ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

17CALENDAR ROCH nmr

TODAY

Morning Pride Lions Charity Golf Classic, Riverview Greens Golf Course, 1800 N.E. Clubhouse Drive, Stewartville. 286-8510. 12:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Proceeds go to Rochester Senior Center. 18 holes of golf with cart, Outback sirloin steak dinner, prizes. Cost is $75 per golfer.

Brown Bag Bible study, Calvary Episcopal Church, Third Avenue and Second Street Southwest, Rochester. (507) 367-2353. Noon-1 p.m. Sponsored by Rochester Area Women’s Connection and Stonecroft Ministries.

Golf tournament, Willow Creek Golf Course, Rochester. 282-5227. 11:30 a.m. Dinner, awards and prizes follow the tournament. Proceeds support scholarship and professional development. Fee is $75 per golfer; call or e-mail j.bdecker@earthlink.net for more information.

Gopher count, Viola. (507) 545-2766. 6 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Alcohol-free family night. Events include a 5K family run/walk at 6:15 p.m.; talent show, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.; food stand and air inflatables open until dark; fireworks at dusk. In case of rain, fireworks will be Thursday.

ADVERTISEMENT

Pioneer dinner, United Methodist Church, 200 N. Main St., Pine Island. 6 p.m. Dinner is $10. Presentations by Harriet Beecher Stowe, Horace Greeley, Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant. Tickets available at the church. Proceeds benefit Women’s Advisory Board and the Red Bird Mission Trip.

"Ten More Good Years" film showing, Rochester Public Library auditorium, 101 Second St. S.E. 253-1277. 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Documentary about the issues and challenges facing middle-aged and senior LGBT people. Open to the public.

Pet Microchipping Clinic, Rochester Feed and Country Store, 5 111⁄2 St. S.E., Rochester. 285-5547. 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Cost is $35.

Environmental Commission, Conference Room AB, 2122 Campus Drive S.E. , Rochester. 7:15 p.m.

Vital Aging Commission, Whitewater/Cascade Room, 2100 Campus Drive S.E., Rochester. Noon.

Dodge Fillmore Olmsted Community Corrections Advisory Board, Government Center Conference Rooms 2 AB, 151 Fourth St. S.E., Rochester. Noon.

Rochester Public Library Board meeting, Rochester Public Library, 101 Second St. S.E., Rochester. 328-2300. 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m.

THURSDAY

ADVERTISEMENT

Viola Gopher Count, Viola. 545-2766. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Parade, tractor run, pie eating contest, soap box derby, street dance. Dance admission is $8. For more information and registration forms, visit www.gophercount.com.

Rochester Garden and Flower Club meeting, RCTC Heintz Center auditorium, 1926 Collegeview Drive S.E. 288-9237. 7 a.m.-9 a.m. "Labyrinths" by Lisa Moriarty. 8 p.m. business meeting. Free, open to the public.

Charity Golf Tournament, Oak Summit Golf Course, Rochester. 10 a.m.-midnight. Benefits the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Community Walk in September. Register by June 12 at Whistle Binkies or the Web site. 4-person Best Shot. $75 registration fee.

Rochester Huff and Puff Club, Masonic Lodge, 2002 Second St. S.W., Rochester. 289-0034. 1:30 p.m. A group of people with breathing problems, for making friends and helping participants cope. Meets every third Thursday. Speaker is Marnie Wetgstein from the Mayo Clinic COPD Research Dept.

Heritage House tours, Heritage House, 225 First Ave. N.W., Rochester. 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Former home of Timothy and Eliza Whiting, built in 1875, houses an extensive Victorian collection. Admission $4 for adults, $3 for students and seniors.

Planning Advisory Commission, Government Center Board/Council Chambers, 151 Fourth St. S.E., Rochester. 7:30 p.m.

Committee on Urban Design and Environment, City Hall, room 320, 201 Fourth St. S.E., Rochester. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

FRIDAY

ADVERTISEMENT

Ice cream social, Spring Valley Historical Society, U.S. 63 South, Spring Valley. (507) 346-7659. 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Music by JJ’s Pickup Band. Pork sandwiches, potato salad, beans, drink, pie and ice cream for $7.

SATURDAY

Rochesterfest activities, Oxbow Park, 5731 Olmsted County Road 105 N.W., Byron. (507) 775-2451. 10 a.m. Join us for one or all of the scheduled feedings as we celebrate Rochesterfest. The bear will be at 10 a.m., the otters at 1 p.m. and raptors at 3 p.m. All ages.

