Community Bulletin Board
June 25, 2016
Lake's Spud Fest 2016, in its 44th Annual Summer Celebration honoring
all things 'potato', returns with FUN FOR EVERYONE during for its 'four' day run
through Sunday, June26th. So many events to crowd into just
4 days! Check the website for the amazing complete schedule .....WWW.BIGLAKESPUDFEST.COM.
Give your family a weekend to remember....to
attend The Big Lake Spudfest.
The Wright County Fair is seeking candidates for its "Fairest of the
Fair" Ambassador Program. Young women who are residents of Wright County
who will be between the ages of 17 and 22 years old by July 1st,
never married and with no dependents, and who have a knowledge, interest and
passion for the Wright County Fair are encouraged to apply. The Wright County
Fair Ambassadors promote the fair at various events throughout the year.
Applicants should download the Ambassador Application Form, found online
Buffalo's 2016 Championship Rodeo performances with world-class rodeo action and entertainment continues today, June 25, at 7:00 PM in the rodeo arena near the Buffalo Civic Center.Tickets cost $15 for adults and $8 for children, ages 11 and under and can be ordered at www.buffalorodeo.com/home.html, or you can buy tickets at the gate.
Enjoy the Rena Haus Trio Blues Concert, on Saturday, June 25 at the Buffalo United Methodist Church.....'smooth blues with a heart'at 7:00 PM. She tells stories and writes songs with a "down home" wit. Refreshments will be served, and a freewill offering will be appreciated, at the Buffalo United Methodist Church, 609 8th St. N.W, six blocks west of Perkins.
You can enjoy BEEP BASEBALL on Sunday, June 26, at 1:00 PM in Glencoe. This is not your every day baseball game. Come and experience a unique game of BEEP BASEBALL sponsored by the Plato Lions. Watch the Minnesota Millers VS. the Community Players Food will be available at noon. Yes, BEEP BASEBALL, on Sunday, June 26, at 1:00 PM in Glencoe.
The 60+ and Healthy Clinic offered by Wright County Public Health provides foot care to seniors and individuals with a physical hindrance that are unable to provide adequate foot care for themselves. The clinics are staffed with trained personnel and always have a Public Health Nurse on-site. The 60+ and Healthy Clinic visits 8 cities throughout the county on a bi-monthly basis. The cost of the clinic is $15 per visit; those unable to pay will not be denied services. Call 1-800-362-3667 or 763-682-7456 for more information.
The Wright County Parks Department has begun to accept picnic shelter
reservations, for the summer of 2016, on-line or over
the phone. Call 763-682-7894. The on-line reservations
allow the user to select their dates, show available camp sites and shelters,
and make payments on-line. For on-line address information, call 763-682-7894,
Nominations from Wright County residents are now being sought for the 2016
Outstanding Senior Citizen Award, which recognizes 70-plus-years-old individuals
who have contributed their time and talents to benefit the community. Award
recipients will be honored at the Wright County Fair on July 29. Nomination
forms are available online @www.wrightcountyfair.com., and need to be returned
by June 27th, to Nancy Betzier, 3623 156th St. N.W.,
Clearwater, MN 55320. Phone 320-558-2431.
Entertainer Rachael Kroog will bring her Kid Power show for children ages 3 to 12 to the Sturges Park in Buffalo on Tuesday, June 28, 10:30 to 11:20AM It’s an interactive, fun-filled show that includes music, puppets, comedy and juggling. Rachael began her professional entertainment career at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. Since then she has performed at more than 1,500 elementary schools, churches, libraries and special events across the country. Her appearance is sponsored by Buffalo Public Library and funded in part by Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.
National unicycling champion Don Bursell will bring his comedy and magic show to the Delano Public Library on Tuesday, June 28, 1 to 1:45PM. . All ages are invited. Bursell’s show is titled "Reading is Fun-Damental" and it includes juggling, magic, circus and comedy. His goal is to encourage a love of reading while making you laugh! Registration is required. This event is funded in part by Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
All ages are invited to take part in the 4-H Craft Time at the Delano Public Library on Tuesday, June 28, 2:00 to 2:30 p.m. Wright County 4-H will partner with the library for a snack and craft time immediately following Tuesday programs. Registration is required.
Families are invited to learn how to be a clown
in a program at the Rockford Public Library on Tuesday, June 28, 4:00 to 4:45
p.m. Clowning group The Clown Arounds will show how to put on makeup, create a
costume and learn to act like a clown.
Teens and preteens ages 10 to 15 are invited to a Luau at the Delano Public Library on Wednesday, June 29, 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. Celebrate summer by making fun Hawaiian crafts, enjoying Luau foods, listening to traditional Hawaiian music and doing the limbo! Hawaiian shirts and skirts encouraged. The attendance limit is 20 and registration is required. Sponsored by the Delano Friends of the Library.
You can help avoid a summer shortage, and a family tragedy, by giving BLOOD on
Thursday, June 30, during the Plato Blood Drive, at the Lighthouse Church on
Highway 212 West. Call Ken or Myra at 320-238-2370, to make an appointment to
donate blood between 12:00 – 6:00 PM, Thursday, June 30, in Plato, or check on
line @redcrossblood.org. Ju