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Weekend activities



Meatball supper, 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Hope Presbyterian Church; adults $7, children $3.


Mother's luncheon, 11 a.m. Saturday, First Lutheran Church.


Cinco de Mayo family festival, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Willmar Junior High School football field; free family event featuring music, food and fun; in case of rain, it will be in Kennedy Elementary School.


Prairie Woods ELC

At Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center, hikers are welcome on the grounds during daylight hours at no cost. Pets must be on a leash. Contact PWELC at 320-354-5894 or by e-mail at For more information check the Web site at or call.

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.

Bird watching walk: 8:30 a.m. Saturday; walk to various habitats to observe birds; binoculars and a bird book are recommended and some will be available for use.

Woodland wildflower walk: 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; following a presentation, participants will take a short drive and take a short walk to experience Sibley's wildflowers; vehicles needed.

Physical activities

Grind Central Skate Park

Open during daylight hours, Washington Learning Center; 325 Willmar Ave. S.W., Willmar

If you would like your Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday event listed in Weekend, submit it online at Click on "submit event" under the calendar on the home page and fill out the form.

Or write the information briefly and mail it to: Weekend, West Central Tribune, Box 839, Willmar, MN 56201 or e-mail with Weekend in the subject line.

Events must be open to the public. Arts events are listed in today's arts calendar. Benefits for individuals and fundraisers for non-profit organizations are listed in Friday's Good Neighbors. The deadline is 3 p.m. Tuesday.