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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

AUG 9/10 ~High School Registration - Grades 8-12 - 8:30-11:30am & 12-3pm - Carrington High School

AUG 10 ~ District 12 & 29 Democratic-NPL Steak Fry/Auction - 5:30pm - The Bunker - Jamestown (Speakers: Tyler Axness and Merrill Piepkorn)

AUG 11 ~ Annual Knights of Columbus Golf Tournament - 10am-5pm - CrossRoads Golf Course - Carrington

AUG 11 ~ Immunization Clinic - 8-11:30am - Foster County Public Health - Main Street - Carrington

AUG 12 ~ Robby Vee and his Rock-n-Roll Caravan will hold a concert on Aug.12 at Red Willow Resort Pavilion,
from 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. There is an admission charge. - The 100th anniversary of the resort!

AUG 13 ~ Prairie Jubilee - 1-4pm - snacks - desserts - kite flying - sack races - horse/cart rides around town by Sherman Clydesdales - guided tours - historical speakers - New Rockford - at the Museum

AUG 14 ~ Annual Top o' the Day Scramble - 1-6pm - CrossRoads Golf Course - Carrington

AUG 14 ~ 7th Grade Registration - 11am - Carrington High School Cafeteria

AUG 14 - Immunization Clinic, 1- 3:30 p.m. - Appointment needed

AUG 15 ~ Foster County Commission Meeting - 6:30pm - Courthouse - Carrington

AUG 15 ~ Bowdon Farmer's Market - 4:30/kids' activities - 5pm/Supper - 5:30pm/Entertainment - 6pm/Education - The market will take place on every other Tuesday through September 12.

AUG 15 ~ Healthy Communities - Noon - CHI Carrington Health/CHC West Conference Room - 652-7218

AUG 16 ~ Compassionate Friends - 7pm - Northern Plains Electric Building

AUG 16 ~Grades K-6 School Registration - 4:30-6:30pm - Carrington Elementary School

AUG 16 ~ Ice Cream Social - 4:30-6pm - Carrington Elementary School

AUG 16 ~ Piecemakers Quilt Guild - The Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet every third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.

AUG 16 ~ BINGO - 8pm - Jockey Club - Sykeston

AUG 17 ~ Carrington Area Toastmasters meets every first and third Thursday at 5:15 p.m. at the Foster County Abstract Company, 746 1st St. S. Call Curt Klein at 653-5708 for information. Guests welcome!

AUG 17 ~ Quilt Preview Dinner - 5:30pm - Dinner/6pm - Red Willow Bible Camp

AUG 19 ~ Residential Real Estate & Personal Property Auction - 9:30am - Ed & Kathy O'Connor - at Brown Memorial - New Rockford - Roaldson Auctioneering - House location: 105 6th Street N, New Rockford, ND

AUG 21 ~ American Legion Auxiliary Meeting - 7pm -Community Room - Carrington City Library

AUG 22 ~ Back to School

AUG 23 ~ BINGO - 8pm - Jockey Club - Sykeston

AUG 26 ~ Hops HarvestTour at OSTLIE’S SUNNYSIDE ACRES. 10 am to 1 pm – enjoy a tour, some beer and good music! Find out more by calling: 285-3344.

AUG 27 ~ Quilt & Fine Art Auction - Starting at 9am - Worship/10am - Lunch/11am-12:30pm - Live Auction/1pm - Red Willow Bible Camp - Info/676-2681

AUG 30 ~ BINGO - 8pm - Jockey Club - Sykeston

SEPT 4 ~ Carrington Garden Club - Contact Dennis Swanson/652-1108 or Lori Cook/652-2049 for more information.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

>>Sports Physicals ($50) available now at Carrington Medical Center. Payment and Physical Form must be presented at check–in to guarantee appointment. Call 652-3141 to schedule.

>>Carrington Swimming Pool Hours / 1-4:45pm and 6:30-9pm every day

>>Carrington Garden Club meets at 7 pm at the Community Activity Bldg at the Foster Co Fairgrounds. Spring Has Sprung in Carrington and the Garden Club is getting organized and ready to beautify Carrington again this summer! If you are interested in learning more – contact Lori Cook or Dennis Swanson for further info. The club meets the 1st Monday of each month.

>>Senior Citizens (55 & over) save 15% all day at SHOPKO on the FIRST Wednesday of each month

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

>>Gayle Kuss of Creative Treasures Etc, is available for embroidery orders. Give her a call or text at 701-307-0012.

>>Carrington Medical Center Clinic is now booking appointments from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm and over the lunch hour as well... making it more convenient for you to get in for appointments when you aren’t feeling your best. 652-2515 or 652-3141

>>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. 
July 29-Aug1 - Spider Man 5
Aug 5-8 - War for the Planet of the Apes

GO CARDINALS!
Take a look at the Carrington School DistrictCalendar: http://www.carrington.

k12.nd.us/

Car...…/…/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

#fostercountynd

 

   

 

   

 

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

 

Activities 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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