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Current Local Events & Announcements

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. 
 

Senior Rides Program

Who: 
Care Partners
When: 
Wed, 08/31/2016 (All day)

Senior Rides Program needs volunteer drivers to provide rides for those 60 and older to out-of-county medical, dental, and eye appointments, to meet transportation needs not met by Arrowhead Transit or friends and relatives. Senior Rides also offers transportation within Cook County for medical appointments, as well as wellness and social activities. Volunteers are reimbursed for mileage and can choose their assignments. More information is available at 218-387-3788.
 

AARP Driver Refresher Course

Where: 
Birch Grove Community Center
When: 
Wed, 08/31/2016 - 12:30pm - 4:30pm

There will be an AARP Driver Refresher Course Wednesday, August 31st, from 12:30 to 4:30 pm at the Birch Grove Center in Tofte. More information and registrations are available with Pam, at 218-387-2035; or Bill, at 218-387-3167.

Cook County Schools Open House

When: 
Wed, 08/31/2016 - 3:30pm - 6:30pm

Cook County School District 166 is holding an Open House on Wednesday, August 31st, from 3:30 to 6:30 pm. All the classrooms and the ECFE area will be open for families to visit. After the event, there will be an open informational session regarding the school levy and bond proposals. More information is available at 218-387-2271
 

Pickle-making Class

Who: 
Cook County Extension
Where: 
Community Center
When: 
Thu, 09/01/2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Cook County Extension is hosting a pickle-making class with instructor, Hana Senty, Thursday, September 1st, from 6 to 8 pm, at the Community Center kitchen. Class fee includes materials and one quart of pickles. Registration is required by Tuesday, August 30th, at 218-387-3015.
 
 


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