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Soil Health Workshop 9:00 am
Soil Health Workshop @ Bismarck Career Academy
Mar 1 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
There will be a Soil Health Workshop, “Building the Soil Health Foundation” on Wednesday, March 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bismarck Career Academy on the BSC Continue Reading →
Community Prayer Network 12:00 pm
Community Prayer Network @ Salvation Army Chapel
Mar 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
A group of Christian leaders in Bismarck has formed a prayer group they call the “Community Prayer Network”.  They felt God was asking them to pray every Wednesday from 12 Continue Reading →
Field-to-Fork Webinar: Recommended Vegetable Varieties for North Dakota 2:00 pm
Field-to-Fork Webinar: Recommended Vegetable Varieties for North Dakota
Mar 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The first of ten weekly 2017 Field-to-Fork Webinars will begin on Wednesday, February 22, from 2 to 3 p.m. Central time.  Vegetables that grow well in North Dakota, food safety Continue Reading →
“Life’s Healing Choices” at Capital Christian Center 7:00 pm
“Life’s Healing Choices” at Capital Christian Center @ Capital Christian Center
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm
  A class entitled “Life’s Healing Choices” will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning January 11 at Capital Christian Center. The 8-week course is a part of the Celebrate Continue Reading →
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“Curious About Careers? State Archives” 4:00 pm
“Curious About Careers? State Archives” @ ND Heritage Center & State Museum
Mar 2 @ 4:00 pm
Students in grades six to eight are invited to participate in “Curious About Careers?   State Archives” at 4 p.m. on January 19 at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Continue Reading →
CHS “The Election” 7:00 pm
CHS “The Election” @ Century High School Auditorium
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm
Century High School students will present two full-length comedies by Don Zolidis on February 23rd-25th  and March 2nd-4th at 7 pm in the CHS auditorium.  “Game of Tiaras” will be Continue Reading →
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Indigenous Healing of the Land Conference
Indigenous Healing of the Land Conference @ Prairie Knights Casino and Resort
Mar 3 all-day
Based on 2 Chronicles 7:14, the OCETI Sakowin Oyate and First Nations Leaders are hosting an “Indigenous Healing the Land Conference” from March 3 to March 7 at Prairie Knights Continue Reading →
CHS “Game of Tiaras” 7:00 pm
CHS “Game of Tiaras” @ Century High School Auditorium
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm
Century High School students will present two full-length comedies by Don Zolidis on February 23rd-25th  and March 2nd-4th at 7 pm in the CHS auditorium.  “Game of Tiaras” will be Continue Reading →
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Indigenous Healing of the Land Conference
Indigenous Healing of the Land Conference @ Prairie Knights Casino and Resort
Mar 4 all-day
Based on 2 Chronicles 7:14, the OCETI Sakowin Oyate and First Nations Leaders are hosting an “Indigenous Healing the Land Conference” from March 3 to March 7 at Prairie Knights Continue Reading →
Annual Arthur A. Link Fiddle Festival 12:00 pm
Annual Arthur A. Link Fiddle Festival
Mar 4 @ 12:00 pm
The Annual Arthur A. Link Fiddle Festival will take place at the Former Governors’ Mansion State Historic Site on Saturday, March 4, and will include a concert at the North Continue Reading →
CHS “The Election” 7:00 pm
CHS “The Election” @ Century High School Auditorium
Mar 4 @ 7:00 pm
Century High School students will present two full-length comedies by Don Zolidis on February 23rd-25th  and March 2nd-4th at 7 pm in the CHS auditorium.  “Game of Tiaras” will be Continue Reading →
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Indigenous Healing of the Land Conference
Indigenous Healing of the Land Conference @ Prairie Knights Casino and Resort
Mar 5 all-day
Based on 2 Chronicles 7:14, the OCETI Sakowin Oyate and First Nations Leaders are hosting an “Indigenous Healing the Land Conference” from March 3 to March 7 at Prairie Knights Continue Reading →
Shade Tree Players Youth (13-18) Peter/Wendy Auditions 12:00 pm
Shade Tree Players Youth (13-18) Peter/Wendy Auditions
Mar 5 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  Shade Tree Players are holding open auditions for their summer Conservatory Program for ages 13-18.  They utilize the guidelines of the National Standards of the Arts to educate students Continue Reading →
Shade Tree Players Youth (13-18) Godspell Auditions 3:00 pm
Shade Tree Players Youth (13-18) Godspell Auditions
Mar 5 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  Shade Tree Players are holding open auditions for their summer Conservatory Program for ages 13-18.  They utilize the guidelines of the National Standards of the Arts to educate students Continue Reading →
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Century High School Art Show 10:00 am
Century High School Art Show @ Gannon Gallery in LEA Hall
Mar 6 @ 10:00 am – Mar 30 @ 3:00 pm
The Gannon Gallery at Bismarck State College will display an all-media exhibit by Century High School art students March 6-30.  The new Library-English-Art building is located at 1400 Schafer Street.  Continue Reading →
Indigenous Healing of the Land Conference
Indigenous Healing of the Land Conference @ Prairie Knights Casino and Resort
Mar 6 all-day
Based on 2 Chronicles 7:14, the OCETI Sakowin Oyate and First Nations Leaders are hosting an “Indigenous Healing the Land Conference” from March 3 to March 7 at Prairie Knights Continue Reading →
“Bison Market” 10:30 am
“Bison Market” @ ND Heritage Center & State Museum
Mar 6 @ 10:30 am
Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to “Bison Market” at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 6, at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum.   All children must be accompanied by a Continue Reading →
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Indigenous Healing of the Land Conference
Indigenous Healing of the Land Conference @ Prairie Knights Casino and Resort
Mar 7 all-day
Based on 2 Chronicles 7:14, the OCETI Sakowin Oyate and First Nations Leaders are hosting an “Indigenous Healing the Land Conference” from March 3 to March 7 at Prairie Knights Continue Reading →
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Community Prayer Network 12:00 pm
Community Prayer Network @ Salvation Army
Mar 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
A group of Christian leaders in Bismarck has formed a prayer group they call the “Community Prayer Network”.  They felt God was asking them to pray every Wednesday from 12 Continue Reading →
Field-to-Fork Webinar: What Regulations Apply When Preparing Food for the Public? 2:00 pm
Field-to-Fork Webinar: What Regulations Apply When Preparing Food for the Public?
Mar 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The first of ten weekly 2017 Field-to-Fork Webinars will begin on Wednesday, February 22, from 2 to 3 p.m. Central time.  Vegetables that grow well in North Dakota, food safety Continue Reading →
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MANDAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS WILL HAVE CLASS TODAY.
MANDAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS WILL HAVE CLASS TODAY.
Mar 9 all-day
Mandan Public Schools will have school on Thursday, March 9.  This was previously listed as a “no school” day, but is being used as a storm makeup day.
Governor’s Prayer Breakfast 7:00 am
Governor’s Prayer Breakfast @ Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center
Mar 9 @ 7:00 am
You are invited to attend the ND Governor’s Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, March 9 at 7 a.m. at the Patterson/Lamborn Room in the Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center located at Continue Reading →
Unmasking Brain Injury 3:30 pm
Unmasking Brain Injury @ Dakota Alpha
Mar 9 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
