What’s Up Wednesday!

What’s Up This Weekend in the Grand Cities?

This weekend, TEDxGrand Forks hosts its open mic night.

Thursday, November 20

TEDxGrand Forks Open Mic Night

  • Empire Arts Center, 7:00 pm
  • Hear from potential speakers for TEDx: Grand Forks

“Into the Woods”

  • Burtness Theatre, 7:00 pm
  • Winner of the Tony Award for Best Score and Best Book
  • For more information, click here

Karaoke

  • El Roco, 9:00 pm

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What’s Up Wednesday!

What’s Up This Weekend in the Grand Cities?

This weekend, start your holiday shopping by browsing the wares at the Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase at the Alerus Center.

Thursday, November 6

TEDxGrand Forks Salon: Design

  • Daktyl Tattoo, 8:00 pm
  • Live speaker, TED Talk, discussion
  • Limited to 50 attendees
  • Admission: $4 suggested donation

UND Volleyball

  • Betty Engelstad Sioux Center, 7:00 pm
  • vs. Montana State

Karaoke

  • El Roco, 9:00 pm

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What’s Up Wednesday!

What’s Up This Weekend in the Grand Cities?

This weekend, the Alerus Center hosts The BIG Show.

Thursday, October 23

UND Women’s Volleyball

  • Betty Engelstad Sioux Center, 7:00 pm
  • vs. Northern Arizona

Autumn Art Auction Exhibition

  • North Dakota Museum of Art, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

“Our Town”

  • Red River High School, 7:30 pm

Karaoke

  • El Roco, 9:00 pm

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What’s Up Wednesday!

What’s Up This Weekend in the Grand Cities?

This weekend, the University of North Dakota celebrates Homecoming with a parade, football, and more!

Thursday, October 9

Doubt: A Parable

  • Empire Arts Center (Studio E), 7:30 pm
  • A progressive young Priest’s conduct comes under question by Sister Aloysius Beauvier, a veteran nun twice his age.
  • Tickets: $15

Little Green Bag Pop-up Shops

  • Grand Forks Country Club, 5:00 pm
  • Shop a variety of stores and vendors, food & beverages
  • Admission: $20

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What’s Up Wednesday!

What’s Up This Weekend in the Grand Cities?

This weekend, GGFYP hosts the Great Plains Young Professionals Summit.

Thursday, September 18

Great Plains Young Professionals Summit

  • Empire Arts Center, 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Downtown Gallery Walk – 6:00 pm
  • Social – 8:00 pm
  • To register for the Summit, click here

Punchgut: “Hotdogs, Hamburgers & Hand Grenades”

  • Third Street Gallery, 11:00 am – 2:45 pm
  • View work by artist Punchgut

Ultimate Dive Expo

  • Alerus Center, 5:00-9:00 pm
  • Browse merchandise from over 60 vendors
  • Admission: Free

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Great Plains Young Professionals Summit – Breakout Sessions

2014 Great Plains YP Summit: Sept 18-20, 2014 – Grand Forks, ND

This professional development event is open to all young professionals 21+ across the Midwest region. It will feature national keynote speakers, breakout sessions, and a vendor expo. It also includes unique networking opportunities featuring the Greater Grand Forks area: downtown art gallery walk and social at the Empire Arts Center, tour and social at the Ralph Engelstad Arena, and golf scramble.

The Summit is hosted by the Greater Grand Forks Young Professionals in a partnership with North Dakota Young Professionals. Register today!

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

No More Manic Mondays: Building a Culture Where Employees Want to Come to Work | Brianna Ludwig

Keep Stress and Worry in Perspective | Tasha Carlson

Being an Ally at Work, in the Work of Equity & Diversification | Dr. Malika Carter

Passion! 8 Steps to Find Yours | Mark Lindquist

Building an Investor Ready Business Model: Increase Your Likelihood of Getting Funded | Jenifer Bartman

Know Your Why | Chris Langei

Do More, Apologize Less: How Women Get Ahead in Business | Jill Nelson

The Four Secrets of Effective Communication | Jason Frenn

Start Ups and Small Business | Jon Handy

Financial Fitness | Renee Nilson

Leadership and Social Change | Carolyn Becraft

Becoming a Powerful Communicator: How to Lead People toward a Transformational Decision | Jason Frenn

Safety in the Digital Age of Business | Jill Baird

Workplace Wellness: We Got Your Back | Nicole Chine

Start and Celebrate the Journey | Missy Ohe

Generation Gaps | Lacey Dahlen

What’s Up Wednesday!

