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Autumn event in Sleepy Eye

SLEEPY EYE — The German Bohemian Heritage Society’s autumn event is coming to Sleepy Eye Saturday, Oct. 23, at the Sleepy Eye Event Center, and is open to the public.

The event inludes: 5 p.m. social hour with live music from the Black Diamonds Band; 6 p.m. meal and short meeting; 7:30 p.m. guest speaker Barbara Kodet Mages. Cost: $30 per person. Registrations must be received by Oct. 6. Register online at http://germanbohemianheritagesociety.com

Mages was born in 1929, just before the Great Depression. She will speak as author of the books “To Bechyn and Back,” “Dandelion Salad” and soon to be released “Golden Acres.” Her presentation will include stories about the Mages and Kodet family heritage including detailed information about ancestors coming to America from Czechoslovakia. A book signing event will also be part of the evening.

Questions? Call 507 217-7239 during evening hours. Or register by mail. Send a check for $30 for each person attending, along with their names to: GBHS, PO Box 822 New Ulm, MN 56073.

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