The Calendar of Events is a daily feature of the Faribault Daily News. You are invited to submit items for publication. Calendar items are open to the public. Deadline is by noon at least four business days prior to the event. To submit, call 507-333-3130; mail to the Daily News c/o Calendar; or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Looking for support groups? Find them listed on our website at www.faribault.com, in the Community News section (listed under News).
Friday, Nov. 30
Rice County Marketplace • 8:15 a.m., every Friday, 213 Central Ave., Ministry meets. Call Duane at 334-6526.
St. Vincent de Paul Open • 9 a.m.-3 p.m., every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 617 Third Ave. N.W. Registration required prior to pick-up. Call 334-2100. Donations may also be made during these hours. Pick-up of good, clean, working appliances and furniture is available by calling.
Bar Bingo • 6 p.m., every Friday, Eagles Club, 2027 Grant St. N.W. Baskets served from 5-7 p.m.
Stardust Karaoke • Knights of Columbus, 8 p.m. every Friday.
”White Christmas” Musical • Each weekend until Dec. 16 at the Northfield Arts Guild Theater. Call 507-645-8877 for times and tickets, or visit northfieldartsguild.org.
Keystone Communities Girls Night Out • 5-8 p.m. at 828 1st St. NE in Faribault. The event will feature vendors such as Wine Heart, Pampered Chef, and Pink Zebra, with proceeds going to Ruth’s House. Refreshments will be served. Call 332-2555 with questions.
Book Fair • 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at Pleasant Manor Nursing Home, 27 Brand Ave. Call 334-2036 with questions.
Moose Lodge • 6-7:30 p.m. Basket suppers will be served.
Knights of Columbus Friday Food Special • 5-7 p.m. at Council 889. Beef or pork sandwich with potatoes and salad, open to the public.
Saturday, Dec. 1
Faribault Flyers Breakfast with Ride to Follow • 8 a.m., every Saturday, Bernie’s, 129 Central Ave. Ride at 9 a.m. from Bernie’s. Call Sally Kramer at 334-5549.
Faribault Gymnastics Club Open Gym • 12-1:30 p.m., every Saturday, Rice County Fairgrounds. For more info go to www.faribaultgymnastics.com or call 334-2588.
Open Skate • 12:30-3:30 p.m. every Saturday, Faribault Ice Arena, $3.
Open Swim • 1-4 p.m., every Saturday through December, Community Center, 15 W. Division St.
Karaoke • 8 p.m., every Saturday, Faribault VFW, 422 First Avenue N.W. VFW is open seven days a week.
Advent Luncheon and Bake Sale • 11:00 a.m.-1 p.m. at First English Lutheran Church, 204 2nd St. NW. Lunch is $8. Call 334-4389 with questions.
Merry Market in Owatonna • 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Owatonna Eagle’s Club. Local crafters and businesses will be in attendance. There will also be raffle prizes and a way to send letters to Santa Claus.
Craft Sale, Bake Sale, and Lunch • 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church, 213 6th Ave. SW. All-you-can-eat lunch is $7.50 for adults, $5 for children, and those under 5 eat free.
Moose Lodge • 6-7:30 p.m., steak shrimp, or walleye for supper, followed by music from the “One More Time” band from 8 p.m.-midnight.
Holiday Concert at Paradise Center • 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2:00 p.m. Sunday. Presenting the George Maurer Trio. Tickets are $19 for adults, $8 for those 12 and under. Call 507-332-7372.
Cannon Valley Saddle Club • 1st Saturday of the month, 7 p.m. at the gymnastics building of the Rice County Fairgrounds. For more information, call 651-235-0827 or go to http://www.cannonvalleysaddleclub.com.
50 and Over Singles Club Lunch • 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month, 11 a.m. at Bernie’s, 129 Central Ave. Call 332-8429 with questions.
Early Childhood Gymboree • 9:30-11:30 a.m. at McKinley Early Childhood Center. No preregistration needed. Children 2-6 years old only. An adult must stay with each child during the event.
Rice County Historical Society Kid’s Holiday Program • 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at 1814 2nd Ave NW. 1st through 6th graders can help make old-fashioned Christmas decorations. Call 507-332-2121 to reserve a spot.
