Watertown Community Calendar for Sept. 6

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.

TOPS meetings
Thursdays, 6:45-7:15 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.

Peace Lutheran
Wednesdays – The “JAM! Jesus and Me!”  Wednesday afterschool program will be starting Sept. 12.  This program is designed to help kids think bigger, better and grander thoughts about our awesome God!  We will be studying God’s Word, teaching kids how to apply it to their lives, having fun with arts/crafts, music, skits, games and enjoying fellowship!  $20/month, held at the WM elementary school.  Please call Kathy at 955-2936 or email maasfamily234@gmail.com with questions or to register.

Watertown Farmer’s Market
Fridays through Sept. 28, 3:30-6:30 p.m. – Located just east of the dam along the river at Rick Johnson Park. On Sept. 14, a Watertown fire truck will be there for kids to see up close, and there will be a children’s story hour starting at about 4:30 p.m.

Mayer Farmer’s Market
Thursdays, 3-6 p.m. -The Mayer Farmers Market is located at the corner of Highway 25 and County Road 10 west at the Dakota Trail starting point.

WHS Class of 58
Sat., Sept. 8, 5 p.m. -The Watertown High School class of 1958 will hold a reunion at B’s on the River in Watertown.

Bags and BBQ
Sat., Sept. 8, 10 a.m. – Trinity Lutheran Church will host its second annual Bags & BBQ Event All proceeds of the event will go to Love INC. and the Duluth/North Shore Disaster Relief efforts. There will be competitive and recreational tournaments. Registration before the event is $30 per team, which includes two meal tickets. Same day registration is $40 per team. Award winning BBQ served at 11:30.  Come eat even if you’re not playing in the tournament.Contact Adam Rowan with registrations or questions – 763-458-2534 or trinitybags@hotmail.com.

Outdoor Polka Service
Sun., Sept. 9, 9 a.m. – St. Mark Lutheran Church in New Germany welcomes you to an outdoor polka service on Sunday, Sept. 9, 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 10-1 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).

St. Paul’s Outdoor Movie Night
Fri., Sept. 14, 8 p.m. – Family Night at the Movies!  Bring your family and friends to enjoy a FREE night at the movies at St Paul’s Lutheran Church located at 505 Westminster Ave in Watertown (on the lawn or in the Fellowship Hall if raining).  Lawn games at 8 p.m. with the movie starting at dusk.  Bring lawn chairs, blankets and bug spray.  Free popcorn and beverage.

Pork Chop Dinner
Sun., Sept. 16, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – St. John’s UCC, Bongards, will hold its annual Pork Chop dinner at the church. Tickets are $9 in advance or $9.50 at the door. Children $5. For advance tickets call 952-466-2415. Quilt Raffle tickets available at door, 1 for $2 or 3 for $5.

ICCC Fall Festival
Sun., Sept. 16, 11 a.m. -Immaculate Conception Catholic Church will host its Fall Festival Sept. 16., with a homestyle turkey dinner being served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Adults are $9, children 12 and under are $5. Takeout available for $9. Plenty of family activities. Games for kids of all ages, bingo, fish pond, duck pond, lollipop tree, pie and cake walk. Country Store with baked goods and crafts, Raffle with $1,000 in cash prizes, silent auction starting at 9 a.m.

W-M Girl Scouts Open House
Thur., Sept. 20, 6:30-8 p.m. – Come play the biggest game Twister ever in Watertown-Mayer area!!! This is family friendly night to bring the family and to play games! Information and registration for all the Watertown Mayer Girl Scout troops will be available. Please call 651-335-8211 for questions.

Financial Peace University
We all need a plan for our money. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Watertown is hosting Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU)! Through video teaching, class discussions and interactive small group activities, FPU presents biblical, practical steps to get from where you are to where you’ve dreamed you could be. This plan will show you how to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely, and much more. Starting Sept. 9. To enroll, call 952-955-1498.

ACCC Art Exhibit
Aug. 3-Oct. 31 – The Arts Consortium of Carver County is presenting its first ever members’ juried art show titled: The Artists of Carver County. Approximately 20 member artists will be represented at The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum’s Reedy Gallery.

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