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PUBLISHED FRIDAY, DEC. 15

Friday, Dec. 15
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org
Tae Guk Kwon Do, 3-4 p.m., Independent Lifestyles, 215 N Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-267-7717.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society, open 4-7 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org
St. Cloud Singles Club Dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, American Legion, 17 Second Ave. S., Waite Park. 320-339-4533. stcloudsingles.net

Saturday, Dec. 16
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1420 29th Ave. N., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org.
Free Community Meal, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1107 Pinecone Road S., Sartell.
Free Community Christmas Dinner, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2, St. Joseph. 320-249-5718.
Historic Salem Church Christmas Program, reindeer pulled sleigh rides from 3-4:15 p.m. with the Old Fashioned Christmas Program starting at 4:30 p.m., collecting toys and non-perishable food items for the Paynesville Community Center, four miles north of Paynesville on 220th Street, 320-276-8287.

Monday, Dec. 18
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org
Lunch and cards, sponsored by Helping Hands Outreach, noon-3 p.m., Rusty Nail, 4 CR 2 S., St. Stephen.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Town Hall, a public forum focusing on improving VA health-care services and programs, 5 p.m., Auditorium (Bldg. 8), St. Cloud VA Medical Center, 4801 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud.
St. Joseph City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, St. Joseph City Hall, 75 Callaway St. E. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com
St. Joseph Park Board, 6 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 75 Callaway St. E.
Sartell-St. Stephen School Board, 6-8 p.m., District Service Center. 212 Third Ave. N., Sartell.
Tinville Lions Club, 7 p.m., Rollie’s Rednecks and Longnecks Bar, 940 35th Ave. NE, Sauk Rapids.
St. Joseph Rod and Gun Club, 7 p.m., American Legion, 101 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph.

Tuesday, Dec. 19
Community Lunch and Entertainment, sponsored by Helping Hands Outreach, noon-2 p.m., St. Stephen Parish Hall, 103 CR 2 S. 320-746-9960.
St. Cloud Area Genealogists, 7 p.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. stearns-museum.org

Wednesday, Dec. 20
SALT (Seniors and Law enforcement Together), 9 a.m., Sartell Police Department, 310 Second St. S., Sartell.
Rice Chamber of Commerce, noon, Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E.
St. Joseph Economic Development Authority, 5 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 75 E. Callaway St. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com

Thursday, Dec. 21
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group featuring Jim Berg from TED Talk introduction, 9 a.m., Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S., Sartell.
American Red Cross Blood Drive, noon-5 p.m., Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 4310 CR 137, St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org.
St. Joseph Food Shelf open, 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
American Legion-Sartell, open to all veterans young and old, 6 p.m., Liquid Assets, 1091 Second St. S. #600, Sartell. john.denney@charter.net.
Tommy B. Hoopin’ in Heaven Night, 7 p.m., varsity boys basketball game, Sartell High School Gym 748 Seventh St. N., Sartell, 320-656-0748.
Rice Lions Club, 8 p.m., Lions Building, Westside Park, 101 4th St. NW.

Friday, Dec. 22
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org
Tae Guk Kwon Do, 3-4 p.m., Independent Lifestyles, 215 N Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-267-7717.

 

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, DEC. 8

Friday, Dec. 8
Without the Hull, There Would Be No Hills, featuring retired SCSU scientist and local historian Stan Lewis, 9 a.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud, 320-253-8424.
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org
Tae Guk Kwon Do, 3-4 p.m., Independent Lifestyles, 215 N Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-267-7717.

Saturday, Dec. 9
Cookie Walk, 10 a.m.-noon, First United Methodist Church, 1107 Pinecone Road S., Sartell. 320-251-0804. www.fumcscr.org.
Vendor/Craft Sale, hosted by Epic Events, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Eagles Club, 730 41st Ave. N., St. Cloud.
Central Minnesota Chapter of the Federation of the Blind of Minnesota, 12:30 p.m., American Legion, 17 Second Ave. N., Waite Park.
Hometown Christmas, presented by the St. John’s Boys’ Choir, 2 and 3 p.m., Country Manor Campus 520 First St. NE, Sartell, 320-253-1920.

Sunday, Dec. 10
Winter Extravaganza, St. Stephen, no cost but donations of toys or food shelf items are highly encouraged for the local giving tree.
Chilly Chili Fest, noon-3 p.m., Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S., 320-258-7331.

Monday, Dec. 11
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org
Veteran Job Fair, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., VA Auditorium (Bldg. 8), 4801 Veterans Dive, St. Cloud. 320-333-0222 or email bradley.steele@va.gov.
Lunch and cards, sponsored by Helping Hands Outreach, noon-3 p.m., Rusty Nail, 4 CR 2 S., St. Stephen.
Red Cross Blood Drive, noon-6 p.m., Moose Lodge, 1300 Third St. N., Waite Park. 1-800-733-2767.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Fare For All, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2, St. Joseph. 1-800-582-4291.fareforall.org
Sauk Rapids City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us
Sartell City Council, 6 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.
Rice City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E. 320-393-2280.
St. Joseph Township Board, 8 p.m., St. Joseph Township Hall, 935 College Ave. S.
Sauk Rapids Sportsmen’s Club, 8 p.m., Molitor’s Quarry Grill and Bar, 425 35th St. N.E., Sauk Rapids.

Tuesday, Dec. 12
Sartell Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., Waters Church, 1227 Pinecone Road. 320-258.6061. info@sartellchamber.com.
Red Cross Blood Drive, 12:30-6 p.m., St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 2405 First St. N., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767.
Holiday Potluck, 12:30 p.m., Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S., 320-258-7331.
Fun Singers Annual Sing-along, 1:30 p.m., Sartell Community Center 850 19th St. S., 320-258-7331.
Coffee with a Cop, 5-7 p.m., McDonald’s, 1180 Elm St. E., St. Joseph. 320-493-5699 or email Adam at mcpaaapresident@gmail.com.
Sauk Rapids Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/saukrapidslionsmn
St. Stephen Planning Commission, 6:30 p.m. 2 Sixth Ave. SE. St. Stephen. 320-251-0964.
St. Joseph Joint Planning Board, 7 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 75 Callaway St. E. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com
Sauk Rapids Women of Today, 7 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. saukrapidswt@mnwt.org
Holistic Moms Network, 7-8:30 p.m., Good Earth Co-op, 2010 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-252-2489.
National Alliance on Mental Health, 7-8:30 p.m., Calvary Community Church, 1200 Roosevelt Road, St. Cloud. 320-259-7101.

Wednesday, Dec. 13
St. Joseph Area Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., St. Joseph Community Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. NE. stjosephchamber.com
Sauk Rapids Recreation Board, 6 p.m., Public Works Building, 360 Summit Ave. N, Sauk Rapids. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us

Thursday, Dec. 14
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group featuring Thom Woodward, Rollin’ Through Rock Music’s Greatest Era, 9 a.m., Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S., Sartell.
Sartell-Sauk Rapids Moms’ Club, 9-10:30 a.m., Celebration Lutheran Church, 1500 Pinecone Road N., Sartell.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Senior citizens Christmas party, noon, Community Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. S.E., St. Joseph.
Know the Signs of Autism, a free informational class, keynote speaker Claribel Severson, MN, NCC, LPCC of the Therapist PLC, will speak to parents who suspect their child may have autism and would like to learn more, 5-6:30 p.m., Brainerd Public Library, 416 S. Fifth St.
St. Cloud Area Mothers of Multiples, 7 p.m., VFW Granite Post 428, 9 18th Ave. N., St. Cloud.

Friday, Dec. 15
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org
Tae Guk Kwon Do, 3-4 p.m., Independent Lifestyles, 215 N Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-267-7717.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society, open 4-7 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org
St. Cloud Singles Club Dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, American Legion, 17 Second Ave. S., Waite Park. 320-339-4533. stcloudsingles.net

Saturday, Dec. 16
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1420 29th Ave. N., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org.
Community Meal, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1107 Pinecone Road S., Sartell.
Historic Salem Church Christmas Program, reindeer pulled sleight rides from 3-4:15 p.m. with the Old Fashioned Christmas Program starting at 4:30 p.m., collecting toys and non-perishable food items for the Paynesville Community Center, four miles north of Paynesville on 220th St., 320-276-8287.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, DEC. 1

Friday, Dec. 1
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org
St. Joseph Area Historical Society, open 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org
Winterwalk, 6 p.m., starting with tree lighting on the outdoor patio of Bello Cucina, 15 E. Minnesota St., followed by visits with Santa, Mrs. Claus, refreshments, treats and craft-making at Heritage Hall, 12 W. Minnesota St.

Saturday, Dec. 2
Christmas wreath sale, Boy Scouts Troop 84, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Coborn’s, 1500 Elm St. E., St. Joseph. All sales go to troop camping and programs.
Winter Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. All items are grown, produced or crafted locally.
KringleFest, 1-3 p.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 S. 33rd Ave., St Cloud.
Christmases with the Four Ladies, 2-4 p.m., Mississippi Community Room 106, Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud.
Acoustic Jam, 2-4:45 p.m., Bremer Community Room 104, Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud.
Authentic Mexican Tacos, sponsored by the Hispanic community and the Knights of Columbus, 4-7:30 p.m., St. Boniface Parish Center, 501 Main St., Cold Spring.

Sunday, Dec. 3
The Spirituality of John Denver, presented by Dennis Warner and Friends, 10 a.m., Unity Spiritual Center, 931 Fifth Ave. N., Sartell. unityspiritualcentercm.org/events/
All College Choir, 2 p.m., Great Hall #2, St. John’s University, Collegeville, 320-363-5011. csbsju.edu/music/ensembles/all-college-choirs.