“Unmasking Brain Injury” is a movement being hosted by Dakota Alpha on March 9 from 3:30 to 5 p.m.  Participants should RSVP by calling 663-0376.  Participants will create masks of Continue Reading →
BSC hosts Century High School art reception 4:00 pm
BSC hosts Century High School art reception @ Gannon Gallery in LEA Hall
Mar 9 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Gannon Gallery at Bismarck State College will display an all-media exhibit by Century High School art students March 6-30.   Reception for the students in grades 9through 12 takes place Continue Reading →
Aglow ND 7:00 pm
Aglow ND @ Edgewood Vista East
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm
Aglow North Dakota will meets the second Thursday of each month at Edgewood Vista East located at 3124 Colorado Lane in Bismarck.  Aglow International is a dynamic, global Kingdom movement Continue Reading →
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BISMARCK WILL HAVE SCHOOL, but MANDAN WILL NOT HAVE SCHOOL.
BISMARCK WILL HAVE SCHOOL, but MANDAN WILL NOT HAVE SCHOOL.
Mar 10 all-day
There WILL BE SCHOOL for Bismarck Public Schools’ students and staff Friday, March 10th.  The makeup day is for the storm day that took place on Wednesday, November 30th.  However, Continue Reading →
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Untangled! 9:00 am
Untangled! @ Bismarck Ramkota
Mar 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:45 am
Joy International is hosting a JOY Breakfast from 9 to 10:45 a.m. on March 11 at the Ramkota in Bismarck.  “Untangled” with guest speaker, Carey Scott, will challenge women to Continue Reading →
“Sing Appeal” with “Six Appeal” 7:30 pm
“Sing Appeal” with “Six Appeal” @ Bavendick Stateroom, National Energy Center of Excellence
Mar 11 @ 7:30 pm
The Music program at Bismarck State College presents “Sing Appeal” Saturday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Bavendick Stateroom, BSC National Energy Center of Excellence.  “Six Appeal”, a professional a Continue Reading →
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Shiloh Visit Day
Shiloh Visit Day @ Shiloh Christian School
Mar 13 all-day
A Shiloh Visit Day, will be held on Monday, March 13th. Anyone interested in learning more about Shiloh Christian is invited to attend. Prospective students will experience a half-day of Continue Reading →
“Green Garden Fun” 10:30 am
“Green Garden Fun” @ ND Heritage Center & State Museum
Mar 13 @ 10:30 am
Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to “Green Garden Fun” at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 13, at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum.   All children must be accompanied by Continue Reading →
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FirstChoice Clinic Fundraising Dinner 7:00 pm
FirstChoice Clinic Fundraising Dinner @ Ramkota Hotel
Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
FirstChoice Clinic invites you to attend their 2017 Fundraising Event with Keynote Speaker Kirk Walden on March 14th at the Ramkota Hotel in Bismarck.  The Dinner & Program are from Continue Reading →
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Deadline for entries in Artists Celebrating Christ Art Show
Deadline for entries in Artists Celebrating Christ Art Show
Mar 15 all-day
Artists Celebrating Christ has extended the deadline to March 15.  This enables more artists to enter for the first time or currently registered artists to enter additional pieces.  Register online Continue Reading →
Community Prayer Network 12:00 pm
Community Prayer Network @ Salvation Army
Mar 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
A group of Christian leaders in Bismarck has formed a prayer group they call the “Community Prayer Network”.  They felt God was asking them to pray every Wednesday from 12 Continue Reading →
Field-to-Fork Webinar: U.S. Food Law: Aligning the Pieces of the Regulatory Puzzle 2:00 pm
Field-to-Fork Webinar: U.S. Food Law: Aligning the Pieces of the Regulatory Puzzle
Mar 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The first of ten weekly 2017 Field-to-Fork Webinars will begin on Wednesday, February 22, from 2 to 3 p.m. Central time.  Vegetables that grow well in North Dakota, food safety Continue Reading →
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“National Farm Rescuer Day”
“National Farm Rescuer Day”
Mar 16 all-day
Farm Rescue, a nonprofit organization that provides planting, harvesting or haying assistance free of charge to farm and ranch families who have experienced a major illness, injury or natural disaster, Continue Reading →
“Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks” CANCELLED 7:30 pm
“Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks” CANCELLED @ Dakota Stage Ltd.
Mar 16 @ 7:30 pm
March 16-26 Dakota Stage presents “Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks”, a touching story about a formidable retired woman, Lily, who hires an acerbic dance instructor, Michael, to give her Continue Reading →
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Quilting Show 9:00 am
Quilting Show @ ND Heritage Center & State Museum
Mar 17 @ 9:00 am – Mar 19 @ 5:00 pm
The public is invited to a free quilt show showcasing talents of the Capital Quilters of Bismarck on display at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum from March Continue Reading →
“Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks” CANCELLED 7:30 pm
“Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks” CANCELLED @ Dakota Stage Ltd.
Mar 17 @ 7:30 pm
March 16-26 Dakota Stage presents “Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks”, a touching story about a formidable retired woman, Lily, who hires an acerbic dance instructor, Michael, to give her Continue Reading →
5th Annual 80s Party to Benefit Foundation 8:00 pm
5th Annual 80s Party to Benefit Foundation @ Harvest Brazilian Grill
Mar 17 @ 8:00 pm
The fifth annual 80’s Party will be held Friday, March 17, at the Harvest Brazilian Grill in Mandan.  Proceeds will benefit the Bismarck Cancer Center Foundation to help area cancer Continue Reading →
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“Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks” CANCELLED 7:30 pm
“Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks” CANCELLED @ Dakota Stage Ltd.
Mar 18 @ 7:30 pm
March 16-26 Dakota Stage presents “Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks”, a touching story about a formidable retired woman, Lily, who hires an acerbic dance instructor, Michael, to give her Continue Reading →
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Teen Talk 5:00 pm
Teen Talk @ Shiloh Christian School
Mar 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Families can join Pastor Ernie Hocket and Pastor Randy Upgren for their 10th annual seminar of “Teen Talk”, the fun and interactive talk about sex.  It will be held at Continue Reading →
Dakota Cowboys for Christ Fellowship 7:00 pm
Dakota Cowboys for Christ Fellowship @ Church of Christ
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm
The  Dakota Cowboys for Christ Fellowship will be having their monthly meeting on Sunday, March 19, at 7 p.m. in the Church of Christ located at 211 2nd Avenue NW Continue Reading →
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RSVP DEADLINE FOR “Mandan Outlook and East Opportunities”
RSVP DEADLINE FOR “Mandan Outlook and East Opportunities” @ Family Wellness
Mar 20 all-day
A March 23 “Mandan Outlook and East Opportunities” forum will highlight area growth trends and market statistics.  With a focus on East Mandan, speakers will report on roadway improvement plans, Continue Reading →
“Little Archeologist” 10:30 am
“Little Archeologist” @ ND Heritage Center & State Museum
Mar 20 @ 10:30 am
Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to “Little Archeologist” at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 20, at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum.   All children must be accompanied by a Continue Reading →
NDSU Workshops for Gardeners 6:30 pm
NDSU Workshops for Gardeners @ Burleigh County Extension Office
Mar 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:45 pm
