Come and meet the Easter Bunny at the 4th Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31st from 9am-12pm at the Huck Olson Arena. There will be over 6,000 stuffed Easter Eggs, some with special prizes, and displays and demonstrations by the TRF Police Department, The Pennington County Sheriff’s Department, the TRF Ambulance Service and the TRF Fire Department. There are three age categories and times: ages 2-3 start at 10am, ages 4-5 start at 10:30am and ages 6-8 start at 11am. This event is sponsored by Ace Rental, TRF Park and Rec, and Thief River Falls businesses. For more information call Ace Rental at 681-5862.
Bunnies are the theme for a fun family event just before Easter, on Saturday, March 31st at the Thief River Falls Public Library. There will be Bunny Story Time at 11am, Family Crafts all day, a fun activity of finding bunnies holding eggs that kids can exchange for a treat bag that starts at 11:30, and a Bunny Movie at 2pm. The library will be hopping all day!
The Goodridge Area Fire and Rescue 14th Annual Open House and Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, March 31st from 4:30-7:30pm at the Goodridge Fire Hall. The menu includes burgers, fries, ice cream, milk, juice and coffee. They will have door prizes and raffle tickets will be available at dinner or from any fireman, first responder or board member. A Live Auction will also be held at 9pm at the Goodridge Liquor Store.
The Inter-County Community Council is offering “Free Tax” Help” on Monday’s through April 9th from 9am-3pm at the Thief River Falls Public Library. This is a walk-in and sign-in event, no appointments available. Also on Monday the “Girls Who Code Club” meets at 4pm; Storytime will be held on Tuesday, April 3rd at 9:30am. For more information call the library at 681-4325.
The Middle River-Thief Lake Living at Home is hosting “Puzzles and Pie” at the Royal Manor in Middle River at 2pm on Tuesday, April 3rd. Come out and help put a puzzle together and enjoy some pie and coffee afterwards.
High School juniors, seniors, college students, their parents and councilors, faculty, administrators, and interested community members are invited to join in a discussion of usable tools to enhance a student’s campus safety, the warning signs of sexual assault and resources and materials specific to surviving sexual assault. The Family Advocacy center of Northern Minnesota hosts a free screening of “The Hunting Ground” on Tuesday, April 3rd at 6:30 PM at the Lincoln High School Auditorium in Thief River Falls. There will be an Expert Panel and a Q and A session following the film.
The next Thief River Falls Area Food Shelf distribution will be Thursday, April 5th from 10am-1pm at the Food Shelf Building, located at 16330 150th St. NE (go south on Hwy 59 past the movie theater and turn left onto Hwy 61/150th St.. it is the green building/2nd drive on the left).
The Newfolden Community Homes will have an annual meeting on Thursday, April 5th at 7pm. This meeting is open to all members, tenants, and to the public.
The St. Hilaire Fire and Rescue is sponsoring their 28th Annual Spaghetti Supper on Saturday, April 7th from 4-8pm at the St. Hilaire Community Center. They will be serving spaghetti with homemade sauce, garlic bread, salad, milk, coffee, and ice cream. A free will offering will be included, with dine-in or carry-out orders welcome. Proceeds will pay for equipment and supplies for the St. Hilaire Fire/Rescue/EMS Response.
The Middle River American Legion is holding a Smelt Fry on Saturday, April 7th at 4:30pm. The menu includes smelt or pollock, potato salad, beans, bread, coffee, lemonade, and free keg beer. The price is adults/$13, 12 and under/$4, and preschool/ free.
The Thief River Falls Quilters Guild presents their Annual Show at the TRF Public Library, running through Monday, April 30th. For more information call the library at 681-4325.