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  • Geocaching 101: A High Tech Treasure Hunt

    Geocaching 101: A High Tech Treasure Hunt

    10:00 AM-11:30 AM
    09-01-18

    163 State Park Rd, Currie, MN 56123, USA

    163 State Park Rd, Currie, MN 56123, USA
    Geocache photo from pixaby

    Discover the challenge of geocaching and how you can use it to explore Lake Shetek State Park’s hidden treasures.  You will receive hands-on training.  A limited number of GPS units will be available.  Meet at the Picnic Grounds Council Ring.

    What is Geocaching?   Check this out:  https://www.geocaching.com/play

     

  • A Walk into History: August 20, 1862

    A Walk into History: August 20, 1862

    3:00 PM-4:30 PM
    09-01-18-09-01-18

    163 State Park Rd, Currie, MN 56123, USA

    163 State Park Rd, Currie, MN 56123, USA

    Lake Shetek

    Lake Shetek has long been a favorite vacation spot for many people but it was also the site of a settlement in 1862.   An event took place here on August 20, 1862, that would forever change the Lake Shetek area and the people who lived here.  On this short hike, we will learn about the events of that day as we walk.   Meet at the Interpretive Center at the State Park.

  • A Walk into History: August 20, 1862

    A Walk into History: August 20, 1862

    3:00 PM-4:30 PM
    09-01-18

    163 State Park Rd, Currie, MN 56123, USA

    163 State Park Rd, Currie, MN 56123, USA

    Lake Shetek

    Lake Shetek has long been a favorite vacation spot for many people but it was also the site of a settlement in 1862.   An event took place here on August 20, 1862, that would forever change the Lake Shetek area and the people who lived here.  On this short hike, we will learn about the events of that day as we walk.   Meet at the Interpretive Center at the State Park.

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  • Freedom From Smoking Group Quit Program

    Freedom From Smoking Group Quit Program

    4:00 PM-6:00 PM
    09-04-18

    2042 Juniper Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    2042 Juniper Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA
    no smoking photo from pixaby

    FREEDOM FROM SMOKING GROUP QUIT PROGRAM

    Tuesday’s at 4:00 p.m.

    FIRST CLASS STARTS on TUESDAY, JULY 17TH

    RSVP to Jennifer Nelson by EMAIL or by calling 507-532-1243

     

    Quit Smoking Class

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  • Kiwanis meeting

    Kiwanis meeting

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    09-05-18

    3020 20th St #2 Slayton, MN 56172

    3020 20th St #2 Slayton, MN 56172

    Slayton Kiwanis makes a difference in children’s lives.  If you are interested in becoming a member, please join them for a meal at the County Host on Wednesday at noon to find out more.   Contact Jim Johnson at 507-836-8645 for more information.

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  • Library Book Club

    Library Book Club

    1:30 PM-3:00 PM
    09-06-18

    2451 Broadway Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    2451 Broadway Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    The Library Book Club meets the first Thursday of every month at 1:30, in the Community Room. You are welcome to join the group – read and discuss a book each month.  Expand your reading genre! For more information contact us at the library. 

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  • 2018 Autumn Boutique

    2018 Autumn Boutique

    9:00 AM-3:00 PM
    09-07-18-09-08-18

    3048 Broadway Ave Slayton, MN 56172

    3048 Broadway Ave Slayton, MN 56172
  • Salad Luncheon

    Salad Luncheon

    11:00 AM-1:00 PM
    09-07-18

    2763 Broadway Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    2763 Broadway Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    Salad Luncheon

    Slayton United Methodist Church

    Friday, September 7, 2018
    11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    Large Variety of Salads, Buns, Bars and Beverages

    $7

    Paparazzi Jewelry Sale on Site – $6 per set

  • Roast Beef Sandwich Feed

    Roast Beef Sandwich Feed

    5:00 PM-7:00 PM
    09-07-18

    2640 Forest Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    2640 Forest Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    Prior to MCC vs. Springfield Football Game

    5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

    Murray County Football Field

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  • Fall Festival Dinner – Currie

    Fall Festival Dinner – Currie

    11:00 AM-1:00 PM
    09-09-18

    501 Mill St, Currie, MN 56123, USA

    501 Mill St, Currie, MN 56123, USA

    Fall Dinner

    Serving 11 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    Menu:  Turkey, Dressing, Mashed Potatoes, Vegetable, Salad and Pie

    Adults – $10
    Grades K to 6 – $6.50
    Pre-school – $2

    Carryout Orders Available

     

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  • Free Classes for People New to Medicare

    Free Classes for People New to Medicare

    All day
    09-10-18

    1945 Engebretson Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    1945 Engebretson Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    FREE Classes for People New to Medicare

    There are important decisions that need to be made when you become eligible for Medicare. Making the wrong decision can lead to not having any or enough health care coverage and financial penalties. The Senior LinkAge Line® through the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging® (MNRAAA) is sponsoring two classes for people who will soon be eligible for Medicare. Participants will learn the basics of Medicare and their coverage options in Minnesota during the first class. They will also learn how to research these options using non-biased tools, such as the Medicare website and the Medicare Plan Finder Tool during the second class.

