Carah Thomas

Community

Upcoming Events

Grand Marais Al-Anon Meetings

The Monday Night Al-Anon meeting takes place at the First Congregational Church in Grand Marais at 7 pm.

Regular Meeting of the Board of Commissioners

The Cook County Board of Commissioners meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 8:30 a.m. in the Commissioners Room.

Acupuncture for Reproductive Health

Cook County Higher Education in partnership with Arrowhead Birth Collective are hosting a presentation on Acupuncture and Reproductive Health on Tuesday, May 28th from 6-7 pm at CCHE. Charles Bishop, Acupuncturist at Artemisia Acupuncture & Apothecary will present on this topic. No registration is necessary. More information is available at myCCHE.org/events.

Help create the 2024 Summer Solstice Pageant

The Good Harbor Hill Players invite everyone to help create the 2024 Summer Solstice Pageant to be performed on June 22 at 8 pm at North House Folk School.  Artists, performers, crafters, and helpers of all ages are welcome.

Puppet workshops begin on Tuesday, May 28 with a kick-off party from 6-8 pm at the Community Center. Workshops continue at the Community Center May 29 – June 18.  More information is available by email – info@goodharborhillplayers.org.

Poetry Workshop at the Library

The Grand Marais Public Library hosts a poetry workshop on Wednesday, May 29 from 6 to 7:30 pm. Librarian Ryan Leng will facilitate the workshop.  In order to participate fully, poets should bring drafts of poems and ideas for new poems. The workshop is for ages fourteen and up, at all skill levels. More information is available from Ryan at Ryan.Leng@alslib.info.

Cook County West End Alanon

The West End Alanon family Group meets each Wednesday at 7 pm at the Lutsen Town Hall.  Alanon is a group that supports friends and family members of alcoholics.  The group welcomes anyone who has been affected by a friend or family member who has a problem with alcohol.

Dancing at Colvill Town Hall

Dancing at the Colvill Town Hall takes place every Wednesday from 7 to 9 pm.  Line, waltz, texas 2-step, swing polka, and more with a volunteer instructor.  All are invited to bring a favorite CD to share and your favorite dance moves.  More information is available from Arvis at 218-387-2487 or thompsontom335@gmail.com.

NA (Narcotics Anonymous) Meeting

Narcotics Anonymous meetings are Wednesday evenings at 7 pm at The Hub in Grand Marais. All who have an interest are welcome to come.

Northern Lotus Meditation

Northern Lotus Meditation takes place on Wednesdays from 7 to 8 pm, with instruction in meditation and room manners at 6:45 pm, at Two Bird Healing Arts Center in Grand Marais.

Thursday Art Night

Joy and Company hosts Thursday Art Night every Thursday from 3:30 – 5 pm.  New events are planned each week.  More information is available on the Joy and Company Facebook page.

Trivia Night

Trivia Night presented by WTIP takes place at Up Yonder on Thursday, May 30 from 6 to 8 pm.

Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Courtroom Flag Dedication Ceremony

Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Courtroom Flag Dedication Ceremony will be held Friday, May 31 at 10 am at the Cook County Courthouse. Coffee and pastries will be served following the ceremony in the Commissioners Room.

Oula Dance Fitness

Oula Dance Fitness classes are held on Fridays from 4:15 to 5:15 pm at the Cook County Community Center Log Building. Oula is a 60-minute dance fitness class for all ages. Taught by Elunia Steckelberg.  More information is available from Elunia at (218) 370-2292.

Film: A Sea Change for Superior

North House Folk School is showing the film, A Sea Change for Superior on Friday, May 31 at 7 pm in the Red Building. The public television documentary is a co-production between Hamline University’s Center for Global Environmental Education and PBS North.

Cook County Market

The Cook County Market is held on Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm at The Hub parking lot.  The market features local arts and artists, including live music this summer.  More information by searching Cook County Market on Facebook.

The Muffin Man Children's Story Hour

The Muffin Man, Kevin Kager, reads his favorite picture books on the beachside at Drury Lane Books each Saturday at 11 am from Memorial Day to Labor Day.  More information is available at drurylanebooks.com.

Grand Marais Harbor History Tour

Cook County Historical Society hosts Grand Marais Harbor History Tours every Saturday at 1 pm. The tour begins at the History Museum and you will talk down to the Coast Guard Station with a tour guide.  Visible relics of the past will be discussed and you will hear stories of this small harbor and community.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  All who are attending must sign a waiver.  Tours are weather permitting.

More information is available at cookcountyhistory.org.

Izhi-Ganawendadnamang Nibi, Manoomin: How We Care for the Water and Wild Rice

North House Folk School hosts April McCormick for the presentation Izhi-Ganawendadnamang Nibi, Manoomin (How We Care for the Water and Wild Rice). The presentation will be on Saturday, June 1 at 7 pm in the Red Building. Open to all.

Grand Marais Al-Anon Meetings

The Monday Night Al-Anon meeting takes place at the First Congregational Church in Grand Marais at 7 pm.

Learning Opportunities Through Stories (LOTS)

The North Shore Collaborative is offering the Learning Opportunities Through Stories (LOTS) program this summer. LOTS is an early literacy program for children from birth through age five. Children will read a book, take home the featured book, and have fun activities.

LOTS will be held on Wednesday, June 5 at:

  • Grand Portage Early Head Start from 4 – 5 pm.
  • Birch Grove Community School under the pavilion from 5 – 6 pm.

More information is available from Trisha at 218-834-8403.

 

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