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JCC No School April, 1 / 12:00 AM School
JCC No School -Spring Break


WIC Clinic Information April, 1 / 12:00 AM Community
WIC Clinics are held at Jackson County Government Center East, door #3 at 402 White Street. Child and Teen Check-up clinics held at Jackson County Government Center, Community Health Clinic Room, 402 White Street. For an appointment, call 507-847-2366. Immunizations are available by appointment for children based on eligibility by calling 847-2366 or 800-622-5207


Brown Bag Lunch Program - Library April, 3 / 12:00 PM Community
Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Services - This presentation will provide helpful communication tips along with assistive technology helps for deaf and hard-of-hearing people to live more independently. Brown Bag Lunch Programs are held at the meeting room in the Jackson County Library. You are welcome to bring a sack lunch. Coffee and tea will be provided.


Grief Support Group April, 4 / 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Community
A grief support group will take place 6 consecutive Thursdays at Sanford Jackson Medical Center. Anyone who has experienced a loss through death is welcome to attend. This support group provides members with educational information and an opportunity to share grief experiences in a supportive environment. Pre-registration is requested. Call Kathy Fransen at Sanford Hospice, 372-7700 or (866)655-1017.


JCC ECFE Mom's Expo April, 5 / 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Community
The first-ever JCC ECFE Mom's Expo will be held at the JCC ECFE/Discovery Place Preschool classroom on the lower level of Riverside Elementary School. This expo is open to all women. More than a dozen home-based businesses offering everything from cakes to candles, jeans to jewelry and makeup to handbags will be represented.


Maple Syruping 101 - PEBC April, 6 / 12:00 AM Community
Maple Syruping 101 **Note this is a Tentative Date!** Who: All ages Due to the unusual early spring in 2012, we are going to play-by-ear the date of our Maple Syruping Program. The sap started running over a month earlier than expected previously so will wait to see what Mother Nature gives us for a winter this year. Sap normally begins to flow in March, but could be as early as late January if the winter is mild and warm. Pre-registration is required. Please call 507-662-5064 or email Marilyn@ecologybus.org


Big Buddies -Bowl-a-Thon April, 6 / 9:00 AM Community
Join the Big Buddies for their Bowl-A-Thon at the Lakefield Bowling Alley. There are many ways to help: Form a team, donate items, sponsor a lane, or volunteer! Call 1-800-658-2480 for more information.


Chordhustlers Spring Show April, 6 / 2:30 PM Community
Local singers will join voices with those from around the area this Saturday as the Windom Area Chordhustlers perform their 45th annual spring show. The shows are at 2:30 pm and 7:00 pm at the BARC in Windom.


Northwest Iowa Area Singles April, 6 / 8:00 PM - 11:30 PM Community
Spencer Northwest Iowa Area Singles are sponsoring a dance, April 6th, 8-12 p.m., at the Hap Ketelsen Community Center in Everly, IA. Music by Mark & Len. Singles/couples welcome. Free dance lessons at 7:15p.m. Door prizes. For more information call Naomi (712)336-3496.


Little Tykes Storytime April, 8 / 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Community
Little Tykes' Storytime takes place on Mondays from 10 to 10:45 am in the library meeting room. Children can enjoy theme-based stories, fingerplays, music, and craft. First-time registration is requested. Everyone is welcome.


Brown Bag Lunch Program - Library April, 10 / 12:00 PM Community
Gluten-Free? Dairy-Free? What Does this mean? Find out how a mother with a son diagnosed with an auto-immune disease changed his life by changing to a gluten and dairy-free diet. Brown Bag Lunch Programs are held at the meeting room in the Jackson County Library. You are welcome to bring a sack lunch. Coffee and tea will be provided.


Grief Support Group April, 11 / 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Community
A grief support group will take place 6 consecutive Thursdays at Sanford Jackson Medical Center. Anyone who has experienced a loss through death is welcome to attend. This support group provides members with educational information and an opportunity to share grief experiences in a supportive environment. Pre-registration is requested. Call Kathy Fransen at Sanford Hospice, 372-7700 or (866)655-1017.


Lakefield City Garage Sales April, 12 / 12:00 AM Community
Lakefield Spring Citywide Garage Sales. See ad in the Lakefield Standard for details.


Social Media Breakfast April, 12 / 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Community
April 12th Social Media Breakfast: Rural Connection will be held at the Shed Chil’n Grill in Lakefield from 8-9am. This month’s topic is Pinterest for Business Part 2!


Dance April, 12 / 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM Community
DJ Donnie is sponsoring a dance, Friday, April 12th, 7:30-11:30p.m., at the America Legion Community Center, in Sioux Rapids, Iowa (note change of location). Open to the public. Singles/couples welcome


Lakefield City Garage Sales April, 13 / 12:00 AM Community
Lakefield Spring Citywide Garage Sales. See ad in the Lakefield Standard for details.


Good Times Singles Dance April, 13 / 8:00 PM - 11:30 PM Community
Good Times Singles Dance Saturday, April 13 in Brewster, MN - Legion Hall. Music by Norgarrd Duo. Contact Sharon at 507-227-5584.


