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Weekend Planner: Women golfers take a swing at cancer

Published 10:24am Thursday, July 24, 2014

FREEBORN — The seventh annual Get Your Pink On golf benefit will take place at Oak View Golf Course to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

The event will be a nine-hole, four-woman scramble with games and surprises on every hole.

Optional aspects include a man drive and a 10-foot mulligan ribbon. Other activities include toilet-seat drive and the traditional contests of longest and shortest drive, closest to the pin and two holes with hole-in-one opportunities

Registration will start at 9:30 a.m. At the same time, there will be time to decorate carts, a lunch and bidding will start on the auction items. At 10:45 a.m., group photos will take place, with a shotgun start at 11 a.m. The day will finish with dinner, awards and auction winners at 3:30 p.m.

There was a registration deadline of July 1. A registration fee of $45 and a silent auction item donation per golfer, up to four people per team includes nine holes of golf, green fees, dinner and a goodie bag. Carts are not included in the registration fee. The benefit will be at 25177 665th Ave.

Questions can be answered by Wende Taylor at 507-377-3242.



• A District 27A political debate will be at 2 p.m. at the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center, 147 N. Broadway Ave.

• Enjoy a Pelican Breeze II cruise with nationally known storyteller Al Batt. The cruise sails at 7 p.m. from Frank Hall Park. Reservations must be made by 4 p.m. on the day of the cruise. Cost is $15. Call 383-7273 to reserve a spot.

• Experience “Annie, the Musical” at 7:30 p.m. at the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center, directed by Gordy Handeland. Tickets are $18 for adults and $10 for students.

• The Kent Mick Band will perform under the stars in a free concert at 8 p.m. at Big Island Grille & Bar, 2306 E. Main St.

• Enjoy a free movie at Edgewater Park at 8:30 p.m. at the Edgewater Park Band Shell. The movie shown will be “Despicable Me 2.” Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on.



• Find some fresh produce, baked goods and more at the Albert Lea Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Northbridge Mall parking lot, 2510 Bridge Ave.

• Experience “Annie, the Musical” at 7:30 p.m. at the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center, directed by Gordy Handeland. Tickets are $18 for adults and $10 for students.

• The Rochester Big Band, a 15 piece swing and Latin band, will be performing at 7:30 p.m. at the Lighthouse Theatre and Event Center, 621 Marshall St. Tickets are $15 advance, $20 at the door. Tickets are available at Marshall Street Music, Hy-Vee, Stadheim Jewelers and the Albert Lea Convention and Visitors Bureau.



• Enjoy breakfast at the Albert Lea American Legion Club, 142 N. Broadway Ave., with pancakes, potatoes, scrambled eggs with or without ham, sausages, fruit cups, juice, milk or coffee. Cost is $7.

• Envision the impressionist at the Albert Lea Art Center’s new exhibit of impressionist art. There will be an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Art Center, 226 W. Clark St. The exhibit is open until September 27 during the art center’s operating hours, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Enjoy a Pelican Breeze II public cruise at 1:30 p.m. Passengers should be at the boat at Frank Hall Park by 1:15 p.m. Cost is $10. A minimum of 10 passengers is required to sail.