There will be a potluck from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday at Lord of Life Lutheran Church with a campfire following. The social event is horseback riding at Outback Stables in Pillager at 3 p.m. Sept. 22 and ending with a picnic/campfire at 5:30 p.m. Cost: $25 per person which includes picnic and trail ride. Kids aged 6 and over are welcome. If you want to come to the campfire only, just bring $5 for food. Please RSVP by Sept. 15 to reserve your spot. We'll meet at Lord of Life at 3 p.m. to head over to Pillager. Please call Pastor Jennifer at Lord of Life Lutheran Church at 828-9374 for more information about SoloInc, to get on the mailing list, or for more information about Septembers events.
Nisswa Women of Today
The Nisswa Women of Today will meet 6 p.m. Monday at Nisswa Community Library inside Nisswa Elementary School to host an evening of making homemade cards using rubber stamps and fun accessories. These cards will be used for the Nisswa area in special thanksgiving for the community. Contact Lee Shelstad at 851-1937 if you would like to attend or have any questions.
Crow Wing County DFL
The Crow Wing County DFL will meet 6 p.m. Sept. 16 at the DFL Coordinated Campaign office located at 21 Washington Street (across from the Dairy Queen in Brainerd).
The Pinetree Patchworker's Quilt Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Brainerd Public Library. Program: Heather Mulder from Anka's Treasures. An informal working meeting will be 9:30 a.m. Sept. 17 at the Presbyterian Church.
Jabberwocky's art classes
Jabberwocky's, Glorious Nonsensical Art and Activities, located at 122 West Main Street in Crosby, will be the host for beginning sketching classes offered by Louise Johnson of Animal Artistry. The class will begin on Tuesday, with two times offered, 10 a.m. to noon and/or 6:30-8:30 p.m., and will run for a minimum of four weeks. There will be a sketching kit available for purchase, all or in part, pertaining to what is needed for the class. There is an instruction fee per meeting time. Call Louise today at 546-5300 for a fun look at beginning sketching or to register for the class. You are also invited to stop by Jabberwocky's for more information on other arts and activities.
Brainerd Christian Women
Meeting will be from 12:30-2 p.m. Thursday at the Boathouse at the Quarterdeck. Theme: The Second Time Around.
Women of the Moose luncheon, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday. Chili, soup, sandwich, $4. Lodge and chapter meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday. Family dining, 5:30 p.m. Friday, special chicken parm.
7 p.m. Tuesday, Brainerd Legion. Music by Tom and Jerry.
1 p.m. Friday, Pequot. Music by The Hornets.
1 p.m. Tuesday, Motley 10-High. Music by Country Pride.
Brainerd Area Shrine Club
Board meeting, 10:30 a.m. Monday and soup and sandwich, noon Monday at the club room.
Degree of honor
Members will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Woodland Acres. Hostess: Gerry Winson.
Brainerd Retired Firemen, wives and widows will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Northwind Grille.
Brainerd Area Dental Assistants
The Brainerd Area Dental Assistants will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Brainerd Public Library. Program: Handpiece repair and maintenance. Speaker: Allen Johnson with Diversified Dental Services.
Brainerd Garden Club
The Brainerd Garden Club will visit the Legacy Gardens in Staples noon Friday. They will car pool. Call 829-2570 or 829-2909 for more information.
The Garden Club board will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Front Street Cafe.
Nisswa Garden Club
Board of directors meeting will be 10 a.m. Monday at the Nisswa American Legion.
Nisswa American Legion
Patriot Day will be celebrated at noon Wednesday at the Nisswa American Legion. Three meal deal for $8.95, 6:30 p.m. Friday. Jan's Heart and Soul Karaoke, 7:30 p.m. Friday.
The National Association of Retired and Veteran Railway Employees will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Brainerd Public Library. Lunch will follow the meeting.
Harvest supper and quilt show
The 6th annual harvest supper and quilt show will be Thursday at Woodland Good Samaritan Village. Supper will be served from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the 200 building dining room. Menu includes, chicken, sweet corn, baked beans, harvest salad, tomatoes, dinner rolls, apple pie, cinnamon ice cream. Cost: $10 for adults; $5 for children 8 and under. The quilt show will be from 2-8 p.m. in the 300 dining room.