Little Tykes Storytime April, 15 / 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Community
Little Tykes' Storytime takes place on Mondays from 10 to 10:45 am in the library meeting room. Children can enjoy theme-based stories, fingerplays, music, and craft. First-time registration is requested. Everyone is welcome.


Book discussion April, 15 / 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Community
'The Art of Racing in the Rain' by Garth Stein will be discussed in the library meeting room. This is a great opportunity to get out and meet new people and have fun discussing a book. Call the library at 847-4748 to reserve your copy.


JCC Early Dismissal April, 16 / 12:00 AM School
JCC Early Dismissal for Staff Development


Brown Bag Lunch - Library April, 17 / 12:00 PM Community
'Walk: My Journey of Faith and Discovery After Paralysis', by Randy Krulish - Come hear the experiences of a man who has been living in a wheelchair for 46 years and hear how faith and family gave him hope - and can give hope to others who have also had life-changes accidents.


Welcome to Medicare Info April, 18 / 10:30 AM Community
Welcome to Medicare: The A thru D of it! at the Jackson Public Library Everything you wanted or needed to know, but were afraid to ask! The Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging, Inc. will be presenting a class on Medicare. If you will be turning 65, new to Medicare or you are a caregiver for someone on Medicare, or just want information about Medicare benefits, this class is for you. There is no cost to attend, but pre-registration is recommended. To pre-register please call the Senior LinkAge Line One Stop Shop at 1-800-333-2433.


Grief Support Group April, 18 / 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Community
A grief support group will take place 6 consecutive Thursdays at Sanford Jackson Medical Center. Anyone who has experienced a loss through death is welcome to attend. This support group provides members with educational information and an opportunity to share grief experiences in a supportive environment. Pre-registration is requested. Call Kathy Fransen at Sanford Hospice, 372-7700 or (866)655-1017.


Little Tykes Storytime April, 22 / 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Community
Little Tykes' Storytime takes place on Mondays from 10 to 10:45 am in the library meeting room. Children can enjoy theme-based stories, fingerplays, music, and craft. First-time registration is requested. Everyone is welcome.


ARC Meetings April, 22 / 6:00 PM Community
ARC would like to invite all families and friends of individuals with disabilities to our upcoming informational and networking session. We are looking for public involvement and input to help better the lives of people with disabilities in our community. Meetings are held the 4th Monday of every month at Jackson Pizza Ranch, 6pm. Please contact Julie Pederson with questions (507)662-6653.


Sheltered Reality Fundraiser April, 23 / 6:30 PM Community
The Jackson Community Foundation presents Sheltered Reality as a fundraiser. Money will help fund requests from non-profits in the community to make the area even better. Where: JCC High School Performing Arts Center Cost: Free will tax deductible donation at the door. Sheltered Reality believes that music can have meaning, yet be a blast at the same time. SR uses drums set to music, as well as choreography to motivate audiences to realize that anyone, at any age can dream and succeed. During the performance you will learn our Steps of Success, get the chance to succeed through a drum lesson, and have the opportunity to perform with us!


Jackson Recovery Group April, 24 / 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Community
Anyone having issues with alcohol, drugs or any other addiction is welcome to attend the weekly meetings of the Jackson Recovery Group. The meetings are open to everyone on either Monday or Wednesday from 6 to 7 pm at the First Presbyterian Church.


Grief Support Group April, 25 / 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Community
A grief support group will take place 6 consecutive Thursdays at Sanford Jackson Medical Center. Anyone who has experienced a loss through death is welcome to attend. This support group provides members with educational information and an opportunity to share grief experiences in a supportive environment. Pre-registration is requested. Call Kathy Fransen at Sanford Hospice, 372-7700 or (866)655-1017.


Public Meeting - Hwy 71 bridge April, 25 / 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Community
The public is encouraged to attend an open house on the plans to replace the Highway 71 bridge over the Des Moines River in Jackson. The open house will run from 5 to 7 p.m. with a brief presentation at 6 at the Jackson City Hall.


Jackson Citywide Garage Sales April, 26 / 12:00 AM Community
Jackson's Citywide Garage Sales


Jackson Citywide Garage Sales April, 27 / 12:00 AM Community
Jackson's Citywide Garage sales


Extra Garbage Pickup April, 27 / 12:00 AM Community
Waste Management of Southern Minnesota and the City of Jackson will pick up everything after your spring cleaning, at no extra charge! Items to be picked up at no extra charge include: furniture mattresses, carpet, household goods. Jackson City Hall to sell tags for electronics and appliances -These items must be tagged to be hauled away.


Little Tykes Storytime April, 29 / 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Community
Little Tykes' Storytime takes place on Mondays from 10 to 10:45 am in the library meeting room. Children can enjoy theme-based stories, fingerplays, music, and craft. First-time registration is requested. Everyone is welcome.


Jackson Recovery Group April, 29 / 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Community
Anyone having issues with alcohol, drugs or any other addiction is welcome to attend the weekly meetings of the Jackson Recovery Group. The meetings are open to everyone on either Monday or Wednesday from 6 to 7 pm at the First Presbyterian Church.


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