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  1. Apr
    17
    Tue

    1. BINGO
      7:15 pm – 8:15 pm

      Bingo every Tuesday night October through April at the KC Hall in New Prague.

      2 warm up games… start at 7:15pm, 16 regular games. Lunch and refreshments are available.

      Smoke Free Environment. Knights of Columbus New Prague Council #2023 Gambling License A-01187-001

      *Rides will be available, for more information call 952.758.3924

  2. Apr
    22
    Sun

    1. Chicken BBQ at the KC Hall
      4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

      Third Degree Knights of Columbus are hosting a Chicken BBQ Sunday April 22nd at the KC Hall in New Prague

      Doors Open at 4:30. Tickets sold at the door for $10 each until they run out of chicken!

      1/2 BBQ chicken with all the trimmings

      KC Hall
      411 4th Ave SW
      New Prague, MN 56071

  3. Apr
    24
    Tue

    1. BINGO
      7:15 pm – 8:15 pm

      Bingo every Tuesday night October through April at the KC Hall in New Prague.

      2 warm up games… start at 7:15pm, 16 regular games. Lunch and refreshments are available.

      Smoke Free Environment. Knights of Columbus New Prague Council #2023 Gambling License A-01187-001

      *Rides will be available, for more information call 952.758.3924

  4. Apr
    27
    Fri

    1. Swap Meet & Flea Market
      7:00 am – 5:00 pm

      Swap Meet & Flea MarketLeSueur County Pioneer Power Association’s 35th annual Swap Meet & Flea Market
      Friday April 27, 28, and 29 2012

      Public admittance to the show grounds is Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 5pm.

      Vendor Admittance will take place on Thursday April 26th and Friday April 27th with line up and times announced on KCHK 1350 AM – No early Line up for vendors will be permitted. You must tune in to KCHK 1350 and listen for instructions.

      Public admission is free – the event is held rain or shine.
      Ham and Egg Breakfast or Rolls is served Friday and Saturday morning from 7am until it’s gone.
      Pancake and sausage breakfast served Saturday and Sunday from 7am to 11am.

      For more information and rules for vendors, please visit www.pioneerpowershow.com

      Click here for a downloadable flyer of the event – and listen to KCHK 1350 AM on the air or on line right here at kchkradio.net for more.

      LeSueur County Pioneer Power Show Grounds
      Located 6 miles East of LeSueur MN
      County Road 26 (Lexington Road)

    2. 2nd annual Conservation Day
      12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Join KCHK’s Steph Schmidt at the 2nd Annual Conservation Day at the Scott County Fairgrounds on Friday April 27th.

      Activities on the Fairgrounds begin at noon and go until 7.
      You can pick up your pre-ordered trees, rain barrels, and prairie seed mixes or purchases remaining seedlings.
      Learn tree and seedling planting tips, visit with local farmers, landscapers, master gardeners and conservationists.

      Plus – fun stuff for the kids, Free Hotdogs and Door Prizes.

      For a downloadable flyer, click here

      Tune into KCHK 1350 on Friday the 27th and find out how you can find Steph at the Fairgrounds and you could win MN Twins Tickets.

      Scott County Fairgrounds
      7151 W 190th St # 145 Jordan, MN 55352

  5. May
    2
    Wed

    1. Memorial Blood Drive
      1:00 pm – 6:30 pm

      Mayo Clinic Health System in New Prague will once again be hosting a Memorial Blood Centers of Minnesota community blood drive on Wednesday, May 2, from 1 – 6:30 p.m. The drive will be held at Queen’s Court, 311 Columbus Ave N, New Prague, directly across from the Hospital.

      Memorial Blood Centers draws blood in our community, tests it in our community and gives it back to our community. This ensures that the needs of area hospitals are met.

      Memorial Blood Centers has been collecting and distributing blood for more than 50 years and is a member of America’s Blood Centers. They need at least 400 units of blood each day to meet the needs of area hospitals.

