Maple Syrup Tours, 1-4 p.m., Kramer Lake/Wildwood Park, 29709 Kipper Rd., St. Joseph. 320-363-7784.
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.
Earth Hour, turn lights off for 1 hour to raise awareness about climate change, 8:30 p.m., earthhour.org.

Sunday, March 29
Empty Bowls, silent auction featuring unique pottery, wooden bowls and more, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Calvary Community Church, 1200 Roosevelt Rd., St. Cloud. placeofhopeminisries.org. 320-203-7881.

Monday, March 30
Blood drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., CD135 volunteer services, St. Cloud Veterans Hospital, 4801 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767. redcrossblood.org.

Tuesday, March 31
55+ Driver Improvement program (four-hour refresher course), 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Life Assembly of God, 2409 Clearwater Rd., St. Cloud. 1-888-234-1294. Optional online courses: mnsafetycenter.org.
Blood drive, 1-7 p.m., Atonement Lutheran Church, 1144 29th Ave. N., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767. redcrossblood.org.

Wednesday, April 1
Blood drive, noon-6 p.m., St. Wendelin Church, 22714 Hwy 15, St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767. redcrossblood.org.
St. Stephen City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall, 2 6th Ave SE. 251-0964.

Thursday, April 2
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 1st St. NE, Sartell.
Traveling Health and Screening Fair for people 50+, 9 a.m.-noon, Waite Park City Hall, 19 13th Ave. N., Waite Park.
Great River Regional Coin Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Miller Auto Marine Sports Plaza, 2930 2nd St. S., St. Cloud.
Four Humors Lolita: A Three Man Show, stage play based on the 2-1/2 hour movie by Stanley Kubrik, Center Stage, Performing Arts Center, St. Cloud State University, 620 3rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-308-3093.
St. Joseph Planning Commission, 6 p.m., City Hall, 25 College Ave. N., St. Joseph. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.

PUBLISHED MARCH 20

Friday, March 20
Pack the Porches, benefitting Catholic Charities Emergency Services Food Shelf, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., two locations: Pioneer Place on Fifth, 22 5th Ave. S., St. Cloud; or, St. Cloud Hyundai, 900 2nd St. S., Waite Park. ccstcloud.org.
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.
Weekly Lenten Fish Fry, 5-7:30 p.m., Immaculate Conception Church, 145 2nd Ave. N.E., Rice. 320-393-2725.
St. Cloud Singles Club Dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, American Legion, 17 2nd Ave. S., Waite Park. 320-339-4533. stcloudsingles.net.

Saturday, March 21
Garden Education Day, 8:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m., St. John’s University, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville.
Craft-Vendor Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., El Paso Bar & Grill, 200 2nd Ave. N.W., St. Joseph.
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.
Coder Dojo, learn coding from mentors, 1:00-4:00 p.m., Room 208, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Homework help, for grades K-8, 2:30-4:45 p.m., St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
OutSpoken, perform your original poetry, song or other written work, 4-4:45 p.m., Mississippi Community Room, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.

Sunday, March 22
Joe Town Table, free community meal, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., American Legion, 101 Minnesota St. W., St. Joseph.
Ladies only conceal and carry class, 9 a.m., St. Cloud. 320-247-2877.

Monday, March 23
St. Joseph Park Board, 6 p.m., City Hall, 25 College Ave. N., St. Joseph. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Author Talk – Greg Randle, 6-7 p.m., Bremer Community Room, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Sartell City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.

Tuesday, March 24
Two Women’s Stories: The long journey from drugs and prostitution to healing and new life, 6:30-8:30 p.m., St. Benedict’s Monastery dining room, 104 Chapel Lane, St. Joseph. sbm.osb.org. 320-363-7100.
Dream interpretation class, 7-8:45 p.m., Mississippi Community Room, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.

Wednesday, March 25
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.

