NLAC News - January 2023

Greetings from the Northern Lights Arts Council!

2023 is off to a great start! Thank you for coming out to support the Roxy Fundraiser! A huge thank you to the Langdon Eagles Club for hosting, cooking, and for their donation of $2,500 from burger night proceeds! Proceeds from the bake sale, raffle, and other donations totaled $3,400. We can’t thank you all enough for your generous donations! Funds will be used for the roof repair project and marquee restoration. And congratulations to the winner of the 50/50 raffle, Sandra Brooks!

Giving Hearts Day
We’re excited to keep the momentum going for the Roxy Theater! Save the date for Giving Hearts Day, Thursday, February 9. Funds raised will go towards the Roxy Theater, specifically to the roof repair project and the marquee restoration. Any donations in excess of these costs will be put towards other theater repairs. You can participate in Giving Hearts Day a few different ways:

  1. On February 9, visit our Giving Hearts Day donation page to donate online (or visit and search for us and other organizations to donate to!)

  2. On February 9, come see us at the Roxy Theater from 3-6pm to drop off a check. Concessions will be available to purchase, so no matter how you choose to participate, be sure to stop by for some snacks and to say hi!

  3. Now until February 7, schedule a donation by visiting our Giving Hearts Day donation page and selecting the “pay on Giving Hearts Day” box. Your donation will be processed February 9.

  4. Mail a check to NLAC, PO Box 162, Langdon, ND 58249, with “Giving Hearts Day” in the memo line. Please date and deliver your check by February 9.

  5. If you are interested in future volunteer opportunities for NLAC or the Roxy, select the box under “Volunteer Summary” on our Giving Hearts Day donation page.

Our participation in Giving Hearts Day is made possible by our generous match donors! THANK YOU to these businesses & individuals. We appreciate your support!

Carol Hart
Langdon Implement
Choice Bank
Faye Wilhelmi
Bachman Goodman Ag Services
John Machacek
Farmers & Merchant’s State Bank
Mostad Insurance
Langdon Eagles Club

Artist in Residence
We’re looking forward to welcoming Anna Johnson to Langdon Area Elementary School January 30-February 3. Anna will be working with students to create a mural in the school. Anna is an indigenous artist, and will be incorporating the Seven Sacred Themes, which are represented by animals, into her teachings and the art piece. Public viewing of the mural will be Friday, February 3 at 2:30pm. Anna will also be spending an afternoon with Maple Manor residents, and she is offering a community art class (info below).

Community Art Class
Register now for a community art class, Gelli Plate Printing, to be held Thursday, February 2nd at 7:00pm. This class will be instructed by Anna Johnson and will be held in the activity room at Maple Manor. Cost is $30. Contact me at 701-305-0089 now to sign up!

NLAC Celebrates 30 Years!
NLAC was founded in 1993, which means we turn 30 this year! We’re celebrating with a 30-day countdown to Giving Hearts Day. We’re posting trivia, fun facts, and thanking those that have impacted NLAC throughout the years. Follow our Facebook Page to join in the fun!

Amber Benoit
Executive Director of Marketing/Programming

Art Students of the Month

December’s Art Student of the Month is Kendra Busse, a senior from Langdon Area High School. Kendra’s parents are Jason Busse & Kim Johnson.

January’s Art Student of the Month is Abel Moen, a 2nd grader from Langdon Area Elementary School. Abel’s parents are Sarah & Kyle Moen.

Art Student of the Month artwork is displayed at the Breadpan Bakery in Langdon.

Roxy Theater

Don’t forget to support the Roxy by attending movies and purchasing concessions! Showtimes are 7:30 Friday-Monday. Visit the Movies tab on our website or the Roxy Facebook page to see what’s playing each week!