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Lake Area Community Events

LAKES AREA COMMUNITY EVENTS

AITKIN

FRI 8.3-SUN 8.5 RIVERBOAT HERITAGE DAYS IN AITKIN

BACKUS

SUN 7.29 BACKUS LIONS FLY-IN BREAKFAST @ BACKUS AIRPORT FROM 7:30-NOON...THIS BENEFITS THE BACKUS FIRE AND FIRST RESPONDERS! $5 IN ADVANCE, $6 AT THE DOOR...A DEMONSTRATION WILL BE GIVEN WITH THE “JAWS OF LIFE” RESCUE APPARATUS ON AN OLD CAR. TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE @ THE POLISH STAND @ GODFREY'S ON SATURDAYS OR FROM FIRE DEPARTMENT MEMBERS OR FIRST RESPONDERS

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.org 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

BRAINERD LAKES AREA GROWERS MARKET 8A-12:30P VEGETABLES, PLANTS, FRUITS AND MORE! TUESDAYS @ FRANKLIN ARTS CENTER PARKING LOT AND FRIDAYS @ HARLEY DAVIDSON PARKING LOT IN BAXTER

TUESDAY'S ITS NATURALLY SPEAKING WITH DEANN, MN NATURALIST @ 10AM @ THE NORTHLAND ARB. TALK ABOUT PLANTS TO ANIMALS TO RECYCLING WITH A NEW TOPIC EACH WEEK! LIFE IS AN ADVENTURE...EXPLORE! 829.8770 FOR MORE

WEDNESDAY'S THROUGH AUGUST! IT'S YOUTH AND ADULT GARDENING 101 @ THE NORTHLAND ARB...CALL 829.8770 FOR MORE!

BRAINERD SCHOOLS BRAINERD PUBLIC SCHOOLS HAVE 6 SCHOOL LIBRARIES OPEN THIS SUMMER THANKS TO GRANTS FROM NJP AND CROW WING POWER AND ALSO GENEROUS DONATIONS FROM BLACK RIDGE AND DEERWOOD BANKS THE LIBRARY WILL BE OPEN DURING LIMITED HOURS AT THESE LOCATIONS... BAXTER – TUESDAYS NOON-2P...GARFIELD WEDNESDAYS 10A-NOON... LOWELL WEDNESDAYS 10A-NOON...NISSWA WEDNESDAYS 11A-1P...RIVERSIDE TUESDAYS 10A-NOON...FORESTVIEW WEDNESDAYS 11A-1P

FRI 7.13 WOUNDED WARRIOR AMPUTEE SOFTBALL TEAM WILL BE IN TOWN FOR A FUN AND PATRIOTIC EVENT @ MILLS FIELD. GATES OPEN @ 6 WITH FREE ADMISSION CELEBRITY ATTENDEES INCLUDE INDIANAPOLIS COLT PLAYER JOE HAEG, JOSH ARCHIBALD OF THE NHL'S ARIZONA COYOTES, AND X-GAMES CHAMPION “MONSTER” MIKE SCHULTZ

SAT 7.14 THE CROSSING ART ALLIANCE KIDS WORKSHOP IS THE SECOND SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH FROM 10A-11:30 AND NOON-1:30 FIND OUT MORE BY CALLING 833.0416 OR www.crossingarts.org

SAT 7.14 PARK FEST CAR SHOW @ LION'S PARK IN MERRIFIELD 10A-2P...THIS FREE EVENT FEATURES KIDS GAMES, FOOD AND FUN ALL DAY! VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE RIDE! YOU CAN REGISTER YOUR CAR @ 8:30 $10 PER ENTRY! THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS IN PRIZES WILL BE RAFFLED OFF...7 MILES NORTH OF BRAINERD ON COUNTY ROAD 3

SUN 7.15 SUNDAY BREAKFAST @ THE VFW 8:30-NOON

TUE 7.17-THU 7.19 THE CROSSING ARTS ALLIANCE PRESENTS THE 2ND ANNUAL MARK MUNSON MEMORIAL SCHOOL OF ROCK @ FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH IN BRAINERD FROM NOON-4...CAMP CULMINATES WITH A ROCK CONCERT SAT 7.26 @ TORNSTROM AUDITORIUM CALL 833.0416 OR www.crossingarts.org

SUN 7.22 SUNDAY BREAKFAST @ THE LEGION 8:30-NOON

TUE 7.24-THU 7.26 THE CROSSING ARTS ALLIANCE PRESENTS THE 2ND ANNUAL MARK MUNSON MEMORIAL SCHOOL OF ROCK @ FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH IN BRAINERD FROM NOON-4...CAMP CULIMATES WITH A ROCK CONCERT SAT 7.26 @ TORNSTROM AUDITORIUM CALL 833.0416 OR www.crossingarts.org

THU 7.26 HERBS-GARDEN TO TABLE @ NORTHLAND ARB 6:30-8P CALL 829.8770

SUN 7.29 SUNDAY BREAKFAST @ THE ELKS CLUB 8:30-NOON

SUN 8.5 BRAINERD SKI LOONS FREE WATER SKI SHOW @ LUM PARK @ 5P HUMAN SKI PYRAMIDS, SKI JUMPERS, BAREFOOTERS AND MORE! FUN FOR THE FAMILY! CONCESSIONS AVAILABLE...DONATIONS APPRECIATED PLEASE BRING BLANKETS OR LAWN CHAIRS FOR SEATING

