Lewisville ready for ‘Fun Daze’

TRUMAN — “The Lion King, Jr.” will be presented by Truman’s Children’s Summer Theater at 7 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday in the Truman Elementary Auditorium.

The play is sponsored by Truman Stagemasters. Jan Ringeisen and Kim Breamer are directing the play. Becca Johnson helped with set and prop design and painting. Barb Mager assisted with the costumes.

Thirty children who just completed grades 3-8 have been practicing each day for two weeks from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. They have been working on their lines, singing, painting scenery, learning choreography, helping make their costumes and having fun with their fellow actors.

Tickets are available at the door both days.


Come to Lewisville Fun Daze beginning with garage sales from 4-8 p.m. Friday. From 5-9 p.m. Friday, burgers will be grilled at the Lewisville Liquor Store, and from 8 p.m. to midnight there will be live entertainment.

On Saturday from 7-9:30 a.m., there will be a pancake breakfast and bake sale at the Lewisville Legion Hall. Then from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. there will be a craft and small business vendors show at City Hall, and also some outside along Main Street.

Other events that also start at 11 a.m. include: beer garden and food vendors open for business, a bouncy house for kids, baking contest for kids and adults, farmers olympics, bean bag tournament, wet-n-wild dunk tank, bingo, charity auction and a corn dig for kids.

The grand parade starts at 5 p.m., and from 6-8 p.m. the Lewisville Legion is sponsoring a steak fry.

Kids up to age 14 can register for a bicycle drawing with will happen at 7 p.m. The winner of the bicycle must be present to win.

At 8 p.m., the Crazy Keys Pianos will perform.

Look for more details at Lewisville Fun Daze on Facebook.


Sunday is Dad’s Day at the Truman Swimming Pool. All dads swim for free. Pool hours are 1-5 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. daily.

The first session of morning swimming lessons runs from July 19-27.

Wading pool, preschool, 2-, 3- and 5-year-old sessions are evenings from June 19-23.

Group lessons are $35 per session per child. Private lessons are $50 per session per child.

A late-night-swim will be held 9-10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

They also have Grandparents Day on Sundays, Daycare Day every Tuesday, Wacky Wednesday every Wednesday night and Family Friday and Floaties on Friday afternoons.

Lap swimming is from noon until 1 p.m. Monday through Friday, while water aerobics is from 5-6 p.m. Monday through Friday at a cost of $2 per day.

The mini golf course is open during pool hours Monday through Sunday for $2 per person.

The campground has 16 slots on a first-come, first-served basis with electrical service.

Private pool parties or mini-golf parties are also available. Call the Truman Pool at (507) 776-8561 during pool hours if you have questions.


The Pacesetter Basketball Camp is June 19-20 at Truman High School. It will be directed by Steve Lingenfelter, who played for the Minnesota Gophers, SDSU and pro ball for the NBA Bullets, and also for teams in Italy and Europe. Boys and girls entering grades 7-12 will play from 8:30-11:30 a.m. for a $75 fee. Boys and girls entering grades 3-6 play from 1-3 pm. for a $55 fee.

Register at www.pacesettersports.com or on the first day of camp if space is still available. If you have questions, email info@pacesetternet.com


The Relay for Life committee and team captains will meet 6-7 p.m. Monday in the main classroom at Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Fairmont.


Truman City Council meets 5:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall.


Truman School Board meets 6 p.m. Monday in the THS Learning Center.


Truman Library is sponsoring a fun summer event at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Truman Community building. Join Jim Birkel for “Mad Science and Demolition.” This event is designed for all ages. Some of the activities will include: building a human “kid” dome, standing on eggs until they break, demolition catapults, balloon and mini-dynamite explosions. There will also be a demonstrations of some of the new LEGO-neering Construction Gadgets.

If you have questions, call the Truman Library at (507) 776-2717. This event is free.


The 25th annual Martin County Relay for Life will be June 23 at the Martin County Fairgrounds. Fundraisers for this year’s Relay for Life are available from team Bravo members including: Connie and Lonnie Smith; Denise and Curt Wille; Donna, Beth and Tommy Kotewa; and Daphne and Jim Sackett. A suggested donation of $10 will get you a luminary to be lit at the Relay. These luminaries can be lit in honor or in memory of anyone who has dealt with a cancer.


Mark June 28 on your calendar for a salad luncheon at Trinity Lutheran Church in Truman from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Wednesday is recycling day. Please have your carts curbside by 7 a.m. with the front of the cart facing the street.


“Wacky Wednesday Summer Camp Pinterest Pizzazz” will be June 28 for children that have completed grades K-6. You must register by June 21. The camp will include cooking, crafts and play time. The registration fee is $10. Cooking will be done from 9-11 a.m. Call Mindy at (507) 776-2111 or email cookm@truman.k12.mn.us to register.


Truman Days garage sales will be July 20-22. Participants can choose the dates they want their sale to run.

Application forms for obtaining information for the sale flyers are available now at Truman Café, Truman City Hall, Profinium, Casey’s, Truman Post Office, from Kathy Hendricksen or Barb Mager, or online at www.trumanmn.us

The deadline to be included in this year’s advertising flyer is July 5. If you have questions, suggestions or concerns, please call Kathy at (507) 776-7091 or Barb at (507) 776-7601.

The flyers describing where the sales will be and what items they have for sale will be out at Truman businesses on July 14. Please do not ask for them before that date.


Zion Lutheran Church in Lewisville would like to invite you to two events being held June 21.

Children are invited to attend a one-day Bible Camp from 1-5:30 p.m. The day will include great activities, music, crafts, games and learning about Jesus. Children ages 3 through those who just completed sixth grade may attend. Please contact Allison Greier at (507) 236-5698 by June 16 to attend VBS.

Then they would like to invite you to a community picnic at 6 p.m. They ask that you bring a dish to pass. Beverages and plates will be provided. Contact Nancy Kussube with questions about the picnic at (507) 230-3070.


Happy Father’s Day to all who are such a great part of someone’s life.


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