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Local Nonprofit Events

Cat Adoption Special
Start Date: Jul 22, 2014 Start Time: 8:39 AM
End Date: Aug 30, 2014 End Time: 8:39 AM
The Beltrami Humane Society will be having a huge cat adoption special for the next several weeks. From July 22 through August 30, all adult cats (1 yr and up) that have been at the shelter for 90 days or more can be adopted for just $20! We will also be having raffle drawings for pet products and coupons throughout the special. Call us at 751-7910 for more information or visit www.beltramihumane.com to see all our adoptable cats.
Storm Chasers
Start Date: Jul 28, 2014 Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Date: Aug 1, 2014 End Time: 4:00 PM
Headwaters Science Center and Bemidji State University present Storm Chasers. Youth in grades 6-9 can discover the forces of nature, launch a high altitude balloon and forecast weather. Held on BSU Campus July 28 through August 1 from 10 to 4. Cost is $200, HSC members receive a 20% discount. Scholarships are available. For more information call 444-4472 or www.hscbemidji.org
Inn at Maple Crossing and Bergeson Gardens Bus Trip
Start Date: Jul 28, 2014
End Date: Jul 28, 2014
Enjoy a day of beautiful gardens, visiting with friends, lunch out and a fun bus ride. Cost is $25 for Members and $35 for Nonmembers. Deadline to sign up is July 23rd. No funds after this date. Call or stop in to register at the Senior Activity Center, 216 3rd Street NW, Bemidji, 218-751-8836. Departure is 9:00am and return time is approximately 6:00pm. This trip includes transportation on the bus. The meal at the Inn and gratuity for the bus driver is on your own You can bring a...
Senior Provider Meetings
Start Date: Jul 31, 2014 Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: Jul 31, 2014 End Time: 1:00 PM
These provider meetings can be highly informative and keep us all up to date with what's going on in senior services development. The next meeting will be on July 31, 2014 at the Bemidji Food Shelf located at 1260 Industrial Park Dr. SE. If you are interested in attending meetings or would like more information, please contact Carol with Northwoods Caregivers at 218-333-8265. Meetings are held at noon the last Thursdays of every other month.
Bemidji Library Movie Night: Frozen
Start Date: Jul 31, 2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: Jul 31, 2014
Children are welcomed to dress up or wear pajamas and bring a stuffed animal. Popcorn and juice will be provided. Free tickets are required and are available at the library
Low Cost/Low Income Spay Neuter Clinic
Start Date: Aug 2, 2014
End Date: Aug 3, 2014
Held at Bark Ave Grooming, 196 Anne Street NW, Bemidji. Services provided by Kindest Cut. Must pre-register, make your appointment by contacting 763-489-7729 or online at kindestcutmn.com. Pet Fixer subsidy: $20 off cat and dog spay clinic prices, $10 off cat and dog neuter clinic prices. Services available to feral cat caretakers and barn cat owners regardless of income- call Kindest Cut to confirm eligibility. Vaccinations, micro chipping available for additional fee. Low income...
Trauma Ripple Effect & Diversity Informed Practice
Start Date: Aug 6, 2014 Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: Aug 6, 2014 End Time: 4:30 PM
This training will present an integrative framework and core concepts for understanding the consequences of trauma, along with core concepts for enhancing diversity-informed practice with a child welfare focus. Held at BSU Hobson Memorial Union - Beaux Arts Ballroom Register for this free event by July 29, click on the website link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/trauma-ripple-effect-diversity-informed-practice-registration-11859946419 Continuing education hours: 6, Lunch is on your own
ACT on Alzheimer's Action Team Meeting
Start Date: Aug 6, 2014 Start Time: 3:30 PM
End Date: Aug 6, 2014 End Time: 5:30 PM
This meeting will be held at the Bemidji Public Library, 509 America Ave NW ( Please use street parking rather than lot). The ACT on Alzheimer's Action Team is working on a four phase process for bringing people together to make Bemidji a dementia-friendly community which is informed, safe, and respectful of people with Alzheimer's disease. Please join us for this meeting if you want to be involved. For more information please contact Carol Priest at Northwoods Caregivers 333-8265 or...
