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Public Service Announcements
10/15/2018 - 10/21/2018
ENDS 10/17 – Bismarck State College Career Services and Job Service North Dakota are hosting the River Cities Job and Internship Fair Wednesday, October 17th from 4 to 6:30pm in the BSC National Energy Center of Excellence, Bavendick Stateroom. You are encouraged to bring a resume & dress for success. To learn more seebismarckstate.edu.
ENDS 10/17 – Gateway to Science offers STEM Adventure mini-camps for students grades 1 through 5 on school break days from 8:30 to 4:30. Pre-registration is required. For the 2018-2019 schedule and registration information, visit gatewaytoscience.org.
ENDS 10/18 – The Morton Mandan Public Library is now an official passport acceptance site. Staff will help applicants complete forms and ensure all documentation is attached and submitted appropriately. Call 667-5365 to schedule an appointment.
ENDS 10/19 – Bismarck Public Schools will not have school Thursday, October 18th or Friday, October 19th due to the school administrators’ convention. Classes resume 10/22.
ENDS 10/19 – The Bismarck Public School District’s Students in Transition program for homeless youth is collecting donations of new or gently used winter clothing for K through 12 students in need. For more information, contact Sherrice Roness at 323-4051.
ENDS 10/20 – The Bismarck Mandan Symphony Orchestra presents the concert “Count on Beethoven,” Saturday, October 20th at 7:30pm at the Belle Mehus Auditorium. Roger McVey returns for his second appearance with the BMSO to play Beethoven’s epic Emperor Concerto. Tickets are available at the BMSO office at 215 North 6th Street in Bismarck, or online at bismarckmandansymphony.org.
ENDS 10/23 – Tuesday, October 23rd at 7:15pm, come to the Bismarck Airport and welcome home our Heroes! The North Dakota Veterans’ HONOR FLIGHT is returning from Washington, D.C. Don’t miss this opportunity to show our veterans how much we appreciate them! Let’s pack the airport! To learn more, call Alice Delzer at 527-4179.
ENDS 10/26 – The Missouri Valley Family YMCA invites you to their annual Haunted Halloween Party on Friday, October 26th from 6 to 8:30pm. Enjoy a fun evening dressed as your favorite goblin or ghoul with inflatables for kids, an obstacle course, and more. Learn more at bismarckymca.org.
ENDS 10/27 – Find all your Halloween candy in one place this year with less travel, more safety, and tons of fun at Trunk or Treat at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Mandan, Saturday, October 27th. From 3 to 5pm at Redeemer’s parking lot at 904 8th Avenue Southeast in Mandan, families decorate their cars and hand out candy. Enjoy pumpkin carving, great costumes, and tons of candy. The event is free and open to the public.
ENDS 10/27 – North Dakota Parks and Recreation and the Mandan Progress Organization invite you to become part of the fall’s biggest haunted attraction in North Dakota—the Haunted Fort at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park. The “BattleField” returns this year, an interactive paintball experience, shooting live zombies. The Haunted Fort runs now through October 27th at Fort Lincoln State Park. Learn more and purchase tickets online at: hauntedfort.com.
ENDS 10/28 – Bismarck High, Century, and Legacy students present the musical, “The Sound of Music” Thursday through Sunday, October 25th through 28th at the Legacy High School Auditorium. Tickets are now available at the Hughes Education Center at 806 North Washington Street, Door #1 from 7:30am to 3:30pm, or call 323-4082. Tickets will also be available at the door.
ENDS 10/28 – A reminder for motorists, the North Dakota Department of Transportation has a number of tools to keep you informed of changing winter road conditions, including the “NDRoads” smartphone app, the online Travel Information Map, text and email subscription service, and by calling “511”. The NDRoads app is available for free download, and you can learn more online at dot.nd.gov.
ENDS 10/28 – The Bismarck-Mandan Metropolitan Planning Organization has announced the update of the Metropolitan Transportation Plan, called “Arrive 2045”. Arrive 2045 will establish a long-range vision and strategies to shape the region's transportation systems; establishing the needs and priorities for future transportation investments – including streets and highways, transit, bicycle, pedestrian, and freight. Information about upcoming meetings can be found on the project website: arrive2045.com. For even more information, visit bismarcknd.gov/mpo.
ENDS 10/28 – Now through October 31st, law enforcement across the state will have extra patrols to enforce the law on underage drinking, as well as conducting compliance checks and shoulder taps. It’s part of the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” enforcement campaign—part of the Vision Zero strategy to eliminate motor vehicle crash fatalities and serious injuries on North Dakota Roads. Learn more at visionzero.nd.gov.
ENDS 10/28 – Motorists are reminded to watch for deer along roadways this time of year because juvenile animals are dispersing from their home ranges. Now through early December is the peak period for deer-vehicle accidents. Motorists are advised to slow down and exercise caution after dark to reduce the likelihood of encounters with deer along roadways. Most accidents occur at dawn and dusk when deer are most often moving. Learn more about precautions at the North Dakota Game & Fish website: gf.nd.gov.
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