Pineandlakes Echo Journal
The seventh annual Arts Off 84 Art Crawl on Saturday and Sunday, Aug.
The Central Lakes College Community Band will begin its fall season with the first rehearsal at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, in the rehearsal hall E471 on the Central Lakes College (CLC) campus. Rehearsals last two hours and are open to all interested musicians from high school juniors to adults of high school skill level and above. The CLC Community Band Fall concert, "A Bit of Scotch, A Bit of Brit," will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, in the Chalberg Theater, Brainerd campus. For more information, contact Steve Anderson at email@example.com or 218-855-8215.
More than 1,000 people attended the Crosslake Art Show earlier this month at the Crosslake Community Center. The show featured artwork from more than 30 local artists. People's Choice award winners were:. • Laurel LaBorde, Thursday, Aug. 7, for her painting of Crosslake fireworks. • Barbara Neihart, Friday, Aug. 8, for her painting of a red canoe. • Phyllis Frankum, Saturday, Aug. 9, for her painting of hollyhocks.
Deep Portage Learning Center in Hackensack seeks black ink drawings of wild animals, fish, birds and insects that are native to the north-central Minnesota area for its annual Critter Art Contest. The winning artist's drawing will be featured on Deep Portage's 2015 critter art mugs. Examples of critters featured on past years' mugs are: turtle, porcupine, fawn, buck, sunfish, wolf, grouse, musky, large-mouth bass, bobcat, chickadee, house wren and hummingbird, osprey and dragonfly. Send drawings to Deep Portage Learning Center, 2197 Nature Center Drive N.W., Hackensack, MN 56452.
Join three Central Lakes College (CLC) instructors on a trip to Costa Rica on March 6-14 to learn about the land, the language and the people of this peaceful nation. There are two ways to participate: as a credit-earning student or as a community participant.
In the first Central Lakes College (CLC) Cultural Thursday event of the 2014-15 year, CLC Spanish faculty Tracey Kloeckl-Jiménez will share the "Iceberg Concept of Culture" at noon Thursday, Sept.
Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl and Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch announced the Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for 2014 is now open. The Minnesota Sheriff's Association (MSA) will be awarding up to 15 $600 scholarships for this year.
Edward Abbey's most famous fiction work, "The Monkey Wrench Gang, will be discussed at an Unlimited Learning event from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, at Heartwood Senior Living in Crosby. It is a wildly funny and almost tragic tale with four main characters who are ecologically minded misfits who attempt to sabotage environmentally damaging projects in the Southwest. Jack Hickerson, PhD, literature professor emeritus, Southwest State, will lead the discussion of this fifth novel in the Western American Literature Series.
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Pre-registration is required for the following Pequot Lakes Community Education classes. Contact Pequot Lakes Community Education at 218-568-9200 for more information or to register. • Swimming lessons: Instructor Vickey Leonard will teach swimming lessons Mondays, Sept. 8-Oct. 13, or Wednesdays, Sept. 10-Oct. 15. Class times vary, depending on swim level. Fee is $48 for six lessons. • Dance/exercise classes: Instructor Michelle Gonzalez of Spirit Movement Dance Studio will teach dance/exercise classes Tuesdays, Sept. 9-30, at Pequot Lakes High School. Times are listed with each class.