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Special Events - Jan. 17

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Special Events - Jan. 17
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Special Events


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. Beginning to Intermediate Watercolor for adults will be held Jan. 25 and 26. Cost is $80 and instructor is Duane Barnhart. More information or to register call the center at 218- -927-2363 or email at




Crossing Arts Alliance Flipside children’s art event, 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Literacy Art and Illustrations with Bob Fulton. Suggested material fee donation is $3 per child or $5 per family. No child will be turned away due to financial need.

Heartland Poets to meet

Heartland Poets to meet 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, small room at Brainerd Public Library. Information on Heartland Poets: or call 829-5402 at night.  

Letters, Ink!

Letters, Ink! to meet 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Brainerd Public Library, with monthly meetings to be continued through April. Information contact Sue Sterling at 831-3550 or


HSO dinner/ensemble

The Heartland Symphony Orchestra (HSO) to host a five course meal paired with music ensembles performed by members of the HSO, 3 p.m. Jan. 27, A.T. Black and White Restaurant. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased through Friday at the following locations in Little Falls: Bookin’ It, Great River Regional Arts and KLTF Radio. In Brainerd, they can be purchased at the Brainerd Dispatch and Bridge of Harmony. Contact the HSO office to purchase tickets through the mail at 800-826-1997 or

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.


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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