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Community Prayer Network 12:00 pm
Community Prayer Network @ Mandan Nazarene
Feb 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 →
“Life’s Healing Choices” at Capital Christian Center 7:00 pm
“Life’s Healing Choices” at Capital Christian Center @ Capital Christian Center
Feb 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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“Museum Underground: Paleontology” 4:00 pm
“Museum Underground: Paleontology” @ ND Heritage Center & State Museum
Feb 2 @ 4:00 pm
Students in grades six to eight can learn what it takes to be a paleontologist and take an exclusive tour of the Paleontology Lab at the Heritage Center.  “Museum Underground: Paleontology,” Continue Reading →
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Junk Jam Trade and Vendor Show 10:00 am
Junk Jam Trade and Vendor Show @ Bismarck Event Center
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
You are invited to join the “Jam for Junk” – and other unique treasures – at Bismarck’s Event Center this February 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   A plethora Continue Reading →
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Jeans & Jerseys Day 9:30 am
Jeans & Jerseys Day @ Capital Christian Center
Feb 5 @ 9:30 am
In recognition of Super Bowl Sunday, Capital Christian Center welcomes everyone to pull on their jeans and jerseys and come to a morning service on February 5.  The message will Continue Reading →
Taste of St. Paul 11:00 am
Taste of St. Paul @ St. Paul Lutheran Church
Feb 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
On Sunday, February 5, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church in Center is hosting an event called “Taste of St. Paul” with the proceeds going to Continue Reading →
Immigration “Meet Your New Neighbors” 2:00 pm
Immigration “Meet Your New Neighbors” @ ND Heritage Center & State Museum
Feb 5 @ 2:00 pm
The next free Sensational Sundays program is “What does immigration in North Dakota look like today?” Join a discussion of modern immigration, with a focus on refugee resettlement, at 2 Continue Reading →
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“Let’s Play Pioneer Games” 10:30 am
“Let’s Play Pioneer Games” @ ND Heritage Center & State Museum
Feb 6 @ 10:30 am
Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to “Let’s Play Pioneer Games” at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, February 6, at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum.  Participants will play classic games Continue Reading →
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‘Know Your State’ contest registration
‘Know Your State’ contest registration
Feb 8 all-day
Registration for the preliminary test of the “Know Your State” contest at Bismarck State College is due February 8.  The online registration form can be accessed at http://bit.ly/2kizbqI.  BSC hosts Continue Reading →
STATE FINAL LIFESMARTS COMPETITION 9:00 am
STATE FINAL LIFESMARTS COMPETITION @ ND Heritage Center & State Museum
Feb 8 @ 9:00 am
Nine teams of students from six North Dakota High Schools will compete in the LifeSmarts State Finals this week.  The competition will be held on Wednesday February 8 at the Continue Reading →
Community Prayer Network 12:00 pm
Community Prayer Network @ Ministry on the Margins
Feb 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 →
“Life’s Healing Choices” at Capital Christian Center 7:00 pm
“Life’s Healing Choices” at Capital Christian Center @ Capital Christian Center
Feb 8 @ 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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Giving Hearts Day
Giving Hearts Day @ 24 hour online giving
Feb 9 all-day
Giving Hearts Day is Thursday, February 9.  It is a 24-hour online fundraising event.  Go to www.impactgiveback.org.  Click on “donate” and check to see which organizations in the Mandan-Bismarck area Continue Reading →
“Curious About Careers? Communications and Education” 4:00 pm
“Curious About Careers? Communications and Education” @ ND Heritage Center & State Museum
Feb 9 @ 4:00 pm
Students in grades six to eight are invited to participate in “Curious About Careers?   Communications and Education” at 4 p.m. on January 19 at the North Dakota Heritage Center & Continue Reading →
Aglow ND 7:00 pm
Aglow ND @ Edgewood Vista East
Feb 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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Deadline to book Sweet Serenades for Valentine’s Day
Deadline to book Sweet Serenades for Valentine’s Day
Feb 10 all-day
The Bismarck State College Men’s Ensemble is selling sweet serenades for Valentine’s Day.  The tuxedo-clad ensemble will sing a love song and provide the recipient with a fresh, long-stemmed red Continue Reading →
Registration deadline for Fred Kist Memorial Pinochle Tournament
Registration deadline for Fred Kist Memorial Pinochle Tournament @ Bismarck Eagles Club
Feb 10 all-day
The sixth annual Fred Kist Memorial Pinochle Tournament will be held Saturday, February 18, at the Bismarck Eagles Club.  Tournament play will start at 9 a.m., with check-in beginning at Continue Reading →
Art of Marriage Conference 5:30 pm
Art of Marriage Conference @ GracePoint Church
Feb 10 @ 5:30 pm
GracePoint Church is hosting an Art of Marriage Conference on February 10 and 11.  It is about understanding God’s design for Marriage.  All couples need His help and are welcome Continue Reading →
Healing Rooms “Heal The Sick” Training 6:00 pm
Healing Rooms “Heal The Sick” Training @ Healing Rooms of the Northern Plains
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm
Healing Rooms of the Northern Plains is hosting “Heal The Sick” Training on Friday evening, February 10, at 6 p.m., and Saturday, February 11, at 9 a.m.  Healing Rooms  is Continue Reading →
