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.
JAN. 6 — Albertville City Council meets Monday, Jan. 6, at 7 p.m. at city hall, 5959 Main Ave.
JAN. 7 — Hanover City Council meets Tuesday, Jan. 7, at 7 p.m. at city hall on 11250 Fifth St.
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.
JAN. 9 — Corcoran City Council will meet will next meet Thursday, Jan. 9, at 7 p.m. at city hall at 8200 County Rd. 116.
Haiti Music Mission
JAN. 11 — Sarah Kolling, a junior at Buffalo High School, is working on her Girl Scout Gold Award project. Her project involves going to Haiti in July 2014 to teach music to the children in the orphanage and to members of the community band. To help fund this project, Sarah is hosting a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser at the River Inn in Hanover Saturday, Jan. 11, from 8 to 10 a.m. All of the money raised at this breakfast will go towards purchasing the instruments, music stands, music, and accessories, all of which will be left in Haiti. Tickets are $8 each (children ages 2 & under are free.) and can be purchased at the door on Jan. 11th. The menu includes pancakes, sausages, scrambled eggs, and beverage. In addition to supporting this mission by attending the breakfast, you can help by donating instruments and accessories (i.e. reeds, valve oil, drumsticks), and even large suitcases. Contact Sarah at email@example.com for more information.
JAN. 12 — Knights of Columbus BINGO is Sunday, Jan. 12, at 2 p.m. at Mary Queen of Peace Hall St. Martin campus – downtown Rogers. Children are welcome to play. Cost is $7 – 1 card, $12 – 2 cards, $15 – 3 cards. Featuring 25 regular games with $10 – $20 prizes, Progressive Cover-All game, plus five “Half the Take” games. Snacks and beverages available. Sponsored by N.W.-Hennepin K.C. Council #11941.
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.
JAN. 14 — Rogers City Council will meet Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. at the Rogers Community Room at 21201 Memorial Dr.
JAN. 18 — Hanover Boy Scout Troop 563 is hosting a breakfast fundraiser at River Inn, 11220 River Road, Hanover Saturday, Jan. 18 from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Tickets are available at the door for $8 each (children age 2 & under are free).
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.
Lions ice fishing contest
FEB. 1 — Mark calendars and plan to come wet some lines at the 16th annual St. Michael Lions Club ice fishing contest. This family friendly contest takes place on Beebe Lake just out from the public access Saturday, Feb. 1, from noon to 3 p.m. and will be loaded with prizes again this year. Besides the multitude of door prizes for both adults and children, there will be three cash prizes awarded in each fish category: bass, northern, crappie and sunfish. 1st prize is $100, 2nd prize is $75 and 3rd prize is $50, so 12 chances to win cash. Judged by the weight of any one fish in each class. All prizes will be awarded. There will also be a separate winter sport raffle that offers a chance to win a Vexilar FL-20 fish finder, a portable fish house and many gift certificates. Cost for a ticket to fish is $5 for age 16 and under, and $10 for age 17 and older. Each ticket will get you one hole and will enter you into the door prize drawing. The Winter Sports Raffle tickets separate from the fishing prizes, are $5 each. Both fishing and raffle tickets can be pre-bought at St. Michael Hardware Hank or Dehmer’s Meats in St. Michael. The KRWC Road Show will be on hand to play music and games. Lunch and concessions will be available on the ice, or you may bring your own food and beverages. For more information, call Joe Dehmer at 763-497-2455, or Jim Pichler at 763-497-3926.