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Senior Lunch at Birch Grove Center

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 11:30 am

Birch Grove Center hosts a senior lunch every Wednesday at 11:30 a.m.  To reserve a spot, contact Barb at 663-7553.

Try-it Mini Courses at North House

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm

North House Folk School hosts weekly public programs focused on traditional northern craft during the summer and early fall.  On Thursdays from 1-3 or 4:30-6:30 p.m. there are classes on wood-fired baking.  On Fridays from 10-noon, there is a class on timber framing.  Registration and more information at (218)-387-9762.

West End pizza night

Birch Grove Center
Wed, 08/15/2018 - 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Tofte and Birch Grove present West End Pizza Night every Wednesday from 5 - 7 p.m. through September at Birch Grove Center under the pavilion next to the wood-fired oven.  More information at (218)-370-2478.

Dark Sky Caravan

Grand Portage Community Center
Wed, 08/15/2018 - 05:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The University of Minnesota Duluth is taking the GeoDome mobile planetarium and telescopes on a trip up the North Shore and beyond to celebrate the dark skies in northern Minnesota.  Tonight, they will be at the Grand Portage Community Center. from 5 to 11 p.m, with planetarium shows on the half hour.  Tomorrow and Friday, they continue up the North Shore, with a stop at the Seagull Lake Community Center. More information at  (218)-387-2524.

Wednesday Cook County AA, Al-Anon, ACA, and CoDA Meetings

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 06:30 pm

There are regular meetings of AA, Al-Anon, ACA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), and CoDA in Cook County.
Wednesdays in Lutsen, there is an Al-Anon Family Support group meeting at the Lutsen Town Hall at 7 p.m.
A complete schedule of meetings is on our website under the Ongoing Events menu.

Artist Talk: Drawing – Timeless and Versatile

Kristen Lowe
Wed, 08/15/2018 - 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm

Grand Marais Art Colony hosts Kristen Lowe for an artist talk titled, "Drawing - Timeless and Versatile" on Wednesday, August 15 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.  In the talk, Kristen will explore how beauty awakens our senses, empowers us, and stuns us.   More information at 387-2737.

Schroeder Town Meeting

Schroeder Town Hall
Wed, 08/15/2018 - 07:00 pm

The township of Schroeder normally meets on the second Tuesday of the month, however, in August the board is instead meeting on Wednesday, August 15.

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Schroeder Town Hall with the continuation of the township’s March meeting, during which the 2019 budget will be finalized.

Bird Banding Demonstration

Sugarloaf Cove
Thu, 08/16/2018 - 07:00 am - 12:00 pm

On Thursday mornings until 11, Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center participates in bird research by banding birds to figure out things like how to tell the difference between males and females, learn how long they live, and see if they migrate to places south and return to the same place to nest again. All are welcome to join in and see what’s happening with the birds at Sugarloaf. More information at  (218)-525-0001.

Happy Hikers

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 09:00 am

The Happy Hikers Club meets for hikes on different local trails every Thursday at 9 a.m.  The group meets at the Cook County YMCA Parking Lot and carpools to the hiking location for the week.  More information about the Happy Hikers Club and this week's hike from Nancy at (512)-567-0653.

Cook County School District Summer Meals

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 11:15 am

Cook County School District is serving breakfast and lunches during the summer for children 18 and under. Breakfast is served Monday through Thursday from 8:30 am to 9:15 am and Lunches are also Monday through Thursday from 11:15 to 12:15 at the school cafeteria. More information from Lori at (218)-387-2271  ext 613.

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