6:30 p.m. social, 7 p.m. meeting, second Thursday at Holiday Inn Express. Sara, (218) 330-8366.
7 p.m. first Thursday, basement of Nisswa Legion.
Nisswa Women of Today
7 p.m. first Tuesday, Nisswa Community Center. Penny, 963-4793.
Brainerd Lakes Area Women of Today
6:30 p.m. first Thursday, First Lutheran Church, Brainerd. Contact Darlene Matthies, email@example.com, 828-9837, or Becky Stock, firstname.lastname@example.org, (218) 330-1607.
Brainerd Kiwanis Club
Mondays, noon lunch program at Ramada Inn. Christopher Robinson, 828-4223.
Brainerd Elks Lodge No. 615
Meetings are 6:30 p.m. first and third Mondays, 215 South 9th Street, Brainerd. Dinner served 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays; and burgers or chicken sandwiches served from 5-7 p.m. Thursdays for all members and guests.
Baxter Lions Club
7 p.m. second and fourth Mondays, Camp Vanasek.
Deerwood Lakes Lions
7:30 p.m. second Monday, Deerwood American Legion, 764-2964.
Brainerd Lions Club
6:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, TJ's Log Cabin, 829-5278.
Bay Lake Area Lions
7:45 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Deerwood American Legion. Call 678-2150 for venue.
Brainerd Chapter, noon second and fourth Wednesdays, Prairie Bay.
Brainerd American Legion Auxiliary
Meets 6:30 p.m. executive committee and 7 p.m. meeting first Monday, Legion club.
VFW Post No. 1647
VFW Post 1647 committee, second Monday. VFW Post 1647 and Auxiliary, 7 p.m. second Tuesday, VFW club, 309 S. 6th St., Brainerd.
Disabled American Veterans
Crow Wing County Chapter 22 meets 7 p.m. third Thursday, VFW Post No. 1647, Brainerd.
Garrison Lions Club
6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting second Thursday, Garrison Activity Center.
Garrison Township Board
7 p.m. third Thursday, Township Hall on Bollenbacher Road, (320) 692-4369.
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. Betsy, 961-4633.
Noon Wednesdays, Bonanza Restaurant.
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
Central Lakes Rotary Club
Meets 7:15 a.m. Tuesdays, A-Pine Restaurant, Jenkins.
Paul Bunyan Toastmasters Club
Meets noon to 1 p.m. Fridays at Prairie Bay, Michelle, 828-6118.
St. Joseph's Auxiliary
11 a.m. third Thursday, St. Joseph's Medical Center, Kerst room. Sara, 828-7610.
Bethany Good Samaritan Auxiliary
10 a.m. first Thursday, Bethany class room, 804 Wright St. Liz, 825-2505.
Woodland Good Samaritan Auxiliary
9:30 a.m. third Thursday, Cedar Room, Woodland Good Samaritan Village.
Heartland Senior Federation
Meets 10 a.m. second Monday, Lakes Area Senior Activity Center.
WHS class of 1958
Coffee meeting, 10:30 a.m. last Friday, Northwest Pizza/Boardwalk Bread and Bagel. 828-3348.
WHS Class of 1957
Lunch, 11 a.m., fourth Tuesday at Bonanza. 829-4402.
Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Donations, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For emergencies, call 829-5065 or 829-1436.
Free tax help. Call RSVP, 824-1345.
Lakes Area Caged Bird Club
7 p.m. third Thursday, Oak Lawn Town Hall. Each month, a different bird is brought in for a short presentation and discussion. Call Char, 764-2625, for more information.
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.
American Sewing Guild
12:30 p.m. fourth Thursday, Brainerd Public Library. Carol, 825-0283.
6:45 p.m. second Monday, Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Baxter. Karen Martin, 562-5277.
Encore Arts Association
7 p.m. third Tuesday, Lakes Area Senior Activity Center art room.
7 p.m. Mondays at First Congregational Church. Dick Jensen, 829-9663.
Moms in Touch
Mothers meeting to pray for their children and their schools. Amy, 963-1484.
Grandmas in Touch
Grandmothers meeting to pray for their grandchildren and their schools. Diane, 828-4410.
CWC Chapter of MADD
Mothers Against Drunk Driving, 7 p.m., second Tuesday, 601 NW 5th Street, 828-5055.
Volunteer Coordinators Association of CWC
8 a.m. third Wednesday, Lakes Area Senior Activity Center. Mike or Mari, 824-1345.
Amateur Radio Club
Monthly technical discussions, ham classes, testing. 829-1326. Listen to 147.225 MHz, 8 p.m. Sunday. http://brainerdham.org
Marine Corps League
7 p.m. first Tuesday, Brainerd American Legion Club.
Ski Gull Membership
7 p.m. third Monday, 963-4353.
Ideal Sno Pros
7 p.m. Tuesdays, following the second Monday of each month, September through May, Ideal Community Center.
