Norwegian Heritage Week is May 11th-May 18th and on Friday, May 17th you can enjoy lefse and other goodies at a Syttende Mai Open House from 10am-3pm at Northern State Bank in Thief River Falls; served by the Snorre Lodge.
Tri-Community Living at Home is sponsoring a Syttende Mai Celebration at 6pm on Friday, May 17th at the Newfolden Center; come and enjoy a light supper and entertainment.
The Evangelical Covenant Church of Thief River Falls is having their Annual Group Flea Market/Rummage Sale in their parking lot on Saturday, May 18th from 8am-2pm; proceeds will go toward missions. Rental spaces are still available; for more information contact Nikki at 681-4449.
In celebration of Norwegian Heritage Week there will be an Uffda Obstacle Challenge (a Scandinavian-themed obstacle course race) at 9am at Hartz Park. For more information go to uffdachallenge.com
St. Bernard’s Church of Thief River Falls is having a Community Carnival on Saturday, May 18th from 5-9pm. All are welcome to the Community Mass at 5pm, with a Picnic Potluck following at 6pm. Fun and games will be enjoyed from 6-9pm, and a FREE outside movie will begin at 9:00; please bring chairs and blankets. There will also be a live auction and school presentation in the cafeteria at 9pm.
The Thief River Falls Area Community Theatre (TRFACT) is holding an additional audition for the 2019 summer season youth productions of The Jungle Book KIDS and the Music Man on Tuesday, May 21st from 3:15 -4:30 pm at the United Methodist Church in Thief River Falls. A few kids are needed to fill out the casts for both shows; 2nd thru 5th grades for The Jungle Book and 5th thru 11th grades for the Music Man. Those auditioning should be prepared to sing a song and read some dialogue. Accompanist and sheet music will be provided, or they can bring their own. For more information www.trfact.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Thief River Falls Chamber of Commerce is working on their annual flower basket program that will allow 51 beautiful flower baskets to be hung on the Highway 59 double lanes. The purpose of this program is to beautify the streets and add color to our community; if you would like to help, please consider sponsoring a hanging flower basket. The fee to sponsor a flower basket is $70 per basket and that fee covers the cost of the plant, a pot, hanger, brackets, cart maintenance and daily watering with fertilizer. Contact the Thief River Falls Chamber of Commerce at 218-681-3720 or by email at email@example.com to help keep this great project going.
The Thief River Falls Community Theater is celebrating their 24th season with the first 2019 Summer Theater Production ready for your enjoyment. “Death of a Salesman” will be presented from Wednesday, May 22nd through Friday, May 24th. All performances are at 7pm at the NCTC Theater, with Flexpass and single performance tickets available at Digi-Key; tickets will be sold nightly at the door if seating is available.
The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) Gallery in East Grand Forks presents a Parenthood Art Exhibit that is running through June 23rd and features pieces created by NW Minnesota artists and their children. Call Stephanie Olson at 218-688-1256 for more information. They are also sponsoring a Traveling Art Exhibit, which visits Minnesota communities throughout the year. It is currently in Warren at the Godel Memorial Library until June 28th