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Qigong (CHEE-gong) for Everyone

Who: 
Mona Abdell-Rahman (MOE-na AB-dell RAH-men)
Where: 
Lower Level Classroom at the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic
When: 
Wed, 06/01/2016 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Mona Abdell-Rahman (MOE-na AB-dell RAH-men) presents Qigong (CHEE-gong) for Everyone, Wednesdays through August, 5:30 to 6:30 pm in the Lower Level Classroom at the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic. It is a gentle exercise that is suitable for all ages and abilities. More information is available at 218-370-9283.
 

Wednesday June 1 AA and Al-Anon Meetings

Where: 
Lutsen
When: 
Wed, 06/01/2016 - 6:30pm

There are regular meetings of AA, Al-Anon, and CoDA in Cook County. Wednesdays in Lutsen, there is an open meeting and discussion at the former Moondance Coffee Building at 6:30 pm; and an Al-Anon Family Support group meeting at the Lutsen Town Hall at 7 pm.
A complete schedule of meetings is on our website under the Ongoing Events menu.

Build a Bat House

Where: 
North House Folk School
When: 
Sat, 06/04/2016 - 9:00am

As part of the Northern Landscapes Festival, North House Folk School will sponsor Bat House building sessions Saturday, June 4th at North House. Classes are from 9 to 10 am or 10:30 to 11:30 am, and are recommended for kids ages 7 and up with an adult. Sessions include building a bat house and discussion with a Forest Service biologist to learn about bats and the problems they’re facing. Free pre-registration is requested at 888-387-9762.
 

Finland Hikes

Who: 
Superior Hiking Trail Association
When: 
Sat, 06/04/2016 - 10:00am
The Superior Hiking Trail Association is hosting a long and a short hike in Finland on Saturday, June 4th. 
Both hikes will meet at the Clair Nelson Community Center at 10 am; pre-registration is not required. 
Pre-hike treats will be provided. More information is available online at s h t a dot org.

Free Family Day

Who: 
Cook County YMCA
When: 
Sun, 06/05/2016 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

The Cook County YMCA sponsors Free Family Day  Sunday,  June 5th, 11 am to 5 pm. Activities include open gym with age-appropriate toys, game room, open kids' club, and swimming. More information is available at 387-3386.

Electronic Recylcing

Who: 
Cook County Recycling Center
When: 
Sat, 06/11/2016 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

The Cook County Recycling Center is holding an electronics recycling day Saturday, June 11th from 9 am to 1 pm. More information is available at  387-3630.


 

6th Annual Gala for the Grove June 18

Where: 
Lakeside Ballroom at Surfside
When: 
Sat, 06/18/2016 - 5:30pm
The 6th Annual Gala for the Grove is June 18th at the Lakeside Ballroom at Surfside in Tofte. 
Social time begins at 5:30, dinner at 6:30, auction and raffle at 7:30, followed by music. 
Proceeds support Birch Grove Community School. 
Reservations required by June 1st at birch grove at boreal dot org

Volunteer Drivers Needed

Who: 
Care Partners
When: 
Sun, 06/19/2016 (All day)

Senior Rides Program needs volunteer drivers to provide rides for those 60 and older to out-of-county medical, dental, and eye appointments, to meet tranportation needs not met by Arrowhead Transit or friends and relatives. Senior Rides also offers transportation within Cook County for medical appointments, as well as wellness and social activities. Volunteers are reimbursed for mileage and can choose their assignments.                                                      More information is available at 387-3788.

Volunteers Needed at Dog Park

When: 
Sun, 06/19/2016 (All day)

Volunteers are needed at the Cook County Horse Arena and Dog Park one Saturday a month to ensure the proper disposal of all dog waste. Time commitment would be about one hour monthly. There will be a drawing for a prize for all volunteers. More information is available from Cathy at 370-9494 or quinn@boreal.org.

Sawmill Tours

Who: 
Hedstrom Lumber
Where: 
1504 Gunflint Trail
When: 
Thu, 06/30/2016 (All day)
Hedstrom Lumber hosts sawmill tours on Tuesdays, 12:30 to 2 pm; and Fridays, 10 to 11:30 am. 
Pre-registration is required at 218-877-7030.

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