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What's Doing- Nov. 13

Disabled American Veterans

The monthly meeting for DAV and DAVA Crow Wing County Chapter No. 22 will be held at the Brainerd VFW club on Thursday. The membership meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Chapter 22 officers meeting will begin at 6 p.m.

Brainerd Legion upcoming events

The Brainerd American Legion will have a teachers’ tea from 3:30-5 p.m. Monday, sponsored by the Auxiliary. All area educators are invited to attend.

The 83rd annual duck feed will be Nov. 19. Social hour will be at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $12. RSVP by Monday at 829-2249.

Backus Legion monthly

dance and dinner

BACKUS — The Frankie Lamb Band returns to the Backus American Legion for the monthly dance Nov. 20. The band plays classic country and pop, old time and swing from 2-6 p.m. That’s followed by an oven-fried chicken dinner for $8 served from 6 p.m. until gone. Dinner proceeds go toward prize premiums for 4-H participants at the Cass County Fair.

Lakes Area Singles

There will be a singles’ dance from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Nov. 19 at the Old Waterfall, Highway 371, north of Brainerd approximately six miles on the right.

Admission: $3. Consider bringing a non-perishable food item if you’d like for the food shelf. Music by North Country DJ.

Call 828-9343 for more information and a free activity calendar.

The dance is sponsored by Lakes Area Singles Club, a social group for singles over 40. Visit

Lakes Area Caged Bird Club

This is an invitation to all area pet bird owners. If you would like to share information about your pet or find out about pet birds, attend our next meeting. It will be held 7 p.m. Thursday 7:00 P.M. The meeting will be at the Oak Lawn Town Hall located on Hwy. 18, one mile east of the intersection of Highways 18 and 25. There are no yearly dues. Guests are always welcome.

For more information, call Char at 764-2625.

Woodland Auxiliary

and Village Store

The Woodland Auxiliary and Village Store meetings will be 10 a.m. Thursday in the Administrative Conference Room, 100 Entrance, G.S.S.-Woodland. The speaker will be Hannah Erickson, R.N., talking about Living Well at Home.

Baxter Lions Club

The Baxter Lions Club will meet on Monday at Camp Vanasek. The board meeting is at 6 p.m. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. and the regular meeting is at 7 p.m.

Brainerd Chapter IAAP

The Brainerd Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals will be meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Room C233 at Central Lakes College. Laura Goerges, a recruiter and division director for Robert Half International, will discuss intricacies of building a team in her presentation, “Fitting In, Standing Out, and Building Incredible Work Teams.” If you work in the area of administrative support or are interested in this area, join us.


Chapter CJ of PEO will have our next meeting at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. Hostesses are Pat Kaminski and Caren Bedard. The program is Movie Day, “The Bridesmaid.”

Duplicate bridge scores

Ann Richardson and Clif Johnson, 30; Sue Caquelin and Kathy Calhoun, 27.5; Lois Volkmuth and Phyllis DeRosier, 25.

WHS class of 1954

The Washington High School class of 1954 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Grizzly’s in Baxter.

Tinsel & Lace Showcase

and Artisan Boutique show

WALKER — The 11th Annual Tinsel & Lace Showcase and Boutique will be Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Walker-Hackensack-Akeley School Commons. Tinsel & Lace is sponsored by Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Community Education and is free to the public. Concessions of assorted delicious food items will be prepared by the ladies from White Oak Bible Chapel. This show provides an opportunity for local and regional artists, crafters, and home based businesses to offer their art and products to the public just in time for the holiday season. Vendors display their works and products in a festive atmosphere, each in a booth space, throughout the school commons and gymnasium areas.

Alpha Chapter No. 23 OES

It will be game night for the Alpha Chapter No. 23 OES Monday at the Masonic Hall. Meeting will start at 7 p.m. with refreshments following the meeting.

Encore Arts Association

Encore Arts Association will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lakes Area Senior Activity Center, 803 Kingwood, Brainerd. Jan Roberts is leading the program and serving as hostess. Guests are welcome to join us for art information, beverage, treats and friendship. For additional information, call Sandy at 829-8691.

Fill Santa’s sock with socks

One out of every four homeless persons is a veteran, and although we do not know for sure how many of them are women, we do know there are over 6,000 women veterans in Minnesota. There are four Veterans Hospitals and five Veterans Homes in Minnesota. In addition, there are four “Stand-Downs” held in Minnesota especially for the homeless. These veterans would really appreciate new socks. Let’s help them, as they have helped us by keeping America free.

The Brainerd Legion Auxiliary has a huge Santa sock at the Legion club. When you are out doing your Christmas shopping, pick up a package of men’s or women’s socks, stop in at the Legion and place the socks in our big Santa sock.

Brainerd Lakes Area Early Childhood Coalition

The Brainerd Lakes Area Early Childhood Coalition in partnership with Essentia Health will be offering Boot Camp for New Dads from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd. Boot Camp for New Dads is a nationally licensed program, facilitated by men, which is designed to give expectant fathers a place to learn from experienced fathers. This class is free and open to all expectant dads in the area. You may register by calling 828-7362 or for more information go to

Sons of Norway meeting

The Sons of Norway will meet at 7 p.m. Friday at the Trinity Lutheran Church sanctuary in Brainerd. Program: “Amerika Fever,” an immigration skit and celebration of Scandinavian ancestors.

Brainerd History Group

Brainerd History Group will meet 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the back dining room of the Northwind Grille. Anyone interested in Brainerd history is welcome. For more information, call 820-2424.


The Brainerd Chapter No. 738 National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet for social time at 11:30 a.m. with lunch served at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Countryside Restaurant in Motley. Open meeting to discuss new projects for 2012.

Senior dances

Senior dances will be 1-4 p.m. Wednesday at Brainerd Eagles with music by the Chmielewskis; and from 1-4 p.m. Friday at Deerwood Legion with music by Jerry B.

Lake Hubert Community Grange Thanksgiving supper

The Lake Hubert Community Grange Thanksgiving supper will be 5 p.m. Nov. 20. Potluck with Grange furnishing the turkey. There will also be a silent auction.

Directions: Highway 371 north 10 miles to Sportland Corners, CR 13, east three miles to Sunset Valley Road, 1/4 mile north on left side (old school house).

Class of ‘44 to meet

Brainerd High School Class of 1944 will meet 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Northwind Grille.