Senior dances

Senior dances will be 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the Motley Ten-Hi with music by Frank and Fran; 1-4 p.m. Wednesday at Waukenabo with music by Frank and Fran; 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Little Falls Senior Center with Jerry’s Dance Band; and 1-4 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Aitkin Legion for a music jam.

Animal adoption event

BAXTER -- Scooby's Animal Mission will be having a pet adoption event 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 14, at PetSmart in Baxter.

Both events will have some animals available for adoption. All animals are current on vaccines and spayed/neutered.

Alpha Chapter OES No. 23 to meet

Alpha Chapter OES No. 23 will meet 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9.

Dinner will be 5:30 p.m. at Northwind Grill.

Rob Morris will be honored at the meeting.

Captain Robert Orr Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution meeting set

The Captain Robert Orr Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will meet 10 a.m. Sept. 14 at the Front Street Cafe, 616 Front St., Brainerd.

Faye Leach will be hostess. State Regent Dianne Plunkett Latham will be presenting the program. Her three state projects are: Paying for a GEP III class for all chapter registrars, increasing recycling and raising awareness of human trafficking.

For more information, call 218-829-1326.

Brainerd Eagles Club to serve breakfast

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

The Center’s Morning Club meeting set Wednesday

The Center’s Morning Club meets 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 803 Kingwood St., Brainerd.

Gary Dirlam will be sharing information about the Tesla vehicle, which is a battery operated car that drives by itself.

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Xi Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa to meet Monday

The Xi chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa will meet 4:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, at the Brainerd Public Library.

The altruism project for the month is new teachers' gifts.

A report from the attendees at the International Convention will be given.

North Pine Investors monthly meeting

CROSSLAKE -- North Pine Investors will meet 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the Crosslake Community Center.

The mission of this partnership is to educate and strengthen the partners’ understanding of investing and gain hands-on experience in analyzing stocks and interpreting financial statements.

Partners invest $30 each month for stock purchases.

For additional information on the partnership, call Keith at 218-251-5960.

Washington High School Class of 1955 to meet

The Washington High School Class of 1955 will meet 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 9, for lunch at Northwind Grille in Brainerd.

Pinetree Patchworkers Quilt Club to meet

The Pinetree Patchworkers Quilt Club will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, at the Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 6190 Fairview Road, Baxter.

Rita Radil will open the meeting with a talk and trunk show discussing how to use preprinted fabric panels in quilt making.

The business meeting will follow.

Brainerd Garden Club to meet

The Brainerd Garden Club will meet noon Friday, Sept. 13, with a catered luncheon at Northland Arboretum.

It will be the annual meeting and election of officers.

Program is Spring Bulbs presented by Jennifer Knutson. Hostesses will be Marlys Ray and Cheryl James.

Brainerd Legion upcoming events

The IBEW will meet 6 p.m., the Executive Board will meet at 7 p.m. and the Legion Riders will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9.

Minnesota Darkhouse and Angling Association will meet 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11.

On Friday, Sept. 13, the special dinner will be Bob Harting’s barbecue ribs for $12. Walleye dinner is also available for $11.50. Serving begins at 5 p.m.

Area bridge scores

Ideal Town Hall: Duplicate: North-South: Charles Ready and Lois Steffen, 130; Marguerite Baker and Pat Montgomery, 126; Greg and Carol Lindahl, 122; Carol Ross and Cathy Ross, 122. East-West: Emily Schuldt and Rhys PriceJones, 150; Judy Mosford and Saundi Fedor, 125; Sally Larson and Jane Kleinsasser, 117.

Maucieri’s: Florence DeLong, 6200; Carolyn Duncan, 5310; Mary Rodeberg, 5240; Lois Volkmuth, 4770.

Ideal Town Hall: North-South: Jim Thompson and Lois Steffen, 81; Emily Schuldt and Rhys PriceJones, 80; Ardie Hjerpe and Shirley Rhinehart, 75.5. East-West: Ginny Hersey and Carolyn Thompson, 75; Ginger Flack and Stephanie, 67; Tim Tulloch and Florence DeLong, 61.5; Larry and Donna Fleer, 61.5.

Crosslake Community Center: Pat Herrick, 4690; Marty Duncan, 4670; Jim Thompson, 4520.

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.

Cuyuna Range Women’s Club to meet Monday

DEERWOOD -- The Cuyuna Range Women's Club will kick-off its 104th season 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, at Salem Lutheran Church in Deerwood.

Note the new location.

Guest speaker will be Crosby Mayor Bob Novak. He will give an informative update on the many changes occurring in Crosby. The city and the entire Cuyuna Range has seen a revitalization in the last several years.

Novak will address Crosby's reawakening and how the city has reinvented itself. "Our new economic driver is spawning new businesses, new visitors, new investors and creating growth. This activity will strengthen our tax base and allow for continued growth and economic and improvements in Crosby. We will explore the snowball effect of this change," Novak said in a release.

Novak was appointed mayor by the Crosby City Council in September of 2017 and was re-elected in November 2018.

Membership dues for the Cuyuna Range Women's Club are $5. New members are welcome and encouraged to join.

Musical entertainment will be provided by Cathy Aykens.