2-7-13 Waconia Patriot Dateline

Crow River Soccer
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 1. Registrations for U5-8 Rec Soccer: $60. Info: info@crowriversoccer.com or (952) 955-3298.

Bayview kindergarten
THURSDAY, FEB. 7 – Registration will take place for the 2013-14 kindergarten class at Bayview Elementary. Parents and prospective students may attend one of two sessions (4 to 5:30 p.m. or 6:30 to 8 p.m.) at cafeteria. Eligible students must be 5 years old prior to Sept. 1, 2013. Look for registration packet in mail. Info: (952) 442-0630.

Rock on Ice event

FRIDAY, FEB. 8 – Enjoy a variety of music, Rock on Ice lights and fog machine at the Waconia Ice Arena (1250 Oak Avenue) from 7 to 9 p.m. for Rock on Ice Open Skate. Adults: $3.50, students / seniors: $2.50. Skate rental: $2.50. Skate trainers, folding chairs NOT allowed. Participants must be at least 6 years old or accompanied by an adult. Info: (952) 442-RINK (7465). Upcoming evenings: Feb. 22.

Mission U event

SATURDAY, FEB. 9 – Trinity Lutheran Church in Waconia will examine the role technology plays in providing avenues for proclaiming the Gospel. You are invited to attend Mission U: Sharing the Gospel in a Digital Age from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Trinity’s Fellowship Hall. The cost is $10 (includes lunch). Sign up at Trinity’s Connections Center
by February 4. Contact Traci Kohls for additional details (traci.kohls@trinitywaconia.org).

St. Boni card event

SATURDAY, FEB. 9 – The St. Boni Library Valentine’s Day Card and Crafts Class will be held at the library from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Create a Valentine’s Day Card for someone you love. Materials provided; light refreshments served. For preschool – grade 5. Register at www.hclib.org or (612) 543-6100. Sponsored by the Friends of the St. Bonifacius Library.

Steak fry dinner

SATURDAY, FEB. 9 – A steak fry dinner will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at American Legion Post 150 (233 Olive Street, Waconia). Includes baked potato, cole slaw, bread, beverage. Price: $11.

Bachmann event

SATURDAY, FEB. 9 – Citizens are invited to a Coffee with your Congresswoman event with Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and State Rep. Ernie Leidiger at the Luce Line Lodge (loft area) in Watertown from 1 to 1:45 p.m.

Spaghetti dinner

SUNDAY, FEB. 10 – East Union Lutheran Church (15180 CR 40, Carver) will hold a spaghetti dinner and silent auction from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Adults: $10, children 12 & under: $5, children under 3: free, family rate: $25.

Immunization Clinic

MONDAY, FEB. 11 – Carver County Public Health (600 E 4th St., Chaska) will hold an Immunization Clinic from 3 to 5 p.m. Public Health provides immunizations to residents who do not have health insurance or whose insurance does not cover immunizations. Adult, childhood vaccines available. A $14 fee is requested for each MnVFC vaccine; no one denied service if unable to pay. Info, appt: (952) 361-1329.

Sen. Marty visit

MONDAY, FEB. 11 – The Carver County Senate District 47 DFL is hosting State Senator John Marty at 7 p.m. at the Victoria Fire Station. Marty will focus his presentation on health care coverage. All are welcome to attend.

Southview K registration

TUESDAY, FEB. 12 – Enter the “Magic Castle” and “Discover the Magic of Learning” at Southview Elementary’s Kindergarten Registration for the 2013-14 school year. Choose between two sessions: 4-5:15 p.m. OR 6:15-7:30 p.m. Your child must be 5 years old before Sept. 1, 2013 to be eligible for kindergarten. Information packets were mailed to families with an eligible kindergarten age child according to District 110 Census and Southview attendance area. Info: (952) 442-0620.

American Legion meeting

TUESDAY, FEB. 12 – The Waconia American Legion members will meet at 7:30 p.m. Next meeting: March 12.

Catholic United
TUESDAY, FEB. 12 – The St. Joesph Catholic United Council monthly meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. in St. Joseph Parish Center. Help celebrate Lincoln’s birthday by supporting Catholic United Schools Raffle. Lunch and refreshments provided.

