Watts News
 Published for the members of North Itasca Electric Cooperative
VOL. 21 NO. 10  -  October 2018


October 2018 Calendar


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Edge of the Wilderness Discovery Center Gift Shop Clearance Sale, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the center just north of Marcell on Hwy 38. More info, call 832-3161.
OCT
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Medicare informational session, Main Conference Room at Bigfork Valley, noon. Also Oct 4 and Oct. 9.
2 Mizpah City Council meets in Mizpah Community Center, 7 p.m.
4 Medicare informational session, Main Conference Room at Bigfork Valley, 6 p.m.. Also Oct. 9.
5 Reception for Chholing Taha at the Edge Gallery in Bigfork, 5-7 p.m. Exhibit runs Oct. 4-27. Gallery is open Thurs.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
6 St Michael Church Fall Booya at the Northome Senior Center, 4-6 p.m.  
8 Women of the Woods meet at 10 a.m. at Sand Lake Community Center. Call Pat Sievertson at 659-2157
8 VFW meets in Bigfork second Monday at 7 p.m.
8 Blackduck ISD 32 School Board meets, Media Center, 7 p.m.
9 Medicare informational session, Main Conference Room at Bigfork Valley, 9 a.m.
9 Stop and Stitch at Marcell Family Center, 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Bring $2 and a project to work on. Come and go as you please.
10 “The Club I Never Wanted to Join” breast cancer support group meets at Grand Rapids Area Library Group Study Room, 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. More info: Lynn Ettl, 832-3612 or lynn_ettl@msn.com  
10 Bigfork Lions Club meets second Wednesday, 6 p.m. at Golf on the Edge.
10 ISD 363 South Koochiching-Rainy River School Board Meeting, 7 p.m. Northome ITV studio.
11 Classic Movie at the Edge Center in Bigfork. All the King’s Men (1949), 6:30 p.m. Free.
11 Financial Aid Information Night at Northome School for seniors and their parents, 6:30 p.m.
12 Early out (2 p.m.) for students, Northome School
15 Deer River ISD 317 School Board, King Elementary Media Center, 6 p.m. Public forum 5:45 p.m.
15 North Country Gardeners meet at the Marcell Family Center, 6:30 p.m. Planning for next year and elections. Last meeting until March.
15 ISD 318 School Board meeting, Admin Board Room Grand Rapids, 7 p.m. Public forum, 6:30 p.m. Via telepresence at Bigfork School.
18, 19 No school, all schools. Fall holiday (MEA convention).
19 Northern Counties Cattlemen’s Association Feeder, Cow/Calf and Horse Sale starts at noon at the sale barn north of Bigfork on Highway 42. For more information, call Glen Hopkins at (218) 743-3716; or Cim Pitzen at (218) 244-0289 All consignments welcome.
19 Lake Country Seniors of Marcell, 12 noon at Marcell Town Hall Building. Chili feed, bring condiments. Program: Paul Anderson speaking on “Are over the counter medications safe?”
19 Edge Center in Bigfork hosts singing and storytelling by Anne Dunn and Annie Humphrey, 7 p.m. Free will offering  
22 No school, Deer River, Bigfork schools.
22 Women of the Woods meet at 10 a.m. at Sand Lake Community Center. Call Pat Sievertson at 659-2157.
22 Memorial Blood Centers Bloodmobile at Bigfork Valley Hospital, 1-5 p.m. Make an appointment at mbc.org/searchdrives, sponsor code 2149 or call Amy at (218) 743-6448 or (218) 929-3202
23 North Woods Quilters meet at the Marcell Town Hall, 9:30 a.m. Class by Ruth Ann Gossen: "3 yard quilts" Bring a coffee cup and a smile and see lots of show and tell. Potluck at 11:30 a.m. or a bag lunch.
26 Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre brings the vivacity of flamenco dance to the Edge Center, Bigfork, 7 p.m. Tickets $15 adults, $5 students.
27 2018 Women’s Expo at Northome City Hall Community Room and Northome Senior Center, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Local crafts and company reps. Tables available, $25. Also Costume 5k. call Rena at (218) 766-8907 or email renafayeproductions@gmail.com . 
27 Edge Center in Bigfork hosts The Lost Forty musical duo singing early “lost” folksongs of the northwoods. Tickets $10 adults, $5 students.
31 Family Halloween Bash at Marcell Family Center, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Music, candy, food, hayrides, bouncy tent, games, bingo, more. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free.





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