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Thanksgiving Thursday

All city, county, and state offices will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving. The USPS will not deliver mail, and the Delano Post Office will be closed. Delano Public Schools are closed for Thanksgiving break, and the Delano Great River Regional Library will be closed. Local businesses that will be closed include banks, Dairy Queen, Papa Murphy’s, Subway, Pizza Hut, Great Clips, T-Mobile, Verizon, Delano TrueValue, and NAPA Auto Parts. This list is not exhaustive. Call the business or organization to confirm their holiday hours if you want to go shopping or visit them Thursday.

Chamber donation drive through Thursday

Donate household paper products and blankets this holiday season. Household products include toilet paper, paper towels, and tissues. New and gently used blankets are welcomed. The drive ends Thursday, Nov. 23. Drop off donations at the Delano Area Chamber Office and Vanderlinde Group, 131 Babcock Blvd. W, Delano.

Christmas medallion hunt starts Tuesday

Get in the spirit for Delano’s Old-Fashioned Christmas with the Old-Fashioned Christmas Medallion Hunt. Search for the medallion on public property in down‐ town Delano. The first clue will be released Nov. 21 on the Delano Old-Fashioned Christmas Face‐ book page. A new clue will be released at 9 a.m. each day. Find the medallion and you will receive $100 in Delano Dollars, redeemable at any Delano Area Chamber of Commerce business.

Open house for seniors Thursday

The Delano/Franklin Township Area Historical Society invites seniors to visit the Heritage Center after lunch at 1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 9,for desserts and a look back at the area’s history. All are invited. The Heritage Center is located at 140 Bridge Avenue East in down‐ town Delano.

Maple Lake trip Wednesday

Ride with us to Maple Lake – where we’ll visit the Mooseburger Clown & Costume Shoppe, have a delicious lunch at the Legion, and find other surprises. A good time is guaranteed! Van departs Delano Senior Center at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 8. Cost: $12, lunch on your own.

Delano book club Wednesday

Ready to read across the gen‐ res? The library will provide the books each month. Usually there is one large print and one book on CD available. For adults and older teens. Registration required. Limit of 10. Sponsored by the Gwen Kit‐ tock Memorial Fund & The Delano Friends of the Library. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Delano Great River Regional Library, 160 Railroad Ave.