Area Events

Dawson County Events

Events in Glendive unless otherwise listed. MT.

Fri., April 5

6:30-11 p.m. - Designer Purse Bingo Eastside Elite Baseball & Softball Fundraiser - Designer Purse Bingo tickets $50 for $10 games; silent auction. Games start at 7:30 p.m. Moose Lodge, 415 N. Merrill Ave.

Fri., April 5, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. & Sat., April 6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Glendive Chamber of Commerce Spring Fling - Art, crafts, vendors, free admission. EPEC, 313 S. Merrill Ave. For more info contact Barb, 406-377-3602.

Wed., April 17

4-7 p.m. - Our Savior Lutheran Church Sausage & Pancake Dinner - Adults & children over 12, $12; children 7-12, $8; children 6 & under free. Our Savior Lutheran Church, 322 N. River Ave.

Thur., April 18

6 p.m. - Glendive Friends of the Library Brains & Brew Trivia - 4 people per team, per table, entry fee $10 or go it alone for $3 per player. Cross Country Brewing, 320 E Allard St.

Fri., April 19

5-10:10 p.m. - Badlands Brawl - 1 Year Anniversary Of Flashback Pro Wrestling - Food, drinks & lots of action to go with it. Dawson Community College, 300 College Drive.

Sat., April 20

7:30 - 10 p.m. - Bennie & The Jets - Enjoy Elton John songs like “Candle in the Wind”, “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” & “Rocket Man” & more. DCHS Auditorium, 900 N. Merrill Ave.

5 p.m. - Dawson Friends of NRA Banquet & Auction - Raffles & door prizes. Games 5:30 p.m .; Dinner 6:45 p.m. EPEC Building, 313 S. Merrill. Dinner Ticket Contacts: Jesse Gillespie 406-939-3546; Alan McRae 406-939-1980; Rob Titus 406-939-1324; Guns & Things 406-377-3969 or online at friendsofnra.org.

Fri., May 31 & Sat., June 1 - Grill & Chill Fundraiser

May 31 - 5-9:30 p.m. - Grill & Chill BBQ - Family-friendly BBQ & Auction benefiting patients with lung diseases & disorders at Glendive Medical Center. Dawson County Fairgrounds Exhibition Building, 2200 N. Merrill Ave. For ticket info visit https://www.gmc.org/foundation/grill-chill/ - June 1 - 7 a.m. - Chill - 18-Hole Best Ball Scramble. Shotgun start, 8 a.m., lunch on the course, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free beer & snacks at Holes 2 & 7 all day; prizes awarded, snacks available 3:30 p.m.

Williams County Events

Events in Williston unless otherwise listed. CT.

Sat., April 6

8 a.m.-1 p.m. - Granger Pancake Breakfast & Silent Auction Benefit - Free will donation breakfast & silent auction. St. Joes Catholic Church Gymnasium, 106 6th St. W. Monetary donation can be made At First State Bank and Trust in Williston, Victoria Granger Benefit Account.

Sun., April 7

8 a.m. - First Lutheran Church Easter Cantata - A musical journey to resonate with the depth and significance of the Easter Season. Featuring the “Lamb of God” by Rob Gardner presented by The Williston Symphony Orchestra. First concert, 9 a.m .; Breaking Bread Potluck, 12:30-2:30 p.m .; second concert, 4 p.m. First Lutheran Church, 916 Main St.

Mon., April 8 & 15

6:30-8:30 p.m. - Spring Fever Garden Forums - Free event. Gardeners may attend the forums & educators will be there to share educational materials & expertise. NDSU Extension Williams County, 5218 141st Ave. NW, or join online at http://www.ndsu.edu/agriculture/extension/events/2024-spring-fever-garden-forums. For more info call 701-231-7881.

Tues., April 9 & May 14

6:30-9 p.m. - Puzzle Palooza - Each team will compete to see who can put a puzzle together in the fastest time. Winners receive a prize. $40 for a team of 4. Register at https://www.willistonparks.com/puzzle-palooza. Williston ARC, 822 18th St. E.

Fri., April 12, 12-7 p.m. & Sat., April 13, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Western Area Builders Association Home & Garden Show - Daily door prize drawing, jump N fun & laser tag & concessions. Sassy lady events upstairs. Raymond Family Community Center, 1002 11th St. W.

