Community Calendar

Thurs. & Fri., September 28 & 29 – St. John the Baptist Parish, Collegeville: RUMMAGE SALE. Thursday, Sept. 28 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Friday, Sept. 29 from 7:00 to 11:00 a.m. ($1/bag) at the Parish Center on Fruit Farm Road, just west of St. John’s Campus. Lots of items for sale: clothing, games, toys, collectibles, handbags, shoes, puzzles, books, sporting goods and so much more…

Sat., Oct. 14 – Koronis Nite Owls, Paynesville, will have their Halloween Square Dance with Brian Freed calling. Mainstream d ancing will be from 7:30 to 10:00 at the Paynesville Elementary School. There will be a potluck lunch following the dance.

Mondays, 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13 & Dec.
– The Fare for All's distribution takes place once a month from 3:30
to 5:30 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church, St. Joseph. There are also Satellite sites that distribute in Holdingford, Albany, Melrose, and soon Cold Spring. Fare for All sells packages of fresh fruits and vegetables and frozen meats for up to 40% off of grocery store prices. All are Welcome. No need to register in advance. Cash, Credit, Debit and EBT are accepted.

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Third Monday of each month – The Saint Cloud Area Parkinson's Disease (PD) Support Group meets from 1:00pm to 2:30pm at the St. Cloud Library. There is no cost to attend, and the meetings are open to those diagnosed with PD, their families, caregivers, and the general public. For further information about the group, please call Independent Lifestyles at 320-529-9000.

First Tuesday of Each Month – Child Loss Support Group Meetings at St. Boniface School in the adult faith formation room from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Questions contact Kathy – 685-7443 or

First Thursday of Each Month – Cold Spring Home Pride Lions Meeting. 6:00 p.m. social, 6:30 p.m. dinner. Location: Peace Lutheran Church. New members, RSVP to Rita Hennen (320-248-5044).

Second Tuesday of Each Month – Free Blood Pressure Clinic provided by the Assumption Community from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the John Paul Apartments Dining Room.

American Legion members meetings are held at the Cold Spring American Legion on the second Thursday of each month. A good will offering snack at 6:00 p.m. Meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. sharp. A cash drawing and refreshments follow the meeting. Members are encouraged to attend.

TOPS “Take Off Pounds Sensibly” meets every Saturday morning at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. Weigh-in 8:15 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. followed by a 45 minute meeting. More info phone 685-8228.

Narcotics Anonymous Meeting Sunday evenings at 7:00 p.m. Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 601 Red River Ave. So., Cold Spring.

MEETING NOTICE - The following meetings are held each week in the Alanon Building in Cold Spring: Saturday, 7:30 p.m. - AA. Sunday, 7 p.m. - Big Book; Monday, 10 a.m. - Women’s AA, 6:30 p.m. - AA; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. - AA & Alanon; Wednesday, 8 p.m. - AA; Friday, 7:30 p.m. - AA.7:30 p.m.Thursday nights fellowship group - 7:30 p.m. - AA & Alanon. Call 685-8257 for more information.

St. Cloud Singles Club offers activities each month and a dance every third Friday at the Waite Park Legion from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Admission to the dance is just $5. All singles are welcome. For more information call Harold at 320-339-4533 or check out our website at

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