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Family Day is June 2 at Lindbergh site

■ Cuyuna Range Youth Center

The Cuyuna Range Youth Center will close in June for the summer and will resume regular hours in the fall. There will still be several activities, fundraisers and community service projects sponsored by the Center during the summer. Watch the Brainerd Dispatch for more information. For questions, contact Jessie Vogt at 218-839-5832.

The Cuyuna Range Youth Center is hosting a welcome party at 5 p.m., on June 1 at the Center for sixth-graders going into seventh grade. Admission is free. Entertainment will be provided by the band Danver Patients. For questions, contact Jessie Vogt at 218-839-5832.

The Cuyuna Range Youth Center will sponsor a garden project at the Hallett Community Center. Youth in grades 7-12 interested in assisting with planting, tending and harvesting are asked to meet at 4 p.m., every Tuesday at the Hallett Center. For questions, contact Sandy Blood at 218-838-1241.

■ Family Day is June 2 at Lindbergh site

Interested persons may visit the Charles A. Lindbergh site for free on Family Day from noon to 5 p.m. June 2 at the site. The museums and attractions in Little Falls hold an appreciation day for the community and surrounding areas by offering free admission and special programming to visitors ath the childhood home of aviation icon Charles A. Lindbergh.

Guests are invited to enjoy a free day of family-oriented activities at the Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site, including tours of the boyhood home of the famous aviator, inventor, author and conservationist and hands-on exhibits, a new Spirit of St. Louis flight simulator and films about Little Falls’ favorite son in the Visitor Center.

Living History Day at the site is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 22.

Cost: $8 adults, $7 seniors and college students, $6 children ages 6-17; free for children age 5 and under and Minnesota Historical Society members.

See how tenants worked the Lindbergh family farm a century ago, from 1901 into the 1920s. A costumed character portraying Gustav Gertz, who lived in the tenant’s house in 1917-18, will share tales about the Lindbergh family and what it was like to be a citizen of German descent in Minnesota During World War I.

Mary Hannah Stevens, who lived on the Lindbergh property from 1906 to 1913 and worked the farm with her husband, will share inside stories about life in Little Falls in the early 20th century.

Visitors will meet young Lindbergh’s mother Evangeline, who will welcome guests into the house where they can experience everyday Lindbergh family life.

■ Airport commission to meet June 6

The Airport Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, June 6 in the Airport Conference Room, at the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport.

Any individual needing special accommodations, please call 218-825-2166.

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