Soup kitchens: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Immanuel Baptist Church, 1615-2nd St. SE, and from 5 to 6:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1000-3rd St. NE.
The Lord's Cupboard Welcome Table food pantry: Wednesdays, 1 to 4 p.m., at 103-14th Ave. SW, east of the Easter Seals Goodwill store. The food pantry is also available Mondays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and Fridays, 2 to 5 p.m., at 103-14th Ave. SW.
The Minot American Legion will hold its "Birthday Pot Luck" at 6 p.m. at the Legion hall, 1949 N. Broadway. All members, spouses and military members are invited for food and camaraderie.
Minot Park Board Administration Committee: noon, Roosevelt Park Zoo visitor's center.
Soup kitchen: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., All Saints' Episcopal Church, 301 S. Main St.
The Mouse River Players Community Theatre group presents the musical "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" at 7:30 p.m. in The Arlene Theater downtown, 115-1st St. SE. Tickets are $12 at the door for people ages 13 and older, and $8 for children ages 12 and under, or by season ticket. People may make reservations by sending email to firstname.lastname@example.org or may call 1-866-667-1977 for reservations. People should include their name, contact phone number, performance date, number of reservations required and any special needs. Mouse River Players is not able to accept debit or credit cards.
The Republican Women of Minot meet at 6:30 p.m. at The Vegas Motel's Monte Carlo Room. Adam Hamm, N.D. Insurance Commissioner, will speak about the condition of healthcare in N.D. and give updates. Call 852-5786 to RSVP. The dinner meeting is $14, all inclusive. All are welcome.
Northwest Association of Horticulture meeting at 7 p.m. at the Vincent United Methodist Church, 1024-2nd St. SE. This meeting will feature Kristen Moseng with a presentation on worm farming. All meetings are informal and always held on the second Thursday of the month. All are welcome.
The Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center hosts the Fort Buford History Book Club. Please call 572-9034 in advance if attending. The event is free and open to the public. The center is located 22 miles southwest of Williston at Fort Buford.
Souris Valley United Way grant funding consideration is now open to local nonprofit agencies. SVUW will work with community partners to improve lives in the areas of education, income and health. Grant applications for 2015 funding are due today. Application forms and grant criteria are available at (svunitedway.com) or by calling 839-2994 for more information.
A breakfast benefit for Wayne Bethke will be held Sunday, March 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Senior Citizen Center in Newburg. Proceeds will help defray ongoing medical costs associated with Bethke's battle with West Nile virus. If you are unable to attend but wish to make a donation, make check payable to Wayne Bethke Benefit Fund, and mail to Tracey Bethke-Oja, 915-37th St. SE, Minot, ND 58701. Thrivent Financial is also sponsoring the event.
The 2nd Sunday project at the James Memorial Art Center will co-sponsor the "Teddy Talent Trek" show. This annual event, now in its 14th year, will be held on Saturday, March 15, at Skadeland Gym, Williston State College, from 4 to 7 p.m. Talent show entrants have the opportunity to win prizes, with the first-place winner to perform on stage at the Medora Musical. There are also cash prizes for other winners. The James encourages everyone to enter the competition. There are two show categories, "Vocal" and "Variety." Applications for the talent show are available at the James, ASB Northern Plains Radio, Williston CVB, KUMV-TV and WSC. The James Memorial Art Center is located at 621 First Avenue West in Williston.
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