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What's Happening in your Community:

Tuesday, Oct. 8, 5:30 p.m. – “The Fundamentals of Caring” Dinner and a Movie. Hosted by the 2019 Disability Awareness Task Force. Tickets include pizza and beverage. For more information or tickets, call 320-529-9000 or visit Independent Lifestyles in Sauk Rapids. Paramount Center for the Arts, 915 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud.

Tuesday, Oct. 8, 5-7 p.m. – Rice American Legion Post No. 473 Auxiliary Dinner. Fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, sides and desserts. American Legion Post No. 473, 80 Division St. N., Rice.

Tuesday, Oct. 8, 7 p.m. – Watab Town Board Meeting. Watab Town Hall, 660 75th St. N.W., Sauk Rapids.

Wednesday, Oct. 9, 6:30-8 p.m. – Color Me Stress Free. Join for this soothing form of creative meditation. Coloring sheets and pencils provided or bring your own supplies. For teens and adults. Great River Regional Library-Room 268, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud.

Thursday, Oct. 10, noon to 1 p.m. – MCCL Fall Tour Pro-Life Gathering. Learn about the latest threats to unborn children and their mothers and what you can do to make a difference. Hosted by the Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life. Great River Regional Library-Bremer Room, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud.

Thursday, Oct. 10, 4:30-7:30 p.m. – St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Foley Annual Fall Supper. Roast beef or chicken dinner with fixings. Kids 4 and under eat free. Country store sale, take out available. Thrivent Funds applied for. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 724 11th Ave, Foley

Thursday, Oct. 10, 6-9 p.m. – Garden Seminar. Hosted by the Benton County Extension Master Gardeners. Sauk Rapids-Rice High School-Community Room, 1835 Osauka Road N.E., Sauk Rapids. Free and open to the public. Register by calling 320-255-6169, Ext. 1 or visit online at http://z.umn.edu/fallseminar.

Friday, Oct. 11, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Immaculate Conception Parish Rummage Sale. Clothing of all ages, seasonal decorations, household goods, toys, books and more. Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 145 Second Ave. N.E., Rice.

Friday, Oct. 11, 5-8 p.m. – Sauk Rapids Sportsmen’s Club Steak Fry. VFW Post No. 6992, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids.

Friday, Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m. – Tom Papa. Stand up comedian. Paramount Center for the Arts, 913 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. For more information, visit http://paramountarts.org or call 320-259-5463.

Saturday, Oct. 12, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. – Immaculate Conception Parish Rummage Sale. Clothing of all ages, seasonal decorations, household goods, toys, books and more. Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 145 Second Ave. N.E., Rice.

Saturday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Sauk Rapids Fire Department Open House. Meet and greet the firefighters, explore the equipment, free pumpkins and more. Sauk Rapids Fire Hall, 408 N. Benton Dr., Sauk Rapids.

Saturday, Oct. 12, noon – Public Square Rosary Rally. Join and pray for the nation at the Blessed Virgin Grotto at the intersection of Highway 25 and County Road 3 (Golden Spike Road) in Gilman.

Saturday, Oct. 12, 1:30-3 p.m. – Cannabis Town Hall. Join Minnesota House Rep. Dan Wolgamott and House majority leader Ryan Winkler. Great River Regional Library-Mississippi Room, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud.

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2-7 p.m. – Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser. Dinner, silent auction, bake sale and meat raffle. Proceeds benefit the Starfish Dwelling on the St. John’s Episcopal Church property. Sauk Rapids VFW No. 6992, 901 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids.

Saturday, Oct. 12, 3 p.m. – Mexico beyond Mariachi: Sugar Skull! A Dia de los Muertos Muscial Adventure. Musicians, dancers and stage production. Paramount Center for the Arts, 913 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud. For more information, visit http://paramountarts.org or call 320-259-5463.

Sunday, Oct. 13, before and after 8 a.m. Mass – Immaculate Conception Parish Rummage Sale. Clothing of all ages, seasonal decorations, household goods, toys, books and more. Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 145 Second Ave. N.E., Rice.

Sunday, Oct. 13, noon to 5 p.m. – Sauk Rapids Tinville Lions 5th annual Bouja Harvest Fest. Live music until from 1-8 p.m. Rollie’s Rednecks and Longnecks, 940 35th Ave. N.E., Sauk Rapids.

Monday, Oct. 14, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Foley Area C.A.R.E. Produce Giveaway. Last opportunity of the year for Benton County residents to receive fresh produce for free. Foley Area C.A.R.E., 321 Sixth Ave., Foley.

Monday, Oct. 14, 6:30 p.m. – Health Care Town Hall. Join Minnesota House Rep. Dan Wolgamott and House Majority Whip Rep. Liz Olson. Lake George Municipal Complex-Sun Room, 1101 Seventh St. S., St Cloud.

Monday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m. – Foley School Board Meeting. Foley Intermediate School-media center, 840 Norman Ave. N., Foley.

Tuesday, Oct. 15, 9 a.m.– Benton County Board of Commissioners Meeting. Benton County Administration Building, 531 Dewey St., Foley.

Tuesday, Oct. 15, 6-7:30 p.m. – Recipe Swap. Looking for new recipes this holiday season? Bring one copy of your recipes and library staff can make copies for anyone who want them. For adults and seniors. Registration begins Oct. 1. Limit 20. Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud.

Tuesday, Oct. 15, 6-8 p.m. – 2019 Disability Advocacy Town Hall Forum. Join to discuss issues impacting individuals with disabilities, their families and their support professionals. Share your personal story with state senators and representatives. Whitney Center, 1527 Northway Dr., St. Cloud.

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 1-2:30 p.m. – Senior Art Classes: Tic Tac Toe Boards. Presented by Foley Area C.A.R.E., Whispering Willow Adult Day Services and Foley Community Education. Funded by the Minnesota Department of Human Services. Class is free and limited to advance sign up to ensure we have enough supplies. Dewey Place, 455 Dewey St., Foley. Sign up by calling 320-968-7848.

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2-4 p.m. – Advocates for Independence. Increase your leadership, assertiveness and communication skills. Independent Lifestyles, 215 N. Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids. Call Michelle Peka at 320-281-2042. All abilities are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 6:30 p.m. – Him + Her Worship Concert. Seth and Jenna Herlich are a worship duo from Minnesota. Petra Lutheran Church, 1049 First Ave. N., Sauk Rapids.