Monday, Dec. 4
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org
Lunch and cards, sponsored by Helping Hands Outreach, noon-3 p.m., Rusty Nail, 4 CR 2 S., St. Stephen.
Cribbage, noon-3 p.m., Sartell Senior Center, 850 19th St. S. 320-253-4036 ext. 4.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Troop 211 Robotics Team fundraising event, 25 percent of total ticket sales and 100 percent of tips will go to the Robotics Team, 5-8 p.m., Pizza Ranch, 110 Second St. S., Waite Park.
St. Joseph City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, St. Joseph City Hall, 75 Callaway St. E. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com
Sartell Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., upstairs of Blue Line Sports Bar andGrill, 1101 Second St. S., Sartell. 320-267-2591.
Rice City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E. 320-393-2280.
Sauk Rapids Planning Commission, 7 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us
Sauk Rapids Riverside Lions Club, 7 p.m., Jimmy’s Pour House, 22 Second Ave. N., Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/srriverside

Tuesday, Dec. 5
Red Cross Blood Drive, 1-7 p.m., Atonement Lutheran Church 1144 29th Ave. N. 1-800-733-2767.
Christmas meeting and lunch, sponsored by American Legion Auxiliary Post 328, 6 p.m., items may be brought to donate to the local food shelf, American Legion Clubroom, 101 W. Minnesota St., St Joseph, 320-597-3160.
Sauk Rapids HRA Board, 6 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us
Auditions for Bingo the Winning Musical, a Great Northern Theatre Company spring production, 6:30 p.m., Off Broadway, 12383 234th St., Cold Spring. For an alternate audition date, call Amy Hunter at 218-894-1925.
Watab Township Board, 7 p.m., 660 75th St. NW, Sauk Rapids. watabtownship.com Benton Telecommunications channel 3.

Wednesday, Dec. 6
Great River Regional Coin Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Miller Auto Marine Sports Plaza 2930 Second St. S., St. Cloud. 320-241-9229.
St. Stephen City Council, 6:30 p.m., St. Stephen City Hall, 2 Sixth Ave. SE.

Thursday, Dec. 7
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group featuring John Kothenbeautel, public works director for the City of Sartell, 9 a.m., Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
St. Joseph Planning Commission, 6 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 75 Callaway St. E. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com
Festival of Lights, 6-8 p.m. with the traditional holiday lighting ceremony at 7 p.m., St. Cloud Hospital, 1406 Sixth Ave. N. Non-perishable food item are encouraged.
Sauk Rapids Jaycees, 7 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. srjaycees.weebly.com.
Rice Lions Club, 8 p.m., Lions Building, Westside Park, 101 Fourth St. NW.

Friday, Dec. 8
Without the Hull, There Would Be No Hills, featuring retired SCSU scientist and local historian Stan Lewis, 9 a.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud, 320-253-8424.
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org
Tae Guk Kwon Do, 3-4 p.m., Independent Lifestyles, 215 N Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-267-7717.

Saturday, Dec. 9
Cookie Walk, 10 a.m.-noon, First United Methodist Church, 1107 Pinecone Road S., Sartell. 320-251-0804. www.fumcscr.org
Craft Sale, hosted by Epic Events, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Eagles Club, 730 41st Ave. N., St. Cloud.
Storytime with Santa’s helpers, for preK–second-grade boys and girls with an adult, listen to a story, have a treat and make a holiday-themed craft with Santa’s helpers, 9-11 a.m., Resource Room at the Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S.
Central Minnesota Chapter of the Federation of the Blind of Minnesota, 12:30 p.m., American Legion, 17 Second Ave. N., Waite Park.

Sunday, Dec. 10
Breakfast, sponsored by Knights of Columbus, 8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., St. Boniface Parish Center, 501 Main St., Cold Spring.
Winter Extravaganza, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Stephen City Hall, 2 Sixth Ave. SE, A donation of toys or food shelf items is highly encouraged for the local giving tree.

 

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, NOV. 24

Friday, Nov. 24
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org

Monday, Nov. 27
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org
Lunch and cards, sponsored by Helping Hands Outreach, noon-3 p.m., Rusty Nail, 4 CR 2 S., St. Stephen.
Cribbage, noon-3 p.m., Sartell Senior Center, 850 19th St. S. 320-253-4036 ext. 4.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW.
Monday Movie, The 100 Year Old Man who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared, 3 p.m., Sartell Senior Center, 850 19th St. S. 320-253-4036 ext. 4.
St. Joseph Park Board, 6 p.m., Colts Academy, First Avenue S.E.
Sauk Rapids City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us
Sartell City Council, 6 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.

Tuesday, Nov. 28
Lunch and Farkle, 11:30 a.m., Drake’s, 520 First St. NE, Sartell, 320-258-8974.
500 Card Club, 1-5 p.m., Sartell Senior Center, 850 19th St. S. 320-253-4036 ext. 4.
Holiday Book Ornament Workshop, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Great River Regional Library 253 N. Fifth Ave., Waite Park. Advanced registration required. 320-253-9359 or https://griver.org/event/waite-park/holiday-book-ornament-workshop/2017-11-29/37945.
Sauk Rapids Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive. e-clubhouse.org/sites/saukrapidslionsmn
National Alliance on Mental Health, 7-8:30 p.m., Calvary Community Church, 1200 Roosevelt Road, St. Cloud. 320-259-7101.

Thursday, Nov. 30
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group featuring Mark Sakry, executive director of Boys & Girls Club of Central Minnesota, 9 a.m., Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S.
Line Dancing, 1 p.m., Sartell Senior Center, 850 19th St. S. 320-253-4036 ext. 4.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Hip & Knee Pain? A presentation by Dr. Mulder, 6-7:30 p.m., Sartell Senior Center, 850 19th St. S. RSVP by calling 320-229-3200 x 2400.
Great River Regional Coin Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Miller Auto Marine Sports Plaza, 2930 Second St. S., St. Cloud. 320-241-9229.

Friday, Dec. 1
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org
St. Joseph Area Historical Society, open 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org

Saturday, Dec. 2
Authentic Mexican Tacos, sponsored by the Hispanic community and the Knights of Columbus, 4-7:30 p.m., St. Boniface Parish Center, 501 Main St., Cold Spring.

Sunday, Dec. 3
The Spirituality of John Denver, presented by Dennis Warner and Friends, 10 a.m., Unity Spiritual Center, 931 Fifth Ave. N., Sartell. http://unityspiritualcentercm.org/events/.
All College Choir, 2 p.m., Great Hall #2, St. John’s University, Collegeville. 320-363-5011. https://www.csbsju.edu/music/ensembles/all-college-choirs.

 

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, NOV. 3

Friday, Nov. 3
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society, open 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
Tae Guk Kwon Do, 3-4 p.m., Independent Lifestyles, 215 N Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-267-7717.
Art Crawl, 5-9 p.m., downtown St. Cloud.

Saturday, Nov. 4
Holiday Opening, sponsored by the Whitby Gift Shop and Gallery, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., at St. Benedict’s Monastery, 104 Chapel Lane, St. Joseph. 320-363-7100. sbm.osn.org.
Craft-Vendor Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., American Legion, 17 Second Ave. N., Waite Park.
Craft-Vendor Sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., VFW, 4289 18th Ave., N., St. Cloud.
Holiday Craft and Bake Sale, sponsored by the St. John’s Boys Choir, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Great Hall, St. John’s University, Collegeville.
Soup Luncheon, Bake Sale and Open House, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Holy Myrrhbearers Orthodox Church, 601 Seventh Ave. S. St. Cloud. “Angels and Demons” lecture at 1 p.m. with Fr. Nathan. 320-656-1200. holymyrrhbearers.org.
Bat out of Hell: The Music of Meat Loaf by Grant Haake and the Fifth Avenue Revue, 7:30 p.m., Paramount Center for the Arts, 913 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-259-5463. paramountarts.org. Fee.

Sunday, Nov. 5
Sing On, featuring Youth Chorale of Central Minnesota with special guests Jearlyn Steele and Andrew Walesch, 7:30 p.m., Paramount Center for the Arts, 913 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-259-5463. paramountarts.org. Fee.

Monday, Nov. 6
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Lunch and cards, sponsored by Helping Hands Outreach, noon-3 p.m., Rusty Nail, 4 CR 2 S., St. Stephen.
Blood Drive, 1-7 p.m., St. Francis Xavier School gym, 308 Second St. N. 1-800-733-2767 or redcrossblood.org.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
St. Joseph City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, St. Joseph City Hall, 75 Callaway St. E. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Sartell Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., upstairs of Blue Line Sports Bar andGrill, 1101 Second St. S., Sartell. 320-267-2591.
Scam and Security Seminar, hosted by the Community Technology Center along with the St. Joseph Police Department and Central Minnesota Credit Union. RSVP to amy@mnctc.com. 320-557-0555.
Rice City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E. 320-393-2280.
Sauk Rapids Planning Commission, 7 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Sauk Rapids Riverside Lions Club, 7 p.m., Jimmy’s Pour House, 22 Second Ave. N., Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/srriverside.

Tuesday, Nov. 7
Blood Drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Cloud State University, 720 Fourth Ave. S. 1-800-733-2767 or redcrossblood.org.
Blood Drive, 1-7 p.m., Atonement Lutheran Church, 1144 29th Ave. N., St. Cloud. 1-800-733-2767 or redcrossblood.org.
Sauk Rapids HRA Board, 6 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Watab Township Board, 7 p.m., 660 75th St. NW, Sauk Rapids. watabtownship.com. Benton Telecommunications channel 3.

Wednesday, Nov. 8
Without the Hull, There would be No Hills, a talk focusing on area photographers throughout history told by St. Cloud State University professor, scientist and local historian Stan Lewis, 9 a.m. Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave., St. Cloud. Fee.
St. Joseph Area Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., St. Joseph Community Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. NE. stjosephchamber.com.
Sauk Rapids Recreation Board, 6 p.m., Public Works Building, 360 Summit Ave. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Loin des hommes, part of a French film festival sponsored by the College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University language and cultures department, 7 p.m., CSB Gorecki 120, St. Joseph. 320-363-5754.

