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Special Events June 12

Special Events AITKIN Art events Kaleidoscope, 10 a.m. first Saturday of the month for ages 8 and up, Jaques Art Center; Art classes, 1-4 p.m. first Wednesday of the month. More information/registration call the center at (218) 927-2363 or email ...

Special Events

AITKIN

Art events

Kaleidoscope, 10 a.m. first Saturday of the month for ages 8 and up, Jaques Art Center; Art classes, 1-4 p.m. first Wednesday of the month. More information/registration call the center at (218) 927-2363 or email at info@jaquesart.com .

BAXTER

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Book-signing

Author Midge Bubany, reading and sign copies of her debut novel "The Equalizer," from 1-3 p.m. June 28 at Book World.

BRAINERD

Brown Bag Lunch

Brown Bag Lunch Summer Author Series, every Monday at noon through Aug. 4, Brainerd Public Library. Author Peter Geye of "The Lighthouse Road" this Monday.

Bandstand concerts

Music in Gregory Park summer series, every Thursday: Jim and Virg 7 p.m. today. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Rain-out site in The Center on Kingwood Street.

Crow Wing County Music Fest

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Hans Blix and the Weapon Inspectors will play from 5-7 p.m. Friday; and Link Union, the Great Awakening Tour, from 8-10 p.m. Friday, Mills Stage, Crow Wing County Fairgrounds, freewill offering.

Lakes Organ Summer Series

Joe Trucano, noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Trinity Lutheran Church. Free.

'Summer Solstice'

"Summer Solstice at St. Mathias," June 20, Farm at St. Mathias. Social hour, 6 p.m. with dinner and music at 7 p.m. Tickets are $65 with all profits supporting the Mentors Project; Ticket available at www.lakesareamusic.org/summersolstice .

Spring dance show

Music General spring show titled "Your Autograph Please!" Tornstrom Auditorium: Show times, 6:30 p.m. Friday; and 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m. will be the Solo Showcase and 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Music General, online at www.musicgeneral.com or at the door. Advance ticket are $8 for adults and $6 for children age 12 and under; or $9 and $7 at the door.

Solo Showcase performance is free to anyone with tickets for any of the shows. Tickets exclusively for the Solo Showcase are $5.

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Watercolor class

Watercolor class by professional artist Verna Miller, 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, the Brainerd Public Library. Free. Register by calling library at 829-5574.

LITTLE FALLS

Singing opportunities

The St. Francis Community Chorale meets 7 p.m. Thursdays; Women's group meets at 5:30 p.m. Sundays; Men's group meets 6:30 p.m. Mondays; More information call the St. Francis Music Center at 320-632-0637.

Theater production

Pequot Lakes Community Theater production: "Mom's Gift," 8 p.m. July 10-12 and 15-17, Pequot Lakes High School theater.

Tickets call community education at 218-568-9200 or go to www.glapa.info .

Market in the Park

Market in the Park, every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., from June 19 through Aug. 21, Trailside Park.

PINE RIVER

Show and Sale

Pine River Art Club Show and Sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 26-28, Warehouse. www.pineriverartclub.com

STAPLES

Chorus rehearsals

Staples Area Women's Chorus rehearsals, 8-9:30 p.m. Mondays, Staples Motley High School Choir Room.

WALKER

'Back to the Sixties'

The Leech Lake Area Watershed Foundation is hosting an annual fundraising dinner/dance event, "Back to the Sixties," June 21, Northern Lights Casino and Event Center. Social hour, 5 p.m. with dinner, dancing and special events from 6:30-10 p.m. Tickets are $50 each, $35 is tax deductible and on sale at www.northernlightscasino.com .

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