Rotary District 5960 Conference of Clubs will be in-person and virtually,, celebrating World Environment Day! Rotarians in District 5960 are serving our communities in so many ways by using our Rotary ideals as we lead in our communities and businesses, giving of time and treasures locally and globally, growing Rotary by their examples and invitations, and having fun whether in person or virtually.
As more Minnesotans are vaccinated yet practice pandemic safety, we are planning an OUTDOOR, FAMILY-FRIENDLY  Conference of Clubs on Saturday, June 5th  10am - 2pm at the Rotary Pavilion in Levee Park, Hastings Register today!
We are excited about this opportunity to see many of you in person and others virtually as we celebrate this Rotary year.
Conference of Clubs

10:00 a.m.   Registration Opens
10:30 - Celebration! Fellowship and introduction of Rotary's 7th Focus Area: The Environment. Special guest Past Rotary International President Ian Riseley, Rotary Club of Malta Australia. Awards. 
             Visit virtually with Rotarians across the District. 
11:30 - 2:00pm - Enjoy fellowship, visit the House of Friendship, Guided Tours. 
Lunch  - On your own - Enjoy Hastings!
Cost: Free Event
    House of Friendship Tables:
    1. Stillwater Sunrise - Bridge the Valley Bike Rally
    2. Prior Lake Rotary - Nakivale Refugee Settlement Grants
    3. District 5960 – Fast for Hope
    4. ESRAG – Operation Pollination
    5. Lakeville Rotary Club – Community Gardens Peru
    6. Hudson Daybreak Rotary Club – St Croix Valley Food Bank  & Guatemala Smoke Free Cooking Stoves
    7. Hastings Chamber
    8. Event Check-in Table (located in HOF Area)
    9. Water/Coffee Table Setup (located in HOF Area)
    Register for the District Conference!  The cost is free. Lunch on own and available nearby in downtown Hastings!
    Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce Website: Experience - Visit Hastings MN
    Address: 20 Ramsey Street, Hastings
    Public parking lots are available near site.  CLICK HERE for map.
     Seating is limited Rotarians are encouraged to bring their camp chairs or blankets.
    • All activities will be outdoors .
    • Large pavilion and limited seating available on the lawn. Rotarians are encouraged to bring their portable camping chairs
    • If you are not comfortable attending in person, participate virtually. (,)
    Plan on staying after the program to Experience Hastings!
    • Visit Downtown Hastings! Shopping, dining, craft beers, and entertainment in Hastings historic downtown on 2nd Street!
    • Enjoy an afternoon of Biking! With 30 miles of paved biking and walking trails, visitors can enjoy a 10-mile loop, sweeping views of the rivers, scenic overlooks, and a hidden waterfall.
    • Discover Hastings Hidden Falls! This 35-foot Vermillion Falls is a perfect photo opportunity.
    • Explore Trails at Carpenter Nature Center
    • Local Winery! Enjoy any number of wines, including the mulled wine (HIGHLY recommend) at Alexis Bailly Vineyard.
    • Craft Beer at the Local Brewery! Enjoy a craft beer (or 2) at Spiral Brewery where they not only have outdoor seating, but they also have Hastings first rooftop patio.