Aug. 13

Work Smarter: a personal development series to build your career: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 13, University of Mary Campus, Watford City, 2209 Wolves Den Parkway, Suite 129A, Watford City. Cost: $350-$900. For information: 7013555166, workforcedevelopment@umary.edu. If you’re tired of working hard, why not work smarter instead? Smarter work habits lead to better outcomes and greater personal satisfaction. This training is offered in a bi-weekly format designed for employees at any career stage. Three sessions will engage participants in interactive experiences designed to improve communication, manage change and conflict, and develop effective writing and messaging strategies. This three day series will be held from 8:30am-4:00pm on July 30th, August 13, and August 27th.

Baby Story Time: 10-10:30 a.m. Aug. 13, Williston Public Library, 1302 Davidson Drive, Williston. For information: 701-774-8805, library@ci.williston.nd.us. Baby Story Time

The Surging, Thundering Herd: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 13, MonDak Heritage Center, 120 3rd Avenue Southeast, Sidney. For information: 406-433-3500, mdhc@richland.org. “THE SURGING, THUNDERING HERD: VINTAGE BISON ENGRAVINGS, 1766-1910, sponsored by the Historical Museum at Ft. Missoula, features a cornucopia of vintage engravings from Lee Silliman depicting the iconic animal of the American West—the buffalo, as it is commonly called. The show runs from June 4 to August 31, brought to the MonDak Heritage Center via the Montana Art Gallery Directors Association.

Williston City Commission: 6-8 p.m. Aug. 13, Williston City Hall, 22 East Broadway, Williston.

Aug. 14

Bringing Baby Home: 1-4 p.m. Aug. 14, CHI St. Alexius Health Williston, 1301 15th Avenue West, Williston. For information: 701-774-7400, dubicummings@catholichealth.net. A Baby Follow-Up Program is available for newborns and infants up to 4 months of age. A nurse will weigh and measure your baby and answer any questions you may have. A Board Certified Lactation Consultant will also be available to assist moms with any breastfeeding questions or concerns.

Epping City Council: 7-8 p.m. Aug. 14, Epping City Hall, Off State HWY 42, Williston. For information: (701) 859-5555, ecityofepping@yahoo.com. All city council meetings are the second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at Epping City Hall. The public is encouraged to attend. If you need to be added to the agenda, please contact the city auditor at least one week prior to meeting, the email address is: ecityofepping@yahoo.com. The City Hall and Pavilion can be rented for events. Request more information at (701) 859-5555 or by email.

Aug. 15

Faith Quilters: 1-2 p.m. Aug. 15, Faith United Methodist Church, 219 1st Avenue West, Williston. For information: (701) 572-7694, fumcwilliston@outlook.com. Faith Quilters

Summer Nights on Main: 5-9 p.m. Aug. 15, 119 E Broadway, 119 East Broadway, Williston. For information: 701-580-9343, willistondowntowners@gmail.com. Come Downtown for a performance from Skyline, food trucks, drinks, bouncy houses, kids activities, and MORE!! Admission is free, event runs from 5-9 PM THANK YOU to XTO Energy for being our sponsor for the August 15th Summer Nights on Main! See you there!!

Williams County Planning & Zoning: 6-7 p.m. Aug. 15, Williams County Planning & Zoning, 206 East Broadway, Williston. For information: 701-577-4500, communications@co.williams.nd.us. Williams County Planning & Zoning

Confluence History Book Club: 7-9 p.m. Aug. 15, Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center, 15349 39th Lane Northwest, Williston. For information: (701)-572-9034, histsoc@nd.gov. Join history buffs in a discussion of this month’s selected book. Free refreshments.

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