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Events in May 2024

  • Benton County Museum

    Benton County Museum


    May 1, 2024

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

    Pickleball

    Pickleball


    May 1, 2024

    Pickleball: Mondays 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays 6-9 p.m.,  Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, Sundays 8 a.m.-noon, Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St Joseph. Nominal fee. 

    St. Cloud school board meeting / work session

    St. Cloud school board meeting / work session


    May 1, 2024

    St. Cloud school board meeting / work session, 6:30 p.m., District Administration Office, St. Cloud Area School District 742, 1201 Second St. S., Waite Park.

    St. Stephen City Council

    St. Stephen City Council


    May 1, 2024

    St. Stephen City Council, 6:30 p.m., St. Stephen City Hall, 2 Sixth Ave SE.

  • Benton County Museum

    Benton County Museum


    May 2, 2024

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

    St. Joseph Food Shelf

    St. Joseph Food Shelf


    May 2, 2024

    St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., 18 Birch St. E.

  • Benton County Museum

    Benton County Museum


    May 3, 2024

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

    St. Joseph Farmers’ Market

    St. Joseph Farmers’ Market


    May 3, 2024

    St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, under the water tower near the Wobegon Trail Center, CR 2.

  • Pickleball

    Pickleball


    May 4, 2024

    Pickleball: Mondays 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays 6-9 p.m.,  Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, Sundays 8 a.m.-noon, Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St Joseph. Nominal fee. 

    Benton County Museum

    Benton County Museum


    May 4, 2024

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

  • Pickleball

    Pickleball


    May 5, 2024

    Pickleball: Mondays 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays 6-9 p.m.,  Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, Sundays 8 a.m.-noon, Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St Joseph. Nominal fee. 

    Open Gym Basketball

    Open Gym Basketball


    May 5, 2024

    Open Gym Basketball, noon - 2 p.m., Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Rd, St. Joseph. Nominal fee.

  • Benton County Museum

    Benton County Museum


    May 6, 2024

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

    Sartell Lions Club

    Sartell Lions Club


    May 6, 2024

    Sartell Lions Club, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., Stewart Giffin's House, 813 9th St No, Sartell. Stewart Giffin, 651-261-4272.

    More information

    Pickleball

    Pickleball


    May 6, 2024

    Pickleball: Mondays 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays 6-9 p.m.,  Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, Sundays 8 a.m.-noon, Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St Joseph. Nominal fee.

    St. Joseph City Council

    St. Joseph City Council


    May 6, 2024

    St. Joseph City Council, 6 p.m., Government Center, 75 Callaway St. E.

    More information

  • Benton County Museum

    Benton County Museum


    May 7, 2024

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

    Memory Writers

    Memory Writers


    May 7, 2024

    Memory Writers, group develops topics and turn in stories, 10 a.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S, St Cloud.

    St. Joseph Food Shelf

    St. Joseph Food Shelf


    May 7, 2024

    St. Joseph Food Shelf, 1-3 p.m., 18 Birch St. E.

    Laundry Love

    Laundry Love


    May 7, 2024

    Laundry Love, 5-8 p.m., St. Joseph Laundromat, 31 W. Minnesota St. The first and third Tuesdays of the month, guests will be able to get quarters and laundry supplies to do their laundry. Volunteers come from St. John’s Campus Ministry, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and the Central Minnesota Catholic Worker.

    St. Joseph Lions Club

    St. Joseph Lions Club


    May 7, 2024

    St. Joseph Lions Club, 7 p.m., Millstream Park Pavilion 101 Fifth Ave. NW., St Joseph. Joanne Bechtold, 320-363-4483.

    More information

    St. Wendel Township meeting

    St. Wendel Township meeting


    May 7, 2024

    St. Wendel Township Meeting, 7 p.m., Township Hall, 36922 CR 4, St. Joseph.

  • Benton County Museum

    Benton County Museum


    May 8, 2024

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

    St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce

    St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce


    May 8, 2024

    St. Joseph Area Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., St. Joseph Government Center, 75 Callaway St. E. stjosephchamber.com

    More information

    Pickleball

    Pickleball


    May 8, 2024

    Pickleball: Mondays 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays 6-9 p.m.,  Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, Sundays 8 a.m.-noon, Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St Joseph. Nominal fee. 