Euchre • 11 a.m. at Spike’s Bar Grill. No partners needed, $5 to play with 100% payback.
”Pose Your Pet with Santa” • noon-4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Get a professional photo taken with Santa and your pet (and your family). Cost is $20.
Sunday, Dec. 2
Open Swim • 1-4 p.m., every Sunday through December, Community Center, 15 W. Division St.
Commercial Suppers/Sandwiches • 4:30-7:30 p.m., every Sunday, Faribault American Legion, 112 Fifth St. N.E.
Open Skate • 6-8:30 p.m. every Sunday, Faribault Ice Arena, $3.
Janesville Methodist Concert • 4 p.m.-6 p.m. at Janesville United Methodist Church. Free will offerings will go to the local food shelf.
Legion Omelet Breakfast • 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at American Legion Post #43, 112 5th Street NE. Advance tickets available at the Legion Club, $7 for adults and $4 for children 3-10. Proceeds will go to the Legion’s baseball team.
Moose Lodge • 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Women of the Moose breakfast. Euchre at 3 p.m.
Morristown Historical Society Open House • 2-5 p.m. at Morristown Community Center. “Abraham Lincoln” speaker at 3 p.m., silent auction and food throughout. Call 507-649-1366 with questions.
Monday, Dec. 3
Job Club • Every Monday, 10-11 a.m., Faribault Workforce Center, 201 S. Lyndale Ave.
Toy Drive for Teens and Babies • Nov. 26 through Dec. 21, every day at St. Vincent De Paul, 617 3rd Ave. NW. Donate toys to needy children this holiday season. Call 334-2100 with questions.
Books and Brownies Reading Club • 4:00-4:45 p.m. at Buckham Memorial Library. This week the club will discuss Extra Credit by Andrew Clements. Kids grade 3-5 are welcome, no registration necessary.
F.H.S. Class of 1948 Lunch • every 1st Monday, except on holidays where it moves to the 2nd Monday. 1 p.m. at Perkins. Call 332-8429 with questions.
Financial Aid Night at FHS • 6:30 p.m. at Faribault High School. An information session will cover what students need to do to apply for financial aid.
Tuesday, Dec. 4
Sertoma Club • 7 a.m. every Tuesday, Truckers Inn, 2519 N. Lyndale Ave.
Bone Builders Class • 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., every Tuesday, Milestone Senior Living, 2500 14th St. N.E., #1. The class is open to everyone. Call Brenda Johnson at the Faribault Senior Center at 332-7357 with questions.
Faribault Flyers Bike Club • Trail ride, every Tuesday, 9 a.m., leaving from the Dairy Queen parking lot near the Sakatah Trail.
GED Classes • 10 a.m.-noon and 6-8 p.m., every Tuesday, Adult Basic Education, Faribo Town Square, Suite K2, 201 S. Lyndale Ave. Classes are free. For more information call Pat at 333-6473 or Rene at 333-6472.
Noon Exchange Club • Noon, every Tuesday, The Depot, 311 Heritage Pl.
Faribault Food Shelf • 1-3 p.m. every Tuesday, Faribo West Mall.
Community Cathedral Cafe free suppers • 5-6:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Cathedral Guild House, 101 Sixth St. N.W.
Bingo • 7 p.m., every Tuesday, Faribault Eagles Club, 2027 Grant St. N.W., with food served at 5 p.m.
Harmonettes Rehearsal • 7 p.m., every Tuesday, Pleasant Manor Nursing Home.
Boston’s Trivia • 8 p.m. every Tuesday until Feb. 26.
Paradise Community Band Practice • every Tuesday until Dec. 12. 7 p.m. at Paradise Center for the Arts. Open to all ages and talent levels. Call 507-331-3331 for more information.
Euchre • 7 p.m., every Tuesday, Morristown American Legion.
Faribault Area Toastmasters Meeting • 6 p.m. every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at the Faribault Chamber office. All are welcome.
Senior Home Open House • 2-6 p.m. at the newly-remodeled Ivy Hill Senior Care, 519 1st St. SW. A KDHL live broadcast will take place from 2-4 p.m.
