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
All Saints Sales
July 18-20 – The annual All Saints Garage Sale will take place in Norwood Young America from July 18 to July 20. Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon (Half-Price Day). Lunch will be available.
St. Mary of Czestochowa Annual Festival
Sun., July 21, 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. – St. Mary of Czestochowa, 1867 95th St., Delano, will hold its 31st annual festival. Featuring pork chops, roast beef, corn on the cob, etc. Games, music and raffles. Serving from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
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.
VBS at Free Church
Aug. 5-8 – Kingdom Chronicles — Standing Strong in the Battle for Truth — Daily Vacation Bible School is being offered Monday through Thursday, Aug. 5-8, from 6:30 to 8:30 at Watertown Evangelical Free Church, 509 Jefferson Ave SW, for children ages 3 (potty trained) through fifth grade. For information or to register you child(ren), please call Mike Cleveland at 955-2195 or Patty Graveley at 763-244-7929.
Firearms Safety Registration
Sat. July 27, 10 a.m. – noon – Registration July 27 at the Watertown Rod and Gun Club. Class dates Aug. 2, 5, 6, 8, 9 from 6-9 p.m. Field day Aug. 10 starting at 8 a.m. Contact Cory at 763-218-3228 or [email protected]
Peace Lutheran VBS
Aug. 12-15 – Prepare to put on “The Armor of God!” We invite all kids pre-school through completed 5th grade to join us in a week of fun! We will be meeting from 5:30-8 p.m. Aug. 12-15 at Peace Lutheran, 600 Kristi Lane. There will be large group worship, singing, bible study, skits, games, crafts, snack and more! The cost is $5 and please bring a t-shirt to decorate. To register, call or email Kathy Maas 955-2936 or [email protected].com.
Arts Center Bus Trip
Aug. 15 – To celebrate the end of summer, Elim Rehab & Nursing Home invites you to participate in a journey along Highway 212 from Watertown, Minn., to Watertown, S.D. The roundtrip will leave at 7 a.m. from the high school parking lot and return at 8 p.m. Guests will be treated to tours at the Redlin Arts Center, the Goss Opera House, the Mellette House and Watertown Confectionery, Winery & chocolate shop while enjoying fun games, snacks and camaraderie during the trip. Seating is limited to 50 guests. To purchase tickets, register online at www.elimcare.org/watertown or call the elim campus at 942-955-2691. All proceeds will be used to purchase new furniture for the day room.