Beds For Kids will be celebrating the fact that they have now donated 1,000 beds to kids in need in Steele and Waseca counties.The gave out their first beds in 2010. The program is open to kids ages 2-17 who are in need of their own bed. Recipients get a twin bed frame with headboard, footboard, box spring, pad, pillow and bedding.

The public is invited to attend the Murder at the Brook(e)side Casino murder mystery on Saturday, April 8, starting at 5PM at the Steele County History Center. The evening features a silent auction and cash bar starting at 5PM, with the performance slated to begin at 6:30PM. The production is an original murder mystery written and directed by Paul Warshauer of Murders4fun based out of New Ulm. The evening also includes a five-course tasting menu prepared by Chef Tim Cockram.

Tickets are $50, with half the proceeds going to Beds For Kids. Tickets are on sale at Perfect Day Cakes or online at brownpapertickets.com. Learn more at the Beds For Kids website.