Anniversary party benefit, Whistle Binkies North, Rochester. (507) 424-1227. 4 p.m.-9 p.m. Benefits American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Community Walk in September.

Book Discussion: "Those Wonderful ECK Masters," Rochester Public Library, 101 Second St. S.E. 328-2300. 11 a.m. The book is based on Eckankar, the religion of the light and sound of God. For information call 800-717-0371.

Classic Cars Cruise-In, Main Street, Pine Island. 5 p.m.-9 p.m.

Quilt show, Pine Island History Center, 314 N. Main, Pine Island. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Rochester Downtown Farmers Market, Fourth Street and Fourth Avenue S.E. 273-8232. 7:30 a.m.-noon. Produce, meats, plants and flowers, baked goods, eggs, preserves and specialty items. More information at rochesterdowntownfarmersmarket.org.

"’Til Death Do Us Part" murder mystery party, Plummer House, Rochester. 285-5272. Murder mystery party with wine and dessert tastings. Performances at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Open to ages 21 and up, tickets $30, must be purchased in advance. Call for tickets.

Rochesterfest animal feedings, Oxbow Park, 5731 County Road 105 N.W., Byron. (507) 775-2451. Bear at 10 a.m., otters at 1 p.m., raptors at 3 p.m.

Bucky’s Memorial Bash, Bucky’s Shop, 7172 Himmer Country Lane S.E., Rochester. 3:30 p.m. With food, music and games. Proceeds go to the Bob Buckmeier Foundation to support local families dealing with cancer.

SUNDAY

Henrytown Strawberry Festival, 5 miles north of U.S. 52 and Fillmore County Road 21, Canton. (507) 743-8288. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tent for outdoor dining. Music by Bud Aasum; bring a lawn chair. Handicap lift available.

Quilt show, Pine Island History Center, 314 N. Main, Pine Island. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Summer solstice hike, Chester Woods Park, 8378 U.S. 14 S.E., Eyota. 287-2624. Walks at 9 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Learn the history of the dam and reservoir. Bring a sack lunch. Call for accommodations for seniors. Meet at the boat ramp. Rochesterfest button waives vehicle entry fee.

Zumbrota-Mazeppa American Legion and VFW pancake breakfast, Stary-Yerka VFW, 25 E. First St., Zumbrota. 7 a.m.-noon. Adults $6, children ages 6-12 $3, kids 5 and younger free. Proceeds go to the Z-M American Legion baseball team.

St. Matthew Lutheran Vacation Bible School, St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 555 E. 12th St., St. Charles. (507) 932-4246. 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Fellowship meal served to all children from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Call to register your child, ages 3-12. All denominations welcome.

Heritage House tours, Heritage House, 225 First Ave. N.W., Rochester. 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Former home of Timothy and Eliza Whiting, built in 1875, houses an extensive Victorian collection. Admission $4 for adults, $3 for students and seniors.

Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast, Dodge Center Airport, Dodge Center. 282-9682. 7 a.m. Plane rides and aircraft on display. EAA Chapter 100.

A Course in Miracles study group, Peace United Church of Christ, Rochester. (507) 421-4179. 5 p.m. Meets every Sunday.

MONDAY

RCC summer sports camp, Rochester Covenant Church, 4950 31st Ave. N.W., Rochester. 289-2990. 9 a.m.-noon. Ages 4-12, cost $25. Registration forms online at www.rochcov.org.

Heroes of the Old Testament vacation Bible school, Hosanna Lutheran Church, 2815 57th St. N.W., Rochester. 285-0092. 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Cost is $10 per child. To register, call or e-mail secretary@hosannalutheran.org.

Zumbrota Covered Bridge Park Farmers Market, North Main/Highway 58, Zumbrota. (507) 824-1228. Noon-6 p.m. Every Monday. Produce, plants, baked goods, handmade crafts.

Quilt show, Pine Island History Center, 314 N. Main, Pine Island. 8 a.m.-11 a.m.

PossAbilities Ice Cream Social, Central Park, Rochester. 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Music by Rochester Big Band, carnival games, face painting. Celebrity ice cream eating contest at 6:30 p.m.

St. Matthew Lutheran Vacation Bible School, St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 555 E. 12th St., St. Charles. (507) 932-4246. 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Fellowship meal served to all children from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Call to register your child, ages 3-12. All denominations welcome.