North Dakota State University is offering a series of workshops for gardeners. A team of 12 university experts will present information on timely topics in gardening and landscaping.  The “Spring Continue Reading →
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Community Prayer Network 12:00 pm
Community Prayer Network @ Salvation Army
Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
A group of Christian leaders in Bismarck has formed a prayer group they call the “Community Prayer Network”.  They felt God was asking them to pray every Wednesday from 12 Continue Reading →
Field-to-Fork Webinar: Introduction to Home Wine Making 2:00 pm
Field-to-Fork Webinar: Introduction to Home Wine Making
Mar 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The first of ten weekly 2017 Field-to-Fork Webinars will begin on Wednesday, February 22, from 2 to 3 p.m. Central time.  Vegetables that grow well in North Dakota, food safety Continue Reading →
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“Mandan Outlook and East Opportunities” 12:00 pm
“Mandan Outlook and East Opportunities” @ Family Wellness
Mar 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
A March 23 “Mandan Outlook and East Opportunities” forum will highlight area growth trends and market statistics.  With a focus on East Mandan, speakers will report on roadway improvement plans, Continue Reading →
“Curious About Careers? Archaeology” 4:00 pm
“Curious About Careers? Archaeology” @ ND Heritage Center & State Museum
Mar 23 @ 4:00 pm
Students in grades six to eight are invited to participate in “Curious About Careers?   Archaeology” at 4 p.m. on January 19 at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum.  Continue Reading →
“Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks” 7:30 pm
“Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks” @ Dakota Stage Ltd.
Mar 23 @ 7:30 pm
March 16-26 Dakota Stage presents “Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks”, a touching story about a formidable retired woman, Lily, who hires an acerbic dance instructor, Michael, to give her Continue Reading →
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Word of Life Baptist Church hosts Evangelist 5:30 pm
Word of Life Baptist Church hosts Evangelist @ Word of Life Baptist Church
Mar 24 @ 5:30 pm
Word of Life Baptist Church in New Salem is hosting evangelist Sam Moore from Arkansas.  On Friday and Saturday, March 24 and 25, a meal will be served at 5:30 p.m. Continue Reading →
“Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks” 7:30 pm
“Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks” @ Dakota Stage Ltd.
Mar 24 @ 7:30 pm
March 16-26 Dakota Stage presents “Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks”, a touching story about a formidable retired woman, Lily, who hires an acerbic dance instructor, Michael, to give her Continue Reading →
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Word of Life Baptist Church hosts Evangelist 5:30 pm
Word of Life Baptist Church hosts Evangelist @ Word of Life Baptist Church
Mar 25 @ 5:30 pm
Word of Life Baptist Church in New Salem is hosting evangelist Sam Moore from Arkansas.  On Friday and Saturday, March 24 and 25, a meal will be served at 5:30 p.m. Continue Reading →
“Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks” 7:30 pm
“Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks” @ Dakota Stage Ltd.
Mar 25 @ 7:30 pm
March 16-26 Dakota Stage presents “Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks”, a touching story about a formidable retired woman, Lily, who hires an acerbic dance instructor, Michael, to give her Continue Reading →
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Benefit Breakfast 9:00 am
Benefit Breakfast @ Mandan Eagles Club
Mar 26 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
There will be a Pancake and Sausage Breakfast  on March 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to benefit long-time resident and Mandan police officer, Paul Leingang.  Paul was recently Continue Reading →
Word of Life Baptist Church hosts Evangelist 10:00 am
Word of Life Baptist Church hosts Evangelist @ Word of Life Baptist Church
Mar 26 @ 10:00 am
Word of Life Baptist Church in New Salem is hosting evangelist Sam Moore from Arkansas.  On Friday and Saturday, March 24 and 25, a meal will be served at 5:30 p.m. Continue Reading →
“Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks” 2:00 pm
“Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks” @ Dakota Stage Ltd.
Mar 26 @ 2:00 pm
March 16-26 Dakota Stage presents “Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks”, a touching story about a formidable retired woman, Lily, who hires an acerbic dance instructor, Michael, to give her Continue Reading →
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“Strong Kids Week” 9:00 am
“Strong Kids Week” @ Missouri Valley Family YMCA
Mar 27 @ 9:00 am – Apr 3 @ 5:00 pm
The Missouri Valley Family YMCA, in its 50th Anniversary Year, is excited to celebrate the culmination of its Annual Support Campaign with “Strong Kids Week.” Every spring, the Y conducts Continue Reading →
“Make and take Fossil Cast” 10:30 am
“Make and take Fossil Cast” @ ND Heritage Center & State Museum
Mar 27 @ 10:30 am
Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to “Make and take Fossil Cast” at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 27, at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum.   All children must be Continue Reading →
NDSU Workshops for Gardeners 6:30 pm
NDSU Workshops for Gardeners @ Burleigh County Extension Office
Mar 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:45 pm
North Dakota State University is offering a series of workshops for gardeners. A team of 12 university experts will present information on timely topics in gardening and landscaping.  The “Spring Continue Reading →
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DEADLINE TO RSVP FOR Removing Barriers
DEADLINE TO RSVP FOR Removing Barriers @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Mar 28 all-day
You are invited to join Sister Kathleen Atkinson, founder and director of Ministry on the Margins, talking about “Rolling the Stone Away: Removing Barriers to Reentry.”  It will take place Continue Reading →
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Community Prayer Network 12:00 pm
Community Prayer Network @ Capital Christian Center
Mar 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
A group of Christian leaders in Bismarck has formed a prayer group they call the “Community Prayer Network”.  They felt God was asking them to pray every Wednesday from 12 Continue Reading →
Field-to-Fork Webinar: Herbs: From Growing to Packing 2:00 pm
Field-to-Fork Webinar: Herbs: From Growing to Packing
Mar 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The first of ten weekly 2017 Field-to-Fork Webinars will begin on Wednesday, February 22, from 2 to 3 p.m. Central time.  Vegetables that grow well in North Dakota, food safety Continue Reading →
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“Peanut Butter and Jelly” for backpacks 8:00 am
“Peanut Butter and Jelly” for backpacks
Mar 31 @ 8:00 am – Apr 20 @ 5:00 pm
A student from Century High School in Bismarck is partnering with “Move For Hunger”, a national non-profit organization, to host her sixth annual “One Backpack at a Time” food drive. Continue Reading →
Deadline for Summer Youth (7-13) Theater Program
Deadline for Summer Youth (7-13) Theater Program
Mar 31 all-day
Shade Tree Players announce open registration for their Academy Program, serving ages 7-13. Using the guidelines of the National Standards of the Arts, participants will collaborate with their director and Continue Reading →
Grant deadline for Rural Energy for America Program.
Grant deadline for Rural Energy for America Program.
Mar 31 all-day
The Rural Energy for America Program is accepting applications. The program’s funding is provided to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to make energy efficiency Continue Reading →
Dakota Digital Film Festival 7:00 pm
Dakota Digital Film Festival @ Belle Mehus Auditorium
Mar 31 @ 7:00 pm
The “Dakota Digital Film Festival” will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 31, at the Belle Mehus Theater in Bismarck.  The event – in its sixth year – Continue Reading →

