Minot Area Community Calendar

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Save the date for Sunrise Rotary's annual Fill the Bus, Wednesday August 5th 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Town & Country Credit Union South Broadway location: We don't know exactly what this school year will look like, but we do know there is still a big need for new school supplies and backpacks!Here are the items we need most:

BACKPACKS, Glue/glue sticks, Accordian Folders, Pencil Bags/Boxes, Lysol Wipes, 1" Binders, Sharpies, Red/Black Pens, Crayons, Paint, Markers, Kleenex,Headphones, Highlighters. Families in need of school supplies can call the Minot Salvation Army at 838-8925 to apply.

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Friday, August 7th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, the USDA Farmers to families food box program will be distributing boxes of food in the north parking lot of the MSU Dome. This is a drive through distribution with no income requirements, brought to you in part by the Great Plains Food Bank.

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It's the Minot Battle Of The Badges Blood Drive, August 24th through August 27th 11:30 am to 6:00 pm, Sleep In Convention Center, schedule your appointment today 852-21-61 and walks in will be welcome. Masks are required.

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COVID-19 Testing by Appointment

First District Health Unit is now taking appointments for COVID-19 testing at the Minot office for people who don’t have symptoms and have not previously tested positive (unless a negative test is required by the employer). Available appointment times vary; please call (701) 852-1376 to set up a testing time.  Cloth face coverings are required.  People with COVID-19 symptoms and those who require a negative test for surgery should contact their health care provider to be tested, or call Trinity Health at (701) 857-7817. 

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Saturday, August 8th don't miss the 1st Annual Burlington City-Wide Scavenger Hunt and Last Summer Movie in the Ballpark!! Start the scavenger hunt at 7:30 at the Splash Pad and end with the movie The Goonies.

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Every Saturday from 10:00 am to Noon bakery and deli items will be available on a first come first serve basis at the Faith Food Bank, an outreach project to help those in our community. The Faith Food Bank is hosted by Faith Lutheran Church, location of the food bank is inside the church located at 234 14th Avenue Southeast.

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Saturday, August 15th head to Minot's Oak Park for "Power In The Park" 11:00 am to 4:00 pm with free food, refreshments, music, entertainment, kids bounce house. Look for the "Power In The Park" banner next to the splash pad! Everyone is welcome to attend this community outreach day hosted by Northland Harvest Church.

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No one could have prepared for parenting through a pandemic. Join other parents who are in the same boat to share coping skills, empathy and advice on Zoom Tuesday, August 4th 6:30 to 8:00 pm! Facilitated by a team of trained crisis counselors (who are parents themselves!) this FREE group discussion will address all aspects of parenting in a pandemic — from managing stress, supporting children's mental health, navigating decisions regarding returning to daycare or school and everything in between. Hosted by Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota find their event page on FB to register.

Space is limited, so please make sure to register!

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PrhOr4nRRz6tv-p-Ktkohg

Facebook Event:https://www.facebook.com/events/313360946452637/

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It's a dine to donate day with the Minot Out of Darkness Community Walk Saturday, August 8th from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Location: Spicy Pie Minot

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"Life's Healing Choices" will meet every Friday evening at 6:30 at First Baptist Church in Minot. For more information call 701-852-4533.

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Within My Reach is a relationship skills and decision making program for individuals seeking more enriching relationships with the people that matter in their lives-every Monday through August 10th this class will be from 9:30a until 11:30a followed by a light lunch. Please register today if you would like to attend. This is a FREE event hosted by Dakota Hope, and will be held at Our Lady Of Grace Church. Onsite childcare will be provided if needed and if Covid-19 rules permit.

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Faith Lutheran Church is excited to announce a new outreach project to help people in our community...Faith Food Bank. Every Saturday from 10:00 am-12:00 pm, there will be bakery and deli items available for distribution at Faith Lutheran Church. Items will be available on a first come, first serve basis.

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Tuesday, September 1st from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm, don't miss The Big 4 Scout Camp west of Minot to help celebrate the 90th Anniversary of the dedication of Big 4 Scout Camp. Come learn about the history of Big 4, see the many improvements and projects that have been accomplished at Big 4, and find out about projects we have in the works! l Burger/Brat, chips and a drink for $5 meal at the anniversary celebration! Please come out to support our beautiful camp- 900 54th Street Northwest Minot.

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The Minot Public Library has adjusted its hours and services as the facility continues to serve its patrons during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

 Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

 Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

 Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays.

The first hour of each day will be reserved for at-risk patrons. Patrons under the age of 8 are welcome anytime the Library is open, but must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Call 701-852-1045 for more info.

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