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.

Senior Dance at the Middle River American Legion Post 444 today, Wednesday May 1st from 2-5 pm.  Music by Joey Gust.

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.

Tri-Community Living at Home is sponsoring the noon meal, followed by bingo, on Thursday, May 2nd at Nazareth Lutheran Church in Holt.

It’s time to take out the trash; Pennington County and the city of Thief River Falls are sponsoring their Annual Clean-Up Day on Saturday, May 4th from 8am-12pm.  Bring your unwanted household trash and your small remodeling project waste to Les’s Sanitation on Highway 32 South in TRF.

The community and surrounding area are invited to Challenger Elementary in Thief River Falls for the Challenger Carnival on Saturday, May 4th from 9am-1pm.  The school will be filled with games galore, inflatable air jumps, over 200 silent auction items, a general store and more!  It will be a day of good old-fashioned fun for everyone.

St. Ann’s Church of Grygla is serving their last fish fry on Saturday, May 4th from 4-7pm.  The menu includes pan-fried walleye, baked potato, green beans, cole slaw, coffee, milk, rolls and assorted desserts.  The price is $13/two fillets and $11/one fillet.

There will be an Artist’s Reception celebrating local artists Cathy Forgit of Fertile, who specializes in fiber works and Jean Honl of Roseau, who specializes in rosemaling, on Saturday, May 4th from 1-4pm at the NW Minnesota Arts Council Gallery in East Grand Forks.  They will have light refreshments, and Jean will be demonstrating her craft of rosemaling.  This exhibit is open through May 4th.

Tickets to the Syttende Mai Smorgasbord at the TRF Eagles during Norwegian Heritage Week on Wednesday, May 15th are now on sale at Hugo’s.  These are pre-sale tickets only, with a limited number available.

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