What's happening for March 13, 2014
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 Rummage sales will not be published.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.