Tuesday Sep 26 @ 2:00 PM
CLA/SoTA Welcome Back Social
SCSU School of the Arts - SotA – All returning and new students (intended or declared major or minor), faculty and staff from the College of Liberal Arts & School of the Arts is invited to our Welcome Back Social! We will be having our first annual Bean Bag Tournament (Faculty/Staff vs Students)! Sign up with a friend and take on your favorite faculty members or come cheer on your friends or department! Enjoy refreshments, socialize, and win prizes! Hope to see you there! Link to sign up for Bean Bag tournament:
    Thursday Sep 28 - Nov 30 @ 7:00 PM
Faith-Sharing Evenings
Sisters of the Order of Saint Benedict – Read Scripture, listen to God's word, pray and share with others who are like-minded. Details and registration at:
    Saturday Sep 30 - Oct 1 @ 11:00 AM
9/30-10/1 Airsoft Games at Crossfire
Crossfire Airsoft MN – Open Play Airsoft Games 9/30 and 10/1. (next games 10/14-10/15, then 10/28-10/29 then season over) Each week we play new game types. These games are new and only at Crossfire! We are airsofters for airsofters. 1601 195th St. E. Clearwater MN 55320 (next to AJ Acres Campground) Located in Clearwater MN, 1 mile off I-94 Exit # 178 and very easy to find. 35 minutes from Maple Grove, about 60 min from Brainerd, 35 minutes from Little Falls and only about 15min from Big Lake. Gates open at 10:00, Games 11:00-5:00 New variety of games every week! Come and see the improvements we've made from last weekend! Entrance is $20.00 (or $30 for both days) *Op-For Airsoft will be there selling gear and necesities both days* *Dedicated Airsoft fields. *40 picnic tables in the staging area *20 canopy tents in the staging area (all in the trees). *over 1500 feet safety netting *FREE high pressure Air for P* and Tippmann users. *FREE battery charging stations or we can do it for you Call to reserve a rental gun now ($30.00 BB’s Incl) 320-253-5630 Pre-Paid DISCOUNTS on
    Saturday Sep 30 @ 7:30 PM
John McCutcheon
Fine Arts Programming – A master instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, storyteller, activist and author, John McCutcheon (SJU ‘74) is folk music’s renaissance man. With 36 recorded albums, John has earned six Grammy nominations for his eclectic catalog of American folk music. For this special performance, he’ll be collaborating with the CSB/SJU Orchestra for a show that blends generations and genres with a locally beloved artist. McCutcheon masters the art of a simple song told with literary craft, charming wit, and pure heart. TICKETS: Regular: $28, Senior: $25, Faculty/Staff: $21, Youth/Student ID: $15, CSB/SJU Student: $10 Proudly sponsored by Bernick's, D.J. Bitzan Jewelers and El-Jay Plumbing & Heating
    Tuesday Oct 3 @ 7:00 PM
Open Mic Night
KVSC - 88.1 FM – Huskies! Do you have any talent you wish to showcase? Come out for Open Mic Night on Tuesday, October 3 from 7-9 pm in the Atwood Quarry! Whether you can sing, dance, write poetry, tell jokes, or play an instrument, we want to see you on center stage. KVSC 88.1 FM will be there to record for a broadcast and there will be small prizes handed out to each performer. We hope you will #UPBeThere to enjoy this free event! *Performers must be enrolled St. Cloud State students
    Wednesday Oct 4 - Oct 25 @ 6:30 PM
Collaborative Writing Workshop'
Sisters of the Order of Saint Benedict – Attentive listeners can help each one of us tell the untold stories we're longing to tell. If you recognize something of yourself in this description, here's an opportunity to listen and write that into practice. Details and registration at: Catch the Early Bird Fee - register by September 27.
    Wednesday Oct 4 @ 7:30 PM
The OK Factor
Fine Arts Programming – Playful and unexpected, the OK Factor writes and performs folk-inspired music influenced by Americana and Irish fiddle styles, with an artistry that reveals their classical training. Cellist Olivia Diercks and violinist Karla Dietmeyer find great joy in defying expectations and delivering an experience outside of what audiences anticipate from a cello and violin combo. They’ll capture your heart in this closing performance, just as they’ll inspire in 3 days of community engagements, cultivating a curiosity about music’s role in our lives. TICETS: Regular: $10, Senior: $10, Faculty/Staff: $10, Youth/Student: $5, CSB/SJU Student: Free Proudly sponsored by Woodcrest of Country Manor.
