Watts News
 Published for the members of North Itasca Electric Cooperative
VOL. 21 NO. 5  -  May 2018


May 2018 Calendar


1 North Woods Craft Store in Northome opens, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon.-Sat.
1-26 Student Art Exhibit at the Edge Gallery, Bigfork. The Edge Gallery is open Thurs.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
3 Storytelling at Marcell Town Hall, 6:30 p.m. Subject “What did you do this winter?” Coffee and treats will be served.
4-5 Treasures Are Fine: 60 miles of garage sales along Hwys 6, 4, 29 and 46 in northwestern Itasca County.
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. Facebook.com/treasures6429. Pick up maps at stores and halls on route.
5 Marcell Family Center Spring Fling, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fun for all ages! ~ Crafts, tree and seed planting, bounce tent, food and beverages and more!
5 Rodeo Benefit for Fred Pitzen at rodeo grounds north of Effie hosted by Northwoods Saddle Club. Rodeo at 1 p.m. open to the public, adults $10, children, $5, 5 and under free.
5 Cycstic Fibrosis Walk sponsored by Northome School national and state honor societies.
7 Last day to submit entries for the 2018 juried show “Art on the Edge” at the Edge Gallery, Bigfork. Enter at EdgeCenterArts.org.
7 ISD 318 School Board meeting, Bigfork School by telepresence, 7 p.m. Public forum, 6:30 p.m.
8 Games Day at Spring Lake Store. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 832-3626.
8 Stop and Stitch at Marcell Family Center, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Bring $1, sack lunch and a project to work on. Come and go as you please.
8 Mizpah City Council meets in Mizpah Community Center, 7 p.m.
9 “The Club I Never Wanted to Join” breast cancer support group meets at Grand Rapids Area Library 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. More info: Lynn Ettl, 832-3612 or lynn_ettl@msn.com
9 ISD 363 South Koochiching-Rainy River School Board Meeting, 7 p.m. Northome ITV studio.
9 Bigfork Lions Club meets second Wednesday, 6 p.m. at Golf on the Edge.
9 Blackduck high School band concert, 7 p.m.
11 Mother’s Day Open House at North Itasca Electric headquarters, Bigfork, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
11 Fishing Opener Friday: Treats to Go: cookies, bars, rolls, huge frosted sweet rolls, sweet breads and more noon until all gone at Bowstring Store. Proceeds benefit Bowstring Chapel.
12 Fishing Opener
13 Mother’s Day
14 Women of the Woods meet at 10 a.m. at Sand Lake Community Center. Call Pat Sievertson at 659-2157.
14 Deer River ISD 317 School Board, Ball Club Community Center, 6 p.m. Public forum 5:45 p.m.
14 Blackduck ISD 32 School Board meets, Media Center, 7 p.m.
14 VFW meets in Bigfork second Monday at 7 p.m.
14 Northome High School Mayfest Band Concert, 7 p.m.
16 Craft Day hosted by Spring Lake Store, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bring your project. Call 832-3626.
16 Salad luncheon at Over 50 Club, 11:30 a.m., $7. Takeouts available.
18 Lake Country Seniors at Marcell Town Hall, noon. Please bring a dish to share.
21 Memorial Blood Centers Bloodmobile at Bigfork Valley, 3-6 p.m. Sign up online at mbc.org.
21 North Country Gardeners meet at Lloyd’s Greenhouse in Marcell, 5:30 p.m. Amber Konjsord will be demonstrating how to make grow boxes.
21 ISD 318 School Board meeting, Bigfork School by telepresence, 7 p.m. Public forum, 6:30 p.m.
22 North Woods Quilters, 9-11:30 am. Program “Stacks with Janet Maki.” Lots of Show and Tell. Pot luck lunch served 11:30 a.m., bring a dish to share or bag lunch, smile and a coffee cup.
25 Last day of school, Northome.
25 Bowstring Chapel Pie & Ice Cream Social and Lunch 4:30-7 p.m. Homemade pie, ice cream, bake sale, craft sale, sloppy joes and hot dogs.
28 Blackduck High School Memorial Day Band Concert, 9:30 a.m.
29 Memorial Day
29 Women of the Woods meet at 10 a.m. at Sand Lake Community Center. Call Pat Sievertson at 659-2157. Note change of day this month.
30 Last day of school, Blackduck School.
31 Edge Gallery in Bigfork hosts “You Never Were Alone,” paintings by Adam Swanson. Reception Friday, June 1, 5-7 p.m. Exhibit runs through June 30. The Edge Gallery is open Thurs.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
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