FEB. 28 — The St. Michael-Albertville Rotary Club 3rd Annual Rotary Art Auction is 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, at the St. Michael City Center, 11800 Town Center Drive. This family-friendly event will begin with an auction preview, appetizers and soft drinks served from 5-6 p.m. This year’s art auction will exclusively feature local artwork by STMA students and professional artists from the St. Michael-Albertville-Buffalo area. Proceeds will be used to enhance the arts in the local community through scholarships, ISD #885 arts and theatre programs and STMA Rotary projects. The auction will include approximately 75 pieces of matted unframed original artwork, including paintings, drawings and photography. A small number of pottery and jewelry pieces also will be up for bid. STMA student art is being submitted from every school in the school district, including each elementary school, both middle schools and the high school. Professional artwork includes the works of local artists Karen Berning, Keaton Van’t Hull, Gina Beaudry, K.T. Phanthavong, Louie Darang, and Al Stelton. Admission is free. Kid-friendly appetizers and soft drinks will be provided by River Inn, Dehmer’s Catering and Coborn’s. For more information, visit www.stmarotary.org.
MARCH 2 — Northwest-Hennepin Knights of Columbus are hosting a BINGO Sunday, March 2, starting promptly at 2 p.m. at Mary Queen of Peace Hall, St. Martin campus – downtown Rogers. Kids 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 5 “Half the Take” games. Snacks and beverages are available. Sponsored by N.W.-Hennepin K.C. Council #11941.
MARCH 3 — St. Michael-Albertville School Board meets Monday, March 3, at 7 p.m. at the high school board meeting room, 11343 50th St.
MARCH 3 — Albertville City Council meets Monday, March 3, at 7 p.m. at city hall, 5959 Main Ave.
MARCH 4 — Hanover City Council meets Tuesday, March 4, at 7 p.m. at city hall on 11250 Fifth St.
Square foot gardening
MARCH 4 — Do you want the best soil possible for your garden? Participants will learn a way to generate quality weed free soil for their Square Foot Garden system. Mel Bartholomew, Founder of SFG, visited Minnesota last July generating lots of excitement for creating the most productive gardens ever. Organizers will share Mel Bartholomew’s 10 step Square Foot Garden system with handouts, pictures and opportunities to purchase the latest SFG books and local soil mix for gardens. This class is an introduction to Square Foot Gardening, which can be in ground, in a box or containers and that utilizes less water, less space and less work. Visit www.gardeningww/>.org for more information for this class hosted by SFG certified gardeners, Patrick and Connie Lahr. Check the local Community Education Bulletin to sign up in your area. All classes begin at 7 p.m. for 1 hour plus discussion. The class is in St. Michael Tuesday, March 4. For more information, call Connie at 320-963-3690.
MARCH 9 — Mary Queen of Peace Religious Education Breakfast with Matching Grant by Catholic United Financial is Sunday, March 9, from 8:30 am to 1 p.m. at Mary Queen of Peace Church Hall, St. Martin Campus (downtown Rogers). Menu includes pancakes, sausage, hash browns, eggs, fresh fruit, doughnuts and beverage. Cost is a free will offering.
St. Michael council
MARCH 11 — St. Michael City Council will meet Tuesday, March 11, at 7 p.m. at the City Center, 11800 Town Center Dr.
MARCH 11 — Rogers City Council will meet Tuesday, March 11, at 7 p.m. at the Rogers Community Room at 21201 Memorial Dr.
MARCH 13 — Corcoran City Council will meet will next meet Thursday, March 13, at 7 p.m. at city hall at 8200 County Rd. 116.
Spring Craft Show
MARCH 15 — St. Michael-Albertville Women of Today Spring Craft Show is Saturday, March 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Michael-Albertville Middle School West, 11343 – 50th Street NE
Albertville. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 800-340-9817, www.stmawt.org.
Spring Book Sale
MARCH 22 — The Friends of the St. Michael-Albertville-Hanover Library will be hosting its annual Spring Book Sale Saturday, March 22, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. with the bag sale beginning at 1 p.m. The sale will take place in the City Council Chambers located at 11800 Town Center Dr. in St. Michael. Paperbacks will be on sale for fifty cents, trade paperbacks, hardcovers and DVDs $1; and bestseller items and specialty sets as marked. Donations are currently being accepted at the library during open hours. NOT accepting VHS tapes, textbooks, Reader’s Digest condensed books, magazines, or any books with mold or mildew damage. All proceeds will go to the Friends of the St. Michael-Albertville-Hanover Library to support programming, special equipment, and furnishings for the library. No presales or scanning devices are allowed. Volunteers are needed for set-up, sale day and take-down. Inquire at 763-497-1998.
K.C. fish dinner
MARCH 21 — Northwest-Hennepin Knights of Columbus are hosting a fish dinner Friday, March 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mary Queen of Peace Church Hall – St. Martin Campus (downtown Rogers). Cost is 4 years and under free, 5 to 12 $6, and 13 and older $9. Family maximum is $40. Menu includes fish, macaroni and cheese, baked potatoes, baked beans, cole slaw, dinner rolls, cookies and beverages. Sponsored, cooked and served by the Northwest-Hennepin Knights of Columbus council #11941.
MARCH 30 — The Rogers Ambassadors will be hosting a craft and flea market sale Sunday, March 30, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Rogers Community Room/Fire Station. For more information, call or email Lynda 612-309-7710, email@example.com or Marilyn 763-273-3667, firstname.lastname@example.org.
K.C. fish dinner
APRIL 4 — Northwest-Hennepin Knights of Columbus are hosting a fish dinner Friday, April 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mary Queen of Peace Church Hall – St. Martin Campus (downtown Rogers). Cost is 4 years and under free, 5 to 12 $6, and 13 and older $9. Family maximum is $40. Menu includes fish, macaroni and cheese, baked potatoes, baked beans, cole slaw, dinner rolls, cookies and beverages. Sponsored, cooked and served by the Northwest-Hennepin Knights of Columbus council #11941.