Mondays, 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.
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.
2nd Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.. - Suicide Bereavement Support Group meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Waconia Moravian Church. 209 E 2nd street. Next Meeting May 14th, 6:30pm open to anyone who has lost a loved one to suicide.
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. – The Watertown Farmer’s Market is held each Thursday in the parking lot of the Community Center. For more information or to register as a vendor, please call Susann Hoese at (952) 955-2913.
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
Thur., June 20, 7 p.m. – The support group of National Alliance for Mental Illness will meet at the Waconia Moravian Church, 209 2nd St. E.
Women of Watertown
Thur., June 20, 7 p.m. – The newly organized Women of Watertown club will have its second meeting on Thursday, June 20 at 7 p.m. at 201 Westminster Ave SW. All are welcome, but would appreciate a phone call (952-955-3546) if anyone plans to attend.
Seminary Fen Walking Tour
Sat. June 22, 10 a.m. – Enjoy a walk through the Seminary Fen Scientific and Natural Area with Steve Eggers, senior ecologist and certified professional wetland scientist with the Regulatory Branch of the St. Paul Army Corps of Engineers. Program will explore the ecological history of the area, identify and introduce Minnesota native plant species, and call attention to the importance of wetlands in Carver County ecology. Carver County Historical Society staff will present a short history on the site’s use since the 1830s. Free and open to the public. Recommended for adults and children ages 12 and older who are able to walk and stand for at least 2 hours.Reservations required. Sign up through the CCHS at 952-442-4234.
Memorial mass for unborn babies
Sun., June 23, 1 p.m. – Memorial Mass for unborn babies. Refreshments to follow. St Mary of Czestochowa. 1867 95th St SE Delano
Here’s The Beef
Sun., June 23, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Lyndale Lutheran Church, 8012 Cty. Road 6, Maple Plain, will hold its annual Here’s the Beff Polka Picnic and Summer Celebration at the church. Menu includes sliced Hot Roast Beef sandwiches, baked potatoes, baked beans, beverage and all the trimmings with ice cream for dessert. Polka Worship Service by “The Polka Son’s of Praise” from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Picnic, kids games, silent auction and raffle from 11:30-2:30.
Library Open House
Sun., June 23, 2-4 p.m. – The newly remodeled Watertown Library will have an Open House from 2-4 p.m.
Mon., June 24, 3-5 p.m. – Carver County Public Health will hold an Immunization Clinic at Public Health (600 E 4th St, Chaska), providing 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.
Sun., June 30, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. - St. Mark Lutheran Church of New Germany will be hosting a Belgian waffle breakfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Mark Lutheran School. This fundraiser will go towards purchasing souvenirs marking the 100th anniversary of the church next year. All welcome.
Mayer Rising Festival
Sat., July 13, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Come enjoy the fun at the 7th annual festival. Activities include a free 200+ car show, indoor craft show, kids jumpers, petal pull and food. All festivities will take place at the Mayer Community Center and Old Schoolhouse Park, 413 Bluejay Avenue, Mayer. See www.mayercarshow.com for additional information.
July 29 – Aug. 1 – Trinity Lutheran Church will hold its vacation bible school with the theme, “Kingdom Rock: Where Kids Stand Strong for God!.” All are Invited (Children 3-years-old (by 9-1-12) through 4th Grade). 5:45-8:00 p.m. daily. To receive a shirt, register by July 1. Register by calling Trinity at (952) 955-1891 or online at www.trin.org.