CCN Community Calendar for Oct. 4

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, 6:45-7:30 p.m. Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) of Watertown meets at the Watertown Community Center. Info: Dory at (952) 200-8655 or Debbie at (952) 955-3079.

Free 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 protected] questions or to register.

WAHS meeting
Thur., Oct. 4, Noon – The Watertown Area Historical Society will meet for lunch at R&B Cafe. The monthly meeting will follow lunch.  Visitors are welcome.

Marriage amendment discussion
Thur., Oct. 4, 6:30-9:30 p.m. – A Respectful Conversation on the Marriage Amendment Sponsored by Waconia Moravian Church,209 East Second Street, Waconia. Pre-registration required. Online: or By phone (952) 442-2920.

WMMS Book Fair
Oct. 4 and 9 – The Watertown-Mayer Middle School Scholastic Book Fair will be held Thursday, October 4 and Tuesday, October 9 from 3:30-7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend, held in conjunction with Parent/Teacher Conferences.  Many book for all ages available.  Sponsored by W-M PTO.

St. Paul’s Salad Luncehon
Sat., Oct. 6, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – St Paul’s LWML of Watertown Salad Luncheon & Bake Sale will be held at the church, 505 Westminster Ave. SW. Ticket prices are $7 for adults and $3 for children ages 4-10. Children under 4 are free. Funds raised will be supplemented by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.

McDonald benefit
Sat., 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.

4H Meeting
Mon., Oct. 8 – The Woodland Woodettes 4-H club is open to all youth in grades K – 13 (one year past graduation).  4-H offers hands-on learning through projects and service opportunities.  New families are welcome to attend – no commitment required.  The club meets the second Monday of each month at Oster Covenant Church at 7 p.m., 11912 Emerson Ave. SW, Waverly. For more information, please contact club Key Leader Tracy Janikula at 763-658-4677.

Marriage Amendment discussion
Thur., Oct. 11, 7-8:15 p.m. – Guest Speaker: John Rodgers, Minnesota Catholic Conference. St Joseph Catholic Church (41E 1st, St. Waconia)

Northwest Deanery Council of Catholic Women
Mon., Oct. 8, 5:30 p.m. – The Northwest Deanery Council of Catholic Women will meet for their fall gathering on Monday, Oct. 8, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 300 1st. Ave. NW, Buffalo. Registration at 5:30, Liturgy at 6 p.m., and lunch and program at 6:45 p.m. Guest speakers from the ACCW. Cost for the evening is $8. Reservations can be made by calling Lois at 763-682-5279.

Country Music Show
Sat., 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.

St. Paul’s Winter Clothing Drive
Sun., Oct. 21 and 28 – St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Watertown will be collecting coats, mittens, hats and gloves in gently used or new condition for distribution to those in need in November. Collection days will be oct. 21 or 28 at the church from noon to 2 p.m.

Pancake Breakfast
Sun., Oct. 21, 8 a.m. – noon – The New Germany Commercial Club is hosting its annual pancake breakfast at the village hall. All profits are put back into parks and children’s holiday parties.

Hanson’s Haunted Barn
Sat., Oct. 27, 6:30-9:30 p.m. – Wagon rides, kids activities and haunted barn tours. Food donations to Friends For Life Food Shelf, money donations to MN Chapter MS Society. All are welcome at Hanson’s Fun Farm, 14880 50th St. in Mayer.