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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. https://mnbentonhistory.org

    Advocates for Independence

    Advocates for Independence


    May 1, 2024

    Advocates for Independence, 2-4 p.m., Independent Lifestyles, 215 Benton Drive N., Sauk Rapids. 320-529-9000.

    More information

    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. https://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.

    St. Joseph Human Rights Commission

    St. Joseph Human Rights Commission


    May 2, 2024

    St. Joseph Human Rights Commission, 6-7:30 p.m., St. Joseph Government Center, 75 Callaway St. E.

    Tree Shakers Genealogy Club

    Tree Shakers Genealogy Club


    May 2, 2024

    Tree Shakers Genealogy Club, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Great River Regional Library, 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. 

  • 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. https://mnbentonhistory.org

    Spring Bling Sale

    Spring Bling Sale


    May 3, 2024

    Spring Bling Sale, 4-7 p.m., St. Francis Xavier Church, 219 Second St. N., Sartell. Shop our collection of new, vintage and repurposed jewelry, scarves and handbags. Refreshments will be served.

  • 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. 

    Craft-Vendor-Bake Sale

    Craft-Vendor-Bake Sale


    May 4, 2024

    Craft-Vendor-Bake Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Richmond Arena, 319 Central Ave. S. (a block off Hwy. 23), Richmond. Free admission.

    Free Comic Book Day

    Free Comic Book Day


    May 4, 2024

    Free Comic Book Day, in partnership with Granite City Comics, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. Join us for activities and a free comic book.

    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. https://mnbentonhistory.org

    St. Joseph New Moms Group

    St. Joseph New Moms Group


    May 4, 2024

    St. Joseph New Moms Group, 1 p.m., Local Blend, 19 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph. Join the Facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/stjoenewmoms or connect with Sara Zimmerman, 612-723-6658. 

  • 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.

  • Wellness Courses

    Wellness Courses


    May 6, 2024

    Wellness Courses, 9-10:30 a.m., St. Joseph Government Center, 75 Callaway St. E. Free. 

    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. https://mnbentonhistory.org

    Book-A-Genealogist

    Book-A-Genealogist


    May 6, 2024

    Book-A-Genealogist, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Great River Regional Library (Room 212), 1300 W. St. Germain St., St Cloud. 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. Call 320-650-2500 to make an appointment. 

    Tai Chi classes

    Tai Chi classes


    May 6, 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.

    Fare For All

    Fare For All


    May 6, 2024

    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 that sells packs of fresh produce and frozen meat at up to 40-percent off retail prices.

    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.

    Sartell Planning Commission (CANCELED)

    Sartell Planning Commission (CANCELED)


    May 6, 2024

    Sartell Planning Commission, 6 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N.

    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. https://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.

    Garden Chat: Q and A with the Master Gardeners

    Garden Chat: Q and A with the Master Gardeners


    May 7, 2024

    Garden Chat: Q and A with the Master Gardeners, 1-3 p.m., Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. Walk in and ask gardening questions of the Master Gardeners of Stearns and Benton counties, who will be available to provide research-based information from the University of Minnesota Extension. 

    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.

  • Breakfast Club

    Breakfast Club


    May 8, 2024

    Breakfast Club, 9-10 a.m., Stearns History Museum, 235 33rd Ave. S. Free for members, nominal fee for non-members. 320-253-8424. 

    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. https://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

    “St. Cloud Community Policing Agreement 2024", by League of Women Voters

    “St. Cloud Community Policing Agreement 2024", by League of Women Voters


    May 8, 2024

    “St. Cloud Community Policing Agreement 2024", by League of Women Voters, 1 p.m., Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St Cloud, and via Zoom. Learn more at https://www.lwvsca.org/

    Fiber Arts Club

    Fiber Arts Club


    May 8, 2024

    Fiber Arts Club, 6-7 p.m., Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. Bring your fiber arts project and join us for an hour of open creation. A staff member with experience in crocheting will be available to show basic beginner concepts. For teens and adults.

    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. https://mnbentonhistory.org

    Sartell-Sauk Rapids Moms Club Monthly Social

    Sartell-Sauk Rapids Moms Club Monthly Social


    May 9, 2024

    Location varies each month. Contact Tanya at [email protected] for questions or to join the group.

    Preschoolers Play and Learn Workshop

    Preschoolers Play and Learn Workshop


    May 9, 2024

    Preschoolers Play and Learn Workshop, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. Encourage a love of learning as you and your child play, explore, discover, count and create. Activities designed for ages 1 to 5. No registration, but room limits may be enforced. 

    St. Joseph Food Shelf

    St. Joseph Food Shelf


    May 9, 2024

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

    Senior Citizens Cards (500) and Games

    Senior Citizens Cards (500) and Games


    May 9, 2024

    Senior Citizens Cards (500) and Games, 1:30-3:30 p.m., St. Joseph Community Fire Station, 323 Fourth Ave. NE. 

    Between the Covers Book Discussion

    Between the Covers Book Discussion


    May 9, 2024

    Between the Covers Book Discussion, 6-7 p.m., Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. May’s title is the mystery thriller “The Last Thing He Told Me” by Laura Dave. For teens and adults interested in the title. 