Thursday, March 26
Coffee with a Cop, 8:30-10:30 a.m., McDonald’s, 1180 Elm Street E., St. Joseph. 320-363-8250.
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 1st St. NE, Sartell.
History of the Minnesota State Fair, history, stories and trivia, 3-4 p.m., Bremer Community Room, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.

 

PUBLISHED MARCH 13 

Friday, March 13
St. Patrick’s Day potluck, 12:30 p.m., District Service Center, 212 3rd Ave. N., Sartell. predatorguideservice.com.
Fish Fry, 4-7 p.m., St. Francis Xavier Parish, 219 2nd St. N., Sartell. stfrancissartell.org. 320-252-1363.
Lenten Fish Fry, 4:30-7:30 p.m., St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 14241 Fruit Farm Rd., St. Joseph. stjohnthebaptistparish.org. 320-363-2569.
Weekly Lenten Fish Fry, 5-7:30 p.m., Immaculate Conception Church, 145 2nd Ave. N.E., Rice. 320-393-2725.
“Stars of the Storm!” talent show and fundraiser, 6 p.m., Sauk Rapids-Rice High School (west door 6), 1835 Osauka Road NE, Sauk Rapids. isd47.org/srref.

Saturday, March 14
Women’s Health 101, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 CentraCare Circle, St. Cloud. centracare.com. 320-229-4980.
ABC Kinder Olympix, events include arts and crafts, obstacle course, alphabet games and more, 9 a.m.-noon, Whitney Recreation Center, 1529 Northway Drive, St. Coud. 320-255-7245.
Winter Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. marketmonday.org.
St. Cloud Pet Expo, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Cloud Armory, 1710 8th St. N., St. Cloud. stcloudpetexpo.com.
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.
Collectibles Show, 11 a.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. stearns-museum.org.
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.
Teen Advisory Board, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Room 259, St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Homework help, for grades K-8, 2:30-4:45 p.m., St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-650-2500. griver.org.
Guy Noir: The Ballet, 7:30 p.m., Paramount Theatre, 913 W. St. Germain Street, St. Cloud. paramountarts.org. 320-259-5463.

Sunday, March 15
Build-your-own omelette breakfast, proceeds support programs for veterans, 8 a.m.-noon, American Legion, 17 2nd Ave. S., Waite Park. 320-251-5498.
Bingo, 2-4 p.m., Heritage Hall, Church of St. Joseph, 12 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph. 363-7505.

Monday, March 16
Blood drive, noon-6 p.m., American Legion, 17 N. 2nd Ave., Waite Park. 1-800-733-2767. redcrossblood.org.
Parkinson’s disease information session, 1-2:30 p.m., Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. info@parkinsonmn.org. 763-545-1272.
Wood duck, bluebird & wren house building night, 4-6:30 p.m., American Legion, 101 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph. 320-363-7568.
St. Joseph Economic Development Authority, 5 p.m., City Hall, 25 College Ave. N., St. Joseph. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
55+ Driver Improvement program (four-hour refresher course), 5:30-9:30 p.m., Whitney Senior Center, 1527 Northway Dr., St. Cloud. 1-888-234-1294. Optional online courses: mnsafetycenter.org.
Steve Scepaniak: fishing seminar, 6:30 p.m., District Service Center, 212 3rd Ave. N., Sartell. predatorguideservice.com.
St. Joseph City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, City Hall, 25 College Ave. N., St. Joseph. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
St. Joseph Rod and Gun Club, 7 p.m., American Legion, 101 W Minnesota St., St. Joseph.
Faculty piano recital, 8 p.m., Stephen B. Humphrey Theater, St. John’s University, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. 363-5777. csbsju.edu/music.

Tuesday, March 17
St. Patrick’s Day
Shoreline Restoration Lecture, 6:30-8 p.m., New Science Center, St. John’s University, Collegeville. 320-363-3163. csbsju.edu/outdooru.
St. Cloud Area Genealogists meeting, 7 p.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. stearns-museum.org.

