It’s RiverFest Week in Thief River Falls, Monday, July 29th through Sunday, August 4th, events today (Monday)include: Community Bike Ride: 5:30pm- Meet at Sanford Wellness Center

Come and support the Middle River area youth and Sunday Schools at “Burger Night” on Wednesday, July 31st from 5-7pm at the American Legion in Middle River.  Proceeds will go towards Pathways Vacation Bible School that will be held locally August 5th-8th.

The Thief River Falls Community Theater is celebrating their 24th season with the fourth 2019 Summer Theater Production ready for your enjoyment.  “The Music Man” will be presented Wednesday, July 31st through Friday, August 2nd.  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.

Tri-Community Living at Home is sponsoring the Senior Meal, followed by bingo, starting at noon on Thursday, August 2nd at Nazareth Church in Holt.

A benefit for Jeremy Johnson will be held Thursday, August 1st from 4-8 pm at the Eagles Club in TRF.  They will be serving pulled pork on a bun; activities include a bake sale, a silent and live auction, a raffle, and a free will offering.  Jeremy is undergoing chemo treatment at the University of Minnesota following 2 earlier surgeries for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the tongue and will be staying in Minneapolis for about 8 weeks.  A benefit fund has been set up in Jeremy’s name at Northern State Bank in Thief River Falls; make checks payable to Jeremy Johnson Benefit and drop off or mail to the bank.  For donations for the silent or live auction contact Kelly Melin 316-737-6231 or Emily Magnell 218-280-7872.

It’s RiverFest Week in Thief River Falls through Sunday, August 4th, events include:

Thursday, August 1st: 5K & 1K Run/Walk: 4:30pm at Greenwood Trails

Community Wide Golf Tournament: 4:30 TRF Golf Club

Farmer’s Market: 4:30pm Floyd B. Olson Park

Movie in the Park: “A Dog’s Way Home”, Hartz Park at dusk

Friday, August 2nd: Cornhole Tournament in Hartz Park, 5pm

RiverFest Concert: Hartz Park 6pm

Saturday, August 3rd: Farmers Market:  Floyd B. Olson Park 9am

Street Wizards 18th Annual Car Show: 11am Floyd B. Olson Park

Antique Tractor Show: 11am City Hall/Quality Farm Supply Lot

Little Brother Little Sister Dunks: 12pm Armory parking lot

Old Time Day at Peder Engelstad Pioneer Village: 1pm

RiverFest Concert: Hartz Park 4pm

Sunday, August 4th: Pennington County Sportsman’s Club Fun Shoot: 9am

The Annual Thief River Falls Community Block Party “Night to Unite” will be held at Peder Engelstad Pioneer Village on Tuesday, August 6th from 5-7 pm. They will have free hot dogs, chips and watermelon, door prizes and live entertainment that includes the Northland Community Band performing at 5:00 pm and the Cathy Erickson Band at 5:45 pm.


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.

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered recovery program that meets every Tuesday night at Epiphany Station in Thief River Falls.  This program is for anyone who is dealing with life’s hurts, habits or hang-ups.  The night starts at 6pm with a free meal followed by worship with a teaching or testimony.  Nursery is provided, as well as a celebration place for elementary aged children. For questions email






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