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REGULAR

GROUP  MEETINGS:

AA MEETING:  Open AA Meeting (Big Book Study) every Sunday at 7pm at the Chieftain Cheyenne Room.

AA & AL-ANON:  Meets every Wednesday - 8pm - Foster County Courthouse

AIRPORT BOARD: Meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at 5:30pm at the Chieftain.

BOWDON HEALTH SOCIETY: Meets in the library at the Bowdon School at 5:30pm every Wednesday. BHS is a weight control and fitness group.

CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP: Meets 4th Wednesday of the month - 2pm - Trinity Lutheran Church - Contact 652-3227 or 947-5386

CENTRAL DAKOTA CIVIL AIR PATROL: Meets 1st & 3rd Monday of the month - 7pm - Carrington Armory

COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS: Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month- 7pm - Northern Plains Electric Co-op

FIRE DEPARTMENT: Regular meetings - 1st Monday of the month - 6:30pm | Training meetings - 4th Monday of every month - 7pm

FOSTER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY:  Meets 2nd Tuesday of the month at the museum - 7pm

GENEALOGY CLUB: Meetings alternate between Carrington and Jamestown on the first Tuesday of each month, April through November -  Northern Plains Electric Co-op.

KIWANIS CLUB:  Meets every Wednesday - Noon - Chieftain

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS:  Council 4951 meets 2nd Monday of the month - September through May - Supper & meeting follow 6:30 mass - Sacred Church Social Hall  - Carrington

LIONS CLUB: General meeting - 1st Wednesday of the month 6:30pm - Prairie Inn| Board meeting - 3rd Wednesday of the month - Noon - Chieftain. Recycle your old glasses by dropping them off at Carrington Health Center, Family Vision Center, Bremer Bank, Carrington Drug, SuperValu Foods, Seaburg Drug, Evans Funeral Home or Dakota Central.

McHENRY SENIOR CITIZENS: The McHenry Senior Citizens monthly birthday party is the first Wednesday of the month. The Health Clinic conducted by the county nurse will be held the same day. Regular business meeting on the first Wednesday of the month.  Meals are MON/WED/FRI. All seniors are encouraged to participate in scheduled activities.

PARK BOARD: Meets 1st Thursday of each month - 6:30pm - Dakota Central

PIECEMAKERS QUILT GUILD: Meets every third Tuesday at 7pm at Northern Plains Electric. 652-2696.

SENIOR CITIZENS: Board meeting - 1st Wednesday of the month - 1pm - Business meeting - 1:30pm | Potluck: 3rd Wednesday- Noon | Brunch : 2nd Saturday - 9-10:30am

CALENDAR

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Longview Market

~Homemade pies, donuts, cookies, breads, jams...

~Garden Produce

~Decorated steel wheels and crafts

SPECIAL ORDERS WELCOME!

Nancy Schneider Carrington, ND

701-652-1957

 

Lydia's Prairie Pantry

-Sourdough breads

-Cookies

-German Kuchens

-Quick Breads

-Yeast Breads

-Baby Slings

Homemade

with Love...

Lydia Gessele

Harvey, ND

701-693-6785

 

NUDAY Farm

-Home-grown produce

-Canned pickles

-Honey

-Wreathes

-Homeopathic items

-Sweets

Call us!

Mail Orders/Wholesale

Hampton & Cynthia Spencer

Fesenden, ND

701-341-1121

  

CREATIVE GRANDMA'S

- Home-Baked Breads, Buns, Rolls

- Hand-Painted Crafts & Gifts

- Personalized  Items

Ask about our seasonal crafts!

Audrey Johnson

701-867-2883

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS


MAR 2-5 ~ 2017 Red River Valley Annual Sportsmen's Show - at the Fargodome - Boat, Camping, Outdoor Equipment, Vacation, Travel themes - fargosportshow.com

MAR 4 ~ Bowdon Firemen's German Supper - 5pm - Strudels, Knephla & Borscht Soup, Cabbage Rolls, Cheese Buttons, Sausage & Kraut, Creamy Knephla Kuchen -Freewill offering - Proceeds go toward a much needed fire hall in Bowdon - Bowdon Community Center

MAR 4 ~ Live at the Lobby - Reid Haagenson, originally from Leeds, ND, wil perform vocal and acoustic guitar covers and will be joined by Chris Tofsrud. - 6 PM - 7:30 PM - LIVE at the LOBBY is live music performed at the Latte Lobby Bistro in New Rockford. FREE-WILL Offering

MAR 4 ~ Public Auto Auction - 11am - "Save thousands off of retail!" - 701-650-CARS Central City Auto Auction - Carrington

MAR 5 ~ Open House for Mary Ann & Duane Zwinger - 2-4pm - Sacred Heart Parish Church - "Before they mosey off into the Sunset"

Mar 7 ~ Foster County Commission Meeting - 6:30pm - Courthouse - Carrington

MAR 9 ~ Bible Study - Every other Thursday - 9am or 7pm - "Breathe: Making room for the Sabbath" by Priscilla Shirer -Calvary Baptist Church - If you would like to attend, contact Jamie Heinley at 652-1022.