    Classes are held in Slayton on the second and third Monday of the month. Call the Senior LinkAge Line® at 1-800-333-2433 to register.

    The Senior LinkAge Line® is a free statewide service of the Minnesota Board on Aging and Area Agencies on Aging. The Senior LinkAge Line® is the federally-designated State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) for Minnesota and is the place to call for Medicare and health insurance issues. Call 1-800-333-2433 for assistance or go to www.MinnesotaHelp.info® to chat live with a Senior LinkAge Line® specialist.

    WHO: Senior LinkAge Line® and Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging (MNRAAA)

    WHAT: Free Classes for People New to Medicare

    WHEN: Second and Third Monday of each month

    WHERE: Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging, 1939 Engebretson Ave., Slayton, MN

    Visit our website at: www.mnraaa.org

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  • Kiwanis meeting

    Kiwanis meeting

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    09-12-18

    3020 20th St #2 Slayton, MN 56172

    3020 20th St #2 Slayton, MN 56172

    Slayton Kiwanis makes a difference in children’s lives.  If you are interested in becoming a member, please join them for a meal at the County Host on Wednesday at noon to find out more.   Contact Jim Johnson at 507-836-8645 for more information.

  • Pork BBQ Event

    Pork BBQ Event

    5:00 PM-7:00 PM
    09-12-18

    2018 Pork BBQ Event

    Lake Sarah Lutheran Church – Hwy 59

    Menu:  Pork Loin, Pulled Pork, Potato Salad, Cole Slaw, Baked Beans, Ice Cream Sundaes and Beverage

    FREE WILL OFFERING – QUILT RAFFLE

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  • Friends of the Library Meeting

    Friends of the Library Meeting

    5:00 PM-6:00 PM
    09-13-18

    2451 Broadway Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    2451 Broadway Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    The Friends of the Library meet every other month. 

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  • Preschool Story Time

    Preschool Story Time

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    09-14-18

    2451 Broadway Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    2451 Broadway Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    It’s Story Time at the Slayton Library!  Families with pre-schoolers are invited to join us in the Community Room at the Slayton Public Library for Pre-School Story Time hosted by the Slayton Friends of the Library. Contact the Library at 836-8778 for more information. 

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  • Swiss Steak Supper

    Swiss Steak Supper

    4:00 PM-7:00 PM
    09-16-18

    401 Paul Ave Lake Wilson, MN 56151

    401 Paul Ave Lake Wilson, MN 56151

    Sunday, September 16, 2018

    4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

    Adults – $8.50 in advance or $10 at the door
    Ages 3 and under are Free
    Tickets Available at Minnwest Bank in Lake Wilson or the Chandler State Bang in Chandler

  • Fall Harvest Dinner

    Fall Harvest Dinner

    4:30 PM-7:00 PM
    09-16-18

    201-399 E Lake Ave, Fulda, MN 56131, USA

    201-399 E Lake Ave, Fulda, MN 56131, USA

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  • Free Classes for People New to Medicare

    Free Classes for People New to Medicare

    All day
    09-17-18

    1945 Engebretson Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    1945 Engebretson Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    FREE Classes for People New to Medicare

    There are important decisions that need to be made when you become eligible for Medicare. Making the wrong decision can lead to not having any or enough health care coverage and financial penalties. The Senior LinkAge Line® through the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging® (MNRAAA) is sponsoring two classes for people who will soon be eligible for Medicare. Participants will learn the basics of Medicare and their coverage options in Minnesota during the first class. They will also learn how to research these options using non-biased tools, such as the Medicare website and the Medicare Plan Finder Tool during the second class.

    Classes are held in Slayton on the second and third Monday of the month. Call the Senior LinkAge Line® at 1-800-333-2433 to register.

    The Senior LinkAge Line® is a free statewide service of the Minnesota Board on Aging and Area Agencies on Aging. The Senior LinkAge Line® is the federally-designated State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) for Minnesota and is the place to call for Medicare and health insurance issues. Call 1-800-333-2433 for assistance or go to www.MinnesotaHelp.info® to chat live with a Senior LinkAge Line® specialist.

