What's Doing

A listing of area meetings and events in the Brainerd lakes area.

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Washington High School class of 1965 to meet

BREEZY POINT — Washington High School class of 1965 will meet for lunch at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15, at Breezy Point Dockside.

Brainerd Eagles to serve breakfast

BRAINERD — The Brainerd Eagles will serve breakfast 8:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, Aug. 14, at 124 Front St., Brainerd, featuring the Eagles’ special for $9.

Ala carte menu will be available.

Washington High School class of 1954 to meet Tuesday

BAXTER — The Washington High School class of 1954 will meet 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Grizzly’s.

Lakes Prostate Cancer Fund support group to meet Tuesday

BRAINERD — The Lakes Prostate Cancer Fund support group will meet 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the East Gull Lake Cragun's Legacy Golf clubhouse, second floor meeting room.


The support group is free and open to all and spouses/caregivers are encouraged to attend.

For additional information, visit or contact Gary Harris at 763-360-3571 or email

Hackensack Auxiliary to serve breakfast Aug. 21

HACKENSACK — Hackensack American Legion Auxiliary Unit 202 will serve breakfast from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Aug. 21, at the Club.

Menu includes choice of biscuits and gravy and eggs or eggs, bacon, hash browns and toast. Both include juice and coffee for $8. The proceeds go to support youth scholarships.

Area bridge scores

Ideal Town Hall, Tuesday: North-South: Lois Steffen and Terri Steffen, 107; Barb Smith and Jean Freytag, 97.5; Rhys Price Jones and Emily Schuldt, 89.5; and Stephanie Reed and Marguerite Baker, 80. East-West: Betty Moynagh and Kerry Hollaway, 121.5; Chris Brown and Diana Brown, 92.5; Carole Johnson and Mary Rodeberg, 81; and Shirley and Stan Bormann, 79.

Ideal Town Hall, Thursday: North-South: Carole Johnson and Lori McCormick, 68.5; Emily Schuldt and Enga Wodziak, 67.5; Don Rasmussen and Charlie Ruud, 61.5; and Lorraine Northagen and Shirley Gronholm, 59.5. East-West: Jane Kleinsasser and Carolyn Thompson, 82; Bruce Eastman and Richard Houston, 71; Mickey Smith and Meridee Dobberstein, 60; and Eric and De Hanson, 57.

Crosslake Community Center, Friday: Karen Kuritz, 5050; Jan Herd, 4710; and Len Valley, 3950.

Nisswa Women’s Club to meet

BRAINERD — The Centennial Celebration continues as the Nisswa Women’s Club has lunch at Cragun’s Legacy Clubhouse on Thursday, Aug. 18.


The program features “100 Years and Counting,” a film produced by Sharon and Gary Harris, as well as contributions from “First Draft Divas,” Mary Gibson’s centennial booklet video and various club memorabilia collected over the past 102 years.

Guests and members will have the opportunity to help the club raise funds for scholarships at this meeting by participating in both a silent and live auction, as well as other fundraising activities.

All “Dollars for Scholars” will be awarded as scholarships to local high school seniors and non-traditional women students at Central Lakes College.

Luncheon is at noon, but doors will open at 10:30 a.m. The charge for the lunch is $25.

President Ann Swanson will lead a short meeting after the program and Marilyn Sobiech will offer an inspirational message.

For information on joining our club or attending meetings, email .

Disabled American Veterans meeting planned for Aug. 18

BRAINERD — The monthly meeting for the Disabled American Veterans Crow Wing County Chapter No. 22 will be 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Brainerd VFW club.

Chapter 22 officers meeting will be at 6 p.m.


Senior dances set

Senior dances will be 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at the Brainerd Eagles Club with music by Jerry B.; and 1-4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, at the Deerwood Legion with music by Jerry and LeRoy.

Presentation on railroad canceled

The presentation, “How the Railroad Changed Us,” which was scheduled for Aug. 30 at the CTC Center at the Pillager School, has been canceled.

It was an event sponsored by Sylvan Township and Pillager School Community Education.

For questions, call Sue Van Hal at 218-821-2276 or Dave Johnson at 218-251-5468.

The Center, Brainerd, bridge scores

Monday winners: Sandy Heglie, 4060; Dort Lofstrom, 3880; Betty Erhardt, 3620.


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