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Events Calendar: Nov. 16-Dec. 2, 2012

November 16, 2012

November 5 through November 25
Leevers stuff-a-truck is a community-wide effort to collect much needed non-perishable food items for the local food bank. Leevers is teaming up with local organizations to raise as much food as it can during this important time of the year. Drop off your donations before Nov. 25 to help restock the Barnes County Food Pantry.

Friday, November 16
Full Nelson Karaoke, 8:30 p.m. to midnight in the Valley City American Legion Club rooms. Also at the same time on Dec. 14. Must be 21 or older to attend. The event supports Legion Baseball.
VCHS presents “M*A*S*H” November 13, 15, 16 and 17, 19:30 hours (7:30 p.m.) at the VCHS Theatre in Valley City. Reserved seating available by calling 845-0483, ex. 2.

Saturday, november 17
The ninth annual North Dakota State Coin Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Doublewood Inn  (3333 13th Ave. S, Fargo) The show will feature over 50 dealers showing coins, currency, foreign coins, stamps and tokens. Admission is free, and there will be  door prizes. For more information, visit www.redrivervalleycoinclub.org.
Kathryn Booster Club will be serving Tacos at the Sheyenne Saloon in Kathryn starting at 4 p.m.
The Snowball Fling will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hi-Liner Activity Center. Vendors welcome. Email Vicki Grafing at tabascomom@msn.com for more information.
Women of Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Valley City will hold a Bake, Quilt, and “Mission Fair.” 8:30-11 a.m. Coffee, rolls, and juice will be served.
VCHS presents “M*A*S*H” November 13, 15, 16 and 17, 19:30 hours (7:30 p.m.) at the VCHS Theatre in Valley City. Reserved seating available by calling 845-0483, ex. 2.
Valley City State University will host two free public planetarium shows in room 310 of the Rhoades Science Center. An elevator is available in the new addition. “It’s About Time” will begin at 2 p.m. This 40 minute program takes a lighthearted look at the various ways time has been calculated since early people first began observing the Sun, Moon and constellations. “Finding Polaris II” will begin at 2:45 p.m. Students get a personal guided tour of the night sky by none other than Polaris--THE North Star--himself, visiting with some of his friends that are the major stars of the springtime sky. No charge, donations welcome. For more information contact Wes Anderson at (701) 845-0966.
The Whoever Can Come band will be at the Barnes County Museum from 1-4 p.m. with a freely open to all Jam-session. Come bring your instrument and play along. For more information contact Wes Anderson 701-845-0966.

Monday, November 19
The Region VI Parent Resource Center will be holding a divorce education class, “Crossroads of Parenting and Divorce” at Head Start, 101 College St. SW, in Valley City from 6 to 8 p.m.  Class is free and childcare is available. Please call the Barnes County Extension Service at 845-8528 to register.  Class is sponsored by NDSU Extension Service and N.D. Department of Human Services - Children & Family Services Division.
Sheyenne Valley Garden Club will meet at the Eagles Club at 7 p.m. Sharon McCarriar will present the program entitled “Tips and Tools.” Visitors are welcome. 
Fingal American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 2 p.m. at the Embassy Cafe. Mary Ellen is the hostess.

Wednesday, November 21
Valley City Barnes County Public Library will host story hour from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the library. The theme will be “Thanksgiving Story Hour.”

saturday, November 24
Mercy HealthCare Foundation’s annual fundraiser, “Festival of Trees,” will be held at the Valley City Eagles Aerie at 6:30 p.m. Lloyd Nelson will provide entertainment on the piano.

Monday, November 26
The Barnes County Wildlife Club will be sponsoring the 29th Annual Buck Show starting at 6 p.m. at the Eagles Club in Valley City. They will be accepting deer entries until 7:30 p.m. Participants should enter through the basement door on the west side of the Eagles when they bring their deer in. Chili will be served starting at 6 p.m. until gone. Participants must be a Barnes County resident or a Barnes County Wildlife Club member in order for their deer to be eligible to participate. The club will score deer that aren’t eligible if they are brought in.
“What In The World Is Going On?” and VCSU students of COMM 216: Intercultural Communication are collaborating to show a new documentary titled “Dakota 38” at 7 p.m. in the Presidents/Norway Room in VCSU’s Student Center. The documentary concerns the largest one-day execution of 38 Dakota men at the culmination of the 1862 U.S.-Dakota Conflict. Following the Conflict, the Dakota were banished from Minnesota, and many Dakota fled to what is now North and South Dakota. In April of 1863, Congress declared all U.S.-Dakota treaties null and void, and all Minnesota reservations were abolished.

Wednesday, November 28
Valley City Barnes County Public Library will host story hour from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the library. There will be a guest speaker.
“What In The World Is Going On?” and VCSU students of COMM 216: Intercultural Communication are collaborating to show a new documentary titled “Dakota 38” at Epworth Methodist Church at 7 p.m. It concerns the largest one-day execution of 38 Dakota men at the culmination of the 1862 U.S.-Dakota Conflict. Following the Conflict, the Dakota were banished from Minnesota, and many Dakota fled to what is now North and South Dakota.

Thursday, November 29
Second Crossing Toastmasters meet every Thursday from 12-1 p.m. in the Norway Room at the VCSU Student Center.  Visitors are always welcome. Call Janet at 845-2596 for more information.
“What In The World Is Going On?” and VCSU students of COMM 216: Intercultural Communication are collaborating to show a new documentary titled “Dakota 38” at Epworth Methodist Church at 7 p.m. It concerns the largest one-day execution of 38 Dakota men at the culmination of the 1862 U.S.-Dakota Conflict. Following the Conflict, the Dakota were banished from Minnesota, and many Dakota fled to what is now North and South Dakota.

Sunday, December 2
“Christmas at Homewood” will be held at 2 p.m. at the farm of Tim and Becky Hager, Valley City. (Exit 288, 5.5 miles south on Highway 1 and 1.75 miles west.) The free event will feature music by several area musicians and refreshments served on the main floor following the program. Attendees must be able to climb steps. For more information, call (701) 845-0108.
The women of Sarah Circle of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Valley City are hosting an open house nativity set display from 2-5 p.m. The church will also have a time of fellowship in the Gathering Room, serving coffee, hot cider and Christmas goodies.

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