March 10 – Park Rapids Tae Kwon Do Invitational Tournament – Century Middle School General Admission: Adults: $5, Kids 6-12: $3, Kids 5 and under: Free. Competition starts at 11 a.m. More Information? Call 218‐237‐4853
March 15 – Arts Downtown Park Rapids. Pianist Jason Wright will be featured from 5 to 5:30 and 6 to 6:30 p.m. at Bella Caffè. Wright shines a new light on familiar sacred melodies with his unique, peaceful style. For the past eight years, Jason has been located in New Prague, where he performed and taught private piano and voice lessons. He has newly relocated to Menahga and has enjoyed meeting other local musicians. Wright is continuing his work with the nationally recognized pianists, Tim and Ryan O’Neill, selling music, editing sheet music and traveling as an associate pianist to promote their albums. He will be performing a blend of sacred, familiar and Irish music. CDs will be available during the performance and Wright will be available to autograph copies afterward. The new band, Better Than Nothin’, will play classic rock from 5:30 to 6 and 6:30 to 7 p.m. at The Good Life Cafe. Members are Alex Ziemann, lead guitar and vocals; Roger Fenzel, lead singer and guitar; Jerry Snow, bass guitar and vocals; and Brian Hitchcock, drums and vocals. This will be their first acoustic show. These events are free and open to the public. Call LuAnn Hurd‐Lof at 218‐652‐4081 for more information.
March 16 – Laporte Community Talent Show. Ages 9 to 99 are encouraged to show off their talent at the Laporte School Commons. This event starts at 7 p.m. Call Louise Bass at 218‐224‐2288, ext. 129 for further information.
March 16‐17 – St. Urho Days. This is the celebration of St. Urho the Finnish saint who saved the grape crop by running grasshoppers out of the fields. On the evening of the 16th there will be the queen coronation at the school. On the 17th there will be a pancake breadfast, Changing of the Guard at noon and parade at 12:30. The Kolf (golf) Tournament will be held on Spirit Lake, weather permitting and at 1 there will be a Bar Stool Race. Call Liz Olson for further information at 218‐564‐4141, ext. 331.
April 3, 2012 Spring Into a Multi-Vendor Open House
Come and join us from 6:00pm - 8:00pm for a fun-filled evening in the Conference Room at C'Mon Inn!
Are you preparing for graduation? Parties? Gifts? Maybe you just want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the week. Stop by and have some refreshments and goodies....There will be several vendors available to help out with some great ideas.
Lemongrass Spa Products
Stella and Dot