Sept. 4–Sept. 10

Your weekly guide to group meetings in the community

WEDNESDAY

BP Rotary meets at 12 noon in the Ratzkeller at Kingsway Retirement Living, 815 W. Main St., BP.

Senior Citizens meet and

play cards at 1 p.m. at KingsPath Senior Living, 125 Commerce W. Drive, BP. Anyone over 55 is welcome. (This group met previously at Cardinal Ridge.)

Al-Anon and AA Closed Meetings at 8 p.m. in the  Little Brick School House, 201 S. Chestnut St., BP (kitty korner from St. John Lutheran Church). For more information, call (952) 457-4960.

B.P. Borough Riders Snowmobile Club meets at Sparetime Tavern in Belle Plaine at 7 p.m.

Support Groups for Families meet at the Valley Green Workforce Center in Shakopee at 6:30 p.m. and is for families who have a relative with a mental illness. The group is led by trained facilitators who also have a family member with mental illness. The support groups help families develop better coping skills and find strength through sharing experiences. For information, call (952) 890-1669.

THURSDAY

Belle Plaine Knitting Group meets at Kingsway Retirement Living from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Fireside Room or in the Art Gallery. Open to all ages and skill levels. Knitters and crocheters are welcome.

FRIDAY

AA Closed Meeting at 8 p.m. in the Little Brick School House, 201 S. Chestnut St., BP (kitty korner from St. John Lutheran Church). For more information, call (952) 457-4960.

SUNDAY

AA Closed Meeting at 7 p.m. in the Little Brick School House, 201 S. Chestnut St., BP (kitty korner from St. John Lutheran Church). For more information, call (952) 457-4960.

NA Step-Study closed meeting at 9 a.m. on Sunday mornings in the Little Brick School House, 201 S. Chestnut St., BP (kitty-corner from St. John Lutheran Church).  

MONDAY

Mom’s/Women’s Prayer Group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Call Amy at (952) 484-9100 for details and location.

Support Group: Women’s Connection for Cancer. For more information, contact the ‘Ask St. Francis’ info. line @

(952) 403-2000.

Belle Plaine School Board meets at 6:00 p.m. at the District 716 Administration Office, 130 S. Willow St., Belle Plaine. This meeting is scheduled as a work session. For more information or if a holiday interferes, call (952) 873-2400 or go online at www.belleplaine.k12.mn.us

Chaska Support Group for Families

NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) sponsors free support groups for families and friends of individuals living with a mental illness. The support groups help families develop better coping skills and find strength through sharing their experiences. A family support group meets in Chaska from 6:30-8:00 p.m., at Chaska Moravian Church, 115 4th Street. For information, call Jan at 612-554-0825 or Sara at 612-770-7466.

TUESDAY

NA Meeting on Tuesday (men only) at 7 p.m. in the Little Brick School House, 201 S. Chestnut St., BP (kitty-corner from St. John Lutheran Church).

Minnesota Valley Riders Saddle Club (MVR) monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Neisen’s Corner Bar Rustic Room. Join in planning and participating in area horse related activities.

BP Lions Meeting for general membership at 6:30 p.m. at the Historical Society’s Red Barn Museum on North Chestnut St.

OTHER GROUPS

Belle Plaine Run Club is an informal running club for participants who desire to run, socialize, and motivate. For more information and times, call

(952) 486-1903.

Southern Valley Alliance for Battered Women Domestic Abuse Support Group offers ongoing support groups for victims of domestic abuse living in Scott and Carver counties.  Weekly meetings are held in each county at convenient locations, and free childcare is provided.  For more information, please call (952) 873-4214.

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