Mon., April 15 - Fri., April 19

Week Of The Young Child - Movie Monday: 6 p.m., Migration, T&J Angus Theaters (South), 211 Main St .; Free admission, cash concessions. - Transportation Tuesday: 4-7 p.m., Come meet the local community helpers at Williston Rural Fire Department, 1200 11th Ave. W. - Workout Wednesday: 4-7 p.m., Free admission to the ARC Waterpark, 822 18th St. E. - Bowling Thursday: 2-6 p.m., 1 free game/child; Strike Zone, 1804 2nd Ave. W. - Kids’ Day Out Friday: 4-8 p.m., Williston Fairgrounds: Petting Farm, Face Painting, Jump N Fun; Stuff A Critter, Cake Walk; DJ Dance Party, Building Zone, Art Zone, Dizzy the Clown + Nemont’s Nelly the Milk Cow; Korner Lions’ Sight for Kidz: Booths; Resources: & more.

Tues., April 16, 7:30 p.m. - 6-7:30 p.m. Lutheran Brethren Fellowship, 213 26th St. E; Wed., April 17, 6-7:30 p.m. NDSU Extension Office, 205 6th St. NW

Prevention Is Possible: Keeping Children Safe From Sexual Abuse - Free community event with Lindsey Burkhardt, North Dakota Child Sexual Prevention task force director. Dinner provided, on-site childcare available.

Thurs., April 18-Sat., April 20

7 p.m. nightly - 2024 Willd West Days - April 18: Badlands Professional Bullriders; April 19: PRCA Xtreme Bull; Kids’ Night; April 20: PRCA Xtreme Bulls - Military Night. Tickets nightly: Adults: $25; Kids: $15; Friday Night Kids 12 & under free. Raymond Family Event Center,

Sat., April 20

5 p.m. - 5th Annual Leather & Lace Gala - Ladies formal dress, guys biker attire, music by XXL Entertainment, $100 per couple, $75 single ticket, 21+ only. Social hour 5 p.m .; dinner 6 p.m., dance 7 p.m. Williston Grand Hotel Ballroom, 3601 2nd Ave. W. For tickets contact Brenda Wollan 701-580-1468; or Kristal Jorgenson, 989-277-4051. All proceeds go to local fallen riders & families.

Tues., April 23

5 p.m. - The Great Basin Dog Demo - Social at 5 p.m. with opening ceremony starting at 6 p.m. Family-friendly community event showcasing the work of Police K-9 dogs & their handlers. Agri-Sports Complex, 53rd St. E. For more info contact Lyle with NDLECA, [email protected], 701-391-1650; or MonDak Animal Rescue, [email protected] or 701-577-7387.

Sat., April 27*

8 a.m.-12 p.m. - Spring Clean Williston - Volunteers will receive a free Clean Williston t-shirt, a light breakfast, & lunch afterward! Public Works will provide garbage bags, gloves, & safety vests. Volunteers meet at 8 a.m. at Williston Public Works, 1121 5th St. E. in the north lot. Sign up for your zone at Bit.ly/CleanWilliston. *Weather permitting, backup date May 4.

9 a.m.-1 p.m. - Community CPR & First Aid Certification - For ages 16+. Students will attend hands-on training in AED, First Aid & CPR through the Red Cross. One week prior, students will receive an online portion through the Red Cross website. ARC, 822 18th St. E. Register at http://www.willistonparks.com. For more info email [email protected]

Sun., May 5

9 a.m. - 2nd Annual 22 Rifle Fun Shoot - Parent & youth team, 22 rifle shoot (guns & ammo provided if needed) but welcome to bring your own. Registration 9-11 a.m., $20 per team; pre-register by texting Jenn Jones 605-661-0438 with your team name & members. Painted Woods Sporting Range, 5050 145th Ave. NW.

Sat., May 11

10 a.m.-4 p.m. - 48th Annual Band Day Car Show - Classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, hot rods & modern rides. Giveaways, raffles, food, silent auction & music. Raymond Family Community Center,1002 11th St. W.

