Meetings & Events 8-24-17

‘Our Czech Heritage Club’ picnic will be at Pioneer Power Show Aug. 25 Our Czech Heritage Club’s annual picnic will be held at the 44th Annual Le Sueur County Pioneer Power Show on Friday, Aug. 25, starting at 6 p.m. Free beer and pork burgers to all paid up members. A movie (to be decided) will be shown at dusk. All activities scheduled to take place at the campground.

Separated & Divorce Support Group meeting set for Sept. 5 and 19 Area Separated & Divorce Support Group "Healing Broken Relationships" meets from 7-8:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of the month at St. Wenceslaus Church, lower level, 215 Main St. E in New Prague. The next sessions are September 5 and 19. Come and experience good support as you move through this time in your life. People of all faiths are welcome. Call Deacon Bob Wagner 952-758-0463 or Mary 952-873-6781 for more information.

Northfield Support Group for Families NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) sponsors free support groups for families and friends of individuals living with a mental illness. Led by trained facilitators who also have a family member with mental illness, the support groups help families develop better coping skills and find strength through sharing their experiences. A family support group meets in Northfield from 7-8:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, at the Northfield Community Resource Center, 1651 Jefferson Parkway, in Room HS 222. The next meetings are September 5 and 19. For information, call 507-663-7950 or contact NAMI at 1- 888-626-4435. NAMI Minnesota is a non-profit organization that works to improve the lives of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families through its programs of education, support and advocacy.

Family course on mental illnesses offered Do you have a family member living with a mental illness? NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is offering a free educational course that helps families gain a greater understanding of mental illness, discuss resources, build communication skills, reduce stress and find support. More than 4,000 Minnesota families have benefited from this course. Join others for this series taught by family members who have walked the walk. The Family-to-Family course will meet weekly for 12 weeks. The course starts from 6:30-9 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 26, at Trinity Church, 10658 210th St. W. in Lakeville. For information or to register (required), call Joan at 612-205-7080. NAMI Minnesota is a non-profit organization that works to improve the lives of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families through its programs of education, support and advocacy.