North Crow River News community calendar

Corcoran council

DEC. 23 — Corcoran City Council will meet will next meet Monday, Dec. 23 (special date due to Christmas), at 7 p.m. at city hall at 8200 County Rd. 116.

Live Outdoor Nativity

DEC. 26 — St. Albert’s Catholic Church invites everyone to join Thursday, Dec. 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. to celebrate a Live Outdoor Nativity set up outside St. Albert’s Parish Center. Come and see volunteers portraying Mary, Joseph, Shepherds, Angels and Wise Men. Then, come indoors and enjoy hot dogs and chips, hot chocolate, cider, cookies and fellowship. Also, children can enjoy Christmas movies and crafts. Bring the family and friends, all are welcome.

Rogers council

JAN. 14 — Rogers City Council will meet Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. at the Rogers Community Room at 21201 Memorial Dr.

STMA board

JAN. 6— St. Michael-Albertville School Board meets Monday, Jan. 6, at 7 p.m. at the high school board meeting room, 11343 50th St.

Hanover council

JAN. 7 — Hanover City Council meets Tuesday, Jan. 7, at 7 p.m. at city hall on 11250 Fifth St.

Albertville council

JAN. 6— Albertville City Council meets Monday, Jan. 6, at 7 p.m. at city hall, 5959 Main Ave.

Smoking Cessation Class

JAN. 8 — Smoking Cessation Class is Wednesday, Jan. 8, 6-7:30 p.m. at CentraCare Health – Monticello in Conference Room A. CentraCare Health – Monticello wants to help keep that New Year’s resolution this year. Dr. Nabeel Ailabouni, DO, CentraCare Clinic – Big Lake, will provide an informative and interactive class designed to help you quit smoking. Learn about smoking cessation techniques such as nicotine replacement, laser therapy, hypnosis, Wellbutrin, Chantix and more. Learn how smoking impacts overall health while picking up useful tips to help put down that cigarette once and for all. Cost to attend is $5. Call 763-271-2384 to register to attend.

St. Michael council

JAN. 14 — St. Michael City Council will meet Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m. at the City Center, 11800 Town Center Dr.

K of C breakfast

JAN. 19 — The Knights of Columbus Lumberjack Breakfast is Sunday, Jan. 19, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Mary Queen of Peace Church Hall, St. Martin Campus (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.

Vine & Stein event

JAN. 23 — The I-94 West Chamber of Commerce is hosting Vine & Stein Wine & Craft Beer Tasting Event Thursday, Jan. 23, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Rush Creek Golf Club, Maple Grove. A Special Education Seminar is at 5 p.m. The event features special education seminar with a certified sommelier; Gibraltar – a jazz quartet; passed hors d’ oeuvres; carving station; and samples of the finest wines and craft beers selected by knowledgeable experts. Purchase tickets in advance and save. advance tickets: $45/individual $80/couple; tickets at the door: $60/individual $100/couple. Contact the Chamber Office at 428-2921 to purchase tickets.