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The City of Minot offices will be closed Monday, July 4, for the holiday. That means: Minot Public Library is closed July 3-4 City landfill is closed July 3-4; reopens July 5 at 7 a.m. No residential garbage pickup on July. No public transit on July 4 For water emergencies, call 852-0111

The Minot Police Department knows and understands that the 4th of July is a very important holiday where we get together and celebrate with family, friends and neighbors. Fireworks are not permitted anywhere in the City of Minot and could result in a $150 fine. If you'd like to report fireworks, please call our non-emergency number at 701-852-0111. Please be as specific as possible when giving details of the call. Please do not call 911 to report fireworks violations.

The Velva Wildlife Club will be hosting their 3rd annual cook-off for charity event, Saturday July 2nd with 12 teams competing, - head to the club around 2pm, enjoy sampling, and entertainment for everyone, with plenty of shade and parking the Velva Wildlife club hopes to see you at the clubhouse!

The City of Minot is seeking volunteers to fill a temporary vacancy on the City Council until a special election is held in November. At its June 28 meeting, the Council agreed to consider volunteers to fill the opening on a short term basis until a special election is held on Nov. 8 in conjunction with the statewide general election. The Council vacancy was created when alderman Tom Ross was elected Mayor in June. The term of the Council seat formerly held by Ross expires in June 2024. Anyone interested in volunteering to temporarily fill the vacant council position until Nov. 8 should send a letter of interest to the City Clerk by 4 p.m. on July 13

Celebrate the 4th of July - Independence Day at Roosevelt Park, enjoy yard games, food trucks, enjoy yard games, live music and more! This event is free to attend and is happening from noon to 3pm.

First Baptist Church of Minot would like to invite your children and their friends ages 4 years through 5th GRADE to join them at their Monumental Vacation Bible School to be held July 10-14 from 6:00 to 8:30pm. Children will have a great time with the Bible stories, music, games, crafts, and snacks. You can register your child online at fbcminot.org. First Baptist Church is located at 200 3rd St. SW, Minot, next to the City Auditorium.

Monday July 25th your invited to grab your kite and head to the Minot Optimist Soccer Complex between 5p and 7p to fly your kite! - It's a kite flying party, bring out your kites and enjoy the views! - this event is free to attend.

JULY- MINOT AREA BLOOD DRIVES

Wednesday, July 6th

The Tioga Community will host a blood drive on Wednesday, July 6th in the basement of the hospital from 11:00-3:00. Call Shelby to schedule your appointment at 664-3305 ext. 9406

Thursday, July 14th

The Max FFA will host their Annual Blood Drive in the Vitalant donation bus which will be parked at Max Farm Services from 9:00-2:00. Make an appointment with Amanda at 240-2034 or any FFA Member in Max.

Thursday, July 14

The Minot Moose Club will host a Community Blood Drive at the Club in the Ballroom from 4:00-7:00. Call Sue to schedule your lifesaving donation at 833-5744.

Friday, July 15th

The Community of Towner will be hosting a blood drive at Zion Lutheran Church in Towner from noon to 5:30. Please Call Carol Natwick to schedule your lifesaving blood donation at 833-6681

Monday, July 18th

The West Minot Church of God is excited to host a Summer Blood Drive from 4:15-8:00 at the church on 16th Ave Sw. The Vitalant Bus will be parked in the parking lot for your donation. Call Brian at 240-2014 to schedule your appointment.

Monday July 18th

St. John the Apostle Church in Minot will be hosting a blood drive from 2:00-6:00 in the fellowship hall at the church. Please schedule your appointment by call Marilyn at 340-7555.

Tuesday, July 19th

It’s time for the Mohall community blood drive! Join us at the Community Center from noon to 6pm. Please call Michele to schedule your appointment at 718-833-2659. Thank you for your lifesaving donation.

Wednesday, July 20th

NorthStar Community Credit Union in Velva is sponsoring a community blood drive in the Vitalant Donation bus from 1:00-5:00. The bus will be parking in the lot behind the Credit Union. Call Sheryl to schedule your appointment at 338-2029

Wednesday, July 20th

The Kenmare Community will be hosting a blood drive at the Kenmare Fire Hall from noon to 6pm. Please take an hour from your day for this lifesaving donation. Call Robin at 467-3418 to secure your appointment.

Thursday, July 21st.

The Community of Rolette will host a blood drive from noon to 5:30. Join us at Valle Lutheran Church to make your blood donation. Walk in donors are welcome. To schedule your appointment, call Grace at 477-4771

Monday, July 25th

It’s time for the Belcourt Community Blood Drive and we need donors! The drive will be held at the Turtle Mountain Event Center from 11:30-5:00. Call Rhea to schedule your appointment at 278-1960

Tuesday, July 26th

Join us in Westhope for the Annual Robbie Conway Memorial Blood Drive! The Conway Family will host this blood drive at the Basin Service Office on Main Street in Westhope from noon to 5pm. Come celebrate the life of Robbie and wear that #2 Racing Gear in his honor. Call Lori to schedule your appointment at 263-7677

Thursday, July 28th

It is time for the Bottineau Community Blood Drive! Join us on the 28th as we save lives together. The drive will be held at the Ambulance Service Training Room from noon to 6pm. Call Betty to schedule your appointment at 263-4359

Friday, July 29th

It is time for the Annual Nathan Artz Memorial Blood Drive! This drive continues to be one of the biggest blood drives in the state of North Dakota! The memory of this amazing young man’s life continues to touch those around him with blood donations made in his memory. What started as an Eagle Scout Project continues with his family and serves as his legacy. The Blood Drive will be held at Little Flower Church from 9:00-3:00. Call Brenda to secure your donation time at 263-7531

There will be a "Alive at 25" Defensive Driving Course Sunday, July 17th from 4:320


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