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TODAY

Bingo, Elks Lodge, Hillcrest Shopping Center, Rochester. 6:50 p.m. Every Tuesday and Friday evening. Proceeds help support youth activities.

Christmas light display, Borgstrom Durst’s, 24704 575th Ave., Mantorville. Donations accepted for Faith in Action in Dodge County.

WEDNESDAY

Winter nature photography, Quarry Hill Nature Center, 701 Silver Creek Road N.E., Rochester. 281-6114. 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Use digital cameras and laptop computers. For students grades three through five. Cost for all three days is $50/child. Preregistration required.

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Public Library Writing Group, Rochester Public Library, 101 Second St. S.E. 285-8000. 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Winter film fest, Rochester Public Library, 101 Second St. S.E. 285-8000. 10:30 a.m. Enjoy classics like "Peter and the Wolf" and "Puff the Magic Dragon."

Christmas light display, Borgstrom Durst’s, 24704 575th Ave., Mantorville. Donations accepted for Faith in Action in Dodge County.

Olmsted County Human Rights Commission, Rochester Public Library, 101 Second St. S.E., Rochester. 285-8000. 7 p.m.

Committee of the Whole, Rochester City Hall, room 104, 201 Fourth St. S.E. 4 p.m. Tentative. Call 328-2000 to confirm.

Rochester Planning and Zoning Commission, Government Center, council chambers, 151 Fourth St. S.E., Rochester. 7 p.m. Tentative. Call 328-2000 to confirm.

THURSDAY

Winter film fest, Rochester Public Library, 101 Second St. S.E. 285-8000. 10:30 a.m. Enjoy classics like "Peter and the Wolf," and "Puff the Magic Dragon."

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Christmas light display, Borgstrom Durst’s, 24704 575th Ave., Mantorville. Donations accepted for Faith in Action in Dodge County.

FRIDAY

Senior Techies, Rochester Public Library, 101 Second St. S.E. 285-8000. 9:30 a.m. Hone those computer skills. No registration necessary. Recommended for those 55 and older.

Winter film fest, Rochester Public Library, 101 Second St. S.E. 285-8000. 10:30 a.m. Enjoy classics like "Peter and the Wolf," and "Puff the Magic Dragon."

Bingo, Elks Lodge, Hillcrest Shopping Center, Rochester. 6:50 p.m. Every Tuesday and Friday evening. Proceeds help support youth activities.

Christmas light display, Borgstrom Durst’s, 24704 575th Ave., Mantorville. Donations are encouraged to Faith in Action in Dodge County.

Cabin fever antique show, Mayo Civic Center, 30 Civic Center Drive S.E., Rochester. 281-6184. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission of $5 good for all three days. For information call (641) 832-2700 or (507) 269-1473 or e-mail sales@iridescenthouse.com.

SATURDAY

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Alcoholics Anonymous Sharing the Journey, Mayo Civic Center, Rochester. 932-6900. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Rochester mosque open house, Masjed AbuBakar, 17 N. Broadway, Rochester. 529-1478. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Meet Muslims and ask questions about Islam. No appointment required. Refreshments. Event scheduled the last Saturday of every month. For information, call 529-1478 or e-mail Rochester.Mosque@gmail.com.

Hooray for Saturday! Family Film, Rochester Public Library, 101 Second St. S.E. 285-8000. 10:30 a.m. "The Snowman."

Christmas light display, Borgstrom Durst’s, 24704 575th Ave., Mantorville. Donations accepted for Faith in Action in Dodge County.

Cabin fever antique show, Mayo Civic Center, 30 Civic Center Drive S.E., Rochester. 281-6184. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission of $5 good for all three days. For information call (641) 832-2700 or (507) 269-1473 or e-mail sales@iridescenthouse.com.

SUNDAY

Alcoholics Anonymous Sharing the Journey, Mayo Civic Center, Rochester. 932-6900. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Christmas light display, Borgstrom Durst’s, 24704 575th Ave., Mantorville. Donations accepted for Faith in Action in Dodge County.

Cabin fever antique show, Mayo Civic Center, 30 Civic Center Drive S.E., Rochester. 281-6184. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission of $5 good for all three days. For information call (641) 832-2700 or (507) 269-1473 or e-mail sales@iridescenthouse.com.

MONDAY

New Year’s Eve dinner and dance, the Hilltop, Fountain City, Wis. Tickets are $25 a person, including dinner and dance. Featuring Don Chesboro band.

New Year’s Eve dance, Rochester Senior Center, Fred Reed Hall, 121 N. Broadway, Rochester. 8 p.m.-midnight Live music by Laverne’s Concertina. Admission is $7, open to the public.

JAN. 1

Resolution 5K run/walk, Rochester Running Room, Rochester. Noon. Participants receive a jacket; proceeds go to Rochester Family Y’s Strong Kids campaign. Registration is $30, $35 after Dec. 26.

Christmas bird count, Whitewater Valley Visitor Center, Whitewater State Park, near Altura. 7:30 a.m. Participants will explore the Whitewater area by foot and/or by car and document wintering birds. Free; however, a state park vehicle permit is required. Open to all regardless of birding experience. Call (507) 932-3007, extension 0.

JAN. 4

Don Lee Memorial Fish Fry, Elgin American Legion, 30 Main St., Elgin. (507) 272-5362. 4 p.m.-9 p.m. Featuring J.R.’s batter-fried fish and fried chicken, $8.95 all you can eat. All proceeds to be presented at the 2008 Eagles Cancer Telethon.

JAN. 5

Cardinal bird-watching hike, Quarry Hill Nature Center, 701 Silver Creek Road N.E., Rochester. 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Expect to see chickadees, nuthatches, woodpeckers and northern cardinals. Binoculars available. Meet in the nature center. Sponsored by Zumbro Valley Audubon Society; free and open to the public.

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