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WIC Clinic Information March, 1 / 12:00 AM Community
WIC clinic held at Jackson County Government Center East, door #3, at 402 White Street all month long. Child & Teen Check-up clinic held at Jackson County Government Center, Community Health Clinic Room, 402 White Street, Jackson. For an appointment, call 507-847-2366. Immunizations are available by appointment for children based on eligibility by calling 847-2366 or 800-622-5207.


Kindle Class at Lakefield Library March, 1 / 1:00 PM Community
Class for Kindle users: attendees are encouraged to bring in their tablet and get ready to use the online library to its fullest capability. Class sizes are limited and registration is required. All classes are about an hour in length. Those seeking more information or who are looking to register may contact the library at 662-5782.


Big Bend Snow Riders Supper March, 1 / 6:00 PM Community
The Big Bend Snow Riders Inc. (Jackson and Cottonwood Counties) invite you to the Club Membership Drive and Landowners Appreciation Supper at the Horse Barn and Hunt Club. Supper is from 6-8:30pm and there is a DJ from 9pm-midnight. New members are welcome! Join at the door! Paid members and landowners Eat FREE!


"Nunsense" Theater production March, 1 / 6:00 PM Community
Come enjoy 'Nunsense', the latest theater production by Jackson County Art Guilds. Performances will have dinner at 6pm with the play starting at 7pm at the Good Shepherd Hall in Jackson. Tickets can be purchased at Perkins Appliance in downtown Jackson or by calling 847-5509.


Chili Cook-off - Food for Kidz March, 2 / 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Community
Come place your vote at the 9th Annual Food for Kidz Chili Cook-off at the Immanuel Lutheran Activity Center in Lakefield. Along with chili, there will be other types of soup, breads, muffins, sweet breads, and ice cream. The chili cook-off is a fundraiser for the local Food for Kidz effort, which packages and distributes nutritious meals to hungry children and their families where crisis has struck and there is an immediate need. For more information, contact Marless Cuperus at 662-5254.


Financial Peace University March, 2 / 11:00 AM Community
Financial Peace University with Dave Ramsey at the First Baptist Church in Jackson. Your money. Your story. Your life. Learn God's ways of handling money with Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University. The average turnaround is $8,000 in just the first three months! Sundays from 11:00-12:30pm, Tuesdays 6:00-7:30pm or Thursdays from 7pm-8:30pm. Questions, please call Eric Michels at 507-847-2603. Signup at www.beafish.net


"Nunsense" Theater Production March, 2 / 2:00 PM Community
Come enjoy 'Nunsense', the latest theater production by Jackson County Art Guilds. This is a matinee show, with no dinner. Tickets can be purchased at Perkins Appliance in downtown Jackson, or by calling 847-5509.


Little Tykes Storytime - Library March, 3 / 10:00 AM Community
Little Tykes Storytime is on Mondays from 10 to 10:45am. The storytime features theme-based stories, fingerplays, music, games, and craft. Toddlers and preschool children are welcome. Registration is requested. Call the library to register or for more information.


Relay for Life Kickoff March, 3 / 6:30 PM Community
Everyone is invited to join in the Relay for Life 2014 Team Kickoff at the downtown Jackson Historic State Theatre. Bring your team, or come alone and join one! Concessions will be available to purchase during the meeting.


Riverside Famers Market Meeting March, 4 / 6:00 PM Community
The planning group of the Riverside Farmers Market will host a meeting in the Community Room, Jackson County Resource Building. Those attending may use the east door. Vendors and all other interested persons are encouraged to participate in the meetings to plan and promote the market in Jackson this summer.


