Events

Thursday, Aug. 23

8:40 a.m. Senior Yoga Class, Bemidji Senior Center. For details call 751-8836.

2-2:45 p.m. Jr. Naturalist: Bears, Itasca State Park. Meet at the amphitheater below the Wegmann's Store site on the picnic grounds.

3-7 p.m. Turtle River Market, 71 Bar.

3:30-4 p.m. Tree I.D. Hike, Itasca State Park. Meet under the porch at the Mary Gibbs Mississippi Headwaters Center.

7 p.m. Bemidji Chapter Ducks Unlimited Men's Banquet, Hampton Inn. Doors open at 5 p.m.

8 p.m. Performers open stage "The Buzz" at Brigid's Cross Irish Pub in Bemidji. Musicians, writers and actors sign up for 15 minutes to offer their best. Prizes awarded to performers and audience members.

Friday, Aug. 24

9 a.m.-2 p.m. Ojibwe Forest Pro-Rally car inspections, Northwest Technical College.

10 a.m.-1 p.m. Ask the Naturalist: Itasca's Wolves, Itasca State Park. Meet at the stone bridge on the trail to the Headwaters.

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nokomagiisis Program Elder Listening Session, Bemidji City Hall meeting room.

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

1-1:45 p.m. Jr. Naturalist: Can You Dig It?, Itasca State Park. Meet at the Forest Inn.

3-4:15 p.m. "Pioneer Plows and Makuk Makers" history walk, Itasca State Park. Meet at the Wegmann's Store site on the picnic grounds.

8 p.m. Jam session, Jammers.

8:30-9:30 p.m. Night hike, Itasca State Park. Meet outside the front doors of the Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center.

Education

Thursday, Aug. 23

8 a.m.-4 p.m. Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe workshop on reducing diesel emissions and health effects, Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Headquarters, Cass Lake.

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

Government

Thursday, Aug. 23

8:30-10 a.m. Members of Cass County Multidisciplinary Child Protection Team meeting at Cass County Health, Human & Veterans Services building in Walker.

Organizations

Thursday, Aug. 23

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 St. N.W.

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

5 p.m. Weight Watchers meets at Bethel Lutheran Church. Sandy Underwood at 444-5556.

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 closed meeting (non-smoking) at Alano Club, 1225 Anne St. N.W. 444-2525.

6-7:30 p.m. Treatment Program Action Team of Cass Lake meeting at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Cass Lake. Open to anyone who would like to be involved in developing an innovative chemical dependency program with the Cass Lake community. Jake Chernugal at (218) 339-5409.

Friday, Aug. 24

Noon Al-Anon meeting at New Salem Lutheran Church in Turtle River. Dora Lee at 586-2262. 4-6 p.m. Rock Sober Alternative High meeting at Evergreen Community Service Building in Bemidji. Tammy or Matt at 751-2466.

5:30 p.m. Free to Choose closed meeting (non-smoking) at Alano Club, 1225 Anne St. N.W. 444-2525.

7 p.m. Al-Anon meeting at Al-Anon Club, 1225 Anne St. N.W. Everyone welcome to attend.

7-8:30 p.m. Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance 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. Reformers Unanimous is a 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 in Bemidji. Use back door.

Services

Thursday, Aug. 23

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Beltrami County WIC clinic, Beltrami County Community Service Center, 616 America Ave. N.W., Suite 130.

9-11:30 a.m. Cass Lake Food Shelf open for walk-ins.

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

5-6 p.m. Bemidji Soup Kitchen meal served at United Methodist Church.

Religion

Friday, Aug. 24

7-10 p.m. Music Night at New Salem Lutheran Church in Turtle River. No admission fee. Anita at 586-3424.