Watts News
 Published for the members of North Itasca Electric Cooperative
VOL. 19 NO. 7  -  July 2016


July 2016 Calendar


1 Bowstring Chapel Annual Pie & Ice Cream Social, Hot Lunch & Bake Sale, 4:30-7 p.m. Free will offering benefits food shelves, children's programs and more.
1 Opening of juried exhibit Art on the Edge at the Edge Gallery, Bigfork, 5-7 p.m. Show runs until July 30. Voting for People's Choice until 6 p.m.
4 Annual July 4 celebration in Big Falls. Community events, parade and fireworks.
3 Last day of school, Deer River, Bigfork
7 Storytelling at Marcell Town Hall, 6 p.m. Subject: "Your favorite play or movie." All ages welcome, Coffee and treats served..
8-10 Deer River Lions host the 68th Annual Wild Rice Festival. July 8: Pow Wow, live music; July 9: Wild Rice Run, medallion hunt, bike rodeo fireworks; July 10: parade, kidde tractor pull. Midway, flea market. See wildricefestival.com.
9 Riley’s 10th annual Pig-Eye Memorial Scramble, 9 a.m. Blueberry Hills Golf Course. Teams up to 5 person, $25/person. Call Jon, (218) 832-3656.
9 Open House for Gilstead exhibit at Blackduck Art and History Center, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
11 Deer River ISD 317 School Board, DRHS Media Center, 6 p.m.
11 Women of the Woods meet at 10 a.m. at Sand Lake Community Center. Call Pat Sievertson at 659-2157 or Marlys Maki at 659-2901.
11 Blackduck ISD 32 School Board, 7 p.m., Media Center.
11 VFW meets in Bigfork second Monday at 7 p.m.
12 Stop and Stitch at Marcell Family Center, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Bring $1, sack lunch and a project to work on. Come and go. Contact Rhonda 259-9220 or Judy at 832-3237.
12 Evergreen Friendship Club meets at Sand Lake Community Center, 5 p.m. Music by John Perkins. Call 659-2683.
12 Textbook distribution to Max Township residents, Town Hall, 6-7 p.m.
13 Bigfork Lions Club meets second Wednesday, 6 p.m. at Golf on the Edge.
13 South Koochiching-Rainy River School Board, 7 p.m. at Northome ITV studio.
15 Lake Country Seniors, 12 noon. Meet for lunch at the Pine Cone restaurant, Marcell.
15-17 Stages Theater presents Annie, Jr, Edge Center, Bigfork. Fri-Sat, 7 p.m.; Sun 2 p.m.
16 Bigfork Valley Health Expo, 1-4 p.m.. Win a paddleboard! Health resources, fitness activities, healthy eating. Tour an air ambulance.
16, 17 Northwoods Saddle Cub Horse show at Itasca County Fairgrounds, Grand Rapids. Pleasure competitions start at 8 a.m., games at 11 a.m
18 North Country Gardeners, 6:30 p.m. at Marcell Family Center. Everyone welcome.
18 ISD 318 School Board meets, 7 p.m. Via telepresence at Bigfork School.
20 Jesse Lake Lutheran Church Salad Luncheon and raffle, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Two miles west of Talmoon on Hwy 4.
20 Itasca Coalition of Lake Associations annual meeting. Pot luck supper, 5:30 p.m. Bring a dish to share, meeting follows supper. Marcell Town Hall building. Everyone invited.
25 Women of the Woods meet at 10 a.m. at Sand Lake Community Center. Call Pat Sievertson at 659-2157 or Marlys Maki at 659-2901.
26 North Woods Quilters, Marcell Town Hall, 9 a.m. Potluck lunch at 11:30 a.m. Bring a dish to share or a bag lunch. Lots of show and tell. Program: "Square in a Square done 4 ways" by Janet Maki.
26 Northome City Library is hosting “Professor Marvels Magic of the Olympics Show" weaving magic, comedy and audience participation together, 2:30 p.m., Northome Community Room. Free.
26 Registration deadline for Marcell Family Center Valley Fair Trip on Aug. 2. Ages 7 and up, 7 hours at the park, leave 7 a.m., return 11:30 p.m. $60.
28 Sam Miltich and Charmin Michelle perform at the Edge Center, Bigfork, 7 p.m.
28 Crazy Days in Bigfork. Special offers and discounts at city retailers..
29-31 North Star Stampede at North Star Ranch north of Effie. 5 p.m. Fri; 2 pm. Sat-Sun.
29-31 Effie Rodeo Daze. Flea markets Fri, Sat.; Parade Sat.; Bigfork Lions Drive-in, Fly-In breakfast at the airport Sun.
30 33rd annual Woodcarvers Festival in Blackduck's Wayside Park, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Annual Blackduck Arts & Crafts show at Northern Pines Good Samaritan Center.
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75th Anniversary celebration at Bigfork Valley Hospital, 4-6 p.m.





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