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.
The Evangelical Covenant Church in Thief River Falls presents “The Last Supper” drama and Holy Communion on Maundy Thursday, April 18th. A Soup and Salad Supper begins at 6pm, followed by a dramatic re-enactment of the Last Supper with Communion at 7pm.
Alma Free Lutheran of rural Argyle will be having a Tenebrae (ten a bray) service at 7:30pm on Thursday, April 18th; Communion will be served.
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas will be sponsoring will be sponsoring a Bake Sale on Good Friday, April 19th, near the west entrance of Park Place Mall in Red Lake Falls. Beginning at 8am, they will continue until the baked items are sold out. Proceeds will go towards scholarships for students. If you have any questions, contact Shirley Johnson or Bev Philion.
“Calvary’s Love” will be presented by the Karlstad Gospel Tabernacle on April 19th and 20th at 7pm at the Heritage Christian School in Karlstad. There will be no admission, and will have a free will offering and on-site childcare.
Come and meet the Easter Bunny and have your picture taken with him at the Thief River Falls 5th Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 20th from 9am-12pm at the Huck Olson Arena. There will be over 6,000 stuffed Easter Eggs, some with special prizes, and also displays and demonstrations by the TRF Police Department, The Pennington County Sheriff’s Department, the TRF Ambulance Service and the TRF Fire Department. There are three age categories and times: ages 2-3 start at 10am, ages 4-5 start at 10:30am and ages 6-8 start at 11am. Games will be provided by Women of Today and 4-H Clubs. This event is sponsored by Ace Rental, TRF Park and Rec, Kidz First Foundation and Thief River Falls businesses. For more information call Ace Rental at 681-5862.
Join the Evangelical Covenant Church in Thief River Falls for an Easter Worship Event on Sunday, April 21st. Breakfast begins serving at 8am, with an Easter Egg Hunt for kids at 9am, followed by worship at 9:30am.
The Snorre Lodge of the Sons of Norway is having a special program on the history of the Setesdals (Set-us-dolls) Laget (Log-et) at their April meeting on Monday, April 22nd at the Eagles Hall in Thief River Falls. The Setesdals Laget (Set-us-dolls Log-et) was a very active Norwegian lodge for 99 years in NW Minnesota, mainly in the Oklee area.
The Lifecare Pregnancy Center invites you to their 15th Annual Fundraising Banquet on Thursday, April 25th at the Ralph Engelstad Arena Imperial Room in Thief River Falls. Social and seating begins at 6pm; the dinner and program are from 7-9pm. An opportunity to make a financial gift will be extended; please call the center at 218-681-1279 for purchasing tickets. Adults only please, as seating is limited; semi-formal attire.
You can help commemorate The Back Behind the Barn Boys; the Grygla Lion’s Club is taking donations to purchase two billboards that will be located in Gatzke to honor the local band. Donations can either be brought to or mailed to the American State Bank of Grygla, at PO Box 78; donations should be received by May 1st.
Elevate NextGen Youth Center in TRF is open daily after school from 3-6 pm. Open to all students, 6-12 th grades, providing a safe environment, tutoring and other programs. To learn more, donate or volunteer, e-mail Mary@elevatetrf.org
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.