People and Events

Red Rock Center to host new club

Red Rock Center will be having an ALL NEW social networking club 7 p.m. tonight. This club is for hobby artists and those interested in learning more about art. Individuals are welcome to bring a piece of artwork to share if you wish.

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) 236-7301.

Fairmont Area Schools-Early childhood screening

Minnesota law requires that all children entering kindergarten be screened prior to the start of school. It is strongly recommended that this screening be done early, around 3 years of age. The Fairmont Area Schools will be offering screenings at no cost to all families living in the school district. Early childhood screening is scheduled for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 18, 19 and 20. This session is being offered to children born between Sept.1, 2016 and Aug. 31, 2019. Screening will be held at Fairmont Elementary School located at 714 Victoria St, Fairmont, MN. Appointments for ECS may be made by calling Fairmont Area Schools at (507) 235-6205 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Third annual community reading

Do you like to read? Can you say: BAH! HUMBUG! Volunteer readers are needed for the third annual community reading of “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens. This first practice is 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Martin county Library, 110 N. Park St., Fairmont, MN. The performance will not be the play, but a community reading of the story itself, as written by Charles Dickens in 1843. The book, in its entirety, will be read to the public the second week in December. Questions? Please call: (507) 848-4414.


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