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.
The 11th Annual NCH Trails to Treatment Cancer Benefit and Ride will be held on Friday & Saturday, August 30th & 31st in Middle River. This event will be dedicated to the memory of Barb Geer, TTT Committee member from 2013-2019. Events will start at 4:00 pm on Friday, August 30, and at 8:00 am on Saturday, August 31. Visit www.northcountryhorsemen.com for a list of scheduled events.
The summer schedule for distribution at the Thief River Falls Food Shelf is every Tuesday from 10:30am-1:30pm and every Thursday from 3pm-6pm 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.
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.