Calendar

Sept. 18–Sept. 24

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.

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.

VFW Auxiliary meeting at 7 p.m. at the Vets’ Club. VFW Men at 7:30 p.m. at the Club.

Belle Plaine Dementia Coalition meeting from 12-1 p.m. in The Ratzkeller @ Kingsway in Belle Plaine. For info, call Sharon (952) 873-5910.

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.

Steak Fry at the Belle Plaine Vets’ Club, Serving steak or shrimp, from 5:30-8 p.m.

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.

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

(952) 403-2000

School Board Meeting at the  District 716 Administration  Building, 130 S. Willow St., BP on the second floor in the Board Room. Regular business meeting begins at 6 p.m., with a finance meeting starting at 5:30 p.m. 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.

The New Prague Knights of Columbus Auxiliary will have their monthly meeting at 6:00 p.m. at the KC Hall.  A pot luck dinner will be served, with a blessing of the officers and conversation after. Spouses are also invited.  Come check us out!  All Catholic women are invited to join.

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.

The Parkinson Support Group will have their monthly meeting at 1:00 p.m. at Praha Village in New Prague.  Care givers and family members are invited to attend.  Our speaker will be Tami Pint, Occupational Therapist from Mayo Hospital.  For more information please call Rosella at 952-758-3578 or Betty at 952-758-3924.

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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