Archive for Happenings

Delano blood drive Monday, Dec. 10

DELANO, MN – Delano American Legion, 200 Babcock Blvd. W., will host a blood drive from 1-6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10. To donate, call Linda at 763-972-3037 or visit and use the sponsor code Delano Community.

Auxiliary collecting items for Women’s Veterans Clinics

DELANO, MN – Delano American Legion Auxiliary is collecting clothing and personal care items to be given to women at the Women’s Veteran Clinics in Minneapolis and St. Cloud. Boxes are available at the Legion. Cash donations are also accepted. Contact Delano American Legion Auxiliary via Facebook for more information or to schedule a pickup of items.

Jaycees collecting toys through Friday, Dec. 14

DELANO, MN – Residents are asked to consider those in need when holiday shopping. Toys can be dropped off at the following locations through Friday, Dec. 14: CorTrust Bank, Coborn’s, World Taekwondo Academy, Crow River CrossFit, Randy’s Environmental Services, My BodyShop Fitness, Alex Roeser-American Fanily Insurance Agent,  CVS Pharmacy, and Caliber Home Loans. The Delano Jaycees will then collect the toys so they can be distributed to those in need.

Rock n’ roll variety show Saturday, Dec. 8

DELANO, MN – The Delano Area Council for Arts and Culture will present a rock n’ roll Christmas variety show featuring the Delano Six at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Delano American Legion, 200 Babcock Blvd. W. See the ads in the Delano Herald Journal for more information.

Tax planning session Tuesday, Dec. 4

DELANO, MN – Delano Area Chamber of Commerce will host a tax planning session at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, at Delano City Hall, 234 Second St. N. Call 763-972-6756 or email to register.

View Santa Saturday, Dec. 1

INDEPENDENCE AND MAPLE PLAIN, MN – View Santa Saturday, Dec. 1, at Independence City Hall from 3:45-4:15 p.m. and at Northside Park in Maple Plain from 4:40-5:20 p.m. Food shelf donations will be collected.