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Trails Day Hike June, 2 / 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Community
All ages, Meet at Kilen Woods State Park for a hike through the forest to find late blooming flowers, flirting songbirds and everything else that is happening on what will naturally be a beautiful day no matter what the weather. Kilen Woods is located at 50200 860th St, Lakefield MN., the park entrance is 5 miles east of Highway 86 on County 24. Pre-registration is required, contact The Prairie Ecology Bus Center in Lakefield, 507-662-5064 or email marilyn@ecologybus.org


Budding Entomolgist June, 2 / 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Community
Completed 3rd grade and up! Grab a net and jar and head outside to find the six-legged creatures that live there! Learn what makes an insect an insect and see the different life cycle forms in action. When done you can take home some bugs to freeze, which will start your bug collection for Part 2. Located at Prairie Ecology Bus Center, 935 No. Hwy 86, Lakefield, MN., pre-registration is required. Call 507-662-5064 or email marilyn@ecologybus.org


Storybook Science June, 3 / 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Community
Magic of Fungi! Come and learn all about the magical world of mushrooms, some can save lives, some are edible, others glow in the dark. Join to learn all about them through fun activities. Ages 4-6 w/caregiver. Pre-registration is required, contact the Prairie Ecology Bus Center, 507-662-5064 or email marilyn@ecologybus.org


Jackson WIC Clinic June, 4 / 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community
WIC Clinic held at the Jackson Resource Center, Community Health Clinic Room, 402 White Street. For an appointment call 507-847-2366


Household Hazardous Waste Collection June, 4 / 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Community
Jackson County Household Hazardous Waste Facility open June-October. First Monday and third Saturday of each month. Monday 9-11am and 12-3pm. Saturday 9-11am. Please see Livewire for examples of waste and what NOT to bring. HHW Facility is located at the Jackson County Highway Department 1 mile west of Jackson on County Road #34.


Jackson WIC Clinic June, 5 / 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community
WIC Clinic held at the Jackson Resource Center, Community Room (lower lever by Veterans Service entrance) at 402 White Street. For appointment call 507-847-2366


Children Event at Library June, 6 / 10:00 AM Community
Farm Bureau Farming Fun Storytime, Guest readers and fun farm crafts. Open to children preschool age through fifth grade.


Water World Field Trip June, 7 / 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Community
Come learn all about the underwater insects. The watery environment of marshes is home to a zoo of amazing animals, big and small. Orserve and learn how animals are specially suied to these wild and wet worlds and how they are interconnected to the surrounding environments. Rubber boots and tools will be provided. There is no fee for this event (sponsored by Jackson County Water Plan). Ages: Completed 3rd-7th grade. Pre-registration is required please contact the Prairie Ecology Bus Center 935 No Hwy 86, Lakefield MN, 507-662-5064 or email marilyn@ecologybus.org. Bus leaves at 12:45 pm!


Children Event at Library June, 7 / 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Community
Wii and board game fun. Bring a friend and play some Wii. Friendly Wii and board game competitions will be taking place. Snacks provided. Open to students grades 1-5.


Windom Riverfest June, 8 / 12:00 AM Community
Various events throughout the day including a flea market (dawn to dusk), golf outing 6 pm, soap box derby south 4th St. 7 pm, Ministerial Concert starting at 7:30 pm featuring Staci Frenes, Phat Pheasant Entertainment the Scott Larson Band 9 pm, and finish off the evening with fireworks at the Windom Area High School 10:15 pm.


Windom Riverfest June, 9 / 12:00 AM Community
Various activities throughout the day starting with the Fun Run at 8 am, cribbage tournament at 8 am, craft show at 9 am, tennis tournament at 9 am, model airplane fun fly on county highway 13 9 am -5 pm, soccer, softball and fish tournaments 10 am, smorgasbard 11-2 at the Historical Society, turtle races 2 pm, pie eating contest 3 pm, kiddie parade 4pm, cookout at courthouse square 4-5:30pm, Grande parade throughout Windom 6pm.