    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

  • Brat sale

    Brat sale


    May 10, 2024

    Brat sale, hosted by St. Joseph Lions Club, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW. All proceeds will benefit Lions Endeavors.

    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. https://mnbentonhistory.org

    St. Joseph Farmers’ Market

    St. Joseph Farmers’ Market


    May 10, 2024

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

    Brat sale

    Brat sale


    May 11, 2024

    Brat sale, hosted by St. Joseph Lions Club, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW. All proceeds will benefit Lions Endeavors.

    Women of Today Bike Event

    Women of Today Bike Event


    May 11, 2024

    Women of Today Bike Event, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Klinefelter Park, 1000 Dale St. E., St. Joseph.

    First annual Mental Health Awareness/Suicide Prevention Town Team Baseball Game

    First annual Mental Health Awareness/Suicide Prevention Town Team Baseball Game


    May 11, 2024

    First annual Mental Health Awareness/Suicide Prevention Town Team Baseball Game, 1-5 p.m., St. Cloud Orthopedics Field, 802 12th St. N., Sartell. Mora Blue Devils manager Jayson and wife Michelle lost their daughter Jaydan Pautzke, 20, on Sept. 1, 2023 to suicide. Sartell Stone Poneys lost one of their players, Reece Johnson, 22 on Oct. 22, 2023 to suicide. The two teams will come together to play and raise awareness and money for suicide prevention and mental-health awareness.

  • 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.

  • Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

    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

    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. https://mnbentonhistory.org

    Book-A-Genealogist

    Book-A-Genealogist


    May 13, 2024

    Book-A-Genealogist, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Great River Regional Library (Room 212), 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. Get a 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. Call 320-650-2500 to make an appointment. 

    Tai Chi classes

    Tai Chi classes


    May 13, 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.

    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

  • Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

    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

    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. https://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.

    National Alliance on Mental Illness

    National Alliance on Mental Illness


    May 14, 2024

    National Alliance on Mental Illness, 7 - 8:30 p.m., online meeting via "Hey Peers" until further notice. The Family Support Group is for Family Members, Caregivers and Friends of a person affected by mental illness. Any diagnosis, any age. Follow these instructions to register: http://www.namistcloud.com/support-groups.html

    More information

  • Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

    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

    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. https://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.

  • Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

    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

    2024 St. Joseph Citywide Garage Sales

    2024 St. Joseph Citywide Garage Sales

    May 16, 2024

    2024 St. Joseph Citywide Garage Sales

    Coffee and Conversation

    Coffee and Conversation


    May 16, 2024

    Coffee and Conversation, 9 a.m., Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S. Topic: Health and Wellness As We Age. Guest speaker: Melanie Halter, a functional nutrition and lifestyle counselor and practitioner with Joy Health and Wellness. Halter will offer insights and lead discussion about the relationship between food and our overall wellness as we age. 

    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. https://mnbentonhistory.org

    Garden Chat: Q and A with the Master Gardeners

    Garden Chat: Q and A with the Master Gardeners


    May 16, 2024

    Garden Chat: Q and A with the Master Gardeners, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. Walk in and ask gardening questions of the Master Gardeners of Stearns and Benton counties, who will be available to provide research-based information from the University of Minnesota Extension.

    St. Joseph Food Shelf

    St. Joseph Food Shelf


    May 16, 2024

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

    Pillow Cleaning and Perennial Plant Sale

    Pillow Cleaning and Perennial Plant Sale


    May 16, 2024

    Pillow Cleaning and Perennial Plant Sale, sponsored by St. Joseph Y2K Lions, 4-7 p.m., St. Joseph American Legion, 101 W Minnesota St. Questions: Call Ann Reischl 363-8825.

    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].

    D&D Adventures

    D&D Adventures


    May 16, 2024

    D&D Adventures, 6-8 p.m., Great River Regional Library, 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 teens and adults. Limit 10 per session. 

  • Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

    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

    2024 St. Joseph City Wide Garage Sales.

    2024 St. Joseph City Wide Garage Sales.

    May 17, 2024

    2024 St. Joseph City Wide Garage Sales.

    Pillow Cleaning and Perennial Plant Sale

    Pillow Cleaning and Perennial Plant Sale


    May 17, 2024

    Pillow Cleaning and Perennial Plant Sale, sponsored by St. Joseph Y2K Lions, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., St. Joseph American Legion, 101 W Minnesota St. Questions: Call Ann Reischl 363-8825.

    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. https://mnbentonhistory.org

    Burger and brat sale

    Burger and brat sale


    May 17, 2024

    Burger and brat sale, sponsored by Knights of Columbus, 10 a.m-5 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.

    St. Joseph Farmers’ Market

    St. Joseph Farmers’ Market


    May 17, 2024

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

    St. Cloud Singles Club Dance

    St. Cloud Singles Club Dance


    May 17, 2024

    St. Cloud Singles Dance, 8 p.m.-12 a.m., VFW Granite Post 428, 9 18th Ave N, St. Cloud. Anyone Single or Divorced over 21 welcome. Nominal fee. 320-339-4533. stcloudmnsingles.com

  • Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

    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

    2024 St. Joseph City Wide Garage Sales.

    2024 St. Joseph City Wide Garage Sales.

    May 18, 2024

    2024 St. Joseph City Wide Garage Sales.

    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. 

