Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Range Creative Art Center Classes

HIBBING — Range Artists Association, Range Creative Art Center, 328 W. Howard St., announce the upcoming fall class lineup.

Instructor: Dale Timmerman, Tuesday evenings — 6 to 8:30 p.m. Beginning Oct. 5 through April 2011 This class is for all skill levels. No preregistration required.
Bring your equipment with you or if you need supplies some may be available for purchase. Come and join the group and experience many different types of carving and conversation. There is no charge for the first class. For more information, call
263-6785 or visit

Instructor: Dotty Baertschy, 4 sessions — Thursday evenings Oct. 7, 21, 28 and Nov. 4
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dottie will show you how to draw with the correct proportions and measurements, light, reflective light and shading plus many tips in developing your drawing skills. This course will cover many subjects such as the human face and figure, parallel and angular perspective, view points and composition which will equip you to create art such as still like, portraits, scenery and simple architectural drawing. Bring a couple of No. 2 pencils, a good eraser, drawing tablet and a ruler. For more information, call 263-6785 or visit

Instructor: Mark Sauer 1 session — Monday, Oct. 11, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Still don’t know how to use all of your settings on your digital camera? Want to take better photos? Well this is the class for you. Mark will bring the class through the basics of digital camera operation and photographic techniques.

1 session — Monday, Oct.25, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. This class is designed for intermediates or those who are somewhat knowledgeable about digital camera photography. Your questions will be answered here. This is a great follow up to the basics beginner’s class. For more information, call 263-6785 or visit

Instructor: Jamie McDougall 1 session — Saturday, Oct. 23, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. This beginner’s project will be a wall hanging using appliqué techniques. Please bring a bag lunch. For more information, call 263-6785 or visit
You may also contact Jamie at 263-4289 or 218-966-7281.

CLASS (aka line and wash) Instructor: Louise Lundin 4 sessions — Thursdays Oct. 21, 28, and Nov. 4 and 11 1 to 3:30 p.m. Get ready to draw and paint with your watercolor brush. Demonstrations will emphasize how to create works of art using
ink and free color washes or ink plus color with a dry brush. Painters may paint the daily demo or work from your own photos. A watercolor brush has been called “the expressive companion of the painter’s heart.” At the end of each lesson students
will have completed work to sign and take home. For more information, call 263-6785 or visit Material list can be viewed at: — click on workshops

Most class sizes are limited so sign up soon.

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Open House Lift Off Campaign

Join us September 18 - 26 for our FREE!! Open House Lift Off Campaign at the Paulucci Space Theatre.

“We’re having an open house to show the community and the region what the Paulucci Space Theatre has to offer,” he said. “The more people we get at the open house the less likely we are to close because it shows the college and the powers that be that we’re important to the community, the area and the region.” For more information go to:

September 18 Saturday
  • 12 - 4 pm: Solar Viewing Astronomy Club *Weather Permitting
  • 1 pm: “Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia”
  • 2 pm: “Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia”
  • 3 pm: “Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia”
  • 6 -9 pm: Invitation Only Cancelled
September 19 Sunday
  • 1 pm: “Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia”
  • 2 pm: “Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia”
  • 3 pm: “Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia”
  • 7 pm: “Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia”

September 20 Monday

  • 10:30 – 11:30 am: “Larry Cat in Space” & Faces of the Moon Activity
  • 1 pm: “Wolves”
  • 3 pm: Phases of the Moon Activity
  • 4 pm: “Wolves”
  • 6 pm: Donald Graves "Living Sustainably in an Age of Climate Change."
  • 7 pm: “Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia”
September 21 Tuesday
  • 10:30 – 11:30 am: “Wonderful World of Water” & Cloud Activity
  • 12 pm: Allen Lipke “Neutrinos & Dark Matter”
  • 1 pm: “Forces of Nature”
  • 3 pm: Wind and Weather Activity
  • 4 pm: “Forces of Nature”
  • 6 pm: Allen Lipke “Neutrinos & Dark Matter”
  • 7 pm: “Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia”
September 22 Wednesday
  • 10:30 – 11:30 am: “Little Star that Could” & Solar System Mobile
  • 1 pm: “Solar Max”
  • 3 pm: Solar System Mobile
  • 4 pm: “Solar Max”
  • 6 pm: Dale Kentoph “Black Holes & Neutron Stars”
  • 7 pm: Night Sky
  • 8 - 9 pm: Telescope viewing *Weather Permitting

