Archive for Happenings

Crow River Habitat for Humanity has open shifts

Crow River Habitat for Humanity has open volunteer slots coming up on its veteran’s build in Glencoe. Sign up to volunteer or to help with meals at:

DC ECFE offers Night Owls class

Dassel Cokato’s Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) program is offering a Night Owls class, beginning Thursday, Feb. 3, continuing Thursdays through May 5. The class meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the DC Early Childhood Center.
The class is designed for children ages birth to 5 (not yet in kindergarten) and a parent or guardian. Attendees will explore, play, and learn together, Parents will have a chance to connect with others during parent discussion. Childcare is available to siblings in grades k through 3. Cost is $5 for the entire session. (No class March 17 and 31.)

Home energy: Beat the chill webinar slated Tuesday, Jan. 18, at noon

Feeling cold? Feeling the pinch of home energy bills? Wondering what to do about that? Join the Extension Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs), to learn more about how your home uses energy, how to save energy and access resources to share with your neighbors. The event is free. Registration is required: via the Univeristy of Minnesota Extension webpage, or by calling 612-624-1222.

Cokato Escape Room back soon

The Cokato Museum Escape Room is back with The Case of the Butter Bandits beginning Saturday, Jan. 29. Teams of four to six detectives will have 45 minutes to spread out and search for clues to solve the mystery of the Butter Bandits.
The event is free, but groups will be required to provide a $20 refundable damage deposit. People aged 11 to adult are welcome. Minors will need to be accompanied by an adult age 21 or older. Preregistration is required. The Escape Room is open during regular museum hours. To sign up for the event and for more information please contact the staff at the Cokato Museum at 320-286-2427.


Dassel Area Historical Society Annual Meeting

Dassel Area Historical Society
Annual Meeting
January 25, 2022
The Annual Meeting of the Dassel Area Historical Society will be Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022, 10 a.m. at the Dassel History Center. Trustees and officers will be elected; a review of 2021 will be presented, and other business will be conducted.
Anyone interested in the DAHS or serving on the board of trustees, is encouraged to attend the meeting or contact Carolyn Holje, museum director, 320.275.3077, for more information.
Refreshments will be served.
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch, Jan. 14 and 21, 2022.

Dassel-Cokato Sustainable Living Group to begin

DC has a new group for people interested in learning more about eco-friendly options.
A presentation and discussion will center on a new topic each month.
The first month’s topic is reusables. Come to learn and share about alternatives to single use products.
The group will have its first meeting at the Cokato Township Hall Monday, Jan. 17 from 7 to 8 p.m. For a virtual meeting option, send a message to the Dassel-Cokato Sustainable Living Group on Facebook.