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Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

Ray’s Promenaders

Ray’s Promenaders will be hosting a square dance Friday at Baxter Elementary. Tom Allen will be calling Plus at 7:30 p.m. and Mainstream at 8 p.m. Judy Closson and Ed O’Neil will be hosting. The theme is denim night.


Germans from Russia

Heritage Group

The Brainerd Area Germans from Russia Heritage Group will hold a potluck meal from 1-3 p.m. Jan. 13 in the Sunshine Room at Lord of Life Lutheran Church. It has been rescheduled from the original date in December.

Members are to bring a German dish or favorite Christmas treat and any interested visitors. We will hear about a member’s recent visit to Russia. For more information, contact Nancy Redshaw, 825-3942.

Brainerd Legion

New Year’s Day party

The Brainerd Legion will have a New Year’s Day party from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday. There will be Tom and Jerry’s, a burger bar and raffles.

Brainerd Eagles Club breakfast

The Brainerd Eagles Club breakfast will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon Sunday at 124 Front Street, Brainerd, featuring the Eagles Special for $6.

Center Morning Club

The Center Morning Club meets each Wednesday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. A speaker program is scheduled each week on various subjects of interest to the community. The club also participates in the “Books in a Bag” program sponsored by the public library. All members of the Center, men and women, are invited to become part of the group. Coffee and delicious Center-made donuts are provided.

The speaker programs scheduled for January are: Jan. 2, Kevin Stunek, Fire Chief; Jan. 9, Randy Klinger, YMCA; Jan. 16, Antje Olson, Personal Story; Jan. 23, Elsie Huson, Reading and Writing Programs in the county jail; and Jan. 30, Brainerd High School foreign students.

Senior dances

There will be senior dances from 2-5 p.m. Wednesday in Brainerd with music by the Chmielewskis; and from 1-4 p.m. Friday in Deerwood with music by Jerry B.

VFW Friday dinner

All you can eat country style ribs will be served from 5:30 p.m. until gone Friday at the VFW. Cost: $8.