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Out and About Worthington, 56187
Worthington Minnesota 300 11th Street / P.O. Box 639 56187

Friday, Jan. 14

Northwest Iowa Home Show, 5 to 9 p.m., Clay County Regional Events Center, 800 W. 18th St., Spencer, Iowa.

Benefit Supper, for Angela Selberg, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 10 years ago and has been accepted for stem cell spin therapy in Panama City, Panama, 5 to 7 p.m., live auction to follow, Elks Lodge, 1105 Second Ave, Worthington. Supplemental funds available from Thrivent.

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Saturday, Jan. 15

Worthington Winterfest,

with ice fishing tournament hosted by the Southwest Minnesota Fishing Club from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., crowning of the Snow Queen at 2 p.m., and Deep Freeze Dip, a charity event to raise money for Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight, beginning at 3 p.m., Chautauqua Park, Worthington. Shuttle service to the park will be provided from the Westminster Presbyterian Church parking lot. For more information, contact the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce, 372-2919.

Northwest Iowa Home Show, noon to 5 p.m., Clay County Regional Events Center, 800 W. 18th St., Spencer, Iowa.

"Snow Explorers," a program for kids of all ages with opportunities to track animals, make snow art and snow forts, also a winter craft and hot cocoa, dress for the outdoors, 1 to 4 p.m., Prairie Ecology Bus Center, Sparks Park, 935 N. Minnesota 86, Lakefield. Preregistration is required; phone (507) 662-5064.

Pork Chop Supper, serving grilled butterfly chop, baked potato, vegetable, salad and roll, 5 to 8 p.m. or until gone, American Legion Post 461, Round Lake.

Steak & Shrimp Supper,

serving 9-ounce sirloin, boiled or French-fried shrimp, baked potato, salad and roll, 5:30 p.m. until gone, Elks Lodge, 1105 Second Ave., Worthington.

Old-Time Country & Rock 'N' Roll Show, featuring Sean Benz and the DC Drifters, 7 p.m., Business, Arts & Recreation Center, Windom. For ticket information, phone (507) 822-1120.

DJ Tony Winter, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Club, 1117 Second Ave., Worthington.

Sunday, Jan. 16

Northwest Iowa Home Show, 5 to 9 p.m., Clay County Regional Events Center, 800 W. 18th St., Spencer, Iowa.

Singles and Couples Dance, music by Shirley's Big Band, 2 to 5 p.m., Spirit Lake Senior Center, under the water tower, Spirit Lake, Iowa.

"God's Creation: Lester's Observation," an exhibit of more than 40 nature photographs by Lester Rupp, opening reception from 2 to 4 p.m. with a brief artist talk at 3 p.m., Remick Gallery, Cottonwood County Historical Society, Windom. Exhibit continues through March 26; hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Phone (507) 831-1134.

Friday, Jan. 21

"Nature at Night," a program to experience the beauty of winter at night for families and adults, snowshoes provided, dress for the weather and wear snow boots for proper fit of snowshoes, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Prairie Ecology Bus Center, Sparks Park, 935 N. Minnesota 86, Lakefield. Preregistration is required; phone (507) 662-5064.

Saturday, Jan. 22

"Youth in Harmony," sponsored by the Windom Area Chordhustlers, with clinic and rehearsal for high school students by clinicians Brent Graham, Vocality and Northern Lights at 9 a.m. and concert at 4 p.m., Jackson County Central Performing Arts Center, Jackson.

Northwest Iowa Symphony Orchestra Winter Pops Concert, featuring show choirs from Le Mars High School, MOC-Floyd Valley High School and Sheldon High School, 7:30 p.m., B.J. Haan Auditorium, Dordt College, Sioux Center, Iowa. For tickets, phone (712) 722-6230, or email niso@dordt.edu.

Karaoke with Virgil Reed,

8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Club, 1117 Second Ave., Worthington.

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