‘A-Haunting We Will Go
NOV. 1 TO 3 — The Delano High School Theater Department will present “A-Haunting We Will Go” in the Delano Middle School Auditorium. Performance times will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 and Friday, Nov. 2, and at 1 p.m.,Saturday, Nov. 3. Tickets will be available at the door. The play is a mystery/ comedy about a television producer who stays in an old haunted hotel the night before it is due to be demolished. Caution: this play might be too spooky for the very young or faint of heart.
Craft show fundraiser
NOV. 3 — The ninth annual Dorothy’s Home and Craft Show Expo will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Rockford Township Hall, 3039 Dague Ave. S.E. in Buffalo. Fifteen percent of all booth proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society. Visit DottiesCause.com or call 763-442-4457 for more details.
Needle felting workshop
NOV. 3 — Fiber artist Jan Johnson will present a needle-felting workshop at the next meeting of the Delano Franklin Township Historical Society, set for 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Delano Heritage Center, Bridge Avenue at Second Street. Felting is one of the oldest crafts, dating back to 6300 BC. Everyone is invited to attend, learn the process and take home a small completed project.
NOV. 7 — The Delano Toastmasters Club meets the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 11:45 a.m. at the Pizza Ranch, located on Highway 12 in the Delano Crossings retail center.
Medina City Council
nov. 7 — The Medina City Council will meet Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. at Medina City Hall, 2052 County Rd. 24. For agenda information, call 473-4643.
Delano City Council
NOV. 7 — The Delano City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Delano City Hall, located on Bridge Avenue at Second Street. For agenda information, visit the city website at delano.mn.us.
NOV. 8 — The Rockford chapter of TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at the Riverside Park building every Thursday evening with weigh-in starting at 5:30 and meeting from 7 to 8. For more information, call Geneva at 763-477-6584.
Greenfield City Council
NOV. 8 — The Greenfield City Council will meet Thursday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. at 6390 Town Hall Drive.
NOV. 8 — Holy Name of Jesus School, 155 County Road 24 in Medina, will offer a Kindergarten Cookie Night, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8. Parents and children are invited to come and learn about the kindergarten experience at the school for the 2013-2014 school year. Holy Name parents, teachers and students will decorate, hand out and eat Thanksgiving Day cookies. RSVP before the event so the school can have enough cookies ready. Contact Carla at 763-473-3675 or email@example.com. For information about the school visit the web site at www.hnoj.org/school.
NOV. 9 — Corcoran City Council will meet Thursday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m. at city hall at 8200 County Road 116.
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.
Delano Royalty Bazaar
NOV. 10 — Many different vendors and a bake sale will be highlights of the Delano Royalty Bazaar, set for 3 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, in the gymnasium of Delano High School, located on Tiger Drive north of Elm Avenue. Proceeds will benefit the Delano Royalty Program. For information, visit the website at www.DelanoRoyalty.com.
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.
Harbingers Quartet concert
NOV. 11 — Faith Community Church of Independence will offer a free concert by the Harbingers Quartet, at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, followed by a pie fellowship in the lower auditorium. Proceeds from a free will offering will go towards Love INC. Heartland and a roofing project for the church. Faith Community Church is located at the intersection of Highway 12 and County Road 90, one mile west of Maple Plain.
Delano Veterans Day program
NOV. 12 — Capt. Mike Klaphake, of the Army National Guard, will narrate General MacArthur’s farewell speech at the Veteran’s Day Program, set for 9:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, at the Delano High School Tiger Activity Center. The public is invited to attend. Bus transportation to DHS will be available, with the bus loading at 8:45 a.m. at the Delano American Legion, Bridge Avenue at Highway 12.
General Federated Women’s Club
NOV. 12 — The General Federated Women’s Club, of Delano, meets the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Delano Public Library, 160 Railroad Ave. E. Meetings are open to the public and guests are welcome. For information contact Jean Pilarski, 763-972-3360 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get Active, Eat Right, Be Well
NOV. 13 — Mark the calendars for an informative evening to learn how to get active, eat right and be well. Patricia Sorensen, MD, Ridgeview Delano Clinic, and Lynda Stuber, RN, CPNP, Wayzata Children’s Clinic, will share information about childhood obesity, identify lifestyle changes that can reduce risks, offer tips and recommendations to develop new healthy habits and more. This event will be Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Delano Middle School Auditorium, 700 Elm Ave. in Delano. To register for this free program, call 952-442-8084.
Rockford City Council
NOV. 13 — The Rockford City Council meets Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m at Rockford City Hall, 6031 Main St. For more information, call 477-6565.
Independence City Council
NOV. 13 — The Independence City Council will meet at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Independence City Hall, 1920 County Rd. 90. For agenda information call City Hall, 763-479-0527 or visit the city website at independence.govoffice.com.
Wow Van visit
NOV. 13 — The Wright County Wellness on Wheels (WOW) van will stop at Coborn’s supermarket on Highway 12 in Delano from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13. WOW services include adult and child immunizations; health screening; blood pressure, diabetes, and cholesterol checks by appointment; pregnancy, health and wellness checks and child car seat checks by appointment. A variety of health information is available. For appointments or questions, call 763-682-7717. For immunizations, bring past immunization records to the van, if available.
Loretto City Council
nov. 13 — The Loretto City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Loretto City Hall, 279 Medina St. N., Suite 260. For agenda information, call 763-479-4305.
Lunch with Master Gardener
NOV. 13 — University of Minnesota – Wright County Master Gardener Deb Debeer offers informal sessions about gardening every second Tuesday of the month, January through November, at the Delano Public Library, 160 Railroad Ave. E. Bring a sack lunch and exchange ideas on garden topics from noon to 1 p.m.
Look Good…Feel Better
NOV. 14 — Look Good…Feel Better is a free service which teaches participants, as a cancer patient, beauty techniques to help enhance your appearance and self-image during chemotherapy and radiation treatments. This class will be Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Ridgeview Medical Center. This free service teaches cancer patients beauty techniques to help enhance appearance and self-image during chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Any woman currently undergoing or is about to undergo cancer treatment is invited to attend. To register, call 800-227-2345. There is no fee to attend.
Reading assistance dog
NOV. 15 — Cuddle up and read with Annie, a certified reading assistance dog, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Delano Public Library, 160 Railroad Ave. E. Sign ups are on the same day for 15 minutes of one on one reading time. The library will provide books of all reading levels for a “pawsitive” reading experience. Annie is at the library on the third Thursday of the month from February through November. For information, call 763-972-3467.
Rockford Education Foundation.