    Stearns County Park Commission meeting

    Stearns County Park Commission meeting


    May 8, 2024

    Stearns County Park Commission meeting, 6 p.m., Stearns County Parks Office, 1802 County Road 137, Waite Park.

    St. Joseph Y2K Lions Club

    St. Joseph Y2K Lions Club


    May 8, 2024

    St Joseph Y2K Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., St. Joseph American Legion, 101 W Minnesota St.

    More information

  • Seniors and Law Enforcement Together and Coffee and Conversation with the Sartell Senior Connection

    Seniors and Law Enforcement Together and Coffee and Conversation with the Sartell Senior Connection


    May 9, 2024

    Seniors and Law Enforcement Together and Coffee and Conversation with the Sartell Senior Connection, 9 a.m., Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S. Sartell public safety officers and interested seniors meet monthly to discuss public safety issues affecting seniors and the community. Free for members; nominal fee for non-members. 

    Benton County Museum

    Benton County Museum


    May 9, 2024

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

    St. Joseph Food Shelf

    St. Joseph Food Shelf


    May 9, 2024

    St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., 18 Birch St. E.

    Stearns County Board of Adjustment

    Stearns County Board of Adjustment


    May 9, 2024

    Stearns County Board of Adjustment, 6 p.m., County Service Center, 3301 CR 138, Waite Park. Please contact Environmental Services at 320-656-3613 for more information

  • Benton County Museum

    Benton County Museum


    May 10, 2024

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

    St. Joseph Farmers’ Market

    St. Joseph Farmers’ Market


    May 10, 2024

    St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, under the water tower near the Wobegon Trail Center, CR 2.

  • Pickleball

    Pickleball


    May 11, 2024

    Pickleball: Mondays 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays 6-9 p.m.,  Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, Sundays 8 a.m.-noon, Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St Joseph. Nominal fee. 

  • Pickleball

    Pickleball


    May 12, 2024

    Pickleball: Mondays 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays 6-9 p.m.,  Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, Sundays 8 a.m.-noon, Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St Joseph. Nominal fee. 

    Open Gym Basketball

    Open Gym Basketball


    May 12, 2024

    Open Gym Basketball, noon - 2 p.m., Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Rd, St. Joseph. Nominal fee.

  • Benton County Museum

    Benton County Museum


    May 13, 2024

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

    St. Joseph Convention & Visitor's Bureau meeting

    St. Joseph Convention & Visitor's Bureau meeting


    May 13, 2024

    St. Joseph Convention & Visitor's Bureau meeting, noon, Minnesota Street Market, 27 Minnesota St. W., St. Joseph.

    Pickleball

    Pickleball


    May 13, 2024

    Pickleball: Mondays 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays 6-9 p.m.,  Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, Sundays 8 a.m.-noon, Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St Joseph. Nominal fee.

    Sartell City Council

    Sartell City Council


    May 13, 2024

    Sartell City Council, 6-8 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. Council meetings are open to the public. Council meetings can also be viewed live on Charter channel 181 and again at 9 a.m. the Wednesday following the meeting.

    More information

    St. Joseph Planning Commission

    St. Joseph Planning Commission


    May 13, 2024

    St. Joseph Planning Commission, 6 p.m., Government Center, 75 Callaway St. E. 

    More information

    St. Joseph Township Board

    St. Joseph Township Board


    May 13, 2024

    St. Joseph Township Board, 7 p.m., Township Hall, 935 College Ave. S., St. Joseph.

    More information

  • Stearns County Board of Commissioners meeting

    Stearns County Board of Commissioners meeting


    May 14, 2024

    Stearns County Board of Commissioners meeting, 9 - 11 a.m., 705 Courthouse Square, St Cloud.

    Benton County Museum

    Benton County Museum


    May 14, 2024

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

    Sartell Chamber of Commerce

    Sartell Chamber of Commerce


    May 14, 2024

    Sartell Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., Waters Church, 1227 Pinecone Road N., Sartell. 320-258.6061. [email protected]

    More information

    St. Joseph Food Shelf

    St. Joseph Food Shelf


    May 14, 2024

    St. Joseph Food Shelf, 1-3 p.m., 18 Birch St. E.

    St. Stephen Planning Commission meeting

    St. Stephen Planning Commission meeting


    May 14, 2024

    St. Stephen Planning Commission meeting, 6:30 p.m., City Hall Council Chamber, 2 Sixth Ave. SE, St Stephen.

