Community Events & Special Services


Free Equine Assisted Phycho-Therapy

working with people with behavior disorders Soldiers with PTSD, and troubled teens. Free community service at our Ranch in Grand  Rapids website  fb

  OR CALL 218-327-9865 

 Home of Mark's Country Market  Say "GHS"  get a free pound of burger! See the Marketplace


Home of Aurora Lawn and Snow See them in the Marketplace


Town Information
City Website
Chamber of Commerce

Balkan Towwnship
(North of Chisholm)


New Balkan Community Center

Balsam Near Nashwauk
Town Information

Home of Bock's Balsam Lake Farms. Shop online, at farmer's market or at the farm.  Say "GHS"  to get a free pound of Brats! See our Marketplace

Home of GHS Northern Gardens 15% off Gift Certificates see the  Marketplace

Home of Les Holm Snow Removal  See the Marketplace

The new Bear River Church Website is VERY NICE!   by  Gloria Anderson-Hegg


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BOOK CLUB-BEAR RIVER-NEW MEMBERS Reading Between the Wines' book club invites area residents to join the book club. The group meets once a month, in the evening, to discuss a pre-selected book.  Fun times, casual atmosphere!  If interested, please call 376-4556 for more information. "The next book club meets at Gloria Hegg's on April 10 at 6:30. We are reading Doug Schwartz books (local author). Everyone welcome;for more info they can call me...376-4556"

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FAIR MEETING-Make History!

Click Image for Vintage Fair Photos

102nd  Annual Bear River Fair Planning meeting   Are you interested? Just show up! We want YOU! The Bear River Fair is a BIG EVENT  Let's make it  BIGGER! Mon 7pm Town Hall/old Bear River School, Hwy 5 & Cty Rd 22 Bear River Fair history by GloriaHegg


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Theater Calendar

Gallery Calendar

Town Information
Giants Ridge

Snowboarding Video


SLUSH CUP 2011-Click watch the video-It's a lot of fun!

Blackberry/Grand Rapids 5 miles east of Grand Rapids on Hwy 2

Town Information
Greenway Area Business Association

The Mt. Itasca Winter Sports Center is a beautiful ski center located just minutes from Grand Rapids, MN. Founded for ski jumping, Mt. Itasca offers cross-country skiing, biathalon, skiing, snowboarding and tubing.

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  Home of CJ Paridise Estate Services & Home Repair See the Marketplace

SPRING BARGAIN! LOCAL MERCHANT-CHISHIOLM- Need  T-Shirts for your Group? Fundraiser? Business?   Good buy on 24 shirts ad from click the image to enlarge

TUESDAY NIGHT $1- BUCK BURGERS! Jim's Sports Bar & Grill 218-254-7320


Ongoing in Chisholm

Chisholm Outdoor Skating Schedule!
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Town Information

Greenway Area Business Association

The Mt. Itasca Winter Sports Center is a beautiful ski center located just minutes from Grand Rapids, MN. Founded for ski jumping, Mt. Itasca offers cross-country skiing, biathalon, skiing, snowboarding and tubing.


Closed for the Summer

  Home of Gilley's Naturals  products & classes See the Marketplace

Home of Author Joanne Bergman see the Marketplace

 Home of Cook Thrift Shop $5 FILL A BAG special See details in the  Marketplace

Mark's Country Market-Local meat & produce FREE POUND of  BURGER! Mention! Shop is open Thursday & Friday 10-6, 9 miles s of Cook-See the MARKETPLACE

50% OFF PIZZA-COOK  Every Monday, no expiration Any 10" Pizza 50% off, eat in only.  The Crescent Bar and Grill     9257 E Olson Rd

May 25-June 10  

2nd Annual Spring Art Expo held in businesses located in Cook, Orr and Crane Lake on  May 25-June 10, Tickets are available at the Comet and from NWFA members. Share your art with our community. Register with NWFA. Expo registration deadline is 4/15



Events/Community Education-Online Publications


Arrowhead Concert Association

Arrowhead Library System Events Calendar-Very Good! 

Artist events of mn

Aurora-Biwabik-Town of White Area "Get Involved Aurora!" 

Babbitt-Embarrass-Tower HS-Northeast Range School Community Education Winter

Children First Community Ed Calendar Itasca County

Chisholm Community Education Classes and Swim Schedule

Cook-North Woods School Community Education Winter & POOL SCHEDULE & Youth Development

Cook-North Woods School & Community Calendar

Ely Spring Community Ed

Grand Rapids & Area-Monthly-Bigfork-Blackduck-Deer River-Effie-Marcell-Stokes

Grand Rapids Itasca Community Education

Grand Rapids Library Calendar of Events-mostly for children

Hibbing-Your Library Has Many Great Events

Hibbing Schools Adult Community Education

Hibbing Schools Community Education Health & Wellness

International Falls Community Ed

Iron Range 2012 -Home Town Focus Iron Range Monthly-Home Town Focus

Iron Range Explore Iron Range Events

Mesabi Community TV-Virginia-Mt,Iron-Biwabik-Hoyt Lakes

Mesabi East Community Education & Swim

Mesabi Community Band, Orchestra, choral Groups calendar of events

Mesabi Community Band

Mesabi Community East Range Choral Society

Mesabi Community Orchestra

Mesabi Community Orchestra

Music on the Iron Range

Northeastern MN United Way Events

Voyageur Lutheran Ministries Camp and other events calendar

Virginia-Your Library Has Many Great Events!

