Prairie Bay Restaurant will offer a gourmet pizza buffet and socializing from 4:30-6:30 p.m. May 8 for pizza on the patio. Cost: $10 per person. No RSVP necessary. Proceeds will go to the Lupus Foundation.
Brainerd Auxiliary of the Shrine Hospital
Brainerd Auxiliary of the Shrine Hospital for Children will meet at noon Monday at the Masonic Hall in Brainerd. Hostesses for the luncheon are Chantell Erickson and Carol Crust. A report of the annual meeting "For the Love of a Child" will be discussed.
WHS class of 1955
The Washington High School class of 1955, spouses and friends will meet for lunch at 11 a.m. Monday at the Red Roof Inn. Planning will begin for the 55th class reunion.
WHS class of 1941
The Washington High School class of 1941 will meet at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Chopper's in Brainerd.
Brainerd Garden Club
Brainerd Garden Club will meet at noon Friday at Northland Arboretum for a salad luncheon potluck. There will also be an arboretum tour and plant exchange. Hostesses will be Betty Holden and Marlys Ray.
BAXTER - The Widowed Friends will meet at 11 a.m. Monday at Bonanza. For more information, call 829-3084 or 829-2682.
Spring bazaar and bake sale
NISSWA - The Nisswa American Legion Auxiliary will sponsor a spring bazaar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 9 at the Nisswa American Legion Post. Vendors will be displaying items from jewelry, quilts, appliqued shirts, wooden lawn ornaments, bird houses, etc. Proceeds from the bazaar will go toward providing support for veterans and community projects.
Fort Ripley Rebels baseball smelt fry
The Fort Ripley Rebels baseball team will have a smelt fry from 4-8 p.m. May 8 at the Fort Steakhouse. Cost: $10 for adults; children 4-12, $5.
Brainerd Women of the Moose mother/daughter supper
Brainerd Women of the Moose mother/daughter supper will begin with social hour at 5:30 p.m. and the spaghetti dinner at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Moose Lodge in Brainerd. Tickets are $6 for adults; children 12 and under are $4; and children under 4 are free. RSVPs are appreciated if there's a group over eight.
For questions, call 829-3138 or 829-0998.
Mission Possible Senior Club
The Mission Possible Senior Club will meet at noon Wednesday at the Mission Town Hall. A potluck will be followed by speaker Jack Johnson on the topic of senior transportation.
A senior dance will be from 2-5 p.m. Wednesday at the Brainerd Eagles with music by Frank and Fran.
Lakes and Woods Garden Club
AITKIN - The May meeting of the Aitkin Lakes and Woods Garden Club, will be 7 p.m. Monday at Mille Lacs Electric in Aitkin. The program will be on "Dividing Perennials" by Arlene Freeman and Char and Bob Wrobel. Refreshments by Ellinor Eberhardt and Felicia Forder. The plant sale will be May 16 at Jacques Art Center in Aitkin.
Listening Ears support group
A new support group for widows and widowers will begin meeting in Brainerd. For meeting details or more information, call Doris at 829-7565.
Chapter CJ of PEO will meet at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. Hostesses are Jean Halland and Marilyn Swenson. Phyllis Struthers will give the program.
Breast cancer survivor support group
The May breast cancer survivor support group will meet at 11:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph's Medical Center in the Joseph Room. The speaker will be Dr. David Boran, Chief Medical Officer of Brainerd Lakes Health. He is excited to meet the support group participants and give an update on the vision and plans for the Brainerd Lakes Cancer Center. All breast cancer survivors are invited to attend. Lunch is available for purchase. Any questions call Pat Hassett at 829-1683 or Donna Stoll at 825-9109.
Duplicate bridge scores
North-South: Patrick Spradlin and Bruce Eastman, 67; Ann Richardson and Clif Johnson, 60.5; Chris Leininger and Phyllis DeRosier, 60. East-West: Barb Bretz and Ruth Gottwalt, 77; Don Rasmussen and Allen Anderson, 64.5; and Lane and Sandy Weber, 64.5.
Lakes Area Dance Club
The Lakes Area Dance Club will have its monthly dance on Friday at Central Lakes College, room E101. The dance lesson will be the waltz. Other dances will be reviewed. The dance lesson will begin at 6:30 p.m. so be there by 6:15 p.m. to register. Open dancing will follow from 7:30-9 p.m. The cost is $5 for USA Dance members, $10 for non-members and $2 for students with a current ID. For more information call Deb at 820-3557.
Potlatch Retirees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Lakes Area Senior Activity Center.
Plant festival planned
The annual plant festival at the Lakes Area Senior Activity Center will be May 7-9.
There will be fruit tree packages, vegetables, tomatoes, annual and perennial flowers, hostas and much more. Hours will be 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 7, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 8 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 9.
Spring craft and bake sale will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 9. Handcrafted items will fill the Senior Center. Homebaked foods will be for sale. Coffee and donuts and a brat lunch will also be available for purchase
Both events benefit the Lakes Area Senior Activity Center located at 803 Kingwood St.
VFW Friday night fish fry
The VFW Friday night fish fry dinner will be from 5:30-7 p.m. or until gone Friday at the Brainerd VFW. Cost is $8.
Brainerd Shrine Club to meet
Brainerd Shrine Club will meet for soup and sandwich at noon Monday at the Moose Lodge dining room. Board of directors meeting will be at 10 a.m.
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