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Hackensack Legion Auxiliary hosts Kids In The Park

HACKENSACK - The Hackensack American Legion Auxiliary Unit 202 has been hosting Kids in the Park for the past several years, and this year is no exception. The event will be from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the park in Hackensack next to the playground. Kids in the Park is a fun time for most ages with carnival games and prizes.

Backus American Legion Auxiliary breakfast

BACKUS - The Backus American Legion Auxiliary's monthly breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. July 13.

The meal includes a choice of pancakes or French toast, fried or scrambled eggs, bacon and sausage, juice and coffee for $7 for adults and $4 for children under 7. The breakfast is served every second Sunday of the month through October.

Brainerd Legion upcoming events

The IBEW will meet at 6:30 p.m. and the Post Executive Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Legion.

On Tuesday, the Club Committee will meet at 9:30 a.m., the Rendezvous Committee will meet at 6 p.m. and the 40 et 8 will meet at 7 p.m.

There will be a pork loin dinner served at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Legion. Cost is $11 or two for $20.

C-I class of 1974 reunion planned

CROSBY - The Crosby-Ironton High School class of 1974 reunion will be Aug. 15-16.

There will be a mixer at the Crosby Bar on Aug. 15. There will be appetizers, a cash bar, memorabilia and music by Whiskey Tango.

A dinner will be held at the Cuyuna Country Club Aug. 16. Social hour will be from 6-7 p.m. with a dinner and program at 7 p.m.

Cost per person is $35 and includes both evening events.

Optional weekend activities include a tour and lunch at C-I High School from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 16. No charge. It's also Crosby Heritage Days Aug. 15-16 as well as the 100th C-I High School anniversary.

For those interested in a reunion T-shirt, contact Paul Vranish at

Register by July 15. Send a check, number attending, name, address, email address and choice of Aug. 16 dinner: chicken breast with wine and mushroom sauce or pork prime rib. Make checks payable to Crosby-Ironton Class of 1974. Mail to: Class of 1974, P.O. Box 351, Crosby, MN 56441.

Area bridge scores

Jenkins VFW: Jackie Becker, 7070; Maxine McEwen, 5570; Florence DeLong, 5530; Dale Dickie, 5220.

Whitefish Golf Course: North-South: Jim Thompson and Pat Wynthe, 89; Ginny Hersey and Emily Schuldt, 80; Sharon and Don Berglund, 67. East-West: Fay Miller and Bruce Peck, 71; Al and Rose Ann Stans, 69; Judy Thomas and Jane Kleinsasser, 61.

Maucieri's: Rose Ann Stans, 5870; Bruce Peck, 5820; Dale Dickie, 5200; Al Hauge, 4760.

Jenkins VFW: North-South: Jim Thompson and Pat Wynthe, 108.5; Lois Steffen and Charles Ready, 105.5; Enga Wodziak and Jan Stickel, 104. East-West: Chris and Diana Brown, 123.75; Jean Freytag and Judy Johnson, 104; Florence DeLong and Jan Hauge, 99.

Crosslake Community Center: Chet Fowler, 5940; Fay Miller, 5220; Barb Grove, 5150.

Crosslake Community Center: Larry Fleer, 6550; Emily Schuldt, 6190; Shirley Granholm, 5010.

Anyone interested in joining any of the bridge games can contact Jim Thompson at 218-543-4688.

Anyone interested in joining the bridge game at the Crosslake Community Center, call the Center at 218-692-4271.

Brainerd Elks Lodge breakfast

Brainerd Elks Lodge No. 615 will serve breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at 215 South Ninth St., Brainerd. Order from the menu. All proceeds go to support Elks programs.

National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees meeting

The Brainerd Chapter of NAARFE will meet on Tuesday at the Sawmill Inn in Brainerd. Social time starts at 11:30 a.m. with lunch served at 12:30 p.m. Presentation by Vicki of the Women's Center.

Area senior dances

Senior dances will be from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday at the Motley Ten-Hi with music by Frank and Fran; from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday at Waukenabo with music by Gary's Dance Band; and at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Little Falls Senior Center with music by Jerry's Dance Band.

Washington High School class of 1955

The WHS class of 1955, spouses and friends will meet for lunch at 11 a.m. Monday at the Northwind Grille.

Class of 1952

Class of 1952 will meet at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bonanza.

Retired Firepeople

Retired Firepeople will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Front Street Cafe for breakfast.

VFW events

The VFW Post and Auxiliary meeting will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Home Post.

The Auxiliary fish fry will be serving from 5:30 p.m. until gone Friday at the VFW. Cost: $8.

The Nisswa Garden Club presents Melody of Flowers

NISSWA - Melody of Flowers is the theme of the 76th annual Garden Show sponsored by the Nisswa Garden Club from 2-7 p.m. July 30 at the Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa.

Members and non-members of the club will be displaying "fruits of their labor" in Artistic, Horticulture, Potted Plants, Fruits, Vegetables and Herb sections. A seminar will be held on "Tropicals for summer enjoyment and hints for over wintering." There will be a history, educational table and Master Gardeners will be available to answer gardening questions. There is also a silent auction, bake sale and plant sale.

Entries will be received from 5-7 p.m. July 29 and from 7-9 a.m. July 30. Entries must be picked up at the end of the show.

For those interested in exhibiting or wanting further information or details of the show, visit or call Barb at 218-330-6661.

Widowed Friends

Widowed Friends will meet 11 a.m. Monday at Bonanza. Everyone welcome. For more information, call 218-409-3450.

Duplicate bridge scores

Laurel Jarvis and Jim Huble, 30.5; Bruce Eastman and Lane Weber, 29.5; Joe Heal and Don Rasmussen, 27.

NARVRE change

BAXTER - NARVRE Unit No. 127, Brainerd, will meet at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Pizza Ranch.

Brainerd Garden Club to meet

Brainerd Garden Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. Friday at the trailhead parking lot at the Northland Arboretum to carpool. There will be a tour of Peg Serani's garden in Baxter and Coralee Fox's Ferry Garden. Hostesses are Coralee Fox and Jeanne Larson.