Special Events - June 9

AITKIN Art events Kaleidoscope, 10-11:30 a.m. first Saturday of the month, Jaques Art Center; Coloring Club, 1-3 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month. More information at or 218-927-2363. BAXTER Legacy auditions The Legacy C...


Art events

Kaleidoscope, 10-11:30 a.m. first Saturday of the month, Jaques Art Center; Coloring Club, 1-3 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month. More information at or 218-927-2363.


Legacy auditions


The Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota will host auditions for 2016-2017, 4:30-8:30 p.m. today, June 9, Lord of Life Lutheran Church. For more information or to schedule an audition, go to , or call Cathe Picek at 218-270-8020.

Author event

Author Raymen Starkka of "SINS of Human Rights Abuse and Corruption," to appear for book signings: 10 a.m. to noon June 18, Pequot Lakes Public Library; from noon to 2 p.m. June 25, July 23 and Aug. 27 at Book World.

Lakes Jam

Lakes Jam, June 23-25, Brainerd International Raceway. Go to or!ticket-price-information/c1a6j for details on the ticket levels that include one-day passes, VIP passes and camping options.

• Line-up: June 23: High Valley at 6 p.m.; Locash at 8 p.m.; and Granger Smith at 10 p.m.

• June 24: Whiskey Myers at 6 p.m.; Chase Bryant, 8 p.m.; and Toby Keith, 10 p.m.

• June 25: Survivor at 6 p.m.; 38 Special at 8 p.m.; and Styx at 10 p.m.


Artists training

Screen Porch Productions will host training, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 30 and July 1, Northern Lakes Senior Living. For more information or sign up at or 218-259-4206.


Music General

Music General's spring dance review with shows at 6:30 p.m. Friday and at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday at Tornstrom Auditorium.

Brown Bag Lunch Author Series

Brown Bag Lunch Author Series with Lucie Amundsen's "Locally Laid," noon Monday. Coming up: Jason Good's "Rock, Meet Window: A Father-Son Story," June 20; David Oppegaard's "The Firebug of Balrog County," June 27; Tracy Mann's "Secrets from the Eating Lab," July 11; Faith Sullivan's "Good Night, Mr. Wodehouse," July 18; and Eric Dregni's "Let's Go Fishing!" July 25. More information at or call 218-829-5574.

Youth theater classes


Central Lakes Community Performing Arts Center to offer youth theater classes and writing workshops. Conducted by Mary Aalgaard and her company Play Off the Page, the performing workshops will run June 13-17, with the writing workshop starting on June 20-24. Each workshop has a $20 nonrefundable fee. Students register by calling the CLC Theatre Box Office at 218-855-8199. Go to for more information.

Book sale

Youth book sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 16-17, large meeting room, Brainerd Public Library.

Author event

Author Connie Claire (Peterson) Szarke of "Lady in the Moon," from 10 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. July 3, Arts in the Park in Gregory Park.


Book sale

Jessie F. Hallett Memorial Library Friends Foundation will host Jessie's Book Sale June 15-17 at the Crosby library. Sale opens 10 a.m. all three days and closes at 6 p.m. June 15-16 and at 4 p.m. June 17.


Music in Park

Seth Doud and Cuyuna Rhythm Band will perform in the Music in the Park series, 6-9 p.m. today, June 9, Memorial Park. For schedule go to or by calling 218-546-8131.

Summer Soiree

Las Vegas entertainer Barrie Cunningham to perform "Adventures in Parrotdise, the Ultimate Tribute to Jimmy Buffett," 6 p.m. Aug. 13, Heartwood Senior Living Community, as part of the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center's Summer Soiree fundraiser. Tickets are $50 per person. Reservations or more information, contact Jennifer Holmvig at or 218-545-4455.


Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night, the first Thursdays of every month from 7-9 p.m. June 2-Sept. 1, Great River Arts. More information go to , in person or by phone at 320-632-0960.

Drumming Club


Drumming Club, meets from 4-5 p.m. Mondays, St. Francis Music Center. More information go to or call 320-632-0637.


Motley Fest

Motley June Fest, June 16-19, Morrison County Fairgrounds. For more information call the chamber at 218-894-3974.


Scandinavian Music Festival

Nisswa-stämman Folk Music Festival instrumental, singing and dancing workshops, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Friday. Call Janet Hill at or 218-259-4090 for workshops.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, the festival, Nisswa Pioneer Village. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-15, ages 6 and under are free. No advance ticket sales.


For more information/schedule:, contact Paul Wilson at or 218-764-2994.




HopeFest, June 16-19, for more information or tickets at or 1-800-965-9324.


Art in the Park

Royalton Women's Study Club's annual Art in the Park, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Memorial Park. Questions call Carol Cassman at 320-584-5726.

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