9-13-12 NYA Community Events

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.

CAP agency
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 [email protected] for more information.

History meeting
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.

Soup and bread
FRIDAY, SEPT. 14 — The Harbor (300 N Faxon Road, NYA) is hosting an “All You Care To Eat” soup and bread fundraiser meal for $8 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Choice of seven different soups, assorted breads and a slice of pie. There will also be a bake sale. Proceeds will help offset the cost of the Fall Ball on Nov. 1. Take outs are available by calling ahead to (952) 467-3692, ext. 4.

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.

NYA Bloodmobile
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.

Memory loss support
TUESDAY, SEPT. 18 — The Lutheran Home: Belle Plaine and its Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association provide resources and a support group for community members whose lives are touched by Alzheimer’s disease and other memory loss disorders. The monthly support group is free and open to the public. The next meeting takes place Sept. 18 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Kingsway Retirement Living in the Ratzkeller. “Caring and Sharing “will be the topic. Anyone with questions, can call Sarah Beckius, LSW at (952) 873-2161. Note: therapeutic respite care is available for your loved one with Alzheimer’s/Dementia for the hour while you attend support group meeting.

Booster club meeting
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19 — The Central Wrestling Club will meet at 7 p.m. at Pizza Ranch in NYA. Parents of youth, middle and high school wrestlers are invited to attend.

Blood drive
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19 — Looking for a way to give back to your community, but don’t have a lot of time to volunteer? The Cologne Lions Club is sponsoring a blood drive at the Cologne Community Center from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. Call Karen at (952) 466-5928 to schedule an appointment to donate.

Baseball club meeting
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19 — The Norwood Baseball Club will meet at 7 p.m. at the Lions Building at the Sports Complex. Call Jim with any questions at (612) 382-9655.

DFL candidate picnic
THURSDAY, SEPT. 20 — The DFL of Senate District 47 will hold its annual picnic at City Square Park in Waconia from 5 to 7 p.m. Family-friendly event. Pork sandwiches, chips, beverage and dessert provided. Live music. Meet and greet DFL candidates. Info: [email protected]

Pillow Fluff
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.

Membership meeting
MONDAY, SEPT. 24 — The Young America VFW Auxiliary membership meeting will take place at the Midtown Cafe with dinner at 6 p.m. Bring your dues and something for the silent auction.

St. John’s paper drive
FRIDAY, SEPT. 28 TO SUNDAY, SEPT. 30 — St. John’s Lutheran School in NYA will be hosting a paper drive. The truck will be parked at the north end of the school parking lot. Paper products and cardboard will be accepted. No plastic bags.

Pork chop dinner
SUNDAY, SEPT. 30 — The Plato Lions are hosting a pork chop dinner from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Plato Hall. Cost is $8.50 for adults, $6.50 for ages 5-12 and free for those under age 4.

Soup and sandwiches
FRIDAY, OCT. 5 — Church of Peace (south side of Highway 212 in NYA) is hosting a soup and sandwich lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free will offering. There will also be a quilt raffle; tickets are $1. All are welcome. For more information, call (952) 467-3946.

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.