The public is invited to Chris Gustafson’s first solo sculpture exhibition. Chris has been making metal sculptures for more than a decade. After receiving a developing artist grant from SMAHC, he is happy to welcome you to come view his new body of work, snack on refreshments and talk with him about his new creations.
The exhibit is 5-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, in garage number 14, along St. Anthony Blvd. in Watkins. Contact: (320) 764-3909.
The Kingston Lions are planning a Blood Drive to be 2-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Kingston Community Center, 30840 722nd Avenue in Kingston. (See page 6 for pre-donation tips.)
For appointments or information, please call Sandy Smith at (320) 398-8025. Please bring photo ID or donor card. Daycare will be provided.
St. Matthew’s U.C.C. in Forest City will hold its fall bazaar from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26.
There will be a dinner, bake sale, craft sale and noon raffle.
The St. Nicholas Parish plans their fall breakfast for Sunday, Oct. 27.
They will serve from 9 a.m. to noon. The menu includes sausage, scrambled eggs, fried potatoes, French toast with toppings, rolls, fruit, juice, milk, and coffee. Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for ages 5-10, and preschoolers are free. There will also be a bake sale and a raffle.
For women of the ELCA Crow River Conference
The Fall Gathering of the ELCA Crow River Conference Women will be held Tuesday evening, Oct. 29, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Annandale.
Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. followed by supper, special music, and a business meeting. Pastor Linda Pedersen, ELCA SWMN Synod minister will be the guest speaker as she tells of her trip to Romania to locate long-lost relatives. Pastor Tom Heyd of St. John’s will share his talent as a ventriloquist.
Tickets must be purchased by Oct. 21 from your church unit treasurer or from Pat Johnson,
Conference treasurer, (320) 286-2018. Tickets are transferable but not refundable. No tickets will be sold at the door.