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What's happening for March 13, 2014

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Jamestown Sun
What's happening for March 13, 2014
Jamestown North Dakota 121 3rd St NW 58401

The “What’s Happening” calendar features information on benefits, fundraisers and cultural events in the area. To list an event, call Kathy Steiner at 952-8449 or email ksteiner@jamestownsun.com. Any admission charge or fee for events must be included. A contact name and telephone number are required for Sun questions. Rummage sales will not be published.

Music/Drama   /Comedy

Open mic at Meeting Grounds, hosted by John Crowston, is from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays. This is free and open to anyone. For more information, call Crowston at (701) 269-2869.

The Whoever Can Come Band holds a free jam session from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Barnes County Historical Society, 315 Central Ave. N, Valley City. Players, listeners welcome.

Jamestown Middle School bands in grades 6-8 perform a spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the JMS gymnasium. The concert is free.

“The Vagina Monologues” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. today in Theatre 320 at Valley City State University. Tickets: $10, available at the door, with proceeds to benefit the North Dakota Council on Abused Women’s Services.

The Jamesriver Figure Skating Club’s annual ice show is at 7 p.m. Friday, March 21, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, March 22, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 23, in John L. Wilson Arena, 7th Street and 12th Avenue Northeast. Tickets (advance): $8 for adults, $6 for students; at the door, $9 for adults, $7 for students.

Gordy Pratt, guitarist, comedy writer and songwriter, performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at the Arts Center. Tickets are available at the door and are $10 for members and $15 for others.

The University of Jamestown Concert Choir performs its home concert following its spring tour at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 23, at St. James Basilica. A freewill offering will be received.

Around Town/Area

The Runnin O’ the Green is Saturday in Jamestown. The 10-stop pub crawl begins at Frontier Fort. Registration starts at 11 a.m. with the race at 2 p.m. Registration: $10. Proceeds benefit Camp Grassick and families dealing with cancer.

The Classic Movie Night at the Arts Center is at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 20. “North by Northwest,” directed by Alfred Hitchcock, will be shown. There is no admission charge.

Free swimming is available at Jamestown High School from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays and 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent.

Public skating is offered at Wilson Arena from 7 to 9 p.m. on Sundays. The cost is $2 for children, $3 for adults and $5 for a family. Punch cards are available and the cost is $20 for children, $30 for adults and $50 for a family.

Outdoor skating rinks and warming houses at Meidinger, McElroy, Leapaldt and Nickeus parks will be open from 3:30 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays and from noon to 6 p.m. Sundays.

The planetarium at Valley City State University shows “Finding Polaris II” a 30-minute program that introduces the audience to ancient Greek and Roman mythology, told from a star’s point of view, at 1 and 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the VCSU Rhoades Science Center, room 309. No charge; donations welcome.

Museums/

Libraries/etc.

National Buffalo Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and AAA members, $10 for a family and $1 for children ages 6 to 18.

 

Alfred Dickey Library hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. To access the Story Line, call 252-7464. The library is located at 105 3rd St. SE.

 

Stutsman County Library hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The library is located at 910 5th St. SE.

 

The Arts Center, 115 2nd St. SW, Jamestown, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday or by appointment. There is no admission charge.

 

The Putnam House in Carrington is open for special events and by appointment by calling (701) 652-2090. There is no admission charge.

 

The Barnes County Historical Museum, 315 Central Ave. N, Valley City, is open year round from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Admission is a freewill donation.

 

The Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile Historic Site near Cooperstown is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and Thursday through Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10 for adults, $3 for children, $1 for a child, $30 for family season passes and $15 for an individual season pass. Contact Mark Sundlov at (701) 797-3691 for more information.

Midland Continental Railroad Depot Featuring Peggy Lee in Wimbledon, N.D., is open by appointment. For more information or appointment, call (701) 435-2333. Admission is a freewill donation.

Art

“Dancing Dazzling Beads” art exhibit featuring U.S. and Canadian bead artists’ work is on display through April 18 at the Arts Center. Admission is free. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Students in grades 3-5 in the Arts After School program are Unison Bank’s artists of the month.

Classes/Groups

Wood carving with a local wood carving group is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays in the Arts Center’s Hansen Studio. There is no charge. Any skill and interest level welcome. Call Andy Kudrna at 320-5075 with questions.

Reader’s Theatre meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Arts Center. The group will read “Prison for 2nd Street.” There is no admission charge. For more information, contact Dina Laskowski, dlaskows @uj.edu or (701) 269-9111.

Pysanky Egg Dying with Bonnie Tressler will be offered from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 18 and 25, April 1, 8 and 15 at the Arts Center. Cost: $25 for all dates; $7 per drop-in. Contact the Arts Center at 251-2496 for more information.

Introduction to Watercolor with Anna Jacobson is from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays, March 22 and 29, April 5 and 12, in the Hansen Studio. Cost; $50 members, $60 for others. For more information, contact the Arts Center at 251-2496.

Pinterest Night: Silver Spoon Rings with Marissa Prentice is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, March 24, in the Hansen Studio. Cost is $10 for students and members and $15 for others. For more information, contact the Arts Center at 251-2496.

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