Watts News
 Published for the members of North Itasca Electric Cooperative
VOL. 18 NO. 7  -  July 2015

July 2015 Calendar

2 Edge Center Gallery's annual Art of the Edge juried art show in Bigfork. Opening reception Friday, July 3, 5-7 p.m. Awards ceremony 6:15 p.m. on July 3. Vote for People's Choice July 2, 3 until ceremony. Open 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Thurs, Fri, Sat.
2 Storytelling, Marcell Town Hall, 6:30 p.m. Subject: "Most incredible weather event you've ever been through." Everyone welcome, treats and coffee served.
6 ISD 318 School Board meets in board room, Admin. Bldg., 7 p.m. (6:30 p.m. public forum)
8 Bigfork Lions Club meets second Wednesday, 6 p.m. at Golf on the Edge.
8 South Koochiching-Rainy River School Board meets at 7 p.m. in the Northome and Indus ITV Studios
9 Evergreen Friendship Club meets at Sand Lake Community Center, 5 p.m. For more info, call 659-2683.
10-12 Deer River Lions host the 67th annual Wild Rice Festival, 9 a.m. Midway rides, games, fireworks, parade, more.
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 Deer River ISD 317 School Board meets, DRHS Media Center, 6 p.m.
13 VFW meets in Bigfork second Monday at 7 p.m
13 Blackduck ISD 32 School Board meets, 7 p.m., Media Center.
14 Stop and Stitch at Marcell Family Center, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Bring $1, project to work on and a sack lunch. Come and go. Contact Rhonda 259-9220 or Judy at 832-3237
14 Careers in Health: Behind the Scenes at Bigfork Valley. Information on different health care careers and schools offering training. North Memorial Air Care crew. 3-6 p.m.
15 Itasca Coalition of Lake Associations Annual Meeting, Marcell Town Hall. Potluck at 5:30 p.m., bring a dish to share. Meeting at 6:30 p.m.
17 North Shore Scenic Railroad trip through the Marcell Family Center. Round trip Duluth to Two Harbors. Register by July 10. $35, $20 under 12.
17 Lake Country Seniors, Marcell Town Hall, 12 noon. Potluck, bring a dish to share. Program: "The Joy of Aging" by Cindy Brummer and Cindy Stapleton. Public invited.
17-19 Edge Center in Bigfork presents The Little Mermaid Jr. by Stages Theater. Fri., Sat. 7 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m.
20 North Country Gardeners meet at Marcell Family Center, 7 p.m.
21 Wine in the Wilderness at the Marcell Family Center, annual fundraiser for the Edge Gallery.
21 US DOE and Minnesota DOC public information meeting for the Draft EIS for the 500 kV Great Northern Transmission Line proposed near Northome, Effie and Bigfork. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Kelliher Old School Center and 6-10 p.m. at Bigfork School.
23 Crazy Days in Bigfork. Special offers and discounts at city retailers.
24-26 North Star Stampede Rodeo at the North Star Ranch just north of Effie in its 60th year. Fri. at 5 p.m.; Sat., Sun. at 2 p.m., rain or shine.
25 Effie Rodeo Daze, all day. Flea market, games, pie social. Parade at 5 p.m.
25 32nd annual Woodcarvers Festival in Blackduck's Wayside Park all day. Annual Blackduck Arts & Crafts show , 9-a.m.-4 p.m. at Northern Pines Good Samaritan Center
26 Drive-In, Fly-In breakfast at the Bigfork Airport sponsored by the Lion's Club. 7-11 a.m., everyone welcome.
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.
28 North Woods Quilters, Marcell Town Hall, 9 a.m. Lesson "Snippets" by Buffy Sutherland.
29 Trip to Minnesota Twins game through the Marcell Family Center. Sign up by July 22 at 832-3444. $55.
31-Aug 2 White Oak Rendezvous and History Festival at the Fur Post on Hwy 6. Fri., Sat. 10 a.m. 7 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

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