Community Calendar

Events at Drury Lane Books

Saturday, Oct. 17, 11 a.m.: Moose-a-Rama with The Muffin Man. Tuesday, Oct. 27, 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.: Full Moon Reading featuring Tom Mc Cann. Outside on the lakeshore.

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.

YMCA School’s Out Field Trip

October 19: School’s Out Field Trip hosted by Cook County Youth Agency Coalition. Call 387-3386 ext. 501 or visit for field trip details and registration.

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. (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!

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 November 3, 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. Arrowhead Plaza, 101 W. Hwy 61, Suite 170, Grand Marais—private entrance, rear side of building.

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.

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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