7 p.m. second Thursday at Brainerd Elks Club (ages 21-39). Call: 829-3316 or 828-9598.
7:00 p.m. first Monday at Nisswa Legion. Bd. of directors at 7:00 p.m. third Monday. Call Carol Ann-828-9119.
Nisswa Women of Today
7 p.m. first Tuesday at Nisswa Community Center. Call: Jodi, 562-4313.
Brainerd Kiwanis Club
Mondays for a noon lunch program at Holiday Inn. Call Jim Erickson at 828-1994.
Golden K Kiwanis Club
2 p.m. Wednesdays at Brainerd American Legion Club. Retirees invited. Call: Gene Durham, 829-9006.
Baxter Lions Club
6:30 p.m. on second and fourth Mondays at Bonanza Restaurant.
Deerwood Lakes Lions Club
DEERWOOD -- 6 p.m. social, 6:30 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. meeting on second Monday. White Hawk or Deerwood American Legion. Call: 678-3360.
Brainerd Lions Club
6:30 p.m. on second and fourth Wednesdays at Sawmill Inn.
Mille Lacs Lake Lions Club
GARRISON -- 6:30 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. meeting on second Thursday at Garrison Activity Center. Workshop: 9 a.m.-noon on Wednesdays.
Merrifield Lions Club
MERRIFIELD -- 7 p.m. on second and fourth Monday at Pier 25 Restaurant.
Pillager Lions Club
7 p.m. second Thursday at Pillager Senior Center.
Deerwood American Legion
Deerwood American Legion #557 Auxiliary and Post Meetings third Tuesday @ 7 p.m.
Brainerd Newcomers Club
9:30 a.m. first Wednesday at Lord of Life Lutheran Church. 7 p.m. first Thursday at the Book Center in Westgate Mall. Call: Carla at 828-8229.
Noon on Wednesdays at Bonanza Restaurant. Milo Johnson, president.
noon second and fourth Wednesdays at Pauline's Restaurant. Call: Mona, 829-6800.
Sunrise Sertoma Club
6:45 a.m. Thursdays at Northwind Grille. 828-4844.
Noon Fridays at Sawmill Inn Restaurant. Call Carole Paulson at 829-1524.
Habitat for Humanity
7 p.m. fourth Tuesday at Park United Methodist Church, Brainerd. Call: 828-8504 or 828-8517.
American Sewing Guild
Group meets fourth Thursday at Brainerd Public Library Meeting Room. Program: Bring a favorite notion. Call Carol at 825-0283.
7 p.m. Mondays at First Congregational Church. Call Dick Jensen, 829-9663.
LITTLE FALLS -- 7:30 p.m. every Monday at 404 N.E. 2nd. Ave. Call: Jim Fox, 632-9019.
Sweet Adelines Chorus
7:30 p.m. on first, third & fifth Mondays at Trinity Luth. Church-Brd; second & fourth Mondays at Cuyuna Range Elem. School-Crosby. Call: 829-2052 or 546-8071.
4-5 p.m. Tuesdays for beginners and intermediate and 5-6:30 p.m. for advanced at Washington School cafeteria. Call: 963-4943 or 829-1605.
Line dancing group
Intermediate: 5:30 p.m. Mondays at Brainerd Moose Lodge. Call: 829-7357.
CWC Chapter of MADD
Mothers Against Drunk Driving at 7 p.m. on second Tuesday at 601 NW 5th Street (behind Brainerd Dispatch). 828-5055.
Lake Country Computer Club
First Monday at Pequot Lakes School. 6:45 p.m. registration. Speakers on different topics monthly. $10 annual dues. Call: Claudia, 963-0542 or visit our website at www.lccc.org for details.
Optimists Club of Brainerd
First and third Thursdays at 7 a.m. at Sawmill Inn. Call: 829-7840.
Amateur Radio Club
7 p.m. last Thursday at the Mississippi Horizons School in Brainerd. Breakfasts are on the first and third Saturdays of the month at 9 a.m. at the Northwind Grille in Brainerd. For additional information, call 829-1326, check 147.030 Mhz, or the web site at http://uslink.net/~brdham
AMVETS Post 26
11 a.m. second Saturday at Lord of Life Lutheran Church. Call: 829-1242.