Financial Peace University March, 4 / 6:00 PM Community
Financial Peace University with Dave Ramsey at the First Baptist Church in Jackson. Your money. Your story. Your life. Learn God's ways of handling money with Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University. The average turnaround is $8,000 in just the first three months! Sundays from 11:00-12:30pm, Tuesdays 6:00-7:30pm or Thursdays from 7pm-8:30pm. Questions, please call Eric Michels at 507-847-2603. Signup at www.beafish.net


Firearms Safety Course March, 4 / 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Community
The MN Department of Natural Resources is sponsoring a Firearms Safety Course at the Jackson National Guard Armory. There is a $10 registration fee. Students must be age 12 by 12/31/14. Anyone born after December 31, 1979 must take this course to obtain a hunting license. We encourage parents to take this course with their sons or daughters. For more information, contact Kollin VanDeVere at 507-227-3132.


DNR - Lake Service Provider Training March, 5 / 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Community
To help businesses get ready for the open water season, required lake service provider training will be offered in Windom by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The event will be held at the DNR office in Windom. Persons interested in attending the training will need to register for an account online at www.mndnr.gov/lsp/index.html, apply for a service provider permit through an online application, and submit payment.


Free tax clinic March, 6 / 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM Community
Western Community Action is currently taking phone calls and scheduling free appointments to help lower-income taxpayers and families navigate the process of filing their 2013 state and federal income tax return. The actual appointments will be set up for Thursdays at the WCA office in Jackson, beginning Jan. 30 and continuing through the last Thursday before the April 15 tax deadline. For information, call Western Community Action at 847-2632.


PEBC - Full Moon Owl Prowl March, 6 / 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Community
Who: Families and adults This will be a real hoot! Join a PEBC naturalist on a night hike through the moon-lit forest and learn about our local owls. We'll use owl callers to try to get the owls to talk and maybe even have them fly in to check us out. Snowshoes will be available if necessary. Pre-registration is required. Please call 507-662-5064 or email Marilyn@ecologybus.org


Financial Peace University March, 6 / 7:00 PM Community
Financial Peace University with Dave Ramsey at the First Baptist Church in Jackson. Your money. Your story. Your life. Learn God's ways of handling money with Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University. The average turnaround is $8,000 in just the first three months! Sundays from 11:00-12:30pm, Tuesdays 6:00-7:30pm or Thursdays from 7pm-8:30pm. Questions, please call Eric Michels at 507-847-2603. Signup at www.beafish.net


Wells Gun Show March, 8 / 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Community
The public is invited to the annual Wells Rifle and Pistol Club Gun Show at the USC Public High School in Wells. Breakfast and lunch will be available.


Windom Farm & Home Show March, 8 / 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Community
All are invited to the annual Farm and Home Show in the Windom Area Middle School. This free event is hosted by the Windom Area Chamber of Commerce.


PEBC - Habitat Helpers March, 8 / 10:00 AM Community
Who: Adults and youth grades 5 and older Become part of the construction crew for nature with the PEBC and assemble a nest box kit that can be used to attract a wide variety of cavity-nesting birds including wood ducks, screech owls, and kestrels. Bring a light-weight pair of gloves to work with and a cordless or electric drill if you have one. Space is limited to the first 12 folks to register so call early! Pre-registration is required. Please call 507-662-5064 or email Marilyn@ecologybus.org


Nook class at Lakefield Library March, 8 / 1:00 PM Community
Class for Nook users: Attendees are encourage d to bring in their tablet and get ready to use the online library to its fullest capability. Class sizes are limited and registration is required. All classes are about an hour in length. Those seeking more information or who are looking to register may contact the library at 662-5782.


MN Deer Hunters Banquet March, 8 / 5:00 PM Community
The 22nd Annual Des Moines Valley Chapter MN Deer Hunters Association Banquet will be held at the Jackson Armory. For tickets, contact: Denis Quarber at 831-5015, Cody Duroe at 628-5533, or Joe Raia at 831-5776. No ticket sales at the door.


Wells Gun Show March, 9 / 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Community
The public is invited to the annual Wells Rifle and Pistol Club Gun Show at the USC Public High School in Wells. Breakfast and lunch will be available.


