Bonanza Valley Community Calendar


April 18, 2019

Bonanza Valley Days and Belgrade August Fest 2019!

Coming this summer!

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

April 3, 2019

Belgrade Commercial Club meeting

The Belgrade Commercial Club meets at 7:30 a.m. at the municipal hall on Wednesday, April 3.

April 9, 2019

MN-DOT Highway 55 informational meeting

Officials with MN-DOT will be in Brooten on Tuesday, April 9 for an informational meeting on proposed improvements to Highway 55. The meeting will be held at city hall from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The public is invited.

April 13, 2019

Belgrade Commercial Club Easter Egg hunt

The Belgrade Commercial Club is excited about their upcoming Easter Egg hunt and visit by the Easter Bunny on the morning of Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 10 a.m. where kids of all ages can come meet the Easter Bunny! Also, children are encouraged to register for prizes and have a treat. Three separate Easter Egg hunts will take place divided by age. Grand prizes will be drawn after the final hunt. More details to follow!

April 13, 2019

Sunburg Fire Department ham/turkey bingo

The Sunburg Fire and Rescue squad will host their spring Ham and Turkey Bingo fundraiser on Saturday, April 13 at 7 p.m. at the community center/fire hall complex. Everyone is invited! FREE coffee and $25 door prize. A total of 24 games will be played with 12 hams and 12 turkeys to be given away.

April 13, 2019

Sunburg Fire Department ham/turkey bingo

The Sunburg Fire and Rescue squad will host their spring Ham and Turkey Bingo fundraiser on Saturday, April 13 at 7 p.m. at the community center/fire hall complex. Everyone is invited! FREE coffee and $25 door prize. A total of 24 games will be played with 12 hams and 12 turkeys to be given away.

April 14, 2019

St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church Sausage/Pancake supper

St. Francis de Sales Parish in Belgrade will hold their spring sausage/pancake supper on Sunday, April 14 from 2 to 7 p.m. - hosted at the parish center on Martin Avenue. Everyone welcome! Adults $10, children (ages 5-12) $7, and four and under are free. All you can eat! No bingo, no chances, no raffles - just good, delightful eating!

April 14, 2019

Belgrade Royal Ambassador meeting

The Belgrade Ambassador Program is seeking young ladies currently in 11th grade and little girls currently in 1st grade to represent our great town of Belgrade for the 2019-2020 year. This is a great opportunity to earn a scholarship, learn leadership skills, build your resume, be a role model in the community, and make great friends and memories. There will be an informational meeting for all interested candidates and parents on Sunday, April 14 at 4:30 p.m. at Coops Corner's conference room. If you have questions, plan to attend the meeting, or want to sign up please contact Julie Loe at 320-248-7661 or Holly Breitbach at 320-248-6971. The final deadline for signing up is May 1.

April 15, 2019

B-B-E school board meeting

The Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa school board will meet in regular session on Monday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the high school library; a high school campus tour will precede the meeting at 6:45 p.m. Open to the public!

April 17, 2019

Minnesota Farmers Union Rural Voices discussion

The Minnesota Farmers Union wants to hear from you! They are hosting a Rural Voices discussion at Grand Arbor in Alexandria on Wednesday, April 17 at 10 a.m .; this is free and open to the public. Guest panelists will be MFU president Gary Wertish and National Farmers Union vice-president Patty Edelburg. They want to hear from you! Come talk about what is on your mind. Grand Arbor is found at 4403 Pioneer Road S.E. in Alexandria.

April 19, 2019

Belgrade V.F.W. Meat Raffle

Join us at the Belgrade V.F.W. for a Friday night Meat Raffle! (April 19) starting at 6 p.m.

April 20, 2019

Easter Buffet at Padua Pub

The Padua Pub invites everyone to their Easter Buffet on Sunday, April 20. They will be serving in the reception hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All are welcome!

April 22, 2019

Brooten City Council meeting

The Brooten city council will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 22 at the city hall meeting chambers. The meeting is open to the public.

April 26, 2019

Belgrade Senior Citizens meeting

The Belgrade Senior Citizens will meet on Tuesday, April 26, 2019 at 2 p.m. at the Belgrade Municipal Building.

April 28, 2019

East Norway Lake Lutheran meatball dinner

East Norway Lake Lutheran church of rural New London invites everyone to their spring Meatball Dinner and Bake Sale on Sunday, April 28, 2019. They will serve from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. by the Women of the ELCA. Menu: meatballs, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, coleslaw, homemade bread, assorted desserts, coffee or milk. Adults $10, kids ages 6-12 are $5 and kids five and under are free. Proceeds will benefit local charities, Missions and various WELCA projects.

April 30, 2019

Elrosa Bologna Daze

The Elrosa Senior Citizens will hold their first Bologna Daze of the 2019 season on Tuesday, April 30 at Bucky's Bar.

May 1, 2019

Sunburg Area Commercial Club meeting

The next Sunburg Area Commercial Club meeting is on Wednesday, May 1 at 6 p.m. in the Sunburg Community Center. They will continue discussing plans for the town's Syttende Mai celebration that will be held on May 19. Posters of the event will be available for distribution at this meeting.

May 3, 2019

Belgrade Let's Go Fishing fish fry

The Belgrade chapter of Let's Go Fishing, serving all of the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa area, is excited to announce that the group's spring fish fry fundraiser will be held on Friday, May 3 at the Brother's Bar in Belgrade. More details will follow in the Bonanza Valley Voice newspaper.

May 4, 2019

Belgrade VFW Steak Fry and Pork Chop Feed

The Belgrade V.F.W. will serve a pork chop and steak fry fundraiser on Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Everyone welcome! Menu: steak or two pork chops or one smoked pork chop, baked potato, coleslaw, roll and beverage.

May 4, 2019

Get your pink on for Paula!

The community is invited to "Get your pink on" for Paula! A silent basket auction for Paula is on Saturday, May 4 at the KaDe Shack fro 2 to 4 p.m. in Brooten. They will be serving BBQs, chips and pickles, for $5 a plate. Amazing auction items will be on hand! Paula Kuperus was diagnosed with breast cancer on September 26, 2018. She has undergone a lumpectomy, complete mastectomy and has completed chemotherapy. She is currently doing daily radiation treatments.

May 7, 2019

Brooten American Legion meeting

The Brooten American Legion will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7 at the Legion Hall.

May 19, 2019

Brooten American Legion meeting

The Sunburg Area Commercial Club is excited to host their 15th annual Syttende Mai celebration on Sunday, May 19. A long, long list of activities will take place that day. More to follow online and in the printed edition of the Bonanza Valley Voice newspaper.

June 15, 2019

Sunburg Fire Department presents Diamondback

The Sunburg Fire Department invites everyone to their summer street dance on Saturday, June 15, 2019. This year they will host the premier band Diamondback at the Fire Hall (8 p.m. to midnight). Also taking place that day is a Bean Bag tournament starting at 1 p.m. ($20 a team). Cash payouts for the top three teams! Call Shawn to register at 320-429-1116. A food vendor and beer garden will be on site all day! All proceeds to towards updating gear for the fire department.

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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