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Special Events


Friday nights at the Beanery Cafe

Larry Fontaine, 8-10 p.m., Nov. 9, the Beanery Cafe.

Art events

Kaleidoscope, first Saturday of the month for ages 8 and up at 10 a.m., Jaques Art Center; Art classes, first Wednesday of the month, 1-4 p.m. More information or to register call the center at 218-927-2363 or email at


Reading Room series

Speaking of Books series, 4:30-6:30 p.m., third Thursday of the month, Prairie Bay; Author Paul Sailer, Nov. 15; More information by calling 824-6444.


Cultural Thursday

Melanie Benjamin, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Indians chief executive, next Cultural Thursday program, noon Thursday, Nov. 1, in Chalberg Theatre at Central Lakes College. Free.

Felt Art

Children’s Felt Art with artist Michelle Pfeiffer, Brainerd Public Library; 6 p.m. Nov. 5, 10:30 a.m. Nov. 13 and 6 p.m. Nov. 19.


Illusions and magic

Jared Sherlock to perform Nov. 15 at Horizon Health’s “Evening of Illusions” Harvest Ball, Falls Ballroom. Tickets are $35 and include show and a meal. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at F & M State Bank or Horizon Health in Pierz or GoldSmith Jewelers in Little Falls. Tickets also will be available at the door.

Lone Eagle exhibit

Lone Eagle exhibit at the Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site.

Singing opportunities

The St. Francis Community Chorale meets from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays; Sestri, a Women’s Slavic Choir, meets at 7 p.m. Sundays; Brothers in Harmony, a men’s singing group open to teenage and adult men will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays; for more information, call the St. Francis Music Center at 320-632-0637.


Comedian to perform

Comedian Scott Hansen to perform, Nov. 17, Nisswa American Legion. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Tickets at Legion or call 218-963-9946, Ext 0.


Chorus rehearsals

Staples Area Women’s Chorus rehearsals, 8-9:30 p.m. Mondays in Staples Motley High School Choir Room.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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