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Brainerd Lakes Chamber
Oct 16 - Nov 01   Language of Clay Exhibit
The exhibit features work from the following artists: Haddie Hadachek, Paul Bloom, Bill Grange, Cyrus Swann, Lea Anderson, Kevin Matthews, Bonnie Fercho, Dan Devine, Midori Marcum, Ruth Anne Weaver, Tim Nelson, Matthew Neururer and Bob Johnson.
Date:   October 16, 2014 - November 1, 2014
Website:   http://www.crossingarts.org
Location:   Franklin Arts Center
Q Gallery
1001 Kingwood Street
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Crossing Arts Alliance, 833-0416
Email:   info@crossingarts.org
Date/Time Details:   The exhibit will be on display through November 1.
Opening reception will be Friday, October 17 from 5 - 7 pm
Oct 30 - Nov 02   The Woods Grand Opening!
Help us celebrate during our four days of events. Fun for the entire family!
Date:   October 30, 2014 - November 2, 2014
Website:   http://thewoodsmn.com
Location:   The Woods Restaurant and Bunkhouse
19624 CR 2
Brainerd, MN
 
Contact:   The Woods Restaurant and Bunkhouse, (218) 829-7507
Email:   info@thewoodsmn.com
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, October 30 - Girls Night Out - 7-10 pm
Friday, October 31 - Happy Halloween Party - 8-12 pm
Saturday, November 1 - Woodcarving - 11 am-5 pm
Sunday, November 2 - Tailgaiting - starting at 9:30 am
Oct 31 - Nov 22   Franklin Arts Center Resident Artist Exhibit
The Franklin Arts Center Resident Artists Gallery in Brainerd will host an opening reception to display two exhibits:
All Souls Day Of the Dead Exhibition - on display through November 22. This exhibit focuses on the Mexican holiday, Dia de los Muertos, which pays respect to the deceased and celebrates the cycles of life and death. The exhibition features a selection of authentic and inspiring artwork from a selection of artis from all over. Visitors to the exhibition are invited to bring small offerings to place on an altar that will be in the gallery, to remember loved ones who have passed.

Franklinstein Halloween Pop up Museum - on display through November 5. This exhibit was created by community members and is made up of their personal visions and experiences throughout life that are inspired by Halloween and/or the season of fall. In the pop up museum, people will experience memories and what this time of the year means to other people.

In addition to the exhibitions, there will be treats for trick or treaters in costumes, a coloring contest, make and decorate your own Day Of The Dead sugar skull and music. For the older crowd, stay late for the Halloween movie screening of "Carnival Of Souls," that starts at 9:30 pm.
Date:   October 31, 2014 - November 22, 2014
Website:   http://www.artspace.org/properties/franklinlofts/
Location:   Franklin Arts Center
1001 Kingwood Street
Q Gallery
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Franklin Arts Center, (218) 454-0824
Email:   franklinartscenter@brutgerequities.com
Date/Time Details:   Opening reception
Friday, October 31, 2014
5 - 9 pm

Halloween movie screening of "Carnival Of Souls," - 9:30 pm
Oct 31   Lakes Area Growers Market
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. Bedding plants in the spring.
Date:   October 31, 2014
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Website:   http://www.brainerdfarmersmarket.com
Location:   May - October
Tuesdays and Fridays

Tuesdays at the Franklin Arts Center
1001 Kingwood Street, Brainerd

Fridays at Gander Mountain Parking Lot
14275 Edgewood Drive, Baxter
 
Contact:   Lakes Area Growers Market, (218) 829-3241
Email:   info@brainerdfarmersmarket.com
Date/Time Details:   May - October
Tuesdays and Fridays
8 am - 12:30 pm
Oct 31   The Farm on St. Mathias
The Farm Country Store is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9 am - 3 pm. The store features locally grown vegetables, a collection of  antique farm/garden tools and household items, handmade Amish crafts, as well as other locally produced food and artisanal goods.
Date:   October 31, 2014
Time:   09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Website:   http://thefarmonstmathias.com
Location:   The Farm on St. Mathias
7579 St Mathias Road
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   The Farm on St. Mathias, (218) 822-3281
Email:   info@thefarmonstmathias.com
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday through Saturday
9 am - 3 pm
Oct 31   Trick-or-Treating at the Dispatch
Come under the sea and get some treats from 3-5 pm on Friday.
Date:   October 31, 2014
Time:   03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Website:   http://www.brainerddispatch.com
Location:   Brainerd Dispatch
506 James Street
Brainerd, MN
 
Contact:   (218) 829-4705
Email:   dailyads@brainerddispatch.com
Date/Time Details:   Friday, October 31
3 - 5 pm
Oct 31   4-H Halloween Funfest
Safe, indoor, Halloween fun for younger kids. Kid friendly games, prizes, balloons, face painting. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Date:   October 31, 2014
Time:   04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   Pequot Lakes Baptist Church
30028 CR 112
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472
Contact:   Susan Mathison-Young
Email:   masutyry@tds.net
Date/Time Details:   October 31, 2014
4 - 7 pm
Fees/Admission:   $1.00 donation for 5 game tickets. Extra tickets .25 cents a piece
All donations go to the Pequot Lakes area food shelf.
Oct 31   Trick-or-Treat at Good Samaritan-Woodland
Trick-or-treaters are invited to come for indoor trick-or-treating at the Good Samaritan-Woodland Campus. Attendees are encouraged to bring a nonperishable food item to contribute to the food shelf.
Date:   October 31, 2014
Time:   04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Website:   http://www.good-sam.com
Location:   Good Samaritan-Woodland Campus
200 Buffalo Hills Lane
Suite 44
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   (218) 855-6632
Email:   sspeer@good-sam.com
Date/Time Details:   Friday, October 31
4:30 - 6 pm
Oct 31   Spooktacular Night at Westgate Mall
There will be games, prizes, trick or treating and a costume parade. Plan to spend Halloween night at Westgate Mall!
Date:   October 31, 2014
Time:   04:30 PM - 07:00 PM
Website:   http://www.thewestgatemall.com/
Location:   Westgate Mall
14136 Baxter Drive
Baxter, MN
Contact:   (218) 828-1668
Email:   djackson@ddr.com
Date/Time Details:   Friday, October 31
4:30 - 6 pm - Games
6 pm - Costume Parade
Oct 31   Manhattan's Haunted Halloween

Join us Halloween Weekend and find out for yourselves what lies beneath us in the "Haunted Basement" and in the decrepit old walls of the "Haunted Cabin".

Date:   October 31, 2014
Time:   05:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Website:   http://www.mblodge.com
Location:   Manhattan Beach Lodge & Restaurant
39051 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN   56442
Contact:   Manhattan Beach, (218)692-3381
Email:   info@mblodge,com
Date/Time Details:  

 5 pm: Social With Bobby Sullivan
6 pm: Earth Bound Spirits Seminar
10 pm: Ghost Hunting in and around
 

Fees/Admission:   $50
Oct 31   Crosslake Lutheran Church Trunk & Treat
Bring your little ones to the Annual Crosslake Lutheran Church Trunk & Treat. The children will "Trunk & Treat" vehicles decorated in the parking lot and proceed into the fellowship hall for fun Halloween games and activities. Food will be available.
Date:   October 31, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://www.crosslakelutheran.com
Location:   Crosslake Lutheran Church
35960 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
Contact:   Crosslake Lutheran Church, (218) 692-3682
Email:   clc@crosslake.net
Date/Time Details:   Friday, October 31, 2014
6 - 8 p.m.
Fees/Admission:  
Free
Oct 31   Trick-or-Treat at CRMC Care Center
All tiny goblins, super heroes and ghouls are invited to trick or treat along the spooktacular hallways of the Care Center at CRMC in Crosby. Residents will be handing out a variety of treats. All children age 10 and under are welcome.

This is a safe, friendly event for small children who want to wear their favorite costume and have a fun-filled Halloween adventure.
Date:   October 31, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Website:   http://www.cuyunamed.org
Location:   Cuyuna Regional Medical Center Care Center
320 E. Main St.
Crosby
Use the main entrance of the Care Center off of Highway 210.
 
Contact:   (218) 546-7000
Email:   tbymark@cuyunamed.org
Date/Time Details:   Friday, October 31, 2014
6 - 7 pm
Oct 31   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   October 31, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Oct 31 - Nov 01   Pine River Haunted House
The Pine River Library's annual Halloween fundraiser.
Date:   October 31, 2014 - November 1, 2014
Time:   06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Website:   http://krls.org/
Location:   209 Park Avenue
Pine River, MN
Behind the library
Contact:   (218) 587-2171
Date/Time Details:   Friday and Saturday October 31 and November 1, 2014
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fees/Admission:   Entry fee is $4.00
$3.00 if wearing a costume.
Oct 31   Paul Bunyan Land Haunted House
Hidden Hollows is the largest haunted attraction in central MN. It will scare the YELL out of you!
Date:   October 31, 2014
Time:   07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Website:   http://paulbunyanland.com
Location:   Paul Bunyan Land
17553 State Hwy 18
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   (218) 764-2524
Email:   info@paulbunyanland.com
Date/Time Details:   October 18 and 31, 2014 
7 - 10 pm
Fees/Admission:   Haunted House - $10.00
Oct 31   Wolf - 4 Days of Terror

New Wolf - 4 Days of Terror
Come be terrified as monsters and gouls attack the wagon and try to carry you away.  This terrifying show will Open October 18th at the Northland Arboretum and is from the producers of the Brainerd Zombie Crawl Zombie Appocolypse, the Haunted Stage Line Thrill Ride, Murder Mystery Dinner Theater and more. Chldren are only $5 and $10 for adults. Halloween Family Fun hits the Brainerd Lakes Area!

Action Entertainment's Wolf is family friendly loaded with a variety of drama, comedy, mystery, stage combat, stunts, special effects and good old fashioned scares.  Several venues open in October this season all with their own unique Halloween touch that you don't want to miss.

Date:   October 31, 2014
Time:   07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://brainerdcommunityaction.org
Location:   14250 Conservation Drive
Brainerd, MN 56401
Behind Movies 12 Theaters
Contact:   For advanced tickets or questions, please call 218-829-5278
Date/Time Details:   October 24, 31, 2014
7 - 9 pm
Fees/Admission:   $10.00 for adults
$5.00 children
Group rates available
Children must be accompanied by an adult          
Nov 01   Tonic Sol-Fa
Although they are simply four voices and a tambourine, Tonic Sol-fa has spent considerable time on the road carving their niche as the nation’s top vocal group. In the midst of touring, this quartet has been named one of the top five “must see” groups in America, has been awarded numerous original song and album awards in pop, gospel and holiday genres, appeared on NBC’s Today Show and in the pages of Newsweek magazine. Outings with Jay Leno, Shawn Colvin, and Garrison Keillor have propelled album sales to more than 2,000,000 copies (mostly sold from the back of their trailer!) and have earned the group thousands of intensely loyal fans.

The quartet has been voted into the Midwest Music Hall of Fame and have averaged over 150 shows annually in 48 states with music in radio stations and at retail stores nationwide. Recently Tonic Sol-fa’s third public television special was broadcast to over 1,800 stations across the United States. And too, the quartet won their first Emmy Award in the “Musical Composition/Arrangement” category for a song performed in a Toys for Tots PSA (Public Service Announcement).

This is the only public performance in Brainerd for 2014 - Do not wait to get tickets for a holiday performance!

 
Date:   November 1, 2014
Website:   http://www.tonicsolfa.com
Location:   Tornstrom Auditorium
804 Oak Street
Brainerd, MN
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, November 1, 2014
7:30 pm
Fees/Admission:   Advanced Adult Tickets: $25
Adult Tickets at the door: $30
Advanced Student Tickets: $10
Student Tickets at the door: $15

Ticket outlets: Cub Foods Brainerd & Baxter
www.tonicsolfa.com
Nov 01   The Farm on St. Mathias
The Farm Country Store is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9 am - 3 pm. The store features locally grown vegetables, a collection of  antique farm/garden tools and household items, handmade Amish crafts, as well as other locally produced food and artisanal goods.
Date:   November 1, 2014
Time:   09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Website:   http://thefarmonstmathias.com
Location:   The Farm on St. Mathias
7579 St Mathias Road
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   The Farm on St. Mathias, (218) 822-3281
Email:   info@thefarmonstmathias.com
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday through Saturday
9 am - 3 pm
Nov 01   Vesterheim Basics of Rosemailing Classes
Learn the basics of rosemailing with Vesterheim Gold Medalist Patti Goke.  As you learn about the history of rosemaling you will also learn the basic strokes used to paint simple flowers and scrolls. Class participants will work on the 5-6" design that will be painted on either a wood object or cardboard.  The styles of rosemailing presented in this class will be Hallingdal. The class will be taught in oils. Limited to twelve students. Level of instruction:  beginners. Register by calling 218-829-5574.
Date:   November 1, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Website:   http://www.krls.org/
Location:   Brainerd Public Library
415 5th Street South
Brainerd, MN  56401
Contact:   218-829-5574
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, November 1, 2014
10 am - 12:30 pm
Fees/Admission:   Free
Nov 01   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   November 1, 2014
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Nov 02   American Legion Weekly Bar Bingo and Food
 American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. 
 
Date:   November 2, 2014
Time:   01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Website:   http://brainerdlegion255.org
Location:   American Legion Club    
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN  56401
Contact:   (218) 829-2249
Email:   sanfitch@q.com
Date/Time Details:   Every Sunday
Nov 03   Lakewood Health System - Better Beginnings Class for New Mothers
The Obstetrics department at Lakewood Health System is offering ‘Better Beginnings’, a program for mothers-to-be and new mothers. The program seeks to combat obesity in the community by offering classes that will give mothers access to information about nutrition and fitness, greater access to a board certified lactation consultant and the opportunity to explore the health benefits of good nutrition as well as food demonstrations, tastings and recipes.
 
These nutrition-related classes, taught be a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator, will take place on April 7, June 23, September 22 and November 3 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Classes for April and September will be in the Boardroom on the lower level of Lakewood’s Main Campus, while the June and November class locations have yet to be determined. Childcare will be provided during these classes.
 
The ‘Better Beginnings’ program is funded by a grant from the March of Dimes, and is free to all those interested in attending. Registration is required. For more information or to register, contact Stephanie Rodriguez at 218-894-8846 or stephanierodriguez@lakewoodhealthsystem.com, or visit www.lakewoodhealthsystem.com.
Date:   November 3, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Website:   http://www.lakewoodhealthsystem.com
Location:   To be determined
Contact:   Stephanie Rodriguez, 218-894-8846
Email:   stephanierodriguez@lakewoodhealthsystem.com
Date/Time Details:   Monday, November 3, 2014
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Fees/Admission:   Free
Nov 03   Boot Camp For New Dads
Boot Camp For New Dads is a nationally licensed program designed to give expectant fathers a place to go and learn from experienced fathers. It provides a relaxed environment for expectant dads to get more information about personal care of their babies and find out about great community resources.
 
Boot Camp For New Dads is a two and a half hour class that is for men and facilitated by men.

Classes are offered by the Brainerd Lakes Area Early Childhood Coalition in partnership with Essentia Health. Additional funding support was received from the Crow Wing County Child Protection Team, The Initiative Foundation, and Brainerd Area Sertoma Club.

Date:   November 3, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Website:   http://www.LakesAreaKids.com
Location:   St. Joseph’s Medical Center
523 North 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Tammy, (218) 454-5445
Date/Time Details:   6 - 8:30 p.m.

2013 Class Schedule:

Monday, February 4
Monday, March 11
Monday, April 15
Monday, May 20
Monday, July 1
Monday, August 5
Monday, October 7
Monday, November 11
Monday, December 16
Fees/Admission:   The class is free of charge.
Nov 05   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   November 5, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Nov 05   Breezy Point Women's Club
The Breezy Point Women's Club is involved in the following community service projects:
Scholarships
Donate Books
Plant and maintain garden areas
Tray favors for care center residents
Visit and remember "adopted" care center residents
Monetary donation and food shelf items

2011 Meeting Dates:
Feb. 2            Lunch get together / Dockside
March 2         Lunch get together / Billy's at Breezy Point
April 6            Landsburg Nursery "Container Gardening" / Marina II
May 4             Visit Kendall Candles following lunch at the Tiki Room
June 1           Anne Levig "Going Green with Fashion" / Breezy City Hall
July 6             Officer Josef Garcia "Drug Abuse Awareness" / Breezy City Hall
August 3        David Slipy "Restorative Justice"  / Breezy City Hall
September 7 Tour of Central Lakes College / Lunch at CLC
October 5       Karen Struve "Beautiful Jewels" / Breezy City Hall
November 2   Craft for care centers / Breezy City Hall
December 7   Annual Christmas party / Prime Time

Membership is open to all women of the area an guests are welcome at all meetings and social events.
Date:   November 5, 2014
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Contact:   Wini Kristufek 562-4512; Kathy Zender 562-4873; Darlene Clement 562-4807
Date/Time Details:   First Wednesday of each month
Nov 05   Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway Annual Meeting and Dinner
Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway Association will hold it's Annual Meeting and Dinner.  Keynote speaker is Senator Carrie Ruud.
RSVP appreciated by October 31, 2014 at 612-940-5525
 

Come to learn what’s been happening this year and hear about the many ways members and volunteers are sprucing up the many amenities along this 54-mile loop-de-loop of Scenic Byway county roads.

If you’re not a member, consider this an invitation to come to the annual dinner meeting and participate in some of the community activities which draw folks year ’round to Explore the Lore!

 

Date:   November 5, 2014
Time:   05:15 PM - 08:30 PM
Location:   Breezy Point Marina II Restaurant
9252 Breezy Point Drive
Breezy Point, MN  56472
Contact:   RSVP 612-940-5525
Email:   mary@pleinconsulting.com
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Social hour begins at 5:15, dinner and program to follow
Fees/Admission:   $35.00
Nov 06   Scandinavian Design Workshop for Adults
Join world-renouned Hardanger fiddle craftsman Bud Larsen as we practice different Scandinavian design techniques to create Christmas ornaments and more. Don't be surprised if you are given the pleasure of hearing Bud play the fiddle too! Class limited to fifteen people. Register by calling 218-829-5574.
Date:   November 6, 2014
Time:   09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Website:   http://www.krls.org/
Location:   Brainerd Public Library
416 5th Street South
Brainerd, MN  56401
Contact:   218-829-5574
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, November 6, 2014
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fees/Admission:   Free
Nov 06   Essentia Health offers "Healthy Hour" Education Classes

Essentia Health St. Joseph’s-Brainerd Clinic is offering education classes the first Thursday of every month. Classes will take place from 1-2 p.m. in Meeting A on the second floor of the Brainerd Clinic, 2024 South 6th Street in Brainerd. A light snack of fresh fruit, coffee and water will be included.
 
Please join us for the following classes:

November 6, 2014, Getting your Beach Legs Ready to go ‘South’ for the Winter

  • Step up and exercise with Ashley Palmer, Athletic Trainer

  • Ross Bengtson, MD, General Surgeon, addresses vein care services for legs

  • Goal setting for the month

December 4, 2014,”Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise”

  • Step up and exercise with Ashley Palmer, Athletic Trainer

  • Michael Steichen, Doctorate of Physical Therapy, discusses keeping us healthy and physically fit

  • Goal setting for the month

Date:   November 6, 2014
Time:   01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Website:   http://www.EssentiaHealth.org/BrainerdClinic
Location:   Brainerd Clinic
Meeting A (on the second floor of the Brainerd Clinic)
2024 South
6th Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Brainerd Clinic, (218) 828-2880
Date/Time Details:   First Thursday of every month
1 - 2 pm
Nov 06   Hardanger Fiddle music and dance for Children and Adults
Great event for families and grandparents and grandchildren to learn about the Hardanger Fiddle and to hear and dance to lively Scandinavian music with world-renowned Hardanger fiddle craftsman Bud Larsen. Register by calling 218-829-5574.
Date:   November 6, 2014
Time:   04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Website:   http://www.krls.org/
Location:   Brainerd Public Library
415 5th Street South
Brainerd, MN  56401
Contact:   218-829-5574
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, November 6, 2014
4 - 5 pm
Fees/Admission:   Free
Nov 06   Hope for the Holidays
Hope for the Holidays is for those who are grieving the loss of a loved one and wish to join in a supportive and caring group to help them through the holidays.
 
By long tradition, the holiday season is the best of times. But when a loved one is missing from these traditions it can be the worst of times, casting a harsh spotlight on pain and loss. The flood of memories triggered by the season’s familiar sights, sounds, and smells can create an overwhelming yearning for the return of the absent loved one.
 
The pressure to balance personal grief with the expectations of “joyful” social obligation is a common experience. The Hope for the Holidays Presentation, facilitated by professionals, will provide an opportunity for honest dialogue and tools for coping with the upcoming weeks.
Date:   November 6, 2014
Time:   04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Website:   http://www.essentiahealth.org/
Location:   Essentia Health - St. Joseph's Medical Center
523 N. Third Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Miranda Anderson, (218) 828-7564
Email:   miranda.anderson@essentiahealth.org
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, November 6, 2014
4-6 pm

 
Nov 06   Diabetes Dialogue - Free Health Seminars
Diabetes Dialogue - Free Health Seminars
Presentations by Internist and specialists, educational booths, wellness screenings, healthy refreshments and giveaways.
Date:   November 6, 2014
Time:   04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Website:   http://cuyunamed.org
Location:   Arrowwood Lodge
6967 Lake Forest Rd 
Baxter, Minnesota 56425


 
Contact:   218-545-4447
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, November 6, 2014
4 - 6 pm
Fees/Admission:   Free health seminar
Nov 07 - Nov 08   Pequot Lakes Block Party 2014
Welcome Deer Hunter Widows to Pequot Lakes! Shop, dine, and enjoy your weekend while all the hunters are out in the woods!

Pequot Lakes is once again hosting the Block Party where businesses around town have in store specials, refreshments, drawings, and more!

Come shop Pequot Lakes! Find the Bobber you're there!
 

