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Community Calendar

Submit your calendar event by emailing Mike Stoll at mike.stoll@austindailyherald.com

NOTE: DUE TO THE CURRENT CORONAVIRUS SITUATION, EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

May 7

• Austin Bruins vs. St. Cloud Norsemen, 7:05 p.m. at Riverside Arena.

May 8

• City/County Electronics Recycling Event, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mower County Fairgrounds. The following items will be accepted: TVs and computer monitors – flat screen $15, console and projection TVs $20, stove/washer/dryer $20, small kitchen appliances (microwaves/toasters) $5, miscellaneous Items (vacuum cleaner/printers/speakers/CPU/laptops) $2, miscellaneous small electronics (mice/keyboards) free. Extra cost for freon units (fridge/freezer/dehumidifer) and hard drive cleansing $25. Not accepted: smoke detectors, anything with broken glass, equipment with PCBs, fluorescent tubes or mercury containing devices. For more information, call 507-437-9950.

• Audubon Bird-a-thon, at the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center. For more information, call 507-437-7519.

May 10

• History Happy Hour – “Rationing and Victory Gardens in the Great War,” 5:30-7 p.m. at the Hormel Historic Home. Presented by Mower County Historical Society Curator Jaimie Timm. Free with non-perishable donation to the Salvation Army. For more information, call 507-433-4243.

May 11

• Foodie Throwdown – “Tacos & Tequila Fiesta,” 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Hormel Historic Home. $20 per person, includes tacos and tequila tasting and live music. For more information, call 507-433-4243.

• PM Audubon Bird Hike, 6:30-8 p.m. at the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center. For more information, call 507-437-7519.

May 12

• Paramount Movie Wednesday – “Toy Story,” 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8 pm. at the Paramount Theatre. Tickets are $7.

May 13

• AM Audubon Bird Hike, 6:30-8 a.m. at the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center. For more information, call 507-437-7519.

• Anita Ulwelling Memorial Card Game and Party, noon to 4 p.m. at the Hormel Historic Home. $15 per person. For more information, call 507-433-4243.

• Foodie Throwdown – “Beer, Brats and Polka Party,” 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Hormel Historic Home. $20 per person, includes sausage sampling and live music. For more information, call 507-433-4243.

May 14

• Gallery Closing Reception: Andrea Funke and Tamara Schneider, 5-7 p.m. at the Austin ArtWorks Center. For more information, call 507-434-0934.

• Foodie Throwdown – “Bartender Showcase,” 5:30-8 p.m. at the Hormel Historic Home. $20 per person, includes bar samples, appetizers and live music. For more information, call 507-433-4243.

May 15

• Mower County Horticultural Society’s Spring Plant Sale, 9 a.m. to noon at the Horticulture Building, Mower County Fairgrounds. Includes perennial plants from members’ gardens and yards, “dirt cheap boutique” garden-related extras, blooming annuals, raffle and surprises.

• 10th Anniversary Foodie Throwdown Finale Event, 5:30-9 p.m. at the Hormel Historic Home. $40 per person, includes dinner and a live Johnny Cash Tribute Show. For more information, call 507-433-4243.

• Austin Bruins vs. St. Cloud Norsemen, 7:05 p.m. at Riverside Arena.

• Sola Fide Observatory Viewing, 9-11 p.m. at the Sola Fide Observatory. For more information, call 507-437-7519.

May 18

• Citizen Science – Invasive Species ID, 10 a.m. to noon at the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center. For more information, call 507-437-7519.

• PM Audubon Bird Hike, 6:30-8 p.m. at the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center. For more information, call 507-437-7519.

May 19

• Paramount Movie Wednesday – “Grease,” 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8 pm. at the Paramount Theatre. Tickets are $7.

• Volunteer Work Party, 3:30-5 p.m. at the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center.

May 20

• AM Audubon Bird Hike, 6:30-8 a.m. at the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center. For more information, call 507-437-7519.

• Social Justice Book Club – “The Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism,” 6-7 p.m. online. Hosted by the Austin Public Library. To register, call the library at (507) 433-2391 or email ask@aplmn.org.

May 21

• Gallery Opening Reception: Scribble Score, 5-7 p.m. at the Austin ArtWorks Center. For more information, call 507-434-0934.

May 22

• City-wide Reading Event – “Never Coming Back,” 1 p.m. at Horace Park. An Austin Page Turners’ event with Alison McGhee, author of this year’s APT book selection, “Never Coming Back.”

May 26

• Paramount Movie Wednesday – “Goonies,” 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8 pm. at the Paramount Theatre. Tickets are $7.

