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What's Happening in your Community:

Do you know of a free, public event or a civic group that has returned to regularly scheduled, in-person meetings? Email natasha@saukherald.com or call the Benton County News office at 320-968-7220 to have events placed in the What’s Happening calendar. Events published one issue before occurrence.

Tuesday, July 7, 9 a.m. – Benton County Board of Commissioners Meeting. Benton County Administration Building, 531 Dewey St., Foley.

Tuesday, July 7, 4-6 p.m. – Rice Area Farmers Market. Sponsored by Rice Women of Today. Veterans Memorial Park at the intersection of North Division and East Main streets in Rice.

Wednesday, July 8, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Burgers n’ Brats. Community Action Respecting Elders fundraiser. CARE office, 321 Sixth Ave. Foley.

Thursday, July 9, 3-6 p.m. – Sauk Rapids Market. Coborn’s parking lot, 110 First St. S., Sauk Rapids.

Thursday, July 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Hands-on Outdoors 4-H Day Camp. Open to children 8-11. Get outdoors, buzz with bees and pollinators, identify plants and wildlife, and protect water resources. Each Thursday through July 23. Live sessions via the Zoom teleconference application will have interaction with 4-H staff and counselors. Participant can also register for a self-guided, unplugged version of the camp. Children do not need to be in a Benton County 4-H Club to participate. Register at https://z.umn.edu/handsonreg.

Saturday, July 11, 8 a.m. – Little Rock Lake Association Meeting. Watab Town Hall, 660 75th St. N.W., Sauk Rapids.

Sunday, July 12, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Bethany Lutheran Annual Picnic. Chicken and ham dinner with all the fixings. Fancy work auction at 1 p.m. Event to follow COVID-19 recommendations. Bethany Lutheran Church, 34238 Nature Road, Foley.

Tuesday, July 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Hands-on at Home 4-H Day Camp. Open to children 8-11. Get your crafting, weaving, repurposing and cooking on. Each Thursday through July 23. Live sessions via the Zoom teleconference application will have interaction with 4-H staff and counselors. Participant can also register for a self-guided, unplugged version of the camp. Children do not need to be in a Benton County 4-H Club to participate. Register at https://z.umn.edu/handsonreg.

Wednesday, July 15, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Burgers n’ Brats. Community Action Respecting Elders fundraiser. CARE office, 321 Sixth Ave. Foley.

Register by July 15 – At-Home Benton County 4-H Project Kits. Youth can have project kits with added lessons mailed to them fee of charge. Kits will utilize mailed items and items found at home. Children do not need to be in a Benton County 4-H Club to participate. Register at https://z.umn.edu/athome4hkits. Next mailing is July 15.