Events

Friday, March 2

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

12:30 p.m. Open bridge group meets at Eagles Club. Mary Boell, 751-9368.

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

2-5:30 p.m. Opening Reception at Gallery North featuring Bemidji State University Designers Guild. 444-9813.

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

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

4-5:30 p.m. Will Weaver, local author, signing books in NTC's Learning Enrichment Center/Library at Northwest Technical College in Bemidji.

4-6 p.m. Opening Reception at Wild Hare Bistro and Coffee House welcoming Jay B. Jones presenting "Visual Cohesion - Abstract Thoughts of Nature and Structure." 444-5282.

4-7 p.m. Art Appreciation Open House at Northwest Technical College celebrating installation of NTC's public art. Lisa Bruns at 333-6654.

5-7 p.m. Opening Reception at Bemidji Community Art Center hosting "Bemidji State University Student Awards Exhibit." 444-7570.

5-8 p.m. Opening Reception at Great River Gallery featuring new work created by over 20 artists. 444-1090.

6:30-8 p.m. Joann Hovet opening her exhibition of paintings at Neilson Place in Bemidji.

7 p.m. Prairie Fire Children's Theatre and Laporte Public School Elementary present "Tom Sawyer" in school commons. Tickets are $3 for adults or students and free for preschool. Tickets available at door.

7 p.m. Author Mary Logue presenting reading of her fiction and poetry during program in Hobson Memorial Union at BSU. Open to public at no cost. 755-2880.

7:30 p.m. Bemidji Community Theater production of "Taming of the Shrew" on main stage of Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex at BSU. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students through college. Sarah Einerson at 335-2400.

7:30 p.m. BSU's Wind Ensemble performing variety of contemporary literature and classic band repertoire in Thompson Recital Hall of Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex at BSU. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for senior citizens and free to all students. 755-2915.

7:30-10 p.m. First City Squares holding square dance at Elks Lodge in Bemidji. All dancers and spectators invited to attend. Donna at 333-0861.

Saturday, March 3

11 a.m. Bemidji State University hosting Northland Trumpet Competition in Thompson Recital Hall of Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex at BSU. Free and open to public. 755-2915.

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Northwest Minnesota Women's Hall of Fame Induction in Beaux Arts Ballroom at Bemidji State University.

1 p.m. Bemidji Indian Education and Bemidji Area Public Schools present Traditional Pow-wow at Bemidji High School. Feast at 5 p.m.

2 p.m. Bemidji Public Library celebrating 103rd birthday of Dr. Seuss at Library.

5-8 p.m. All Squad Fundraiser featuring Roast Beef Dinner at Eagles Club in Bemidji. Cost is $8 per adult, $5 per child ages 4-12 and free for children ages 3 and under. Dance to follow. Raffle prizes.

7 p.m. Creative writers invited to attend gathering at Evergreen House in Bemidji. New comers also welcome to attend. 335-7743.

7 p.m. Bemidji Indian Education and Bemidji Area Public Schools present Traditional Pow-wow at Bemidji High School. Feast at 5 p.m.

7 p.m. Prairie Fire Children's Theatre and Laporte Public School Elementary present "Tom Sawyer" in school commons. Tickets are $3 for adults or students and free for preschool. Tickets available at door.

7:30 p.m. Pat Harbison Jazz Quartet performing concert in Thompson Recital Hall of Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex at BSU. Individual event tickets are $20 for general public and $10 for students. 755-2915.

7:30 p.m. Bemidji Community Theater production of "Taming of the Shrew" on main stage of Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex at BSU. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students through college. Sarah Einerson at 335-2400.

8 p.m.-midnight Free live music from blues and jazz to American rock and punk. 444-0567 or brigids@brigidsirishpub.com.

Government

Saturday, March 3

10 a.m. Anishinabe Legal Services Board of Directors having First Quarter Board Meeting at Cass Lake office, 411 First Street. Public invited to attend.

Organizations

Friday, March 2

Noon Al-Anon meeting at New Salem Lutheran Church in Turtle River. Dora Lee at 586-2262.

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

7 p.m. Native American support group meets at People's Church, 824 America Ave. NW. Mic, 444-8267.

7-8:30 p.m. Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) hosting confidential, peer-led, self-help support group meetings at Community Church in Walker.

7-9 p.m. Reformers Unanimous meeting at Bemidji Baptist Church. Come be part of nation's fastest growing Faith-based addiction recovery program. Nursery and child care provided. 751-9311.

8-9 p.m. Closed non-smoking AA meeting at United Methodist Church, Ninth and Beltrami. Please use back door.

Saturday, March 3

11 a.m. Sons of Norway Norse study class at Wild Hare Bistro and Coffee Company. Donald Anderson, 751-7398.

11:45 a.m. Duplicate bridge at American Legion Club. 751-4218.

Noon-4 p.m. Jack Pine Spinners and Weavers meeting at Bemidji Public Library meeting room. Bring sack lunches and projects.

7:30 p.m. Narcotics Anonymous meeting in basement blue room, at Alano Club,1225 Anne Street. 444-2525. Stephen at 444-8979 or Mike at 209-1365.

Religion

Friday, March 2

Noon-2 p.m. Labyrinth open at First Lutheran Church in Bemidji.

Saturday, March 3

9 a.m. Minnesota Church Ministries Association's Church Ministries Institute at Evangelical Covenant Church in Bemidji.

Services

Friday, March 2

1-3 p.m. Blood pressure clinic at Cass County Public Health Service office, Walker.

Saturday, March 3

10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Friends of the Bemidji Library Bookstore open. 751-3963.