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Santa's Workshop

When: 
Sat, 12/07/2019 - 08:00 am - 02:00 pm


Cook County Girl Scouts invite kids of all ages to Santa’s Workshop, Saturday, December 7 from 8 am to 2 pm at the Cook County Community Center in Grand Marais. Festivities start with a pancake breakfast, bake sale and kid’s play corner at 8 am.  Shopping starts at 9 am with Scout elves assisting little shoppers in choosing and wrapping presents with which to surprise their family. Pictures with Santa from 11 am to 1 pm. For more information, call 387-2487 or email: loons13@outlook.com.

Northwoods Fiber Guild Open House and Holiday Sale

When: 
Sat, 12/07/2019 - 09:00 am - 02:00 pm

Northwoods Fiber Guild hosts an Open House and Holiday Sale on Saturday, December 7 from 9 am to 2 pm at the Grand Marais Art Colony.  There will be treats as well as knitting, spinning, and weaving demos throughout the day.

Poetry reading and sharing in honor of Ralph Latham

When: 
Sun, 12/08/2019 - 02:00 pm

An informal poetry reading and sharing will be held in honor of Ralph Latham on Sunday, December 8th at 2 pm at Drury Lane Books in Grand Marais. A long-time resident of Grand Marais, Ralph passed away in November. The community is invited to attend and share a story, something Ralph wrote, or a beloved piece of writing he introduced to you. Please, no perfumes, scented products or flowers.  For more information contact Kay Grindland by phone at 370-8573 or email at kgrindland11@gmail.com.

AEOA job-search assistance for senior adults

Who: 
​Arrowhead Economic Opporturnity Agency
When: 
Mon, 12/09/2019 (All day)

Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency (AEOA) is offering a program that provides low-income senior adults job-search assistance and temporary employment. This federal program helps Cook County residents, aged 55 and over, rejoin the workforce by working in their community while receiving on-the-job training. The program also benefits non-profit organizations by providing them a part-time temporary paid worker.  More information is available from Jan at 218-327-6748.

Ice Fishing Rod Building

When: 
Mon, 12/09/2019 (All day)

Tettegouche State Park offers an Ice Fishing Rod Building workshop on Saturday and Sunday, December 14 and 15 from 9 am to 4 pm.  Although it is a two-day workshop, rods should be finished in one day, allowing a night to allow the finishing epoxy to completely cure.  Preregistration required by December 9 and can be done by calling Tettegouche State Park at (218)-353-8802.

Social Drop-in Group

When: 
Mon, 12/09/2019 - 01:30 pm

The Healthy Living adult social drop-in group meets every Monday at 1:30 pm at The Hub (formerly the Senior Center).  The meetings include snacks, games, and tips on healthy living.  More information at 387-2660.

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

Where: 
Grand Marais
When: 
Mon, 12/09/2019 - 05:30 pm

There are regular meetings of AA, Al-Anon, and CoDA in Cook County and you can find a complete schedule of those meetings on our website, under the Ongoing Events menu.

Every Monday, in Grand Marais, there's a CoDependents Anonymous meeting at 5:30 p.m. and an Al-Anon meeting at 7 p.m., both

at the First Congregational Church; and at 7 p.m. there's an AA Open Meeting at the Senior Center.

Ruby's Pantry

When: 
Tue, 12/10/2019 - 05:00 pm - 06:30 pm

Ruby’s Pantry holds food distributions on the second Tuesday of the month from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Cook County High School. Participants must bring containers to receive food. All are welcome. Volunteers are needed from 3:30 p.m. until distribution ends at 6:30 p.m.  More information is available from rubys@boreal.org.

Schroeder Town Meeting

Where: 
Schroeder Town Hall
When: 
Tue, 12/10/2019 - 07:00 pm

The township of Schroeder meets the second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Schroeder Town Hall, 124 Cramer Road., Schroeder. More information about the township is available at SchroederTownship.com

Grandma Rays Trivia Night

Where: 
Grandma Rays
When: 
Tue, 12/10/2019 - 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

Grandma Rays hosts Trivia Night every Tuesday from 7 until 9 p.m. 


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