Burleigh County Opens Self-Fill Sandbagging Sites

Pause for Poetry

  Your next walk in a park may include a dose of poetry. Dakota West Arts Council (DWAC) and Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) have joined forces to create, install and fill Poetry Boxes throughout Bismarck’s parks. The goal …
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July Celebration – Events all Month

Come out and play with Bismarck Parks and Recreation during July Celebration, a whole lot of fun to celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month. There’s so much to do, see and experience. Make a commitment to be outside to be …
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