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Grand Marais Post Office Hours

When: 
Wed, 04/27/2016 (All day)
The Grand Marais Post Office box lobby is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including holidays. 
There is no change to the retail window hours. More information is available at 387-1020.

Weekend AA Meetings

Where: 
Hovland and Lutsen
When: 
Sat, 04/30/2016 - 7:00pm

There are regular meetings of AA, Al-Anon, and CoDA in Cook County.
Saturdays, there's an Open Meeting at 7 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hovland.
Sundays, there's a Big Book Study Group at 6:30 pm at the Lutsen Town Hall.
A complete schedule of meetings is on our website under the Ongoing Events menu. 

USDA Rural Development Agency

When: 
Sun, 05/01/2016 (All day) - Tue, 05/31/2016 (All day)

The USDA Rural Development Agency is accepting applications through May from people who want to purchase a home. The loans are available to low-income families and require no down payment. Applicants must meet income and credit guidelines. More information is available from the Rural Development office at 218-742-3929 ext 4, or diann.carlson@mn.usda.gov.  

Move It in May

Who: 
Sawtooth Mountain Clinic
When: 
Sun, 05/01/2016 (All day) - Tue, 05/31/2016 (All day)

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic sponsors Move It in May. The virtual goal is to travel from Chena (CHEE-nah)Hot Springs, Alaska to Grand Marais. Participants can hike, bike, walk, or paddle, to track miles or minutes of physical activity. More information about Move It events is available online at Sawtooth mountain clinic dot org, click on the Move It button. 
 

Annual Meeting of North Shore Fishing Museum

Where: 
Birch Grove Center in Tofte
When: 
Sun, 05/01/2016 - 1:00pm
 
The annual meeting of the North Shore Commercial Fishing Museum is Sunday, May 1st, at 1 pm at the Birch Grove Center 
in Tofte. The program will feature a narrated slide show of early commercial fishing as documented
by photographer Georgie Dunn. Refreshments will be served. 

All the Math You Will Ever Need!

Who: 
Cook County Higher Education
Where: 
North Shore Campus
When: 
Tue, 05/03/2016 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Cook County Higher Education hosts “All the Math You Will Ever Need!" with instructor Jean Marie Modl. Classes will be held Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8 pm, starting May 3. There is no charge for the classes. Teens under 16 must attend with a parent. RSVPs appreciated at 387-3411.

Alzheimer's Communication Program May 4th

Who: 
Care Partners
Where: 
Sawtooth Mountain Clinic
When: 
Wed, 05/04/2016 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Care Partners is hosting a program on communication with Alzheimer's patients,
Thursday, May 4th, from 4 to 5:30 pm in the lower level of the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic.
Families will learn to identify alternative strategies for communicating at each stage
of the disease. More information is available from Kay Grindland at 387-3788.

Networking Luncheon

Who: 
Eric Block, presenter
Where: 
Cook County Higher Education North Shore Campus
When: 
Thu, 05/05/2016 - 11:30am - 1:00pm
Cook County Higher Education presents a networking luncheon Thursday, May 5th, from 11:30 am to 1 pm. 
Presenter Eric Block will share examples of how businesses have benefitted from taking a leadership role 
in acting responsibly in society and communicating their values to customers.
Fee includes Pie Place lunch. More information and reservations are available at 387-3411.

Ferns of the North Shore, May 7

Who: 
Joe Walewski, Wolf Ridge Naturalist
Where: 
Sugarloaf Cove
When: 
Sat, 05/07/2016 - 10:00am

 
Joe Walewski, Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center naturalist and author, will discuss the diversity of ferns along the North Shore, Saturday, May 7, 10:00 am, at Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center, near Schroeder at mile 73.3. More information is available at 218-525-0001, or online at sugarloafnorthshore.org.

GES Greenhouse Plant Sale & Pancake Breakfast

Who: 
Great Expectations School
Where: 
Great Expectations School (550 E 5th St., Grand Marais)
When: 
Sat, 05/21/2016 - 8:00am - 1:00pm

Great Expectations School will host their annual Greenhouse Plant Sale and Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, May 21, from 8 am to 1 pm. A wide variety of hardy perennials, flowering annuals, garden-ready veggies and fragrant herbs will be available.  The pancake breakfast also begins at 8 am, and lasts until the pancakes run out.  More information is available from the school, by phone at 218-387-9322.


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