BAXTER -- The League of Women Voters of the Brainerd Lakes Area is hosting an event on the U.S. Census Bureau Sept. 12 at Prairie Bay Restaurant in Baxter.

Sarah Priest, a partnership specialist with the U.S. Census Bureau, will be the speaker. Lunch and social will be at 11:30 a.m., with program at noon.

The League of Women Voters of the Brainerd Lakes Area is a nonpartisan political organization with a 90-year history of educating Minnesota voters. It encourages informed and active participation in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy, a news release stated.

Membership in the league is open to men and women of all ages. Go to www.lwvmn.org or call 651-224-5445 for more information.