Empty Bowls reset April 28 at new St. Cloud location
Empty Bowls’ Snow Make-up Day, sponsored by Place of Hope, will be held from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at its new location at City Hope Church, 413 Franklin Ave. NE, St. Cloud. This soup feed and silent auction benefits Place of Hope Ministries and Anne’s Meal Fund which provides more than 7,200 meals a month to those in need. The event includes music, craft vendors and soup, bread and desserts from area restaurants as well as a homemade bowl to take home thanks to Art as You Like It and Central Minnesota Woodcrafters. For more information, visit placeofhopeministries.org.
Great River Chorale presents Beautiful River: American Folksongs, Hymns & Spirituals at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 29 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 4310 CR 137, St Cloud. Tickets at greatriverchorale.org and at the door. This activity is made possible through a grant from the Central Minnesota Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.
Taste of St. Cloud set May 7
Taste of St. Cloud, an annual fundraiser sponsored by the Franciscan Community Volunteers, a ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls, will be from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, May 7 at the Best Western/Kelly Inn in St. Cloud. The event features an array of cuisines from local restaurants as well as live entertainment and a silent auction. Meet the Franciscan Community Volunteers and see the ways they enrich the lives of people of the St. Cloud area. You’ll also have an opportunity to visit many Franciscan sisters and friends.
Purchase tickets online at fcvonline.org or fslf.org, or by check made payable to the Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls. Write “Taste of St. Cloud Tickets” on the memo line. Tickets will be held at the door the evening of the event under the name of the purchaser. Send checks to Franciscan Sisters, 1600-11th Ave. S., St. Cloud, MN. 56301.Tickets purchased online before the event: $25; at the door: $30. For more information, contact Pat Flicker: 320-229-0307 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior Connection to host Lemonade, Laughter May 8
The Sartell Senior Connection will host the 10th annual Lemonade and Laughter, featuring musician and storyteller Charlie Roth, at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 8 at the St. Francis Xavier Gathering Space, 219 Second St. N., Sartell.
Lions clean-up slated for April 28
The annual Sartell Lions Spring Clean-Up will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 28 at the Sartell Middle School parking lot, 627 Third Ave. N. Pick-ups available on Saturday by appointment, call Mike at 320-293-1560 before April 27. No paints, solvents, oils or chemicals. No gas-operated refrigerators.
Stone Poneys baseball fundraiser, raffle set April 29 at Blue Line
The Blue Line Sports Bar and Grill in Sartell will host a fundraiser and raffle for the Sartell Stone Poneys baseball team from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, April 29.
The fundraiser is to help offset summer costs of umpires, field dues, equipment, uniforms, league fees and tournaments; 20 percent of proceeds will be donated to Stone Poneys.
Raffle tickets will be sold; you do not need to be present to win. There will be five prize packages to choose from.
See stoneponeys.com for more information on the raffle prizes.
Brat sale benefits hanging basket project
A brat sale, sponsored by Y2K Lions, will be held Friday and Saturday, April 27 and 28 at the St. Joseph Meat Market. Proceeds will be donated to the St. Joseph Flower Project. Organizers Joyce Faber and Carol Theisen said, “We want to thank the Y2K Lions for their continued support and want to urge you to support their efforts toward this project and the other wonderful things they do for the people in this city. There will be sign-up sheets at the booth if you are interested in donating toward the almost 100 baskets. What a great way to honor someone you love and to be able to see the beautiful baskets in their memory for the next four months. Thank you so much to those who have already contributed.”