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Events In Williston

Thurs., April 18-Sat., April 20

7 p.m. nightly - 2024 Wild West Days - April 18: Badlands Professional Bullriders; April 19: PRCA Xtreme Bulls; 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, 1002 11th St W.

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.

Tues., April 25

4-5 p.m. - Paint Pour Party - Create 2 unique masterpieces on canvas using various techniques. $15 members; $20 not yet members. James Memorial Art Center, 621 1st Ave. W. Pre-register at the thejamesmemorial.org.

7 p.m. - Williston Moose Lodge Presents Moose 101 - Free baked potato bar meal & presentation answering questions about what the Williston Moose Lodge is all about, 101 2nd St. W.

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].

2-3 p.m. - Piggy Banks Art Class - High school age & adults. $20 members; $25 not yet members. James Memorial Art Center, 621 1st Ave. W. For more info & to register visit thejamesmemorial.org.

Mon., April 29; Fri., May 31; June 28, July 26; Aug. 23, Sept. 27, Oct. 25 & Nov. 22

6 p.m. - Spotlight At the James Open Mic - All ages event designed to celebrate & challenge young performers. James Memorial Art Center, 621 1st Ave. W.

Thurs., May 2

4-5 p.m. - Mother’s Day Flower Pot - Grades K-8. Glaze a super cute flower pot for your Mom for Mother’s Day & fill with a plant. $25 members, $30 not yet members. James Memorial Art Center, 621 1st Ave. W. For more info & to register visit thejamesmemorial.org.

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.

Fri., May 10

9 p.m. - Coyote Glow Run Benefiting Coyote Baseball - Meet near the concession stand inside Aafedt Stadium, 1002 11th St. W. Check in 9 p.m., start time 10 p.m. $20 registration fee, make checks payable to: Coyote Baseball.

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.

10:30 a.m. - Band Day 2024 Parade Route Fun Run - One mile fun run on the parade route prior to the parade. Meet at SE corner of Harmon Park & end at Williston State College. $10 per runner or $40 for a team or family up to 5. Babies & strollers are free. 10:30 a.m. registration (cash only) online registration closes May 8; 11 a.m. race.

Tues., 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, team of 4. Register at https://www.willistonparks.com/puzzle-palooza. Williston ARC, 822 18th St. E.

Thurs., May 16

6:30 p.m. - Basics To Photography - Recommended for adults. Bring your camera. Covering shooting in manual, composition & more. James Memorial Art Center, 621 1st Ave. W. Register at http://www.thejamesmemorial.org/art-classes.

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, Spring Lake Park, 5906 2nd Ave. W.

Sun., May 19 & 26

2-3 p.m. - Clay Plant Markers Art Class - High school age & adult. Hand-build a set of 8 plant markers in this 2-class series. $15 members, $20 not yet members. James Memorial Art Center, James Memorial Art Center, 621 1st Ave. W. For more info & to register visit thejamesmemorial.org.

Events In Watford City

Wed., April 17

6-9 p.m. - Clay Pinch Pot Planter Class - Create 1 or a few tiny pinch pot planters. Ages 6+ recommended. Cost $26. Long X Arts Foundation Gallery, 100 2nd Ave. SW. For more info call 701-770-8659.

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

5-8 p.m. - Paint Your Partner...Freestyle! - Bring yourselves & leave with 2 11” x 14” artworks. Supplies included, no experience necessary. Snacks provided. $50 per couple. Long X Arts Foundation Gallery, 100 2nd Ave. SW.

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/.

Thurs., April 25

7 p.m. - Watford City Communities Excellence In Education - Learn how classical, Christian home education benefits families of the community. Refreshments afterwards, & interact with students, parents & leaders. Watford City Civic Center.

Fri., April 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.

Wed., 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].

6-8 p.m. - Prairie Rose Watercolor Class - Ages 8+. Learn the basics of watercolor painting while creating a prairie rose painting. Supplies & materials included, no experience necessary. Cost $18. Long X Arts Foundation Gallery, 100 2nd Ave. SW.

Fri., May 3

5-10 p.m. - Cinco De 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.

Events In Sidney, MT

Wed., April 17

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/.

Thurs., April 18, 4-7 p.m. & Fri., April 19, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Sunrise Pregnancy Resources & Family Outreach Rummage Sale - Baby clothes & supplies, miscellaneous items. Use garage door entrance, 203 14th St. SE.

Fri., April 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17. 24, 31

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.

Sat., April 20

9 a.m.-1 p.m. - Rummage Sale - Sidney Moose Lodge, 101 3rd St. SE.

Sat., April 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25

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 21

10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. - Spring Brunch - Entrees: Farmer’s 3 meat breakfast casserole; biscuits & gravy egg bake, Mediterranean vegetable frittata, sausage links, cinnabon cinnamon roll cake, fresh fruit platter, variety of quick breads, beverages. Ned Shinnick Hall, $10 per plate, 6 & under free.

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.

Sun., April 21, 28

1 p.m. - Bingo At Sidney Moose Lodge - 11 games winner take all except Game 6: 50% winner and 50% Sidney Moose Lodge & Moose Charities. Open to the public, 101 3rd St. SE.

Mon., April 22 & 29

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

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.

Wed., April 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.

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.

Sat., May 25

5:30 p.m. - Flashback Pro Wrestling Richland Redemption 2 - High-flying maneuvers, intense one-on-one matches, shocking surprises, championship showdown. Richland County Fairgrounds 4-H Grass Arena Grandstands. General admission & ringside seats available. For tickets visit https://richland.saffire.com/p/tickets.

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.

Events In Glendive

Thurs., 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

12-4 p.m. - Earth Day Event - Learn about the initiative of Earth Day & how to incorporate them into your daily lives. Craft seed bombs to take home. Makoshika State Park Visitor Center, 1301 Snyder St.

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.

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.

Mon., May 6

9-10:15 p.m. - Night Sky Program - Look at the Makoshika night sky through a telescope. A Ranger led interpretive talk will be included. Makoshika State Park, Lower group youth shelter.

Sat., May 18

1-3:30 p.m. - Kids to Park Day - Makoshika will be hosting activities to get kids out in the park. Makoshika State Park Visitors Center, 1301 Synder St.

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.

 

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