    WHO: Senior LinkAge Line® and Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging (MNRAAA)

    WHAT: Free Classes for People New to Medicare

    WHEN: Second and Third Monday of each month

    WHERE: Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging, 1939 Engebretson Ave., Slayton, MN

    Visit our website at: www.mnraaa.org

  • Read for the Record – at the Library

    Read for the Record – at the Library

    11:00 AM-1:00 PM
    09-17-18

    Join us at the Slayton Public Library for Read for the Record at 11:00 am.  Children in libraries, schools, daycares etc across the USA will be reading the same book to set a record.  

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  • Yoga

    Yoga

    5:30 PM-6:30 PM
    09-18-18

    2451 Broadway Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    2451 Broadway Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    Beginning Yoga Class taught by instructor, Alyssa Meyer.  Class will meet in the Slayton Public Library Community Room. 

    Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one.  All ages are welcome. 

    Cost $5 for each session.

    Starts at 5:30 p.m.

    Call Alyssa at (507)329-0365 for more information or the Library at (507)836-8778 to register. 

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  • Empty Pesticide Container Collection

    Empty Pesticide Container Collection

    10:00 AM-2:00 PM
    09-19-18

    1820 Erlandson Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    1820 Erlandson Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    Pesticide Collection September 19, 2018

    Pesticide Collection September 19, 2018

  • Kiwanis meeting

    Kiwanis meeting

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    09-19-18

    3020 20th St #2 Slayton, MN 56172

    3020 20th St #2 Slayton, MN 56172

    Slayton Kiwanis makes a difference in children’s lives.  If you are interested in becoming a member, please join them for a meal at the County Host on Wednesday at noon to find out more.   Contact Jim Johnson at 507-836-8645 for more information.

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  • 2018 Tour of Homes

    2018 Tour of Homes

    11:00 AM-4:00 PM
    09-22-18

    The 2018 Tour of Homes will be taking place on September 22nd, from 11AM-4PM.  

    — PETE BEERMAN, DIRECTOR
    Slayton Area Chamber of Commerce
    slaytonchamber@gmail.com 
    2500 Maple Avenue
    Slayton, MN 56172 
    507-836-6902 (Office)
    970-381-9249 (Mobile)
     YOU ARE HERE. YOU ARE HOME.

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  • Meet Laura Ingalls Wilder

    Meet Laura Ingalls Wilder

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    09-24-18

    2451 Broadway Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    2451 Broadway Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    Meet Laura Ingalls Wilder

    Melanie Stringer presents her first person living history program at the Community Room of the Slayton Public Library

    Monday, September 24 at 1:00 p.m.

    This program is funded in whole or in part with money from Minnesota’s Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

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  • Piecemakers Quilt Club

    Piecemakers Quilt Club

    1:30 PM-3:00 PM
    09-25-18

    2451 Broadway Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    2451 Broadway Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    The Piecemakers Quilt Club will be meeting on September 25, 2018 in the library at 1:30 pm.  Program ; “Learning session on 3 color blocks”.  

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  • Kiwanis meeting

    Kiwanis meeting

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    09-26-18

    3020 20th St #2 Slayton, MN 56172

    3020 20th St #2 Slayton, MN 56172

    Slayton Kiwanis makes a difference in children’s lives.  If you are interested in becoming a member, please join them for a meal at the County Host on Wednesday at noon to find out more.   Contact Jim Johnson at 507-836-8645 for more information.

  • Sock Animal Workshop

    Sock Animal Workshop

    3:30 PM-4:30 PM
    09-26-18

    2451 Broadway Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    2451 Broadway Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    Learn basic sewing stitches and create a unique stuffed animal out of socks.  

    Free Multigenerational class for Grandparent or Parent with a child age 4-13. 

    Limited Class Size so Call Today to register 836-8778.

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  • Kids in the Kitchen – at the Slayton Library

    Kids in the Kitchen – at the Slayton Library

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    09-29-18

    2451 Broadway Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    2451 Broadway Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

    Kids in the Kitchen is a hands-on, meal prep, workshop where children learn life skills with an adult.  

    Cost $28 per child/adult pair.  Each child needs an adult.  Sign up by 8/21.  Grocery list will be provided.  Meals are 4-6 adult servings each.  If you have ANY CONCERN about providing groceries for your 5 meals, please ask for assistance.  

    Call the Library, 836-8778, to register. 

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