Watts News
 Published for the members of North Itasca Electric Cooperative
VOL. 19 NO. 5  -  May 2016


May 2016 Calendar


2 ISD 318 School Board meets, 7 p.m. Via telepresence at Bigfork School.
4 North Woods Craft Store board meeting Northome Library, 3 p.m.
4 Northome Comprehensive Plan Public Visioning Meeting, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the city hall.
5 Student Art Show for grades 7-12 begins at the Edge Gallery, Bigfork and runs through May 21. Gallery open 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursday - Saturday.
5 Storytelling at Marcell Town Hall, 2-4 p.m. Everyone welcome, Come and reminisce and share stories. Coffee and treats served.
5 Nominating Committee meets, North Itasca Electric headquarters.
6 Mother's Day Open House & Sale at North Itasca Electric headquarters, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
6 Suomi Lutheran Church Mother's Day Auction, 6:30 p.m. Everyone welcome.
6, 7 Horse show at North Star Rodeo grounds. Friday evening Jackpot barrel racing, Saturday Open Fun Show. More info: northwoodssaddleclubinc.com
7 Project GreenTouch at Scenic State Park. To volunteer, call North Itasca Electric, 743-3131.
7 Marcell Family Center Spring Fling, 10 a.m. - noon. A Children First! event. Crafts, tree and seed planting, bounce tent, food and beverages.
7 All you can eat Smelt Fry, Northome Community Center sponsored by Northome Volunteer Fire Department, 4:30-7 p.m. Free will donation.
9 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.
9 North Woods Craft Store in Northome opens to the public, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon.-Sat.
9 Blackduck ISD 32 School Board, 7 p.m., Media Center.
9 VFW meets in Bigfork second Monday at 7 p.m.
10 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.
11 Bigfork Lions Club meets second Wednesday, 6 p.m. at Golf on the Edge.
11 Bigfork School grades 7-12 student concert, Edge Center in Bigfork, 7 p.m. Reception for student art show in the Gallery precedes the concert, 5-7 p.m.
11 Deer River ISD 317 School Board, DRHS Media Center, 6 p.m.
12 Evergreen Friendship Club meets at Sand Lake Community Center, 5 p.m.Call 659-2683.
14 Open House at the Blackduck Area History and Art Center for the Veteran's Day display, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Center hours are 1-4 p.m., Th, F; 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat. Show runs May 5-June 18.
14 Chair-i-Table Silent Auction at Bear River Lutheran Church, 2 p.m. Bid on unique chairs, tables & baskets. More info, call Carol at 929-1439.
16 Deer River High School student concert, 5:30-9 p.m., high school Commons.
16 North Country Gardeners, 6:30 p.m. at Marcell Family Center. Mary Blickenderfer will speak about rain gardens. Everyone welcome.
16 Mayfest Concert at Northome School, 7 p.m.
16 ISD 318 School Board meets, 7 p.m. Via telepresence at Bigfork School.
17 Bigfork Voice & Strings student concert, Edge Center, 6:30 p.m.
18 South Koochiching-Rainy River School Board, 7 p.m. at Northome ITV studio.
20 Lake Country Seniors, noon. Potluck lunch. Marcell Town Hall. All seniors welcome.
21 Trap shooting and sharp shooting competition, Bigfork Lions Club Gun Range. $15 entry, $10 seniors/veterans. Events: Youth 13-17, Adults 18 and up. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
23 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.
24 North Woods Quilters at Marcell Town Hall, 9 a.m. Potluck lunch. Lots of show and tell. Program will be "Kiss my Stash" by Margaret Maki.
26 Last day of school, Blackduck School.
27 Memorial Day program presented by Bigfork students, Edge Center, 1 p.m. Public invited.
27 Bowstring Chapel Pie Social, 4:30-7 p.m. Hot lunch and homemade pie, ice cream, bake sale. Free will offering. Benefit for food shelf, schools and more.
30 No school, all schools. Memorial Day.
31 Summer hours start at North Itasca Electric: 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.





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