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.

Garage sale

Multi item garage sale. Household, games, tools, some motorcycle gear. Saturday, April 18th. 9am-3pm. 2307 County Road 7.

CONTACT: Sandra Rude
PHONE: 2183701173
DATE: 04/16/2015 05:25am

Birchbark Books and Gifts is seeking summer staff!

Birchbark Books and Gifts is seeking summer staff!

Position #1-Midday Coverage Staff Person: Monday, Tuesday, and Wed 10am - 2pm as needed (Roughly 3-5 hours midday 2-4 days a week) June-August You could also pick up a few hours helping to price merchandise in May if you wished.

Position #2-Sunday 0pener Staff Person: Open - 3pm on Sundays (You would need to come in before open and do opening duties approximately 30 mins before opening) June 1st-October

  • June 1-21 10am open
  • June 22-August 31st 9am Open
  • September 9 or 10 am as scheduled
  • October 10am Open

Position #3- Evening Staff Person or Persons: Closer Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 1pm - Close (You would need to stay after close to do closing duties-approximately 30-45mins) June-August
September and October just Saturday and Sunday

  • June 11-26 Close between 5 and 6pm
  • June 28-July Close between 8 and 9pm (4th of July Fireworks 10pm Close)
  • Augusts Close between 8 and 9pm (Fishermans Picnic Fireworks 10pm Close)
  • September Close 6pm
  • October Close 5pm

This position could be shared by two people if preferred

Contact: Kelsey 952-237-3517 or email at or message me on FB

CONTACT: Kelsey-Birchbark Books and Gifts
PHONE: 952-237-3517
DATE: 04/15/2015 01:06pm

Community Acupuncture Introduction

Community Acupuncture is a low cost, efficient style of receiving acupuncture that will soon be available in Grand Mariais. Sarah Wilson L.Ac., in practice for 24 years will be offering this service. She will give a talk and a demo about how acupuncture works and how acupuncture can provide positive results with health issues such as chronic pain, stress, insomnia, improving immunity and energy and a ton of other health problems people deal with. Come learn more this Sat. 1pm to 2pm at the Senior Center. More about Sarah go to sarahwilsonacupuncture. Sarah is from Finland and branching out to start providing acupuncture and wellness services in Grand Marais starting this april.

CONTACT: sarah wilson
PHONE: 6128252160
DATE: 04/15/2015 11:05am

Cook County Higher Education: William Kent Krueger Book Club!

Join Cook County Higher Education for a William Kent Krueger Book Club!


A book discussion group is a forum where readers can come together and talk about books and the reading experience. We will be reading four William Kent Krueger books and discussing one of his books at each book group meeting. Come for 1 or come for all 4!

What: Brown Bag Lunch William Kent Krueger Book Club-A sweet treat provided!

Where: Cook County Higher Education 300 West 3rd St Grand Marais, MN

Time: 11:30am-12:30 pm


May 4th (Book: Iron Lake-His 1st Book 1998)

June 1st (Book: Boundary Waters 1999)

July 6th (Book: Thunder Bay 2007)

August 3rd (Book: Windigo Island 2014)

RSVP: Cook County Higher Education or 218-387-3411 or sign up online

This Book Club is in partnership with Birchbark Books and Gifts.

CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 04/13/2015 10:22am

Ruby's Pantry

Ruby’s Pantry will begin distributing in Grand Marais on May 12, 4:30 – 6:30.

Check out Cook County Ruby’s Pantry Facebook page for local information, or Ruby’s Pantry website at

We need a lot of volunteers to make this run smoothly.

Volunteer training April 21, 5:30 – 6:30/7:00 in the high school cafeteria.

RSVP for availability and training to Barb Spaulding at 

CONTACT: Barb Spaulding
PHONE: 387-9535
DATE: 04/12/2015 06:21am

Reminder: Healing Touch Level 1 workshop 4-18-19th

Class space is available for the Level 1 Healing Touch workshop on April 18th and 19th, 2015. please contact Pamela Faye Registration information @ 218-387-1566



CONTACT: Pamela Faye
PHONE: 218-387-1566
DATE: 04/09/2015 06:11pm