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North Country Scene for April 20

Events Thursday, April 20 8 a.m. General Larry Shellito visiting Bemidji community leaders at Beltrami Electric Community Room. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Community Warehouse Book Sale at Lincoln Elementary in Bemidji. 10:30 a.m. Preschool Storytime at Bemid...

Events

Thursday, April 20

8 a.m. General Larry Shellito visiting Bemidji community leaders at Beltrami Electric Community Room.

10 a.m.-7 p.m. Community Warehouse Book Sale at Lincoln Elementary in Bemidji.

10:30 a.m. Preschool Storytime at Bemidji Public Library. To register, call 751-3963.

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1:45 p.m. Tornado Drill Day statewide tornado drill for schools and businesses to practice emergency plans.

5:30 p.m. Healing Walk and Block Party beginning at Cass Lake Family Center. Kate at 335-2203, ext. 1327.

5:30-7:30 p.m. Riders of Victory Roast Beef Dinner Fundraiser at Eagles Club in Bemidji. Cost is $8.50 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12 and free for children ages 5 and under.

6 p.m. Auditions for production of Oliver! at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Sebeka.

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

8 p.m.-midnight Riders of Victory Karaoke Jackpot Contest at Eagles Club in Bemidji. Registration is $5 per performer and includes two songs and two chances to win jackpot. $1 per each song and chance to win. Crystal at 759-9139.

Friday, April 21

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Job Fair at Sport's Complex in Naytahwaush. (218) 935-5554.

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10 a.m.-7 p.m. Community Warehouse Book Sale at Lincoln Elementary in Bemidji.

Noon Heroes & Legends presentation at Main Theater in Bangsberg Hall on BSU campus. Free parking available. Jim at 755-4215 or Larry at 444-5757, ext. 3.

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

5-7 p.m. TrekNorth High school open house/cook out at school. Bring dish to share.

5-7:30 p.m. ISD 31 Bemidji Community Education Lifeguard Training (LGT) at BHS Pool. 444-1600, ext. 3402.

5:30-7 p.m. Paul Bunyan Playhouse invites public to attend "Spring into Summer" Wine & Cheese season preview event at David Park House on BSU campus. Tickets available at door for $6.

7:30 p.m. BSU's Jazz Band I having Celebration Concert in Thompson Recital Hall of Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors or free for students.

8-10 p.m. First City Squares hosting square dance at Elk's Lodge in Bemidji. Plus tips (advanced) from 7-7:30 p.m. Spectators welcome. 444-7741.

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8 p.m.-midnight Button accordion master Paddy O'Brien perform Irish music at Brigid's Cross Irish Pub in Bemidji. $2 charge at door.

Education

Thursday, April 20

2 p.m. English Department at BSU holding readings and discussion by poet Louis Jenkins at Hagg-Sauer 247. Open to public at no charge. 755-2880.

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

Government

Thursday, April 20

7 p.m. Headwaters Regional Development Commission meeting. 444-4732 for location.

Friday, April 21

10 a.m. Mississippi Headwaters Board meets at Cass County Courthouse, Walker.

10 a.m.-1 p.m. Constituent office hours with Val Gravseth, northwest regional office director for U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton, Bemidji City Hall, 317 Fourth St. N.W.

Organizations

Thursday, April 20

9 a.m. Retired Law Enforcement Officers breakfast at Jimmy's, Highway 371, Walker. All retired and working law enforcement personnel are welcome to join. Jim Dowson, (218) 547-1894.

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.

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

5 p.m. Weight Watchers meet at the Bethel Lutheran Church. Kerri at 444-8024.

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

6:30-8:30 p.m. Genealogy discussion group at Family History Center, 3033 Birchmont Drive.

7 p.m. Sons of Norway Granlund Lodge No. 240 meeting at Embassy Community Center in Fosston. Helen at (218) 268-4465.

7 p.m. Headwaters Regional Development Commission meeting at Beltrami Electric Cooperative Meeting Room.

7:30 p.m. Beltrami County Council on Chemical Dependency Board of Directors meets at Alcohol and Drug Center, 211 Minnesota Ave. N.W.

Friday, April 21

5:30 p.m. Free to Choose open AA meeting (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.

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

Religion

Thursday, April 20

1 p.m. Women's Missionary Fellowship meets at First Baptist Church, 1555 Paul Bunyan Drive N.W.

Friday, April 21

7 p.m. "You and Your Family" seminar at Seventh-day Adventist Church in Bemidji. For registrations, call 751-9596. Seminar and materials free. Child care provided.

7 p.m. Blackduck Evangelical Church in Blackduck celebrates 80th anniversary with missions conference featuring Mike and Emilie Gibbons and Sheryll Erickson. (218) 835-4580.

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.

Services

Thursday, April 20

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.

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

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