Community Calendar

YMCA New Year’s Eve Youth Lock-In

December 31: New Year’s Eve Youth Lock-In from 7 p.m. - 7 a.m. for ages 8-15. Enjoy all-night activities such as swimming, sports, games, and movies. $30/person.

Cook County Ruby’s Pantry

Cook County Ruby’s Pantry is a surplus food distribution program. 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Every second Tuesday of the month (Jan. 12, Feb. 9, Mar. 8). Please use elementary school for parking. $20 cash only per share – buy more shares as you want, no financial qualifications. Bring a laundry basket and a cooler to bring home frozen items. Two lines for less waiting. Volunteers always needed! Sponsored by Spirit of the Wilderness Church. We have gift certificates if you want to donate or if you are in need and don’t have the cash for your share – contact

Cook County Higher Education

Career training and college courses at the North Shore Campus, 300 W. 3rd St., Grand Marais. Mon. - Thurs., 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 218-387-3411 or at

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic Foot Care Clinic

The Sawtooth Mountain Clinic and Cook County Department of Public Health & Human Services offer their Foot Care Clinic at the Grand Marais Senior Center on the third Tuesday of each month, from 9 to 11 a.m. First come, first served. The cost is $10. Bring your own soap, towel, and bucket to soak your feet.

Blood Pressure and Glucose Screening

The Sawtooth Mountain Clinic and Cook County Department of Public Health & Human Services will be offering Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar screenings on January 5, Cook County Community YMCA from 9:15-10:15 a.m. and at the Senior Center from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Blood pressures are free and blood sugars cost $3. For more information please visit the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic’s web site

Weekly Drop-In Support Groups

Wednesdays 10 a.m.: WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP. Suggested donation $2. Sherri Moe, MS, Psychotherapist. Sliding fee available. 121 1st Ave. West (Maruska Professional Building), Grand Marais.

Cook County AA Meetings

Mondays: Open Meeting, 7 p.m., Grand Marais Senior
Center (1st Monday of the month is desserts and coffee
at 6:30 p.m. and speaker at 7 p.m.).
Tuesday: AA Big Book Meeting at 6 p.m. at Bethlehem
Lutheran Church.
Wednesdays: 6-7 p.m. at First Congregational Church
Fire Side Room; 7 p.m. at Windigo Lodge, Villa 2; 7
p.m., open meeting & discussion. Moondance Coffee
building, Lutsen.
Thursdays: Women’s Meeting, noon, First
Congregational Church in Grand Marais; Big Book
Study Group, 7 p.m., Senior Center in Grand Marais;
7:30 p.m. in room 232, Grand Portage Lodge in Grand
Fridays: Big Book Study Group, open meeting, 7 a.m.,
First Congregational Church, Grand Marais; As Bill Sees
It discussion group, Open Meeting, 7:30 p.m., First
Congregational Church in Grand Marais.
Saturdays: Open Meeting, 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran
Church in Hovland.
Sundays: Lutsen Big Book Study Group, 6:30 p.m.,
Lutsen Town Hall.

Cook County Al-Anon Meetings

Mondays: 7 p.m., First Congregational Church in Grand Marais. Wednesday: 7 p.m., Lutsen Town Hall.

Tofte Town Meeting

Held the 2nd Thursday of each month, 7 p.m. at the Tofte Town Hall, 7240 Tofte Park Road.

Lutsen Township Monthly Meetings

Held the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Lutsen Town Hall located at 116 Caribou Trail.

Schroeder Town Meetings

Held the second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Schroeder Town Hall, 124 Cramer Rd., Schroeder.

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