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TODAY

Spring luncheon, Grace Lutheran Church, 2001 Sixth Ave. S.E., Austin. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Includes a quilt and bake sale. Cost is $8 at the door.

Radiography open house, Riverland Community College, West Building, Austin. 433-0365. 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Learn more about the radiography program and a career in radiography. Visit with program faculty and students.

Clean Cars Forum, Jay C. Hormel Nature Center, Austin. 7 p.m. Sponsored by Minnesota Environmental Partnership, Audubon Society and ACES. Former senator Dean Johnson will discuss the Clean Car Act.

Student senate Red Cross blood drive, Riverland Community College, Austin. 433-0379. 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The public is welcome; call for appointments; refreshments and pizza available after 11 a.m.

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FRIDAY

Fathers Love Conference, Freedom Christian Center, 108 E. Oakland Ave., Austin. (507) 491-3406. 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Guest speakers the Revs. Dave and Kris Toyne will bring a new revelation of the father’s unconditional love. Personal prayer ministry sessions Saturday; call to set up a session or for questions.

"Pippin," Frank W. Bridges Theatre, Riverland Community College, Austin. 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $12; call 433-0595. Recommended for children 12 and over.

SATURDAY

St. Ansgar citywide garage sale, St. Ansgar, Iowa. 8 a.m. Maps available at Casey’s, Food Center and sale locations.

Fathers Love Conference, Freedom Christian Center, 108 E. Oakland Ave., Austin. (507) 491-3406. 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Guest speakers the Revs. Dave and Kris Toyne will bring a new revelation of the father’s unconditional love. Personal prayer ministry sessions Saturday, call to set up a session or for questions.

Auto safety check, Riverland Community College, Albert Lea. 10 a.m.-noon. Free safety checks held by the automotive service technology students. Check includes lubricants and fluids, windshield wipers, parts, battery, tires, lights/vision.

Community Pride Day, Austin. 9 a.m.-11:59 a.m. Spring clean-up. To volunteer contact Austin park and rec at 433-1881.

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"Pippin," Frank W. Bridges Theatre, Riverland Community College, Austin. 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 and may be reserved by calling 433-0595. Recommended for children ages 12 and over.

Flapjack fundraiser for festival fireworks, Applebee’s, Austin. 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Proceeds go to Chamber for July 3-4 fireworks displays. Tickets $6, available at the door.

SUNDAY

Fathers Love Conference, Freedom Christian Center, 108 E. Oakland Ave., Austin. (507) 491-3406. 10:30 a.m. Guest speakers the Revs. Dave and Kris Toyne will bring a new revelation of the father’s unconditional love.

"Pippin," Frank W. Bridges Theatre, Riverland Community College, Austin. 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 and may be reserved by calling 433-0595. Recommended for children ages 12 and over.

MONDAY

Prairie Visions meeting, Adams Fire Hall, Adams. 7 p.m. All are welcome, new volunteers are needed.

TUESDAY

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New Directions workshop, Riverland Community College, East Building, 1600 Eighth Ave. N.W., Austin. 433-0820. 6 p.m. Free workshop for employees who have been laid off from a job, are looking for a new career or need additional training to advance in their current field. No registration required.

How to be an advocate for your loved one in a nursing home, Mower County Senior Center, 400 Third Ave. N.E., Austin. 433-2370. 5:30 p.m. Seminar presented by Jean Patzner Mueller, advocate ombudsman; call to reserve a place. Sponsored by Mower County Senior Services Advisory Council.

Economic and market outlook, Holiday Inn, Salon V, 1701 Fourth St. N.W., Austin. 437-3523. Economic and market commentary along with an open forum with area financial leaders. Free; reservations required — call before April 24.

WEDNESDAY

Spring card party, Hormel Historic Home, Austin. 433-4243. Noon. Sign up your table of Bridge or 500. Prize to each table high score. Cost is $9 per person, includes lunch. Call for reservations.

New Directions workshop, Riverland Community College, 2200 Riverland Drive, Albert Lea. 433-0820. 6 p.m. Free workshop for employees who have been laid off from a job, are looking for a new career or need additional training to advance in their current field. No registration required.

"Pippin," Frank W. Bridges Theatre, Riverland Community College, Austin. 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 and may be reserved by calling 433-0595. Recommended for children ages 12 and over.

APRIL 30

"Pippin," Frank W. Bridges Theatre, Riverland Community College, Austin. 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 and may be reserved by calling 433-0595. Recommended for children ages 12 and over.

MAY 1

"Pippin," Frank W. Bridges Theatre, Riverland Community College, Austin. 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 and may be reserved by calling 433-0595. Recommended for children ages 12 and over.

MAY 2

Brownsdale citywide rummage sale, United Methodist Church, Brownsdale. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Also bake sale and lunch. Proceeds benefit Brownsdale UMC mission trips.

MAY 4

Acting Out, Frank W. Bridges Theatre, Riverland Community College, Austin. 434-7390. 7:30 p.m. An evening featuring the talents of Riverland theater students. Free.

Japanese tea house luncheon, St. Edwards Church family room, Austin. 433-4243. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. To benefit the Hormel Historic Home. Full Japanese menu, shopping, door prizes and raffle for a grand prize package. Tickets $50 a person. Call to make a reservation; tickets will be mailed to you.

MAY 5

Japanese tea house luncheon, St. Edwards Church family room, Austin. 433-4243. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. To benefit the Hormel Historic Home. Full Japanese menu, shopping, door prizes and raffle for a grand prize package. Tickets $50 a person. Call to make a reservation; tickets will be mailed to you.

MAY 6

Spring Semester 2009 Fine Arts Showcase, Frank W. Bridges Theatre, Riverland Community College, Austin. 434-7390. Showcase featuring the talents of Riverland art, music and theater students. Art exhibit opens at 7 p.m.; music and theater performances begin at 7:30 p.m.. Free.

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