May 27

• Lunchbox History Series – “History of the Austin Symphony Orchestra,” noon at the Pioneer Building, Mower County Historical Society. Presented by Sue Radloff and Sue Grove. This free event is open to the public. Current CDC guidelines will be observed. For more information, visit www.mowercountyhistory.org.

June 2

• Paramount Movie Wednesday – “Wizard of Oz,” 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8 pm. at the Paramount Theatre. Tickets are $7.

June 5

• Sola Fide Observatory Viewing, 9-11 p.m. at the Sola Fide Observatory. For more information, call 507-437-7519.

June 19

• Sola Fide Observatory Viewing, 9-11 p.m. at the Sola Fide Observatory. For more information, call 507-437-7519.

June 20

• Summerset Theatre in the Garden – “Motherhood the Musical,” 2 p.m. at the Hormel Historic Home Peace Garden. Having a baby is just the beginning… motherhood is for life. In “Motherhood The Musical,” four women share their insights, challenges and pleasures at a baby shower. You’ll get a peek into the powerful friendship of Amy, a soon-to-be first-time mom, Brooke, a hard-working lawyer, Barb, a stressed-out mother of five, and Tina, a single mom seeking to balance work, her family and her divorce. “Motherhood” is a funny, yet loving look at being a mom at any age. It’s climbing the emotional mountain only to find that there’s laundry at the top. Tickets are $10. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, seating will be limited to 100 people. Ticket holders will be required to bring their own lawn chairs for seating in the Peace Garden. Refreshments and cash bar will be available on site.

• Summerset Theatre in the Garden – “Rated P for Parenthood,” 7 p.m. at the Hormel Historic Home Peace Garden. “Rated P for Parenthood” chronicles every stage of modern-day parenting, from conception to college, with giant doses of heart and humor. A versatile cast takes the audience through the ups and downs of having kids – from the sublime to the ridiculous – in a series of comic and musical vignettes. Hilarious, fresh, and decidedly irreverent, “Rated P” provides all the wistful joy of childrearing… at a fraction of the cost of braces. Tickets are $10. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, seating will be limited to 100 people. Ticket holders will be required to bring their own lawn chairs for seating in the Peace Garden. Refreshments and cash bar will be available on site.

June 21

• Summerset Theatre in the Garden – “Motherhood the Musical,” 7 p.m. at the Hormel Historic Home Peace Garden. Having a baby is just the beginning… motherhood is for life. In “Motherhood The Musical,” four women share their insights, challenges and pleasures at a baby shower. You’ll get a peek into the powerful friendship of Amy, a soon-to-be first-time mom, Brooke, a hard-working lawyer, Barb, a stressed-out mother of five, and Tina, a single mom seeking to balance work, her family and her divorce. “Motherhood” is a funny, yet loving look at being a mom at any age. It’s climbing the emotional mountain only to find that there’s laundry at the top. Tickets are $10. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, seating will be limited to 100 people. Ticket holders will be required to bring their own lawn chairs for seating in the Peace Garden. Refreshments and cash bar will be available on site.

June 22

• Summerset Theatre in the Garden – “Rated P for Parenthood,” 7 p.m. at the Hormel Historic Home Peace Garden. “Rated P for Parenthood” chronicles every stage of modern-day parenting, from conception to college, with giant doses of heart and humor. A versatile cast takes the audience through the ups and downs of having kids – from the sublime to the ridiculous – in a series of comic and musical vignettes. Hilarious, fresh, and decidedly irreverent, “Rated P” provides all the wistful joy of childrearing… at a fraction of the cost of braces. Tickets are $10. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, seating will be limited to 100 people. Ticket holders will be required to bring their own lawn chairs for seating in the Peace Garden. Refreshments and cash bar will be available on site.

June 23

• Summerset Theatre in the Garden – “Motherhood the Musical,” 7 p.m. at the Hormel Historic Home Peace Garden. Having a baby is just the beginning… motherhood is for life. In “Motherhood The Musical,” four women share their insights, challenges and pleasures at a baby shower. You’ll get a peek into the powerful friendship of Amy, a soon-to-be first-time mom, Brooke, a hard-working lawyer, Barb, a stressed-out mother of five, and Tina, a single mom seeking to balance work, her family and her divorce. “Motherhood” is a funny, yet loving look at being a mom at any age. It’s climbing the emotional mountain only to find that there’s laundry at the top. Tickets are $10. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, seating will be limited to 100 people. Ticket holders will be required to bring their own lawn chairs for seating in the Peace Garden. Refreshments and cash bar will be available on site.

