Watts News
 Published for the members of North Itasca Electric Cooperative
VOL. 19 NO. 8  -  August 2016


August 2016 Calendar


4 Storytelling at Marcell Town Hall, 6 p.m. Subject:Any subject of your choice. All ages welcome, Coffee and treats served.
5 Bigfork Valley's 75th anniversary celebration, 4-6 p.m. on the Bigfork Valley campus. Exhibits, barbecue, program. Public invited.
5 Opening reception for David Richter Drawings at the Edge Gallery, Bigfork, 5-7 p.m. Show runs Thurs., Aug 4-Sat., Sept 3. Edge Gallery is open Thurs.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
8 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.
8 Registration deadline for the Marcell Family Center trip to the International WOLF Center on Aug.16.
8 Blackduck ISD 32 School Board, 7 p.m., Media Center.
8 VFW meets in Bigfork second Monday at 7 p.m.
9 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.
9 Evergreen Friendship Club meets at Sand Lake Community Center, 5 p.m. Pot luck, bring a dish to share. Bud Kitterman will talk about the logging days. Call 659-2683
10 Bigfork Lions Club meets second Wednesday, 6 p.m. at Golf on the Edge.
12-13 Suomi Centennial Celebration: catered dinner Friday, activities at Suomi Church Saturday. Call Norm Ford 246-9398.
12-13 Threshing and Antique Show by the North Central Farm and Antique Association, Blackberry (15 miles east of Grand Rapids on Hwy 2)
12-14 Koochiching County Fair at the Fairgrounds just west of Northome on Hwy 71.
13 Annual Piano Bar program with the Northern Lights Trio at the Edge Center, Bigfork, 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Edge Center.
15 North Country Gardeners, 6:30 p.m. at Marcell Family Center. Everyone welcome.
15 Deer River ISD 317 School Board, DRHS Media Center, 6 p.m.
15 ISD 318 School Board meets, 7 p.m. Via telepresence at Bigfork School.
16 Marcell Family Center trip to the International WOLF Center in Ely, 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m. All ages. Educational programs, time at the Center and Ely. Register at 832-3444 by Aug. 8.
17 South Koochiching-Rainy River School Board, 7 p.m. at Northome ITV studio.
17-21 Itasca County Fair in Grand Rapids
18 North Woods Craft Store Pie Social fundraiser, 1-4 p.m.
19 Senior Day at the Itasca County Fair, free lunch 11 a.m., senior info booths.
19 Artful Cuisine and Wine in the Wilderness: annual winetasting event benefitting the Edge Gallery, 6:30 p.m. at the Marcell Family Center. Limited number of tickets, contact Karen Ferlaak at 218-245-2434 or kferlaak@gmail.com, $45.
20 Singer/songwriters Bill & Kate Isles & Band at the Edge Center, Bigfork, 7 p.m.
22 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.
23 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.
27 Original songs from John Perkins on the theme "On the road...", Edge Center, Bigfork, 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Edge Center.





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