The Summer Meals Program offers FREE lunch Monday through Friday all summer long, rain or shine, for kids ages 18 years and younger; adult meals are $4.00.  Serving locations and times are as follows: 11:30-12:15 at Northrop Park, 11:45-12:15 at Lion’s Park, 12:00-12:20 at Challenger Elementary, and 11:00-11:20 at the ALC- Monday through Thursday only.

Join in for Seniorobics Fitness at 10:30am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings, and walking at 10:00am on Tuesdays and Fridays.  Activities are at the Newfolden Center, sponsored by Tri-Community Living At Home; call 874-2256 for more information.

Storytime will be held on Tuesday, July 3rd at 9:30am at the Thief River Falls Public Library. The library will be closed on Wednesday for the July 4th holiday.  For more information call the library at 681-4325.

Come to Plummer for a spectacular 4th of July Celebration.  Festivities start on Tuesday, July 3rd with Adam the DJ at the corner Bar from 9pm-close.  The activities for July 4thinclude:    8 am – the Plummer Fire Department’s annual 5K Fun Run/Walk, meet at the fire hall, registration starts at 7am

10am – 4pm – Flea Market

11am – Kiddie Parade and Grand Parade

1pm – Car Show

1pm – Kiddie Games

Food vendors will be available throughout the day.

Road construction has begun on the Thompson Forest Road between Clear River tower and the Wobbles Forest road south of Warroad.  The road is expected to be open ‘til after July 4th.  After the 4th, road construction will begin and this section of the road will be closed to the public.  Construction is scheduled to be completed around Labor Day.  This may affect your July blueberry picking route in the upcoming months.

Come for “Pie in the Park” at 1pm on Friday, July 6th in the Newfolden Park, sponsored by the Tri-Community Living at Home Program.  For questions call 874-2256.

It’s time to think about getting your entries ready for the Pennington County Fair.  Entries for canning and baking, needlework, table settings, sewing, arts and crafts, taxidermy, photography, homemade beer and wine, and wood working will be held from 10am-5pm on July 18th at the Huck Olson Arena in TRF.  This is the 7th year for the Children’s Coloring Contest; they can be picked up at Hugo’s and the Times Newspaper.  Bring the completed entries to the information booth at the fair before the morning of July 21st.  Prizes will be awarded to all who enter.

The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council is pleased to announce an exhibition of paintings and other works by Judy Szlarski, a long-time artist of Argyle.  Judy’s art exhibit is now open at the NWMAC Gallery in East Grand Forks through July 14th.  For questions, call Kat Allen, Exhibition Specialist, at 701-360-0805.

Roseau county along with Northwest Minnesota Household Hazardous Waste will be conducting a WASTE PESTICIDE collection on July 10th from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Northern Resources Coop at 1504 Center St. West, Roseau, MinnesotaAll Roseau county farmers, homeowners and farm related businesses will be able to dispose of up to 300 pounds of old or unused pesticides and herbicides at this event.  Waste Pesticides ONLY.  No rinse water, fuels or empty containers.For more information please call 1800-637-2090


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