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MARCH 2013

BA BY ELEPHAN T PLAYI N G I N T HE BEACH FO R T HE FI RS T T I M E

March 1

Teens are invited to participate in Cupcake Wars, a cupcake decorating contest for ages 11-17 at Morton Mandan Public Library. Prizes to be awarded in several categories. Teens will take home what they decorate. Morton Mandan Public Library 609 West Main Street Mandan Free event 2:00 pm

March 2

SEE IT LIVE! BELLE MEHUS AUDITORIUM, BISMARCK, : DAKOTA AIR THE RADIO SHOW

Writer and performer Chuck Suchy will join Clay Jenkinson and the Dakota Air cast to perform in the third season Dakota Air variety show. Dakota Air will follow an oldfashioned radio show format with Merrill Piepkorn hosting. Tickets are available at any Gate City Bank in Bismarck-Mandan for $15 in advance or $20 one hour prior the day of the show at the door. The performance is scheduled to air on Prairie Public radio network at 7 p.m. on March 16. Listen in then if you can’t attend.

March 2

Roller Derby Double Header 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm CST Pre-sale ticket price is $10, $12 at the door. Children 12 and under are $8 and 5 and under are free. Bismarck Civic Center 315 South 5th Street Bismarck, North Dakota 58501


March 3

Benefit pancake and sausage breakfast for the North Dakota State Railroad Museum renovation of the Steele Depot, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Mandan Moose, 111 11th Ave. N.E. cost: fundraiser

March 5

Sporting Chance Members Monthly Meeting at AMVETS, 2402 Railroad Avenue, Bismarck Starts at 7:00 pm

March 7

What is 1st Thursdays? Every 1st Thursday of the month, participating downtown businesses stay open late and offer great demonstrations, deals and promotions. It is a perfect way to explore the downtown area and all its shops, services, restaurants and bars! The next http://www.downtownbismarck.com/

March 7

Flag retirement ceremony set for Bismarck AMVETS Post 9 will hold its annual flag retirement ceremony at the post headquarters in Bismarck at 6 p.m. . It is a general practice that when U.S., state and other flags are so badly torn, soiled, or faded that they are no longer fit for display, they are destroyed in a dignified manner, usually by burning. Prior to the flags being retired, a ceremony is held to verify that the flags are no longer serviceable. The public is invited to attend with a social beginning at 6 p.m. and the ceremony at 6:30p.m. The AMVETS choir will perform and there will be a free lunch immediately following the ceremony

March 7-9

Library's meeting rooms: Thursday, March 7: 7:00am - 8:45pm; Friday, March 8: 9:00am - 5:45pm; Saturday, March 9: 9:00am - 2:00pm. Books sell for $1.00 per pound. Proceeds fund special purchases/projects at the Bismarck Public Library. Donations of used books are accepted at the library throughout the year.


March 9 Quilting classes, A Quilters Trunk Show and a free Quilt Show from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. are open to the public. The event is sponsored by the Dakota West Arts Council and the Capital Quilters of Bismarck in recognition of National Quilters’ Day. Quilting Classes will run from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Registration of $5.00 is require Frances Leach High Prairie Arts & Sciences Complex 1810 Schafer St., Bismarck BSC campus

March 9

ART and Lemonade Crush WORKSHOP 1:30 pm This is a guided art-making experience. Not sure of your artistic talent? New to art? No problem! Our instructor will guide you step by step through the art project. Just show up ready to laugh, talk, and have fun! Come enjoy some lemonade crush, share good company, and foster your inner artist! Art and Lemonade Crush is a workshop where students are taught how to paint a particular subject, by breaking the steps down into a simple process, in a fun friendly environment. The paintings are made with acrylic paints, so at the end of the session you can take your masterpiece home. Members $15.00 Non Members $20.00 Theo Art School 1810 Schafer Street Bismarck, ND 58501

March 10

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME BEGINS

March 11

9:00 AM DISCUSSING: FREEDOM FROM VIOLENCE, ECONOMIC SECURITY, REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH, AND EDUCATION ND LEGISLATURE ND CAPITOL IN BISMARCK GO TO HTTP://WWW.NDWOMEN.ORG/?ID=10&EVENT_ID=283 TO REGISTER FREE EVENT

March 12

NDAC Music Therapy ND Autism Connection Ages 5-9 – 6:30-7:00 PM Ages 10-15 – 7:00-7:30 PM To reserve your spot please email Jonnica Landeis at jonnicalandeis@gmail.com or contact Sherris Richards at 701 425 6151 or info@ndautismconnection.org. Cost is FREE to attend.