Caregiver Support Group
Start Date: Aug 7, 2014 Start Time: 2:30 PM
End Date: Aug 7, 2014 End Time: 4:00 PM
Caring for ourselves while caring for a loved one is a difficult task. If you are providing care for an elderly or disabled person and would like to connect with others in similar situations, please join us. Northwoods Caregivers hosts a support group that meets the first Thursday of each month at the Prime West Building, 3124 Hannah Ave, Bemidji. For more information contact Carol Priest 218-333-8265. The Caregiver Support Group is sponsored by a gran from the Northwest Minnesota Foundation
Interagency Networking Meeting
Start Date: Aug 13, 2014 Start Time: 9:30 AM
End Date: Aug 13, 2014
Interagency meetings are open to anyone wishing to learn or share information about local services. Providers are asked to bring brochures, flyers and verbal information about their agency services. There is a facilitated conversation with the ability to ask questions and share event information. If you have questions or would like to be added to the e-mail reminder list contact Ruth at 333-6838 or rsherman@crcinform.org
Kinship North Mentoring Program 2nd Annual Back to School Clothing Rummage Sale
Start Date: Aug 15, 2014 Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: Aug 16, 2014 End Time: 2:00 PM
Fri Aug 15th 9-4 & Sat Aug 16th 9-2 First Lutheran Church, 9th and Bemidji Ave. Check out this garage sale for great prices on school-aged clothing! Items for all school age youth including teens! Donate your gently used school age and teen clothing to support youth mentoring and send kids back to school affordably in style! Contact Jenn A. or Emma at Evergreen Youth & Family Services 751-8223 or kinship@evergreenyfs.org to arrange for drop off or pick up! Donations are tax deductible!
Minnesota State Fair Bus Trip
Start Date: Aug 25, 2014
End Date: Aug 25, 2014
$50 for 2014 Members and $60 for Nonmembers. Deadline is August 11th. No refunds after August 11th. This trip includes your transportation on the bus and your ticket into the Fair. Payment and reservations can be made at the Senior Activity Front Desk, 216 3rd Street NW, Bemidji. Call 751-8836 with questions. Departure will be 6:30am and return approximately 10:30pm. Cost of the trip does not include the gratuity for the bus driver. Each way a stop will be made in Little Falls for...
Caregiver Support Group
Start Date: Sep 4, 2014 Start Time: 2:30 PM
End Date: Sep 4, 2014 End Time: 4:00 PM
Caring for ourselves while caring for a loved one is a difficult task. If you are providing care for an elderly or disabled person and would like to connect with others in similar situations, please join us. Northwoods Caregivers hosts a support group that meets the first Thursday of each month at the Prime West Building, 3124 Hannah Ave, Bemidji. For more information contact Carol Priest 218-333-8265. The Caregiver Support Group is sponsored by a gran from the Northwest Minnesota Foundation
Interagency Networking Meeting
Start Date: Sep 10, 2014 Start Time: 9:30 AM
End Date: Sep 10, 2014
Interagency meetings are open to anyone wishing to learn or share information about local services. Providers are asked to bring brochures, flyers and verbal information about their agency services. There is a facilitated conversation with the ability to ask questions and share event information. If you have questions or would like to be added to the e-mail reminder list contact Ruth at 333-6838 or rsherman@crcinform.org Getting onto the e-mail reminder list is important as the meetings...
5K Walk, Run, Skate for Suicide Prevention
Start Date: Sep 20, 2014
End Date: Sep 20, 2014
Save the date and visit www.bemidjirunwalkskate.org for online registration.
Twins Baseball Bus Trip
Start Date: Sep 24, 2014
End Date: Sep 24, 2014
Watch the Minnesota Twins vs Arizona Diamondbacks. Cost is $80 for Members and $90 for Nonmembers. You may become a member at the time of registration to receive the discount. Deadline to sign up is August 25th. No refunds after this date. Contact the Senior Activity Center, 216 3rd Street NW, Bemidji, 218-751-8836 to register. This trip includes the cost of transportation and stadium tickets located near third base. Gratuity for driver is not included. Please be sure you are capable...