Thursday, Nov. 9
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group featuring registered Coborn’s dietician Ashley Kibutha, 9 a.m., Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S., Sartell.
ACT on Alzheimer’s, a free dementia education event featuring Erin Bonitto, a nationally-known educator and dementia community coach, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S.
Sartell-Sauk Rapids Moms’ Club, 9-10:30 a.m., Celebration Lutheran Church, 1500 Pinecone Road N., Sartell.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
St. Joseph Senior Citizens, 1:30 p.m., St. Joseph Community Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. NE.
Scam and Security Seminar, hosted by the Community Technology Center along with the St. Joseph Police Department and Central Minnesota Credit Union. RSVP to amy@mnctc.com. 320-557-0555.
Intro to Square Dancing, 7 p.m., Whitney Center, 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud, ComeSquareDance.com, 320-252-4230. Nominal fee.
St. Cloud Area Mothers of Multiples, 7 p.m., VFW Granite Post 428, 9 18th Ave. N., St. Cloud.

Friday, Nov. 10
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.

Saturday, Nov. 11
Holiday Bazaar, sponsored by St. Paul’s Christian Women, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Paul’s Parish Center 1125 11th Ave. N., St. Cloud. 320-251-4831.
Craft and Vendor Sale, sponsored by Mothers of Preschoolers, 9 am.-2 p.m., Celebration Lutheran, 1500 Pinecone Road N., Sartell.
Sartell Senior Connection Veteran’s brunch, 11 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
Central Minnesota Chapter of the Federation of the Blind of Minnesota, 12:30 p.m., American Legion, 17 Second Ave. N., Waite Park.
Free Admission for veterans/active military service members at all Minnesota Historic Sites and Museums, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 12
Breakfast, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., St. Boniface Church, 501 Main St., Cold Spring. Proceeds to benefit “Coats for Kids.”
Free Thanksgiving Dinner, after the 10:30 a.m worship service, Northland Bible Baptist Church, 3686 CR 8 SE, St. Cloud. This event will also honor our nation’s veterans. 320-252-5677.

 

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, OCT. 27

Friday, Oct. 27
Park Escape: Into the Woods, sponsored by HIKEhoppers, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. starting every hour, Kraemer Lake-Wildwood, 29700-29832 Kipper Road, St. Joseph.
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Cloud Stand Down, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., St. Cloud National Guard Armory, 1710 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. stcloudstanddown@outlook.com.
Princess Who?, a play performed by Sartell Middle School sixth-graders about a girl who wakes up in a forest with no memory, 7 p.m., Sartell High School Auditorium. Nominal fee.

Saturday, Oct. 28
Park Escape: Into the Woods, sponsored by HIKEhoppers, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. starting every hour, Kraemer Lake-Wildwood, 29700-29832 Kipper Road, St. Joseph.
Sartell Area Churches Craft & Bake Sale, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., St. Francis Xavier School, 308 Second St. N., Sartell.
Halloween Historia, a peanut-free, family-friendly, non-scary event, 12:30-3:30 p.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud.
Princess Who?, a play performed by Sartell Middle School sixth-graders about a girl who wakes up in a forest with no memory, 1 p.m., Sartell High School Auditorium. Nominal fee.

Sunday, Oct. 29
Park Escape: Into the Woods, sponsored by HIKEhoppers, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. starting every hour, Kraemer Lake-Wildwood, 29700-29832 Kipper Road, St. Joseph.

Monday, Oct. 30
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Lunch and cards, sponsored by Helping Hands Outreach, noon-2 p.m., Trobec’s Bar & Grill, 1 Central Ave. S., St. Stephen.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
St. Joseph Township Board, 8 p.m., St. Joseph Township Hall, 935 College Ave. S.

Wednesday, Nov. 1
St. Stephen City Council, 6:30 p.m., St. Stephen City Hall, 2 Sixth Ave SE.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society, 7 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.

Thursday, Nov. 2
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group featuring the City of Sartell Fire Marshal Butch Rieland, 9 a.m., Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S., Sartell.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Ladies Night Out Vendor/Craft Event, 4-8 p.m., Sauk Rapids VFW 901 N. Benton Drive.
St. Joseph Planning Commission, 6 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 75 Callaway St. E. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Great River Regional Coin Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Miller Auto Marine Sports Plaza, 2930 Second St. S., St. Cloud. 320-241-9229.
Intro to Square Dancing, 7 p.m., Whitney Center, 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud, ComeSquareDance.com, 320-252-4230. Nominal fee.
Sauk Rapids Jaycees, 7 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. srjaycees.weebly.com.
Frantz, part of a French film festival sponsored by the College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University language and cultures department, 7:15 p.m., SJU Art 102, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. 320-363-5754.
Rice Lions Club, 8 p.m., Lions Building, Westside Park, 101 Fourth St. NW.

Friday, Nov. 3
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society, open 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
Tae Guk Kwon Do, 3-4 p.m., Independent Lifestyles, 215 N Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-267-7717.
Art Crawl, 5-9 p.m., downtown St. Cloud.

Saturday, Nov. 4
Craft-Vendor Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., American Legion 17 Second Ave. N., Waite Park.
Craft-Vendor Sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., VFW, 4289 18th Ave., N., St. Cloud.
Holiday Craft and Bake Sale, sponsored by the St. John’s Boys Choir, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Great Hall , St. John’s University, Collegeville.
Bat out of Hell: The Music of Meat Loaf by Grant Haake and the Fifth Avenue Revue, 7:30 p.m., Paramount Center for the Arts, 913 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-259-5463. paramountarts.org. Fee.

Sunday, Nov. 5
Sing On, featuring Youth Chorale of Central Minnesota with special guests Jearlyn Steele and Andrew Walesch, 7:30 p.m., Paramount Center for the Arts, 913 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. 320-259-5463. paramountarts.org. Fee.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, OCT. 20

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, OCT. 13

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, OCT. 6

Friday, Oct. 6
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society, open 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Fundraiser, 5-8 p.m., Sauk Rapids VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive.
Sartell High School Tailgating and Parade before homecoming game, 5:30 p.m., football concessions. Proceeds will go to Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Saturday, Oct. 7
Educator Appreciation Week, free coffee for all educators all day, 25-percent off personal and professional purchases, Barnes & Noble, 3940 Division St., St. Cloud.
Special Effects Scene Painting Workshop, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Glanville Auditorium, ROCORI High School in Cold Spring. Free event; advanced registration required. gntc1.com or 320-333-6131.
Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., St. John’s Catholic Church, 21 First St., Swanville.

Sunday, Oct. 8
Breakfast, sponsored by St. Stephen Fire and Rescue, 8:30 a.m.-noon, St. Stephen Parish Hall, 103 CR 2 S. 320-251-0964.
Breakfast, sponsored by Cold Spring Area Knights of Columbus, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., St. Boniface Church 501 Main St., Cold Spring. Proceeds donated to Rocori Action packs program, which provides an extra meal for students who live in low-income households,
Mass for healthcare professions, 10:30 a.m., Bishop Donald Kettler presides, Sacred Heart Chapel, St. Benedict’s Monastery, 104 Chapel Lane, St. Joseph. Health-care workers of all faiths welcomed; the collection will benefit the annual nursing scholarship fund at the College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University.

Monday, Oct. 9
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Lunch and cards, sponsored by Helping Hands Outreach, noon-2 p.m., Trobec’s Bar & Grill, 1 Central Ave. S., St. Stephen.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Market Monday, 3-6:30 p.m., parking lot of Hardware Hank, Seventh St. N., Sartell. marketmonday.org.
Sauk Rapids City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Sartell City Council, 6 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.
Rice City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E. 320-393-2280.
St. Joseph Township Board, 8 p.m., St. Joseph Township Hall, 935 College Ave. S.
Sauk Rapids Sportsmen’s Club, 8 p.m., Molitor’s Quarry Grill and Bar, 425 35th St. N.E., Sauk Rapids.

Tuesday, Oct. 10
Sartell Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., Waters Church, 1227 Pinecone Road. 320-258.6061. info@sartellchamber.com.
Poor Clare Tea Benefit, 2-5:30 p.m., St. Francis Xavier Parish Gathering Place, 219 Second St. N., Sartell. Proceeds offset the fuel costs for the cloistered monastery in Sauk Rapids.
Should President Trump be Impeached? Come to the St. Joseph American Legion to hear speakers Jenette Blonigen Clancy and Derek Larson discuss this topic, 6 p.m., St. Joseph American Legion, 101 W. Minnesota St.
Sauk Rapids Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/saukrapidslionsmn.
St. Stephen Planning Commission, 6:30 p.m. 2 Sixth Ave. SE. St. Stephen. 320-251-0964.
St. Joseph Joint Planning Board, 7 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 75 Callaway St. E. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Sauk Rapids Women of Today, 7 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. saukrapidswt@mnwt.org.
Fatima, part of a French film festival sponsored by the College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University language and cultures department, 7 p.m., CSB Gorecki 204, St. Joseph. 320-363-5754.
The Twin Cities African American Community in WW1, 7 p.m., Minnesota History Center, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul. http://www.minnesotahistorycenter.org/events-programs/tours-lectures-workshops/history-lounge.
Holistic Moms Network, 7-8:30 p.m., Good Earth Co-op, 2010 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-252-2489.
National Alliance on Mental Health, 7-8:30 p.m., Calvary Community Church, 1200 Roosevelt Road, St. Cloud. 320-259-7101.

Wednesday, Oct. 11
Walk-in mammograms, 8:30 a.m.-4p .m., all major insurances welcome, Health Partners Central Minnesota Clinic, 2251 Connecticut Ave. S., Sartell. 320-253-5220 or hpcmc.com/mammogram.
Tech at 100 Breakfast Club and annual meeting featuring Bruce Mohs, 9 a.m., a presentation on the growing pains, triumphs, and challenges as Tech High School formed its identity including events this year during its centennial celebration, Stearns History Museum 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud, stearns-museum./org/breakfast-club.
St. Joseph Area Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., St. Joseph Community Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. NE. stjosephchamber.com.
Sauk Rapids Recreation Board, 6 p.m., Public Works Building, 360 Summit Ave. N, Sauk Rapids. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Suicide Prevention Awareness presentation, 7 p.m., guest speaker Roxann Storms, a licensed social worker with Granite City Counseling and Tim and Mary Boerger, parents, St. Francis Xavier Church and Gathering Place, 219 Second St. N., Sartell.

