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Stargazing program May 5

Who: 
Aaron Bransky, from the Arrowhead Astronomical Society
Where: 
Eagle Ridge Resort
When: 
Fri, 05/05/2017 - 10:00pm - 11:45pm

Eagle Ridge Resort hosts Aaron Bransky, from the Arrowhead Astronomical Society, for a stargazing program Friday, May 5, from 10 to 11:45 pm. Telescopes will be available to view visible planets. The program is in the third parking lot and will be cancelled if skies are overcast. There is no charge for the program and it is appropriate for all ages. 

Make-a-Bowl workshops

Where: 
Grand Marais Art Colony
When: 
Sat, 05/06/2017 (All day) - Sun, 05/07/2017 (All day)

The Grand Marais Art Colony holds Make-a-Bowl workshops Saturday and Sunday, May 6 and 7 for the Empty Bowls fundraiser. Bowl-making is open to all ability levels and ages, but youth under 6 must be accompanied by an adult. More information and class reservations are available at 387-2737.
 

Highway 61 clean-up

Who: 
Cook County Whole Foods Co-op
When: 
Sat, 05/06/2017 - 9:45am

Everyone is invited to meet at the Cook County Whole Foods Co-op at 9:45 am on Saturday, May 6, to help with the clean-up of Highway 61 west of town. Complimentary lunch at the Co-op afterwards. More information is available at 387-2503. 
 

Ham Run Half Marathon

Where: 
Gunflint Trail
When: 
Sat, 05/06/2017 - 10:00am

The Ham Run Half Marathon is Saturday, May 6 on the Gunflint Trail. Races  begin at 10 am and include the Half Marathon, 5K run, and a Little Runts run. Registration is open until Friday, May 5 at 8 pm. There is no same day registration. More information is available at the Cook County YMCA.
 

A Celebration of Community

Who: 
Gunflint Trail Fire Department and the Gunflint Trail Historical Society
Where: 
Seagull Lake Community Center
When: 
Sat, 05/06/2017 - 3:00pm

The Gunflint Trail Fire Department and the Gunflint Trail Historical Society invite you to A Celebration of Community, in remembrance of the 10th anniversary of the Ham Lake Fire, Saturday, May 6, at the Seagull Lake Community Center. There is a gathering at 3 pm, dinner at 4 pm, followed by a program which includes a preview about the new fire exhibit at Chik-Wauk Museum, and presentations by the agencies that fought the fire. 
 

Stories in Stone

Who: 
Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center
When: 
Sun, 05/07/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center is hosting “Stories in Stone” Sunday, May 7th, from 10 am to noon. Attendees will learn the difference between agates and Thomsonites, and will explore the diversity of rock types in the area. More information is available at sugar loaf north shore dot org.

Sugarloaf Cove is located approximately six miles west of Schroeder on Highway 61.

Third Semi-Annual Concert of church choirs

Where: 
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
When: 
Sun, 05/07/2017 - 4:00pm

The Third Semi-Annual Concert of church choirs, is Sunday, May 7th, 4 pm, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Grand Marais. Audience members are invited to join in the sharing of songs and hymns. Church choirs that would like to participate should contact Sandy at larsen@boreal.org. There will be refreshments following the concert. 
 

Northwestern Ontario Area 85 Roundup

Who: 
Northwestern Ontario Area 85
Where: 
Current River Rec.Center Thunder Bay
When: 
Mon, 05/08/2017 - 8:00am - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 5:00pm

Northwestern Ontario Area 85 is having their 2017 Roundup May 8th and 9th in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Speakers will be from Minneapolis,  Winnipeg, Manitoba and Thunder Bay sharing their experience, strength and hope with those affected by alcoholism.  Come and enjoy fun, friendship, and fellowship. For more information, email area85roundup@gmail.com
 

Feather Nest Inn Open House

Who: 
Feather Nest Inn
Where: 
101 5th Avenue West, Grand Marais
When: 
Tue, 05/09/2017 - 2:00pm - 7:00pm

The Feather Nest Inn - located at 101 5th Avenue West in Grand Marais - invites everyone to an open house on Tuesday, May 9th, from 2 to 7 pm. The event will feature a drawing, and also give guests the opportunity to see their recently renamed and renovated rooms.  More information is available online at feather nest mn dot com and also on facebook

 

Spring outdoor clean-up

Who: 
Care Partners of Cook County
When: 
Sat, 05/20/2017 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Care Partners of Cook County invites groups of all ages to help elderly neighbors with spring outdoor clean-up Saturday, May 20, from 10 am to 3 pm. Volunteers will rake leaves, trim bushes, plant flowers and do general clean-up in yards and garages. Volunteers and seniors needing assistance can contact Kelly, with the Senior Chore program at 218-387-3788, by Friday, May 5.
 


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