Watts News
 Published for the members of North Itasca Electric Cooperative
VOL. 20 NO. 11  -  November 2017


November 2017 Calendar


2 Storytelling at Marcell Town Hall building, 2:30 p.m. Story topic: “More reminiscing.”Coffee and treats served, all ages welcome. Note time change.
3 No school, Blackduck School
3 Opening reception for November Edge Gallery Show: "Looking in Different Directions," 5-7 p.m. The November show runs from Nov. 2 to Dec.2. The Edge Gallery is open on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Admission is free.
3, 4, 5 Fall play at Blackduck High School, "Fairytale Courtroom." Fri: Dinner theater, 6 p.m.; Sat: 7 p.m.; Sun: 2 p.m. More information: 835-5210.
4, 5 Hunters’ Suppers. see article for area locations
5 Daylight Savings Time ends, move clocks one hour back.
6 No school, Deer River, Bigfork, Northome
7 Mizpah City Council meets in Mizpah Community Center, 7 p.m.
8 ISD 363 South Koochiching-Rainy River School Board Meeting, 7 p.m. Northome ITV studio by telepresence.
8 Bigfork Lions Club meets second Wednesday, 6 p.m. at Golf on the Edge.
9 Annual Holiday Bake and Crafts Sale at Bigfork Valley benefitting senior activities, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Many local craftspeople.
9 Evergreen Friendship Club meets at a local restaurant, noon.
9 Submit your recipes for the Christmas Cookie & Candy Contest by today.
9 Classic movie: Colorado Territory (1949) with Joel McCrae, 6:30 p.m. at the Edge Center Theater in Bigfork. Free.
10 North Itasca Electric offices closed for Veteran’s Day observance.
10 Musicians Gaelynn Lea and Alan Sparhawk of The Murder of Crows at the Edge Center in Bigfork, 7 p.m. Adults $10, children $5.
10 Veterans Day Concert, Blackduck High School band and choir, 7 p.m.
11 Veterans Day. The Effie American Legion Post 182, Bigfork VFW Post 1764 and Itasca County DAV Chapter 13 will present a program at Bigfork Valley Villa at noon for Veterans and families.
11 Holiday Craft Fair at Blackduck School multipurpose room, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. More info, call Ryan Grow: 835-5206. $25 per space, registration deadline Nov. 9.
13 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.
13 Blackduck ISD 32 School Board meets, Media Center, 7 p.m.
13 VFW meets in Bigfork second Monday at 7 p.m.
14 Stop and Stitch All Day at Marcell Family Center, 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Bring $2, sack lunch and a project to work on. Come and go. Contact Rhonda 259-9220 or Judy 832-3237.
14 ISD 318 School Board, Bigfork School by telepresence, 7 p.m. Public forum, 6:30 p.m.
16 No school, Bigfork School
16 Blackduck Junior High School band and choir concert, 7 p.m.
17 No school, Deer River, Bigfork schools
17 Lake Country Seniors at Marcell Town Hall Building, noon. Potluck lunch, please bring a dish to share.
17, 18 Art League Art and Craft sale, Bigfork City Hall, Fri 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
18 North Woods Craft’s Annual Christmas Traditions Craft Sale and Salad Luncheon at Ardenhurst Town Hall, 2 miles south of Northome on Hwy 46, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. .
18 Fall Festival at Our Spring lake Store. Afternoon celebration. More info, call 832-3626.
20 Deer River ISD 317 School Board, DRHS Media Center, 6 p.m. Public forum 5:45 p.m.
22 Bigfork Valley Ten Topics Community Lunch series: Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans. Lunch included, 11:45 p.m. in the board room. Free, no RSVP needed.
23 Thanksgiving. North Itasca Electric offices closed.
23, 24 No school, all schools. Thanksgiving holiday. North ITasca Electric offices closed.
27 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.





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