Biwabik Al-Anon Meeting: Tuesdays, 11 a.m., Community United Christ Church, Biwabik, for more info call 218-741-5973

McDavitt Al-Anon Meeting: Wednesdays, 7 p.m., McDavitt Town Hall, Zim, for more info call 218-744-1784

Virginia Al-Anon Family Group Meeting: Fridays, 10:30 a.m., Arrowhead Center 505 12th Ave. W., Virginia

Virginia Al-Anon Family Group Meeting: Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m., East Range, Arrowhead Center 505 12th Ave. W., Virginia, for more info call 218-749-4583 Everyone Welcome!

Virginia Al-Anon Family Group Meeting: Thursdays, 10 a.m., Our Saviors Lutheran Church 1111 8th St. S., Virginia

Virginia Nar-Anon Family Group Meeting: Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Arrowhead Center 505 12th Ave. W., Virginia, this is an open meeting, we offer support for the family & friends of addicts. For more info call 1-800-477-6291

Babbitt AA Meeting: Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Night Big Book, at Presbyterian Church, Babbitt

Babbitt AA Meeting: Thursdays, 7 p.m., Back to Basics, Keep It Simple, Open meeting, Presbyterian Church, Babbitt

McDavitt AA Meeting: Wednesdays, 7 p.m. McDavitt Town Hall, Hwy 27, Zim. 218-969-4536

Tower AA Meeting: Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., Lake Vermilion 12×12, Open, Immanuel Lutheran Church, 304 Spruce St., Tower

Virginia AA Women’s Meeting: Tuesdays, 12 noon, Ladies By The Lake, Peace United Methodist Church, 303 S. 9th Ave., Virginia, please use side door.

Does your loved one live with a mental illness? The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) provides education, support and advocacy for families and their loved ones. Find classes and support groups at NAMI Minnesota (, NAMI Grand Rapids ( and NAMI Duluth ( For further information contact Dan: NAMI Iron Range ( 218-290-5461.

The Virginia OA meeting will meet every Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 1111 8th Street South, Virginia, in the West Wing, Conference Room C, starting April 12th. If you have food issues, please join us. The building is accessible. Call 218-741-7327 for more information.

Chair Yoga will be held every Tuesday at the Grand Rapids United Methodist Church, 12:00-12:45

Hibbing MS Group Meetings will be held on the last Thursday of each month at the Open Door Church, Hibbing, 1:00-3:00.

TOPS MN 1625 Loon Lake Take Off Pounds Sensibly in Palo at the Loon Lake Community Center Tuesday mornings. Weigh-in is at 9:00 a.m., meeting follows at 9:30 a.m. Lose weight with help from friends and neighbors. Everyone is welcome.

The Seventh-Day Adventist Church no longer meets at the Virginia Senior Center. Please call 218-341-8263 for more information.

PTSD Support Group will be meeting on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, beginning April 12 at Project Care Free Clinic in Hibbing.

Weight Watchers Meeting At Gethsemane Lutheran Church Every Monday morning – Meeting starts At 10:30 a.m. Weigh-ins start a half hour earlier.

Does your loved one live with a mental illness? The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota Family Support Group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the Month from 6:00-7:00 p.m. Essentia Health Medical Arts Building-McMillan Room B, 901 9th Street South, Virginia. For further information contact Dan: 218-290-5461. The meeting is free of charge and registration is not necessary.

Hoyt Lakes TOPS 702 meets every Wednesday in the Hoyt Lakes Community Building, Lower Level. Weigh ins are at 8:30 am with a short business meeting to follow. Please join us! Call Carol (225-2677) or Cleo (750-9842) with questions.

The Salvation Army Supper Club volunteers serves free hot meals for the needy each day Monday thru Friday from 4-5 p.m. at the Salv ation Army Church, 705 12th Ave. W. in Virgiznia. For more info call 741-1889.

Volunteers Needed! Enjoy a couple of hours in a tropical paradise in the City of Virginia. The Friends of the Olcott Park Greenhouse is seeking volunteers to help keep the greenhouse open & greet visitors. Flexible scheduling! Call Cathy at 218-780-4113 or 218- 258-3860 for more information

RUBY’S PANTRY FOOD DISTRIBUTION: Babbitt Municipal Center (71 South Drive, 4th Saturday of each month from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. $20 cash donation buys an abundance of food. No income or residency guidelines. Bring two large boxes or baskets. Sponsored by St. Pius X Catholic Church. Volunteers needed! Sign up at distribution.

The Mountain Iron American Legion Post 220 is having a Bingo every Thursday (exce pt Holidays and incumbent weather). 6 the Senior Center. 28 games are played. The doors are open by 5 p.m. Lunch prepared by the SAL for a fee of $5

Cash Bingo – Every Tuesday evening the Virginia Elks holds a cash bingo session that is open to the public. Early bird starts at 6 p.m. Regular bingo starts at 6:30. Food is available for purchase during the program. Proceeds to benefit local charities. Bingo starts at 6:30. MS Burger Nite is an informal gathering for people with MS, family, friends, caregivers or anyone wanting to know more about Multiple Sclerosis. Always the first Thursday of the month. Locations will vary. Go to or call Jeff and Aletta at 218-929- 2599.

Disabled American Veterans clothing drop boxes are located at: Britt Short Stop, L & M Supply in Mt. Iron, Hoover Road in Virginia, Laurentian Manor in Virginia, Ely Lake Short Stop, Aurora Car Wash,Shopping Center in Aurora, Old School Lives in Cotton and Zup’s Food Market in Cook, in Gilbert across from the Wandering Pines restaurant. People can bring their good used clothes, boots and shoes for men, women and children; please bag all items.

Aurora Seniors are sponsoring a bus trip on the 3rd & 4th Thursday of each month to Fortune Bay from noon-5 PM. Reservations required two weeks in advance by calling Tom @ 248- 0715. Members get priority reservations. Senior Mem bership is $3.00 per year for 55 & older. Need not be Senior or member. Bus package includes $15.00 casino play.

Has life become Unmanageable? CELEBRATE RECOVERY, A Christ-Centered recovery group meets every Tuesday at: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church located: 230 3rd St. S., Virginia. Supper served at 6 – 6:30 p.m. Free will offering taken. Meeting follows at 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Call ahead for free childcare. Call Peter: 218-3 48-3941 or 218- 741-9003.

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