■ Bowling benefit
There will be a bowling benefit and silent auction for 15-month-old Raella who was recently diagnosed with having a cancerous optic glioma tumor. The benefit will be from 4-7 p.m. March 27 at Jack's House.
■ Spaghetti supper
to benefit STAR program
The community is invited to a spaghetti supper and silent auction from 4:30-7 p.m. Thursday at Good Samaritan Society-Woodland, 200 Buffalo Hills Lane, Brainerd.
■ Brainerd Legion
There will be a Valentine dinner for two by Katie Lutz (singles welcome) on Thursday at the Brainerd Legion. Cost: $40 per couple. There will be two seatings: 6 and 8 p.m. RSVP required by Tuesday.
Hackensack Legion Valentine's dinner
HACKENSACK - Hackensack Legion Post No. 202 will host a Valentine's dinner Feb. 9. Three entree options are available offering steak, shrimp or steak and shrimp. Social hour is 5 p.m.
The Brainerd District grades 6-8 oral spelling bee will be 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Forestview Middle School/Cafetorium.
■ Nisswa Garden Club
Nisswa Garden Club will meet Thursday at Ernie's on Gull.
Unlimited Learning to present two programs
CROSBY - Unlimited Learning (UL) will be offering two presentations.
The first program will present the dark history of gangsters in Central Minnesota from 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Ray's Promenaders will be hosting a square dance Friday at Baxter Elementary. Tom Allen will be calling Plus at 7:30 p.m. and Mainstream at 8 p.m. Judy Closson and Ed O'Neil will be hosting. The theme is denim night.