CCN Community Calendar for 9/19

September shot clinics

Mondays, 3-5 p.m. – Carver County Public Health (600 E 4th St, Chaska) will host back-to-school shot clinics for children who do not have health insurance, or whose insurance does not cover shots, every Monday in September from 3 to 5 p.m., by appointment only. Fee is requested but no one will be denied service if unable to pay. Info, appt: 361-1329.


Watertown Farmer’s Market

Thursdays this summer, 3:30-6:30 p.m.  – Only 2 weeks left of the market season.  We still have fresh veggies and free range eggs.  Come down and visit us to stock up on canned goods or craft items for Christmas gifts. Located across from the Post Office.


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


NAMI meetings

Thur., Sept. 19, 7 p.m. – The National Alliance on Mental Illness will have a support meeting at the Moravian Church,  209 2nd St. E , Waconia.


Willy Wonka

Sept. 20-22 – River City Theatre Company presents Willy Wonka, based Roald Dahl’s novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,at 7 p.m. on Sept. 13-14 and 20-21 and 2 p.m. on Sept. 15 and 22 at the Watertown-Mayer High School Performing Arts Center, 1001 Hwy 25 in Watertown. For more information visit


Fall Festival

Sun., Sept. 15 – Immaculate Conception Catholic Church will hold its annual Fall Festival, featuring a homestyle turkey dinner, at 109 Angel Ave NW in Watertown. Serving from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., take out available. Silent auction, raffle, country store with baked goods and homemade crafts, and games for all ages.


Singing Friends Open Rehearsal

Tues., Sept. 17, 24, 7:30 p.m. – The Singing Friends Chorus, a Central Minnesota singing ensemble, starts rehearsals for the fall concert season. This 32-voice, fun-loving, all-ages SATB community choir, centered in McLeod, Sibley, and Carver counties, performs in many area communities.  No auditions are required. Tenors and basses are especially sought. If you are interested in singing, come to an open rehearsal Sept. 17 or 24 at 7:30 p.m. in All Saints Lutheran Church, Norwood Young America.  For more information, please call Diane Hoffman at (952) 467-3379.


Girl Scouts Carnival Night

Thur., Sept. 19, 6:30-8 p.m. – Interested in learning about Girl Scouts?  Come on down to the Community Center to play and get information.  Open to all family members. Questions? Call Siiri at 651-335-8211.


Cub Scout recruitment night

Thur., Sept. 19, 6:30-7:30 p.m. – If you have a son who is interested in joining scouts, please join us at recruitment night, at the Watertown Community Center.  If you have any questions, contact Kathy at [email protected]


Outdoor movie at Highland Park

Sat., Sept. 21, dusk – The city of Watertown will host a showing of The Lorax at dusk at Highland Park. The event is free and is made possible by the Luce Line Lodge.


Pet adoption

Sat., Sept. 21, noon to 3 p.m. – Volunteers for the Carver Scott Humane Society will hold a pet adoption at PETCO in Eden Prairie. Kittens and cats ages 20 weeks to 10 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. Adoption fees apply. Call the Society for more information on adopting a homeless pet: 952-368-3553, or visit our web site,


Movie, discussion

Mon., Sept. 23, 7 p.m. – The League of Women Voters: Eastern Carver County and MEPH (Minnetonka, Eden Prairie, Hopkins), in association with Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, will show the movie “Iron Jawed Angels” at 7 p.m. in Chanhassen Dinner Theatres: Fireside Theatre. Movie focuses on suffragists, women fighting for the right to vote. Informal discussion will be held after the movie in Brindisi’s Pub, adjacent to the theatre. Open to the public.


Fathers, football and food

Thur., Sept. 26, 6:30-7:30 p.m.- The Watertown-Mayer High School Football team invites fathers with their children to an evening of reading and fun at the Watertown-Mayer Elementary School! Call the Elementary School office with any questions at 952-955-0300 or e-mail Kurt Becker: [email protected] Hot Dogs, Chips, Refreshments, and Time with the Team. For kids in kindergarten – 5th grade. Parent/ Guardian must be present for children to attend. If dad is unable to attend another male role model or mom are encouraged to attend.


Ice cream social

Thur., Sept. 26, 5-7 p.m. – “More than an Ice Cream Social” at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 201 Buffalo St., Delano. Serving: smoked pulled pork sandwiches,  coleslaw, chips, coffee/lemonade, ice cream, and homemade pie or cake. Take out available.


DandyLions book drive

Sept. 30-Oct. 5 – Mayer-Watertown DandyLions used book drive will be held from Sept. 30 to Oct. 5. Drop off children’s and adult books at Watertown Floral Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Fall Bazaar/Bake Sale

Oct. 4-5 – Peace Lutheran Church, 600 Kristi Lane, Watertown (Cty Rd 20, east of Elementary School) will hold its second annual fall bazaar. Crafts, doll clothes, wood working, jewelry, scarves, cards, maple syrup, canning, baked goods, jams, candy, garden produce. Friday, Oct. 4, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 5, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Funds Supplemented by Thrivent.



Sat., Oct. 5, 5:30 p.m. – St. Peter Lutheran Church in rural Watertown is holding “An Evening of Fine Wine, Food and Fellowship.” Six wines, five-course dinner. Tickets limited to first 80 people. E-mail [email protected] or call Ronald Gust, Jr., at 612-916-1639 for more info or to buy tickets.



Sun., Oct. 6, 1 p.m. – The Jeff Stern Memorial Golf Tourney for CCLS will be held at Shadowbrooke Golf Course in Lester


Jeff Stern Memorial Golf Tournament

Sun., Oct. 6, 1 p.m. – The Jeff Stern Memorial Golf Tourney for CCLS will be held at Shadowbrooke Golf Course in Lester Prairie. 9-Hole Scramble Event, for fun or serious golfers, 1 p.m. shotgun. Lunch will be served at noon, bring your family! Register for golf solo or put a foursome together. Cost is $45 for 18 and up, $40 for 17 and below. Registration fee includes Pork Chop lunch (also available for purchase separately) and prizes! Register online at or call 952-955-1419 with questions.


Augsburg Centennial Singers

Sun., Oct. 6, 4 p.m. – The Augsburg Centennial Singers will appear in concert at Peace Lutheran Church, 600 Kristi Lane, Watertown. The concert features familiar hymns and barbershop and sacred music selections. Under the direction of Al Reesnes, the 60-member Centennial Singers take their name in remembrance of the 100th anniversary of the first Augsburg Gospel Quartet to visit Norway in the 1890’s.   The Singers have made two trips to Norway, a concert tour in the Florida and several visits to the Southwestern United States.


College Fair

Mon. Oct. 7, 9-11 a.m. – MEF College Fair will be held at Watertown-Mayer High School, with students from numerous high schools attending. The event is open to the community and will be held in the high school auxiliary gym.


Carver County Senior Expo

Sun., Oct. 17, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. – The 2013 Carver County Senior Expo will be held at Waconia High School. Event includes breakfast treats, keynote speaker Ron Schara, vendors, health screenings, hot chicken dinner, door prizes, update on Carver County services and projects, and more. Tickets required. To register, contact (952) 442-0610 or visit ISD 110 Community Ed office (516 Industrial Blvd, Waconia).