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Join our community celebration
in Long Prairie!
June 16-18, 2017
2017 CONCERT SCHEDULE
Long Prairie’s Thursday Night at the Park Concert Series runs from June 1 – August 17 for the 2017 season. Performances start at 7pm and are held on the street between the Veteran’s Memorial and the Christie House Museum located at the intersection of Central Ave and 1st St South. Concerts are FREE and all ages are welcome. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the performances.
June 1 Jolly Zukes
8 Mikko Cowdery
15 Prairie Days – No concert
22 Prairie Anthem
29 Red Letter Band
July 6 Clif Cline Band
13 Todd County fair – No Concert
19 Pure Country – Todd Co. Fairgrounds
August 3 TBA
10 Slew Foot Band
17 Monroe Crossing
Walking Trails in Long Prairie
History of Long Prairie
Chamber Director: Luan Thomas-Brunkhorst
Chamber Office Hours:
Please contact me at (320) 732-2514.
I am in and out of the office a lot, so please call before coming or take your chances.
Location: @ the LP Library 42 3rd Street North
Thought for the Day
Be like a flower and turn your face to the sun.
Upcoming Chamber & Community Events
Rainbow Rider Ride to Sauk Centre- EVERY THURSDAY
$10.00 round trip
Departure 10:30am from Long Prairie
Arrival 1:30pm back in Long Prairie
For more information click here: Rainbow Rider Ride
1-800 450 7770
Senior Center - 320 732-2282
Weekly activities :
Wednesdays 10:30am Wii games
Fridays 1pm card/board games
Third Tuesday – Music jam
Smart Driver classes- starting in March- see Event Calendar
Click - Long Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce Event
Sandbox Fill - Postponed
Due to the forecast of RAIN, RAIN, RAIN, and more RAIN, the Lions Club has postponed the Sandbox Fill until Wed, May 24, from 5- 8 pm... Please let the Lions Club know if you're still interested in having sand delivered, or picking some up!! You can call Mark Bleess at (320) 760-8620, or Melissa Kolstad at (320) 282-3865...
$10 per skid loader bucket- Within Long Prairie City Limits
Sponsored by the Long Prairie Lions Club
The Initiative Foundation will present at a Long Prairie Area Chamber of
Commerce Learning Luncheon which is co-sponsored by Minnesota National Bank
Location: NEW Minnesota National Bank Business Center
Topic: Initiative Foundation overview - Brenda Gugglberger
Development Specialist for the Initiative Foundation, Little Falls, MN &
Top community trends and innovative business ideas for rural communities.
- Michelle Kiley Community Development Specialist
for the Initiative Foundation, Little Falls, MN- SEE BELOW
36th Annual Conference on Aging- Celebration
Thursday, May 25th 8:15am-1:30pm
CLC Staples Campus
Fri, May 26, 7pm – 8pm
LPGE secondary school
Author/appraiser Mark Moran and the history of your objects
Sat, May 27, 9am – 12pm
Hats Off Coffee, 416 Central Ave, Long Prairie
Author/appraiser Mark Moran and the history of your objects In this unique
event, author and appraiser Mark Moran, who has written over 25 books on
antiques and collectibles and has appeared on the PBS “Antiques Roadshow”
program, will help to evaluate your items and learn more about the history of
your own personal objects. For all ages. Limit one object per per person, limit 40
items. Please register for a time slot by calling the library. Additional guests are
welcome to attend to listen and observe. A Legacy event.
Memorial Service at the Riverside Bridge
MONDAY, May 29th, 9:45am for Coast Guard & Sailors
Memorial Day Parade
10am – 11am on Central Avenue in Long Prairie
Memorial Day Parade - The Parade is held annually on Memorial Day, and
features military groups representing our Country. A yearly Memorial Program is held immediately following the parade at the Veterans’ Memorial on Central Ave across for the Christie House.
Long Prairie Farmer's Market
June 2 - October 2017
2-6pm @ CentraCare green space across from the nursing home
Thunder Lodge Entertainment
Karaoke at 9pm with DJ Big T
Prairie Fire Children's Theatre, in partnership with LPGE 21st Century
Community Learning Center and LPGE Community Education presents
**The Wizard of Oz
Up to 75 local children are needed to play these various roles. Auditions are open
to anyone age 7 through grade 8.
Cast includes: Dorothy, the Tinman, the Lion, Toto, the Munchkins, Glinda, the
Yellow Brick Road, the Monkeys, the Winkies, the Green Guard, the Traders of the
Emerald City, the Wizard of Oz, Aunt Em & Uncle Henry.
Director’s roles: The Scarecrow and the Wicked Witch of the West.
Auditions: Monday, June 5, 2017, 1:00-3:00pm. A short rehearsal held after
auditions, from 3:00-5:15pm, will only require a portion of the cast.
Rehearsals: Monday-Friday. Rehearsal schedules will be distributed at auditions
and usually run from 1:00-5:15pm.
Registration: Prior registration is preferred. Register online or in the elementary
office through LPGE Community Education.
Performances: Friday, June 9 at 7:00pm & Saturday, June 10 at 10:30am.
Location: Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School Auditorium.
Admission: $1 per person, 10-years-old & under FREE.
Thunder Lodge Entertainment
June 10th at 9pm
MORE CALENDAR EVENTS: Click - Events Calendar
Welcome New 2017 Chamber Members !
Todd County Veteran Services Office (February)
Red's Irish Pub (January)
Little Falls Radio Inc (January)
Jim's Auto Repair (January)
Menagerie Greens, Inc (January)
Dreams United/Sueños Unidos (January)
Alexandria Technical & Community College (January)
Central Lakes College (January)
Thank you, also, to all of you who have renewed your membership!
We appreciate you and could not do this without you!
NEW- Small Business Consultants Listing!
Independent Solutions of MN - Janet Byland (September 2016)
Order Chamber Bucks to support local businesses
click here: email@example.com
Electronic Sign Use and Fees Schedule
Please click the link above to download our Sign Use Policy and Fee Schedule. If you would like to use the sign (either as a Chamber Member or as a non-member) please fill out the last page of the form and enclose any payment (non-member) for use of the sign and return to the Chamber office. Thank you.
Want More Information on Community Gardens? Call City Hall 320 732-2167 Follow this link for photos and more information about the Community Gardens.
Click on the Made in Minnesota photo to learn more about products and suppliers who are right here in Minnesota!