Archive for Happenings

Parkinson’s support group Thursday

People with Parkinson’s and their caregivers are invited to join the Parkinson’s support group, which meets on the third Thursday of each month at 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Delano Senior Center. Members discuss different topics each month. Resources are provided by the Struthers Institute. No RSVP is required.

American Red Cross blood drive Monday

The American Red Cross blood drive will take place from 1 p.m. To 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 18, at the American Legion, 200 Babcock Blvd. West, in Delano.
Call Linda at 763-972-3037 or visit to make an appointment. Enter sponsor code: Delano Community. All presenting donors will receive a coupon for a free pint of Culver’s frozen custard.

Rev up for a countryside ride: Davis Motorsports in Delano hosts free motorcycle event Saturday

Davis Motorsports in Delano is inviting motorcycle enthusiasts to join the ride Saturday, Aug. 26.

Riders will roll through the countryside, weather permitting, returning to Dave’s Town Club in Delano for lunch and socializing. While the lunch and refreshments are the participants’ responsibility, the event itself is free to attend.

Registration at Davis Motorsports begins at 9 a.m., with coffee, juice, and donuts served. Riders will hit the road at 9:30 a.m., and the ride will include one gas stop before returning to Delano by approximately 12:30 p.m.

Organizers encourage all motorcycle riders to attend, regardless of the make or model of their bike. Participants are also welcome to bring a friend.

Delano Farmers Market Wednesday

From now until October, the Delano Farmers Market will be open every Wednesday from 2-6 p.m. at Flippin’ Bill’s.
Visit the Delano Minnesota Farmers Market Facebook page for more information.

Rachel Kurtz at Light of Christ Lutheran Church Wed.

Light of Christ Lutheran Church will be hosting national singer/songwriter Rachel Kurtz Wednesday, May 17 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Kurtz is a Minneapolis native and has been performing around the country for over a decade at various youth events and conferences. Rachel is also an incredible Biblical storytelling and encourages youth with the message, “you are enough!” Raising awareness for world hunger, hurricane relief, and multi-cultural reconciliation, Kurtz’s powerhouse voice and heartfelt performances have been electrifying crowds in Atlanta’s Georgia Dome, New Orleans’ Superdome, Texas’ Alamo Dome, and hundreds of other concert venues from coast to coast.
This event is sponsored by the LOC Healing & Wholeness Committee, but free will offering will be accepted to help cover the costs. This event is open to all.

Delano Writers’ Group book launch Friday

The Delano Writers’ Group will be unveiling their new book “Leaving Tracks: Wit, Wisdom, and Ways,” at the Delano Senior Center Friday, May 19 from 12:45-2 p.m.
Enjoy refreshments and listen to the writers share their inspiration and the ‘stories behind the stories.’ Free and open to all ages. Books will be available for purchase at the event.