TUESDAY

Brown bag lunch summer piano concert, Christ United Methodist Church, Fifth Avenue and Fourth Street Southwest, Rochester. Piano and voice concert by Mary Ellen Haupert and Ann Elise Schoenecker, of Viterbo University.

RCC summer sports camp, Rochester Covenant Church, 4950 31st Ave. N.W. 289-2990. 9 a.m.-noon. Ages 4-12, cost $25. Registration forms at www.rochcov.org.

Heroes of the Old Testament vacation Bible school, Hosanna Lutheran Church, 2815 57th St. N.W., Rochester. 285-0092. 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Cost is $10 per child. To register, call or e-mail secretary@hosannalutheran.org.

Aquatic Wonders, Chester Woods Park, 8378 U.S. 14 S.E., Eyota. 287-2624. 6 p.m. Led by Joel Dunnette. Meet at the boat ramp.

Prairie walk, Chester Woods Park, 8378 U.S. 14 S.E., Eyota. 287-2624. 7 p.m. Led by Jim Peterson. Meet at the boat ramp.

Mantorville Farmers Market, Riverside Park, Mantorville. (507) 635-5814. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Produce, plants and flowers, baked goods and preserves, specialty and flea market items. Tuesdays until October.

Car Seat Inspection Clinic, Rochester Fire Station # 4, 1875 41st Street N.W., Rochester. 255-5066. 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Mayo Clinic Trauma Center staff will be conducting free car seat inspections. Appointments are necessary. Please call to schedule.

St. Matthew Lutheran Vacation Bible School, St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 555 E. 12th St., St. Charles. (507) 932-4246. 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Fellowship meal served to all children from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Call to register your child, ages 3-12. All denominations welcome.

Mothers and More meeting, Quarry Ridge Apartments Clubhouse, 1823 Quarry Ridge Place N.W., Rochester. (507) 206-3513. 7 p.m. Meeting will focus on ideas for family-friendly trips. Non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of mothers. Call for more information.

Heritage House tours, Heritage House, 225 First Ave. N.W., Rochester. 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Former home of Timothy and Eliza Whiting, built in 1875, houses an extensive Victorian collection. Admission $4 for adults, $3 for students and seniors.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24

RCC summer sports camp, Rochester Covenant Church, 4950 31st Ave. N.W., Rochester. 289-2990. 9 a.m.-noon. Ages 4-12, cost $25. Registration forms online at www.rochcov.org.

Heroes of the Old Testament vacation Bible school, Hosanna Lutheran Church, 2815 57th St. N.W., Rochester. 285-0092. 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Cost is $10 per child. To register, call or e-mail secretary@hosannalutheran.org.

Brown Bag Bible Study, Calvary Episcopal Church, Third Avenue and Second Street Southwest, Rochester. (507) 367-2353. Noon-1 p.m. Sponsored by Rochester Area Women’s Connection and Stonecroft Ministries.

Friends of the Public Library book sale, Rochester Public Library, 101 Second St. S.E., Rochester. 328-2300. 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m.

St. Matthew Lutheran Vacation Bible School, St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 555 E. 12th St., St. Charles. (507) 932-4246. 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Fellowship meal served to all children from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Call to register your child, ages 3-12. All denominations welcome.

THURSDAY, JUNE 25

RCC summer sports camp, Rochester Covenant Church, 4950 31st Ave. N.W., Rochester. 289-2990. 9 a.m.-noon. Ages 4-12, cost $25. Registration forms online at www.rochcov.org.

Heroes of the Old Testament vacation Bible school, Hosanna Lutheran Church, 2815 57th St. N.W., Rochester. 285-0092. 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Cost is $10 per child. To register, call or e-mail secretary@hosannalutheran.org.

Friends of the Public Library book sale, Rochester Public Library, 101 Second St. S.E., Rochester. 328-2300. 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m.

St. Matthew’s Ice Cream Social, St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 555 E. 12th St., St. Charles. (507) 932-4246. 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Menu: BBQ ham or turkey sandwiches, baked beans, potato salad, coffee, milk, pie and ice cream. Adults $7.50; 12 and under $3; 5 and under free. All are welcome.

Heritage House tours, Heritage House, 225 First Ave. N.W., Rochester. 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Former home of Timothy and Eliza Whiting, built in 1875, houses an extensive Victorian collection. Admission $4 for adults, $3 for students and seniors.

