What's Doing - March 12

Alpha Chapter No. 23 OES to meet Alpha Chapter No. 23 OES will meet 7 p.m. Monday at the Masonic Center, 205 1/2 S. Sixth St., Brainerd. Dinner will be 6 p.m. Monday. Don and Elise Menk will be serving pulled roast beef sandwiches. Bring a side d...

Alpha Chapter No. 23 OES to meet

Alpha Chapter No. 23 OES will meet 7 p.m. Monday at the Masonic Center, 205 1/2 S. Sixth St., Brainerd.

Dinner will be 6 p.m. Monday. Don and Elise Menk will be serving pulled roast beef sandwiches. Bring a side dish to share. Formal dress. Herman and Diane Bradley will serve coffee.

Call Gayle at 218-829-9656 or Margaret at 218-829-9767 for rides or more information.

Let's Move On to meet Wednesday


Let's Move On will meet from 6-7:15 p.m. Wednesday in the small conference room at the Brainerd Public Library, 415 S. Fifth St., Brainerd.

This is a group for single adults over age 40 who are looking to get back into a social life after divorce or the loss of a partner and will give people a chance to meet others who face the similar challenges. ​

Lakes Area Singles, a not-for-profit group of baby boomers, is sponsoring this meeting. ​Jessi Dewey, LAS President, will lead the discussion. Both men and women are welcome.​ There is no cost.

For questions, call Jessi Dewey, LAS President, at 218-839-5566.

Amber Lodge 186 of the Danish Sisterhood to meet

The Amber Lodge 186 of the Danish Sisterhood of America will meet 11 a.m. March 18 at Evelyn Matthies Art Studio in the Franklin Arts Building.

The program will be author Donna Salli discussing her book "A Notion Of Pelicans."

Those who attend don't have to be of Danish heritage.


194th Regiment Organization meeting planned

The members and guests of the 194th Regiment will meet 10 a.m. Monday in the Regimental Room at the Brainerd National Guard Armory.

Members are encouraged to attend the celebration in honor of the Bataan Memorial in Brainerd on April 9. Some discussion will center on the Regiment's role in the Brainerd History week celebration in June.

Contact Larry Osvold, president, at 218-851-7154 for concerns/questions.

Xi Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa meeting set

The Xi Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa will meet at 4:15 p.m. Monday at the home of Jean Collins.

The program is "Off the Wall." Members are encouraged to bring a keepsake, art work or souvenir and share its story.

The altruistic project for the month is the Salvation Army Food shelf as March is Food Share Month.


Class of 1952 to meet

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

VFW Post 1647 to meet

VFW Post 1647 and Auxiliary will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Ray's Promenaders to dance

Ray's Promenaders will square dance Friday at the American Legion in Brainerd with Royce Nelson calling Plus from 7:30 p.m. and Mainstream from 8-10 p.m.
Butch and Rosemary will host the "Celebrate Green Theme" dance.

Brainerd Eagles Club breakfast planned for Sunday

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


Baxter Lions Club to meet

BAXTER-The Baxter Lions Club will meet 7 p.m. Monday at Camp Vanasek.

The board meeting is at 6 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Elections will take place.

Minnesota Retired State Employees Association meeting set

MRSEA will meet Thursday at Pizza Ranch in Baxter.

Social and lunch at noon with the meeting starting at 1 p.m. No RSVP necessary.

Disabled American Veterans to meet

The monthly meeting for the Disabled American Veterans, Crow Wing County Chapter No. 22 will be Thursday at the Brainerd VFW club.


The membership meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Chapter 22 officers meeting will begin at 6 p.m.

Brainerd Legion upcoming events planned

On Tuesday, the 40 et 8 will meet at 3 p.m. and Venture Crew will meet at 7 p.m.

B.A.N.G. (Brainerd Area Networking Group) will meet at noon Thursday.

Corned beef and cabbage will be served from noon until gone Friday. Cost: $8.50. Walleye will also be available starting at 5:30 p.m. Cost: $11.

Nisswa Women's Club to meet Thursday

NISSWA-The Nisswa Women's Club will meet Thursday at the Nisswa American Legion.

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


Members Deann Ebert and Marie Olness will be collecting for the food shelf.

