A Senior Dance will be held at the American Legion in Middle River from 2-5 pm on Wednesday, April 3rd; music will be by Texas Connection.

The Pennington County Sportsman’s Club will be holding Firearm Safety Classes in the conference room at the Joint Operations Center, south of Petro Pumper, on Wednesday and Thursday April 3rd & 4th from 6:30-9:00 pm; you must be 11 years old to attend.  Saturday, April 6th will be Field Day at the Pennington County Sportsman’s Club, located north on Dewey Ave, approximately 3 miles.  Students must attend all classes and field day to get a certificate.  Online Range Day will also be held at the Pennington County Sportsman’s Club on Saturday, April 6th from 7am-4pm.  Online students must have completed the “Huntercourse.com” program and bring the voucher; more classes will be held in August and September. For more information go to mjcounter@outlook.com or call 218-681-1901 or 218-791-9808.

Distribution at the Thief River Falls Food Shelf is every Tuesday from 1-6pm and every Thursday from 11am-4:30pm 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).  Please bring your own boxes.

St. John’s Lutheran School is sponsoring a Pork Chop Dinner and Silent Auction Fundraiser on Thursday, April 4th from 4:30-7pm at St. John Lutheran Church in Thief River Falls.  The meal will be prepared by David Lee Catering; this is a freewill offering fundraiser, the suggested donation is $8.  Silent Auction items are donated by area businesses and supporters.

All past vendors and those interested in participating in the 2019 season of the Thief River Falls Farmer’s Market are invited to their Annual Meeting on Thursday, April 4th at 6pm in the Meeting Room in the TRF Public Library. Call LaVonne Schmitz if you have questions at 218-686-0179.

The Popple Ridge Pickers will be entertaining at the Pennington Soil and Water Conservation District’s Annual Banquet on Tuesday, April 9th at 6:30pm at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Thief River Falls.  Besides the entertainment, the SWCD Banquet will also include award presentations to Outstanding Conservationists, Rural Beautification Winners and the 5th and 6th grade Poster/Mural winners.  Tickets are $12 and must be purchased in advance.  Please call the SWCD Office at 218-683-7075 by Thursday, April 4th to make reservations.

ECFE is sponsoring a Children’s Garage Sale/Fund Raiser on Saturday, April 6th from 9am–12pm at Challenger Elementary School in Thief River Falls.  A large selection of children’s clothing, toys, equipment, and more will be available, with a suggested donation of $1.00 per adult.

A Theater Tech Workshop will be offered on Saturday, April 6th from 10am-4pm at the NWMAC Office Conference Room in Warren.  The cost is $15, which includes the training, materials, and lunch.  Get together with other theater makers and gain and share knowledge on producing quality theater.  To register email mjander@mncable.net

The Goodridge Area Fire and Rescue’s 15th Annual Open House and Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, April 6th from 4:30-8pm at the Goodridge Fire Hall.  They will be serving burgers, fries, ice cream, milk, coffee and juice.  They will also have door prizes and many raffle prizes, including guns, fishing equipment, ladies items and more.

There will be a Smelt Fry on Saturday, April 6th at 4:30pm at the Middle River American Legion.  The menu includes smelt or pollock, potato salad, beans, bread, coffee and lemonade.

St. Bernard’s in TRF is holding a Kindergarten Round-Up on Thursday, April 11th from 6-7:30pm at the St. Bernard’s cafeteria.  This is for Pre-Kindergarten/ages 4-5, and Pre-School/ages 3-4.  For questions call 681-1539.

Spaces are being sold for a multi-party Flea Market/Rummage Sale to be held in TRF at the Evangelical Covenant Church parking lot on Saturday, May 18th from 8-2.  All proceeds from space/table rental and food stand will support missions.  For more information, contact Nikki at 681-4449 or Alice at 684-5420.

It’s time to think about getting your adult, age 14 and older, and children, ages 13 and under, entries ready for the 2019 Pennington County fair.  Start working now on your entries for culinary, needlework, table settings, sewing, arts & crafts, taxidermy, photography, senior citizen and woodworking departments.  It’s also time to start making your homemade wine, root beer and beer entries.  Contact Sherry Sorenson at 681-2243 or Arlette DeFreece at 681-3859 with any questions.







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