Sat., May 18

Williston Rural Fire Association Spring Walleye Classic - $400 entry, 2 man teams. Lewis & Clark State Park. Mandatory rules meeting May 17, 7 p.m., Upper Missouri Valley Fairgrounds. Burgers, beers & prizes at 6 p.m. Entry forms available at Scenic Sports & Clarke CPA or call Jeff 701-770-0199 or Jason 701-570-3321.

9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. & 1-3:30 p.m. - Williston Parks & Recreation Mother Daughter Bonding Day - Fun filled activities, themed crafts & mouth watering treats. Keel Boat at Spring Lake Park, 5906 2nd Ave. W.

Richland County Events

Events in Sidney unless otherwise listed. MT.

Wed., April 3

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Rhythm & Whimsy By Richard Swanson - through April 26 - Charles Beck “Artist + Muse” - through April 27 - MDHCs Annual “Youth Art Show” - through April 27 - MonDak Heritage Center, 120 3rd Ave. SE. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m .; Sat., 1-4 p.m. For more info call 406-433-3500, or visit https://mondakheritagecenter.org/.

Wed., April 3, 10, 24

10:30 a.m. - Storytime - Ages 4-5, but all ages welcome. Focuses on kindergarten readiness & includes songs, finger plays, stories & a craft. Sidney-Richland County Library, 121 3rd Ave NW.

Thurs., April 4 & Tues., April 9

5-7 p.m. - Sidney Tiger Sharks In Person Registration & Mandatory Parent Meeting - Elks Lodge, 123 3rd St. SW. Only required to attend one evening.

Thurs., April 4 & 11; Tues., April 9

5:30-7 p.m. - Richland County Baseball In Person Registration - Sidney High School Commons. Or sign up online using the link in the about section on Richland County Baseball’s Facebook page.

Fri., April 5, 12, 19, 26

7:30 p.m. - Volleyball Sports Night - Come bring your family & have a great time, 1215 5th St. SE. For more info call 701-317-2309.

Fri., April 5, 7 p.m .; Sat., April 6, 7 p.m .; Sun., April 7, 2 p.m.

Sidney High School Drama Club Presents “The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe” - $5 Adults; $3 Senior Citizens & Students. Sidney Middle School Auditorium, 415 S. Central Ave.

Sat., April 6, 13, 20, 27

7 p.m. - Basketball Sports Night - Come bring your family & have a great time, 1215 5th St. SE. For more info call 701-317-2309.

Sun., April 7

8:30-11:30 a.m. - Savage Fire Department Fundraiser Breakfast - 8 years & older $10; 4-7 years $5; 0-3 free. Sidney Moose Lodge, 101 3rd St. SE.

2 p.m. - Sidney Gymnastics Club Spring Show “Tumbling Through The Decades” - Sidney High School, 1012 4th Ave SE.

Mon., April 8, 22 & 29

4 p.m. - Lego Club - Children in grades Kindergarten-5. Sidney-Richland County Library, 121 3rd Ave. NW.

Fri., April 12, 4:30-8 p.m. & Sat., April 13, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Call To Me - A virtual event at Sidney Church of Christ, 905 4th St. SW. Free admission, food & drinks provided. Pre-register by calling or texting Petrea, 406-480-2512.

Thurs. April 11

11:30 a.m. - Richland Red Hatters Lunch Meeting - Saloon 27, 520 N. Central Ave. To RSVP by April 10 call Paula, 406-489-2843 or Margaret, 406-489-1535.

Sat., April 13

2 p.m. - Newlon Cemetery Meeting - Sidney Moose Lodge. For more info contact Alida Dore at 406-480-0488 or Paula Bostrom at 406-489-2843.

5 p.m. - Boys & Girls Club Double Down For Kids Casino Night - Poker, bingo, dinner & auctions. Doors open at 5 p.m. for sponsors; 6 p.m. for general public. Honorary speaker Dr. Mona Dixon, BGC National Youth of the Year recipient. For tickets visit https://auctria.events/doubledown. Richland County Event Center, 2118 W. Holly St.

Sun., April 21

11:30 a.m. - Sunday Dinner - Quilt & Pie Auction Benefit - Free will offering dinner, meatballs, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn & rolls. Quilt & Pie Auction, 1 p.m., featuring machine quilted quilts, home-made pies & smiley face cookies. Shepherd Of The Valley Lutheran Church, 211 E. Holly Road. Benefit for Sunrise Pregnancy Resources & Family Outreach.

