ENDS 3/23 – The Missouri Valley Family YMCA presents the 1st annual “Basket Ball” fundraising event Friday, March 23rd beginning at 5:30 at the Y at 1608 North Washington Street. This social and sporty experience will feature a team-themed dinner from Harvest Brazilian Grill, free throw competition, mascot dance-off, membership awards, silent auction and a live auction, wrapping up with a dance with live music from One & Done. All proceeds benefit YMCA programs, and you can get more information by visiting bismarckymca.org.
ENDS 3/24 – Our Place Motorcycle Club and Designer Genes of North Dakota present the 4th Annual “Bikers 4 Bikers” event this Saturday, (3/24) from 11 to 3 at HIT Inc. at 2640 Sunset Drive in Mandan. Enjoy lunch, games, face painting, a bake sale, and a silent auction. Free will donation proceeds collected will go toward bringing the iCanBike Program to the Bismarck area. Learn more at DesignerGenesND.com.
ENDS 3/24 – Central Dakota Humane Society will be holding its annual Bene-Pet fundraiser on Saturday, March 24th beginning at 6pm at the Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center in Bismarck. Tickets for the “Wizard of Dogz & Catz” dinner and auction must be purchased in advance online at cdhs.net, by calling the CDHS shelter at 667-2020, or by stopping at the shelter. CDHS is located 3 miles north of Mandan on Highway 1806.
ENDS 3/24 – A Musical for Easter will be performed by the MccCabe United Methodist chancel choir and orchestra Saturday, March 24th at 5pm and Sunday, March 25th at 8am and 9:30am at McCabe. McCabe United Methodist Church is located at 6th & Boulevard in Bismarck. To learn more, visit: mccabeumc.com.
ENDS 3/24 – Redeemer Lutheran Church would like to share the true meaning of Easter with your family through songs, crafts, an egg hunt, and more! Children age 3 to 5th grade are invited with their families to a free Easter for Kids event, Saturday March 24th from 1 to 3 at Redeemer Lutheran Church at 904 8th Avenue Southeast in Mandan.
ENDS 3/25 – Dakota Stage Limited presents the Tony Award winning comedy “Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike,” with performances through Sunday, March 25th at the playhouse at 412 East Main, in Bismarck. For tickets and times, visit dakotastageltd.com. ENDS 3/29 – Redeemer Lutheran Church in Mandan will host the 43-voice men’s choir of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary on Thursday night, March 29th, at 7pm.The program includes traditional and contemporary religious music. The concert is free and open to the public. Redeemer Lutheran is located at 904 8th Avenue Southeast in Mandan.
ENDS 3/31 – Register your kids NOW for the Shade Tree Players Academy and Conservatory programs this summer! Some productions give you a choice between morning or afternoon rehearsals, and scholarships are available. The registration deadline is Saturday, March 31st. Register online today at shadetreeplayers.com. ENDS 3/31 – Law enforcement agencies across North Dakota are running extra patrols in an effort to remove impaired drivers from the roads, as part of the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement campaign through March 31st. A newly launched statewide traffic safety initiative called, Vision Zero – Zero fatalities, Zero excuses, aims to bring even more awareness. Learn more at dot.nd.gov and visionzero.nd.gov.
ENDS 4/3 - The Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce invites you to the Chamber Spring Mixer Tuesday, April 3rd from 5 to 7:30pm at the Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center. Browse over 70 business displays. Attendees can network, learn about local businesses, win door prizes and sample excellent hors d’oeuvres. For more information on tickets or to sponsor a booth, call the Chamber at 223-5660 or go to bismarckmandan.com.
ENDS 4/8 – The Bismarck Larks organization is accepting applications for a grant from the Northwoods League Foundation’s newest program, called: “Share the Glove” to support a youth organization in the community. The grant is for a standardized set of Rawlings equipment, sized for youth ages 9 to 12 which includes: 2 sets of catcher’s gear, 10 gloves, 8 batting helmets, 6 bats, and one bucket of practice balls. Applications should be emailed or mailed no later than April 9th, 2018. For all the details and eligibility criteria, visit northwoodsleague.com/share-the-glove.
ENDS 4/20 – The North Dakota Jump$tart Coalition hosts their 7th annual “Real World” Camp for 6th and 7th graders in the Bismarck-Mandan and surrounding communities on Friday, April 27th at the Ramada Hotel in Bismarck. The free all-day event is open to the first 175 registered, and will offer students a first-hand look at what it’s like to be “grown up” and living in the real world with a job, a family, and a budget. To learn more and to register for the camp, visit ndjumpstart.org.
ENDS 4/26* – Bismarck Public Schools is holding anti-bullying meetings March 20th* and 26th from 6:30 to 7:30PM at the Horizon cafetorium, at 500 Ash Coulee Drive, and at the Wachter cafetorium, at 1107 South 7th Street in Bismarck. To learn more, visit bismarckschools.org.
ENDS 4/27 – The 8th Annual Race for Parkinson's will be held Saturday Morning, April 28th , with registration beginning at 8am at Sertoma Park, in Bismarck. Choose from 1 Mile or 5 Mile walks to competitive 5K or 10K runs. For more race information visit the website: bismarckparkinsons.wordpress.com, the Facebook page --search “Bismarck Parkinsons Support Group,” and register online with Active.com.
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