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WIC Clinic October, 1 / 12:00 AM Community
WIC clinics and Child & Teen Clinics held all month long at the Jackson County Government Center East, door #3 at 402 White Street. Immunizations are available by appointment for children based on eligibility by calling 847-2366 or 800-622-5207.


Prenatal education classes October, 1 / 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Community
The Windom Area Hospital is hosting a free prenatal education class on Tuesdays. Topics covered will be nutrition, birthing complications, breast feeding, exercise, safety and child care, and stages of labor and breathing techniques. To register, call 831-2400 or 427-2700.


Brown Bag Lunch Program October, 2 / 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Community
'Getting Ready for Fall with Your Landscaping' presented by Gail Dunker. This program will provide ideas on how to landscape a yard during autumn. Dunker will discuss whether to put away or transition containers into the next season. She will show trimming and covering techniques for shrubs and roses. Attendees will also learn how to protect trees from rabbits and deer. The public is welcome to attend and bring a sack lunch. The library will provide coffee and tea.


Jackson Firefighters Dance October, 5 / 9:00 PM Community
The 120th Annual Jackson Firefighters Dance will be at the Jackson National Guard Armory from 9pm - 1am. Dancing, Raffles, Beverages and Food provided. Tickets are $10 at the door. Live Music by Hick Town Mafia playing country and rock. There will be free transportation from 10:30pm - 1:30am - If you would like a ride, please call 847-2632.


Prenatal education classes October, 8 / 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Community
The Windom Area Hospital is hosting a free prenatal education class on Tuesdays. Topics covered will be nutrition, birthing complications, breast feeding, exercise, safety and child care, and stages of labor and breathing techniques. To register, call 831-2400 or 427-2700.


Brown Bag Lunch Program October, 9 / 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Community
'The Ultimate Road Trip - North to Alaska' presented by Steve and Amy DeKok. More than 300,000 people drive the Alaska Highway every year, and it is on the top to-do list of many Americans. The beauty of the Canadian/Alaskan Highway is phenomenal. Alaskan inland has beauty that cannot be seen anywhere else in the world. Steve and Amy will tell some memorable stories about driving from Minnesota to Alaska, fishing, bears and delicious halibut tacos. The public is welcome to attend and bring a sack lunch. The library will provide coffee and tea.


Retail Therapy Night October, 10 / 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Community
Check out Jackson's Downtown Business and Specials and do some 'Retail Therapy'!


Free Parent Information NIght October, 10 / 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Community
Promoting Positive Relationships - How to build relationships between parents and providers. Presented by Melissa Holder, Early Childhood Counselor at the Jackson County Government Center East Community Room - Door #6. If you have any questions or would like more information, please call Family Services Network at 847-4441 or 1-800-850-2737.


Dance - Sioux Rapids, IA October, 11 / 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM Community
DJ Donnie is sponsoring a dance at the American Legion Community Center in Sioux Rapids, Iowa. Open to the public. Singles/couples welcome.


Singles Dance October, 12 / 8:00 PM Community
Good Times Singles dance at the Brewster Legion Hall in Brewster, MN. Music by Mark and Len from 8pm-12am. No line dancing permitted. Contact Sharon at 507-227-5584.


Pancake Feed - Fire Dept & Ambulance October, 13 / 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Community
The Jackson Fire Department and Ambulance Service, along with the Jackson Lions Club, will be hosting a Pancake Feed at the Jackson Fire Hall. Proceeds will be used for equipment, training, fireman's relief, and for the benefit of the members of the Jackson Fire Department.


PAWS of Jackson Meeting October, 15 / 12:00 AM Community
The Paws of Jackson meeting will be at 5:15pm in the Burger King meeting room in Jackson. All animal lovers are welcome. Check Facebook for any meeting date changes. Fundraising and foster families will be the main topics for discussion. Call 841-1834 evenings for more information.


Prenatal education classes October, 15 / 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Community
The Windom Area Hospital is hosting a free prenatal education class on Tuesdays. Topics covered will be nutrition, birthing complications, breast feeding, exercise, safety and child care, and stages of labor and breathing techniques. To register, call 831-2400 or 427-2700.


Brown Bag Lunch Program October, 16 / 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Community
'Germany and Denmark, Summer of 2013' presented by Connie Myers. Connie and husband John celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary by touring her ancestral homeland of Denmark. They continued on their trip to the O2 World Arena in Hamburg, Germany, where they took part in John's inauguration as governor of Lions Distric 5M3 at a ceremony amongst more than 20,000 fellow Lions. Connie will share highlights of their sightseeing and the convention. The public is welcome to attend and bring a sack lunch. The library will provide coffee and tea.


Poker-Open to the public October, 16 / 7:00 PM Community
Poker has started at the Jackson golf course on Wednesdays at 7pm! Open to the public


Coats for Kids Lights on Event October, 19 / 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Community
Coats for Kids along with Lights on for Safety at Jackson Collision and Classics at 613 4th Street, Jackson. Stop in for Free light bulb check and replacement with a donation to Coats for Kids (gently used or new coats, snow pants, hats, mittens, and scarves) Free refreshments from Sunshine Foods while you wait!


