Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Lydia Hubbard pounded 10 kills and collected four blocks for the Pequot Lakes Patriots volleyball team in a 3-0 Mid-State Conference victory over the Crosby-Ironton Rangers Thursday, Sept. 13. Rita Ganley put up 16 set assists for the Patriots and Mariah Rickard served five aces. Pequot Lakes 25 25 25 Crosby-Ironton 7 10 18 Crosby-Ironton statistics Bailey Potter 3 kills, 5 digs, 1 block Jacey Rydberg 1 kill, 7 set assists Jordan Papenfuss 4 set assists, 2 digs Marlee Zender 4 set assists, 2 digs
Dusty Heart - Barbara Jean and Molly Dean - is the opening act of the 2018 Grassroots Concerts season. This will be the first time the relatively new duo has played in Nisswa. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, at the Live Well Nightclub and Coffee Bar in the Journey Church, 5459 County Road 18 (next to Nisswa School). Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12 with listening attention when accompanied by an adult. Seating is first-come, first-served.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, a nonprofit organization that helps those living in poverty, will sponsor its third annual Friends of the Poor Walk on Saturday, Sept. 29, to benefit those in need in local communities. The local event, The Church Street Challenge, is a 1.5-mile walk that will begin at 10 a.m. in the St. Christopher's Church parking lot in Nisswa and end in the same location. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m.
Pine River United Methodist Church will host its fall harvest dinner from 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the church on Barclay Avenue. The slow-roasted, marinated pork dinner will also include orange fluff salad, mashed potatoes and gravy, cheesy corn, cranberry sauce and pie. Cost is $10 for adults and free for ages 6 and under.
A Community Clergy Training Program on Military Culture and Wounds of War & Building Community Partnerships will be the topic of a free seminar from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at LifeHouse Coffee in downtown Pine River. Chaplain Steve Sullivan will be the facilitator. Refreshments and lunch will be provided.
Based on the true-life story of a horribly disfigured man who overcame personal adversity and became a celebrated part of Victorian London society, "The Elephant Man" is first up on the Brainerd Community Theatre season of plays. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 27-29, and Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 2-4, in the Chalberg Theatre on the Brainerd campus of Central Lakes College.
Submitted Photo The Crosslake Community School PTO receives a $2,000 check from Crosslake Town Square merchants for providing volunteers to run the Big Fun Tuesdays free family fun events throughout the summer at town square. Shown from left are Elysha Novak, PTO president; Jacob Buckentin; Nola Novak; Eli Novak; Eli Buckentin; Heidi O'Brien, PTO treasurer; Peyton O'Brien; Beth Buckentin, PTO vice president; and Joe Kraemer.
Pine River-Backus Community Education offers the following upcoming classes. Register online at prbschools.revtrak.net or call 218-587-2080. • Hunt Utilities Group Resilient Living Campus open house and tour: 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, 2331 Dancing Wind Road SW, Suite 1, Pine River. Fee: Free. For anyone hoping to find out what is happening on the campus with Hunt Utilities Group and Happy Dancing Turtle, or for those looking for updates, this open house is available. Staff will share updates and guide tours. Light refreshments will be provided.
The Crow Wing County Land Services Department will conduct a business electronics collection event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Crow Wing County Landfill.
The Pine River-Backus Family Center at 245 Barclay Ave. in Pine River is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays. Contact the family center at 218-587-4292. Events this month include: • Pine River Area Food Shelf: Open 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, and 3:30-6 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month.