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Park Rapids, 56470
Park Rapids Enterprise
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Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

February

4 - Otto's Frosty, Frozen 5K, Park Rapids

4 - 8th Annual Community Fishing Contest, Fish Hook Lake

4 - Bicentennial Celebration of Zebulon Pike's Expedition on the Mississippi, morning snowshoe hike, afternoon program, Itasca State Park

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9 - Book sale at the Park Rapids Area Library

10-12 - International Eelpout Festival, Walker

11 - Old Time Ice Harvest, Itasca State Park

11 - Minnesota Deer Hunters Association Wild Game Feed, Park Rapids American Legion

12 - 17th Annual Trailbreakers Radar Run, Spirit Lake, Menahga

12 - Park Rapids Classic Chorale, An Afternoon of Delicious Music and Decadent Desserts, St. Johns Lutheran Church, Park Rapids

17-19 - 5th Annual Northwoods Fun Run on groomed trails in Hubbard, Becker and Mahnomen counties

18 - ROLA Racing on Lake Payne, Lake George

18 - Audrey's Purple Dream Fishing Tournament, 11th Crow Wing Lake, Akeley

18 - Lantern Lit Ski and Candle Lit Snowshoe Walks, Itasca State Park

18 - Claremont Trio, sponsored by the Heartland Concert Association

20 - Presidents' Day

25 - 4th Annual Park Rapids Chamber of Commerce Mardi Gras & Silent Auction

26 - Osage Sportsman's Club's Dorothy Noeske Memorial Fishing Derby on Straight Lake

March

6-10 - American Cancer Society Daffodil Days

7 - Precinct Caucuses

11 - Park Rapids Wrestling Boosters Club

fundraiser, Eagles Club

11-12 - 8th Annual Home, Sport & Cabin Show & Job Fair and Home-Based Business Expo, Century School

17-18 - St. Urho's Day Celebration, Menahga

18-19 - Park Rapids Figure Skating Club Ice Show

April

1 - Tall Pine Toms chapter, National Wild Turkey Federation Banquet, Park Rapids American Legion

2 - Daylight Saving Time begins

4 - Hudson Shad "Magic Moments," sponsored by the Heartland Concert Association

7 - Week of the Young Child event, Frank White Education Center

8 - Community Easter Egg Hunt, Heartland Park

15 - Stream trout opener

16 - Easter

24 - Progress Park Rapids open houses

26 - Envirothon, Bemidji State Park

28 - Arbor Day

28 & 30 - Park Rapids Classic Chorale Spring Concert, St. Johns Lutheran Church

28-29 - Community Day of Service, Park Rapids

29 - Ducks Unlimited Banquet

May

1 - Historical Museum opens, Park Rapids

4 - Sons of Norway program, "The Stavig Letters: Story of a Norwegian Immigrant," Calvary Lutheran Church

6 - Pregnancy Resource Center Walk for Life, fairgrounds in Park Rapids

6 - Park Rapids Spring Prom

6 - Energy Forum, Park Rapids Area High School auditorium

7 - Hot Jazz & Sweet Melodies with Andy Stein, sponsored by the Heartland Concert Association

10 - Freshwater Festival, Camp Wilderness

11 - Book sale at the Park Rapids Area Library

11 - Northern Light Opera Company Gala, Riverside Church

13 - Walleye/Northern fishing opener

13-14 - Take a Mom Fishing Weekend

19 - Bike to Work Day in Park Rapids

19 - Living at Home rib dinner fundraiser, Park Rapids American Legion

21 - Park Rapids Area Community Band Spring Concert

27 - Bass fishing opener

27 - Rededication Ceremony, Hungryman Campground in Two Inlets State Forest

29 - Memorial Day

31 - Catch the Warbler Wave, Itasca State Park

31 - 5th Annual Golf Benefit for St. Joseph's Hospice and Scholarship Fund, Blueberry Pines

June

2 - Long Lake Theater opens for the season

2-11 - Spring Golf Week

3 - Walt Winskowski Memorial Fishing Tournament,

Osage

3 - Muskie Fishing Opener

4 - State Parks Open House, Itasca State Park

4-5 - Northland Studio Dance Recital

9 - Oooh, Aaah, Orchids, Itasca State Park

9 - Heartland Homes' turkey dinner/silent auction, Park Rapids American Legion

10-12 - Take a Kid fishing weekend

9 - Woodtick Theater opens

9-11 - 139th Annual White Earth Celebration

10 - Family Fun Fishing Tournament for Cystic Fibrosis

15 - Jasper's Jubilee Theater opens

16 - Oooh, Aaah, Orchids, Itasca State Park

16 - Relay for Life, Park Rapids

16 - Kinship fish fry, Park Rapids American Legion

17 - Dorset Heartland Evening Run/Walk

17 - Gene Cirks Memorial Catch & Release

Tournament, Lake Belle Taine

23-25 - Lake 'N Pine Craft Festival, Fairgrounds

23-25 - Paul Bunyan Days, Akeley

24 - One River Mississippi dance performance, Itasca State Park

July

1-3 - PBR Challenger Tour Bull Ride, Park Rapids

4 - Firecracker Footrace, Park Rapids

4 - Parade/Community Band Pre-fireworks

Concert/Jaycees' Fireworks, Park Rapids

7-9 - Menahga Midsummer Festival

10-15 - Prairie Fire Children's Theater production of "Tom Sawyer," Nevis School

12-16 - Shell Prairie Fair, Park Rapids

14-16 - Stony Creek Artists Art Exhibit & Sale, C'mon Inn, Park Rapids

19 - Northern Pacific Railway Historical Association presentation, Itasca State Park

