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North Country Scene for March 20

Events Tuesday, March 20 10:30 a.m. Bemidji Public Library holding Spring Preschool Storytimes at Library. Pre-register at 751-3963 after 10 a.m. 1-4 p.m. National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI-MN) holding free trainings for professionals who ...

Events

Tuesday, March 20

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

1-4 p.m. National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI-MN) holding free trainings for professionals who work with children requiring residential treatment due to mental illness at Northern Lights Casino. Amy at (651) 645-2948, ext. 113.

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.

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6-9 p.m. National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI-MN) holding free trainings for parents who work with children requiring residential treatment due to mental illness at Northern Lights Casino. Amy at (651) 645-2948, ext. 113.

6-9 p.m. BSU's OPC offering free climbing class at climbing wall in Gillett Recreation-Fitness Center. Open to public. 755-2999.

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

Wednesday, March 21

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.

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. BSU CRI hosting presentation titled "Disaster Preparedness: Are You Ready?" at CRI. Fee is $20 and includes price of materials and lunch. 755-4900.

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

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

6 p.m. Opera Night being held in Thompson Recital Hall of Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. Dinner and performances at 7 p.m. Cost is $5 per person. Reservations required. 755-2915.

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.

6-8 p.m. PACER Center offering "Skills for Effective Partnership: Techniques for Parents of Children with Disabilities to Work Effectively with Schools" at Bemidji Area School District Office. Advance registration required. (952) 838-9000 or (800) 537-2237.

7 p.m. Virgil Bakken exploring use of irony in film as social criticism during Honors Lecture in room 112 of Hagg-Sauer Hall at BSU. Open to public at no charge. 755-3984.

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, March 20

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10-11:30 a.m. Janet Rith-Najarian, teacher-consultant for Minnesota Alliance for Geographic Education and National Geographic Education Foundation, presenting "Famous Women Explores," a focus on Irish pirate, sea captain and navigator Grace O'Malley, at BSU CRI. 755-4900.

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

Government

Tuesday, March 20

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, March 21

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, March 20

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.

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, March 21

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.

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

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, March 20

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

Wednesday, March 21

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

Services

Tuesday, March 20

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

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

Wednesday, March 21

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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