Archive for Happenings

WHPS View Santa Saturday, Dec. 7

MAPLE PLAIN AND INDEPENDENCE, MN – West Hennepin Public Safety reserve officers will host the 39th annual View Santa event Saturday, Dec. 7. It will take place from 3:45-4:15 p.m. at the Independence City Hall parking lot, 1920 Co. Rd. 90, and from about 4:45-5:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park in Maple Plain. Patrons will have the opportunity to meet and have pictures taken with Santa. Officers will be collecting food and cash donations for area food shelves. See the article in the Nov. 29 edition of the Delano Herald Journal for more information.

Old-Fashioned Christmas Saturday, Dec. 7

DELANO, MN – Downtown Delano will host Old-Fashioned Christmas Saturday, Dec. 7. See the Nov. 29 edition of the Delano Herald Journal for more information.

Breakfast with Santa Saturday, Dec. 7

DELANO, MN – Santa will be at the Delano American Legion, 240 Babcock Blvd. W.,  from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, for “Breakfast with Santa.” The event is free. Food shelf donations will be accepted. Breakfast will include French toast sticks, sausage, and apple sauce. Kids will receive a treat from Santa, as well.

Christmas tree lighting Friday, Dec. 6

DELANO, MN – Delano Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 13th annual Christmas tree lighting at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at Riverfront Park on River Street near the bridge. See the article in the Nov. 29 edition of the Delano Herald Journal for more information.

Maple Plain blood drive Friday, Dec. 6

MAPLE PLAIN, MN – Maple Plain First Presbyterian Church, 558 Co. Rd. 110, will host a Red Cross blood drive from 1-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6. Sign up online at RedCrossBlood.org and enter FirstPresb or call 800-733-2767 to schedule a time.

Emmer town hall Monday, Dec. 2

DELANO, MN – US Rep. Tom Emmer will host a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, at Delano City Hall, 234 Second St. N.