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After a morning of learning personal finance skills middle students put the knowledge to work in a virtual life scenario Wednesday at the Jamestown Civic Center. "I think it's teaching us how to manage stuff when we're older so we're not just thrown to the wolves," said Hadlee Mathias, an eighth grader at Valley City High School. "So we have some idea what we're going to do and learn to save money and things like that."
If you go What: UJ Wind Ensemble Spring Concert When: 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27 Where: University of Jamestown DeNault Auditorium, Reiland Fine Arts Center, 6000 College Lane Admission: free rrr "To The West" is the theme of this year's Wind Ensemble Spring Concert at the University of Jamestown.
If you go What: Father/Daughter/Grandfather Dance and Social When: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 3 Details: Formal dress event, DJ'd dance Where: Jamestown High School, 1509 10th St. NE Admission: $25 couple/$35 at the door, $1 grand march spectator charge age 10 and over Tickets: St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 1000 5th Ave. NE, and Neighborhood Grocery, 1014 17th St. SW. Contact: Carlla, 252-6718 or Lcmaki@daktel.com , St. Paul's, 252-3088. rrr
If you go What: 23rd Stutsman County Relay for Life When: 5 to 11 p.m. Friday, April 26 Where: Larson Center, University of Jamestown, 900 7th St. NE Details: opening/closing ceremony, survivor and caregiver walk, luminaria ceremony Contact: Doreen Brophy, 320-7182, firstname.lastname@example.org rrr The annual Stutsman County Relay for Life on Friday is two months earlier than in past years, partly due to weather but also to avoid summer scheduling conflicts, said Doreen Brophy, event lead.
A Jamestown hip-hop artist said he found his voice through the music that moved him right here on the prairie. Tyler Elsner, aka Dopy T, said his older brother's albums opened his eyes to a whole new world. He was drawn to Snoop Dog, Eminem, 50 Cent and other artists, and the beats and the word play just became a part of him, he said. "I fell in love with making music at the age of 12," Elsner said. "I started making hip-hop music at the age of 14."
People seem to be spending a lot of time browsing the new "Touching Photographs" exhibit at the Jamestown Art Center, said Angela Martini, advertising public relations coordinator. "We do have a lot of exhibits here and I see people come in and look around the gallery for about 20 minutes, but people are spending hours going through these photos," Martini said.
If you go What: Blue Jay Speech Showcase When: 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 11 Where: Jamestown Arts Center, 115 2nd St SW Details: State qualified grade 7-12 speech team readings Admission: free Contact: 251-2496 What: State Class A Speech Meet When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 13 Where: Jamestown High School, 1509 10th St. NE Admission: free Contact: 252-0317 rrr Blue Jay speech team members say there is a special bond that brings them back to compete again each year.
The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Commission on Monday unanimously approved an incremental ice rink fee increase over four years. Junior Kautz, manager of arena manager of the Eagles and Wilson ice arenas, said the plan maintains the current $73 per hour rate for the 2019-20 season. The rates will then increase $14 over three years, to $76.75 in 2020-21, to $82,80 in 2021-22 and $87 per hour in 2022-23.
If you go What: 68th Shrine Circus When: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9 Where: Jamestown Civic Center, 212 3rd Ave NE Details: Circus acts, animals, clowns, food, merchandise Admission: $11 adults, $7 children in advance; $12 and $8 at the door. Advance tickets available at the Civic Center, Hugo's Family Marketplace, M & H, Cash Wise and in Valley City at Iron Stallion Cycles, Stoudt-Ross Ford Inc., and Leevers Foods Contact: Civic Center, 252-4835, jamestownciviccenter.com, Richard Klose, 320-5909 rrr
An early morning flight from Jamestown to Denver will be restored in June, said Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D. SkyWest Airlines, flying for United Airlines, will restore the 6:30 a.m. flight schedule from Jamestown Regional Airport to Denver International Airport starting June 1, Hoeven said Thursday.