The Community Calendar publishes events, meetings and fundraisers in The Jamestown Sun at no charge. To submit an activity, email it to ksteiner@ jamestownsun.com — with “Calendar” in the subject line — or fax to 701-952-8477. Include the type of event, date, time, location (including address) and any admission fee. Provide a contact name and telephone number for verification/questions.
Commercial events (those meant to earn a profit for a business) will not be accepted for this calendar.
Saturday, Aug. 23
Paws in the Park fundraiser, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., McElroy Park. The event will benefit the James River Humane Society. A 5K walk/run starts at 9 a.m. and is $20 per person and $5 more to bring a dog. Air games, face painting and games to win prizes will be available.
Free planetarium shows, 1 and 1:30 p.m., room 309 in the Rhoades Science Center, Valley City State University campus. “Finding Polaris I” and “Finding Polaris II” will be shown. Donations welcome.
Sunday, Aug. 24
Front Porch Chat, 2 p.m., Stutsman County Memorial Museum, 321 3rd Ave. SE. Tim Burchill is the guest speaker. Admission is free.
Community Music Festival, 3 to 7 p.m., Atonement Lutheran Church, 1009 12th Ave. NE. Four groups will perform. Meal served at 5 p.m. for donation, and refreshments are available for purchase.