“Historic Backus Community Center, the heart of International Falls,
where all generations celebrate arts, culture, recreation, wellness, and life-long learning”

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trick or treat

Trick or Treat Street

Friday, October 31
4:00 to 6:00 pm

New! Haunted House in the basement!

Businesses handing out candy still needed, call Robin to participate
(218) 285-7225

City Drug

Top the Tater Dinner
Sponsored by City Drug Store

Tuesday, November 4
5:00 to 6:30 pm

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Learn about Medicare parts A thru D, Medicare insurance options, supplemental insurance, Extra Help paying for prescription drugs, Medicare Savings Programs and more.  Get your questions answered!
Presented by the Senior LinkAge Line® Outreach Staff at:
Backus Community Center, 900 5th Street, International Falls, MN 56649 on Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Presentation runs from 10:00 am to Noon.    
To learn more or to register please call Senior LinkAge Line® Outreach Staff Karen Tveit at 1-800-333-2433.
The Senior LinkAge Line® 1-800-333-2433 is a service of the Minnesota Board on Aging and Minnesota Area Agencies on Aging.


Office Space for Rent

  • Room 201 – office or studio space w/kitchenette & two bathrooms
  • Room 212 – office space/studio space with two closets & one bathroom
  • Room 210 – classroom space
Call Ward for more information (218) 285-7225 or wardmerrill@backusab.org

For more information on any events, please call the Backus office at (218) 285-7225.