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.

There will be a Garden Club Plant Sale on Thursday, May 23rd from 3-7pm at Floyd B. Olson Park by the gazebo.  They will have perennial divisions, started plants, etc; Master Gardeners will be available to answer questions.  For more information call 681-1740, 681-7633 or 681-3199.

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 on Thursday, May 23rd and 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.

Make plans now to attend the 26th Annual “Lace’em Up” Basketball Camp to be held at the Red Lake Falls High School gym from June 3rd-7th.  The camp is open to any boys or girls who are currently in grades K-11.  Register before May 25th for reduced registration fees and to receive a camp T-shirt.  For more information call 218-253-2499 or email sphilion@rlfedu.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 info@trfchamber.com to help keep this great project going.

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

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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