CWC Civil Air Patrol
7-9 p.m. Mondays- CAP Bldg. at Brd. Airport, 828-8116.
PBA Life Underwriters
11:30 a.m. third Thursday, Sawmill Inn, 829-1571.
Women of the Moose
7 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays. Lunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. second Tuesday.
Moose Lodge 1246
7 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays.
Masonic-Aurora Lodge No. 100
Meeting times second and fourth Tuesdays, dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7:30 p.m. Steve, 829-2277.
Lakes Area Singles
Active singles social and activity group ages 30+, call (218) 454-3366, ext. 10, for activity updates. One free monthly activity calendar, call 821-7073.
York Rite Ascalon Commandry No. 16
Meets 7:30 p.m. first Tuesday.
Zabud Council No. 10
Meets 7 p.m. third Tuesday.
Brainerd Chapter 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, 828-3097.
Lakes Area Law Enforcement
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. Sara, 829-7222.
Double S Saddle Club
Meets 7 p.m. third Thursday, Brainerd Public Library. Debbie, 828-0219.
Meets third Wednesday, even number months at 6 p.m., odd number months, 10 a.m. Call or e-mail Becky for a location at 587-5256 or email@example.com.
Northern Minnesota Woodworkers Guild
7 p.m. second Tuesday, Franklin Arts Center communal workshop.
League of Women Voters of the Brainerd Lakes Area
Meets noon second Thursday September through April, Brainerd Public Library. Mary, (218) 820-4622.
Sister to Sister, Hand in Hand (American
Transportation and services available to residents of Aitkin County only. Call 678-2648 or 927-5547.
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
Captain Robert Orr Chapter DAR meets 10 a.m. second Saturday May through October, at Embers/Sawmill Inn, Brainerd. Meeting followed by program and then lunch. Jeanne, 829-2737, or Shirley, 927-2757.
Brainerd Area Coalition for Peace
Meets 7 p.m. first Monday, United Church of Christ, 415 Juniper.
Meets noon, third Thursday except June-August at Sawmill Inn, (866) 464-8759.
Brainerd Family History Center
Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; first two Tuesdays are extended hours until 8:30 p.m., Buffalo Hills Lane, 828-4701, during regular hours.
Brainerd Area Bead Club
The Brainerd Area Bead Club has dissolved. For information on jewelry repair or classes, call Loretta, 829-3779.
Photo enthusiasts meet 6:30 p.m. third Tuesday, Northland Arboretum.
Brainerd Writers' Alliance
Group for writers at all stages of writing. See Web site for details at www.brainerdwriters.org.
Danish Sisterhood of America
For more information, Susanne, 828-8922 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Alyson, 855-1804 or e-mail email@example.com.
Brainerd Green Party
Meets 5:30 p.m. fourth Thursday in January, March, May, July, September and November at Northwest Pizza, 302 Washington St. Contact Gayle (320) 745-2243.
Brainerd Chapter, IAAP
For all administrative support people. 5:30 p.m. second Tuesday, Central Lakes College. Contact Colleen, 824-1287 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
From 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays for informal Spanish conversation at Northwest Pizza and Bread and Bagel. Jan, 855-8183.
Crossing Arts Alliance
Board of directors meets 6:30 p.m. first Thursday, Franklin Arts Center, 1001 Kingwood Street No. 118, Brainerd.
General sci-fi/fantasy club meets 1 p.m. second and last Sundays, main meeting room, Brainerd Public Library. Joel, (218) 568-8154.
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)
For mothers with children from birth through kindergarten. 9:15-11:15 a.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Log Church in Crosslake. Child care provided. Carla, 692-1885.
Blue Star Mothers of America-Lakes Area
6 p.m. second Tuesday, Brainerd American Legion. Jan Lambert, 828-0165.
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, 829-4116, or Light of the Lakes United Methodist Church, 829-7729.
Fellowship Of Christian Anglers Society and Brainerd Lakes Area Fishers of Mens Club meets 6 p.m. (if you eat) or 7 p.m. for fellowship and 7:30 p.m. meeting third Thursday at Sawmill Inn. Patch, 829-6463.
Lakeshore Conservation Club
Trap, skeet and target range on CR 77, Penny, 963-4793.
Central Lakes Riders Club
Meets 7 p.m. third Mondays, Merrifield Marathons building.
Brainerd Downtown Business Association
Downtown business owners meet 6 p.m. third Tuesday.
Gull Lake Yacht Club
Enjoy the club house, beach, learn to sail and attend functions year around, 855-0220.
Lakes Area Dance Club
For beginners and experienced dancers. Singles and couples welcome. Partners not required. Recorded ballroom, swing and Latin music. Second Friday every month, Room E101, Central Lakes College, Brainerd. Dance lessons, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; general dancing, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Deb, 820-3557 for cost and information.
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