Ski and Glow – Riverwood Cross Country Skiing 6:00 pm
Ski and Glow – Riverwood Cross Country Skiing @ Riverwood Golf Course
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
On February 10 from 6 to 9 p.m. you are invited to gather friends and family and tour Riverwood Golf Course on cross country skis – at night. Bismarck Parks Continue Reading →
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Art of Marriage Conference 8:30 am
Art of Marriage Conference @ GracePoint Church
Feb 11 @ 8:30 am
GracePoint Church is hosting an Art of Marriage Conference on February 10 and 11.  It is about understanding God’s design for Marriage.  All couples need His help and are welcome Continue Reading →
Healing Rooms “Heal The Sick” Training 9:00 am
Healing Rooms “Heal The Sick” Training @ Healing Rooms of the Northern Plains
Feb 11 @ 9:00 am
Healing Rooms of the Northern Plains is hosting “Heal The Sick” Training on Friday evening, February 10, at 6 p.m., and Saturday, February 11, at 9 a.m.  Healing Rooms  is Continue Reading →
2017 Heritage Outbound Winter Adventure 10:00 am
2017 Heritage Outbound Winter Adventure @ Fort Clark State Historic Site
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
The 2017 Heritage Outbound Winter Adventure will be on Saturday, Feb. 11.  It is an annual day of activities and learning at Fort Clark State Historic Site and Knife River Indian Continue Reading →
Starry Night Sweetheart Ball 5:30 pm
Starry Night Sweetheart Ball @ Christ The King Church gymnasium
Feb 11 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Christ the King PTO will be hosting the “Starry Night Sweetheart Ball” on Saturday evening, February 11.  Doors open at 5:30 with the Grand March at 6 p.m.  The dance Continue Reading →
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“I Spy on Double Ditch” 10:30 am
“I Spy on Double Ditch” @ ND Heritage Center & State Museum
Feb 13 @ 10:30 am
Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to “I Spy on Double Ditch” at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, February 13, at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum.   All children must be Continue Reading →
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Feb 14 all-day
United Blood Services in the Dakotas Region has sent over 100 blood products to its sister center in Oroville, California to help their community as they are unable to collect Continue Reading →
Northern Lights Valentine
Northern Lights Valentine
Feb 14 all-day
The Northern Lights Chorus will sing to your valentine and present them with a card, box of candy and a rose.  You can call 220-6402 to get on their list.
Long-term Health Care Planning for North Dakota Farmers and Ranchers 1:30 pm
Long-term Health Care Planning for North Dakota Farmers and Ranchers @ Bismarck Event Center Exhibition Hall
Feb 14 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
To assist North Dakota’s farm and ranch families in planning for long-term care expenses, NDSU Extension Service, in cooperation with University of Minnesota Extension, is planning a number of Long-term Continue Reading →
Valentine’s Day Dance 6:00 pm
Valentine’s Day Dance @ Baymont Inn
Feb 14 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The God’s Child Project is hosting a Valentine’s Day Dance on Tuesday, February 14, from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Baymont Inn in Mandan.  Dancing music is by “The Continue Reading →
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“Mayor for a Day” Essay Contest
“Mayor for a Day” Essay Contest @ ND League of Cities
Feb 15 all-day
The North Dakota League of Cities (NDLC) invites third and seventh grade students across the state to participate in the “Mayor for a Day” Essay Contest. Students living in Mandan Continue Reading →
Community Prayer Network 12:00 pm
Community Prayer Network @ Salvation Army
Feb 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 →
“Life’s Healing Choices” at Capital Christian Center 7:00 pm
“Life’s Healing Choices” at Capital Christian Center @ Capital Christian Center
Feb 15 @ 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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“Dual Revelation” movie 6:00 pm
“Dual Revelation” movie @ Bismarck Veterans Memorial Public Library, Room A
Feb 16 @ 6:00 pm
The Bismarck Science and Faith group will be showing a video, “Dual Revelation”, which discusses Science and Faith on Thursday, February 16, at 6 p.m. in Meeting Room A at Continue Reading →
Emmons County “OneCry” Prayer Summit 7:00 pm
Emmons County “OneCry” Prayer Summit @ First Baptist Church
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Emmons County “OneCry” Prayer Summit with the theme:  “The Power of Prayer”, will be held Thursday, February 16, through Sunday, February 19, in Linton.  Thursday evening is Men’s Night Continue Reading →
The Little Prince 7:00 pm
The Little Prince @ Legacy High School Auditorium
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm
Legacy High School students will present The Little Prince on February 16 and 17th at 7 pm, and Saturday, February 18th at 2 pm in the Legacy Auditorium.   Legacy High Continue Reading →
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Emmons County “OneCry” Prayer Summit 7:00 pm
Emmons County “OneCry” Prayer Summit @ First Baptist Church
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Emmons County “OneCry” Prayer Summit with the theme:  “The Power of Prayer”, will be held Thursday, February 16, through Sunday, February 19, in Linton.  Thursday evening is Men’s Night Continue Reading →
The Little Prince 7:00 pm
The Little Prince @ Legacy High School Auditorium
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm
Legacy High School students will present The Little Prince on February 16 and 17th at 7 pm, and Saturday, February 18th at 2 pm in the Legacy Auditorium.   Legacy High Continue Reading →
