VFW Spaghetti Feed

Thursday May 23rd – 4pm – 7pm at Rochester VFW

Don’t miss the Rochester VFW’s Spaghetti Feed fundraiser on Thursday, May 23rd from 4 to 7pm.  You can get a spaghetti dinner for just $10!  Spaghetti Dinner includes meat sauce or marinara sauce, salad and bread sticks.  Money raised will help the VFW pay for a vehicle needed to transport the VFW Honor Guard to veterans’ funerals.  Advance tickets are available now at the Rochester VFW.

Lemonade Day 2024

Saturday June 8th

Squeeze the Day! Lemonade Day is Saturday, June 8th.  It’s a free, fun, learning program that teaches local youth skills as they learn how to start their very own business.  They’ll learn how to establish a budget, design a marketing plan and more.  Look for Lemonade stands throughout the area on June 8th and make a purchase to support these young entrepreneurs.  Find out more HERE



Rochester House of Shields Golf Fundraiser

Saturday July 20th at Dodge County Country Club

The Rochester House of Shields is hosting its 2024 Fundraiser and Golf Tournament on Saturday July 20th at the Dodge County Country Club.  House of Shields provides free lodging for police officers (active or retired) and their families when they require hospital care. 

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Rochester Community Education 50th Celebration

Saturday August 3rd – 10am-2pm at Cascade Lake Park

The Rochester Community Education 50th Anniversary Celebration is Saturday, August 3rd from 10am – 2pm at Cascade Lake Park in Rochester (88 23rd Ave SW).  Come and celebrate 50 years of Community Education in Rochester!  This free event promises fun for all ages, featuring class demos with instructors, games, live music, food trucks, giveaways, and more!


Fresh Time Fitness: Yoga

5pm-6pm – Various dates through end of June

Enjoy a rejuvenating experience at the FREE Yoga Classes in Rochester’s Central Park led by certified 125 LIVE instructors.  Breath in the fresh air and find your inner peace amidst the beauty of Central Park.  Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced yogi, everyone is welcome to stretch, relax and unwind.  Please wear athletic attire and bring a mat, towel and water bottle. Fresh Air Fitness Yoga takes place from 5 to 6pm various days through the end of June.  Find the dates at: 


The Landing MN

Volunteer Opportunities

The Landing MN strives to create opportunities for our community to become involved and serve those facing homelessness. They are excited to welcome volunteers to serve alongside our team and give back to those in need.

Volunteer Training

The Boys & Girls Club of Rochester

The Boys & Girls Club of Rochester is an out-of-school program that empower all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring community members. Their membership is open to youth from K to Grade 12.

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Mayo Clinic Blood Center

The Mayo Clinic Blood Center is in need of life saving blood product. If you are healthy and well you can help. Schedule your appointment today they are open Mon-Friday 6:00am to 4:30pm call 284-4475. Donate blood. Save lives.

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