Paint The Town
The Central Booster Club is once again painting driveways or sidewalks with the driveway tattoos (Cost $35). Show your Raider spirit and support your school with one! Contact Jodi Curson (952) 467-2000 if you are interested.
FIRST AND THIRD MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS — The CAP Agency WIC Voucher pick-up times for all residents of Carver County are from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the East Creek Family Center (303 E 6th Street, Chaska). For more information about WIC, call the CAP Agency at (952) 402-9869.
LEO Club meetings
FIRST AND THIRD SUNDAYS — Cologne Leos meet at 6:30 pm at 107 Paul Avenue South Cologne mn. 55322 (The Clubhouse). The group is also doing a monthly Parents Night Out to raise money for its rent. It consists of parents signing up and dropping their kids off at the Clubhouse on the nights the Leos are hosting and the group will provide crafts, games, a pancake meal popcorn and a movie. Call Anna at (952) 913-1467 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Class of 1972 reunion
SATURDAY, SEPT. 8 — Members of the 1972 graduating class of Central High school are invited to come celebrate their 40th class reunion starting at 7 p.m. at the Gasthaus Bar in NYA.
Polka and pork chops
SUNDAY, SEPT. 9 — St. Mark Lutheran Church in New Germany welcomes everyone to an outdoor polka service at 9 a.m. The worship service will be led by the Polka Sons of Praise. This will be outside in the shade – bring your lawn chairs. Following the service will be the annual Pork Chop Dinner, Silent Auction and Bake Sale. The dinner and auction will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Adult ticket prices for the dinner are $9. Because of some road construction in New Germany, the worship service and dinner will be held at St. Mark Lutheran School this year (instead of at the City Hall like in years past).
Special Bible study
MONDAY, SEPT. 10 — St. John’s Lutheran Church (101 SE 2nd Ave, NYA) is hosting a Beth Moore Bible study titled “Mercy Triumphs,” an eight-week DVD/workbook study on the book of James, beginning Sept. 10. Sessions available afternoons from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. or evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. Call St. John’s Church office to register or for more information at (952) 467-2740.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 11 — The Singing Friends Chorus will start rehearsing for the fall season on Sept. 11. The Singing Friends is a 30-voice, all-ages SATB choir based in NYA. No auditions are required to sing with the group. If you are interested in singing, consider attending an open rehearsal on Tuesday, Sept. 11 or 18 at 7:30 p.m. at All Saints Lutheran Church in NYA. For more information, call director Karen de Boer at (320) 864-2742. Altos are especially sought, but all voice parts are welcome.
Word on Wednesday
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 12 — WOW (Word on Wednesday), an after school program for children in grades 1-5, begins Sept. 12. All children in the community are welcome to enjoy Bible stories, snacks, games, music and crafts. Visit www.allsaintsnya.org for more information and to register, or call the church at (952) 467-3388 or email Christin Fugate at email@example.com. Registration deadline is Sept. 9.
Post prom meeting
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 12 — All CHS senior and junior parents are encouraged to come to the Pizza Ranch at 7 p.m. Your input is needed to help plan a fun, safe post prom event for local teens! Questions? Call Renee Messner at (952) 994-0472.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 13 — The quarterly meeting of the Willkommen Heritage and Preservation Society will take place at the Heritage Center (102 E Main St., NYA) beginning at 7 p.m. Topics of discussion will be the fall theme and a wrap up on the displays for Stiftungsfest. All members and anyone interested in the history of NYA are welcome! If you have questions, call LaVonne at (952) 467-3214.
CarFit in NYA
THURSDAY, SEPT. 13 — This event will take place at the city garage near Oak Grove Senior Living / City Hall Facility at 123 Reform Street between 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Contact Community Education at 952-467-7385 for an appointment.
‘Alice in Wonderland’
THURSDAY, SEPT. 13 TO SATURDAY, SEPT. 16 AND FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, SEPT. 21-22 — River City Theatre Company will present its seventh production, “Alice in Wonderland” at the Watertown-Mayer High School Performing Arts Center. September 13-15 and 21 shows are at 7 p.m. and Sept. 16 and 22 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $9 for adults and $7 for students. For more information visit RiverCityTheatreCompany.org.
Pork chop dinner
SUNDAY, SEPT. 16 — St. John’s UCC, Bongards, will hold its annual Pork Chop dinner from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tickets: $9 in advance or $9.50 at the door. Children’s tickets and take outs available. Advance tickets: (952) 466-2415. Quilt raffle tickets available at door (1 for $2 or 3 for $5).
Dad’s Belgian Waffles
SUNDAY, SEPT. 16 — St. Bernard’s Catholic United Financial in Cologne will host a Dad’s Belgian Waffle Breakfast at St. Bernard’s School cafeteria from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Scout sign-up night
MONDAY, SEPT. 17 — Interested in joining Cub Scouts? Pack 361 will be signing up new scouts from NYA, Hamburg and Cologne at Central Elementary in the CES Media Center at 6:30 p.m. For more information, or if you have any questions on scouting, contact Laura Wachholz at (952) 467-0667.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 18 — A Bloodmobile will be held at the NYA Pavilion from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. Donors will be contacted by phone, and if you would like to sign up on-line, you may do so by going to www.redcrossblood.org. For the bloodmobile, organizers are looking mostly for type “O”, but any type will be accepted. If you would like to donate or volunteer to help that day, call LaVonne at (952) 467-3214.
Yellow Ribbon mtg
TUESDAY, SEPT. 18 — The Yellow Ribbon meeting for September is changing to be on Tuesday the 18th at 6:30 p.m. at the City Hall Conference Rooms.
Girl Scout registration
TUESDAY, SEPT. 18 — Girl Scouts registration night takes place at 7 p.m. in the Central Elementary Media Center.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 21 — The Young America VFW Ladies Auxiliary #1783 will hold its annual Pillow Fluff at Lano Lanes (305 Wilson Street, NYA) from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pillows are cleaned, deodorized, sanitized and fluffed. Custom made new pillows and down comforters are available for purchase.
Wine tasting event
FRIDAY, OCT. 26 — The West Carver Lions announce their seventh annual Food and Wine Extravaganza, which will take place at the Willkommen Park Pavilion. Limited tickets are on sale now for $20 at Good Time Liquors, The Flower Mill and Chameleon Salon.