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Emmons County “OneCry” Prayer Summit 8:30 am
Emmons County “OneCry” Prayer Summit @ First Baptist Church
Feb 18 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
The Emmons County “OneCry” Prayer Summit with the theme:  “The Power of Prayer”, will be held Thursday, February 16, through Sunday, February 19, in Linton.  Thursday evening is Men’s Night Continue Reading →
Fred Kist Memorial Pinochle Tournament 9:00 am
Fred Kist Memorial Pinochle Tournament @ Bismarck Eagles Club
Feb 18 @ 9:00 am
The sixth annual Fred Kist Memorial Pinochle Tournament will be held Saturday, February 18, at the Bismarck Eagles Club.  Tournament play will start at 9 a.m., with check-in beginning at Continue Reading →
“Beautiful Wholeness” 9:30 am
“Beautiful Wholeness” @ Best Western Ramkota Hotel
Feb 18 @ 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
The third annual “Beautiful Wholeness” event is February 18 at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel located at 800 South 3rd Street in Bismarck.  This Big Blue Couch Coaching event kicks Continue Reading →
Cardboard Sled Races 12:00 pm
Cardboard Sled Races @ Tom O'Leary sledding hill
Feb 18 @ 12:00 pm
Given the record snowfalls in Bismarck this year the Bismarck Parks and Recreation Department is encouraging locals to appreciate the snow with a cardboard sled race on February 18. So, Continue Reading →
Commedia Pinocchio 2:00 pm
Commedia Pinocchio @ Dakota Stage Ltd.
Feb 18 @ 2:00 pm
Dakota Stage Ltd. presents “Commedia Pinocchio”, a unique and fun telling of the classic story of Pinocchio. The one hour production will be presented on February 18 at 2:00 p.m. Continue Reading →
The Little Prince 2:00 pm
The Little Prince @ Legacy High School Auditorium
Feb 18 @ 2:00 pm
Legacy High School students will present The Little Prince on February 16 and 17th at 7 pm, and Saturday, February 18th at 2 pm in the Legacy Auditorium.   Legacy High Continue Reading →
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Breakfast Benefit for Seniors 8:30 am
Breakfast Benefit for Seniors @ Mandan Golden Age Services
Feb 19 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
On Sunday, February 19, Mandan Golden Age Services is hosting a Breakfast Benefit for home delivered meals and the nutrition program.  They will be serving sausages, pancakes, eggs, coffee and Continue Reading →
Emmons County “OneCry” Prayer Summit 10:30 am
Emmons County “OneCry” Prayer Summit @ United Methodist Church
Feb 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
The Emmons County “OneCry” Prayer Summit with the theme:  “The Power of Prayer”, will be held Thursday, February 16, through Sunday, February 19, in Linton.  Thursday evening is Men’s Night Continue Reading →
“U.S. Navy Ships Named for People and Places Connected to ND” 2:00 pm
“U.S. Navy Ships Named for People and Places Connected to ND” @ ND Heritage Center & State Museum
Feb 19 @ 2:00 pm
The public is invited to the Sensational Sundays program, “U.S. Navy Ships Named for People and Places Connected to North Dakota”, presented by Bob Wefald at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Continue Reading →
Dakota Cowboys for Christ Fellowship 7:00 pm
Dakota Cowboys for Christ Fellowship @ Kist Livestock
Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm
The  Dakota Cowboys for Christ Fellowship will be having their monthly meeting at Kist Livestock at 7 p.m. featuring the Fueller Family and Gospel Group.  The Fueller Family has enjoyed Continue Reading →
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No school for Bismarck or Mandan.
No school for Bismarck or Mandan.
Feb 20 all-day
Bismarck and Mandan Public Schools will not have classes Monday, February 20th in observance of President’s Day.  Classes resume Tuesday, February 21st for Mandan. Bismarck Public Schools will also not Continue Reading →
Coffee with a Cop 8:00 am
Coffee with a Cop @ Boneshaker Coffee Company
Feb 20 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am
“Coffee with a Cop” provides a unique opportunity for community members to ask questions and learn more about the Bismarck Police Department’s work in Bismarck’s neighborhoods.  On February 20th, officers Continue Reading →
“Collection Crazy” 10:30 am
“Collection Crazy” @ ND Heritage Center & State Museum
Feb 20 @ 10:30 am
Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to “Collection Crazy” at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, February 20, at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum.   All children must be accompanied by a Continue Reading →
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No school for Bismarck.
No school for Bismarck.
Feb 21 all-day
Bismarck Public Schools will not have classes on Tuesday, February 21st due to staff development day. Classes resume Wednesday, February 22nd.
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Congressman Cramer Health Care Reform Roundtable 9:30 am
Congressman Cramer Health Care Reform Roundtable @ BSC National Energy Center for Excellence
Feb 22 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
  Congressman Cramer will hold a “Health Care Reform Roundtable” on Wednesday, February 22, from 9:30 to noon with special Guests – Rep. Michael Burgess, M.D., Chair of U.S. House Continue Reading →
Community Prayer Network 12:00 pm
Community Prayer Network @ Teen Challenge
Feb 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: Food Safety 2:00 pm
Field-to-Fork Webinar: Food Safety
Feb 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 →
“Life’s Healing Choices” at Capital Christian Center 7:00 pm
“Life’s Healing Choices” at Capital Christian Center @ Capital Christian Center
Feb 22 @ 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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Job Fair at BSC 4:00 pm
