Community Calendar

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O N G O I N G   E V E N T S

Volunteers needed at Manna Food Pantry
Manna Food Pantry is in desperate need of a volunteer to help hand out meat during the harvest truck that delivers to the pantry approximately at 11 am on the first and third Thursdays of each month.  If you are able to help, please contact Linda Sanchez at 507-329-1951.

Worthington City Council Honorary Member
The Worthington City Council is seeking people interested in the inner-workings of city government for their Honorary Member program. The Honorary Member serves for three months, attending regular council meetings and participating in discussions. They do not make motions or vote. They attend as able various advisory board and commission meetings, and attend a staff briefing and tour the facilities. They also receive all correspondence directed to City Council, including staff reports and League of Minnesota City publications. There is no monetary compensation, and applicants must be 21 years of age and a resident voter of the city for at least 30 days prior to appointment. Visit the City of Worthington web page here to apply!

Nixle - Public Safety System
Nixle is a community information service via the Worthington Police Department dedicated to helping you stay connected to the information that matters most to you. You can receive alerts for closed roads, weather alerts, safety alerts, missing persons, general notifications, special events, canvassing witnesses for leads and other evidence. To sign up, visit the City of Worthington Public Safety webpage.

LOIA Membership
You are invited to become a member of the Lake Okabena Improvement Association! The projects would not be made possible without your generous donations and commitment. Find the details on membership dues or renewals here. 
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AUGUST

August 25 - Steak Fry
The American Reformed Church, 1720 Burlington Avenue, Worthington, will host a steak fry from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, August 25. Ribeyes from W2 Meats will be grilled by the Rock/Nobles County Cattlemen's Association. There will also be music by Masters Voice Quartet. The event is a free will donation, with proceeds going t support the ministries of the church.

August 26 - NCHS Museum meeting
The Nobles County Historical Society is offering two opportunities for people to learn more  about its upcoming capital campaign for the Armory project and the historical society's plan to turn the armory building into a new county museum. The first will be at 5:30 p.m.  Monday, August 26 at the Armory. The short meetings will include a chance to see the proposed museum space, details about the armory museum project and how attendees can play a role in the effort.

August 27 - Community Coffee at Ecumen Meadows
Join resident and staff of Ecuman Meadows for Community Coffee from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 27, featuring speaker Calla Kevan, who will discuss deaf and hard of hearing services, the telephone equipment distribution program and much more.

August 28 - NCHS Museum meeting
The Nobles County Historical Society is offering two opportunities for people to learn more  about its upcoming capital campaign for the Armory project and the historical society's plan to turn the armory building into a new county museum. The second will be at 5:30 p.m.  Wednesday, August 28 at the Armory. The short meetings will include a chance to see the proposed museum space, details about the armory museum project and how attendees can play a role in the effort.

SEPTEMBER 

September 5 - The Pipestone Chamber's Summer Car Cruizin' Nights
The Pipestone Chamber’s Summer Car Cruizin' Nights are back! The fun begins at 5 p.m., and we will Cruize The Square at 7:30 p.m.. Bring your car, truck, or motorcycle to this free event. Food will be available for purchase.

September 8 - Fall Festival Dinner
IHC Catholic Church in Currie will host a Fall Festival Dinner on Sunday, September 8 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu will be turkey, dressing, potatoes, gravy, sides, pie and dessert.

September 12 - 2019 & 2020 Farm Program Choices
There will be two meetings for analyzing ARC-CO and PLC Program Choices for 2019 & 2020. Those meetings are on Thursday, September 12. The first is at 3 p.m. at the Worthington Minnesota West Campus, and 6:30 p.m. at the Marshall Merit Center. The featured speaker is Kent Thiesse, Farm Management Analyst, For more information, contact Linda Carter at 507-828-6651 or email linda.carter@mnwest.edu.

September 12 - Country Music Screening Event
Join Pioneer PBS in cooperation with the Murray County Historical Society for a free screening event for Country Music: a Film by Ken Burns from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, September 12 at the Breezy Barn, 52 Tepeeotah Road, Tracy. There will be a song writing workshop, live music by The Roots of Oak, line dancing lessons and the screening, with discussion. For more information, call 800-726-3178 or email yourtv@pioneer.org.

September 15 - Fall Dinner
The St. Adrian Fall Dinner will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, September 15 at St. Adrian Catholic Church.

OCTOBER

October 15-22 - Discover Thailand
The Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with Chamber Explorations to present: Discover Thailand on October 15th - 22nd, 2019.  Highlights of the trip will include Bangkok City Tour, Grand Palace, Emerald Buddha Temple, Thai Dinner & Dance Experience, Silom Village, Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, Bridge over the River Kwai and more.  For more information or to register for the trip contact the Chamber office by calling 507-372-2919 or email wcofc@worthingtonmnchamber.com

October 21 - Red Cross Blood Drive
The Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 1 to 7 p.m. October 21 at the YMCA.

NOVEMBER

November 5 - Red Cross Blood Drive
The Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 2 to 7 p.m. November 5 at the Lismore American Legion

November 7 - Red Cross Blood Drive
The Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 1 to 7 p.m. November 7 at the American Reformed Church