FRIDAY, JUNE 26

RCC summer sports camp, Rochester Covenant Church, 4950 31st Ave. N.W. 289-2990. 9 a.m.-noon. Ages 4-12, cost $25. Registration forms online at www.rochcov.org.

Heroes of the Old Testament vacation Bible school, Hosanna Lutheran Church, 2815 57th St. N.W., Rochester. 285-0092. 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Cost is $10 per child. To register, call or e-mail secretary@hosannalutheran.org.

Pine Island Area Home Services Golf Fundraiser, Pine Island Golf Course. 1 p.m. Cost is $50 for members, $60 for nonmembers. For a reservation call Fred Majerus at 356-8537 or the golf course 356-8252.

Bravo Company garage and bake sale, National Guard Armory, 1715 Marion Road S.E., Rochester. (507) 398-2792. 3 p.m.-8 p.m. List of food and sale items needed will be posted at the Legion clubroom.

SATURDAY, JUNE 27

Auditions for Byron Good Neighbor Days, Byron Middle School auditorium, 601 Fourth St. N.W., Byron. (507) 624-0145. 1 p.m.-9 p.m. Open to any age and any type of act. Singers, dancers, instrumentalists, bands, actors, and more. Call to set up your audition appointment. Entry fee: $10 per act.

Zumbro River Community Festival, Camp Victory Ministries Inc., 58212 403rd Ave., Zumbro Falls. (507) 843-2329. 4 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Family event, proceeds are used to support camp scholarships for disadvantaged youth.

American Cancer Society Bark For Life, Jean and Carl Frank SE Canine Park, Pinewood Road S.E., Rochester. (507) 424-4601. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. 1.0-mile walk that honors canines while raising money for cancer research and services for cancer patients. After the walk, there will be activities, games, food and entertainment. Call to register; $10 per dog.

Pickwick Fire and Rescue Chicken-Q, Pickwick Fire Hall, 24616 County Road 7, Winona. (507) 454-2263. 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Baseball tournament, bake sale, race car show, silent auction, firefighters’ water fights, music by Ron Haugen, raffle drawing.

Cemetery walk, Pine Island Cemetery, Pine Island. 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Hear the life stories of six former Pine Islanders. Adults, $5; families, $10. Rain location is Olde Pine Theatre. Refreshments afterward at Pine Island History Center.

SE MN Celiac Support Group, Baldwin Building, First floor conference room, Rochester. (507) 391-1647. 10 a.m. Dr. Joseph Murray, celiac specialist at Mayo Clinic, will speak. Free parking in the Baldwin Ramp. Call or e-mail gthurnau1184@charter.net for more information.

Cancer Benefit for Wayne Arent, Mazeppa Community Center, Mazeppa. 6:30 a.m.-noon. Pancake breakfast and bake sale from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Silent Auction 8 a.m. to noon. Some items donated for the silent auction include1⁄4 beef, cordless drills, dinnerware set, quilt and gift baskets.

Rochester Downtown Farmers Market, Fourth Street and Fourth Avenue Southeast. 273-8232. 7:30 a.m.-noon. Produce, meats, plants and flowers, baked goods, eggs, preserves and specialty items. More information at rochesterdowntownfarmersmarket.org.

Get Your Rear in Gear walk/run, Mayo Civic Center, 30 Civic Center Drive S.E., Rochester. Benefits Colon Cancer Coalition. Kids dash at 8:30 a.m., 5K timed run at 9 a.m., walk at 9:05 a.m. $25 for 5K before June 24, $30 after and $12 for kids dash before June 24, $15 after. For more information or to register, visit www.getyourrearingear.com.

Birds of Prey, Chester Woods Park, 8378 U.S. 14 S.E., Eyota. 287-2624. 7 p.m. Explore hawks, eagles and owls, including a guest from Oxbow Park. Meet at the Kisrow Classroom in the campground; all ages welcome.

Bravo Company’s garage and bake sale, National Guard Armory, 1715 Marion Road S.E., Rochester. (507) 398-2792. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All donated items taken to the Armory no later than 5 p.m. Friday (June 19). A list of food and sale items needed will be posted at the Legion clubroom or the Administrative office on East Center Street, along with volunteer sign-up sheets. Hot dogs, brats and soda will be sold both days. Volunteers are needed. Contact Billie Jean Cocuzzi, Bravo Company Family Readiness Leader, cell (507) 398-2792 or office is (507) 285-7346.

