North Crow River News community calendar

Lions demolition derby

SEPT. 7 — Corcoran Lions Demolition Derby is Saturday, Sept. 7, at 7 p.m. at Corcoran Lions Park. Free parking, beer and food on grounds (no coolers allowed). Cars, trucks and compact cars. Admission is $10 for ages 12 and up, $5 for ages 4 to 11; and free for ages 3 and under. Lions Park is located at County Rd. 101 and County Rd. 10 (Bass Lake Road) 5 miles west on County Rd. 10 from I-494. For more information or an entry form, go to or contact Russ Poppler at 763-238-4525.

Rogers council

SEPT. 10 — Rogers City Council will meet Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Rogers Community Room at 21201 Memorial Dr.

St. Michael council

SEPT. 10 — St. Michael City Council will meet Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m. at the City Center, 11800 Town Center Dr.

St. Thomas garage sale

SEPT. 11 THROUGH 13 — The St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church (20000 County Rd. 10, Corcoran) garage sale is Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 1 to 9 p.m.; Thursday, Sept. 12, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (50 percent off from 4 to 8 p.m.); Friday, Sept. 13, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (bag day, $4/bag, unlimited bag. For more information, call Alice at 420-3349.

Corcoran council

SEPT. 12 — Corcoran City Council will meet will next meet Thursday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. at city hall at 8200 County Rd. 116.

STMA board

SEPT. 16 — St. Michael-Albertville School Board meets Monday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. at the high school board meeting room, 11343 50th St.

Albertville council

SEPT. 16 — Albertville City Council meets Monday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. at city hall, 5959 Main Ave.

Hanover council

SEPT. 17 — Hanover City Council meets Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. at city hall on 11250 Fifth St.

MQP Parish Festival

SEPT. 22 — Mary Queen of Peace Parish Festival is Sunday, Sept. 22, at St. Martin Church Campus, 21304 Church Ave., Rogers.

Festivities will begin at 10 am and will end with the Grand Raffle drawing at 5 p.m. The famous chicken dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Activities include bingo, pull tabs, silent auction, farmers market, craft booth, cake walk, games and more. Food court: pork chops, hamburgers, hot dogs, pie, ice cream, popcorn, soda and beer. This festival is packed full of activities for the whole family.

St. John’s 5K walk

SEPT. 28 — The Malaria Melee 5K run/walk will be Saturday Sept. 28, at 9 a.m. at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 9141 County Rd. 101, Corcoran. Race Day Registration begins at 7:45 a.m. T-shirts, snacks and refreshments included with registration. Prizes for top male and female runner. Prize drawings for all participants immediately following the race. Proceeds go to Lutheran Malaria Initiative.

Fire Up 5K

SEPT. 28 — The Tim Larson Memorial Fund Fire Up 5K walk and run is Saturday, Sept. 28, behind STMA Middle School West, 11343 50th St., Albertville. Registration is at 8 a.m., race at 9. Register by Sept. 21 for $20 to guarantee a t-shirt. Race day registration is $25, extra shirts will be available while they last. Kids can race this year, students 18 and under pay $10 for the 5K. The course winds through the city of Albertville. Former STMA teacher Tim Larson was killed tragically Oct. 18, 2011. He was an avid runner, having finished 15 marathons. Tim loved the color blaze orange. Participants are encouraged to wear orange in support. For more information, call or email Blair Kelley at 244-6020, email [email protected] To register, send name, address, email, t-shirt size and check payable to Tim Larson Memorial Fund, c/o Blair Kelley, 7431 Large Ave. NE, Otsego, MN 55301.

German Fest

OCT. 12 — A German Fest is being planned for Saturday, Oct. 12, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the St. Michael City Center, 11800 Town Center Dr. NE, St. Michael. Featuring German dinner, beer and the “Mellow Nights” Band. Roast pork, bierstube sausages, sauerkraut, German potato salad rolls, German chocolate cake, apple pie and coffee. Catered by Dehmer’s, buffet service at 6 P.M. Advance tickets: $20 Adults – $15 ages 12 and younger, on sale through Oct. 5 at Coborn’s Albertville, St. Michael FYCC  and Crow River Senior Center. At the door tickets, adults $30; $15 ages 12 and younger, advanced tickets encouraged. Ticket includes dinner and music. Cash bar and prize drawings. Proceeds Benefit St. Michael-Albertville Rotary Club and other community programs. Presented by St. Michael-Albertville Rotary Club.