 

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Century High School Art Show @ Gannon Gallery in LEA Hall
Mar 6 @ 10:00 am – Mar 30 @ 3:00 pm

The Gannon Gallery at Bismarck State College will display an all-media exhibit by Century High School art students March 6-30.  The new Library-English-Art building is located at 1400 Schafer Street.  Gannon Gallery is on second floor.   Juried work by 59 students was chosen and includes pen and ink drawings, pencil, pastel, acrylic painting, charcoal, mixed media, photography, ceramic and metal sculpture, and constructed cardboard sculptures created in student art classes.

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“Strong Kids Week” @ Missouri Valley Family YMCA
Mar 27 @ 9:00 am – Apr 3 @ 5:00 pm

The Missouri Valley Family YMCA, in its 50th Anniversary Year, is excited to celebrate the culmination of its Annual Support Campaign with “Strong Kids Week.” Every spring, the Y conducts its annual fundraising effort to garner support for its outstanding community programming like Safety Around Water, Youth Development Pass, Membership Scholarship, Livestrong at the YMCA, Parkinson’s Wellness and much more. Each year, the Y provides over $400,000 to more than 3,000 people in Bismarck Mandan in order to ensure a healthier, more active and stronger community.

The theme for this year’s Annual Support Campaign is “Build More Than Muscle,” as the Missouri Valley Family YMCA encourages our friends and neighbors to donate to our programming where together we build youth, families and community. From March 27 through April 3, the Y will present “Strong Kids Week,” as we work with our members and supporters to raise awareness of our community programming and collect donations for those who participate and are in financial need.  Visit bismarckymca.org/donate or stop by any Member Service desk to give. Your name will be added to the colorful bricks on our walls as we build up our strong community piece by piece. All donations are tax-deductible. For more information contact us at 255-1525.

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Community Prayer Network @ Capital Christian Center
Mar 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

A group of Christian leaders in Bismarck has formed a prayer group they call the “Community Prayer Network”.  They felt God was asking them to pray every Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at a different church every week.  This Wednesday, March 29, they will be hosted by Capital Christian Center located at 3838 Jericho Road in Bismarck.  All are invited to pray with them at this critical time in our nation’s history.

