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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8

MINNESHOWTA, a live, regional variety show will be held at 2 p.m. at Edson Auditorium at the University of Minnesota, Morris.

STEVENS COUNTY DFL INFORMAL DISCUSSION with friends and neighbors will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Morris Senior Center. Coffee and light snacks available.

SOMEPLACE SAFE SECOND ANNUAL PANCAKE FEED FUNDRAISER will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Old No. 1 in Morris. All-you-can-eat pancakes served with sausage, juice and coffee.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 0

MORRIS AREA SCHOOLS REFERENDUM informational meeting 7 p.m. at the high school auditorium

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY Meets at 7:30 p.m. with light lunch to follow at 9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11

MORRIS AREA SCHOOLS REFERENDUM informational meeting 5 p.m. at high school auditorium

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12

THE GREAT WIND EROSION MYSTERY will be presented by Dr. David Lobb, professor of Landscape Ecology at the University of Manitoba, at 10 a.m. in the Conference Room of the USDA-ARS Soils Lab at 803 Iowa Avenue in Morris.

SOUP AND SUBSTANCE from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Cougar Room (within Oyate in the Student Center on campus.) The subject will be on healthcare and is called "Take it Seriously: Mental Health and its Impact."

STEVENS COUNTY DFL INFORMAL DISCUSSION with friends and neighbors will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Morris Morris Public Library. Coffee and light snacks available.

THURSDAY NITE JAM meets from 6:45-7:45 p.m. at Della Conroy's Art Studio in Hancock if the weather is nice, otherwise we meet at By-Lo. Bring your acoustical instrument and join in or just come and listen! Call Della at 320-287-1414 to see if we are meeting for sure.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13

HANCOCK FIRE DEPARTMENT 11TH ANNUAL BURGER & CHILI FEED will be served from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Hancock Community Center. Free will offerings and donations accepted. Free 9V batteries for smoke alarms will be offered. Take-out boxes available.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14

ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH, MORRIS, FALL BAZAAR will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Coffee and homemade baked goods in the morning. Soup and BBQs at noon. Bake sale, produce, plants, crafts, white elephants, and silent auction items.

OUR SAVIOR'S LUTHERAN CHURCH, CHOKIO, FALL BAKE SALE, SILENT AUCTION, AND RAFFLE will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Coffee and goodies served all morning. A soup and sandwich lunch will be served.

ST. JOHN'S FALL FEST will be held from 10:30 to 1 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Donnelly. Fest features a quilt raffle, crafts, white elephant sale, bake sale, and greeting cards. Menu includes Chicken Dumpling Soup, Scalloped Potatoes, and Pie ala mode.

FREE MOVIE MATINEE of "SING" at 2 p.m. at the Morris Theatre sponsored by the Morris Fire Department. Fire Truck rides offered from noon to 2 p.m.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 16

SONS OF NORWAY NORSKFODT Lodge I-590 meet at 7 p.m. at the Morris American Legion. Presentation by Dennis Johnson on the history and culture of Aquavit, the Scandinavian spirit, and a tasting paired with food samples. Prospective members invited to attend. The public is welcome.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18

CREATING A BUTTERFLY GARDEN will presented by Dr. Margaret Kuchenreuther from 12:15 to 1 p.m. in the AgCountry Auditorium at the West Central Research and Outreach Center. Learn how to make your garden a magnet for butterflies with larval host plants and showy flowers for nectaring adults. Admission is free, donations accepted.

AARP DRIVER SAFETY REFRESHER CLASS at 5 p.m. at Morris Senior Center. For more information on fees and to register call Stevens County Social Services at 320-208-6600. Those who complete the class are entitled to a discount on your car insurance for three years.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19

MOVIE MATINEE AT THE MORRIS PUBLIC LIBRARY will be shown at 2 p.m. No cost or registration required. Popcorn and drinks provided by the Morris Friends of the Public Library. Call (320) 589-1634 for movie title.

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