7 p.m. second Thursday, Ramada Inn, Brainerd. Bob Slaybaugh, 828-2344. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7010439
7 p.m. first Thursday, basement of Nisswa Legion.
7 p.m. first Tuesday, Nisswa Community Center. Penny, 963-4793. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012902
Brainerd Lakes Area Women of Today
6:30 p.m. first Thursday, First Lutheran Church, Brainerd. Call Sheila, 828-0919, or Susan, 829-9742.
Brainerd Kiwanis Club
Mondays, noon lunch program at Ramada Inn. Brian Ross, 829-5117. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012514
Golden K Kiwanis Club
9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Brainerd Senior Center. Gene, 829-9006. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012407
Baxter Lions Club
7 p.m. second and fourth Mondays, Camp Vanasek. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7011796
Deerwood Lakes Lions
6 p.m. social, 6:30 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. meeting, second Monday, Deerwood American Legion. Call 764-2964.
Brainerd Lions Club
6:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Sawmill Inn. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7011804
Bay Lake Area Lions
6 p.m. social, 7 p.m. dinner, 7:45 p.m. meeting second and fourth Tuesdays September- May. Second Tuesday only June-July-August, Deerwood American Legion. Board meeting first Tuesday, 7 p.m. Call 678-2150 for venue. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012690
Meets 6:30 p.m. executive committee and 7 p.m. regular meeting first Monday, Legion club. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7011794
Commanders' pancake breakfast fourth Sunday, 8 a.m. to noon, American Legion Club, Brainerd.
VFW monthly meetings
VFW Post 1647 committee, second Monday. VFW Post 1647 and Auxiliary, 7 p.m. second Tuesday, VFW club, 309 S. 6th St., Brainerd.
Breakfast from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., VFW, 309 S. 6th St., Brainerd. All you can eat breakfast, $3.75.
Mille Lacs Lake and Garrison Lions Club
6:30 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. meeting second Thursday, Garrison Activity Center. Workshop: 9 a.m.-noon Wednesdays.
Merrifield Lions Club
6:30 p.m., second Monday, Nazarene Church in Merrifield.
7 p.m. third Thursday, Marathon's center, 21135 CR 3, Merrifield. Ben, 692-4070.
Pillager Lions Club
7 p.m. second Thursday, Pillager Senior Center.
Deerwood American Legion No. 557 Auxiliary and Post Meetings third Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
9:30 a.m. first Wednesday, Lord of Life Lutheran Church. Tammy, 828-1281. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7011834
Noon Wednesdays, Bonanza Restaurant. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7011800
Sunrise Sertoma Club
6:45 a.m. Thursdays, Northwind Grille. 828-4844.
Brainerd Lakes Rotary
7:15 a.m. Wednesdays, Bonanza.
Noon Tuesdays, Ramada Inn. http://brainerdrotary.org
Noon Fridays, Sawmill Inn. Carole, 829-1524. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012903
St. Joseph's Auxiliary
11 a.m. third Thursday, St. Joseph's Medical Center, Kerst room. Sara, 828-7610.
10 a.m. first Thursday, Bethany class room, 804 Wright St. Liz, 825-2505.
9:30 a.m. third Thursday, chapel of the 100 building, Woodland Good Samaritan Village.
Meets 10 a.m. second Monday, Brainerd Public Library.
Open noon to 4 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Donations, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For emergencies, call 829-2154.
Free tax help. For more information, call RSVP, 824-1345.
Habitat for Humanity
Brainerd/Baxter/Nisswa chapter, 7 p.m. fourth Tuesday, LAHFH office. LeRoy, 825-8788.
North Crow Wing chapter, 6:30 p.m. first Thursday, Pelican Lake Conservation Club. Alden, 692-4476.
Range chapter, 7 p.m. fourth Monday, Ironton American Legion.
Leech Lake chapter, 6:30 p.m. second Tuesday, Walker high school. Beeda, 547-2768.
Emily area chapter, 6:30-8 p.m. second Monday, Emily City Hall.
Big Water Development Committee
Meets 7 p.m. third Tuesday, Pillager Fire Hall.
American Sewing Guild
12:30 p.m. fourth Thursday, Brainerd Public Library. Carol, 825-0283. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7010225
7 p.m. second Monday, Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 3200 Fairview Rd. N., Baxter. Ellie Knold, 828-1042.
7 p.m. Mondays at First Congregational Church. Call Dick Jensen, 829-9663. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012219
Crow Wing Cloggers
4-5 p.m. for intermediate, and 5-6 p.m. for advanced Tuesdays. Call 829-1605 or 963-4943 for location.
Moms in Touch
Moms in Touch is mothers meeting to pray once a week for one hour for their children and their schools. For more information, call Diane at 828-4410.
Grandmas in Touch
Grandmas in Touch is grandmothers meeting to pray once a week for one hour for their grandchildren and their schools. For more information, call Diane at 828-4410.
CWC Chapter of MADD
Mothers Against Drunk Driving, 7 p.m., second Tuesday, 601 NW 5th Street (behind Brainerd Dispatch). 828-5055. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7011823
Volunteer Coordinators Association of CWC
8 a.m. second Wednesday, Lakes Area Senior Activity Center. Mike Koecheler or Marijo Renstrom, 824-1345.
First Monday, Pequot Lakes School. 6:45 p.m. registration. Speakers on different topics monthly. $10 annual dues. Visit our Web site at www.lccc.org for information and updates.
Amateur Radio Club
Monthly technical discussions, ham classes, testing. Hamfest July 16. Call 829-1326, 147.225 MHz, 8 p.m. Sunday. http://www.brainerdham.org.