March 12

BUSINESS AND HOLIDAY LETTERS IN WORD Create a business letter while learning the basic functions of Microsoft Word and the computer keyboard. Look at holiday letters, envelopes, and labels. Cost: $5. Register in advance at the Information Desk. For more information call 355-1480 Bismarck Memorial Library in Bismarck 515 N. Fifth St. Bismarck

leprechaun floats (green sherbet & sprite) - st patty's day!!

March 17 March 18

ELVIS LIVES! at 7:30 PM

Elvis Lives!

Elvis Lives! is an unforgettable multi-media and

live musical journey across Elvis' life. His iconic style, embraced by many of today's artists, continues to intrigue audiences of all generations. Featuring finalists from Elvis Presley Enterprises' worldwide Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, as well as a tribute to Ann -Margret, audiences "Can't Help Falling In Love"速 with this phenomenal theatrical concert experience. Bismarck Civic Center, Tickets start at $27.00

Tickets can be purchased at the Bismarck Civic Center,

315 South 5th Street Charge by Phone 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com, or any Ticketmaster outlet

March 19

Ancestry Library Edition Workshop 2:30 to 4:30 pm free event. Hands-on instruction. Includes introduction to library's print genealogy collection and services. Pre-registration required. Website: http://www.bismarcklibrary.org

March 20

SPRING

HAS SPRUNG


March 22

BISMARCK FIGURE SKATING CLUB ICE SHOW

7:00 PM TO 9:00 PM

SOLOS, GROUPS AND SYNCHRONIZED TEAMS OF ALL AGES ENTERTAIN AT THE ICE SHOW. THIS YEAR, SKATERS ARE SENT BACK IN TIME AND LEARN HOW MUCH FUN HISTORY CAN BE. VFW All Seasons Arena 1200 N. Washington and under, free

Bismarck cost: Adults, $8; Seniors & Youth, $6; 4

MARCH 22 Easter Bake Sale & Ceramic Sale The Mandan Golden Age Club Bake Sale and Ceramics Sale will be held on Friday, March 22, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Mandan Golden Age Senior Center. Lots of Christmas Cards. Great deals. Located at 301 15th Street NW Mandan SATURDAY, MARCH 23RD

Interested in Genealogy and Wondering Where to Begin? The Bismarck/Mandan Historic and Genealogy Society (BMHGS), in partnership with the library, will be available to answer general questions on where to start. 11:00 am to 1:00 pm free and open to the public.

March 23

Zumbathon & Silent Auction: 1:00 at Mandan Middle School 2901 12th Avenue Northwest, Mandan Cost for Zumbathan- $15.00 Silent Auction free to attend bid from 12:30 to 2:45

March 23

You are Loved...Always.

Ramkota 800 S. 3rd Street Bismarck, ND 58501

Find out how the power of love can fill your heart and transform your life. Join us for a fun-filled morning with national speaker, Carla Robinson, as she candidly shares on God's amazing love with her trademark humor and enthusiasm. Bring a friend and enjoy a morning out! Tickets ($15) are available at the Rainbow Shop until Thursday, March 21 or online ($16) at www.joyintl.org


March 23

EASTER EGG HUNT Sat, Mar 23 2013, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT Your whole family is invited to attend an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday 10:00 am at Bethel Lutheran Church in Bismarck. This fun morning will consist of an egg hunt, crafts, snacks, games and prizes! Parents, please plan on staying and helping out your youngsters and joining in the fun. Bethel Lutheran Church is located at 615 East Turnpike Avenue. Website: http://bethelbismarck.com 615 East Turnpike Avenue Bismarck, ND 58501 free event.

March 25

Aktion Club Meeting 7 pm to 8:00 pm at Pride in Bismarck, 1200 Missouri Avenue, Bismarck Mission: To provide adults living with disabilities an opportunity to develop initiative, leadership skills and to serve their communities. Want to check us out? Call Carol at 667-8665 for more details

March 26

“CAREERS IN THE ARTS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES� STATEWIDE ARTS PRE-CONFERENCE TUESDAY, MARCH 26,

March 26

2013. If you need additional information or have questions, please E-mail Amy at amschmid@nd.gov; or call 701-328-7594. For more information on the Statewide Arts Conference visit no cost/registration required http://www.nd.gov/arts/whatsnew/artsconference2013.html NDCA invites you to attend the Statewide Arts Pre-conference Event, March 26, 2013! 1:00 to 4:30 Pre-conference. State conference 5:30 to 7:00 pm. If interested in pre-conference you must register by March 20. No fee limited space State Conference is $65.00 and registration and dues are due by March 20.00

TUESDAY, MARCH 26TH

This class will teach the student to create a business card and simple poster while learning the basic functions of Microsoft Publisher. Cost: $5. Register in advance at the Information Desk. For more information call 355-1480. 2:00 to 4:00 pm. 515 N 5th St Bismarck, Bismarck Public Library


March 26

E-READERS AND OVERDRIVE HELP SESSION LEARN ALL ABOUT EREADERS AND THE LIBRARY'S NEW OVERDRIVE PROGRAM. NO PREREGISTRATION NECESSARY. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 355-1480 OR STOP AT THE INFORMATION DESK. TIME: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM BISMARCK PUBLIC LIBRARY

March 29

Good Friday

HIT, Inc holiday observed.

