May 3 Town criers

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Taste of St. Cloud set May 6

Taste of St. Cloud, an annual fundraiser sponsored by the Franciscan Community Volunteers, a ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls, will be held from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, May 6 at the St. Cloud River’s Edge Convention Center, 10 Fourth Ave. S., 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.

Tickets may be purchased online at or, or by checks made payable to the Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls. Please 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, Minn. 56301. For more information, contact Pat Flicker at 320-229-0307 or

NEW! Summer Kickoff at Lake George

Start off your summer with St. Cloud Park and Recreation during its Summer Kickoff from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, May 18 at Lake George! Enjoy the park and an afternoon of free family fun while learning about what Park and Recreation has to offer the whole family. Activities for everyone: learn to fish, canoe and paddleboat races around the lake, plant a flower, food trucks, yard games and learn all about bike safety.

Senior Connection to host Lemonade, Laughter May 14

The Sartell Senior Connection will host its 12th annual Lemonade and Laughter, featuring sing-a-longs, skits and laughing at everyday life with the women of Creative Impressions, at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 14 at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church’s Gathering Space, 219 Second St. N., Sartell.

Attention parents of 2019 Sartell-St. Stephen graduates

Parents of 2019 grads, please be aware your student should have received an email from the school with a link to an online form to collect bio information to be included in the 2019 Grad Tab publishing in the May 31 edition of the Sartell-St. Stephen Newsleader. Deadline to submit these forms is Friday, May 3. Please check in with your student to ensure they turn the information in in a timely manner. Home-schooled students or those attending schools other than Sartell High School are also encouraged to submit their name, parents’ names, school they’re graduating from and future plans to be included separately in the May 31 edition.

Attention parents of 2019 St. Joseph graduates

Parents of 2019 grads and home-schooled students are encouraged to submit their name, parents’ names, school they’re graduating from and future plans to be included in the May 31 edition of the St. Joseph Newsleader. Deadline is Friday, May 3.

Author: Janelle Von Pinnon

Von Pinnon has been publishing the St. Joseph Newsleader since 1989, the Sartell-St. Stephen Newsleader since 1995 and the Sauk Rapids-Rice Newsleader since 2015. She graduated from Minnesota State University-Moorhead with degrees in mass communications (with an emphasis on print journalism) and biology. She lives in southeast St. Cloud with her husband and two children.

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