The Brainerd American Legion will have a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon June 28. Cost: $6.
WHS class of 1958
The Washington High School class of 1958 will meet for coffee at Northwest Pizza/Boardwalk Bread and Bagel at 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Woodland Wildflower Red Hat group
BAXTER - The Woodland Wildflower Red Hat group will meet on at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Famous Dave's.
Baxter Lions Club
BAXTER - The Baxter Lions Club will meet on Monday at Camp Vanasek. Sandy will be serving dinner at 6:30 p.m. with the regular meeting at 7 p.m. Lion Jim Dullum from Nisswa Lions will install the new officers for 2009-2010 year.
Class of 1944
Class of 1944 will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Sawmill Inn.
Brainerd History Group
The Brainerd History Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the NP Center Clock Tower building. A tour of the grounds and NP history will be discussed. Anyone interested in Brainerd history is welcome. Call (218) 820-2424 for more information.
Duplicate bridge scores
North-South: Mark Anderson and Joe Heal, 76.5; Betty Moynagh and Bill McGoldrick, 64.5; and Lois Volkmuth and Phyllis DeRosier, 59.5. East-West: Bud and Jean Forsberg, 73.5; Don Rasmussen and Allen Anderson, 67; and Patrick Spradlin and Bruce Eastman, 64.WHS classes of 1963-66
NISSWA - Washington High School classes of 1963-66 will gather for a casual get together beginning at 7 p.m. June 27 at the Nisswa Legion. For questions, call Shari at 829-6368 or Tom at 829-9516.
BNSF Vets will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday for a breakfast meeting at the Northwind Grille.
Purple Heart brat sale
A Purple Heart brat sale will begin 9:30 a.m. June 25-27 at Super One in Baxter.
Legion Auxiliary luncheon planned
The Brainerd American Legion Auxiliary will have a buffet luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1p .m. Thursday at the American Legion Post, 708 Front St., Brainerd. Cost: $5. For take-out orders, call 829-2249.
Alpha Chapter No. 23 OES
Alpha Chapter No. 23 OES will be honoring fathers at the meeting to be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Masonic Hall.
Senior dances will be 1-4 p.m. Tuesday at Motley with music by the Drifters; and from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday at Waukenabo with music by the Chimilewski Band.
Minnesota Country Sampler picnic
The Northland Arboretum presents a Minnesota Country Sampler picnic from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Northland Arboretum in Brainerd. There will be hay rides, an outdoor theatre, chainsaw demonstration, homebrew contest, live music, picnic basket auction, sing-a-long, pig roast, tasting booths, live entertainment, wine and beer tasting, bonfire and more.
Tickets are $10 for adults or $9 in advance; $5 for children or $4 in advance; $7 for Arb members and $3 for children of Arb members. Tickets are available at the Northland Arboretum by calling 829-8770. All proceeds will benefit the Northland Arboretum.
The event is sponsored by Social Butterfly, Cash Wise Liquors, DB Kelley Farms, Nisswa Chamber of Commerce and Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce.
Mission Township will have its annual road parade at 11 a.m. June 27 on Oak Spur and proceed down Mission Park Drive. Those interested in being in the parade can line up on Oak Spur at 10:30 a.m.
Music by Gary Stacken will start in the park at 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. There will also be a fundraiser for a future skateboard park.
Lake Hubert community grange rummage sale
LAKE HUBERT - The Lake Hubert community grange rummage sale will be 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 26 and 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 27, Highway 371 north of Brainerd to Sportland Corner, CR 13 east two miles to Sunset Valley Road, 1/4 mile north on left side at the old Lake Hubert Schoolhouse.
Senior citizen picnic at Mission Park
MISSION - The Crow Wing County Council on Aging is sponsoring a senior citizen picnic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 16 at Mission Park, eight miles north of Merrifield then one mile east of the Sportsman Store on Mission Park Road.
A free Reichert bus will leave the Lakes Area Senior Activity Center, Eighth and Kingwood Streets, at 9:45 a.m. that day and return at 2:15 p.m. for those not wanting to drive.
Cost of the picnic is $5 each for a full course meal catered by Piney Ridge Lodge.
The outstanding senior awards ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. There will also be music, dancing and door prizes.
Order tickets from Marge at 562-4234 or buy them from the senior center. Deadline is July 13.
Ride for the Red
The American Red Cross, Northstar chapter of Bemidji, will host the sixth annual motorcycle Ride for the Red on June 27. Two groups of motorcycle riders will start from the Brainerd and Bemidji Home Depots. Registration starts at 10 a.m. The two groups will meet in Park Rapids. The ride finishes at the Northern Lights Casino in Walker with a rib and chicken buffet dinner. Riders and passengers can also enjoy a Billy Squier concert at 7 p.m.
For more information or to register go to www.northstar-redcross.org or call (800) 969-7798.
VFW Friday night dinner
The Brainerd VFW, 309 S. Sixth St., Brainerd, will have a prime rib dinner from 5:30 p.m. until gone Friday. Cost: $10.
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