North Crow River News community calendar

Corcoran council

OCT. 25 — Corcoran City Council will meet will next meet Thursday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. at city hall at 8200 County Rd. 116.

PDC Olympics

OCT. 27 — The 20th Annual PDC (People with Developmental Challenges) Olympics are Saturday, Oct. 27, at Fieldstone Elementary School, with a fun Halloween theme. This is a fun filled day where participants compete in games of skill for awards. There will also be a photobooth, therapy dogs, facepainters, cake walk, crafts, bingo and feel free to dress in costume.  Registration is at 9:30 am and the games begin at 10:00 am with lunch and awards to follow. There is no charge for this event. Special donations have been made by the St. Michael Foundation. If you or someone you know is interested in participating, contact STMA Women of Today at PO Box 135, St. Michael, MN  55376 or for a registration form. Women of Today will take registrations right up to the event as well as walk-ins.

Hanover Lions breakfast

OCT. 27 — Hanover Lions Club Pancake Breakfast is Sunday, Oct. 28, from 8 a.m. to noon at Hanover City Hall. Come enjoy a great breakfast and fellowship time with friends & family. Menu includes: pancakes, French toast, sausage, coffee, milk, and juices. All Lions’ Club proceeds go towards needs of the area communities and its citizens.

Fall book sale

OCT. 27 — The St. Michael-Albertville-Hanover Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale will be Saturday, Oct. 27, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the St. Michael City Hall Council Chambers located at 11800 Town Center Dr. NE in St. Michael. Paperbacks will be for sale for 50 cents; trade paperbacks, DVDs and hard covers $1; and best-seller items and some special sets will be for sale price as marked. Donations are currently being accepted at the library during open hours. The library is not accepting textbooks, Reader’s Digest Condensed books, magazines or books with mold or mildew damage. All proceeds will go to the Friends of the Library to support programming, special equipment, furnishings and for future library needs.  No presales or scanning devices are allowed. Volunteers are needed for set-up, sale day and take-down, inquire at 497-1998.


OCT. 28 — MOMS Club of St. Michael is hosting a Masquerade BUNCO Sunday Oct. 28, doors open at 1 p.m. at Liberty Restaurant St. Michael (American Legion). Cost is $10 per person to play — no experience necessary. Masquerade Masks will be provided to all players No costume required — all are welcome. Raffle baskets will also be available. Proceeds benefit Adopt-A-Family Community Service Project. To register contact Michelle Berglund, 458-9056, [email protected]

Catholic school fund-raiser

OCT. 28 — A matching grant fund-raiser benefit for St. Michael’s Catholic School is Sunday, Oct. 28, at 1 p.m. at St. Michael Catholic School. Two free bike drawings sponsored by Catholic United Financial, and featuring a handmade quilt. First bingo card is $7, two cards are $12, and three cards are $18. Lunch will also be available. In addition to the proceeds from this fundraiser, Catholic United Financial will make a grant of up to $1,000. The St. Michael Catholic United Council has raised $219,891.35 in the last 24 years in support of the Catholic Community at St. Michael.

Hockey wine/beer


NOV. 1 — The Fall Wine and Beer Tasting Event is Thursday, Nov. 1, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Daytona Golf Club, 14730 Lawndale Lane, Dayton. Fund-raiser to benefit Rogers High School Hockey. Featuring 60 wines and new autumn beers to sample, tasty appetizers, music and silent auction. Cost is $15 per person in advance, $20 at the door.  Purchase at QP Photography or at the door, or contact Ann Benson at [email protected]

STMA board

NOV. 5 — St. Michael-Albertville School Board meets Monday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. at the high school board meeting room, 11343 50th St.

Albertville council

NOV. 7 — Albertville City Council meets Wednesday, Nov. 7 (special date due to Nov. 6 election), at 7 p.m. at city hall, 5959 Main Ave.

Hanover council

NOV. 7 — Hanover City Council meets Wednesday, Nov. 7, (special date due to Nov. 6 election) at 7 p.m. at city hall on 11250 Fifth St.

Holiday bazaar

NOV. 10 — The annual Mary Queen of Peace Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, Nov 10, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the church hall at 21304 Church Ave in downtown Rogers. Crafts, baked goods, theme baskets and raffle items will be available. Early morning coffee and muffins with lunch at 11 am.

Holiday craft boutique

NOV. 10 — The Maple Grove Holiday Craft Boutique will be Saturday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Maple Grove Community Center, 12951 Weaver Lake Road in Maple Grove. Maple Grove Lions, Dandelions and Maple Grove Seniors are sponsoring the event. All profits from the table rentals will go toward community projects.

Artistry in Wood Show

NOV. 10 & 11 — Minnesota Viking Woodcarving Club, a non-profit organization, will be hosting its annual Artistry in Wood Show Saturday, Nov. 10 and Sunday, Nov. 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Southtown Shopping Center, I-494 & Penn Avenue S. in Bloomington. The show will also featuring Minnesota’s own nonagenarian, world famous chip carver Walt Grittner, as well as many other artists in wood from all over the upper Midwest. Shown will be many disciplines in wood carving including chip carving, relief carving, carving in the round, intarsia, marguetry, parquetry, wood turnings, bark carving, wood burning and other interesting crafts in wood.

Rogers council

NOV. 13 — Rogers City Council will meet Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Rogers Community Center.

St. Michael council

NOV. 13 — St. Michael City Council will meet Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. at the City Center, 11800 Town Center Dr.

Osseo Book Club

NOV. 13 — The Osseo Book Club will meet Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Edinburgh Golf Clubhouse, 8700 Edinbrook Crossing in Brooklyn Park. Lori Sturdevant, Star Tribune reporter and author of “The Pillsbury’s of Minnesota,” will be the featured speaker. The luncheon time is at noon with the speaker to follow.

KC breakfast

NOV. 18 — The KC lumberjack breakfast is Sunday, Nov. 18, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Mary Queen of Peace Church Hall, St. Martin Campus in downtown Rogers. Menu includes pancakes, French toast, hash browns, sausage and eggs, orange juice, milk and coffee. Free will offering. Proceeds benefit church, school and community. Sponsored, cooked and served by the Northwest-Hennepin Knights of Columbus Council #11941.

Tree lighting

NOV. 27 — A Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration is Tuesday, Nov. 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. at St. Michael City Center, 11800 Town Center Dr. Join for a festive evening of caroling, children’s story readings and more. Free hot dogs, chili, cookies and hot beverages while supplies last. Brighten a child’s holiday by bringing a new unwrapped toy or children’s book for the Hanover Area Food Shelf. Sponsored by STMA Rotary Club and Shop St. Michael. For more information see