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John Halverson of the Black Hills Raptor Center holds a great horned owl as YMCA Youth Institute members take photographs in 2016 at Founders Park. 

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'Owl' see you there

The Tri-State Museum and Visitor Center in Belle Fourche will hold its first Family Fun day of 2018, "All About Owls," from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Representatives from the Black Hills Raptor Center in Rapid City will take several owls to the event to talk about the bird species and the mission of the Raptor Center.

Families will also see a short video about owls, do several related crafts and have a drawing for the book “Exploring the World of Owls,” by Tracy Reed. Each child receives a free take-home packet of information about owls. Refreshments will be served.

All 2018 Family Fun Days have been set. More information is available in at 405 Fifth Ave. in Belle Fourche, or at 723-1200.

A treat for the taste buds

Sturgis and Meade County Historical Society will host the third annual Taste of Sturgis fundraiser on Friday, Jan. 26. 

The event will be from 5:30-8 p.m. at Boulder Canyon Station Convention Center, which is adjacent to the Sturgis Holiday Inn Express.

Taste of Sturgis features area restaurants showcasing their favorite food in the categories of appetizer, main dish or dessert. Participating restaurants include Elk Creek Steakhouse, Jambonz Grill & Pub, Loud American Roadhouse, Sidehack Saloon, The Knuckle Saloon, and Weimer’s Diner & Donuts.

Admission is $5 for those 8 years and under, and $10 for all others. 

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Film series kicks off

ArtCentral and the Northern Hills Rotary Club are hosting a four-film series in Spearfish. After each movie, the co-hosting organization will lead a discussion about the ideas presented in the film. 

The first film, "If You Build It," will start at 2 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Matthews Opera House theater. A documentary, the movie follows two designer-activists to a poor, rural county in North Carolina as they tackle a big project at a high school.

The discussion after will last until approximately 5 p.m. Each film is free and open to the public. 

Other movies in the series are "Waste Land," at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Matthews Opera House theater; "Make No Noise: The Story of a Skatepark," at 6:30 p.m. March 20 at the theater; and "More Than a Word" at 6:30 p.m. April 12 in Jonas Hall on the Black Hills State University campus. 

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Managing editor

Chris Huber is the managing editor at the Rapid City Journal.