CROSBY -- The Crosby-Ironton Senior Citizens Club will hold its monthly meeting and potluck at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in the Cuyuna Range Community Center, Crosby.
Those attending are reminded to bring their own dishes, silver and something for the meal. Coffee will be provided. Host and hostess will be Bob Lindroth and Alice DeChaine.
Following the meeting and the meal, games will be played. Those participating are asked to bring prizes for this activity.
All area senior citizens are invited and welcome to join the club. Annual dues are $1.
Aitkin Women of Today to sponsor Pumpkin Patch
AITKIN -- The Aitkin Women of Today will sponsor their annual Pumpkin Patch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Aitkin City Park.
Events will include pumpkin picking; family portraits; a kid-friendly, not-so-haunted haunted house; music; stories; food; hay-bale maze; petting zoo; and kids' games and activities.
New this year will be a scarier version of the haunted house.
Proceeds from the event will benefit area charities.
Extension Service sponsors DollarWorks training
The University of Minnesota Extension Service will sponsor "DollarWorks: The ABC's of Economic Literacy" for agency professionals.
The training will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Brainerd Public Library.
The purpose of the training is to help service providers assist others to sharpen or acquire money management skills to take control of their lives.
Contact the Crow Wing County Extension Service office at 824-1064 for a brochure.
Beef, pasture management workshop set in Brainerd
A beef and pasture management workshop will run 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 31 in the Small Business Center at Central Lakes College in Brainerd.
This workshop will focus on animal health, reproductive concerns, marketing strategies, how to cut expenses and add value to their product, and managing forage in sandy soils. Participants will learn how to improve and protect water quality, fencing techniques, how to rotate pastures and which kind of waterer is best for your herd. It will cover how to be an environmentally sound manager of a beef operation.
Anyone involved and interested in beef products is invited to attend.
For fee information and to pre-register, call the Crow Wing County Soil and Water Conservation District and Natural Resource Conservation Service office at 829-3272 extension 3. Continuing education units may be available upon request.
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