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Dairy Days ice cream social is tonight

29 years of a ‘real’ celebration

Schedule of events


Old-fashioned Ice Cream Social — 6:30 p.m.

Barbershop music, Willmar Community Center,

Tuesday, June 4

Family Fun “Milk” Runs — 6 p.m.

Open to all ages at Hodapp Track, Kennedy Elementary School. Free Dilly Bars from Willmar Dairy Queen. There will be running races ranging from the 100 meter “Half-Pint” to the mile “Gallon” run along with special relay team categories. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m.; sponsored by Community Education and Recreation.

Thursday, June 6

Stingers Baseball Game — 7:05 p.m.

Salute to Cows night, Bill Taunton Stadium, tickets available at the stadium.

Thursday-Friday, June 6-7

Build-A-Burger — 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Promotion at Cash Wise: Cheeseburger, milk and cookie for $3; ice cream sandwich for 50 cents; funds raised support local FFA chapters and 4-H clubs and to promote the dairy and beef industries.

Saturday, June 8

KWLM Road Show — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Live broadcast from the Rod and Naomi Lindquist farm, 1780 90th St. S.E., Kerkhoven; to get to the farm take U.S. 12 west from Willmar, turn right on County Road 7 (formally Highway 104), turn left on 75th Avenue N.W. (Kerkhoven tar, turns into County Road 6 when it crosses into Swift County) and go 1.2 miles to farm on the north side of the road. Road show is open to the public.

Wednesday, June 12

Prairie Winds Band Concert — 7:30 p.m.

Rice Park: Kandiyohi Ave and Third Street S.W.; bring your own lawn chair.

Friday, June 28

Dairy cattle show — 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Open to the public at the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds; no admission fee; free milk.