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Schedule of events during Bemidji All-School Reunion weekend
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Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

Here's a list of events for the 2010 Bemidji All-School Reunion:

Aug. 11-15

--The Bemidji Art Walk is made up of sculptures, murals and local galleries and beavers that were added this year. The artworks are displayed in the beautiful historical downtown Bemidji.

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--The Bemidji Community Art Center and The Northern Clay City Center present McKnight Artists and in Gallery X2, The Headwaters Basketmakers Guild with an exhibit of work created in honor of their 20th Anniversary Bemidji Community Art Center and Shop 426.

--Headwaters Science Center. There are exhibits to see and science you can touch, 413 Beltrami Ave. N.W. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission for non-members is $3 for kids ages 2-11 and $5 for 12 and older.

--Putt "N" Go Amusement Park. Miniature golf special, $1 off if with All-School Reunion.

Friday, Aug. 13

--7 a.m. Security BankUSA Lumberjack Scramble, Bemidji Town and Country Club, a golf scramble benefiting Bemidji High School activities. Two shotgun starts at 7:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

--9 a.m.-3 p.m. Bemidji High School, registration. Pre-registered pick-up packets and souvenirs. Decade meeting areas.

--10 a.m.-4 p.m. Paul Bunyan Senior Activity Center Open House.

--1-2 p.m. Markham Hotel Memories. Employees and friends of the Markham. Hotel, come and share stories of the great Markham. Hotel at the Paul Bunyan Senior Activity Center.

--1:15-5:45 p.m. Concordia Language Villages International Day celebration of language and culture. Villagers and staff meet at Waldsee, the German Language Village. This festival is open to everyone and requires no admission fee. Cultural activities, village performances, an international bazaar and a variety of delicious food from around the globe, 11 miles north of Bemidji on Beltrami County Road 20.

--5-8 p.m. American Legion Walleye Feed, $10 per person. Live music and Eagles Prime Rib Dinner, $15 per person. The band for the evening is Shades of Soul.

--2 p.m. Bemidji Book Festival, Larry Schug, Brigid's Cross Irish Pub; 7 p.m., Beth Solheim, Cabin Coffee House & Café; 7 p.m.

--7 p.m. Bemidji Community Theater, "Fool's Golds" melodrama, Lake Bemidji State Park Amphitheater. There is no charge for the play, but there will be a free will donation to help with costs. State park entry fee required.

--8 p.m. "Gypsy," Paul Bunyan Playhouse.

--8 p.m.-midnight Shades of Soul Band, Eagles Club.

Saturday, Aug. 14

--8-10:30 a.m., All You Can Eat pancake breakfast at Paul Bunyan Senior Activity Center;$5 for adults.

--8 a.m.-4 p.m. 12th District Horticultural Society Flower Show, Beltrami Electric Co-op.

--8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. St. Philip's School All-School Reunion events. Mass 9 a.m., St. Philip's Church. Building Foundations Brunch 9:45-11 a.m. St. Philip's Social Hall. All alumni, parents of alumni, and staff are invited to this event. Building Foundations Awards will go to individuals who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to building the foundation for St. Philip's students and continuing the tradition of excellence that was established by the Benedictine Sisters over 80 years ago.

--8 a.m.-5 p.m. St. Philip's School History exhibit. Beverages/snack noon-5 p.m. St. Philip's Social Hall. School/facility tours noon-5 p.m. Alumni list updating noon-5 p.m. Alumni are invited to celebrate Mass over the weekend at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 14 and 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Aug. 15.

--9-11 a.m. Bemidji High School, registration. Pre-registered pick-up packets and souvenirs. Decade meeting areas.

--9 a.m. Bemidji High School soccer fields, even year graduates will play against even year graduates, odd year graduates against odd year graduates.

--9-11 a.m. sports gatherings at Bemidji High School Gym.

--10 a.m.-4 p.m. Annual Depot Day Fest, Beltrami County Historical Society History Center, 130 Minnesota Ave. S.W. This fundraising event features music, flea marketers, antiques and collectibles, arts and crafts, spinning and weaving, children's activities, horse and wagon rides, square dancing and Middle Eastern dance. Fun, food and entertainment for the entire family! For more information, call 444-3376.

--10 a.m.-2 p.m. Diane's Dance Studio in The Old Schoolhouse open house gathering of the following groups: former Miss Bemidji pageant winners and contestants; Edith Herington's Jackettes, BHS; Arnold Johnson's Jills, BHS Band; Students of Diane's Dance Studio; 1966 to present.

--10 a.m.-noonEldercare of Bemidji open house, Havenwood Care Center, Birch Haven Village,Cedar Cottage, Tamarack Court at Tamarack Court, 1511 Delton Ave. N.W. Contact Sue Bruestle-Thompson at 444-4999, sthompson@eldercaremn.com for all your 'Senior Living Options.

--11 a.m.-7 p.m. free introduction to Quickstart Tennis, all ages and ability levels welcome. Behind Paul and Babe.

--11 a.m. Bemidji Lions Club Lion's Fare chicken feed, Lake Bemidji Waterfront. Dinners to go start at 11 a.m. Dinner in the park starts at 4 p.m..

--11 a.m.-1 p.m. Northwest Technical College reunion and open house. For more information contact Lisa Bruns at lisa.bruns@ntcmn.edu

or 333-6903.

--Noon-midnight American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Beltrami County, relayforlife.org/beltramimn.

--Bemidji Book Festival: 1-5 p.m. Area Author Fai, Lake Bemidji waterfront; 2 p.m. Marion Dane Bauer, Bemidji Public Library; 4 p.m. Carol Ann Russell, Wild Hare Bistro & Coffeehouse.

--2-4 p.m. Bemidji High School Knowledge Bowl Reunion Trivia Event at Brigid's Cross Irish Pub. You do not need to register in advance.

--3:30 p.m. Bemidji Between the Wars, High School Auditorium.

--7 p.m. Downtown Street Party, Second Street- Fifth Street-Beltrami Avenue- America Avenue. Bands appearing: Power Play and DMS Entertainment by Bar 209 and American Legion; Friday Night Hippie Hour and Uncle Shurley will be by Brigid's and Keg & Cork; Pelican Railroad will be by Backyard BBQ and Toasty Beaver's.

--7 p.m. Bemidji Community Theater, "Fool's Gold," Lake Bemidji State Park Amphitheater.

--8:30 p.m.-midnight Shades of Soul, Eagles Club.

Sunday, Aug. 15

--Sunday morning, attend the church of your choice (schedule is in the Friday Bemidji Pioneer.

--10:15 a.m. Trinity Lutheran Church welcomes former members and friends to a pancake Breakfast following worship services at 9 a.m.

--10:30 a.m. Crossroads Church Sunday Service, followed by potluck.

--7-11 a.m. All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast, American Legion sponsored by Veterans Resource Foundation.

--1 p.m. Parade. All schools and all classes are encouraged to participate.

--2 p.m. Pits Open at Bemidji Speedway. Race begins at 5 p.m. Adults $10, seniors $8, ages 6-12 $5, 5 and younger, free. Full concessions; 751-6157 track phone number. Cell 766-5281; $1 discount with Bemidji All-School Reunion button.

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