Deadline for all Community Calendar items is 11 a.m. on Thursday. Meeting and open house announcements will be printed twice at no charge

SUNDAY, JUNE 2

GATHERINGS FOR WIDOWS AND WIDOWERS will meet for lunch at noon in the basement of Old No.1 in Morris. Order lunch off the menu and enjoy an opportunity to visit with old friends and meet new ones who are also experiencing life as a widow/widower. For questions call Rose at 320-589-3220.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST fundraiser for Chayla Montzka, who is working to get to taekwondo nationals, will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Morris Eagles Club, 7 E 8th St.

MONDAY, JUNE 3

STEVENS COUNTY ECI MEETING will be at Faith Lutheran church at 108 West 8th Street starting at 11:30 a.m. This will be a special meeting to gather information for a state-wide, $4.7 million federal grant project called the Preschool Development Grant (PDG). The intent is to get input about the services and programs available for families with children prenatal to age 5. The information needed includes: what is working, what needs improvement, and what else is needed. Please come and share your input. There will be lunch provided beginning at 11:30 and child care available for those who need it by calling Diane Strobel at 320-585-2237.

TUESDAY, JUNE 4

CHRIS DREISBACH CONCERT will be held at 6 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church, 859 5th St., Hancock. The concert tells the story of his journey from atheism to Chrisianity through song.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5

THE NEXT AARP DRIVER SAFETY CLASS will be offered from 5 to 9 p.m. Contact Stevens County Social Services at 208-6600 to register.

SATURDAY, JUNE 8

CONEXIONES DAY will be held at East Side Park of Morris. This is an opportunity to learn about Conexiones and enjoy a day of celebrating Mexican culture. There will be live music, family friendly games, food, a fashion show and a chance to get to know community members. All are welcome. Many events start at 3 p.m. Call 320-444-7875, email conexiones@conexiones-mn.org or look them up on Facebook for the schedule of events.

TUESDAY, JUNE 11

GROW KIDS & KINSHIP GARDEN GALA, a RUSC Kinship Mentoring's Community and Fundraiser Event, will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Pomme de Terre Park in Morris.

SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION will be held at the Morris Area Elementary School cafeteria from 5:30 p.m. until the food is gone. If you eat, you are eligible. Volunteers are also needed to help with the distribution, contact Lynn, Jan or Jennifer at Bremer Bank for details.

THURSDAY, JUNE 20

MORRIS COMMUNITY BAND will perform at 7 p.m. the Killoran Music Arts Centre in East Side Park in Morris. The Morris Kiwanis will serve a community meal beginning at 5:30 p.m.

THURSDAY, JUNE 27

MORRIS KIWANIS TALENT SHOW will be held at 7 p.m. in the Killoran Music Arts Centre in East Side Park in Morris. To audition, email contact@morriskiwanis.org. Audition deadline is June 20.

THURSDAY, JULY 4

HANCOCK FOURTH OF JULY PARADE will be held, kiddie parade at 1 p.m., with the main parade to follow. The theme is "Celebrating Ag: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow." To register for the parade, contact Jennifer Hengtgen jhengtgen@comdevbank.com.

FRIDAY, JULY 12

RELAY FOR LIFE will be held from 5 p.m. to midnight at the Lee Community Center in Morris. A free-will offering supper will be served from 5 to 7 p.m.