Public Service Announcements
4/16/2018 - 4/22/2018
ENDS 4/16 – Bismarck State College presents its Wind Ensemble concert Monday, April 16th at 7:30pm in Sidney J. Lee Auditorium inside Shafer Hall on the BSC campus. The concert is offered at no charge to the public as part of BSC’s ArtsQuest celebration. Learn more about ArtsQuest & see a complete schedule of events at bismarckstate.edu/artsquest.
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 4/20 – Volunteers are needed to fill unexpired terms of service on two City of Mandan advisory committees; those for the Growth Fund and Renaissance Zone programs. Members of the Mandan business community and residents are encouraged to submit a litter summarizing their desired appointment, background and reasons for interest. Letters are welcomed through April 20th or until the positions are filled. To learn more, visit cityofmandan.com.
ENDS 4/21 – Would your child benefit from seeing a pediatric orthopedic specialist? Shriners Hospitals for Children is holding a FREE Screening Clinic in Bismarck Saturday, April 21st from 7:30am to 12:30pm at the Bone & Joint Center at 310 North 9th Street. Learn more, and make an appointment today at (612) 596-6105.
ENDS 4/21 – The Bismarck Mandan Symphony Orchestra presents “Da Capo,” as the orchestra performs the soul-stirring Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5 beginning at 7:30pm Saturday, April 21st, at the Belle Mehus Auditorium. The concert will also feature the winners of the Young Artist Competition in their concerto selections. For tickets, stop by the office at 215 North 5th Street, call 258-8345 or visit bismarckmandansymphony.org.
ENDS 4/21 – The 3rd Annual Spring Fling is a fun day of shopping with area crafters and lunch will be available for purchase, Saturday, April 21st from 11 to 4 at the Wilton Memorial Hall at 105 Dakota Avenue in Wilton, North Dakota. Please bring non-perishable food items to help stock the Wilton Food Pantry. Shop area crafters, Sunne Lutheran Youth will have a bake sale, and door prizes will be given out at the end of the day.
ENDS 4/25 – In an effort to make North Dakota roads safer, law enforcement across the state are on alert for those drivers texting while driving during the nationwide “U Drive. U Text. U Pay.” enforcement campaign through April 30th. Learn more about this and other traffic safety iniatives at dot.nd.gov, VisionZero.ND.gov, or join the conversation on the vision Zero ND Facebook or Twitter pages.
ENDS 4/25 – Support your administrative staff and say thank you on National Administrative Assistant’s Day by sending a staff member (or sign up yourself WITH them for) Administrative Professionals Day, Wednesday, April 25th at Bismarck State College. Stephanie Goetz will share her story on “How to Live Your Passion…Every Day.” Visit facebook.com/BSCAdminDay for details, and register online at bsc.augusoft.net.
ENDS 4/25 – The Abused Adult Resource Center is encouraging the community to “Embrace Your Voice” as the focus of Sexual Assault Awareness Month activities. April 25th is Wear Denim Day. Learn more at denimdayinfo.org.
ENDS 4/27 – Gateway to Science Summer Camp Registration is now open! Parents seeking ways to fill those long days with engaging activities look no further—STEM Adventure Camps provide a fun learning environment. Scholarships are available, and requests must be received by May 18th. Registrations are accepted online or in person. See the full camp schedule and registration info at gatewaytoscience.org/summer-camps.
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.
ENDS 4/27 – An adventure awaits at North Dakota 4-H camp this summer! 4-H camp is open to all youth; there is no need to be a 4-H member. Camp themes range from fishing to shooting sports to science to photography, and more. Sign up today! Full camp descriptions can be found at ndsu.edu/4H/camp.
ENDS 4/28 – The City of Mandan Community Beautification Committee and Mandan Progress Organization are seeking volunteers to pick up litter on Saturday, April 28th from 9am to noon. Volunteers will be treated to an appreciation lunch featuring drawings for a variety of family-friendly prizes donated by local merchants and organizations. Last year, approximately 242 volunteers gathered! The alternative date in case of inclement weather is Saturday, May 5th. Get all the details online at CityOfMandan.com.
ENDS 4/28 – BisMan Roller Derby takes on the Black Hills Wildfire Roller Derby Saturday, April 28th at 6pm at the Capital Ice Complex at Schaumberg Arena at 221 East Reno Avenue, in Bismarck. The bout charity is Dreams in Motion, Incorporated, which provides competitive and recreational sports programs for youth and adults with mobility challenges or visual impairments. Learn more at bismanbombshellz.com.
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