Saturday, June 23 @ 7 pm

Follow Pinocchio as he learns what is  truly important - despite many distractions!

Tickets available at the door

Adult $6 | Child $3 | Family $15

Art Exhibit in the Dining Room @ 6 pm

Stop by the dining room before the play to see all the wonderful art works created during the week!

Friday, June 29 @ 7 pm

Z Puppets Rosenschnoz and local kids present ... Monkey Mind Pirates!

Turn your Arrghs into Oms, Mateys!

Monkey Mind Pirates is a puppet, rock, yoga adventure for families in search of calm. Sail into the waters of calm with Cap'n Fitz as he discovers the secrets of taming the Monkey Mind Pirates.

Kids take the stage alongside professional puppeteers and musicians in this epic tale of overcoming anxiety, stress and distraction.

An innovative approach combining mindfulness with playfulness, Monkey Mind Pirates gives kids creative tools to find calm.

Historic Backus Community Center...

The heart of International Falls ...

Where all generations celebrate the arts, culture, recreation, wellness and life-long learning.

Backus is more than just a building.  We are a dedicated group of board members, staff and volunteers who want to improve the community one event and project at a time.

Get involved!

Become a member - volunteer your time -
send a donation - contribute to a program.

Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

The Backus office is open Monday through Friday.  

Backus Community Center

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

(218) 285-7225


Drop us a line!