Thursday, Oct. 12
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group with Kylie Goenner of Central Minnesota Council on Aging, 9 a.m., Sartell Community Center, 850, 19th St. S., Sartell.
Sartell-Sauk Rapids Moms’ Club, 9-10:30 a.m., Celebration Lutheran Church, 1500 Pinecone Road N., Sartell.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
St. Joseph Senior Citizens, 1:30 p.m., St. Joseph Community Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. NE.
Urban Hope Farmers’ Market, sponsored by Place of Hope Ministries, 2-6 p.m., 511 Ninth Ave. N., St. Cloud. http://placeofhopeministries.org/events/urban-hope-farmers-market-2017/.
Family Farmers’ Market, 2-6 p.m., River East parking lot, CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 CentraCare Circle, St. Cloud. 320-252-2422.
Market Thursday, 3-6:30 p.m., parking lot of Hardware Hank, Seventh St. N., Sartell. marketmonday.org.
Fire Department Open House, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Sartell Fire Hall, 220 Fourth Ave. S.
St. Cloud Area Mothers of Multiples, 7 p.m., VFW Granite Post 428, 9 18th Ave. N., St. Cloud.
St. Joseph Action Group, quarterly meeting, 7 p.m., St. Joseph American Legion, 101 W. Minnesota St.

Friday, Oct. 13
Stearns County Auction, site open for inspection at 8 a.m., bidding starts at 9:30 a.m., items include cars, trucks, SUVs, John Deer tractors and various office items, Stearns County Public Works building, 455 28th Ave. S., Waite Park, www.StearnsCountyMN.gov.
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Redhead Express, 7:30 p.m., Paramount Center for the Arts, 913 W. St. Germain St. 320-259-5463. paramountarts.org.

Saturday, Oct. 14
St. Cloud VA Nursing and Medical Support Assistant Career Fair, 9 a.m.-noon, Rasmussen College, 226 Park Ave. S., St. Cloud.
Fire Department Open House, sponsored by the St. Stephen Fire Department, 9 a.m.-noon, at the St. Stephen Fire Department, 2 Sixth Ave. SE. 3230-251-0964.
Quilt Show, sponsored by St. Cloud Heritage Quilters, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Haehn Center, 30138-30162 College Ave. S., College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph www.stcloudheritagequilters.com.
Journal of an ADHD Kid The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Q&A with authors Toby Stumpf and his mother Dawn Schaefer Stumpf, Barnes & Noble, 3940 Division St., St. Cloud.
Central Minnesota Chapter of the Federation of the Blind of Minnesota, 12:30 p.m., American Legion, 17 Second Ave. N., Waite Park.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, SEPT. 29

Friday, Sept. 29
Brat sale, sponsored by St. Joseph Y2K Lions, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW.
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.

Saturday, Sept. 30
Fall Fest, sponsored by St. Joseph Jaycees, 5k begins at 9 a.m. and 1k begins at 10 a.m., St. Joseph Government Center (aka Colts Academy), 124 First Ave., St. Joseph. http://jayceesfallfest5k.zapevent.com.
Sneakers and Wheels, 50m, 100m, 1k, 1 mile, 5k run/walk/roll, promoting health and wellness for children and teens, sponsored by St. Cloud Hospital Pediatric Rehabilitation, 9 a.m. registration, 1900 CentraCare Circle, St. Cloud. centracare.com.
Brat sale, sponsored by St. Joseph Y2K Lions, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW.

Sunday, Oct. 1
Collegeville Colors, 1-4 p.m., free, St. John’s Outdoor University, 2346 Science Drive, Collegeville. csbsju.edu/outdooru.
Ragtime 101 with Alexander Sandor, 3-5:30 p.m., free, Paramount Theatre, 913 W. St. Germain St., St Cloud.

Monday, Oct. 2
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Lunch and cards, sponsored by Helping Hands Outreach noon-2 p.m., Trobec’s Bar & Grill, 1 Central Ave. S., St. Stephen.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Market Monday, 3-6:30 p.m., parking lot of Hardware Hank, Seventh St. N., Sartell. marketmonday.org.
St. Joseph City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, St. Joseph City Hall, 75 Callaway St. E. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Sartell Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., upstairs of Blue Line Sports Bar andGrill, 1101 Second St. S., Sartell. 320-267-2591.
Rice City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E. 320-393-2280.
Sauk Rapids Planning Commission, 7 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Sauk Rapids Riverside Lions Club, 7 p.m., Jimmy’s Pour House, 22 Second Ave. N., Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/srriverside.

Tuesday, Oct. 3
Central Minnesota Market, 3-5:30 p.m., VA Hospital, 4801 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-251-2498.
The Hammer, dinner and a movie, sponsored by Disability Awareness Task Force, 5:30 p.m dinner, 6:30 p.m. movie, Paramount Center for the Arts, 913 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. independentlifestyles.org.
Sauk Rapids HRA Board, 6 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Watab Township Board, 7 p.m., 660 75th St. NW, Sauk Rapids. watabtownship.com. Benton Telecommunications channel 3.

Wednesday, Oct. 4
St. Stephen City Council, 6:30 p.m., St. Stephen City Hall, 2 Sixth Ave SE.
Noire de…, part of a French film festival sponsored by the College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University language and cultures department, 7:15 p.m., SJU Art 102, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville. 320-363-5754.

Thursday, Oct. 5
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group with Michael Houts and Sam Bechtold of the St. Cloud Hospital emergency room, 9 a.m., LeSauk room at the District Service Center, 212 Third Ave. N., Sartell.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Red Cross Bloodmobile, 1-7 p.m., Avon Community Church, 204 Avon Ave. 320-248-3375.
Urban Hope Farmers’ Market, sponsored by Place of Hope Ministries, 2-6 p.m., 511 Ninth Ave. N., St. Cloud. http://placeofhopeministries.org/events/urban-hope-farmers-market-2017/.
Family Farmers’ Market, 2-6 p.m., River East parking lot, CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 CentraCare Circle, St. Cloud. 320-252-2422.
Market Thursday, 3-6:30 p.m., parking lot of Hardware Hank, Seventh St. N., Sartell. marketmonday.org.
Sauk Rapids Farmers’ Market, 4-6:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 2163 Mayhew Lake Road NE, Sauk Rapids.
St. Joseph Planning Commission, 6 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 75 Callaway St. E. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Great River Regional Coin Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Miller Auto Marine Sports Plaza, 2930 Second St. S., St. Cloud. 320-241-9229.
Sauk Rapids Jaycees, 7 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. srjaycees.weebly.com.
Rice Lions Club, 8 p.m., Lions Building, Westside Park, 101 Fourth St. NW.

Friday, Oct. 6
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society, open 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Fundraiser, 5-8 p.m., Sauk Rapids VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive.
Sartell High School Tailgating and Parade before homecoming game, 5:30 p.m., football concessions. Proceeds will go to Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Saturday, Oct. 7
Special Effects Scene Painting Workshop, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Glanville Auditorium, ROCORI High School in Cold Spring. Free event; advanced registration require. gntc1.com or 320-333-6131.
Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., St. John’s Catholic Church, 21 First St, Swanville.

Sunday, Oct. 8
St. Stephen Fire and Rescue Breakfast, 8:30 a.m.-noon, St. Stephen Parish Hall. 320-251-0964.
Mass for healthcare professions, 10:30 a.m., Bishop Donald Kettler presides, Sacred Heart Chapel, St. Benedict’s Monastery, 104 Chapel Lane, St. Joseph. Health-care workers of all faiths are welcomed; the collection will benefit the annual nursing scholarship fund at the College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, SEPT. 22

Friday, Sept. 22
STEADI, Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths and Injuries, 9-11 a.m. and 1:30-3:30 p.m. CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 CentraCare Circle, St. Cloud; 9-10 a.m. Church of St. Joseph, 12 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph; and from 9-11 a.m. Whitney Senior Center, 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud.
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Granite City Rocks showcases the work of the St. Cloud Heritage Quilters now through Sept. 30, Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-253-8424. stearns-museum.org.

Saturday, Sept. 23
Frantober Fest, activities include kids 1k, adult 5k/10k, 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m, St. Francis Xavier, 219 Second St. N., Sartell. frannyflyer.eventbrite.com.
NAMIWalks Minnesota, a walk to raise awareness of mental illness, 1 p.m. live music by High Brow and the Shades, picnics, speakers, resource tables, a kids’ tent, a tree of hope and more, Minnehaha Park, 4801 S Minnehaha Drive, Minneapolis. namihelps.org. 651-645-2948.
Renewing What They Gave Us: Native American Artists in Residence, opening day of exhibit, sponsored by the Minnesota Historical Society. 800-657-3773. mnhs.org/event/4109.

Sunday, Sept. 24
Frantober Fest, waffle breakfast, grand raffle and silent auction, 8:30 a.m.-noon, St. Francis Xavier, 219 Second St. N., Sartell. frannyflyer.eventbrite.com.
Millstream Arts Festival, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., downtown St. Joseph, millstreamartsfestival.org.
Joe Town Table, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., American Legion, 101 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph.. centralmncw@gmail.com.
Gold Star Mothers ceremony, 2 p.m., Willmar Community Center 624 N. Hwy. 71. 320-978-8049.
Peace Concert, led by Rudolfo Lopez and Jaime Cortez who are liturgical musicians and composers from Oregon Catholic Press, 7 p.m., Glenn Carlson Room, River’s Edge Convention Center, 10 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-258-7624.

Monday, Sept. 25
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Lunch and cards, sponsored by Helping Hands Outreach and The Rusty Nail, noon-2 p.m., Trobec’s Bar & Grill, 1 Central Ave S, St. Stephen.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Market Monday, 3-6:30 p.m., parking lot of Hardware Hank, Seventh St. N., Sartell. marketmonday.org.
St. Joseph Park Board, 6 p.m., East Park, St. Joseph.
Sauk Rapids City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Sartell City Council, 6 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.

