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2012 Polar Daze events pack today's agenda

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Bemidji Pioneer
2012 Polar Daze events pack today's agenda
Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

The annual Brrrmidji Polar Daze offers a wide range of activities today. Here's a list of today's events as part of the week-long celebration:


8-10:30 a.m.

Lumberjacks & Flapjacks, Paul Bunyan Senior Activity Center, 216 3rd Street NW.

9 a.m.

On-site registration for the 5K Polar Challenge Run/Walk, which starts at 10:30 a.m. at First Lutheran Church, Ninth Street Northwest and Bemidji Avenue.

10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

A Church Wide Snow Day features skiing and snowboarding. Tubing will be offered from noon to 6 p.m. at Buena Vista Ski Area, located 12 miles north of Bemidji on County Road 15.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Beltrami Humane Society will host an all-you-can-eat chili feed at the Bemidji American Legion.

1 p.m.

The Bemidji Jaycees Brrrmidji Plunge will start at 1 p.m. on Lake Bemidji behind the Paul and Babe statues. Registration will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Plunge participants are required to have a $30 minimum pledge to take the plunge. Prizes will be awarded based on pledges raised. All participants will be required to sign a waiver at the event.

1 p.m.

Build Your Own Sled Derby at the Tourist Information Center, 300 Bemidji Ave.

1 and 7 p.m.

The Bemidji High School show choirs, Vocalmotive and La Voce Ballo, will perform in the Bemidji High School Commons.

3 p.m.

Registration for YPN's Halfway to Dragon Boats cornhole tourney. Play begins at 4 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 116 4th Street NW.

Pioneer staff reports