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Featuring Our Own
2015 Concert in the Park
Thought for the Day
We don’t stop playing because we grow old,
we grow old because we stop playing.
– George Bernard Shaw
Schools and Community Ed Websites:
LPGE school activities and calendar: www.lpge.org
St. Mary of Mt. Carmel School: http://www.stmaryslp.org/
Other Schools in Todd County & contact info:
Community Ed classes: Community Ed classes
The Summer 2015 Community Education classes/activities brochure is out! You can pick it up at the LPGE Elementary and Secondary school or at the Long Prairie Chamber of Commerce office.
Local Community meetings
Date & Time: 1st & 3rd Monday of the month 7-9pm
Location: City Hall
Date & Time: 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month 9-11am
* 8:45am open forum for citizens
Location: Todd County Historic Court House
EDA- Economic Development
Date & Time: 3rd Thursday of every month (usually) @ 4:30pm
Location: City Hall
Planning and Zoning:
Date & Time: TBD @ 4:00pm
Location: 310 3rd St. SW and then moving to City Hall
Date & Time: First Monday of every month 5:30-7pm
Location: City Hall
Chamber of Commerce:
Date & Time: 2nd Tuesday of every month
Location: City Hall
Todd County Health and Human Services Meeting
Date & Time: 4th Tuesday of every month 9-11am
Location:Todd County Historic Courthouse
Date & Time: 3rd Monday of every month 6-8pm
Location: LPGE district office
Long Prairie Senior Center Activities
Cards and Games
Tuesdays @1:00 Please invite friends to join in.
Wii Bowling/ Do Your Own Thing/ Coffee
Wednesdays @ 10:30 Invite friends.
@ 11:30 on the first and third Wednesdays- next May 20, 2015
JUNE- Monthly Meeting on Thursday June 25th @4:30pm
Picnic grilling at 5pm ending with "Build your own Sundae."
Concert in the Park will follow for those interested.
Crazy Days- Rummage & Bake Sale
Friday, July 10, 2015 9am-4pm
Saturday, July 11, 2015 9am-2pm
Pie & Ice Cream
Senior Citizens' Center: 320-732-2282
Upcoming Chamber & Community Events
The Long Prairie Rotary Club is going to be collecting donations for homeless veterans. The donations are lightly used or new backpacks, hygiene items, dental hygiene items, white socks, and cash donations. (See flyer attached)
The event will run from May 15 - July 15.
DROP OFF: Hoffman’s Law PLLC, Marlene Clark’s Law office, Central Minnesota Credit Union, MN National Bank or the Chamber of Commerce office in the Long Prairie Library building.
FIREWORKS!!- July 4th
Lake Beauty Bible Camp
Address: (off of Highway 27)
25766 Hummingbird TrailLong Prairie, MN 56347
Information (320) 732-3218
Open Mon-Sat 8:30am-5:00pm
Fourth of July Celebration @
Picnic style bbq starting at noon!!
Games and certain specials all day!
Outside Dj starts at 5:30!
SMALL(not major) Fireworks and bonfire at dark!!!
Long Prairie Drive-In extended week/weekend for JULY 4th
Head Start Tri-County Community- TCC Open House
July 8th from 10 AM to 6 PM at TCC building
Recruiting children birth to 5 and pregnant women
Crazy Days & City wide garage sales
Friday July 10 & Saturday July 11, 2015
This conference is being held as part of Long Prairie's Annual City-Wide Garage Sales and Crazy Days.
- FRIDAY, July 10, 2015 @ 7:00 - 8:30 pm
"Long Prairie's Tin Can Aliens and
other Famous MN Sightings"
- SATURDAY, July 11, 2015 @ 10:00 - 11:30 am
Adrian Lee - Author, historian, paranormal investigator presents: "More Mysterious Minnesota"
@ 11:30 - 1:00pm - Lunch Break
(See "Map" page for list of places to eat)
@ 1:00 - 2:15 pm - Jerome Clark - MN native and award winning author of "The UFO Encyclopedia" presents:
@ 2:30 - 3:45 pm - Kevin Randle - Author of "The Government UFO Files - the Conspiracy of Cover-up" and numerous other UFO books, presents: "The Significance of the Foo Fighters in the Evolution of Ufology"
@ 4:00 - 5:15 pm - Speaker Panel discussion - The Roswell Slides,Ancestry.com and Project Blue Book, and audience Q & A. All Paracon speakers on stage to discuss the current hot topics in Ufology and the Paranormal, and to field questions from the audience.
"Weekend Package," (which includes all 5 presentations) $40 per person.
- Friday night presentation - $15
- Saturday individual presentations - $10 each.
Ghost Walk "Off Main"
Saturday, July 11, 2015
@7pm $10 suggested donation
Meet at the Christie House Museum
Predator's Baseball Game
Saturday, July 12, 2015
7pm @ LPGE Elementary Fields
Home vs. Sauk Centre
Vacation Bible School
@ American Lutheran Church
For ages 4- to children entering 6th grade
Call to register -302-732-2932
CentraCare Golf Scramble
July 21, 2015
@ Long Prairie Country Club
The Christie House open for TOURS
Wednesday through Sunday
from 1:30- 4:30pm
June, July & August
CLOSED JULY 4th and 5th
Summer Concert Series
June 11-August 20, 2015 @ 7pm
NO CONCERTS on June 25th or July 2nd
in Front of the Christie House and the War Memorial
*Special @ Griff's pizza- one slice of pizza & pop $3.50
ACT on Alzheimer’s Dementia Curriculum
Todd County Health & Human Services is offering
ACT on Alzheimer’s Dementia Curriculum -2nd mudule of a 10 series curriculum. Participants will receive information on local training, activities and resources. You may participate in all or select modules of the series based on your ability to attend.
212 2nd Ave S, Long Prairie –Annex1, Room
1 -12:00-1:00 p.m.
each 2nd & 4th Thursdays,
June – October, 2015
Prairie Fire Weight Loss Challenge & Fit Camp
June 18th every Thursday for 5 weeks @ 5 pm- 6pm
Fit camp is every Thursday night starting June 18th from 6-7 pm
Location: in the parking lot of the Long Prairie Library
Starts: Tuesday, June 23, 2015
EVERY TUESDAY & THURSDAY
8 a.m. to 12:30pm
The annual fee will be $10.00. To sell for just one day will be $5.00.
Checks should be made out to Todd County Farmers Market. These fees cover the cost of advertising.
National Night Out & Community Safety Day
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
@Long Prairie Fire Hall
Todd County Fair
Thursday August 13- 16, 2015
Bike & Trike Rally
Friday August 14 & Saturday August 15, 2015
Camphill Fall Festival
September 13, 12:30 - 4:00 pm
Tours, Hayrides, products from our workshops, complimentary lunch, door prizes, and more
You can also click here to go to a download page for our member benefits and an application.
Want More Information on Community Gardens? Call Lyle in the EDA Office at 320-533-3112. 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!