Participating Businesses include but are not limited to:
Celtic Cottage
Expressions Shoe Center
Leslie's
Merritt Jewelers
Salon Couture
Date:   November 7, 2014 - November 8, 2014
Location:   Businesses in the Pequot Lakes area.
Contact:   Pequot Lakes Chamber of Commerce, 218-568-8911
Email:   jcrawford@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:   Friday, November 7, 2014
3 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Saturday, November 8, 2014
All Day
Nov 07   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   November 7, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Nov 07   Theatre Latte Da: Steerage Song - Chalberg Theatre/CLC
Performed by Theater Latte Da of Minneapolis. Created by Artistic Director Peter Rothstein along with musician and writer Dan Chouinard, this musical docudrama tells a story of the journey immigrants took from Europe to America through Ellis Island. Rothstein and Chouinard spent over three years gathering immigrant songs from 30 different European countries then narrowed their selection to 40 songs. The production includes lyrics in 15 different languages, but the driving force is the universal language of music. Providing a context for the music are quotes taken from immigrant guidebooks, Ellis Island documents, immigration legislation, and articles about life in New York’s Lower East Side tenement district. www.theatrelatteda.com
Date:   November 7, 2014
Time:   07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Website:   http://www.clcmn.edu/arts/tickets.html
Location:   Chalberg Theatre
Central Lakes Theatre
501 West College Drive
Brainerd, MN  56401
Contact:   218-855-8199
Date/Time Details:   Friday, November 7, 2014
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Fees/Admission:   Tickets $25.00
Nov 08   Hunting Widows Comedy Show
Comedy on the Rox presents the seond annual Hunting Widows Comedey Show that will feature Nick at Nites Funniest Mom in America, Darlene Westgor, Aitkin's ownMary Kelly Sherlonda Sharp and host extraordinaire Rox Tarrant.
Date:   November 8, 2014
Location:   40 Club Banquet and Convention Center
960 2nd St NW
Aitkin, MN 56431
Contact:   Call 218-429-0168 for credit card purchase.
Date/Time Details:   November 8, 2014
6 pm - Doors open
7 pm - Dinner
8 pm - Comedy Show
Fees/Admission:   Tickets include two meat bufet dinner and Comedy Show for $30 which includes tax and gratuity; or $15 for the Comedy Show only.
Advanced reservations for dinner required.
Tickets ore on sale at the 40 Club Restaurant and Bar
Nov 08   Holiday Arts and Craft Festival
Holiday Arts and Craft Festival featuring 150+ artists/crafters with quality handmade items! Sponsored by Brainerd Public Schools Community Education.
Date:   November 8, 2014
Time:   09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Website:   http://isd181.org, click on the Community Education tab
Location:   Brainerd Senior High School
702 S. 5th Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Mary T. Miller, 218-454-6926
Email:   mary.miller@isd181.org
Date/Time Details:   November 8, 2014
9:30 am - 4 pm
Fees/Admission:   Free Admission
Nov 08   Flipside Kids Event - Whimsical Masks with Alice Larson
Art events for kids - supporting and encouraging kids in all their creative endeavors. Recommended ages 5 to 12. Ongoing Second Saturday monthly youth art classes are co-sponsored by Brainerd Public Schools Community Ed at the Franklin Arts Center from 10 to noon. Semi-annual themed “Arty Parties” make art activities fun for all.

Please contact The Crossing if you are interested in volunteering or for more information.
Date:   November 8, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://www.crossingarts.org.
Location:   Franklin Art Center
1001 Kingwood St  #114
Brainerd, MN  56401
Contact:   218-833-0416
Email:   info@crossingarts.org
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, November 8, 2014
10 am - Noon
Fees/Admission:   Suggested material fee donation:
$3/child
$5/family  (No child will be turned away due to financial need)
Nov 08   Franklin Arts Center Holiday Open House
Art, Food, and Entertainment at the Franklin Arts Center. Find unique gifts and one-of-a-kind treasures from local artists, enjoy a cup of coffee from Coco Moon and food by Prairie Bay, and enjoy live music, dancers, and jugglers.
Date:   November 8, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Website:   http://www.crossingarts.org
Location:   Franklin Art Center
1001 Kingwood St.
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   (218) 833-0416
Email:   info@crossingarts.org
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, November 8, 2014
10 am - 4 pm
Nov 08   Holiday Art Show & Sale
The Brained Area Art Club will host an open house at its 2014 Holiday Art Show and Sale. Artists will exhibit original works, prints, cards and ornaments.

The exhiit will remain open at the gallery through November 12.

Food will be provided by Prairie Bay and coffee by Coco Moon.

This event is sponsored by Evelyn Matthies Studio and Gallery, crossing arts Alliance and Franklin Arts Center.
Date:   November 8, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Location:   Franklin Arts Center
Q Gallery
1001 Kingwood Street
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Phyllis Frankum, 829-3850
Date/Time Details:   November 8, 2014
10 am - 4 pm
Nov 08   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   November 8, 2014
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Nov 08   Wine & Beer Tasting Fundraiser!
There will be a great selection of wine and beers to sample and yummy food too! Billy's has the appetizers all lined up. All you need to do is get your ticket and have a good time! A $20 donation will get you in the door with all the proceeds going to support your local Lions. Help support a great cause and have fun too.

We will see you there!
Date:   November 8, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://www.plbplionsclub.com
Location:   Billy's Bar and Grill
30898 Ranchette Drive
Breezy Point, MN 56472
Contact:   (218) 562-5141
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, November 8, 2014
6 - 8 pm
Fees/Admission:   A $20 donation will get you in the door with all the proceeds going to support your local Lions.
Nov 09   American Legion Weekly Bar Bingo and Food
 American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. 
 
Date:   November 9, 2014
Time:   01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Website:   http://brainerdlegion255.org
Location:   American Legion Club    
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN  56401
Contact:   (218) 829-2249
Email:   sanfitch@q.com
Date/Time Details:   Every Sunday
Nov 10   Northern Lights Casino presents Lynn Anderson

Best-known for her Grammy-winning smash "Rose Garden," Lynn Anderson was one of the most popular female country singers of the early '70s, helped by her regular exposure on national television. Anderson was born in Grand Forks, ND, and grew up in Sacramento, CA. 

Date:   November 10, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://northernlightscasino.com
Location:  

Northern Lights Casino
6800 Y Frontage Road NW
Walker, MN  56585

 

Contact:   218-547-2744
Date/Time Details:   November 10, 2014
6 - 8 pm
Fees/Admission:   Tickets are $11 and $16
Nov 10   Crosslake City Council Meeting
Crosslake City Council - Meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
Date:   November 10, 2014
Time:   07:00 PM
Website:   http;//crosslake.govoffice.com/
Location:   City of Crosslake'City Hall
37028 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN  56442
Contact:   218-692-2688
Date/Time Details:   2nd Monday of each month
7 p.m.
Nov 10   Spirit '20 Farewell Concert
Spirit '20, a group of six musicians who perform music from the roaring 20's, draw on classical backgrounds and a deep and professional knowledge of jazz. The ensemble is an expert in improvisation and complex musical styling, bringing skill to a vast repertoire of technical and nuances music.
Date:   November 10, 2014
Time:   07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Website:   http://www.concertassociation.net/brainerdmn/
Location:   Tornstrom Auditorium
804 Oak Street
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Betty Alderman, 963-2654 or 829-3379
Date/Time Details:   November 10, 2014
7:30 pm
Fees/Admission:   The concert is free to current and past lake association members and one guest.
Nov 11   Business After Hours - The Office Shop
Come and celebrate with The Office Shop, Inc. (712 Maple Street in Brainerd) as they give a salute to Veterans on Veteran’s Day at the Brainerd Chamber’s Business After Hours Event November 11, 2014 from 4:30- 6 pm.

Take a tour of this small, locally owned business to see how BIG they really are! Visit with the friendly staff to learn all you can about the great successes that The Office Shop has had over the past 31 years! And you can also try your hand at the famous NBC’s Minute-To-Win-It Office Games! Donations are being accepted to the local chapter of the  American Legion Riders Scholarship Legacy Fund with The Office Shop matching donations made that evening.
 
Hors d’oeuvres and beverages: 
BBQ meatballs, veggie tray, Midwest mix of meats, cheeses and crackers and an assortment of apple desserts. Hot apple cider, coffee and water.

Chamber members are invited to register and attend this free event. So bring your business cards and get ready to network with other Chamber members. Attendees are also invited to bring door prizes.
 
As a courtesy to the host, advanced registration is recommended. Those who pre-register by 5 p.m. the day prior to the event will be eligible for door prizes. To make your reservation, click on the Register Online link above or call (218) 829-2838.
Date:   November 11, 2014
Time:   04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Website:   http://www.theofficeshopinc.com
Location:   The Office Shop
712 Maple Street
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Holly Holm, 218-822-7112
Email:   hholm@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, November 11, 2014 
4:30 - 6 pm
Fees/Admission:   Chamber members are invited to register and attend this free event.
Nov 12   Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates Monthly meeting
Group of volunteers committed to making the Lakes Area a community where memory loss/dementia is understood by all and resources are readily available to assist those who need help.
Date:   November 12, 2014
Time:   08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Website:   http://www.alz.org/mnnd
Location:   The Center
803 Kingwood Street
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Corrie Brown, 218-296-1446
Email:   corriebrown@lakewoodhealthsystem.com;
Date/Time Details:   8 - 9:30 a.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of each month
Fees/Admission:   none
Nov 12   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   November 12, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Nov 13   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   November 13, 2014
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Nov 13   Band On The Run: A Tribute to McCartney and Wings
Band on the Run is comprised of musicians very familiar to local audiences through their appearances with Collective Unconscious, the Fabulous Armadillos, Rock n Roll Xmas Spectacular, and others. Presenting their versions of the music of Paul McCartney and Wings, the lineup includes Stacy Bauer, Jeff Engholm, Muggsy Lauer, and Tom Bard. Rock out to iconic songs like “Live and Let Die,” “Listen to What the Man Says,” “Rock Show,” “Venus and Mars,” and of course, “Band on the Run.”
Date:   November 13, 2014
Time:   07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Website:   http://www.clcmn.edu/arts/tickets.html
Location:   Tornstrom Auditorium
Washington Education Building
804 Oak Street
Brainerd, MN  56401
Contact:   218-855-8199
Date/Time Details:   November 13, 2014
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Fees/Admission:   Tickets $25.00
Nov 14   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   November 14, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Nov 14   Grassroots Concerts features Erik Koskinen
Erik Koskinen is a native to Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Since moving to the Twin Cities 10 years ago, Erik has amassed a following as a musician, songwriter, bandleader, producer and recording engineer.
Date:   November 14, 2014
Time:   07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.grassrootsconcerts.org
Location:   Live Well Nightclub and Coffee Bar at Journey North
5459 Co. Rd. 18
Nisswa, MN 56468
Contact:   218-829-4982
Date/Time Details:   Friday, November 14, 2014
7:30 - 9 pm
Fees/Admission:   Admission $10 at the door for adults, $5 for children under 12 with listening attention, when accompanied by an adult.
Nov 14   Pequot Lakes Community Theatre presents - Singin' In The Rain
The Pequot Lakes Community Theater presents Singin' In the Rain through special arrangement with the Music Theater International.
Date:   November 14, 2014
Time:   07:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location:   Pequot Lakes High School Theater
30805 Olson Street
Pequot Lakes, MN
Contact:   Call (218)568-9200 for tickets or more information.
Date/Time Details:   November 14,15,16 & 21,22,23, 2014
7:30 - 10 pm
Fees/Admission:   Adults - $12
Seniors (60+) - $10
Youth (18 & Under) - $8
Nov 15   Annual Ski Swap

Typically, the day's events are as follows:

  • Equipment Registration 7:30-9:00 AM (tags provided)

  • Sale Hours 9:00-12:00 PM

  • Pick Up Unsold Items 12:00-1:00 PM


ITEMS FOR SALE

  • Cross country ski equipment

  • Downhill skis, boots, poles, clothing, snowboards—snowshoes, figure and hockey skates, and various winter sports equipment and supplies.

  • New and used items from area ski and sports shops

All Sales Final—No return Merchandise
15% of sales to BNSC (10% if BNSC member)
BNSC not responsible for lost or stolen merchandise
Unclaimed items will be discarded or become property of BNSC

Date:   November 15, 2014
Time:   09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://www.brainerdnordicskiclub.com/
Location:   Brainerd High School Cafeteria (North Parking Lot)
702 South 5th Street
Brainerd MN  56401
Contact:   Brainerd Nordic Ski Club
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, November 15, 2014
9 am - Noon
Nov 15   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   November 15, 2014
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Nov 15   Sylvia Browne Remembered, Hosted by her Son Chris Dufresne
Sylvia Browne Remembered is a once in a lifetime experience hosted by her son Chris Dufresne and an exclusive look into Sylvia's life as told through private video and intimate stories. An award winning psychic and author for over 30 years, Chris Dufresne will lecture from his acclaimed novel My Life With Sylvia Browne and continue his mother's tradition of answering the audience's most personal questions-- live.  Celebrate the legacy of the worlds most famous psychic with Sylvia Browne Remembered.
Date:   November 15, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://northernlightscasino.com
Location:   Northern Lights Casino
6899 Y Frontage Road NW
Walker, MN  56484
Contact:   218-547-2744
Date/Time Details:   November 15, 2014
6 - 8 pm
Fees/Admission:   Tickets are $10 and $26
Nov 15   Pequot Lakes Community Theatre presents - Singin' In The Rain
The Pequot Lakes Community Theater presents Singin' In the Rain through special arrangement with the Music Theater International.
Date:   November 15, 2014
Time:   07:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location:   Pequot Lakes High School Theater
30805 Olson Street
Pequot Lakes, MN
Contact:   Call (218)568-9200 for tickets or more information.
Date/Time Details:   November 14,15,16 & 21,22,23, 2014
7:30 - 10 pm
Fees/Admission:   Adults - $12
Seniors (60+) - $10
Youth (18 & Under) - $8
Nov 16   American Legion Weekly Bar Bingo and Food
 American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. 
 
Date:   November 16, 2014
Time:   01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Website:   http://brainerdlegion255.org
Location:   American Legion Club    
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN  56401
Contact:   (218) 829-2249
Email:   sanfitch@q.com
Date/Time Details:   Every Sunday
Nov 16   Pequot Lakes Community Theatre presents - Singin' In The Rain
The Pequot Lakes Community Theater presents Singin' In the Rain through special arrangement with the Music Theater International.
Date:   November 16, 2014
Time:   07:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location:   Pequot Lakes High School Theater
30805 Olson Street
Pequot Lakes, MN
Contact:   Call (218)568-9200 for tickets or more information.
Date/Time Details:   November 14,15,16 & 21,22,23, 2014
7:30 - 10 pm
Fees/Admission:   Adults - $12
Seniors (60+) - $10
Youth (18 & Under) - $8
Nov 18   Explore Crosslake Business Committee Meeting

The Crosslake Chamber of Commerce invites all members of the Crosslake business community to join us for a cup of coffee, learn about and share information on events and businesses in Crosslake. 
 
The Explore Crosslake Business Committee exists to:

  1. Holds regular monthly meetings to learn and share what's going on in the community.
  2. Encourage, support and promote Chamber events including WinterFest,St. Pat's Parade & Celebration, Crosslake Days and other organizations' efforts that provide exposure for Crosslake and the business community.
  3. Organize the Annual Chamber Retail Tour to learn about retail goods and services available in Crosslake.
If you have any questions you can contact Cindy with the Crosslake Chamber of Commerce at (218) 692-4027
Date:   November 18, 2014
Time:   08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Website:   http://www.crosslake.com
Location:   Golden Horizons Assisted Living Center
13631 East Shore Road
Crosslake, MN  56442
Contact:   Cindy Myogeto - Brainerd Lakes Chamber Crosslake 218-692-4027
Email:   cmyogeto@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, Noverber 18, 2014
8:30 a.m.
Nov 18   Hopkins Health & Wellness and Snap Fitness of Pequot Lakes Host Open House
You are invited to come tour Pequot Lakes’ largest and newest clinic and fitness facility!  Whether you are meeting our providers and staff for the first time or you are a regular patient, we know you will enjoy the time to socialize in an evening of fun with appetizers, drinks and tons of giveaways.
 
We are excited to roll out The DMR Method, developed by Hopkins Health & Wellness Clinic.  It is the only successful non-surgical method of its kind combining chiropractic, physical therapy and medical care for treating low back and neck disc problems and pain, which is now offered right here in the Lakes Area!
 
This is an event you won’t want to miss!
 
Michelle Lelwica, DC
Doctor of Chiropractic
 
JP Wesp, PT
Physical Therapist
 
Date:   November 18, 2014
Time:   04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   Hopkins Health & Wellness and Snap Fitness
Government Drive
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472
Contact:   Snap Fitness 218-568-5648
Email:   pequotlakes@snapfitness.com
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, November 18  2015
4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

 
Fees/Admission:   Free
Nov 19   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   November 19, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Nov 20   Northwoods Networking - Edward Jones - Chad McCoy
Edward Jones-Chad McCoy office invites you to join them as they host Northwoods Networking on Thursday, November 20, 2014.

Northwoods Networking is a program that will focus on intentional networking for business promotional purposes. Much like our popular CHOW event, the event host will get to share with attendees information about their business. After lunch is served, we will turn our focus onto an educational program and hands-on training. We recommend that you bring plenty of business cards. The topic this month will be 'Effective Communication for Leaders'.

Menu:
Buffalo Wild Wings is catering the event.

Northwoods Networking is the art of building relationships. No business can flourish without the connectors – those people who build and maintain the most important relationships. It comes down to a simple concept: People do business with those they know and trust. It’s not all about you. The secret to networking is discovering what you can do for someone else.


As a courtesy to the host, advanced registration is recommended. Those who pre-register by 5 p.m. the day prior to the event will be eligible for door prizes. To make your reservation, click on the Register Online link above or call (218) 829-2838.
Date:   November 20, 2014
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Website:   http://www.edwardjones.com
Location:   Edward Jones - Chad McCoy
311 South 8th Street
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Holly Holm, 218-822-7112
Email:   hholm@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, November 20, 2014
Noon - 1 pm
Fees/Admission:   Cost to attend is $10 per person.
Nov 20   Sweet Dreams & Honky Tonks
It's impossible to crown any one performer as country music's biggest star, but Hank Williams, Loretta Lynn, Patsy Cline and Johnny Cash would all be near the top of any list. Each broke barriers and changed country music and popular culture forever. Sweet Dreams & Honky Tonks is a new revue that presents the best loved songs of these classic artists along with stories of their colorful lives and careers.
Date:   November 20, 2014
Time:   07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Website:   http://www.clcmn.edu/arts/
Location:   Central Lakes College
Chalberg Theatre
501 W College Drive
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   CLC Theatre Box Office, 218-85-8199
Email:   clctheatre@clcmn.edu
Date/Time Details:   November 20, 2014
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Fees/Admission:   $25.00
Nov 21   Kinship Partner's Taste of the Lakes
Every year Kinship Partners, along with area chefs, artists and businesses, puts together a night of fun, food and fundraising. This year’s Taste of the Lakes will be held on Friday, November 21, 2014 at the Gull Lake Center - Grand View Lodge. 

At Taste of the Lakes 16 chefs from the finest restaurants and caterers in the Brainerd Lakes Area set up buffet stations so participants can enjoy sampling the "best of the best" from each of these establishments. There will be a selection of appetizers, salads, entrees and desserts. Wine and beer tasting will also be available during the evening.

Come and enjoy the evening as you "bid a little, eat a little, bid a little"...it's a gourmet's delight. All money raised benefits the children's programs of Kinship Partners.
Date:   November 21, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.kinshippartners.org/tasteofthelakes.html
Location:   Grand View Lodge - Gull Lake Center
23521 Nokomis Avenue
Nisswa, MN
Contact:   Tickets - 218-454-8014
Email:   lisaw@kinshippartners.org
Date/Time Details:   November 21, 2014
6 - 9 pm
Fees/Admission:   Tickets for the event may be purchased starting on September 15, 2014 by contacting Kinship Partners at 218-454-8014.
Nov 21   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   November 21, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Nov 21   Pequot Lakes Community Theatre presents - Singin' In The Rain
The Pequot Lakes Community Theater presents Singin' In the Rain through special arrangement with the Music Theater International.
Date:   November 21, 2014
Time:   07:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location:   Pequot Lakes High School Theater
30805 Olson Street
Pequot Lakes, MN
Contact:   Call (218)568-9200 for tickets or more information.
Date/Time Details:   November 14,15,16 & 21,22,23, 2014
7:30 - 10 pm
Fees/Admission:   Adults - $12
Seniors (60+) - $10
Youth (18 & Under) - $8
Nov 22   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   November 22, 2014
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Nov 22   Pequot Lakes Community Theatre presents - Singin' In The Rain
The Pequot Lakes Community Theater presents Singin' In the Rain through special arrangement with the Music Theater International.
Date:   November 22, 2014
Time:   07:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location:   Pequot Lakes High School Theater
30805 Olson Street
Pequot Lakes, MN
Contact:   Call (218)568-9200 for tickets or more information.
Date/Time Details:   November 14,15,16 & 21,22,23, 2014
7:30 - 10 pm
Fees/Admission:   Adults - $12
Seniors (60+) - $10
Youth (18 & Under) - $8
Nov 23   American Legion Buffet Breakfast
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month.
Date:   November 23, 2014
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://brainerdlegion255.org
Location:   American Legion Club
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN 56401

Contact:   (218) 829-2249
Email:   sanfitch@q.com
Date/Time Details:   Fourth Sunday of every month
Fees/Admission:   $7 Adults
$4 Kids
Nov 23   American Legion Weekly Bar Bingo and Food
 American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. 
 
Date:   November 23, 2014
Time:   01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Website:   http://brainerdlegion255.org
Location:   American Legion Club    
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN  56401
Contact:   (218) 829-2249
Email:   sanfitch@q.com
Date/Time Details:   Every Sunday
Nov 23   Pequot Lakes Community Theatre presents - Singin' In The Rain
The Pequot Lakes Community Theater presents Singin' In the Rain through special arrangement with the Music Theater International.
Date:   November 23, 2014
Time:   07:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location:   Pequot Lakes High School Theater
30805 Olson Street
Pequot Lakes, MN
Contact:   Call (218)568-9200 for tickets or more information.
Date/Time Details:   November 14,15,16 & 21,22,23, 2014
7:30 - 10 pm
Fees/Admission:   Adults - $12
Seniors (60+) - $10
Youth (18 & Under) - $8
Nov 25   Blood Drive - Crosslake November 2014
Sponsored by Crosslake Lutheran Church.  To make an appointment online visit www.redcrossblood.org and click on "Find a Blood Drive." Click on location and follow directions to set up an appointment, or call Brenda at 218-692-3682. Walk-ins welcome after 1 p.m.
If you are unsure if you can donate blood because of travel or medications, call the Donor Eligibility line at 1-866-236-3276 and select option 3.  Please remember if you are types O-, O+, A-, or B- and you meet the requirements you can do a double red cell donation.  This procedure takes slightly longer to complete but it is more comfortable as it uses a smaller needle for collection.
Please mark your calendars to be a hero and save lives!
Date:   November 25, 2014
Time:   12:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Website:   http://www.redcrossblood.org
Location:   Crosslake Lutheran Church
35960 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN  56442
Contact:   Brenda 218-692-3682
Date/Time Details:   November 25, 2014
12 - 6 p.m.
Nov 26   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   November 26, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Nov 27   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   November 27, 2014
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and Fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Nov 27   Sertoma Winter Wonderland

SERTOMA WINTER WONDERLAND IS BACK FOR THE 2014 SEASON!

Once Upon a Time...
A group of Sertoman’s set out to create a Holiday Family Tradition like no other. With strong support from our community and the hard work of many volunteers, Winter Wonderland was made a reality. With excitement and anticipation families from all over unite at the Northland Arboretum to experience the spectacle of lights year after year. By working together we will continue to pass along this magical holiday tradition to generations for years to come.

Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors  as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights.


Once you get to the entrance Winter Wonderland volunteers will be there to hand out commemorative programs, collect your entry fee and possibly ask a couple questions about how you heard about Sertoma Winter Wonderland.

We ask that you turn your headlights off and keep your parking lights on as you tour Winter Wonderland. This helps create a better experience for everyone in your vehicle
.

Enjoy the light displays but please continue to slowly move without stopping so other vehicles can continue through the displays.

On our special event evenings t the end of the trail please stop at the Holiday Village. There you will surely enjoy snacks and refreshments, chat with Santa Clause, games, live music and enjoy more holiday festivities.

