Events


Natural Wonders Preschool Series: Under the Snow- Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Location: Ney Nature Center in Henderson

Time: 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Price: $5/children ages 3-6 plus adult. Reservations are required through Le Sueur-Henderson Community Education.

Adults & preschoolers enjoy time together with crafts, stories, and outdoor activities. Register by calling the office. For more information, please contact @ 507-357-8580 or josh@neycenter.org or visit us @ www.neycenter.org


Savvy Social Security Planning ~ January 14th
What you need to know to maximize retirement income

Location:  Redeemer Lutheran Church, New Ulm
Time:  5pm or 7pm

call 507-354-4413 or email laura.lochner@thrivent.com


Savvy Social Security Planning ~ January 15th
What you need to know to maximize retirement income

Location:  Gibbon Community Center ~ Gibbon
Time:  5pm or 7pm

call 507-354-4413 or email laura.lochner@thrivent.com


Homeschool Series: Snowshoeing- Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Location: Ney Nature Center in Henderson

Time: 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.

Price: $5/children ages 7+ & supervisory adults are free. Reservations are required online by Jan. 13th

Programs designed for homeschool classes! Learn about snowshoe history and techniques before embarking on a guided snowshoe hike with a naturalist guide. All equipment is provided. For more information, please contact @ 507-357-8580 or josh@neycenter.org or visit us @ www.neycenter.org


Let’s Go Snowshoeing- Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Location: Flandrau State Park

Time: 1:30 p.m.

Price: Day passes are $7 and annual passes are $35. Snowshoe rentals are $6 per pair.

Join Megan Benage, Regional Ecologist, and Scott Kudelka, Natural Resources’ Naturalist, for a guided snowshoe hike through the quiet woods of Flandrau State Park. Afterward, there will be hot chocolate by the fire at the beach house.


Ney Senior Learning Series: Blue Zones- Thursday, January 17, 2019

Location: Ney Nature Center in Henderson

Time: 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.

Price: $10/members & $12/non-members. 50 yrs old & up. Reservations are required online by Jan. 10th online.

Designed for adults interested in learning about wildlife, history, and conservation issues. Learn about “Blue Zones” and the secrets to living a long, healthy life with Blue Zones representative, David Tsang. Lunch included. Register by calling the office. For more information, please contact @ 507-357-8580 or josh@neycenter.org or visit us @ www.neycenter.org


Beginner Cross-country Skiing- Saturday, January 19, 2019

Location: Ney Nature Center in Henderson

Time: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Price: $3/members & $5/non-members. Ages 10 & up. Reservations are required online by Jan. 17th online.

Learn about cross-country ski equipment and techniques before taking a beginner-rated tour with an instructor. All equipment provided. Register by calling the office. For more information, please contact @ 507-357-8580 or josh@neycenter.org or visit us @ www.neycenter.org


Full Moon Snowshoe- Saturday, January 19, 2019

Location: Ney Nature Center in Henderson

Time: 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

Price: $3/members; $5/non-members; $9/member family 3+ or $5/non-member family 3+. Ages 7 & up. Reservations are required online by Jan. 17th online.

Enjoy the park after dark while embarking on a snowshoe hike with a naturalist guide.  All equipment provided. Register by calling the office. For more information, please contact @ 507-357-8580 or josh@neycenter.org or visit us @ www.neycenter.org


Mortuary Science 101 w/ Eric Warmka- Monday, January 21, 2019

Location: Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm

Time: 1:30 p.m.

Price: Free

Join us for the study of the anatomy of the human body, basic foundations for pathology, embalming and restorative arts.


Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting- Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Location: Springfield Area Community Center

Time: 12:10 p.m.

Price: Free to all Chamber members

Please RSVP by Monday, Jan. 14 by phone 507-723-3508 or email spfdchamber@newulmtel.net. Soup & sandwich lunch catered by Springfield Market.


Book Discussion: Immortal Life of Henrietta Lack by Rebecca Skloot- Thursday, January 24, 2019

Location: New Ulm Public Library

Time: 1:30 p.m.

Price: Free

The facilitator is Dr. Joan Krikava. Pick up a copy of the book at the Library front desk or CASTLE office.


Free Community Breakfast, Saturday, January 26th

Location: First United Methodist Church on the corner of Center and Broadway in New Ulm

Time: 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Price: Free

Come from 8:00-10:00 a.m. for pancakes, eggs, sausage, and coffee. Bring family, friends, and the grandkids. All are welcome!


KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS ANNUAL PANCAKE BREAKFAST Sunday, January 27

Location: ST. MARY’S NEW ULM CHURCH BASEMENT

Time: 8:30 to 12:30

TAKE OUTS AVAILABLE
PANCAKES, EGGS, APPLESAUCE, SAUSAGE, COFFEE & MILK


Pancake & Bratwurst Dinner Sunday, January 27, 2019

Location: Moltke Township
St. Peter’s Luteran Church ~ 63924 240th St. Cty. Rd 10 Gibbon, MN

Time: 10:30 to 5:00

Price: Free Will Offering

Proceeds go towards National Youth Gathering


Brunch & Bags- Sunday, January 27, 2019

Location: Springfield Area Community Center

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Price: Cash Bar

Takeouts available & open to the public. Beanbag tournament starts at 1 p.m., registration is at 12:45 p.m. with cash payout. Proceeds will go towards the continued updating of the downtown holiday decorations.


Carving Club- Sunday, January 27, 2019

Location: Ney Nature Center in Henderson

Time: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Price: $3/members or $5/non-members Ages 12 & up. Reservations are required online by Jan. 20th for new participants & Jan. 25th for returning members online.

Participants receive hands-on lessons regarding the fundamentals of wood carving from Ollie Heitkamp. Participants are responsible for bringing their own basic tools after the first session. Register by calling the office. For more information, please contact @ 507-357-8580 or josh@neycenter.org or visit us @ www.neycenter.org


Mortuary Science 101 w/ Eric Warmka- Monday, January 28, 2019

Location: Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm

Time: 1:30 p.m.

Price: Free

Join us for the study of the anatomy of the human body, basic foundations for pathology, embalming and restorative arts.


(Mid)West of Somalia Documentary Screening- Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Location: New Ulm Public Library, Lower Level

Time: 1:30 p.m.

Price: Free

Gustavus Adolphus Communications Studies Professor, Martin Lang, Noah O’Ryan, co-producer, and a panel of three Somali-Americans for a Q & A following the film screening.


DINNER ON US! – Thursday, January 31, 2019

Location: Faith United Methodist Church in
Sleepy Eye
321 1st Ave. South

Time: Doors opening at 5:30 pm
Serving 6 – 7 pm

Price: Free

All are invited to have a delicious meal.
(Doors always open unless Sleepy Eye Schools
cancel after school activities due to weather)


Dell Lutheran’s 37 th Annual Scandinavian Smorgasbord
Sunday, February 3, 2019

Location: Dell Lutheran Church, 47500 97 th St, Frost MN From I-90 Frost Exit, go 1 ¼ mile south and ½ mile east

Time: 11 AM – 3 PM

Price: $18.00 Donation for Adults
$6.00 Donation for Children Under 10 Years Old

MENU
Lutefisk – Potatoes – Klub – Corn
Norwegian Meatballs – Romgrot
Lefsa – Kringla – Norwegian Rice
Homemade Buns – Rosettes

VALET PARKING
BAKE SALE
Sponsored by Dell Women

Bake Sale proceeds support Dell Women’s budget


Conversational Spanish- Monday, February 4, 2019

Location: New Ulm Community Center, Room 112

Time: 3:45 p.m.

Price: Free

Join Kathleen Sullivan on this fun introductory course in conversational Spanish.


New Ulm Area Sport Fishermen 32nd Annual Ice Fishing Contest, Sunday, February 10

Location: Clear Lake, New Ulm

Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 p.m.

Price: $5 – per person

~Food and Refreshments are available on the Lake~
** Every Kid Gets a Prize **


Conversational Spanish- Monday, February 11, 2019

Location: New Ulm Community Center, Room 112

Time: 3:45 p.m.

Price: Free

Join Kathleen Sullivan on this fun introductory course in conversational Spanish.


Conversational Spanish- Monday, February 18, 2019

Location: New Ulm Community Center, Room 112

Time: 3:45 p.m.

Price: Free

Join Kathleen Sullivan on this fun introductory course in conversational Spanish.


Flowing Through Grief: Life Skills for Loss & Change with Life- Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Location: New Ulm Community Center

Time: 1:30 p.m.

Price: Free

Life Coach & Occupational Therapist Kinzie Eckstein will show the stages of the grieving process and identify what that means personally.


Flowing Through Grief: Life Skills for Loss & Change with Life- Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Location: New Ulm Community Center

Time: 1:30 p.m.

Price: Free

Life Coach & Occupational Therapist Kinzie Eckstein will show the stages of the grieving process and identify what that means personally.


Flowing Through Grief: Life Skills for Loss & Change with Life- Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Location: New Ulm Community Center

Time: 1:30 p.m.

Price: Free

Life Coach & Occupational Therapist Kinzie Eckstein will show the stages of the grieving process and identify what that means personally.