Events and Meetings

Announce upcoming community events. Please note that an event hosted by a business is considered a commercial event and should be posted under Business Ads. If an item fits under one of the other categories, please do NOT post it as an event - post it in the other category.

Visioning the Future for Pregnancy Care


What - A community discussion, led by Sawtooth Mountain Clinic providers

Who -  anyone interested in brainstorming ideas for enhancing care for pregnant women and their families.


Where – Corcoran Classroom, Lower Level of the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic


When – Sunday, January 25 – 2:00-4:00pm


This is a beginning conversation to envision creative ways to better serve all pregnant women in Cook County.

Families in rural areas have unique challenges.

This community has a history of creating unique solutions.


Bring ideas to share!


CONTACT: Jack McDonnell
DATE: 01/24/2015 08:01pm

Old Time Square Dance at NorthHouse Folk School

Old Time Square Dance at NorthHouse Folk School
 in Grand Marais
Sat. Jan 24th, 7:30-10:30, $10
Live Music by The Boot Lickers    
Dances will be taught.  
No experience and no partner necessary.
Come to dance or just listen
Bring a water bottle  

Old Time Fiddle with AJ Srubas Banjo Workshop with Aaron Tacke
3:30-5:30 Cook County Community Center317 W. 5th St.    For more info or
to sign up, contact Elise  612-961-4691


CONTACT: Melinda
DATE: 01/24/2015 11:14am

Facebook Basics Workshop

Facebook Basics Workshop

* What is a sell and swap group
* How to create a personal Facebook page
* How to upload a picture or albums
* What is an event invite or a page invite
* How to find your friends or business
* How to share or like a post
* How to message friends
* What are friends posts and what are ads
* How to set up or changing privacy settings
* What is a news feed and what is a personal page
* And So Much More!

Lecture and Lab

Please bring a laptop or Ipad. If you need to borrow a laptop for the workshop please let us know in advance.

When: Saturday February 21st, 2015 9am-Noon
Where: Cook County Higher Education
300 West 3rd Street Grand Marais, MN 55604
Instructor: Don Bremer
Cost: $60.00
Contact...218-387-3411 or or

CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 01/23/2015 11:49am

Serving Community Lunch Since 2005!

Please join us for Community Lunch at Birch Grove Community School on Tuesday, February 10 from 11:30 to 12:00. Birch Grove Community School has been serving Community Lunch since 2005! Thank you to all of the community members that make it to our lunches. We appreciate your support and love to see you each month!

On the menu for Tuesday, February 10:
Garlic Bread
Romaine & Spinach Salad w/Ranch
Strawberry Poke Cake


We hope to see you here!

Birch Grove Community School, 663-0170,,

CONTACT: Diane Blanchette
PHONE: 218-663-0170
DATE: 01/22/2015 12:48pm

Really Basic Computing Workshop! Curious about computers, find computers confusing, intimidating or downright scary?

Computer Basics Workshop......Really Basic Computing!!!

This may be the class you've been waiting for if you are curious about computers, find computers confusing, intimidating or downright scary. Or perhaps you know someone who fits that description and can recommend this class to them.

Both Lecture and Lab....bring your questions! No questions will be considered too basic!

Whether you are new to using computers or would like to improve your basic skills and understanding, this hands on workshop can give you the skills you need to operate a computer efficiently.

Participants will be given a general introduction to how computers function along with common computer terminology.

This computer basics workshop will also allow you to navigate programs like Word, Excel and PowerPoint; learn to find, open, and save files; explore the internet and give you a few tips and tricks to navigate your computer.

Instructor: Don Bremer

Please bring your laptop to the course. If you do not have a laptop and are still interested in taking the course please let us know 218-387-3411 or

Cost: $60 a participant

Interested in the Course or want to register? 218-387-3411 or or

CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 01/21/2015 01:33pm

Basic Welding Course Feb 6, 7th and 8th! Almost Full-Register Today!

Basic Welding Course Feb 6, 7th and 8th!
This course provides the student with an understanding of basic welding fundamentals and the ability to properly and safely use gas and electric welding equipment to perform welding and cutting procedures in the flat position. There will be a sculptural dynamic to this course that will address basic layout and fabrication techniques.

Friday, Feb 6th 9am-5pm
Saturday, Feb 7th 9am-5pm
Sunday, Feb 8th 9am-5pm

Where: Cook County High School (Industrial Tech Room) located at 101 W. 5th Street, Grand Marais, MN

Instructor: Don Hammer

Fee: $225 plus $40 materials fee

To Register:
Call Cook County Higher Education at (218)387-3411 or email or register online at Class size is limited so register early to avoid disappointment.

CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 01/21/2015 10:09am