What's happening for June 11, 2015
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 email@example.com. Any admission charge or fee for events must be inc...
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 firstname.lastname@example.org . Any admission charge or fee for events must be included. A contact name and telephone number are required for Sun questions. Rummage sales are not published in What’s Happening.
The United States Air Force Heartland of America Band Vortex will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Friday at the Reland Fine Arts Center, University of Jamestown. Admission is free, but a ticket is required for admission. Get tickets at The Jamestown Sun office and at http://usaf-heartland-of-america-band.ticketleap.com . Sponsor: The Jamestown Sun and University of Jamestown.
Special Events/Around Town
The annual North Dakota Farm Toy Show is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 20, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, June 21, in the LaMoure school. Events include farm toy exhibitors, displays and crafters. Also on Saturday are a kids’ pedal tractor pull at 1 p.m. and a toy auction at 6 p.m. The Toy Farmers Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $5 per person; age 12 and younger are admitted free.
The Prairie and Potholes Birding Festival runs through Sunday, based out of Carrington. For more information, go to www.birdingdrives.com .
The annual Kite Festival is June Friday through Sunday at Meidinger Park,field, 10th Street and 17th Avenue Southwest. Admission is free. On Friday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. is Learn Kiting from the Pros. The event is from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Events planned Saturday include kids kite building, concessions, music, door prizes and inflatable air games by Victory Lutheran Church. Events Sunday include concessions, music and door prizes.
The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department offers supervised activities in Meidinger, McElroy, Nickeus and Leapaldt parks for children ages 6-12. Activities including arts, crafts, games and more are from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The program is free. Parents are responsible for transportation.
National Buffalo Museum is open from 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 7 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. Storytime for toddlers and preschoolers is from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; no large groups due to limited space. No registration required for storytime.
Stutsman County Library hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The library is located at 910 5th St. SE.
Stutsman County Memorial Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Front Porch Chats will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday and are planned at the same time each Sunday through August. There is no admission charge.
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 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Thursday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. to May 15. 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 from 1 to 4 p.m. daily through Labor Day and other times by appointment. For more information or to make an appointment, contact Mary Orn at (701) 435-2875. Admission is a freewill donation.
Arrowwood National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center is open year-round from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday excluding federal holidays. The refuge trail system is open daily from sunrise to sunset.
A Walk in the Woods art exhibit is on display Friday through July 18 at the Arts Center, 115 2nd St. SW. The exhibit is free.
Wood carving with a local wood carving group is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday in the Arts Center’s Hansen Arts Studio. There is no charge. Any skill and interest level welcome. Call Andy Kudrna at 320-5075 with questions.
Peruvian Culture and Culinary Exploration is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Arts Center. Peruvian artist Guillermo “Memo” Guardia will provide an interactive workshop. Sample cuisine, hear stories from Guardia and learn about Peru. Cost: $15 for Arts Center members, $25 for others. Register at www.jamestownarts.com/classes or call 251-2496. This class is for people 21 years of age and older.