6:30 p.m. social, 7 p.m. meeting, second Thursday at Holiday Inn Express. Contact email@example.com or Mike Kuck at (218) 330-1023.
7 p.m. first Thursday, basement of Nisswa Legion.
Nisswa Women of Today
7 p.m. first Tuesday, Nisswa Community Center. Penny, 963-4793.
Brainerd Lakes Area Women of Today
6:30 p.m. first Thursday, First Lutheran Church, Brainerd. Contact Darlene Matthies, firstname.lastname@example.org, 828-9837, or Becky Stock, email@example.com, (218) 330-1607.
Brainerd Kiwanis Club
Mondays, noon lunch program Trinity Lutheran Church, 1420 S. Sixth St., Brainerd. Christopher Robinson, 828-4223.
Kiwanis Club of Baxter Lakes Area and Friends
Meets 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Brenny Community Roon, 7348 Excelsior Rd., Baxter.
Brainerd Elks Lodge No. 615
Meetings are 6:30 p.m. first and third Mondays, 215 South 9th Street, Brainerd. Dinner served 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays; and burgers or chicken sandwiches served from 5-7 p.m. Thursdays for all members and guests.
Baxter Lions Club
7 p.m. second and fourth Mondays, Camp Vanasek.
Deerwood Lakes Lions
7:30 p.m. second Monday, Deerwood American Legion, 764-2964.
Brainerd Lions Club
6:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, TJ's Log Cabin, 829-5278.
Bay Lake Area Lions
7:45 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Deerwood American Legion. Call 678-2150 for venue.
Brainerd Chapter, noon, third Wednesdays, Prairie Bay.
Brainerd American Legion Auxiliary
Meets 6:30 p.m. executive committee and 7 p.m. meeting first Monday, Legion club.
VFW Post No. 1647
VFW Post 1647 committee, second Monday. VFW Post 1647 and Auxiliary, 7 p.m. second Tuesday, VFW club, 309 S. 6th St., Brainerd.
Disabled American Veterans
Crow Wing County Chapter 22 and Auxiliary meets 7 p.m. third Thursday, VFW Post No. 1647, Brainerd. http://davmn22.webs.com
Garrison Lions Club
6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting second Thursday, Garrison Activity Center.
Garrison Township Board
7 p.m. third Thursday, Township Hall on Bollenbacher Road, (320) 692-4369.
Merrifield Lions Club
6:30 p.m., second Monday, Nazarene Church in Merrifield.
7 p.m. third Thursday, Marathon's center, 21135 CR 3, Merrifield. Ben, 692-4070.
Pillager Lions Club
7 p.m. second Thursday, Pillager Senior Center.
Deerwood American Legion No. 557 Auxiliary and Post Meetings third Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
9:30 a.m. first Wednesday, Lord of Life Lutheran Church. Nicole Wheeler, (218) 828-3613.
Noon Wednesdays, Bonanza Restaurant.
Sunrise Sertoma Club
6:45 a.m. Thursdays, Northwind Grille. 828-4844.
Brainerd Lakes Sunrise Rotary
7:15 a.m. Wednesdays, Holiday Inn Express, Baxter.
Noon Tuesdays, Red Roof Inn. http://brainerdrotary.org
Central Lakes Rotary Club
Meets 7:15 a.m. Tuesdays, AmericInn, Jenkins.
Paul Bunyan Toastmasters Club
Meets noon to 1 p.m. Fridays at Prairie Bay, Michelle, 828-6118.
St. Joseph's Auxiliary
11 a.m. third Thursday, St. Joseph's Medical Center, Camp room. 828-7610.
Bethany Good Samaritan Auxiliary
10 a.m. first Thursday, Bethany class room, 804 Wright St. Liz, 825-2505.
Woodland Good Samaritan Auxiliary
9:30 a.m. third Thursday, Cedar Room, Woodland Good Samaritan Village.
