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North Country Scene for April 8

Events Saturday, April 8 8-10:30 a.m. All-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast at Bemidji Senior Center. 9 a.m. Registration at Bemidji State University Recreation Center for March of Dimes WalkAmerica. Tracy at 751-7777, Becky at 556-6188 or Lisa at 75...

Events

Saturday, April 8

8-10:30 a.m. All-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast at Bemidji Senior Center.

9 a.m. Registration at Bemidji State University Recreation Center for March of Dimes WalkAmerica. Tracy at 751-7777, Becky at 556-6188 or Lisa at 751-2828.

9 a.m.-3 p.m. Parents Enabling Change workshop for parents and caregivers in Social Hall at Neilson Place. Cost is $5 per person.

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9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Robert H. Scarlett presenting "Human Rights in An Age of Terrorism" at Fireside Grill & Patio in Bagley. Pre-registration required. Cost is $25 per session. Alan at 444-8339, Patt at 755-8942, Ann at (218) 694-3232, Judy at (218) 776-3112 or Mary at (218) 435-6121.

1-4 p.m. CarolAnn Russell leading poetry class titled "Wings" at Headwaters School of Music & the Arts. Cost is $75 for all three sessions or $30 per session. 444-5606.

1:30 p.m. Pysanky Egg Decorating at Deep Portage Learning Center in Hackensack. Cost is $5 per participant. (218) 682-2325 or (888) 280-9908.

3-7 p.m. BSU International Student Organization presenting Festival of Nations in BSU's Beaux Arts Ballroom.

5-7 p.m. 2006 Northern Minnesota Indigenous Film Festival events at Cabin Coffeehouse. Tickets are $5 per single event, $10 for full venue or free-will donation accepted.

5-10 p.m. 2006 Northern Minnesota Indigenous Film Festival events at Headwaters School of Music and the Arts. Tickets are $5 per single event, $10 for full venue or free-will donation accepted.

7:29 p.m. BSU musical production of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" in Main Theatre of Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for senior citizens and those 18 and younger and free for BSU students. 755-4051.

8-9 p.m. 2006 Northern Minnesota Indigenous Film Festival Reception at The Wild Hare Bistro & Coffeehouse. Tickets are $5 per single event, $10 for full venue or free-will donation accepted.

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8-10 p.m. 2006 Northern Minnesota Indigenous Film Festival events at BSU Educational Arts Building No. 115. Tickets are $5 per single event, $10 for full venue or free-will donation accepted.

Sunday, April 9

7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. All-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast at Bemidji American Legion Club. Cost is $7 per adults, $3 for children ages 6-12 and free for children ages 5 and under.

2:30 p.m. Minnesota Permit to Carry Class offered at Gander Mountain in Bemidji. Rusty at (218) 252-1631 or (218) 564-4650.

3 p.m. Classical Music Showcase of Talent program at Embassy Community Center, Third Avenue and North Eaton Avenue, Fosston.

3 p.m. Bemidji Baroque Ensemble performing music of Bach, Handel, Telemann and Vivaldi in Thompson Recital Hall at BSU. Admission is free.

Education

Saturday, April 8

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9 a.m.-1 p.m. Defensive Driving course offered in basement of Laporte Community Baptists Church. Class fees are $15 for refresher course and $25 for original eight-hour class. 224-2288, ext. 141.

3 p.m. Ten BSU vocalists participating in Ione DeKrey Scholarship Concert in Thompson Recital Hall of Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. Open to public free of charge. 755-2915.

7:29 p.m. Bemidji State University production of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" in the Main Theatre of the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. 755-4051.

Sunday, April 9

3 p.m. Bemidji State University production of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" in the Main Theatre of the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. 755-4051.

7:30 p.m. BSU Brass Ensemble performing spring concert at United Methodist Church in Bemidji. No admission charged but donations accepted. 755-2915.

Organizations

Saturday, April 8

9 a.m. Adult Children of Alcoholics meets at Wild Hare Bistro and Coffee Company. Any individual who grew up in an alcoholic or dysfunctional home is welcome to attend.

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.

1 p.m. Bemidji Community Fencing Club having organizational meeting in M100 of Memorial Hall on BSU campus. Membership open to BSU students and general public. Kirk at 755-8987.

7:30 p.m. Narcotics Anonymous meeting in basement blue room, 1225 Anne Street.

Sunday, April 9

4 p.m. Bemidji High School graduation party committee meets at the Holiday Inn Express.

8 p.m. Bemidji Amateur Radio Club Skywarn net exercise begins on 146.73 frequency.

Religion

Saturday, April 8

9:30 a.m. Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Kelliher holding annual Spring Brunch titled "Tea for Two -or Four - or More" at church. Free-will donation accepted. Everyone welcome to attend.

2:30 p.m. Performance of Bemidji Passion Play at Bethel Lutheran Church in Bemidji. 444-4746 or 444-8816.

6:30 p.m. Children's presentation of Easter musical "Come, Messiah, Come" at Bemidji Evangelical Covenant Church.

Sunday, April 9

9 a.m. Children's presentation of Easter musical "Come, Messiah, Come" at Bemidji Evangelical Covenant Church.

9:30-10:30 a.m. The Rev. Beth Bachman Caulfield presents adult forum on "Race, Ethnicity, and Culture" at First Lutheran Church Auditorium in Bemidji. 444-5302.

10 a.m. Holy Eucharist with Sunday school during service at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church in Bemidji.

10:30 a.m. Holy Week services at First Presbyterian Church in Bemidji begins with chancel drama, "The Cry of the Whole Congregation."

10:45 a.m. Children's presentation of Easter musical "Come, Messiah, Come" at Bemidji Evangelical Covenant Church.

2:30 p.m. Performance of Bemidji Passion Play at Bethel Lutheran Church in Bemidji. 444-4746 or 444-8816.

3 p.m. Embassy Community Center holding Gospel Singalong at Center. Free-will offering.

6 p.m. Darwin Anderson speaking and singing at Evangelical Free Church in Bemidji.

6 p.m. Broadcast, "I Saw the Lord," featuring Anne Graham Lotz at Bemidji Evangelical Covenant Church.

7:30 p.m. BSU Brass Ensemble performing concert at Bemidji United Methodist Church. Free-will offering accepted.

Services

Saturday, April 8

10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friends of the Bemidji Library Bookstore open. 751-3963.

Sunday, April 9

8 a.m.-6 p.m. Christ Gospel Church Food Shelf in Laporte accepts donations. Call Jackie for appointment, 224-2355.

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