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Introduction to Mindfulness

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Brainerd Area:

Brainerd Warrior Sports Events – passes available by contacting Kinship 829-4606
Comfort Suites/Rapid River Lodge & Waterpark – free swim for AP & JP, bring towel, call ahead for availability 825-7234
Crow Wing Co. Historical Museum – free admission for AP & JP
Easy Rider’s – 50% off bike, ski, skate or canoe rental
Holiday Inn Express Brainerd/Baxter – free swimming for AP and JP, valid Fri-Sun
Jack’s House – BOGO games, free shoe rental
Northland Arboretum – free admission for both AP & JP
Paul Bunyan Land & This Old Farm – $2.00 off admission for both AP & JP
Pirates Cove Mini-Golf – JP free with paid AP
Spirit Horse Center – 10% off a child private lesson or 10% off adult/child semi-private lesson. Call Staci Grattan 825-4944
Burger King – BOGO any item
Dairy Queen – BOGO (excluding cakes) at both Brainerd locations
Giovanni’s Pizza – 20% off Purchase
371 Diner –
Northland Kart Kountry –
McDonald’s – free dessert for both AP & JP at both Brainerd locations plus at McDonald’s in Walmart
Pizza Ranch – free kid’s buffet with paid adult buffet
Wendy’s – BOGO Frosty dessert

Crosby Area:

Country Inn Deerwood – free swimming on weekdays
Croft Mine Historical Park – $100 off admission for both AP & JP
Cuyuna Lanes – $2.00 per game with free shoe rental
Cuyuna Rolling Hills Golf – 9 holes free for JP with paid AP, OR BOGO bucket of balls for driving range
Hallett Center of Crosby – JP is free with AP Membership
Traditions Mini Golf – $1.50 off per round for AP & JP
Dairy Queen – BOGO Blizzards
Mixed Company – BOGO Sea Salt Caramel Brownie

Staples/Motley Area:

Staples Community Center – free 1-hour swimming pass during open swim – call 218-296-6565 to get pass
Dairy Queen – BOGO Blizzard at both Motley and Staples locations
Staples-Motley Sporting Events through ISD 2170 – free admission for both AP & JP regular season events

Lake Country Area:

Americinn Lodge and Suites – AP & JP swim free, bring own towel, call ahead for availability to  218-568-8400
Boomers – 10% storewide discount, excluding sale items and guide services
Pequot Lakes School Sporting Events – free admission for both AP & JP, regular season events
Pine River-Backus School Sporting Events – free admission for both AP & JP, regular season events
Pine River Community Bowl – BOGO games
Ski Gull – BOGO on rental, lift tickets and snow tubing or 1/2 off on private and semi-private ski lessons
Sunset Cinema – BOGO tickets
Whistling Wolf Mini Golf – BOGO Mini Golf
Wild Wedge Golf – JP free with paid AP on mini golf or par 3 course
A Pine Restaurant – 10% off purchase
Dairy Queen in Crosslake – BOGO, excluding cakes
Dairy Queen in Nisswa – BOGO Blizzard
Dairy Queen in Pine River – BOGO Blizzard
Dairy Queen in Pequot Lakes – BOGO Blizzard
Joe’s Pizza in Pequot Lakes – 20% off purchase
Lakes Latte – BOGO handcrafted beverage
Tasty Pizza in Pequot Lakes – free drink or free appetizer with purchase of a large pizza
Wendy’s in Nisswa – BOGO Frosty dessert