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Moose Madness

Where: 
Grand Marais
When: 
Fri, 10/20/2017 (All day) - Sun, 10/22/2017 (All day)

Grand Marais celebrates Moose Madness through Sunday, October 22nd. Activities include classes at the Grand Marais Art Colony, North House Folk School, a poetry contest, coloring contest, medallion hunt, and more. A detailed schedule of events is online at visit cook county dot com. 
 

Cook County AA, Al-Anon, and CoDA Weekend Meetings, October 21st and 22nd

Where: 
Hovland and Lutsen
When: 
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 7:00pm - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 6:30pm

There are regular meetings of AA, Al-Anon, and CoDA in Cook County.

Saturdays, there's an AA Open Meeting at 7 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hovland.

Sundays, there's an AA Big Book Study Group at 6:30 p.m. at the Lutsen Town Hall.

A complete schedule of meetings is on our website under the Ongoing Events menu. 

Book release party

Who: 
Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters and the SplinterTones
Where: 
Cook County Community Center 4H building
When: 
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters and the SplinterTones invite you to a party on Saturday, October 21st, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Cook County Community Center 4H building. The event celebrates the release of explorers Dave and Amy Freeman’s new book A Year in the Wilderness. Refreshments will be provided.       

Roundtable workforce discussion meeting

Who: 
Cook County-Grand Marais Economic Development Authority director Mary Somnis
Where: 
City Hall
When: 
Mon, 10/23/2017 - 11:30am - 1:30pm

Cook County-Grand Marais Economic Development Authority director Mary Somnis is organizing a roundtable workforce discussion meeting on Monday, October 23rd, from 11:30 to 1:30, at City Hall. Participants are invited to bring their lunch. Attendees are asked to bring ideas of how to attract workers to our area. Details at 387-3712.

How Parents Can Effectively Communicate with the Individualized Education Program Team

Who: 
PACER Center
Where: 
Hampton Inn, in Duluth
When: 
Tue, 10/24/2017 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The PACER Center, a nonprofit organization that assists families with children receiving special education services, is hosting a workshop How Parents Can Effectively Communicate with the Individualized Education Program Team. The workshop is Tuesday, October 24th, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Hampton Inn, in Duluth. More information is available at 800-838-9000. 

Didgeridoo: Musical Trees From Down Under

Who: 
Johnna Morrow and Steve Sklar
Where: 
Grand Marais Public Library
When: 
Wed, 10/25/2017 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

The Grand Marais Public Library is hosting Johnna Morrow and Steve Sklar and their presentation Didgeridoo: Musical Trees from Down Under on Wednesday, October 25 at 6 pmAges 1o to adult will enjoy this complimentary program about the ancient Australian Aboriginal instrument and its role in cultural contexts. Details available at 387-1140.

 

Rib Feast benefit for Birch Grove Community School

Who: 
Schroeder Baking Company
Where: 
Schroeder Town Hall
When: 
Thu, 10/26/2017 - 4:30pm - 7:00pm

Schroeder Baking Company is hosting a Rib Feast to benefit the Birch Grove Community School on Thursday, October 26th, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Schroeder Town Hall. The menu is BBQ ribs, cheesy potatoes, Caesar salad, rolls, and dessert. Children under 11 eat free, hot dogs available for them. To-go boxes will be available for takeout. Details at 663-0170.
 

“Judge C. R. Magney, the North Shore, and the Controversy Surrounding Highway 61”

Who: 
Instructor Phil Anderson
Where: 
Cook County Higher Education
When: 
Thu, 10/26/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Cook County Higher Education presents “Judge C. R. Magney, the North Shore, and the Controversy Surrounding Highway 61” on Thursday, October 26th, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the North Shore Campus. Instructor Phil Anderson will focus on the controversy in the 1930s and early 40s of extending the highway from Reservation River to the Pigeon River. There were issues of wilderness conservation, tourism, safety, relations with Canada, and the needs of the residents of Grand Portage before the completion of the highway. Donations appreciated. More information is available at 387-3411
 

7th Annual Halloween Open Bonspiel

Who: 
Cook County Curling Club
Where: 
Cook County Community Center
When: 
Fri, 10/27/2017 - 4:00pm - Sun, 10/29/2017 - 4:00pm

Cook County Curling Club is hosting the 7th Annual Halloween Open Bonspiel Friday, October 27th through Sunday, October 29th. There is also a costume contest with a prize for the best dressed individual and team. The entry fee includes food and prizes. All skill levels are welcome. Registration information available at cook county curling club dot com
 

8th Annual Meeting

Who: 
Banadad Trail Association
Where: 
Schaap (skop) Community Center
When: 
Fri, 10/27/2017 - 6:00pm

The 8th Annual Meeting of the Banadad Trail Association is Friday, October 27th at the Schaap (skop) Community Center on the Gunflint Trail. The meeting is at 6 p.m. and will be followed by a potluck dinner. More information at 218-388-4487.
 


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