Financial Peace University March, 9 / 11:00 AM Community
Financial Peace University with Dave Ramsey at the First Baptist Church in Jackson. Your money. Your story. Your life. Learn God's ways of handling money with Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University. The average turnaround is $8,000 in just the first three months! Sundays from 11:00-12:30pm, Tuesdays 6:00-7:30pm or Thursdays from 7pm-8:30pm. Questions, please call Eric Michels at 507-847-2603. Signup at www.beafish.net


Little Tykes Storytime - Library March, 10 / 10:00 AM Community
Little Tykes Storytime is on Mondays from 10 to 10:45am. The storytime features theme-based stories, fingerplays, music, games, and craft. Toddlers and preschool children are welcome. Registration is requested. Call the library to register or for more information.


PAWS Meeting March, 11 / 5:00 PM Community
A meeting of the PAWS group, a local no-kill foster-based animal rescue organization, will take place at the Jackson library at 5:15pm. All animal lovers are welcome. Check Facebook for any meeting date changes.


Financial Peace University March, 11 / 6:00 PM Community
Financial Peace University with Dave Ramsey at the First Baptist Church in Jackson. Your money. Your story. Your life. Learn God's ways of handling money with Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University. The average turnaround is $8,000 in just the first three months! Sundays from 11:00-12:30pm, Tuesdays 6:00-7:30pm or Thursdays from 7pm-8:30pm. Questions, please call Eric Michels at 507-847-2603. Signup at www.beafish.net


Firearms Safety Course March, 11 / 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Community
The MN Department of Natural Resources is sponsoring a Firearms Safety Course at the Jackson National Guard Armory. There is a $10 registration fee. Students must be age 12 by 12/31/14. Anyone born after December 31, 1979 must take this course to obtain a hunting license. We encourage parents to take this course with their sons or daughters. For more information, contact Kollin VanDeVere at 507-227-3132.


Spring Open House - Valley View March, 12 / 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Community
Spring Open House at Valley View Assisted Living in Lakefield. Join us for tours of the building, entertainment, snacks, coffee, and a chance to win $100 gift certificate. Hope to see you there!


Free tax clinic March, 13 / 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM Community
Western Community Action is currently taking phone calls and scheduling free appointments to help lower-income taxpayers and families navigate the process of filing their 2013 state and federal income tax return. The actual appointments will be set up for Thursdays at the WCA office in Jackson, beginning Jan. 30 and continuing through the last Thursday before the April 15 tax deadline. For information, call Western Community Action at 847-2632.


Teen Tech Week Event March, 13 / 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Community
In celebration of Teen Tech Week's theme, 'DIY@ Your Library,' the Jackson library will host a special event for teens in the library meeting room. Teens in sixth through 12th grades are invited to DIY at the library while creating canvas fun with melted crayon art or acrylic painting. Snacks will be provided. Registration is required by calling 847-4748.


Hospice Chili Feed Fundraiser March, 13 / 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Community
Hospice Benefit - Chili Supper sponsored by Sanford Health and the Jackson Lions Club. Come to the Jackson American Legion for homemade chili and baked potatoes. Free-will donations accepted. All donations will benefit hospice patients and families in the Jackson, MN area.


Gingerbread Open House March, 13 / 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Community
Come join us here at Gingerbread and see our classroom, meet our teachers, and get some information about our 2014-2015 school year. We are discussing new curriculum at 6pm. Questions, call Jody at 847-3585.


Financial Peace University March, 13 / 7:00 PM Community
Financial Peace University with Dave Ramsey at the First Baptist Church in Jackson. Your money. Your story. Your life. Learn God's ways of handling money with Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University. The average turnaround is $8,000 in just the first three months! Sundays from 11:00-12:30pm, Tuesdays 6:00-7:30pm or Thursdays from 7pm-8:30pm. Questions, please call Eric Michels at 507-847-2603. Signup at www.beafish.net


Customer Appreciation - Vets Oil March, 14 / 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Community
The public is invited to attend a customer appreciation day at Vet's Oil in Jackson. Homemade donuts, soft-serve ice cream sundaes, popcorn, coffee and pop will be served.


