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Events in January 2023

  • Sartell Lions Club

    Sartell Lions Club


    January 2, 2023

    Sartell Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., Blue Line Sports Bar and Grill, 1101 Second St. S., Sartell. Stewart Giffin, 651-261-4272.

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  • Memory Writers

    Memory Writers


    January 3, 2023

    Memory Writers Group, develops topics and turns in stories, 10 a.m, Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S, St. Cloud. Contact Jan Sorell, jsorrell97@gmail.com. Free for museum members and nominal fee for non-members. https://www.stearnshistorymuseum.org/.

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    Meaningful Conversation Cafe (CANCELLED)

    Meaningful Conversation Cafe (CANCELLED)


    January 3, 2023

    Meaningful Conversation Cafe, 10:30 a.m., Caribou Cafe at Crossroads Center, 4135 W Division St., St Cloud. Join us for friendship, elevated conversation about The Power of Kindness and help us continue the work of building a vibrant community in Central Minnesota.  

    Open Gym

    Open Gym


    January 3, 2023

    Open Gym, 6-8 p.m., Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St. Joseph. Come play basketball, volleyball and soccer. Bring your own equipment.

    St. Joseph City Council

    St. Joseph City Council


    January 3, 2023

    City Council meetings are typically held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:00 PM in the St. Joseph Government Center. Council meetings are open to the public and are aired live on the local cable channel.

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    St. Joseph Lions Club

    St. Joseph Lions Club


    January 3, 2023

    St. Joseph Lions Club, 7 p.m., Millstream Park Pavilion 101 Fifth Ave. NW., St Joseph.

    Millstream Park Pavilion
    101 5th Ave NW
    St. Joseph, MN 56374

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  • Advocates for Independence

    Advocates for Independence


    January 4, 2023

    Independent Lifestyles meeting virtually, contact Michelle at 320-529-9000 for registration details.

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    St. Stephen City Council Meeting

    St. Stephen City Council Meeting


    January 4, 2023

    City Council Meetings:  1st Wednesday of each month @ 6:30 PM
    City Hall Council Chamber

    St. Stephen City Hall
    2 Sixth Ave SE
    St. Stephen, MN 56375

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  • Coffee and Conversation

    Coffee and Conversation


    January 5, 2023

    Coffee and Conversation, Cake with a Side of Conversation, 9 a.m., Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S.

    Tree Shakers Genealogy Club

    Tree Shakers Genealogy Club


    January 5, 2023

    Tree Shakers Genealogy Club, an event of the Great River Regional Library, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. Monthly genealogy club featuring an educational topic and discussion between members to share tips and ideas for the informal amateur genealogist. Beginner to advanced experience welcome. For ages 16 to adult.

  • Learn to Skate

    Learn to Skate


    January 7, 2023

    Learn to Skate, 1 p.m., rink next to Schneider Field, 28 Third Ave. NW, St. Joseph. Join us for some skating tips and a quick lesson with coaches from the St. Cloud Figure Skating Club. All ages and skating levels are welcome. Bring your skates and let's learn to skate. Please register for this free event so we can be ready to help everyone. https://www.cityofstjoseph.com/FormCenter

  • Monthly breakfast

    Monthly breakfast


    January 8, 2023

    Monthly breakfast, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council #7057, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Heritage Hall, Church of St. Joseph, 12 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph. Sunday Mass will be at 10 a.m.

    Open Gym

    Open Gym


    January 8, 2023

    Open Gym, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St Joseph. Come play basketball, volleyball and soccer. Bring your own equipment.

  • Convention & Visitor's Bureau meeting

    Convention & Visitor's Bureau meeting


    January 9, 2023

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

    Tech Help Time

    Tech Help Time


    January 9, 2023

    Tech Help Time, an event of the Great River Regional Library, 2-3 p.m., 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. Trouble understanding your laptop, tablet, e-reader or other electronic device? Would you like to download books from the library website or use our online resources? Register with library staff for a 30-minute, one-on-one session. 

    Fare For All

    Fare For All


    January 9, 2023

    Fare For All, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2, St. Joseph. Fare For All is a pop-up grocery store. We sell packs of fresh produce and frozen meat at up to 40 percent off of retail prices.

