Brainerd Elks Lodge breakfast

The public is invited to attend the community breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Brainerd Elks Lodge, 215 S. Ninth St., Brainerd.

Order from the menu. All proceeds go to support Elks programs.

Brainerd Legion upcoming events

Plumbers class will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, and Friday, Nov. 9, at the Legion.

The special dinner for Friday, Nov. 9, will be Bob Harting's barbecue ribs for $11. Walleye dinner is also available for $11. Serving begins at 5 p.m.

There will be a benefit for Desiree Thoemke from 4:30-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10.

Wadena Whirlaways Square Dancers to host dance

WADENA-The Wadena Whirlaways Square Dancers will host a dance Thursday, Nov. 8, at the VFW in Wadena.

Jim Lizakowski is the caller. The theme is Veterans Day/Patriotic. Plus dancing begins at 7:30 p.m. and mainstream dancing at 8 p.m.

PEO Chapter CJ to meet

PEO Chapter CJ will meet Tuesday, Nov. 6, at Susie O's home with Jeannine Z. as co-hostess. The Home Fund Committee will have the program.

Area bridge scores

Jenkins VFW: Jim Thompson, 5870; Donna Fleer, 4470; Larry Fleer, 4330.

Whitefish Golf Club: Duplicate: Lois Steffen and Charles Ready, 53.5; Tom and Helen McGrath, 49; Jim Thompson and Enga Wodziak, 43.5; Barb Legas and Lorraine Northagen, 43.5; Florence DeLong and Shirley Rinehart, 41.

Maucieri's: Lois Volkmuth, 16; Jim Thompson, 15; Mike Slind, 14; Dale Dickie, 13.

Whitefish Golf Course: Duplicate: North-South: Phyllis DeRosier and Lois Volkmuth, 54; Jim Thompson and Lane Weber, 52; Enga Wodziak and Dale Dickie, 49. East-West: Florence DeLong and Pat Montgomery, 56.5; Maxine McEwen and Barb Legas, 51; Shirley Gronholm and Ardie Hjerpe, 50.

Crosslake Community Center: Pat Herrick, 5780; Larry Fleer, 5130; Barb Legas, 4450.

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.

Holiday arts and craft festival planned

The holiday arts and craft festival will be 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10, at the Brainerd High School, 702 S. Fifth St., Brainerd. Use north or south doors.

The event is sponsored by Brainerd Community Education.

Duplicate bridge scores

North-South: Lois Volkmuth and Phyllis DeRosier, 44; Bruce Eastman and Patrick Spradlin, 38. East-West: Jim Thompson and Bruce Peck, 47.5; Joe Heal and Don Rasmussen, 34.

Brainerd Garden Club to meet

The Brainerd Garden Club will meet 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at the Northland Arboretum.

Program will be Neonicotinoids presented by Coralee Fox. Hostesses will be DeAnn Caddy and Sue Stebbins.

Crosslake Area Garden Club to meet

The Crosslake Area Garden Club will meet 1 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Crosslake Community Center.

The program will be "Time to Grow Up: Vertical Gardening" presented by Joann Weaver.

For more information, contact Linda at 218-765-3246 or visit

Brainerd Eagles Auxiliary No. 287 to celebrate 69th anniversary

The Brainerd Eagles Auxiliary No. 287 will celebrate its 69th anniversary Tuesday, Nov. 6.

There will be a potluck meal at 5:30 p.m. and the Auxiliary meeting at 6:30 p.m. Bring a dish to share.

Open to Auxiliary members and their guests.

Widowed Friends to meet

The Widowed Friends will meet 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, at The Sawmill Inn.

Area senior dances

Area senior dances will be from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Pine River Legion with music by Frankly Country; from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the Wadena VFW with music by Jerry's and Casey; from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the Brainerd Blue Room with music by Jerry's Dance Band; 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Little Falls Senior Center with music by the Social Security Express; and from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Aitkin Legion with a music jam.

Washington High School Class of 1955 to meet

The Washington High School Class of 1955, spouses and friends will meet for lunch at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, at Northwind Grille.