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North Country Scene for July 5

Events

Wednesday, July 5

10 a.m. Deep Portage Learning Center in Hackensack sponsoring "Bog Hike." (218) 682-2325 or (888) 280-9908.

10-10:30 a.m. Itasca State Park sponsoring "What's In a Bog?" Meet at Dr. Roberts trail head below Douglas Lodge.

10-11 a.m. Headwaters Science Center offering "Tots' Playtime" program. Pre-register by day before program. 444-4472.

1 p.m. Chippewa National Forest sponsoring "Backbone of the World--Landscape Art Carl Crawford." Meet at Norway Beach Visitor Information Center. 335-8600.

2-2:30 p.m. Itasca State Park sponsoring ""Minnesota's Turtles." Meet at lakeside amphitheater in picnic grounds.

7 p.m. Chippewa National Forest sponsoring "Wildlife Bingo With Jess!" Meet at Norway Beach Visitor Information Center. 335-8600.

8-8:30 p.m. Itasca State Park sponsoring "Fabulous Felines: Minnesota's Cats, Campfire." Meet at Lakeside below Douglas Lodge.

Thursday, July 6

10 a.m. Deep Portage Learning Center in Hackensack sponsoring "Observation Tower Hike." (218) 682-2325 or (888) 280-9908.

10-11:15 a.m. Itasca State Park sponsoring "Canoeing Lake Itasca!" Meet at Itasca Boat Landing.

10:15-11:15 a.m. Kitchigami Regional Library's Mobile Library at Near Muskie Park in Nevis.

11-11:30 a.m. Itasca State Park sponsoring "Knee-high Naturalists; Creepy Critters!" Meet at Jacob Brower Visitor Center.

12:30-1:30 p.m. Kitchigami Regional Library's Mobile Library at Becida Store in Becida.

1 p.m. Chippewa National Forest sponsoring "Hand-Carved Walking Sticks Demonstration Reynold Brix-Ken Ess. Meet at Norway Beach Visitor Information Center. 335-8600.

2:15-2:30 p.m. Kitchigami Regional Library's Mobile Library at Drop Stop, Main Street, in Laporte.

3 p.m. Chippewa National Forest sponsoring "How to Build a Canoe Paddle Kurt Long Voelkner." Meet at Norway Beach Visitor Information Center. 335-8600.

3:15-4:15 p.m. Kitchigami Regional Library's Mobile Library at Ah-Gwah-Ching.

6:30-9 p.m. Acoustic music jam sessions being held at Laporte School. Free event. No registration necessary.

Education

Thursday, July 6

7 p.m. PhotoTech and MusicTech programs at the Boys and Girls Club of Cass Lake.

Government

Wednesday, July 5

9 a.m. Hubbard County Board of Commissioners, board room, Hubbard County Courthouse, 301 Court Ave., Park Rapids.

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Beltrami County Mental Health Advisory Council meets at Hope House, 700 Lake Ave. S.E.

7:30 p.m. Port Hope Township Board meets at township hall.

Thursday, July 6

7:30 p.m. Turtle River Township Zoning Board holding zoning board meeting at town hall.

Organizations

Wednesday, July 5

11:30 a.m. Retired railroad employees and spouses meet for lunch at Bonanza Family Restaurant, 824 Paul Bunyan Drive N.E.

Noon AA meeting at Alano Club.

Noon Women's Al-anon at Trinity Lutheran Church, 29th and Bemidji Avenue, downstairs. Verna at 444-2959.

Noon Bemidji Lions Club meets at Eagles Club in Bemidji.

5:30 p.m. Free to Choose open AA meeting (smoking) at Alano Club, 1225 Anne Street (across from hospital). 444-2525.

6 p.m. Paul Bunyan Lions Club meets at American Legion Club, 217 Minnesota Ave. N.W.

6:30 p.m. Retired Military Club meets for dinner. Spouses are invited. Helen Glen, 759-1096.

7 p.m. Al-anon downstairs at Alano Club, 1225 Anne Street N.W.

7 p.m. Bemidji Lodge 233 AF and AM meet at Masonic Temple, 501 Bemidji Ave N.W.

7:30 p.m. Fraternal Order of Eagles meet at Eagles Club, 1270 Neilson Ave. S.E. Officers meet at 7 p.m.

Thursday, July 6

9 a.m. Retired Law Enforcement Officers breakfast at Jimmy's, Highway 371, Walker. All retired and working law enforcement personnel are welcome to join. Jim Dowson, (218) 547-1894.

10 a.m. Take Off Pounds Sensibly group meets at First Baptist Church, 1555 Paul Bunyan Drive N.W. Weigh-in at 9 a.m. 444-5756.

10:30 a.m. Moms' Club meets at Gym Bin. 444-7354.

10:30 a.m. Closed AA meeting (non-smoking) at Alano Club, 1225 Anne Street, Bemidji.

Noon-1p.m. Bemidji Area Sertoma Club meets at Peppercorn Restaurant. Ryan, 760-3374 or www.bemidjisertoma.org.

5 p.m. Weight Watchers meet at the Bethel Lutheran Church. Kerri at 444-8024.

5-6 p.m. Up North Al-Anon meets in Classroom C of North Country Regional Hospital, East entrance. 751-6673.

5:30 p.m. Free to Choose open AA meeting (smoking) at Alano Club, 1225 Anne Street (across from hospital). 444-2525.

Religion

Wednesday, July 5

Noon-12:30 p.m. Allison Seeger, piano, performing at New Salem Church in Turtle River as part of 2006 Summer Recital Series.

6:30 p.m. Women's Summer Bible Study titled "Believing You Are Who God Says You Are" at Evangelical Covenant Church in Bemidji.

Thursday, July 6

7-8:30 p.m. Summer Women's Bible Series titled "The Light of the World" at Calvary Lutheran Church in Bemidji.

Services

Wednesday, July 5

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Beltrami County WIC (women/infants/children) clinic at the Community Service Center, 616 America Ave. NW, Suite 130.

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Beltrami County Public Health immunization clinic at 616 America Ave., Suite 130. 333-8140.

9-11:30 a.m. Cass Lake Food Shelf open for walk-ins (no appointments).

9:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Seventh-day Adventist Clothing Center offers used clothing, quilting and craft material free or at bargain prices at the center, 810 15th St. N.W.

9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. St. Philip's Clothing Depot offers free and low-priced clothing, linens, toys, and household items, and accepts donations.

12:30-4:30 p.m. Friends of the Bemidji Library Bookstore open. 751-3963.

Thursday, July 6

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Beltrami County WIC (women/infants/children) clinic at the Community Service Center, 616 America Ave. NW, Suite 130.

9-11:30 a.m. Cass Lake Food Shelf open for walk-ins (no appointments).

10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friends of the Bemidji Library Bookstore open. 751-3963.

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