    Friday Oct 6 - Oct 8 @ 10:00 AM
Innovative Events at Crossroads Center
Crossroads Center – Each month, Crossroads Center will be hosting a Pop Up Shop. This month, we showcase Fashion & Accessories from local makers and home-based vendors. Come check us out!
    Friday Oct 6 - Oct 7 @ 3:30 PM
Homecoming 2017
Saint John's University Alumni Association – No matter how long you've been away, we're ready to welcome you home, Oct. 6-7. Make the most of this chance to reconnect with our campuses, our communities and great Bennie and Johnnie friends. With events on Friday and Saturday - on both campuses - there's something for everyone. Register now (where necessary) to save your spot for your favorite events. In addition to the Homecoming festivities, SJU’s Campaign Celebration and Library/Learning Commons Dedication is taking place on Friday, Oct. 6. These events are open to the public. See a full schedule of Homecoming 2017 events at:
    Sunday Oct 8 @ 10:30 AM
Mass for Health Care Professionals
Sisters of the Order of Saint Benedict – Bishop Donald Kettler will offer a special blessing during the Mass for the hands of health workers in recognition of the caring outreach practiced by those in medical professions. The St. Benedict’s Monastery Schola will lead the music. A light reception in the Sacred Heart gathering space follows the Mass. Health care workers from all faiths are welcome to attend as well as family, friends and spouses.
    Tuesday Oct 10 @ 7:00 PM
St. Cloud Pro-Life Gathering
Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life - MCCL – Come and get an update on abortion, assisted suicide, euthanasia, Planned Parenthood and how pro-life laws save lives in a lively PowerPoint presentation. Learn how you can help save lives. More info at
    Thursday Oct 19 @ 3:00 PM
Free FAFSA Workshops at St. Cloud State University
SCSU Library – Get FREE professional assistance completing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)! Free Financial Aid Workshops will take place in Miller Center 206 and 207 on the following dates: Thursday, October 19, 3 - 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 9, 4 - 7 p.m. Monday, January 22, 4 - 7:30 p.m. Events are free, open to the public, and intended for anyone planning to attend any higher education institution next year. Please bring: -Last year's tax information or current tax returns for student and parent(s) -Information on savings, investments, and business and farm assets for student and parent(s) -Social Security number -Alien registration number, if not a U.S. citizen. Campus map available at Parking: 4th Avenue Parking Ramp @ $1.50/hour Miller Center Pay Lot @ $1.50/hour Event offered in collaboration with Minnesota College Goal, a statewide program that provides FREE assistance to students and their families in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Student participants can register to win a $500 educational award!
    Friday Oct 20 @ 9:00 AM
Spiritual R & R Day
Sisters of the Order of Saint Benedict – Take some time to deepen your relationship with God. Time for quiet prayer, reflection, reading, walking, resting and meeting with a spiritual director, if desired. Free will offering accepted. Lunch at the monastery: $8 Register at:
    Friday Oct 20 - Oct 22 @ 10:00 AM
Innovative Gift & Craft Show
Crossroads Center – Join us at Crossroads Center for our Innovative Gift and Craft Show. Learn about products coming out of small businesses and entrepreneurs from your community!
    Friday Oct 20 @ 5:00 PM
Youth Night and Math Club
Promise Neighborhood of Central MN – Please join Promise Neighborhood for our first Youth Night of this school year! Friday, October 20th from 5-7pm! We will have Math Club, Reading Club, History, Arts, Activities, Games, Food and More! If you'd like to volunteer please call 320-251-0571. See you there!
