Cook County AA Meetings Mondays: Open Meeting, 7:30 PM, Grand Marais Senior Center (1st Monday of the month is potluck/speaker meetings. Potluck at 6:30 PM and speaker at 7:30).

Tuesdays: Big Book Study Group, Open Meeting, 6:00 PM, First Congregational Church in Grand Marais.

Wednesdays: 12 Step Study Meeting, 6:30 PM, Arrowhead Electric Co-op building, Lutsen.

Thursdays: Women’s Meeting, Noon, First Congregational Church in Grand Marais; Big Book Study Group, 7:00 PM, Senior Center in Grand Marais; 7:30 PM in room 232, Grand Portage Lodge in Grand Portage.

Fridays: Big Book Study Group, Open Meeting, 7:00 AM, Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Grand Marais; “As Bill Sees It” discussion group, Open Meeting, 7:30PM, First Congregational Church in Grand Marais. Saturdays: Open Meeting, 7:00 PM, Trinity Lutheran Church in Hovland. Sundays: Lutsen Big Book Study Group, 6:30 PM, Lutsen Town Hall.

Cook County Al-Anon Meetings Mondays: 7:30 PM, First Congregational Church in Grand Marais Wednesdays : 7:00 PM, Lutsen Town Hall. (144) 1/24tfn

Meet the Guy Next Door Meet the Guy Next Door sponsored by Colvill Community Club. Oct. 24th. Starts 3 p.m. Find out whooooose out there. Make a scarecrow, build a costume, create a light, decorate dessert and have supper with us. Bring your beverage, all else provided. Donations appreciated. Questions? Sharon 387- 1714 or Arvis 387-2487. 10/10-10/17b

Cook County Higher Education Take college courses and career training while living in Cook County! Discover the possibilities and visit us at 300 W. 3rd Street, Grand Marais. Office Hours: Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 387-3411 10/23tfb (55)

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic Foot Care Clinic The Sawtooth Mountain Clinic and the Cook County Department of Public Health & Human Services offer Foot Care Clinics at the Grand Marais Senior Center on the third Tuesday of each month, from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. First come, first served. A Foot Care Clinic is also offered by appointment on the second Tuesday of each month at the Birch Grove Center in Tofte, from 12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Call (218) 387-2330 for an appointment. The cost is $10 for either location. Bring your own soap, towel, and bucket to soak your feet. (97) 6/30tfn

Upcoming classes at the Grand Marais Art Colony Call 218-387-2737 to register: It’s Paint - Exploration of your creative self with Tim Young, October 10-11; The Beauty of Pencil and Brush with David Hahn, October 17-18; Create your own traditional stained glass window with Sharon Frykman, Tuedays, October 20-November 24; Majolica pots for presents with Joan Farnum, Thursdays, October 22-December 17 (not Thanksgiving); Holiday cards with Kelly Dupre, November 7-8; Wood-fire raku with Dorian Beaulieu, November. Make-a- Bowl for Empty Bowls at the Art Colony $5 Fri. Oct 16: 5-8pm Sat. Oct 17: 2-5pm Sat. Oct 24: 2-5 pm Paint-A-Bowl Call 218-387-2737 for more info 14-15. (78) 11/7b

Annual Christmas Concert Rehearsals will begin on Monday, Oct. 12 for choir and Tuesday, Oct. 13 for orchestra. All rehearsals and concerts start at 7:30 PM at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Christmas Concerts will be on Sunday, Dec 6 and Monday, Dec 7. B.J. Muus, director. (45) 10/3-10/17b

Events at Drury Lane Books Saturday, October 10: 1:00 p.m. - Story Hour with The Muffin Man. 10/10b

Arrowhead Coalition For Multiple Use whose mission is to promote multiple use of forest land in the Arrowhead Region will hold its annual membership meeting Saturday, October 24. Festivities start at 4:00 p.m. at the Howl’n Wolf in Grand Marais For more information about the meeting or AC MU, visit” www. (50) 10/3-10/17b

85th Annual dinner meeting of the Cook County Historical Society Is Oct. 14th, 2009, all are welcome to attend. 5:30 cash bar and 6:00 pm dinner at the Harbor Light in Grand Marais. Reserve before Oct 12 by calling 387-2883 or Dinner choices are chicken or roast beef $19 all inclusive or vegetarian lasagna $15.00. Speaker will be Daniel Lancaster from his recent book, “John Beargrease, Man and Legend”. 10/3-10/10b

“Roots & Wings” presented by Gender Matters Gender Matters, a Duluth-based Minnesota non-profit corporation, will present, a one-day seminar on Wednesday, October 14, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, Duluth. The seminar will focus on helping parents, teachers and others who interact with children understand the importance the outdoors plays in the lives of children, and how to engage children in the outdoors. Several speakers will be featured, including DNR Commissioner Mark Holsten, Boy Scout Executive Jeff Sulzbach, Super One Foods Comptroller Theresa Minor Lorenz, Hartley Nature Center Director Pete Gravette, Duluth News Tribune outdoor writer and author Sam Cook. The seminar concludes with a panel discussion. The cost is $30, which includes lunch. Registration deadline is October 12. For a detailed schedule and registration form, email Dr. Robert Carlson at:” (140) 10/10b

Quilters Get Together The Sawtooth Mountain Quilters will host a “Quilters Get Together” on October 14th. All quilters are invited to share a meal followed by show and tell. It will be at 5:30 at Sawtooth Mountain Ridges community room. Bring a pot luck dish and a quilting project to share, RSVP and questions call 387-2382. 10/10p

Cook County Higher Education Earn your certificate or degree while living in Cook County! Office hours: Monday - Thursday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, lower level Sawtooth Mt. Clinic Room 105A, 387-3411. (34) 9/26tfn

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