Farm & Home Show March, 15 / 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Community
The Annual Farm & Home show will be held at the JCC High School Auxiliary Gym and Commons area.


NW Bell Telephone Operator Reunion March, 15 / 12:00 PM Community
Come for a reunion of all NW Bell Telephone Operators at Burger King in Jackson. Sponsored by 'The Party Line'.


Pancake Feed - Alpha Fire Department March, 16 / 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Community
The Alpha Fire Department's Pancake Feed will be held at the Alpha City Hall with Pancakes by the Jackson Lions Club. Free-will donation. Thank you for your support!


Little Tykes Storytime - Library March, 17 / 10:00 AM Community
Little Tykes Storytime is on Mondays from 10 to 10:45am. The storytime features theme-based stories, fingerplays, music, games, and craft. Toddlers and preschool children are welcome. Registration is requested. Call the library to register or for more information.


First Beginnings Preschool Open House March, 18 / 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Community
First Beginnings Preschool Open House in Lakefield - Enroll now for the 2014-2015 school year! Each individual is different. Create your own child's schedule. FREE book bag for each child that comes to the open house! For more information call 507-662-6409.


Firearms Safety Course March, 18 / 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Community
The MN Department of Natural Resources is sponsoring a Firearms Safety Course at the Jackson National Guard Armory. There is a $10 registration fee. Students must be age 12 by 12/31/14. Anyone born after December 31, 1979 must take this course to obtain a hunting license. We encourage parents to take this course with their sons or daughters. For more information, contact Kollin VanDeVere at 507-227-3132.


Free tax clinic March, 20 / 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM Community
Western Community Action is currently taking phone calls and scheduling free appointments to help lower-income taxpayers and families navigate the process of filing their 2013 state and federal income tax return. The actual appointments will be set up for Thursdays at the WCA office in Jackson, beginning Jan. 30 and continuing through the last Thursday before the April 15 tax deadline. For information, call Western Community Action at 847-2632.


Discovery Place Registration/Open House March, 20 / 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Community
All are invited to attend a registration open house for Discovery Place Preschool at Riverside Elementary School in Jackson and Pleasantview Elementary School in Lakefield. New for the 2014-2015 year is 5-day preschool. For information or to register, call Holly at 847-5868 or email holly.nasby@jccschools.com or amber.lessman@jccschools.com.


Gingerbread Registration Night March, 20 / 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Community
To enroll your child for the 2014-2015 school year for preschool educational programs. Offering 3-year-old classes or 4&5-year-old classes. For more information, call Jody at 847-3585.


Bohemian Dinner March, 20 / 6:00 PM Community
The 24th annual Bohemian Dinner is set to be held at the Good Shepherd Hall in Jackson. On the menu is traditional Bohemian fare of pork chops, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, potato dumplings, candied carrots and kolaches. Entertainment will be provided. Tickets are available at United Prairie Insurance and Southwest Coaches in Jackson.


Free Parent Information Night March, 20 / 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Community
'Making Positive Contributions to a Child's Brain Development' - using resources to support consistent approaches to learning. Presented by Lynn Herrick, Early Childhood Therapist in the Jackson County Government Center East Community Room (enter lower east door #6 by parking lot). Sponsored by Family Services Network.


Jackson County Conservation Banquet March, 21 / 5:30 PM Community
The 24th Annual Jackson County Conservation League banquet will be held at the Horse Barn & Hunt Club. Tickets can be purchased from President Albert Henning at 507-662-5241 or any board member. Beer and setups available - BYOB.


