Calendar of events


Soup kitchen: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 301 S. Main St.

A clothing giveaway is open every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the River of Life Church, 400-22nd Ave. NW. For more information, call 340-2623.


Ward County Historical Society: 6:45 p.m., Harmon House, Pioneer Village, North Dakota State Fairgrounds.


Free lunch: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 120-5th Ave. NW.

The Lord’s Cupboard Welcome Table food pantry is available Fridays from 2 to 5 p.m. at 7-1st St. SE. The pantry is also available Mondays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m.

“Blue Hawaiian Holiday” on Main Street in downtown Minot from 7 p.m. till 12:30 a.m. Homemade Hawaiian food, drinks, party favors, music, entertainment and the outdoor movie “Blue Hawaii” will be featured. Tickets are available at Cookies for You for $30. Must be 21 to attend.

The North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame, the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation and the Medora Convention and Visitor’s Bureau and Chamber of Commerce present the Medora North Dakota Rodeo Association Badlands Rodeo at 6 p.m. at the Rancho Rama Arena in Medora. The rodeo will feature 360 cowboys and cowgirls competing for top prize money. In addition, live music and dancing will be featured at the post rodeo street dance, starting at 9 p.m. next to Boots Bar & Grill. Tickets for the rodeo are $10 and can be purchased at the gate. Children up to 12 years of age get in free. For further information, call 623-2000.

The Swedish Heritage Society of Northwest North Dakota will host Svenska Flaagan (Flag Day) at the Scandinavian Heritage Society, 1020 S. Broadway. At 9 a.m., Swedish flags will be displayed with coffee and treats. At 6 p.m., a potluck meal will be held.


The Minot Adult Learning Center GED Summer Program will run June 17-19 and June 24-26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 857-4488 with questions or stop by 1609-4th Ave. NW during business hours.

Minot Area Dollars for Scholars is sponsoring a family 5k fun run/walk at Oak Park on June 14. Run day registration is from 8 to 8:45 a.m. The run will begin at 9 a.m. The entry fee is $20 for individuals and $40 for a family. For more information or to request a registration form, email or contact Kathleen at 839-2761.

The North Dakota Stockmen’s Association is hosting its annual Spring Roundup meeting series, “Promotion in Motion,” June 9-14 across the state. Meetings begin with a social at 5:30 p.m., followed by a free supper and a short program featuring NDSA President Jason Zahn and NDSA Executive Vice President Julie Ellingson, who will provide recaps of the NDSA’s latest work. The pair will be joined by representatives from the North Dakota Beef Commission, who will discuss the history and importance of the beef checkoff in North Dakota and in the U.S. North Dakota Beef Commission Chairman Clark Price will be at the District 5 and 6 Spring Roundups. NDSA District 6 Chairman Roger Effertz of Granville will host that district’s Spring Roundup on Friday, June 13, at the Granville Community Center in Granville. NDSA District 5 Chairman Winton Wold of Watford City will host that district’s Spring Roundup on Saturday, June 14, at Fox Hill Golf Course in Watford City. The Spring Roundups are free and open to members and non-members alike. For more information, call 223-2522 or visit (