Michelle Bergmann-Lesch Benefit October, 20 / 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Community
A Cancer Benefit for Michelle (Shelly) Bergmann-Lesch will be held at the Immanuel Lutheran Activity Center in Lakefield. Pork burgers, beans, chips and bars will be served. Benefit is to help defray medical expenses in her treatment for cancer.


Harvest Supper - Holy Trinity October, 20 / 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Community
A Harvest Supper will be held at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Hunter Township (6 miles south of Lakefield, 1 mile east; or 9 miles west of Jackson on Co Rd 34, 2 miles south, 1 mile east). They will have Turkey with all the trimmings and Slovac ethnic foods. Adults $9, children 5-11 $5, Children 4 and under free. Take-outs available.


Prenatal education classes October, 22 / 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Community
The Windom Area Hospital is hosting a free prenatal education class on Tuesdays. Topics covered will be nutrition, birthing complications, breast feeding, exercise, safety and child care, and stages of labor and breathing techniques. To register, call 831-2400 or 427-2700.


Social Media Breakfast October, 23 / 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Community
Social Media Breakfast with Presenter: Jeffrey Ferrazzo from Constant Contact, held at the Minnesota West Worthington Campus Center for Performing and Fine Arts. Join us and learn how to put together a plan to let your customers know about your holiday promotions including your participation in small business Saturday and why they should shop with you. Each attendee will receive a copy of the Small Business Saturday toolkit and get ideas for successful holiday planning! These events are free but pre-registration is required by contacting Julie at MVTV Wireless, jfoote@mvtvwireless.com.


Brown Bag Lunch Program October, 23 / 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Community
'Loon Lake Cemetery' presented by Mary Chonko. Chonko has done years of research and has written a book about the Loon Lake Cemetery. Her book includes names of those buried there, history and many obituaries of those laid to rest there. She will have books available to purchase, or those interested may check out her donated copies from either the Jackson or Lakefield libraries. The public is welcome to attend and bring a sack lunch. The library will provide coffee and tea.


Poker-Open to the public October, 23 / 7:00 PM Community
Poker has started at the Jackson golf course on Wednesdays at 7pm! Open to the public


Good Samaritan Fall Bazaar October, 24 / 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Community
The Good Samaritan Society's Fall Bazaar will be held at Our Savior's Lutheran Church. They will be serving Barbeques, chips, baked beans and homemade pies. They will also be having a bake sale. Proceeds will go toward meeting our financial goal for our Resident Beauty Shop as well as purchasing items for our Resident Shopping Cart.


Fall harvest luncheon October, 26 / 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Community
The United Methodist Church of Jackson is sponsoring a fall harvest luncheon on Saturday, Oct. 26. Kolaches and coffee will be available from 9am to 10:30am; lunch will follow from 11am till 1pm. Carryouts will be available. For information, call 847-2681.


High School Halloween Party October, 26 / 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM Community
In response to suggestions and requests for fun and safe Halloween entertainment for the high school age youth, BARC and Elite Sound will be hosting a High School Halloween Dance Party. The dance will be held in the BARC Gymnasium at 1012 5th Ave, Windom, MN. Students are encouraged to wear costumes as there will be contests and prizes awarded. Concessions will be available during the dance and laser light show. Entry cost with costume is $3.00 and without costume is $4.00. For questions or more information, contact BARC 507-831-2375.


Lakefield Kiwanis French Toast Breakfast October, 27 / 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Community
The Lakefield Kiwanis Annual French Toast Breakfast will be held at the Lakefield American Legion Hall. Serving: new and improved French toast, sausage, applesauce, beverage. Adults -$6 tickets in advance; $6.50 at door. Children 5-12 $3.25 and children under 5: Free.


Pheasants Forever Banquet October, 29 / 5:00 PM Community
All are invited to the annual Pheasants Forever banquet at the Jackson National Guard Armory. Social hour starts at 5 pm. and the meal and program follow at 6:30 pm. Tickets are available from committee members; no tickets will be sold at the door. For information, call Ken Bargfrede (847-4700), Jeff Johnson (847-4774), or Kurt Swanson (662-5647).


Prenatal education classes October, 29 / 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Community
The Windom Area Hospital is hosting a free prenatal education class on Tuesdays. Topics covered will be nutrition, birthing complications, breast feeding, exercise, safety and child care, and stages of labor and breathing techniques. To register, call 831-2400 or 427-2700.


Brown Bag Lunch Program October, 30 / 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Community
'Crafting with Gourds' presented by Deb Lenz. Gourds can be fashioned into a variety of useful objects and decorated any number of ways. Whether a beginner or those who already have some experience working with gourds, Lenz offers new ideas and suggestions through her step-by-step information, along with secrets and shortcuts to make the gourding experience fun and exciting. The public is welcome to attend and bring a sack lunch. The library will provide coffee and tea.


Poker-Open to the public October, 30 / 7:00 PM Community
Poker has started at the Jackson golf course on Wednesdays at 7pm! Open to the public


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