Marine Corps League
7 p.m. first Tuesday at Brainerd American Legion Club.
Ski Gull Membership
7 p.m. third Monday. Call: 963-4353.
Ideal Sno Pros
Meetings will be 7 p.m. Tuesdays, following the second Monday of each month, September through May, at the Ideal Community Center in Ideal Township.
CWC Civil Air Patrol
7-9 p.m. Mondays- CAP Bldg. at Brd. Airport. Call: 828-8116.
PBA Life Underwriters
11:30 a.m. third Thursday at Pauline's. Call: 829-4721.
Women of the Moose
8 p.m. second & fourth Thursdays. Lunch-11 a.m.-1 p.m. second Wednesday.
Moose Lodge 1246
8 p.m. second & fourth Thursdays. Breakfast-9 a.m.-noon, first Sunday.
2nd and 4th Tuesdays Dinner: 4th Tuesday @ 6 p.m. Meetings @ 7:30 p.m.
Lakes Area Singles
5-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Pauline's. Social activities. Call: 829-2900. ext. 3124.
Minnesota Land Trust
7 p.m. second Wednesday at Nisswa City Hall.
Crisis Line-Referral Ser.
Available free 24 hours. Call 828-HELP, or 1-800-462-5525. Confidential and anonymous.
Alzheimer's Support Group
7 p.m. third Tuesday at Bethany Good Samaritan Village in the Kingwood Court Dining Room., Francine Trtanj, 829-1407.
Caregiver Support Groups
BAXTER --1:30-3 p.m. first Wednesday at Good Neighbor Home Care office. 829-9238.
AITKIN-CROSBY -- 3-4:15 p.m. third Thursday alternate between Cuyuna Regional Medical Center & Riverwood Health Care Center. 546-7031, or 1-800-698-2311.
Diabetic Support Groups
BRAINERD -- 7 p.m. second Tuesdays during Sept.-May at St. Joseph's Medical Center. 828-1981.
AITKIN --1 p.m. second Thursday at Riverwood Health Care Center-Lower Level-Mtg.Rm.2 in Aitkin. 927-5520.
Empty Arms Group
Miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death. 828-4402.
Grief Support Group
CROSBY -- HUGS (Hope & Understanding for Grief Stricken), meets 1:30 p.m. first & third Tuesdays at Cuyuna Regional Care Center. 546-8077 or 546-5863.
Chronic Pain Group
CROSBY -- 1-3 p.m. first & third Mondays at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Joyce, 546-8077 or Dick, 534-3627.
CROSBY -- 2 p.m. third Monday at Cuyuna Regional Care Center-Crosby. Elli Brennan, 546-6861.
Brain Injury Group
7-9 p.m. last Wednesday at St. Joseph's Medical Center.
Organ Transplant Group
7 p.m. second Tuesday-St. Joseph's Medical Center. Kathy Bahma, 829-0839.
Family Support Network
Home of Parents Anonymous. 6-8 p.m. Mondays-Campus Playhouse, 501 W. College Drive, next to CLC. Support group for parents who want to improve parent-child relationships. Call: 828-HELP or 828-4485 and ask for Family Support Network. Completely confidential.
PILLAGER -- Second and fourth Tuesdays with potluck at 6 p.m., group meeting at 7 p.m. Free child care. Britta, 746-4009.
7:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays at St. Andrew's Church. 829-8932.
Children of Divorce
5:30-6:30 p.m. first & third Sundays at St. Andrew's Church. 829-8932.
Youth Resiliency Group
4 p.m. Wednesdays at Brd. Public Library, Crosby Public Library, and Pequot Lakes School. 18 yrs. or less. 828-4383.
ADHD Support Group
7 p.m., 1st Thursday at St. Joseph's Medical Center. Everyone welcome. Call 825-0116 or 825-9410.
