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ArtWise ArtCamp4Kids! – Saturday, Oct. 8 & Oct. 22

 

This Saturday and Sat. Oct. 22nd,  if your child is  in grades 3-5, sign them up for ArtWise’s Art Camp!

Taking place at the Hughes Fine Arts Center at UND your child can sign up:

Pottery: Child’s pottery will be kiln fired. Pick up at ArtWise office in 10 days

Painting:  Children will learn techniques from adult artists. Dress for painting!

Video Puppets:  Sock puppets will star; children will speak, edit and upload

Sculpture: Wood, wire, beads, metal bits, cardstock and plaster = free form art

 

Each class is $8. You may choose up to 3 classes per Saturday.

Each session is 1 hour long. Children will move from class to class in one building.  Class size is limited to 15 students.

Registration table opens at 8:30 a.m. Classes start at 8:45 a.m.

A snack will be available.  Classes end at 12:30 p.m.

Register and make payment by October 4. All classes must be pre-paid.

Go Online at www.artwise4kids.com

 

There’s Still Time to Sign Up!

 

There’s still time to sign your kids up for FLAG FOOTBALL or T-BALL and music classes at Arioso Music Academy or Music and Me classes at UND.

The YMCA youth sports start THIS SATURDAY. Flag football is open to children grades 1-4 and T-Ball is open to ages 4-6. Call 701.775.2586 for more information.

Call 701.777.2830 to sign up for Music and Me classes at UND. The class is open to ages infant-5 ½ years old. www.musictherapyinmotion.com. Classes start next week.

For various Kindermusik classes at Arioso Music Academy call 701.738.0088. There are LOTS of classes at lots of different times throughout the week. Classes run for 14 weeks and START next week!

Sioux Fan Fest Sat. Sept. 10

It may only be the beginning of September, but hockey season is just around the corner! UND’s Department of Athletics is hosting it’s third annual Sioux Fan Fest on Saturday, Sept. 10, at Ralph Engelstad Arena from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at ice level in the main arena.

The  Fighting Sioux men’s and women’s hockey teams will be there and will take part in autograph sessions, a skills station (for 8th-graders and younger) and question-and-answer sessions on the media stage.

A free lunch will be provided to fans courtesy of the Midco Sports Network, and the first 1,000 fans through the doors will receive a free Fighting Sioux and Midco Sports Net acrylic mug. One lucky fan will also be selected to win a 32-inch, high definition television.

Other fun-filled activities include:

  • Get your picture taken with the MacNaughton Cup and Broadmoor Trophy!
  • Take part in the Sioux Kids Club activities area or sign up if you’re not already a member! While you’re there, register and learn more about Sioux Crew and the Fighting Sioux Club.
  • Sign up for the chance to ride the Zamboni at men’s and women’s hockey games!
  • Pick up FREE promotional items such as schedule posters and pocket schedules!
  • Hit up the grab-bag stations. For only $3 fans can purchase a grab bag full of Sioux memorabilia. Random bags will be stuffed with tickets to men’s and women’s hockey games.

Fans will be limited to one outside item for autographs and UND athletics will be providing an autograph card to the first 500 fans.

Parents are encouraged to register their children for one of the skills session upon arrival as space is limited for each session.

For more information, contact the UND athletics marketing office at 701.777.2237.

What’s Happening: Mon. Sept. 5

HAPPY LABOR DAY!

@Lake Agassiz Elementary

St. Paul’s Playgroup 10am-12pm – all are welcome!

@ Minneapolis/St. Paul

Last Day of Minnesota State Fair

@ Science Museum of Minnesota

Last day of King Tut Exhibit

@ online

Sign your child up to audition for the Grand Cities Children’s Choir

Sign the family up for the Choice Financial 10K Fun Run/Walk

Sign your child up for swim lessons at the YMCA

Sign your child up for the youth sports programs at the YMCA

Sign your child up for music classes at UND or at Arioso Music Academy

Sign your child up for the Greater Grand Forks Community Theater Fall Workshops

Sign your child up for the Sioux Kids Club

Check out the ECFE and the PIC websites and consider going to a session

Buy pre-sale tickets to Barney’s Birthday party at the Alerus Center (10/11/11)

What’s Happening: Sat. Sept. 3

 

@ Town Square

Farmer’s Market. 9am-2pm

@ Michael’s Arts and Crafts

Grandparents Day Make-It and Take-It Craft. 10 am

@ The Betty

UND Women’s Volleyball vs.  Southern Utah. 7pm.

