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2nd annual meatball dinner planned

DEERWOOD—Boy Scout Troop 100 will have its second annual meatball dinner from 4-7 p.m. March 24 at the American Legion Post No. 557 in Deerwood.

Cost for adults is $9 and children 5 and under are $6.

Brainerd Elks Lodge Polish sausage feed

The public is invited to an all-you-can eat Polish sausage, sauerkraut, beans and bread feed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Brainerd Elks Lodge, 215 South Ninth St., Brainerd.

Cost: $8.

Brainerd Legion upcoming events

The Legion Riders will meet 7 p.m. Monday.

The 40 et 8 will meet 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Minnesota Darkhouse and Angling Association will meet 7 p.m. Wednesday.

On Friday, corned beef and cabbage for $8.50 and Reuben sandwiches for $7 will be served from noon to 5 p.m. The special Friday dinner will be prime rib for $15. Walleye will also be available for $11. Serving begins at 5 p.m.

On St. Patrick's Day, March 17, corned beef and cabbage for $8.50 will be served from 11 a.m. until gone.

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) to meet

The monthly meeting for the DAV, Crow Wing County Chapter No. 22 will be 7 p.m. Thursday at the Brainerd VFW Club.

Chapter 22 officers meeting will begin at 6 p.m.

Area bridge scores

Whitefish Golf Club, Duplicate: Dale Dickie and Bruce Eastman, 28; Florence DeLong and Deanna Frandsen, 26.5; LaneWeber and Jim Thompson, 25.5; Shirley Gronholm and Bruce Peck, 25.5.

Maucieri's: Jim Thompson, 16; Roseann Stans, 13; Bruce Peck, 13; Tom McGrath,13; Dale Dickie, 13.

Whitefish Golf Club, Duplicate: Sandy and Bob Crozier, 33; Tom McGrath and Jim Thompson 29.5; Bruce Peck and Carolyn Thompson, 25; Lorraine Northagen and Florence DeLong, 22.5.

Crosslake Community Center: Tom McGrath, 4710; Carolyn Thompson, 4680; Jim Thompson, 4360.

Whitefish Golf Club, Duplicate: Tom McGrath and Bruce Eastman, 31; Al and Rose Ann Stans, 31; Jim Thompson and Shirley Gronholm, 27.5; Lorraine Northagen and Florence DeLong, 26.

Duplicate bridge scores

North-South: Patrick Spradlin and Bruce Eastman, 39; Lois Volkmuth and Phyllis DeRosier, 38.

East-West: Gretchen Sorden and Don Rasmussen, 35.5; Sandy Chase and Lane Weber, 34.5.

Nisswa Women's Club meeting set for Thursday

NISSWA—The Nisswa Women's Club will meet Thursday at Northern Cowboy Flame 'N' Brew in Nisswa.

Social time will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch served at noon.

The program will be presented by Dave Freiday, lead facilities person, chef and building operations coordinator of The Center in Brainerd.

The hostesses are Dolly Zitur, Marian Anderson, Collette Wagner, Jane Sourdiff and Marilyn Wottreng.

The inspirational will be given by Mary Gibson.

For more information or to make a luncheon reservation, call Arlene Brodeur at 218-963-6063.

Tickets are now available for NWC's 35th annual fashion show and luncheon at Madden's Resort on Gull Lake. For more information or to make a reservation, visit or call Carol Christofferson at 218-963-2335. Fashion show tickets are also available at the Nisswa Chamber of Commerce.

For additional club information, visit the website and like the group on Facebook.

Pinetree Patchworkers meeting

BAXTER—Heather Thormonson, a quilter and wool person will present a trunk show 6:30 p.m. Monday at Lord of Life Church.

Thormonson will be offering a class Monday on clothesline bowls. It consists of wrapping fabric around clothesline and making a bowl. The class will be that afternoon from 1:30-5 p.m. Kit for the class is $35 (for members), including 100-feet of clothesline and four fat quarters of Cherrywood fabric. Bring a sewing machine (that does a zig-zag stitch), rotary cutter, thread (gray or color of choice) and scissors. Pay for the class that day.

Sign up by contacting Nealna Gylling at 218-829-8845, 612-390-1374 or at

Class of 1966 lunch set for Monday

BAXTER—The class of 1966 lunch will be 11 a.m. Monday at Olive Garden, 7339 Garrison Road, Baxter.

The Center's Morning Club to meet

The Center's Morning Club will meet 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at The Center, 803 Kingwood St., Brainerd.

Kevin Lorentz of Jack's House will be the presenter.

Class of 1952 lunch planned

Class of 1952 will meet for lunch 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Front Street Cafe.

Retired Firepeople meeting

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

VFW events announced

VFW Post and Auxiliary will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday.

VFW Sunday breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday with a full menu.

Cost is $8.

Alpha Chapter No. 23 OES

Alpha Chapter No. 23 O.E.S. will meet 7 p.m. Monday at the Masonic Hall for the election and annual meeting.

Formal dress. Bring something green to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Dinner will be at 6 p.m. and treats will be served by Herman and Diane Bradley at the hall.

MRSEA to meet

BAXTER—The Minnesota Retired State Employees Association will meet Thursday at Pizza Ranch in Baxter.

Social hour and lunch at noon and meeting at 1 p.m. No RSVP necessary. Just a reminder a collection will be taken up for the food shelf at this meeting.

WHS class of 1967 to meet

The Brainerd Washington High School class of 1967 will meet for lunch 11:30 a.m. Friday at Northern Cowboy, 19090 Highway 371.

Ray's Promenaders to dance

Rays Promenaders will dance from 7:30-10 p.m. Friday at The Center, 803 Kingwood St., Brainerd.

The caller will be Abe Maier. Theme is Irish night.

Brainerd Eagles Club bake sale, breakfast planned

The Brainerd Eagles Club, 124 Front St., Brainerd, will have a bake sale 1 p.m. March 10 through Sunday breakfast, March 11, from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

The breakfast features the Eagles special for $8.

Sagatun Lodge-Sons of Norway to meet Thursday

The Sagatun Lodge-Sons of Norway will have a social meeting 7 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1420 S. Sixth St., Brainerd.

The program will be a presentation on the Northern lights with lunch following. Visitors welcome.

Danish Sisterhood of America meeting planned

The Amber Lodge 186 of the Danish Sisterhood of America will meet 11 a.m. March 17 at the Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, 5878 Pine Beach Road.

The program will be a demonstration of inkle loom weaving by Judy Andersen.

Hackensack American Legion Auxiliary 202 breakfast set

HACKENSACK—Hackensack American Legion Auxiliary Unit 202 will serve breakfast from 8:30-11:30 a.m. March 18 at the Club.

Cost is $6. The proceeds go to support youth scholarships.

American Diabetes Association, Brainerd Lakes Area Chapter, meeting set for Tuesday

BAXTER—The American Diabetes Association, Brainerd Lakes Area Chapter, will meet 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Prairie Bay Restaurant, 15115 Edgewood Drive, Baxter.

There will be a presentation on "Healthy, Wealthy and Wise" by Mike Steichen, doctor of physical therapy from Essentia Health, Brainerd.

There will be a diabetic-friendly lunch at 11:30 a.m. and the speaker will be noon-1 p.m.

Senior dances

Senior dance 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 Jerry and Rambling Leroy; from 1-4 p.m. March 17 at the Aitkin Legion Music Jam; and from 2-6 p.m. March 18 at the Backus Legion with music by Frankly Country.