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North Country Scene for April 17

Events Tuesday, April 17 8:30-11 a.m. Michael Misterek, Political Field Representative at MHHA (Minnesota Health and Housing Alliance) talking on Older Adult Services and proposed legislative actions in Sate of Minnesota at Neilson Place in Bemidji.

Events

Tuesday, April 17

8:30-11 a.m. Michael Misterek, Political Field Representative at MHHA (Minnesota Health and Housing Alliance) talking on Older Adult Services and proposed legislative actions in Sate of Minnesota at Neilson Place in Bemidji. Rolls and coffee. 751-0220.

9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Giziibii Resource Conservation & Development Council Special Forest Product Workshop at Spanish Language Village at Concordia Language Villages. Cost is $25. 751-1942.

10 a.m. Bemidji Symphony Orchestra music director, Beverly Everett, presenting "The Symphony in the 21st Century" at BSU CRI. Free and open to public. 755-4900.

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10:30 a.m. Bemidji Public Library holding Spring Preschool Storytimes at Library. Pre-register at 751-3963 after 10 a.m.

4-6 p.m. United Way of Bemidji Volunteer Recognition Reception at Evangelical Covenant Church in Bemidji. Cost is $7. Pre-registration required. 444-8929.

5-6 p.m. Paul Bunyan Playhouse presenting Spring Preview Wine and Cheese Affair at Tutto Bene in Bemidji.

5:30-7:30 p.m. Bemidji WorkForce Center, RP Broadcasting and Bemidji Joint Economic Commission co-sponsoring Job Fair oat Community Service Center in Bemidji. 333-8200 or (800) 569-4196.

6-7 p.m. Paul Bunyan Playhouse presenting Spring Preview Wine and Cheese Affair at Historic Chief Theater in Bemidji.

6-8 p.m. Boys and Girls Club of Bemidji Area hosting open gym at Club. Bemidji area middle and high school students only. Open gym free to Club members and $2 for all others. 444-4171.

7-9 p.m. Youth Firearm Safety at Horace May Elementary Cafeteria. Registration fee is $10. 333-3100, ext. 301 or 305.

8-10 p.m. Texas Hold Em Poker at Brigid's Cross Irish Pub in Bemidji. Always free to play. Prizes for winners.

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Wednesday, April 18

8:40 a.m. Ivor Van Heerden giving keynote address in room 100 of Memorial Hall at BSU, on Hurricane Katrina-related floodwaters. 755-3732. Continental breakfast available at 8:15 a.m.

9:30-11 a.m. Retired BSU Professor John Annexstad speaking at Grace Free Lutheran Church in Bagley, on "Global Warming: Fact or Fiction?" Refreshments served. Alan Goldberg at 444-8339, Ann Beck at (218) 694-3232 or Judy Engebretson at (218) 776-3112.

10 a.m.-7 p.m. Community Warehouse Book Sale at Lincoln Elementary. Mary Bjerke at 333-3250.

10:30 a.m. Bemidji Public Library holding Spring Preschool Storytimes at Library. Pre-register at 751-3963 after 10 a.m.

10:30-11:30 a.m. Kitchigami Regional Library's Mobile Library at West Wind parking lot in Waskish.

12:25-1:45 p.m. Kitchigami Regional Library's Mobile Library at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Kelliher.

2:30-3:30 p.m. Kitchigami Regional Library's Mobile Library at Main Street in Red Lake.

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3-5 p.m. Reception for Gendron Jensen, who will showcase drawings and stone lithographs during exhibit at Talley Gallery at BSU. 755-3708.

3-5 p.m. BSU's OPC leading fly fishing class for beginners at OPC. Open free to public. 755-2999.

6-8 p.m. Bemidji Area Indian Center/Greater MN Racial Justice Program (ACLU-MN) sponsoring Ojibwe Table Talk and Potluck at Warehouse District, 303 Railroad Street, Bemidji.

