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Welcoming Week (Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg)

September 12, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Welcoming Week graphic that illustrates outstretched hands around "Belonging begins with US"

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


September 12, 2021
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Event Category:


MN United States