The Hiawatha Valley Audubon Society Bird Club of Winona will hold it’s regular monthly meeting at the Senior Friendship Center, 251 Main Street in Winona on Wednesday October 5, at 7:00 p.m. This months featured presentation will be by Scott Lee, from Trempealeau, on his recent trip to the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador. The program is free and open to the public. Hiawatha Valley Audubon Society welcomes all bird watching enthusiasts of all skill levels as it has done for the past 50 years.
The Hiawatha Valley Marines will hold their monthly meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday 6 October at the Winona Area Veteran’s Center. All members, former Marines, and Corpsmen who served with the USMC are urged to attend. Items to be discussed will include the MIssion of the HVM, details for the Birthday Dinner on 10 NOV 11, Toys for Tots, and the invitation to significant others to become active in the HVMs.
Cathedral’s Young At Heart group will meet on October 6, starting with a 12:10 p.m. Mass for those who wish to attend. It will be followed by a lunch at 12:45 p.m. of stroganoff over noodles, lettuce salad with dressing on the side, creamy mandarin orange salad, roll, apple bars and beverage. The cost of the meal is $3.00. After lunch we will hear about senior eye care and concerns from parishioner Dr Laurel Quinn. Reservations are a MUST and NONE WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE DEADLINE. The DEADLINE for reservations is OCTOBER 4. Please call Marge at 454-3433 no later than October 4th for reservations and if you need a ride. All are welcome.
The Winona Clown Club will meet on Thursday, October 6, at 7 p.m. in the basement of the Odd Fellows Hall at 961 West 5th Street, Winona. All interested persons are invited to attend. For further information, please call 507-452-5364, or see our web site at www.winonaclownclub.org.
The Minnesota City First BAptist Ladies Aid will meet Thursday, October 6, at 1:30 pm. at the Country Kitchen.
The Luxembourg American Society and the Rollingstone Luxembourg Heritage Museum members will meet at the Senior Center in the Rollingstone Park at 1 p.m. on October 9. On the agenda will be the Treipenfest and election of officers. Refreshments will be served. For transportation or additional information call 507-689-2307. The museum will be open Sunday, October 9 from 9 a.m. until 12 noon for tours. Admission is free. Quilts made by the Holy Trinity Quilters will be on sale as well as cookbooks, shirts, and other items.
October monthly board meeting of Stockton, Rollingstone, Minnesota City Watershed District will be held October 10, at 7 p.m. at the Stockton Community Center.
The Ruskin Study Club will meet on October 10, at 1 p.m. at the home of Fran Edstrom. This will be our first meeting of the year.
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas will meet on October 10, at the Cathedral at 6:30 p.m. for rosary and meeting to follow. Audit Committee will report. CDA Sunday and Gummi Bear Drive will be finalized. Chocolate Chip Cookies Challenge after the meeting. Prize awarded and extra cookies can be purchased. Join in the fun!
Winona County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will hold their regular monthly board meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 12, at the Ag Service Center in Lewiston.
Natural Living Group meeting October 13, 6:30 p.m. at the Houston Nature Center, Houston, Minn. Topic: Homemade Lotion and Bath Bombs. Contact Tricia 896-4752.
The Whitewater Joint Powers Board will meet on Thursday, October 13, at 8:30 a.m. in the Whitewater State Park Visitor’s Center, 19041 Hwy 74, Altura.
Harvest House, a nonprofit, non-denominational organization for 50 and getting better, will hold their monthly meeting Wednesday, October 19, at 1:30 p.m. in St. Stanislaus Hall. Mass will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. with Father Breza as celebrant, for those wishing to attend. There will be a business meeting. Our guest speaker is Mayor Jerry Miller with a presentation on the City of Winona. Bring a nonperishable food item for a needy family and coupons for the military. Lunch will be served. There will be a sign up sheet for Chanhassen “Plaid Tidings” December 14, deadline November 7. Nonmembers are welcome on our trips. For more information, call Mary Jane at 454-8488 or Mary Ann at 452-5587.
Narcotics Anonymous-Recovery from addiction is possible. For meeting times and locations, please contact us at 877-767-7676 or www.naminnesota.org
Alcoholics Anonymous- we can help. 507-452-2348.
Overeater’s Anonymous meets Thursdays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. at 1717 Service Drive ( Faith Lutheran Church).
Al-Anon Family Group Thursdays, 7-8 p.m., St. Augustine Room, Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 360 Main Street. A 12-step fellowship for families of problem drinkers. 452-4445 for more information.
TOPS MN #263 Winona- New members welcome. Learn how to lose weight and keep it off. Wednesdays. Weigh-in between 8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. Meeting/program 9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. Callista Court, 1455 W. Broadway.
Addicted? Set Free! is a twelve week program to help you achieve victory over your addicting behaviors. New members are welcome any time. We meet weekly at Calvary Baptist Church, 676 W. Sarnia St., Winona, at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday evenings. For more information call 452-6850.
NAMI Connection: A Mental Illness Support Group meets every Monday evening from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. at the PSN Building, 122 W. 2nd St., (next to Sammy’s Pizza). There is no fee, just walk in and join us. For more information call facilitators Richard Iverson (507) 454-5472, Judy McCormick (507) 459-3475 or Helen Newell at (507) 494-0905. Cosponsored by (NAMI) National Alliance on Mental Illness, Winona Affiliate and Project COMPASS.
Celebrate Recovery meets Friday nights at Pleasant Valley Church, 1363 Homer Road, Winona. Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered recovery program. If you are looking for encouragement, strength and hope in your life please join us. Our evenings begin at 6:00 with dinner followed by worship, large group and small group discussions. Child care is provided, please call Joyce 429-3046. For further information please call Mary Jo 608-863-3143.
Winona Widowed Persons Service-No monthly meeting in October. Breakfast remains at the Country Kitchen every Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. The evening meals will be 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays at Timbers. There will be a noon lunch on October 19, at Ginny’s in Rollingstone. Carpooling will be from the Penney’s parking lot at 11:05 a.m. leaving at 11:15 a.m. For more information call 452-8334.