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June 21st is deadline day to be apart of the North Dakota State Parade. New this year after the June 21st deadline no more entries will be accepted. Parade Day is July 20th and click HERE to enter your float or business in this year's North Dakota State Parade in Minot!

The Roosevelt Park Pool is open for the season, The Roosevelt Park Pool summer hours are • Monday to Thursday: 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM & 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM • Friday to Sunday: 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM Admission is priced at $5 per person for ages 6 and up, which includes access to both the main pool, slides, and the kiddy pool. Children aged 5 and under receive complimentary entry to the pool area.

The Souris Valley Amateur Radio Club is excited to announce its participation in the annual Amateur Radio Field Day event, taking place on June 22-23 outdoors near the Magic City Discovery Center. This event is open to the public and offers a unique opportunity to learn about amateur radio, see it in action, and even get on the air. Event will start at 10am on Saturday, and end at 3pm on Sunday.

The Minot Police Department is excited to announce our "I Got Caught" program, which recognizes youth who are seen wearing safety helmets while riding their bikes, skateboards, scooters, or rollerblades. "Jar+Cone is generously providing free ice cream to children our officers spot wearing safety helmets this summer, further reinforcing our community's commitment to safety."

Join Minot parks and their park guide as they take you on a stroll on one of Minot's Trails. On each walk, we will highlight the different flora, fauna, and natural landscapes unique to each trail.

July 23 – Outdoor Family Recreation Area @ 6:00 pm 

It is back!  The FIVE BUCK BBQ at Oak Park on Tuesday, June 25th between 11 am and 1 pm - Shelter #9, turn left at the entrance.

Enjoy a freshly grilled burger, chips, drink &  cookie! Lunch will be served to-go, drive thru style! 

Purchase your meal with cash, check or cards - all accepted. Take your lunch to a picnic table at the park, or head back to your office or home! 

Proceeds benefit Companions for Children - Youth Mentoring!

Vitalant Promotions and Blood Drives

June 18th:

Minnewaukan Trinity Free Lutheran Church is host for our blood drive today! Vitalant staff will be there to help you save a life! Stop by 115 Main Street or call Beth at 701-381-9510. A single car accident victim can require as many as 100 units of blood. Donate one to contribute to saving their life!


June 19th:

The American Lutheran Church in Stanley will be hosting a drive today from 11 – 5 at 403 First St SW. Ashley would love to have you come in or schedule an appointment with her to help our area hospitals with their blood supply. You can call her at 701-629-1735 to make you appointment. First-time donors are needed in the Stanley area. If you have never donated before, here is a good opportunity to do so. Grab a friend and bond while helping people you will never meet – the greatest act of kindness there is!


June 20th:

Ryan Honda of Minot has scheduled their blood drive for today from 11-2 at their South Broadway location. The Vitalant staff and Blood Mobile will be onsite to make this a convenient and easy way to make your donation. To schedule your appointment, call Emily at 701-858-8605. If you are looking for a vehicle or having service work completed on your vehicle, take some time to step out to the blood mobile and save a life!


June 21st:

Ag Country Farm Credit Services is kicking of their weekend by hosting a drive from 9-11 this morning. The Vitalant Blood Mobile will be on location along with the friendly Vitalant staff to help you donate today! Stop by 1400 31st Ave SW in Minot to save up to 3 lives with one pint! Call Brittani at 701-852-1265 and she will get you on the schedule for their drive today!

REM of Minot is also hosting the Vitalant crew and Blood Mobile. Their drive is set to run from 1-3:30 at their 1905 2nd St SE location. You can call Kristin at 701-290-2320 to set up your appointment. Did you know that Blood and platelets cannot be manufactured, they can only come from volunteer donors. Not only will you feel good about the selfless act of kindness donating brings but, you will feel even better when you get the message that your blood products have been used!


June 24th:

The Donnybrook Legion Auxiliary Post 95 is sponsoring a blood drive today at the Carpio Senior Citizens Center. Come to Main Street today from 1-7 and visit with friends while impacting strangers! Mary Ann would love to set you up with an appointment. Give her a call at 701-482-7877. Never donated before? No problem! Our qualified staff will be on hand to walk you through the process. They will even hold your hand and visit with you to ensure you have the best experience possible.


June 26th:

The Rugby Community will welcome the Vitalant crew today with a drive at the Calvary Evangelical Free Church located at 305 4th St SW from 10 – 3. The Rugby community knows that every 2 seconds someone in America is in need of blood and they host drives regularly to ensure the blood needs of our area hospitals are met. Call Wanda at 701-739-8462.

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