~ August 2022 Calendar ~
2 Bigfork Valley Hospital Board meets, 9 a.m. Contact (218) 743-1772 for telephone or virtual attendance information. Levy will be discussed.
3 “The Club I Never Wanted To Join” breast cancer support group meets, 3:30 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in the chapel, use south entrance, 2901 Highway 169, Grand Rapids. More info with Lynn Ettl (218) 832-3612, firstname.lastname@example.org
5 Reception for “Art on the Edge,” the 16th annual juried exhibition, 5-7 p.m. Meet the artists and vote 5-6 p.m. for the People’s Choice Award. Exhibit runs Aug. 4-27 The Edge Gallery is open Thurs.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
6 Color Run Walk, ‘N Roll at Bigfork Valley, Untimed fun race with music, food and family fun. Registration 10 a.m., free. Race at 11 a.m.
6 Geocaching workshop 12:30-2 p.m. at the Bigfork Valley Villa parking lot. Basics and a hunt. Limited to 12 teams.
6 Smokey Bear’s Birthday at the Discovery Center in Marcell on Hwy. 38, 11 a.m.
8 Women of the Woods meet at 10 a.m. at Sand Lake Community Center. Call Pat Sievertson at (218) 659-2157.
8 ISD 317 School Board meets, 6 p.m., public forum 5:45 p.m.
8 Effie City Council meets at Effie Community Center, 6 p.m.
9 Stop & Stitch meets at the Marcell Family Center the 2nd Tuesday of every month, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. For more information, call Judy at (218) 832-3237.
9 Bigfork City Council meets at City Hall, 5:30 a.m.
9 ISD 363 South Koochiching-Rainy River School Board meeting, 7 p.m.
8 Blackduck ISD 32 School Board, 7 p.m. in the Media Center.
12-13 Northwoods Saddle Club final show of the season at North Star Ranch in Effie. Aug. 12 Jackpot Barrels, Aug. 13 Games. High point awards distributed. See northwoodssaddleclubinc.com
13 Final program in the summer naturalist series at the Discovery Center just north of Marcell, 11 a.m. on Wolves.
13 Edge Center in Bigfork hosts the Piano Bar with the Northern Lights Trio: Jerry Hagen, Harold Boege and Alan Heide, 7 p.m. Admission $10, children free.
15 ISD 318 School Board meets 5 p.m. for goal setting. No open forum. Meeting is streamed and archived at watchictv.org.
16 Last day for filing for local offices.
20 Backwoods Bash at Blackduck Wayside Rest, 8:30 a.m-midnight. Pancake Feed 9 a.m., parade starting at high school 1 p.m., Corn Hole Tourney 2 p.m., band 8 p.m. More activities during day.
21 Edgewild Players community theater presents a favorite Burns an Allen reprise from comedy radio at the Edge Center in Bigfork, 7 p.m. Free, donations welcome. Dress rehearsal is also open to an audience on Thursday, Aug. 19.
21 Annual Drakes Scramble benefitting the Blackduck Booster Club. 10:30 check-in. Register (218) 239-0242 or email@example.com.
22 ISD 318 School Board meets for special session, 6:30 p.m.
22 Women of the Woods meet at 10 a.m. at Sand Lake Community Center. Call Pat Sievertson at (218) 659-2157.
27 “Magic Guitar” with John Perkins at the Edge Center in Bigfork, 7 p.m. $10, children free. Annual benefit concert for the Edge.
27-28 White Oak Antique Tractor Show, 1 mile north of Deer River on Hwy 6.