Cathedral’s Young at Heart will not take place in June and July due to priest ordination in June and the Fourth of July holiday.
Harvest House will meet for its annual picnic on June 20, 2018, in the basement of the Basilica St. Stanislaus Kostka Church. Father Paul Breza will have mass at 1 p.m. The business meeting will follow mass. Please bring a food item for a needy family. Bingo will be played, so bring an unwrapped gift to join. New members are always welcome. For more information call Bonnie at 454-2717.
There will be a meeting for the Winona County Primary Prevention Project Steering Committee on Monday, June 25, from noon to 1 p.m. at Winona County Government Center, second floor, Winona County Board Room, 177 Main Street, Winona.
Mark Dungy will be the guest speaker presenting Netsmartz, a project that helps teach parents how to support their children in effective ways, check their social media, and provides information on cyber bullying. Everyone is welcome to attend these steering committee meetings. All ideas from interested community members are welcomed and appreciated.
Feel free to bring your own lunch if you wish.
The Sons of Norway, Nor-Win lodge, June meeting will feature Roxy Kohner, who has volunteered on the Winona Newspaper Project in archives at the Winona County History Center using a database through the Winona State University library. She will demonstrate how to look up local history from “The Winona Argus” (1855-57), “Winona Daily Republican” (1860-1901), “Winona Republican Herald” (1905-1954), and “Winona Daily News” (1954-76). She found an article from May 4, 1970, describing the meeting of 30 people the previous week (April 27) to prepare the organization of a Sons of Norway lodge in Winona. Another article dated October 17, 1970, described the new lodge receiving its charter with 41 members.
The presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, June 26, at 7:00 p.m. in Grace Hall of Central Lutheran Church, Wabasha and Huff streets, Winona, followed by light refreshments.
The Sons of Norway, Nor-Win lodge, invite the general public to attend this interesting program. Scandinavian ancestry is not required.
The Minnesota City Community Readers will meet on Thursday, June 28, at 6:30 p.m. at city hall, 149 Mill Street, Minnesota City. The book being discussed is “That Old Ace in the Hole” by Annie Proulx. All readers are invited whether or not they have read the book. There will not be a meeting in July; the next meeting is on August 23, during which the summer book selection “The Master Butchers Singing Club” by Louise Erdrich will be discussed.
The next Theology Uncorked is all about Mary, Mother of Jesus. Fr. Elias Mills, Franciscan of the Immaculate from La Crosse’s Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, will be with for his talk, “Mariology and Marian Devotion.” Father will be clarifying the five Marian dogmas and explaining why Pope Paul VI said, “if we’re going to be Christian, we must be Marian.” He will also elaborate about why Marian devotion is so necessary.
Come with your questions for a great night on Thursday, June 28, at 7 p.m. at The Oaks Wine Bar, 75 West Third Street, Winona.
Hope for Hurting Parents is for parents of children who struggle with chemical addiction. Here you can find encouragement, strength and hope through a Christ-centered fellowship. This is a safe place to find support for parents. Meetings are on every second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Radiant Church, 850 Highway 14, Winona. For more information, call Keith or Deanne at 507-450-0472.
The Widowed Persons Social Group’s events for June include breakfast every Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. at the Hy-Vee Cafe, and dinner every Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Perkins in Winona. A special dinner will be at the Golden Harvest Café in Utica, Minn., on Thursday, June 21, at 5:30 p.m.
All widows, widowers and guests are welcome. For more information on events, carpooling, or directions please call Gen at 507-452-8334 and leave a message or call 507-458-4258.
The Before Noon Widows Group will meet on every Monday in June at Whalan’s Westfield at 11 a.m. All widowed persons are welcome. For more information call 507-454-2765.
Hiawatha Valley Education District Board of Directors meet on the fourth Wednesday of each month through November at 7:30 p.m., with exception being in October, when the meeting will be on Monday, October 22. The Board of Directors conduct the public board meeting in the Board of Directors Conference Room, located at Hiawatha Valley Education District, 1410 Bundy Blvd., Winona. These meetings are open to the public.
Independent Order of the Odd Fellows, Humboldt Lodge #24, meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 5:00 p.m. It is located at 959 West Fifth Street. All are welcome. This organization focuses on benevolence and charity.
Coloring for adults is a form of stress relief. It relaxes the brain and helps take your worries away. That is why the Winona Public Library offers Color Me Calm, a group that meets twice a month to color, relax, and socialize.
Color Me Calm meets every second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 5-7 p.m. in the library’s Bell Art Room.
Supplies and coloring sheets are provided.
Need help breaking free from behavior that can cause strained, broken, or abusive relationships? Organizers teach individuals the reasons for behaviors without placing guilt or blame, showing each individual dignity and respect as they go through the healing process.
Whether you are in an abusive relationship, experiencing marriage problems, trying to break patterns of the past, are a troubled teen, or you just want to be a better person, family member, employee, and/or business manager by growing your character, Life Skills can help. Call 507-205-7104 for more information.
Al-Anon Family Group meets on Thursdays from 7-8 p.m. in the St. Augustine Room, Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 360 Main Street. This group is a 12-step fellowship for families of problem drinkers. Call 452-4445 for more information.
The Winona Clown Club meets on the first Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Odd Fellows Hall, 961 West Fifth Street, Winona. You are welcome to attend any meeting with no obligation to join. For more information call 507-896-3486 or visit Winonaclownclub.org or the club’s Facebook page.
The Winona Kiwanis Sunrisers Club meets every Wednesday at 7:00 a.m. at the Winona Family Restaurant.
TOPS Minn. #263 Winona — New members are welcome! Learn how to lose weight and keep it off. The group meets on Wednesdays. Weigh-in is between 8-8:50 a.m. and the meeting runs from 9-9:50 a.m. at Callista Court, 1455 West Broadway.
Addicted? Set Free! is a 12-week program to help members achieve victory over addicting behaviors. New members are welcome anytime. This group meets weekly at Calvary Baptist Church, 676 West Sarnia Street, Winona, at 7 p.m. on Thursday evenings. For more information call 452-6850.
TOPS Minnesota #608 welcomes new members. Come lose with this group. Meetings are on Wednesdays beginning with a weigh-in from 5-5:30 p.m. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. at Valley View Towers, 165 East Fourth Street, 12th floor, Skyroom. For more information call 507-474-1917.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Minn. #823 weight loss support group meets on Fridays at 7:30 a.m. at St. Casimir’s, 626 West Broadway. For information call 452-5535.
Alcoholics Anonymous This group can help. Call 507-452-2348.