Date:   November 27, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://sertomawinterwonderland.com/index.htm
Location:   Northland Arboretum
14250 Conservation Drive
Brainerd, MN

From Highway 210, turn North onto NW 7th Street until you reach the Northland Arboretum. Follow the signs to direct you to the entrance. Often times there will be a line formed to enter Winter Wonderland, however the line moves quickly and you shouldn’t experience much of a wait.
Contact:   Brainerd Area Sertoma Club, 218-4LIGHTS
Email:   info@sertomawinterwonderland.com
Date/Time Details:   Winter Wonderland will be open Wednesday through Saturday nights starting on Thursday through Saturday starting Thursday, November 27 through December 31, 2014 from 5:30-8:00 PM. New this year we will be open every night from December 22 - 31.
Fees/Admission:   The cost of admission is $15/vehicle, Advanced tickets will be available soon at participating locations for $10.
Nov 28   Fish House Parade in Downtown Aitkin
In an annual parade, fisherman drag their little shanties down the main drag on the day after Thanksgiving. Fishhouses are normal buildings in Minnesota, as seen in the film Grumpy Old Men. Other events include crafts, food, and a visit with the Clauses.
Date:   November 28, 2014
Website:   http://aitkin.com
Location:   Aitkin, MN
Parade is downtown, on Minnesota Ave./Hwy 169.
Contact:   218-927-2316
Date/Time Details:   November 28, 2014
1 pm
Fees/Admission:   Free community event.
Nov 28   Nisswa City of Lights Festival
Nisswa welcomes the holiday season with a countdown to lighting up the town that culminates with a fireworks display Friday, Nov. 28. The downtown area lights up all at once at 5:30 pm, with holiday lights adorning trees and fences, stores and other buildings. Festivities for the annual event begin in the afternoon with horse-drawn wagon rides, storytelling, food merchants, bonfires, hot cider and donut holes at the Pioneer Village and holiday carolers. After the countdown to turning on all the lights, Santa Claus makes an appearance and fireworks shoot up over town at 7:30 pm
Date:   November 28, 2014
Time:   02:00 PM - 11:55 PM
Website:   http://www.nisswa.com/
Location:   Downtown Nisswa, MN
Contact:   Nisswa Chamber of Commerce, (218) 963-2620
Email:   info@nisswa.com
Date/Time Details:   Friday, November 28, 2014
2 pm - Midnight
5:30 - Downtown lights up
7:30 - fireworks
Nov 28   Sertoma Winter Wonderland

SERTOMA WINTER WONDERLAND IS BACK FOR THE 2014 SEASON!

Once Upon a Time...
A group of Sertoman’s set out to create a Holiday Family Tradition like no other. With strong support from our community and the hard work of many volunteers, Winter Wonderland was made a reality. With excitement and anticipation families from all over unite at the Northland Arboretum to experience the spectacle of lights year after year. By working together we will continue to pass along this magical holiday tradition to generations for years to come.

Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors  as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights.


Once you get to the entrance Winter Wonderland volunteers will be there to hand out commemorative programs, collect your entry fee and possibly ask a couple questions about how you heard about Sertoma Winter Wonderland.

We ask that you turn your headlights off and keep your parking lights on as you tour Winter Wonderland. This helps create a better experience for everyone in your vehicle
.

Enjoy the light displays but please continue to slowly move without stopping so other vehicles can continue through the displays.

On our special event evenings t the end of the trail please stop at the Holiday Village. There you will surely enjoy snacks and refreshments, chat with Santa Clause, games, live music and enjoy more holiday festivities.

Date:   November 28, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://sertomawinterwonderland.com/index.htm
Location:   Northland Arboretum
14250 Conservation Drive
Brainerd, MN

From Highway 210, turn North onto NW 7th Street until you reach the Northland Arboretum. Follow the signs to direct you to the entrance. Often times there will be a line formed to enter Winter Wonderland, however the line moves quickly and you shouldn’t experience much of a wait.
Contact:   Brainerd Area Sertoma Club, 218-4LIGHTS
Email:   info@sertomawinterwonderland.com
Date/Time Details:   Winter Wonderland will be open Wednesday through Saturday nights starting on Thursday through Saturday starting Thursday, November 27 through December 31, 2014 from 5:30-8:00 PM. New this year we will be open every night from December 22 - 31.
Fees/Admission:   The cost of admission is $15/vehicle, Advanced tickets will be available soon at participating locations for $10.
Nov 28   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   November 28, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Nov 29   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   November 29, 2014
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Nov 29   Sertoma Winter Wonderland

SERTOMA WINTER WONDERLAND IS BACK FOR THE 2014 SEASON!

Once Upon a Time...
A group of Sertoman’s set out to create a Holiday Family Tradition like no other. With strong support from our community and the hard work of many volunteers, Winter Wonderland was made a reality. With excitement and anticipation families from all over unite at the Northland Arboretum to experience the spectacle of lights year after year. By working together we will continue to pass along this magical holiday tradition to generations for years to come.

Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors  as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights.


Once you get to the entrance Winter Wonderland volunteers will be there to hand out commemorative programs, collect your entry fee and possibly ask a couple questions about how you heard about Sertoma Winter Wonderland.

We ask that you turn your headlights off and keep your parking lights on as you tour Winter Wonderland. This helps create a better experience for everyone in your vehicle
.

Enjoy the light displays but please continue to slowly move without stopping so other vehicles can continue through the displays.

On our special event evenings t the end of the trail please stop at the Holiday Village. There you will surely enjoy snacks and refreshments, chat with Santa Clause, games, live music and enjoy more holiday festivities.

Date:   November 29, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://sertomawinterwonderland.com/index.htm
Location:   Northland Arboretum
14250 Conservation Drive
Brainerd, MN

From Highway 210, turn North onto NW 7th Street until you reach the Northland Arboretum. Follow the signs to direct you to the entrance. Often times there will be a line formed to enter Winter Wonderland, however the line moves quickly and you shouldn’t experience much of a wait.
Contact:   Brainerd Area Sertoma Club, 218-4LIGHTS
Email:   info@sertomawinterwonderland.com
Date/Time Details:   Winter Wonderland will be open Wednesday through Saturday nights starting on Thursday through Saturday starting Thursday, November 27 through December 31, 2014 from 5:30-8:00 PM. New this year we will be open every night from December 22 - 31.
Fees/Admission:   The cost of admission is $15/vehicle, Advanced tickets will be available soon at participating locations for $10.
Nov 30   Gingerbread House Luncheon
A wonderful tradition for parents, grandparents, children and grandchildren of all ages. Enjoy a delightful lunch, followed by decorating a gingerbread house to take home for the holidays. Lunch for two people and one gingerbread house, just $55 when reserved by Nov. 24.
Date:   November 30, 2014
Time:   11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Website:   http://www.maddens.com/e59bc6a306_sites/www.maddens.com/files/GingerbreadHouse-Flyerposter.pdf
Location:   Madden's on Gull Lake
11266 Pine Beach Peninsula
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Madden's on Gull Lake, (218) 829-2811
Email:   vacation@maddens.com
Date/Time Details:   Sunday, November 30, 2014
11 am - 2 pm
Fees/Admission:   $55 for two people when reserved by Nov. 24; $65 after Nov. 24.
Nov 30   American Legion Weekly Bar Bingo and Food
 American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. 
 
Date:   November 30, 2014
Time:   01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Website:   http://brainerdlegion255.org
Location:   American Legion Club    
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN  56401
Contact:   (218) 829-2249
Email:   sanfitch@q.com
Date/Time Details:   Every Sunday
Dec 01   Boot Camp For New Dads
Boot Camp For New Dads is a nationally licensed program designed to give expectant fathers a place to go and learn from experienced fathers. It provides a relaxed environment for expectant dads to get more information about personal care of their babies and find out about great community resources.
 
Boot Camp For New Dads is a two and a half hour class that is for men and facilitated by men.

Classes are offered by the Brainerd Lakes Area Early Childhood Coalition in partnership with Essentia Health. Additional funding support was received from the Crow Wing County Child Protection Team, The Initiative Foundation, and Brainerd Area Sertoma Club.

Date:   December 1, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Website:   http://www.LakesAreaKids.com
Location:   St. Joseph’s Medical Center
523 North 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Tammy, (218) 454-5445
Date/Time Details:   6 - 8:30 p.m.

2013 Class Schedule:

Monday, February 4
Monday, March 11
Monday, April 15
Monday, May 20
Monday, July 1
Monday, August 5
Monday, October 7
Monday, November 11
Monday, December 16
Fees/Admission:   The class is free of charge.
Dec 03   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   December 3, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Dec 03   Breezy Point Women's Club
The Breezy Point Women's Club is involved in the following community service projects:
Scholarships
Donate Books
Plant and maintain garden areas
Tray favors for care center residents
Visit and remember "adopted" care center residents
Monetary donation and food shelf items

2011 Meeting Dates:
Feb. 2            Lunch get together / Dockside
March 2         Lunch get together / Billy's at Breezy Point
April 6            Landsburg Nursery "Container Gardening" / Marina II
May 4             Visit Kendall Candles following lunch at the Tiki Room
June 1           Anne Levig "Going Green with Fashion" / Breezy City Hall
July 6             Officer Josef Garcia "Drug Abuse Awareness" / Breezy City Hall
August 3        David Slipy "Restorative Justice"  / Breezy City Hall
September 7 Tour of Central Lakes College / Lunch at CLC
October 5       Karen Struve "Beautiful Jewels" / Breezy City Hall
November 2   Craft for care centers / Breezy City Hall
December 7   Annual Christmas party / Prime Time

Membership is open to all women of the area an guests are welcome at all meetings and social events.
Date:   December 3, 2014
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Contact:   Wini Kristufek 562-4512; Kathy Zender 562-4873; Darlene Clement 562-4807
Date/Time Details:   First Wednesday of each month
Dec 03   Christmas In The Park
Join friends and neighbors at the Crosby Memorial Park on Serpent Lake for a magical evening including a live nativity, horse-drawn sleigh rides and live entertainment. Santa will be on hand so bring your cameras and have your wish lists ready! Bonfires will be available to help keep you warm.

We are still in need of both volunteers and donations and will need help putting up the decorations at that park to make the park magical.
Many hearts and hands are needed to create a celebration of this size. There are many volunteer and sponsorship opportunities available. We will be having a meeting at the Cuyuna Chamber office on Thursday, October 30 at 1 pm to start the planning process for Christmas in the Park.
Date:   December 3, 2014
Time:   04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   Crosby Memorial Park
Crosby, MN
Contact:   Cuyuna Range Chamber of Commerce, (218) 546-8131
Email:   info@cuyunalakes.com
Date/Time Details:   December 3, 2014
4 - 7 pm
Fees/Admission:   This event is organized by the Cuyuna Chamber at no cost to those attending.
Dec 03   Sertoma Winter Wonderland

SERTOMA WINTER WONDERLAND IS BACK FOR THE 2014 SEASON!

Once Upon a Time...
A group of Sertoman’s set out to create a Holiday Family Tradition like no other. With strong support from our community and the hard work of many volunteers, Winter Wonderland was made a reality. With excitement and anticipation families from all over unite at the Northland Arboretum to experience the spectacle of lights year after year. By working together we will continue to pass along this magical holiday tradition to generations for years to come.

Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors  as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights.


Once you get to the entrance Winter Wonderland volunteers will be there to hand out commemorative programs, collect your entry fee and possibly ask a couple questions about how you heard about Sertoma Winter Wonderland.

We ask that you turn your headlights off and keep your parking lights on as you tour Winter Wonderland. This helps create a better experience for everyone in your vehicle
.

Enjoy the light displays but please continue to slowly move without stopping so other vehicles can continue through the displays.

On our special event evenings t the end of the trail please stop at the Holiday Village. There you will surely enjoy snacks and refreshments, chat with Santa Clause, games, live music and enjoy more holiday festivities.

Date:   December 3, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://sertomawinterwonderland.com/index.htm
Location:   Northland Arboretum
14250 Conservation Drive
Brainerd, MN

From Highway 210, turn North onto NW 7th Street until you reach the Northland Arboretum. Follow the signs to direct you to the entrance. Often times there will be a line formed to enter Winter Wonderland, however the line moves quickly and you shouldn’t experience much of a wait.
Contact:   Brainerd Area Sertoma Club, 218-4LIGHTS
Email:   info@sertomawinterwonderland.com
Date/Time Details:   Winter Wonderland will be open Wednesday through Saturday nights starting on Thursday through Saturday starting Thursday, November 27 through December 31, 2014 from 5:30-8:00 PM. New this year we will be open every night from December 22 - 31.
Fees/Admission:   The cost of admission is $15/vehicle, Advanced tickets will be available soon at participating locations for $10.
Dec 04   Essentia Health offers "Healthy Hour" Education Classes

Essentia Health St. Joseph’s-Brainerd Clinic is offering education classes the first Thursday of every month. Classes will take place from 1-2 p.m. in Meeting A on the second floor of the Brainerd Clinic, 2024 South 6th Street in Brainerd. A light snack of fresh fruit, coffee and water will be included.
 
Please join us for the following classes:

December 4, 2014,”Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise”

  • Step up and exercise with Ashley Palmer, Athletic Trainer

  • Michael Steichen, Doctorate of Physical Therapy, discusses keeping us healthy and physically fit

  • Goal setting for the month

Date:   December 4, 2014
Time:   01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Website:   http://www.EssentiaHealth.org/BrainerdClinic
Location:   Brainerd Clinic
Meeting A (on the second floor of the Brainerd Clinic)
2024 South
6th Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Brainerd Clinic, (218) 828-2880
Date/Time Details:   First Thursday of every month
1 - 2 pm
Dec 04   2014 Business Holiday Extravaganza
Make plans to attend the 19th Annual Business Holiday Extravaganza at Madden's Town Hall on Thursday, December 4, from 4:30  p.m. to 7 p.m. But don't come alone! Invite a guest, your employees, vendors and best customers. Take this opportunity to give them the gift of connection by introducing them to your business associates.

More than 500 Brainerd Lakes Area guests attend this first-class event which will include spectacular holiday decor, fabulous hors d'oeuvres and wine, and networking with area businesses.


This event is $3 for Chamber members, their employees, and guests and this includes all of the food, drinks and festivities!

Booth Registration Information

Businesses Participating:
CTC
Cub Foods
Deerwood Bank
Department of Veterans Affairs
Essentia Health
Grand Casino Mille Lacs
Grand View Lodge
Heartwood Senior Living Community
Lakes Area Restorative Justice Project
Madden's on Gull Lake
Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union
Midwest Security and Fire
Minneapolis Heart Institute
Mount Ski Gull
Nor-Son Inc.
Stepping Stones Childcare Learning
Widseth Smith Nolting

Cancelation Policy:
Cancelations must be made in writing via fax at (218) 829-8199 or email to awiebolt@explorebrainerdlakes.com by end of business on Friday, November 28. Refunds not available after this date.
Date:   December 4, 2014
Time:   04:30 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   Madden's Town Hall
Madden's on Gull Lake
11266 Pine Beach Peninsula
Brainerd, MN
View a Map

 
Contact:   Aeli Wiebolt, (218) 822-7119
Email:   awiebolt@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, December 4, 2014
4:30 to 7 p.m.
Fees/Admission:  

$3 for Chamber members and their guests
(Food, drink samples and festivities all included)

Dec 04   Sertoma Winter Wonderland

SERTOMA WINTER WONDERLAND IS BACK FOR THE 2014 SEASON!

Once Upon a Time...
A group of Sertoman’s set out to create a Holiday Family Tradition like no other. With strong support from our community and the hard work of many volunteers, Winter Wonderland was made a reality. With excitement and anticipation families from all over unite at the Northland Arboretum to experience the spectacle of lights year after year. By working together we will continue to pass along this magical holiday tradition to generations for years to come.

Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors  as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights.


Once you get to the entrance Winter Wonderland volunteers will be there to hand out commemorative programs, collect your entry fee and possibly ask a couple questions about how you heard about Sertoma Winter Wonderland.

We ask that you turn your headlights off and keep your parking lights on as you tour Winter Wonderland. This helps create a better experience for everyone in your vehicle
.

Enjoy the light displays but please continue to slowly move without stopping so other vehicles can continue through the displays.

On our special event evenings t the end of the trail please stop at the Holiday Village. There you will surely enjoy snacks and refreshments, chat with Santa Clause, games, live music and enjoy more holiday festivities.

Date:   December 4, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://sertomawinterwonderland.com/index.htm
Location:   Northland Arboretum
14250 Conservation Drive
Brainerd, MN

From Highway 210, turn North onto NW 7th Street until you reach the Northland Arboretum. Follow the signs to direct you to the entrance. Often times there will be a line formed to enter Winter Wonderland, however the line moves quickly and you shouldn’t experience much of a wait.
Contact:   Brainerd Area Sertoma Club, 218-4LIGHTS
Email:   info@sertomawinterwonderland.com
Date/Time Details:   Winter Wonderland will be open Wednesday through Saturday nights starting on Thursday through Saturday starting Thursday, November 27 through December 31, 2014 from 5:30-8:00 PM. New this year we will be open every night from December 22 - 31.
Fees/Admission:   The cost of admission is $15/vehicle, Advanced tickets will be available soon at participating locations for $10.
Dec 05 - Dec 07   Third Ever Bonspiel

The Brainerd Lakes Curling Association Invites You to the Fran Holden curling Arena at the Crow Wing County Fairgrounds, Brainerd, MN
 

Entry Fee:  $260 USD (tax incl.)
All Meals Included - Open Bar All Weekend
Open Bonspiel – 32 Teams - 3 Game Guarantee
Silent Auction – Door Prizes

 

Questions? e-mail:  brainerdlakescurling@gmail.com with “Bonspiel” in subject line
OR call Ron or Steph Everson at 218-820-4483

For special lodging rates of $95 + tax for this bonspiel, call the
Baymont Inn & Suites at 218-822-1133 or
Days Inn & Suites at 218-829-3080
Be sure to ask for the group rates under 
“CURLING BONSPIEL”     


www.brainerdcurling.org for map and directions
Brainerd Lakes Curling Assn., 2000 SE 13th Street, Brainerd, MN  56401

 

 
Date:   December 5, 2014 - December 7, 2014
Website:   http://brainerdcurling.org
Location:   Crow Wing County Fairgrounds
2000 SE 13th Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Ron or Steph Everson, 218-820-4483
Email:   brainerdlakescurling@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   December 5 - 7, 2014
Fees/Admission:   Entry Fee: $260.00 USD (tax included)
Dec 05   Sertoma Winter Wonderland

SERTOMA WINTER WONDERLAND IS BACK FOR THE 2014 SEASON!

Once Upon a Time...
A group of Sertoman’s set out to create a Holiday Family Tradition like no other. With strong support from our community and the hard work of many volunteers, Winter Wonderland was made a reality. With excitement and anticipation families from all over unite at the Northland Arboretum to experience the spectacle of lights year after year. By working together we will continue to pass along this magical holiday tradition to generations for years to come.

Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors  as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights.


Once you get to the entrance Winter Wonderland volunteers will be there to hand out commemorative programs, collect your entry fee and possibly ask a couple questions about how you heard about Sertoma Winter Wonderland.

We ask that you turn your headlights off and keep your parking lights on as you tour Winter Wonderland. This helps create a better experience for everyone in your vehicle
.

Enjoy the light displays but please continue to slowly move without stopping so other vehicles can continue through the displays.

On our special event evenings t the end of the trail please stop at the Holiday Village. There you will surely enjoy snacks and refreshments, chat with Santa Clause, games, live music and enjoy more holiday festivities.

Date:   December 5, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://sertomawinterwonderland.com/index.htm
Location:   Northland Arboretum
14250 Conservation Drive
Brainerd, MN

From Highway 210, turn North onto NW 7th Street until you reach the Northland Arboretum. Follow the signs to direct you to the entrance. Often times there will be a line formed to enter Winter Wonderland, however the line moves quickly and you shouldn’t experience much of a wait.
Contact:   Brainerd Area Sertoma Club, 218-4LIGHTS
Email:   info@sertomawinterwonderland.com
Date/Time Details:   Winter Wonderland will be open Wednesday through Saturday nights starting on Thursday through Saturday starting Thursday, November 27 through December 31, 2014 from 5:30-8:00 PM. New this year we will be open every night from December 22 - 31.
Fees/Admission:   The cost of admission is $15/vehicle, Advanced tickets will be available soon at participating locations for $10.
Dec 05   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   December 5, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Dec 05   Grassroots Concerts presents Tim Sparks
Tim Sparks is an award-winning guitarist whose blending of musical styles has won extensive praise from listeners in all corners of the world. Since bursting onto the music scene with his 1993 release The Nutcracker Suite.  Tin has captivated guitar fans with some of the with some of the finest finger style guitar playing around.
Date:   December 5, 2014
Time:   07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://wwww.grassrootsconcerts.org.
Location:   Live Well Nightclub and Coffee Bar at Journey Church
5459 Co. Rd. 18
Nisswa, MN 56468
Contact:   218-829-4092
Date/Time Details:   Friday, December 5, 2014
7:30 - 9 pm
Fees/Admission:   Admission $10 at the door for adults, $5 for children under 12 with listening attention, when accompanied by an adult.
Dec 06   Holiday Open House at Crow Wing Museum
Visit the Crow Wing County Museum for a holiday open house and bake sale. Museum and Sheriff's Residence will be decorated. Enjoy hot cider, coffee, punch and cookies. Open to the public.
Date:   December 6, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Website:   http://www.crowwinghistory.org
Location:   Crow Wing County Museum - next to the Court House
320 Laurel Street
Brainerd, MN  56401
Contact:   218-829-3268
Email:   history@crowwing.us
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, December 6, 2014 
10 am - 4 pm
Fees/Admission:   Free admission. Donations appreciated.
Dec 06   Holiday at the Dam in Crosslake
We're celebrating the holiday season in Crosslake. Come for an afternoon of outdoor winter fun, meet Santa, enjoy games, hot cocoa, a campfire with s'mores and more!

Bring your camera and get some pictures of the dam to enter the Light Up the Dam Photo contest!
Date:   December 6, 2014
Time:   01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Website:   http://www.crosslake.com
Location:   US Army Corps of Engineers
Crosslake Recreation Area
35507 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN  56442
Contact:   Brainerd Lakes Chamber Crosslake Office, 218-692-4027
Email:   cmyogeto@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, December 6, 2014
1 - 4 pm
Dec 06   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   December 6, 2014
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Dec 06   Sertoma Winter Wonderland

SERTOMA WINTER WONDERLAND IS BACK FOR THE 2014 SEASON!

Once Upon a Time...
A group of Sertoman’s set out to create a Holiday Family Tradition like no other. With strong support from our community and the hard work of many volunteers, Winter Wonderland was made a reality. With excitement and anticipation families from all over unite at the Northland Arboretum to experience the spectacle of lights year after year. By working together we will continue to pass along this magical holiday tradition to generations for years to come.

Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors  as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights.


Once you get to the entrance Winter Wonderland volunteers will be there to hand out commemorative programs, collect your entry fee and possibly ask a couple questions about how you heard about Sertoma Winter Wonderland.

We ask that you turn your headlights off and keep your parking lights on as you tour Winter Wonderland. This helps create a better experience for everyone in your vehicle
.

Enjoy the light displays but please continue to slowly move without stopping so other vehicles can continue through the displays.

On our special event evenings t the end of the trail please stop at the Holiday Village. There you will surely enjoy snacks and refreshments, chat with Santa Clause, games, live music and enjoy more holiday festivities.

