Jan
18
Sat
Penguin Plunge @ Penguin Plunge
Jan 18 @ 1:00 pm

Gather a team of friends to take the plunge and raise money to support the Hackensack Fire Department and Faith in Action for Cass County.  Or, just come and enjoy the fun at the “Back to Hack” festivities!

Feb
1
Sat
Ice Bocce Tournament @ Patrick's on Girl Lake
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am

Ice Bocce 2020!
Saturday, Feb. 1st

FYI — here are the 2020 rules information and registration:

ICE BOCCE RULES #1     ICE BOCCE RULES #2

Always the first Saturday in February, the annual Ice Bocce Tournament features hot competition on the cold, cold ice of Girl Lake. People come from all across the state to take part in this fun winter-time event. Held in front of Patrick’s, the scene is full of funny costumes, competitive Bocce games, and good times — close enough for the warmth, good food and drinks right inside Patrick’s.

Teams consist of 4 people and must be co-ed (max of 2 Men–may have more than 2 Women). The competition is limited to 64 teams. Tournament coordinator Craig Johnson urges players to register early, as the roster fills up fast. Click here for the 2020 REGISTRATION FORM. Please mail registration forms, with payment, to:

Craig Johnson
PO Box 508
Longville, MN 56655longville.com/…/ice-bocce-2019-registration.pdf

Cash prizes are awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place teams and a trophy is presented to the champions. There are also cash prizes for best team name and best dressed team.

Patrick’s is open for food and beverages and to offer a warm place for participants. Registration the day of the tournament begins at 9 AM, with competition beginning at 10 AM.

Be sure to check out the Longville Ice Bocce Tournament Facebook page for photos and updates.

  

CONGRATULATIONS to the 2019 winners!

2019 Grand Champions:
“The Winos”  (Brad & Peggy Johnson, Julie & Scott Hofstedt)


2019 2nd Place Winners:
“Duck, Puck & Chuck” 
(Kaelyn & Andy Folstad, Matt & Caitlin Eck)

2019 3rd Place Winners:
“Goph, Puck, Wild” 
(Christian Whiteside, Beth Sween, Mandy Whiteside, Brett Sween)

2019 4th Place Winners:
“This Pucker’s Hard”
  (Andy & Annie Nihart, Kari Loftus, Nick Gilbert)

2019 Best Costume:
“3 Irishmen & A Bohunk”
  (Bob & Christy Kriha, Dave & Joni Tikalsky)

2019 Best Team Name: 
“Duck, Puck & Chuck”  (Kaelyn & Andy Folstad, Matt & Caitlin Eck)

 

Winter


May
16
Sat
“Global 6K for Water” with Empowered Fitness @ Empowered Fitness
May 16 @ 9:00 am

 

WE ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS AT EVENTS, SO PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HELP in the comment section below.  

 

The “Global 6K for Water” is organized through World Vision, and we will be joining runners all over the world for this important cause.

Every entry provides clean water for one person for an entire generation. The distance will be 6K, which is the average distance a person, usually a woman or child, must walk to obtain water. This water, although necessary, is often contaminated and makes them sick. Once access to clean water is provided in an area, the mortality rate for children under 5 years old drops by half.

The run will start with REGISTRATION at Empowered Fitness at 9:00 a.m., and the Race begins at 10:00 a.m.  We will go down Hwy 5, and end back at Empowered Fitness.

Each entry includes a t-shirt, medal, and a race bib with the photo of a child who will receive water because of that entry.

JOIN THE EMPOWERED FITNESS TEAM ($5000 Goal / Adult $50 Donation – Children $25) – Registration is available now at the following link:  TEAM WORLD VISION

 

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2018 Global 6K Pictures

The top 5 finishers of the 6K were:
1) Jack Daudt
2) Evan Daudt
3) Samuel Schafbuch
4) Tanner Johnson
5) Shawna Hasser
 
 
The winner of the Kentucky Derby hat was Maia Wright.

 

 

 
Sep
17
Thu
Oktoberfest Opening Reception @ Longville, Hackensack, Remer & Walker
Sep 17 @ 4:00 pm – Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm
Oktoberfest Opening Reception @ Longville, Hackensack, Remer & Walker

 

•  Thursday, Sept. 17—”OKTOBERFEST” OPENING RECEPTION – Wine & Cheese Reception with the Artists, 4–6 p.m. at the Gallery of New Creations & Antiques / Arts Learning Center, sponsored by the Longville Lakes Art Alliance and Gallery of New Creations.  Contact Pat Boen, 218-838-4202.[

Sep
25
Fri
Fall “Booya” Dinner Fundraising Event @ Union Congregational Church
Sep 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

“Booya” is a rich stew, slow-cooked to perfect overnight in a giant cauldron with several kinds of meats and vegetables.  Add sour dough bread and LIVE MUSIC and you have a superb evening of good food and fun!

Benefit the programs of Faith in Action – Cass County.

For more information, contact Theresa Eclov, 218-675-5435.

Oct
17
Sat
MN Deer Hunter’s 14th Annual Banquet @ Blue Water Lodge
Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm

Fundraising event for the Lakes & Pines Chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association held at Bluewater Lodge in Walker, MN.

Oct
31
Sat
FREE Halloween SPOOKtacular! @ Camp Olson YMCA
Oct 31 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 from 5:30-7 p.m.
at Camp Olson YMCA

Looking for a safe and fun way to celebrate Halloween in the north woods? This event is just for you. A FREE family friendly event held on the shores of Little Boy Lake, the Halloween Spooktacular has something for everyone. Bring the kids out to a community event that is guaranteed to be SPOOKtacular!  **Bring a food shelf item to donate.**

This event is co-sponsored by the Longville Chamber of Commerce and Camp Olson YMCA. The Camp is located south of Longville on County Road 54.

 

Nov
12
Thu
FAITH IN ACTION RAFFLE DRAWING & DINNER @ Bites Grill & Bar
Nov 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Everyone is invited to watch the raffle drawing.  Come early for dinner and a silent auction.

Nov
14
Sat
Brunch, Bubbles & Bling Champagne Breakfast @ Patrick's on Girl Lake
Nov 14 @ 9:30 am

Annual Ladies’ “Brunch, Bubbles & Bling” (formerly “Does Only”) – Spend the second Saturday of deer hunting season at a very special champagne breakfast. Style Show, music, Free gifts, food, and fun! Advanced tickets are on sale at Lori’s Luvs in Longville. $23 (at the door, $25). Sponsored by Longville Chamber of Commerce: chamber@longville.com; www.longville.com.

 

 

 

Nov
26
Thu
Free Thanksgiving Day Dinner @ Immanuel Lutheran Church
Nov 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Free Thanksgiving Day Dinner @ Immanuel Lutheran Church, Walker, MN

Contact the church office at 218-547-3156.