 
                  

 

 

Field-to-Fork Webinar: Herbs: From Growing to Packing
Mar 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The first of ten weekly 2017 Field-to-Fork Webinars will begin on Wednesday, February 22, from 2 to 3 p.m. Central time.  Vegetables that grow well in North Dakota, food safety and wine making are among the topics for this year’s Field to Fork webinars.  The North Dakota State University Extension Service launched the Field to Fork campaign in 2016 to increase people’s knowledge of growing, transporting, processing and preserving fruits and vegetables safely.  The webinars are free of charge. This project is made possible through funding from the North Dakota Department of Agriculture.

Webinar topics and dates are:

* Food Safety: From Field to Fork – Feb. 22

* Recommended Vegetable Varieties for North Dakota – March 1

* What Regulations Apply When Preparing Food for the Public? – March 8

* U.S. Food Law: Aligning the Pieces of the Regulatory Puzzle – March 15

* Introduction to Home Wine Making – March 22

* Herbs: From Growing to Packing – March 29

* Will the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Guidelines Affect Your Business? – April 5

* Update on Spotted Wing Drosophila (Fruit Fly) in North Dakota – April 12

* How to Can Low- and High-acid Foods – April 19

* Introducing Youth to Gardening – April 26

The webinars will be held on Blackboard Collaborate. A link to register for the webinars can be found on the Field to Fork website (https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/fieldtofork). Archived webinars from 2016 also can be viewed on the website.  Presenters will be NDSU personnel and special guests.  For more information, visit NDSU Extension’s Field-to-Fork website: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/fieldtofork or contact Shaundra Ziemann-Bolinske, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, at 221-6865 or shaundra.ziemann@ndsu.edu.

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Deadline for Summer Youth (7-13) Theater Program
Mar 31 all-day

Shade Tree Players announce open registration for their Academy Program, serving ages 7-13. Using the guidelines of the National Standards of the Arts, participants will collaborate with their director and cast mates to present a production that tells a story in a magical and theatrical way!   There are four sessions from which to choose.  There are no auditions, just open registration.  Roles will be assigned by the director during the first week of rehearsals. Discounts are given to families with multiple students involved, or to participants who enroll in more than one session. Scholarships are also available.  Email theaterdir@dakotastageltd.com or call 258-4998 for additional information. Registration fees are due March 31.

Keeper of the Tales – Stories from 1001 Arabian Nights….When a spoiled young princess comes across a storytelling beggar in the marketplace, she gets more than what she came for… and is forever changed by it!

Session A

Rehearsals: June 12-July 12, Mon-Fri, 9AM-12PM
Performances: July 13-14 7PM, July 15 2PM

Session B

Rehearsals: June 19-July 19, Mon-Fri, 1PM-4PM
Performances: July 20-21 7PM, July 22 2PM

 Let Your Hair Down, Rapunzel….This vivacious musical adaptation follows the Shwartzbuckles as they steal some rapunzel from their neighbor Witch Izwitch. 18 years later the Witch has trapped their daughter Rapunzel in a tower as payment. Can Prince Llewellyn rescue her? Or will Rapunzel find a way to befriend the Witch?

Session A

Rehearsals: July 5-Aug 2, Mon-Fri, 9AM-12PM
Performances: Aug 3-4 7PM, Aug 5 2PM

Session B

Rehearsals: July 10-Aug 9, Mon-Fri, 1PM-4PM
Performances: Aug 10-11 7PM, Aug 12 2PM

 Shade Tree Players is the youth theater arm of Dakota Stage Ltd. We seek to provide a quality performance experience to any student with a desire to participate and learn the craft of theater as an art form. Since 1970, Shade Tree Players has worked with the youth of the Bismarck-Mandan community to produce theatrical productions with the help of volunteer artists, designers, technicians and administrators. Our Academy Program serves ages 7-13, and our Conservatory Program serves ages 13-18. Participants learn valuable lessons in collaboration, communication, and confidence.

Grant deadline for Rural Energy for America Program.
Mar 31 all-day

The Rural Energy for America Program is accepting applications. The program’s funding is provided to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to make energy efficiency improvements.  Application Deadline  is March 31 for grants of $20,000 or less and Unrestricted grants (up to $500,000).  To learn more, visit http://bit.ly/2kOmE0O.

“Peanut Butter and Jelly” for backpacks
Mar 31 @ 8:00 am – Apr 20 @ 5:00 pm

A student from Century High School in Bismarck is partnering with “Move For Hunger”, a national non-profit organization, to host her sixth annual “One Backpack at a Time” food drive. She is asking members of her community to donate jars of peanut butter and jelly to support the Missouri Slope Areawide United Way’s backpack program. Donations can be dropped off at more than 30 locations in Bismarck, Mandan, and Lincoln. A local moving company, Jobbers Moving & Storage, has volunteered to pick-up and deliver all of the donations to the United Way at the conclusion of the event.  Donations can be dropped off March 31 to April 20. 

Nearly 60,000 people, including 1 in 10 children, in North Dakota face hunger each day. Through the support of partners like One Backpack at a Time and Jobbers Moving & Storage, Move For Hunger can continue to help the nearly 50 million Americans struggling to find their next meal.

Dakota Digital Film Festival @ Belle Mehus Auditorium
Mar 31 @ 7:00 pm

The “Dakota Digital Film Festival” will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 31, at the Belle Mehus Theater in Bismarck.  The event – in its sixth year – supports and encourages local filmmakers and video artists to practice their craft and offers a venue to showcase their talents to the public. For more information, please visit http://dakotadigitalfilmfestival.org/; or call 258-8767.  The Belle Mehus Theatre is located at 201 N 6th Street in Bismarck.