      Donors can give blood every 56 days. Eligible donors can also do an Alyx (double red blood cell donation). The Alyx Component Collection System allows you to give two units of red blood cells during a single donation. The Alyx donation experience is much like donating whole blood. Blood is drawn using a needle (a smaller one than that used in a whole blood donation) through a continuous procedure of intermittent draw and fluid return. Continuously, whole blood is drawn and separated into components, while your plasma and saline are replaced. This fluid replacement is to ensure that you have a comfortable experience. To qualify as a donor with the Alyx System, men must be at least 5’ 1” and weigh at least 130 pounds, and women must be at least 5’ 5” and weigh at least 150 pounds. Both must have a hematocrit of at least 40%. You can make an Alyx donation every 16 weeks.

      To make an appointment, call the Hospital at 952-758-8190. A light lunch will be provided for donors.

      Memorial Blood Centers – It’s About Life.

  6. May
    4
    Fri

    1. Henderson Community Garage Sales (all-day)
      May 4 – May 5

      Henderson’s Community Wide Garage Sales

      Friday May 4 noon to 8pm
      Saturday, May 5th 8am to noon

      Head on over to Henderson, MN – Where One Man’s Junk is another Man’s Treasure!

      Henderson, MN 56044

  7. May
    12
    Sat

    1. Kerber Family Benefit
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Kerber Family and Accident Victims Benefit

      Saturday May 12th at the Scott County Fairgrounds in Jordan, MN

      Participate in a Motorcross Open Ride from 11am to 3:30
      Watch a freestyle MX show from 4-5
      Car Show from 4-7 – Silent Auction, Live Auction and Live Music.

      Admission includes a Meal
      $20 per Adult
      $10 per child (6-12 years)
      5 and under is free.

      All proceeds will be equally distributed to the Kerber Family and accident victims of the tragic RV accident on April 1. 2012
      Five lives were lost that day.

      For complete information and a printable/downloadable flyer – click here.

  8. May
    19
    Sat

    1. Steak Dinner
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The 10th Annual Lonsdale Fire & Rescue Relief Association Steak Dinner

      Saturday May 19th at the Lonsdale Fire Hall.
      Serving from 5 to 8pm
      Tickets are $50 (good for 2 dinners)
      Limited Number of tickets available – Get your tickets from a Lonsdale Fireman or Brewster’s in Veseli.

      Click here for a downloadable Flyer

  9. May
    22
    Tue

    1. Spring Floral Gardening Workshop
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
      Spring Floral Gardening Workshop
      Tuesday May 22 at the Church of the Immaculate Conception and Crusader Civic Center in Lonsdale, MN
      Social Hour and Salad Supper starts at 6:00PM with a Presentation at 6:30 by Garden Enthusiast, Steve Harris.
      Mr Harris has over 20 years of in the garden Industry with Well Known Twin Cities’ Garden Centers.
      Tickets will be available at the door for $10
      All proceeds will benefit the Civic Center Kitchen Remodeling Project
      For a printable flyer for this event, click here.
  10. Jun
    22
    Fri

    1. SauerKraut Days
      11:15 am – 12:15 pm

      A weekend you wont forget – A weekend you cannot miss! Everything takes place at Bender Park in Henderson, MN.

      Food, Beer, Brats, Live Music -Parades – Classic Car Cruise – Family and Kid friendly activities -Tractor Rides and even a SauerKraut eating contest.

      For a complete listing of the events and their times, click here for a downloadable poster!

      Don’t Miss the Annual SauerKraut Days in Henderson, MN

  11. Jun
    23
    Sat

    1. A Day in the Farm
      11:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Get out of town and spend a day on the farm with the cows… Saturday the 23rd from 11am to 2pm… Bring the kids and head to Joe and Karen Korbels farm in Lonsdale… plenty of kids activities, farm tours… PLUS free cheeseburgers, Malts and Milk. The Korbel farm is just west of Lonsdale from Highway 19 and Highway 2… Its a fun filled day on the farm with the Korbels brought to you by the Rice County American Dairy Association and the MN Beef Council.

      Click here for a downloadable flyer with directions.

