CCN Community Calendar for May 2

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) 955-2697.


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.


Watertown Farmer’s Market

Thursdays this summer, 3:30-6:30 p.m.  – Plans are under way for the 2013 Watertown Farmer’s market. We are currently looking for vendors. We will host the market in the parking lot by the City offices.  Vendor fee is $25 for the season and is $15 for the season for vendors 18 and younger. For more information or to register, please call Susann Hoese at (952) 955-2913.


Tri-County Toastmasters

Fridays, 6:45 a.m. – The Tri-County Toastmasters Club meets at the Watertown Community Center near the south entrance. 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 protected] or 952-955-2936.


Library Volunteers

May 1-5  – The Watertown Library is looking for volunteers to box up the books in the library and take down the shelves in preparation for the remodel of the library. Those interested in doing so are asked to either sign up at the library for volunteer shifts or call the library to sign up.


WAHS Meeting

Thur., May 2, 1 p.m.  – The Watertown Area Historical Society will meet at the Watertown Community Center.  Visitors and new members are welcome.


Robin Harkess Benefit

Sat., May 4, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.  – Benefit at Dave’s Town Club in Delano will include silent auction and raffle. Suggested donation of $5 per meal. Robin was diagnosed with Scleroderma in December 2012. The autoimmune disease affects the skin and internal organs such as the GI tract, lungs, kidney and heart. Robin and her husband Mark are longtime rural Delano residents. Robin has been dealing with cancer for the last 18 years and a brain disease for the last eight years.


Amazing History Race

Sat., May 4, 1-4 p.m. – “Race” through 5 exciting activities within Carver Park Reserve that Lowry Nature Center and Carver County Historical Society staff have created. Station activities will include trying pioneer chores and games, fishing the old-fashioned way, practice hunting like a Native American, and identifying animal tracks and wild plants that pioneers ate. Bring your own picnic lunch to enjoy during the event and end at Lowry Nature Center with a treat for having completed the race! Reservations required. Sign up through the Carver Park Reserve of Three Rivers Park.


Pet adoption day

Sat., May 4, noon-3 p.m. – Carver Scott Humane Society volunteers will hold a pet adoption at PETCO in Chaska. Kittens, and cats ages 5 months to ten-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. Fees Apply. Call the Society for more information on adopting a homeless pet: 952-368-3553, or visit our web site,


Church Speaker

Sat., May 18, 10 a.m.  – Local speaker Linda Reinert will speak about “when the hurt and the healer collide” at WestPointe Church in Delano. Advanced tickets only, can be purchased at the church or call Pat Motzko at 952-955-3244 or Carol Lundquist at 763-670-5114.


Waffle Breakfast

Sun., May 19, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. – All-you-can-eat Dad’s Belgian Waffles (with sausages, toppings and beverages) will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Bonifacius Catholic School. Sponsored by the Friends of Minnetrista Baptist Church.


Carver walking tour

Sat., June 8, 8-10 a.m. – The Carver County Historical Society announces a Historic Carver Walking Tour. Enjoy a walk through the beautiful Historic Downtown Carver, on the National Register of Historic Places. One of the only Historic Districts in Minnesota, this area is full of history. The tour will be led by John Von Walter, expert and historian with Carver-on-the-Minnesota, Inc. This event is free and open to the public. It is recommended for adults and children ages 12 and older who are able to walk and stand for at least two hours. Reservations required. Sign up through the CCHS at (952)442-4234.


Horseshoe League

The Carver Horseshoe League is looking for players starting mid-May. Info: contact Pat Baker at (612) 310-1655.