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Editor’s Mailbag

RAD Zoo program at the Library Saturday

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Public Library will host the RAD Zoo (Reptile and Amphibian Discovery Zoo) at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16. This entertaining and educational show will feature turtles, snakes, frogs, salamanders, lizards, and even small alligators. Attendees might even get a chance to touch some of these creatures!

30th Annual St. John’s Searles Cookie Bake

SEARLES — St John the Baptist Catholic Church in Searles is hosting its 30th Annual Cookie Bake. Order forms are available now. There are 18 varieties to choose from, including traditional and family favorites. Gift packs of 2-1/2 dozen assorted cookies (our choice) are also available. All varieties are $4.50 per dozen. Gift Packs are $12.50 each.

Order forms can be obtained by contacting Carol @ 359-4339, Lester at 354-4234 by e-mail: llb@newulmtel.net or www.stjohn@holycrossafc.org/cookie-bake.

Orders will be accepted through Dec. 1. Orders will be ready for pick up on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 3 to 7 p.m. and Sunday morning, December 8, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at St. John’s Church basement. This is a Catholic United Financial Matching Grant fundraiser up to a $1,000.

Men’s Breakfast and Speaker at Cathedral

NEW ULM — The Holy Cross AFC is hosting a Men’s Breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 16, in Leifeld Hall of Cathedral Parish.

Men and young men are invited to attend 8 a.m. Mass, followed by breakfast at 8:45 a.m. and a presentation by Dr. David Deavel on “Building Up Catholic Culture in a Secular Society.” Dr. Deavel is the editor of LOGOS and assistant Professor of Catholic Studies at the University of St. Thomas.

The event will conclude around 10 A.M. The cost is $5. Please RSVP to the Cathedral Office at 354-4158 to be added to the breakfast count.

Cathedral Harvest Fest Friday

NEW ULM — Bring the family to Cathedral Parish Harvest Fest on Friday, Nov. 15 at Leifeld Hall, in the basement of Cathedral of the Holy Trinity. There will be Adult Bingo, Children’s Bingo and a cash raffle. Dessert and beverages will be served following bingo.

The doors open at 6:30 p.m.. with bingo beginning at 7 p.m. call (248) 761-9949.

Sons of Norway meeting Saturday

WINDOM — The Sons of Norway Stavanger Lodge 1-538 will meet on Saturday, Nov.16 at 9:30 a.m. at the Cottonwood Co. Historical Society, 812 4th Ave. in Windom.

Preceding the business meeting, a program, “Norway and America: What connects us” will be presented by Lynette and Curtis Olson and family members.

In addition to the morning’s program, a special event is being included by the Lodge on Saturday. Before the meeting begins, starting at 9 a.m., local resident Janelle Kaye will be selling a variety of Hardanger embroidery pieces made by her mother, Jean Willsher, in the lobby of CCHS. Hardanger is a delicate, beautiful form of needlework using counted thread and drawn thread work which has been done in Norway for hundreds of years. Also, a Silent Auction is being held in the CCHS lobby that will consist of several Scandinavian items. The Silent Auction and Hardanger Sales will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m.

3M Retirees to meet Dec. 4

NEW ULM — The 3M Retiree Club will meet DEC. 4 at the New Ulm Country Club, with social time beginning at 4:30 p.m. The entertainment will be the Ken and Ken Show.

If you are a new retiree, or someone who would like to rejoin, please contact Shirley at 359-9259 or 276-8920 by Nov. 27.

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