    Spring Appliance and Electronic Dropoff

    Spring Appliance and Electronic Dropoff


    May 18, 2024

    Spring Appliance and Electronic Dropoff, 8 a.m.-noon, Public Works Facility, 1855 Elm St. E., St. Joseph. Residents who participate in the City Refuse Program are eligible to place additional refuse curbside at no additional charge. All refuse must be on curbside by 6 a.m. and items are limited to a 6-feet by 6-feet area. The annual clean-up handout shows what can and cannot be placed curbside as well as what can be brought to the appliance and electronic dropoff. 

    Plant Sale

    Plant Sale


    May 18, 2024

    Plant Sale, 8:30-11 a.m., Drexel Catholic School, 428 Second St. SE, St. Cloud. Contact [email protected] or 1-320-255-6169 for more information.

    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.

    Burger and brat sale

    Burger and brat sale


    May 18, 2024

    Burger and brat sale, sponsored by Knights of Columbus, 10 a.m-4 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.

    Spring Market

    Spring Market


    May 18, 2024

    Spring Market, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S.

    Paws to Read

    Paws to Read


    May 18, 2024

    Paws to Read, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. Visit the Library to 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's lots of fun to read when a friendly animal is your audience! For ages 4 to 12.

    Kids To Parks Day

    Kids To Parks Day


    May 18, 2024

    Kids To Parks Day, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Quarry Park, 1802 CR 137, Waite Park. Free parking at Quarry Park for the event.

    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

    Plant Sale

    Plant Sale


    May 18, 2024

    Plant Sale (annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees, bulbs, tubers, houseplants and more), 4-7 p.m., Whitney Senior Center (Clemens Hall), 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud.

    Movie in the Park

    Movie in the Park


    May 18, 2024

    Movie in the Park, “The Sandlot,” 8:30 p.m., Millstream Park, 725 CR 75 W., St. Joseph.

  • Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

    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

    Apple Multisport Festival

    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.

    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.

    Lola Wolf Pipe Organ Concert and Art Display

    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/ 

  • Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

    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

    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.

    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. https://mnbentonhistory.org

    Book-A-Genealogist

    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. 

    Tai Chi classes

    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.

    St. Joseph City Council

    St. Joseph City Council


    May 20, 2024

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

    More information

    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

    Sartell High School Orchestra Concert

    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.

    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

  • Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

    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

    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.

    Stearns County Board of Commissioners

    Stearns County Board of Commissioners


    May 21, 2024

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

    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. https://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.

    Sartell Middle School Art Show

    Sartell Middle School Art Show


    May 21, 2024

    Sartell Middle School Art Show, 5 p.m., Sartell Middle School Concessions Commons, 748 Seventh St. N.

    Information session for prospective school board candidates

    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.

    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

  • Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

    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

    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.

    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. https://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. 

  • Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

    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

    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.

    Coffee and Conversation

    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!

    Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report information meeting

    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 

    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. https://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.

    STEM Club

    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/

    Sartell Middle School 7th- and 8th-grade Honors Recital

    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.

  • Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

    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

    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.

    Brat sale

    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.

    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. https://mnbentonhistory.org

    St. Joseph Farmers’ Market

    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.

  • Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

    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

    Brat sale

    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.

  • Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

    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

    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.

  • Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

    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

    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. https://mnbentonhistory.org

    Sartell City Council

    Sartell City Council


    May 27, 2024

    Sartell City Council, 6-8 p.m., Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. 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 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

  • Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

    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

    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. https://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.

    St. Joseph City Council Work Session

    St. Joseph City Council Work Session


    May 28, 2024

    St. Joseph City Council Work Session, 5:30 p.m., Government Center (council chambers), 75 Callaway St. E., St. Joseph.

    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.

    National Alliance on Mental Illness

    National Alliance on Mental Illness


    May 28, 2024

    National Alliance on Mental Illness, 7 - 8:30 p.m., online meeting via "Hey Peers" until further notice. The Family Support Group is for Family Members, Caregivers and Friends of a person affected by mental illness. Any diagnosis, any age. Follow these instructions to register: http://www.namistcloud.com/support-groups.html

    More information

  • Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

    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

    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. https://mnbentonhistory.org

  • Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

    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

    Coffee and Conversation

    Coffee and Conversation


    May 30, 2024

    Coffee and Conversation, 9 a.m., Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S. Guest: Holly Wieber, local author of “The Journey: Defying Cancer with Grace, Grit & Gratitude.” The book chronicles her husband Brian’s years of living with cancer in constant gratitude for the life he continued to celebrate. Archived social media posts, combined with reflections by his wife, tell the entire story, beyond the one they carefully crafted for social media. Learn what Holly has done to live with grief since Brian’s passing.

    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. https://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.

  • Comment period for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy report

    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

    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. https://mnbentonhistory.org

    St. Joseph Farmers’ Market

    St. Joseph Farmers’ Market


    May 31, 2024

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