6:30 p.m. social, 7 p.m. meeting, second Thursday at Ramada Inn. Cori Wrobel, firstname.lastname@example.org or (218) 820-9414. www.brainerdjaycees.com.
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, Super 8, Baxter. Call Cindy, 851-0339, or Monica, 833-8052.
Brainerd Kiwanis Club
Mondays, noon lunch program at Ramada Inn. Christopher Robinson, 828-4223. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012514
Brainerd Elks Lodge No. 615
Meetings are 6:30 p.m. first and third Mondays, 215 South 9th Street, Brainerd. Dinner, 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays. Burgers and chicken, 5-7 p.m. Thursdays. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/Groups/BrainerdElksLodge#615
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, TJ's Log Cabin in downtown Brainerd. Call 828-1248. 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
Brainerd Chapter, noon second and fourth Wednesdays, Prairie Bay. Visitors are welcome.
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 a.m. to noon third Sunday at VFW, 309 S. 6th St., Brainerd. All you can eat breakfast, $4.95.
Garrison Lions Club
6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting second Thursday, Garrison Activity Center.
Garrison Township Board
7 pm third Thursday, Township Hall on Bollenbacher Road. For additional information call the clerk (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. 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
Central Lakes Rotary Club
Meets 7:15 a.m. Tuesdays, A-Pine Restaurant in Jenkins. http://www.centrallakesrotary.org
Meets noon to 1 p.m. Fridays at Prairie Bay, Michelle Oie, 828-6118.
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, Cedar Room, Woodland Good Samaritan Village.
Meets 10 a.m. second Monday, Lakes Area Senior Activity Center, third floor of the tower.
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.
WHS Class of 1953
Lunch, 1 p.m., second Tuesday at Bonanza. Class members, spouses and friends. 833-1256.
Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Donations, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For emergencies, call 829-2968 or 829-5065.
Free tax help. For more information, call RSVP, 824-1345.
Lakes Area Caged Bird Club
7 p.m. third Thursday, Oak Lawn Town Hall. For more information, call 764-2625.
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. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7010225
7 p.m. second Monday, Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 6190 Fairview Road North, Baxter. Ellie Knold, 828-1042.
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. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012219
Crow Wing Cloggers
4:30-5:30 p.m. for intermediate, and 5:30-6:30 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 Amy at 963-1484.
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 Mari Jo 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 14. Call 829-1326. Listen to 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, Sawmill Inn. Call: 829-1571.
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
Active singles social and activity group ages 30+, see LakesAreaSingles.com or call (218) 454-3366, ext. 10, for activity updates. One free monthly activity calendar, call 828-8224.
Kayaking, canoeing, pontooning, camping,
hiking, volleyball, dancing. Call 820-5120 or visit www.MnSinglesRecreation.com for more information on singles recreation.
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 email@example.com.
Northern Minnesota Woodworkers Guild
7 p.m. second Tuesday, Franklin Arts Center communal workshop. Specific information at www.mnwoodworkers.com.
League of Women Voters of the Brainerd Lakes Area
Meets at noon second Thursday Sept. through April at the Brainerd Public Library. Call Mary at (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. For information contact Jeanne at 829-2737 or Shirley at (218) 927-2757.
Coalition for Peace
The Brainerd Area Coalition for Peace meets at 7 p.m. first Monday at United Church of Christ, 415 Juniper. Visit www.brainerdpeace.org for more info.
Meets noon, third Thursday except June-Aug. at Sawmill Inn. Call (866) 464-8759 for information.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; first two Tuesdays 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.
Brainerd Area Bead Club
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, Northland Arboretum, located behind Westgate Mall. Photographers of all levels and those interested in photography are invited to attend. www.brainerdphotographer.com
Group for writers at all stages of writing meets 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Sawmill Inn for June and July. August's meeting will be a picnic. See Web site for details. www.brainerdwriters.org
For more information, call 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. Call 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. For more information, call "Patch" at 829-6463.
Lakeshore Conservation Club
Trap, skeet and target range on CR 77. For questions about the range, dates open and private shooting socials call Tom, 829-3895. For membership information call Penny, 963-4793, or visit www.lakeshoregunclub.com.
Central Lakes Riders Club
Meets 7 p.m. third Mondays at Merrifield Marathons building. New members welcome.
Brainerd Downtown Business Association
Downtown business owners are encouraged to attend meetings at 6 p.m., third Tuesday.
Gull Lake Yacht Club
Now accepting new members. Enjoy the club house, beach, learn to sail and attend functions year around. Visit www.glyc.com or call 855-0220.
Paul Bunyan Cyclists
Meets at 6 p.m. Wednesdays during daylight savings months at the DNR, Paul Bunyan Trailhead parking lot in Baxter for road cycling. Check their website for weekly ride information. www.paulbunyancyclists.com
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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