Tuesday, Sept. 26
Central Minnesota Market, 3-5:30 p.m., VA Hospital, 4801 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-251-2498.
Sauk Rapids Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/saukrapidslionsmn.
National Alliance on Mental Health, 7-8:30 p.m., Calvary Community Church, 1200 Roosevelt Road, St. Cloud. 320-259-7101.

Wednesday, Sept. 27
Red Cross Blood Drive, noon-6 p.m., Good Shepherd 325 11th St. N., Sauk Rapids. redcrossblood.org. 1-800-RED CROSS.
Fields of Faith, annual Central Minnesota youth event for grades 5-12 featuring Ric Samuel Timm, 6:30 p.m., Sartell High School 748 Seventh St. N., Sartell.

Thursday, Sept. 28
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group with acupuncturist and eye disorders and chronic pain specialist John Miley, 9 a.m., LeSauk room at the District Service Center, 212 Third Ave. N., Sartell.
Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. John’s University Great Hall. redcrossblood.org. 1-800-RED CROSS.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Sauk Rapids Chamber, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-251-2940.
Urban Hope Farmers’ Market, sponsored by Place of Hope Ministries, 2-6 p.m., 511 Ninth Ave. N., St. Cloud. http://placeofhopeministries.org/events/urban-hope-farmers-market-2017/.
Family Farmers’ Market, 2-6 p.m., River East parking lot, CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 CentraCare Circle, St. Cloud. 320-252-2422.
Market Thursday, 3-6:30 p.m., parking lot of Hardware Hank, Seventh St. N., Sartell. marketmonday.org.
Sauk Rapids Farmers’ Market, 4-6:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 2163 Mayhew Lake Road NE, Sauk Rapids.

Friday, Sept. 29
Brat sale, sponsored by St. Joseph Y2K Lions, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW.
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.

Saturday, Sept. 30
Fall Fest, sponsored by St. Joseph Jaycees, 5k begins at 9 a.m and 1k begins at 10 a.m., St. Joseph Government Center (aka Colts Academy), 124 First Ave., St. Joseph. http://jayceesfallfest5k.zapevent.com.
Sneakers and Wheels, 50m, 100m, 1k, 1 mile, 5k run/walk/roll, promoting health and wellness for children and teens, sponsored by St. Cloud Hospital Pediatric Rehabilitation, 9 a.m. registration, 1900 CentraCare Circle, St. Cloud. centracare.com.
Brat sale, sponsored by St. Joseph Y2K Lions, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW.

Sunday, Oct. 1
Collegeville Colors, 1-4 p.m., free, St. John’s Outdoor University, 2346 Science Drive, Collegeville. csbsju.edu/outdooru.
Ragtime 101 with Alexander Sandor, 3-5:30 p.m., free, Paramount Theatre, 913 W. St. Germain St., St Cloud.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, SEPT. 15

Friday, Sept. 15
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Burger and brat sale, sponsored by Knights of Columbus, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society, open 4-7 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
St. Cloud Singles Club Dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, American Legion, 17 Second Ave. S., Waite Park. 320-339-4533. stcloudsingles.net.
“Granite City Rocks” showcases the work of the St. Cloud Heritage Quilters now through Sept. 30, Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-253-8424. stearns-museum.org.

Saturday, Sept. 16
Fall Fest, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., rummage sale, bake sale, 5k run/walk, arts and crafts, petting zoo and live music, Living Waters Lutheran Church, 1911 Fourth Ave. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-255-1135. lwlcmn.org.
Burger and brat sale, sponsored by Knights of Columbus, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW.
Community Meal, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1107 Pinecone Road S., Sartell.
Bangladesh Night: A Touch of Monsoon, 5:30 p.m., Atwood Memorial Center Ballroom, St. Cloud State University.

Sunday, Sept. 17
Camp Ripley Open House and Community Appreciation Day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., learn about the Minnesota National Guard, visit exhibits, vintage car show and participate in honoring Korean War veterans, 320-616-3122 or anthony.a.housey.mil@mail.mil.
Quilt Bingo, 1 p.m. (doors open at noon), St. Francis Xavier Parish, 219 N. Second St., Sartell.
CSB women’s soccer game on new turf field, 1 p.m., College Avenue. Free admission.
Crohn’s and Colitis Walk for a Cure, sponsored by CentraCare Digestive Center, 2-5 p.m., Lake George Municipal Complex, 1101 Seventh St. S., St. Cloud. cctakesteps.org/stcloud2017 or call 651-917-2437.
Constitution and Citzenship Day Celebration with keynote speaker Paul Anderson, former Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court, 3:30 p.m., Willmar Community Center, 624 US Hwy. 71 BUS, Willmar,

Monday, Sept. 18
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Lunch and cards, sponsored by Helping Hands Outreach noon-2 p.m., Trobec’s Bar & Grill, 1 Central Ave. S., St. Stephen.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, 1-2:30 p.m., Ilicil Independent Lifestyles, 215 N Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-529-9000.
Market Monday, 3-6:30 p.m., parking lot of Hardware Hank, Seventh St. N., Sartell. marketmonday.org.
Fare For All, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2, St. Joseph. 1-800-582-4291.fareforall.org.
St. Joseph City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, St. Joseph City Hall, 75 Callaway St. E. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Sartell-St. Stephen School Board, 6-8 p.m., District Service Center. 212 Third Ave. N., Sartell.
Tinville Lions Club, 7 p.m., Rollie’s Rednecks and Longnecks Bar, 940 35th Ave. NE, Sauk Rapids.
St. Joseph Rod and Gun Club, 7 p.m., American Legion, 101 W Minnesota St., St. Joseph.

Tuesday, Sept. 19
Community Lunch and Entertainment, sponsored by Helping Hands Outreach, 1-3 p.m., St. Stephen Parish Hall, 103 CR 2 S. 320-746-9960.
Central Minnesota Market, 3-5:30 p.m., VA Hospital, 4801 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-251-2498.
Financing an Education: Utilizing Student Loans, hosted by St. Cloud State University, 6:30-7:30 p.m., St. Cloud Federal Credit Union, 3030 First St. S., St. Cloud. RSVP: afrost@scfcu-invest.com or call 320-258-2179.
St. Cloud Area Genealogists, 7 p.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. stearns-museum.org.
Touring Maya Culture: Indigenous Migration and Tourism in Neoliberal Mexico, 7-8:30 p.m, Founders Room, St. John’s University. www.csbsju.edu/latino.latin-american-studies.

Wednesday, Sept. 20
SALT (Seniors and Law enforcement Together), 9 a.m., Sartell Police Department, 310 Second St. S., Sartell.
Prostate Cancer Screening Night, free for men ages 45-70 with no prior history of cancer, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Coborn Cancer Center, 1900 Centracare Circle #1600, St Cloud. 320-229-4900.
Rice Chamber of Commerce, noon, Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E.
St. Joseph Economic Development Authority, 5 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 75 Callaway St. E. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.

Thursday, Sept 21
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group with Kat Buechler of Great River Regional Library patron services, 9 a.m., LeSauk room at the District Service Center, 212 Third Ave. N., Sartell.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Urban Hope Farmers’ Market, sponsored by Place of Hope Ministries, 2-6 p.m., 511 Ninth Ave. N., St. Cloud. http://placeofhopeministries.org/events/urban-hope-farmers-market-2017/.
Family Farmers’ Market, 2-6 p.m., River East parking lot, CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 CentraCare Circle, St. Cloud. 320-252-2422.
Market Thursday, 3-6:30 p.m., parking lot of Hardware Hank, Seventh St. N., Sartell. marketmonday.org.
Sauk Rapids Farmers’ Market, 4-6:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 2163 Mayhew Lake Road NE, Sauk Rapids.
“Blue Mass,” celebrated by Bishop Donald Kettler to honor first -responders and other emergency personal, 7 p.m., St. Mary’s Cathedral, 25 Eighth Ave. S., St. Cloud.
Rice Lions Club, 8 p.m., Lions Building, Westside Park, 101 Fourth St. NW.

Friday, Sept. 22
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
“Granite City Rocks” showcases the work of the St. Cloud Heritage Quilters now through Sept. 30, Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-253-8424. stearns-museum.org.

Saturday, Sept. 23
Frantober Fest, activities include kids 1k, adult 5k/10k, 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m, St. Francis Xavier, 219 Second St. N., Sartell. frannyflyer.eventbrite.com.
NAMIWalks Minnesota, a walk to raise awareness of mental illness, 1 p.m. live music by High Brow and the Shades, picnics, speakers, resource tables, a kids’ tent, a tree of hope and more, Minnehaha Park, 4801 S Minnehaha Drive, Minneapolis. namihelps.org. 651-645-2948.
Renewing What They Gave Us: Native American Artists in Residence, opening day of exhibit, sponsored by the Minnesota Historical Society. 800-657-3773. mnhs.org/event/4109.

Sunday, Sept. 24
Frantober Fest, waffle breakfast, grand raffle and silent auction, 8:30 a.m.-noon, St. Francis Xavier, 219 Second St. N., Sartell. frannyflyer.eventbrite.com.
Joe Town Table, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., American Legion, 101 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph.. centralmncw@gmail.com.
Gold Star Mothers ceremony, 2 p.m., Willmar Community Center 624 N. Hwy. 71. 320-978-8049.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, SEPT. 8

Friday, Sept. 8
Bake sale, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary of Unit 328, 8:30 a.m.-sold out, Sentry Bank, 400 Fourth Ave. NE, St. Joseph. Proceeds fund veterans’ projects.
Brat sale, sponsored by the St. Joseph Lions Club, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. St Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW.
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6:30 p.m., near the Wobegon Trail Center, C.R. 2.
“Granite City Rocks” showcases the work of the St. Cloud Heritage Quilters now through Sept. 30, Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-253-8424. stearns-museum.org.