  12. Jul
    2
    Mon

    1. Mid Summer Festival
      11:30 am – 12:30 pm

      Mid Summer Festival July 21st 2012 from 9am to 8pm at Cedar lake Farm and Regional Park.

      Enjoy Kayak and Canoe Demos
      Archery Demos
      Slack Line
      Fishing Clinics

      Music and Entertainment by the Splatter Sisters and the Czech Area Concertina Club

      Antique Tractor Display and Parade by the Credit River Antique Tractor Show

      Food and Beverages will be available for purchase – The event is free and open to the public.

      Brought to you By Cedar Lake Farms Regional Park in partnership with Three Rivers Parks and Scott County plus the Credit River Antique Tractor Club.

      For a printable downloadable flyer of the events, please click here.

  13. Jul
    13
    Fri

    1. GB Leighton is in New Prague
      5:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Dozinky Kick-Off Concert featuring GB Leighton is Friday July 13th 5pm until midnight at the New Prague Skate Park (across from the New PRague High School)

      Beer Garden
      Food Vendors
      Action Starts at 5pm with the Rum Runners with GB Leighton playing at 9pm

      Must be 21 and over to attend – $10 admission.

      Event sponsored by the New Prague Chamber of Commerce.

      For more information call 952.758.4360 or visit their website at  www.newprague.com

    2. Into the Woods Junior
      7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      Brought to you by Generations Theatre Company A part of THE BROADWAY JUNIOR COLLECTION

      Opening Performance is at 7:30 on Friday July 13th with performances to follow on the 14th, 20th, 21st and a 2pm matinee on the 22nd at the New Prague Middle School.

      Ticket Sales at State Bank of New Prague during Bank hours and at the New Prague Middle School July 8-12th from 6pm to 8pm Tickets will also be available at the door the day of the show.

      For more information please visit their website at www.generationstheatre.org

      or click here for a downloadable poster.

  14. Jul
    14
    Sat

    1. Travel to Iowa for the Grand Opening
      9:30 am – 5:00 pm

      After major restoration and relocation following the epic flood of 2008, the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library are hosting a Grand Opening Weekend. Join the Czech Heritage Club and the New Prague Community Education as they travel to Cedar Rapids, IA on a two night trip for the Museum and Library Grand Opening.

      For complete information on the trip, or to get registered, please click here for a downloadable Trip Flyer.

      For information on the New Museum and the festivities, click here for the Grand Opening Festival Flyer

  15. Jul
    20
    Fri

    1. Bavarian Blast
      10:15 am – 11:15 am

      Come Celebrate Bavarian Blast

      July 20th – 22nd 2012 in New Ulm
      Three full days of non-stop live music and entertainment.
      Plus your favorite food and beverages in the outdoor bier garden.

      To find out more, visit their website at www.bavarianblast.com

      Click here to download a printable flyer and receive $2 off admission.

  16. Jul
    21
    Sat

    1. The Largest Bean Bag Tournament
      10:30 am – 12:00 pm

      Come on out to Clancy’s in Jordan for the largest Bean Bag Tournament. Brought to you by the Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce.

      $2100 in prize payouts
      Beer Garden
      Food
      Long Distance Toss Contest
      Even a Youth Bracket!
      Plus Music and Fun with KCHK/KRDS Radio.

      To register a team or for more information email info@jordanchamber.org or visit their website at www.jordanchamber.org

      Click here for printable flyer.

  17. Aug
    17
    Fri

    1. Polka Lovers Klub (all-day)
      Aug 17

      Polka Lovers Klub of America is coming to New Prague August 17,18,19 to celebrate Music Fest 2012! Hear acts like Larry Olsen Band, Malek’s Fishermen and more! All at the Park Ballroom in New Prague, MN. Under 21 FREE and the bands are subject to change. Visit www.polkofa.com or call 507 744 2966 RV sites available.