The program, "Features and Benefits of the Northland Arboretum to the Community," will be presented by Mathew Hill, executive director. The hostesses are Sandy Simonson, Carol Alverson, Deanna Anderson, Jeanyne Hess and Marilyn Wottreng. The inspirational will be given by Joanie Muehlbauer.

For more information or to make a reservation, call Marilyn Wottreng at 218-251-7754.

The Nisswa Chamber is now selling tickets to attend the NWC 34 annual fashion show and luncheon along with raffle tickets. Visit and like the club on Facebook.

Pinetree Patchworkers Quilt Club to meet

BAXTER-The Pinetree Patchworkers Quilt Club will meet 9 a.m. Monday at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 6190 Fairview Road, Baxter.

There will be an all-day Sew In at the church. Evening meal will be served before the 6:30 p.m. meeting.

Duplicate bridge scores

North-South: Mark and Mary Doucette, 45.5; Bob and Sandy Crozier, 38.

East-West: Scott Krupke and Jim Thompson, 34; Bruce Eastman and Eddie Stroschein, 32.5

Hackensack American Legion Post and Auxiliary activities

HACKENSACK-Hackensack American Legion Post 202 will have a traditional St. Patrick's Day corn beef and cabbage dinner from 3-8 p.m. or until gone Friday at the Legion Post.

Hackensack American Legion Auxiliary Unit 202 will serve breakfast from 8:30-11:30 a.m. March 19 at the Club. Cost: $6. The proceeds go to support youth scholarships.

Sagatun Lodge 018 Sons of Norway to meet

The Sagatun Lodge 018 Sons of Norway will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brainerd.

Erica Bjelland will present Skogfjorden information on Norwegian language and cultural youth summer camp activities.

Area senior dances

Senior dances will be 1-4 p.m. Tuesday at the Motley Ten-Hi with music by Frank and Fran; from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday at the Brainerd Blue Room with music by Joe and Henry; and from 1-4 p.m. Friday at the Deerwood Legion with music by Two For The Road.

Eagles memorial service planned for March 19

The Eagles memorial service will be 2 p.m. March 19 at the Eagles Club, 124 Front St., Brainerd.

Those being honored include Lorraine Rivers, Ole Olson, Kenneth Vogt and Jack Long.

The public is invited.

American Diabetes Association, Brainerd Lakes Area Chapter meeting set

BAXTER-The American Diabetes Association, Brainerd Lakes Area Chapter, will meet 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Holiday Inn Express, 15729 Audubon Way on Highway 371 in Baxter.

There will be a presentation on dealing with diabetic neuropathy by Dr. Annette Bartel, podiatrist from Essentia Health.

Meatball dinner fundraiser planned

DEERWOOD-Boy Scout Troop 100 will have a meatball dinner fundraiser from 4-7 p.m. March 18 at the Deerwood Legion Post No. 557.

Cost is $9 for adults; and $6 for children 12 and younger.

The fundraiser is for camp.

Class of 52 to meet

The Class of 52 will meet for lunch at noon, Tuesday, at Front Street Café.

VFW Post 1647 and Auxiliary to meet

VFW Post 1647 and Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Friday Night Dinner Serving 5 p.m. till gone Corn Beef and Cabbage Dinner. Cost $8.

March 19 breakfast serving from 8 a.m. to noon at a cost $7.

Area bridge scores

Jenkins VFW: Butch Lodin, 6360; Lorraine Northagen, 5630; Guy Emmons, 5630.

Whitefish Golf Course: Duplicate: Jim Thompson and Carolyn Thompson, 33; Ardie Hjerpe and Shirley Gronholm, 28.5; Bruce Peck and Joe Heal, 25.5; Lorraine Northagen and Florence DeLong, 22.

Maucieri's: Lorraine Northagen, 14; Jim Thompson, 14; Guy Emmons, 13; Barb Bretz, 13.

Whitefish Golf Course: Duplicate: Lorraine Northagen and Florence DeLong, 30; Jim Thompson and Lane Weber, 28.5; Sandy and Bob Crozier, 27.5; Bruce Peck and Joe Heal, 26. Pam Graves, 5300; Jim Thompson, 5170; Guy Emmons, 4920; Peter Graves, 4910.

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.

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