Garrison Seniors will sponsor recycling between 1-3 p.m. Monday at the Garrison City Hall building. The Garrison Seniors meeting is noon Tuesday. Members are asked to bring their own plates, cups and utensils and a food item to share. The program, presented by Kathy Phillips on health issues, will follow the meal. President Norman Barthel was notified that flu shots will not be available at one of our meetings as in previous years so it is suggested that seniors make appointments at a medical clinic or watch for other area flu shot offerings such as at Cub supermarkets.
Lakes and Woods Garden Club
The Lakes and Woods Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Mille Lacs Electric Cooperative meeting room in Aitkin.
The program, "Show and Tell a New Plant: The Star or Stars Of Your Garden This Year," will be presented by all members. Everyone should come prepared with some sort of display to show off their new discovery including photos taken during the growing season, where it was purchased, its price, what you liked or disliked about this plant, if you recommend others growing it, and whether it is a perennial, an annual, a house plant, a shrub, or garden vegetable.
Roll call question is "What are your favorite gardening books?" Refreshments will be provided by Beverly Anderson and Bernice Schley.
Italian night will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Moose Lodge. All you can eat lasagna, spaghetti and meatballs, alfredo for $6.95. The Past Governors pork chop dinner with homemade ice cream will be 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Cost: $7.50.
Nerburn to speak at Brainerd Public Library
Nationally recognized author Kent Nerburn will speak 7 p.m. Thursday at the Brainerd Public Library. Kent is the author of "Letters to My Son," "Neither Wolf Nor Dog," "Simple Truths: Clear and Gentle Guidance on the Big Issues of Life" and "Small Graces: The Quiet Gifts of Everyday Life."
For more information call the library at 829-5574.
Child and teen grief session
St. Joseph's Hospice will present a special session on child and teen grief from 4-6 p.m. October 11 at St. Joseph's Home Care located at Brainerd Medical Center, 2024 South 6th St.
Topics will include how grief differs for young people and adults, finding support during and after times of loss and what's being learned about death and loss in today's culture. There is no charge for attending. Contact St. Joseph's Grief Support Program for more information at 828-7442 or toll free (888) 825-7444, ext. 7442.
Woodland Wildflower Red Hat group
The Woodland Wildflower Red Hat group will meet at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Nisswa American Legion. We will join with many other Red Hatters from the area for the second annual Lakes Area Red Hat luncheon.
Chapter DV, P.E.O.
Chapter DV, P.E.O. will meet 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Kay Carlson with Loretta Adams and Joanne Hershey assisting. Program: official state visitor, Loretta Thorton.
Brainerd Area Shrine Club
The Brainerd Area Shrine Club will have soup and sandwich at noon Monday at the Shrine Club Room. Crusade meeting is at 10 a.m. Board of directors will meet at 10:30 a.m.
Craft and bake sale
The Lakes Area Senior Activity Center, 803 Kingwood, is having a craft and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 9. There will be a sloppy joe lunch served from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Senior donuts will also be on sale.
7 1/2 Table Mitchell Movement. N-S: Phyllis DeRosier and Bill McGoldrick, 113.5; Walt and Betty Moynagh, 106.5; Mark Anderson and Joe Heal, 96; Mary Jane Janasek and Betty Swart, 94. E-W: Bruce Eastman and Patrick Spradlin, 93; Ed and Sheri Abt, 92; Sandy Chase and Jim Huble, 92; and Pat Lande and Allen Anderson, 90.5.
American Legion Auxiliary membership dinner
The annual membership dinner for the American Legion Auxiliary, Post No. 255, will be 6 p.m. Monday. A 2005 membership card is your ticket to a complimentary dinner. Dues may be paid at the door. The veterans' gift shop will be accepting donations for Christmas presents for their loved ones.
Going away party for Richter
There will be a going away party beginning at 3 p.m. Oct. 9 at Oak Lawn Tavern for Specialist Dan Richter of Brainerd who will be deployed to Iraq. He will leave for training Oct. 14. All friends and family are invited to wish him good luck. If any questions, please call Ann at 825-7834.
WHS class of 1955
The Washington High School class of 1955, spouses and friends will meet for lunch at 11 a.m. Monday at the Ramada Inn restaurant.
They will also meet at 2 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Ramada Inn restaurant to plan the 50th reunion.
The class is trying to locate the following classmates: David Engnell, Nancy Grath Molin, Bob Kampman, Richard Mundy, Duane Niemala and Larry Wilcox. If anyone has any information, call 829-8575.
Chapter DV, P.E.O. garage sale
Chapter DV, P.E.O. will sponsor a multi-family yard/garage sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at 324 Juniper near Gregory Park.
Chapter CJ of PEO
Chapter CJ of PEO will have a visit by the state officer 12:30 p.m. Monday at the home of Julie Whiting. Note the meeting day has changed.
Brainerd Auxiliary of the Shrine Hospital for Children
The Brainerd Auxiliary of the Shrine Hospital for Children will meet noon Monday at the Masonic Hall in Brainerd. Hostesses are Dorothy Lyons, Dorothy Carlson, Gen Strobel and Olga Olson. Final plans for the Oct. 13 card party to be held at the Elks Club will be discussed.
The Widowed Friends will meet at 11 a.m. Monday for lunch at Bonanza. For more information, call 828-3385 or 963-4311.
Senior dances will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Brainerd Moose Lodge with music by Jim Armstrong; and 1 p.m. Friday at the Pequot Senior Center with music by John and Virginia.
Brainerd Garden Club
The Brainerd Garden Club meeting and luncheon will be 1 p.m. Friday at Bonanza. Jeff Dirks will speak and show slides on perennials.
Potlatch Retirees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday for lunch and games at the Senior Center. Reservations requested.
Mission Possible Senior Club
The Mission Possible Senior Club will meet at noon Wednesday at the Mission Town Hall. A potluck will be followed by a representative from Landsburg Nursery speaking.
Mission Fire Department haunted hayride
The Mission Fire Department will have a haunted hayride for little goblins from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and big goblins beginning at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at Mission Park. Refreshments will be available. If you are interested in participating with the hayride you may contact Randy at 765-4350 or Ronda at 824-3192.
There will also be an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Mission Town Hall.
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