Editor's note: The entry for the June 16 Dairy Days event in rural Kerkhoven has been corrected since initial publication. There is no meal, but dairy items will be served.

Area celebrations

Renville Sugar Beet Days: June 9-13, grand parade at 3 p.m. Saturday. Facebook page at www.facebook.com/groups/356679094464837

Kandiyohi Kandi is Dandy Days: June 11-12, grand parade at 11:30 a.m. Saturday; website is cityofkandiyohimn.com or the Kandiyohi Men’s Club on Facebook at www.facebook.com/kandimensclub

Montevideo Fiesta Days: June 13-20, Facebook page is www.facebook.com/montevideofiestadays

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Atwater Festival Days: June 15-20, website is www.atwaterfestivaldays.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Atwater-Festival-Days-1726910184238510

American Dairy Association: June 16, 4 to 7 p.m., annual Dairy Days farm open house at the Rod and Naomi Lindquist farm, 1780 90th St. S.E., Kerkhoven. Cheese, milk and ice cream will be served. Facebook at www.facebook.com/KandiADA

Paynesville Town and Country Days: June 16-19, grand parade at 7 p.m. Thursday; website is paynesvillechamber.org

Bird Island Island Days: June 16-20, website is www.birdislandcity.com or on Facebook at facebook.com/Island-Days-162967003867500

Heritage Hill: June 18-19, Minnesota Valley Antique Farm Power and Machinery Association annual show. The tractor feature is a Farmall M owned by Sam Ashling. Show site is four miles east of Montevideo on the corner of Minnesota Highway 7 and Chippewa County Road 7. Website is www.heritagehill.us.

Milwaukee Road Heritage Center: June 19, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Montevideo, ninth annual craft and vendor show, 320-269-9563; website is www.montevideomrhc.org.

Curd Fest 2021: June 19, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Jer-Lindy Farms, north of Brooten. Redhead Creamery’s third annual event celebrating all things cheese curd. Music, breweries, food trucks, wineries, self-guided dairy farm tours, $12 in advance at RedheadCreamery.com or $15 at the door. Children 11 and under are free.

Movies in the Parking lot

WILLMAR — Willmar Parks and Recreation presents the free movie “Onward” at 9 p.m. June 18 in the Willmar Civic Center parking lot.

Willmar Community Center

WILLMAR — The Willmar Community Center is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays. The patio area is set up, and all are welcome to enjoy at any time of the day. You can meet a friend for coffee or maybe some lemonade served from Britta’s Brew Station. The phone number is 320-262-5288. For reservations, call or go online at willmarparks-rec.com.

Community Strides Walking Group: June 9, 1 p.m. Come enjoy fresh air and go for a stroll with others around the Robbins Island area. All experiences welcome. Free. Meet under canopy at Willmar Community Center.

Willmar Area Senior Citizens Club: June 9, 2 p.m., freewill donation, parking lot entertainment by Dennis Amundson.

Seated Yoga & Meditation Flow: June 19, 2 p.m., free, advance registration required. A seated yoga flow to stretch the whole body, and meditation session to stretch the mind.

Kickoff to Summer: June 21, 3 p.m. Come enjoy a root beer float on the first day of summer and watch a performance by the KMS Marching Saints in the parking lot.

Willmar Fest Senior Ambassador Coronation: June 23, 2 p.m., parking lot concert and reception. Join us as we crown this year’s Willmar Fests Senior Royalty. 1920s attire is encouraged.

Yahoo for Yahtzee: Every Monday, 12:30 p.m.

Hand & Foot Cards: Every Tuesday and Thursday, 12:30 p.m., free, popular variation of canasta, easy to learn.

Farkle Fridays: Every Friday, 1 to 4 p.m. A classic dice game to try and reach 10,000 points first. Each player will have their own cup and dice.

Community puzzle exchange: Daily, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., drop off, pick up, or swap out a puzzle in our exchange program.

Woodshop: Open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, 6 to 9 p.m. Monday evenings. Advance registration required by calling 320-262-5288. Cost is $5 for a daily pass, $25 for a three-month membership, and $60 yearly.

Willmar Public Library

WILLMAR — The Willmar Library is open to come inside from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Take 45 minutes to browse, check out, pick up holds, etc. No appointment is necessary, limited capacity, doors will be locked if max number is met. The website is www.willmarpubliclibrary.org. Call 320-235-3162. Anyone under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Study rooms, the children’s play area, and seating are unavailable. Face masks are required and social distancing: Please maintain six feet between yourself and others when possible.

Summer reading: The summer reading program runs June 1 through Aug. 31.

Interactive movie kit: The interactive movie kits include a script along with props for up to six participants. Limit of one per week per household. Register on the library website. Staff will contact you by phone or email when it is ready for pick up.

Book Box: Register for a book box on the library website. Check out a copy of the book, open the items as you reach specific chapters in the book. For all ages.

Teen lit loot: Sign up and you will receive a library book based on your interests and a bag of goodies to go with it. One per month and will need to re-register each month.

Adult make-and-take: Various crafts will be posted on the website as they are available, usually around the first and 15th of the month. Use the form on the website to reserve supplies to make your very own featured project. Once you have registered, library staff will call you or email you when it is ready to be picked up. Ages 18 and over. June 21 is metal flower trio.

Children’s storytime in the park: 11 a.m. every Tuesday at Jaycees Park and Bria’s Playground, corner of Ella Avenue and Seventh Street Northwest.

Children Take & Make Crafts: June 7 opened for CD suncatchers, June 14 opens for pom-pom creatures and June 21 for superhero puppets. For ages 12 and under, limit one per person, supplies limited, come in and pick up.

Teen Take & Make Crafts: June 7 opened for butterfly feeder, June 21 opens for art of kumihimo. For ages 12-19, limit one per person, supplies limited, sign up on the library website.

Children’s Bad Art Night: June 9, 4:30 p.m., Miller Park, corner of Kandiyohi Avenue and 11th Street Southwest.

Teen Gaming Club: June 11, on Discord, 6 to 8 p.m. Play multiplayer games, party games, board and card games, and point-and-click mystery games. Sign up on the website.

Adult Online Book Club: June 16, noon, “A Promised Land” by Barack Obama, at the library. July book is “The Life We Bury” by Allen Eskens.

Yard games: June 17, 7 p.m., at Rice Park, for entire family.

Teen hangout: June 18, 6 p.m. Get together with other teens on Discord and talk about TV, movies, books, games, etc. Sign up on the website to be able to participate in teen Discord programs.

Physical activities

Robbins Island: Destination Playground; 18-hole disc golf starts north of playground; swimming is allowed during daylight hours, no lifeguards; North Business Highway 71, Willmar.

Rice Park: Splash pad and changing rooms, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, 805 Third St. S.W.

Grind Central Skate Park: Open during daylight hours, Swansson Fields; southwest Willmar.

Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center: Open noon to 7 p.m. daily; $3 per person including observers; 1601 22nd St. S.W., Willmar.