People & Events

Reading of Christmas classic planned

A practice reading of “A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas” by Charles Dickens will be 7 p.m. tonight in the community center at Friendship Village, 500 Home St., Fairmont. This will not be the play, but a reading of the story as written by Charles Dickens in 1843. The book, in its entirety, will be read the first week in December. All donations from the event will benefit Heaven’s Table Food Shelf. For more information, call (507) 848-4414.

Class of 1962 to meet

Fairmont High School class of 1962 will meet for lunch 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Pizza Ranch, Fairmont. All classmates are encouraged to attend.

Genealogical Society to meet Saturday

Martin County Genealogical Society will hold its final monthly meeting for 2019 at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Pioneer Museum, 304 E. Blue Earth Ave., Fairmont. Meetings will resume in March. Members and anyone interested in genealogy may attend. The public is invited. For more information, call Dona at (507) 236-0996, Carol at (507) 236-2599 or email mcgs@frontier.com

Welcome Legion to host cribbage tourney

Welcome American Legion Post 553 will host a cribbage tournament Saturday. Registration will begin at 1:15 p.m.; play will start at 1:30 p.m. There is a charge. Everyone is invited. For more information, call Larry Puhrman at (507) 728-8439 (home) or (507) 236-7301 (cell).

Red Rock to hold Saturday music event

The musical group Wild Ponies will perform Saturday at Red Rock Center for the Arts, 222 E. Blue Earth Ave., Fairmont. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the performance will begin around 7 p.m. The group offers a mix of country, folk, and rock ‘n’ roll. There is a charge. Everyone is welcome.


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