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BCHS 'Women in Winter Sports' activities planned this week

This week, the Beltrami County Historical Society will host special curling programs in celebration of its Women in Winter Sports exhibit.

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A "Beltrami County Women in Winter Sports," exhibit is on display at the Beltrami County History Center featuring women athletes of various team and individual sports.
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BEMIDJI — This week, the Beltrami County Historical Society will host special curling programs in celebration of its Women in Winter Sports exhibit.

First, there will be a screening of the documentary "Curling Minnesota: Bemidji" at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23 at the history center, 130 Minnesota Ave. SW.

Registration is free and encouraged as seating is limited to 20 participants.

Then, the Beltrami County Historical Society and the Bemidji Curling Club will host a curling open house and exhibition at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 25, at the club, 1239 23rd St. NW.

During the event, participants have the opportunity to meet Olympic and world champion curlers Jamie Johnson Haskell, Kari Liapis Erickson and Teresa Bahr Trepanier.

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Participants will be able to get autographs, try curling and watch curling demonstrations. There will also be door prizes.

Donations will be accepted to benefit the Historical Society and Bemidji Junior Curlers.

The history center's Beltrami County Women in Winter Sports exhibit is open through April 9.

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