Mother's Day tea set

DEERWOOD-The Deerwood Lakes Lions will have its annual Mother's Day Tea noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at Cascade Methodist Church between Deerwood and Crosby.

There will be food, door prizes, raffles and entertainment. Reservations are needed.

Call Lion Kay at 218-678-3772 or Lion Nancy at 218-678-4165 for tickets.

The Center's Morning Club to meet Wednesday

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

The presenter is Jan Tropp, director of the Family History Center.

C-I class of 1958

The Crosby-Ironton class of 1958 will meet noon, Tuesday, May 8, at The Bridge.

Crosslake Area Garden Club to meet

CROSSLAKE-The Crosslake Area Garden Club meets the third Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. at the Crosslake Community Center.

For more information, contact Jayne at 218-763-1222 or visit

Board of directors' meeting will be 10 a.m., May 16, with a general meeting at 1 p.m. with presenter Burma Brekke talking about "Bits and Pieces about Gardening."

Area bridge scores

Jenkins VFW: Pam Graves, 4660; Owen Johnson, 4310; Bruce Peck, 4210.

Whitefish Golf Club, Duplicate: Phyllis DeRosier and Lois Volkmuth, 50; Lois Steffen and Scott Krupke, 46.5; Florence DeLong and Dale Dickie, 46; Deanna Dubel and Mary Kay Kendall, 44; Lorraine Northagen and Jennifer Knutson, 42.

Maucieri's: Jim Thompson, 7440; Mary Kay Kendall, 6990; Dale Dickie, 5780; Larry Fleer, 5436; Bruce Peck, 5390.

Whitefish Golf Club, Duplicate: Phyllis DeRosier and Lois Volkmuth, 55.5; Sandy and Bob Crozier, 45; Carolyn Thompson and Dale Dickie, 45; Larry and Donna Fleer, 44; Jim Thompson and Tom McGrath, 39.5.

Crosslake Community Center: Donna Fleer, 6420 (Grand Slam); Dick Dietz, 5130 (Grand Slam); Bruce Peck, 4880.

Fishing opener at Backus Legion

BACKUS-Opening weekend of fishing activities at the Backus American Legion includes a Mother's Day breakfast.

Sunday, May 13, is the Auxiliary's annual Mother's Day breakfast from 7:30-11:30 a.m.

Cost: $7 for adults and $4 for kids under 7. Mothers receive a free plant.

Pinetree Patchworkers Quilt Guild to meet

BAXTER-The Pinetree Patchworkers Quilt guild will meet 6:30 p.m. May 14 at the Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Baxter.

Gudron Erla will be the guest at the meeting. She is from Iceland and will be doing a trunk show on her creations. Her quilt patterns can be found by googling GE Design.

Brainerd Elks Lodge breakfast

The public is invited to attend the community breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, May 6, at the Brainerd Elks Lodge at 215 S. Ninth St.

All proceeds go to support Elks programs.

Brainerd Legion upcoming events announced

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers will meet 6 p.m. Monday, May 7.

40 et 8 will meet 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 8.

The Class of 1959 will meet noon Wednesday, May 9.

MDAA will meet 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 9.

The Post and Unit Memorial Service will be 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10.

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

Sleep apnea support group planned

STAPLES-Lakewood Health System's Medical Marketplace will be hosting a sleep apnea support group from 2-3:30 p.m. May 17 in Classroom A on the Lower Level at Lakewood's Main Campus, 49725 County Road 83, Staples.

Part of the nationally recognized sleep apnea program called AWAKE, which stands for Alert, Well And Keeping Energetic, and was created on behalf of the American Sleep Apnea Association, this meeting will focus on the relationship between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and sleep apnea, referred to as Overlap Syndrome.

RSVPs are appreciated and may be made by calling Cara at 218-894-8482.

Garage sale to benefit Wild and Free Wildlife Rehabilitation Program

GARRISON-There will be a garage sale to benefit the Wild and Free Wildlife Rehabilitation Program from 3-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 10, and Friday, May 11, and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at the Garrison VFW.

Items include household, furniture, collectibles, tools, toys, plants, craft, sewing and pet supplies, bake sale, books and more.

Tax-deductible donations still accepted. Drop off or call Garrison Animal Hospital at 320-692-4180.

No clothes, TVs, computers, electronics or large appliances will be accepted.

VFW upcoming meetings

The VFW upcoming events include the Post and Auxiliary meetings at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 8.

Class of 1952 to meet

The class of 1952 will meet for lunch at noon Tuesday, May 8, at Front Street Cafe.

Retired Firepeople meeting planned

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

Brainerd Garden Club to meet for luncheon

The Brainerd Garden Club will meet for a potluck salad luncheon at noon Friday, May 11, at the

Northland Arboretum.

Program: Horticulture Exhibiting tips presented by Burma Brekke. Hostess will be Sally Bennett.

Plant sale set up will be May 25. The plant sale is set for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 26. The plant sale committee will meet at 12:30 p.m. before the general meeting.

Duplicate bridge scores

Joe Heal and Don Rasmussen, 28; Tom McGrath and Jim Thompson, 26.5; Lois Volkmuth and Phyllis DeRosier, 25.5.

If interested in playing, call Phyllis at 218-828-1607.

Senior dances

Senior dances will be from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, at the Motley Ten-Hi with music by Frank and Fran; from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, at Waukenabo with music by Marie and Ross; 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 10, at the Little Falls Senior Center with music by Jerry's Dance Band; and from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at the Aitkin Legion for music jam.

Widowed Friends to meet

Widowed Friends will meet 11 a.m. Monday, May 7, at Sawmill Inn.

WHS class of 1955 lunch planned

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

American Diabetes Association Brainerd Lakes Area Chapter to meet

The American Diabetes Association, Brainerd Lakes Area Chapter, will meet 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 8, at Prairie Bay Restaurant, 15115 Edgewood Drive, Baxter.

There will be a presentation on "Coping with Diabetes" by Karen DuBord from Essentia Health, Brainerd.

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