  • Benton County Museum

    Benton County Museum


    May 15, 2024

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

    Pickleball

    Pickleball


    May 15, 2024

    Pickleball: Mondays 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays 6-9 p.m.,  Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, Sundays 8 a.m.-noon, Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St Joseph. Nominal fee. 

    St. Cloud school board meeting

    St. Cloud school board meeting


    May 15, 2024

    St. Cloud school board, 6:30 p.m., District Administration Office, St. Cloud Area School District 742, 1201 Second St. S., Waite Park.

  • Benton County Museum

    Benton County Museum


    May 16, 2024

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

    St. Joseph Food Shelf

    St. Joseph Food Shelf


    May 16, 2024

    St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., 18 Birch St. E.

    American Legion-Sartell

    American Legion-Sartell


    May 16, 2024

    American Legion-Sartell, open to all veterans young and old, 6 p.m., Sartell Community Center., 850 19th St. S. [email protected].

  • Benton County Museum

    Benton County Museum


    May 17, 2024

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

    St. Joseph Farmers’ Market

    St. Joseph Farmers’ Market


    May 17, 2024

    St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, under the water tower near the Wobegon Trail Center, CR 2.

  • Pickleball

    Pickleball


    May 18, 2024

    Pickleball: Mondays 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays 6-9 p.m.,  Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, Sundays 8 a.m.-noon, Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St Joseph. Nominal fee. 

    Central Minnesota Bookworms

    Central Minnesota Bookworms


    May 18, 2024

    Central Minnesota Bookworms, 9:30 am, Minnesota Street Market (meeting space at the back of the store), 27 W Minnesota St, St Joseph. Contact Kathy at (320) 470-0942 or Sandy at (320) 492-6362 with any questions.

    Community Fellowship Meal

    Community Fellowship Meal


    May 18, 2024

    Community Fellowship Meal, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1107 Pinecone Road S., Sartell. Meals are free, and guests can join us inside for the community meal or have takeout.

    More information

  • Pickleball

    Pickleball


    May 19, 2024

    Pickleball: Mondays 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays 6-9 p.m.,  Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, Sundays 8 a.m.-noon, Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St Joseph. Nominal fee. 

    Open Gym Basketball

    Open Gym Basketball


    May 19, 2024

    Open Gym Basketball, noon - 2 p.m., Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Rd, St. Joseph. Nominal fee.

  • Benton County Museum

    Benton County Museum


    May 20, 2024

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

    Pickleball

    Pickleball


    May 20, 2024

    Pickleball: Mondays 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays 6-9 p.m.,  Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, Sundays 8 a.m.-noon, Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St Joseph. Nominal fee.

    Sartell-St. Stephen Schools School Board Meeting

    Sartell-St. Stephen Schools School Board Meeting


    May 20, 2024

    Sartell-St. Stephen school board, 6:30 p.m., Board Room at the District Service Center, 212 Third Avenue North, Sartell.

    More information

    St. Joseph Rod & Gun Club Meeting

    St. Joseph Rod & Gun Club Meeting


    May 20, 2024

    St. Joseph Rod and Gun Club, 7 p.m., American Legion, 101 W Minnesota St., St. Joseph.

    More information

  • Benton County Museum

    Benton County Museum


    May 21, 2024

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

    Memory Writers

    Memory Writers


    May 21, 2024

    Memory Writers, group develops topics and turn in stories, 10 a.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S, St Cloud.

    Mobile office hours

    Mobile office hours


    May 21, 2024

    Mobile office hours, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sartell City Hall. A caseworker from Rep. Tom Emmer’s office will be available to handle issues with federal government services. 

    St. Joseph Economic Development Authority

    St. Joseph Economic Development Authority


    May 21, 2024

    St. Joseph Economic Development Authority, noon, Government Center, 75 Callaway St. E.

    More information

    St. Joseph Food Shelf

    St. Joseph Food Shelf


    May 21, 2024

    St. Joseph Food Shelf, 1-3 p.m., 18 Birch St. E.

    Laundry Love

    Laundry Love


    May 21, 2024

    Laundry Love, 5-8 p.m., St. Joseph Laundromat, 31 W. Minnesota St. The first and third Tuesdays of the month, guests will be able to get quarters and laundry supplies to do their laundry. Volunteers come from St. John’s Campus Ministry, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and the Central Minnesota Catholic Worker.

