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Bonanza Valley Community Calendar


July 12, 2018


Bonanza Valley Days in Brooten will be July 13, 14, 15 (Friday - Sunday) with the grand parade at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday! Events kick off Thursday night, July 12, with Worship in the Park (city park by the Brooten Pavilion) at 7 p.m.


The annual Belgrade August Fest celebration will be held on Friday and Saturday, August 10-11 in Belgrade. The grand parade will be at 4 p.m. on Saturday that weekend.

July and August 2018

COUNTY FAIR SEASON! County Fairs dates across the area

Area county fairs: Todd County in Long Prairie, July 12-15; Pope County in Glenwood, July 18-21; Grant County in Herman, July 19-22; Stearns County in Sauk Centre, July 25-29; Stevens County in Morris, August 7-12; Kandiyohi County in Willmar, August 8-11; Swift County in Appleton, August 15-19; Douglas County in Alexandria, August 16-19; Traverse County in Wheaton, August 23-26.

June 5, 2018

Elrosa Senior Citizens

The Elrosa Senior Citizens group will meet at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5 at the Elrosa Senior Center in the south wing of the Parish Center building. The meeting will begin with a light meal before getting down to business!

June 30, 2018

Spicer street dance - Jeff James

The Spicer Commercial Club is excited to announce a long, long list of activities coming up for their annual Fourth of July celebration running from June 28 through July 4. The big street dance is on Saturday, June 30 with "Lost Highway" - the Grand Day parade on Wednesday, July 4 begins at 10 a.m.

July 2, 2018

Belgrade City Council meeting

The Belgrade city council will meet in regular session on Monday, July 2 at 7 p.m. at the city hall meeting room. Members of the public are always welcome. Their second monthly meeting will be held on Monday, July 16.

July 4, 2018

Terrace Family FUN Night!

Come to the Terrace Mill on the Fourth of July, Wednesday, July 4 - to enjoy family fun night! A potluck-style picnic starts at 5 o'clock, and games will follow at 6:30 p.m.

July 9, 2018

Brooten Commercial Club meeting

The Brooten Commercial Club will meet for their regular monthly meeting on Monday, July 9 at Prairie View Golf Course. Members are encouraged to bring new members! And also to grab lunch at the Chuckwagon and bring to the meeting..

July 9, 2018

Brooten City Council meeting

The Brooten city council will hold a regular meeting on Monday, July 9 at the city hall meeting chambers at 7 p.m.

July 15-21, 2018

New London Water Days

The city of New London invites everyone to a week-long list of activities for their annual Water Days celebration. More details will appear in the Bonanza Valley Voice newspaper.

July 16, 2018

B-B-E school board meeting

The Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa school board will meet in regular session on Monday, July 16 at the elementary school library at 7:30 p.m. This will be Mr. Walsh's first meeting as B-B-E's superintendent.

July 18, 2018

Belgrade EDA FREE concert in the park

A FREE concert in the Belgrade city park will be on Wednesday, July 18 at 6:30 p.m. with music provided by Dennis Amundson. This concert is an effort of the Belgrade Economic Development Authority (EDA). Refreshments will be served, and everyone is welcome! Also, the Belgrade Nursing Home is looking for volunteers to help wheel residents to this concert. If you can be of assistance, please call Betty Braegelman at 320-254-8215, ext. 143.

July 18-21, 2018

Pope County Fair

The Pope County Agricultural Society invites everyone to the upcoming Pope County Fair, scheduled for July 18-21 at the fairgrounds. More details will appear in the Bonanza Valley Voice newspaper. You can also view their website for more information at

July 18-19, 2018

Terrace Mill Children's Theater presents "A Rockin' Tale of Snow White"

The Terrace Mill Foundation is excited to announce the summer show in July for the 19th annual children’s theater workshop. This year the Julie Lloyd-directed play will be “Rockin’ Tale of Snow White” for children and young adults. The workshop runs from July 8 to July 19. Performance dates are Wednesday and Thursday, July 18-19, at 6:30 p.m. on both nights. Contact Julie Lloyd for more details.

July 19, 2018

American Red Cross Bloodmobile in Belgrade

The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at the Belgrade parish Center on Thursday, July 19 from 1 to 7 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome. Call 800 733 2767 or 320 254 3306 for an appointment.

July 21, 2018

Land Stewardship Project local-foods picnic night at Swift Falls

Help us kick off our Prairie Pothole Bike ride fundraiser with a local-foods picnic the night before, featuring food sourced from the grass farms and the gardens of western Minnesota. The dinner is at a little gem of a county park, right on the Chippewa River and a great hidden favorite of the locals. It will be full of people and a fun place to gather to share good food and a splash in the cascades of the Chippewa. Dinner and dessert provided; BYO beverages. Saturday, July 21 at 5 p.m. at Swift Falls County Park, Swift Falls MN 56215. Cost: $25 per plate, kids 7 and under are free.

July 22, 2018

GRV Auxiliary pie and ice cream social

The Glenwood Retirement Village will hold its Auxiliary pie and ice cream social on Sunday, July 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the town center. Supplemental funds provided by Thrivent.

July 24, 2018

North American State Bank & North American Insurance Agency customer appreciation in Elrosa

North American State Bank & North American Insurance Agency invite everyone to a customer appreciation lunch at the Elrosa branch on Tuesday, July 24, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., serving hot dogs, chips, cookies and pop. The door prize give-away is Minnesota Twins tickets.

July 26, 2018

American Red Cross Bloodmobile in Sunburg

An American Red Cross Bloodmobile blood drive is coming to the Sunburg Community Center at 211 Isola Street on Thursday, July 26 fro 2 to 8 p.m. For appointments and questions, call Elaine at 320-366-3899 or Kathy at 320-366-3781. Walk-ins welcome!

July 31, 2018

Elrosa Bologna Daze

The Elrosa Senior Citizens group invites everyone to the sixth Bologna Daze fundraiser event of 2018. The sixth one of the year will be held on Tuesday, July 31 at Bucky's Bar in Elrosa from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. See you there!

August 2, 2018

Answer Plot plot day in rural Belgrade

A forage and corn silage educational Answer Plot knowledge event is coming to rural Belgrade on Thursday, August 2, hosted by Ryan Halvorson, local WinField seed dealer. Registration is at 9:45 a.m., and welcome and introductions begin at 10 a.m. Featured will be Dr. Dan Undersander of the University of Wisconsin, who will provide information on HarvXtra Alfalfa, ash content in alfalfa, forage information on sorghums plus harvest management and storage and more. Lunch is at noon, and the event concludes at 1 o’clock. All hay and forage growers are welcome!

August 7, 2018

National Night Out in Terrace

Come meet your neighbors in Terrace and the Terrace area for National Night Out! Tuesday, August 7, time TBA...pot luck at the Terrace Mill! See you there!

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


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