CROSSLAKE -- Mothers of Preschoolers from the Crosslake area will host a "Girls' Night Out" from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at the Old Fire Hall in Crosslake.
This night is open to all mothers of young children (ages 0-6 years). The cappuccino bar will be open and billiards and games will be available. There will also be door prizes and a silent auction at 7 p.m.
Moms should bring an hors d'oeuvre to pass and a copy of the recipe to share. Child care won't be available unless specifically requested.
The Crosslake Area MOPS group meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month for crafts, refreshments, a speaker and discussion time following the speaker. This chapter is sponsored by the Crossroads Christian Assembly of God Church of Crosslake.
For more information about child care or general questions about the Crosslake Area MOPS contact Deneen Kloster at (218) 562-4381.
Participants sought for Festival of the Arts in Pequot
PEQUOT LAKES -- If you are a visual or performing artist and would like to participate in the 19th annual Festival of the Arts at Pequot lakes School, contact Dave Guenther at 568-9252.
There is display space available, as well as performance slots, from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 22.
About 1,000 people participate in the festival each year. The annual festival features dozens of art displays and demonstrations.
This year's theme Is "Fine Arts Set Us Apart."
Learn to read a map, compass at Deep Portage
HACKENSACK -- Learn to read a map and compass at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at Deep Portage Conservation Reserve near Hackensack.
This basic class is for families with children ages 10 and up.
Learn how to read a map and follow a bearing with a compass. The use of these tools will teach participants how to navigate an orienteering course.
Wear sturdy boots and dress for the weather. Register by calling (218) 682-2325.
The Saturday workshop for April will be April 21 with Daniel Dix as the presenter. His program will demonstrate common mistakes in land use and damage being done to the water, soil and ourselves.
A landscape designer/installer, Dix has a slide presentation to help participants discover how to landscape for the land's health. He will help participants learn how to "undo" the damage to create a healthy setting that is good for everyone.
Alma Christensen, "Our Lady of the Woods," will bring her knowledge of tasty wild edibles May 26. This is always a popular program, so it is suggested people get reservations in early by calling (218) 682-2325.
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