Events and Meetings

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Energize Your Year Series by Cultivating Compassion | Wednesday

FEB 8 | CULTIVATING COMPASSION 

How can we spread compassion? What can we, as individuals, do to cultivate empathy and gratitude in our communities? What can we learn from each other and other cultures about compassion? And, what are a few practical tips we can do to nurture compassion in our own homes, community, and workplaces?

11:30-1PM BROWN BAG LUNCH
$20 A SESSION 

www.northshorecampus.org | 218-387-3411 | highered@northshorecampus.org

Instructor: Lori Rothstein - MN Extension

This series is made possible by a grant from the North Shore Health Care Foundation



CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 2183873411
DATE: 02/06/2017 10:31am

Beginning Spanish Level 2 | Learning Through Storytelling Starts TONIGHT

Beginning Spanish Level 2 | Learning Through Storytelling 

Mondays in February | 5:30pm-7pm
Starting Feb 6
Cost: $80 (Includes 4 sessions) 

This course is perfect for those that have attended Beginning Spanish with Carrie Jansen. It will also be a good fit for those that have someSpanish language skills but are not seeking an advanced class. 

Carrie and the students will be utilizing storytelling as a tool for language learning. 
http://learnoutlive.com/your-brain-on-storytelling-foreign-language-learning-through-stories/

Registratoin:
www.northshorecampus.org | highered@northshorecampus.org | 218-387-3411
 



CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 2183873411
DATE: 02/06/2017 10:25am

2nd Annual Vintage Snowmobile Ride

Vintage Snowmobile Ride! Saturday February 25th, 2017. Start and End at Cascade Lodge. Registration opens at 9:00 a.m. Ride starts at 11:15 a.m.  $10.00 entry fee. Prizes and awards. Visit Cascadelodgemn.com then click "snowmobiling" in the "while you are here" for more info. Or contact Larry at 218-370-9268



CONTACT: Larry McNeally
PHONE: 2183709268
DATE: 02/03/2017 03:58pm

ECFE Snowshoeing Event

Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) is sponsoring a Snowshoeing Event on Monday, February 6, 2017 at 5:00pm.  For more information and to sign up contact Pam Foster, pfoster@isd166.org or 218-387-2271 ext. 421.



CONTACT:
DATE: 02/02/2017 03:58pm

Northwood Food Project Potluck-Feb. 10

The Northwoods Food Project Seed Swap and Potluck is NOT this Saturday, the 4th as was posted in this month's issue of Northern Wilds!  But it IS Friday, Feb. 10!

Discussion of vegetable varieties and seed swap begins at 4:00 pm;  Potluck dinner starts at 5:30pm.

Sorry for any confusion.  All is happening at the Community Center - hope to see you there!

 



CONTACT: Hartley Newell-Acero
PHONE: 387-2330
DATE: 02/02/2017 01:08pm

New to Medicare Presentation & Individual Counseling Feb. 23rd.

New To Medicare Presentation
Thursday February 23rd. 10am - 12pm

Attend this session to learn about Medicare parts A through D, Medicare insurance options, supplemental insurance, extra help paying for prescription drugs, Medicare Savings Programs and more.

Get your questions answered!

This is a free informational presentation, presented by Marjori Bottila of The Senior LinkAge Line® at the Cook County Senior Center.

To register or learn more call the Cook County Senior Center at 218-387-2660.

Don't try to master Medicare alone.



CONTACT: Bev
PHONE: 218-387-2660
DATE: 01/31/2017 11:26am

Call to Artists at Johnson Heritage Post

Kindling Curiosity--Lighting the Creative Spark

March 24-April 9, 2017 Johnson Heritage Post

What twinge of curiosity, fire of wonder, or boggling paradox kindles in you the urge to create? What light, scenery or wildness ignites your creative spark here on the North Shore? Ponder and express, bringing your clay, paint, glass, fiber, words, wax or photo expression to the Johnson Heritage Post on March 20th or 21st.

Maximum two pieces per artist.



CONTACT: Mary MacDonald
PHONE: 387-1221
DATE: 01/30/2017 01:07pm

Starting Wednesday-Move It In February!

Welcome to Winter and all the opportunities to MOVE IT!

MOVE IT is about moving towards good health in lots of ways, including being physically active.  It’s also about choosing healthier foods and feeling more peaceful and engaged in your life.

Check out the MOVE IT calendar, and you’re sure to find something to get you moving in a healthy direction!   Visit sawtoothmountainclinic.org and click on the MOVE IT icon for detailed information on event times and locations.

