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Lakes Area Community Events

LAKES AREA COMMUNITY EVENTS

AITKIN

BAXTER

BRAINERD

VETERANS MEMORIAL THE CROW WING COUNTY ALL VETERANS MEMORIAL IN BRAINERD IS HOLDING A DONOR BRICK PROGRAM FUNDRAISER TO PRESENT A VISUAL EXPERIENCE SHOWING RESPECT AND THANKFULNESS TO THOSE THAT HAVE DEFENDED OUR FREEDOMS. PURCHASE A ENGRAVED BRICK WITH HIS OR HER NAME ON IT TO USE ON THE WALKWAY TO THE MEMORIAL...TO ORDER A BRICK LOG ONTO www.brainerdvfw.com AND CLICK ON THE BRICK LINK

EARLY CHILDHOOD EARLY CHILDHOOD SCREENING AND BRAINERD KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION ATTENTION FAMILIES WITH A 2018 OR 2019 BRAINERD KINDERGARTNER CALL FOR A FREE CHILDHOOD SCREENING AND KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT APPOINTMENTS FILL QUICKLY PLEASE CALL 218.454.5430

YOUTH SOCCER BRAINERD BLAST YOUTH SOCCER INVITES KIDS AGES 6 THROUGH 12 TO PARTICIPATE IN FREE INDOOR SOCCER GAMES EVERY SUNDAY THROUGH APRIL @ FORESTVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL IN BAXTER. THE GAMES ARE FROM 1-2P AND FREE TO ATTEND...VISIT www.brainerdblast.com

TUE 3.13 BLUE OX DIGITAL ADVANTAGE “CONTENT AND EMAIL MARKETING” @ BRAINERD LAKES CHAMBER IN THE CTC MEETING ROOM 8A-NOON CALL SUE @ 822.7119 OR EMAIL sue@brainerdlakeschamber.com

TUE 3.13 MASTER GARDNER CLASS @ BRAINERD PUBLIC LIBRARY CALL 829.5574

SAT 3.17 ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE IN DOWNTOWN BRAINERD...MEDALLION HUNT...KIDS COSTUME CONTEST, INDOORS AT THE BRAINERD VFW, REGISTRATION 11:30 AND THE CONTEST IS AT NOON WITH GOODIE BAGS. CARICATURIST GREG GRAY WILL BE AT THE VFW. PARADE STARTS AT 1P WITH PRIZES FOR PARTICIPANTS PARADE APPLICATION @ brainerdcommunityaction.org OR CALL 829.5278

SUN 3.18 A BENEFIT FOR LENNY SANVIG WILL BE AT THE GREEN LANTERN ON HWY 18 EAST OF BRAINERD FROM 1-6P. LENNY WAS DIAGNOSED WITH SQUAMOUS CELL CANCER ON FEB 12 2018. LENNY AND HIS WIFE KOOKIE WILL SPEND 7-8 WEEKS AT THE U OF M WHILE LENNY COMPLETES TREATMENT. PROCEEDS FROM THIS BENEFIT WILL HELP WITH EXPENSES THAT ACCRUE WHILE BOTH ARE OFF WORK AND PORTIONS OF MEDICAL BILLS NOT COVERED BY INSURANCE. LENNY HAS BEEN A BRAINERD RESIDENT FOR 20 YEARS, WORKED IN HEALTH CARE AND CURRENTLY AS A DRIVER WITH DIAL-A-RIDE

SUN 3.18 LAKESHORE CONSERVATION CLUB 7TH ANNUAL WILD GAME DINNER AND FUNDRAISER @ GRAND VIEW LODGE 3P SOCIAL HOUR WITH GAMES, RAFFLES AND SILENT AUCTION AND THE DINNER IS AT 5P. TICKETS ARE $55 OR A TABLE OF 10 IS $500 SEATING IS LIMITED contact@lakeshoregunclub.com LAKESHORE CONSERVATION CLUB IS A 501C3 NON-PROFIT PROMOTING SAFE SHOOTING SPORTS IN THE BRAINERD LAKES AREA SINCE 1954

SUN 3.18 SUNDAY BREAKFAST @ BRAINERD VFW 8:30-NOON

3.19-20 & 22 LITTLE WARRIOR CHEER CAMP FROM 5:30-6:30P @ LINCOLN SCHOOL GYM WITH A CHEER CAMP PERFORMANCE @ BRAINERD HIGH SCHHOL GYM MARCH 23. OPEN TO BOYS AND GIRLS KINDERGARTEN THROUGH 6TH GRADES...COST IS $30 AND INCLUDES T-SHIRT AND POMPOMS. FOR INFO OR TO REGSITER CONTACT WARRIOR CHEER COACH CARISSA ULNESS 821.8831 OR BHSWarriorCheer@gmail.com REGISTER BY MARCH 5TH

