Youth golf lessons begin May 24

A trip to Target Center is scheduled for Thursday, June 20 for a 12:10 game with the Chicago White Sox. Seats are in the Home Run Porch Terrace. Sign up is needed by May 24.

The last June outing is to Valleyfair on Tuesday, June 25. The school bus would leave at 8 a.m. and return by 9 p.m. Children ages 6th grade and younger need to be accompanied by an adult. Registration is needed by June 19.

A reservation was made for the Church Basement Ladies in "The Last (Potluck) Supper." We will be going on Thursday, Sept. 5 for a 1 p.m. matinee. It is 1979, the day of the church's Centennial Celebration and past parishioners have gathered to share hot dish, bars and stories from the last 100 years. As the women work in the kitchen, these shared memories burst into life through a series of flashbacks. As they time-jump thru a century, these ladies manage to serve up a rib-tickling panorama of the changes in the kitchen, without spilling a drop of their egg coffee! Sign-up is needed by Aug. 29.

Summer plans also include trips to the Minnesota State Fair and Clay County Fair. We did receive a call that the Old Log Theatre had been sold and would not be producing a play until October so our June outing is canceled.

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The first youth summer activity will be golf lessons on Fridays beginning May 24 for three weeks. The week of June 3, will find staff from Prairie Fire Children's Theater working with youth seven years and older to present "Robin Hood" by the end of the week. Other youth activities offered will be held in July and include a Babysitting Clinic, Quilt in a Day and Lego Design I and II.

The ECFE Book Wagon will return on Thursdays in June to South Park, 9:30-10:15 a.m. and Keifer Park, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Due to a R.E.A.D. grant from the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation, each family attending will receive a book each week.

Other grants received recently include the Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council Grant for "Robin Hood" and a Book Start Grant for ECFE next fall.

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The Community Education office is located in room 109 of the Sleepy Eye High School. School day office hours are generally 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Since staff is part-time, they may not always be in the building. You can call and leave a message on voicemail, 507-794-7873, and we will get back to you with more information. Another option is to e-mail staff with questions and to sign-up. Addresses are on the school website.