June 24

• Lunchbox History Series, noon at the Pioneer Building, Mower County Historical Society. Author talk with Dean Ulland, who will discuss his new book, “We Must All Be Ready to Sacrifice.” This free event is open to the public. Current CDC guidelines will be observed. For more information, visit www.mowercountyhistory.org.

• Summerset Theatre in the Garden – “Rated P for Parenthood,” 7 p.m. at the Hormel Historic Home Peace Garden. “Rated P for Parenthood” chronicles every stage of modern-day parenting, from conception to college, with giant doses of heart and humor. A versatile cast takes the audience through the ups and downs of having kids – from the sublime to the ridiculous – in a series of comic and musical vignettes. Hilarious, fresh, and decidedly irreverent, “Rated P” provides all the wistful joy of childrearing… at a fraction of the cost of braces. Tickets are $10. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, seating will be limited to 100 people. Ticket holders will be required to bring their own lawn chairs for seating in the Peace Garden. Refreshments and cash bar will be available on site.

June 25

• Summerset Theatre in the Garden – “Motherhood the Musical,” 7 p.m. at the Hormel Historic Home Peace Garden. Having a baby is just the beginning… motherhood is for life. In “Motherhood The Musical,” four women share their insights, challenges and pleasures at a baby shower. You’ll get a peek into the powerful friendship of Amy, a soon-to-be first-time mom, Brooke, a hard-working lawyer, Barb, a stressed-out mother of five, and Tina, a single mom seeking to balance work, her family and her divorce. “Motherhood” is a funny, yet loving look at being a mom at any age. It’s climbing the emotional mountain only to find that there’s laundry at the top. Tickets are $10. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, seating will be limited to 100 people. Ticket holders will be required to bring their own lawn chairs for seating in the Peace Garden. Refreshments and cash bar will be available on site.

June 26

• GAR Hall Open House, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Grand Army of the Republic Hall, Grand Meadow. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the G.A.R. Hall is one of the only two remaining in Minnesota. Booth Post 130 was constructed in 1891 and currently houses Civil War memorabilia from Mower County. For more information, visit www.mowercountyhistory.org.

• Summerset Theatre in the Garden – “Rated P for Parenthood,” 7 p.m. at the Hormel Historic Home Peace Garden. “Rated P for Parenthood” chronicles every stage of modern-day parenting, from conception to college, with giant doses of heart and humor. A versatile cast takes the audience through the ups and downs of having kids – from the sublime to the ridiculous – in a series of comic and musical vignettes. Hilarious, fresh, and decidedly irreverent, “Rated P” provides all the wistful joy of childrearing… at a fraction of the cost of braces. Tickets are $10. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, seating will be limited to 100 people. Ticket holders will be required to bring their own lawn chairs for seating in the Peace Garden. Refreshments and cash bar will be available on site.

June 27

• GAR Hall Open House, noon to 3 p.m. at the Grand Army of the Republic Hall, Grand Meadow. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the G.A.R. Hall is one of the only two remaining in Minnesota. Booth Post 130 was constructed in 1891 and currently houses Civil War memorabilia from Mower County. For more information, visit www.mowercountyhistory.org.

• Summerset Theatre in the Garden – “Rated P for Parenthood,” 2 p.m. at the Hormel Historic Home Peace Garden. “Rated P for Parenthood” chronicles every stage of modern-day parenting, from conception to college, with giant doses of heart and humor. A versatile cast takes the audience through the ups and downs of having kids – from the sublime to the ridiculous – in a series of comic and musical vignettes. Hilarious, fresh, and decidedly irreverent, “Rated P” provides all the wistful joy of childrearing… at a fraction of the cost of braces. Tickets are $10. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, seating will be limited to 100 people. Ticket holders will be required to bring their own lawn chairs for seating in the Peace Garden. Refreshments and cash bar will be available on site.

• Summerset Theatre in the Garden – “Motherhood the Musical,” 7 p.m. at the Hormel Historic Home Peace Garden. Having a baby is just the beginning… motherhood is for life. In “Motherhood The Musical,” four women share their insights, challenges and pleasures at a baby shower. You’ll get a peek into the powerful friendship of Amy, a soon-to-be first-time mom, Brooke, a hard-working lawyer, Barb, a stressed-out mother of five, and Tina, a single mom seeking to balance work, her family and her divorce. “Motherhood” is a funny, yet loving look at being a mom at any age. It’s climbing the emotional mountain only to find that there’s laundry at the top. Tickets are $10. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, seating will be limited to 100 people. Ticket holders will be required to bring their own lawn chairs for seating in the Peace Garden. Refreshments and cash bar will be available on site.