Area Events


Bismarck-Mandan Area Events



Ends 7/30 - Miracle Treat Day to benefit local Children's Miracle Network Hospitalsis coming up on Thursday, July 30th at all participating DQ locations. During the 10th annual Miracle Treat Day, one dollar or more from every Blizzard Treat sold at participating locations will be donated to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, which raises funds and awareness for 170 children's hospitals across the United States and Canada. All of the funds raised stay in local communities. For more information, visit

Ends 7/30 - Parents! Are you looking for a high quality preschool program designed to help your child prepare for Kindergarten?  BECEP/Head Start is taking applications for income eligible children ages 3 & 4.  For more information call: 323-4400.

Ends 8/7 – Target Corporation Charity Golf Tournament to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation on Friday, August 7th with registration kicking off at 9am at Hawktree & 10am at Prairie West Golf Course.  This is a 4 person scramble with silent auction, lunch and refreshments available & a chance at winning a Subaru or Chevrolet for the first hole-in-one at each golf course sponsored by Kupper Chevrolet!  For more information, to be a sponsor or make a donation call, Barb Schmitcke at 701-250-3180.

Ends 8/20 – The Missouri Valley Coalition For Homeless People will be holding the 7th annual Missouri Valley Region Project Connect on August 20th from 3p to 7pm at the Bismarck Veterans Memorial Public Library This is a one day event to provide services such as; meals & beverages, haircuts, job services, ID Services, Health & Dental Information, Military Affairs & Veterans Services & more! For more information go to,

8/27 - The Central Dakota Veteran's "Stand Down" will be held Thursday August 27th from 10am to 3pm at the Bismarck Amvets.  This is an event that assists veterans in need, with VA benefit information, medical referrals, a meal and a haircut. If you need local transportation or for more information call John at 425-6812.

Ends 9/8 – The 19th Annual Tribal Leaders Summit & Tradeshow is coming up September 8th through the 10th at the Bismarck Event Center.  Tradeshow Exhibitors, Sponsors and Vendors are encouraged to participate with opportunities to gather with Tribal Leaders and Community members from Tribal Nations across the Great Plains Region. For additional Summit Tradeshow information and forms go to,, and click on Summit.

Ends 9/28 - Burleigh & Morton County extension offices & the North Dakota Game and Fish will be offering a six week hunter’s education class geared to area youth 11yrs & older starting Aug 17. The class will run on Monday’s from 6-8:30p with the last class being Sept 28. The class is free and open to the public. Parents of enrolled youth who wish to take the class must also register. All classes will be taught at the Burleigh County Extension Office. To register, please visit: .


  Ends xx/xx- Alzheimer’s disease is the most under-recognized public health crisis of the 21st century. No one should face Alzheimer’s or another dementia alone. There are people who understand and the Alzheimer’s Association has help available.  As the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research, the Alzheimer’s Association has FREE caregiver resources through the North Dakota Dementia Care Services Program. Call the 24/7 Helpline at 1-800-272-3900 or visit to learn more.

 Ends xx/xx- NWS PEACE Program is currently seeking caring families in our area to host high school age international exchange students.  Students are ages 15-18 and are available for “adoption” for 5-12 months.  Students come with medical insurance and spending money; you provide a loving home, 3 meals a day, a bed, (continue next page)   (from previous page)  and a lifetime experience for the student as well as your family.  For more information call 866-846-3977 or go online to

Ends xx/xx- You can make the world a better place where it matters most -- right in your own hometown.  The North Dakota Community Foundation has been improving the lives of North Dakota citizens and their communities since 1976.  They administer over 500 chatitable funds, including 56 community foundations and over 200 scholarships for North Dakota youth.  Find out how you can make a difference in your hometown and leave a legacy for the next generations of North Dakotans.  Call the North Dakota Community Foundations at 222-8349 for more information or go online to  

 Ends xx/xx- United Way Backpack Program sponsors are needed for 2015.  You or your business can provide weekend meals to nearly 500 children in the Bismarck-Mandan community for only two thousand dollars.  A gift of just five dollars ensures that a child has healthy meals when school is out of session.  Visit and click "give" to ensure students succeed in school.

 Ends xx/xx- Did you know that there are medical grants available for families struggling with child health-related expenses?  The United Healthcare Children’s Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2013 grant program.  Grants, up to $5,000, are available to help families who need financial assistance.  Go online to apply at

Ends xx/xx- Tracy’s Sanctuary House is in need of volunteers and/or donations.  Tracy’s House is open day and night to those individuals that are facing traumatic emergency situations while awaiting word on their loved ones who need medical care.  If you would like to donate please consider these items: Office supplies, Bottled Water, Bath Tissue, Pillows, Sheets, Gift Certificates and Monetary donations.  Please call 258-5889 for more info.

Ends xx/xx- If you’re a non-profit organization that would like to make an announcement here or on one of our 6 radio stations, please submit your Public Service Announcement at least 2 weeks prior to your event. Mail to: PSA Director PO Box 2156 Bismarck, ND 58502 or email,