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Week of May 19th

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May 19, 2024(5 events)

Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

May 13, 2024

Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report, released by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. https://www.pca.state.mn.us/watershed-information/mississippi-river-st-cloud

5:30 am: Apple Multisport Festival


May 19, 2024

Apple Multisport Festival, 5:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Sartell High School, 3101 Pinecone Road N., Sartell. Duathlon, indoor/outdoor triathlon, relay marathon and cycling team time trial. Bib/packet pickup: 5:30-8:30 a.m.

8:00 am: 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. 

12:00 pm: Open Gym Basketball


May 19, 2024

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

2:00 pm: Lola Wolf Pipe Organ Concert and Art Display


May 19, 2024

Lola Wolf Pipe Organ Concert and Art Display, 2 p.m., Sacred Heart Chapel (St. Benedict's Monastery), 37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph. The featured composition is “O Domina Nostra'' by Polish composer Henryk Gorecki, written for the 600th anniversary of the Black Madonna in Poland. Lola will be joined by the monastic schola, directed by Sister Janine Mettling, who will also be a soloist. There will also be an art display of the Black Madonna pieces created by Sister Thomas Carey. Event link: https://sbm.osb.org/event/organ-concert-by-lola-wolf/ 

May 20, 2024(7 events)

Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

May 13, 2024

Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report, released by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. https://www.pca.state.mn.us/watershed-information/mississippi-river-st-cloud

St. Joseph hydrant flushing

May 20, 2024

St. Joseph hydrant flushing. The St. Joseph Public Works Department will perform routine hydrant flushing the week of May 20-24. Residents may notice some discoloration in their water during this time. The discoloration is not a health hazard. If you experience discolored water, run your water for several minutes and the water should clear.

10:00 am: Benton County Museum


May 20, 2024

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

10:00 am: Book-A-Genealogist


May 20, 2024

Book-A-Genealogist, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Great River Regional Library (Room 212), 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. Need extra assistance with your family research? Get one-on-one consultation from a professional volunteer genealogist researching your family tree and using the library's genealogy resources with expert guidance! Walk-ins welcome; First-come, first-served basis, but appointments are given top priority. Bring any info you already have and let us help you grow your family tree! Call 320-650-2500 to make an appointment. 

11:00 am: Tai Chi classes


May 20, 2024

Tai Chi classes, 11 a.m.-noon, St. Joseph Government Center, 75 Callaway St E. Free. Come learn and practice the movements of Tai Chi. Regular practice can increase flexibility and strength, and improve cardiovascular fitness. The emphasis is on correct posture; Tai Chi can instill a greater awareness of the body and how it moves through space.

7:00 pm: Sartell High School Orchestra Concert


May 20, 2024

Sartell High School Orchestra Concert, 7 p.m., Sartell High School Performing Arts Center, 3101 Pinecone Road N.

7:00 pm: 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

May 21, 2024(10 events)

Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

May 13, 2024

Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report, released by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. https://www.pca.state.mn.us/watershed-information/mississippi-river-st-cloud

St. Joseph hydrant flushing

May 20, 2024

St. Joseph hydrant flushing. The St. Joseph Public Works Department will perform routine hydrant flushing the week of May 20-24. Residents may notice some discoloration in their water during this time. The discoloration is not a health hazard. If you experience discolored water, run your water for several minutes and the water should clear.

10:00 am: Benton County Museum


May 21, 2024

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

10:00 am: 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.

10:00 am: 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. 

1:00 pm: St. Joseph Food Shelf


May 21, 2024

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

5:00 pm: 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.

5:30 pm: Information session for prospective school board candidates


May 21, 2024

Information session for prospective school board candidates, hosted by the St. Cloud Area Board of Education, 5:30-6:30 p.m., St Cloud Area School District 742 District Administration Office, 1201 Second St. S., Waite Park. Community members, families and staff are invited to attend. Prospective candidates will learn who is eligible to run for school board, what it means to be a board member, expectations and filing deadlines. Shannon Haws, chair, and Al Dahlgren, vice chair, will facilitate the forum.

7:00 pm: 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

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7:00 pm: 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

May 22, 2024(4 events)

Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

May 13, 2024

Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report, released by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. https://www.pca.state.mn.us/watershed-information/mississippi-river-st-cloud

St. Joseph hydrant flushing

May 20, 2024

St. Joseph hydrant flushing. The St. Joseph Public Works Department will perform routine hydrant flushing the week of May 20-24. Residents may notice some discoloration in their water during this time. The discoloration is not a health hazard. If you experience discolored water, run your water for several minutes and the water should clear.

10:00 am: Benton County Museum


May 22, 2024

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

6:00 pm: 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. 

May 23, 2024(8 events)

Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

May 13, 2024

Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report, released by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. https://www.pca.state.mn.us/watershed-information/mississippi-river-st-cloud

St. Joseph hydrant flushing

May 20, 2024

St. Joseph hydrant flushing. The St. Joseph Public Works Department will perform routine hydrant flushing the week of May 20-24. Residents may notice some discoloration in their water during this time. The discoloration is not a health hazard. If you experience discolored water, run your water for several minutes and the water should clear.

9:00 am: Coffee and Conversation


May 23, 2024

Coffee and Conversation, 9 a.m., Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S. Topic: African Fashion Show and Life in Africa. Sartell Senior Connection Board Chair Dianne Mistelske lived and worked in Botswana and Tanzania, Africa. While there, she collected many items of African clothing and learned the language and customs. Experience another culture while you enjoy the fashion show!

9:00 am: Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report information meeting


May 23, 2024

Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report information meeting, by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, 9-11 a.m. Virtual meeting. The WRAPS report summarizes the environmental health of the Mississippi-St. Cloud Watershed. More information: https://www.pca.state.mn.us/events-and-meetings/mississippi-river-st-cloud-watershed-2024-05-23 

10:00 am: Benton County Museum


May 23, 2024

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

1:00 pm: St. Joseph Food Shelf


May 23, 2024

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

6:00 pm: STEM Club


May 23, 2024

STEM Club, 6-7 p.m., Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. Come learn about gravity and physics while building a marble run! For ages 8 to 12. Limit 10. https://griver.org/

7:00 pm: Sartell Middle School 7th- and 8th-grade Honors Recital


May 23, 2024

Sartell Middle School 7th- and 8th-grade Honors Recital, 7 p.m., Sartell Middle School Performing Arts Center, 748 Seventh St. N.

May 24, 2024(5 events)

Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

May 13, 2024

Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report, released by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. https://www.pca.state.mn.us/watershed-information/mississippi-river-st-cloud

St. Joseph hydrant flushing

May 20, 2024

St. Joseph hydrant flushing. The St. Joseph Public Works Department will perform routine hydrant flushing the week of May 20-24. Residents may notice some discoloration in their water during this time. The discoloration is not a health hazard. If you experience discolored water, run your water for several minutes and the water should clear.

9:00 am: Brat sale


May 24, 2024

Brat sale, hosted by St. Joseph Y2K Lions, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW. Proceeds benefit St. Joseph City Flower Baskets.

10:00 am: Benton County Museum


May 24, 2024

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

3:00 pm: St. Joseph Farmers’ Market


May 24, 2024

St. Joseph Farmers’ Market, 3-6 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, at the Lake Wobegon Trailhead, CR 2.

May 25, 2024(2 events)

Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

May 13, 2024

Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report, released by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. https://www.pca.state.mn.us/watershed-information/mississippi-river-st-cloud

9:00 am: Brat sale


May 25, 2024

Brat sale, hosted by St. Joseph Y2K Lions, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW. Proceeds benefit St. Joseph City Flower Baskets.