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Hockey Day painting at Watermark Art Center BEMIDJI—In honor of Hockey Day Minnesota, children will have the chance to paint a traditional or personalized mini hockey stick from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19 at the Watermark Art Center, 505 Bemidji Ave. N. Cost is $5 per child, paid at the door. All paint and decorative pieces are supplied. Limit one stick per child, parents must stay and help their kids. No pre-registration necessary. Headwaters to hold paint and pottery classes
Watermark schedules December events BEMIDJI—The holiday season is bringing lots of festivities to Watermark Art Center, 505 Bemidji Ave. N. Three weekends of classes, artist demonstrations and shopping specials are scheduled. A holiday open house will conclude on Sunday, Dec. 9. This year's event will include the annual tree ornament fundraiser, with handmade ornaments created by local artists for sale in the gallery shop.
Open mic event scheduled Friday
Packer to host workshop, story slam BEMIDJI—Headwaters Music & Arts will sponsor a story slam and storytelling workshop at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1 at the Keg 'n' Cork, 310 Beltrami Ave. NW. "Inspired by the #metoo movement with the larger goal to build bridges, find voice and be heard, we look forward to an evening of real human expression and connection, along with lots of laughter and just plain fun," a press release said.
Meatball supper in Leonard on Oct. 6 LEONARD—Our Savior's Lutheran in Leonard will hold its annual meatball supper on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 3 to 7 p.m. On the menu will be meatballs, potatoes and gravy, peas and carrots, coleslaw, glorified rice and homemade lefse and pie. Cost is $10 for adults. There will also be a raffle for a quilt, deer cam and deer stand. Aglow sponsors video program 'GameChangers'
Watermark receives grant of $25,000 BEMIDJI—Watermark Art Center has received a $25,000 grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community. The grant is in support of the art center's recent expansion and relocation project, which includes the new Miikanan Gallery, a space dedicated exclusively to featuring indigenous artwork and programming.
Zamzow joins St. Mark's Lutheran BEMIDJI—St. Mark's Lutheran Church of Bemidji welcomed Benjamin Zamzow as its new pastor in July. Zamzow grew up in Wisconsin and attended Antigo Public High School. He graduated from Martin Luther College in New Ulm, Minn., in 2014 and began studying at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary that fall. He spent his pastoral internship in Grove City, Ohio, and graduated from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in May 2018 with a Master of Divinity degree. Zamzow and his wife, Marina, have two children.
'Gidibaajimomin' exhibit opens at Watermark BEMIDJI—The Miikanan Gallery at Watermark Art Center in Bemidji has announced the opening of "Gidibaajimomin—We Tell Stories." This exhibit features prints and mixed media by Gordon Coons (Lac Courte Oreilles) and Anna Johnson (Turtle Mountain). Through the use of contemporary media, both artists give new understanding to traditional Ojibwe stories and culture, a release said. The public can meet the artists during a reception 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, with an Artist Talk at 6 p.m.
First Lutheran Gospel Service and Block Party BEMIDJI—First Lutheran Church in Bemidji will be holding its annual Gospel service along with the third annual Block Party on Sunday, Sept. 9. The Gospel service will feature Kenny Whelan and will also feature music such as "I'll Fly Away", "Unclouded Day", "Just a Closer Walk", "When The Roll is Called Up Yonder" and more. Services are at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. After the second service, all are invited to First Lutheran's Block Party, which will be held noon to 3 p.m.
Debs, Puposky churches change service times DEBS—Starting Sunday, Sept. 2, Our Redeemer's in Puposky and Trinity Lutheran in Debs will change worship times. The schedule change will be for a full year. Trinity Lutheran will have a 9 a.m. worship service. Coffee will be held after the service on the first Sunday of the month. Our Redeemer's will have a worship service at 10:30 a.m. A potluck will be held after the service on the first Sunday and rolls and coffee will be offered before the service on the third Sunday of the month.