The Thief River Falls Community Theater is celebrating their 24th season with the third 2019 Summer Theater Production ready for your enjoyment.  “The Jungle Books Kids” will be presented tonight through Friday, July 12th.  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.

Enjoy an afternoon of fellowship and fun at noon on Tuesday, July 16th at the American Legion in Thief River Falls. Come and hear Julia Nelson, Physical Therapist from Thief River Falls, as she shares about falling and what we can do about it. Joyce Yexley, from West Fargo, will talk about “A Broken Dream-From Fiery Trial to New Purpose” and Jalen Garthus from Holt will bring his musical talents to you. The cost is $9.00; for reservations or cancelations call Carmen at 681-3091.  Reservations are appreciated by Thursday, July 11th, call by Monday noon; sponsored by the Thief River Falls Christian Women’s Clubs/Stonecroft Ministries.

The Pennington County Sportsmen’s Club is sponsoring the Northern Pike Youth Fishing Derby on Saturday, July 13th; registration is from 6am-9am at the Centennial Park Shelter in TRF, the cost is $5 a fisherman. This event is for kids age 17 and under; parents or guardians must be present at registration.  The derby is on the Red Lake or Thief rivers by boat, off-shore or on a dock.  Random awards will be presented starting at 1:00pm in Centennial Park.  For questions call Dana Klos at 218-689-7376.

The Red Lake Falls Lions will hold their 10th annual 5K and 10K run/walk on Saturday, July 27th.  The event will be held at Voyager’s View Campground north of Red Lake Falls as part of Red lake Falls Summerfest.  Pre-registration deadline for the 5K or 10K is July 15th.  All proceeds from the event will be used to support Minnesota Lions Diabetes Foundation, Inc.  Registration forms can be received by emailing Kevin Reich at or texting 218-232-4556.

Registration is now open for parade floats for the Pennington County Fair and is available online at Registration can be printed or submitted online, and is also available at Benton, Safranski and Company at 116 3rd Street West in Thief River Falls.  Registration forms are due on Monday, July 15th at 1:00 PM.

The TRF Farmer’s Market is now open for the 2019 season on Thursdays in the Floyd B. Olson/Gazebo Park from 4:30-7pm and on Saturdays from 9-noon.  You’ll find vegetables, baked/canned goods, jellies and jams, honey, potted plants, tea, salsa, crafts and so much more!

The Middle River Farmer’s Market, located at the picnic shelter on Main Street, is open Friday afternoons from 2-5pm, featuring plants, baked goods, jellies, fruits and vegetables, farm fresh eggs, fancy work and garden décor.  For questions contact Debbie at 222-3540 or Emily at 222-3556, and you can also find them on Facebook.

It’s that time of year again for “Thunder on Hooves Bull Ride Mutton Bustin’”, brought to you by TRF Radio.  Sign up your little ones ages 4-8 yrs. that weigh less than 60 lbs. by bringing them out to the TRF Radio Station during business hours, Monday-Friday 8am-5pm.  Entries will be limited to 20 contestants per performance on both Friday, July 19th and Saturday, July 20th.

There will be a booth at the Pennington County Fair, on Saturday, July 20th, where you can see three preliminary designs for the old TRF City Auditorium and give your thoughts on how this building could be used in the future.

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.


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