    Sartell City Council

    Sartell City Council


    January 9, 2023

    Sartell City Hall
    125 Pinecone Road North
    Sartell, MN 56377

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    St. Joseph Planning Commission

    St. Joseph Planning Commission


    January 9, 2023

    St. Joseph Government Center
    75 Callaway Street E.
    St. Joseph, MN 56374

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    St. Joseph Women of Today

    St. Joseph Women of Today


    January 9, 2023

    St. Joseph Women of Today, 6:30 p.m., St. Joseph Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. NE. Join other women to do charitable projects and have fun at social events. For more info call Frances at 320-271-3155

    St. Joseph Township Board

    St. Joseph Township Board


    January 9, 2023

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

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  • 55+ Driver Discount Refresher Course

    55+ Driver Discount Refresher Course


    January 10, 2023

    55+ Driver Discount Refresher Course, offered by the Minnesota Highway Safety and Research Center, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 pm, Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S. Register by calling MHSRC at 320-308-1406.

    Sartell Chamber of Commerce

    Sartell Chamber of Commerce


    January 10, 2023

    Event Description:

    Please join us for the Sartell Chamber Monthly Meeting! Thank you to Sartell Baseball Association for sponsoring this meeting.

    Fees/Admission:

    Lunch is free with your membership
    Guests can enjoy two meetings before joining
    Sartell Chamber Website: https://www.sartellchamber.com/events/details/monthly-meeting-sartell-chamber-02-08-2022-2027
    The Waters Church
    1227 Pine Cone Road
    Sartell, MN 56377

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    Sartell Senior Connection membership event

    Sartell Senior Connection membership event


    January 10, 2023

    Sartell Senior Connection membership event, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S. Hors d'oeuvres, cash bar and entertainment by Upbeat Quartet at 6 p.m. Call Ann by Jan. 3 at 258-7324 to RSVP.

    National Alliance on Mental Illness

    National Alliance on Mental Illness


    January 10, 2023

    Currently meeting via Zoom on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each monthThis group is for family and friends of a person dealing with a mental illness, any diagnosis, any age. Learn coping and problem solving skills. Questions, call 320-654-1259, or email fsnamistcloud@gmail.com.

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  • Breakfast Club

    Breakfast Club


    January 11, 2023

    Breakfast Club, 9-10 a.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud. Free for members, nominal fee for non-members.

    St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce

    St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce


    January 11, 2023

    Contact the chamber at stjosephchamber@gmail.com to register.

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    St. Joseph Y2K Lions Club

    St. Joseph Y2K Lions Club


    January 11, 2023

    St. Joseph Community Fire Hall
    323 4th Ave NE
    St. Joseph, MN 56374

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  • Coffee and Conversation

    Coffee and Conversation


    January 12, 2023

    Coffee and Conversation, cake with a side of conversation, 9 a.m., Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S. Join local immigration attorney Laura Tripiciano for an informative conversation about asylum, green cards and U.S. Naturalization.

    Sartell-Sauk Rapids Moms Club Monthly Social

    Sartell-Sauk Rapids Moms Club Monthly Social


    January 12, 2023

    Location varies each month. Contact Tanya at ssrmoms@gmail.com for questions or to join the group.

    Preschoolers Play & Learn Workshop

    Preschoolers Play & Learn Workshop


    January 12, 2023

    Preschoolers Play & Learn Workshop, an event of the Great River Regional Library, 10:30-11:30 a.m., 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. Encourage a love of learning as you and your child play, explore, discover, count and create. Join us anytime during the hour for this open-ended play session. Activities designed for ages 1 to 5. No registration, but room limits may be enforced. 

    St. Joseph Senior Citizens

    St. Joseph Senior Citizens


    January 12, 2023

    St. Joseph Senior Citizens, 1:30 p.m., St. Joseph Fire Hall, 323 Fourth Ave. NE.

    Fairytale STEM Challenge

    Fairytale STEM Challenge


    January 12, 2023

    Fairytale STEM Challenge, an event of the Great River Regional Library, 6-7 p.m., 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. We will be using STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills to help solve this fairytale problem: Three Billy Goats Gruff - Can you get the Billy Goats safely to the other side of the river? All materials included. For ages 7 to 12. Limit 20. Registration begins two weeks before the program.

