What's Doing — Area organizations
194th Tank Regiment
7 p.m. second Monday at Brainerd National Guard Armory.
Free tax help. Call RSVP, 824-1345.
For information about the Brainerd branch, call Roberta at 963-4220.
Amateur Radio Club
Monthly technical discussions, ham classes, testing. 765-3100. Listen to 147.225 MHz, 8 p.m. Sunday. http://brainerdham.org
American Monetary Institute
Local chapter in formation process for monetary reform. Call (320) 632-0501.
American Sewing Guild
12:30 p.m. fourth Thursday, Brainerd Public Library. Carol, 825-0283.
District 4 Post 26 meetings, 11 a.m. first Thursdays, at Brainerd American Legion Club.
Backus American Legion and Auxiliary
Unit meetings 7:30 p.m. fourth Mondays, Post Clubrooms, Highways 371 and 87 W.
Baxter Lions Club
7 p.m. second and fourth Mondays, Camp Vanasek.
Bay Lake Area Lions
7:45 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Deerwood American Legion. Call 678-2150 for venue.
Bethany Good Samaritan Auxiliary
10 a.m. first Thursday, Bethany class room, 804 Wright St. Liz, 825-2505.
Blue Ox Brewers Society
Meets 7 p.m. third Thursday at various locationss to discuss homebrewing and share brews. Visit http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BlueOxBrewersSociety/ or e-mail BlueOxBrewers@gmail.com.
Brainerd American Legion Auxiliary
Meets 6:30 p.m. executive committee and 7 p.m. meeting first Monday, Legion club.
Brainerd Area Bead Club
The Brainerd Area Bead Club has dissolved. For information on jewelry repair or classes, call Loretta, 829-3779.
Brainerd Area Coalition for Peace
Meets 7 p.m. first Monday, United Church of Christ, 415 Juniper.
Brainerd Chapter, IAAP
For all administrative support staff. 5 p.m. second Tuesday, LarsonAllen, Baxter. Contact Laura Larson, 821-6105 or e-mail email@example.com.
Brainerd Chapter No. 42 R.A.M.
Meets 8 p.m. third Tuesday.
Brainerd Downtown Business Association
Downtown business owners meet 6 p.m. third Tuesday.
Brainerd Elks Lodge No. 615
Meetings are 6:30 p.m. first and third Mondays, Brainerd American Legion, 708 Front St., Brainerd. Dinner served 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays; and burgers or chicken sandwiches served from 5-7 p.m. Thursdays for all members and guests.
Brainerd Elks Lodge No. 615 breakfast Breakfast is served first Sunday, 9 a.m. to noon, at the Brainerd Elks Lodge, 215 South Ninth St.
Brainerd Elks Lodge No. 615 Polish sausage feed Second Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Brainerd Elks Lodge, 215 South Ninth St.
Brainerd Family History Center
Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 101 Buffalo Hills Lane, 828-4701, during regular hours.
6:30 p.m. social, 7 p.m. meeting, second Thursday at Holiday Inn Express. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Mike Kuck at (218) 330-1023.
Brainerd Kiwanis Club
Mondays, noon lunch program Trinity Lutheran Church, 1420 S. Sixth St., Brainerd. Christopher Robinson, 828-4223.
Brainerd Lakes Area Women of Today
6:30 p.m. first Thursday, First Lutheran Church, Brainerd. Contact Becky Stock, email@example.com, (218) 330-1607 or Tami Evanson, firstname.lastname@example.org, 330-5351; More information go to www.brainerdlakesareawomenoftoday.com.
Brainerd Lakes Calligraphy Society
Meets 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Brainerd Public Library, small meeting room. Open to anyone interested in calligraphy, skilled or unskilled. Contact Sue Sterling, 831-3550.
Brainerd Lakes Sunrise Rotary
7:15 a.m. Wednesdays, Holiday Inn Express, Baxter.
Brainerd Lions Club
6:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, TJ’s Log Cabin, 829-5278.
9 a.m. first Wednesday, Caribou Coffee, Baxter. Nicole Wheeler, (218) 828-3613.