Job Fair at BSC @ BSC National Energy Center for Excellence
Feb 23 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
More than 70 employers will be on hand at the “2017 Spring Job & Internship Fair” at Bismarck State College on Thursday, February 23 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at BSC’s National Continue Reading →
Lindblom Art Exhibit Reception 4:00 pm
Lindblom Art Exhibit Reception @ Gannon Gallery in LEA Hall
Feb 23 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Retired Bismarck State College art professor Michelle Lindblom offers an exhibition of her work in the Bismarck State College Gannon Gallery through February 28.  A reception for her “Nuances” exhibit Continue Reading →
“Walk to Cure Arthritis” Kick-Off Event 6:00 pm
“Walk to Cure Arthritis” Kick-Off Event @ La Quinta Inn & Suites
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Community is invited to help fight America’s number one disability by attending the “Walk to Cure Arthritis” Kick-Off Event Thursday, February 23 at La Quinta Inn & Suites from Continue Reading →
CHS “Game of Tiaras” 7:00 pm
CHS “Game of Tiaras” @ Century High School Auditorium
Feb 23 @ 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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CHS “The Election” 7:00 pm
CHS “The Election” @ Century High School Auditorium
Feb 24 @ 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 →
Dance+ 7:30 pm
Dance+ @ Belle Mehus Auditorium
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm
Dance+ @ Belle Mehus Auditorium | Bismarck | North Dakota | United States
Dance+ On February 24 and 25 you are invited to enjoy exhilarating classical and contemporary dance in the Northern Plains Dance production of “Dance+”. This mixed repertoire program explores the Continue Reading →
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Shade Tree Players Youth (13-18) Peter/Wendy Auditions 9:00 am
Shade Tree Players Youth (13-18) Peter/Wendy Auditions
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 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 →
“You’re Driving Me Crazy” 2:00 pm
“You’re Driving Me Crazy” @ Mandan United Methodist Church
Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm
You are invited to experience “Theatre On The Go” at Mandan United Methodist Church on Saturday, February 25, at 2 p.m.  Teens and adults present “You’re Driving Me Crazy!” by Continue Reading →
Dance+ 2:30 pm
Dance+ @ Belle Mehus Auditorium
Feb 25 @ 2:30 pm
Dance+ @ Belle Mehus Auditorium | Bismarck | North Dakota | United States
Dance+ On February 24 and 25 you are invited to enjoy exhilarating classical and contemporary dance in the Northern Plains Dance production of “Dance+”. This mixed repertoire program explores the Continue Reading →
Shade Tree Players Youth (13-18) Godspell Auditions 3:00 pm
Shade Tree Players Youth (13-18) Godspell Auditions
Feb 25 @ 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 →
CHS “Game of Tiaras”/Dessert Theatre 7:00 pm
CHS “Game of Tiaras”/Dessert Theatre @ Century High School Auditorium
Feb 25 @ 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 →
Dance+ 7:30 pm
Dance+ @ Belle Mehus Auditorium
Feb 25 @ 7:30 pm
Dance+ @ Belle Mehus Auditorium | Bismarck | North Dakota | United States
Dance+ On February 24 and 25 you are invited to enjoy exhilarating classical and contemporary dance in the Northern Plains Dance production of “Dance+”. This mixed repertoire program explores the Continue Reading →
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HYMN SING at Bismarck Baptist 3:00 pm
HYMN SING at Bismarck Baptist @ Bismarck Baptist Church
Feb 26 @ 3:00 pm
Bismarck Baptist Church is hosting a HYMN SING at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 26.  There will be traditional hymns and special music.  The church is located at 2211 Laforest Continue Reading →
Spiritual journeys in the American Space Program 3:00 pm
Spiritual journeys in the American Space Program @ BSC’s National Energy Center of Excellence
Feb 26 @ 3:00 pm
The “Conversations at BSC” series at Bismarck State College continues Sunday, February 26, with a program on “Genesis from the Moon: Spiritual Journeys in the American Space Program.” Discussion between BSC Continue Reading →
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“Dinosaur Discover” 10:30 am
“Dinosaur Discover” @ ND Heritage Center & State Museum
Feb 27 @ 10:30 am
Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to “Dinosaur Discover” at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, February 27, at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum.   All children must be accompanied by a Continue Reading →
Benefit at Pizza Ranch 4:30 pm
Benefit at Pizza Ranch @ Pizza Ranch
Feb 27 @ 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Mandan Dacotah Lions is hosting a benefit for Mary Halverson at the Pizza Ranch in Mandan on Monday, February 27, from  4:30 to 8:30 p.m.  This is to help Continue Reading →
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“Farming and Ranching for the Bottom Line” 9:30 am
“Farming and Ranching for the Bottom Line” @ BSC National Energy Center for Excellence
Feb 28 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
The 2017 edition of “Farming and Ranching for the Bottom Line” will put attention on beef cattle topics.  The unique event, scheduled for February 28 at Bismarck State College, is Continue Reading →
Burleigh County Commission Public Lunch Meeting 12:00 pm
Burleigh County Commission Public Lunch Meeting @ Missouri Valley Fairgroudns 4-H Building
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm
The Burleigh County Extension Service will be hosting a lunch meeting with local legislators and the Extension Advisory Board at noon on Tuesday, February 28, at the Missouri Valley Fairgrounds Continue Reading →