What’s Up This Weekend in the Grand Cities?

This weekend, take in the Potato Bowl USA festivities.

Thursday, September 4

Potato Bowl USA – French Fry Feed & Fireworks

  • University Park, 4:30 pm-Dusk
  • Games, concessions, Meet and Greet with UND athletes, and more!
  • Admission: Free
  • For a full list of Potato Bowl events, click here

Northern Cruz Car Club – “Cruz Night”

  • Culvers, 6:00 pm
  • Check out cool cars, trucks, and motorcycles

Thursday Karaoke

  • El Roco, 9:00 pm
  • Karaoke with a live DJ

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What’s Up Wednesday!

What’s Up This Weekend in the Grand Cities?

This weekend, enjoy a wide array of free live music.

Thursday, August 21

GGFYP Lunch & Learn

  • Rhombus Guys, Noon
  • $7 pizza buffet
  • Topics: How to be an effective board member, 42nd Street Arts Corridor

Dinner in the Galleries

  • North Dakota Museum of Art, 5:30 pm
  • Special meal prepared by Chef Justin Welsh
  • Admission: $35 per person – call for reservations (701) 777-5377

Northern Cruz Car Club – “Cruz Night”

  • Culvers, 6:00 pm
  • Check out cool cars, trucks, and motorcycles

Thursday Karaoke

  • El Roco, 9:00 pm
  • Karaoke with a live DJ

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Great Plains Young Professionals Summit – Meet Dr. Laurie Betting

Meet Dr. Laurie Betting – Keynote Speaker

Dr. Laurie Betting currently serves as the Associate Vice President for Health & Wellness at the University of North Dakota. She received her doctorate in Physical Therapy from UND, and started her career there in 2002, as the first-ever Wellness Director. She was responsible for research, design, development, and operation of the national award-winning student wellness center facility, which opened in September of 2006. UND is recognized as the third-healthiest campus in the nation, and the Wellness Center is one of the Top 25 centers nationwide. More importantly, the UND Wellness Center contributes to holistic student development, through partnerships with academic, student leadership, and community programs.Dr. Betting has also developed curriculum for the National Resource Center on Native American Aging, to address fitness and lifestyle issues among native elders. She currently serves as adjunct faculty through the UND Graduate School.

2014 Great Plains YP Summit: Sept. 18-20, 2014 – Grand Forks, ND

This professional development event is open to all young professionals 21+ across the Midwest region. It will feature national keynote speakers, breakout sessions and a vendor expo. It also includes unique networking opportunities featuring the Greater Grand Forks area: downtown art gallery walk and social at the Empire Arts Center, tour and social at the Ralph Engelstad Arena and golf scramble.

The Summit is hosted by the Greater Grand Forks Young Professionals in a partnership with North Dakota Young Professionals.

Register today! Early bird registration ends August 14!

What’s Up Wednesday!

What’s Up This Weekend in the Grand Cities?

This weekend, GGFYP hosts its second Connect the Parks event of the summer. Head to Pillsbury Park downtown to enjoy free live music.

Thursday, July 31

GGFYP Connect the Parks

  • Pillsbury Park (next to Urban Stampede), 6:00-9:00 pm
  • Live music, beer garden, food vendors
  • Admission: Free

NOVAC & Circle of Friends Fundraiser

  • Red River Angus Farm, 5:00 pm
  • Food, games, drinks, music, art auction, animals, raffles, games, and more!
  • Admission: Free will donation

Northern Cruz Car Club – “Cruz Night”

  • Culvers, 6:00 pm
  • Check out cool cars, trucks, and motorcycles

Thursday Karaoke

  • El Roco, 9:00 pm
  • Karaoke with a live DJ

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