This weeks events include Qigong, Curling, Adult Hockey, Open Skating, and FREE DAY at the Y!

You can also register online to log your minutes/miles of physical activity.  They’ll all add up as we make our way from hot spring to hot spring on our way to Chena, Alaska!  Last year we made it all the way there,  but only got part of the way home.                                                                                    Can we MOVE IT enough to get there and back this February?

 



CONTACT: Hartley Acero
PHONE: 218387-2330
DATE: 01/30/2017 10:21am

Life in Complex Times Series | Work Life | TODAY 11:30-1pm

Life in Complex Times Series | January 30th Work Life 
In these sessions, we will work together to activate the collective intelligence of the group to find new solutions for challenges in our work life, personal growth and in building community in today's complex world!

How could conversations of possibility shift your work and life? Build confidence and capacity for complex challenges. Learn and practice proven patterns and methods for collaborative leadership and change. Making the most of conversations that matter!

Bring your key issues, challenges, existing and emerging projects, and questions. The stuff you are working on now - or want to begin soon.

Mondays 11:30-1pm (bring your own lunch) 
January 30 -- work life
February 13 -- personal growth
February 27 -- building community

Cost: $20 per session or $40 for 3 sessions with prepayment. www.northshorecampus.org

This series is made possible by a grant from the North Shore Health Care Foundation

Cook County Higher Education
Advanced Education on the North Shore
North Shore Campus
300 West 3rd St.
P. O. Box 57
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Website and Course Registration: http://www.northshorecampus.org
Events and Updates: www.facebook.com/cookcountyhighereducation
Email: highered@northshorecampus.org
Ph: (218) 387-3411
Fax:  (218)387-3413



CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 2183873411
DATE: 01/30/2017 09:50am

JIM AND MICHELE MILLER LIVE!!!!

WE'LL BE AT  VOYAGEURS  BREWING  CO  TODAY AT 4 TILL 7  COME ON OUT FOR SOME GREAT TUNES.  BREANDA  BENSON IS SITTING IN ON PEDAL STEEL!!!!



CONTACT: Jim Miller
PHONE: 2184752656
DATE: 01/28/2017 08:22am

Beginning Spanish Level 2 | Learning Through Storytelling

Beginning Spanish Level 2 | Learning Through Storytelling 

Mondays in February | 5:30pm-7pm
Starting Feb 6
Cost: $80 (Includes 4 sessions) 

This course is perfect for those that have attended Beginning Spanish with Carrie Jansen. It will also be a good fit for those that have some Spanish language skills but are not seeking an advanced class. 

Carrie and the students will be utilizing storytelling as a tool for language learning. 
http://learnoutlive.com/your-brain-on-storytelling-foreign-language-learning-through-stories/

Registratoin:
www.northshorecampus.org | highered@northshorecampus.org | 218-387-3411
 



CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 2183873411
DATE: 01/27/2017 12:04pm

GMATA Local Events Marketing Grant Application - now available!

The application for the Grand Marais Area Tourism Association Local Events Marketing Grant is now available. To receive an application, please email katie@visitcookcounty.com or call Visit Cook County at 218-387-2788. This application is available for anyone in the Grand Marais lodging district that hosts events and feels they need financial assistance with marketing their event. The Grand Marais Area Tourism Association realizes that Grand Marais is a very event-centric area and appreciates all of the hard work and time that you put into making these events happen. The application may be filled out in a typed or hand written format, and sent back to me either by mail or email. The deadline for the application is March 10th, 2017.

If you know of any other Grand Marais organizations that may be interested in marketing their event, please feel free to send them my way.

Thank you and please feel free to reach out with questions.

Katie Krantz



CONTACT: Katie Krantz
PHONE: 218-387-2788
DATE: 01/26/2017 11:02am

Annual Trollbeads Valentine's Day Party!!!

Join us here at Sivertson Gallery on Friday, February 10th from 5-7pm for our annual Trollbeads Valentine's Day Party!



CONTACT: Sivertson Gallery
PHONE: 218-387-2491
DATE: 01/25/2017 11:48am

TOPS Informational Meeting

There is a new TOPS group starting in Grand Marais. If you are looking for weight loss support, weight maintaining or want to learn about healthy nutrition and lifestyles, join us for an informational meeting.

Wednesday January 25th.
8am
Senior Center

For more information contact Sharlene at 387-1287 from 7-9am or 7-9pm.



CONTACT:
DATE: 01/24/2017 08:38am