Tuesday at 6:00 PM
All are welcome to join us for a time to ask questions you may have about becoming a foster family or how you can help current foster families. The event will be held on Tuesday, May 3rd, from 6 pm to 8 pm at First Assembly of God Church in Minot. There will be snacks, door prizes, a foster parent panel, information from WCSS (Ward County Social Service), PATH and AASK (Adults Adopting Special Kids.) Please RSVP 720-2138.
Wednesday at 1:30 PM
All are welcome to attend the Parkinson's Support Group for informative speakers and refreshments on Wednesday, May 4th, from 1:30pm to 3:30pm at the Brookdale Brentmoor Minot Community Room (3515 10th St. SW in Minot). Use the North Parking Lot and Door. Home Safety will be the topic with a staff member of Key Care Medical. For more information contact Eilene Emly at 701-837-8538.
Thursday at 9:00 AM
The National Day of Prayer is Thursday, May 5th. This year's theme is WAKE UP AMERICA, based on Isaiah 58:1a "Shout it aloud, do not hold back. Raise your voice like a trumpet." A number of events will be held in our region:
- North Dakota Capital Prayer Gathering at the Memorial Hall of the North Dakota State Capital in Bismarck at 12 Noon.
- Prayer Gathering at the Sanger City Hall, 1700 17th Street, in Sanger at 5 pm.
- Prayer Gathering at American Legion Post 270 in Butte at 6 pm with potluck to follow.
- Praise & Prayer Gathering at Our Redeemer's Church, 700 16th Ave SE, in Minot at 7 pm. Come join others in praise & worship through song and prayer for our nation. For more information call 701-838-0750.
- Prayer service at Northland Harvest Church, 140 Souris Drive, in Minot at 7 pm.
Friday at 6:00 PM
You are invited to a special Summer Getaway Fundraising Dinner on Friday, May 6th, 6 pm at the Knights of Columbus Club in Minot. The night begins with a social hour at 6 pm, followed by a delicious dinner at 7 pm, with musical entertainment all evening long. Tickets are $50 per person and must be purchased in advance. Get your tickets Monday thru Thursday, 8:30 am to 3 pm at the Little Flower Church parish office, 800 University Avenue West in Minot. You can also purchase tickets following weekend mass. You could win a trip for two to Medora! Get your tickets today. Sponsored by Thompson Larson Funeral Home.
Saturday at 9:00 AM
Join us for the 11th Annual BLT Day May 7, 2016, a special day of food, fun and PLANTS!
Schedule: 9 AM - 3 PM
Sales of flowers, ornamental grasses, succulents, herbs, fairy gardens, vegetable plants and birdhouse planters built by Ranch residents and staff. Bring your pots, buy our flowers and we'll pot them for you! Vintage cars from Dakota Cruisers will be on campus.
Lunch: 11 AM - 1 PM
BLT sandwich luncheon, live music with Zelda and a short program at Noon, all in upstairs Bremer, the administration building.
For more information: Call 701.839.7888; email: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.dakotaranch.org
Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch Minot Campus
6301 19 Ave. Northwest
Minot, ND, 58703
BLT Day is an opportunity to support our Verendrye Electric Greenhouse Technology Program, where our children learn about plants and how to care for them.
Saturday at 9:00 AM
Bethany Lutheran Church, 215 3rd Ave SE, in Minot will have their annual Rummage & Bake Sale on Saturday, May 7th, from 8 am to 1 pm. Most items will be sold for $0.50. Caramel rolls and coffee will be available. (Please use the northeast door - #3).
Saturday at 11:00 AM
A pair of benefit sales will be held with proceeds going to help with medical treatment for 6-year old Austyn Gramm, who suffers from severe ADHD and other conditions. These sales include some rummage items, but mostly antiques and collectibles.
The first sale will be on Saturday, May 7th from 11 am to 3 pm at Granville School.
The second sale will be Saturday & Sunday, May 14th & 15th from 10 am to 6 pm at the Latendresse homestead, 8144 6th Avenue Northeast, in Upham.