    Rainbow Support Evening (Virtual event)

    Rainbow Support Evening (Virtual event)


    January 12, 2023

    Rainbow Support Evening (Virtual event),  7- 9 p.m. Parents/allies/friends and LGBTQ+ persons gather to pray, share stories, and support each other. Confidentiality is maintained. Registration Link: https://sbm.osb.org/event/rainbow-support-evening-virtual/

  • Meaningful Conversation Cafe

    Meaningful Conversation Cafe


    January 14, 2023

    Meaningful Conversation Cafe, 10:30 a.m., Caribou Cafe at Crossroads Center, 4135 W Division St., St Cloud. Join us for friendship, elevated conversation about The Power of Kindness and help us continue the work of building a vibrant community in Central Minnesota.  

  • Sartell-St. Stephen Schools School Board Meeting

    Sartell-St. Stephen Schools School Board Meeting


    January 16, 2023

    Meetings in June, July & August meet at 5pm

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  • Book Lovers Circle

    Book Lovers Circle


    January 17, 2023

    Book Lovers Circle, 9 - 11:15 a.m., Saint Benedict's Monastery, 104 Chapel Lane, St. Joseph. Each person will have 15–30 minutes to talk about their book and what it means to them. Free will offering accepted. Registration Link: https://sbm.osb.org/event/book-lovers-circle/

    Memory Writers

    Memory Writers


    January 17, 2023

    Memory Writers is a writing group that meets twice a month on the first and third Tuesdays at 10:00 am.  The group develop topics to write about and in turn shares those stories. This program is free to Museum members (non-members $7). Join the Memory Writers as they explore our past and develop skills as writers. No RSVP is required. Questions? Contact Jan Sorell for more information: jsorrell97@gmail.com

    Stearns History Museum
    235 33rd Ave S
    St. Cloud, MN 56304

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    Winter Storytime!

    Winter Storytime!


    January 17, 2023

    Winter Storytime!, an event of the Great River Regional Library, 10:15-10:45 a.m. & 11-11:30 a.m., 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. Join us for stories, songs and fun. Books are geared to 3 to 6 year olds, but younger and older friends are welcome! Limit 20 children per session. No advanced registration, please check in at the Children's desk upon arrival.

    Winter Storytime!

    Winter Storytime!


    January 17, 2023

    Winter Storytime!, an event of the Great River Regional Library, 10:15-10:45 a.m. & 11-11:30 a.m., 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. Join us for stories, songs and fun. Books are geared to 3 to 6 year olds, but younger and older friends are welcome! Limit 20 children per session. No advanced registration, please check in at the Children's desk upon arrival.

    St. Joseph Economic Development Authority

    St. Joseph Economic Development Authority


    January 17, 2023

    St. Joseph Government Center
    75 Callaway Street E.
    St. Joseph, MN 56374

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    St. Joseph City Council

    St. Joseph City Council


    January 17, 2023

    City Council meetings are typically held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:00 PM in the St. Joseph Government Center. Council meetings are open to the public and are aired live on the local cable channel.

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    “Top Twenty Native Plants”

    “Top Twenty Native Plants”


    January 17, 2023

    “Top Twenty Native Plants,” with speaker Adam Hjelm, Stearns County Master Gardener, 6:30-7:30 p.m., via ZOOM, scflowerandgarden@gmail.com.

    St. Joseph Lions Club

    St. Joseph Lions Club


    January 17, 2023

    St. Joseph Lions Club, 7 p.m., Millstream Park Pavilion 101 Fifth Ave. NW., St Joseph.

    Millstream Park Pavilion
    101 5th Ave NW
    St. Joseph, MN 56374

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  • Advocates for Independence

    Advocates for Independence


    January 18, 2023

    Independent Lifestyles meeting virtually, contact Michelle at 320-529-9000 for registration details.

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    Tech Help Time

    Tech Help Time


    January 18, 2023

    Tech Help Time, an event of the Great River Regional Library, 7-8 p.m., 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. Trouble understanding your laptop, tablet, e-reader or other electronic device? Would you like to download books from the library website or use our online resources? Register with library staff for a 30-minute, one-on-one session. 