September 23 Thursday

  • 10 am - 1 pm: MDA Lock-up

September 24 Friday

  • 10:30 – 11:30 am: “Stars & Constellations” & Constellation Activity
  • 1 pm: “Bears”
  • 3 pm: “Stars & Constellations” & Constellation Activity
  • 4 pm: “Bears”
  • 7 pm: “Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia”

September 25 Saturday

  • 12 - 4 pm: Solar Viewing Astronomy Club
  • 1 pm: “Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia”
  • 2 pm: “Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia”
  • 3 pm: “Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia”
  • 7 pm: Night Sky
  • 8 - 9 pm: Telescope Viewing *Weather Permitting

September 26 Sunday

  • 1 pm: “Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia”
  • 2 pm: “Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia”
  • 3 pm: “Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia”
  • 7 pm: “Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia”

All programs free this week! Donations gladly welcome.


Fairview North Star Hospice is looking for more volunteers to serve a growing number of patients. Volunteers are needed that are willing to assist patients and their families by providing
support services such as companionship, fixing a light meal or running errands.

All hospice volunteers must participate in a training program held at the HealthLine North Star Hospice office located at the Mesabi Mall in Hibbing. The next training sessions are scheduled for Monday, Sept. 20 through Thursday, Sept. 23, from 4 :30 to 7:30 p.m.

Volunteer participants will learn about communication, family dynamics, death and dying, bereavement and other essential skills for serving patients and their families receiving hospice care. A great effort is made to match patients, families and volunteers so that common likes and hobbies are shared. This makes the relationship more comfortable and rewarding for all involved.

Volunteers are scheduled according to their availability. Every effort is made to work together to ensure assignments meet volunteer and patients comfort levels.

If you are interested in a volunteer position that could change your life, call Judy Sweet, volunteer coordinator, at 262-6982.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Scouting in Hibbing

During the month of September area Cub Scout packs will be holding sign up and informational nights at local schools and churches. Cub Scouts is for boys and families in first through fifth grade, or 7-10 years old. Cub Scouts do things and go places. Cubs go camping, take part in community events, take field trips and other fun outdoor adventures. Cub Scouts earn awards.

Activities are used to achieve the aims of scouting — citizenship training, character development and personal fitness. While having fun, Cubs earn badges and awards. Every reward represents a
new skill. Cub Scouting has a purpose. Apart from the fun and excitement, the aim of Cub Scouting is to help boys grow into good citizens who are strong in character and personally fit. Fun with a purpose. Flyers with additional details will be distributed at schools in Hibbing.

Pack 9 - School night is September 20th at 6:30 p.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church Aprille C. 262-1274

Pack 13 - School night is September 16th at 6:00 p.m. in the Greenhaven School Cafeteria Jaime 262-2678

Pack 16 - School night is September 16th at 6:30 p.m. at the Assumption School. Dennis - 263-7281

For more information on how to join Cub Scouts in Hibbing, Cherry, Keewatin or Nashwauk, call Lee Iverson at 262-4332.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Education Forum in Hibbing

Preparing a world class workforce: How can Minnesota students achieve better outcomes in the K-12 system? Learn about the Minnesota Chamber's recommendations and provide your feedback!

Tuesday, September 14 at 8:00 a.m. at the Hibbing Park Hotel/Grandma's in the Park

Minnesota does pretty well nationally. But the numbers behind the statistics are not quite as positive - and Minnesota employers have known this for a long time. Only 73 percent of Minnesota seniors graduated on time in 2007. MnSCU reports that nearly 40% of students need remedial learning; and Minnesota has the second highest achievement gap in the country.

Join us for a discussion addressing necessary education reforms that will improve the quality of our future workforce by addressing ways to close the achievement gap, and improve student outcomes including high quality teachers; and learn about ways that your voice can be heard to make these changes.

Please confirm your attendance by contacting Kim Anderson at or 651-292-4676 or the Hibbing Area Chamber of Commerce at 218-262-3895 .

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