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Bonanza Valley Community Calendar


January 17, 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!

January 5, 2019

Belgrade V.F.W. Steak and Pork Chop Feed

The Belgrade V.F.W. pork chop and steak fry fundraiser will be on Saturday January 5, 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 & beverage.

January 12, 2019

Padua Conservation Club annual banquet

The Padua Conservation Club will hold it's annual fundraising banquet on Saturday evening, January 12, 2019 at the Padua Reception Hall. Social hour begins at 6 p.m., with the chicken and ribs dinner to follow at 7 p.m. Many door prizes and raffles all night. Everyone welcome!

January 14, 2019

Brooten City Council meeting

The Brooten city council will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. on Monday, January 14 at the city hall meeting chambers. The meeting is open to the public.

January 18, 2019

Belgrade Coop annual meeting

Notice is hereby given that the annual meeting of the Belgrade Cooperative Association will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, January 18, 2019 at the Padua Pub in Padua. Supper will follow the meeting. The purpose of the meeting will be as follows: (1) to elect two directors; and (2) to conduct such other business that is properly brought before the voting members and Board of Directors. - Respectfully submitted by Jeremy Pierce, Secretary. *Dividend checks for Fiscal 2018 will be handed out.

January 19, 2019

1st annual Fire On Ice WinterFest dance in Spicer

The Spicer Commercial Club invites everyone to their first annual Fire On Ice WinterFest dance on Saturday, January 19 at Saulsbury Beach from 6 to 10 p.m. The featured entertainment is the popular band Dam Jammers. Admission is $10, and drinks are $5. Children get free admission. This is a fundraiser for the Spicer Commercial Club and the Spicer Fire Department. Read more at the Commercial Club website:

January 19, 2019

Belgrade V.F.W. hosts Gig Noonan

The Belgrade V.F.W. Post No. 1825 is excited to host the live entertainment of Gig Noonan on Saturday, January 19 from 8 p.m. to midnight.

January 20, 2019

FREE Community movie at Trinity Lutheran in Brooten

Everyone is invited to a FREE showing of the box office hit movie "I Can Only Imagine" on Sunday, January 20 at Trinity Lutheran church in Brooten. The movie, which was shown on the big screens in the summer of 2018, will begin at 7 p.m. Coffee and bars will be served following the movie.

January 26, 2019

5th annual Tully's Ice Fishing Memorial Tournament

The fifth annual Tully's Ice Fishing Memorial Tournament is coming on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Big Norway Lake (use south side lake access). Funds from this event support scholarships for local outdoorsmen from area schools. The cost is $20 per hole, bait included (ages 12 and under free). Categories are divided into two age groups: biggest sunny, biggest crappie, biggest walleye, biggest northern, biggest overall fish. Thanks to the generosity of local businesses, there will be MANY door prizes given out (Koep's, Clam Outdoors and many others!) Grand prizes include a Clam portable fish house, ice auger, Vixilar $300 gift certificate plus bicycles to the top two children fishers under 12. Concessions will be available on site. Check out more at

January 27, 2019

Belgrade Lions Family Fun Day

The annual Belgrade Lions Family Fun Day is Sunday, January 27 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the B-B-E high school in Belgrade. All ages are welcome including those that do not have children or children at home. Events are lined up for kids through adults including bingo with cash prizes plus numerous other raffle prizes all donated by local businesses and individuals.

A silent auction will also be held plus many games and events for the kids. This year new children games are being prepared, and food will also be available. Stay tuned for more details.

Come enjoy the Sunday with your friends and neighbors while helping to support the Belgrade Lions fundraising efforts. All proceeds are used to help fund many local events, projects and local needs.


January 28, 2019

B-B-E school board meeting

The Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa school board will meet in regular session at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, January 28 at the elementary school library in Brooten. The meeting is open to the public. *Prior to the meeting, the board will conduct an informal tour of the elementary campus while discussing potential renovations and improvements to the building. That is set to begin at 7 p.m.

February 4, 2019

Sunburg Area Commercial Club meeting

The next Sunburg Area Commercial Club meeting is on Monday, February 4 at 6 p.m. in the Sunburg Community Center. They will begin plans for May's Syttende Mai celebration.

February 9, 2019

Glenwood Winterama

The Glenwood and Beyond organization invites everyone to their annual Glenwood Winterama activities on Saturday, February 9 at Lake Minnewaska right off the shore along the beautiful Lakeside Ballroom as well as the scenic Barsness Park. Events begin with the Sweati Yeti run at 7:30 a.m. at Barsness Park and also include special Shop Hop sales at local retailers. The always-popular Waterama Polar Plunge begins at 3 p.m., and the Chili Cook-Off at Lakeside Ballroom is from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Fireworks over Lake Minnewaska will begin at 7 p.m. Glenwood and Beyond is dedicated to promoting a shared vision for our community that enhances its natural beauty and personality, enriches the lives of its residents and visitors, and ensures growth and prosperity for future generations. More information will be published in the Bonanza Valley Voice newspaper, and you can see the full schedule online at

February 14, 2019

Padua Pub Valentine's Day buffet

The Padua Pub invites everyone to their Valentine's Day buffet supper on Thursday, February 14 from 5 to 9 p.m. in the banquet hall. More details TBA!

February 18, 2019

B-B-E band winter concert

The Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa bands will hold a winter concert on Monday, February 18, 2019. The fifth and sixth grade bands will perform at 6 p.m., and the junior and senior high bands (grades 7-8 and grades 9-12) will begin performing at 7 p.m.

February 23, 2019

Olson and Wold family cancer music benefit

The Brothers Bar in Belgrade will host an Olson/Wold Family Benefit on Saturday, February 23 from 8 p.m. to midnight. It will be a music event benefit with the live entertainment of Mixed Brew (donation at the door entry). Come out and support this great, local family as they go through surgeries, treatments and recovery. Four members of their family have been diagnosed with cancer since November 2018: Roger Olson with prostate cancer, Rikki Wold with Ewing Sarcoma, Dean Wold with prostate cancer and Randy Wold with leukemia. *An additional benefit will be held on April 6, 2019 at the New London American Legion - details to follow.

February 24, 2019

Catholic United Financial matching grant breakfast in Belgrade

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

Help support the religious education programs of St. Francis de Sales at their upcoming Matching Grant Breakfast with Catholic United Financial. Join them on Sunday, February 24 from 9 a.m. to noon at the parish center in Belgrade. Tickets sold at the door, adults $7 and children $4. Menu includes French toast, sausage links, scrambled eggs, fruit, frosted cinnamon bread, beverages. Sponsored by Catholic United Financial Council No. 304. Proceeds from this event will be donated to religious education program and youth activities. Catholic United Financial will provide matching funds up to $1,000.

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


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