Noon Tuesdays, Red Roof Inn. http://brainerdrotary.org
Brainerd Writers Alliance
CWC Chapter of MADD
If you need a speaker or victim assistance, contact CWC Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Meetings at 601 NW Fifth Street. Call 828-5055 for meeting dates.
CWC Civil Air Patrol
7-9 p.m. Mondays- CAP Bldg. at Brd. Airport, 828-8116.
Central Lakes Riders Club
Meets 7 p.m. third Mondays, Merrifield Marathons building.
Central Lakes Rotary Club
Meets 7:15 a.m. Tuesdays, AmericInn, Jenkins.
Crossing Arts Alliance
Board of directors meets 6:30 p.m. first Thursday, Franklin Arts Center, 1001 Kingwood Street No. 118, Brainerd.
Crow Wing County Genealogy Society
Meets 6 p.m. fourth Thursday September through May, Family History Center, Buffalo Hills Lane. Call Wendy, 828-9178, or Carolyn, 829-8502.
Danish Sisterhood of America
For more information, Susanne, 828-8922 or e-mail email@example.com.
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
Captain Robert Orr Chapter DAR meets 10 a.m. second Saturday May through October, at Embers/Sawmill Inn, Brainerd. Meeting followed by program and then lunch. Jeanne, 829-2737, or Shirley, 927-2757.
Deerwood Lakes Lions
7:30 p.m. second Monday, Deerwood American Legion, 764-2964.
Deerwood American Legion No. 557 Auxiliary and Post Meetings third Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
Disabled American Veterans
Crow Wing County Chapter 22 and Auxiliary meets 7 p.m. third Thursday, VFW Post No. 1647, Brainerd. http://davmn22.webs.com
Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Donations, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For emergencies, call 829-5065 or 829-1436.
Double S Saddle Club
Meets 7 p.m. third Thursday, Brainerd Public Library. Debbie, 828-0219.
Encore Arts Association
7 p.m. third Tuesday, Lakes Area Senior Activity Center art room.
Fellowship Of Christian Anglers Society and Brainerd Lakes Area Fishers of Mens Club meets 6 p.m. (if you eat) or 7 p.m. for fellowship and 7:30 p.m. meeting third Thursday at Bonanza. Mark, (218) 821-1192.
Fare for All
Fare for All, an opportunity for people to save money on food and build a stronger community through volunteering, hosted by Park United Methodist Church, 829-4116, or Light of the Lakes United Methodist Church, 829-7729.
Photo enthusiasts meet 6:30 p.m. third Tuesday, Northland Arboretum.
Garrison Lions Club
6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting second Thursday, Garrison Activity Center.
Garrison Township Board
7 p.m. third Thursday, Township Hall on Bollenbacher Road, (320) 692-4369.
Grandmas in Touch
Grandmothers meeting to pray for their grandchildren and their schools. Diane, 828-4410.
Gull Lake Yacht Club
Enjoy the club house, beach, learn to sail and attend functions year around, 855-0220.
Meets 5:30-7 p.m. third Tuesday, Central Lakes College, Room C233.
Ideal Sno Pros
7 p.m. Tuesdays, following the second Monday of each month, September through May, Ideal Community Center.
Kiwanis Club of Baxter Lakes Area and Friends
Meets 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Baxter.
Lakes Area Caged Bird Club
7 p.m. third Thursday, Oak Lawn Town Hall. Each month, a different bird is brought in for a short presentation and discussion. Call Char, 764-2625, for more information.
Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity
Call Laurie for information about volunteer orientation meeting dates; call Kevin for information about Partner Family Application meeting dates. Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity serves all of Cass, Crow Wing and Hubbard Counties. Call 828-8517 or visit www.lakesareahabitat.org.
Lakes Area Law Enforcement
Community members who have graduated from the Brainerd Police and Sheriff’s law enforcement classes meet at 6:30 p.m. third Thursday, Brainerd Police Department. Karon, 829-7278.
Lakes Area Singles
Active singles social and activity group ages 30+, call (218) 454-3366, ext. 10, for activity updates. One free monthly activity calendar, call 821-7073.
