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Rochester calendar 11-3 tks

Today

Whoo’s in the Woods, Quarry Hill Nature Center, 701 Silver Creek Road N.E., Rochester. 281-6114. 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Dissect an owl pellet. A hike will follow. Cost is $3 for adults, $2 for youths.

Free community movie, Christ United Methodist Church, 400 Fifth Ave. S.W., Rochester. 7 p.m. "Dreamer." Light refreshments served. Public invited.

"A Live and Love Affair," 6:30 p.m.-midnight. Fundraiser for Seasons Hospice. Live music, silent auction, desserts, wine-tasting. Tickets: $60.

Saturday

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Changing Seasons for He & Me, Girl Scout Council of River Trails-Edith Mayo, 4228 Eighth St. S.W., Rochester. 288-4703. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 a.m. Bring your dad, older brother (at least 16) or your favorite adult male buddy for a fun time outdoors. Event sponsored by United Way of Olmsted County. Free, but registration is required. Sessions are 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Paws and Claws Humane Society auction, Kahler Grand Hotel Ballroom, Rochester. 288-7226. Silent auction begins at 5 p.m., live auction at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door.

Breakfast at Applebee’s North, 3794 Marketplace Drive N.W., Rochester. 282-3700. 8 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Pancakes, eggs, sausage and beverage for $6. Fundraiser for the John Marshall graduation party. Tickets must be bought in advance. Call Kim Bryan at 282-3700.

Dover Women’s Fall Expo, Dover Town Hall, Main Street, Dover. 250-6298. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Jewelry, home decor, candles, homemade crafts and women’s organizations.

Bake sale and lunch, St. Charles United Methodist Church, St. Charles. 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Lunch at 11:15 am. Cost: adults $5; ages 12 and younger $2. Takeouts available. Also holiday gifts and crafts.

Turkey supper, Douglas United Methodist Church, Douglas. 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Cost: adults $8; ages 5-12 $4; younger than 5 free. Carryouts available. Call 281-3526.

Hooray for Saturday! Family Programs @ Your Library, Rochester Public Library, 101 Second St. S.E. 285-8000. 10:30 a.m.

Flag retirement ceremony, The Reading Center, 847 Fifth St. N.W., Rochester. Holy Spirit Boy Scout Troop 110 has been collecting worn and tattered American flags for an Eagle Scout Service Project. The flags will be formally retired during the ceremony. Public is welcome.

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Feed the deer/elk, Oxbow Park, 5731 County Road 105 N.W., Byron. 775-2451. 1 p.m. Recommended for all ages.

Beef supper, Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 103 Pershing St., Lyle. 325-4594. 4:30 p.m. Servings at 4:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults and $4 for children age 12 and younger. Advance ticket sale only; call 325-4594, 325-4646 or 325-2438. Thrivent Financial will provide matching funds.

Talk on living off the grid, EagleBluff Environmental Learning Center, northwest of Lanesboro. 5:30 p.m. Two couples who aren’t connected to the power grid will talk about their experiences during the dinner. Cost is $18. Reservations are required; call 1-888-800-9558.

Craft sale, Legion Hall, Millville. 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. By St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Also a bake sale and lunch.

BioBlitz birdwatching hike, Quarry Hill Nature Center, 701 Silver Creek Road N.E., Rochester. 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Join Zumbro Valley Audubon Society on a bird hike. Families and novices invited. Meet at the nature center. For information call Joyce or Terry Grier at 289-5662.

Free diabetes expo, Kryzsko Commons, Winona State University, Winona . 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Learn more about diabetes, products, medication and exercises at the expo.

Wabasha County retired teachers meeting, Finne’s Golf View Bar & Grill, Highway 42 South, Plainview. 534-3939. Noon.

Sunday

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Quarry Hill Bird Sunday-Jumpin’ Juncos, 701 Silver Creek Road N.E., Rochester. 281-6114. 1:30 p.m. Cost is $2 for adults; $1 for youths.

Author program: Brian Freeman, Rochester Public Library, 101 Second St. S.E. 285-8000. 2 p.m. Freeman wrote the Edgar Award-nominated "Immoral" and has also written cover stories for Twin Cities Business Monthly.

Monday

Foster care and adoptive families meeting, 2116 Campus Drive S.E., Rochester. 285-8255. 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Learn more about becoming a foster parent or an adoptive parent in Olmsted County. To register or for more information, call Charlene at 285-8255.

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