The Brainerd Area Coalition for Peace film and video series will be from 7-9 p.m. Monday and the Brainerd Public Library. Please join BACP for "Let Iraq Live!" and discussion of current events. "Let Iraq Live" portrays the incredible journey of 84 people from the United States who risked 12-years imprisonment to take millions of dollars of medicine to the Iraqi people.
American Legion Auxiliary
The Brainerd American Legion Auxiliary will serve hot chicken salad, Jello salad, roll, coffee an dessert from 11 1.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday. Cost: $4. Call in orders at 829-2249 to go are welcome. The Junior Activities chairman will sponsor this month's luncheon.
The Brainerd American Legion will serve baked chicken, potato, dressing, vegetable and roll beginning at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Cost: $6.50.
Nisswa Garden Club
The Nisswa Garden Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the Nisswa Community Center. Program: plants indoors. Speaker: Jim Sherwood of the Tree House. Coordinator: Art Brown, master gardener. Hosts: Evelyn Lieske, Janet Bernstrom and Val Austin. The luncheon will be catered by Lakes Area Catering. Non-members who wish to attend may make reservations by calling 963-7494. Cost: $8.
The 56th Biennial Zonta International Convention was recently held in Gothenburg, Sweden. Marlene Larson, 2002-03 Brainerd Area Zonta club president, attended as a delegate. Nearly 2200 attended this convention. The outgoing president, Mary McGee from Queensland, Australia, conducted the meetings during the week. The culmination of the week was the installation of the 2002-04 president, Margit Webjorn from Trosa, Sweden. Also installed were the newly elected officers, directors and 31 governors from around the world. The focus this biennium will be "Advancing the Status of Women," which is the mission statement. For membership or project information about the Brainerd Area Zonta Club, contact Lois Laurence, 765-3283, membership chair, or Marlene Larson, 829-7291, president.
Florence Rebekah Lodge No. 111
Meeting will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Salvation Army building in Brainerd. Please note the change.
Alpha Chapter No. 23 OES
Alpha Chapter will meet for dinner at 6 p.m. Monday with a meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the Masonic Temple.
Sunday is the Vikings game. Lodge opens at 11 a.m. Bunnell Peterson beef stew available. Monday is taco night at 5:30 p.m. Build your own taco with nine different toppings, $1.50 each. 7 p.m. Thursday is the lodge and chapter meetings. Friday, family dining, 5:30 p.m. roast pork dinner. Meat raffles.
BNSF Jack and Jills
BNSF Jack and Jills fall meeting and burger night will be from 5:30-7 p.m. Friday at the Eagles Club. Meeting will follow.
The BNSF Veterans will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday for potluck supper and meeting at the VFW Club. Coffee committee will be Ralph and Jean Avery and Jenny and Lyle Peterson.
Degree of Honor
Members will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at KFC for lunch. Meeting to follow at Woodland Acres.
1 p.m. Tuesday, Motley. Music by the Hornets; 7 p.m. Tuesday, Brainerd Legion. Music by the Buckaneers; 1 p.m. Wednesday, Waukenabo. Live music; and 1 p.m. Friday, Pequot. Music by Roman and Don.
Meeting will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at First Lutheran Church fellowship hall. Use Norwood Street entrance. Call Cheryl at 828-3743.
Alpha Delta Kappa
Alpha Delta Kappa met recently at the Brainerd High School Cafeteria. Co-presidents Bonnie Cumberland and Liz Aulie served a supper to the 16 members present. The theme this year is "A Year of Wellness." Reports were given on the Race for a Cure, Relay for Life, and the NC Regional Conference. Plans for next year were discussed. The 25th anniversary of Founder's Day luncheon was in Duluth. The October meeting will be Oct. 21 at the Brainerd Public Library.
There will be an organic taste-testing from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the Crow Wing Food Co-op in Brainerd. Open to the public and free.
Nisswa American Legion
Three meal deal, 6:30 p.m. Friday. Prime of pork, BBQ ribs or walleye. Cost: $8.95.
Northern Minnesota Gardeners
The Northern Minnesota Gardeners will meet Saturday at the Brainerd Public Library. There will be a plant sale at 11 a.m.; brown bag lunch at noon; Ron Weinhold, 1 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.; and Frans Officer, 2 p.m. Free admission. For questions, call 765-3157.
North Central Reciprocity of P.E.O.
Meeting will begin with registration and hospitality at 9:30 a.m. followed by workshops, a business meeting, luncheon and program presented by Sharon Carlson, Saturday at the Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa. Chapter DV of Brainerd is hosting the gathering of members throughout the area.
Aitkin Riverboat Reelers
Square dancing plus will be from 2-4:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at the I.O.O.F. in Aitkin. Caller: Mike McGuire. No potluck.
Brainerd Area Retired Educators
Meeting will be noon Monday at Cascade United Methodist Church in Deerwood. Speaker will be from the DNR and Forestry, concerning the history of Lewis and Clark expeditions. All retired teachers and administrators are welcome for the lunch, program and business meeting. The next meeting will be Oct. 21.
BBQ rib dinner
There will be a BBQ rib dinner from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Cuyuna Regional Community Center. Cost: $6. Reservations are required by 5 p.m. Tuesday. Call 546-5855.
Crow Wing County Genealogy Society
Meeting will begin with social time from 6-7 p.m. with a program at 7 p.m. at the Family History Center in Brainerd. For more information, call 828-9178 or 825-7825.
Health organizations 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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