• An open house bridal shower for Brandy Johnson, bride to be of Bobby Moege, will be held on Thursday, July 11, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church of Alberta. Brandy is the daughter of Lynn and Bruce Johnson.
• An open house bridal shower for Jenny Noordmans, bride to be of Ryan Vine, will be held on Saturday, July 13, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Axis in Hancock. Jenny is the daughter of Dale and Betty Noordmans of Hancock and Ryan is the son of Dean and Terri Vine of Bozeman, Montana. Please bring your favorite recipe in lieu of a card. The couple is registered at Bed, Bath & Beyond, Amazon, and Target.
• An open house bridal shower for Jenna Niemann, bride to be of Justin Stallman, will be held on Saturday, July 13, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Kongsvinger Church Parish Hall, rural Donnelly. Everyone is welcome.
• An open house 80th birthday celebration for Connie Wohlers will be held on Sunday, July 14, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the home of Donny and Amy Wohlers (24020 State Hwy 9) in Morris. A light lunch will be served. No gifts necessary, your presence is your gift..
• An open house 50th Anniversary Celebration in honor of Harley and Helen Hanke will be held on Saturday, July 27, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the WCROC Horticulture Display Garden (46352 State Hwy 329) in Morris. Please, no gifts. Cards welcomed.