Events

Wednesday, Sept. 17

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9 a.m. Women Walking for Wellness, meet at Cabin Coffeehouse and Café.

9-11 a.m. Minnesota Education Fair for high school students. BSU Campus, Room 100, Memorial Hall.

10:30 a.m. Children's Storytime, "Apples and Pumpkins," at Bemidji Public Library.

11 a.m.-1 p.m., United Way Chili Cook-off/Campaign Kick-off. Paul Bunyan Mall, Bemidji.

4 p.m. OPC Kayak Trip on Lake Bemidji. Meet at boat launch, Diamond Point Park, Bemidji.

6-8 p.m. Open volleyball and children's craft activities at First Presbyterian Church, Bemidji. Everyone welcome. 444-5016.

Thursday, Sept. 18

10:30 a.m. "Lapsit" Storytime program for 2-year-olds at Bemidji Public Library.

11-11:45 a.m. Bemidji Senior Center offers Silver Stretchers exercise and Walk Away the Pounds.

12:30-1:30 p.m. Kitchigami Regional Mobile Library, Becida Store in Becida.

2-7 p.m. Bemidji Baptist Church Garage Sale, 1009 Sixth Street SE, Nymore.

2:15-2:30 p.m. Kitchigami Regional Mobile Library, Drop Stop, Main Street in Laporte.

Government

Wednesday, Sept. 17

9 a.m. Hubbard County Board of Commissioners meets in Hubbard County Courthouse board room, 301 Court Ave., Park Rapids.

7:30 p.m. Cass Lake School Board meets at Cass Lake High School, 15308 Minnesota Highway 371.

Thursday, Sept. 18

7 p.m. Headwaters Regional Development Commission meeting. 444-4732 for location.

10 a.m.-noon Mn/DOT Greater Minnesota Transit Plan workshop, Minnesota Workforce Center, 616 America Avenue, NW, Bemidji.

Services

Wednesday, Sept. 17

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Beltrami County WIC (women/infants/children) clinic at Beltrami County Community Service Center, 616 America Ave. N.W., Suite 130.

9 a.m.-4 p.m. Bemidji Senior Center's Senior Creations Craft Shop open.

9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cass Lake Family Service Center open for clients.

9:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Seventh-day Adventist Clothing Center offers used clothing, quilting and craft material free or at bargain prices at center, 810 15th St. N.W.

9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. St. Philip's Clothing Depot offers free and low-priced clothing, linens, toys and household items, and accepts donations.

9:30-11:30 a.m. Cass Lake Food Shelf open for walk-ins.

10 a.m.-noon The Homeless Response Team accepts donations of good used furniture at All Area Storage, U.S. Highway 71 South, just past Luepke's.

10:30-11:30 a.m. Kitchigami Regional Mobile Library, West Wind parking lot, Waskish.

12:25-1:45 p.m. Kitchigami Regional Mobile Library, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Kelliher.

12:30-4:30 p.m. Friends of the Bemidji Library Bookstore open. 751-3963.

1-3 p.m. Cass County, Public Health, Adult Health Clinics, Four Seasons Apartments, Cass Lake.

2:30-3:30 p.m. Kitchigami Regional Mobile Library, Main Street, Red Lake.

Organizations

Wednesday, Sept. 17

9 a.m.-noon Bemidji Woodcarvers' Club meets at Bemidji Senior Center. Beginning, intermediate and expert carvers welcome to attend. Cost is $2 a session.

11 a.m. Halfway House AA meeting, open, 16427 69th Ave NW, Cass Lake.

Noon Closed AA meeting using 12 steps and 12 traditions at Alano Club.

Noon Women's Al-Anon at Trinity Lutheran Church, 123 29th St. N.E., downstairs. Verna at 444-2959.

Noon Bemidji Lions Club meets at Eagles Club in Bemidji.

5:30 p.m. Free to Choose open meeting (non-smoking) at Alano Club, 1225 Anne St. N.W. 444-2525.

5:30 p.m. Free to Choose Women's AA meeting, Alano Club, 1225 Anne St. NW, Bemidji.

7 p.m. Al-Anon downstairs at Alano Club, 1225 Anne St. N.W.

8 p.m. Gifts of the Big Book AA meeting-Closed at Alano Club, 1225 Anne St. N.W. 444-2525.

8 p.m. Bagley Group AA meeting, at the roller dome, next to the Fireside Restaurant, Bagley.

8 p.m. Debs Straight Talk AA meeting-Closed, Debs Community Center, Debs.

8 p.m. Pine Tree AA meeting-Closed (smoking), Carpenter's Union Hall, 607 Second St. SE, Nymore.

Thursday, Sept. 18

8:30/10 a.m. TOPS MN #1464 weekly weigh-in/meeting. First Baptist Church, 1555 Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. 1-800-932-8677 or tops.org.

9 a.m. Retired Law Enforcement Officers breakfast at Jimmy's, Minnesota Highway 371 in Walker. All retired and working law enforcement personnel are welcome to join. Jim Dowson, (218) 547-1894.

10:30 a.m. Sunshine Gang AA meeting-Closed, Alano Club, Bemidji. 444-2525.

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Highway 2 West Manufacturers meeting, S&K Bar and Grill in Bagley.

5:30 p.m. Free to Choose AA meeting, Alano Club, Bemidji. 444-2525.

5:30 p.m. Horizon Connection support group meeting in Lueken's Village Foods north Meeting Room. Bonnie Jevning, 751-3118 or jevdq@paulbunyan.net.

6:30 p.m. The Sons of Norway, Granlund Lodge No. 240 meeting at the Embassy Community Center in Fosston.

6:30-8:30 p.m. Genealogy discussion group at Family History Center, 3033 Birchmont Drive N.W.

7 p.m. Sons of Norway Granlund Lodge No. 240 meeting at Embassy Community Center in Fosston. Helen at (218) 268-4465.

7 p.m. Pine Tree II AA meeting-Closed, NC Hospital Education room, Bemidji.

7 p.m. 12 by 12 Study AA meeting-Closed, Calvary Free Church, Walker.

7 p.m. Laporte AA meeting-Closed, Baptist Church, Laporte.

7 p.m. Red Lake AA meeting, St. Mary's Mission Church, Red Lake.

7 p.m. Half-way House AA meeting, 16427 69th Ave. NW, Cass Lake.

7:30 p.m. Beltrami County Council on Chemical Dependency Board of Directors meets at Alcohol and Drug Center, 211 Minnesota Ave. N.W.

8 p.m. Gifts of the Big Book AA meeting-Closed, Alano Club, Bemidji, 444-2525.

Religion

Wednesday, Sept. 17

7 a.m. Men's Bible study at Bethel Lutheran Church in Bemidji. All men welcome to attend. 444-4746.

9-11 a.m. Women's Bible study at Evangelical Free Church in Bemidji. 751-8834 or Michelle Mouser at 218-368-6828.

10:30 a.m. Bible study at Bethel Lutheran Church in Bemidji. All are welcome to attend. 444-4746.

6:30 p.m. Worship service, First Lutheran Church, 900 Bemidji Ave. For more information call 444-5302.

7 p.m. "Who Am I?" children's program, Bemidji Church of Christ, downtown Bemidji.

7-8:15 p.m. "Growing the Fruits of the Spirit," Bemidji Church of Christ at Sixth Street and American Avenue Northwest. Abby at 333-8616.