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.
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: Chuck Charnstrom. at 952-955-2963
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to register.
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.
Chili and Soup Luncheon
Sat., Oct. 27, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – A Chili and Soup Luncheon and Bake Sale will be held at St. John Lutheran Church of Hollywood (17725 53rd St., New Germany). Hosted by St. John LWML.
ECFE Fall Harvest Party
Sat., Oct. 27, 9:30-11 a.m. – Spend the morning wearing your Halloween costume, while you play games, enjoy arts and crafts and decorate a cookie for your Trick or Treat. We will end the morning with the “Mixed Nuts Show” by a Touch of Magic, voted best party entertainment in Minneapolis/St. Paul. This event is being planned and sponsored by the the Early Childhood Advisory Council. Free at the W-M Primary School
Sun., Oct. 28, 1:30 p.m. – The Lake Minnetonka Chapter of the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution), devoted to patriotism through historic preservation and education, will hold a workshop for prospective members from 1:30-3:30 p.m. A limited number of spaces are available; call 763-476-4572 to register. Bring your laptop, your applications, and your research. Wireless network.
St. Paul’s Winter Clothing Drive
Sun., Oct. 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.
Trick Or Treat
Wed., Oct. 31, 4-6 p.m. – Trick or Treat at downtown businesses in Watertown.
Thur., Nov. 1, 1 p.m. – The Watertown Area Historical Society will meet at the Watertown Community Center. Visitors are welcome.
Veterans Appreciation Dinner
Mon., Nov. 12, 6:30 p.m. – The Watertown-Mayer Boy Scout Troop 209 will be hosting a Veterans Appreciation dinner in the Community Center. Pizza will be served. RSVP 952-412-0762.
Pork chop dinner
Sat., Nov. 17, 4-9 p.m. – Enjoy Uncle Neddy’s Pork Chops, a Community Fair including local artists, bakers and vendors and music entertainment at Christ Community Lutheran School’s Fall Event! Vendor opportunities are still available for the Community Fair. Please contact CCLS at 952-955-1419 for more info. Advance tickets are $10. Tickets available in the CCLS office.