FRI 3.23 THE FABULOUS ARMADILLOS ARE BRINGING THEIR LOVE SONGS TO TORNSTROM AUDITORIUM @ 7:30 TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW www.clcperformingarts.com OR CALL 855.8199

SAT 3.24 FAMILY EDUCATION DAY @ NORTHLAND ARB LOWER LEVEL 10:30A WITH A LIVE PRESENTATION BY THE MN RAPTOR CENTER CALL 829.8770

SUN 3.25 SUNDAY BREAKFAST @ BRAINERD LEGION 8:30-NOON

TUE 4.10 MASTER GARDNER CLASS @ BRAINERD PUBLIC LIBRARY CALL 829.5574

SAT 4.14 CROSSING ARTS ALLIANCE @ 711 LAUREL STREET 10A-NOON $3 PER CHILD/$5 PER FAMILY www.crossingarts.org OR CALL 833.0416 (SECOND SATURDAY)

SAT 4.14 INTRODUCTION TO BEEKEEPING @ NORTHLAND ARB FROM NOON-3P PRESENTED BY LARRY CHISMAR WITH ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUESTED AND PAYMENT DUE AT REGISTRATION...CAL 829.8770 TO SIGN UP

FRI 4.27 12TH ANNUAL ARBOR DAY @ NORTHLAND ARB 6-8P WITH FINE WINE AND BEER SAMPLING 829.8770

SAT 4.28 APPLE TREE GRAFTING KIDS WORKSHOP @ NORTHLAND ARB FROM 10A-12:30P WITH INSTRUCTOR KEN LUEKEN MASTER GARDENER...PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED & ALL MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES PROVIDED...CALL 829.8770

SAT 4.28 APPLE TREE GRAFTING ADULT WORKSHOP @ NORTHLAND ARB FROM 1-3:30P WITH INSTRUCTOR KEN LUEKEN MASTER GARDENER...PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED & ALL MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES PROVIDED...CALL 829.8770

TUE 5.8 MASTER GARDNER CLASS @ BRAINERD PUBLIC LIBRARY CALL 829.5574

BREEZY POINT

CROSBY

CROSSLAKE

THU 3.15 CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP @ CROSSLAKE LUTHERAN CHURCH 218.692.3682 (3RD THURSDAY OF MONTH 10:30A-12:30P)

SAT 3.17 44TH ANNUAL ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE 2P EVENTS ALL DAY WITH PANCAKE BREAKFAST 8A-11:30A CLOVER DASH 5K RUN/WALK @ 9:30 AND POST PARADE ENTERTAINMENT AT ALL ESTABLISHMENTS IN CROSSLAKE

DEERWOOD

LITTLE FALLS

NISSWA

2018 GRASSROOTS CONCERTS SPRING SEASON @ LIVE WELL NIGHT CLUB AND COFFEE BAR grassrootsconcerts.org OR CALL 218.829.4092 $10 ADULTS $5 KIDS DOORS OPEN AT 6:30, SHOWS AT 7:30 FRI 3.16 – JONATHAN BYRD AND THE PICKUP COWBOY FRI 4.6 – ANNIE HUMPHREY FRI 4.20 – ANN REED www.annreed.com FRI 5.4 – MARK OLSON www.markolsonmusic.com

ONAMIA

PEQUOT LAKES

THU 3.22 YOUTH SUMMER JOB FAIR @ PEQUOT LAKE HIGH SCHOOL CAFETERIA 2:30-5:30P BRING INFO ABOUT YOUR BUSINESS, AVAILABLE JOBS, AND APPLICATIONS FOR THE STUDENTS TO FILL OUT AND RECRUIT STUDENTS FOR YOUR BUSINESS CONTACT CHRIS MONROE AT chris@pequotlakes.com OR CALL 218.568.8911

PILLAGER

PINE RIVER

SUN 3.18 SPAGHETTI FEED FUNDRAISER FOR FOOD SHARE MONTH @ PINE RIVER LEGION POST 613 11A-2P $8 ADULTS...$5 CHILDREN 5-12 AND UNDER 5 FREE. MAX FOR A FAMILY IS $25 PROCEEDS HELP STOCK THE FOOD SHELF

WADENA

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVES www.redcrossblood.org

THU 3.15 CAMP RIPLEY ARMORY 8A-2P

THU 3.15 COMMUNITY CENTER IN STAPLES 12-6P

CASS COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH IMMUNIZATION CLINICS

TUE 3.20 PILLAGER FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER 10A-NOON AND 1-2:30P

TUE 3.27 CASS COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES IN WALKER 9-11A