Thursday, Aug. 14 The noon concert series will be at Calvary Lutheran Church in Park Rapids, beginning at 12:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14. Thursday’s program will feature a variety of music, mostly from modern composers, in a variety of styles. Performers will be Roz Pederson, piano; Dick Max, string bass; Jennie Anderson, flute; Sarah Schultz, piano; and Deane Johnson, woodwinds. Deane will open with Ballade for bass clarinet, and also play clarinet music by Nino Rota, Fellini’s favorite film score composer, and a dance from the ballet, Romeo and Juliet.
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning has released its schedule for the fall 2014 series. All programs are at the Northwoods Bank, Park Rapids, community room from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. Programs are presented free of charge and are open to the public. Sept. 2: “The Civil Rights Movement and the Songs that they Sang.” Janice Haworth, Associate Professor of Music, Bemidji State University, combines history and music to recreate this tumultuous era of recent history. Sept.
Wednesday, Aug. 13 Foot care clinic: 8:30-11 a.m. at SummerField Apartments, by appointment, 732-0730. TOPS 1220: 9 a.m. weigh-in, 9:30 a.m. meeting at the Hubbard Community Center. Widowed Friends Fellowship: 9:30 a.m. coffee at Burger King in Park Rapids. For more information, call Karla at 732-0424 or Sharon 732-4255. Park Rapids Area Library: Open 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Headwaters Ladies Bridge: 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at Citizens National Bank, lower level. Call Ruth Ann at 732-7427 or Faye at 732-5315 for a reservation. Noon meal: 11:30 a.m.
The Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Camp was recently held on the beautiful University of Minnesota, Crookston campus. Each camper is sponsored by their local Rotary club and this year there were 149 RYLA campers that were sponsored by 57 Rotary International Clubs from District 5580. Jena Stewart and Kellsey Clark were sponsored by the Park Rapids Rotary Club. Most of the students that participated in this year’s RYLA camp will be high school seniors in 2014-15.
The Lake Itasca Pioneer Farmers host the 39th annual three-day reunion/show Aug.
Spiders, blue heron rookery and a river view. The Itasca Moraine Chapter has announced a summer hike featuring spiders, a rookery and a river Aug. 14. August is the perfect time to view the world class spider display awaiting all on the North Country Trail in this area. These are not the ordinary spider webs that grace our front porch lights but rather 10 to 20 foot high and wide spider webs that reach from the top of a bush or small tree to the ground. It is important to get out early before the sun burns off the moisture on these fantastic artistic webs. The Thursday, Aug.
Detroit Lakes Tribune and Becker County Record publisher Dennis Winskowski will add the Park Rapids Enterprise publisher position to his list of responsibilities beginning Aug. 25. Winskowski is succeeding Rory Palm, who is leaving the Enterprise after seven years to become publisher of the Daily Republic in Mitchell, S.D.
Monday, Aug. 11 Progress Park Rapids: noon at Armory Square. TOPS 887: 8:30-9 a.m. weigh-in, 9 a.m. business and lesson at St. Johns Lutheran Church. Park Rapids Area Library: Open 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Noon meal: 11:30 a.m. at the Nevis Senior Center. Loon Country Carvers: noon-4 p.m. at the Park Rapids Area Library large meeting room (bring a sheet or drop cloth). All levels of experience welcome. Park in the lot on the east side of library. Call 732-9643 with questions. White Birch Artists: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. every Monday at the Park Rapids Area Library.
Saturday, Aug. 9 5 Alarm 5K run/walk from 8-10 a.m. at the Park Rapids Fire Department. There is transportation from the Antique Tractor Grounds after a breakfast there. Each entry is $30 and includes a T-shirt and a two-day pass to Legends & Logging Days. Proceeds benefit education and prevention training for the Park Rapids Volunteer Fire Department. For more questions, call the Chamber of Commerce at 732-4111. Race starts at 8 a.m. Pre-registration is due by Friday, July 25. Sunday, Aug.
Youth musicians will entertain at 2nd Street Stage Thursday, Aug. 14, sponsored by the Park Rapids Downtown Business Association and the Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council. Bands scheduled to play are Incredibly Real - Dan Walsh, Jack Walsh, Jack Bateman, Logan Veo and Derek Reichling; Hog Rooster - Jacob and Owen Mahon; Gettysburg Address - Andrew Sauser, Austin Kalla, Mike Nicholas, Bob Sauser and Karissa Sauser; Scarlet Empire - Trai Schmidt, Edgar Guajardo, Corey Joslyn and Jordan Rasmussen.