Lakes Area Women Naturally
Meets 7 p.m. second Thursday at Seeds of Sommer, Jack Pine Center, Pequot Lakes. For more information, call (218) 851-5981.
Lakeshore Conservation Club
Trap, skeet and target range on CR 77, Penny, 963-4793.
League of Women Voters of the Brainerd Lakes Area
Meets monthly September through April, Brainerd Public Library. Mary, (218) 820-4622.
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)
For mothers with children from birth through kindergarten. 9:15-11:15 a.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Log Church in Crosslake. Child care provided. Carla, 692-1885.
Marine Corps League
6:30 p.m. first Tuesday, Office room 306, Lakes Area Senior Activity Center, 803 Kingwood St., Brainerd.
Masonic-Aurora Lodge No. 100
Meeting times second and fourth Tuesdays, dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7:30 p.m. Steve, 829-2277.
Merrifield Lions Club
6:30 p.m., second Monday, Nazarene Church in Merrifield.
7 p.m. third Thursday, Marathon’s center, 21135 CR 3, Merrifield. Ben, 692-4070.
Moms in Touch
Mothers meeting to pray for their children and their schools. Amy, 963-1484.
Moose Lodge 1246
7 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays.
7 p.m. first Thursday, basement of Nisswa Legion.
Nisswa Women of Today
7 p.m. first Tuesday, Nisswa Community Center. Penny, 963-4793.
North Central Beekeepers Association
Meets 7 p.m. third Monday (except August and December), Northland Arboretum.
Northern Minnesota Woodworkers Guild
7 p.m. second Tuesday, Franklin Arts Center communal workshop.
PBA Life Underwriters
11:30 a.m. third Thursday, Sawmill Inn, 829-1571.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Alyson, 855-1804 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paul Bunyan Toastmasters Club
Meets noon to 1 p.m. Fridays, Sawmill Inn, Brainerd. Guests welcome. Rich, (218) 792-5881 or visit http://paulbunyan.freetoasthost.biz
Pillager Lions Club
7 p.m. second Thursday, Pillager Senior Center.
6:45 p.m. second Monday, Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Baxter. Martha Mumaw, (218) 270-2058.
Richardson Lakes Area Lions Club
HILLMAN - Meets 6 p.m. first Thursday, Hillman Legion. Donna, (320) 277-3760.
Noon Wednesdays, Bonanza Restaurant.
Meets noon, third Thursday except June-August at Sawmill Inn, (866) 464-8759.
Ski Gull Membership
7 p.m. third Monday, 963-4353.
St. Joseph’s Auxiliary
11 a.m. third Wednesday, St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Camp room. 828-7610.
General sci-fi/fantasy club meets 1 p.m. second and last Sundays, main meeting room, Brainerd Public Library. Joel, (218) 568-8154.
7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Sawmill Inn, 828-3097.
Sunrise Sertoma Club
6:45 a.m. Thursdays, Northwind Grille. 828-4844.
From 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays for informal Spanish conversation at Northwest Pizza/Boardwalk Bread and Bagel. Jan, 855-8183.
Meets third Wednesday, even number months at 6 p.m., odd number months, 10 a.m. Call or e-mail Becky for a location at 587-5256 or email@example.com.
VFW Post No. 1647
VFW Post 1647 committee, 6 p.m. second Tuesday; VFW Post 1647 and Auxiliary, 7 p.m. second Tuesday, VFW club, 309 S. 6th St., Brainerd.
Veterans at 371 Diner
Meets 8:30-11 a.m. Thursdays, 371 Diner.
Widowed Friends Club
Meets 11 a.m. first Mondays at Bonanza in Baxter and 11 a.m. third Mondays at the Nisswa Legion.
Women of the Moose
6:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays. Lunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. second Tuesday.
Woodland Good Samaritan Auxiliary
9:30 a.m. third Thursday, Cedar Room, Woodland Good Samaritan Village.
York Rite Ascalon Commandry No. 16
Meets 7:30 p.m. first Tuesday.
Zabud Council No. 10
Meets 7 p.m. third Tuesday.
Brainerd Chapter, noon, third Wednesdays, Prairie Bay.