  • Coffee and Conversation

    Coffee and Conversation


    January 19, 2023

    Coffee and Conversation, cake with a side of conversation, 9 a.m., Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S. Volunteer Lee Meyer will describe Whitney Senior Center's wide offering of Wellness Workshops designed to minimize social isolation and maximize health and wellness. The interactive workshops promote lifestyle change and are delivered by trained, certified coaches. There are no workshop fees and are offered in-person or via Zoom for your convenience.

    Spiritual R & R Day

    Spiritual R & R Day


    January 19, 2023

    Spiritual R & R Day, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.., Saint Benedict's Monastery, 104 Chapel Lane, St. Joseph. This day offers time and space for quiet prayer, reflection, reading, resting and meeting with a spiritual director if desired. Free will offering accepted. Optional meal at the monastery is $11. Limit: 10 participants. Registration Link: https://sbm.osb.org/event/spiritual-r-r-day/

    D&D Adventures

    D&D Adventures


    January 19, 2023

    D&D Adventures, an event of the Great River Regional Library, 6-8 p.m., 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. Grab a character sheet and join us for a night of fantasy adventuring. Impromptu storytelling at its best! For ages 18 and up. Limit 10 per session.

    Sartell American Legion

    Sartell American Legion


    January 19, 2023

    Sartell Community Center
    850 19th Street South
    Sartell, MN 56377

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  • Snowshoeing Club

    Snowshoeing Club


    January 21, 2023

    Snowshoeing Club, 10 a.m., Millstream Park, 725 CR 75 W. www.cityofstjoseph.com

    Whippersnapper Hour: Fur Trade Frenzy

    Whippersnapper Hour: Fur Trade Frenzy


    January 21, 2023

    Whippersnapper Hour: Fur Trade Frenzy for kids ages 7-13, 10 a.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S, St. Cloud. Kids will get a little taste of what it was like to be involved in the American Fur Trade during the 19th century here in Minnesota. They will get to touch real furs, barter for goods and make their own Bandolier bag to take home! Members are free; nominal fee for non-members. Call to register! 320-253-8424

    Community Meal

    Community Meal


    January 21, 2023

    The Community Meal will be served in a "drive by and pick up" style until it is safe to gather again.

    First United Methodist Church
    1107 Pinecone Road S
    Sartell, MN 56377

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    Skateboard Art

    Skateboard Art


    January 21, 2023

    Skateboard Art, 2-4 p.m., Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. Join us in a creative space for an engaging program that will grab your attention and harness your creativity using skateboards as a canvas. Students will make their own art with guidance and support from artist Mark Rivard. For ages 12 to 18. Limit 10. 320-650-2500

  • Historski: A History Ski Tour of Riverside Park

    Historski: A History Ski Tour of Riverside Park


    January 22, 2023

    Historski: A History Ski Tour of Riverside Park, sponsored by Stearns History Museum, 1 p.m., Riverside Park, St. Cloud. Check your knowledge while doing a scavenger hunt along some of Riverside Park's great ski trails. Registration starts at 11:30 a.m. This self-guided, free event is open to all ages. 320-253-8424. info@stearns-museum.org

  • Sartell City Council

    Sartell City Council


    January 23, 2023

    Sartell City Hall
    125 Pinecone Road North
    Sartell, MN 56377

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    St. Joseph Park Board

    St. Joseph Park Board


    January 23, 2023

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

    Art of Conversation

    Art of Conversation


    January 23, 2023

    Art of Conversation, 7-8:30 p.m., Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. Join local artists Vatsalaa Jha and Sarah Drake (herARTS in Action) on Zoom. Learn to use art to open conversations about sensitive topics in a safer place.

    Between the Covers Book Discussion

    Between the Covers Book Discussion


    January 23, 2023

    Between the Covers Book Discussion, for adults and teens, 7-8 p.m., Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. We’ll be discussing the book “No Gods No Monsters” by Cadwell Turnbull.

  • Winter Storytime!

    Winter Storytime!


    January 24, 2023

    Winter Storytime!, for 3- to 6-year-olds, 10:15-10:45 a.m. and 11-11:30 a.m., Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. Join us for stories, songs and fun! No advanced registration; please check in at the Children's desk upon arrival.

    Winter Storytime!

    Winter Storytime!


