The Center's Morning Club to meet

The Center's Morning Club will meet 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, at The Center, 803 Kingwood St., Brainerd.

Speaker will be Joey Halvorson. Join us as she shares her journey as a photographer from her youth to her current work with area publications.

There will be no meetings on Dec. 19 or 26. Meetings will resume in January.

For more information visit The Center's Facebook page or

Hackensack American Legion Auxiliary to serve breakfast

HACKENSACK-Hackensack American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 202 will serve breakfast from 8:30-11:30 am. Dec. 16, at the Club.

Menu includes choice of pancakes, bacon and eggs or eggs, hash browns, bacon and toast. Both include juice and coffee for $6. The proceeds go to support youth scholarships.

Brainerd Area Garden Club meeting planned

The Brainerd Area Garden Club will meet noon Friday, Dec. 14, at the Northland Arboretum.

It will be a Christmas potluck luncheon. Bring a wrapped gift for exchange ($5).

All board members will be hostesses.

PEO Chapter DV meeting set

Chapter DV of PEO will meet noon Monday, Dec. 10, at Arrowwood Lodge at Brainerd Lakes for a holiday luncheon.

Bring a wrapped, gently used and much loved Christmas decoration to share. Note the date.

Brainerd Eagles Club breakfast and bake sale planned for Sunday

The Brainerd Eagles Club breakfast and bake sale will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, Dec. 9, at 124 Front St., Brainerd, featuring the Eagles' special for $8.

Alpha Chapter No. 23 OES to meet

Alpha Chapter No. 23 OES will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, at the Masonic Hall.

Wear your Christmas red, white, green. Potluck supper will be at 6 p.m.

Washington High School Class of 1967 to have lunch

The Washington High School Class of 1967 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at Boomer Pizza, 14039 Edgewood Dr. N, Baxter.

Sons of Norway to meet

The Sons of Norway Sagatun Lodge of Brainerd will have a social meeting 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1420 S. Sixth St., Brainerd.

The Yul Fest will feature a potluck meal of Scandinavian favorites followed by a special program of readings and a Christmas Sing-A-Long.

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, Dec. 12, at the Brainerd Elks Lodge, 215 S. Ninth St., Brainerd.

Cost: $8.

Pinetree Patchworkers Quilt Club has meeting planned for Monday

BAXTER-The Pinetree Patchworkers Quilt Club will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, for the annual Christmas party at Brenny's Funeral Chapel, 7348 Excelsior Road, Baxter.

Members are asked to bring a handmade holiday themed show-and-tell item, something constructed in a workshop this past year or something made to give as a gift. A collection will be taken for the Salvation Army. The amount of money collected will be matched by Fleet Farm.

A short business meeting will precede the party.

Crosslake Area Garden Club to have holiday party

BREEZY POINT-The Crosslake Area Garden Club will have a holiday party at noon Wednesday, Dec. 12, at Billy's in Breezy Point.

Note the date change.

For those who want to participate, there will be a $10 gift exchange.

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

Brainerd Legion upcoming events

The Legion Riders will meet 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10.

The 40 et 8 will meet 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11.

The special dinner for Friday, Dec. 14 will be Bob Harting's barbecue ribs for $11.50. Walleye is also available for $11. Serving begins at 5 p.m.

194th Regiment meeting planned

The 194th Regiment meeting will be 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10, at the Brainerd National Guard Armory.

Agenda will include election of officers, 2019 event schedule, budget, We Care Committee, Habitat update on veteran home.

We Care Committee meeting will be 10 a.m. Dec. 17 at the armory.

Area bridge scores

Jenkins VFW: Florence DeLong, 4920; Dick Dietz, 4490.

Whitefish Golf Club: Duplicate plus: North-South: Jim Thompson and Scott Krupke, 76; Lois Steffen and Charles Ready, 68; Dale Dickie and Florence DeLong, 60.

East-West: Tom and Helen McGrath, 54; Jennifer Knutson and Lorraine Northagen, 52.5; Al and Rose Ann Stans, 52.5.

Maucieri's: Lorraine Northagen, 16; Dale Dickie, 16; Florence DeLong, 15; Bruce Peck, 15; Jim Thompson, 15.

Whitefish Golf Course: Duplicate: Jim Thompson and Lane Weber, 47; Tom and Helen McGrath, 38; Phyllis DeRosier and Lois Volkmuth, 36.5; Bruce Peck and Joe Heal, 36.

Crosslake Community Center: Peter Graves, 4480; Bruce Peck, 4110; Barb Grove, 4010.

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.

Xi Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa

The Xi Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa will meet at 4:15 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, at Prairie Bay. The altruism projects are Salvation Army Red Kettle donations and the WJJY Radiothon to End Child Abuse pledge. Members are asked to bring a craft or food for the altruism sale.

Wadena Whirlaways Square Dancers to host dance

WADENA-The Wadena Whirlaways Square Dancers will host a dance Thursday, Dec. 13 at the VFW in Wadena.

Myron Hollatz is the caller. The theme is Christmas treats. Plus dancing begins at 7:30 p.m. and mainstream dancing at 8 p.m.

Senior dances

Senior dances will be from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Motley Ten-Hi with Marie, Less and the Boys; from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday at Waukenabo with music by Jerry and Leroy; and 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Little Falls Senior Center with Jerry's Dance Band.

Duplicate bridge scores

Lois Volkmuth and Phyllis DeRosier, 30; Joe Heal and Don Rasmussen, 29; Patrick Spradlin and Bruce Eastman, 25.5.