Tues., April 23

West Side Elementary Spring Concert - 2nd Grade, 9 a.m .; K2, 11 a.m .; 1st grade, 1 p.m. West Side Elementary, 1100 5th St. SW.

4 p.m. - Adult Craft - Hand-crafted cards. RSVP needed. Sidney-Richland County Library, 121 3rd Ave NW, 406) 433-1917.

Sat., April 27

11 a.m.-5 p.m. - Eastern MT Scootfest 2024 - Lower Yellowstone Abate Chapter bike show. Rock & roll, food & beverages, door prizes. Admission $5 for 13 & up; free for 12 & under. Motorcycle & bicycle rodeo during bike show & poker walk afterwards. Booth for kids, 4 bicycle drawings for ages 12 & under. Richland Ranger Arena, 601 7th Ave. SW. For more info call Dawn Guenzi 406-939-0183.

Fri., May 10

9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. - Sidney Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class Hosts Sunrise City Cleanup - Check in at Veterans Memorial Park. Volunteer for 1 hour or the entire morning. Multiple time slots available. To register text the word “Volunteer” to 406-206-7988.

Fri., May 31

11 a.m.-2 p.m. - 3rd Annual RCCOA Older Americans Month Celebration - Great lunch, no charge to seniors, free will donation for guests; learn about opportunities to help others & upcoming area events for seniors; fun & games; important routine health screenings. Aging services & Transit Center, 2190 W. Holly St.

McKenzie County Events

Events in Watford City unless otherwise listed. CT.

Wed., April 3 & May 1

5 p.m. - Switcholio Cornhole Tournament - This tournament uses the Scoreholio App. You will be randomly drawn partners to play some round robin games & then placed with a partner for a tournament. $15/person; age 21+; cash prizes. Registration 5-6 p.m., tournament starts 6 p.m., Rough Rider Center Convention Hall. For more info email Nikki, [email protected].

Fri., April 5

5 p.m. - Alexander Public School Foundation’s Cornhole & Pinochle - Steak dinner, 5-7 p.m., bring the family. New Alexander Fire Hall; Foundation Event, ages 21+ Silent & live auction, 5-9 p.m .; Cornhole & Pinochle, 7 p.m.-midnight. Alexander Fire Hall. All proceeds will go toward educational & athletic opportunities for Alexander School students. For more info visit https://www.facebook.com/AlexanderSchoolFoundation/.

5-7 p.m. - Rainbow Candle Dipping Class - Learn the art of hand-dipping candles. Fee $15 a person for 2 candles. All supplies & materials are included. Ages 6+ recommended with adult supervision. Long X Art Gallery, 100 2nd Ave. SW. For more info call 701-770-8659.

6-8 p.m. - Spring To Life: Session 1: Growing A Garden - Join together as a community & reconnect with old fashioned life. No charge for classes, donations accepted. Light snack will be served. Sessions will be the 1st Friday of each month. McKenzie County Heritage Park & North Dakota Oil Museum, 904 2nd Ave SW.

Fri., April 5, 3-8 p.m .; Sat., April 6, 10 a.m.-7 p.m .; Sun., April 7, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

McKenzie County Ag Expo Rec Show - Boats, RVs, ATVs, tackle, hot tubs, fishing, hunting, archery, golf carts, grills, motorcycles, UTVs. Puppy Pals live. Admission $5/person; 3 & under/free. McKenzie County Ag Expo, 12880 25th St. NW. For more info call 701-842-EXPO or visit http://www.mcagexpo.com.

Fri., April 5, 12, 26; May 3 & 10

6-8 p.m. - Pickup Soccer - Get together & play soccer. No experience necessary. Open to all ages. Day pass or Basic Membership required. Rough Rider Center, 2209 Wolves Den Parkway. For more info visit watfordcityparks.com.