Date:   December 6, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://sertomawinterwonderland.com/index.htm
Location:   Northland Arboretum
14250 Conservation Drive
Brainerd, MN

From Highway 210, turn North onto NW 7th Street until you reach the Northland Arboretum. Follow the signs to direct you to the entrance. Often times there will be a line formed to enter Winter Wonderland, however the line moves quickly and you shouldn’t experience much of a wait.
Contact:   Brainerd Area Sertoma Club, 218-4LIGHTS
Email:   info@sertomawinterwonderland.com
Date/Time Details:   Winter Wonderland will be open Wednesday through Saturday nights starting on Thursday through Saturday starting Thursday, November 27 through December 31, 2014 from 5:30-8:00 PM. New this year we will be open every night from December 22 - 31.
Fees/Admission:   The cost of admission is $15/vehicle, Advanced tickets will be available soon at participating locations for $10.
Dec 06   George Winston in Concert - Chalberg Theatre
Inspired by the seasons and topographies, George Winston plays over 100 solo concerts a year. His concerts feature a variety of styles, including melodic folk piano, New Orleans R&B piano, and stride piano. He performs songs from his seasonal favorites AUTUMN, DECEMBER, WINTER INTO SPRING, and SUMMER, as well as Peanuts pieces from his Vince Guaraldi tribute albums LINUS & LUCY –THE MUSIC OF VINCE GUARALDI, and LOVE WILL COME-THE MUSIC OF VINCE GUARALDI, VOL. 2, and more. www.georgewinston.com

This presentation is supported by the Arts Midwest Touring Fund, a program of Arts Midwest that is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional contributions from Minnesota State Arts Board and General Mills Foundation. MPR media sponsor.
Date:   December 6, 2014
Time:   07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Website:   http://www.clcmn.edu/arts/tickets.html
Location:   Chalberg Theatre
Central Lakes College
501 West Washington Street
Brainerd, MN  56401
Contact:   218-855-8199
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, December 6, 2014
7:30  - 9:30 pm
Fees/Admission:   Tickets  $13.00 and $25.00
Dec 07   American Legion Weekly Bar Bingo and Food
 American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. 
 
Date:   December 7, 2014
Time:   01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Website:   http://brainerdlegion255.org
Location:   American Legion Club    
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN  56401
Contact:   (218) 829-2249
Email:   sanfitch@q.com
Date/Time Details:   Every Sunday
Dec 08   Crosslake City Council Meeting
Crosslake City Council - Meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
Date:   December 8, 2014
Time:   07:00 PM
Website:   http;//crosslake.govoffice.com/
Location:   City of Crosslake'City Hall
37028 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN  56442
Contact:   218-692-2688
Date/Time Details:   2nd Monday of each month
7 p.m.
Dec 10   Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates Monthly meeting
Group of volunteers committed to making the Lakes Area a community where memory loss/dementia is understood by all and resources are readily available to assist those who need help.
Date:   December 10, 2014
Time:   08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Website:   http://www.alz.org/mnnd
Location:   The Center
803 Kingwood Street
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Corrie Brown, 218-296-1446
Email:   corriebrown@lakewoodhealthsystem.com;
Date/Time Details:   8 - 9:30 a.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of each month
Fees/Admission:   none
Dec 10   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   December 10, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Dec 10   Sertoma Winter Wonderland

SERTOMA WINTER WONDERLAND IS BACK FOR THE 2014 SEASON!

Once Upon a Time...
A group of Sertoman’s set out to create a Holiday Family Tradition like no other. With strong support from our community and the hard work of many volunteers, Winter Wonderland was made a reality. With excitement and anticipation families from all over unite at the Northland Arboretum to experience the spectacle of lights year after year. By working together we will continue to pass along this magical holiday tradition to generations for years to come.

Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors  as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights.


Once you get to the entrance Winter Wonderland volunteers will be there to hand out commemorative programs, collect your entry fee and possibly ask a couple questions about how you heard about Sertoma Winter Wonderland.

We ask that you turn your headlights off and keep your parking lights on as you tour Winter Wonderland. This helps create a better experience for everyone in your vehicle
.

Enjoy the light displays but please continue to slowly move without stopping so other vehicles can continue through the displays.

On our special event evenings t the end of the trail please stop at the Holiday Village. There you will surely enjoy snacks and refreshments, chat with Santa Clause, games, live music and enjoy more holiday festivities.

Date:   December 10, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://sertomawinterwonderland.com/index.htm
Location:   Northland Arboretum
14250 Conservation Drive
Brainerd, MN

From Highway 210, turn North onto NW 7th Street until you reach the Northland Arboretum. Follow the signs to direct you to the entrance. Often times there will be a line formed to enter Winter Wonderland, however the line moves quickly and you shouldn’t experience much of a wait.
Contact:   Brainerd Area Sertoma Club, 218-4LIGHTS
Email:   info@sertomawinterwonderland.com
Date/Time Details:   Winter Wonderland will be open Wednesday through Saturday nights starting on Thursday through Saturday starting Thursday, November 27 through December 31, 2014 from 5:30-8:00 PM. New this year we will be open every night from December 22 - 31.
Fees/Admission:   The cost of admission is $15/vehicle, Advanced tickets will be available soon at participating locations for $10.
Dec 11   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   December 11, 2014
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Dec 11   Sertoma Winter Wonderland

SERTOMA WINTER WONDERLAND IS BACK FOR THE 2014 SEASON!

Once Upon a Time...
A group of Sertoman’s set out to create a Holiday Family Tradition like no other. With strong support from our community and the hard work of many volunteers, Winter Wonderland was made a reality. With excitement and anticipation families from all over unite at the Northland Arboretum to experience the spectacle of lights year after year. By working together we will continue to pass along this magical holiday tradition to generations for years to come.

Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors  as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights.


Once you get to the entrance Winter Wonderland volunteers will be there to hand out commemorative programs, collect your entry fee and possibly ask a couple questions about how you heard about Sertoma Winter Wonderland.

We ask that you turn your headlights off and keep your parking lights on as you tour Winter Wonderland. This helps create a better experience for everyone in your vehicle
.

Enjoy the light displays but please continue to slowly move without stopping so other vehicles can continue through the displays.

On our special event evenings t the end of the trail please stop at the Holiday Village. There you will surely enjoy snacks and refreshments, chat with Santa Clause, games, live music and enjoy more holiday festivities.

Date:   December 11, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://sertomawinterwonderland.com/index.htm
Location:   Northland Arboretum
14250 Conservation Drive
Brainerd, MN

From Highway 210, turn North onto NW 7th Street until you reach the Northland Arboretum. Follow the signs to direct you to the entrance. Often times there will be a line formed to enter Winter Wonderland, however the line moves quickly and you shouldn’t experience much of a wait.
Contact:   Brainerd Area Sertoma Club, 218-4LIGHTS
Email:   info@sertomawinterwonderland.com
Date/Time Details:   Winter Wonderland will be open Wednesday through Saturday nights starting on Thursday through Saturday starting Thursday, November 27 through December 31, 2014 from 5:30-8:00 PM. New this year we will be open every night from December 22 - 31.
Fees/Admission:   The cost of admission is $15/vehicle, Advanced tickets will be available soon at participating locations for $10.
Dec 12   Sertoma Winter Wonderland

SERTOMA WINTER WONDERLAND IS BACK FOR THE 2014 SEASON!

Once Upon a Time...
A group of Sertoman’s set out to create a Holiday Family Tradition like no other. With strong support from our community and the hard work of many volunteers, Winter Wonderland was made a reality. With excitement and anticipation families from all over unite at the Northland Arboretum to experience the spectacle of lights year after year. By working together we will continue to pass along this magical holiday tradition to generations for years to come.

Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors  as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights.


Once you get to the entrance Winter Wonderland volunteers will be there to hand out commemorative programs, collect your entry fee and possibly ask a couple questions about how you heard about Sertoma Winter Wonderland.

We ask that you turn your headlights off and keep your parking lights on as you tour Winter Wonderland. This helps create a better experience for everyone in your vehicle
.

Enjoy the light displays but please continue to slowly move without stopping so other vehicles can continue through the displays.

On our special event evenings t the end of the trail please stop at the Holiday Village. There you will surely enjoy snacks and refreshments, chat with Santa Clause, games, live music and enjoy more holiday festivities.

Date:   December 12, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://sertomawinterwonderland.com/index.htm
Location:   Northland Arboretum
14250 Conservation Drive
Brainerd, MN

From Highway 210, turn North onto NW 7th Street until you reach the Northland Arboretum. Follow the signs to direct you to the entrance. Often times there will be a line formed to enter Winter Wonderland, however the line moves quickly and you shouldn’t experience much of a wait.
Contact:   Brainerd Area Sertoma Club, 218-4LIGHTS
Email:   info@sertomawinterwonderland.com
Date/Time Details:   Winter Wonderland will be open Wednesday through Saturday nights starting on Thursday through Saturday starting Thursday, November 27 through December 31, 2014 from 5:30-8:00 PM. New this year we will be open every night from December 22 - 31.
Fees/Admission:   The cost of admission is $15/vehicle, Advanced tickets will be available soon at participating locations for $10.
Dec 12   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   December 12, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Dec 13   Flipside Kids Event - Clay Creations with Kate Carlson
Art events for kids - supporting and encouraging kids in all their creative endeavors. Recommended ages 5 to 12. Ongoing Second Saturday monthly youth art classes are co-sponsored by Brainerd Public Schools Community Ed at the Franklin Arts Center from 10 to noon. Semi-annual themed “Arty Parties” make art activities fun for all. 

*Franklin Arts Center (FAC) is located at 1001 Kingwood Street, Brainerd, MN.  Please contact The Crossing if you are interested in volunteering or for more information.
Date:   December 13, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://www.crossingarts.org.
Location:   Franklin Art Center
1001 Kingwood St  #114
Brainerd, MN  56401
Contact:   218-833-0416
Email:   info@crossingarts.org
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, December 13, 2014
10 am - Noon
Fees/Admission:   Suggested material fee donation:
$3/child
$5/family  (No child will be turned away due to financial need)
Dec 13   Cuyuna Lakes Soup Walk
From 11 am until 2 pm stop in participating area businesses for a sample of delicious homemade soups. Register for prizes, vote for your favorite soup and build your own Soup Walk cookbook. Organize a group of friends to wander through the shops, have a 'free' lunch and collect all the recipe cards and enjoy the great value and convenience of hometown shopping.
Date:   December 13, 2014
Time:   11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location:   Deerwood, Crosby, Ironton
Contact:   Cuyuna Range Chamber of Commerce, (218) 546-8131
Email:   info@cuyunalakes.com
Date/Time Details:   December 13, 2014
11 am - 2 pm
Dec 13   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   December 13, 2014
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Dec 13   Sertoma Winter Wonderland

SERTOMA WINTER WONDERLAND IS BACK FOR THE 2014 SEASON!

Once Upon a Time...
A group of Sertoman’s set out to create a Holiday Family Tradition like no other. With strong support from our community and the hard work of many volunteers, Winter Wonderland was made a reality. With excitement and anticipation families from all over unite at the Northland Arboretum to experience the spectacle of lights year after year. By working together we will continue to pass along this magical holiday tradition to generations for years to come.

Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors  as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights.


Once you get to the entrance Winter Wonderland volunteers will be there to hand out commemorative programs, collect your entry fee and possibly ask a couple questions about how you heard about Sertoma Winter Wonderland.

We ask that you turn your headlights off and keep your parking lights on as you tour Winter Wonderland. This helps create a better experience for everyone in your vehicle
.

Enjoy the light displays but please continue to slowly move without stopping so other vehicles can continue through the displays.

On our special event evenings t the end of the trail please stop at the Holiday Village. There you will surely enjoy snacks and refreshments, chat with Santa Clause, games, live music and enjoy more holiday festivities.

Date:   December 13, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://sertomawinterwonderland.com/index.htm
Location:   Northland Arboretum
14250 Conservation Drive
Brainerd, MN

From Highway 210, turn North onto NW 7th Street until you reach the Northland Arboretum. Follow the signs to direct you to the entrance. Often times there will be a line formed to enter Winter Wonderland, however the line moves quickly and you shouldn’t experience much of a wait.
Contact:   Brainerd Area Sertoma Club, 218-4LIGHTS
Email:   info@sertomawinterwonderland.com
Date/Time Details:   Winter Wonderland will be open Wednesday through Saturday nights starting on Thursday through Saturday starting Thursday, November 27 through December 31, 2014 from 5:30-8:00 PM. New this year we will be open every night from December 22 - 31.
Fees/Admission:   The cost of admission is $15/vehicle, Advanced tickets will be available soon at participating locations for $10.
Dec 14   American Legion Weekly Bar Bingo and Food
 American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. 
 
Date:   December 14, 2014
Time:   01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Website:   http://brainerdlegion255.org
Location:   American Legion Club    
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN  56401
Contact:   (218) 829-2249
Email:   sanfitch@q.com
Date/Time Details:   Every Sunday
Dec 17   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   December 17, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Dec 17   Sertoma Winter Wonderland

SERTOMA WINTER WONDERLAND IS BACK FOR THE 2014 SEASON!

Once Upon a Time...
A group of Sertoman’s set out to create a Holiday Family Tradition like no other. With strong support from our community and the hard work of many volunteers, Winter Wonderland was made a reality. With excitement and anticipation families from all over unite at the Northland Arboretum to experience the spectacle of lights year after year. By working together we will continue to pass along this magical holiday tradition to generations for years to come.

Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors  as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights.


Once you get to the entrance Winter Wonderland volunteers will be there to hand out commemorative programs, collect your entry fee and possibly ask a couple questions about how you heard about Sertoma Winter Wonderland.

We ask that you turn your headlights off and keep your parking lights on as you tour Winter Wonderland. This helps create a better experience for everyone in your vehicle
.

Enjoy the light displays but please continue to slowly move without stopping so other vehicles can continue through the displays.

On our special event evenings t the end of the trail please stop at the Holiday Village. There you will surely enjoy snacks and refreshments, chat with Santa Clause, games, live music and enjoy more holiday festivities.

Date:   December 17, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://sertomawinterwonderland.com/index.htm
Location:   Northland Arboretum
14250 Conservation Drive
Brainerd, MN

From Highway 210, turn North onto NW 7th Street until you reach the Northland Arboretum. Follow the signs to direct you to the entrance. Often times there will be a line formed to enter Winter Wonderland, however the line moves quickly and you shouldn’t experience much of a wait.
Contact:   Brainerd Area Sertoma Club, 218-4LIGHTS
Email:   info@sertomawinterwonderland.com
Date/Time Details:   Winter Wonderland will be open Wednesday through Saturday nights starting on Thursday through Saturday starting Thursday, November 27 through December 31, 2014 from 5:30-8:00 PM. New this year we will be open every night from December 22 - 31.
Fees/Admission:   The cost of admission is $15/vehicle, Advanced tickets will be available soon at participating locations for $10.
Dec 17   R & R Xmas Spectacular! - Tornstrom Auditorium
Celebrating its 10th year in 2014! A Las Vegas-caliber, multimedia, Rock & Roll extravaganza that mixes hilarious stories with your favorite holiday songs in a way like you've never heard before. Join an all-star cast of musicians as they rock their way through timeless holiday classics and bring new takes on hit songs you didn't even know were holiday classics. The line-up of musicians is truly legendary as Paul "Stretch" Diethelm and Ted Manderfeld are joined on stage by vocalists Pamela McNeill, Stacy Bauer, and Tim Haussner, and backed by bassist Mike Zeleny, saxophonist and flutist Mike Kreitzer and drummer Billy Thommes.

www.rrxsrocks.com



 
Date:   December 17, 2014
Time:   07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Website:   http://www.clcmn.edu/arts/tickets.html
Location:   Tornstrom Auditorium
Washington Education Building
804 Oak Street
Brainerd, MN  56401
Contact:   218-855-8199
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, December 17, 2014
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Fees/Admission:   Tickets $25.00
Dec 18   Sertoma Winter Wonderland

SERTOMA WINTER WONDERLAND IS BACK FOR THE 2014 SEASON!

Once Upon a Time...
A group of Sertoman’s set out to create a Holiday Family Tradition like no other. With strong support from our community and the hard work of many volunteers, Winter Wonderland was made a reality. With excitement and anticipation families from all over unite at the Northland Arboretum to experience the spectacle of lights year after year. By working together we will continue to pass along this magical holiday tradition to generations for years to come.

Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors  as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights.


Once you get to the entrance Winter Wonderland volunteers will be there to hand out commemorative programs, collect your entry fee and possibly ask a couple questions about how you heard about Sertoma Winter Wonderland.

We ask that you turn your headlights off and keep your parking lights on as you tour Winter Wonderland. This helps create a better experience for everyone in your vehicle
.

Enjoy the light displays but please continue to slowly move without stopping so other vehicles can continue through the displays.

On our special event evenings t the end of the trail please stop at the Holiday Village. There you will surely enjoy snacks and refreshments, chat with Santa Clause, games, live music and enjoy more holiday festivities.

Date:   December 18, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://sertomawinterwonderland.com/index.htm
Location:   Northland Arboretum
14250 Conservation Drive
Brainerd, MN

From Highway 210, turn North onto NW 7th Street until you reach the Northland Arboretum. Follow the signs to direct you to the entrance. Often times there will be a line formed to enter Winter Wonderland, however the line moves quickly and you shouldn’t experience much of a wait.
Contact:   Brainerd Area Sertoma Club, 218-4LIGHTS
Email:   info@sertomawinterwonderland.com
Date/Time Details:   Winter Wonderland will be open Wednesday through Saturday nights starting on Thursday through Saturday starting Thursday, November 27 through December 31, 2014 from 5:30-8:00 PM. New this year we will be open every night from December 22 - 31.
Fees/Admission:   The cost of admission is $15/vehicle, Advanced tickets will be available soon at participating locations for $10.
Dec 19   Sertoma Winter Wonderland

SERTOMA WINTER WONDERLAND IS BACK FOR THE 2014 SEASON!

Once Upon a Time...
A group of Sertoman’s set out to create a Holiday Family Tradition like no other. With strong support from our community and the hard work of many volunteers, Winter Wonderland was made a reality. With excitement and anticipation families from all over unite at the Northland Arboretum to experience the spectacle of lights year after year. By working together we will continue to pass along this magical holiday tradition to generations for years to come.

Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors  as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights.


Once you get to the entrance Winter Wonderland volunteers will be there to hand out commemorative programs, collect your entry fee and possibly ask a couple questions about how you heard about Sertoma Winter Wonderland.

We ask that you turn your headlights off and keep your parking lights on as you tour Winter Wonderland. This helps create a better experience for everyone in your vehicle
.

Enjoy the light displays but please continue to slowly move without stopping so other vehicles can continue through the displays.

On our special event evenings t the end of the trail please stop at the Holiday Village. There you will surely enjoy snacks and refreshments, chat with Santa Clause, games, live music and enjoy more holiday festivities.

Date:   December 19, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://sertomawinterwonderland.com/index.htm
Location:   Northland Arboretum
14250 Conservation Drive
Brainerd, MN

From Highway 210, turn North onto NW 7th Street until you reach the Northland Arboretum. Follow the signs to direct you to the entrance. Often times there will be a line formed to enter Winter Wonderland, however the line moves quickly and you shouldn’t experience much of a wait.
Contact:   Brainerd Area Sertoma Club, 218-4LIGHTS
Email:   info@sertomawinterwonderland.com
Date/Time Details:   Winter Wonderland will be open Wednesday through Saturday nights starting on Thursday through Saturday starting Thursday, November 27 through December 31, 2014 from 5:30-8:00 PM. New this year we will be open every night from December 22 - 31.
Fees/Admission:   The cost of admission is $15/vehicle, Advanced tickets will be available soon at participating locations for $10.
Dec 19   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   December 19, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Dec 20   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   December 20, 2014
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Dec 20   Sertoma Winter Wonderland

SERTOMA WINTER WONDERLAND IS BACK FOR THE 2014 SEASON!

Once Upon a Time...
A group of Sertoman’s set out to create a Holiday Family Tradition like no other. With strong support from our community and the hard work of many volunteers, Winter Wonderland was made a reality. With excitement and anticipation families from all over unite at the Northland Arboretum to experience the spectacle of lights year after year. By working together we will continue to pass along this magical holiday tradition to generations for years to come.

Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors  as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights.


Once you get to the entrance Winter Wonderland volunteers will be there to hand out commemorative programs, collect your entry fee and possibly ask a couple questions about how you heard about Sertoma Winter Wonderland.

We ask that you turn your headlights off and keep your parking lights on as you tour Winter Wonderland. This helps create a better experience for everyone in your vehicle
.

Enjoy the light displays but please continue to slowly move without stopping so other vehicles can continue through the displays.

On our special event evenings t the end of the trail please stop at the Holiday Village. There you will surely enjoy snacks and refreshments, chat with Santa Clause, games, live music and enjoy more holiday festivities.

Date:   December 20, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://sertomawinterwonderland.com/index.htm
Location:   Northland Arboretum
14250 Conservation Drive
Brainerd, MN

From Highway 210, turn North onto NW 7th Street until you reach the Northland Arboretum. Follow the signs to direct you to the entrance. Often times there will be a line formed to enter Winter Wonderland, however the line moves quickly and you shouldn’t experience much of a wait.
Contact:   Brainerd Area Sertoma Club, 218-4LIGHTS
Email:   info@sertomawinterwonderland.com
Date/Time Details:   Winter Wonderland will be open Wednesday through Saturday nights starting on Thursday through Saturday starting Thursday, November 27 through December 31, 2014 from 5:30-8:00 PM. New this year we will be open every night from December 22 - 31.
Fees/Admission:   The cost of admission is $15/vehicle, Advanced tickets will be available soon at participating locations for $10.
Dec 21   American Legion Weekly Bar Bingo and Food
 American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. 
 
Date:   December 21, 2014
Time:   01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Website:   http://brainerdlegion255.org
Location:   American Legion Club    
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN  56401
Contact:   (218) 829-2249
Email:   sanfitch@q.com
Date/Time Details:   Every Sunday
Dec 24   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   December 24, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Dec 24   Sertoma Winter Wonderland

SERTOMA WINTER WONDERLAND IS BACK FOR THE 2014 SEASON!

Once Upon a Time...
A group of Sertoman’s set out to create a Holiday Family Tradition like no other. With strong support from our community and the hard work of many volunteers, Winter Wonderland was made a reality. With excitement and anticipation families from all over unite at the Northland Arboretum to experience the spectacle of lights year after year. By working together we will continue to pass along this magical holiday tradition to generations for years to come.

Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors  as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights.


Once you get to the entrance Winter Wonderland volunteers will be there to hand out commemorative programs, collect your entry fee and possibly ask a couple questions about how you heard about Sertoma Winter Wonderland.

We ask that you turn your headlights off and keep your parking lights on as you tour Winter Wonderland. This helps create a better experience for everyone in your vehicle
.

Enjoy the light displays but please continue to slowly move without stopping so other vehicles can continue through the displays.

On our special event evenings t the end of the trail please stop at the Holiday Village. There you will surely enjoy snacks and refreshments, chat with Santa Clause, games, live music and enjoy more holiday festivities.