WHS class of 1958
Coffee meeting, 10 a.m. last Wednesday, Northwest Pizza/Boardwalk Bread and Bagel. 829-3365.
WHS Class of 1957
Lunch, 11 a.m., fourth Tuesday at Northwind Grille. 829-4402.
Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Donations, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For emergencies, call 829-5065 or 829-1436.
Free tax help. Call RSVP, 824-1345.
Lakes Area Caged Bird Club
7 p.m. third Thursday, Oak Lawn Town Hall. Each month, a different bird is brought in for a short presentation and discussion. Call Char, 764-2625, for more information.
Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity
Call Laurie for information about volunteer orientation meeting dates; call Kevin for information about Partner Family Application meeting dates. Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity serves all of Cass, Crow Wing and Hubbard Counties. Call 828-8517 or visit www.lakesareahabitat.org.
American Sewing Guild
12:30 p.m. fourth Thursday, Brainerd Public Library. Carol, 825-0283.
6:45 p.m. second Monday, Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Baxter. Martha Mumaw, (218) 270-2058.
Encore Arts Association
7 p.m. third Tuesday, Lakes Area Senior Activity Center art room.
Moms in Touch
Mothers meeting to pray for their children and their schools. Amy, 963-1484.
Grandmas in Touch
Grandmothers meeting to pray for their grandchildren and their schools. Diane, 828-4410.
CWC Chapter of MADD
If you need a speaker or victim assistance, contact CWC Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Meetings at 601 NW Fifth Street. Call 828-5055 for meeting dates.
Volunteer Coordinators Association of CWC
8 a.m. third Wednesday, Lakes Area Senior Activity Center. Mike or Mari, 824-1345.
Amateur Radio Club
Monthly technical discussions, ham classes, testing. 765-3100. Listen to 147.225 MHz, 8 p.m. Sunday. http://brainerdham.org
Marine Corps League
6:30 p.m. first Tuesday, Office room 306, Lakes Area Senior Activity Center, 803 Kingwood St., Brainerd.
Ski Gull Membership
7 p.m. third Monday, 963-4353.
Ideal Sno Pros
7 p.m. Tuesdays, following the second Monday of each month, September through May, Ideal Community Center.
CWC Civil Air Patrol
7-9 p.m. Mondays- CAP Bldg. at Brd. Airport, 828-8116.
PBA Life Underwriters
11:30 a.m. third Thursday, Sawmill Inn, 829-1571.
Women of the Moose
6:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays. Lunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. second Tuesday.
Moose Lodge 1246
7 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays.
Masonic-Aurora Lodge No. 100
Meeting times second and fourth Tuesdays, dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7:30 p.m. Steve, 829-2277.
Lakes Area Singles
Active singles social and activity group ages 30+, call (218) 454-3366, ext. 10, for activity updates. One free monthly activity calendar, call 821-7073.
York Rite Ascalon Commandry No. 16
Meets 7:30 p.m. first Tuesday.
Zabud Council No. 10
Meets 7 p.m. third Tuesday.
Brainerd Chapter No. 42 R.A.M.
Meets 8 p.m. third Tuesday.
194th Tank Regiment
7 p.m. second Monday at Brainerd National Guard Armory.
District 4 Post 26 meetings, 7 p.m. first Thursdays, at Brainerd American Legion Club.
For information about the Brainerd branch, call Roberta at 963-4220.
7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Sawmill Inn, 828-3097.
Lakes Area Law Enforcement
Community members who have graduated from the Brainerd Police and Sheriff's law enforcement classes meet at 6:30 p.m. third Thursday at the Brainerd Police Department. Sara, 829-7222.
Double S Saddle Club
Meets 7 p.m. third Thursday, Brainerd Public Library. Debbie, 828-0219.
Widowed Friends Club
Meets 11 a.m. first Mondays at Bonanza in Baxter and 11 a.m. third Mondays at the Nisswa Legion.
