Editor’s Mailbag

‘Hunor for Heroes’ tour

coming to New Ulm

NEW ULM — The “Humor For Heroes” Tour, a Rat Pack style comedy tour that is doing a 30 dates in 30 days fundraiser across the entire state, is coming to New Ulm today.

The show will be held at the Seifert-Bianchi American Legion Post, 13 S. Minnesota St., New Ulm. Seating begins at 6 p.m., and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. All proceeds go to the “Lone Survivor Foundation.”

The show was the brainchild of Chris Shaw, a 30-year comedy veteran and real life military veteran who wanted to rally his comedy friends, including ‘Fancy’ Ray McCloney and John Bush, to find a way to tour the state and give back.

Most of the shows are either in American Legions, VFWs or other military based centers. This includes a stop at Camp Ripley.

The Minneapolis Kickoff event was at the Veteran’s hospital on Friday, October 13th, and is scheduled to conclude on Saturday, Nov. 11, Veterans Day, in Minneapolis.

Potter featured at

New Ulm’s Own today

NEW ULM — Local potter Ron Kahler will demonstrate pottery making on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at New Ulm’s Own, located at 212 N. Minnesota. Kahler’s pottery pieces include brie bakers, chip dip sets, breadbakers, bowls, jars, serving pieces, canister sets and vases. Kahler will describe glazing techniques, design, and process of throwing, molding and drying different kinds of shapes.

New Ulm’s Own is a fair trade gift shop featuring products from artisans in developing nations as well as local art. The non-propfit supports global citizenship and local charities.

Dungeons Classic Crawl

NEW ULM — New Ulm Public Library welcomes Ron Calbick, who will host a Dungeon Crawl Classics (DCC) tabletop role-playing game for ages 13 and up on Tuesday, Nov. 7 from 4-6 p.m.

If you’ve ever wondered what tabletop RPGs are all about but were never sure where and how to start, you are invited to attend and meet others with a similar interest. All materials necessary to play will be provided. To register or for more information, contact Youth Services Librarian Jan Keaveny at 507-359-8336 or jkeaveny@tds.lib.mn.us.

Free breakfast at First United Methodist on Oct. 28

NEW ULM — A Free Community Breakfast will be served on Saturday, October 28th at First United Methodist Church on the corner of Center and Broadway in New Ulm. Come from 8 to 10 a.m. for pancakes, eggs, sausage, and coffee. All are welcome.

Halloween Community Treat Night at American Legion

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Sons of the American Legion is again holding their annual Halloween Community Treat Night at the American Legion Club rooms at 13 South Minnesota Street in New Ulm, Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 8 pm.

Children will receive a chance for a door prize, free candy bag with a nice assortment of candy, a glass of juice, a Coloring book and crayons, and a place to sit, rest, or warm up for a couple minutes as they make their rounds on Halloween night.

Parking attendants will also be outside to assist with the traffic by the Legion.

The event is for kids age 15 and under, with a special emphasis on children 11 and under. Come down in costumes, and make the New Ulm Legion a part of your Trick or Treat route!

The event is sponsored by the New Ulm Sons of the American Legion, and co-sponsored by the American Legion-Post 132, and the Legion Auxiliary, New Ulm Legion Riders, and the Optimist Club of New Ulm.

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