Saturday, Sept. 9
Caramel Apple Ride, Lake Wobegon Trail starting in Sauk Centre, 8 a.m., 100 Park Road, Sauk Centre. lakewobegontrail.com/events.
Lake Wobegon Regional Trail Ride, benefiting day services at Catholic Charities St. Cloud Children’s Home, 8:30 a.m. check-in, St. Joseph trail head. 952-475-4156.
Brat sale, sponsored by the St. Joseph Lions Club, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. St Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW.
Bowhunting Range Day, 10 a.m. at Mississippi River County Park, 41300 CR 1, Rice. 320-251-7800.
Art at Water’s Edge, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., indoor art event with five area artists, 980 Waters Edge Circle, Avon, 320-493-8883.
Central Minnesota Chapter of the Federation of the Blind of Minnesota, 12:30 p.m., American Legion, 17 Second Ave. N., Waite Park.
Sunday, Sept. 10
Monastery Mirrors: Artistic Expressions opening reception, 2 p.m., 104 Chapel Lane, St. Joseph. 320-363-7100 or www.sbm.osb.org.

Monday, Sept. 11
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Lunch and cards, sponsored by Helping Hands Outreach, noon-2 p.m., Trobec’s Bar & Grill, 1 Central Ave S, St. Stephen.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Market Monday, 3-6:30 p.m., parking lot of Hardware Hank, Seventh St. N., Sartell. marketmonday.org.
Sauk Rapids City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Sartell City Council, 6 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.
Rice City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E. 320-393-2280.
St. Joseph Township Board, 8 p.m., St. Joseph Township Hall, 935 College Ave. S.
Sauk Rapids Sportsmen’s Club, 8 p.m., Molitor’s Quarry Grill & Bar, 425 35th St. N.E., Sauk Rapids.

Tuesday, Sept. 12
Sartell Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., Waters Church, 1227 Pinecone Road. 320-258.6061. info@sartellchamber.com.
Central Minnesota Market, 3-5:30 p.m., VA Hospital, 4801 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-251-2498.
Sauk Rapids Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/saukrapidslionsmn.
St. Stephen Planning Commission, 6:30 p.m. 2 Sixth Ave. SE. St. Stephen. 320-251-0964.
St. Joseph Joint Planning Board, 7 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 75 Callaway St. E. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Sauk Rapids Women of Today, 7 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. saukrapidswt@mnwt.org.
Holistic Moms Network, 7-8:30 p.m., Good Earth Co-op, 2010 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-252-2489.
National Alliance on Mental Health, 7-8:30 p.m., Calvary Community Church, 1200 Roosevelt Road, St. Cloud. 320-259-7101.

Wednesday, Sept. 13
From Somalia to the Snow-Covered Land of Minnesota, 9 a.m., Stearns History Museum 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud, stearns-museum.org/breakfast-club.
Free Veggie Giveaway, sponsored by HealthPartners’ Central Minnesota Clinic, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 2251 Connecticut Ave. S. Sartell., hpcmc.com/veggies.
St. Joseph Area Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., St. Joseph Community Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. NE. stjosephchamber.com.
Sauk Rapids Recreation Board, 6 p.m., Public Works Building, 360 Summit Ave. N, Sauk Rapids. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.

Thursday, Sept. 14
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group with Judy Wolters, Brain Fit Fun, 9 a.m., District Service Center, 212 Third Ave. N, Sartell.
Sartell-Sauk Rapids Moms’ Club, 9-10:30 a.m., Celebration Lutheran Church, 1500 Pinecone Road N., Sartell.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
St. Joseph Senior Citizens, 1:30 p.m., St. Joseph Community Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. NE.
Urban Hope Farmers’ Market, sponsored by Place of Hope Ministries, 2-6 p.m., 511 Ninth Ave. N., St. Cloud. http://placeofhopeministries.org/events/urban-hope-farmers-market-2017/.
Family Farmers’ Market, 2-6 p.m., River East parking lot, CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 CentraCare Circle, St. Cloud. 320-252-2422.
Market Thursday, 3-6:30 p.m., parking lot of Hardware Hank, Seventh St. N., Sartell. marketmonday.org.
Sauk Rapids Farmers’ Market, 4-6:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 2163 Mayhew Lake Road NE, Sauk Rapids.
St. Cloud Area Mothers of Multiples, 7 p.m., VFW Granite Post 428, 9 18th Ave. N., St. Cloud.

Friday, Sept. 15
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Burger and brat sale, sponsored by Knights of Columbus, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society, open 4-7 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
St. Cloud Singles Club Dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, American Legion, 17 Second Ave. S., Waite Park. 320-339-4533. stcloudsingles.net.
“Granite City Rocks” showcases the work of the St. Cloud Heritage Quilters now through Sept. 30, Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-253-8424. stearns-museum.org.

Saturday, Sept. 16
Fall Fest, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., rummage sale, bake sale, 5k run/walk, arts and crafts, petting zoo and live music, Living Waters Lutheran Church, 1911 Fourth Ave. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-255-1135. lwlcmn.org.
Burger and brat sale, sponsored by Knights of Columbus, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW.
Community Meal, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1107 Pinecone Road S., Sartell.

Sunday, Sept. 17
Camp Ripley Open House and Community Appreciation Day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., learn about the Minnesota National Guard, visit exhibits, vintage car show and participate in honoring Korean War veterans, 320-616-3122 or anthony.a.housey.mil@mail.mil.
Quilt Bingo, 1 p.m. (doors open at noon), St. Francis Xavier Parish 219 N. Second St. Sartell.
Crohn’s and Colitis Walk for a Cure, sponsored by CentraCare Digestive Center, 2-5 p.m., Lake George Municipal Complex, 1101 Seventh St. S., St. Cloud. cctakesteps.org/stcloud2017 or call 651-917-2437.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, SEPT. 1

Friday, Sept. 1
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society, open 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6:30 p.m., near the Wobegon Trail Center, C.R. 2.
Tae Guk Kwon Do, 3-4 p.m., Independent Lifestyles, 215 N Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-267-7717.
“Granite City Rocks” showcases the work of the St. Cloud Heritage Quilters now through Sept. 30, Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-253-8424. stearns-museum.org.

Saturday. Sept. 2
Families on the Homefront Tour, Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site, 10-4 p.m. mnhs.org/event/2401.

Monday, Sept. 4
Lunch and cards, sponsored by Helping Hands Outreach, noon-2 p.m., Trobec’s Bar & Grill, 1 Central Ave. S, St. Stephen.
Quilt auction, 2 p.m., St. Stephen Parish Festival Grounds, 103 Central Ave. S., St. Stephen. 320-251-5062. To view the quilts, visit greatrivercatholic.org.
Market Monday, 3-6:30 p.m., parking lot of Hardware Hank, Seventh St. N., Sartell. marketmonday.org.
Sartell Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., upstairs of Blue Line Sports Bar andGrill, 1101 Second St. S., Sartell. 320-267-2591.

Tuesday, Sept. 5
Red Cross blood drive, 1-7 p.m., Atonement Lutheran Church, 114-29th Ave. N., St. Cloud. redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767 to make an appointment.
Central Minnesota Market, 3-5:30 p.m., VA Hospital, 4801 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-251-2498.
Sauk Rapids HRA Board, 6 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Watab Township Board, 7 p.m., 660 75th St. NW, Sauk Rapids. watabtownship.com. Benton Telecommunications channel 3.

Wednesday, Sept. 6
St. Stephen City Council, 6:30 p.m., St. Stephen City Hall, 2 Sixth Ave. SE.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society, 7 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.

Thursday, Sept. 7
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Urban Hope Farmers’ Market, sponsored by Place of Hope Ministries, 2-6 p.m., 511 Ninth Ave. N., St. Cloud. http://placeofhopeministries.org/events/urban-hope-farmers-market-2017/.
Family Farmers’ Market, 2-6 p.m., River East parking lot, CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 CentraCare Circle, St. Cloud. 320-252-2422.
Market Thursday, 3-6:30 p.m., parking lot of Hardware Hank, Seventh St. N., Sartell. marketmonday.org.
Sauk Rapids Farmers’ Market, 4-6:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 2163 Mayhew Lake Road NE, Sauk Rapids.
St. Joseph Planning Commission, 6 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 75 Callaway St. E. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Sauk Rapids Jaycees, 7 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. srjaycees.weebly.com.
Rice Lions Club, 8 p.m., Lions Building, Westside Park, 101 Fourth St. NW.

Friday, Sept. 8
Bake sale, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary of Unit 328, 8:30 a.m.-sold out, Sentry Bank, 400 Fourth Ave. NE, St. Joseph. Proceeds fund veterans’ projects.
Brat sale, sponsored by the St. Joseph Lions Club, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. St Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW.
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6:30 p.m., near the Wobegon Trail Center, C.R. 2.
Tae Guk Kwon Do, 3-4 p.m., Independent Lifestyles, 215 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-267-7717.
“Granite City Rocks” showcases the work of the St. Cloud Heritage Quilters now through Sept. 30, Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-253-8424. stearns-museum.org.

Saturday, Sept. 9
Caramel Apple Ride, Lake Wobegon Trail starting in Sauk Centre, 8 a.m., 100 Park Road, Sauk Centre. lakewobegontrail.com/events.
Lake Wobegon Regional Trail Ride, benefiting day services at Catholic Charities St. Cloud Children’s Home, 8:30 a.m. check-in, St. Joseph trail head. 952-475-4156.
Brat sale, sponsored by the St. Joseph Lions Club, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. St Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW.
Bowhunting Range Day, 10 a.m. at Mississippi River County Park, 41300 CR 1, Rice. 320-251-7800.
Art at Water’s Edge, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., indoor art event with five area artists, 980 Waters Edge Circle, Avon, 320-493-8883.
Central Minnesota Chapter of the Federation of the Blind of Minnesota, 12:30 p.m., American Legion, 17 Second Ave. N., Waite Park.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, AUG. 25

Friday, Aug. 25
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., St. Cloud Hospital, 1406 Sixth Ave. N. redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.
Brat sale, sponsored by the Y2K Lions 9 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW. Proceeds to benefit Chad’s Wing at Place of Hope.
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6:30 p.m., near the Wobegon Trail Center, C.R. 2.
Tae Guk Kwon Do, 3-4 p.m., Independent Lifestyles, 215 N Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-267-7717.
“Granite City Rocks” showcases the work of the St. Cloud Heritage Quilters now through Sept. 30, Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-253-8424. stearns-museum.org.