MAR 10 ~ Annual Turkey Raffle - 8pm - Glenfield Fire Hall - Glenfield Fire Department

MAR 11 ~ Luck o' the Irish Deal or No Deal Fundraiser - 6pm/Social - 6:30pm/Dinner - 7pm/Game - New Rockford Eagles Club - Tickets/$50 includes game and full dinner - #2,000 cash grand prize + $1300 in additional prizes - For the New Rockford Community Foundation

MAR 12 ~ Medical Fundraiser for Keving & DeeDee Grover - 5-7pm - Bowdon Community Center - Freewill Spaghetti Supper & Silent Auction & Entertainment - Financial Donation: Grover Benefit Fund/Gate City Bank - Info 652-5997

MAR 14 ~ Soup Bowl at the Putnam House - 11am-1pm - Homemade soups - Crusty Bread - Beverage - $8 - More info/Alison/652-5505

MAR 14 ~ Meeting about Pasta Days - 6:30pm - The Chieftain - Everyone is welcome - Need more volunteers


MAR 18 ~ Jonathan Peaslee & Paul Singer speak at Bowdon Community Church of God - 6:30pm - Find out about STEER - Info/Pastor Dale Peaslee/701-650-0031

MAR 19 ~ Blue Diamond Entertainment Karaoke - 9pm - Bordulac Bar & Grill - Come early for supper!

MAR 20 ~ Glenfield Fire District Annual Meeting - 7:30pm - Glenfield Fire Hall

MAR 21 ~ Pancake Day - Serving 7am-7pm - Sacred Heart Parish Hall - Carrington - Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club

Mar 21 ~ Foster County Commission Meeting - 6:30pm - Courthouse - Carrington

MAR 22 ~ BINGO - 8pm - Jockey Club - Sykeston

MAR 23 ~ Comedic Illusionist Bill Sorenson performance - 7pm - Carrington Youth Center - Tickets/$7 - This event is exclusively for middle/high school students.

MAR 23 ~ Women's Ag Day - Register/5:30pm - Meal/6pm - Complimentary banquet meal, vendors, fun and educational program, door prizes - Carrington Research Extension Center - Reservations/652-2551

MAR 28 ~ Annual meetings of Carrington Chamber of Commerce, Convention and Visitors Bureau, Carrington Development Corporation and Jobs Development Association - CrossRoads Golf Club - Open to public

MAR 29 ~ BINGO - 8pm - Jockey Club - Sykeston

MAR 31 ~ Large Farm Equipment Consignment Auction - 4154 Hwy 281 SE - Jamestown - Orr Auctioneers

APR 8 ~ Central City Lumber Inventory Reduction - 10am - 1095 5th Avenue North - Carrington - Orr Auctioneers

APR 9 ~ Carrington Community Choir Concert - 7pm - Calvary Baptist Church

APR 21 ~ Crossroads Golf Annual Night Out—Dueling Pianos - $50 includes a prime rib dinner - Info/652-2601

MAY 20 ~ Spring City Wide Yard Sales

MAY 28 ~ CHS Graduation

JUNE 14-18 ~ Potholes & Prairie Birding Festival

JUNE 13 ~ Annual Chamber Golf Day

JUNE 22-24 ~ Foster County Fair

JULY 4 ~ Parade & Fireworks

JULY 10-15 ~ Pasta Days (celebrating 25 yrs since groundbreaking at DGPC)

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Carrington City Library Back Room Book Sale - $5 to fill a bag - Open Mon-Thurs/10:30am-5:30pm - Sat/10:30am-1:30pm

Foster County Veterans can travel to medical appointments for FREE. Call South Central Adult Services at 701-652-5515 for driver.

Carrington's Daily Bread (Food Pantry) is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday - 3:30-5:30pm - 875 Main Street - Info/652-2333

Recycle your cell phones! Drop boxes are located at the Carrington Youth Center and the Foster County Independent. Save the environment and help the CYC at the same time!

CYC Movie Theater: Now hiring and also looking for volunteers – call today to see how you can help out! CYC 652-2159 or Ben Garr

CARRINGTON THEATRE MOVIE SCHEDULE:
REGULAR HOURS :
All movies start at 7:00pm / Doors open at 6:30pm Movies will be shown on Friday- Monday evenings.
MAR 3-6 LEGO BATMAN
MAR 10-13 JOHN WICK2
MAR 17-20 ROCK DOGS
MAR 24-27 LOGAN
MAR 31-APR 3 THE SHACK

GO CARDINALS!
Take a look at the Carrington School District Calendar: http://www.carrington.k12.nd.us/Carring…/…/District_cal.html

(Thanks to Laurie Dietz at the Carrington Chamber of Commerce and the Foster County Independent for help with this calendar.
#carringtonndnews #carringtonnd

 

   

 

   

 

LOOK FORWARD TO....