PEBC - Barn Quilt Garden Signs March, 22 / 10:00 AM Community
Who: adults and youth ages 12 and older Painted wooden 'barn quilts' are popping up across the countryside. You'd love to have one but have no barn, you say? No problem! Join a PEBC naturalist and create a mini version hung on a fence post that you can plant right in your yard. All supplies included. Pre-registration is required. Please call 507-662-5064 or email Marilyn@ecologybus.org


Computer Class at Lakefield Library March, 22 / 1:00 PM Community
Computer Class: This class will help participants learn how to manage their library account, find what interests them and request materials. Class sizes are limited and registration is required. All classes are about an hour in length. Those seeking more information or who are looking to register may contact the library at 662-5782.


Benefit in Memory of Jim Thoreson March, 23 / 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Community
Benefit in Memory of Jim Thoreson to help with medical expenses - held at Immanuel Activity Center. The Menu includes: philly steak sandwiches, baked beans, potato salad, ice cream, and bars. There will be live harp music during the event and CDs will be available. A silent auction will also be held during the benefit.


Little Tykes Storytime - Library March, 24 / 10:00 AM Community
Little Tykes Storytime is on Mondays from 10 to 10:45am. The storytime features theme-based stories, fingerplays, music, games, and craft. Toddlers and preschool children are welcome. Registration is requested. Call the library to register or for more information.


Firearms Safety Course March, 25 / 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Community
The MN Department of Natural Resources is sponsoring a Firearms Safety Course at the Jackson National Guard Armory. There is a $10 registration fee. Students must be age 12 by 12/31/14. Anyone born after December 31, 1979 must take this course to obtain a hunting license. We encourage parents to take this course with their sons or daughters. For more information, contact Kollin VanDeVere at 507-227-3132.


Free tax clinic March, 27 / 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM Community
Western Community Action is currently taking phone calls and scheduling free appointments to help lower-income taxpayers and families navigate the process of filing their 2013 state and federal income tax return. The actual appointments will be set up for Thursdays at the WCA office in Jackson, beginning Jan. 30 and continuing through the last Thursday before the April 15 tax deadline. For information, call Western Community Action at 847-2632.


Free Parent Information Night March, 27 / 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Community
Free Parent Information Night - 'Making Positive Contributions to a Child's Brain Development' - using resources to support consistent approaches to learning. Presented by Lynn Herrick, Early Childhood Therapist in the Jackson County Government Center East Community Room (enter lower east door #6 by parking lot.


PEBC - Return of the Reptiles March, 28 / 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Community
Who: Open to families and adults It has been a long winter of inactivity for local reptiles and their cousins. Soon the spring sun will warm the ponds and ground and these critters will emerge to carry on their lives. Join the fun in discovering where these animals have spent the winter and what they will be up to for the rest of the warm weather months. You'll be able to meet the resident reptiles of the PEBC too! Pre-registration is required. Please call 507-662-5064 or email Marilyn@ecologybus.org


Jackson Fireman's Dance March, 28 / 8:30 PM Community
Come join in on the fun at the Jackson Fireman's Dance at the Jackson Armory.


Spirit Lake Gun Show March, 29 / 12:00 AM Community
Spirit Lake Gun Show at the Dickinson County Expo Building. 130+ Tables (tables still available!)Call 712-330-3247 for information.


4H Lamb & Kid Sale March, 29 / 1:00 PM Community
4H Lamb and Kid Sale at Jackson Livestock Exchange. Check-in starts at 7:00am. Goat BBQ meal starts at 11:00am. Served by Enterprise Earners 4H Club (Jackson County MN). Sale starts at 1:00pm; Lambs, Kids and following will be a Sheep & Goat Breeding Stock Sale. For information, call 847-5679 or email tklivestock4u@yahoo.com


Spirit Lake Gun Show March, 30 / 12:00 AM Community
Spirit Lake Gun Show at the Dickinson County Expo Building. 130+ Tables (tables still available!)Call 712-330-3247 for information.


Little Tykes Storytime - Library March, 31 / 10:00 AM Community
Little Tykes Storytime is on Mondays from 10 to 10:45am. The storytime features theme-based stories, fingerplays, music, games, and craft. Toddlers and preschool children are welcome. Registration is requested. Call the library to register or for more information.


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