Saturday, Aug. 26
Brat sale, sponsored by the Y2K Lions, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW. Proceeds to benefit Chad’s Wing at Place of Hope.

Sunday, Aug. 27
Joe Town Table, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., American Legion, 101 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph.. centralmncw@gmail.com.

Monday, Aug. 28
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Lunch and cards, sponsored by Helping Hands Outreach and The Rusty Nail, noon-2 p.m., Trobec’s Bar & Grill, 1 Central Ave S, St. Stephen.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Market Monday, 3-6:30 p.m., parking lot of Hardware Hank, Seventh St. N., Sartell. marketmonday.org.
St. Joseph Park Board, 6 p.m., Hollow Park, St. Joseph.
Sauk Rapids City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Sartell City Council, 6 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.

Tuesday, Aug. 29
Central Minnesota Market, 3-5:30 p.m., VA Hospital, 4801 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-251-2498.

Wednesday, Aug. 30
Tending for a Cause, benefiting the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), 4-7 p.m., Beaver Island Brewing Co., 216 Sixth Ave. S. St. Cloud. 320-650-0383.
Free Trolley Night, 5-9:25 p.m., Metro Bus Transit Center, 510 First St. S., St. Cloud, and Lake George, St. Cloud. ridemetrobus.com and summertimebygeorge.com.
Rock climbing (adults only), 5-7 p.m., Quarry Park 1802 CR 137, Waite Park. Advanced registration required with Stearns County Park, 320-255-6172 or co.stearns.mn.us/recreation.

Thursday, Aug. 31
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Cloud Veterans Hospital, 4801 Veterans Drive, redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.
Coffee and Conversation, a senior discussion group, 9 a.m., Country Manor, 520 First St. NE, Sartell.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Urban Hope Farmers’ Market, sponsored by Place of Hope Ministries, 2-6 p.m., 511 Ninth Ave. N., St. Cloud. http://placeofhopeministries.org/events/urban-hope-farmers-market-2017/.
Family Farmers’ Market, 2-6 p.m., River East parking lot, CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 CentraCare Circle, St. Cloud. 320-252-2422.
Market Thursday, 3-6:30 p.m., parking lot of Hardware Hank, Seventh St. N., Sartell. marketmonday.org.
Sauk Rapids Farmers’ Market, 4-6:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 2163 Mayhew Lake Road NE, Sauk Rapids.
Great River Regional Coin Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Miller Auto Marine Sports Plaza, 2930 Second St. S., St. Cloud. 320-241-9229.

Friday, Sept. 1
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society, open 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6:30 p.m., near the Wobegon Trail Center, C.R. 2.
Tae Guk Kwon Do, 3-4 p.m., Independent Lifestyles, 215 N Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-267-7717.
“Granite City Rocks” showcases the work of the St. Cloud Heritage Quilters now through Sept. 30, Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-253-8424. stearns-museum.org.

Saturday. Sept. 2
Families on the Homefront Tour, Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site, 10-4 p.m. mnhs.org/event/2401.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, AUG. 18

Friday, Aug. 18
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Burger and brat sale, sponsored by Knights of Columbus, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW.
Member Appreciation Day, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Central Minnesota Credit Union, 1300 Elm St. E., St. Joseph. mycmcu.org.

St. Joseph Area Historical Society, open 4-7 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6:30 p.m., near the Wobegon Trail Center, C.R. 2.
Tae Guk Kwon Do, 3-4 p.m., Independent Lifestyles, 215 N Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-267-7717.
Community Outpost grand opening, sponsored by St. Cloud Police, Rotary and Public Safety Foundation to encourage community engagement with the neighborhood, 3 p.m. program, 4-7 p.m. kids’ carnival, 600 13th St. S., St. Cloud. 320-345-4413.
St. Cloud Singles Club Dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, American Legion, 17 Second Ave. S., Waite Park. 320-339-4533. stcloudsingles.net.
“Granite City Rocks” showcases the work of the St. Cloud Heritage Quilters now through Sept. 30, Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-253-8424. stearns-museum.org.

Saturday, Aug. 19
Burger and brat sale, sponsored by Knights of Columbus, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW.
Families on the Homefront Tour, 10-4 p.m., Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site, 1615 Lindbergh Drive. S., Little Falls. mnhs.org/event/2401.
World War 1 Centennial Weekend, 10-5 p.m., Fort Snelling, 101 Snelling Lake Road, St Paul. historicfortsnelling.org/events-programs/signature-events/world-war-i-weekend.
Community Meal, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1107 Pinecone Road S., Sartell.

Sunday, Aug. 20
Upper Post walking Tour: World War 1, 9-11 a.m., Fort Snelling, 101 Snelling Lake Road, St Paul. Advanced tickets required, mnhs.org/event/3046
World War 1 Centennial Weekend, Fort Snelling, 101 Snelling Lake Road, St Paul. historicfortsnelling.org/events-programs/signature-events/world-war-i-weekend.

Monday, Aug. 21
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Lunch and cards, sponsored by Helping Hands Outreach, noon-2 p.m., Trobec’s Bar & Grill, 1 Central Ave S, St. Stephen.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, 1-2:30 p.m., Ilicil Independent Lifestyles, 215 N Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-529-9000.
Market Monday, 3-6:30 p.m., parking lot of Hardware Hank, Seventh St. N., Sartell. marketmonday.org.
St. Joseph City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, St. Joseph City Hall, 75 Callaway St. E. 363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Sartell-St. Stephen School Board, 6-8 p.m., District Service Center. 212 Third Ave. N., Sartell.
Tinville Lions Club, 7 p.m., Rollie’s Rednecks and Longnecks Bar, 940 35th Ave. NE, Sauk Rapids.
St. Joseph Rod and Gun Club, 7 p.m., American Legion, 101 W Minnesota St., St. Joseph.

Tuesday, Aug. 22
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12:30-6:30 p.m., Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 2405 Walden Way, St. Cloud. redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.
Central Minnesota Market, 3-5:30 p.m., VA Hospital, 4801 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-251-2498.
Hero’s Appreciation Cookout, 5-7 p.m., Millstream Park, 725 CR 75 W., St. Joseph.
Sauk Rapids Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/saukrapidslionsmn.
National Alliance on Mental Health, 7-8:30 p.m., Calvary Community Church, 1200 Roosevelt Road, St. Cloud. 320-259-7101.

Wednesday, Aug. 23
Free Trolley Night, 5-9:25 p.m., Metro Bus Transit Center, 510 First St. S., St. Cloud, and Lake George, St. Cloud. ridemetrobus.com and summertimebygeorge.com.
St. Stephen 2018 budget planning meeting, 6 p.m., St. Stephen City Hall, 2 Sixth Ave. SE.

Thursday, Aug. 24
Sauk Rapids Chamber, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-251-2940.
Urban Hope Farmers’ Market, sponsored by Place of Hope Ministries, 2-6 p.m., 511 Ninth Ave. N., St. Cloud. http://placeofhopeministries.org/events/urban-hope-farmers-market-2017/.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Family Farmers’ Market, 2-6 p.m., River East parking lot, CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 CentraCare Circle, St. Cloud. 320-252-2422.
Market Thursday, 3-6:30 p.m., parking lot of Hardware Hank, Seventh St. N., Sartell. marketmonday.org.
Sauk Rapids Farmers’ Market, 4-6:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 2163 Mayhew Lake Road NE, Sauk Rapids.

Friday, Aug. 25
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., St. Cloud Hospital, 1406 Sixth Ave. N. redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.
Brat sale, sponsored by the Y2K Lions 9 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW. Proceeds to benefit Chad’s Wing at Place of Hope.
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6:30 p.m., near the Wobegon Trail Center, C.R. 2.
Tae Guk Kwon Do, 3-4 p.m., Independent Lifestyles, 215 N Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-267-7717.
“Granite City Rocks” showcases the work of the St. Cloud Heritage Quilters now through Sept. 30, Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-253-8424. stearns-museum.org.

Saturday, Aug. 26
Brat sale, sponsored by the Y2K Lions, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW. Proceeds to benefit Chad’s Wing at Place of Hope.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, AUG. 11

Friday, Aug. 11
Brat and hot dog sale, sponsored by St. Joseph Lions Club, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW.
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6:30 p.m., near the Wobegon Trail Center, C.R. 2.
Tae Guk Kwon Do, 3-4 p.m., Independent Lifestyles, 215 N Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-267-7717.
Art Crawl, 5-9 p.m., downtown St. Cloud. A school supplies drive will be held in conjunction with this event.
“Light Reconstructed,” exhibition opening by Bruce Jacobson of Sartell in conjunction with the St. Cloud Art Crawl, 5-11 p.m., Veranda Lounge in front of Pioneer Place Theater, 22 Fifth Ave S,, St Cloud. 320-290-2523 or www.brucejacobson.art.
“Granite City Rocks” showcases the work of the St. Cloud Heritage Quilters now through Sept. 30, Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-253-8424. stearns-museum.org.

Saturday, Aug. 12
Brat and hot dog sale, sponsored by St. Joseph Lions Club, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW.
Central Minnesota Chapter of the Federation of the Blind of Minnesota, 12:30 p.m., American Legion, 17 Second Ave. N., Waite Park.
Pork chop and corn-on-the-cob feed, 4-9 p.m.,, St. James Parish, 25042 CR. 2, Jacobs Prairie. 320-685-3479.

Sunday, Aug. 13
Community Conversation on Climate Change, 7-9 p.m., Minnesota Street Market, 27 W. Minnesota St., St Joseph. 916-501-5725 or pialopez1958@gmail.com.

Monday, Aug. 14
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Lunch and cards, sponsored by Helping Hands Outreach and The Rusty Nail, noon-2 p.m., Trobec’s Bar & Grill, 1 Central Ave S, St. Stephen.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Market Monday, 3-6:30 p.m., parking lot of Hardware Hank, Seventh St. N., Sartell. marketmonday.org.
Fare For All, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2, St. Joseph. 1-800-582-4291.fareforall.org.
Sauk Rapids City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Sartell City Council, 6 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 320-253-2171.
Rice City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E. 320-393-2280.
St. Joseph Township Board, 8 p.m., St. Joseph Township Hall, 935 College Ave. S.
Sauk Rapids Sportsmen’s Club, 8 p.m., Molitor’s Quarry Grill and Bar, 425 35th St. N.E., Sauk Rapids.

