Backus Community Center 900 5th Street, International Falls Minnesota
(218) 285-7225 | Email
Office Open Monday thru Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

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

Upcoming Events:

AARP Tax Service 283-5236
please call this number for ALL tax questions or appointments

Top the Tater Dinner

Friday, February 5 | 5:00 to 6:30 pm

$8 per person includes baked potato, hot toppings, cold toppings, fresh salad, cookies and beverage

Sponsored by

baked potato


Friday, February 5

Hometown harmony and Scandinavian humor with Sister

Tickets available at Backus, City Drug Store, J & D Family Foods in Littlefork and Betty's in Fort Frances

Adults $12 | Students $6 | Family $25

TET dinner

Saturday, February 13
TET Vietnamese New Year Dinner | $25 per person

  • Fresh Spring Roll
  • Co'm (rice)
  • Cha (meatloaf)
  • Thit Nu'o'ng (BBQ chicken)
  • Ha Noi Beef Noodle Soup
  • Pavlova

RSVP by Wednesday, February 10 to Hoa at (218) 285-7225 or
Limited to only 80 guests - first come, first served

Second annual fundraiser for Tuesday Musicale student music camp scholarships.


Backus invited a number of our stakeholders to respond to the question of “how Backus Community Center is making a difference in our community or in their lives.” 

Click here for responses.

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