Prom slated for Saturday

SHERBURN — Martin County West prom is scheduled for Saturday evening, with the grand march beginning at 6 p.m. at the high school gym in Sherburn. Please note the starting time is much earlier than in previous years.

There will be a $1 fee for anyone attending the grand march. This money will help offset the cost of the prom for the junior class.

The prom dinner, with a meal catered by Green Mill, will be held at the Regional Worship Center in Sherburn.


A “Lunch and Learn” event sponsored by CREST and Temperance Lake Ridge will be 11 a.m. May 1 at the Senior Citizens Center in Sherburn. The program will feature Sherburn Police Chief Brad Hughes, who will speak about elderly fraud.

After the program, a baked potato bar meal will be served. A donation for the meal will be appreciated.

Anyone in the area who is interested may attend.


Grandparents Day will be held 2 p.m. May 2 at the Martin County West Jr./Sr. High School in Sherburn. Grandparents are invited to join their seventh- or eighth-grade grandchildren that day for a light snack and entertainment presented by talented junior high students. You may call (507) 764-2336 for more information or just come to the school at that time and prepare to be entertained.


Spring gymnastics lessons for children ages 4 through sixth grade will be May 7-30 at the Welcome school gym. The deadline to register for the lessons is May 1, or until classes are full.

Classes will be offered 3:45 p.m., 4:45 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students will be grouped by ability/experience and time preference, and class size will be limited.

The fee is $47. Registration forms are available on the MCW website. For more information, call MCW Community Education at (507) 764-2336.


“Fitness Classes by Mary” will be offered Tuesdays and Thursdays in the music room at the elementary school in Sherburn. Gentle yoga will be held 4:15 p.m. Tuesdays; chair yoga will be held 3:40 p.m. on Thursdays; and Pilates/Barre will be held 4:40 p.m. Thursdays.

No need to register in advance, just come at the time and date of the class. You can check Facebook for updates at


MCW FFA and Community Education will again be offering a summer gardening program for MCW students who will be entering grades 2-5 this fall. The program is a fun, educational experience for young children.

The students will plant a small garden and take care of it throughout the summer. They’ll also do several activities to help them learn about plants, art projects related to plants, and a few hands-on cooking lessons to show them how to use the vegetables they grow.

The program is led by high school FFA members with the assistance of the high school FFA advisers.

The cost of the program is $42 for the entire summer. There are limited spaces, so please contact Stephanie Wohlhuter soon by calling (507) 764-4671 or email


Friendship Club at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sherburn is planning another great program at 1:30 p.m. May 6 at the church. They invite anyone from the area who might be interested to come and join them.

The program will feature Deb Williamson of Inspiring Interiors who will share some of her decorating secrets. Men as well as women will find something of interest in this presentation.

Following the program, Coffee and lunch will be served.


Sherburn Civic and Commerce Club will meet 6 p.m. May 7 in the Wellness Center at Temperance Lake Ridge in Sherburn. New members are always welcome. The cost for a single membership is $25 per year and $40 per year for a business. However, if you are a first-time member the membership is free for the first year.