CROSSLAKE - The Crosslake Chautauqua, a monthly forum to provide a wide range of educational experiences for area residents and visitors, will have its first forum July 11.
The Chautauqua Steering Committee is presenting - "The Life of an Early Dam Tender." The program will tell the story of Warren Drought and how the Pine River Reservoir created the modern day Crosslake area. The forum will be narrated by Ray Nelson, park manager of Crosslake U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Recreation Area.
The first forum is scheduled at 1:30 p.m. at the Crosslake Community Center.
The second forum will be Aug. 8. The forum is "The Seven Revolutions in Today's World." This forum will be narrated by Rick Nolan, former Minnesota congressman, who will offer his perspective on the seven 21st century global revolutions.
Forums for the Chautauqua program run the second Wednesday of every month from 1:30-3 p.m. at the Crosslake Community Center. Admission is free.
The Community Center will play host to another new community club on July 12. The newly formed genealogy club will host its first meeting at 1 p.m. at the Crosslake Community Center. Anyone with an interest in discovering interesting facts about their family heritage may be interested in belonging to the club.
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