Windom Riverfest June, 10 / 12:00 AM Community
Various activities throughout the day. Pancake breakfast 9 am-1pm, model airplane fun fly 9am-2pm, Car and Antigue Tractor Show and Swap Meet at Tegels Park 9am-3pm, softball and soccer tournaments 10 am, sand volleyball tournament 10:30 am, kids' tractor pedal pull at Cottonwood Lake 12pm-2pm.


Mtn Lake Pow Wow June, 15 / 7:00 PM Community
78th Anniversary Pow Wow Starts with the Miss Mt. Lake Pageant at the High School at 7:00 pm. Events all weekend long including Volleyball, disc golf, Freedom Riders Mystery Run, all on Saturday.


Household Hazardous Waste Collection June, 16 / 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Community
Jackson County Household Hazardous Waste Facility open June-October. First Monday and third Saturday of each month. Monday 9-11am and 12-3pm. Saturday 9-11am. Please see Livewire for examples of waste and what NOT to bring. HHW Facility is located at the Jackson County Highway Department 1 mile west of Jackson on County Road #34.


Take a Kid Fishing June, 16 / 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Community
Free event for children 14 and younger. Lunch will be served and prizes will be drawn. 9 am -11:15 at Brown Park Shelter.


Mtn Lake Pow Wow June, 17 / 8:00 AM Community
Mtn. Lake Pow Wow starts off with a Pancake Feed at the City Park Gazebo, then food stands open at 11 am, 3-on-3 basketball at 12 noon, 39th Annual Mt. Lake Road Race registration at 2:30, kiddie parade 5:30, Antique car and tractor parade 6pm, Kingery Family Concert at City Park Band Shelter starts at 7pm.


Mtn Lake WIC Clinic June, 19 / 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Community
Mountain Lake WIC clinic held at the Community Bible Church, 500 Klein St, Mtn. Lake


Worthington Christian Women coffee June, 19 / 9:00 AM Meeting
Worthington Christian Women are having their monthly meeting at 9:00 am at the Worthington Christian Church 1501 N. Douglas St. Worthington, MN. Kimberly Dawn Nybord will be giving a special message 'Hope: The Promise of Restoration' along with special music. Coffee, tea, juice and breakfast rolls will be served for $4.75 inclusive. Walk Ins are welcome reservations call 507-376-4769


The Art of Marriage Retreat June, 22 / 12:00 AM Meeting
The Art of Marriage is a one-and-a-half day video event designed to help couples fully experience God's design for marriage. Contact Diane at 712-330-3861, or check out the website: www.goodnewsokoboji.com/#/special-event/the-art-of-marriage.


Clay Pot Bird Feeder June, 22 / 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Community
Learn how to make a bird feeder out of a clay flowerpot and other items found around the house. Create a one of a kind bird feeder. Open to High School students and adults. Pre-registration is required. Contact the Prairie Ecology Bus Center, 935 N. Hwy 86, Lakefield, MN, 507-662-5064 or email marilyn@ecologybus.org


Bank Midwest Grand Opening June, 22 / 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM Community
Come check out the new Bank Midwest building and grill out with the Bank Midwest Crew. 509 3rd St, Jackson.


Lakefield Summerfest June, 22 / 5:00 PM Community
Lakefield Summerfest hosts Family Fun Night. 6pm-8:30pm North City Park. Steak and Shrimp 5pm @ Lakefield VFW. Dance with Nectorines 8pm-12am @ VFW. Dance with Roxbury 8:30-12:30am The Shed Chill 'n Grille.


The Art of Marriage Retreat June, 23 / 12:00 AM Meeting
The Art of Marriage is a one-and-a-half day video event designed to help couples fully experience God's design for marriage. Contact Diane at 712-330-3861, or check out the website: www.goodnewsokoboji.com/#/special-event/the-art-of-marriage.


