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  1. May

    1. Concert Choir & University Choir Combined Concert
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
      There will be a combined choir concert on Friday, May 6, at7:30 p.m. in the Humanities Fine Arts Recital Hall. This concert is held in celebration of the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. The Morris choirs, under the direction of Bradley Miller, assistant professor of music, and Melissa Hanson, vocal teaching specialist, will present a program featuring musical settings of Shakespeare texts. Included on the program is Ralph Vaughan Williams’ beloved Serenade to Music, as well as the work of student conductors.
  2. May

    1. Wiggle Waggle Walk
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Little Hands Helping Morris presents the Wiggle Waggle Walk and Furry 5K fun run on May 7th!  All runners/walkers are welcome, pets are optional!  Dogs, cats, and other animals are invited.  $10 fee per participant.  All proceeds will go to LHHM and the Stevens County Humane Society.  All runners/walkers will receive a t-shirt. This event will be in the Federated Church Parking Lot on May 7th from 9am to 12noon.  Events include “Paw”dicures, “Bark”ery edible dog and cat treats, Pet Photo Booth, “Paw”tique collars, beds, and toys for sale, and the Humane Society Adoption Day.  To pre-register email littlehandshelpingmorris@hotmail.com.  Proof of current vaccinations must be provided. Not responsible for accidents.


      Morris Vet Center

      H & H Veterinary Services

      TLC Pet Haven

      Corrine Kirk

      Shear Designs

      Unspoken Voices

      Before & After Pet Grooming

      West Central Screen & Print

    2. Alexandria Arts & Crafts Show
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Come out to the Alexandria 28th Annual Spring Arts and Crafts Show this Saturday, May 7th from 10 am to 4 pm at the Runestone Community Center.  Start your spring decorating both indoors and out, shop for Mother’s Day gifts or get a head start on graduation gift buying.  While you’re shopping, enjoy lunch and many other delicious treats.  Admission is FREE and door prizes will be given away.  You will not want to miss the Alexandria 28th Annual Spring Arts and Crafts Show this Saturday, May 7th from 10 to 4 at the Runestone Community Center, Highway 82 West in Alexandria.

  3. May

    1. Great Grillin’ Giveaway (all-day)
      May 9 – May 12

      Once again the Morris Area Chamber of Commerce and sponsoring businesses will have the Great Grillin’ Griveaway!  From May 9th through the 12th shoppers can sign up at participating businesses to win a ‘Picnic Package’.  On Wednesday May 11th enjoy a Brat Stand from 11am to 1pm in the Willie’s Super Valu parking lot, serving a brat and beverage for just $2.  The Grand prize drawing will be on Thursday, May 12th.

  4. May

    1. Pomme de Terre Garden Club Plant Sale
      9:00 am – 11:00 am

      Stop by East Side Park Saturday, May 14th for the Pomme de Terre Garden Club’s mums, perennials, annuals, houseplants and succulent spring plant sale. The plant sale will be at East Side Park, May 14th  from 9 to 11.  University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardeners of Stevens County will be serving coffee and rolls.  Don’t miss the Plant Sale by the Pomme de Terre Garden Club on Saturday,  May 14th from 9 to 11 at East Side Park.  It’s a great time to buy your mums, perennials, annuals, houseplants and succulent plants.  See you there!!!

  5. Jun

    1. Federated Telephone Customer Appreciation & Annual Meeting
      4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      Federated Telephone Annual Customer Appreciation & Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, June 9th at the Morris Area Elementary School.  A picnic will be served from 4:30 to 6:00pm in the cafeteria, followed by the annual meeting beginning at 6:30.

  6. Mar

    1. Pay It Forward Stevens County (all-day)
      Mar 31

      Do you know someone who has gone above and beyond, improved the Human Spirit, or volunteered time and /or money for the sake of their fellow neighbors here in Stevens County?  We are looking for these individuals.  “Pay It Forward, Stevens County” is a group of businesses that would like to hear these stories and reward the person for making life better for someone else in Stevens County.  We believe that people fo un-noticed for the kindness they show or the effort they volunteer to help out people.  We would like these stories known and recognition given to show that the Human Spirit is not dead, and people will still go out of their way to give to someone in need.  What we are looking of from you, is a brief letter, telling us what a certain person did and how they did it.  We would like their name and way of contacting them so we can get their just reward to them.  We would also like to publish their story on KMRS/KKOK Radio and in the Morris Sun Tribune.  You can drop your nomination off at any of the participating businesses, once a month we will pick one person that exemplifies “Pay It Forward, Stevens County.”  Businesses participating are:

      Morris Pizza Ranch, Bank of the West, West Central Screen and Print, Regional Fitness Center, Morris Sun Tribune, Stevens Community Medical Center, Sheer Designs,Superior, Westmor, Hancock Concrete and KMRS/KKOK Radio