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.

“Paint the Town Purple” June 1st-8th to help bring awareness of the Marshall/Pennington County Relay for Life Event on Friday, June 7th at 5pm at the Pennington County Fairgrounds in Thief River Falls.  Decorate your house or business and judging will take place on Wednesday, June 5th; please submit pictures by Tuesday, June 4th to Amber Holtan and let them know you would like to be included in the competition.  Starter kits are available; call Amber at 218-689-9495 for more information.

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.  For more information call 218-253-2499 or email sphilion@rlfedu.org

The 2019 garbage bags for TRF residents will be handed out at the Public Works Facility June 3rd-7th from 7am-5pm each day.  This garbage bag hand-out is for all city residents who own or rent.  Apartment residents who use a dumpster are not required to use city bags.

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. There will be an Artist’s Reception on Saturday, June 1st from 1pm-5pm; light refreshments will be served.  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.

There will be an “Art and Wine Walk” in downtown Thief River Falls on Thursday, June 20th.  Registration is from 4:30 – 6pm; prizes and wine glass give-a-way is at 8pm.   Businesses will be open until 8 pm and 20 businesses will have wine to taste and an appetizer to sample; art by area artists will be displayed in each of the participating businesses.  Get 12 stamps and you can be entered for prize give-aways.  The walk starts at the parking lot of the Carnegie and ends at the parking lot of the VFW; the cost is $15 to pre-register and $20 at the door.  Pre-register at evenbrite.com TRF Art & Walk-Zehlians or at the TRF Education Foundation.  Call 681-8711, ext 5228 for questions.

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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