7 p.m. second Tuesday. Call Anne, 828-0809. Pregnant women, babies & moms.
Battered Women Support
Group meets 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. 828-1216.
Survivors of Sexual Violence
6:30 p.m. Mondays for adults. Call Tricia, 828-0494.
7-9 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Joseph's Medical Center.
5:30 p.m. Mondays at St. Joseph's Medical Center-use elevator C. 829-0834.
CROSSLAKE -- 8-9 p.m. Wednesdays at Church of the Immaculate Heart.
5:15 p.m. Tuesdays at First Congregational Church. 828-3383, or 764-2965. .
7 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at St. Joseph's Medical Center's FOCUS Unit.
8 p.m. Thursdays at Upfront Alano Club.
Mental Health Group
7 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Joseph's Medical Center. 828-7035.
C-I DMD Support Group
CROSBY -- C-I Depressive-Manic Depressive Support Group at 2 p.m. Thursdays at Crosby-Ironton Presbyterian Church. 546-6520.
Alliance for Mentally Ill
2 p.m. last Tuesday at St. Joseph's Medical Center. Martha, 568-4091.
HIV-AIDS Support Group
Noon on first and third Thursdays at St. Joseph's Home Care Office. 828-7444, or 1-888-235-2049.
Cancer Support Group
3-5 p.m. first Wednesday at St. Joseph's Medical Center. SJMC, 828-7610, or Pat Hassett, 829-1683.
Breast Cancer Support
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. second Friday at St. Joseph's Medical Center. SJMC, 828-7610, or Pat Hassett, 829-1683.
7 p.m. third Tuesday at St. Joseph's Medical Center-Kerst Room. 825-7032.
PEQUOT LAKES -- 1-3 p.m. Thursdays at St. Alice Catholic Church. 568-4159.
STAPLES -- 7 p.m. first Monday at Greater Staples Care Center. 894-0332 or 1-800-525-8344.
Support Groups meet at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. second Tuesday at Sawmill Inn. Sandy, 825-8357.
Muscular Dystrophy Group
1 p.m. last Thursday at Bonanza. Caroline Schroemel, 829-1883, Howard McCrey, 727-3466.
Parkinsons Support Group
1:30 p.m. third Tuesday at Aicota Health Care Center in Aitkin. Louise Hasskamp, 927-2623, or Trix Wyant, 845-2394.
Gay Mens Group
7 p.m. Tuesdays. 828-4875.
Chemical dependency, AA groups
Blood Pressure Clinics
Brainerd - Trinity Lutheran Church from 10 a.m.-noon the second Tuesday.
Oak Crest Manor I from 2-3 p.m. every other Monday;
Oak Crest Manor II from 3-4 p.m. every other Monday;
Excelsior Bldg. from 3-4 p.m. every other Monday;
Lakes Area Senior Center from 10-11:30 a.m. every Wednesday.
North Star Apartments from noon-2 p.m. first Thursday.
American Legion for Golden K's at 1:30 p.m. fourth Wednesday.
Aitkin - Maryhill Manor at 1 p.m. fourth Friday.
Crosby - Edgewood Apartments at 10:15 a.m. fourth Friday.
Crosslake - Immaculate Heart Church, 10 a.m.-noon, first Tuesday.
Crosslake - Crosslake Legion at 4:30 p.m. second Tuesday.
Community Center from 4-5 p.m. last Wednesday.
Garrison - Community Center 11 a.m. first Wednesday.
Community Center at 4:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday.
Emily - Nutrition Center from 9 a.m.-noon second Thursday.
Nutrition Center at 4:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday.
Pine River - Pine River Legion at 12:30 p.m. second Tuesday.
Riverside Villa from 3-4 p.m. second Thursday.
Norway Brook Apartments at 11 a.m. third Tuesday.
Heartland Apartments at 12:30 p.m. third Tuesday.
Wednesdays 6 p.m. at Eagles Club.
Thursdays at the Salvation Army Bldg. 5:30-6 p.m. for weigh-in, & meeting at 6-6:30 p.m. Call: Judy Longfellow at 829-6838.
