Upcoming community events (posted Aug. 30)

North Branch Farmers’ Market 

North Branch Farmers’ Market is open Saturdays July through October, 8 a.m. to noon. The North Branch Farmers’ Market is located at the Lake State Federal Credit Union parking lot on 8th ave & Main St. Call 651-674-7624 for more information.

Overeaters Anonymous 

Overeaters Anonymous meetings held every Friday at 10 a.m. at the United Methodist Church fellowship hall, 5459 E. Viking Blvd., Wyoming. No dues, fees, or weigh-ins. Call Anne at 651-674-1729.

PFLAG meeting 

The East Central MN Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays will meet on Sunday, Sept. 9, 3 p.m. at the ARC Retreat Center, 1680 373rd Ave NE, Stanchfield – west of Grandy.  Please note, this is one hour earlier than usual. Questions about PFLAG or how to get to ARC?  Call 320-396-3128 or 763-464-0079.

RC American Legion, Auxiliary meeting

The Rush City American Legion and Auxiliary meeting and potluck dinner will be held on Monday, Sept. 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Rush City Senior Center.

Blue Star Mothers day change

Since the first Monday of September is Labor Day, the MN Blue Star Mothers Chapter 16 will meet Sept. 10 at the Pine City VFW at 6:3 p.m.

Audubon meeting and trip plans

Duluth birding expert, Eric Brunke, will speak on “Raptor Identification” at the Wild River Audubon Chapter meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 11.  The meeting is 7-9 p.m. at the Chisago Lakes Area Library at 11754 302nd Street in Chisago City.  During the meeting they will also finalize carpool arrangements for a field trip on Saturday, Sept. 15 to Hawk Ridge in Duluth.  Both events are free, and the public is encouraged to attend.

NB Chamber lunch set for Sept. 11

The September North Branch Area Chamber Luncheon will be Tuesday, Sept. 11, noon to 1 p.m. at the North Branch American Legion, 6439 Elm Street. Speaker will be Mike Buchite on Employee Benefits Packages. Featured business is Recycled Wardrobes. The lunch will be catered bu Joe’s on Main Street. Cost is $8 at the door or “Prepaid Express.”  Please RSVP by Friday, Sept. 7 by calling 651-674-4077 or email:nbachamber@izoom.net.

Almelund Seniors

Almelund Seniors will meet at the Amador Town Hall on Friday, Sept. 14 for a potluck dinner at noon. There will be music and cards for all to enjoy in the afternoon. Everyone is welcome.

Almelund Apple Festival set for Sept. 16

The 19th annual Almelund Apple Festival is set for Sunday, Sept. 16, 11 a.m.– 4 p.m. at the Amador School House Heritage Center and Swedish Immigrant Log Farm in Almelund. Your help is needed: art/craft/produce booth space available; call Diane at 651-583-2295 for details. Can you demonstrate an old time craft? Can you donate two hours of your time? Silent auction donations sought. Please call or text Lin at 651-269-3580. All proceeds go toward the Immigrant Log Farm project and the Heritage Center.

N. Chisago Historical Society

North Chisago Historical Society will meet Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. at Rushseba Town Hall. Gwen Swenson of North Branch will give a presentation on the history of 4-H, with emphasis on Chisago County involvement. She has been a 4-H volunteer for 35 years. The November meeting will be on the 6th, at 7 p.m. at the North Branch Library. Guest speaker will be Marilyn McGriff.

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