 

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Burleigh County Commission Public Lunch Meeting @ Missouri Valley Fairgroudns 4-H Building
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm

The Burleigh County Extension Service will be hosting a lunch meeting with local legislators and the Extension Advisory Board at noon on Tuesday, February 28, at the Missouri Valley Fairgrounds 4-H Building at 3715 E Bismarck Expressway in Bismarck.  A quorum of County Commissioners may be present, but it is anticipated that no formal business will be discussed or transacted.

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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 Campus, 1221 College Drive in Bismarck.  There is no charge, but you are asked to RSVP for lunch by 4 p.m. on February 21.  Call 250-4518, extension 3, or email lucinda.makedonski@nd.nacdnet.net.

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 p.m. to 1 p.m. at a different church every week.  This Wednesday, March 1, they will be hosted by Native American Development Center, but meet at the Salvation Army located at 601 South Washington Street in Bismarck.  All are invited to pray with them at this critical time in our nation’s history.

 
                  

 

 

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 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.

“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 Recovery program and helps participants find freedom from hurts, hang-up and habits.  Each class will involve watching a DVD taught by Rick Warren, followed by small group discussion. Carol Schuck will be the facilitator. The only cost for the class is the study guide. Everyone is welcome. Sign up by phoning the church.

Other adult classes on Wednesday evenings at Capital Christian Center include “Financial Peace University” and “Fresh Start.” Contact the church for more information. In addition, there are numerous activities for boys, girls and teens.  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.

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“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 Museum.  The program is part of a new fun, interactive, monthly program that introduces middle school students to various jobs at the ND Heritage Center & State Museum. Registration for the free 45-minute program is required at http://bit.ly/cacpaleo.  For more information, contact Erik at 328-2792.

