Bonanza Valley Community Calendar


June 13, 2019

Bonanza Valley Days and Belgrade August Fest 2019!

Coming this summer!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! • Bonanza Valley Days 2019 is coming on July 11, 12, 13, 14; • Belgrade's August Fest is coming on August 7, 9-10!

June 17, 2019

Bonanza Valley State Bank 125th anniversary

The Bonanza Valley State Bank invites the public to come in for the 125th anniversary celebration of their hometown bank on Monday, June 17. A free, Padua Pub-catered lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and live music by Jeff James plus the great company of friends will also be part of the fun. Wish Happy Birthday to John O. Bohmer, who will be 98 years young on that special day!

June 17, 2019

B-B-E school board meeting

The Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa school board will meet in regular session on Monday, June 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the high school library in Belgrade. The July meeting for the B-B-E school board will be held on July 15 at the elementary school library.

June 18, 2019

Belgrade Senior Citizens meeting

The Belgrade Senior Citizens meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 18 at 2 p.m. at municipal hall.

June 19, 2019

A Royal Tea Party coming to Belgrade

Come and join the Belgrade Ambassadors and Junior Ambassadors for a Royal Tea Party at the Belgrade library. All children ages three and older are welcome to get dressed up in their prince and princess costumes and have a tea party with our Belgrade Royalty. The event will be held on Wednesday, June 19 from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Belgrade library. To register, please call the library at 320-254-8842 or register online at This is a FREE event sponsored by the Belgrade Ambassador Program. It is limited to 15 children, so make sure to register soon!

June 19, 2019

B-B-E Community Ecumenical Worship Service

The Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa community is invited to the annual summer Ecumenical Church Service on Wednesday, June 19 at 7 p.m .; this year it will be held at Trinity Lutheran church in Brooten. An evening presentation will feature a sharing of Alice Anderson's and Bonnie Miller's immigrant immersion experience when they traveled with Opening Borders to El Paso, TX. Their work was facilitated by a Colombian priest who provided the group political understanding and spiritual guidance of the immigration crisis. They helped care for and feed families who had crossed the border. Following the program, refreshments will be served by St. Donatus Catholic and the Brooten Community churches.

June 20, 2019

CMCU-Belgrade customer appreciation

Central Minnesota Credit Union will hold a member appreciation day on Thursday, June 20 (11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.) at the Belgrade V.F.W. They will have a free lunch with pulled pork sandwiches, chips, salad, refreshments and ice cream cups. Plus free entertainment! (Jesse Kuechle and Don Neu) And register to win Twins tickets. See you on the 20th!

June 22, 2019

Chris Welte benefit

The KaDe Shack in Brooten is hosting a benefit for Chris Welte, who was severely burnt in an accident at home on May 10. Fundraiser details: Saturday, June 22 at the Ka-De Shack in Brooten. Motorcycle Poker Ride at 10 a.m., Hog Roast & Silent Auction at 5 p.m. questions contact Aaron @ 320-248-8289 or Ron @ 320-260-9298. On May 10 after the accident, Chris was airlifted to Regions Burn Unit in St. Paul after sustaining severe burns on his hands, face and side. He undergoes skin grafts on May 22 and will have a long road to recovery. Chris is a longtime Brooten resident, and volunteer fire fighter. Everyone is invited to the June 22 activities to help the Welte family and their medical expenses.

June 22, 2019

Belgrade high school Class of '78 reunion/60th birthday

The Belgrade Class of 1978 will hold a class reunion and 60th birthday party on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at the Horsehoe Bar in Spring Hill. It will start at 4 p.m. with meal at 6 o’clock.

June 24, 2019

Brooten city council meeting

The Brooten city council will meet in regular session on Monday, June 24 at 7 p.m. at city hall.

June 25, 2019

Elrosa Bologna Daze

The Elrosa Senior Citizens will hold their third Bologna Daze fundraiser meal of the 2019 season on Tuesday, June 25 at Bucky's Bar from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

June 26, 2019

Brink's Beer Joint Roll-Ins

Brink’s Beer Joint in Swift Falls recently announced the dates for their Summer Roll-In nights coming in June, July and August. Bikes, classic cars and ATVs are all invited. The first Roll-In night was Wednesday, June 12, and the next one is on June 26. They will run from 5 p.m. to dusk. The food special: $10 for build-your-own burgers or brisket with salad, sweet corn and chips. Weekly drawings will be held for drink tickets, T-shirts and gift certificates at 7 p.m. (need not be present to win).

Other Brink’s Beer Joint Roll-In dates are June 26, July 10, July 24, July 31, August 7 and August 21. Ben Honebrink, owner and proprietor of Brink’s Beer Joint, wishes to thank all of the 2019 sponsors of the Roll-In nights: MotorSports of Willmar, Eric’s MotorSports, Two Wheels Forever, Midwest Sports Unlimited, DS Power Sports, Apols Harley Davison of Alexandria, Apols Harley Davidson of Raymond and Minnewaska Marine. Brink’s Beer Joint’s phone number is 320-843-4900.

June 26, 2019

Belgrade Economic Development Authority concert in the park

The Belgrade Economic Development Authority (EDA) is excited to announce the date of their first Concert in the Park for the summer season. The EDA welcomes the citizens of Belgrade and its surrounding communities to a FREE concert in the park at the Belgrade City Park on Wednesday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m. The city park is located across Highway 71 from the Crow monument. Come and be entertained by the Park Island Band as you enjoy the music of the Caribbean accompanied by the sound of steel drums. Refreshments will be served. Bring your lawn chair. All ages are welcome.

June 26, 2019

B-B-E school board special meeting

The Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa school board will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, June 26 at 7 p.m. at the high school library to review results from recent school surveys. The meeting is open to the public.

June 29, 2019

13th annual Gary Breitbach Memorial golf tournament

An 18-hole, six-person golf scramble will be held on Saturday, June 29 for the annual Gary Breitbach memorial golf tournament. Held at Prairie View golf course in Brooten, the tournament's registration takes place between 9 and 10:30 a.m. with the shotgun start to follow. Entry fee: $55 for golf course members and $75 for non-members; this includes green fees, skins, cart and a meal to follow. Between rounds, golfers can take in a $5 brat lunch, pin prizes, skin games, a one-thousand dollar hole-in-one contest. Tournament payouts go to first, second, third, eighth and 12th places. Silent and live auctions will follow the meal. For more information, or to register, contact club manager Micky at 320-346-2677.

July 4, 2019

Spicer Fourth of July

The Spicer Commercial Club invites everyone to their upcoming activities over the Fourth of July week and the day of!

July 8, 2019

Sunburg Area Commercial Club meeting

News from Sunburg...the Sunburg Area Commercial Club scheduled its next meeting for Monday, July 8 at 6 p.m. at the Sunburg Community Center. During our last meeting, the committee decided to hold an event in Sunburg, the evening of August 6, for National Night Out. Our meeting on July 8 will be spent planning for that event. Hope to see you on July 8th.

July 9, 2019

Lake Johanna Township meeting

The Lake Johanna Town Board will be holding their monthly meetings at the town hall (South Lake Johanna church) during the three summer months. Meetings will resume at the Halls' residence in September. The meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month. The next meeting is July 9 beginning at 7 p.m. (/s/ Carol Halls, Lake Johanna Township clerk)

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

Office hours are stated in this graphic, good for 2019.


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