Tuesdays at First Lutheran Church. Weigh-in - 6-6:30 p.m. & meeting at 6:40 p.m. Call: Pat at 764-2547, or Shirley at 829-0533.
BAXTER -- Tuesdays at Lakewood Evangelical Church office building. Weigh-in 5:45-6:05 p.m.-meeting to follow. Call: Pat at 829-4067, or Marlene at 825-8949.
Wednesdays at Oak Lawn Town Hall. Weigh-in - 6 p.m. & meeting at 6:30 p.m. Bev Hannahs at 829-3493.
PEQUOT LAKES -- Mondays at House of Prayer, corner of Brown and Spruce Streets. Weigh-in - 5 p.m., meeting follows. Call: Shirley, 692-1109, Delphine, 568-2151, or Lynette, 568-7792.
PINE RIVER -- Tuesday mornings at First Lutheran Church. Weigh-in - 8:30 a.m., & meeting 9:10 a.m. Call: Lorree, 587-4730, Tina, 587-2526, or Shirley, 568-7703.
PEQUOT LAKES -- New TOPS group. Monday mornings at 9 a.m. at Grace Methodist Church in Pequot Lakes. Call Shirley at 543-6114.
Watch Our Weight Club
WOW - Tuesdays at South Long Lake Town Hall. 6 p.m. for weigh-in & 6:30 p.m. for meeting.
Weigh Down Bible study
Free orientation meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15 at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 3200 Fairview Rd. North, Baxter. Any questions, call Carol at 829-7200.
7 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Medical Center. Open meeting. Self Help Group for Adult Children of Chemically Dependent, Compulsive or Abusive Peers and Co-dependents. Call: 829-4417.
6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Up Front Alano Club, 302 Fourth Ave. N.E., ages 10-17. Call: 829-8306.
7 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Medical Center Focus Unit.
7 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph's Medical Center-Camp Rm.
7-8 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph's Medical Center-Thabes II Rm. Call: Lonnie, 828-7932.
8 p.m. Thursdays at Upfront Alano Club.
6:30 p.m. Monday except holidays at Christ Community Church of Nisswa. Call: 568-7737.
7 p.m. Monday at Lord of Life Lutheran Church of Baxter, open, non-smoking. Call Bill at 829-6634 or Stacey at 828-1147.
302 Fourth Ave. N.E.
Sunday -- 2 p.m.- AA Closed Meeting. 8 p.m.- AA Open Meeting. Monday -- 6:30 p.m. AA Open Meeting. Tuesday -- 9 a.m. - AA Open Meeting. 6:30 p.m. BB Meeting. 8 p.m. Beginners Open Meeting. Wednesday -- 6:30 p.m. BB Closed Meeting-Non-smoking. 8 p.m. AA Open Meeting. Thursday -- 9 a.m. AA Open Meeting. 6:30 p.m. AA Open Meeting. Friday -- 8 p.m. - Trinity Speakers Open Meeting. Saturday -- 10 a.m.- AA Open Meeting. 6:30 p.m. - AA Open Big Book/Step Meeting. 10 p.m. AA Candlelight Open Meeting. 829-2814.
302 Fourth Ave. N.E.
Monday -- 8 p.m. - Alanon (downstairs). Tuesday -- 1 p.m. - Alanon - Step by Step. non-smoking. Wednesday -- 6:30 p.m. - Alateen; 8 p.m. - Alanon. Call: 829-8306.
Laurel Street AA
712 1/2 Laurel St.
Sunday -- 8 p.m. - AA Open Meeting. Monday -- 8 p.m. AA Big Book Non-smoking Meeting. Tuesday-- 8 p.m. - Open AA Meeting. Wednesday -- 8 p.m. AA Closed Non-smoking Meeting. Thursday -- 8 p.m. AA Step Open Meeting. Friday -- 8 p.m. AA Open Meeting. Saturday -- 11:30 a.m. - AA Big Book Closed Meeting. 8:30 p.m. - AA Closed Meeting. 829-8840 or 829-1557.
