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The Dickinson Public Library is launching its summer reading program on Tuesday with the theme "Saddle Up and Read Bookaroo." "We wanted something more western this year," said children's librarian Tina Kuntz. "After they turn in their completed logs, they get a bag of prizes and their name is put into a drawing for the grand prize, which is given away after Labor Day." She said the program is open to children ages preschool to grade 8. The younger children are asked to read 25 books.
Hettinger High School is presenting the long-running Broadway musical "Guys and Dolls" during two performances on Monday and Tuesday, May 14-15. Showtime is at 7 p.m. in the Roberts-Reinke Auditorium. The curtain rises on Broadway in New York. Three gamblers -- Nicely-Nicely, Benny and Rusty Charlie -- are pouring over the day's racing form in an effort to pick the day's winners. Nearby, is the Save-a-Soul Mission of the Salvation Army. Here, Sky Masterson, a happy-go-lucky fellow, meets Salvation Army lass, Sarah Brown.
School groups from across North Dakota are visiting Dickinson's Dakota Dinosaur Museum during the final days of the academic year.
A rummage sale to benefit The Dickinson Rotary Club's Guatemala school project is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, in Lloyd Moldenhauer's Quonset at 1551 Villard Street East. This year's sale features hand-made cabinets, utility cupboards, dressers, shelves and birdhouses. The birdhouses are made from scrap wood by Gary and Betty Jordan, who live 18 miles north of Mott. "It's to help the kids in Guatemala," said Gary. "I envy the guys who can go and help. This is the only way we can do it." Gary created the birdhouse pattern, which resembles a little log house.
The Hettinger High School Concert Choir is performing a commissioned choral piece during its spring band and choir concert on Tuesday, May 8. The program is at 7 p.m. in the Robert Reinke Auditorium under the direction of Gina Joyce. The Hettinger Music Boosters have provided funding for the commissioned piece. "They wanted to do something really special," said Joyce. She contacted her friend Dr. Tom Porter, associate professor of music at Bismarck State College.
Richardton-Taylor High School students are presenting the timeless musical "Grease," with performances on May 10-13 in the high school gymnasium. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, and at 8 p.m. on Friday. Directed by Susan Anderson, the performers bring Rydell High School back to life. "The kids have been asking to do 'Grease' for a lot of years.... I finally gave in," she said. The musical follows the storyline of the film "Grease," which was released in 1978. We see Danny and Sandy who met while vacationing at the beach.
A safecracker encounters an assortment of crazy characters when he attempts a robbery in a student-directed one-act comedy at Dickinson High School. The DHS Drama Department is presenting "Man of the House" at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, in the DHS Auditorium. DHS senior Laney Herauf is directing the play which was written by Robert Alan Blair. "Man of the House" concerns a slick and stylish safecracker who breaks into the house of the vacationing Mason family. While in the house, he is confronted by various unplanned visitors.
Betty Anton, Dickinson, shares her favorite recipes when entertaining at a card party or camping at the lake. Taco Dip is a great camping recipe served with tortilla chips. "It's good, you'll like it," she said. "And it's easy to make." She makes Strawberry Dessert Pizza whenever she's entertaining family at a holiday gathering. The crust is a big pizza-sized cookie made out of refrigerated sugar cookie dough. It's topped with cream cheese, strawberry Cool Whip and strawberries. The Cherry Cheesecake is one of her four favorite recipes which goes well at a summer barbecue.