    January 24, 2023

    Winter Storytime!, for 3- to 6-year-olds, 10:15-10:45 a.m. and 11-11:30 a.m., Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. Join us for stories, songs and fun! No advanced registration; please check in at the Children's desk upon arrival.

    National Alliance on Mental Illness

    National Alliance on Mental Illness


    January 24, 2023

    Currently meeting via Zoom on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each monthThis group is for family and friends of a person dealing with a mental illness, any diagnosis, any age. Learn coping and problem solving skills. Questions, call 320-654-1259, or email fsnamistcloud@gmail.com.

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    Play "Dirt"

    Play "Dirt"


    January 24, 2023

    "Dirt", a one-act play, 7-9 p.m., Sartell High School, 3101 Pinecone Road N.

  • Family Fun Night

    Family Fun Night


    January 25, 2023

    Family Fun Night, 6-7 p.m., Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. Join us for this monthly program where you can enjoy spending time with your whole family! We will start with a read-aloud story followed by unstructured family time where you can explore art, science, crafts and more! 

  • Coffee and Conversation

    Coffee and Conversation


    January 26, 2023

    Coffee and Conversation, cake with a side of conversation, 9 a.m., Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S. Volunteer Denise Rosin, Deerwood Bank, will discuss frauds and scams. Learn about the ever-changing types of financial fraud and steps you can take to prevent loss.

    Play "Dirt"

    Play "Dirt"


    January 26, 2023

    "Dirt", a one-act play, 7 - 9 p.m., Sartell High School, 3101 Pinecone Road N.

  • Snowshoeing Club

    Snowshoeing Club


    January 28, 2023

    Snowshoeing Club, 10 a.m., Memorial Park, 33 Second Ave. NW. www.cityofstjoseph.com 

    Paws to Read

    Paws to Read


    January 28, 2023

    Paws to Read, for ages 4 to 12, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. Read with a furry friend! Certified therapy animals (including a dog or two) will be on hand to listen as you read a story. It is lots of fun to read when a friendly animal is your audience.

    Snowfest

    Snowfest


    January 28, 2023

    Snowfest, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Memorial Park, 5005 Frederick Ave. Suite B, St Joseph. Events include ice skating, sledding, hot cocoa, cookies, snow shoeing, face painting, snow sculptures/painting.

    Snowfest

    Snowfest


    January 28, 2023

    Snowfest, 1-4 p.m., Millstream Park, 725 Co Rd 75 W, St Joseph. Events include a dog training demo, rescue dogs, silent run dog sled rides, food truck, Wag on Wheel Mobile (nail clipping, grooming).

    Snowfest

    Snowfest


    January 28, 2023

    Snowfest, 3-6 p.m., St. Joseph downtown area. Events include a game crawl with ring toss at Jupiter Moon (15 E. Minnesota St. Suite 108), Jenga at The Middy (21 W. Minnesota St.), Guess Who at the La Playette (19 College Ave. N.), and Yard Pong at Sal’s (109 W. Minnesota St.). All four locations will also have Hammer-Schlagen available to play.

  • Snowfest

    Snowfest


    January 29, 2023

    Snowfest, 1-4 p.m., open field east of the St. Joseph Government Center, 75 Callaway St. E. Events include dog training demo, rescues dog, silent run dog sled rides for a fee, Wag on Wheels Mobile (nail clipping, grooming)

  • Hmong Cultural Center Museum Traveling Exhibit

    Hmong Cultural Center Museum Traveling Exhibit


    January 31, 2023

    Hmong Cultural Center Museum Traveling Exhibit, Stearns History Museum 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud and Morrison County Historical Society, 2151 Lindbergh Drive S., Little Falls.

    Winter Storytime!

    Winter Storytime!


    January 31, 2023

    Winter Storytime!, for 3 to 6-year-olds, 10:15-10:45 a.m. and 11-11:30 a.m., Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. Join us for stories, songs and fun! No advanced registration; please check in at the Children's desk upon arrival.

    Winter Storytime!

    Winter Storytime!


    January 31, 2023

    Winter Storytime!, for 3 to 6-year-olds, 10:15-10:45 a.m. and 11-11:30 a.m., Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. Join us for stories, songs and fun! No advanced registration; please check in at the Children's desk upon arrival.