7:30 p.m. BSU hosting spring Chamber Choral Concert in Thompson Recital Hall of Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. Free of charge. 755-2915.

7:30 p.m. Singer/Songwriter Kevin Steinman playing at Paul Bunyan Theater in Bemidji. Tickets are $11.

8 p.m. Listen to traditional Irish session music at Brigid's Cross Irish Pub in Bemidji. Musicians playing Irish music gather to play jigs and reels. Listeners welcome.

Education

Tuesday, April 17

7-9:15 p.m. Solway Sportsman Club sponsoring Firearms Safety Class at Lammers Town Hall in Solway. 243-2800.

Wednesday, April 18

7-9:15 p.m. Solway Sportsman Club sponsoring Firearms Safety Class at Lammers Town Hall in Solway. 243-2800.

Government

Tuesday, April 17

3 p.m. Beltrami County Board work session at County Administration Building, 701 Minnesota Avenue.

5 p.m. Beltrami County Board regular meeting at County Administration Building, 701 Minnesota Avenue.

5 p.m. Bemidji Public Library Board meets at the library.

7 p.m. Turtle River Township Crime Watch meets at the community center, 7603 Arm Court. N.E., Beltrami County Road 20.

Wednesday, April 18

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

7:30 p.m. Cass Lake School Board meets at Cass Lake High School, 15308 Minnesota Highway 371.

Organizations

Tuesday, April 17

8 a.m. WENet meets in the backroom of the Cabin Coffeehouse.

10:30 a.m. Neilson Family Council meets Neilson Place, 1000 Anne Street N.W.

10:30 a.m. Neilson Family Council meets Neilson Place, 1000 Anne Street N.W.

10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Northern Artist association meeting at Eagles Club in Bemidji to paint and create artwork. Public invited to attend. Grace Garland at 759-2952.

Noon Northern Artist Association hosting meeting at Eagles Club in Bemidji. Refreshments served. Public invited to attend. Grace Garland at 759-2952.

1 p.m. Parkinson's Support Group meeting at Bemidji Public Library.

7 p.m. Bemidji Jaycees general membership meeting at Jaycee Office, 522 Beltrami Avenue No. 20.

7:30 p.m. Bemidji Chapter 171, Order of Eastern Star meets at Masonic Temple.

7:30 p.m. Upper Red Lake Association holding meeting at West Wind Resort in Waskish.

Wednesday, April 18

6:45 p.m. Bemidji/Cass Lake Chapter of Muskies Inc. meets at Gander Mountain in Bemidji.

9 a.m.-noon Bemidji Woodcarvers' Club meets at Bemidji Senior Center. Beginning, intermediate and expert carvers welcome to attend. Cost is $2 a session.

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 (non-smoking) at Alano Club, 1225 Anne Street (across from hospital). 444-2525.

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

7 p.m. Closed AA meeting at Alano Club, 1225 Anne Street N.W. 444-2525.

7 p.m. Bemidji Lodge No 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.

Religion

Tuesday, April 17

12:30 p.m. Seniors and Friends Potluck at New Salem Lutheran Church in Turtle River. 586-2262.

Wednesday, April 18

9-11 a.m. Women's Bible study at Evangelical Free Church in Bemidji. 751-8834 or email Vicky Hoffmann at dhoffman@paulbunyan.net ).

9 a.m.-2 p.m. Bill Bair giving presentation and leading discussion at globalization forum at United Methodist Church in Bemidji.

Services

Tuesday, April 17

1-2 p.m. Social Security representative available at Outpatient Treatment Center in Ponemah. 800-772-1213.

1-3 p.m. Cass County public health nurse performing senior health screening at Four Seasons Apartments in Cass Lake.

2:30-4 p.m. Social Security representative available at Rehabilitation Services Center in Red Lake. 800-772-1213.

Wednesday, April 18

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).

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.

10 a.m.-noon The Homeless Response Team accepts donations of good used furniture dropped off at All Area Storage, Highway 71 South, just past Luepke's.

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

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