North Crow River News community calendar

Rogers to celebrate centennial

MARCH 21 — This will be at time for remembering the good ole days of Hassan and Rogers beginnings. The first big event to start this centennial celebration will be the community dinner Friday, March 21, at the Rogers Community Center, with doors opening at 5 p.m. for viewing of the old photos and historical items from days bygone. A dinner of fish, shrimp and steak will be served at 7 p.m. Reserve your spot and send $42 to Rogers Lions Club, PO Box 112, Rogers MN 55374. Proceeds benefit the Rogers Veteran’s Memorial. For more information, call 612-859-5847.

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.

A Knight to Remember

MARCH 22 — STMA Youth Hockey Association is hosting A Knight to Remember Saturday, March 22, doors open at 6 p.m. at the STMA Ice Arena. Bean Bag Tourney registration is from 6 to 7 p.m. Live music from 8 p.m. to midnight, silent auction from 6 to 11 p.m. Tickets at the door or pre-buy at Coborns in Albertville or Marketplace in St. Michael. Must be 21 to attend. Featuring Stearns County 17 Band, cash bar, food, door prizes, silent auction and raffle.

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.

St. Michael council

MARCH 25 — St. Michael City Council will meet Tuesday, March 25, at 7 p.m. at the City Center, 11800 Town Center Dr.

Rogers council

MARCH 25 — Rogers City Council will meet Tuesday, March 25, at 7 p.m. at the Rogers Community Room at 21201 Memorial Dr.

‘The Yorkville Twins’

MARCH 26 — Authors John and Joe Gindele will give a presentation about their book, “The Yorkville Twins,” at the St. Michael Public Library on Wednesday, March 26, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Twin brothers, the Gindeles grew up on the rough streets of Yorkville on Manhattan’s Upper East Side over 60 years ago. After high school, they attended St. Cloud State College. For much of their lives they taught in Minnesota. They will talk about what New York was like, how it changed, and how they settled in Minnesota. Their presentation is for adults. This program is funded in part with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Corcoran council

MARCH 27 — Corcoran City Council will meet will next meet Thursday, March 27, at 7 p.m. at city hall at 8200 County Rd. 116.

Lions wine/beer tasting

MARCH 28 -— St. Michael Lions Club Wine and Beer Tasting Fundraiser is Friday, March 28, from 7 to 10 p.m. at St. Michael City Hall. Cost is $20 per person, 250 tickets max. Featuring door prize. Bucket raffles, winners announced at 9:45 p.m., need not be present to win.

Come help raise money for the St. Michael Lions and have fun doing it. All proceeds will be donate back to the community. Will have a variety of wine and beer to sample. Purchase tickets at Cash Wise Liquor, Dehmer’s Meat or from your local St. Michael Lion. For more information, call Tim at 443-2546.

Spring variety show

MARCH 28 — Looking for an evening of entertainment? Come to the Spring Variety Show, benefiting the community, sponsored by the Fine Arts Council of St. Michael-Albertville and hosted by professional magician/emcee, Fred Baisch. On Friday night, March 28 at 7 p.m., guests will find local acts, both amateur and professional, ready to perform at the STMA Middle School West auditorium. The excellent line-up includes dancers from two local studios, the New Grass Shoes band, the Maple Lake Clown-Arounds, a piano duo, and much variety including pop, folk, bluegrass, show tunes, classical, original, a cappella, yo-yo, tap, ballet and instrumental.  The price of admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students/seniors. For a $2 discount on all advance tickets, visit the St. Michael Marketplace or Albertville Coborns (check or cash only). All proceeds will be shared between the Hanover Food Shelf and the Arts Council.

‘A Year In My Garden’

MARCH 29 — Organic gardener and author Linda Larson will present “A Year In My Garden” at the St. Michael Public Library on Saturday, March 29, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Larson will provide a photographic tour of her garden, showcasing successes and explaining how she dealt with problems. She explains organic techniques that really work and also provides recipes for using home grown produce. Her book “Grow It, Eat It” won the Benjamin Franklin Award for best gardening book in 2005, and she published “A Year In My Garden” in 2013. This program is funded in part with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

For additional information, contact the St. Michael library at 763-497-1998.

Ambassadors sale

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, marietilton@aol.com or Marilyn 763-273-3667, marilynmnolting1@hotmail.com.

Hanover council

APRIL 1 — Hanover City Council meets Tuesday, April 1, at 7 p.m. at city hall on 11250 Fifth St.

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.

Girl Scout Breakfast

APRIL 5 — Troops 11543 & 10406 are hosting a breakfast fundraiser Saturday, April 5, 8 to 10 a.m. at River Inn, Hanover. Meal includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausages, beverage. Cost is $8 (Ages 2 and under are free, cash or check only). Tickets can be purchased at Dehmer’s Meats in St. Michael beginning March 24 or at the door April 5.

Breakfast with the Bunny

APRIL 6 — Breakfast with the Easter bunny is Sunday, April 6, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Rogers Community Center. Bring your camera for pictures. Price is adults $8, children 1-12 $5, 12 months  and under free. Featuring eggs, cheesy hasbrowns, sausage, pancakes, muffins, fresh fruit and beverages. Tickets can be purchased at the door on the day of the event. Sponsored by Mary Queen of Peace Catholic School Pre-K through 5th Grade.

Lions breakfast

APRIL 6 —Crow River Lions of Hanover are having a Stuffed Hashbrown Breakfast Sunday, April 6, from 8 a.m. to noon at Hanover City Hall. Cost is $7 adult, $5 child  or  $20 family. Breakfast is hashed browns stuffed with choice of bacon, ham, cheese, onions and mushrooms. Also included is scrambled eggs, muffins, coffee, milk and juice. Proceeds are donated to Local Charities.

STMA board

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

Albertville council

APRIL 7 — Albertville City Council meets Monday, April 7, at 7 p.m. at city hall, 5959 Main Ave.

Bingo with the Bunny

APRIL 10 — FYCC Bingo with the Bunny is Thursday, April 10, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Albertville City Hall. Cost is $10 per family. Register at fycconline.com or stop by the FYCC office, 11800 Town Center Dr., St. Michael. Phone: 416-7912.

Mother/Son Hoedown

APRIL 11 — FYCC Mother and Son Hoedown is Friday, April 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. at St. Michael City Center. For grades kindergarten through six. Cost is $20 per family, includes meal, activities and prizes. A wonderful opportunity for mothers and sons to come have some good old country fun. These are nights that memories are made of for young cowboys. If mother is unable to attend, another adult female is invited to escort him. Register by Friday, April 4. Register at fycconline.com or stop by the FYCC office, 11800 Town Center Dr., St. Michael. Phone: 416-7912.

Crisis Nursery 

spring fundraiser

APRIL 25 — The 16th Annual Spring Fundraiser for the Crisis Nursery serving Wright County is Friday, April 25, from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Buffalo Civic Center.

Enjoy a catered BBQ Buffet from 6 to 7:30 that is catered by Red’s of Montrose, music, raffles, silent auction and the live auction takes place at 7:30 where we will be auctioning off some “interesting” items and having fun with the audience.  Cost for the evening remains at $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Sponsorships of $100 and up provide free tickets to the event. To order tickets, donate an auction item, or for more information, contact Jill Gatzke at the Crisis Nursery Office at 271-1674. Tickets are also available at BJ’s Deli in Buffalo or from any committee member. This special event is helping to raise awareness of April as Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month. The sole purpose of the Crisis Nursery program is to help families before child abuse or neglect happens.

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