Laurel Street Alanon
712 1/2 Laurel St.
Thursday -- 8 p.m. Alanon Beginners Meeting. 7:30 p.m. - Alanon.
Christ Community Church, Nisswa.
Friday -- 10 a.m. meeting. Call Liz at 568-4357.
Womens AA Group
Friday -- 6:30 p.m. Closed 12x12 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Brainerd.
Serenity in the Pines- AA
County Rd. 49, So. Hwy. 371
Wednesday -- 8 p.m. - AA Open Meeting. Thursday -- 8 P.M. AA Open Non-Smoking Meeting. 632-9192.
1601 Oak St.
Monday -- 7 p.m. Open Mtg. Tuesday -- 8 p.m. Closed Men's Stag. Wednesday -- 8 p.m. AA Open Mtg. Thursday -- 7 p.m. Open Mtg. Friday -- 5:30 p.m. Open. - 7 p.m. AA Open Mtg. Saturday -- 7 p.m. AA Open Mtg. Sunday -- 8:30 p.m. Open AA. Call: 825-3770.
Aitkin Alano Club
Sunday -- 6:30 p.m. Women's AA -927-2745; Tuesday and Thursday -- 8 p.m. AA - 927-3388; Tuesday -- 8 p.m. Al-Anon - 927-3041; Thursday -- 6:30 p.m. - 927-2651.
Monday -- 8 p.m. AA & Alanon at Crosslake Lutheran Church, open, non-smoking. Tuesday -- 8 p.m. Main St. AA- at The Stanley House, closed, non-smoking. Call: 692-4069; Wednesday -- 8 p.m. Co-Dependents Anonymous at Immaculate Heart Church Hall, non-smoking.
Cuyuna Range Alano-Ironton
Tuesday -- 8 p.m. Open A.A. non-smoking; Wednesday -- 11 a.m. Open A.A.; 7 p.m. Open A.A.; Thursday -- 6:30 p.m. Al-Anon; 8 p.m. Open A.A., non-smoking. Saturday -- 9 a.m. Women's A.A. non-smoking. Call: 546-8150 for A.A.; Call: 534-3868 for Al-Anon.
Garrison AA & Alanon
Monday & Wednesday -- 7:30 p.m. Garrison AA at Garrison School; Sunday -- 7:30 p.m. Womens AA; Monday -- 7:30 p.m. - Alanon.
Little Falls AA
Sunday -- 7 p.m. Open GV, Non-smoking. Monday -- 8 p.m. Closed. Tuesday -- 8 p.m. Closed-Big Book, Non-smoking. Wednesday -- 10 a.m. Open. 8 p.m. Thursday -- 7 p.m. Open-Topic. Friday -- 8 p.m. Open. 10 p.m. Open-Candlelight. Saturday -- 8 p.m. Open.
Mission Township AA
9 p.m. Friday at Mission Fire Department. Closed.
St. Christopher's Catholic Church: Monday -- 11 a.m. Parish House. Tuesday -- 8 p.m. Social Hall. Wednesday -- 5:30 p.m. Parish House, women's work. Friday -- 8 p.m. Parish House, Big Book.
Lutheran Church of the Cross: Thursday -- 7 p.m. AA.
Nisswa Christie Alanon
8 p.m. Tuesday at St. Christopher's Church.
7 p.m. Thursday at Lutheran Church of the Cross.
7 p.m. Thursdays at Bethel Lutheran Church of Palisade. Non-smoking. Call: Lois, 768-3009, or Pastor Bill, 845-2429.
Pequot Lakes AA
7:30 p.m. Monday at St. Alice Church.
8 p.m. Tuesday at First Lutheran Church in Pillager.
Pine River AA
8 p.m. Wednesday - Closed Group at DAC Bldg.
8 p.m. Saturday - Open Group - at DAC Bldg.
Sleepy Hollow AA-Alanon
Monday -- 8 p.m. Open AA meeting. Tuesday -- 7:30 p.m. Closed AA meeting at 7858 Sleepy Hollow Road S.W., Fort Ripley. Call: 829-7583.
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