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Calendar of events-July 4, 2013


Market in the Park, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 22

Duck Races, 2 p.m. Fridays, Pine River Dam through Aug. 16

Big Fun Tuesday, 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays, Crosslake Town Square through Aug. 13

Hackensack Kids Fishing Contest, Tuesdays

Turtle Races, 2 p.m. Wednesdays, downtown Nisswa through Aug. 21

Farmers’ Markets

Crosslake: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays, Crosslake Town Square

Nisswa: 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursdays, Nisswa American Legion parking lot

Pine River: 2:30-5:30 p.m. Fridays, Barclay Avenue & Third Street


3 Nisswa Freedom Days Festival with parade at 7 p.m.

3-4 Stars & Stripes Days, Pequot Lakes, fireworks at dusk July 3, parade at noon July 4

5-6 Huge book sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. July 5, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. July 6, Pequot Lakes Library

5-7 “Church Basement Ladies 2: A Second Helping,” Pequot Lakes Community Theatre musical, 7:30 p.m. July 5-6, 2 p.m. July 7, Chalberg Theatre, Central Lakes College,

6 Run for the Walleye 5K & Kids’ Sunfish Dash, 8:30 a.m., Crosslake Community Center

6 Celebrate America-Crosslake Fireworks, dusk

6 Band in the Park, Andy and Kyle (variety), 7-9 p.m., Trailside Park, Pequot Lakes

6 Crosslake Outdoor Music Series, Decade 7, Crosslake Town Square

9 Pequot Lakes Library children’s program, Deep Portage naturalist on birds, 1-2 p.m.

9-13 “Church Basement Ladies 2: A Second Helping,” Pequot Lakes Community Theatre musical, 7:30 p.m., Chalberg Theatre, Central Lakes College, Brainerd

9-10 Bean Hole Days, serving at noon July 10, Trailside Park, Pequot Lakes

10 Artist Michelle Pfeiffer 10 a.m., Nisswa Community Children’s Library

10-13 Lakes Area Artists Art Show and Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Live Well at the Journey Church, Nisswa

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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