March 30

JUSTIN MOORE OUTLAWS LIKE ME CIVIC CENTER, 315 SOUTH 5TH STREET BISMARCK 7:30 PM TICKETS START AT $25.75

March 31 EASTER

BISMARCK


More than once a month and other stuff

Useful links

http://www.prairiepublic.org/radio/listen-now/

LUNDBERG FAMILY EXHIBIT…… STPHANIE DELMOR E & SUSAN LUNDBERG * DONNA KING & STUDIO SISTERS, MEMBER ARTISTS EXHIBITION

BISMARCK ART & GALLERIES ASSOCIATION FREE ADMISSION , 422 EAST FRONT AVENUE,

BISMARCK

SHOWING THRU 3/23


Indoor Wheelchair Soccer 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM at Centennial Elementary School 2800 Ithica Drive, Bismarck

March 9 and

16th March 12 and 26

http://www.dreamsinmotioninc.com/ 

Bismarck Public Library 515 N. Fifth St. Bismarck

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The Odd Life of Timothy Green (PG) — Tuesday, March 12 @ 6:00PM Men in Black 3 (PG-13) — Tuesday, March 26 @ 6:00PM Parents/guardians are responsible for minors in the library’s Meeting Room A. Free and provided.

attending films. All movies will be shown Open to the Public. Metal chairs

Gateway to Science is a hands-on science center for kids of all ages. Exhibit gallery is open Monday-Thursday Noon to 7 PM; Friday & Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM. Admission costs: Adults $6; Children (4-17) $3; Under 4 Free with accompanying adult; Members Free We honor ASTC memberships. Website: http://gatewaytoscience.org

Healthy Dining Finder http://www.healthydiningfinder.com/SearchList.aspx?Code=Bismarck,%20ND&&Miles=10&&price=hightolow


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Find a Church

Soup ‘N Talk is a six-week Friday noon Lenten series beginning on Feb. 15, 2013. The public is invited to the church for homemade soup, sandwiches, dessert, and a brief discussion led by Pastor Nadine Lehr on “Living Fearlessly in Christ.” A freewill offering will be taken. Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 1143 N 26th Street, Bismarck 701-223-2986 http://www.churchangel.com/zips/ND-58501/Bismarck.htm

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Learn Something new- Enrich your life

ND Quits

http://www.ndhealth.gov/ndquits/


2013 Winter/Spring Series March

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2011

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CINEMA 100 FILM SOCIETY -

93

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Not

rated

(Comedy/Drama)

March 14 – BERNIE - 2011 (USA) -104 min., PG-13 (Comedy/Crime/Drama) March 21 – INSIDE JOB - 2010 (USA) -105 min., PG-13 (Documentary) Grand Theatres (1486 Interstate Loop, Bismarck; 701-222-1607). Films are shown on Thursdays at 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sell series tickets $25 (12 films). xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Dances

Bismarck Single File Club

Saturday - March 9 2013 - From 8:30 pm to 12:30 am Bismarck Eagles - 313 North 26 Street Enjoy dancing to reminisce with members and

the great sounds of Borderline - live band Meet new acquaintances and great friends Open to all Singles 21 and older - Alumni welcome $7.00 for $9.00 for non-members at the door.

March 22 - 2013

Friday Bismarck Eagles Marv Allen DJ

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Mandan Eagles Club

Open to the public March 19 Every 3rd Thursday- Spaghetti Supper Downstairs 5-7:30 cost $7.00 THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY Night BINGO – March 7,8,9,14,15,16,21,22,23,28, 29 and 30. All Bingo evenings begin at 5:30 P.M. $1.00 per card or 3 cards for $2.00 Mandan Eagles 1400 Collins Ave xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Special Olympics Basketball Bismarck and Mandan Mandan

Coach Diana Billick 400-1297 Coach Shawn Bender 715-222-6308 Coach Gary Kincaid 226-9290

Barb Braun Dir 663-9190 Bismarck Judy A Johs 258-7230 or Richard at 255-6166 for Bismarck athletes GOOD LUCK AT STATE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT DETAILS AND 16 AT MINOT STATE UNIVERSITY.

MARCH 15

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DAKOTA ZOO PHOTO CONTEST PHOTO CONTESTS ARE FOR DAKOTA ZOO MEMBERS AND VISITORS. Prizes are awarded in three age categories: 12 and under, 13-18, and 19+ o

Photos must be taken at the Dakota Zoo from public walkways or viewing areas.

