7 p.m. second Thursday, Log Cabin Cafe, Brainerd. (ages 21-39). Call Mick Orton, 831-8667. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7010439
7 p.m. first Monday, Nisswa Legion. Bd. of directors, 7 p.m. third Monday. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012901
Nisswa Women of Today
7 p.m. first Tuesday, Nisswa Community Center. Penny, 963-4793. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012902
Brainerd Lakes Area Women of Today
6:30 p.m. first Thursday, First Lutheran Church, Brainerd. Call Sheila, 828-0919, or Susan, 829-9742.
Brainerd Kiwanis Club
Mondays, noon lunch program at Ramada Inn. Brian Ross at 829-5117. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012514
Golden K Kiwanis Club
9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Brainerd Senior Center. Call Gene Durham, 829-9006. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012407
Baxter Lions Club
7 p.m. second and fourth Mondays, Camp Vanasek. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7011796
Deerwood Lakes Lions
DEERWOOD -- 6 p.m. social, 6:30 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. meeting, second Monday, Deerwood American Legion. Call 764-2964.
Brainerd Lions Club
6:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Sawmill Inn. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7011804
Bay Lake Area Lions
6 p.m. social, 7 p.m. dinner, 7:45 p.m. meeting second and fourth Tuesdays September- May. Second Tuesday only June-July-August, Deerwood American Legion. Board meeting first Tuesday, 7 p.m. Call 678-2150 for venue. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012690
Meets 6:30 p.m. executive committee and 7 p.m. regular meeting first Monday, Legion club. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7011794
Commanders' pancake breakfast fourth Sunday, 8 a.m. to noon, American Legion Club in Brainerd.
VFW monthly meetings
VFW Post 1647 committee meets second Monday. VFW Post 1647 and Auxiliary meets second Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the VFW club, 309 S. 6th St., Brainerd.
Breakfast from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., VFW, 309 S. 6th St., Brainerd. All you can eat pancakes or french toast and breakfast trimmings. All meals come with a choice of juices and coffee or milk, $3.75.
Mille Lacs Lake and Garrison Lions Club
GARRISON -- 6:30 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. meeting second Thursday at Garrison Activity Center. Workshop: 9 a.m.-noon Wednesdays.
Merrifield Lions Club
MERRIFIELD -- 6:30 p.m., second Monday, Nazarene Church in Merrifield.
MERRIFIELD -- 7 p.m. third Thursday, Marathon's center, 21135 CR 3, Merrifield. Ben, 692-4070.
Pillager Lions Club
7 p.m. second Thursday at Pillager Senior Center.
Deerwood American Legion #557 Auxiliary and Post Meetings third Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
9:30 a.m. first Wednesday at Lord of Life Lutheran Church. Call Tammy Filippi at 828-1281. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7011834
Noon Wednesdays at Bonanza Restaurant. Tami Webb, president, 828-5000, PO Box 9, Brainerd. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7011800
Sunrise Sertoma Club
6:45 a.m. Thursdays, Northwind Grille. 828-4844.
Brainerd Lakes Rotary
7:15 a.m. Wednesdays, Bonanza.
Noon Tuesdays, Ramada Inn.
Noon Fridays at Sawmill Inn. Carole at 829-1524. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012903
St. Joseph's Auxiliary
11 a.m. third Thursday at St. Joseph's Medical Center, Kerst room. Call Sara at 828-7610. www.sjmcmn.org
10 a.m. first Thursday, Bethany class room, 804 Wright St. Call Liz at 825-2505.
9:30 a.m. third Thursday, chapel of the 100 building, Woodland Good Samaritan Village.
Meets 10 a.m. second Monday of every month at the Brainerd Public Library.
Open noon to 4 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Donations, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For emergencies, call 829-2154.
Free tax help. For more information, call RSVP, 824-1345.
Habitat for Humanity
Brainerd/Baxter/Nisswa chapter meets 7 p.m. fourth Tuesday at the LAHFH office. Call LeRoy at 825-8788.
North Crow Wing chapter meets 6:30 p.m. first Thursday at the Pelican Lake Conservation Club. Call Alden, 692-4476.
Range chapter meets 7 p.m. fourth Monday at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge and starting in September at the Ironton American Legion.
Leech Lake chapter meets 6:30 p.m. second Tuesday at the Hope Lutheran Church in Walker and starting in September at the high school. Call Beeda, 547-2768.
Emily area chapter meets 6:30-8 p.m. second Monday at Emily City Hall.
Big Water Development Committee
Meets 7 p.m. every third Tuesday at Pillager Fire Hall.
American Sewing Guild
12:30 p.m. fourth Thursday at the Brainerd Public Library. Call Carol, 825-0283. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7010225
7 p.m. second Monday at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 3200 Fairview Rd. N., Baxter. Call Ellie Knold at 828-1042.
7 p.m. Mondays at First Congregational Church. Call Dick Jensen, 829-9663. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012219
Crow Wing Cloggers
4-5 p.m. for intermediate, and 5-6 p.m. for advanced Tuesdays. Call 829-1605 or 963-4943 for location.
Moms in Touch
Moms in Touch is mothers meeting to pray once a week for one hour for their children and their schools. For more information, call Diane at 828-4410.
Grandmas in Touch
Grandmas in Touch is grandmothers meeting to pray once a week for one hour for their grandchildren and their schools. For more information, call Diane at 828-4410.
CWC Chapter of MADD
Mothers Against Drunk Driving at 7 p.m. on second Tuesday of every month at 601 NW 5th Street (behind Brainerd Dispatch). 828-5055. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7011823
Volunteer Coordinators Association of CWC
8 a.m. second Wednesday at Lakes Area Senior Activity Center. Call Mike Koecheler or Marijo Renstrom at 824-1345.
