The local Kiwanis Club is sponsoring their 13th Annual Community Rummage Sale from 8am to 2pm on Saturday, May 5th at the Huck Olson Arena in Thief River Falls.  The Lincoln High School Key Club will also be hosting a Bake Sale!   All rummage sale proceeds to be used for the Northrop Park Playground.

The Thief River Falls Archery Club is sponsoring a Pancake Breakfast and Raffle Drawing from 8am-1pm on Sunday, May 6th at the Indoor Archery Range on the Pennington County Fairgrounds.  The price is Adults/$7 and Children 10 and under/$5; bring the kids and check out the new Indoor Range.  The Raffle Drawing will be held at 12:30pm; activities include a free archery shooting game, door prizes and building tours as requested.

Local health professionals and businesses are sponsoring “Spring Back Your Health”, an event that will include food samples, workshops, demonstrations, class registrations and drawings for prizes, happening on Sunday, May 6th from 1-4pm at the C’Mon Inn in Thief River Falls.  It will focus on supporting and teaching simple changes to a healthy lifestyle, beginning with our families and community and finding solutions to meet your spring and summer goals.

Join in for Seniorobics Fitness at 10:30am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at the Newfolden Center, and Senior Yoga at 10:30am on Tuesday and Thursday at the Nazareth Church in Holt, sponsored by Tri-Community Living At Home.  Call 874-2256 for more information.

The Street Wizards Car Club’s first meeting of the season is scheduled for Monday, May 7th.  Potluck and Social will begin at 6pm with a meeting to follow at 7pm; the club will provide the brats.  The meeting will be held at the Evangelical Free Church, located at 211 Arnold Ave. North, in Thief River Falls.  The meeting will be held at the shelter on the west side of the church, and will be moved inside the church in case of inclement weather.

The Lincoln High School Robotics Team will be demonstrating their current robot at 6pm on Tuesday, May 8th at the Thief River Falls Public Library.  For more information call the library at 681-4325.

Thief River Falls Care Center is holding their 6th annual fund raiser to purchase and outdoor courtyard Tuesday May 8th 5-8 PM. 2001 Eastwod Drive, South on Hwy 59, Thief River Falls.  There will be a quilt raffle and a raffle for a 55” flat screen TV and a silent auction.  They will be serving pulled pork, coleslaw, baked beans, watermelon, ice cream dessert and the Woodpicks will be playing from 6-7 pm. Adults $10, children $5- 5 and under free.

Peder Engelstad Pioneer Village upcoming events. May 12 Uff Da Day with escape rooms from 1-4 pm.  Cost is $5 adults, $2 children.  The escape rooms will have additional charges.  The money will go towards fixing cabin roofs.  There will also be a Viking Costume Contest and a Button Design Contest.  Saturday May 26th is opening day.

The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council is thrilled to announce a group exhibition of Portrait Art, now open at the NWMAC Gallery in East Grand Forks through May 19th.  Adult and student artists from our region created all of the artwork on display.  An Artist’s Reception will be held for all the portrait artists on Saturday, May 19th, starting at 1:00pm during the Art and Wine Walk Event.  For more information contact Mara Hanel at 218-745-9111.

Tickets are on sale now at Hugo’s for the performance of “Ole and Lena’s Wedding”, on Saturday and Sunday, May 19th and 20th, during the final days of the celebration of Norwegian Heritage Week.

Make plans now to attend the 25th Annual “Lace’em Up” Basketball Camp to be held in the gym at the Red Lake Falls High School from June 4th-8th.  The camp is open to any boys or girls who are currently in grades K-11.  For more information call 218-253-2499 or email sphilion@rlfedu.org

The Thief River Falls Chamber of Commerce is working on the annual flower basket program.  This program allows 140 beautiful flower baskets to be hung in downtown Thief River Falls and on the highway 59 double lanes.  The purpose of this program is to beautify the streets and add color to our community; if you would like to help, please consider sponsoring a hanging flower basket.  The fee to sponsor a flower basket is $70 per basket and that fee covers the cost of the plant, a pot, hanger, brackets, cart maintenance and daily watering with fertilizer.  Contact the Thief River Falls Chamber of commerce at 218-681-3720 or by email at info@trfchamber.com to help keep this great project going.

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