SAT 8.11 THE CROSSING ART ALLIANCE KIDS WORKSHOP IS THE SECOND SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH FROM 10A-11:30 AND NOON-1:30 FIND OUT MORE BY CALLING 833.0416 OR www.crossingarts.org

SUN 8.12 BRAINERD SKI LOONS FREE WATER SKI SHOW @ LUM PARK @ 5P HUMAN SKI PYRAMIDS, SKI JUMPERS, BAREFOOTERS AND MORE! FUN FOR THE FAMILY! CONCESSIONS AVAILABLE...DONATIONS APPRECIATED PLEASE BRING BLANKETS OR LAWN CHAIRS FOR SEATING

TUE 8.14 MASTER GARDENER CLASS @ BRAINERD PUBLIC LIBRARY “OUTWITTING PETER RABBIT AND BAMBI” CALL 829.5574

WED 8.15 BRAINERD SKI LOONS FREE WATER SKI SHOW @ LUM PARK @ 5P HUMAN SKI PYRAMIDS, SKI JUMPERS, BAREFOOTERS AND MORE! FUN FOR THE FAMILY! CONCESSIONS AVAILABLE...DONATIONS APPRECIATED PLEASE BRING BLANKETS OR LAWN CHAIRS FOR SEATING

TUE 9.11 MASTER GARDENER CLASS @ BRAINERD PUBLIC LIBRARY “TREES:CHOOSE WISELY AND PLANT PROPERLY” CALL 829.5574

CROSBY

SATURDAY'S IT'S THE CUYUNA RANGE FARMERS MARKET 9A-NOON THROUGH 10.13 @ MAIN STREET IN CROSBY

CROSSLAKE

TUESDAYS THRU 8.14 IT'S BIG FUN TUESDAYS IN CROSSLAKE! FREE FAMILY FUN @ CROSSLAKE TOWN SQUARE FROM 1-3P WITH MINNOW RACES, PANCAKE TOSS, GUNNY SACK RACES, BUILD A S'MORE, FACE PAINTING, TATTOOS AND MORE! CALL 218.692.4027 OR www.crosslake.com

THU 7.19 CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP @ CROSSLAKE LUTHERAN CHURCH 218.692.3682 (3RD THURSDAY OF MONTH 10:30A-12:30P)

LITTLE FALLS

SATURDAYS IT'S THE FARMERS MARKET @ NEW 2 U PARKING LOT FROM 7A- NOON THRU SEPT

NISSWA

TURTLE RACES IN NISSWA EVERY WEDNESDAY 1-4P THROUGH 8.22 @ TURTLE TRACK IN DOWNTOWN NISSWA

NISSWA LIONS CLUB ANNUAL COLORADO PEACH SALE @ NISSWA FIRE HALL WED 7.25 & THU 8.9...FUNDRAISER TO HELP FUND AREA NEEDS...FOR MORE INFORMATION www.facebook.com/nisswalionsclubpeachpage OR BY EMAIL CONTACT DEB CRUZ debcruz7@gmail.com OR CALL MATRIN'S SPORT SHOP 218.963.2341

PEQUOT LAKES

SATURDAYS THE IDEAL GREEN MARKET CO-OP FARMERS MARKET 9A-1P THROUGH 9.29 @ IDEAL GREEN MARKET COOP IN PEQUOT LAKES

BANDS IN THE PARK @ TRAILSIDE PARK 7P-9P SATURDAY'S THRU AUGUST

JULY 11-13 17-19 PEQUOT LAKES COMMUNITY THEATRE PRESENTS THE COMEDY “BUS STOP” JULY 11-13 AND JULY 17-19 @ PEQUOT LAKES HIGH SCHOOL THEATER TICKETS ARE $14 ADULTS...$12 SENIORS...$10 YOUTH...RESERVE SEATS AT www.glapa.info OR CALL 218.568.9200

SAT 8.5 11TH ANNUAL CHOKECHERRY FESTIVAL WITH EVENTS ALL DAY www.pequotlakes.com

PINE RIVER

FRIDAYS THE PINE RIVER MARKET SQUARE IS OPEN THROUGH 9.28 FROM 2:30- 5:30P

DUCK RACES IN PINE RIVER FRIDAYS THROUGH 8.17 REGISTRATION IS @ 1:45 THE RACES AT 2P SHARP!

FRI 7.27-SAT 7.28 OUR LADY OF THE LAKES 10TH ANNUAL RHUBARB FEST @ OUR LADY OF LOURDES CATHOLIC CHURCH...FRI 8:30-4:30 & SAT 8:30-3:30 FRESH BAKED PIES, JAMS, JELLIES, SAUCES AND MORE! CRAFT ITEMS & TREASURES! VENDOR LOTS AVAILABLE CALL KATHY 947.3004 OR BARB 587.4685 FOR MORE INFO!

FRI 7.27-SUN 7.29 PINE RIVER SUMMERFEST www.pinerivermn.com

STAPLES

ENJOY MUSIC IN THE PARK IN STAPLES SUNDAYS @ 7P AT THE NP PARK...(IN CASE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER @ FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH) PLEASE BRING A BLANKET OR LAWN CHAIR...FREE! (THRU 8.12)

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVES www.redcrossblood.org

FRI 7.27 FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH IN BRAINERD ON S. 8TH ST. 10A-4P

WED 8.8 ARROWOOD LODGE BAXTER 10A-4P

FRI 8.17 ST MATHIAS CATHOLIC CHURCH IN FT RIPLEY NOON-6P

CASS COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH

IMMUNIZATION CLINICS FOR MORE CALL 218.547.1340 (EXT 246)