Marine Corps League
7 p.m. first Tuesday, 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. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012606
PBA Life Underwriters
11:30 a.m. third Thursday, Pauline's. Call: 829-4721.
Women of the Moose
7 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays. Lunch-11 a.m.-1 p.m. second Tuesday. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7011833
Moose Lodge 1246
7 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays. Breakfast-9 a.m.-noon, first Sunday. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7011827
Lodge No. 100
Meeting times second and fourth Tuesdays, dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call Steve at 829-2277.
Lakes Area Singles
Meets 5:15-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, American Legion, second floor, downtown Brainerd, except last Tuesday picnic at Lum Park. Pontoon rides, biking, dancing, parties, golf, dining. Call 825-8225 or 828-9343.
For ages 18-35 meets 6 p.m. Mondays at Jack's House, 825-8225.
Ascalon Commandry No. 16
Meets 7:30 p.m. first Tuesday.
Zabud Council No. 10
Meets 7 p.m. third Tuesday.
No. 42 R.A.M.
Meets 8 p.m. third Tuesday.
194th Tank Regiment
7 p.m. second Monday at Brainerd National Guard Armory.
District 4 Post 26 meetings, 7 p.m. first Thursdays, at Brainerd American Legion Club.
7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Sawmill Inn. Bring a Bible, paper and pen. This will be a time of study, prayer and encouragement. Call 828-3097.
Lakes Area Law
Community members who have graduated from the Brainerd Police and Sheriff's law enforcement classes meet at 6:30 p.m. third Thursday at the Brainerd Police Department. Contact Sara at 829-7222 and leave message.
Double S Saddle Club
Meets 7 p.m. third Thursday at Brainerd Public Library. For more information, call Debbie, 828-0219.
Meets third Wednesday, even number months at 6 p.m., odd number months, 10 a.m. Call or email Becky for a location at 587-5256 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Area Business and
Brainerd Lakes Area Business and Professional Womens Association meets at 5:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday. Dinner/social hour, program/meeting. Location may change. Call Mary at 765-3331.
Sister to Sister, Hand in Hand (American
Transportation and services available to residents of Aitkin County only. Call 678-2648 or 927-5547.
Minnesota Waterfowl Association
Brainerd lakes chapter meets 7 pm. third Mondays at Gary's Sports Bar, Ironton. Call 851-7592 for more information.
Coalition for Peace
The Brainerd Area Coalition for Peace meets at 7 p.m. first Monday at United Church of Christ, 415 Juniper. Vigils will be 2-3:30 p.m. every second Saturday at intersection of Hwys. 210 and 371 in Baxter. Call Kristin, 330-9612 or visit www.brainerdpeace.org.
Meets noon, third Thursday except June-Aug. at Sawmill Inn. Call (866) 464-8759 for information.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 p.m.; and the first two Tuesdays of the month are extended hours until 8:30 p.m. The center is on Buffalo Hills Lane, just past the Good Samaritan complex. Call 828-4701 during regular hours.
1-3:30 p.m. third Thursday, Lakes Area Senior Activity Center, 803 Kingwood Street, Brainerd. Loretta, 829-3779.
Photo enthusiasts meet 6:30 p.m. third Tuesday, Crossing Arts Alliance, 918 Pine Street. Photographers of all levels and those interested in photography are invited to attend. Beth, 831-5351.
Group for writers at all stages of writing meets 10 a.m.-1 p.m. third Saturday at Brainerd Public Library.
The Danish Sisterhood of America, Lodge 300, Brainerd. For more information please contact Susanne Hohlen, 828-8922 or e-mail email@example.com.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Contact Alyson, 855-1804 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brainerd Green Party
Meets 5:30 p.m. fourth Monday in January, March, May, July, September and November at Northwest Pizza, 302 Washington St. Contact Gayle (320) 745-2243.
Brainerd Chapter, IAAP
IAAP is the organization for all administrative support people. Meets 7 p.m. second Tuesday at Central Lakes College. Monthly informational programs are presented. Contact Colleen Jackson 824-1287 or e-mail email@example.com.
Meets from 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays for informal Spanish conversation at Northwest Pizza and Bread and Bagel. Questions, call Jan at 855-8183.
Crossing Arts Alliance
Board of directors meets 6:30 p.m. first Thursday, Crossing Fine Arts Center, 918 Pine Street.
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)
MOPS is an organization for all mothers with children from birth through kindergarten. Meetings 9:15-11:15 a.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Log Church in Crosslake. Child care provided. Carla, (218) 692-1885.
Blue Star Mothers
of America-Lakes Area
6 p.m. second Monday, Brainerd American Legion. Carol Nelson, 825-9603.
Fare for All
Fare for All, an opportunity for people to save money on food and build a stronger community through volunteering, is hosted by Park United Methodist Church. For more information, call 829-4116.
Crow Wing County Health Department
For information on immunization clinics, cancer screenings, the Tobacco-Free Community Coalition, the Minnesota Arthritis program, child and teen checkups, the WIC program, Passenger Safety Program and the Crow Wing County Passenger Safety Coalition, call the CWC Health Department at 824-1080 or visit www.co.crow-wing.mn.us/health/health.htm
Cass County Health
For information on the WIC nutrition program, blood pressure, immunization, child, teen and adult health clinics, call the Public Health Division in Walker at (218) 547-1340.
Lakewood educational opportunities
For more information on blood pressure clinic schedules, a Multiple Sclerosis mutual health group, American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR class, foot care clinic schedule, call (800) 525-8344.
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