Registration is open for all five programs. “Curious About Careers?” helps students connect the museum and its collections with future careers. Students meet professionals, tour spaces not normally open to the public, and have opportunities to ask questions as they learn about the tools, skills, and interests needed to work with museum objects. Additional programs will cover careers in Communications and Education on Feb. 9, State Archives on March 2, Archaeology on March 23, and the work of curators, object preservation and exhibit building by the Museum Division on April 20. Programs are sponsored by the State Historical Society of North Dakota.

The programs are led by Stephanie Schick, a gallery guide at the ND Heritage Center & State Museum. She is a graduate of Northern Arizona University who previously worked as an educator at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium in Dubuque, Iowa. Schick, who has a passion for history, science, and education, loves to travel and has also taught at schools in Kenya and Egypt.

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 performed on February 23rd, 25th, and March 3rd. There will be a Dessert Theatre following the Saturday, February 25th performance to support CHS Drama’s upcoming trip to New York City in the fall.  “The Election” will be performed February 24th, March 2nd and 4th. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students.

Mar
3
Fri
2017
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 performed on February 23rd, 25th, and March 3rd. There will be a Dessert Theatre following the Saturday, February 25th performance to support CHS Drama’s upcoming trip to New York City in the fall.  “The Election” will be performed February 24th, March 2nd and 4th. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students.

Mar
4
Sat
2017
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 Dakota Heritage Center on Sunday, March 5. The Festival is free and open to the public.

Area string students will perform at the Former Governors’ Mansion, located at 320 E. Ave. B., Bismarck, beginning at 12 p.m. on March 4. Between student performances the Strolling Strings will entertain. On March 5 at 4 p.m. the Bismarck Mandan Youth Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum.

The Arthur A. Link Fiddle Festival is sponsored by the Society for the Preservation of the Former Governors’ Mansion and the State Historical Society of North Dakota, Bismarck Public Schools, and the North Dakota Council on the Arts to promote string music education and appreciation in honor of Arthur A. Link, a late ND governor, and his love of playing the violin.  For more information, contact Johnathan Campbell, 328-9528 or  jcampbell@nd.gov.

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 performed on February 23rd, 25th, and March 3rd. There will be a Dessert Theatre following the Saturday, February 25th performance to support CHS Drama’s upcoming trip to New York City in the fall.  “The Election” will be performed February 24th, March 2nd and 4th. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students.

Mar
5
Sun
2017
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 about vocal technique, scene analysis, and character development. They have chosen to present two flexible productions that will allow all those who audition to be cast for the musical Godspell and the play Peter/Wendy.  Auditions for Peter/Wendy are Saturday, February 25 from 9 a.m. to noon OR Sunday, March 5, 12-3 p.m.  Auditions for Godspell are the same days, but later times, 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, February 25, OR 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Mar 5.

Please contact theaterdir@dakotastageltd.com to schedule an audition. Participants should be prepared to present cold readings from the script. For the musical, Godspell, please prepare 16 bars of a song.  Registration fees are due by March 31 with discounts and scholarships available.  Please visit www.shadetreeplayers.com, email theaterdir@dakotastageltd.com, or call 258-4998 for more information.

Godspell – Led by the international hit “Day by Day,” Godspell was the first major musical offering from three-time Grammy & Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Children of Eden). An eclectic blend of songs, ranging in style from pop to vaudeville, is employed as Jesus’ messages of kindness, tolerance, and love come vibrantly to life.

Auditions: Sat, Feb 25 3-6 PM OR Sun, Mar 5 3-6PM

Rehearsals: June 21-July 26, Mon-Fri, 1PM-5PM

Performances: July 27-29 7PM, July 30 2PM

 

Peter/Wendy – This lyrical & inventive adaptation pays homage to the darker themes of J.M. Barrie’s original and strips the familiar story down to its emotional essence. Peter lures Wendy away from her nursery to the magical world of Neverland, where she joins his adventures with Tinker Bell, Tiger Lily, and the menacing Captain Hook.

Auditions: Sat, Feb 25 9 AM-12 PM OR Sun, Mar 5 12-3PM

Rehearsals: June 5-July 5, Mon-Fri, 9AM-12PM

Performances: July 6-8 7PM, July 9 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.

