Different Drummer Dance Clubs are safe places where anyone can come and have fun. Activities include dancing, karaoke, and socializing.


Mankato Club

When: 2nd Tuesday of each month, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Where: Loose Moose, 119 S. Front Street, Mankato, MN
Cost: $5.00 at the door; additional dinner special for $8.00 including a beverage.

For more information on this group, call Nancy Willis at 507.344.0929, Cheryl Hutchens at 507.380.9869, or Sanda Noy at 507.380.6087.

New Ulm Club

When: Last Wednesday of the month, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: New Ulm Country Club
Cost: $8.00 for the meal and $2.00 for admission

This club is part of People First of New Ulm. For more information, contact Wilbur at 507.345.4223.

Fairmont Club

When: Third Sunday of the month, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Where: The Holiday Inn in Fairmont, MN
Cost: Meal and dance: $10.00 for members of The Arc, $12.00 for non-members, $8.00 for staff. Dance only: $3.00 for members of The Arc, $5.00 for non-members, free for staff.

This club is part of People First of Martin County. For more information, contact Pat at 507.848.5017.

Contact the Southwest Region

Fairmont Office

Lee Ann Erickson, Program Director

Box 674
Fairmont, MN 56031
Phone: 507.235.8580 or regional toll-free number, 800.427.2895
Regional fax: 507.235.2680


Mankato Office

Wilbur Neushwander-Frink, Regional Coordinator

501 South Second Street
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507.345.4223 or regional toll-free number, 866.502.4082
Regional fax: 507.345.8145

Statewide toll-free number: 833.450.1494