It’s Co-op Month and Roseau Electric Cooperative invites members to celebrate on Tuesday, October 23rd from 11am-2pm.   Lunch will be served, and on the menu is turkey on a bun, beans, chips, a beverage and cookie.  You can also meet your Board of Directors, see Minnkota’s new “Volt” electric car and register to win prizes.  Mark your calendar for Co-op Day at Roseau Electric Cooperative.

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered recovery program that meets every Tuesday night at Epiphany Station in Thief River Falls.  This program is for anyone who is dealing with life’s hurts, habits or hang-ups.  The night starts at 6pm with a free meal followed by worship with a teaching or testimony; the night ends in small groups.  The groups currently offered are women’s life issues, addiction and grief and loss; and men’s addictions and life issues.  Nursery is provided, as well as celebration place for elementary aged children. For questions email

The Evangelical Covenant Church is hosting a Youth Mental Health Aid Workshop on Saturday, October 27th from 8am-5pm; lunch is included, the cost is $20.  Learn about common mental health issues that teen’s deal with, and how to respond in ways that are helpful.  Contact Bert Foster at 681-4449 by Wednesday, October 24th to reserve your spot.

The Karlstad Lions Club will be hosting a blood drive sponsored by Vitalant, formerly United Blood services, on Thursday, October 25th from 1-6pm at the First Lutheran Church in Karlstad.  Appointments can be made by calling 436-2414 in the evening, 436-2178 during the daytime, and 436-2429 at anytime.

Join the ECFE for Fall Family Fun Night on Thursday, October 25th from 5-7pm at Challenger Preschool.  All families with children 5 years old and younger are invited to explore nature through pretend play and art.  It’s outdoor fall fun, all inside; a snack will also be provided.  This event is sponsored by ECFE and Prowler Preschool.

Tri-Community Living at Home is sponsoring “History and Hotdish” on Thursday, October 25th at 6pm at the Newfolden Center.  The topic is “Growing Up on the Farm in Bygone Days”.  For more information call 218-874-2256.

Enjoy a private evening of pampering and shopping during Diva Night from 5-9pm on October 26th at the Thief River Falls Armory.  You’ll find 30+ vendors under one roof.

It’s Trinity Lutheran Church’s Annual Fall Bazaar from 9am-1:30pm on Saturday, October 27th at the church.  Lunch will be served from 10:30am-1pm; the menu includes your choice of homemade soups of vegetable beef with dumplings or chicken vegetable with dumplings, fresh bread and a variety of bars.  You’ll find baked goods, produce and plants, sewing/wood/and other craft projects, and collectibles you can purchase and a Silent Auction.  They’ll also have “Taster Booths”, with samples of lefse, rommegrot, fruit soup, rosettes, and krumkake.

You’re invited to a 4-H Carnival on Saturday, October 27th from 12-4pm at the Thief River Falls City Auditorium.  You’ll find lots of fun, games, prizes, and a Halloween Costume Contest.

There will be a benefit for Douglas Horachek from 4-7pm on Saturday, October 27th at the Goodridge Community Center.  They will be serving a Chili Dinner of chili with toppings, breadsticks and dessert.  The evening’s activities also include a Silent Auction, and a Craft/Bake Sale.  Doug was diagnosed with severe glaucoma in early 2018 and has had to make multiple trips for appointments and surgeries.  Proceeds from the benefit will go towards travel and medical expenses, as well as time off of work.

The St. Hilaire Lions Club is holding a benefit Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, October 28th from 9am-noon at the St. Hilaire Community Center.  They will be serving pancakes, sausages, scrambled eggs, juice, milk and coffee; a freewill donation will be collected.  The benefit is for the Tyler and Amanda Miller family who recently incurred hospital and funeral expenses in the premature birth and death of their baby daughter Halle.

The C’Mon Inn is the place to Trick-or-Treat in TRF on Sunday, October 28th from 4-7pm.  Kids enjoy FREE treats and games from participating businesses.  This event is put on by Kidz First and Ace Rent-All; games are by the TRF Women of Today.  For questions call 681-5862.



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