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Current Local Events & Announcements

AARP Driver Safety Class

Where: 
Cook County Community Center
When: 
Thu, 03/28/2019 - 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Minnesota drivers aged 55 and over can receive an auto insurance discount by taking an approved eight-hour driver safety/accident reduction class. Drivers maintain the discount by taking a four-hour refresher class every three years.  AARP is offering a class that can count as an initial four hours, or a four-hour refresher on Thursday, March 28 from noon to 4 pm at the Cook County Community Center. More information from Pam at 387-2035.

GED prep courses

Where: 
12 N. Broadway Grand Marais
When: 
Thu, 03/28/2019 - 01:30 pm - 07:00 pm

Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency offers GED preparation, computer literacy, and English language skills courses on Thursdays from 1:30 to 7 pm.  Courses take place at 15 N. Broadway in Grand Marais.  More information at (218)-749-2912.

Sharon McMahon at CCHE

When: 
Thu, 03/28/2019 - 05:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Cook County Higher Education hosts Sharon McMahon of Three Irish Girls Photography on Thursday, March 28 from 5;30 to 8:30 pm.  Sharon will talk about her journey from a high school teacher to building a hand dyeing company, to becoming a full-time photographer.  More information at (218)-387-3411.
 

Seedy Characters: Vegetable Container Gardening

Where: 
Cook County Community Center
When: 
Thu, 03/28/2019 - 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm

A vegetable container gardening class will be held at the Cook County Community Center on Thursday, March 28 from 6:30 to 8 pm.  U of M Extension Master Gardener Hillary Freeman will lead the class.  More information at 387-3015.  
 

3 Day Basic Welding Class

Where: 
Cook County Higher Education
When: 
Fri, 03/29/2019 (All day)

Cook County Higher Education hosts a three-day basic welding class Friday through Sunday, March 29-31 from 9 am to 5 pm each day.  Don Hammer will lead the class. More information at (218)-387-3411.

Friday Cook County AA, Al-Anon, and CoDA Meetings

Where: 
Grand Marais
When: 
Fri, 03/29/2019 - 07:30 pm

There are regular AA, Al-Anon, and CoDA meetings in Cook County and the complete weekly schedule of meetings is on our website under the Ongoing Events menu.
On Fridays, there's an "As Bill Sees It" Discussion Group Open Meeting, at 7:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Grand Marais.
 

2019 Lundie vacation home tour

When: 
Sun, 03/31/2019 (All day)

The 2019 Lundie vacation home tour will be held on July 13.  The tour features five historic and architecturally significant sites along the North Shore of Lake Superior.  For more information and to make reservations, contact the Cross River Heritage Center at (218)-663-7706.

Ann Bancroft Foundation grant deadline

When: 
Sun, 03/31/2019 (All day)

The Ann Bancroft Foundation awards grants to girls in the state of Minnesota in the hopes of inspiring and encouraging them to imagine something bigger – and the next grant application deadline is April 1. Dare to Dream Grants fund art, cultural, leadership, educational, and outdoors or wilderness experiences for girls in grades 4 through 12. Let Me Play Grants fund sport, athletic, and dance equipment or participation fees for girls in grades K through 12.

More information and grant application forms can be found at annbancroftfoundation.org.

Care Partners Senior Rides Program

When: 
Mon, 04/01/2019 (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 and to fill 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.

Social Drop-in Group

Where: 
Cook County Senior Center
When: 
Mon, 04/01/2019 - 01:30 pm - 03:30 pm

The Healthy Living adult social drop-in group meets every Monday at 1:30 pm at the Cook County Senior Center.  The meetings include snacks, games, and tips on healthy living.  More information at (218)-387-4055.


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