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What's happening for Feb. 20, 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 ksteiner@ 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 Rummage sales will not be published.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.

Saving Abel performs in concert at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Jamestown Civic Center. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 the day of show. They can be purchased at the Civic Center.

The Core Ensemble perorms “Ain’t I a Woman!” at 7 p.m. Monday in DeNault Auditorium, Reiland Fine Arts Center, University of Jamestown, in celebration of Black History Month and Women’s History Month. There is no admission charge.

Around Town/Area

The documentary “6 Brothers: A Story of Hope, Loss and Perseverance on the Northern Plains” will be shown at a screening at 7 p.m. Tuesday in DeNault Auditorium of the Reiland Fine Arts Center at the University of Jamestown. Hosting the screening: UJ Alumni Association and Convocation Commtitee. 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.

Free open gyms are available from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays at Roosevelt and Gussner Elementary schools. University of Jamestown baseball players are in charge.

The Bunker is open for sledding from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

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. This week, Nickeus Park’s warming house will be closed Friday through Sunday; it will reopen Monday.



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.


“Creative Spirits” art exhibit featuring the work of Lydia Riches-Bowman and Tammy Jones is on display through March 1 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.


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.