Blackduck residents are committed to supporting their community, and do so through a variety of organizations. There is something for everyone in Blackduck.
Within the Blackduck School District, there are several active 4H clubs: Open Ranger Ropers, Nebish Northstars, Blackduck Flaming Star and Battle River Beavers. For more information on 4H, contact Anne Marie Ward, the program coordinator for Beltrami County.
7223 Fairgrounds Rd NW
Bemidji, MN 56601
AmVets is a national veteran’s organization which is open to all veterans with an honorable discharge, or any service member currently serving. Blackduck AmVest Post #101 was chartered in the fall of 2010. The organization meets the third Tuesday at 7:00 pm at the Blackduck Community Library. The primary focus of this organization is to assist veterans and their families. The group has two major fundraisers: the selling of hand crafted flag display boxes, and collecting deer hides. Money raised in these programs go for local scholarships and to assist local veterans in need.
Commander Robert Klug Sr.
Membership Director Russ Kunkel
The Center provides a "stepping back in time" experience that can be enjoyed by area residents as well as tourists and visitors to the area. Check out the one-room home, the railroad and logging display, the early schoolroom and many other exhibits to feel that nostalgia for days gone by. The TIN PAN gALLErY, co-located with the history center, is an outlet for area artists to showcase their work.
Spring: Wayside Rest Park flower planting.
Memorial Day Weekend: Plant flowers at the cemetery.
Summer: Plant flowers in pots around the city sidewalks.Planting rock coloring at the Blackduck Public Library's Summer Reading Program
July: "Uffta Taco" stand at the Woodcarver's Festival.
Blackduck Summer Baseball is a program for youth ages 6-15. Players are grouped within the following classes; T-Ball (ages 6-7), Midgets (ages 8-9), Little League (ages 10-12) and Babe Ruth (ages 13-15). This parent-driven organization has been active in Blackduck for more than 30 years.
Held the last Saturday in July, the Woodcarvers Festival showcases wood working crafts of all kinds from craftsman across the nation. Come and see a huge variety of arts and crafts and great food! The festival is located at the Wayside Park in Blackduck along U.S. Hwy. 71. For date and time details, please visit our Community Calendar.
Blackduck Wrestling Club is open for youth grades pre-K through 6th. This parent driven organization has been active in Blackduck for more than 20 years.
Curt & Tammy Frenzel
Jay & Laurie Reiplinger
General Federated Women’s Club (GFWC) is an international organization dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service. GFWC Blackduck Tri Sigma was founded in 1926 and focuses on three areas; Study, Service, and Social Ability. GFWC Blackduck Tri Sigma meets nine times a year. Each meeting includes a short program and time to interact with women of the Blackduck community. The group also carries out year-long fundraising projects to benefit Blackduck. The Blackduck Community Library has been an ongoing service project for the group.
Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin Lakes and Pines
Blackduck offers Bone Builders Osteoporosis prevention exercise groups. The group meets at 9 a.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at Faith Lutheran Church.
A support group to encourage you as you make changes to live a healthy lifestyle. This includes sound nutrition and exercise plans to reach weight goals set by you and your healthcare professional. The Blackduck Chapter meets every Monday at 10:45 am in the Youth Group Room at Blackduck Evangelical Free Church, 241 Oscar Ave SE in Blackduck.
Take a Kid Fishing pairs young anglers with fishing guides and volunteers for an afternoon of fishing on one of Blackduck’s area lakes, with a fish fry to end the day. Parents and the young fishermen are invited to the meal, at no cost to the family.
Every Wednesday evening, Zion Lutheran Church hosts an evening of learning, food, family, and fun! Children of all ages are invited. Parents are welcome any time. Parents/public should feel free to join at dinner and stay through the church service.
4:30-4:45 – Snack
4:45-5:30 – Bible Lesson
5:30-6:00 – Games
6:00-6:30 – Dinner
6:30-7:00 – Church Service