Dance performance held at Arts Center

ST. PETER — The Rural Route Dance Ensemble will perform “Project Luna” at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Arts Center of Saint Peter, 315 S. Minnesota Ave.

The performance is an original multimedia show with modern dance, live music, spoken word and visual art.

Admission is $10. Doors open at 7 p.m. for a pre-show reception with cash refreshments provided by Patrick’s on Third and Morgan Creek Vineyards.

For more information call 507-931-3630 or visit

Celtic Harp Concert performed in Waseca

WASECA — The Waseca Arts Council presents Celtic harp artist Amy Kortuem in concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Art Center, 200 State St. N.

Kortuem will perform an evening of traditional Irish and original music.

Tickets are $17. There is no charge for students accompanied by paying adults. Tickets are available by phoning the Art Center at 507-835-1701.

The auditorium is on the second floor and without elevator -- it is not handicapped accessible. The concert is being sponsored in part by the E.F. Johnson Foundation/Waseca Area Foundation.

For more information call 507-835-1701.

MLWLA fundraiser benefits water

MADISON LAKE — The Madison Lake and Watershed Association will hold their “Ice Breaker” Banquet at 6 p.m. Friday at Point Pleasant Resort.

The event features a beef, chicken and fish buffet dinner, silent auction, raffle and games throughout the evening.

Funds raised for the MLWLA will help with the organization’s mission to improve the water quality of the entire watershed, including Madison Lake.

Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Tickets are available at People’s State Bank and Point Pleasant Resort.

For more information call Sue at 995-1574.

9/11 film shownat BEC Library

MANKATO — Veterans for Peace and the Grassroots Democracy Project will present the third episode of the documentary “September 11: The New Pearl Harbor” at 9:30 a.m. Friday and again at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Blue Earth County Library, 100 E. Main St.

The third episode deals with the Pentagon, flight 93 and World Trade Center building seven.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information call Richard at 625-6904.

Learn and teach at Re-Skilling Festival

MANKATO — A Re-Skilling festival will be held from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Center for Earth Spirituality and Rural Ministry, 170 Good Counsel Drive.

Locals who have practical skills are invited to share those skills with others. Re-Skilling describes the process of learning or relearning skills we never learned, forgot to learn or don’t remember we learned.

For more information call 389-4272.

Monthly cribbage tournament

MANKATO — The Mankato Visitor’s Bureau is co-sponsoring a cribbage tournament at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Wow Zone, 2030 Adams St.

Entry fee is $5 with seven games guaranteed. Proceeds go to the winners. Arrive early to register.

For more information call Arnie at 344-4230.

BEC Library holds Tae Kwon Do demo

MANKATO — Lee’s Champion Tae Kwon Do will host a demonstration at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Blue Earth County Library, 100 E. Main St.

Students of all ages will demonstrate the art and skill of Tae Kwon Do.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 304-4020.

Lake Crystal FD holds fundraiser

LAKE CRYSTAL — The Lake Crystal Fire Department Relief Association will be holding a rib dinner fundraiser from 4:30-8 p.m. Saturday at the Lake Crystal American Legion Post 294. The meal is $10. The event also features musical enteratinment from Larry Schultz.

Key City Bike volunteer party

MANKATO — Key City Bike will be kicking off its 2015 season with a volunteer event from 7-9 p.m. Saturday at the 410 Project, 523 S. Front St.

Th event is an opportunity to meet the Executive Director, Members of the Board and current volunteers that can answer questions.

For more information call 304-1936.

MSU hosts evening of brass music

MANKATO — The Minnesota Valley Trombone Octet and the Minnesota Valley Brass Quintet will be performing at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Elias J. Halling Recital Hall on the Minnesota State University campus.

They will perform music by classical and contemporary composers such as Bach, Beethoven, Ewald and more. Admission is $9 or $7 for current MSU students. Tickets are available online at For more information, call 389-5549.

Mending Spirits microchip clinic

MANKATO — Mending Spirits Animal Rescue will be celebrating microchip month with a microchip clinic from 12-3 p.m. at Pet Expo, 1800 Adams St.

During the clinic dogs and cats can get a microchip for $20. This helps locate pets if they get lost.

For more information contact Angie at 507-420-6368.

LCWM Kindergarten Roundup for parents

LAKE CRYSTAL — The LCWM Kindergarten roundup will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday at the LCWM Elementary School, 502 Watonwan St. E.

Any parents or guardians with children that will be 5-years-old by Sept. 1, 2015 are encouraged to attend the informational session.

For more information, call 507-726-2320.

MSU Community Orchestra concert

MANKATO — The Minnesota State University Community Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Elias J. Halling Recital Hall on the MSU campus.

The orchestra is made up of both students and community members. Many of them have also performed with the Mankato Symphony Orchestra.

Admission is $9 or $7 for current MSU students. Tickets are available online at

For more information call 389-5549.

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