 

# # #

 

CONTACT: EMMALEE RIEGLER

theaterdir@dakotastageltd.com

701-258-4998

 

Dakota Stage Ltd

412 East Main Ave.

Bismarck ND, 58501

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 about vocal technique, scene analysis, and character development. They have chosen to present two flexible productions that will allow all those who audition to be cast for the musical Godspell and the play Peter/Wendy.  Auditions for Peter/Wendy are Saturday, February 25 from 9 a.m. to noon OR Sunday, March 5, 12-3 p.m.  Auditions for Godspell are the same days, but later times, 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, February 25, OR 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Mar 5.

Please contact theaterdir@dakotastageltd.com to schedule an audition. Participants should be prepared to present cold readings from the script. For the musical, Godspell, please prepare 16 bars of a song.  Registration fees are due by March 31 with discounts and scholarships available.  Please visit www.shadetreeplayers.com, email theaterdir@dakotastageltd.com, or call 258-4998 for more information.

Godspell – Led by the international hit “Day by Day,” Godspell was the first major musical offering from three-time Grammy & Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Children of Eden). An eclectic blend of songs, ranging in style from pop to vaudeville, is employed as Jesus’ messages of kindness, tolerance, and love come vibrantly to life.

Auditions: Sat, Feb 25 3-6 PM OR Sun, Mar 5 3-6PM

Rehearsals: June 21-July 26, Mon-Fri, 1PM-5PM

Performances: July 27-29 7PM, July 30 2PM

 

Peter/Wendy – This lyrical & inventive adaptation pays homage to the darker themes of J.M. Barrie’s original and strips the familiar story down to its emotional essence. Peter lures Wendy away from her nursery to the magical world of Neverland, where she joins his adventures with Tinker Bell, Tiger Lily, and the menacing Captain Hook.

Auditions: Sat, Feb 25 9 AM-12 PM OR Sun, Mar 5 12-3PM

Rehearsals: June 5-July 5, Mon-Fri, 9AM-12PM

Performances: July 6-8 7PM, July 9 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.

 

# # #

 

CONTACT: EMMALEE RIEGLER

theaterdir@dakotastageltd.com

701-258-4998

 

Dakota Stage Ltd

412 East Main Ave.

Bismarck ND, 58501

Mar
6
Mon
2017
“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 parent or guardian.   Participants are asked to meet at the east entrance information desk at the ND Heritage Center & State Museum. For more information contact Erik Holland at 328-2792.

The program is part of “Little Kids, Big World,” a free interactive learning series sponsored by the State Historical Society of North Dakota. These fun, hands-on 30-minute programs introduce children to North Dakota’s fascinating history—from dinosaurs through today’s ongoing story.   Additional upcoming programs in the series include, “Green Garden Fun” March 13, “Little Archeologist” March 20, and “Make and take Fossil Cast” on March 27.

The programs are led by Stephanie Schick, a gallery guide at the ND Heritage Center & State Museum. She is a graduate of Northern Arizona University who previously worked as an educator at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium in Dubuque, Iowa.  Schick, who has a passion for history, science, and education, loves to travel and has taught in schools in Kenya and Egypt.

Mar
8
Wed
2017
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 p.m. to 1 p.m. at a different church every week.  This Wednesday, March 8, they will be hosted by Joy International at the Salvation Army located at 601 South Washington Street in Bismarck.  All are invited to pray with them at this critical time in our nation’s history.

 
                  

 

 

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 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.

Mar
9
Thu
2017
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 @ 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 800 South Third Street in Bismarck.  The featured speaker is Doug Burleigh, former president of Young Life, who currently establishes and mentors Youth Cores in former Soviet Union countries.  Reservations should be made by March 5 by mailing a check to the Sponsoring Committee, in care of Eide Bailly LLP, Box 1914 in Bismarck, 58502-1914.  Tickets are also available at The Rainbow Shop.

 

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 their own experiences to “unmask” and bring awareness to others of the daily lives of those living with brain injuries.  Dakota Alpha is located at 1303 27th Street NW in Mandan.

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 made up of men and women with a single purpose:  to see God’s will be done on earth as it is in Heaven.  if you have questions, call 527-9450.

Mar
10
Fri
2017
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, Mandan Public Schools will NOT HAVE SCHOOL.

Mar
11
Sat
2017
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 be real…not perfect!  It is a time to renew your mind, refresh your faith and restore your hope by remembering how valuable you are!  Tickets should be purchased by March 9th at the Rainbow Shop or online at www.joyintl.org.  The Ramkota is located at 800 South 3rd Street in Bismarck.

Mar
13
Mon
2017
“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 a parent or guardian.   Participants are asked to meet at the east entrance information desk at the ND Heritage Center & State Museum. For more information contact Erik Holland at 328-2792.