Super Market Saturday, Oasis Church, 1815 38th St. N.W., Rochester. 289-8596. 10 a.m.-11:59 a.m. In conjunction with Channel One Food Shelf. Visit www.oasischurchroch.org.

SUNDAY, JUNE 28

Rochesterfest Triathlon, Foster-Arend Park, 400 N. East River Road, Rochester. 206-4294. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. This swim, bike, run is open to rookies and seasoned athletes. Registration is open; www.winmultisports.com.

Auditions for Byron Good Neighbor Days, Byron Middle School auditorium, 601 Fourth St. N.W., Byron. (507) 624-0145. 1 p.m.-9 p.m. Open to any age and any type of act. Singers, dancers, instrumentalists, bands, actors. Call to set up your audition appointment. Entry fee: $10 per act.

Sports Card Show, Holiday Inn South, South Broadway, Rochester. 281-8523. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free admission.

Rochesterfest Tri club auto show and swap, 401 Fourth St. S.E., Rochester. 287-1080. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Fourth annual Rochesterfest car show and swap meet; 22 classes, tree trophies per class; $10 to enter. Admission: $4, $3 with button; kids 12 and under, free with adult.

Stewartville Area Historical Society Tour of the Sears House, Sears House, 305 N. Main, Stewartville. (507) 533-8128. 2 p.m.-5 p.m.

150th anniversary service, Hauge Old Stone Church, Kenyon. 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. At the end of the boulevard of roses; take County Road 12 S. for 1.3 miles and go west on Monkey Valley Road for 1 mile.

Heritage House tours, Heritage House, 225 First Ave. N.W., Rochester. 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Former home of Timothy and Elixa Whiting, built in 1875, houses an extensive Victorian collection. Admission: $4 for adults, $3 for students and seniors.

MONDAY, JUNE 29

June Salebration, Community Clothesline, 814 11th Ave. N.E., Rochester. 282-8050. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Featuring our La’Boutique clothing sale. Remember every day in June is a sale day in preparation for our 21st anniversary extravaganza in July.

Zumbrota Covered Bridge Park Farmers Market, North Main/Highway 58, Zumbrota. (507) 824-1228. Noon-6 p.m. Every Monday. Produce, plants, baked goods, handmade crafts.

Tuesday, June 30

Mantorville Farmers Market, Riverside Park, Mantorville. (507) 635-5814. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Produce, plants and flowers, baked goods and preserves, specialty and flea market items. Tuesdays until October.

Prayer breakfast, Assisi Heights Spirituality Center, 1001 14th St. N.W., Rochester. 7 a.m.-8 a.m. "In Honor of Juneteenth — A Celebration of Freedom," presented by Jackie Johnson. $7.50 for breakfast and presentation. To register, call 280-2195 or e-mail carolmarie.hemish@myclearwave.net.

Life and retirement planning seminar, The Homestead at Rochester, 1900 Ballington Blvd. N.W., Rochester. (507) 535-2004. 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Failure to prepare for the future is often the reason for loss of financial freedom among retirees. Learn how to be better prepared or help a loved one become prepared for their future needs. Call to RSVP by June 29.

June Salebration, Community Clothesline, 814 11th Ave. N.E., Rochester. 282-8050. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Featuring our La’Boutique clothing sale. Remember every day in June is a sale day in preparation for our 21st Anniversary Extravaganza in July.

Heritage House tours, Heritage House, 225 First Ave. N.W., Rochester. 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Former home of Timothy and Elixa Whiting, built in 1875, houses an extensive Victorian collection. Admission: $4 for adults, $3 for students and seniors.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 1

Brown Bag Bible Study, Calvary Episcopal Church, Third Ave. and Second St. S.W., Rochester. (507) 367-2353. Noon-1 p.m. Sponsored by Rochester Area Women’s Connection and Stonecroft Ministries.

Cannon Valley Fair, Cannon Falls. Admission to the fairgrounds is $2 a day (children under 5 are free) and free parking.

What To Read Next
Caitlin and Jason Keck’s two-year term on the American Farm Bureau Federation committee begins next month.
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission met on Jan. 5, 2023, to consider the application for Summit Carbon Solutions.
Qualified Minnesota farmers will receive dollar-for-dollar matching money to purchase farmland.