Community Calendar for May 24

Senior Club

Tuesdays, 1 p.m. The Watertown senior Club meets every Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Watertown City Hall. All 55+ welcome. Info: (952) 353-2432.

JAM! Jesus and Me

Wednesdays, 3-6 p.m. Peace Lutheran of Watertown invites kids in grades 1-5 to a Wed. afterschool program. Includes outdoor play, homework, bible lessons, arts/crafts, games and more, plus a light supper! Designed to help kids think bigger, better and grander thoughts about God. Meets 3-6 p.m. Contact contact Kathy Maas with questions at [email protected].

TOPS meetings

Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) of Watertown meets at the Watertown Community Center. Info: Dory at (952) 955-2488 or Debbie at (952) 955-3079.

Hot dinner at St. Paul’s

1st Thursday, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Please join St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (505 Westminster Avenue. SW in Watertown) once a month for a wonderful full course hot dinner. All are invited every first Thursday of the month. Info: 955-1498.

Tri-County Toastmasters

Fridays, 6:40 a.m. The Tri-County Toastmasters Club meets at Crow River Coffee in Watertown. Improve your public speaking and communication skills. Info: K.J. at (952) 955-1623.

Watertown Farmer’s Market

Fridays, May 18-Sept. 28, 3:30-6:30 p.m. – Located just east of the dam along the river at Rick Johnson Park.

Bike Rally

Sat., June 2 – JT’s Hideaway is sponsoring a Bike Rally. Registration begins @ 11am. Raffle tickets and Prevent Child Abuse Blue Ribbons will be sold. All proceeds benefit the CAP Agency Crisis Nursery. The CAP Agency Crisis Nursery is a lifeline to families living in Scott and Carver County. It is a community-based program that provides SAFE, temporary child care for children 6 weeks up to 12 years and a 24 Hour Helpline. For more info, please contact Jodi Raidt @ 952-402-9851.

PLC Bible School

June 2-3 – Peace Lutheran will be hosting Rocky Point Lighthouse where kids will learn to Shine God’s Light! This year is going to be filled with incredible Bible-learning experiences kids see, hear and touch. Team-building games, cool bible songs, active Bible adventures, arts/crafts, swimming, pony and wagon rides, games, campfire and more! Held at the Hanson Fun Farm, 14880 50th St in Mayer. Pre-school (as long as their potty trained) through 6th grade children are welcome. Kids are invited to spend the night in tents sleeping out under the stars! VBS will end with a Sunday, 10 a.m. outdoor worship service at the farm – parents and friends encouraged to attend! $10 per child. Call Kathy Maas at 955-2936 or email [email protected] to register soon!

Hootenanny To Help

Sunday, June 3, 4-8 p.m. – Join us at Island View Restaurant in Waconia for an evening of great fun as we raise money for Mark and Angela Schroer, a couple who suffered immense injuries from a recent head on collision. Live Entertainment and Silent Auction.

WAHS meeting

Thur., June 7, 1 p.m. -The Watertown Area Historical Society will meet at the Watertown Community Center. Topics of discussion will be: Rails to Trails Exhibit and Rails to Trails Parade.We invite you to come join us and to help preserve the history of the Watertown Area. Come discover the people and events that shaped Watertown.

Day Camp at CCLS

June 11-15, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.. – St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and Camp Omega are teaming up to bring Day Camp to Watertown’s Christ Community Lutheran School. Join us for a week of Christ-centered songs, skits, games and many more activities. Designed for children who are entering first grade through those entering sixth grade. Cost is $60 per camper with snack and beverage included. Call Rakel Schroeder at 952-955-3968 with any questions.

LHS 50th Anniversary

June 29-July 1 – Mayer Lutheran High School 50th Anniversary Celebration and reunion weekend. June 29 – Class Reunions-organized by individual classes. June 30 – Family Day Events and Picnic on the Mayer Lutheran School campus. 9 a.m. – 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament, 4-7 p.m. – Picnic; 7 p.m. – Music Festival, Erin Bode Performance. July 1 – Service of Jubilation Worship Service, 2 p.m., Mayer Lutheran School Fine Arts Auditorium. For additional information please call the school offices at 952-657-2251.

Hoop It Up for Al!

Sat., May 31 – The Second Annual Hoop It Up for Al!, a 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, will take place at Mayer Lutheran High School. Proceeds will go to the Sports Endowment Fund at Mayer Lutheran. Cost is $50 per team. Deadline to register is June 18. For more information visit and click on "3 on 3 Tournament", check out our Facebook page at Hoop It Up For Al or email questions to [email protected].

Mayer Car Show

Sat., July 7, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. – 4th Annual Mayer Car Show – Trucks – Tractors- Cycles. No entry fees, Contact Krista at 952-657-2827 or [email protected] for additional information or space availability.