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What's happening for May 15, 2014

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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 Rummage sales will not be published.

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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 will celebrate Syttende Mai, Norway’s bicentennial, with a jam session from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Barnes County Museum, 315 Central Ave. N, Valley City. The event is free. For more information, contact Wes Anderson, 701-845-0966.

The Syttende Mai dinner and dance to the Myron Sommerfeld Orchestra is at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Knights of Columbus. A torsk and meatball dinner will be followed by music and dancing. Tickets are $25 and can be reserved by calling Lois Knudson, 952-2411, or emailing karahelgeson@ gmail.com.

Spring Dance Recital will be performed by students, ages 3 through teens, from the Top of the Stairs Dance Studio at 4 p.m., Sunday at the University of Jamestown’s Reiland Fine Arts Center. Ballet, tap and jazz dances will be performed in costume. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students and free for children ages preschool and under.

Around Town/Area

A spaghetti feed and silent auction fundraiser for Kim Herold is from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, at Grace Episcopal Church, 407 2nd Ave. NE. Donations for the meal will be accepted with a recommended $7 per person, less for small children. Donations may also be made to the account set up at Bank Forward. Herold has cancer.

Friendship Suppers are from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the Liebelt Center at the Jamestown Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1201 4th St. NE, in Jamestown. There is no charge.

Stutsman County Memorial Museum Gazebo Dedication is at 1 p.m. Saturday at the gazebo located on the north side of the museum.

The Wild West Shootout is at 3 p.m. May 24 at Frontier Village.

Museums/

Libraries/etc.

National Buffalo Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Summer hours begin Monday and will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day through Labor Day weekend. 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

Linda Whitney’s art exhibit is on display 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.

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.

 

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