Tuesdays, 1 p.m. - The Watertown Senior Club meets every Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Watertown City Hall. All 55+ welcome. Info: (952) 955-2697.
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.
Fridays, 6:45 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
JAM! Jesus and Me!
Wednesdays - This is a program designed to help kids think bigger, better and grander thoughts of our awesome God! JAM! meets every Wednesday at Peace Lutheran Church in Watertown from 3-6 p.m. Kids will be met at the elementary school and walked over to the church. Our mission is to walk alongside your child with Jesus until your child walks with Him alone. We care very much about sharing the gospel message with your child and teaching them how to build Christian relationships with others. The afternoon will be a time for all kids in grades 1st-5th to grow in their own personal relationship with Jesus Christ. We will be studying God’s Word, teaching how to apply it to their lives, having fun with arts/crafts, music, skits, games and fellowship! There is also homework time and a light supper served. There is a suggested donation of $25 for the year. Please sign up with Kathy Maas at email@example.com or 955-2936.
Thur., Jan. 10, 7 p.m. - The Watertown Area Fine Arts Council will meet in the home of Mary Lou Jirik.
Sun.., Jan. 13, 7 p.m. - The Watertown-Mayer Royals Booster Club will hold its monthly meeting in the high school media center.
Mon., Jan. 14, 3-5 p.m. – Carver County Public Health Immunization Clinic will be held at 600 E 4th St., Chaska, and provides immunizations to residents who do not have health insurance or whose insurance does not cover immunizations. Adult and childhood vaccines are available. A $14 fee is requested for the administration of each MnVFC vaccine. No one will be denied service if unable to pay. Call for information or appointment: 952-361-1329.
All Family Childcare Providers are invited to attend Carver County Licensed Family Child Care Association for our Jan. 15 training. Cory Woosley is discussing the training titled, “Take a Stand Against Bullying”. Registration starts at 6:30 p.m. and training is from 7-9 p.m. at the Early Childhood Center, 1600 Village Road, Chaska, 55318. Training is free to members, $20 for nonmembers needed a training certificate. Check our website cclchildcare.org for more information or contact Sue at 952-466-4735.
Understanding your child’s IEP
Sat., Jan. 19, noon - Exciting opportunity to finally Understand your Child’s IEP! Saturday, Jan. 19, at 12 p.m. at DVincis in Watertown, small fee but can be waived if needed, parents understanding their Child’s IEP is priority above the fee, parents will learn exactly what their child is entitled to and how to get it. Please RSVP Doty Mosford 763-245-8880 firstname.lastname@example.org or Julie Cartland 651-263-2775 email@example.com or Juli Bagge at 651-263-2775 or juliB100@yahoo.com.
Sat., Jan. 19, noon – 3 p.m. – Carver Scott Humane Society volunteers will hold a pet adoption at PETCO, in Eden Prairie. CSHS is without its own building and all pets are housed in foster care. Kittens, and cats ages 4 months to 10 years-old will be available. Dogs four months to 10 years will be there. All cats and dogs have been micro ID implanted, vet checked, wormed, had shots updated, checked for friendly temperaments, and age appropriately spayed/neutered. Adoption fees are $175+ for cats and $200+ for dogs. Call for more information on adopting a homeless pet: 952-368-3553.
Women’s Event at Evangelical Free Church
Sat., Jan. 19, 9:30-11 a.m. – Watertown Evangelical Free Church will welcome speaker and musician Holly Berry for a women’s event at the church. Berry is a flutist, speaker and former plus size model who inspires the hearts of others as she shared the message of God’s profound love.
Sun., Jan. 20, 9 a.m.-noon – Delano Council 4653 Knights of Columbus and the St. Mary of Czestochowa’s Men’s Club will be having a pancake, sausage and french toast breakfast at St. Mary of Czestochowa, (1867 95th St. Off Cty Rd. 13, Rural Delano). The proceeds will go to the Delano and Watertown Food Shelves. The cost is a free will offering.
PLC Open House
Sun., Jan. 20, 2-4 p.m. - Peace Lutheran Church of Watertown, (an LCMC congregation), has been meeting at the Watertown Community Center since Aug., 2010. Construction of their new church building is now complete, and the first worship service was held on Dec. 23, 2012. An “Open House for the Community” will be held on Sunday, Jan. 20, from 2-4 p.m.. The church is located on Co. Rd. 20, just east of the new Watertown-Mayer Elementary School, at 600 Kristi Lane. All are invited to attend.
Waconia 2013 Ride-In
Jan. 25-27 – The Waconia 2013 Ride-In will be held at Lake Waconia Regional Park. Includes Ice Breaker Party (Friday night), trail ride, swap meet, auctions, MVSS drag racing, Oval Racers Alliance oval racing, loud snowmobile contest, Saturday night banquet, autograph session, and snowmobile show (Sunday). Featured sleds: Scorpion and Brut. Hosted by Midwest Vintage Snowmobile Shows. Info: 651-649-4688 or www.mwvss.com.
Sat., Jan. 26, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Sponsored by the Orono Lions, the Snowball Open is a full 18 hole golf course built for one day on Long Lake (Hennepin County) in the middle of winter. Each hole is sponsored by a local businesses and the money brought in from the event helps the Lions support local charities and benefits the community! $25 to enter, payable at the event. Course will open at 9 a.m. with Tee Times available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. To book a tee time please call 612-965-0153. $100 prizes for best dressed team and best sled, and $50 prize for best “Up North Hat.”
Roast beef dinner
The Mound Lodge #320 will host a Roast Beef Dinner at the Mound American Legion, 2333 Wilshire Blvd. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Children under 5 are free. Contact Steve Wagner at 612-616-6601 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.