It’s Lumberjack Day at Peder Engelstad Pioneer Village on Tuesday, August 20th from 6-8pm.  There will be lumberjack games, including using a two person saw, throwing tomahawks, potato sack races, washing clothes, chainsaw demonstrations, live music and more!  All proceeds will go towards fixing their cabin foundations.

Tri-Community Living at Home is sponsoring Senior Club and Bingo at 12:30pm on Wednesday, August 21st at the Newfolden Center.

The Pennington County Sportsmen’s Club will hold their August Membership meeting on Wednesday, August 21st at 7pm at the TRF Eagles Club.

Oak Ridge Church will present a “Music Feast” on Thursday, August 22nd from 5-7pm at the Gazebo in Floyd B. Olson Park in Thief River Falls.  The congregation will serve a pulled pork sandwich meal, which includes a Freewill Offering.  Bring a lawn chair, listen to the music in the park and enjoy the fellowship; this event will be cancelled if it rains.

It’s time for the Grygla Fall Festival, starting Friday, August 23rd and running through Sunday, August 25th.  The festivities begin on Friday night at 5:00pm with the opening of the beer gardens and food stands, followed by a Fun Run, Bean Bag Toss Tournament, Talent/Variety Show, and a street dance.  Activities for Saturday begin at 9am and include softball and horseshoe tournaments, kids games, farmer’s market, crafts and bake sale, a parade, demolition derby, and ending with an Old Time Dance at the Community Center followed by a street dance. On Sunday morning there will be a Breakfast Buffet from 7am-noon, followed by a Joint Community Worship at 9:30 and softball and sand volleyball tournaments.  There’s fun for everyone at the Grygla Fall Festival!

The Fall 2019 TRF High School Clay Target Registration is now open to FMS and LHS students in grades 6-12 who have successfully completed the Hunter Firearm Safety Program and have a Minnesota State Approved Firearm Safety Certificate.  The season dates are September 8th-October 24th; the sign-up deadline is September 6th.  If you have questions please call Marty Peterson at 218-686-5621.

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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