Welcome to Backus Community Center!

All School Choral Festival


Thursday, February 21

1:15 pm in the auditorium

Free Will Donation

Come support local singers!

Lighting Design for Theatre


Saturday, February 16 @ 1 – 3 pm

Ages 16+ | No Cost

Learning Objective: Participants will have a basic understanding of drafting and circuit assignment to create area lighting for the stage. A demonstration of the lighting system of the Backus Community Center auditorium will be presented.

Monday, February 18 @ 8:00 am


Contractor Continuing Education Class

  • Registration $130.00
  • Registration includes class instruction, class materials, lunch and snacks
  • Late registration fee is $150 for those signing up on February 15 or February 18
  • Checks are not accepted on Monday, February 18 class day, cash only

Saturday, February 23 @ 5:30 pm


TET Vietnamese New Year Dinner

Great food and entertainment
by Hoa & Family

$40 per person, limited seating
Tickets available at Backus or City Drug

Theatre Makeup Techniques


Saturday, March 2 @ 1 – 3pm

Ages 12 + | Cost: $25

Learning Objective: Following a lecture on basic stage makeup techniques, participants will be able to apply methods to include aging an actor. Each participant will receive a basic make-up kit to use during the class.

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Contact Us

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The Backus office is open Monday through Friday.  

Backus Community Center

900 5th St, International Falls, Minnesota 56649, United States

(218) 285-7225


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