First Monday at Pequot Lakes School. 6:45 p.m. registration. Speakers on different topics monthly. $10 annual dues. Visit our Web site at www.lccc.org for information and updates.
Amateur Radio Club
Monthly technical discussions, ham classes and testing. Hamfest July 16, 2005. Call 829-1326, check 147.225 Mhz at 8 p.m. Sunday, or
Marine Corps League
7 p.m. first Tuesday at Brainerd American Legion Club.
Ski Gull Membership
7 p.m. third Monday. Call: 963-4353.
Ideal Sno Pros
Meetings will be 7 p.m. Tuesdays, following the second Monday of each month, September through May, at the Ideal Community Center in Ideal Township.
CWC Civil Air Patrol
7-9 p.m. Mondays- CAP Bldg. at Brd. Airport. Call 828-8116. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012606
PBA Life Underwriters
11:30 a.m. third Thursday, Pauline's. Call: 829-4721.
Women of the Moose
7 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays. Lunch-11 a.m.-1 p.m. second Tuesday. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7011833
Moose Lodge 1246
7 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays. Breakfast-9 a.m.-noon, first Sunday. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7011827
Lodge No. 100
Meeting times second and fourth Tuesdays, dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call Steve at 829-2277.
Blue Star Singles Connection
Meet new, active, fun singles weekly, average ages 35-65, meets at 5:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays at Grizzly's, Brainerd. Dinners, movies, outdoor activities, bon fires, potlucks, lake events, travel, "500" and pool tournaments, concerts and more. Call the social director, 851-5136.
Solo InC-Seeking Out Lovable Others in Christ, a cooperative effort of area Lutheran churches to reach out to singles in the lakes area as an alternative to the bar scene for building fun, supportive and life-giving relationships with God, one another, creation and the wider community. Call Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Pastor Jennifer, for more info, 828-9374.
Lakes Area Singles
Social/game night starts at 6 p.m. every Tuesday at Jack's House in east Brainerd. For more information, call 829-2900, ext. 3124 or 833-0248.
Ascalon Commandry No. 16
Meets 7:30 p.m. first Tuesday.
Zabud Council No. 10
Meets 7 p.m. third Tuesday.
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.
7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Sawmill Inn. Bring a Bible, paper and pen. This will be a time of study, prayer and encouragement. Call 828-3097.
Lakes Area Law
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. Contact Sara at 829-7222 and leave message.
Double S Saddle Club
Meets 7 p.m. third Thursday at Brainerd Public Library. For more information, call Debbie Rudningen at 828-0219 or visit us at www.doublessaddleclub.com.
Meets third Wednesday, even number months at 6 p.m., odd number months, 10 a.m. Call or email Becky for a location at 587-5256 or email@example.com.
Area Business and
Brainerd Lakes Area Business and Professional Womens Association meets at 5:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday. Dinner/social hour, program/meeting. Location may change. Call Mary at 765-3331.
Sister to Sister, Hand in Hand (American
Transportation and services available to residents of Aitkin County only. Call 678-2648 or 927-5547.
Minnesota Waterfowl Association
Brainerd lakes chapter meets 7 pm. third Mondays at Gary's Sports Bar, Ironton. Call 851-7592 for more information.
Coalition for Peace
The Brainerd Area Coalition for Peace meets at 7 p.m. first Monday at United Church of Christ, 415 Juniper. Vigils will be 2-3:30 p.m. every second Saturday at intersection of Hwys. 210 and 371 in Baxter. Call Kristin, 330-9612 or visit www.brainerdpeace.org.
Meets noon, third Thursday except June-August, at Sawmill Inn. Call Carole Paulson at 829-1524.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 p.m.; and the first two Tuesdays of the month are extended hours until 8:30 p.m. The center is on Buffalo Hills Lane, just past the Good Samaritan complex. Call 828-4701 during regular hours.
1-3:30 p.m. third Thursday, Lakes Area Senior Activity Center, 803 Kingwood Street, Brainerd. Loretta, 829-3779.
Photo enthusiasts meet 6:30 p.m. third Tuesday, Crossing Arts Alliance, 918 Pine Street. Photographers of all levels and those interested in photography are invited to attend. Beth, 831-5351.
Group for writers at all stages of writing meets 10 a.m.-1 p.m. third Saturday at Brainerd Public Library.
The Danish Sisterhood of America, Lodge 300, Brainerd. For more information please contact Susanne Hohlen, 828-8922 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Contact Alyson, 855-1804 or e-mail email@example.com.
Brainerd Green Party
Meets 5:30 p.m. fourth Monday in January, March, May, July, September and November at Northwest Pizza, 302 Washington St. Contact Gayle (320) 745-2243.
IAAP is the organization for all administrative support people. Meets 7 p.m. second Tuesday at Central Lakes College. Monthly informational programs are presented. Contact Colleen Jackson 824-1287 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mesa is a group that meets from 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays for informal Spanish conversation at Northwest Pizza and Bread and Bagel. Questions, call Jan at 855-8183.
Crossing Arts Alliance
Board of directors meets 6:30 p.m. first Thursday, Crossing Fine Arts Center, 918 Pine Street.
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)
MOPS is an organization for all mothers with children from birth through kindergarten. Meetings 9:15-11:15 a.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Log Church in Crosslake. Child care provided. Carla, (218) 692-1885.
Blue Star Mothers of America Inc.
6:30 p.m. second Sunday, Brainerd American Legion. Carol Nelson, 825-9603.
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