Meetings & Events 11-10-16

Most Holy Trinity in Veseli to hold Bingo Nov. 13 Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Veseli will hold Bingo at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, in the church basement. There is a small admission price that includes one card and a light lunch. Bring the family for an afternoon of fun that includes door prizes. Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Veseli is located between New Prague and Lonsdale.

American Legion meeting on Nov. 15 The New Prague American Legion Post 45 meeting is at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, with a lunch at 6:30 p.m

Lonsdale Golden Agers to meet on Nov. 15 The Lonsdale area wide seniors club (Golden Agers) will meet at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the IC Civic Center for bingo and euchre. A supper will be served late afternoon. Chicken chow mein and egg roll from Mackenthuns. For more information call Don at 507- 744-2408.

Czech costume jewelry on display Nov. 16 The Czech Heritage Club welcomes people to stop by the New Prague Pizza Ranch at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, to see Doris Coghill’s collection of Czech jewelry. Doris Coghill has been collecting vintage costume jewelry for more than 25 years, and has found many examples while leading trips to the Czech Republic. Area residents can bring their vintage jewelry, which does not have to be Czech, to the event. See if Coghill can tell you something about what you have. See many examples of jewelry made in the Czech Republic.

Al Wagner benefit to be held Nov. 19 A benefit for Al Wagner will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Prior Lake VFW, 16306 Main Ave. SE in Prior Lake. The evening includes a spaghetti dinner, a beer bust, silent auction, a bake sale and music. Tickets are available at the door or purchase pre-sale tickets by contacting Sharon at 952-758-8716. Anyone who would like to support this cause, but are unable to attend can make a financial donation to Alan M. Wagner Irrevocable Trust care of New Market Bank in Elko New Market. Al Wagner suffered a massive brain stem stroke in 2002. The benefit is to help provide funds for a medical handicap van that will accommodate his electric wheelchair and other medical equipment.

Mental health advocate to speak in Savage Nov. 28 Key mental health advocate Sue Abderholden, executive director of NAMI Minnesota, will present a free, public education program on building Minnesota's mental health system called “Forty Years of Change” from 8- 9:30 a.m., on Monday, Nov. 28, at Savage City Hall, 6000 McColl Dr., in the main room. The programs are part of a 40-city tour celebrating NAMI Minnesota’s 40th Anniversary and its advocacy work to improve mental health services. People can find out about the impact of mental health advocacy past and present and help create a vision for the future by sharing what their community needs to better support the needs of children and adults living with a mental illness and their families. Families, professionals, persons living with a mental illness and the general public are welcome to attend. To register (not required) or get more information go to namihelps.org or call 651-645-2948.