SENIOR CALENDAR Wednesday, April 24


Grace Lutheran Church, 2001 Sixth Ave. S.E. in Austin, will hold a salad luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the church. The location was incorrect on Page 2D Monday.

----------------------------------------------------- Second Annual Auction and Wine Tasting Benefit for Camp Jornada, a regional camp for children with cancer, will be held from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Radisson Plaza Hotel, 150 S. Broadway. Proceeds will go to the Camp Jornada Foundation. Admission: $20.

Thursday, April 25

Grace Lutheran Church Spring Salad Luncheon will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church, 2001 Sixth Ave. S.E., Rochester. Menu includes sandwiches, salads, bars and beverages. Tickets: $6 -- sold only at the door.


A Dinner Theater Benefit will begin at 6:15 p.m. in Riverland Community College East Cafeteria building, Austin, followed by a 7:30 p.m. preview performance of "Footloose," an RCC production held in Frank W. Bridges Theatre. Cost: $25. Proceeds will go to theater scholarship funding. Additional performances will be at 7:30 p.m. April 26-27, 2 p.m. April 28 and 7:30 p.m. May 1-4. Ticket information: 433-0595.

Saturday, April 27

Earth Day/Arbor Day Plant Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to approximately noon at Quarry Hill Nature Center. A variety of prairie and woodland wildflowers, as well as shrubs, will be available. Plants are either bare root or transplanted into 3-inch pots and sell for $2 to $6 each. Proceeds go to programs and habitat restoration at Quarry Hill. Information: Quarry Hill at 281-6114.

A pancake supper will begin serving at 4:30 p.m. at Sons of Norway Kristiana Lodge No. 47 in Douglas. Cost: $4.50 ages 10 and older, $3 ages 6-10, and free for 5 and younger.

Sunday, April 28

Spring Fest 2002, sponsored by Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Spring Valley, will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the church. Menu includes Windsor pork chop, corn, baked potato, roll, pie and beverage -- drumstick is substituted in children's dinner. Takeouts available. Cost: $7 in advance, $8 at the door and $3 for children's meal. Tickets available at the church office or Don's Valley IGA in Spring Valley. Entertainment includes a clown, silent action and various mission outreach displays. Proceeds to St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Minneapolis. Information: (507) 346-7251.

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