Watts News
 Published for the members of North Itasca Electric Cooperative
VOL. 21 NO. 6  -  June 2018

June 2018 Calendar

Bowstring Chapel Pie & Ice Cream Social and Lunch 4:30-7 p.m. Homemade pie, ice cream, bake sale, craft sale, sloppy joes and hot dogs.
28 Memorial Day
28 Blackduck High School Memorial Day Band Concert, 9:30 a.m.
29 Women of the Woods meet at 10 a.m. at Sand Lake Community Center. Call Pat Sievertson at 659-2157. Note change of day this month.
30 Northome First Responder Open House, 7 p.m. Northome Senior Center. How to respond to common medical emergencies, how to become a licensed medical medical responder, free blood pressure, blood oxygen and sugar testing. Dessert & door prizes.
Reception for “You Never Were Alone,” paintings by Adam Swanson at the Edge Gallery, Bigfork, 5-7 p.m. Exhibit runs May 31 through June 30. The Edge Gallery is open Thurs.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
2 Bigfork Valley Pharmacy hosts a Drug Take-Back Event in partnership with the Itasca County Sheriff’s Department, 9 a.m.-noon.
3 Storytelling at Marcell Town Hall, 6:30 p.m. Subject: “Bring a treasured old item and tell a story about it.” Coffee and treats will be served.
4 ISD 318 School Board meeting, Bigfork School, 7 p.m. Public forum, 6:30 p.m.
5 Mizpah City Council meets in Mizpah Community Center, 7 p.m.
6 Kid’s Fishing Day at Edge of the Wilderness Discovery Center, 8:30 a.m.-noon.
8=10 Take a Kid Fishing Weekend, Minnesotans 16 and over don’t need a license if they are fishing with a youth 15 and younger
9 North Itasca Electric Annual Meeting at Bigfork School; breakfast 8 a.m., meeting 10 a.m.
9 Wilderness Days in Bigfork. Vendors, entertainment, games, displays, parade.
11 Women of the Woods meet at 10 a.m. at Sand Lake Community Center. Call Pat Sievertson at 659-2157.
11 Deer River ISD 317 School Board, Media Center, 6 p.m. Public forum 5:45 p.m.
11 Blackduck ISD 32 School Board meets, Media Center, 7 p.m.
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 as you please.
13 “The Club I Never Wanted to Join” breast cancer support group meets at Grand Rapids Area Library 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. More info: Lynn Ettl, 832-3612 or lynn_ettl@msn.com
13 ISD 363 South Koochiching-Rainy River School Board Meeting, 7 p.m. Northome ITV studio.
13 Bigfork Lions Club meets second Wednesday, 6 p.m. at Golf on the Edge.
15-17 Northwoods Saddle Club, Inc. hosts a weekend horse show at Itasca County Fairgrounds, Grand Rapids. Fri. Jackpot Barrels, Sat-Sun WSCA Pleasure and Games shows. Spectators welcome. northwoodssaddleclubinc.com or facebook.
15 Lake Country Seniors at Marcell Town Hall, noon. Please bring a dish to share. Speaker will be member, Pharmacist Paul Andersen.
16 Fun Day in Northome: turtle races, sidewalk sales, crazy costumes, bed races, city-wide rummage sales.
18 ISD 318 School Board meeting, Admin Board Room, GR, 7 p.m. Public forum, 6:30 p.m.
18 North Country Gardeners meet at Marcell Family Center, 6:30 p.m.
21-24 EdgeWild players present “The Resistible Rise of Auturo UI” at the Edge Center, Bigfork. June 21, 22, 23 at 7 p.m. and June 24 at 2 p.m.
22 North Woods Quilters, 9-11:30 am. Lessons: “Old Quilts, cleaning and repairing” by Barb Ryan and “Scissors, threads, pins & needles” by Debbie Poenix. Lots of Show and Tell. Pot luck lunch served 11:30 a.m., bring a dish to share or bag lunch, smile and a coffee cup.
23 9th annual Bigfork Valley Community foundation Golf Tournament, Golf on the Edge.
25 Women of the Woods meet at 10 a.m. at Sand Lake Community Center. Call Pat Sievertson at 659-2157
27-28 Basketball Camp at Marcell Family Center for 8-15 year olds. Call (218) 832-3444 for more information.
29 Pie and ice cream special at the Bowstring Chapel. Also Sloppy Joes, hot dogs, bake sale and crafts. 4:30-7 p.m. Free will offering.

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