      Here is a full list of events:

      Friday, August 17th:
      Larry Olsen Band 7-11pm

      Saturday, August 18th:
      Malek’s Fisherman 12-2, 4-6pm
      Barry Boyce Band 2-4, 6-8pm

      Sunday, August 19th:
      Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen 12-2, 4-6pm
      Leon Olsen Show 2-4, 6-8pm

  18. Aug
    25
    Sat

    1. Webster Harvest Days (all-day)
      Aug 25

      Webster Harvest Days are almost here! Saturday August 25 and Sunday August 26 Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harvest Days!

      Here’s a full list of events:

      Events and times are subject to change. For further details on all events go to: www.websterharvestdays.com
      Saturday, August 25th
      8:00 Goofy Softball
      10:00 Sign-in: Tractor Pull
      11:00 Tractor Pull
      11:00-6:00 B-BOPP ENERGIZED ENTERTAINMENT (Inflatable’s)
      12:00 Sign-in: Bean Bag
      1:00 Bean Bag Tournament
      2:00 BINGO
      2:00&4:00 Kids Straw Dive (FREE)
      7:00-11:00 Stone Soup

      Sunday, August 26th
      9:00 Goofy Softball
      9:45 Non-Denominational Church Service

       

      Special guests appearing:
      Highview Country Singers
      Noon GRAND PARADE
      1:00 Kids Power Peddle Tractor Pull(FREE)
      1:00 Horseshoe Tournament
      1:00-4:00 B-BOPP ENERGIZED ENTERTAINMENT (Inflatable’s)
      1:00-4:00 Jimski Karaoke/DJ
      1:00-4:00 Silent Auction
      1:00-4:00 Charlie Sticha Polka Band
      1:30 Pie Contest/Auction
      2:00&4:00 Kids Straw Dive (FREE)
      2:30 Cake Walk
      4:00 Webster Sports & Recreation Raffle Drawing ($1,000 CASH)

  19. Sep
    14
    Fri

    1. Classic Car Cruise
      6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      Join us for our annual Classic Car Cruise starting and ending on Main Street New Prague, Friday, Sept. 14 at 6:30 p.m. Registration for “cruisers” is from 5 to 6:30 p.m. by the New Prague Middle School on County Rd 37, by the bus garage. Fee is $15.00 and includes a meal. No pre-registration. Cars must be 1992 or older and in show condition.

  20. Sep
    15
    Sat

    1. 28th Annual Dozinky Festival
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      28th Annual Dozinky Festival
      Saturday, September 15, 2012
      New Prague, MN

      Congratulations to Roman & Tony Dorzinski – Parade of Farm Pride Grand Marshals!

      Dožínky® (doe-shink’-key), a Czech Harvest Festival patterned after the “Old Country” original, is held on the third Saturday of September each year in New Prague.

      Our city’s beautiful Main Street is transformed into an open-air market with vendor booths lining the sidewalks and a beer garden featuring authentic Czech beer. You can sample tasty treats including traditional Czech dishes. Food booths and events open at 10 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. Main Street will be closed to through traffic, making your strolling safer and visiting more pleasant. No carry-in alcohol, dogs, bikes or golf carts are allowed.

      The Dožínky® Festival in the Czech Republic is celebrated annually to give thanks for the bountiful harvest. Similarly, New Prague honors its agricultural roots with the Parade of Farm Pride at noon with a line-up of antique and modern farm equipment, cars, bands and horse-drawn units.

      Both children and adults will enjoy the special events planned for the day, including many demonstrators and entertainers. Ethnic bands on three separate stages will keep the crowd tapping their feet non-stop. Be sure to stop by the Czech Village and the Czech Heritage Club. Authentic Czech dancers and singers will also share their talents; the New Prague Czech Singers will delight the crowd, and peruse authentic Czech merchandise.

       

      Admission to the festival and most activities is free.

  21. Nov
    11
    Sun

    1. Come see the Dale Pexa Band!
      1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      When: Sunday, November 11

      1pm-5pm

      Where: The Park Ballroom

      300 Lexington Avenue South

      New Prague, MN 56071

      Cost: Free! A thank you from your friends at KCHK/KRDS

  22. Jul
    25
    Fri

    1. Derby Days in Shakopee July 31-Aug. 3rd
      2:45 pm – 3:45 pm