 

SPECIAL EVENTS AT OTHER

NORTH DAKOTA TOWNS

 

BINFORD...

 

 

BISMARCK...

 

HelloBismarck.com: Bismarck Events Calendar:  All kinds of attractions, events and things to do in and around Bismarck

 

North Dakota Heritage Center

      From fossils millions of years old to a laptop from 1994, you’ll always find something new to see at the North Dakota Heritage Center. Throughout the building special galleries showcase the diverse collections of the State Historical Society of North Dakota. The Heritage Center is open year round except for legal holidays - we are closed New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

 

BOWDON...

 

 

DEVIL'S LAKE

 

Arts in the Park

Tuesdays at 7pm

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Devil's Lake Fishing Report

If you're thinking of fishing at Devil's Lake, check out current fishing reports from FishingBuddy.com.

 

 

FARGO/MOORHEAD...

 

HelloFargo.com: Fargo Events Calendar:  All kinds of attractions, events and things to do in and around Fargo

 

FargoDome Events:


 

Fessenden

 

 

Fort Ransom

 

 

Grand Forks

 

 

GLENFIELD

 

 

HARVEY

 

 

JAMESTOWN

 

Frontier Village

Open Every Day

Jamestown

     Frontier Village is open from 9am to 9pm seven days a week.  Wild West Shootout is at 3pm on every other Saturday.  Concerts in the amphitheater are at 7pm on Thursdays.  There is no admission charge, but freewill donations are accepted.

 

National Buffalo Museum

Hours: 8am-8pm daily

500 17th St SE
Jamestown, ND 58401-6456
(701) 252-8648
Get directions

 

 

MINOT

 

 

NEW ROCKFORD

 

 

STEAM THRESHERS!!

 

Click here for past years' pictures

 

 

PINGREE

 

 

SYKESTON...

 

EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT- Bingo at the Jockey Club - 8pm- Jackpots - $150 & $400 - Sponsored by Sykeston Community Club

 

ivities and Attractions

 Areas beyond Carrington

 

     Since Carrington is the "Central City" of North Dakota, we are in an excellent location for enjoying activities in other areas.  Bismarck, Fargo, Grand Forks, and Minot, as well as smaller cities around Carrington, offer a wide variety of entertaining events and attractions.  Take a look at our Calendar Page for interesting activities in other areas.

 

 

Carrington, North Dakota, The Central City

 

Carrington Chamber of Commerce

 

Carrington, North Dakota: Wikipedia

 

Carrington, ND: Citi-Data.Com

 

US Census: Quick facts - Carrington, North Dakota

 

Foster County, ND: Official Website

 

US Census: Quick Facts - Foster County, ND

 

North Dakota State University: Carrington Research Extension  Center

 

North Dakota State Government

 

 

Carrington City Library

Library hours are: Monday-Friday

10:30-5:30

Saturday

10:30-1:30

 

Devils Lake Fishing Tournament

Click here for Devil's Lake Fishing Report.

 

 

 

 

 

FOSTER COUNTY COURTHOUSE

RTHOUSE

CARRINGTON

WATERTOWER

 

THE CHIEFTAIN

 

MAIN STREET

 

POST OFFICE

 

PUTNAM HOUSE

 

Carrington High School - Home of the Cardinals!

CARRINGTON HIGH SCHOOL

 

 

 TOASTMASTERS:  Meet every first and third Thursday at the meeting room at the armory. Call Curt Klein for information: 653-5708. Guest welcome!

TOPS: Carrington TOPS #47 meets on Monday afternoons. Weigh-in between 4:30-5pm at the Carrington Courthouse Community room. Everyone is welcome!

 

VETERANS SERVICE OFFICE:  The office is open Wednesdays from 9-11:30am - Thursdays from12:30-4:30pm - other times by appointment in the basement of the courthouse. Corean Swart, Veterans Service Officer, will open by appointment for emergency needs of veterans and their families. Office phone: 652-2170. Corean's phone: 984-2593.

 

VFW & AUXILIARY:  The VFW and Auxiliary #3524 meets the 4th Tuesday at 6pm at the Chieftain.

 

WEIGHT WATCHERS: Meets on Wednesday evenings at Church of the Nazarene, 530 Joal Drive - Weigh-in from 5-5:30pm - Meeting at 5:30pm - Phone:

 

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