What's Doing - March 3


Brainerd Elks Lodge breakfast

The public is invited to attend the community breakfast 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, March 1, at the Brainerd Elks Lodge at 215 S. Ninth St. Order from the menu. All proceeds go to support Elks programs.

Brainerd Legion upcoming events set

On Monday, March 2, the Color Guard will meet at 6 p.m., the IBEW will meet at 6 p.m. and the Post Executive Board will meet at 7 p.m.

On Thursday, the Bricklayers will meet at 7 p.m.

The special dinner March 6 will be Bob Harting’s barbecue ribs for $12. Walleye is also available for $12. Serving begins at 5 p.m.

Washington High School Class of 1955 to meet for lunch

The Washington High School Class of 1955 will meet 11 a.m. Monday, March 2, for lunch at Northwind Grille in Brainerd.


Duplicate bridge scores — Crosslake area

Ideal Town Hall: Bruce Peck and Joe Heal, 16.5; Jennifer Knutson and Jill Shipley, 13.5; Carolyn Thompson and Lorraine Northagen, 12.5.

Ideal Town Hall: Bruce Peck and Florence DeLong, 17; Ginny Hersey and Carolyn Thompson, 13; Jennifer Knutson and Lorraine Northagen, 12; Roseann and Alan Stans,12.

Crosslake Community Center: Florence Delong, 4930; Bruce Peck, 4490; Barb Grove, 3880.

Parkinson’s disease special 8-week program planned

BAXTER — Parkinson’s Roadmap for Education and Support Services melds education about different aspects of living well with Parkinson’s disease with psychosocial support and sharing.

The PRESS group will meet noon to 2 p.m. every Thursday, April 9 to June 11, at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 6190 Fairview Road, Baxter.

Care-partners and adult family members of the person with Parkinson’s are encouraged to attend the PRESS sessions as well. There is no cost to attend the PRESS program, but pre-registration is required.

Each week covers a different topic.

  • Session 1: What’s Next After Diagnosis (April 9).

  • Session 2: Medication Management of Parkinson’s Disease (April 16).

  • Session 3: Importance of Exercise in Parkinson’s Disease (April 23).

  • Session 4: Dealing with Physical Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease (April 30).

  • Session 5: Impact of Parkinson’s on Daily Coping and Relationships (May 7).

  • Session 6: Tips for Daily Living (May 28).

  • Session 7: Caring for Others, Caring for Yourself (June 4).

  • Session 8: Building Your Health Care Team (June 11).

The group will be facilitated by Lynda Erickson, facilitator of the Brainerd Lakes Area Parkinson’s disease support group.
To register or for additional information, contact Anushka Mohideen at 651-241-8297.


Garrison Seniors to meet

GARRISON — Garrison Seniors will meet noon Tuesday, March 3, at the Light of the Cross Lutheran Church in Garrison.

There will be a potluck and speaker.

PEO Chapter CJ meeting set

PEO Chapter CJ will meet Tuesday, March 3, at Sue Bevan's home with Kathy Edelman as co-hostess.

There will be an election of officers. The Constitution and Bylaws Committee will have the program.

The Center’s Morning Club to meet Wednesday

The Center’s Morning Club meets 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, at 803 Kingwood St., Brainerd.

Speaker is Darrin Olson from Hearing Life. Olson is an expert on hearing aids and knows the ins and outs of insurance.

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Widowed Friends meeting planned for Monday

Widowed Friends will meet 11 a.m. Monday, March 2, at the Sawmill Inn.


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Duplicate bridge scores — The Center

Lane Weber and Bruce Eastman, 28; Gretchen Sorden and Jennifer Knutson, 25.5; Ann Richardson and Sandy Weber, 25.

Senior dances

Senior dances will be 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, at the Wadena VFW with music by the Country Ramblers; 1-4 p.m. Wednesday at the Brainerd Blue Room with music by Frank and Fran; and 1-4 p.m. Friday at the Deerwood Legion with music by the Country Ramblers.

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