Date:   December 24, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://sertomawinterwonderland.com/index.htm
Location:   Northland Arboretum
14250 Conservation Drive
Brainerd, MN

From Highway 210, turn North onto NW 7th Street until you reach the Northland Arboretum. Follow the signs to direct you to the entrance. Often times there will be a line formed to enter Winter Wonderland, however the line moves quickly and you shouldn’t experience much of a wait.
Contact:   Brainerd Area Sertoma Club, 218-4LIGHTS
Email:   info@sertomawinterwonderland.com
Date/Time Details:   Winter Wonderland will be open Wednesday through Saturday nights starting on Thursday through Saturday starting Thursday, November 27 through December 31, 2014 from 5:30-8:00 PM. New this year we will be open every night from December 22 - 31.
Fees/Admission:   The cost of admission is $15/vehicle, Advanced tickets will be available soon at participating locations for $10.
Dec 25   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   December 25, 2014
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and Fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Dec 25   Sertoma Winter Wonderland

SERTOMA WINTER WONDERLAND IS BACK FOR THE 2014 SEASON!

Once Upon a Time...
A group of Sertoman’s set out to create a Holiday Family Tradition like no other. With strong support from our community and the hard work of many volunteers, Winter Wonderland was made a reality. With excitement and anticipation families from all over unite at the Northland Arboretum to experience the spectacle of lights year after year. By working together we will continue to pass along this magical holiday tradition to generations for years to come.

Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors  as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights.


Once you get to the entrance Winter Wonderland volunteers will be there to hand out commemorative programs, collect your entry fee and possibly ask a couple questions about how you heard about Sertoma Winter Wonderland.

We ask that you turn your headlights off and keep your parking lights on as you tour Winter Wonderland. This helps create a better experience for everyone in your vehicle
.

Enjoy the light displays but please continue to slowly move without stopping so other vehicles can continue through the displays.

On our special event evenings t the end of the trail please stop at the Holiday Village. There you will surely enjoy snacks and refreshments, chat with Santa Clause, games, live music and enjoy more holiday festivities.

Date:   December 25, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://sertomawinterwonderland.com/index.htm
Location:   Northland Arboretum
14250 Conservation Drive
Brainerd, MN

From Highway 210, turn North onto NW 7th Street until you reach the Northland Arboretum. Follow the signs to direct you to the entrance. Often times there will be a line formed to enter Winter Wonderland, however the line moves quickly and you shouldn’t experience much of a wait.
Contact:   Brainerd Area Sertoma Club, 218-4LIGHTS
Email:   info@sertomawinterwonderland.com
Date/Time Details:   Winter Wonderland will be open Wednesday through Saturday nights starting on Thursday through Saturday starting Thursday, November 27 through December 31, 2014 from 5:30-8:00 PM. New this year we will be open every night from December 22 - 31.
Fees/Admission:   The cost of admission is $15/vehicle, Advanced tickets will be available soon at participating locations for $10.
Dec 26   Sertoma Winter Wonderland

SERTOMA WINTER WONDERLAND IS BACK FOR THE 2014 SEASON!

Once Upon a Time...
A group of Sertoman’s set out to create a Holiday Family Tradition like no other. With strong support from our community and the hard work of many volunteers, Winter Wonderland was made a reality. With excitement and anticipation families from all over unite at the Northland Arboretum to experience the spectacle of lights year after year. By working together we will continue to pass along this magical holiday tradition to generations for years to come.

Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors  as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights.


Once you get to the entrance Winter Wonderland volunteers will be there to hand out commemorative programs, collect your entry fee and possibly ask a couple questions about how you heard about Sertoma Winter Wonderland.

We ask that you turn your headlights off and keep your parking lights on as you tour Winter Wonderland. This helps create a better experience for everyone in your vehicle
.

Enjoy the light displays but please continue to slowly move without stopping so other vehicles can continue through the displays.

On our special event evenings t the end of the trail please stop at the Holiday Village. There you will surely enjoy snacks and refreshments, chat with Santa Clause, games, live music and enjoy more holiday festivities.

Date:   December 26, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://sertomawinterwonderland.com/index.htm
Location:   Northland Arboretum
14250 Conservation Drive
Brainerd, MN

From Highway 210, turn North onto NW 7th Street until you reach the Northland Arboretum. Follow the signs to direct you to the entrance. Often times there will be a line formed to enter Winter Wonderland, however the line moves quickly and you shouldn’t experience much of a wait.
Contact:   Brainerd Area Sertoma Club, 218-4LIGHTS
Email:   info@sertomawinterwonderland.com
Date/Time Details:   Winter Wonderland will be open Wednesday through Saturday nights starting on Thursday through Saturday starting Thursday, November 27 through December 31, 2014 from 5:30-8:00 PM. New this year we will be open every night from December 22 - 31.
Fees/Admission:   The cost of admission is $15/vehicle, Advanced tickets will be available soon at participating locations for $10.
Dec 26   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   December 26, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Dec 27   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   December 27, 2014
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Dec 27   Sertoma Winter Wonderland

SERTOMA WINTER WONDERLAND IS BACK FOR THE 2014 SEASON!

Once Upon a Time...
A group of Sertoman’s set out to create a Holiday Family Tradition like no other. With strong support from our community and the hard work of many volunteers, Winter Wonderland was made a reality. With excitement and anticipation families from all over unite at the Northland Arboretum to experience the spectacle of lights year after year. By working together we will continue to pass along this magical holiday tradition to generations for years to come.

Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors  as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights.


Once you get to the entrance Winter Wonderland volunteers will be there to hand out commemorative programs, collect your entry fee and possibly ask a couple questions about how you heard about Sertoma Winter Wonderland.

We ask that you turn your headlights off and keep your parking lights on as you tour Winter Wonderland. This helps create a better experience for everyone in your vehicle
.

Enjoy the light displays but please continue to slowly move without stopping so other vehicles can continue through the displays.

On our special event evenings t the end of the trail please stop at the Holiday Village. There you will surely enjoy snacks and refreshments, chat with Santa Clause, games, live music and enjoy more holiday festivities.

Date:   December 27, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://sertomawinterwonderland.com/index.htm
Location:   Northland Arboretum
14250 Conservation Drive
Brainerd, MN

From Highway 210, turn North onto NW 7th Street until you reach the Northland Arboretum. Follow the signs to direct you to the entrance. Often times there will be a line formed to enter Winter Wonderland, however the line moves quickly and you shouldn’t experience much of a wait.
Contact:   Brainerd Area Sertoma Club, 218-4LIGHTS
Email:   info@sertomawinterwonderland.com
Date/Time Details:   Winter Wonderland will be open Wednesday through Saturday nights starting on Thursday through Saturday starting Thursday, November 27 through December 31, 2014 from 5:30-8:00 PM. New this year we will be open every night from December 22 - 31.
Fees/Admission:   The cost of admission is $15/vehicle, Advanced tickets will be available soon at participating locations for $10.
Dec 28   American Legion Buffet Breakfast
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month.
Date:   December 28, 2014
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://brainerdlegion255.org
Location:   American Legion Club
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN 56401

Contact:   (218) 829-2249
Email:   sanfitch@q.com
Date/Time Details:   Fourth Sunday of every month
Fees/Admission:   $7 Adults
$4 Kids
Dec 28   American Legion Weekly Bar Bingo and Food
 American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. 
 
Date:   December 28, 2014
Time:   01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Website:   http://brainerdlegion255.org
Location:   American Legion Club    
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN  56401
Contact:   (218) 829-2249
Email:   sanfitch@q.com
Date/Time Details:   Every Sunday
Dec 31   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   December 31, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Dec 31   Sertoma Winter Wonderland

SERTOMA WINTER WONDERLAND IS BACK FOR THE 2014 SEASON!

Once Upon a Time...
A group of Sertoman’s set out to create a Holiday Family Tradition like no other. With strong support from our community and the hard work of many volunteers, Winter Wonderland was made a reality. With excitement and anticipation families from all over unite at the Northland Arboretum to experience the spectacle of lights year after year. By working together we will continue to pass along this magical holiday tradition to generations for years to come.

Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors  as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights.


Once you get to the entrance Winter Wonderland volunteers will be there to hand out commemorative programs, collect your entry fee and possibly ask a couple questions about how you heard about Sertoma Winter Wonderland.

We ask that you turn your headlights off and keep your parking lights on as you tour Winter Wonderland. This helps create a better experience for everyone in your vehicle
.

Enjoy the light displays but please continue to slowly move without stopping so other vehicles can continue through the displays.

On our special event evenings t the end of the trail please stop at the Holiday Village. There you will surely enjoy snacks and refreshments, chat with Santa Clause, games, live music and enjoy more holiday festivities.

Date:   December 31, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://sertomawinterwonderland.com/index.htm
Location:   Northland Arboretum
14250 Conservation Drive
Brainerd, MN

From Highway 210, turn North onto NW 7th Street until you reach the Northland Arboretum. Follow the signs to direct you to the entrance. Often times there will be a line formed to enter Winter Wonderland, however the line moves quickly and you shouldn’t experience much of a wait.
Contact:   Brainerd Area Sertoma Club, 218-4LIGHTS
Email:   info@sertomawinterwonderland.com
Date/Time Details:   Winter Wonderland will be open Wednesday through Saturday nights starting on Thursday through Saturday starting Thursday, November 27 through December 31, 2014 from 5:30-8:00 PM. New this year we will be open every night from December 22 - 31.
Fees/Admission:   The cost of admission is $15/vehicle, Advanced tickets will be available soon at participating locations for $10.
Jan 01   Sertoma Winter Wonderland

SERTOMA WINTER WONDERLAND IS BACK FOR THE 2014 SEASON!

Once Upon a Time...
A group of Sertoman’s set out to create a Holiday Family Tradition like no other. With strong support from our community and the hard work of many volunteers, Winter Wonderland was made a reality. With excitement and anticipation families from all over unite at the Northland Arboretum to experience the spectacle of lights year after year. By working together we will continue to pass along this magical holiday tradition to generations for years to come.

Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors  as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights.


Once you get to the entrance Winter Wonderland volunteers will be there to hand out commemorative programs, collect your entry fee and possibly ask a couple questions about how you heard about Sertoma Winter Wonderland.

We ask that you turn your headlights off and keep your parking lights on as you tour Winter Wonderland. This helps create a better experience for everyone in your vehicle
.

Enjoy the light displays but please continue to slowly move without stopping so other vehicles can continue through the displays.

On our special event evenings t the end of the trail please stop at the Holiday Village. There you will surely enjoy snacks and refreshments, chat with Santa Clause, games, live music and enjoy more holiday festivities.

Date:   January 1, 2015
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://sertomawinterwonderland.com/index.htm
Location:   Northland Arboretum
14250 Conservation Drive
Brainerd, MN

From Highway 210, turn North onto NW 7th Street until you reach the Northland Arboretum. Follow the signs to direct you to the entrance. Often times there will be a line formed to enter Winter Wonderland, however the line moves quickly and you shouldn’t experience much of a wait.
Contact:   Brainerd Area Sertoma Club, 218-4LIGHTS
Email:   info@sertomawinterwonderland.com
Date/Time Details:   Winter Wonderland will be open Wednesday through Saturday nights starting on Thursday through Saturday starting Thursday, November 27 through December 31, 2014 from 5:30-8:00 PM. New this year we will be open every night from December 22 - 31.
Fees/Admission:   The cost of admission is $15/vehicle, Advanced tickets will be available soon at participating locations for $10.
Jan 02   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   January 2, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Jan 03   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   January 3, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Jan 07   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   January 7, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Jan 07   Breezy Point Women's Club
The Breezy Point Women's Club is involved in the following community service projects:
Scholarships
Donate Books
Plant and maintain garden areas
Tray favors for care center residents
Visit and remember "adopted" care center residents
Monetary donation and food shelf items

2011 Meeting Dates:
Feb. 2            Lunch get together / Dockside
March 2         Lunch get together / Billy's at Breezy Point
April 6            Landsburg Nursery "Container Gardening" / Marina II
May 4             Visit Kendall Candles following lunch at the Tiki Room
June 1           Anne Levig "Going Green with Fashion" / Breezy City Hall
July 6             Officer Josef Garcia "Drug Abuse Awareness" / Breezy City Hall
August 3        David Slipy "Restorative Justice"  / Breezy City Hall
September 7 Tour of Central Lakes College / Lunch at CLC
October 5       Karen Struve "Beautiful Jewels" / Breezy City Hall
November 2   Craft for care centers / Breezy City Hall
December 7   Annual Christmas party / Prime Time

Membership is open to all women of the area an guests are welcome at all meetings and social events.
Date:   January 7, 2015
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Contact:   Wini Kristufek 562-4512; Kathy Zender 562-4873; Darlene Clement 562-4807
Date/Time Details:   First Wednesday of each month
Jan 08   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   January 8, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Jan 09 - Jan 10   2015 Ice Fest at Breezy Point
 
 Hard Water Fun on Pelican Lake!
 Plan on attending the 20th annual Ice Fest in Breezy Point

 
 
EVENT SCHEDULE
Friday, January 9
All Day                             Blinkie Buttons available for $5
7 p.m.                              Bonfire (Pelican Lake Bay)
8 p.m.                              Live entertainment at local establishments
                                        Commander Bar (Red Dot Garage)
                                        Dockside (Tammy and The Bachelor)
Saturday, January 10
All Day                             Blinkie Button Specials & Bonfire on shore of Pelican Lake
                                         Wolf Moon Kennel and Dogsled Rides ($5/person)
                                         Concession Stand
                                         Ice Slide (Shore of Pelican Lake)
                                         New Product  Display
7:30 to 11 a.m.                 Pancake Breakfast (Pelican Lake Conservation Club; 1 mile south CR 4)
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.                Pond Hockey 4 on 4 Tournament (Register by January 2)
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.                Vendor Craft Fair (Lakeside Room of the Marina II)
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.     Kids Fishing Program, Kids Fishing Olympics by 
                                         Simply Outdoor Experiences 
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.              Horse drawn trolley rides by Action Entertainment
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.              Snow Golf (Pelican Lake)
Noon to 2 p.m.                  Power Ice Auger World Championships Competition (Pelican Lake)             
                                          (Registration 11 a.m.)

2 to 4 p.m.                        Figure skating Exhibitions and lessons by Breezy Point Figure Skating Club 
                                         (
Pelican Lake)
6:15 p.m.                          Presentation of the Colors by American Legion Post 49 Pequot Lakes 
                                         
(Pelican Lake)
6:30 p.m.                          Fireworks
8 p.m.                               Live entertainment at local establishments
                                         Commander Bar (Red Dot Garage, Bikini contest) 
                                         JJ’s (Bar Bingo), Dockside (Tammy and The Bachelor)
 
                                        

 
Blinkie Button Specials All Day

 

Great deals are available for all who wear a button January 9-10! 

Blinkie Button Specials at Area Businesses:
DRINKS/DINING/ENTERTAINMENT


 
SHOPPING
 

Date:   January 9, 2015 - January 10, 2015
Location:  
Pelican Lake in front of Breezy Point Resort
CR 11, 9252 Breezy Point Drive
Breezy Point, MN
Contact:   Jenna Crawford, Pequot Lakes Director Brainerd Lakes Chamber 218-568-8911
Email:   jcrawford@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  
January 9-10, 2014
Fees/Admission:  
Free to attend

Vendor & Crafters:
Contact Cindy Nelson 218.568.8911 cmercernelson@explorebrainerdlakes.com to register for a 10' x 8' booth space. Chamber Members $75 per booth Non-Chamber Members $100 per booth. Cost includes an 8' table with skirting, 2 chairs, electricity, and wi-fi.
2015 Ice Fest Vendor Application

Hockey 4 on 4 Tournament: Contact Jenna Crawford 218.568.8911 or jcrawford@explorebrainerdlakes.com or Nikki Shoutz 218.692.3456. Registration is $80 per team due the day of. 4-6 players per team. Sign up your Pond Hockey Team
Jan 09   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   January 9, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Jan 09   Davina & The Vagabonds - Chalberg Theatre
Davina Sowers and the Vagabonds have created a stir on the national blues scene with their high-energy live shows, sharp-dressed professionalism, and Sowers’ commanding stage presence. With influences ranging from Fats Domino and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band to Aretha Franklin and Tom Waits, the band is converting audiences one show at a time, from Vancouver to Miami and across Europe. So much more than just a blues act, DATV’s shows are filled with New Orleans charm, Memphis soul swagger, dark theatrical moments that evoke Kurt Weill, and tender gospel passages. Davina’s voice and stage presence defy category in a different way. Davina has been compared to Etta James, Amy Winehouse, Janis Joplin, Billie Holiday and Betty Boop, but comparisons don’t suffice: Sowers is a true original. www.davinaandthevagabonds.com


 
Date:   January 9, 2015
Time:   07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Website:   http://www.clcmn.edu/arts/tickets.html
Location:   Chalberg Theatre
Central Lakes College
501 West Washington Street
Brainerd, MN  56401
Contact:   218-855-8199
Date/Time Details:   January 9, 2015
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Fees/Admission:   Tickets $25.00
Jan 10   Flipside Kids Event - Story Painting
Art events for kids - supporting and encouraging kids in all their creative endeavors. Recommended ages 5 to 12. Ongoing Second Saturday monthly youth art classes are co-sponsored by Brainerd Public Schools Community Ed at the Franklin Arts Center from 10 to noon. Semi-annual themed “Arty Parties” make art activities fun for all. 

*Franklin Arts Center (FAC) is located at 1001 Kingwood Street, Brainerd, MN.  Please contact The Crossing if you are interested in volunteering or for more information.
Date:   January 10, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://www.crossingarts.org.
Location:   Franklin Art Center
1001 Kingwood St  #114
Brainerd, MN  56401
Contact:   218-833-0416
Email:   info@crossingarts.org
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, January 10, 2014
10 am - Noon
Fees/Admission:   Suggested material fee donation:
$3/child
$5/family  (No child will be turned away due to financial need)
Jan 10   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   January 10, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Jan 12   Crosslake City Council Meeting
Crosslake City Council - Meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
Date:   January 12, 2015
Time:   07:00 PM
Website:   http;//crosslake.govoffice.com/
Location:   City of Crosslake'City Hall
37028 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN  56442
Contact:   218-692-2688
Date/Time Details:   2nd Monday of each month
7 p.m.
Jan 14   Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates Monthly meeting
Group of volunteers committed to making the Lakes Area a community where memory loss/dementia is understood by all and resources are readily available to assist those who need help.
Date:   January 14, 2015
Time:   08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Website:   http://www.alz.org/mnnd
Location:   The Center
803 Kingwood Street
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Corrie Brown, 218-296-1446
Email:   corriebrown@lakewoodhealthsystem.com;
Date/Time Details:   8 - 9:30 a.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of each month
Fees/Admission:   none
Jan 14   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   January 14, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Jan 16   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   January 16, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Jan 17   Wedding Fair at Breezy Point Resort
Located in the Ballrooms at Breezy Point Resort, come to visit and chat with many local area wedding vendors.
Date:   January 17, 2015
Time:   11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Website:   http://breezypointresort.com/wedding-fair/
Location:   Breezy Point Resort
9252 Breezy Point Dr
Breezy Point, MN 56472
Email:   bhitchler@breezypointresort.com
Date/Time Details:   January 17, 2015
11 am - 2 pm
Fees/Admission:   Free for the Bride and Groom. $5.00 per person for all others.
Jan 17   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   January 17, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Jan 21   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   January 21, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Jan 22   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   January 22, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and Fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Jan 23   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   January 23, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Jan 23   Transit Authority - Tribute To The Music of Chicago
Transit Authority Band is the premiere tribute band to the historic music of Chicago, the iconic ‘rock and roll band with horns’. This 8-piece powerhouse ensemble includes some of the Midwest's most talented musicians. Each show is a high energy, spot-on tribute to some of the greatest music of all time.

www.transitauthorityband.com
Date:   January 23, 2015
Time:   07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Location:   Tornstrom Auditorium
Washington Education Building
804 Oak Street
Brainerd, MN  56401
Contact:   218-855-8199
Email:   http://www.clcmn.edu/arts/tickets.html
Date/Time Details:   Friday, January 23, 2015
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Fees/Admission:   $25.00
Jan 24   2015 Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza

Mark your calendars for the world’s greatest ice fishing contest – the Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza on Gull Lake near Brainerd. Join the more than 10,000 anglers as they vie for fabulous prizes, including a truck, all-terrain vehicles, ice fishing equipment and so much more!

Since 1990, this signature event of the Brainerd Jaycees has raised more than $1 million for Brainerd Lakes Area charities, especially Confidence Learning Center, and rallied thousands of volunteers.

Contestants can expect the same great event as in years past with the opportunity to win large prizes at various places on the leader board – 1st place wins a GMC or Ford pick-up truck, 100th place goes home with an Ice Castle fish house, and Arctic Cat 4-wheelers are spread throughout the list.  The Lindy Big Fish Bounty is back again this year, where the 24th place winner can earn $3,000 in addition to the $2,400 on the prize list if they catch the winning fish on the special edition Emerald Shiner colored Lindy Rattlin’ Flyer Spoon available exclusively at Mills Fleet Farm stores.  Also returning this year after a one year hiatus is the Catch of the Day Extravaganza Give Away, and additional contest within the Extravaganza, giving participants the chance to win a prize package valued at $9,000 for an additional $5.  Stamps for this contest can be purchases online and at Mills Fleet Farm in Baxter.

Date:   January 24, 2015
Time:   12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Website:   http://www.icefishing.org
Location:  
Hole-In-The-Day Bay
Gull Lake
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Angie Nelson, 218-330-6692
Email:   marketing@icefishing.org
Date/Time Details:  
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Noon - 3 p.m.
Fees/Admission:  

As of December 1, contest tickets will be available for $45 at all ticket outlets through the event date.

Returning this year is the “Catch of the Day Extravaganza Give-Away,” an additional contest within the Extravaganza, giving participants the chance to win a prize package valued at $9,000 for an additional $5. These stamps can be purchased online and at Mills Fleet Farm in Baxter, MN.  If you cannot make it to the event, raffle tickets are available for $10 each and can be purchased at all Minnesota Mills Fleet Farm locations.

Jan 24   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   January 24, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Jan 25   American Legion Buffet Breakfast
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month.
Date:   January 25, 2015
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://brainerdlegion255.org
Location:   American Legion Club
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN 56401

Contact:   (218) 829-2249
Email:   sanfitch@q.com
Date/Time Details:   Fourth Sunday of every month
Fees/Admission:   $7 Adults
$4 Kids
Jan 28   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   January 28, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Jan 30   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   January 30, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Jan 31   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   January 31, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Jan 31   Chocolate Lover's Extravaganza
Please invite friends and family, and join us for an evening of delicious chocolate treats, wine and beer tasting and entertainment and a chance to win a jewelry piece donated by Riddle Jewelry!