Meets third Wednesday, even number months at 6 p.m., odd number months, 10 a.m. Call or e-mail Becky for a location at 587-5256 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Northern Minnesota Woodworkers Guild
7 p.m. second Tuesday, Franklin Arts Center communal workshop.
League of Women Voters of the Brainerd Lakes Area
Meets monthly September through April, Brainerd Public Library. Mary, (218) 820-4622.
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
Captain Robert Orr Chapter DAR meets 10 a.m. second Saturday May through October, at Embers/Sawmill Inn, Brainerd. Meeting followed by program and then lunch. Jeanne, 829-2737, or Shirley, 927-2757.
Brainerd Area Coalition for Peace
Meets 7 p.m. first Monday, United Church of Christ, 415 Juniper.
Meets noon, third Thursday except June-August at Sawmill Inn, (866) 464-8759.
Brainerd Family History Center
Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 101 Buffalo Hills Lane, 828-4701, during regular hours.
Brainerd Area Bead Club
The Brainerd Area Bead Club has dissolved. For information on jewelry repair or classes, call Loretta, 829-3779.
Photo enthusiasts meet 6:30 p.m. third Tuesday, Northland Arboretum.
Brainerd Writers' Alliance
Meets second Friday of the month, 6-9 p.m., large meeting room, Brainerd Public Library. Group for writers at all stages of writing. See Web site for details at www.brainerdwriters.org. 829-5402.
Danish Sisterhood of America
For more information, Susanne, 828-8922 or e-mail email@example.com.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Alyson, 855-1804 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brainerd Chapter, IAAP
For all administrative support staff. 5 p.m. second Tuesday, LarsonAllen, Baxter. Contact Laura Larson, 821-6105 or e-mail email@example.com.
From 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays for informal Spanish conversation at Northwest Pizza and Bread and Bagel. Jan, 855-8183.
Crossing Arts Alliance
Board of directors meets 6:30 p.m. first Thursday, Franklin Arts Center, 1001 Kingwood Street No. 118, Brainerd.
General sci-fi/fantasy club meets 1 p.m. second and last Sundays, main meeting room, Brainerd Public Library. Joel, (218) 568-8154.
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)
For mothers with children from birth through kindergarten. 9:15-11:15 a.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Log Church in Crosslake. Child care provided. Carla, 692-1885.
Fare for All
Fare for All, an opportunity for people to save money on food and build a stronger community through volunteering, is hosted by Park United Methodist Church, 829-4116, or Light of the Lakes United Methodist Church, 829-7729.
Fellowship Of Christian Anglers Society and Brainerd Lakes Area Fishers of Mens Club meets 6 p.m. (if you eat) or 7 p.m. for fellowship and 7:30 p.m. meeting third Thursday at Bonanza. Mark, (218) 821-1192.
Lakeshore Conservation Club
Trap, skeet and target range on CR 77, Penny, 963-4793.
Central Lakes Riders Club
Meets 7 p.m. third Mondays, Merrifield Marathons building.
Brainerd Downtown Business Association
Downtown business owners meet 6 p.m. third Tuesday.
Gull Lake Yacht Club
Enjoy the club house, beach, learn to sail and attend functions year around, 855-0220.
Lakes Area Dance Club
For beginners and experienced dancers. Singles and couples welcome. Partners not required. Recorded ballroom, swing and Latin music. Second Friday every month, Room E101, Central Lakes College, Brainerd. Dance lessons, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; general dancing, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Deb, 820-3557 for cost and information.
Blue Ox Brewers Society
Meets 7 p.m. third Thursday at various locationss to discuss homebrewing and share brews. Visit http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BlueOxBrewersSociety/ or e-mail BlueOxBrewers@gmail.com.
Brainerd Lakes Calligraphy Society
Meets 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Brainerd Public Library, small meeting room. Open to anyone interested in calligraphy, skilled or unskilled. Contact Sue Sterling, 831-3550.
American Monetary Institute
Local chapter in formation process for monetary reform. Call (320) 632-0501.
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