@ Sky Vu Drive In

Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Dusk

@ Minneapolis/St. Paul

Minnesota State Fair

@ Science Museum of Minnesota

King Tut Exhibit

@ Minot

Black Eyed Peas Concert

What’s Happening: Thurs. Sept. 1

@ Grand Forks Public Library

Toddler Storytime 10am

@ Red River Valley Gymnastics

Bug Time Open Gym 10:30am-11:30am

@ Arioso Music Academy 2524 S. Washington

Auditions for Northern Valley Youth Orchestra www.noyvo.org

@ Pasley Ballet School

Open House and Registration 4-7pm. 1002 Park Drive 701.746.5973

@ Alerus Center

UND Football vs. Drake University 7pm

@ Science Museum of Minnesota

King Tut Exhibit

@ Minneapolis/St. Paul

Minnesota State Fair

@ online/get more information about:

purchase pre-sale tickets to Barney’s Birthday at the Alerus Center (see previous post)

sign-up for music classes at Music Therapy In Motion OR Arioso Music Academy  (see previous post)

check out ECFE (Early Childhood Family Education) (see previous post)

sign the kids up for Community Theater fall workshops (see previous post)

get the kids membership to the Sioux Kids Club (see previous post)

buy tickets for the Black Eyed Peas concert benefitting Minot Rising (see previous post)

UND Football vs. Drake: Sept. 1, 2011 – 7pm

It’s almost September 1st and that means it is football season in North Dakota! Tomorrow night is the season opener of UND’s football team vs. the Drake Bulldogs! Kickoff is 7pm at the Alerus Center but the tailgating lot opens at 2pm. It will also be the Military Appreciation game.

Get out there and support UND in its home opener! Wear your green and white and get your game face on!

You can buy tickets online at ticketmaster.com, in person at the Alerus Center or Ralph Engelstad Arena or call 1-800-745-3000.

Don’t forget if your child is a member of the Sioux Kids Club he/she will get free admission to all home football games! (among other benefits) You can sign up for the Sioux Kids Club ($25 membership fee) at www.fightingsioux.com . Go Sioux!

Sioux Kids Club

We live in a state without professional sports, but luckily we live in a city with a great university and fantastic athletics that really invites the local community to be a part of the UND tradition. Your kids ages 3-14, in eighth grade or younger can join the Sioux Kids Club. You must rejoin Sioux Kids Club every year to renew your membership and receive a NEW t-shirt and other fun stuff!

Join the Sioux Kids Club today for a behind-the-scenes look into how Sioux athletes become part of championship teams! As a member, you will also help Fighting Sioux athletes go to college! Sioux Kids Club membership dollars directly support the Fighting Sioux Club, in the form of the Sioux Kids Club Impact Scholarship. In the 2010-2011 season, Sioux Kids Club membership dollars raised $11,680 for the Impact Scholarship which is divided up among two Fighting Sioux athletes each year.

What does my $25 membership include?

  • FREE admission to all home games for volleyball, women’s hockey, men’s and women’s basketball and football!
  • FREE admission to one 2011-12 men’s hockey home game
  • Opportunity to interact with Fighting Sioux coaches and student-athletes at exclusive Sioux Kids Club events.
  • Official Sioux Kids Club 2011-12 T-shirt
  • Sioux Kids Club membership card
  • Official Sioux Kids Club Birthday Card
  • Sioux Kids Club Fan Button
  • Official monthly e-newsletter
  • Opportunities to be the Sioux Kids Club Captain of the Game

Captain of the Game

Want to have an all-access tour of the locker room, have your name announced at the game, or even take the field, ice or court with your favorite Sioux athlete?  Only Sioux Kids Club members have the opportunity to be selected as Captain of the Game. Once you become a member, remember to check the sports in which you would be interested in being the Captain for. Captains are selected at random.

How do I register?

  • Visit www.fightingsioux.com
  • Visit the Ralph Engelstad Arena Sioux Shop during regular business hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 AM to 6 PM; Sunday 12 to 5 PM.
  • Visit First State Bank during regular business hours: Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM.

If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Alphson, marketing coordinator, at LisaA@theralph.com or 701-777-0726.

 Join now! The first home football game is THIS THURSDAY, Sept. 1 UND vs. Drake @ the Alerus Center!

Fire Sale @ the Betty Thurs. Aug 25 & Fri. Aug 26

Do you have UND sport fans in your household? Do you like a good deal? Then this Thursday and Friday, Aug. 25 & 26th could be your lucky day! The Sioux Shop (located at the Ralph Engelstad Arena) is hosting a “Fire Sale” at the (attached) Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The sale is from 12pm-8pm both days. The whole family can show its team spirit at a fraction of the original cost!

Items on sale survived the fire this past summer at the Ralph and will be 40% off the original cost. There are slight signs of damage from the fire but most items are said to have no visible damage. All sales are final, and no exchanges or returns will be given on Fire Sale merchandise.

Items currently in the Sioux Shop are not included in the Fire Sale discount.

Doors will open at noon, and guests are asked to park on the north side of the building and enter through the main doors.

www.theralph.com

www.siouxshop.com

Ralph Engelstad Arena
One Ralph Engelstad Arena Drive
Grand Forks, North Dakota 58203

Phone: 701.777.4167

 

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