Watts News
 Published for the members of North Itasca Electric Cooperative
VOL. 17 NO. 7  -  July 2014

July 2014 Calendar

3 Storytelling at Marcell Town Hall, 6:30 p.m. Subjects: "Name a favorite scientific invention and tell how it influences your life," or "What advice would you give to a newly married couple?"
3 Suomi Area Lakes Association Picnic, noon-3 p.m. Sandy Beach, north end of Grave Lake. Potluck: bring a dish to share and utensils.
8 Stop and Stitch at Marcell Family Center. Bring sack lunch, project and $1, come and go. 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Contact Rhonda 259-9220 or Judy at 832-3237.
8 Evergreen Friendship Club meets at 5 p.m. at the Sand Lake Community Center. For more info, call 659-2683.
9 Interested in the logistics of a total knee or total hip replacement surgery? Come to Bigfork Valley's comprehensive program to learn about replacement surgery. Board Room, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. RSVP required: (218) 743-4135.
9 Northome School Board meets, 7 p.m.
9 Bigfork Lions Club meets second Wednesday, 6 p.m. at Golf on the Edge.
Aug 16
Juried Art Show at the Edge Gallery in Bigfork. Opening Reception 5 -7 p.m. on Friday, July 11. Awards ceremony 6:15 p.m. Voting for People's Choice July 10-11 until ceremony.
11-13 64th annual Deer River Wild Rice Festival; live entertainment, Midway, food. See www.wildricefestival.com.
12 Open House at Bowstring Airport for the Fly By Knights, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free food and a special guest. More information, call Steve 244-4450 or www.1446.eaachapter.org.
14 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.
14 Deer River School Board meets, 6 p.m., public forum before meeting.
14 VFW meets in Bigfork second Monday at 7 p.m.
16 Itasca Coalition of Lake Associations annual meeting at Marcell Town Hall, Potluck 5:30 p.m., program 6:30 p.m. Public invited and encouraged to attend.
18-20 THE WIZ, Young audience version by Stages Theater at the Edge Center, Fri-Sat at 7:00 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m.
18 Lake Country Seniors of Marcell, noon. Indoor picnic.
19 Health Expo at Bigfork Valley, 1-4 p.m. Air ambulance tours (weather/emergencies permitting), health and fitness resources, construction tours, much more. More information, 743-4249.
21 North Country Gardeners meet at 6 p.m. at Marcell Family Center to carpool for a Garden Tour of members' gardens.
21 Blackduck School Board meets, 7 p.m.
22 North Woods Quilters at Marcell Town Hall building, 9 a.m. Class will be "Buffy Unplugged" by Buffy Sutherland. Potluck lunch at 11:30 a.m.
25-27 North Star Stampede just north of Effie, 5 p.m. Fri., 2 p.m. Sat. and Sun. Parade through Effie Sat. evening. New this year: "Mutton Bustin'" for youth.
26 Activities in Effie during rodeo Saturday: flea market, pie social, parade, more.
27 Drive-In, Fly-In breakfast at the Bigfork Airport sponsored by the Lion's Club. 7-11 a.m., everyone welcome.
28 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.
27th annual Arts & Crafts Fair at Bigfork School. Everything handmade by exhibitors, proceeds go toward scholarships for local college students enrolled in a health care program.
1 Last day for reservations to Coal Creek Tour
1-3 White Oak Rendezvous and History Festival at the Fur Post just north of Deer River on Hwy 6. Fri, Sat., 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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