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Special Events - May 18


Art events

Kaleidoscope, 10-11:30 a.m. first Saturday of the month, Jaques Art Center; Coloring Club, 1-3 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month. More information on classes available at or 218-927-2363.


'Work of Art' workshop series

The Brainerd Public Library to host free workshop called "Funding," 1-3:30 p.m. today, May 18. Register by calling the library at 218-829-5574.


Ojibwe-Anishinaabe Musician Elizabeth "Lyz" Jaakola to perform 5:30 p.m. Monday, Brainerd Public Library; 11 a.m. Monday at Pequot Lakes Community Library; 1 p.m. Wednesday in Cass Lake; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Pine River Public Library; 1:30 p.m. May 25 at Crosslake Area Library; 6 p.m. May 25 at Wadena Public Library; 10 a.m. May 26 at Walker Public Library; 2 p.m. May 26 at Margaret Welch Memorial Library in Longville.


Author Connie Claire Szarke of "A Stone For Amer" to appear at the following events from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., unless noted: Cherry Car Show, June 3, Pequot Lakes; Brainerd Arts in the Park, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 2, Gregory Park in Brainerd; Pequot Bean Hole Days, July 12; Pine River Summerfest, July 28-29; Chokecherry Festival, Aug. 5, Pequot Lakes; and The Corn Feed, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 19 at Granny's in Emily/Outing.


Sip and Savor

Sip and Savor, 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Crosby Memorial Park.

Music in the Park

Jacked and Cuyuna Rhythm Band, 5-8 p.m. June 8, Crosby's Memorial Park; hosted by Cuyuna Lakes Chamber.

Author event

Author Nickolas Butler will appear for Author Talk at 6:30 p.m. June 6, Jessie F. Hallett Memorial Library.


Summer Concert Series

Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge will host an eight-event Summer Concert Series running from Memorial Day to Labor Day weekend. Admission is $5.


Cooking class

"Cocinemos, Let's Cook!" with Maria G Ruiz and Matt Mason, an exchange cooking class, 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Sprout. Registration for planning purposes can found on or on Facebook.


Nisswa-stämman workshops

Nisswa-stämman Scandinavian Folk Music Festival workshops, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 9, Nisswa. For more information, go to the web page at: or contact Janet Hill at or 218-259-4090.

Happy Hour for a Cause

Grassroots Concerts is the next beneficiary of Happy Hour for a Cause fundraiser, from 5-7 p.m. June 12, Sherwood Forest. RSVP to Prairie Bay at 218-824-6444.