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Ongoing Local Events and Announcements

Cook County Higher Education

Where: 
Third Street and Third Avenue, Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm

Cook County Higher Education in Grand Marais hosts a variety of classes and events. All are at the Higher Ed North Shore Campus at 3rd Street and 3rd Avenue in Grand Marais, unless otherwise noted. Higher Ed also coordinates continuing education programs in the community and partnerships with educational institutions.

Cook County Higher Education is located at 3rd Street and 3rd Avenue in Grand Marais. Office hours are 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Thursday. Registration and more information about classes and events are available at 387-3411, or highered@northshorecampus.org; on the website, www.northshorecampus.org; and on Facebook, www.facebook.com/cookcountyhighereducation

 

Cook County Historical Society

Where: 
8 South Broadway

The Cook County Historical Society operates the Cook County Historical Museum at 8 South Broadway in Grand Marais, and the Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery at 115 Wisconsin Street in Grand Marais, in addition to several historical sites -- including the Chippewa City Church and Bally Blacksmith Shop.

Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 11 am to 4 pm. Museum is closed on Sundays and Mondays. More information is available at 387-2883 or online.

 

Cook County Senior Center

Where: 
10 Broadway

 The Cook County Senior Center in Grand Marais hosts a variety of events and activities.

Senior Center lunch: Lunch is available at the Senior Center Monday through Friday. Reservations must be called in by 9:30 am each day. 

Everyone is invited to play Nintendo Wii at the Senior Center. No experience is necessary. The game was earned by Cook County third graders and donated to the Senior Center. The Center is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 4pm.

More information and registration for events are available at the Senior Center, 10 Broadway in Grand Marais, by phone at 387-2660, and by email at cccoa@boreal.org

Foot Care Clinic

Where: 
Senior Center, Grand Marais

The Sawtooth Mountain Clinic and Cook County Department of Public Health and Human Services offer a foot care clinic at the Senior Center in downtown Grand Marais on the third Tuesday of each month. The clinic is held from 9 to 11 AM on a first-come, first-served basis. People seeking foot care are asked to bring their own soap, towel and bucket for soaking their feet. More information is available from Sawtooth Mountain Clinic at 387-2330.

Go Dog North Shore

Where: 
Gunflint Dog & Horse Park

Volunteers are needed one Saturday a month to ensure the proper disposal of all dog waste. Time commitment would be about one hour monthly. More information is available from Cathy at 370-9494 or quinn@boreal.org.

Grand Marais Art Colony

Where: 
First Street and Third Avenue

The Grand Marais Art Colony offers exhibits, events, activities and classes in a variety of media and for adults and kids.

The Art Colony and gift shop are open from 9 am to 4 pm daily. More information about courses, events and registration are available at 387-2737 or arts@boreal.org, and on the website, www.grandmaraisartcolony.org.

Grand Marais Public Library

Where: 
First Street and Second Avenue West

The Grand Marais Public Library hosts a variety of events and programs for families, children, and adults. 

Many of the Library's public events are sponsored by the Arrowhead Library System and funded in whole or in part by Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

The library is located one-half block off Hwy 61 on 1st St and 2nd Ave W in downtown Grand Marais. The library is open on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 10 am to 5 pm; on Wednesdays from 10 am to 8 pm; and on Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm. The library is closed on Sundays and holidays. More information on library programs is available from Patsy Ingebrigtsen, 387-1140, or pingebrigtsen@arrowhead.lib.mn.us, and on the website, www.grandmaraislibrary.org.

Live-streaming and archives of local governmental meetings

Who: 
Good Measure Media

Good Measure Media offers live-streaming and archives of local governmental meetings that can be accessed at good measure media dot com; the county website at co dot cook dot m n dot u s; the city's website at c i grand-marais dot m n dot u s; or on our website at wtip dot org.

The County Board meets the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Tuesdays of the month at 8: 30 am, and the City Council meets the second and last Wednesdays of the month.

 

North House Folk School

Where: 
500 West Highway 61

North House Folk School offers classes in northern craft and hosts a variety of public events and activities. The campus is located at 500 West Hwy 61, on the harbor in Grand Marais. Local residents receive a 25% discount on class fees. More information is available at 218-387-9762 or 888-387-9762, by email at info@northhouse.org, and on the website, www.northouse.org. Registration for classes and events is available by phone and on the website. 

 

 

Northeast Veterans Transportation Program

The Northeast Veterans Transportation Program will provide rides to veterans at no cost. Any veteran traveling for a VA scheduled appointment is eligible to use this service. The program is seeking volunteer drivers. More information is available from Veterans Service Officer Pat Strand at 387-3639.


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