Proceeds benefit Crisis Line and Referral Service and Brainerd Community Action.
Date:   January 31, 2015
Time:   06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Location:   Westgate Mall
14136 Baxter Dr
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Crisis Line Office, 218-828-4514 Nancy Cross at Brainerd Community Action, 218-829-5278
Email:   Nancy@BrainerdCommunityAction.org
Date/Time Details:   January 31, 2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fees/Admission:   $15.00 per person
Jan 31   GLAPA - Consensus Acapella Vocal Ensemble
Consensus is an Acapella Vocal Ensemble that will be performing as part of the Greater Lakes Area Performing Arts (GLAPA) season.
Date:   January 31, 2015
Time:   07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Website:   http://www.glapa.info/
Location:   Pequot Lakes High School Theater
30805 Olson Street
Pequot Lakes, MN
Contact:   Call (218) 568-9200 for tickets or more information
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, January 31, 2015
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Fees/Admission:   Adults - $12
Seniors (60+) - $10
Youth (18 & under) - $8
Feb 04   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   February 4, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Feb 04   Breezy Point Women's Club
The Breezy Point Women's Club is involved in the following community service projects:
Scholarships
Donate Books
Plant and maintain garden areas
Tray favors for care center residents
Visit and remember "adopted" care center residents
Monetary donation and food shelf items

2011 Meeting Dates:
Feb. 2            Lunch get together / Dockside
March 2         Lunch get together / Billy's at Breezy Point
April 6            Landsburg Nursery "Container Gardening" / Marina II
May 4             Visit Kendall Candles following lunch at the Tiki Room
June 1           Anne Levig "Going Green with Fashion" / Breezy City Hall
July 6             Officer Josef Garcia "Drug Abuse Awareness" / Breezy City Hall
August 3        David Slipy "Restorative Justice"  / Breezy City Hall
September 7 Tour of Central Lakes College / Lunch at CLC
October 5       Karen Struve "Beautiful Jewels" / Breezy City Hall
November 2   Craft for care centers / Breezy City Hall
December 7   Annual Christmas party / Prime Time

Membership is open to all women of the area an guests are welcome at all meetings and social events.
Date:   February 4, 2015
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Contact:   Wini Kristufek 562-4512; Kathy Zender 562-4873; Darlene Clement 562-4807
Date/Time Details:   First Wednesday of each month
Feb 05 - Feb 07   2015 Crosslake 12th Annual WinterFest
Click Here for opportunities to market you business as a proud sponsor of WINTERFEST!

2015 WinterFest limited edition sweatshirts
 will be a available beginning mid-December  at at Lundrigan's, Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar and Lake Country Crafts and Cones.

ALL EVENTS LISTED BELOW ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Thursday, February 5, 2015
At 9 a.m. the first of three daily clues will be released to guide you to the lost WinterFest medallion.  Find it and you'll cash in on a prize package worth hundreds from local merchants!

Friday, February 6, 2015
TBD - Cabin Fever Carnival - Crosslake Community School
 Kid's games, Bake Walk, Food & Fun!
 Meet Bobber the Water Safety Dog

7 - 9 p.m. - Celebrate WinterFest - Crosslake Community Center
Warming house open with coffee & cocoa - Pond Skating
Snow Mountain - Music by DJ "JP" - Bonfire & S'mores
Crosslake Fire Department Fire Truck Display
Horse drawn sleigh rides by Action Entertainment
Photo Scavenger Hunt
9 p.m. -  Fireworks Display by Zambelli Fireworks
    
Friday Evening Entertainment:
Watch for details on live entertainment, DJ entertainment and more at establishments all over Crosslake coming soon!

Saturday, February 7, 2015
7:30 -11:30 a.m. - Crosslake Firefighters Pancake Breakfast 
Crosslake Lutheran Church

11 a.m. - Dusk - Helicopter Rides - weather permitting
Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar

12 noon  - 12th Annual SoupFest tasting begins
 2014 Winners - Manhattan's at Manhattan Beach Lodge - Culinary Winner
 US Army Corps of Engineers/Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway -  Amateur Winner
                      
12 noon - Bocce Ball Tournament 
Riverside Inn

12 noon -  Ice Car Racing on Big Pine Lake
 Cedar Chest

12 - 2 p.m. -  Kids Games
Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar

1 p.m. - Italian Outdoor Olympics  
 Maucieri's Italian Bistro

1 - 4 p.m. - Radar Runs on the Bay
Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar

Saturday Evening Entertainment:
Watch for details on live entertainment, DJ entertainment and more at establishments all over Crosslake coming soon!


Need Lodging?  Check out these preferred lodging partners.

The Brainerd Lakes Chamber extends a sincere thanks to the
2015 WinterFest Chairperson Jessica Eide - Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar and Committee Members: Tim & Beth Schalow - NMN Inc.and Northern Lakes Embroidery, Dawn Maucieri - Maucieri's Italian Bistro, Heather Jones - Barstock Liquors, Pat Netko - Lake Country Crafts & Cones, Kelli Engstrom - Kelli Engstrom Photography, Deb Griffith & Miranda Peters - US Army Corps of Engineers Crosslake Campground, Nita Loken - Manhattan's

Bundle up the family and bring them to Crosslake for our 11th Annual WinerFest Celebration!
Begin your weekend on Thursday and locate the WinterFest Medallion for a prize package worth hundreds!
Enjoy many good ol'fashoned family friendly activities on Friday and Saturday!

Businesses Click these links for Sponsorship opportunities and Participation opprotunities.

Need Lodging?  Check out these preferred lodging partners.

Thursday, January 30, 2014
Begin your search for the lost medallion.  Watch for three clues (one each day) beginning Thursday at participating businesses,
the Crosslake Chamber Welcome Center and on-line here.  Find the 2014 Medallion for a proze package worth hundreds!

Friday, January 31, 2014
4 - 6 p.m. - Cabin Fever Carnival - Crosslake Community School
5 - 8 p.m. - Celebrate WinterFest - Crosslake Community Center
       Horse Drawn Wagon Rides - Bonfire with S'mores - Warming house open with coffee & cocoa - Pond Skating
       Snow Mountain - Music by DJ "JP" - Crosslake Fire Department Fire Truck Display
       Zambelli Pyrotechnics Fireworks Display
6:30 p.m. - Live Comedian Jimmie Walker - Pine Peaks Retreat & Event Center
9:30 p.m. - Live Comedian Jimmie Walker - Pine Peaks Retreat & Event Center
10 p.m. Lie music, DJ Music and entertainment at establishments all over Crosslake

Saturday, February 1, 2013
7:30 a.m. - noon - Crosslake Firefighters Pancake Breakfast - Crosslake Lutheran Church
12 - noon - 11th Annual SoupFest tasing begins


More events and activities coming soon!

 

2013 SoupFest Winners
Culinary - Riverside Inn
Amateur - US Army Corps of Engineers Crosslake Campground

The Brainerd Lakes Chamber extends a sincere thanks to the
2014 WinterFest chairperson jessica Eide - Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar and Committee members:
Dawn Maucieri - Maucieri's Italian Bistro, Heather jones - Barstock Liquors, Pat Netko - Lake Country Crafts & Cones
Kelli Engstrom - Kelli Engstrom Photography - Bill & Debby Floerchinger - Northern lakes Embroidery, Deb Griffith - US Army Corps of Engineers Crosslake Campground

 

 

Businesses Click these links for Sponsorship opportunities and Participation opprotunities.

Need Lodging?  Check out these preferred lodging partners.

Thursday, January 30, 2014
Begin your search for the lost medallion.  Watch for three clues (one each day) beginning Thursday at participating businesses,
the Crosslake Chamber Welcome Center and on-line here.  Find the 2014 Medallion for a proze package worth hundreds!

Friday, January 31, 2014
4 - 6 p.m. - Cabin Fever Carnival - Crosslake Community School
5 - 8 p.m. - Celebrate WinterFest - Crosslake Community Center
       Horse Drawn Wagon Rides - Bonfire with S'mores - Warming house open with coffee & cocoa - Pond Skating
       Snow Mountain - Music by DJ "JP" - Crosslake Fire Department Fire Truck Display
       Zambelli Pyrotechnics Fireworks Display
6:30 p.m. - Live Comedian Jimmie Walker - Pine Peaks Retreat & Event Center
9:30 p.m. - Live Comedian Jimmie Walker - Pine Peaks Retreat & Event Center
10 p.m. Lie music, DJ Music and entertainment at establishments all over Crosslake

Saturday, February 1, 2013
7:30 a.m. - noon - Crosslake Firefighters Pancake Breakfast - Crosslake Lutheran Church
12 - noon - 11th Annual SoupFest tasing begins


More events and activities coming soon!

 

2013 SoupFest Winners
Culinary - Riverside Inn
Amateur - US Army Corps of Engineers Crosslake Campground

The Brainerd Lakes Chamber extends a sincere thanks to the
2014 WinterFest chairperson jessica Eide - Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar and Committee members:
Dawn Maucieri - Maucieri's Italian Bistro, Heather jones - Barstock Liquors, Pat Netko - Lake Country Crafts & Cones
Kelli Engstrom - Kelli Engstrom Photography - Bill & Debby Floerchinger - Northern lakes Embroidery, Deb Griffith - US Army Corps of Engineers Crosslake Campground


 
Date:   February 5, 2015 - February 7, 2015
Location:  
Throughout Crosslake!
Contact:   218-692-4027 Cindy Myogeto
Email:   cmyogeto@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  
February 5-7, 2015
Fees/Admission:  


 
Feb 06   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   February 6, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Feb 07   The Big Event 2015

We are raising the top at "The Big Event...Under the Big Top" on February 7 at Cragun's Sports Center, celebrating the greatest schools on earth!

2015 Highlights include a Ballyhoo Plated Dinner Menu, cash bar, Warrior blue Big Top-Inspired decor and a Banner live and silent auction exhibition...bring home lots of swag!  

Troupe Attractions include Miss Minnesota Savannah Cole & MC Jessica Miles - KSTP.  
Tickets for your "Fun Ride" will be on sale starting in December for $50 each ($75 each after January 31). You will have A Ball! 

 

Date:   February 7, 2015
Website:   http://www.bpsf.org
Location:   Cragun's Sports Center 
11000 Cragun's Drive
Brainerd, MN 56401

 
Contact:   Brainerd Public Schools Foundation, (218) 454-6921
Email:   info@bpsf.org
Date/Time Details:   February 7, 2015
Fees/Admission:   Tickets for your "Fun Ride" will be on sale starting in December for $50 each ($75 each after January 31).
Feb 07   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   February 7, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Feb 09   Crosslake City Council Meeting
Crosslake City Council - Meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
Date:   February 9, 2015
Time:   07:00 PM
Website:   http;//crosslake.govoffice.com/
Location:   City of Crosslake'City Hall
37028 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN  56442
Contact:   218-692-2688
Date/Time Details:   2nd Monday of each month
7 p.m.
Feb 11   Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates Monthly meeting
Group of volunteers committed to making the Lakes Area a community where memory loss/dementia is understood by all and resources are readily available to assist those who need help.
Date:   February 11, 2015
Time:   08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Website:   http://www.alz.org/mnnd
Location:   The Center
803 Kingwood Street
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Corrie Brown, 218-296-1446
Email:   corriebrown@lakewoodhealthsystem.com;
Date/Time Details:   8 - 9:30 a.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of each month
Fees/Admission:   none
Feb 11   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   February 11, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Feb 12   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   February 12, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Feb 12 - Feb 14   The Mousetrap - Chalberg Theatre
The longest-running play in theater history! Agatha Christie's classic mystery. A group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snow storm. One of them is a murderer! The bodies pile up deeper than the snow outside, as a policeman traveling on skis arrives to solve the crime. Whodunnit? You'll have to see it to find out!


 
Date:   February 12, 2015 - February 14, 2015
Time:   07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Website:   http://www.clcmn.edu/arts/tickets.html
Location:   Chalberg Theatre
Central Lakes College
501 West College Drive
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   218-855-8199
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, February 12, 13 & 14, 2015
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Fees/Admission:  
Tickets  $11.00 adults   $7.00 youth
Feb 13   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   February 13, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Feb 14   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   February 14, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Feb 18   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   February 18, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Feb 19 - Feb 21   The Mousetrap - Chalberg Theatre
The longest-running play in theater history! Agatha Christie's classic mystery. A group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snow storm. One of them is a murderer! The bodies pile up deeper than the snow outside, as a policeman traveling on skis arrives to solve the crime. Whodunnit? You'll have to see it to find out!
Date:   February 19, 2015 - February 21, 2015
Time:   07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Website:   http://www.clcmn.edu/arts/tickets.html
Location:   Chalberg Theatre
Central Lakes College
501 West College Drive
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   218-855-8199
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, February 19, 20, & 21, 2015
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Fees/Admission:  
Tickets:  $11.00 adults   $7.00 youth
Feb 20   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   February 20, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Feb 21   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   February 21, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Feb 21   GLAPA Presents The MInneapolis Guitar Quartet w/ Flamenco Dancer
The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet and Collette Illarde, Flamenco dancer will be performing as part of the Great Lakes Area Performing Arts (GLAPA) season.
Date:   February 21, 2015
Time:   07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Website:   http://www.glapa.info
Location:   Pequot Lakes High School Theatre
30805 Olson Street
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472
Contact:   Call (218) 568-9200 for tickets or more information.
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, February 21, 2015  
7:30-9:30 pm
Fees/Admission:   Adults - $12
Seniors (60+) - $10
Youth (18 & under) - $8
Feb 22   American Legion Buffet Breakfast
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month.
Date:   February 22, 2015
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://brainerdlegion255.org
Location:   American Legion Club
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN 56401

Contact:   (218) 829-2249
Email:   sanfitch@q.com
Date/Time Details:   Fourth Sunday of every month
Fees/Admission:   $7 Adults
$4 Kids
Feb 25   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   February 25, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Feb 26   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   February 26, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and Fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Feb 26   Stringfever - Chalberg Theatre
Stringfever, fresh from London, England–4 world class musicians playing the finest custom made electric stringed instruments. Watch Stringfever’s internationally acclaimed version of Ravel’s Bolero as the guys play this well known classic on one cello simultaneously. Listen to ‘The History of Music in Five Minutes’ and be taken on a musical journey from classic to rock with forty tunes packed into an awesome five minutes!Seeing is believing!

www.stringfeverusa.com
Date:   February 26, 2015
Time:   07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Website:   http://www.clcmn.edu/arts/tickets.html
Location:   Chalberg Theatre
Central Lakes College
501 West College Drive
Brainerd, MN  56401
 
Contact:   218-855-8199
Date/Time Details:  
Thursday, February 26, 2015
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Fees/Admission:   Tickets $25.00
Feb 27   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   February 27, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Feb 28   Gull Lake Frozen Fore
The Gull Lake Frozen Fore is an outdoor weekend festival that includes music, food and fun on the ice at Hole-in-the-day Bay on Friday Night including the famous "Frozen Flop".  Start with a pancake  breakfast before your exciting round of 9 "holes" of golf on and around Gull Lake, a Digital Scavenger Hunt and 4 on 4 Pond Hockey Tourney on Saturday plus --- FREE Shuttle Buses - Drive - Sled to each location around Gull Lake.  Gull Lake Food Fest, Digital Scavenger Hunt and 4 on 4 finals, wards and prizes at Hole-in-the-day Bay tent.
Date:   February 28, 2015
Website:   http://www.gulllakefrozenfore.com
Location:   Cowboy's, Cragun's, Ernie's, Jake's, Grand View Lodge, Hole-in-the-Day Bay, Zorbaz on Gull, and Sherwood Forest.
Date/Time Details:   February 28, 2015
Feb 28   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   February 28, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Mar 04   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   March 4, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Mar 04   Breezy Point Women's Club
The Breezy Point Women's Club is involved in the following community service projects:
Scholarships
Donate Books
Plant and maintain garden areas
Tray favors for care center residents
Visit and remember "adopted" care center residents
Monetary donation and food shelf items

2011 Meeting Dates:
Feb. 2            Lunch get together / Dockside
March 2         Lunch get together / Billy's at Breezy Point
April 6            Landsburg Nursery "Container Gardening" / Marina II
May 4             Visit Kendall Candles following lunch at the Tiki Room
June 1           Anne Levig "Going Green with Fashion" / Breezy City Hall
July 6             Officer Josef Garcia "Drug Abuse Awareness" / Breezy City Hall
August 3        David Slipy "Restorative Justice"  / Breezy City Hall
September 7 Tour of Central Lakes College / Lunch at CLC
October 5       Karen Struve "Beautiful Jewels" / Breezy City Hall
November 2   Craft for care centers / Breezy City Hall
December 7   Annual Christmas party / Prime Time

Membership is open to all women of the area an guests are welcome at all meetings and social events.
Date:   March 4, 2015
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Contact:   Wini Kristufek 562-4512; Kathy Zender 562-4873; Darlene Clement 562-4807
Date/Time Details:   First Wednesday of each month
Mar 05   The Second City Hits Home - Tornstrom Auditorium
The world's #1 name in comedy is coming to Brainerd! Brainerd will get in on the laughter as The Second City takes on all the local news that’s fit to twist. The biggest headlines! The hot-button issues! And it’s all served up with a side of that famous Chicago-style improv. Don’t miss your chance to see the superstars of tomorrow live on stage now-- when The Second City Hits Home!
Date:   March 5, 2015
Time:   07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Website:   http://www.clcmn.edu/arts/tickets.html
Location:   Tornstrom Auditorium
Washington Education Building
804 Oak Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   218-855-8199
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, March 5, 2015
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Fees/Admission:  
Tickets  $25.00
Mar 06   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   March 6, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Mar 07   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   March 7, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Mar 09   Crosslake City Council Meeting
Crosslake City Council - Meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
Date:   March 9, 2015
Time:   07:00 PM
Website:   http;//crosslake.govoffice.com/
Location:   City of Crosslake'City Hall
37028 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN  56442
Contact:   218-692-2688
Date/Time Details:   2nd Monday of each month
7 p.m.
Mar 11   Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates Monthly meeting
Group of volunteers committed to making the Lakes Area a community where memory loss/dementia is understood by all and resources are readily available to assist those who need help.
Date:   March 11, 2015
Time:   08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Website:   http://www.alz.org/mnnd
Location:   The Center
803 Kingwood Street
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Corrie Brown, 218-296-1446
Email:   corriebrown@lakewoodhealthsystem.com;
Date/Time Details:   8 - 9:30 a.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of each month
Fees/Admission:   none
Mar 11   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   March 11, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Mar 12   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   March 12, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Mar 13   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   March 13, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Mar 14   2015 St. Patrick's Day 41st Parade & Celebration - Crosslake

"Find Your Charm in Crosslake" at the 41st Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Celebration! 

You don't have to be Irish to appreciate all the excitement associated with this decades-long tradition!  Dust off the lawn chairs, get your Irish face on and load up the whole family as there is something for all ages in Crosslake for this 41st Celebration! Gather your family and friends and search for the Pot 'O Gold beginning Thursday, March 12.  Register for The Clover Dash 5K which takes place on Saturday, March 14.  The race begins and ends in Crosslake's Town Square, so after the race you're in the perfect spot for pre-parade entertainment and more!  Purchase a Raffle ticket for a chance to win prizes and show your Blinkie Button for deals and discounts all over town!  Then mark your calendar and attend the Raffle Drawing Party on Saturday, March 21 where lucky tickets will be drawn for prizes worth thousands of dollars from local merchants.

ALL EVENTS LISTED BELOW ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Friday, March 6
8 p.m. - Ms. Blarney & Mr. Malarkey Pageant
2014 Ms Blarney: Bridget Bool - Watertown, MN
2014 Mr. Malarkey: Alex Schreiner - St. Louis Park, MN
Manhattan Beach Lodge
39051 County Road 66

Saturday, March 7
11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. - St. Urho's Day Grasshopper Hop
2014 Trophy Team Winner: Manhattan's
     2nd Place Team Winner: Maucieri's


Thursday, March 12
Pot 'O Gold Treasure Hunt

One of three daily clues released at 9 a.m. at Chamber member businesses
2014 Pot O' Gold was found by Shaun, Farrah & Marshall Rowley of St. Cloud located in town square near Rafferty's Pizza and they received $100 Chamber bucks + a prize basket of goods from area merchants.

Saturday, March 14
7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Crosslake Firefighters Pancake Breakfast
with kids coloring activity and beads for all the kids
Crosslake Lutheran Church
35960 County Road 66

Sunrise  - 11 a.m. - RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon Tether Rides
Must be 10 years of age or older - weather permitting - no charge
US Army Corp of Engineers - Crosslake Dam
35507 County Road 66

9:30 a.m. The Clover Dash 5K
Race day registration begins at 7:45 a.m.
Race begins and ends in Crosslake Town Square

9:30 a.m.  - 3 p.m. Maucieri's Food & Beverage Cart
Beer & Bar, Corned Beef & Hot Dogs
Crosslake Town Square
35770 Allen Avenue

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Edina Realty Foundation 4th Annual Costume Contest
Prizes for adults and children
35586 County Road 66

11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Parade Participant Shuttle Service
Free transportation from C&C Boatworks parking area 36448 County Road 66 to parade lineup in Crosslake Town Square (for parade participants only)

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Pre-Parade in Crosslake Town Square
Parade lineup begins at 12 p.m. at Swann Drive and Allen Avenue

2 p.m. - 41st Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade (Map)
Judges located in the sunroom at the Exchange Lot on Route 66
courtesy of Better Living Concepts
Best Business Trophy Award
Best Non-profit Award
WJJY's $150 Enthusiasm Award

Saturday, March 21
6 p.m. - St. Pat's Raffle Ticket Drawing party

Food & Drink Specials - Raffle ticket drawing begins at 7 p.m.
Location TBD

2014 Parade Float Winners
Best Float Business

1st place: Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant
2nd place: Maucieri's Italian Bistro
3rd place: Larson Group Real Estate
Honorable Mention: Crosslake Ace Hardware

Best Parade Float non-profit
1st Place: Crosslake Community School 
Honorable Mention: Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway

BL Broadcasting Enthusiasm $150 award
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Special Thanks to the 2015 St. Pat's Day Parade & Celebration Committee Co-Chairs:  Mike O'Connell (Larson Group Real Estate) and Laura Stromberg (Pequot Tool & Manufacturing) and members: Bruce Gateley (Crosslake Insurance Agency), Dawn Maucieri (Maucieri's Italian Bistro), Laura Stromberg (Pequot Tool & Manufacturing), C Bob Heales (RA Heales & Associates) Crystal Glaser (Whitefish Properties) and Katie Wallace (Northland Press)

 

 
Date:   March 14, 2015
Location:  
Crosslake, MN
Contact:   Chamber - Cindy Myogeto, (218) 692-4027
Email:   cmyogeto@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:   March 15, 2014
Parade line up 12 - 2 p.m. at Crosslake Town Square
Parade begins at 2 p.m.
Fees/Admission:   Buy a $5 Raffle Ticket & get a blinkie button worth hundreds in discounts all over Crosslake!
 
Mar 14   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   March 14, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Mar 18   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   March 18, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Mar 19   Commonweal Theatre -The Master Builder - Chalberg Theatre
The Commonweal Theatre of Lanesboro, MN, one of the nation's best interpreters of Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, presents: Ibsen's The Master Builder. First published in 1892, The Master Builder is about architect Halvard Solness, who despite personal tragedy (including the death of his two sons) has risen to the top of his profession. With the entrance of Hilda Wangel, a young woman whom he met as a child ten years ago, his life acquires a new focal point, one that will mean the end of him. www.commonwealtheatre.org
Date:   March 19, 2015
Time:   07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Website:   http://www.clcmn.edu/arts/theatre
Location:   Chalberg Theatre
Central Lakes College
501 West College Drive
Brainerd, MN  56401
 
Contact:   218-855-8199
Date/Time Details:  
Thursday, March 19, 2015
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Fees/Admission:   Tickets $25.00
Mar 20   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   March 20, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Mar 20   Pequot Lakes Community Theatre presents - The Games Afoot
The Pequot Lakes Community Theater presents The Games Afoot through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
Date:   March 20, 2015
Time:   07:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:   Pequot Lakes High School Theater
30805 Olson Street
Pequot Lakes, MN
Contact:   Call (218)568-9200 for tickets or more information.
Date/Time Details:   March 20,21,22 & 27,28,29
7:30 - 10 pm
Fees/Admission:   Adults - $12
Seniors (60+) - $10
Youth (18 & Under) - $8
Mar 21   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   March 21, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Mar 21   2015 St. Pat's Day Raffle Ticket Drawing Party

Join in the fun at the St. Patrick's  Blinkie Button Raffle Ticket Drawing Party and celebrate the an evening of shenanigans, food and drink specials.  Raffle ticket drawings begin at 7:00 p.m.  Get your raffle tickets at any Crosslake participating merchant beginning March 1, 2015.

