CROSBY - Brian Kohn, physics instructor at Central Lakes College, will take listeners on a mental journey into the heavens and beyond as he answers fundamental questions about the structure, history and future of the universe.
This Unlimited Learning lecture will be presented from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Hallett Community Center in Crosby.
Admission is $6 for non-members and free for Unlimited Learning members.
Kohn will deal with these questions: Does the universe have a center? What was the Big Bang? What came before it? If the universe is expanding, what is it expanding into? What is the ultimate fate of the universe? What's outside the universe?
For more information, contact Larry Foote at (218) 678-3034 or email@example.com or visit www.ci.k12.mn.us.
Mountain bike meeting scheduled Saturday
In a bid to form a local chapter, an introductory meeting for the Minnesota Off-Road Cyclists will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Hallett Community Center in Crosby.
Besides establish a local chapter to gain and maintain trails in the Cuyuna State Recreation Area, other goals include meeting other mountain bikers in the area with whom to share experiences and knowledge about biking.
There will be an optional group ride for those interested in staying after the meeting.
Morrison County Senior Fun Day set Sept. 29
LITTLE FALLS - Morrison County Senior Fun Day is scheduled from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Little Falls Middle School gymnasium.
The event, sponsored by Horizon Health, Inc. and the Morrison County Senior Task Force, will feature a variety of displays and workshops.
There will be 50 display tables of mini workshops that include Lone Eagle Auto Club, wood carving, fishing, golfing, gardening, card making, line dancing, genealogy, pumpkin carving, eBay, quilting, fitness, crafts, traveling and much more.
From noon-1 p.m., there will be lunch and music by Jerry's One Man Band, Harmonica Man and Woodland Strings.
This event was organized in celebration of "National Active Aging Week."
Admission is $4, which includes all activities and lunch.
For more information, contact Donna Deering at (320) 632-8959 or Gerri Boser at (320) 259-4460.
Nisswa Garden Club to meet Sept. 27
NISSWA - The monthly meeting of the Nisswa Garden Club will be Sept. 27 at the Nisswa Community Center.
The program - Fall bulbs for winter and spring flowering - will be presented by Jim Sherwood, president elect.
The meeting will begin at noon with registration and lunch at 12:30 p.m. A short business meeting will follow lunch, with the presentation to follow that.
Those interested in attending may call Marie at 963-7494 by noon Monday to make a reservation.
Kathy Linzbach, Elizabeth Brown and Michael Edmunds will serve as hosts.
Nisswa Lions announce season for Koeze nuts
NISSWA - The Nisswa Lions have started their annual Koeze nut fundraiser for 2007.
Koeze's colossal cashews were the signature item for the Nisswa Lions for years, but the product line has expanded over the years. This year's catalog is 22 full color pages with a dozen new items for gift giving.
Lions members will contact previous supporters, but if you are a new customer or were missed, contact one of the following members for a catalog and/or to place an order: Ted Schaefers, 963-2265 (days) or 963-4586 (nights); and Dell Draves, 568-4732 or (218) 831-0094 (cell).
Pillager's Michael Vesel earns AQHA award
Michael Vesel, Pillager, has earned an award for logging 100 hours in the American Quarter Horse Association Horseback Riding Program.
The program recognizes and rewards AQHA members for time spent with their American quarter horses in activities such as trail rides, working cattle, pleasure driving and riding.
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