What's Doing for Aug. 6
Silent auction for Alzheimer's planned
LITTLE FALLS—There will be a silent auction from 1-4 p.m. Aug. 12 at The Canteen (just across from Camp Ripley Main Gates) in Little Falls.
The silent auction is going to be held in conjunction with "Ella's Garage Sale" personal items
of Ella's that she has outgrown, no longer uses or decided that selling would be better than
keeping for herself, PLINKO and other bazaar type games for kids, limited Pizza Ranch Pizza,
(grape) purple pop, 50/50, a meat raffle and "Jam Band" to start around 3 p.m.
All proceeds to go to the Alzheimer's Association through TEAM Tiny, Ella's Walk Team.
Monetary donations can be made payable to Alzheimer's Association and mailed to Ella Pusc,
18768 213th St., Little Falls, MN, 56345.
The event is being hosted by Ella Pusc and family and The Canteen.
For questions, call or text Sara at 218-821-4537.
Brainerd High School Class of 1969 annual class reunion
The Brainerd High School class of 1969 will be having its annual social at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at the Brainerd American Legion. Menu items are available for dinner.
'Safeguarding Your Home: Don't be a Victim' workshop planned
EMILY—The United Methodist Church in Emily will host "Safeguarding Your Home: Don't Be a Victim" workshop from 2-4:30 p.m. Aug. 14.
The leader will be Emily Police Chief Josh Harold. This is another in a series of Emily area community educational forums. The church is located across from the Emily Post Office near the intersection of Highway 6 and County Road 1.
For questions, contact Dan Klement at 218-566-2220.
Annual quilt auction set
CROSSLAKE—Camp Knutson's annual quilt auction will take place Aug. 12 at Camp Knutson, 11148 Manhattan Point Blvd. in Crosslake. The viewing of quilts and silent auction will be from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The live auction will start at noon.
"Carmel Star," which won first place and best in show at the 2016 Utah State Fair, will be up for bid. The quilt is an adaptation of Featherhead Star, a Judy Niemeyer design, and comes with a written appraisal of workmanship and replacement value by a certified appraiser of the American Quilters Society.
The quilt was constructed in shades of rust, gold, brown and gray using foundation paper piecing techniques that Niemeyer, international quilting instructor, developed. It was custom machine quilted using multiple intricate patterns.
The quilt is one of two quilts donated to the Camp Knutson Quilt Auction in honor of a camper who has attended the Hand and Hand Autistic Camp for many years.
Absentee bidding for "Carmel Star" is available for those who cannot attend. Bids must be sent to Jared Griffin at firstname.lastname@example.org by noon Friday.
The quilt auction is one of two major summer fundraisers for Camp Knutson, which serves children with identified needs.
PEO Chapter DV will meet
PEO Chapter DV will meet for its summer social at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Cragun's Legacy Bar and Grill.
Contact Annie Swanstrom at 218-429-1164 for more information.
PEO Chapter DV will also meet at 1 p.m. Aug. 21 at the home of Linda Youngs with Jan Lallman as co-hostess. The program will be on the art of napkin folding.
Brainerd Elks Lodge breakfast
The public is invited to attend the community breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, Aug. 6 at the Brainerd Elks Lodge at 215 South Ninth St., Brainerd.
Order from the menu. All proceeds go to support Elks programs.
Class of 1946 to meet for lunch
Class members of 1946 and guests are invited for lunch and sharing at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Brainerd American Legion Club, 708 Front St., Brainerd.
For more information, call Dick at 218-838-0738.
VFW Post No. 1647 and Auxiliary events
VFW Post 1647 and Auxiliary will meet at the Home Post 7 p.m. Tuesday.
VFW will hold a chicken and corn dinner from 5:30 p.m. until gone Friday. Cost: $9. Reservations are appreciated by calling 218-829-6393.
Class of 1952 lunch planned
Class of 1952 will meet for lunch noon Tuesday at Front Street Cafe.
Brainerd Firepeople to meet
Brainerd Firepeople will meet 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Front Street Cafe for breakfast.
Brainerd Garden Club meeting set
Brainerd Garden Club will meet 12:30 p.m. Friday to carpool from the Trail Head parking lot by the Arboretum for a garden tour at Jan Retka's, 3208 County Road 2, Fort Ripley. Call 218-838-5549 for more information.
Brainerd Legion upcoming events
The I.B.E.W. will meet at 6 p.m. and the Post Executive Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday.
The 40 et 8 will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday.
M.D.A.A. will meet 7 p.m. Wednesday.
B.A.N.G. will meet at noon Thursday.
The special dinner for Friday will be Bob Harting's BBQ rib dinner for $11. Walleye is also available for $11. Serving begins at 5 p.m.
Senior dances planned
Senior dances will be 1-4 p.m. Tuesday at the Motley Ten-Hi with music by Marie and The Boys; and from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday at Waukenabo with music by Frank and Fran.
Widowed Friends to meet
Widowed Friends will meet at 11 a.m. Monday at Sawmill Inn.
WHS class of 1962 to have 55th class reunion
The Washington High School class of 1962 will have its 55th class reunion from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Nisswa American Legion.
Cost: $15 for the buffet lunch payable at the door.
Call 218-820-7514 for those who plan on attending.
Vets and Friends family picnic planned
Vets and Friends will host a family picnic for veterans and their families beginning at 3 p.m. Aug. 12 at Doug's place, 3148 Bungo Creek Lane SW, Pine River.
Directions: From Highway 371 in Pine River, turn left on Cass County Road 2 and go 6 miles. Turn left on Cass County Road 25, go 3 1/2 miles and turn right on Bungo Creek Lane, second house, follow signs.
For more information, call Doug at 218-587-3808.
WHS class of 1955 to meet
The Washington High School class of 1955, spouses and friends will meet for lunch at 11 a.m. Monday at the Northwind Grille.
Lake Hubert Grange camp out
Aug. 11-13 is a camp out at the Grange grounds. Check in about 5 p.m. on Friday or earlier.
The Saturday dinner is on your own but then at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 12, there will be a tour of the Nisswa Pioneer Village, a one-room school house, log house, etc. That evening, there will be a potluck supper at 5:30 p.m.
Duplicate bridge scores
North-South: Lois Volkmuth and Phyllis DeRosier, 39.5; Ann Richardson and Gretchen Sonden, 39.
East-West: Lois Steinbauer and Jo Bonestroo, 41; Ken and Jan Herd, 39.