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West Central Tribune
Weekend activities
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201



High school state curling tournament, 7 to 10 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Willmar Civic Center.



Knights of Columbus fish fry, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, St. Mary's Catholic Church; adults $8, child $5.


St. Patrick's Day ham dinner, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, St. Patrick's Catholic Church; Irish music, country store and kids games; adults $7, ages 6 to 10 $3.50, ages 2 to 5 $1.50, under 2 eat free.


Soup and pie lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, St. Mark's Lutheran Church.


Prairie Woods ELC

The cross country ski trails are open from 8 a.m. to sunset. Rental skis are available for $12 a day for non-members; call 320-354-5894 for more information.

Sibley State Park

Interpretive Center open during the week; call 320-354-2002 for hours.

Sibley State park programs are on the weekends at the Interpretive Center and are led by the park naturalist or visiting expert. A vehicle permit is required to enter the park and they are available at the park office. For more information call 320-354-2002.

Winter trails: Nordic skiing and snowmobile trails are groomed, weather permitting. The trail center in the lower level of the Interpretive Center is open 24 hours a day. There is a warming room, bathrooms and water fountain. A cross country ski pass is required for age 16 and older.

Physical activities

Willmar Junior High

Open swimming: 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, $2 per person; enter through east locker room doors.

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Events must be open to the public.