Bonanza Valley Area Community Calendar


Brooten's Bonanza Valley Days 2024!

BVD 2024: four nights/days of activities!

The annual Bonanza Valley Days celebration in Brooten is coming on July 11, 12, 13 and 14 in 2024! Spread the word and mark your calendars!

April 8, 2024

Sunburg Area Commercial Club meeting

The Sunburg Area Commercial Club will hold their second meeting of 2024 on Monday, April 8 at 6 p.m. at the Sunburg Community Center. They will start planning for the Syttende Mai celebration, which is coming on Sunday, May 19.

April 16, 2024

Grief Support group begins in Belgrade

Whether you are grieving a recent loss or one from years ago, all are welcome to meet with others who have known similar losses, including loss of a parent, child, sibling, spouse, job, or health. This group meets once each month for 90 minutes on the third Tuesday of the month beginning on April 16 at the Big Grove/Crow River/Grace Lutheran parish office in Belgrade from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (downtown Belgrade at the municipal building). All faiths are welcome. Contact 320-254-3249 with any questions.

April 20, 2024

Milwaukee tool demonstrations at Belgrade Hardware

The Belgrade Hardware store invites you to stop by on Saturday, April 20 between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. to check out new tools and watch tool demonstrations. You can meet their Milwaukee tools representative and ask questions. A sale will be in effect for 10 percent off any Milwaukee tool or kit (special order tools not in their current inventory).

April 21, 2024

East Norway Lake Lutheran church meatball dinner

East Norway Lake Lutheran church of rural New London invites everyone to their meatball dinner on Sunday, April 21. They will be serving in the fellowship hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with proceeds to benefit their missions. On the menu: meatballs, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, coleslaw, fruit salads, bread, assorted desserts, coffee and milk. Prices: adults $15, children ages 6 to 12 are $8 and children ages 5 and under eat free.

April 22, 2024

Brooten City Council meeting

The Brooten City Council will meet in regular session on Monday, April 22, 2024 at 7 p.m. at the city hall meeting chambers in downtown Brooten. The meeting is open to the public. The meeting's agenda will be posted at the Bonanza Valley Voice newspaper editor's blog on the weekend prior to the meeting; you can see that by clicking here:

April 27, 2024

Jigsaw puzzle tournament at the Belgrade library

Puzzle lovers are invited to gather into groups of four to form teams for a jigsaw puzzle tournament coming to the Belgrade library on Saturday, April 27. The tournament runs from 12:30 to 3 p.m. that afternoon in downtown Belgrade. Each team receives the same puzzle, and teams try to put the puzzle together the fastest. (Six team limit.) Register with your team name. For ages 12 to adult. Register your team by calling the Belgrade library at 320-254-8842.

May 4, 2024

Belgrade V.F.W. steak fry and pork chop feed

The Belgrade V.F.W. Post No. 1825 will sponsor a Steak Fry and Pork Chop Feed fundraiser on Saturday evening, May 4, at the Post Home in Belgrade.

May 7, 2024

Brooten American Legion meeting

The Brooten American Legion meets next on Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at 7 p.m. at the Legion hall on Central Avenue. Guests and new members are always welcome!

May 8, 2024

Sedan city council meeting

The Sedan city council will meet in regular session on Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at 6 p.m., open to the public at the Sedan City Hall.

May 9, 2024

Belgrade V.F.W. Auxiliary meeting

The Saboe-Leverson VFW Auxiliary in Belgrade will meet in regular monthly session on Thursday, May 9, 2024 at 6 p.m. at the Belgrade V.F.W.

May 9, 2024

Belgrade V.F.W. meeting

The Saboe-Leverson VFW in Belgrade will meet in regular monthly session on Thursday, May 9, 2024 at 8 p.m. at the Belgrade V.F.W.

May 10, 2024

Belgrade Commercial Club Purse Bingo

The Belgrade Commercial Club is excited to host another Purse Bingo night on Friday, May 10 at the Belgrade V.F.W. at 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6). Purse brands include Coach, Kate Spade and Michael Kors. The total cost to play is $40, and to guarantee a seat, here's what you need to do: sign up in advance by paying $20 at the Belgrade branches of Kensington Bank or Magnifi Financial. You can also pay by Venmo to @belcommclub with your name in the subject line. You must purchase your bingo packet at the door that night for $20. No exceptions, and cash only please!

May 11, 2024

Belgrade City-Wide Garage Sales

Belgrade city-wide garage sales will be held on Saturday, May 11. The Belgrade Commercial Club invites Belgrade residents to let them help with the advertising! They ask that garage sale information be e-mailed to Julie Loe with a deadline of May 6 to: The Bonanza Valley Voice newspaper will publish whatever is gathered by the Belgrade Commercial Club in both the May 2 and May 9 newspaper issues.

May 13, 2024

Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa school board meeting

The B-B-E school board will meet in regular session on Monday, May 13, 2024 at 7 p.m. at the B-B-E elementary school media center in Brooten.

May 14, 2024

Elrosa city council meeting

The Elrosa city council will meet on Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at 7 p.m. at Elrosa's city hall for their regular monthly meeting.

May 15, 2024

B-B-E Jaguar Coffee Club in Brooten

Jaguar Coffee Club continues on Wednesday, May 15, 2024! Who: any senior citizen in our community. When: the 3rd Wednesday morning at 9:30 a.m. of each month. Where: B-B-E elementary cafeteria in Brooten. Join us for a free monthly morning coffee club, partnering with an elementary classroom! Bring a friend and enjoy coffee/lemonade/water + a small treat in the company of B-B-E elementary students. This is the final Coffee Club of the 2023-2024 school year at B-B-E elementary. They will resume again in September.

May 19, 2024

Sunburg Syttende Mai celebration

Everyone is invited to Sunburg for a full day of family-friendly activities on Sunday, May 19 for the annual Syttende Mai celebration. Other details will be published in upcoming issues of the Bonanza Valley Voice newspaper.

May 20, 2024

Belgrade city council meeting

The Belgrade city council will meet in regular session on Monday, May 20 at 7 p.m. You can preview the council's meeting agenda at the Bonanza Valley Voice publisher's blog during the weekend prior to the meeting at

June 30, 2024

Catholic Churches Picnic on the Prairie

The B-B-E and Sauk Centre-area Catholic Churches invite everyone to their third annual Parish Picnic on the Prairie, coming to Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Elrosa on Sunday, June 30, 2024 from 12 to 5 p.m.

Thank you for your interest in the events taking place across the Bonanza Valley of central Minnesota!


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