Apr
1
Sat
2017
Earth Day Recycled Art Course @ ND Heritage Center & State Museum
Apr 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Children ages 8 and up and adults can register for a three-session course, “Recycled Art: Earth Day Birthday,” set for April at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum. Under the direction of local art instructor Andrea Vinje, participants will create their own art projects to recognize Earth Day and enter into the local Earth Day art competition. Registration and a course supply fee are required at http://bit.ly/EdayBday.

All sessions are from 10:30 a.m. to noon.  Sessions begin April 1, when participants will discuss recycled art, design, and begin their individual projects. On April 8, participants will continue work on their projects and develop the story for their Earth Day entry narrative. April 15 will include completing the art project and entry into the Earth Day art contest. This program has been developed in partnership with the Bismarck Earth Day committee. Participants will be assisted in entering their creations in the annual Bismarck Earth Day Recycled Art Contest to be held April 20, 2017.

32nd Annual Mandan Band Blast Social @ Mandan Eagles Club
Apr 1 @ 5:00 pm

The 32nd Annual Mandan Band Blast will be held on Saturday, April 1, at the Mandan Eagles Club at 1400 Collins Ave in Mandan.  Social Hour begins at 5 p.m., Prime rib or shrimp dinner is served at 6 p.m., and the Dance with Big Al’s Big Band begins at 8:30.  There are live and silent auctions, and games of chance.  Proceeds go to help the Mandan kids achieve and excel at music.  Tickets are available from Mandan Band Students, Band Directors at 751-6501, or Kari Fried at 516-3921 or kfried73@gmail.com.

32nd Annual Mandan Band Blast Dinner @ Mandan Eagles Club
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm

The 32nd Annual Mandan Band Blast will be held on Saturday, April 1, at the Mandan Eagles Club at 1400 Collins Ave in Mandan.  Social Hour begins at 5 p.m., Prime rib or shrimp dinner is served at 6 p.m., and the Dance with Big Al’s Big Band begins at 8:30.  There are live and silent auctions, and games of chance.  Proceeds go to help the Mandan kids achieve and excel at music.  Tickets are available from Mandan Band Students, Band Directors at 751-6501, or Kari Fried at 516-3921 or kfried73@gmail.com.

32nd Annual Mandan Band Blast Dance @ Mandan Eagles Club
Apr 1 @ 8:30 pm

The 32nd Annual Mandan Band Blast will be held on Saturday, April 1, at the Mandan Eagles Club at 1400 Collins Ave in Mandan.  Social Hour begins at 5 p.m., Prime rib or shrimp dinner is served at 6 p.m., and the Dance with Big Al’s Big Band begins at 8:30.  There are live and silent auctions, and games of chance.  Proceeds go to help the Mandan kids achieve and excel at music.  Tickets are available from Mandan Band Students, Band Directors at 751-6501, or Kari Fried at 516-3921 or kfried73@gmail.com.

Apr
2
Sun
2017
Pinochle Tournament @ Coffee Shop
Apr 2 @ 12:00 pm

The Hazelton Development Corporation is hosting a Pinochle Tournament on Sunday, April 2, at the Coffee Shop on Main Street in Hazelton.  There will be registration and a Pork Loin and Mashed Potato Dinner from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.  Play begins at 1:00.  The entry fee includes dinner.  Prizes are paid out to first, second and third place teams.  There are also drawings for door prizes.  This event is a fund raiser for paying the fuel at the mall.  Call Jenny at 782-6822 for information and to preregister.

 

Apr
3
Mon
2017
Walk the Capitol Parkway Loop @ ND State Capitol 1st floor, inside the Great Hall
Apr 3 @ 12:00 pm

“Go! Bismarck-Mandan”, our local healthy community coalition, aims to continuously bring people together to build a culture of health where we live, learn, work, and play.  Walking does not require any special skills. It also does not require a gym membership or expensive equipment.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommend that adults get at least 150 minutes of physical activity a week.  Following these guidelines can contribute to overall health, and decrease the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer or diabetes.  Our coalition is promoting several walking events in April:

Walking Month Kickoff Event:  Join GO! and State Capitol employees by walking the Capitol parkway loop, south side, on  April 3rd at 12:00 Noon, at the ND State Capitol 1st Floor.  Meet inside the Great Hall.  Open to all.

Walk ‘N Talk with Scheels: Grab your walking shoes and join Scheels in an informative discussion about fit and care for your footwear on April 6th at 4:30 p.m., at the Family Wellness in Mandan.  Open to all.

Thunderbird Run:  Visit www.runsignup.com/Race/ND/Bismarck/ThunderbirdSpringRun to learn more and register by April 13th!  The run is April 15th.  Race times vary at United Tribes Technical College.  Open to Adults and Youth.

BCBS Walk @ Lunch Day:  Join BCBS, Public Health, City employees and GO! members as we walk to the Capitol and back over lunch on April 26th at 12:00 Noon.  Meet at Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health at 500 East Front Avenue.  Open to all.

Registration for Lemonade Day Bismarck-Mandan @ Simle Middle School
Apr 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Lemonade Day Bismarck-Mandan is around the corner on Saturday, June 17th and it’s time to register area youth for a fun entrepreneurship learning experience.  Parents, mentors, teachers and youth leaders are encouraged to register their youth online at bismarckmandan.lemonadeday.org or to attend one of the following Registration Special Events to learn more about the program and play some fun lemon-y games:
April 3 –    Lemonade Day Kickoff Event at Simle Middle School; 5:30pm – 7:00pm
April 4 –    Lemonade day Kickoff Event at Mandan Middle School; 5:30pm – 7:00pm
April 13 –  Chamber Spring Mixer at Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center; 5:00pm – 7:30pm

Once registered, each participant will get a confirmation email that they can either print or present on their phone at one of the Kickoff Events or at any of the following Backpack Pickup locations, beginning April 5th:

Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce
1640 Burnt Boat Drive, Bismarck
Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm

Bank of North Dakota
1200 Memorial Highway, Bismarck
Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm

Mandan Brave Center
901 Division Street NW, Mandan
Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm

Raging Rivers
2600 46th Ave SE, Mandan
Monday – Thursday; 8:00am – 5:00pm
Fridays; 8:00am – 4:00pm

For more information, contact David Leingang by calling 223-5660 or
by going online at bismarckmandan.lemonadeday.org.

