Pumpkin Fest set Oct. 18 at Lake George
The 10th annual Pumpkin Fest, sponsored by St. Cloud Park and Recreation, will be held from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 at Lake George. The event includes a DJ and dance party, trunk or treat stations, a hay maze, hayrides, a pumpkin patch, a haunted house, a petting zoo, face painting, inflatables and much more. Don’t forget to wear your costume!
Compost site limits hours after Nov. 2
The St. Joseph compost site will be open regular days/times through Nov. 2. After Nov. 2, the site will be open only from 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Nov. 9 and 16 (weather permitting).
Restless Souls Cemetery offers Halloween thrills
Restless Souls Cemetery and Walk-Through will be open from dusk until 9 p.m. at 905 Dale St. E. in St. Joseph on Oct. 31. The family friendly event is free.
Read for the blind
Become a volunteer with Central Minnesota Audio Newspapers and help blind or disabled people receive local news. Read newspapers over a closed radio network, which is part of the Radio Talking Book Network. Volunteers read one or two evenings a month. Contact Rita, Central Minnesota Audio Newspapers, at 320-293-2273.
Foster Grandparents needed for schools
The Central Minnesota Foster Grandparent Program is recruiting volunteers for the 2019-2020 school year. Middle and high schools could use volunteers as mentors and our elementary schools need classroom help. Foster Grandparents volunteer 260 hours per year and receive a tax-free stipend, in-service training and mileage reimbursement. For more information call Sara Heurung at 320-229-4589.