FHS Class of 1952 Lunch • 11 a.m. at Bashers.
Framing Class at the Paradise • 2 p.m.-3 p.m. Learn how to frame artwork to bring out the best features in both the art and the frame. Tickets $9 for nonmembers $7 for members. Call 332-7372 to sign up.
Walk-in Immunization Clinic • 1-4 p.m. at Rice County Public Health Nursing Service located at 320 NW 3rd St. in Faribault. Immunizations are available for those who are uninsured, underinsured, or on MA or MinnesotaCare. For more information call 332-6111, 744-5185, or 645-9576. Visit http://www.co.rice.mn.us/departments/public-health for the full WIC schedule.
Wednesday, Dec. 5
Sunrise Exchange Club • 7 a.m., every Wednesday, Truckers Inn Restaurant, 2519 N. Lyndale Ave. Call 332-8350 or visit faribaultsunriseexchange.blogspot.com.
St. Vincent de Paul Open • 9 a.m.-3 p.m., every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, St. Vincent de Paul, 617 Third Ave. N.W. Call 334-2100 to register. Donations may also be made during these hours. Pick-up of good, clean, working appliances and furniture is available by calling.
Family Storytime for Children Ages 0-6 •10:30 a.m., every Wednesday, Buckham Memorial Library, with stories, songs and fun with early literacy activities. Registration is not required, but an adult must be present with each child. Call Frances Veit, children’s librarian, 334-2089.
Faribault Rotary Club • Noon, every Wednesday, Bernie’s Grill, 129 N. Central Ave.
Faribault Food Shelf • 1-3 p.m., every Wednesday, Faribo West Mall.
Euchre • 6:30 p.m., every Wednesday, Faribault Eagles Club, 2027 Grant St. N.W.
Zumba Dance Fitness • 6 p.m. every Wednesday until May, at the Upstairs Rueb in Northfield. No experience necessary. $10 per class, or $80 for a season pass through April.
Keller Club Christmas Party • social at 11:30 a.m., lunch at 12:30 p.m. at Legacy Golf Club in Faribault. Cash donations accepted in lieu of exchange gifts.
Thursday, Dec. 6
Faribault Kiwanis Meeting • 6:45 a.m., every Thursday, Trucker’s Inn 2519 Lyndale Ave. N.
Bone Builders Class • 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., every Thursday, Milestone Senior Living, 2500 14th St. N.E., #1. The class is open to everyone. Call Brenda Johnson at the Faribault Senior Center at 332-7357 with questions.
Faribault Golden K Kiwanis Club • 9-10 a.m., every Thursday, Faribault Senior Center, 19 Division St. W. Social time from 8:30-9 a.m. Visitors welcome. Call Jim Stroh at 332-7026 or Anna Kincade at 334-7668.
Baby Stop for Parents and Newborns up to 8 Weeks Old • 10:30 a.m.-noon, every Thursday, McKinley Early Childhood Center, 930 Fourth Ave. N.W. No preregistration. Sibling care available.
Paws for Reading • 3-5 p.m., every Thursday, Buckham Memorial Library. This is a program designed for children who struggle with reading or are unenthusiastic about reading. Molly is a gentle 3-year-old Australian shepherd/border collie mix who loves to listen to stories. Stop in and read a short book to Molly.
Bar Bingo • 6 p.m. every Thursday, Eagles Club, 2027 Grant St. N.W. Baskets served from 5-7 p.m.
Moose Lodge • 5:30-7 p.m. Chinese food for supper.
Acoustic Roots Music • 7:30 p.m. at Shattuck-St. Mary’s Newhall Auditorium. The concert will feature musical group SimpleGifts with Billy McLaughlin. Tickets are $15. Call the box office at 507-333-1620.
Legion Supper • 5:30-7 p.m. at the Faribault American Legion. $4 burgers and chicken strip baskets will be served.
Moose Lodge • 6-7:30 p.m., commercial suppers will be served.
Poets at Buckham • 6 p.m. at Buckham Memorial Library. Hear local poets speak and receive a free anthology of “Poetic Strokes”.