Tuesday, Aug. 15
Community Lunch and Entertainment, sponsored by Helping Hands Outreach, 1-3 p.m., St. Stephen Parish Hall, 103 CR 2 S. 320-746-9960.
Central Minnesota Market, 3-5:30 p.m., VA Hospital, 4801 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-251-2498.
St. Cloud Area Genealogists, 7 p.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. stearns-museum.org.

Wednesday, Aug. 16
SALT (Seniors and Law enforcement Together), 9 a.m., Sartell Police Department, 310 Second St. S., Sartell.
Rice Chamber of Commerce, noon, Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E.
St. Joseph Economic Development Authority, 5 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 75 Callaway St. E. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Free Trolley Night, 5-9:25 p.m., Metro Bus Transit Center, 510 First St. S., St. Cloud, and Lake George, St. Cloud. ridemetrobus.com and summertimebygeorge.com.

Thursday, Aug. 17
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m, St. Cloud City Employees, 400 Second St. S., St. Cloud. redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Urban Hope Farmers’ Market, sponsored by Place of Hope Ministries, 2-6 p.m., 511 Ninth Ave. N., St. Cloud. http://placeofhopeministries.org/events/urban-hope-farmers-market-2017/.
Free Sweet Corn Feed Day at Urban Hope Farmers’ Market, 2-6 p.m., Place of Hope Ministries, 511 Ninth Ave. N., St. Cloud.
Family Farmers’ Market, 2-6 p.m., River East parking lot, CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 CentraCare Circle, St. Cloud. 320-252-2422.
Market Thursday, 3-6:30 p.m., parking lot of Hardware Hank, Seventh St. N., Sartell. marketmonday.org.
Sauk Rapids Farmers’ Market, 4-6:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 2163 Mayhew Lake Road NE, Sauk Rapids.
Finding Dory, Movie Under the Stars, 7:30 p.m seating opens, dusk movie, Whitney Memorial Park, 1445 Northway Drive, St. Cloud. Concessions available.
Rice Lions Club, 8 p.m., Lions Building, Westside Park, 101 4th St. NW.

Friday, Aug. 18
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Burger and brat sale, sponsored by Knights of Columbus, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society, open 4-7 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6:30 p.m., near the Wobegon Trail Center, C.R. 2.
Tae Guk Kwon Do, 3-4 p.m., Independent Lifestyles, 215 N Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-267-7717.
St. Cloud Singles Club Dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, American Legion, 17 Second Ave. S., Waite Park. 320-339-4533. stcloudsingles.net.
“Granite City Rocks” showcases the work of the St. Cloud Heritage Quilters now through Sept. 30, Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-253-8424. stearns-museum.org.

Saturday, Aug. 19
Burger and brat sale, sponsored by Knights of Columbus, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW.
Families on the Homefront Tour, 10-4 p.m., Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site, 1615 Lindbergh Drive. S., Little Falls. mnhs.org/event/2401.
World War 1 Centennial Weekend, 10-5 p.m., Fort Snelling, 101 Snelling Lake Road, St Paul. historicfortsnelling.org/events-programs/signature-events/world-war-i-weekend.
Community Meal, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1107 Pinecone Road S., Sartell.

Sunday, Aug. 20
Upper Post walking Tour: World War 1, 9-11 a.m., Fort Snelling, 101 Snelling Lake Road, St Paul. Advanced tickets required, mnhs.org/event/3046
World War 1 Centennial Weekend, Fort Snelling, 101 Snelling Lake Road, St Paul. historicfortsnelling.org/events-programs/signature-events/world-war-i-weekend.

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, AUG. 4

Friday, Aug. 4
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph Area Historical Society, open 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW. stjosephhistoricalmn.org.
St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6:30 p.m., near the Wobegon Trail Center, C.R. 2.
Tae Guk Kwon Do, 3-4 p.m., Independent Lifestyles, 215 N Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-267-7717.
“Granite City Rocks” showcases the work of the St. Cloud Heritage Quilters now through Sept. 30, Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-253-8424. stearns-museum.org.

Saturday, Aug. 5
Surplus sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 25 College Ave. N., St. Joseph. cityofstjoseph.com.
Veteran Summer Games, check-in at 8 a.m., opening ceremony 9:30 a.m.. competition begins 10 a.m.. awards ceremony 2 p.m., Bldg. 96, St. Cloud VA Medical Center, 4801 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-255-6353.
Families on the Homefront tour, Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. mnhs.org/event/2401.
Household Hazardous Waste Day, sponsored by Stearns County Environmental Services, 8-11 a.m., St. Stephen City Hall, 2 Sixth Ave. SE (corners of CR 5 and Sixth Avenue SE – NOT accessible via CR 2 due to construction). Visit cityofststephen.com for list of accepted items. 320-656-3613.
Town Hall with Mayor Rick Shultz, 9-10 a.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 75 Calloway St. E. St. Joseph.

Monday, Aug. 7 
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
Lunch and cards, sponsored by Helping Hands Outreach and The Rusty Nail, noon-2 p.m., Trobec’s Bar & Grill, 1 Central Ave S, St. Stephen.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Market Monday, 3-6:30 p.m., parking lot of Hardware Hank, Seventh St. N., Sartell. marketmonday.org.
St. Joseph City Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, St. Joseph City Hall, 75 Callaway St. E. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Sartell Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., upstairs of Blue Line Sports Bar andGrill, 1101 Second St. S., Sartell. 320-267-2591.
Rice City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E. 320-393-2280.
Sauk Rapids Planning Commission, 7 p.m., council chambers, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Ave. N. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.
Sauk Rapids Riverside Lions Club, 7 p.m., Jimmy’s Pour House, 22 Second Ave. N., Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/srriverside.

Tuesday, Aug. 8
Sartell Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., Waters Church, 1227 Pinecone Road. 320-258.6061. info@sartellchamber.com.
Arc Walk and Roll and annual picnic, 5 p.m., Sauk Rapids Municipal Park, 250 Summit Ave. N. arcmidstate.org or call 320-251-7272.
Family Farmers’ Market, 2-6 p.m., River East parking lot, CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 CentraCare Circle, St. Cloud. 320-252-2422.
Central Minnesota Market, 3-5:30 p.m., VA Hospital, 4801 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-251-2498.

St. Stephen Planning Commission, 6:30 p.m. 2 Sixth Ave. SE. St. Stephen. 320-251-0964.
Sauk Rapids Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. e-clubhouse.org/sites/saukrapidslionsmn.
St. Joseph Joint Planning Board, 7 p.m., St. Joseph City Hall, 75 Callaway St. E. 320-363-7201. cityofstjoseph.com.
Sauk Rapids Women of Today,  7 p.m., VFW, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. saukrapidswt@mnwt.org.
Holistic Moms’ Network, 7-8:30 p.m., Good Earth Co-op, 2010 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud. 320-252-2489.
National Alliance on Mental Health, 7-8:30 p.m., Calvary Community Church, 1200 Roosevelt Road, St. Cloud. 320-259-7101.
Watab Township Board, 7 p.m., 660 75th St. NW, Sauk Rapids. watabtownship.com. Benton Telecommunications channel 3.

Wednesday, Aug. 9
St. Joseph Area Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Wobegon Trail Shelter, 605 First Ave. NE, St. Joseph. stjosephchamber.com.
Free Trolley Night, 5-9:25 p.m., Metro Bus Transit Center, 510 First St. S., St. Cloud, and Lake George, St. Cloud. ridemetrobus.com and summertimebygeorge.com.
Sauk Rapids Recreation Board, 6 p.m., Public Works Building, 360 Summit Ave. N, Sauk Rapids. 320-258-5300. ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us.

Thursday, Aug. 10
Sartell-Sauk Rapids Moms’ Club, 10 a.m., Lions Park, 1013 First St. N., Sartell.
St. Joseph Senior Citizens potluck, noon, Community Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. S.E., St. Joseph.
St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., Old City Hall, 25 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.
Urban Hope Farmers’ Market, sponsored by Place of Hope Ministries, 2-6 p.m., 511 Ninth Ave. N., St. Cloud. http://placeofhopeministries.org/events/urban-hope-farmers-market-2017/.
Family Farmers’ Market, 2-6 p.m., River East parking lot, CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 CentraCare Circle, St. Cloud. 320-252-2422.
Market Thursday, 3-6:30 p.m., parking lot of Hardware Hank, Seventh St. N., Sartell. marketmonday.org.
Sauk Rapids Farmers’ Market, 4-6:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 2163 Mayhew Lake Road NE, Sauk Rapids.
School of Rock concert, sponsored by the Wirth Center or the Performing Arts, 7 p.m., Paramount Theatre, 913 W. St. Germain St. St. Cloud. paramountarts.org/events/school-of-rock-concert or call 320-259-5463.

Friday, Aug. 11
Brat and hot dog sale, sponsored by St. Joseph Lions Club, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW.
Benton County Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 218 First St. N., Sauk Rapids. 320-253-9614. mnbentonhistory.org.
St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6:30 p.m., near the Wobegon Trail Center, C.R. 2.
Tae Guk Kwon Do, 3-4 p.m., Independent Lifestyles, 215 N Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. 320-267-7717.
Art Crawl, 5-9 p.m., downtown St. Cloud. A school supplies drive will be held in conjunction with this event.
“Granite City Rocks” showcases the work of the St. Cloud Heritage Quilters now through Sept. 30, Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. 320-253-8424. stearns-museum.org.

Saturday, Aug. 12
Brat and hot dog sale, sponsored by St. Joseph Lions Club, 9:30 a.m.-4v p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW.
Central Minnesota Chapter of the Federation of the Blind of Minnesota, 12:30 p.m., American Legion, 17 Second Ave. N., Waite Park.
Pork chop and corn-on-the-cob feed, 4-9 p.m.,, St. James Parish, 25042 CR. 2, Jacobs Prairie. 320-685-3479.