Crow River News calendar

WOW Wellness on Wheels 

MAY 29 — On Thursday, May 29, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the BankWest parking (the northwest corner of Highway 55 and Main St.) the WOW  Van will be in open to area residents. Call 763-682-7717 for more information

The WOW Van is a mobile health resource that provides families with information and assistance on topics such as health insurance coverage, dental health, mental health and a variety of health screenings. Immunizations for school require an appointment.

VFW burger, steak fry nights

MAY 30 – JUNE 27 — The Heinzen-Ditter Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars, will offer burger and steak fry nights to the public at the VFW clubhouse on Hamel Road at Brockton Lane (on the Hamel/ Plymouth border). Diners can eat in or take out from 5 to 7 p.m. Burger nights are scheduled for Fridays on May 30 and June 6, 13, 20 and 27. The next steak fry is Saturday, June 28.

Tractor Pull

MAY 31 — The Corcoran Lions will sponsor a Tractor Pull beginning at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 31 at Corcoran Lions Park, located at the intersection of County Roads 10 and 101. For more information or an entry form, go to or contact Russ Poppler at 238-4525.

Princess Party

MAY 31 — The 1st Annual Princess Party hosted by Miss Hanover Krystle Brown and Hanover Princess Emma Gutknecht is Saturday, May 31, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Hanover City Hall. Cost: $20 per Princess if RSVP by April 24, $25 per Princess if RSVP after May 24. All young girls are invited to come dressed as princesses for some royal games, treats, hair up dos, nail painting and crafts. Every princess will receive a gift bag and photo with the Hanover Royalty. RSVP to Krystle Brown at [email protected], and also visit the facebook page for information.

‘Guys Night Out’

MAY 31 — The Freemason Lodges in the area are hosting a “Guys Night Out” on Saturday, May 31st at the Riverwood Inn and Convention Center in Otsego. There will be a Texas hold’em Tournament and other games, food, drinks, a scotch and cigar presentation, and some action movies at this event. Come out and make some new friends, learn good scotch from bad and test your skill in the tournament. The Tournament is free to enter. Must be 21 years of age, or older, to attend. For more information contact Joel Peterson at 763-360-7488.

Albertville council

JUNE 2 — Albertville City Council meets Monday, June 2, at 7 p.m. at city hall, 5959 Main Ave.

STMA board

JUNE 2 — St. Michael-Albertville School Board meets Monday, June 2, at 7 p.m. at the high school board meeting room, 11343 50th St.

Hanover council

JUNE 3 — Hanover City Council meets Tuesday, June 3, at 7 p.m. at city hall on 11250 Fifth St.

Medina City Council

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

Greenfield City Council

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

Buckthorn workshop

JUNE 4 — Learn about how to conduct a buckthorn bust at a workshop, set for 6 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, June 4 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2060 County Road 6. Demonstrations will take place in Wolsfeld Woods, located next to the church in Medina. Buckthorn is an invasive species that is taking over woods in Minnesota. To attend, send an RSVP to Carlos Gutierrez, 612-859-2145 or [email protected] For information, visit the website at

Rockford High School


JUNE 5 — Rockford High School will its 97th Annual Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, June 5, at 7 p.m. in the Rockford Community Center. The Rockford High School Band and A Cappella Choir will also be giving performances.

St. George rummage sale

JUNE 5, 6 — St. George Catholic Church, 133 N. Brown Road, Long Lake will host it’s annual rummage sale on Thursday, June 5 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday, June 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Check out the “Better Goods” room. Friday is Bag Day at $4 per bag, and large items and “better goods” are half price. Five large rooms will be full of bargains, and items also will be displayed outdoors. Proceeds help to support church charities. For information, call 952-473-1247.

JUNE 6 – A community market will be open on Fridays between 3 and 7 p.m. at the Rockford Mall parking lot (inside in bad weather) through Oct. 17. Look for fresh farm produce, local products like honey and syrup, crafts, jewelry and a wide assortment of items. The fee for vendors is $5 per date, or $30 for the season. More details, and vendor registration at

Liberty Triathalon

JUNE 7 — Registration is open for the USAT licensed Liberty Triathlon scheduled for Saturday, June 7 at Lake Rebecca Park Reserve in Rockford. The event will begin with the Long Course at 7:30 am; Olympic Course participants will begin at 8 a.m. Each participant will receive a participant shirt and a chance to win a valuable Gear West Bike and Tri Gear Bag.Over 500 participants are anticipated for the event. Register online now at

Rockford Library

Ice Cream Social

JUNE 9  — Readers, and future readers, age 0 to 18 are invited to visit the Rockford Public Library on Monday, June 9, from 3 to 6 p.m. for an ice cream social, the opportunity to learn about summer reading programs, a chance to meet Rockford Royalty and craft making. The Rockford Ambassador Program, with junior and senior positions opening up this summer, is now accepting applications.

Rockford Lions

JUNE 9 — The Rockford Lions meet monthly on the second and third Mondays, 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:

Wayzata School Board

JUNE 9 — The Wayzata School Board will meet at 6 p.m., Monday, June 9 at Wayzata City Hall, 600 Rice St.

St. Michael council

JUNE 10 — St. Michael City Council will meet Tuesday, June 10, at 7 p.m. at the City Center, 11800 Town Center Dr.

Rogers council

JUNE 10 — Rogers City Council will meet Tuesday, June 10, at 7 p.m. at the Rogers Community Room at 21201 Memorial Dr.

Independence City Council

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

Rockford City Council

JUNE 10 — The Rockford City Council meets Tuesday, June 10, at 7 p.m. at Rockford City Hall, 6031 Main St. For information, call 477-6565.

Corcoran council

JUNE 12 — Corcoran City Council will meet Thursday, June 12, at 7 p.m. at city hall at 8200 County Rd. 116.

Rockford School Board

JUNE 16 — The Rockford Area School Board meets Monday, June 16, at 6:30 p.m. in the district boardroom located in the lower level of the middle school.

Free Hanover concert

JUNE 19 — The founding members the White SideWalls Rock N Roll Revue are back, come relax and enjoy an evening

of free music Thursday, June 19 6:30 p.m. at Hanover City Hall. Bring your kids, chairs, blankets and bug spray.

Rockford Library Book Club

JUNE 23 — The Rockford Library Book Club will meet on Monday, June 23 at 2 p.m. at the library. Usual meeting dates are fourth Mondays of the month. This is an adult book club. Please call the library at 763-477-4216 to get the monthly selection, or to ask questions.

Rockford Library 

Adult Writer’s Group 

JUNE 25 — The Rockford Library hosts an Adult Writers Group on the fourth Wednesday of the month from 1 to 2 p.m. a the Rockford Public Library located at 8220 Cedar St.