Nexus Church and the Thief River Falls Evangelical Free Church invite you to their “Back to School Family Night” on Wednesday, August 14th from 6-8pm at Challenger Elementary School; this is a FREE event for all families. There will be free gently used clothes, packages filled school supplies, hot dogs and pop, face painting, cotton candy, inflatables, dunk tank and more! Please park on the north (back) parking lot; school supplies and clothes will be in the gym, games and food will be in the west field.
Bethania Free Lutheran WMF is sponsoring a homemade pie and ice-cream social, Sunday August 18 at 2:30 pm. Pastor David Niemela of Greenbush will bring a devotional and there will be special music. Event is open to all.
Enjoy an afternoon of fellowship and fun at noon on Tuesday, August 20th at the American Legion in Thief River Falls. Come and hear Dr. Mark Yuska, from Thief River Falls, as he shares about how to care for your feet, from a foot doctor’s perspective. Kris Roberts, from Brandon, SD, will talk about “Looking for a Special Trophy” and Karlee Wilde, from Thief River Falls will bring her musical talents to you. The cost is $9.00; for reservations or cancelations call Carmen at 681-3091. Reservations are appreciated by Thursday, August 15th, call by Monday noon; sponsored by the Thief River Falls Christian Women’s Clubs/Stonecroft Ministries.
The NW Ducks Unlimited Banquet will be held on Friday, August 16th at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Thief River Falls. The doors open at 5:30pm with dinner at 7pm; activities include a special raffle and early-bird drawings. For more information call Rick at 686-4707 or go to www.ducks.org/Minnesota events.
It’s “Good Old Days” in Viking on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 16th, 17th, and 18th. The three day celebration begins on Friday night at 8:00 with a free movie; on Saturday you’ll find a Flea Market, the parade at 11am, kid’s activities, live music, tractor pull, bingo, drawings, karaoke, great food vendors and so much more! They will have a Christian Music Service on Sunday morning at 10:30am followed by a Corn Feed at 11:30am. For further information call the Viking Diner at 218-523-6082. Everyone is welcome, don’t miss the fun!
The Thief River Falls Archery Club is sponsoring an Outdoor 3D Archery Shoot from 8am-5pm on both Saturday, August 17th and Sunday, August 18th; registration cut-off is 2:30 on Sunday. The first round is $15, additional rounds are $10, with youth 12 and under $5; the family max for the first round is $30. There will be 30 3D animal targets and youth equipment will be available for younger archers. They will also have concessions at the sign-up shack. For more information call Mike at 689-1613 or Tad at 218-779-4851.
The Annual Meeting for the Thief River Falls Baseball Association will be held at 7pm on Monday, August 19th at the American Legion. Election of new board members will be on the agenda; all interested persons are invited to attend.
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.