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Minnesota artist, Gene Ritchie Monahan

Where: 
Johnson Heritage Post
When: 
Fri, 08/26/2016 - 5:00pm

The Johnson Heritage Post is holding an exhibition of more than 70 oil paintings by Minnesota artist, Gene Ritchie Monahan. The opening reception is Friday, August 26, from 5 to 7 pm, with an informational talk on Saturday, August 27, at 2 pm. The exhibition runs through Sunday, September 11. More information is available at 772-341-2788.
 

Cook County Farm & Craft Market

Where: 
Senior Center Parking Lot in Grand Marais
When: 
Sat, 08/27/2016 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Cook County Farm & Craft Market is held from each Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Senior Center parking lot. A variety of arts and crafts as well as baked goods, starter plants and more are offered by more than 20 vendors. 
 

Waste Electronics Collection Day

Where: 
Cook County Recycling Center
When: 
Sat, 08/27/2016 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Cook County Recyling Center is holding a "Waste Electronics Collection and Recycling" event Saturday, August 27th, from 9 am to 1 pm,  at the Recycling Center in Grand Marais. Some items may be dropped off free of charge. More information is available at the Solid Waste Office at 218-387-3630.

Fly by Night

Who: 
Author, Andrea Thalasinos (thal-ah-SEE-nos)
Where: 
Grand Marais Public Library
When: 
Sat, 08/27/2016 - 12:30pm

The Grand Marais Public Library hosts author Andrea Thalasinos (thal-ah-SEE-nos) Saturday, August 27th, at 12:30 pm. Her book, “Fly by Night” is her third book set on the North Shore. It explores the relationships we share with each other and the natural world, and also with the plight of the wolf. More information is available at 218- 387-1140.
 

Lighthouse Point Tours

Who: 
Cook County Historical Society
When: 
Sat, 08/27/2016 - 1:00pm

Cook County Historical Society sponsors guided tours to Lighthouse Point every Saturday at 1 pm. Tours start at the Museum, go to the lighthouse breakwater and last about one hour. Children must be accompanied by an adult. More information is available at the Museum or at 387-2883.
 

Author reading and book-signing

Who: 
Mary Casanova
Where: 
Drury Lane Books
When: 
Sat, 08/27/2016 - 5:00pm

Drury Lane Books is hosting a reading and book-signing by author Mary Casanova, Saturday, August 27th at 5 pm. Mary will read from her two newest books. Wake Up, Island, and Ice-Out. More information is available at 218-387-3370.
 

Weekend August 27th and 28th AA Meetings

Where: 
Hovland and Lutsen
When: 
Sat, 08/27/2016 - 7:00pm

There are regular meetings of AA, Al-Anon, and CoDA in Cook County.
Saturdays, there's an Open Meeting at 7 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hovland.
Sundays, there's a Big Book Study Group at 6:30 pm at the Lutsen Town Hall.
A complete schedule of meetings is on our website under the Ongoing Events menu. 

Open House at the Tofte Ranger Station

Where: 
Tofte, Minnesota
When: 
Sun, 08/28/2016 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

There will be an open house at the Tofte Ranger Station, Sunday, August 28th, from 11 am to 1 pm, as part of a national celebration of the Historic Preservation Act.  Visitors will be able to view the ongoing rehabilitation of the historic Ranger’s house, and a display of Civilian Conservation Corps – era photos. More information is available at (218)626-4393.
 

Ice Cream Social

Who: 
Care Partners
Where: 
Sydney's Frozen Custard
When: 
Sun, 08/28/2016 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Care Partners of Cook County is hosting an Ice Cream Social at Sydney’s Frozen Custard, Sunday, August 28th, from 2 to 5 pm. There will be an opportunity to learn about Care Partners and their new Senior Chore Program, win auction prizes, and enjoy frozen custard. Donations will help support programs and services for those on the journey of aging, serious illness, or end-of-life issues. 
 

Sawtooth Mountain Preschool Parent Advisory Council Meeting

Where: 
YMCA Conference Room
When: 
Mon, 08/29/2016 - 6:15pm - 7:15pm

There will be a Sawtooth Mountain Preschool Parent Advisory Council Meeting Monday, August 29th, at 6:15 pm, at the YMCA conference room. Childcare is available for families attending the meeting. RSVP for childcare is appreciated at 387-2297. 
 


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