A benefit fund has also been set up at First Western Bank & Trust in the name of Austyn Gramm.
For more information call 701-818-2003.
Sunday at 3:00 PM
The Voices of Note Women's Chorus will be performing a spring concert on Sunday, May 8th, at 3:00 pm at Bethany Lutheran Church, 215 3rd Ave. SE, in Minot. Everyone is welcome to attend. A free will offering will be taken.
Monday at 5:00 PM
All blood donors who donate blood at the local United Blood Services blood center now through May 31st will receive a "Some Gave All – So I Give Some" T-shirt in honor of National Military Appreciation Month.
Donors can now save time and fill out their Fast Track Health History online at www.unitedbloodservices.org the day of their donation. To donate blood, volunteers must be at least 16 years old (16 year old donors need a minor donor permit which is available online) and be in good health. To make an appointment call 877-827-4376 or go to www.UnitedBloodServices.org.
Tuesday at 12:15 PM
Ladies, you and your friends are invited to the Minot Christian Women's Luncheon at the Grand Hotel, Tuesday, May 10th, 12:15-2:00 pm, $13.00 inclusive.
GENERAL PUBLIC IS WELCOME AT THIS NON-DENOMINATIONAL EVENT
Kim Thompson, owner of "Good Vibrations" Quilt Shop will share some of the fun fabrics & ideas from her shop.
"Sewing mends the soul" and so will the beautiful music we have planned for the afternoon!
Speaker, Madelin Shmitke, Seven Sisters Falls, MB will give her faith story, "From Tangled Threads to Tranquil Stitching."
For reservations contact Darcy at 837-8233 or email@example.com.
Tuesday at 7:00 PM
The Blackwood Quartet will be in concert at New Life On Main Church, 802 Lincoln Ave, in Harvey on Tuesday, May 10th, at 7:00 PM. Everyone is invited. A free-will offering will be accepted. For more information phone 701-324-4011 or online at www.newlifeonmain.org
Monday at 5:00 PM
The Minot Public Library will be offering one-on-one computer help for adults at no cost this spring and summer. This will be by appointment only, and the tutor availability will depend on the type of computer help needed.
Library cards are required to sign up for help. You may bring your own laptop or portable device if you wish to do so.
Some topic areas that could be covered are Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher or PowerPoint Basics; Computer Basics; Internet Tips & Searching; Email Basics; OverDrive or OneClickdigital Electronic Format Materials; Genealogy Resources Links; and our Digital Resources.
Please contact the library at 852-1045 for information on how to sign up for a call back on the topics you are interested in. Or visit our website at www.minotlibrary.org and click on "Technology Education" on the left-hand side. You will be contacted to set up an appointment.
Friday at 8:00 AM
Spring has sprung, and that means that summer is not far behind. It's time to get the International Music Camp ready for its 61st Season. The annual Spring Clean-Up will be held on May 20th and 21st. The main goal is to clean and prepare the camp facilities and grounds for the summer and fix any damages that happened throughout the winter months. The 71 buildings on campus will be opened up, aired out, and cleaned for the start of the summer. The International Music Camp is looking for volunteers to help with repairs as well as basic cleaning tasks like vacuuming, washing floors, wiping down walls, and cleaning windows, sinks, showers, and toilets. Food preparation for volunteers is also needed. Project materials and supplies, as well as food and housing are provided to all volunteers. For more information, contact the International Music Camp at 701-838-8472.
Wednesday at 12:00 PM
Franklin Graham is traveling to all 50 states and holding rallies, encouraging Christians to pray, vote and be engaged in their community by living out and sharing their faith. The Decision America 2016 Tour will come to North Dakota on Wednesday, May 25th, 12:00 p.m. on the south steps of the State Capitol in Bismarck. Plan now to attend this free event. For more information go to www.decisionamericatour.com
Monday at 9:00 AM
West Minot Church of God announces it's annual Vacation Bible School
"Avalanche Ranch - A wild ride through God's Word"
June 6th-10th, 2016
We will play games, sing songs and have tons of fun. Snacks will be provided
To register please call the church office 701-839-1407