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 Bethania Lutheran WMF Mother’s Day Bake Sale will be held on Saturday, May 11th from 9am at the Newfolden Community Center until items are gone.
There will be a car wash at the Thief River Falls Evangelical Covenant Church parking lot on Saturday, May 11th from 10am-2pm. Money raised will be used to support their mission trip to The Midwest Indian Mission in Crandon, Wisconsin this July.
Bike TRF, a local organization of bicycle enthusiasts, and the Ski and Bike Shop from Grand Forks, is sponsoring a safety check/get your bike ready to ride workshop event on Saturday, May 11th from 10am-12 noon at the old ITS building across from the Methodist Church and the TRF Fire Department. Participants are invited to bring their bikes for a safety check. Recommendations for proper emergency kits for your style of riding will also be available.
Norwegian Heritage Week is May 11th-May 18th and festivities start this Saturday, May 11th. Come to Pioneer Village from 10am-4pm and enjoy Viking re-enactors, Scandinavian crafts, lefse demonstration, rommegrot, music, robotics team and mini-maker faire; the cost is $5 for adults and $2 for children.
The Flying V Cancer Fighters are sponsoring a Mother’s Day Dinner on Sunday, May 12th at the Middle River American Legion. Serving from 11am-2pm, the menu includes ham, potato casserole, vegetable, cole slaw, dinner rolls, cake and ice cream. The Free Will Donation will be given to Trails to Treatment and other cancer fighting causes.
The Lincoln High School Choir students and the Patrick Henry High School Choir students from North Minneapolis proudly present “Breaking Barriers- Building a Foundation of Humanity” on Sunday, May 12th and Monday, May 13th at 7pm in the LHS Auditorium. Tickets will be available at LHSchoir.com or by visiting the LHS Activities Office.
The Holt Cemetery Association will have its annual meeting on Monday, May 13th at 7pm at Nazareth Lutheran Church in Holt. Coffee and bars will be served. They would like to remind people that flowers are to be removed from the graves 2 weeks after Memorial Day. Please contact Sharon at 689-9050 for additional information or with any questions.
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 for $15. These are pre-sale tickets only, with a limited number available; tickets must be purchased by Monday, May 13th.
The American Legion in Middle River and Miss Moorhead 2019, O’Brien Stromsodt , are holding Burger Night on Wednesday, May 15th from 5-7:30 pm. They will also have $1 bag raffles; all proceeds will go to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
Tractor Supply in Thief River Falls is holding a Market Day on Saturday, May 18th from 8am-3pm and is looking for organizations that would like to sell their homemade items or would like to do some fundraising. They are looking for someone to cook breakfast and for someone to cook lunch to raise money for their organization. They have the option for someone to do a car wash and they can get the dunk tank if an organization would like to use it for a fund raiser. They are not charging to set up in their parking lot; but you will need to provide your own tables. Any questions, please call Cheri at the store at 218-681-7777.