Community Calendar

Taco Tuesday Fundraiser Luncheon December 12, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

We are raising money for our dear friend & co-worker, Jennifer Rue, who is dealing with long term medical expenses related to cancer. Everyone is welcome to join us for a taco bar lunch break, raffle, and silent auction. Lunch is a suggested donation of $10, and all proceeds go to Jennifer. Half the raffle proceeds go to Jen, and half go to the winner. Tickets are $1, or get 6 tickets for $5. Tickets will be available at the luncheon. In the lower level of the First Congregational Church, Grand Marais. Contact Grace Bushard or Andrea DeBoer for more info at 218-387-3620.

Northwoods Fiber Guild Holiday Open House and Sale

The Northwoods Fiber Guild holiday open house and sale will be held Saturday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Grand Marais Art Colony, 120 3rd Ave. West, Grand Marais. High quality, hand-made clothing, and gifts for sale; fiber art demonstrations; make a felted finger puppet at the Hands-On Table. Refreshments served.

Ruby’s Pantry

Cook County Ruby’s Pantry, 2nd Tuesday of the month food distribution 5 - 6:30 p.m., $20 (cash only) Sponsored by Spirit of the Wilderness Church. You will be amazed at al the food you get at the High School. No financial or other qualifications— this is surplus food for all!

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 Tuesday, Dec. 5, Cook County Whole Foods Co-op 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. (50) 1/5tfn

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.
Thursdays: 6:30 p.m., open meeting & discussion at
the Lutsen fire hall meeting room.
Thursdays: Women’s Meeting, noon, First
Congregational Church in Grand Marais; Big Book
Study Group, 7 p.m., Senior Center in Grand Marais;
7 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.
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. See for agenda and minutes.

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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