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. – New Day and New location: find us on Thursday’s next to the city offices from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Now offering: homemade soap, craft items, jam, pickled items, veggies, eggs, and baked goods. We are also looking for local musicians who may want to come down and showcase their talents. For more info, 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
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]
Historical Society meeting
Wed., Aug. 14, 12:30 p.m. – The Watertown Area Historical Society will meet at the Watertown Community Center to finalize plans for the Community Picnic.
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.
Fri., Aug. 16, 6:30 p.m. – Immaculate Conception Church has postponed its CatholicManNight. It will be rescheduled for a future date.
Aug. 16-17 – The Cologne Fire Department Relief Association will hold the fifth annual Firehouse Drive-In at Village Park in Cologne. Gates open at 6 p.m. on Friday and 4 p.m. on Saturday. A bean bag tournament starts at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17. Parking passes are available at Lenzen Chevrolet Buick in Chaska, KleinBank in Cologne and Holiday in Cologne. For more information, call John Hendel at 952-380-8064 or visit www.firehousedrivein.com.
Sun, Aug. 18, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. – 19th Annual Country Fest at Church of St. Boniface, 4025 Main St., St. Bonifacius. Roast Pork & Pork Chop Dinner served from 11-2 with the best sauerkraut around. Large silent auction and much more. Question call 952-446-1054 or email [email protected]
Tues., Aug. 20, 5 p.m. – Watertown Area Swim Klub will have its Fall/Winter season pre-season meeting at the high school pool. The pool will be available for evaluations if needed an hour prior. WASK is a Watertown-Mayer community education program that is a large family friendly club with 25 percent off second child and 50 percent off third and each child thereafter club dues.
Princess Kay Coronation
Wed., Aug. 21, 8 p.m. – 60th Princess Kay of the Milky Way Coronation at the Minnesota State Fair grounds band shell. Carver County Dairy Association is hosting a free fan bus supporting 2013 Carver County Dairy Princess/2013 Princess Kay Finalist, Katie Buckentine, of Chaska. For more information or to secure a seat on this free fan bus, please contact Barb Grimm, 952-657-2476, by Sunday, Aug. 18.
Waconia HS 1978 Reunion
Fri., Aug. 23 – Waconia High School Class of 1978 is having a 35-year class reunion at Canterbury Park in Shakopee. For more information, contact Randy Sicheneder at (612) 418-6110.
Stiftungsfest Sheephead Tournament
Sat., Aug. 24 , 8:30 a.m. – 10th Annual Stiftungsfest Sheephead Tourney. 8:30 am, registration. Tournament starts at 9 a.m. in the Pavilion. The event is sponsored by the NYA Lions.