Events at Drury Lane Books

Saturday, Oct. 3, 5 p.m.: Writer’s Salon with poet Jill Breckenridge reading from Sometimes...: poems.

Annual Borealis Christmas Concert Rehearsals

will begin on Monday, Oct. 12 for chorus and orchestra strings and winds. The orchestra will meet at 5:45 p.m. and the choir will meet at 7:00 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Grand Marais. Bill Beckstrand, conductor.

Parent’s Night Out at the YMCA

October 10: from 5-8 p.m. ($10 per child) games, crafts, swimming (ages 5+) and a child friendly movie.

Candlelight Vigil of Hope and Remembrance

Community is cordially invited to annual Candlelight Vigil of Hope and Remembrance in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. When: Thursday, Oct. 8. Where: Harbor Park, downtown Grand Marais. Time: 7:00 p.m. for more information, please call Violence Prevention Center at 387- 1262.

Brown Bag Lunch

Violence Prevention Center invites you to our Fall Brown Bag Lunch. Pack a lunch, call a friend and join us for a special hour. When: Wednesday, October 7. Where: East Bay Suites, Stone’s Throw Room. Time: Noon - 1:00. Special guest speaker, Sue Hakes on leadership. “Speak up, even when your voice shakes!” Beverage and dessert provided. For more information, please call Violence Prevention Center at 387-1262.

Sportsmen’s Banquet

Saturday, Oct. 10. Cook County Community Center, Grand Marais. 4:30 social, 6:30 dinner. To register call Rich Furlong 218-370-1557 or e-mail

Cook County ATV Club

Monthly meeting – Friday, October 9, 6 p.m. at 1920 County Road 7, Grand Marais. Join us for pizza and to hear about what’s happening with ATVing in Cook County. All are welcome.

Cook County Ruby’s Pantry

Cook County Ruby’s Pantry is a surplus food distribution program. New time 5:00-6:30 p.m. Every second Tuesday of the month. (Oct. 13, Nov. 10, Dec. 8). Elementary school 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 needed and can get shares too. Contact to volunteer or with questions. Sponsored by Spirit of the Wilderness Church, start up costs contributed by North Shore Credit Union. A big thank you to Coldwell Banker for your help too!

Grand Marais ISD 166 Informational Meeting

Join us Monday, October 5 between 6:30 and 8 p.m. at the Cook County Community Center to discuss the ISD 166 Operating Levy. There will be food, a short presentation and plenty of time for Q&A. We want everyone to have all the facts! More information? or call Pat at 651-336-2964.

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. 218-387-3411or 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 October 6, Clearview Store, Lutsen from 9:00-10:00 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. Arrowhead Plaza, 101 W. Hwy 61, Suite 170, Grand Marais—private entrance, rear side of building.

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 Portage.
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.

Cook County Co-Dependents Anonymous Meeting

Mondays: 5:30 p.m. First Congregational Church in Grand Marais.

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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