The program is part of “Little Kids, Big World,” a free interactive learning series sponsored by the State Historical Society of North Dakota. These fun, hands-on 30-minute programs introduce children to North Dakota’s fascinating history—from dinosaurs through today’s ongoing story.   Additional upcoming programs in the series include, “Little Archeologist” March 20, and “Make and take Fossil Cast” on March 27.

The programs are led by Stephanie Schick, a gallery guide at the ND Heritage Center & State Museum. She is a graduate of Northern Arizona University who previously worked as an educator at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium in Dubuque, Iowa.  Schick, who has a passion for history, science, and education, loves to travel and has taught in schools in Kenya and Egypt.

Mar
14
Tue
2017
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 7 to 9 p.m. with seating starting at 6:30 p.m.  The event will be emceed by Kris Cramer with testimony given by several FirstChoice Clinic clients – one a young father in prayer for his daughter, children and fatherhood.  Pastor Terry Kern of Truth Fellowship Live and Bishop David Kagan of the Bismarck Diocese will lead the Prayer and Benediction.  Please RSVP to Shelle@FirstChoiceClinic.com and I will get you seated at the table for the “sanctity of life “winning team. This is a fundraising banquet, hence there is no cost to attend, but there will be a donation option after the meal. You can also choose to “host a table” and have many members of your church sit together. There is no cost to that, just help fill the seats.

Kirk Walden is the author of The Wall, a book sweeping through the pro-life community with a powerful message— for more information about Kirk, visit his blog at www.kirkwalden.com.

 

 

 

 

Mar
15
Wed
2017
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 p.m. to 1 p.m. at a different church every week.  This Wednesday, March15, they will be hosted by CRU Northern Plains at the Salvation Army at 601 South Washington Street in Bismarck.  All are invited to pray with them at this critical time in our nation’s history.

 
                  

 

 

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 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.

Mar
17
Fri
2017
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 patients with necessary wrap-around services.  The adult prom and 80’s-themed dance will start at 8 p.m., with a pre-dance buffet available starting at 6 p.m. The party will feature a dance, a hairspray bar, balloon arch photo backdrop and much more. Tickets are $15 each or $25 for two, group pricing is also available. Tickets can be purchased at the Bismarck Cancer Center or online at bismarckcancercenterfoundation.com.  The event is sponsored by Harvest Events, Artists Inc. Salon and Spa, and Be Loud Entertainment.   More information can be found at bismarckcancercenterfoundation.com or by calling the Bismarck Cancer Center at 222-6119.

Mar
20
Mon
2017
“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 parent or guardian.   Participants are asked to meet at the east entrance information desk at the ND Heritage Center & State Museum. For more information contact Erik Holland at 328-2792.

The program is part of “Little Kids, Big World,” a free interactive learning series sponsored by the State Historical Society of North Dakota. These fun, hands-on 30-minute programs introduce children to North Dakota’s fascinating history—from dinosaurs through today’s ongoing story.   The last program in the series is “Make and take Fossil Cast” on March 27.

The programs are led by Stephanie Schick, a gallery guide at the ND Heritage Center & State Museum. She is a graduate of Northern Arizona University who previously worked as an educator at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium in Dubuque, Iowa.  Schick, who has a passion for history, science, and education, loves to travel and has taught in schools in Kenya and Egypt.

Mar
22
Wed
2017
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 p.m. to 1 p.m. at a different church every week.  This Wednesday, March 22, they will be hosted by One Cry at the Salvation Army at 601 South Washington Street in Bismarck.  All are invited to pray with them at this critical time in our nation’s history.

 
                  

 

 

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 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.

Mar
23
Thu
2017
“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.  The program is part of a new fun, interactive, monthly program that introduces middle school students to various jobs at the ND Heritage Center & State Museum. Registration for the free 45-minute program is required at http://bit.ly/cacpaleo.  For more information, contact Erik at 328-2792.

Registration is open for all five programs. “Curious About Careers?” helps students connect the museum and its collections with future careers. Students meet professionals, tour spaces not normally open to the public, and have opportunities to ask questions as they learn about the tools, skills, and interests needed to work with museum objects. Additional programs will cover careers in Communications and Education on Feb. 9, State Archives on March 2, Archaeology on March 23, and the work of curators, object preservation and exhibit building by the Museum Division on April 20. Programs are sponsored by the State Historical Society of North Dakota.

The programs are led by Stephanie Schick, a gallery guide at the ND Heritage Center & State Museum. She is a graduate of Northern Arizona University who previously worked as an educator at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium in Dubuque, Iowa. Schick, who has a passion for history, science, and education, loves to travel and has also taught at schools in Kenya and Egypt.