Archive for Happenings

Mayer Rising Community Festival Sat., July 14

MAYER – The Mayer Rising Community Festival is set for Saturday, July 14 at the Mayer Community Center and Old Schoolhouse Park.

A full schedule was published in last week’s Classifieds/GoingOut section.

Prairie Days this weekend in Lester Prairie

LESTER PRAIRIE – Lester Prairie’s Prairie Days celebration takes place this weekend, Friday to Sunday, July 13-15.

A complete schedule is in an ad in today’s paper. For more details, see the special section from last week – also available at  click Online Edition and scroll down to Complimentary Publications.

Story time at the HL Library

HOWARD LAKE – Summer storytime at the Howard Lake Library includes stories, games, songs, fun activities, and crafts. This is an opportunity for 3- to 6-year-olds and their families to improve and strengthen pre-literacy skills while having a great time. Friday, June 29 from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. No registration required. Sponsored by the Howard Lake Friends of the Library. For additional information on library services, contact the Howard Lake Public Library at (320) 543-2020.

Fishing contest in Waverly July 7

WAVERLY – A fishing contest sponsored by the Waverly Lake Association  will take place Saturday, July 7. Registration 7 to 8 a.m. Contest 8 a.m. to noon, at the Waverly Waterfront Legion Park. For more information call John (612) 759-8284 or Jim (763) 658-4444.

Entries sought for talent show in LP

LESTER PRAIRIE – Organizers are seeking entries for the Prairie Days talent show, which is set for Saturday, July 14 at 10 a.m. in Central Square Park in Lester Prairie. Age categories are 10 years and younger; and 11 to 18 years old. All talents are welcome, including vocalists, instrumentalists, theater, speech, and more. Prizes will be awarded to the top three places. Prizes include Nickelodeon Universe, Moose Mountain, Crayola Experience, Sea Life, Fly Over America, GameWorks, St. Paul Saints, Minnesota Zoo, and Century 9 Theatres. To register contact Sue Mielke, 952-201-6802 or

‘Man of LaMancha’ performances at HLWW start Friday, July 6

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – “Man of LaMancha” cast members from Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Theatre Arts Boosters are putting on the final touches for their upcoming performances in the Laker Theater at HLWW High School.

Performance dates are:

• Friday, July 6 at 7:30 p.m.

• Saturday, July 7 at 7:30 p.m.

• Sunday, July 8 at 4 p.m.

• Thursday, July 12 at 7:30 p.m.

• Friday, July 13 at 7:30 p.m.

• Saturday, July 14 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased online at

"Man of LaMancha"

“Man of LaMancha”