9-27-12 NYA Times Community Events

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.

Anniversary service
SUNDAY, SEPT. 30 — All are welcome for a special service honoring the 20th anniversary of Pastor Bill Baldwin’s ordination at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Plato. Both congregations that Pastor Bill serves will be there for a joint service at 10 a.m. A pork chop dinner and open house in the church’s basement will follow the service. Call St. Paul’s UCC  at (320) 238-2206, to reserve your spot at the dinner, or join us later for the open house between 1 and 2 p.m.

CHS butterbraid sale
MONDAY, OCT. 1 TO WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17 — CHS juniors and seniors will be selling Butterbraids to support Post Prom. There are seven varieties including: Strawberry Cream Cheese, Apple, Cinnamon, Blueberry Cream Cheese, Almond Cream, Raspberry or 9 Carmel Rolls. Reserve yours for Thanksgiving and Christmas mornings. Delivery is Nov. 2. To place an order, call Pam Muehring at (952) 467-3784.

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.

FFA Corn Drive
FRIDAY, OCT. 5 — The annual NYA FFA Corn Drive for Camp Courage will be held. Students will be seeking corn or money donations on that date from local farmers and area businesses.

McDonald benefit
SATURDAY, OCT. 6 — A spaghetti dinner will be held for KJ McDonald of Watertown from 5 to 8 p.m. at Watertown City Hall. Free will offering; proceeds will be used for medical bills related to metastatic melanoma. All welcome.

Pancake breakfast
SUNDAY, OCT. 7 — The NYA Lions are hosting their all you can eat Fall Pancake Breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the NYA Pavilion. Free will offering. All proceeds go to community projects.

LWML Fall Barbeque
SUNDAY, OCT. 7 — All are invited to the LWML Fall Barbecue at Emanuel Lutheran Church, Hamburg from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Menu consists of: barbecues or hot dog, potato salad, baked beans, chips, pickles, dessert and beverage. The cost for the dinner is $6 for adults, $3 for ages 4 – 10, and free for children under the age of 4. Takeouts available.

Centennial Singers
THURSDAY, OCT. 11 — The Aubsburg Centennial Singers, a 60-member choir, will appear in concert at the Glencoe City Center (1107 11th Street) on Thursday, Oct. 11. The concert, which features familiar hymns, barbershop and sacred music selections, begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are priced at $15 for adults, $12 for senior citizens, $8 for children and $30 for families. The Singers have made two trips to Norway and taken a concert tour in Florida and the southwestern states. They will present a series of concerts in Arizona next February. For more information and tickets, contact Hannah at (320) 864-6951.

St. Bernard Chili Feed
SATURDAY, OCT. 13 — The Church of St. Bernard (212 Church St. E, Cologne) will hold a Chili Feed after the 5 p.m. Mass. Enjoy a chili supper (free will offering), refreshments and fellowship. Tickets for the cash raffle available at door for $25 (does not include supper). Drawings from 6 to 9 p.m. with cash prizes from $50 to $500. Need not be present to win.

Country Fare
SATURDAY, OCT. 13 — East Union Lutheran Church (15180 County Road 40, Carver) invites everyone to its Country Fare event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Handmade crafts, collectible items, baked goods, quilted items, garden produce and homemade deserts. There is also a luncheon from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Country Music show
SATURDAY, OCT. 20 — A two-hour country music show featuring Red Johnson, “country music with a heart,” and cowboy poet Rich Bellert will be held at 7 p.m. at the American Legion in Waconia. Event includes tribute to the late Walt Schmakel. Tickets: $10, available in advance at the club or at the door. All welcome.

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.