Lakefield Summerfest June, 23 / 12:00 AM Community
Lakefield Summerfest! Events scheduled throughout the day! Food for Kidz 5k walk/run 7 am registration. Car show 9 am. Golf Scramble 9 am. Pet show 10 am. Walking taco and desserts 11-1. Best Meal deal starting at 11 until gone. Motorcycle Ride 1-4. Parade starting at 2 pm. Watermelon feed/Community Photo after the parade. Tractor pull starting at 4 pm. Ribfest/Cookoff 5:30-7:30 pm. Street Dance 8 pm - Midnight.


Sherburn Holiday Festival June, 23 / 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Community
Annual Tractor and Car Show. All classes of tractors and cars accepted. Sherburn City Park starts at 8 am. Volleyball and Bean Bag tournament 11am. Starting at noon-Bingo, rides, food stands, beer garden, face painting. 3 pm Cow Pie Bingo. Street Dance 5-8pm.


Lakefield Summerfest June, 24 / 9:00 AM Community
Pancake Breakfast @ American Legion Hall 9:30am-12:30pm. Community Church Service 10am. Pork Loin dinner with ice cream sundae bar 11am-1pm @ Immanuel Lutheran Activity Center


Sherburn Holiday Festival June, 24 / 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Community
Bingo, rides, beer garden, face painting starting at noon. 2:30 pm kiddie parade. 3pm Big Parade and cow pie bingo. 4 pm- Entertainment by the BeeKays. 4:30- kids tractor pull. 6pm-entertainment by SongQuest. 7 pm- drawings.


Lunch Bunch at Jackson Library June, 25 / 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Community
Jackson Public Library hosting Dream Big: READ. Mondays through July 23. Children of all ages, teans anf amiles are invited to attend. Bring your lunch to the meeting room and enjoy stories while eating. After lunch and stories, a craft will be made. A drawing will take place each week for prizes. Attend one or all the sessions.


Wild Wednesday Walks June, 27 / 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Community
The Prairie Ecology Bus Center, holding a Wild Wednesday Walk, 4pm-5pm. Join them for a casual, fun exploration of Sparks Park's various animal hide-outs, and see what animals and plants call this habitat home. Free for Adults and Families. Pre-registration is required. Call 504-662-5064, or email marilyn@ecologybus.org. For more information check out their website at www.ecologybus.org


Creative Craft Corner June, 28 / 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Community
Jackson Public Library will have a craft table set up on Thursdays through July 26. Children, teens and families are invited to come anytime between 10 am and 4 pm and create a craft on their own. A sample craft will be on display and craft supplies provided. No registration needed. Come and go as time allows.


Franks-a-Lot June, 28 / 5:00 PM Community
Free hotdogs and fixings at various retailers downtown Jackson.


Olde Town Street Market June, 28 / 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Community
Olde Town Street Market Thursdays 5-7pm, Spirit Lake


Rhythm of the River June, 29 / 12:00 AM Community
Rhythm of the River music/art festival


Town and Country Days June, 29 / 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Community
Jackson Town and Country Days. Starting with Retailer crazy sidewalk sales with additional vendors on the sidewalks. 10 am free movie at Historic State Theatre. 10-5 games for the family-United Prairie Bank, Bank Midwest, Famers and Merchants State Bank of Alpha, Jackson Federal Savings and Loan. 1:30pm-Magician at Historic State Theatre. 5-7pm Family Night out-$5 donation for pork burgers, chips and root beer floats-sponsored by Holiday Fest Committee. Volleyball tournament at Dumont Park, 6-11pm Rhythm of the River-music entertainment, beer garden @ Ashley Park in Jackson.


Rhythm of the River June, 30 / 12:00 AM Community
Rhythm of the River music/art festival


Town and Country Days June, 30 / 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM Community
9am-5pm Retailer Crazy Sidewalk sales, 9 am Tri for Health Kids Triathlon. Beginners Jam Workshop-10am, Walking Taco Fundraiser 10am-2pm. 11am-Duck Races, Des Moines River. 11:30-Parade. 1 pm- Opening ceremony for Rhythm of the River and Sunshine Foods grilling @ AShley Park. 6:30 pm Costume parade and Jackson Speedway Races @ Jackson County Fairgrounds.


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