    Friday Oct 20 @ 7:00 PM
Mike Super Magic & Illusion
Fine Arts Programming – Illusionist Mike Super has astonished millions on television. As the winner of NBC's hit series Phenomenon and a finalist on NBC's America's Got Talent, Mike has been named 'America's Favorite Mystifier!" Through spectacular illusions and his down-to-earth style and personality, Mike Super has pioneered a new form of magic that transcends the “trick.” He has emerged as magic’s newest celebrity, with a legion of fans numbering in the millions. Take part in a mystifying, theatrical experience sophisticated enough for adults, cool enough for teens and magical enough for children’s imaginations. His magic bridges generation gaps and creates memories that will last a lifetime. See your child float in mid air... See your mother in law disappear... MORE AMAZINGLY see your teen smile! Get your tickets NOW, before they disappear! PERFORMANCE TICKETS ONLY: Regular: $30, Senior: $27, Faculty/Staff: $23, Youth/Student ID: $15, CSB/SJU Student: $10 MAGIC MEET & GREET + PERFORMANCE Regular: $55, Senior: $52, Faculty/Staff: $48, Youth/Student ID: $40, CSB/SJU Student: $35 Proudly sponsored by Central Minnesota Credit Union, Times Media and D.J. Bitzan Jewelers
    Saturday Oct 21 @ 11:00 AM
Red Robin Tip-A-Cop in St. Cloud
Special Olympics Minnesota – Head to Red Robin to enjoy a great meal, support Special Olympics Minnesota, and be served by members of local law enforcement. Patrons of St. Cloud's Red Robin will be waited on by "Celebrity Waiters" from local law enforcement along with regular wait staff. Special Olympics athletes and law enforcement officials will also greet and interact with guests. All tips received by law enforcement will be donated to Special Olympics Minnesota. The event will take place from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5-9 p.m.
    Friday Oct 27 - Oct 29 @ 6:00 PM
Fall Fling (6th-12th graders)
BEFC Student Ministries – Come join us for Fall Fling at Camp Shamineau! It's for 6th-12th grade students and the cost will be $135 per student. That cost covers camp, transportation, and food. If you would like the bring snack you can, but please don't bring anything with peanuts. The speaker for the weekend is Kirsten King and worship will be led by Mark Aardal. Activities: • Horse Trail Rides • High Ropes Course • Low Ropes Course • Indoor Climbing Wall • Crate Stacking • Riflery • Archery • Laser Tag • Tournaments – Football, Volleyball, Dodgeball Don't forget to bring... • Pillow and sleeping bag or sheets/blankets, towels • Warm clothes • Personal Items • Flashlight, Bible, Pen Notebook Special Diets: We often get requests to make accommodations for campers with food allergies, etc. Gluten free options are available at each meal and we do have dairy free options as well on request. If a camper or parent has specific questions on our menu they should feel free to call our Food Service Director and she can discuss the weekend menu. 218-575-2240 Friday 6:00 Meet at BEFC (Eat Supper Before) 6:30 Bus leaves to Camp Sham 8:00 Arrive 9:00 PM Chapel in Oak Hollow (Breakout groups – Each church will be assigned their own designated break out space) 11:00 PM All Camp Activity Saturday 8:30 AM Breakfast 9:00 AM Recreation 10:30 AM Chapel in Oak Hollow followed by breakout groups 12:00 PM Lunch 1:00 PM Recreation/Tournament Games 5:00 PM Supper 6:30 PM Chapel in Oak Hollow (followed by breakout groups) 9:00 PM Evening activities begin Pizza, Hayrides, Campfires, Open Gym, Snack Shop 12:00 AM Curfew Sunday 8:30 AM Brunch 9:15 AM Recreation 10:30 AM Chapel in Oak Hollow 12:00 PM Head Home 12:30-2:00 Stop for Lunch in Little Falls 2:00 Continue Home 3:00 Arrive at BEFC We have limited space so please email if you are interested. Check out this video:
    Friday Oct 27 @ 7:30 PM
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Fine Arts Programming – Literature to Life is a theater company that specializes in adapting prize-winning books for the stage. This one-man play brings to life Junot Diaz’s poignant story, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. Oscar is an overweight Dominican boy growing up in Paterson, New Jersey who obsesses over science fiction, falling in love, and the curse that has plagued his family for generations. Despite endless taunting, Oscar remains true to himself. This is a powerful tale of cultural identity, coming of age and the endless human capacity to persevere in the name of love. Watch for our partner book club events (or consider it for your own!). Best for ages 14+. Please note, this performance contains adult themes and language. TICKETS: Regular: $22, Senior: $19, Faculty/Staff: $15, Youth/Student ID: $15, CSB/SJU: $10
    Saturday Oct 28 @ 11:00 AM
St. Cloud Petsmart Adoption Event
Ruff Start Rescue – Come meet some of our adoptable animals