Caregiver Support Group
Start Date: Oct 2, 2014 Start Time: 2:30 PM
End Date: Oct 2, 2014 End Time: 4:00 PM
Caring for ourselves while caring for a loved one is a difficult task. If you are providing care for an elderly or disabled person and would like to connect with others in similar situations, please join us. Northwoods Caregivers hosts a support group that meets the first Thursday of each month at the Prime West Building, 3124 Hannah Ave, Bemidji. For more information contact Carol Priest 218-333-8265. The Caregiver Support Group is sponsored by a gran from the Northwest Minnesota Foundation
Self Advocates of MN Northwest Regional Conference
Start Date: Oct 4, 2014
End Date: Oct 4, 2014
Event includes Keynote Speakers, Workshops, and Fun Activities. Held at First Lutheran Church, 900 Bemidji Ave N, Bemidji. Contact Vicki Frisch, SAM NW Community Organizer at 218-368-5719
Interagency Networking Meeting
Start Date: Oct 8, 2014 Start Time: 9:30 AM
End Date: Oct 8, 2014
Interagency meetings are open to anyone wishing to learn or share information about local services. Providers are asked to bring brochures, flyers and verbal information about their agency services. There is a facilitated conversation with the ability to ask questions and share event information. If you have questions or would like to be added to the e-mail reminder list contact Ruth at 333-6838 or rsherman@crcinform.org Getting onto the e-mail reminder list is important as the meetings...
Landlord/Property Manager Service Provider Training
Start Date: Oct 10, 2014 Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: Oct 10, 2014 End Time: 3:30 PM
"Resources for Difficult Landlord-Tenant Situations". Held at First Lutheran Church, 900 Bemidji Ave N., Bemidji. Cost is $55 (Before 9/1) $75 (After 9/1) or $250 Sponsor (5 slots). For more information or to register contact Nikki at Evergreen Youth and Family Services 218-308-9007 or nbrein@evergreenyfs.org. Topics include: Understanding a Low Income Tenant's Housing Budget, Communicating Effectively to Address Landlord-Tenant Issues, Safety Concerns and Rental Inspections, Hoarding...
Caregiver Support Group
Start Date: Nov 6, 2014 Start Time: 2:30 PM
End Date: Nov 6, 2014 End Time: 4:00 PM
Caring for ourselves while caring for a loved one is a difficult task. If you are providing care for an elderly or disabled person and would like to connect with others in similar situations, please join us. Northwoods Caregivers hosts a support group that meets the first Thursday of each month at the Prime West Building, 3124 Hannah Ave, Bemidji. For more information contact Carol Priest 218-333-8265. The Caregiver Support Group is sponsored by a gran from the Northwest Minnesota Foundation
Interagency Networking Meeting
Start Date: Nov 12, 2014 Start Time: 9:30 AM
End Date: Nov 12, 2014
Interagency meetings are open to anyone wishing to learn or share information about local services. Providers are asked to bring brochures, flyers and verbal information about their agency services. There is a facilitated conversation with the ability to ask questions and share event information. If you have questions or would like to be added to the e-mail reminder list contact Ruth at 333-6838 or rsherman@crcinform.org Getting onto the e-mail reminder list is important as the meetings...
Hunger and Homeless Awareness Dinner
Start Date: Nov 18, 2014 Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: Nov 18, 2014 End Time: 7:00 PM
Held at United Methodist Church. More information to follow. Contact Michelle at 308-9013 for tickets.
Caregiver Support Group
Start Date: Dec 4, 2014 Start Time: 2:30 PM
End Date: Dec 4, 2014 End Time: 4:00 PM
Caring for ourselves while caring for a loved one is a difficult task. If you are providing care for an elderly or disabled person and would like to connect with others in similar situations, please join us. Northwoods Caregivers hosts a support group that meets the first Thursday of each month at the Prime West Building, 3124 Hannah Ave, Bemidji. For more information contact Carol Priest 218-333-8265. The Caregiver Support Group is sponsored by a gran from the Northwest Minnesota Foundation
Interagency Networking Meeting
Start Date: Dec 10, 2014 Start Time: 9:30 AM
End Date: Dec 10, 2014
Interagency meetings are open to anyone wishing to learn or share information about local services. Providers are asked to bring brochures, flyers and verbal information about their agency services. There is a facilitated conversation with the ability to ask questions and share event information. If you have questions or would like to be added to the e-mail reminder list contact Ruth at 333-6838 or rsherman@crcinform.org Getting onto the e-mail reminder list is important as the meetings...
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