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Just type the facts-We add the rest! *Community Events *Services *Clubs *Business *Trade *Arts *Crafts *Garage and Estate Sale *Flea Market *Classifieds* *You Name it!* We'll find a place for it!

NOTE: Our website will be updated in November. See Garage Sales below!

 Community Events

with your library card to  museums, historic sites and special events
Check with your library (see below) for tickets to the following museums and historic sites: Availability varies.
  • Duluth Depot
  • Great Lakes Aquarium - Duluth
  • Carlton County Historical Society - Cloquet
  • Cook County Historical Society - Grand Marais
  • Finland Heritage Site - Finland
  • Judy Garland & Children's Museum - Grand Rapids
  • Lake County Historical Society Museums 
    • 3M Museum
    • D&IR Depot Museum
    • Edna G Tugboat Tour
    • Two Harbors Light Station
  • Minnesota Discovery Center - Chisholm
  • Palkie Grist Mill - Esko
  • Split Rock Lighthouse Historic Site
Check YOUR Library:  Here is a list of Arrowhead Library System Libraries     fb


Community Ed Classes & Other Education 

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 contact George Erickson at 218-744-2003

NO CHARGE   by Author George Erickson   see George's listing under 'Books' in Who Does What

Home of Wolfland Computer Repair & Service 15 years exp.  See the Marketplace

Ongoing in Ely
Free Adult Nordic Ski  Program
Every Wednesday beginning  January 11th,  4:30pm - 6:30pm
Ely Nordic Ski Club

Upcoming Events
August-Ely Water Cross

Home of  Tip Top Chimney Cleaning & Repair Senior Citizen Discount See the  Marketplace

ONGOING in Embarrass

also in classifieds

Every Tues 10-4

BRING YOUR PROJECTS Get Together get help-learn-have fun-drink coffee:

 "Ethnic Creations starts from the very basic, from spinning yarn from a spinning wheel to knit and crochet with Finnish felt Tossus made with raw wool. Weaving with Birch Bark. Making soap, and rag rugs on a loom" Deb 741-1536 at Ethnic Creations


Exercise Group-Embarrass calendar  Everyone welcome Tues & Thurs 4-5pm during the winter.  Walkin' and rockin' videos.  Bring clean tennis shoes and a bottle of water. Embarrass Town Hall  Clerk  218-984-2084 


BARGAIN-2FER-EVELETH Every Wed Ladies night out 2 drinks for 1  6-10pm  SUES PENANTY BOX-GILBERT

 Ongoing  in Eveleth



Eveleth Hippodome Rink Schedule Skate sharpening available

The Franklin School Skating Rink is Open    Monday - Friday 3:00pm - 8:00pm.


17th Annual Eveleth City Wide Rummage Sale Friday, May 4th & Saturday, May 5th 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Forbes (12 mi sw Eveleth)

Gheen (north of Orr)



Home of:  Rag Bag Originals & Wood Turnings by John RECEIVE A 15% DISCOUNT! Become a fan on Facebook! See the Marketplace  

Gheen (north of Orr)Monthly   

"Join friends and neighbors at the Willow Valley Town Hall"

Grand Marais

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NEW MERCHANT-CHECK THEM OUT~ Replay! Knittervention! and very nice facebook site:

Apr 28 

13th Annual Children's First Expo, 9a-1p @ IRA Civic Center.  Free breakfast 9-11a, Boy Scout Pinewood Derby, carnival games, storytellers, music & door prizes. Free & open to the public.



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 Upcoming Events

June 6-8 Wed- Friday

Little Clover Tots Daycare
2nd Annual Garage Sale/Bake Sale
Fundraiser-June 6-8 Wed- Friday
Wed-Thursday 8am-8pm Fri 8am-5pm    919 Clover Ln, Grand Rapids  Anyone can donate items to be sold, profit will be used to buy new items for the daycare! If any parents would be willing to volunteer to cashier or bake that would be greatly appreciated! We will start accepting items May 21st


Greenwood Township Tower-Lake Vermilion Area

Greenwood Township Seniors

See our January event   and membership information Join Us! The 4th Thursday of the month is our event or gathering day.


Greenwood Township Website
Greenwood Township Hall Rink is Open Hwy 115 and Birch Point Rd.

Users are reminded that there is no attendant so please remember to shut off the  lights, if you turn up the thermostat, turn it down and remember to shut the door and remove any/and or all items from the rink"