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Special Events - Nov. 30 - Dec. 7


Art events

Kaleidoscope, 10-11:30 a.m. first Saturday of the month; More information available at or 218-927-2363.

Book launch

Diane Schlagel of "The Price of New Shoes, An Oldest Sister's Journey," 1 p.m. Dec. 9, Aitkin Carnegie Library.

Author at tea

Author Mary Wasche will speak Tuesday and Wednesday at the annual St. Nicholas Teas at the Jaques Art Center in Aitkin. Tickets are $20. Call to reserve at 218-927-2363.


Auditions set

Auditions for Brainerd Community Theatre production of "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress," 6 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, Dryden Theatre at Central Lakes College. Performances Feb. 22-24 and March 1-3. Contact Michael Sander, the director, at or 218-587-4728 for more information.

Cultural Thursday

Central Lakes College to host Somali refugee and immigrant Hudda Ibrahim, who will address the topic of Somali settlement in central Minnesota, noon Dec. 7, Chalberg Theatre; free.

Book signing

Author Lisa Cassman of "Finding the Beautiful You" will appear for a book signing, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 9, Northland Arboretum.


Christmas Tea and Stories

"Christmas Tea and Stories," 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Restoration Books and Gifts, with an appearance by Eunice Boeringa, author, teacher and storyteller, will share her book "Christmas: The Rest of the Story."