Free with each raffle ticket purchased is one St. Pat's blinkie button which is redeemable for discounts on goods and services all over Crosslake!


 

Date:   March 21, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM
Location:  

Location to be determined
 

Contact:   Cindy Myogeto - Crosslake Area Director 218-692-4027
Email:   www.crosslake.com
Date/Time Details:  

Saturday, March 21, 2015
Food & drink specials starting at 6:00 p.m.
Raffle Ticket drawings begin at 7:00 p.m.


 


 


 

Mar 21   Pequot Lakes Community Theatre presents - The Games Afoot
The Pequot Lakes Community Theater presents The Games Afoot through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
Date:   March 21, 2015
Time:   07:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:   Pequot Lakes High School Theater
30805 Olson Street
Pequot Lakes, MN
Contact:   Call (218)568-9200 for tickets or more information.
Date/Time Details:   March 20,21,22 & 27,28,29
7:30 - 10 pm
Fees/Admission:   Adults - $12
Seniors (60+) - $10
Youth (18 & Under) - $8
Mar 22   Wild Game Dinner & Fundraiser
The Wild Game Dinner & Fundraiser Committee is working to have another successful event at Grand View Lodge on March 22, 2015. As in previous years, all proceeds will go to Range Improvements and Youth Shooting.

Grand Prize – Wigwam Resort on Lake of the Woods - 3 Nights, 2 Day Fishing Trip for 2, Weekday, Summer or Winter - $630
1st Place – Gift Card - Mill’s Fleet Farm - $400
2nd Place – Gift Card - Reeds Family Outdoor Outfitters - $400
3rd Place – Jr’s Corner Access on Upper Red Lake - One Weekday Fish House Rental for 4 - $240
4th Place – Gift Card - Schaefer’s Foods - $200
5th Place – Little Moran Hunt Club in Staples - 6 Bird Pheasant Hunt for 2, 2015 Hunting Season - $130
Raffle will be drawn on March 22, 2015 at the Wild Game Dinner. Need not be present to win.
Date:   March 22, 2015
Website:   http://www.lakeshoregunclub.com
Location:   Grand View Lodge
Gull Lake Center
23521 Nokomis Avenue
Nisswa, MN
Contact:   For tickets call 218-963-4793
Email:   contact@lakeshoregunclub.com
Date/Time Details:   Sunday, March 22, 2015
3 pm - Social & Games    
5 pm - Dinner
Fees/Admission:   **Wild Game Dinner tickets are now on sale. Tickets are $50.00 each, or a table of 10 for $400.00. All seating is reserve.  Last year’s dinner sold out 2 months early. GET YOUR DINNER TICKETS NOW!**

**Once again we have raffle for a beautiful Gas Grill.
Tickets are $1.00 each. The grill will be at the range on Sunday. Check it out and buy some tickets!*

**WILD GAME DINNER $10.00 RAFFLE TICKETS are also on sale now!
 
Mar 22   American Legion Buffet Breakfast
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month.
Date:   March 22, 2015
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://brainerdlegion255.org
Location:   American Legion Club
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN 56401

Contact:   (218) 829-2249
Email:   sanfitch@q.com
Date/Time Details:   Fourth Sunday of every month
Fees/Admission:   $7 Adults
$4 Kids
Mar 22   Pequot Lakes Community Theatre presents - The Games Afoot
The Pequot Lakes Community Theater presents The Games Afoot through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
Date:   March 22, 2015
Time:   07:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:   Pequot Lakes High School Theater
30805 Olson Street
Pequot Lakes, MN
Contact:   Call (218)568-9200 for tickets or more information.
Date/Time Details:   March 20,21,22 & 27,28,29
7:30 - 10 pm
Fees/Admission:   Adults - $12
Seniors (60+) - $10
Youth (18 & Under) - $8
Mar 25   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   March 25, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Mar 26   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   March 26, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and Fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Mar 27   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   March 27, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Mar 28   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   March 28, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Apr 01   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   April 1, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Apr 01   Breezy Point Women's Club
The Breezy Point Women's Club is involved in the following community service projects:
Scholarships
Donate Books
Plant and maintain garden areas
Tray favors for care center residents
Visit and remember "adopted" care center residents
Monetary donation and food shelf items

2011 Meeting Dates:
Feb. 2            Lunch get together / Dockside
March 2         Lunch get together / Billy's at Breezy Point
April 6            Landsburg Nursery "Container Gardening" / Marina II
May 4             Visit Kendall Candles following lunch at the Tiki Room
June 1           Anne Levig "Going Green with Fashion" / Breezy City Hall
July 6             Officer Josef Garcia "Drug Abuse Awareness" / Breezy City Hall
August 3        David Slipy "Restorative Justice"  / Breezy City Hall
September 7 Tour of Central Lakes College / Lunch at CLC
October 5       Karen Struve "Beautiful Jewels" / Breezy City Hall
November 2   Craft for care centers / Breezy City Hall
December 7   Annual Christmas party / Prime Time

Membership is open to all women of the area an guests are welcome at all meetings and social events.
Date:   April 1, 2015
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Contact:   Wini Kristufek 562-4512; Kathy Zender 562-4873; Darlene Clement 562-4807
Date/Time Details:   First Wednesday of each month
Apr 03   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   April 3, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Apr 04   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   April 4, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Apr 08   Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates Monthly meeting
Group of volunteers committed to making the Lakes Area a community where memory loss/dementia is understood by all and resources are readily available to assist those who need help.
Date:   April 8, 2015
Time:   08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Website:   http://www.alz.org/mnnd
Location:   The Center
803 Kingwood Street
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Corrie Brown, 218-296-1446
Email:   corriebrown@lakewoodhealthsystem.com;
Date/Time Details:   8 - 9:30 a.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of each month
Fees/Admission:   none
Apr 08   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   April 8, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Apr 09   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   April 9, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Apr 10   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   April 10, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Apr 11   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   April 11, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Apr 13   Crosslake City Council Meeting
Crosslake City Council - Meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
Date:   April 13, 2015
Time:   07:00 PM
Website:   http;//crosslake.govoffice.com/
Location:   City of Crosslake'City Hall
37028 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN  56442
Contact:   218-692-2688
Date/Time Details:   2nd Monday of each month
7 p.m.
Apr 15   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   April 15, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Apr 17   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   April 17, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Apr 18   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   April 18, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Apr 18   GLAPA Presents "Looney Lutherans"
The "Looney Lutheran" Comedians will be tickling your funny bone as part of the Great Lakes Area Performing Arts (GLAPA) season.

 
Date:   April 18, 2015
Time:   07:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Website:   http://www.glapa.info
Location:   Pequot Lakes High School Theatre
30805 Olson Street
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472
Contact:   Call (218)568-9200 for tickets or more information
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, April 18, 2015 
7:30 - 10 pm.
Fees/Admission:   Adult  - $12
Seniors (60+) - $10
Youth(18 & Under) - $8
Apr 22   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   April 22, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Apr 23   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   April 23, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and Fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Apr 23   Fabulous Armadillos - Stadium Rock - Tornstrom Auditorium
Featuring the music of rock icons that filled stadiums across the world!  Be blown away by the music of such rockers as The Who, Cheap Trick, Bon Jovi, Tom Petty, Styx, Night Ranger, REO, Kansas, Boston, Queen, Aerosmith, Heart, Deep Purple, and many many others!

The Fabulous Armadillos came out of their shell in 2006 and have since established a large and loyal following in Central Minnesota with their spot on recreations of songs from many genres of music from Country to Motown to Heavy Metal to 70's Soft Rock and do them just like you remember. Close your eyes and you are listening to all those vinyl records again or your AM/FM radio.
Date:   April 23, 2015
Time:   07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Website:   http://www.clcmn.edu/arts/tickets.html
Location:   Tornstrom Auditorium
Washington Education Building
804 Oak Street
Brainerd, MN  56401
Contact:   218-855-8199
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, April 23, 2015
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Fees/Admission:  
Tickets $25.00
Apr 24   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   April 24, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Apr 25   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   April 25, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Apr 26   American Legion Buffet Breakfast
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month.
Date:   April 26, 2015
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://brainerdlegion255.org
Location:   American Legion Club
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN 56401

Contact:   (218) 829-2249
Email:   sanfitch@q.com
Date/Time Details:   Fourth Sunday of every month
Fees/Admission:   $7 Adults
$4 Kids
Apr 29   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   April 29, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Apr 30 - May 02   Servant of Two Masters - Chalberg Theatre
Hilarity abounds in this madcap Italian comedy of lovers, lawyers, servants, and twenty-seven plates of meatballs. Betrothed couple Silvio and Clarice are devastated when a previous fiancé reappears, back-from-the-dead. In this wild farce things, and people, are not what they seem – disguises, traps, and tricks produce a whirlwind of mass confusion. At the center of this mirth is Truffaldino, the scheming – and perpetually hungry – servant who concocts a zany scheme to double his wages (and his meals) by serving two masters at once. This commedia dell’arte masterpiece promises laugh-out-loud mayhem that shouldn’t be missed!
Date:   April 30, 2015 - May 2, 2015
Time:   07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Website:   http://www.clcmn.edu/arts/tickets.html
Location:   Chalberg Theatre
Central Lakes College
501 West College Drive
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   218-855-8199
Date/Time Details:   April 30, May 1 & 2, 2015 at 7:30 PM
May 7, 8, & 9, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Fees/Admission:   Tickets:
$7.00 - Youth,  $11.00 - Adults
May 01   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   May 1, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
May 02   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   May 2, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
May 06   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   May 6, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
May 06   Breezy Point Women's Club
The Breezy Point Women's Club is involved in the following community service projects:
Scholarships
Donate Books
Plant and maintain garden areas
Tray favors for care center residents
Visit and remember "adopted" care center residents
Monetary donation and food shelf items

2011 Meeting Dates:
Feb. 2            Lunch get together / Dockside
March 2         Lunch get together / Billy's at Breezy Point
April 6            Landsburg Nursery "Container Gardening" / Marina II
May 4             Visit Kendall Candles following lunch at the Tiki Room
June 1           Anne Levig "Going Green with Fashion" / Breezy City Hall
July 6             Officer Josef Garcia "Drug Abuse Awareness" / Breezy City Hall
August 3        David Slipy "Restorative Justice"  / Breezy City Hall
September 7 Tour of Central Lakes College / Lunch at CLC
October 5       Karen Struve "Beautiful Jewels" / Breezy City Hall
November 2   Craft for care centers / Breezy City Hall
December 7   Annual Christmas party / Prime Time

Membership is open to all women of the area an guests are welcome at all meetings and social events.
Date:   May 6, 2015
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Contact:   Wini Kristufek 562-4512; Kathy Zender 562-4873; Darlene Clement 562-4807
Date/Time Details:   First Wednesday of each month
May 07 - May 09   Servant of Two Masters - Chalberg Theatre
Hilarity abounds in this madcap Italian comedy of lovers, lawyers, servants, and twenty-seven plates of meatballs. Betrothed couple Silvio and Clarice are devastated when a previous fiancé reappears, back-from-the-dead. In this wild farce things, and people, are not what they seem – disguises, traps, and tricks produce a whirlwind of mass confusion. At the center of this mirth is Truffaldino, the scheming – and perpetually hungry – servant who concocts a zany scheme to double his wages (and his meals) by serving two masters at once. This commedia dell’arte masterpiece promises laugh-out-loud mayhem that shouldn’t be missed!

 
Date:   May 7, 2015 - May 9, 2015
Time:   07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Website:   http://www.clcmn.edu/arts/tickets.html
Location:   Chalberg Theatre
Central Lakes College
501 West College Drive
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   218-855-8199
Date/Time Details:   May 7, 8, & 9, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Fees/Admission:   Tickets:
$7.00 - Youth,  $11.00 - Adults
May 08   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   May 8, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
May 09   Spring Arts and Craft Festival
Spring Arts and Craft Festival featuring 150+ artists/crafters with quality handmade items! Sponsored by Brainerd Public Schools Community Education.
Date:   May 9, 2015
Time:   09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Website:   http://isd181.org, click on the Community Education tab
Location:   Brainerd Senior High School
702 S. 5th Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Mary T. Miller, 218-454-6926
Email:   mary.miller@isd181.org
Date/Time Details:   May 9, 2015
9:30 am - 4 pm
Fees/Admission:   Free Admission
May 09   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   May 9, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
May 11   Crosslake City Council Meeting
Crosslake City Council - Meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
Date:   May 11, 2015
Time:   07:00 PM
Website:   http;//crosslake.govoffice.com/
Location:   City of Crosslake'City Hall
37028 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN  56442
Contact:   218-692-2688
Date/Time Details:   2nd Monday of each month
7 p.m.
May 13   Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates Monthly meeting
Group of volunteers committed to making the Lakes Area a community where memory loss/dementia is understood by all and resources are readily available to assist those who need help.
Date:   May 13, 2015
Time:   08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Website:   http://www.alz.org/mnnd
Location:   The Center
803 Kingwood Street
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Corrie Brown, 218-296-1446
Email:   corriebrown@lakewoodhealthsystem.com;
Date/Time Details:   8 - 9:30 a.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of each month
Fees/Admission:   none
May 13   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   May 13, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
May 14   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   May 14, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
May 15   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   May 15, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
May 16   2015 Walk to Cure Arthritis
The Walk to Cure Arthritis raises funds to fight and cure the nation's #1 cause of disability. The Walk to Cure Arthritis - Northern Lakes will take place at the Paul Bunyan Trailhead in Baxter and features a one or three-mile walk route. The walk offers activities for the entire family, including a Kid's Zone, a Health Fair, music, prizes and much more!

Get Involved With:
  • Team Participation - there are no requirements for team sizes and you may sign up as many people as you want.
  • Sponsorship - increase your credibility, image and prestige for a competitive advantage. Benefits can include prominent logo exposure, media recognition, onsite activation opportunities and more!
  • Corporate Honoree - the Corporate Honoree is an esteemed leadership position for high-level executives, giving the Honoree and his/her company opportunities for positive exposure, publicity and recognition.
  • Volunteer - there are numerous opportunities for employees to get involved by voluntering. Many business leaders find that purpose-driven work through cause is linked to boosted morale and productivity.
Date:   May 16, 2015
Time:   09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://www.walktocurearthritis.org
Location:   Paul Bunyan Trailhead
14250 Conservation Drive
Baxter, MN 56425
Contact:   Jennifer Hagerman, 651-229-5373
Email:   jhagerman@arthritis.org
Date/Time Details:   May 16, 2015
Registration opens at 9 a.m.
Walk starts at 10 a.m.
Fees/Admission:   This event is free.
May 16   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   May 16, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
May 20   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   May 20, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
May 22   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   May 22, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
May 23   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   May 23, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
May 24   American Legion Buffet Breakfast
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month.
Date:   May 24, 2015
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://brainerdlegion255.org
Location:   American Legion Club
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN 56401

Contact:   (218) 829-2249
Email:   sanfitch@q.com
Date/Time Details:   Fourth Sunday of every month
Fees/Admission:   $7 Adults
$4 Kids
May 27   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   May 27, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
May 28   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   May 28, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and Fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
May 29   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   May 29, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
May 30   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   May 30, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Jun 03   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   June 3, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Jun 03   Breezy Point Women's Club
The Breezy Point Women's Club is involved in the following community service projects:
Scholarships
Donate Books
Plant and maintain garden areas
Tray favors for care center residents
Visit and remember "adopted" care center residents
Monetary donation and food shelf items

2011 Meeting Dates:
Feb. 2            Lunch get together / Dockside
March 2         Lunch get together / Billy's at Breezy Point
April 6            Landsburg Nursery "Container Gardening" / Marina II
May 4             Visit Kendall Candles following lunch at the Tiki Room
June 1           Anne Levig "Going Green with Fashion" / Breezy City Hall
July 6             Officer Josef Garcia "Drug Abuse Awareness" / Breezy City Hall
August 3        David Slipy "Restorative Justice"  / Breezy City Hall
September 7 Tour of Central Lakes College / Lunch at CLC
October 5       Karen Struve "Beautiful Jewels" / Breezy City Hall
November 2   Craft for care centers / Breezy City Hall
December 7   Annual Christmas party / Prime Time

Membership is open to all women of the area an guests are welcome at all meetings and social events.
Date:   June 3, 2015
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Contact:   Wini Kristufek 562-4512; Kathy Zender 562-4873; Darlene Clement 562-4807
Date/Time Details:   First Wednesday of each month
Jun 05   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   June 5, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Jun 06   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   June 6, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Jun 08   Crosslake City Council Meeting
Crosslake City Council - Meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
Date:   June 8, 2015
Time:   07:00 PM
Website:   http;//crosslake.govoffice.com/
Location:   City of Crosslake'City Hall
37028 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN  56442
Contact:   218-692-2688
Date/Time Details:   2nd Monday of each month
7 p.m.
Jun 10   Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates Monthly meeting
Group of volunteers committed to making the Lakes Area a community where memory loss/dementia is understood by all and resources are readily available to assist those who need help.
Date:   June 10, 2015
Time:   08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Website:   http://www.alz.org/mnnd
Location:   The Center
803 Kingwood Street
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Corrie Brown, 218-296-1446
Email:   corriebrown@lakewoodhealthsystem.com;
Date/Time Details:   8 - 9:30 a.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of each month
Fees/Admission:   none
Jun 10   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   June 10, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Jun 11   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   June 11, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Jun 12   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   June 12, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Jun 13   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   June 13, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Jun 17   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   June 17, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Jun 19   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   June 19, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Jun 20   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   June 20, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Jun 24   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   June 24, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Jun 25   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   June 25, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and Fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Jun 26   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   June 26, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Jun 27   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   June 27, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Jun 28   American Legion Buffet Breakfast
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month.
Date:   June 28, 2015
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://brainerdlegion255.org
Location:   American Legion Club
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN 56401

Contact:   (218) 829-2249
Email:   sanfitch@q.com
Date/Time Details:   Fourth Sunday of every month
Fees/Admission:   $7 Adults
$4 Kids
Jul 01   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   July 1, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Jul 01   Breezy Point Women's Club
The Breezy Point Women's Club is involved in the following community service projects:
Scholarships
Donate Books
Plant and maintain garden areas
Tray favors for care center residents
Visit and remember "adopted" care center residents
Monetary donation and food shelf items

2011 Meeting Dates:
Feb. 2            Lunch get together / Dockside
March 2         Lunch get together / Billy's at Breezy Point
April 6            Landsburg Nursery "Container Gardening" / Marina II
May 4             Visit Kendall Candles following lunch at the Tiki Room
June 1           Anne Levig "Going Green with Fashion" / Breezy City Hall
July 6             Officer Josef Garcia "Drug Abuse Awareness" / Breezy City Hall
August 3        David Slipy "Restorative Justice"  / Breezy City Hall
September 7 Tour of Central Lakes College / Lunch at CLC
October 5       Karen Struve "Beautiful Jewels" / Breezy City Hall
November 2   Craft for care centers / Breezy City Hall
December 7   Annual Christmas party / Prime Time

Membership is open to all women of the area an guests are welcome at all meetings and social events.
Date:   July 1, 2015
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Contact:   Wini Kristufek 562-4512; Kathy Zender 562-4873; Darlene Clement 562-4807
Date/Time Details:   First Wednesday of each month
Jul 03   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   July 3, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Jul 04   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   July 4, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Jul 08   Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates Monthly meeting
Group of volunteers committed to making the Lakes Area a community where memory loss/dementia is understood by all and resources are readily available to assist those who need help.
Date:   July 8, 2015
Time:   08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Website:   http://www.alz.org/mnnd
Location:   The Center
803 Kingwood Street
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Corrie Brown, 218-296-1446
Email:   corriebrown@lakewoodhealthsystem.com;
Date/Time Details:   8 - 9:30 a.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of each month
Fees/Admission:   none
Jul 08   Mom's Morning Out
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby’s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. 
Date:   July 8, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://MatchOBGYN.org
Location:   Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center 
523 N. 3rd Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Contact:   Tara Karels, (218) 828-7362
Date/Time Details:   Meets weekly, Wednesday mornings, 10 - 11:30 a.m 
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Jul 09   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   July 9, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Jul 10   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   July 10, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Jul 11   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   July 11, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Jul 13   Crosslake City Council Meeting
Crosslake City Council - Meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
Date:   July 13, 2015
Time:   07:00 PM
Website:   http;//crosslake.govoffice.com/
Location:   City of Crosslake'City Hall
37028 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN  56442
Contact:   218-692-2688
Date/Time Details:   2nd Monday of each month
7 p.m.
Jul 17   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   July 17, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Jul 18   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   July 18, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Jul 23   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   July 23, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and Fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Jul 24   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   July 24, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Jul 25   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   July 25, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Jul 26   American Legion Buffet Breakfast
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month.
Date:   July 26, 2015
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://brainerdlegion255.org
Location:   American Legion Club
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN 56401

Contact:   (218) 829-2249
Email:   sanfitch@q.com
Date/Time Details:   Fourth Sunday of every month
Fees/Admission:   $7 Adults
$4 Kids
Jul 31   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   July 31, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Aug 01   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   August 1, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Aug 05   Breezy Point Women's Club
The Breezy Point Women's Club is involved in the following community service projects:
Scholarships
Donate Books
Plant and maintain garden areas
Tray favors for care center residents
Visit and remember "adopted" care center residents
Monetary donation and food shelf items

2011 Meeting Dates:
Feb. 2            Lunch get together / Dockside
March 2         Lunch get together / Billy's at Breezy Point
April 6            Landsburg Nursery "Container Gardening" / Marina II
May 4             Visit Kendall Candles following lunch at the Tiki Room
June 1           Anne Levig "Going Green with Fashion" / Breezy City Hall
July 6             Officer Josef Garcia "Drug Abuse Awareness" / Breezy City Hall
August 3        David Slipy "Restorative Justice"  / Breezy City Hall
September 7 Tour of Central Lakes College / Lunch at CLC
October 5       Karen Struve "Beautiful Jewels" / Breezy City Hall
November 2   Craft for care centers / Breezy City Hall
December 7   Annual Christmas party / Prime Time

Membership is open to all women of the area an guests are welcome at all meetings and social events.
Date:   August 5, 2015
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Contact:   Wini Kristufek 562-4512; Kathy Zender 562-4873; Darlene Clement 562-4807
Date/Time Details:   First Wednesday of each month
Aug 07   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   August 7, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Aug 08   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   August 8, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Aug 10   Crosslake City Council Meeting
Crosslake City Council - Meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
Date:   August 10, 2015
Time:   07:00 PM
Website:   http;//crosslake.govoffice.com/
Location:   City of Crosslake'City Hall
37028 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN  56442
Contact:   218-692-2688
Date/Time Details:   2nd Monday of each month
7 p.m.
Aug 12   Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates Monthly meeting
Group of volunteers committed to making the Lakes Area a community where memory loss/dementia is understood by all and resources are readily available to assist those who need help.
Date:   August 12, 2015
Time:   08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Website:   http://www.alz.org/mnnd
Location:   The Center
803 Kingwood Street
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Corrie Brown, 218-296-1446
Email:   corriebrown@lakewoodhealthsystem.com;
Date/Time Details:   8 - 9:30 a.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of each month
Fees/Admission:   none
Aug 13   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   August 13, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Aug 14   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   August 14, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Aug 15   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   August 15, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Aug 21   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   August 21, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Aug 22   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   August 22, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Aug 23   American Legion Buffet Breakfast
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month.
Date:   August 23, 2015
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://brainerdlegion255.org
Location:   American Legion Club
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN 56401

