Plan to attend the Sanford Auxiliary’s Festival of Tables on Saturday, October 13th at the TRF Eagles Club from 11:30am-2pm.  Proceeds will go towards auxiliary scholarships and other projects such as infant bereavement, caring and sharing fund, and pediatric rehab renovation.  Tickets can be purchased at the Sanford Medical Center Gift Shop.

Grace Lutheran Church of Grygla is sponsoring their Annual Lutefisk Supper on Saturday, October 13th from 4-7:30pm at the Grygla Community Center.  The menu includes lutefisk, lefse, Swedish meatballs with gravy, real mashed potatoes, carrots, cranberries and homemade desserts.  The price is 13 yrs. to adults/ $16 (for lutefisk), 13 yrs. to adults/ $10 (for meatballs), 5-12 yrs./$6, and preschool is free.  To-go boxes will be available; there will also be a bake and handcraft sale.

It’s the Annual Fall Supper and Bake Sale at Oak Ridge Lutheran Church from 4-7pm on Saturday, October 13th.  They will be serving ham, real mashed potatoes and gravy, raisin sauce, homemade pickles, vegetable, homemade bread, dessert, milk and coffee.    The price is adults/$9, and children under 12 is $5; carry-outs will be available.  They will also have a bake sale and hand-made quilts for sale.

A Pancake Benefit to raise funds to defray medical expenses for Paul Duray of Greenbush will be held on Sunday, October 14th from 9:30am-1pm at the Greenbush Community Center.  The menu will be pancakes, ham, ice cream, strawberries, juice, milk and coffee; a freewill offering will be included.  This event is sponsored by the Greenbush-Badger Lions Club.

St. Pauli Lutheran Church of rural Thief River Falls will host a special concert on Sunday, October 14th at 4pm, featuring the Popple Ridge Pickers from the Lancaster/Hallock area.  This event is an annual fundraiser, with proceeds supporting various charities; a freewill offering will be collected.  Homemade pie, ice cream and beverages will be served following the concert.  There also may be pies for sale, as supplies last.  Everyone is welcome!

It’s time for “Candy and Science” at the Thief River Falls Public Library.  Come in on Monday, October 15th at 3:30pm and you can do some crazy experiments on all your favorite Halloween candies.  For more information call the library at 681-4325.

The Thief River Falls Volunteer Fire Department is serving a Ham Dinner on Monday, October 15th from 4:30-7pm at the TRF Eagles Club.  The menu includes ham, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable and bun; a freewill offering will be taken.  Proceeds will be used to purchase new safety equipment.

Middle River Ambulance is holding an Informational Open House on Thursday, October 18th at 6:30pm at the Middle River Community Center.  Come out for food, demonstrations and knowledge and think about joining their team.

The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council sponsors an annual Traveling Art Exhibit, which visits northwest Minnesota communities throughout the year.  The exhibit includes 15 original pieces of art by regional adult artists.  The exhibit is currently at the Ada Public Library until November 2nd.



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