september, 2021

12sep3:30 pm5:30 pmKerkhoven: Welcoming Week Belonging Begins With Us Celebration3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Kerkhoven Pool Shelter, 301 6th St

Belonging begins with us. Features illustrated hands reaching in, of many different skin tones.


Event Details

KMS Area Welcoming Week at the Kerkhoven Pool Shelter Sunday, Sept. 12  •  3:30-5:30 p.m.  Activities and entertainment include:
  • Face painting
  • Door prizes and giveaways
  • Drawings for T-shirts
  • Sparky the Dog
  • Mexican folk dance performance at 4:30 p.m. by Raices de mi Tierra (Roots of My Country)
Organizations include:
  • Kerkhoven Fire Department with Sparky the Dog
  • Kerkhoven Ambulance
  • Willmar Police Department Explorer Program
  • Swift County Sheriff’s Department
  • Swift County Recycling and Compost
  • Swift County Veterans’ Affairs Coordinator
  • Safe Avenues
  • YMCA
  • Ridgewater College
  • Prairie Five Community Action
  • League of Women Voters
  • Kerkhoven Lions Club
  • C.U.R.E. (Clean Up the River Environment)
This event is part of Welcoming Week celebrations across southwest Minnesota led by local communities and supported by Southwest Initiative Foundation in partnership with Pioneer PBS and Southwest Minnesota Arts Council. Learn more about Welcoming Week
Belonging begins with us!
This is an opportunity to celebrate the
values that unite us as neighbors, families and colleagues, and to make our communities more welcoming to all those who call southwest Minnesota home!
Communities around the region are building a sense of belonging during Welcoming Week September 10 – 19.
Other welcoming Week Events (click on each to get more information):


(Sunday) 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm


Kerkhoven Pool Shelter

301 6th St

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