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What's happening for April 3, 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 Rummage sales will not be published.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.

The Valley City Bluegrass jam session will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Barnes County Historical Society. The acoustic jam session is free and open to the public, and beginner bluegrass musicians.

The Jamestown Chorlaires, with the Jamestown Boys’ Choir, perform their 59th annual spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday in the Jamestown High School Auditorium. Tickets: $10 for adults and $4 for students. Tickets are available from Chorlaires or Boys Choir members, Looysen I Care and at the door.

The comedy, “Once in a Lifetime,” is at 7:30 p.m. April 10-12 in DeNault Auditorium of the Reiland Fine Arts Center at the University of Jamestown. Tickets: $8 per person; reserve through the box office by calling 252-3467 ext. 5435, email or visit the UJ website and click on “Community” and “Reiland Box Office.” The box office is in room 130 of the Reiland. Box office hours are 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Pam Tillis with Kermet Apio is at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Jamestown Civic Center. Tickets are $34.

The Valley Voices Women’s choir, Valley Youth Choir, and the Valley Civic Orchestra and the University of Jamestown Combined Orchestra will perform in concert at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at First Church of the Nazarene, 913 Riverview Drive, in Valley City. The event is free.

University of Jamestown Chapel Choir & Orchestra Spring Concert is at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 14, in the Voorhees Chapel at the University of Jamestown campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Around Town/Area

The Jamestown Seventh-Day Adventist Community Services supper is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Liebelt Center in the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 1201 4th St. NE, in Jamestown. There is no charge.

Just for Kix dance competition is Saturday at the Jamestown Civic Center.

The Hillcrest Seventh-Day Adventist Elementary School citrus fruit sale is from noon to 6 p.m. Monday at Hillcrest School, 116 15th Ave. NE. For more information, contact Susie at (701) 952-1172, or email

The 26th annual Jamestown Lions’ Buffalo Feed is from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Tickets: $15 for adults or $25 for two adult, $5 for children age 12 and under and free for preschool children. For more information, contact Kristi Anderson at (701) 269-4513 or Kathy Clemens at (701) 269-0234.

The American Red Cross Heroes Dinner is at 6 p.m. Friday, April 11, at the Gladstone Inn & Suites. Tickets are $25 and available at the Buffalo Valley Chapter in the Jamestown Business Center.

The Mrs. North Dakota Pageant is at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at the Jamestown Civic Center.

“An Evening of Mystery” Dine & Bid is at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 12, in the Larsen Center at the University of Jamestown campus. For more information, contact Tena Lawrence at 252-3467 ext. 5415.

The Original Harlem Globetrotters is Monday, April 14, at the Jamestown Civic Center. The show begins at 7 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. for those with a Magic Pass. Tickets: $25.50 for upper level, $33.50 for lower level, and $17 for the Magic Pass that must be added to upper- or lower-level tickets.

The last day of free opening swimming at Jamestown High School is from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent.

Roller skating will be offered from 6 to 8 p.m. Sundays in April at Wilson Arena. Cost: $5 per person. Bring your own skates; a limited number of skate rentals is available. For more information, call 252-3939. Sponsor: Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department.



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. An opening reception is from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the Arts Center.

Spring Student Art Show Opening is Monday in the Reiland Fine Arts Center at the University of Jamestown campus.

The Jamestown Quilt Guild is Unison Bank’s artist 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.

Pysanky Egg Dying with Bonnie Tressler will be offered from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. 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.