    St. Joseph City Council

    St. Joseph City Council


    May 21, 2024

    St. Joseph City Council, 6 p.m., Government Center, 75 Callaway St. E.

    More information

    St. Cloud Area Genealogists

    St. Cloud Area Genealogists


    May 21, 2024

    St. Cloud Area Genealogists, 7 p.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. Meeting by Zoom. For more information, please contact Brendon Duffy, 320-237-3723. stearns-museum.org

    More information

    St. Joseph Lions Club

    St. Joseph Lions Club


    May 21, 2024

    St. Joseph Lions Club, 7 p.m., Millstream Park Pavilion 101 Fifth Ave. NW., St Joseph. Joanne Bechtold, 320-363-4483.

    More information

  • Benton County Museum

    Benton County Museum


    May 22, 2024

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

    Pickleball

    Pickleball


    May 22, 2024

    Pickleball: Mondays 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays 6-9 p.m.,  Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, Sundays 8 a.m.-noon, Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St Joseph. Nominal fee. 

  • Benton County Museum

    Benton County Museum


    May 23, 2024

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

    St. Joseph Food Shelf

    St. Joseph Food Shelf


    May 23, 2024

    St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., 18 Birch St. E.

  • Benton County Museum

    Benton County Museum


    May 24, 2024

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

    St. Joseph Farmers’ Market

    St. Joseph Farmers’ Market


    May 24, 2024

    St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, under the water tower near the Wobegon Trail Center, CR 2.

  • Pickleball

    Pickleball


    May 25, 2024

    Pickleball: Mondays 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays 6-9 p.m.,  Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, Sundays 8 a.m.-noon, Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St Joseph. Nominal fee. 

  • Pickleball

    Pickleball


    May 26, 2024

    Pickleball: Mondays 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays 6-9 p.m.,  Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, Sundays 8 a.m.-noon, Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St Joseph. Nominal fee. 

    Open Gym Basketball

    Open Gym Basketball


    May 26, 2024

    Open Gym Basketball, noon - 2 p.m., Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Rd, St. Joseph. Nominal fee.

  • Benton County Museum

    Benton County Museum


    May 27, 2024

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

    Pickleball

    Pickleball


    May 27, 2024

    Pickleball: Mondays 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays 6-9 p.m.,  Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, Sundays 8 a.m.-noon, Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St Joseph. Nominal fee.

    St. Joseph Park Board meeting

    St. Joseph Park Board meeting


    May 27, 2024

    St. Joseph Park Board meeting, 6:30 p.m., Government Center, 75 Callaway St. E., St. Joseph.

    St. Joseph Township Board

    St. Joseph Township Board


    May 27, 2024

    St. Joseph Township Board, 7 p.m., Township Hall, 935 College Ave. S., St. Joseph.

    More information

  • Stearns County Board of Commissioners

    Stearns County Board of Commissioners


    May 28, 2024

    Stearns County Board of Commissioners, 9 - 11 a.m., 705 Courthouse Square, St Cloud.

    Benton County Museum

    Benton County Museum


    May 28, 2024

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

    St. Joseph Food Shelf

    St. Joseph Food Shelf


    May 28, 2024

    St. Joseph Food Shelf, 1-3 p.m., 18 Birch St. E.

    Stearns County Planning Commission

    Stearns County Planning Commission


    May 28, 2024

    Stearns County Planning Commission, 6 p.m., County Service Center, 3301 County Road 138, Waite Park.

  • Benton County Museum

    Benton County Museum


    May 29, 2024

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

    Pickleball

    Pickleball


    May 29, 2024

    Pickleball: Mondays 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays 6-9 p.m.,  Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, Sundays 8 a.m.-noon, Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St Joseph. Nominal fee. 

  • Benton County Museum

    Benton County Museum


    May 30, 2024

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

    St. Joseph Food Shelf

    St. Joseph Food Shelf


    May 30, 2024

    St. Joseph Food Shelf, open 1-3 p.m., 18 Birch St. E.

  • Benton County Museum

    Benton County Museum


    May 31, 2024

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

    St. Joseph Farmers’ Market

    St. Joseph Farmers’ Market


    May 31, 2024

    St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, under the water tower near the Wobegon Trail Center, CR 2.