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 – Program designed to help kids think bigger, better and grander thoughts of our awesome God! Meets every Wednesday at Peace Lutheran Church in Watertown from 3-6 p.m. A time for all kids in grades 1-5 to grow in their own personal relationship with Jesus Christ and learn how to build Christian relationships with others. 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! Also homework time and light supper served. Suggested donation of $25 for the year. Please sign up with Kathy Maas at email@example.com or 952-955-2936.
Trinity Day Care
Trinity Lutheran Church has added daycare staff who will be available during church services for those parents interested in utilizing this service during the worship services. As always, children are highly encouraged to participate in worship, but this new service will be available for those who wish to utilize it.
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.”
Monday, Jan. 28, 3-5 p.m. – Carver County Public Health Immunization Clinic will be held at the Public Health building, (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.
Ice fishing contest
Sat., Feb. 2, 1-3 p.m. – An ice fishing contest and raffle will be held on Lake Whaletail in Minnetrista, sponsored by the Watertown Lions Club. All proceeds go to Boy Scout Troop 209 to help send scouts to summer camp. 1st prize portable ice house. Many door prizes will be awarded on the lake. For more information call 952-297-6029. Tickets $3 in advance and $4 on the lake. Alternate date Feb. 16.
Pet adoption day
Feb. 2, noon-3 p.m. – Carver Scott Humane Society volunteers will hold a pet adoption at PETCO, in Chaska. Kittens and cats ages 4 months to 9 years-old will be available. There will be tuxedo, solids, bicolored, tabby, tortie cats to choose from and a few that are declawed. A blind kitten will also be there. Dogs four months to 10 years will be there. Some of the dogs include: Chihuahua, border collie, pointer, husky, pitbull mix, beagle mix, terrier mix, black lab mixes, and Heinz 57 mixes. 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 the Society for more information on adopting a homeless pet: 952-368-3553, or visit our web site, www.carverscotths.org
Sun., Feb. 3 – The Watertown Lions Club will hold its annual pancake breakfast on Sunday, Feb. 3, serving from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.
Trinity Open House
Thur., Feb. 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m. – Trinity Preschool in Watertown will be holding an open house for the 2013-2014 school year. Parents and children are invited to come see the preschool rooms and meet teachers Cindy Essen and Casondra Jopp. We offer programs for both 3 year-olds and 4 and 5 year-olds. Registration is open to children who will be 3, 4, or 5 years old by Sept. 1 and reliably potty-trained. Registration will be taken at the open house. The preschool is located in the education wing of Trinity Lutheran Church (513 Madison St. SE) in Watertown and is licensed by the State of Minnesota Department of Human Services. If you are unable to attend you may call the preschool at (952) 955-2240 for information and a registration form.
Roast beef dinner
Feb. 17, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – 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.
Crow River Soccer registration
Register now for U9 – U18 summer travel soccer at crowriversoccer.com. Practices begin in March. $140 for U9 & U10, $200 for U11 and up. $50 late fee after March 1st. We are also taking registrations for U5-8 Rec Soccer, $60. Questions: email@example.com or 952-955-3298.