Deadline for all Community Calendar items is 11 a.m. on Thursday. Meeting and open house announcements will be printed twice at no charge
SATURDAY, MAY 18
MINNEWASKA SINGLES will host a game night at 7 p.m. at the American Legion in Glenwood, 186 Hwy 55. Bring a snack to share. For more information, call 320-283-5612.
TUESDAY, MAY 21
BROWNIES AND BLOOMS, a Relay for Life plant sale fundraiser, will be held at 4 p.m. at the SCMC west lawn.
ARBOR MONTH PLANTING EVENT will be held at the Stevens County History Museum, 116 W 6th St., Morris, at 5 p.m. Bring a shovel if you have one. For more information, contact Tom Holm at 701-265-2442, Sue Granger at 320-589-3846 or Jim Dittbenner at 320-589-1276.
THE VIKING LIBRARY GOVERNING BOARD will meet at 6 p.m. at the Viking Library System Office in Fergus Falls
WEDNESDAY, MAY 22
THE MORRIS COMMUNITY BAND will practice at 6:30 p.m. in the Morris Area High School Band Room (enter main elementary doors and take the first hall to the right). All musical abilities and instruments are welcome! We have musicians from 10 to 96. No pay, but lots of fun as we play in area parades and local events. For more information, call Vicki Dalager at 589-4813.
TUESDAY, MAY 28
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA COMMUNITIES ACTION will meet at 6 p.m. in the WCMCA board room in Elbow Lake.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 29
A CHANGING PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN THIS PLACE CALLED MINNESOTA: A live-streamed public conversation about issues facing rural and urban Minnesotans, will open with a reception at 5 p.m. followed by the program at 6 p.m. in 45 Humanities Fine Arts Building, on the University of Minnesota Morris campus. The event is free and open to the public. Register at z.umn.edu/rural-urban
FRIDAY, MAY 31
EARLY BIRD DEADLINE TO REGISTER for the 2019 Midwest Farm Energy Conference, which will be held July 10-11 at the West Central Research and Outreach Center in Morris. Register online at z.umn.edu/mefc2019 or contact Esther Jordan at 320-589-1711 ext. 2152.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or look them up on Facebook for the schedule of events.
TUESDAY, JUNE 11
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, 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 email@example.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.