South Crow River News & Delano Eagle community calendar

Breakfast with Santa

NOV. 30 — B’s on the River, 455 County Road 27, Watertown, will offer a morning with Santa on Saturday, Nov. 30. Cookie decorating at 10 a.m. will be followed by a 10:45 a.m. story time and 11 a.m. picture time with Santa. Bring cameras. Cost is $10 per child. Space is limited. Call 952-955-2223 to make reservations.

Franklin Town Board

DEC. 2 — The Franklin Town Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, at Franklin Town Hall, 8735 County Road 16 S.E. For agenda information, call town clerk Denise Olson, 763-972-3741.

60 Plus and Healthy Clinics

DEC. 3 — Wright County Public Health will offer a 60 Plus and Healthy Clinic from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 3 at Rockford Walnut Place Apartments, 8830 Walnut Place, Rockford. Public Health staff will trim toenails for seniors who have a health condition such as diabetes or are unable to trim toenails themselves. Staff will check blood pressures if needed and as time allows. Cost for foot care services is $15. Those who are unable to pay will not be turned away. from our clinic. For more information, ask clinic staff or call Wright County Public Health at 1-800-362-3667 or 763-682-7456.

Medina City Council

DEC. 3 — The Medina City Council will meet Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. at Medina City Hall, 2052 County Road 24. For agenda information, call 473-4643.

Delano City Council

DEC. 3 — The Delano City Council will meet Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. at Delano City Hall, located at Bridge Avenue and Second Street.

Greenfield City Council

DEC. 3 — The Greenfield City Council will meet Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. at 6390 Town Hall Drive.

12 West Toastmasters

DEC. 4 — 12 West Toastmasters meets the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 11:45 a.m. at Unhinged Pizza (the former Pizza Ranch) at Delano Crossings retail center, located at Highway 12 and County Line Road. Meetings last one hour and feature communication and leadership through better listening, thinking, speaking. A second 12 West group meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at 7:30 a.m. at the Bohemian Wine Bar and Grill, located on Second St. north of Bridge Avenue in Delano. For information, contact Dale Vander Linden, [email protected] or 763-972-6726.


DEC. 5 — 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.

Helping Hands Food Shelf hours

DEC. 5, DEC. 12 — Delano Helping Hands Food Shelf will be open for standard service from from 1 to 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 5 and Dec. 12. Helping Hands will be closed on Nov. 28, Dec. 19 and Dec. 26. In order to continue to meet demands of monthly food shelf usage, Helping Hands will not provide special Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets. Helping Hands encourages groups to hold food drives throughout the year and inform the food shelf of the effort. Cash donations allow the food shelf to purchase food from Second Harvest Food Bank at a much lower cost per pound than the average consumer can. Helping Hands is located in the basement of the Delano Community Education Building on Elm Avenue at Second Street in Delano. For information, call Helping Hands Coordinator Jeanie Pilarski, 763-972-3360, or Helping Hands Chair Sandy Pikus, 763-972-3723.

Crow River Christmas

DEC. 7 — Crow River Christmas activities will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 throughout the Rockford/Greenfield area. A bus will be available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to bring residents to events. For more information regarding event times and locations, visit

Rockford Lions

DEC. 9 — The Rockford Lions meet monthly on the second and third Mondays, monthly, at 7 p.m. in the Lions Building at Riverside Park. Stop in and check out this fun and growing club. There are several events and service projects each year that provide opportunities to volunteer. Other club activities include dinner meetings, golf outings, Mystery Night and  more.  For more information call LeeAnn Bacon, Membership/Public Relations 612-790-2280, or go to website:

Rockford Senior Citizens

DEC. 9 — The Rockford Seniors meet the second Monday of each month at different locations. Attend and find out more information about activities. For information on what’s planned and future locations, call Bonnie Pool at 763-477-4468.

Holiday Storytime 

DEC. 10 — Join Joan Zimmerman at the Delano Public Library, 160 Railroad Ave. E., for Holiday Stories full of holiday cheer from 10:30 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 10. Call the library, 763-972-3467 to register a three to five-year old for this interactive preschool storytime, or register online at, events.

Rockford City Council

DEC. 10 — The Rockford City Council meets Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m. at Rockford City Hall, 6031 Main St. more information, call 477-6565.

Independence City Council

DEC. 10 — The Independence City Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at Independence City Hall, 1920 County Road 90. For agenda information call City Hall, 763-479-0527 or visit the city website at

Loretto City Council

DEC. 10 — The Loretto City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at Loretto City Hall, 279 Medina St. N., Suite 260. For agenda information, call 763-479-4305.

Corcoran council

DEC. 12 — Corcoran City Council will meet Thursday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. at city hall at 8200 County Road 116.