Sat., April 6 & Sun., April 7

9 a.m.-5 p.m. - Spring 3D Shoot - 25-Target 3D Roundup; 10-Target Cub Round. Classes: Adult male & female 18+; Young Adult 15-17; Youth 12-14; Cub 7-11; Senior 55+. Bowhunter bare bow; freestyle; freestyle limited; bowhunter freestyle, bowhunter freestyle limited; traditional. Events: Competitive 3D round; non-competitive 3D round; fun rounds; 2-man best arrow. For more info contact Pete Jost 701-978-8129. McKenzie County Sportsman’s Club, 2306 121x Ave. NW.

Sat., April 13

12-4 p.m. - “Patchwork of the Prairie” Quilting Presentation & Open House - Free & open to the public. Browse a collection of beautiful work by local quilters, enjoy treats & meet and listen to Yvonne Hollenbeck’s presentation showing her collections of family quilts at 2 p.m. Long X Visitor Center, 100 2nd Ave SW.

1-4 p.m. - Nerf Wars - Ages 6 & up, $5/person. Bring your own gun, ammo provided. Limited quantity of guns can be provided. Rough Rider Center, 2209 Wolves Den Parkway. Pre-registration available at watfordcityparks.com, day of registration also available. For more info email Matt, [email protected].

Sun., April 14

2 p.m. - Spring Draft Volleyball Tournament - Day of registration 1-1:45 p.m .; Draft Teams: 1:45 p.m .; Tournament begins: 2 p.m. $5/person, Rough Rider Center, 2209 Wolves Den Parkway. Register at watfordcityparks.com. For more info email Nikki at [email protected].

Fri., April 19

5-7 p.m. - Junie B. Jones - The Musical - Family entertainment, Watford City High School, Performing Arts Center, 2313 Wolves Den Parkway. Start in the lunch room for a fundraising supper and the show starts at 6 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door. Cost TBA.

6-10 p.m. - Parents’ Night Out - A time for parent to drop their kids off & have a night out to themselves. Games, movies & pizza provided. Ages 3+ must be potty trained. Pre-registration fee: $20/kid; Day of Registration $25/kid. Rough Rider Center, 2209 Wolves Den Parkway. For more info & to register visit watfordcityparks.com.

7:30 p.m. - Deuces Wild Dueling Pianos - Clap, laugh & sing along with Dave & Ted: Deuces Wild Dueling Pianos. Tickets $35 & available at https://wildpianos.com. Rough Rider Center, 2209 Wolves Den Parkway.

Fri., April 19, 3-7 p.m. & Sat., April 20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Home Show - Calling all home enthusiasts. Build, remodel, redecorate, demolish, paint, landscape...check out area businesses that can help with all things on your list. McKenzie County Ag Expo, 12880 25th St. NW. For more info contact Danielle Johnsen, 307-660-2974.

Sat., April 20

10 a.m. - 6 p.m. - Spring Carnival - Carnival games, vendors, Lego builds, Kid Stop activities, Swap Shop Party, community paint by number. Admission $5. Rough Rider Center, 2209 Wolves Den Parkway.

Wed., April 24 (Grades 6-8) & Thurs., April 25 (Grades 9-12)

8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Watford City T4 Summit - Students will participate in sessions & hands-on activities while learning from industry leaders in science, technology, engineering, math & the trades. Rough Rider Center. Call for inquiry 701-226-2273 or mail [email protected] or visit https://ndpetroleumfoundation.org/event/watford-city-t4-summit/.

Fri., May 3

5-10 p.m. - Cinco Dy Mayo Celebration - Yummy food, music, & more for the whole family. Free admission. Rough Rider Center, 2209 Wolves Den Parkway. For more info call 701-842-3665 or email [email protected].

Mon., May 6

7-8:30 p.m. - Brassfire Concert - Featuring the trumpet with piano & bass, while honoring the music of Louis Armstrong, Herb Alpert & Doc Severinsen. Adults $30; students free. Watford City High School Theater, 2313 Wolves Den Parkway. For more info call 701-770-8659.

Fri., May 10-Sat., June 29

10 a.m. - Women of the West: Amanda Heimbuch Gallery Show - Long X Art Gallery, 100 2nd Ave. SW.

Thurs., May 30 & Fri., May 31

9 a.m.-12 p.m. - ND42 Basketball Camp - For boys & girls entering grades 3-12. Fee $85. Rough Rider Center, 2209 Wolves Den Parkway. For more info & to register visit watfordcityparks.com.

 

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