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All Zoo safety rules must be followed including NO going over fences or other dangerous behaviors.

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A maximum of three photos may be submitted by each photographer.

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All submitted photos must be either 5” X 7” or 8” X 10” and dry mounted.

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Each photo must have the photographer’s name, address, phone and membership number (if applicable) clearly printed on the back of the mounting board.

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Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd & 3rd in each of the three age categories.

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Photos will be judged on interest, composition, and technical quality.

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All photographs will be displayed at the Dakota Zoo for one month after the contest end date.

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Entrants will be notified when photos are available for pickup--we will not mail photographs.

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Winners may be asked to allow the Dakota Zoo to use their photographs for publications and electronic communications. Start snapping you have until April 30 when contest ends.

Zoo Winter Hours thru April 28, 2013 1:00 - 5:00pm Friday thru Sunday (weather permitting)


BSC Aquatic Center 1601 Canary Avenue, Bismarck 701-751-4266 Wibit Water Toys Saturday, 5 • 11:30-6:30 Sunday, 6 • 12:30-5:30 Saturday, 12 • 11:30-6:30 Sunday, 13 • 12:30-5:30 Monday, 21 • 10:00-2:00 Saturday, 26 • 11:30-6:30

Sunday, 27 • 12:30-5:30

Open Gym Bismarck – March 2 and 3, 2013. Open gym program on select Saturday and Sunday time. It is designed to provide an opportunity for youth and adults to use a neighborhood gym in a supervised, free play situation. The open gym is free of charge. Go to http://bisparks.org/programs/youthprograms/open-gym-2/ for more information on locations in Open Gym in Mandan at Braves Center March 10 and 17 (old Mandan Park and Recreation, Now part of Mandan High School) open 1 to 5 pm. http://www.mandanparks.com/Contents/opengym.aspx XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

IMAGINATION PLAYGROUND 

INSIDE

Experience a different kind of playground, one your kids get to create, design and build. It’s the Imagination Playground and it’s available for you, free of charge, at the World War Memorial Building. Bring some friends. Monday-Saturday: 10am-6pm Sunday: Noon-6pm World War Memorial Building, 215 North 6th Street in Bismarck


Bismarck Bobcats In Town Games 1200 N. Washington Street Bismarck, ND 58501 General Admission - $11.00- Adult $8.00Youth/Student $9.00- Senior Citizen (65+) Home Games Brookings Minot Minot Aberdeen Aberdeen Minot

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XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Senior Center Bismarck Senior Center, 315 North 20th Street events http://www.bismarckseniorcenter.org/id57.html Call us at 701-255-4648 for more information Mandan Golden Age, 301 15th Street NW events Sundays Mandan Golden The Senior Center will be open on Sunday, March 10th, and Sunday, March 24th, from 1-4 p.m. for open activities. POTLUCK ON SUNDAY, MARCH 10TH Brown Bag Bingo from 1:30 to 2:30 on March 10th and 24th. Card players welcome to play cards in Craft Room during Brown Bag Bingo.

Call us at (701) 663-6528 for more information http://www.mandangoldenage.org/id23.html


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Open to the public Can’t get a ride? Check out your local bookmobile. Call your library for information. Bismarck State College Library 1500 Edwards Avenue Bismarck, Phone: (701) 224-5450 MondayThursday - 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. Friday - 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday – Closed Sunday - 3-7 p.m. Bismarck Memorial Public Library 515 N. Fifth St. Bismarck, ND 58501 Ph: (701) 355-1480 Hours Monday – Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Friday – Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Sunday 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm. The library offers several computer classes for our patrons. Click on the course name for additional information about the class. Upcoming dates for classes are available by calling the Information Desk at (701) 355-1480 or by accessing the online class schedule. Go to; http://www.bismarck.org/index.aspx?NID=518 for more details. Come and enjoy the fun and exciting volunteer opportunities at the library. For ages 8-12.

Bismarck State Library located on the State Capital grounds in Liberty Memorial Building. Phone: 328-2492 Open Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Mandan Public Library 108 1st St. NW Mandan, ND 58554 Ph: 701-667-3256 . Morton Mandan Public Library- 609 West Main St., Mandan, Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 9:30-9, Fri.-Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 15 Ph: 701-667-5365 Toll Free: 1-800-260-4291 Do you have a state library card? 1-800-472-2104. Go to www.odin.nodak.edu to access ancestry library edition. Resources: Smart About Money http://www.smartaboutmoney.org/Resource-Library/Search-Results.aspx?id=7 TutorND.com

Around Town March 2013  

events, fun and entertainment happening around Bismarck/Mandan area

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