 

NDSU Workshops for Gardeners @ Burleigh County Extension Office
Apr 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:45 pm

North Dakota State University is offering a series of workshops for gardeners. A team of 12 university experts will present information on timely topics in gardening and landscaping.  The “Spring Fever Garden Forums” will be held on Monday nights (March 20, 27, April 3, 10). Sessions run from 6:30 to 8:45 CDT. The forums will be held at the Burleigh County Extension Office at 3715 East Expressway in Bismarck.  The sessions are broadcast from the NDSU campus and delivered to County Extension Service offices across the state. Sites will provide handouts and free samples of seeds and bulbs to registrants.  Gardeners have the option of participating in the live presentations on their home computer. For a full list of presentations and to register, go to www.ag.ndsu.edu/springfever  or contact the Burleigh County Extension Office at 221-6865 or e-mail bruce.schmidt@ndsu.edu.

Experts will share information on flowering shrubs, butterfly gardens, healthy soil, shade gardens, birch trees, insect traps, juneberries, raspberries, grafting apples, spruce disorders, and spring lawn care. These speakers will give short presentations and then answer your questions.

 

 

Apr
4
Tue
2017
Charity Bucket Raffle @ Lord of Life Lutheran
Apr 4 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

A “Charity Bucket Raffle” will be held at the Lord of Life Lutheran Church on Tuesday, April 4.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m. so that tickets can be purchased and participants can shop.  Drawings will start at 7 p.m.  The Bismarck-Mandan Newcomers Club is hosting the event with all proceeds going to Ministry on the Margins.  Lord of Life Lutheran is located at 1143 North 26th Street in Bismarck.  For more information call Karma at 220-1370.

Registration for Lemonade Day Bismarck-Mandan @ Mandan Middle School
Apr 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Lemonade Day Bismarck-Mandan is around the corner on Saturday, June 17th and it’s time to register area youth for a fun entrepreneurship learning experience.  Parents, mentors, teachers and youth leaders are encouraged to register their youth online at bismarckmandan.lemonadeday.org or to attend one of the following Registration Special Events to learn more about the program and play some fun lemon-y games:
April 3 –    Lemonade Day Kickoff Event at Simle Middle School; 5:30pm – 7:00pm
April 4 –    Lemonade day Kickoff Event at Mandan Middle School; 5:30pm – 7:00pm
April 13 –  Chamber Spring Mixer at Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center; 5:00pm – 7:30pm

Once registered, each participant will get a confirmation email that they can either print or present on their phone at one of the Kickoff Events or at any of the following Backpack Pickup locations, beginning April 5th:

Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce
1640 Burnt Boat Drive, Bismarck
Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm

Bank of North Dakota
1200 Memorial Highway, Bismarck
Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm

Mandan Brave Center
901 Division Street NW, Mandan
Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm

Raging Rivers
2600 46th Ave SE, Mandan
Monday – Thursday; 8:00am – 5:00pm
Fridays; 8:00am – 4:00pm

For more information, contact David Leingang by calling 223-5660 or
by going online at bismarckmandan.lemonadeday.org.

 

“You Can’t Make Me….” @ BECEP
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

As part of “Month of the Young Child”, parents can take part in a free event Tuesday, April 4th, from 6-8 pm at BECEP, located at 720 North 14th Street.  Jill Molli, nationally known speaker with the Conscious Discipline Program, will present “You Can’t Make Me! –Transforming Tantrums, Defiance, and Aggression into Healthy Self Esteem”.  For more information, call BECEP at 323-4435.

Apr
5
Wed
2017
Community Prayer Network @ Mandan United Methodist Church
Apr 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

A group of Christian leaders in Bismarck has formed a prayer group they call the “Community Prayer Network”.  They felt God was asking them to pray every Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at a different church every week.  This Wednesday, April 5, they will be hosted by the Mandan Police Chief at the Mandan United Methodist Church located at 610 12th Street NW in Mandan.  All are invited to pray with them at this critical time in our nation’s history.

 
                  

 

 

Field-to-Fork Webinar: Will the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Guidelines Affect Your Business?
Apr 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The first of ten weekly 2017 Field-to-Fork Webinars will begin on Wednesday, February 22, from 2 to 3 p.m. Central time.  Vegetables that grow well in North Dakota, food safety and wine making are among the topics for this year’s Field to Fork webinars.  The North Dakota State University Extension Service launched the Field to Fork campaign in 2016 to increase people’s knowledge of growing, transporting, processing and preserving fruits and vegetables safely.  The webinars are free of charge. This project is made possible through funding from the North Dakota Department of Agriculture.

Webinar topics and dates are:

* Food Safety: From Field to Fork – Feb. 22

* Recommended Vegetable Varieties for North Dakota – March 1

* What Regulations Apply When Preparing Food for the Public? – March 8

* U.S. Food Law: Aligning the Pieces of the Regulatory Puzzle – March 15

* Introduction to Home Wine Making – March 22

* Herbs: From Growing to Packing – March 29

* Will the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Guidelines Affect Your Business? – April 5

* Update on Spotted Wing Drosophila (Fruit Fly) in North Dakota – April 12

* How to Can Low- and High-acid Foods – April 19

* Introducing Youth to Gardening – April 26

The webinars will be held on Blackboard Collaborate. A link to register for the webinars can be found on the Field to Fork website (https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/fieldtofork). Archived webinars from 2016 also can be viewed on the website.  Presenters will be NDSU personnel and special guests.  For more information, visit NDSU Extension’s Field-to-Fork website: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/fieldtofork or contact Shaundra Ziemann-Bolinske, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, at 221-6865 or shaundra.ziemann@ndsu.edu.