20 - 3rd Annual Smokey Bear Day, Itasca State Park

22 - Home & Garden Walk & Luncheon, sponsored by the Hubbard United Methodist Church

21-22 - Nevis Muskie Days

21-22 - 25th Annual Summertime Art & Craft Festival and Women's Showcase, Century School

15 - Annual Butterfly Hike, Itasca State Park

27-28 - Crazy Days, Park Rapids

27-28 - Book sale at the Park Rapids Area Library

28 - All-Vets Memorial Fish Fry, Park Rapids American Legion

28-30 - Northern Lights Opera Co. production of "Oliver!", Park Rapids

29 - Park Rapids Area Kids Fishing Derby

28-30 - Blueberry Festival, Lake George

31 - Auditions for Prairie Fire Children's Theater production of "Aladdin and His Magic Lamp," Century School

August

1 - Class of '54 breakfast, Logging Camp

2 - Garden for Everyone, Garden Tour & Afternoon Tea, sponsored by Chapter FJ, PEO

2-5 - North Country Trail Association annual meeting, Bemidji

3-5 - Northern Light Opera Co. production of "Oliver!", Park Rapids

3-5 - Leech Lake Art League 'Northern Reflections' art exhibit and sale, Walker High School

4-6 - Lake Itasca Family Music Festival, Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers Showgrounds (north entrance)

5 - 3rd annual Jackpine Writers' Literary Festival, Long Lake Theater in Hubbard

5-6 - Antique Tractor and Engine Club Show, Park Rapids

6 - Taste of Dorset

11 - Borderline Philharmonic Concert, Hoot Owl

Resort

11-12 - Northern Knights' Run to the Rapids

12-13 - Lakes, Loons & Legends Festival, Park Rapids

11-13 - Pine Point Powwow, Ponsford

11-13 - Laporte Days

12 - Northwoods Triathlon, Nevis

12 - 6th Annual Lindow/Compa?eros Golf Open, Fair Havens Golf Course

18-20 - Pioneer Farmers Show, Itasca State Park (north entrance)

19-20 - Forestedge Winery Art Fair

20 - Fish Hook Challenge Half-Marathon, 5K Race, Park Rapids

24-26 - 1st Bike Around Minnesota Tour, beginning and ending in Park Rapids

26 - Uffda Day, Nevis

26-27 - Headwaters R/C Flying Club Fun Fly, Park Rapids

26-27 - Antique Tractor & Engine Club Show, Park

Rapids

30 - Rotary Golf Benefit, Headwaters Golf Club

September

1 - Bear season opener

2 - Early Canada goose season opener (tentative)

2 - Mud Jam, Park Rapids

2-4 - Jubilee Days, Nimrod

4 - Labor Day

8-17 - Fall Golf Week

9 - Minnesota Street Rod/Northern Knights Car Club show on Main Avenue, Park Rapids

9 - Fall Classic Fishing Tourney, Long Lake

9 - Ozawindib Walk, Itasca State Park

10 - Nevis Scholarship Fund Junior Fishing Tourney, Lake Belle Taine

15-17 - Great Pumpkin Festival, Park Rapids

16 - Archery deer opener

22-23 - Art Leap 2006, Art Circle of the Lakes

22 - Kinship spaghetti dinner, Park Rapids Century School

23 - Headwaters Hundred Bike Ride, Park Rapids

23 - Minnesota Deer Hunters Association Banquet, Blueberry Pines

23-24 - Take a Kid Hunting Weekend

29 - Osage Lions' Buffalo Feed, Park Rapids American Legion

30 - Walk from Obesity, Park Rapids

October

1 - Heartland Concert Association: The Rhythm Brothers, Park Rapids

2-6 - Park Rapids Homecoming Festivities

5 - Pregnancy Resource Center Banquet

7 - Fall Colors Fly-in, Drive-in, Park Rapids Municipal Airport

12 - Book sale at the Park Rapids Area Library

15 - St. Joseph's Hospice Massed Choir Concert, Park Rapids

20 - Living at Home rib dinner fundraiser, Park Rapids American Legion

27 - Osage-Wolf Lake Lions Wild Game Feed

29 - Daylight Saving Time ends

31 - Trick or Treat Park Rapids

November

1 - Jingle Bells promotion begins, Park Rapids

4 - Firearms deer opener

4-5 - Holiday Boutique, Hubbard

7 - Election Day

9 - Heartland Concert Association: The Presidio Saxophone Quartet, Park Rapids

10-11 - 26th Annual Christmas Art & Craft

Festival and Women's Showcase, Century School

16 - Community Awards Banquet

18 - Decoy Carvers Show, Park Rapids American Legion

23 - Thanksgiving

24 - Main Street Tree Lighting Ceremony/Yuletide Sampler, Park Rapids

25 - Muzzleloader deer opener

27 - Park Rapids Area Community Band Winter

Concert

December

1 - Jingle Bells promotion begins

17 - Audubon Christmas Bird Count, Itasca State Park (tentative)

20 - Jingle Bells grand prize drawing, Century School

25 - Christmas

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