Wednesday, March 18
55+ Driver Improvement program (four-hour refresher course), 5-9 p.m., Sartell-St. Stephen District Service Center, 212 3rd Ave. N., Sartell. 1-888-234-1294. Optional online courses: mnsafetycenter.org.
St. Cloud State University Planetarium public night, shows at 6 and 7 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.

Thursday, March 19
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 1st St. NE, Sartell.
Gallery Walk for Charting the Future, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Cascade Room, Atwood Memorial Center, 651 1st Ave S., St. Cloud. chartingthefuturemnscu.com.
55+ Driver Improvement program (four-hour refresher course), noon-4 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church, 90 Riverside Dr. SE., St. Cloud. 1-888-234-1294. Optional online courses: mnsafetycenter.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.
Waite Park Evening Book Club, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Al Ringsmuth Public Library, 253 N. 5th Ave., Waite Park. 320-253-9359. griver.org.
St. Joseph Joint Planning Board, 7 p.m., City Hall, 25 College Ave. N., St. Joseph. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.

 

 

PUBLISHED MARCH 6

Friday, March 6
St. Joseph Area Historical Society open, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 1st Ave NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
Central Minnesota Builders Association Home Show, noon-9 p.m., River’s Edge Convention Center, 10 4th Ave. S., St. Cloud.
Weekly Lenten Fish Fry, 5-7:30 p.m., Immaculate Conception Church, 145 2nd Ave. N.E., Rice. 320-393-2725.

Saturday, March 7
Central Minnesota Builders Association Home Show, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., River’s Edge Convention Center, 10 4th Ave. S., St. Cloud.

Sunday, March 8
Daylight Saving Time begins
Minnesota permit-to-carry courses, 9 a.m., Holiday Inn, 75 37th Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-247-2877.
Central Minnesota Builders Association Home Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., River’s Edge Convention Center, 10 4th Ave. S., St. Cloud.
Maple Tapping Day, 2-5 p.m., Sugar Shack near St. John’s Preparatory School, St. John’s University, Collegeville. 320-363-3163. csbsju.edu/outdooru.

Monday, March 9
Writers Group, for adults, 6:30-8 p.m., Al Ringsmuth Public Library, 253 N. 5th Ave., Waite Park. 320-253-9359. griver.org.
Sartell City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.
Chamber choir, 8 p.m., Great Hall, St. John’s University, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. 363-5777. csbsju.edu/music.

Tuesday, March 10
Basic computer and internet help, registration required, 11 a.m.-noon, Al Ringsmuth Public Library, 253 N. 5th Ave., Waite Park. 320-253-9359. griver.org.
Sartell Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.
Hip/knee replacement presentation, Dr. Mulder of the St. Cloud Orthopedic clinic, 2 p.m., District Service Center, 212 3rd Ave. N., Sartell. sartellseniorconnection.com.
Open House, 4-7 p.m., All Saints Academy, 32 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph. allsaintsmn.org. 320-363-7505 ext. 150.
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.
St. Joseph Joint Planning Board, 7-8 p.m., City Hall, 25 College Ave. N., St. Joseph. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
History Film Series: Gettysburg – An American Story, 7-8:30 p.m., Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site, 1620 Lindbergh Drive, Little Falls. 320-616-5421.
Holistic Moms Network, 7-8:30 p.m., Good Earth Co-op, 2010 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-252-2489.

Wednesday, March 11
Breakfast Club, ‘Polish Family Traditions,’ 9-10 a.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. stearns-museum.org/breakfast-club. 320-253-8424.
St. Joseph Area Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., Community Fire Hall, 323 4th Ave. NE. stjosephchamber.com.

Thursday, March 12
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 1st St. NE, Sartell.
St. Joseph Senior Citizens, 1:30 p.m., Community Fire Hall, 323 4th Ave. NE, St. Joseph.

 

PUBLISHED FEB. 27

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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