Homelessness event
TUESDAY, FEB. 12 – LWV Eastern Carver County presents “Focus on Homelessness” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Chanhassen Library. Speakers to discuss issues related to homelessness in our local communities. Info: lahelm@aol.com.
Armchair Traveler

TUESDAY, FEB. 15 – The public is invited to attend Armchair Traveler from 3 to 4 p.m. at Lighthouse of Waconia (500 S Cherry Street). Topic: Akumal, Mexico.

Pet adoption event

SATURDAY, FEB. 16 – Carver Scott Humane Society volunteers will hold a pet adoption from noon to 3 p.m. at PETCO in Eden Prairie. Kittens, cats and dogs available. All cats, dogs have been micro ID implanted, vet checked, wormed, had shots updated, checked for friendly temperaments, and age appropriately spayed/neutered. Adoption fees: $175+ (cats) and $200+ (dogs). Info: (952) 368-3553 or www.carverscotths.org.

Music History Day

SUNDAY, FEB. 17 – Have you ever listened to music on a victrola? Played an organ? What’s an 8-track or a record? Learn how music players have evolved at Music History Family Day from noon to 3 p.m. at the Carver County Historical Society in Waconia. Cost: free.

Roast beef dinner

SUNDAY, FEB. 17 – Mound Lodge #320 will hold a roast beef dinner from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Mound American Legion (2333 Wilshire Blvd). Adults: $10, children: $5, under 5: free. Info: Steve Wagner at (612) 616-6601 or a1rentit@gmail.com.

Dad’s Belgian waffles

SUNDAY, FEB. 17 – Dad’s Belgian Waffles at St. Joe’s in Waconia from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Adults: $7, youth: $5. Proceeds benefit Venezuelan mission and food shelf.

Omelette breakfast

SUNDAY, FEB. 17 – An omelette breakfast will be held at Waconia American Legion Post 150 (233 Olive Street) from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Adults: $8, children 12 and under: $4. Includes toast, hash browns and beverage.

CCLCCA training

TUESDAY, FEB. 19 – Learn about healthy eating habits for children at the Carver County Licensed Family Child Care Association monthly training held 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Kindergarten Center in Jonathan.Certificates issued for two hours of training. Free to members, others needing a certificate: $20. Providers may also view SIDS/Shaken Baby Video at 6:30 p.m. Info: cclchildcare.org or Sue at (952) 466-4735.

Y@H Club meeting

TUESDAY, FEB. 19 – Waconia’s Young At Heart (Y@H) Club will meet for bingo, pizza and dessert at 11:15 a.m. at Safari Island in Waconia. Members: free, guests: $2. Bring a wrapped white elephant item for prizes. Sign up at SI front desk. Note: Attendees do not need to bring dessert items. Info: Berta at (612) 816-1608 or Glenda at 442-1890.

Lighthouse event

THURSDAY, FEB. 21 – The public is invited to attend Lighthouse Presents with Robin Rinke  from 2 to 3 p.m. at Lighthouse of Waconia (500 S Cherry Street). Topic: Cabin Fever.

Firearm safety training

THURSDAY, FEB. 21 – The Mayer-New Germany Sportsman Club will host firearms safety training at the Mayer Community Center (413 Bluejay Avenue). Registration will be held at the community center starting at 7 p.m. Classes held on Thursdays from 7 to 9 p.m. Info: Beth at (952) 442-4443 or Doug at (612) 718-7188.

Early Bird Piano Bar

FRIDAY, FEB. 22 – The public is invited to attend the Early Bird Piano Bar 2 to 3 p.m. at Lighthouse of Waconia (500 S Cherry Street).

‘Arsenic and Old Lace’

FEB. 22-24, 28, MARCH 1-2  – River City Theatre Company presents ‘Arsenic and Old Lace” at Watertown-Mayer Primary School. Feb. 22, 28 and March 1: 7 p.m. Feb. 23-24, March 2: 2 p.m. Adults: $6, youth (17 & under): $5.

French Toast breakfast
SUNDAY, FEB. 24 – St. Peter Lutheran Church (3030 Navajo Rd., Watertown) will host a French Toast Breakfast featuring fresh strawberries and pineapple, apple sauce, sausage, lemonade, milk and coffee. Breakfast is from 10-11:30 a.m.; feel free to join for worship at 9 a.m. Free will offering. Info: (952) 955-1679.

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