What's Doing - Aug. 5
Brainerd Elks Lodge breakfast planned
The public is invited to attend the community breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Sunday, Aug. 5, at the Brainerd Elks Lodge, 215 S. Ninth St. Order from the menu. All proceeds go to support Elks programs.
Garrison Seniors to meet
GARRISON—Garrison Seniors will meet noon Tuesday, Aug. 7, at the Light of the Cross Lutheran Church in Garrison.
Speaker will be District 10B Rep. Dale Lueck.
PEO Chapter CJ meeting set
PEO Chapter CJ will meet Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Marit Reese's home with Judie Larson serving as co-hostess.
Carla Bickler will have the program.
Ruby's Pantry Pop-Up Pantry to distribute Aug. 14
Ruby's Pantry Pop-Up Pantry will be Aug. 14 at the National Guard Armory, 1115 Wright St., Brainerd, with food distribution beginning at 11 a.m. and ending at 12:30 p.m.
Ruby's Pantry is a nonprofit food ministry serving the community on the second Tuesday of the month. There are no income guidelines to participate; Ruby's Pantry is for everyone who eats. For a $20 cash donation, participants will receive a "share" with up to $120 of groceries. There is no limit on how many shares can be purchased at this time. The variety and amount of food varies each month. Participants should bring containers to put their food in.
Contact The Journey North Community Church at 218-824-5617 about volunteer opportunities at Ruby's.
Nisswa Garden Club to have garden tour
NISSWA—The Nisswa Garden Club will have its annual garden tour Thursday, Aug. 9, meeting at 9 a.m. at Lutheran Church of the Cross, County Highway 13 in Nisswa, to kick off the tour.
Participants will tour three garden club members' gardens. Those who attend should meet at the back door of the church to carpool to the homes. A picnic box lunch will be provided for $13.
For more information, call Betty, event chair coordinator, at 651-336-6072.
Upcoming events include the club's general meeting Aug. 23 at Lutheran Church of the Cross with Jeff Dirks of the Central Lakes College Horticulture Department speaking on "Growing Vegetables with Hydroponics."
The club meets at noon the fourth Thursday of each month at Lutheran Church of the Cross. Call Barb at 218-330-6661 for more meeting details.
Brainerd Legion upcoming events
IBEW will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6.
The special for Friday, Aug. 10, will be Bob Harting's barbecue rib dinner for $11. Walleye is also available for $11. Serving begins at 5 p.m.
The class of 1963 will meet Aug. 11. Call 218-829-2249 for time.
Area bridge scores
Whitefish Golf Club: Duplicate: North-South: Helen McGrath and Carol Johnson, 107.5; Jean Freytag and Enga Wodziak, 103.5; Charles Ready and Lois Steffen, 101. East-West: Betty Moynagh and Kerry Holloway, 106.5; Rhys Price Jones and Bruce Peck, 95.5; Mary Rodeberg and Dale Dickie, 92.5.
Maucieri's: Sharon Berglund, 6980; Dale Dickie, 6430; Carolyn Duncan, 4650; Mike Slind, 4320; Marlene Anderson, 4030.
Ideal Town Hall: Duplicate: North-South: Jim Thompson and Teri Steffen, 92.5; Charles Ready and Lois Steffen, 79.5; Maryjane Pearce and Lorraine Northagen, 74. East-West: Don Berglund and Sharon Berglund, 75.5; Ginny Hersey and Florence DeLong, 68; RoseAnn Stans and Alan Stans, 63.5.
Crosslake Community Center: Jim Thompson, 9260; Dick Dietz, 7320; Pat Herrick, 5760.
Brainerd High School Class of 1969 annual class reunion planned
The BHS Class of 1969 will be having its annual social at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11 at the Brainerd VFW.
Menu items are available for dinner.
Pinetree Patchworkers Quilt Club to meet
PILLAGER—The Pinetree Patchworkers Quilt Club will meet 6 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Craft Camp, 110 East St., Pillager, for a potluck dinner.
Note change of time and place.
For those who can come at 2 p.m., bins of donated fabric will be sorted, ironed and cut into kits for service projects.
The business meeting will follow the program with show and tell.
Duplicate bridge scores
Lois Volkmuth and Phyllis DeRosier, 29.5; Nan Moran and Laurel Jarvis, 27.5; Sandy Weber and Cathy Ross, 26.
Widowed Friends to meet
Widowed Friends will meet 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 6, at Sawmill Inn.
Garage sales around the lake planned
The Crow Wing Lake Association is sponsoring garage sales around the lake from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 10 miles south of Brainerd on Highway 371. Turn east on Lennox or Sleepy Hollow Road. Watch for balloons.
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, Aug. 6, at Northwind Grille.
Senior dances will be 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at the Wadena VFW with music by Jerrys and Casey; and 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, at Waukenabo with music by Andy and Stu.