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What's happening for Nov. 14, 2013

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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 Rummage sales will not be published.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

The Jamestown High School Band Department’s fall semester concert, “America!,” is at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the JHS Theater. There is no admission charge.

The 2nd ACT will present the comedy dinner theater production, “Southern Hospitality,” Thursday through Satudray, Nov. 21-23. The event begins at 6 p.m. each day. Tickets are advance open: $20 for Arts Center members and $25 for others. For more information or tickets, contact the Arts Center at 251-2496 or 115 2nd St. SW.

The Whoever Can Come band will host a free jam session from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Barnes County Museum, 315 Central Ave. N, Valley City.

Special Events

A Women’s Expo is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Quality Inn & Suites. Various sessions and 60 vendors are planned. The event is free.

Around Town/Area

The Sons of Norway is holding a Scandinavian lefse and bake sale on Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Buffalo Mall in front of Gliks.

An indoor radio controlled fun fly, including radio-controlled flight demonstrations, is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Jamestown Civic Center. Pilot registration is from 9 to 10 a.m. ($10 landing fee; lunch included). The event is free to the public. Sponsor: Buffalo City R/C Squadron.

“The Legacy of Tuskegee Airmen,” presented by Ron Spriggs, is from 4 to 5:30 p.m. today in Foss Hall Auditorium at Valley City State University. There is no admission charge.

Carol Flatau will present on “The Music of Woody Guthrie: The Power of Song” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at the Barnes County Museum in Valley City. The program is part of the Barnes County Historical Society Lecture Series. There is no admission charge.

Two planetarium shows are Saturday in room 309 of the Rhoades Science Center at Valley City State University. At 1 p.m. is “It’s About Time,” a light-hearted look at the ways time has been calculated; at 1:45 p.m. is “The Zodiac,” a look at the stories about the 12 zodiacal constellations. There is no admission charge; freewill donations are welcome.

Museums/

Libraries/etc.

National Buffalo Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. through October. 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

Jill Riffe is Unison Bank’s Artist of the Month for November.

“Put A Bird On It” is on display at the Arts Center Gallery through Nov. 23. Each piece by Bismarck artists Ali LaRock and Paul Noot features a bird on it. There is no admission charge.

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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