Contact:   (218) 829-2249
Email:   sanfitch@q.com
Date/Time Details:   Fourth Sunday of every month
Fees/Admission:   $7 Adults
$4 Kids
Aug 27   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   August 27, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and Fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Aug 28   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   August 28, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Aug 29   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   August 29, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Sep 02   Breezy Point Women's Club
The Breezy Point Women's Club is involved in the following community service projects:
Scholarships
Donate Books
Plant and maintain garden areas
Tray favors for care center residents
Visit and remember "adopted" care center residents
Monetary donation and food shelf items

2011 Meeting Dates:
Feb. 2            Lunch get together / Dockside
March 2         Lunch get together / Billy's at Breezy Point
April 6            Landsburg Nursery "Container Gardening" / Marina II
May 4             Visit Kendall Candles following lunch at the Tiki Room
June 1           Anne Levig "Going Green with Fashion" / Breezy City Hall
July 6             Officer Josef Garcia "Drug Abuse Awareness" / Breezy City Hall
August 3        David Slipy "Restorative Justice"  / Breezy City Hall
September 7 Tour of Central Lakes College / Lunch at CLC
October 5       Karen Struve "Beautiful Jewels" / Breezy City Hall
November 2   Craft for care centers / Breezy City Hall
December 7   Annual Christmas party / Prime Time

Membership is open to all women of the area an guests are welcome at all meetings and social events.
Date:   September 2, 2015
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Contact:   Wini Kristufek 562-4512; Kathy Zender 562-4873; Darlene Clement 562-4807
Date/Time Details:   First Wednesday of each month
Sep 04   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   September 4, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Sep 05   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   September 5, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Sep 09   Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates Monthly meeting
Group of volunteers committed to making the Lakes Area a community where memory loss/dementia is understood by all and resources are readily available to assist those who need help.
Date:   September 9, 2015
Time:   08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Website:   http://www.alz.org/mnnd
Location:   The Center
803 Kingwood Street
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Corrie Brown, 218-296-1446
Email:   corriebrown@lakewoodhealthsystem.com;
Date/Time Details:   8 - 9:30 a.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of each month
Fees/Admission:   none
Sep 10   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   September 10, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Sep 11   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   September 11, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Sep 12   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   September 12, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Sep 14   Crosslake City Council Meeting
Crosslake City Council - Meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
Date:   September 14, 2015
Time:   07:00 PM
Website:   http;//crosslake.govoffice.com/
Location:   City of Crosslake'City Hall
37028 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN  56442
Contact:   218-692-2688
Date/Time Details:   2nd Monday of each month
7 p.m.
Sep 18   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   September 18, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Sep 19   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   September 19, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Sep 24 - Sep 26   2015 Crosslake Days


Thousands flock to Crosslake each September to enjoy Crosslake Days. The celebration offers something for all ages including a classic car and motorcycle show, arts & crafts fair, chili cook-off, kid's activities, live music and much more. Join us and enjoy this fall festival while taking in the natural beauty of Crosslake, splashed in the glorious autumn colors!  Crosslake is the place to be September 24-26, 2015.  

2014 Crosslake Days Committee: Chair -Heather Jones - Barstock Liquors and Committee members -  Wendy Jensen, Itasca Leathergoods - Sherry Gibbons, Servpro of Brainerd and Park Rapids - Dawn Maucieri - Maucieri's Italian Bistro - Pat Netko, Lake Country Crafts and Cones - Leann Pitzl, Frandsen Bank & Trust 

Get your Chili Beads and cash in on sweet and spicy deals from Chamber member merchants all over Crosslake!


THE 2014 CHILI PEPPER WAS FOUND off Sand Point Drive on the south side of the dam.
Congratulations Nick, Jacob and Ely Buckentin (Crosslake) and Chad, Payton and Tyler Jungers (Mahtomedi) cashing in on a prize basket worth more than $1,400!

2014 CHILI COOK-OFF RESULTS:
Judges Choice:  1st Place - RiverWood Bank
                           2nd Place - The Wharf
                           3rd Place - Crosslake Firefighters

Peoples Choice: 1st Place: RiverWood Bank
                            2nd Place: Manhattan's 
                            3rd Place: Edina Realty

2014 CAR SHOW RESULTS:
Peoples Choice Auto: Fred Damico - Lakeville, MN - 1969 Ford Bronco
Peoples Choice Motorcycle: Mark Jensen - Crosslake, MN - 1972 Lightning 650
Entrants Choice Auto: Lauren Lampl - Grand Rapids, MN - 1961 300G
Entrants Choice Motorcycle: Robert McKenna - Brainerd, MN- 2005 Slammer

2015 Event information is added and updated as it becomes available.
All Events subject to change. 
Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.   14th Annual Custom & Classic Car and Motorcycle Show
                            Crosslake Town Square - 14287 Gould Street  
                            All entries eligible for door prizes 
                            8 a.m. Registration   
                            10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Public viewing
                           3 p.m. Awards 
 
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.   40th Annual Jul Kaffe Festival Bazaar
                            Crosslake Lutheran Church - 35960 CR 66

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.    Hand Crafted Artisans & Crafters 
                            Old Exchange Lot - 36095 CR 66
                       
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.    29th Annual Whitefish Lions Bazaar & Flea Market
                            Old Catholic Church Lot  - 35808 CR 66

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Bungee Trampoline & Bouncy House
                            Lake Country Crafts and Cones - 36084 CR 66

11 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Crosslake Firefighters Emergency Services Open House
                         
   37028 CR 66

11 a.m  - 4 p.m.  Maucieri's Beer Garden - featuring craft beers
                            Crosslake Town Square- 14287 Gould Street

12 p.m.               29th Annual Chili Cook-off  
                            Judging begins at 11:30 a.m.. - Crosslake Welcome Center
                            Sampling begins at noon till gone at participating businesses
                            Peoples Choice ballots collected at 3 p.m.
                           
2 p.m.                6th Annual Crosslake Disc Golf Classic
                          Crosslake Community Center - 14126 Daggett Pine Road
                          Shotgun start - $10 - prizes for top three winners - all ages welcome
                             
7 - 9 p.m.           Historic Log Village Cider & Candlelight Tour
                           Crosslake Historical Society - 35404 CR 3

   

Date:   September 24, 2015 - September 26, 2015
Website:   http://www.crosslake.com
Location:  
Throughout the town of Crosslake, MN
Contact:   Cindy Myogeto, (218) 692-4027
Email:   cmyogeto@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  
September 24-26, 2015
Fees/Admission:   Purchase your $5 souvenir Chili Beads and cash in on deals from Crosslake Chamber member businesses! 

 
Sep 24   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   September 24, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and Fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Sep 25 - Sep 26   International Vintage Boat Show
The world's most important vintage boat show is coming to the docks at Bar Harbor Supper Club in September of 2015. The Antique and Classic Boat Society (ACBS), an international organization founded in 1974 with over 7,000 members and over 50 local chapters around the world, has chosen Bar Harbor Supper Club and the Gull Lake area to host its annual meeting and show.
 
"We're expecting over 100 of the finest vintage boats in the world to converge in the Brainerd area for this event", said Steve Shoop, President of the Bob Speltz Land O Lakes (BSLOL) Chapter of ACBS. "We're really excited to be able to host an event of this magnitude and prestige here on Gull Lake. The folks at Bar Harbor have really rolled out the red carpet for this event, including completing a major dock expansion to accommodate the expected number of boats."
 
"The great news for vintage boat lovers is that the show is open to the public, Friday September 25, and Saturday September 26. While there are a number of very active vintage boat collectors right here locally, this show will also attract the best of the best vintage boats from around the country, so spectators will be able to see boats they might not otherwise have the chance to see."
Date:   September 25, 2015 - September 26, 2015
Location:   Bar Harbor Supper Club
8164 Interlachen Road
Nisswa, MN  56468
Contact:   Steve Shoop at steve@woodsandwater2014.org Dave Bortner, BSLOL Event Chairman, at dave@woodsandwater2015.org
Email:   dave@woodsandwater2015.org
Date/Time Details:   September 25 and 26, 2015
Sep 25   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   September 25, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Sep 26   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   September 26, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Sep 27   American Legion Buffet Breakfast
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month.
Date:   September 27, 2015
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://brainerdlegion255.org
Location:   American Legion Club
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN 56401

Contact:   (218) 829-2249
Email:   sanfitch@q.com
Date/Time Details:   Fourth Sunday of every month
Fees/Admission:   $7 Adults
$4 Kids
Oct 02   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   October 2, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Oct 03   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   October 3, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Oct 07   Breezy Point Women's Club
The Breezy Point Women's Club is involved in the following community service projects:
Scholarships
Donate Books
Plant and maintain garden areas
Tray favors for care center residents
Visit and remember "adopted" care center residents
Monetary donation and food shelf items

2011 Meeting Dates:
Feb. 2            Lunch get together / Dockside
March 2         Lunch get together / Billy's at Breezy Point
April 6            Landsburg Nursery "Container Gardening" / Marina II
May 4             Visit Kendall Candles following lunch at the Tiki Room
June 1           Anne Levig "Going Green with Fashion" / Breezy City Hall
July 6             Officer Josef Garcia "Drug Abuse Awareness" / Breezy City Hall
August 3        David Slipy "Restorative Justice"  / Breezy City Hall
September 7 Tour of Central Lakes College / Lunch at CLC
October 5       Karen Struve "Beautiful Jewels" / Breezy City Hall
November 2   Craft for care centers / Breezy City Hall
December 7   Annual Christmas party / Prime Time

Membership is open to all women of the area an guests are welcome at all meetings and social events.
Date:   October 7, 2015
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Contact:   Wini Kristufek 562-4512; Kathy Zender 562-4873; Darlene Clement 562-4807
Date/Time Details:   First Wednesday of each month
Oct 08   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   October 8, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Oct 09   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   October 9, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Oct 10   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   October 10, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Oct 12   Crosslake City Council Meeting
Crosslake City Council - Meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
Date:   October 12, 2015
Time:   07:00 PM
Website:   http;//crosslake.govoffice.com/
Location:   City of Crosslake'City Hall
37028 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN  56442
Contact:   218-692-2688
Date/Time Details:   2nd Monday of each month
7 p.m.
Oct 14   Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates Monthly meeting
Group of volunteers committed to making the Lakes Area a community where memory loss/dementia is understood by all and resources are readily available to assist those who need help.
Date:   October 14, 2015
Time:   08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Website:   http://www.alz.org/mnnd
Location:   The Center
803 Kingwood Street
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Corrie Brown, 218-296-1446
Email:   corriebrown@lakewoodhealthsystem.com;
Date/Time Details:   8 - 9:30 a.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of each month
Fees/Admission:   none
Oct 16   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   October 16, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Oct 17   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   October 17, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Oct 22   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   October 22, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and Fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Oct 23   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   October 23, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Oct 24   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   October 24, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Oct 25   American Legion Buffet Breakfast
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month.
Date:   October 25, 2015
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://brainerdlegion255.org
Location:   American Legion Club
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN 56401

Contact:   (218) 829-2249
Email:   sanfitch@q.com
Date/Time Details:   Fourth Sunday of every month
Fees/Admission:   $7 Adults
$4 Kids
Oct 30   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   October 30, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Oct 31   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   October 31, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Nov 04   Breezy Point Women's Club
The Breezy Point Women's Club is involved in the following community service projects:
Scholarships
Donate Books
Plant and maintain garden areas
Tray favors for care center residents
Visit and remember "adopted" care center residents
Monetary donation and food shelf items

2011 Meeting Dates:
Feb. 2            Lunch get together / Dockside
March 2         Lunch get together / Billy's at Breezy Point
April 6            Landsburg Nursery "Container Gardening" / Marina II
May 4             Visit Kendall Candles following lunch at the Tiki Room
June 1           Anne Levig "Going Green with Fashion" / Breezy City Hall
July 6             Officer Josef Garcia "Drug Abuse Awareness" / Breezy City Hall
August 3        David Slipy "Restorative Justice"  / Breezy City Hall
September 7 Tour of Central Lakes College / Lunch at CLC
October 5       Karen Struve "Beautiful Jewels" / Breezy City Hall
November 2   Craft for care centers / Breezy City Hall
December 7   Annual Christmas party / Prime Time

Membership is open to all women of the area an guests are welcome at all meetings and social events.
Date:   November 4, 2015
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Contact:   Wini Kristufek 562-4512; Kathy Zender 562-4873; Darlene Clement 562-4807
Date/Time Details:   First Wednesday of each month
Nov 06   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   November 6, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Nov 07   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   November 7, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Nov 09   Crosslake City Council Meeting
Crosslake City Council - Meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
Date:   November 9, 2015
Time:   07:00 PM
Website:   http;//crosslake.govoffice.com/
Location:   City of Crosslake'City Hall
37028 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN  56442
Contact:   218-692-2688
Date/Time Details:   2nd Monday of each month
7 p.m.
Nov 11   Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates Monthly meeting
Group of volunteers committed to making the Lakes Area a community where memory loss/dementia is understood by all and resources are readily available to assist those who need help.
Date:   November 11, 2015
Time:   08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Website:   http://www.alz.org/mnnd
Location:   The Center
803 Kingwood Street
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Corrie Brown, 218-296-1446
Email:   corriebrown@lakewoodhealthsystem.com;
Date/Time Details:   8 - 9:30 a.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of each month
Fees/Admission:   none
Nov 12   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   November 12, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Nov 13   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   November 13, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Nov 14   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   November 14, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Nov 20   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   November 20, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Nov 21   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   November 21, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Nov 22   American Legion Buffet Breakfast
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month.
Date:   November 22, 2015
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://brainerdlegion255.org
Location:   American Legion Club
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN 56401

Contact:   (218) 829-2249
Email:   sanfitch@q.com
Date/Time Details:   Fourth Sunday of every month
Fees/Admission:   $7 Adults
$4 Kids
Nov 26   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   November 26, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and Fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Nov 27   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   November 27, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Nov 28   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   November 28, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Dec 02   Breezy Point Women's Club
The Breezy Point Women's Club is involved in the following community service projects:
Scholarships
Donate Books
Plant and maintain garden areas
Tray favors for care center residents
Visit and remember "adopted" care center residents
Monetary donation and food shelf items

2011 Meeting Dates:
Feb. 2            Lunch get together / Dockside
March 2         Lunch get together / Billy's at Breezy Point
April 6            Landsburg Nursery "Container Gardening" / Marina II
May 4             Visit Kendall Candles following lunch at the Tiki Room
June 1           Anne Levig "Going Green with Fashion" / Breezy City Hall
July 6             Officer Josef Garcia "Drug Abuse Awareness" / Breezy City Hall
August 3        David Slipy "Restorative Justice"  / Breezy City Hall
September 7 Tour of Central Lakes College / Lunch at CLC
October 5       Karen Struve "Beautiful Jewels" / Breezy City Hall
November 2   Craft for care centers / Breezy City Hall
December 7   Annual Christmas party / Prime Time

Membership is open to all women of the area an guests are welcome at all meetings and social events.
Date:   December 2, 2015
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Contact:   Wini Kristufek 562-4512; Kathy Zender 562-4873; Darlene Clement 562-4807
Date/Time Details:   First Wednesday of each month
Dec 04   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   December 4, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Dec 05   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   December 5, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Dec 09   Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates Monthly meeting
Group of volunteers committed to making the Lakes Area a community where memory loss/dementia is understood by all and resources are readily available to assist those who need help.
Date:   December 9, 2015
Time:   08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Website:   http://www.alz.org/mnnd
Location:   The Center
803 Kingwood Street
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Corrie Brown, 218-296-1446
Email:   corriebrown@lakewoodhealthsystem.com;
Date/Time Details:   8 - 9:30 a.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of each month
Fees/Admission:   none
Dec 10   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   December 10, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Dec 11   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   December 11, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Dec 12   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   December 12, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Dec 14   Crosslake City Council Meeting
Crosslake City Council - Meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
Date:   December 14, 2015
Time:   07:00 PM
Website:   http;//crosslake.govoffice.com/
Location:   City of Crosslake'City Hall
37028 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN  56442
Contact:   218-692-2688
Date/Time Details:   2nd Monday of each month
7 p.m.
Dec 18   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   December 18, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Dec 19   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   December 19, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Dec 24   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   December 24, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and Fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Dec 25   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   December 25, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Dec 26   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   December 26, 2015
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Dec 27   American Legion Buffet Breakfast
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month.
Date:   December 27, 2015
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://brainerdlegion255.org
Location:   American Legion Club
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN 56401

Contact:   (218) 829-2249
Email:   sanfitch@q.com
Date/Time Details:   Fourth Sunday of every month
Fees/Admission:   $7 Adults
$4 Kids
Jan 01   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   January 1, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Jan 02   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   January 2, 2016
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Jan 06   Breezy Point Women's Club
The Breezy Point Women's Club is involved in the following community service projects:
Scholarships
Donate Books
Plant and maintain garden areas
Tray favors for care center residents
Visit and remember "adopted" care center residents
Monetary donation and food shelf items

2011 Meeting Dates:
Feb. 2            Lunch get together / Dockside
March 2         Lunch get together / Billy's at Breezy Point
April 6            Landsburg Nursery "Container Gardening" / Marina II
May 4             Visit Kendall Candles following lunch at the Tiki Room
June 1           Anne Levig "Going Green with Fashion" / Breezy City Hall
July 6             Officer Josef Garcia "Drug Abuse Awareness" / Breezy City Hall
August 3        David Slipy "Restorative Justice"  / Breezy City Hall
September 7 Tour of Central Lakes College / Lunch at CLC
October 5       Karen Struve "Beautiful Jewels" / Breezy City Hall
November 2   Craft for care centers / Breezy City Hall
December 7   Annual Christmas party / Prime Time

Membership is open to all women of the area an guests are welcome at all meetings and social events.
Date:   January 6, 2016
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Contact:   Wini Kristufek 562-4512; Kathy Zender 562-4873; Darlene Clement 562-4807
Date/Time Details:   First Wednesday of each month
Jan 08   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   January 8, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Jan 09   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   January 9, 2016
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Jan 11   Crosslake City Council Meeting
Crosslake City Council - Meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
Date:   January 11, 2016
Time:   07:00 PM
Website:   http;//crosslake.govoffice.com/
Location:   City of Crosslake'City Hall
37028 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN  56442
Contact:   218-692-2688
Date/Time Details:   2nd Monday of each month
7 p.m.
Jan 13   Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates Monthly meeting
Group of volunteers committed to making the Lakes Area a community where memory loss/dementia is understood by all and resources are readily available to assist those who need help.
Date:   January 13, 2016
Time:   08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Website:   http://www.alz.org/mnnd
Location:   The Center
803 Kingwood Street
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Corrie Brown, 218-296-1446
Email:   corriebrown@lakewoodhealthsystem.com;
Date/Time Details:   8 - 9:30 a.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of each month
Fees/Admission:   none
Jan 14   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   January 14, 2016
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Jan 15   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   January 15, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Jan 16   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   January 16, 2016
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Jan 22   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   January 22, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Jan 23   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   January 23, 2016
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Jan 24   American Legion Buffet Breakfast
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month.
Date:   January 24, 2016
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://brainerdlegion255.org
Location:   American Legion Club
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN 56401

Contact:   (218) 829-2249
Email:   sanfitch@q.com
Date/Time Details:   Fourth Sunday of every month
Fees/Admission:   $7 Adults
$4 Kids
Jan 28   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   January 28, 2016
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and Fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Jan 29   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   January 29, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Jan 30   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   January 30, 2016
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Feb 03   Breezy Point Women's Club
The Breezy Point Women's Club is involved in the following community service projects:
Scholarships
Donate Books
Plant and maintain garden areas
Tray favors for care center residents
Visit and remember "adopted" care center residents
Monetary donation and food shelf items

2011 Meeting Dates:
Feb. 2            Lunch get together / Dockside
March 2         Lunch get together / Billy's at Breezy Point
April 6            Landsburg Nursery "Container Gardening" / Marina II
May 4             Visit Kendall Candles following lunch at the Tiki Room
June 1           Anne Levig "Going Green with Fashion" / Breezy City Hall
July 6             Officer Josef Garcia "Drug Abuse Awareness" / Breezy City Hall
August 3        David Slipy "Restorative Justice"  / Breezy City Hall
September 7 Tour of Central Lakes College / Lunch at CLC
October 5       Karen Struve "Beautiful Jewels" / Breezy City Hall
November 2   Craft for care centers / Breezy City Hall
December 7   Annual Christmas party / Prime Time

Membership is open to all women of the area an guests are welcome at all meetings and social events.
Date:   February 3, 2016
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Contact:   Wini Kristufek 562-4512; Kathy Zender 562-4873; Darlene Clement 562-4807
Date/Time Details:   First Wednesday of each month
Feb 05   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   February 5, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Feb 06   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   February 6, 2016
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Feb 08   Crosslake City Council Meeting
Crosslake City Council - Meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
Date:   February 8, 2016
Time:   07:00 PM
Website:   http;//crosslake.govoffice.com/
Location:   City of Crosslake'City Hall
37028 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN  56442
Contact:   218-692-2688
Date/Time Details:   2nd Monday of each month
7 p.m.
Feb 10   Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates Monthly meeting
Group of volunteers committed to making the Lakes Area a community where memory loss/dementia is understood by all and resources are readily available to assist those who need help.
Date:   February 10, 2016
Time:   08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Website:   http://www.alz.org/mnnd
Location:   The Center
803 Kingwood Street
Brainerd, MN
Contact:   Corrie Brown, 218-296-1446
Email:   corriebrown@lakewoodhealthsystem.com;
Date/Time Details:   8 - 9:30 a.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of each month
Fees/Admission:   none
Feb 11   ChamberNet - Brainerd Lakes Chamber
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

ChamberNet Participation Requirements:
·         Be a Brainerd Lakes Chamber member in good standing.
·         Complete and submit an application, with annual fee of $75.
·         Application approved by Leadership Team/ChamberNet group.
·         Membership is limited to two like businesses
·         Commit to consistent attendance and $1 meeting fee
Date:   February 11, 2016
Time:   07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://bit.ly/1fayl7M
Location:  
Brick House Pizza Bread & Bagel
302 Washington St.
Brainerd
Contact:   Matt Perrine, (218) 822-7107
Email:   mperrine@explorebrainerdlakes.com
Date/Time Details:  

Second and fourth Thursdays 
7 to 8:30 a.m.

Fees/Admission:  
$75 Annual Fee
Feb 12   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Meat Raffle
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a  Meat Raffle each Friday evening.  Join us for fun and basket food specials.
Date:   February 12, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442
 
Contact:   Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Club 218-692-2555
Date/Time Details:   every Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Feb 13   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 Bar Bingo
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts Bar Bingo each Saturday afternoon.  Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice!
Date:   February 13, 2016
Time:   01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:   Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500
35112 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN  56442