Tickets can be purchased at Woodland in the apartment office, at the 100 building reception desk or at the door the night of the supper. Reservations will be accepted. Please call 829-9433. Lutheran Brotherhood Branch No. 8381 will provide matching funds and volunteers for this event.
League of Women Voters
The League of Women Voters will have their fall potluck from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday at the Brainerd Public Library. Speaker and discussion will be noon to 1 p.m. Topic: What did the 2002 Legislature do and not do? Speaker: Nancy Witta.
Blood Pressure Clinics
Brainerd - Trinity Lutheran Church from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. the second Wednesday.
Oak Crest Manor I from 2-3 p.m. every other Monday;
Oak Crest Manor II from 3-4 p.m. every other Monday;
Excelsior Bldg. from 3-4 p.m. every other Monday;
Lakes Area Senior Center from 9-10 a.m. every Monday.
North Star Apartments from noon-2 p.m. first Thursday.
American Legion for Golden K's at 1:30 p.m. fourth Wednesday.
Crosby - Edgewood Apartments at 10:15 a.m. fourth Tuesday.
Crosslake - Crosslake Legion at 4:30 p.m. second Tuesday.
Emily - Nutrition Center from 9 a.m.-noon second Thursday.
Nutrition Center at 4:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday.
Pine River - Pine River Legion at 12:30 p.m. second Tuesday.
Riverside Villa from 3-4 p.m. second Thursday.
Norway Brook Apartments at 11 a.m. fourth Tuesday.
Heartland Apartments at 10:15 a.m. fourth Tuesday.
Crow Wing County Health Department
For more information on immunization clinics, cancer screenings, child and teen checkups and women, infants and children (WIC), please call 824-1080 or visit the web site at www.co.crow-wing.mn.us for schedules.
Cass County Health and Human Services
For more information about blood pressure clinics, immunizations, child and teen checkups or WIC, call 547-2855.
Lakewood Health System, Staples
For more information on blood pressure clinics, CPR classes, childbirth classes and foot care clinics, please call the hospital at 894-1515 or the clinic at 894-1033. Visit the website at http://lakewoodhealthsystem.com/ and click on the education link to find class and clinic schedules.
5:30 p.m. weigh in and 6 p.m. meeting Wednesdays at Lakewood Bank.
Thursdays at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church. 5:15-5:45 p.m. for weigh-in, and meeting at 5:45-6:15 p.m. Call: Nancie at 829-2292.
Tuesdays at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Brainerd. Weigh-in - 6-6:30 p.m. and meeting at 6:40 p.m. Call: Jan at 829-3146, or Shirley at 829-0533.
Thursdays at Oak Lawn Town Hall. Weigh-in at 5:30 p.m. and meeting at 5:45 p.m. Bev Hannahs at 829-3493. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012909
PINE RIVER -- Tuesday mornings at First Lutheran Church. Weigh-in, 8:30 a.m., & meeting 9:10 a.m. Call Lorree, 587-4730, Tina, 587-2526, or Shirley, 568-7703.
PEQUOT LAKES -- Wednesday mornings at 8:30 a.m. at Grace Methodist Church in Pequot Lakes. Call Shirley at 543-6114.
6:15 p.m. weigh in and 6:40 p.m. meeting Mondays at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 418 NE 8th Ave., Brainerd. Call Linda at 829-1243.
GARRISON -- 9 a.m. weigh in and 9:30 a.m. meeting Thursdays at Community Alliance Church in Garrison. Call Jeanette, 678-3989, Martha, (320) 692-5638 or Deloris, 678-2329.
Watch Our Weight Club
WOW - Tuesdays at South Long Lake Town Hall. 10:30 a.m. for weigh-in & 11 a.m. for meeting.
Mission Weight Loss
8:30-9 a.m. weigh in, 9-10 a.m. meeting Mondays at Mission Town Hall. Questions? Call 692-3078, 568-5618 or 825-8031.
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