“Celebrate Recovery” to Begin @ Capital Christian Center
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm

The next session of Celebrate Recovery will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning April 5, at Capital Christian Center. The program helps participants find freedom from hurts, hang-ups and habits.  Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered program that uses 12 steps and eight principles based on the Beatitudes to help people find hope, freedom, sobriety, healing and the opportunity to give back one day at a time. Carol Schuck will be the facilitator. The only cost for the class is the study guide.  Everyone is welcome to attend.  Sign up and order the book by phoning the church at 255-1388 or Carol at 426-7210.  The church is located at 3838 Jericho Road, just off Centennial Road across from the new Dan’s Supermarket. For more information, call 255-1388 or check the website at www.cccbismarck.com.

“Chicago” @ Sidney J. Lee Auditorium
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm

Bismarck State College Theatre Arts held auditions for “Chicago”.  Singers, actors and dancers were sought for this community production.   Production dates are April 5-9.  More details to come closer to time.

Apr
6
Thu
2017
Lorentzsen Luncheon @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Apr 6 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

You are invited to a luncheon on Thursday, April 6, with Sister Kathleen Atkinson, founder and director of Ministry on the Margins, talking about “Rolling the Stone Away: Removing Barriers to Reentry.”  The Luncheon is from 11:30 to 1 p.m. at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church at 106 Osage Avenue in Bismarck.  RSVP by Tuesday, March 28.  For more information, Contact Carol Hedberg at chedber3@cord.edu or 218-299-3305.

Removing Barriers @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Apr 6 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

You are invited to join Sister Kathleen Atkinson, founder and director of Ministry on the Margins, talking about “Rolling the Stone Away: Removing Barriers to Reentry.”  It will take place on Thursday, April 6, from 11:30 to a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church located at 106 Osage Avenue in Bismarck.  Please RSVP by Tuesday, March 28.   For more information contact Carol Hedberg at chedber3@cord.edu or 218-299-3305.

Walk ‘N Talk with Scheels @ Family Wellness in Mandan
Apr 6 @ 4:30 pm

“Go! Bismarck-Mandan”, our local healthy community coalition, aims to continuously bring people together to build a culture of health where we live, learn, work, and play.  Walking does not require any special skills. It also does not require a gym membership or expensive equipment.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommend that adults get at least 150 minutes of physical activity a week.  Following these guidelines can contribute to overall health, and decrease the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer or diabetes.  Our coalition is promoting several walking events in April:

Walking Month Kickoff Event:  Join GO! and State Capitol employees by walking the Capitol parkway loop, south side, on  April 3rd at 12:00 Noon, at the ND State Capitol 1st Floor.  Meet inside the Great Hall.  Open to all.

Walk ‘N Talk with Scheels: Grab your walking shoes and join Scheels in an informative discussion about fit and care for your footwear on April 6th at 4:30 p.m., at the Family Wellness in Mandan.  Open to all.

Thunderbird Run:  Visit www.runsignup.com/Race/ND/Bismarck/ThunderbirdSpringRun to learn more and register by April 13th!  The run is April 15th.  Race times vary at United Tribes Technical College.  Open to Adults and Youth.

BCBS Walk @ Lunch Day:  Join BCBS, Public Health, City employees and GO! members as we walk to the Capitol and back over lunch on April 26th at 12:00 Noon.  Meet at Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health at 500 East Front Avenue.  Open to all.

Circle C Ranch Gathering @ Circle C Ranch
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm

Circle C Ranch is hosting guest speakers Harvey and Deborah Wittmier from Denver, Colorada, on Thursday, April 6, at 7 p.m.  Worship leader will be Kelley Reuer from Kenmare. Everyone is invited to the Glory House to come and see “What in the world is going on at the Circle C Ranch”?

Apr
7
Fri
2017
“Living Last Supper” @ Bethel Lutheran Church
Apr 7 @ 7:30 pm

Bethel Lutheran Church is hosting a “Living Last Supper”, which is a dramatic retelling of the disciples beginning with the Last Supper, as they react to Jesus’ shocking words that someone will betray Him. The play uses unique lighting and acting to showcase the classic Bible story. In the second scene, Jesus prays in the Garden of Gethsemane before He is arrested.   This event is open to the public. The same performance is shown at 7:30 p.m. on Friday April 7 and Saturday April 8; no reservations are required.  Admission is free.  Bethel Lutheran is located on 615 East Turnpike Avenue in Bismarck.

Apr
8
Sat
2017
Earth Day Recycled Art Course @ ND Heritage Center & State Museum
Apr 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Children ages 8 and up and adults can register for a three-session course, “Recycled Art: Earth Day Birthday,” set for April at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum. Under the direction of local art instructor Andrea Vinje, participants will create their own art projects to recognize Earth Day and enter into the local Earth Day art competition. Registration and a course supply fee are required at http://bit.ly/EdayBday.

All sessions are from 10:30 a.m. to noon.  Sessions begin April 1, when participants will discuss recycled art, design, and begin their individual projects. On April 8, participants will continue work on their projects and develop the story for their Earth Day entry narrative. April 15 will include completing the art project and entry into the Earth Day art contest. This program has been developed in partnership with the Bismarck Earth Day committee. Participants will be assisted in entering their creations in the annual Bismarck Earth Day Recycled Art Contest to be held April 20, 2017.

“Living Last Supper” @ Bethel Lutheran Church
Apr 8 @ 7:30 pm

Bethel Lutheran Church is hosting a “Living Last Supper”, which is a dramatic retelling of the disciples beginning with the Last Supper, as they react to Jesus’ shocking words that someone will betray Him. The play uses unique lighting and acting to showcase the classic Bible story. In the second scene, Jesus prays in the Garden of Gethsemane before He is arrested.   This event is open to the public. The same performance is shown at 7:30 p.m. on Friday April 7 and Saturday April 8; no reservations are required.  Admission is free.  Bethel Lutheran is located on 615 East Turnpike Avenue in Bismarck.