“Plaza Suite,” a Neil Simon comedy performed by the Arts Center Community Theatre, which does not include dinner, is at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and a dessert matinee is 2 p.m. Sunday Tickets are $10 for Arts Center members and $15 for others.
An “Evening with Alexis Barnick” is at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, at the Arts Center. Tickets are $8 for adults and $3 for students at the door.
Don Hoff, professor at Valley City State University, speaks on “Cheetahs and Other Wildlife of Namibia, Africa, at 7 p.m. today, at the Barnes County Historical Museum, 315 Central Ave. N., Valley City. There is no admission charge.
Dr. Gary Krapu, research biologist at Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, speaks on “Siberia on 2 Bean Geese a Day,” his travels in Russia, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, at the Barnes County Historical Museum, 315 Central Ave. N., Valley City. There is no admission charge.
The Winter Wheels Car Show is from 9 am. to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Jamestown Civic Center.
Public swimming, sponsored by Jamestown Parks and Rec, is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays at Jamestown High School. There is no admission charge. The walking track is open from 6 to 8 a.m. Monday through Friday at Jamestown High School when school is in session. Use the main entrance. For more information, call 952-4003.
Skating rink warming houses are open at Meidinger, McElroy, Nickeus and Leapaldt parks. The sledding warming house at The Bunker is open from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 5:30 p.m. Sundays.
Open Mic Night, hosted by local musician John Crowston, is from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Babb’s Coffee House. The open session is available to anyone wanting to perform.
National Buffalo Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sundays by appointment. Admission: $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and AAA members, $10 for a family and $1 for children ages 6 to 18.
Alfred Dickey Public Library hours are 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. To access the Story Line, call 252-7464.
Stutsman County Library hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The library is located at 910 Fifth St. S.E.
The Arts Center, located at 115 Second St. S.W., Jamestown, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. 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 Seeds of Victory: Home Gardening Posters from the World Wars,” featuring 34 war garden posters,reprorduced from the originals held by the North Dakota State Archives, is on exhibit through March 30.
Dwellings, an exhibit of mixed media collage and art by Laura Wennstrom, is on display through Feb. 27 at the Arts Center, located at 115 Second St. S.W. There is no admission charge.
Arts After Work is from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Mondays at the Arts Center. The class Monday is Landscape/Watercolors. Cost: $5 for Arts Center members and $7 for others. Call the Arts Center at 251-2496 for more information.
Arts At Lunch is from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Arts Center. The class Wednesday is Landscape/Watercolors. Bring a bag lunch; coffee and cookies will be provided. Cost: $5 for Arts Center members and $7 for others. Call the Arts Center at 251-2496 for more information.
Kiragami, with instructor Bonnie Tressler, is from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, Jan. 26 and 28, at the Arts Center. Cost: $10 for Arts Center members and $12 for others for one class; $16 for Arts Center members and $18 for others for both classes. Call the Arts Center at 251-2496 for more information or to register.
Mary Kanwischer is the artist exhibiting her cross stitchery work at Unison Bank in January. Each month Unison features a different artist in its lobby area gallery.
The “What’s Happening” calendar provides information on cultural events in the area. To list an event, call The Sun at 252-3120 or e-mail tonip@ jamestownsun.com. Any admission charge or fee for events must be included. A contact name and telephone number are required for Sun questions. Suppers, sales and fundraisers are not published in What’s Happening.