You’re invited to join in the fun at the Challenger Elementary Winter Wonderland Book Fair on Monday September 30th, through Thursday,  October 3rd , open daily from 7:30am-6:30pm, and from 7:30am to noon on Friday, October 4th.  Stop in for the evening special family events on Tuesday, October 1st and Thursday, October 3rd from 5:30pm – 8 pm for great books, prizes and more!  You’ll find a blizzard of books for preschool through adult readers; the entire community is invited to the Challenger Book Fair, located in Gym 2.

There will be a Fish Fry at St Bernard’s Parish Hall in Thief River Falls on Friday October 4th, serving from 5:30 to 7:00 pm.  Carryout orders will be available from 5-7 pm and delivery orders will be taken after 3:00 pm; no delivery charge, but tips for the drivers are welcome, call 681-3560.  The menu includes deep-fried battered Walleye, mashed potatoes & white gravy, corn, coleslaw, and fresh bread.  The cost is $13 for 2 fillets, $11 for 1 fillet.  St Bernard’s School will also have pies and desserts available at the Dessert Sweet Shop.

The Abundant Life Church will have a Fall Sale on Saturday, October 5th from 8am-2pm at the church, 1 mile south of Hugo’s.  They will have a lunch of BBQ’s, doughnuts, rommegrot, coffee and bars.  Produce, crafts, baked goods, white elephant, lefse and more will be available for sale.

Oak Ridge Lutheran Church is holding their Annual Fall Supper and Bake Sale on Saturday, October 5th from 4pm-7pm at the church.  They will be serving ham, real mashed potatoes and gravy, raisin sauce, homemade pickles, vegetable, homemade bread, dessert, milk and coffee.  The cost is adults/$9 and children under 12/free; carry-outs will be available.  They will also have a Bake sale and handmade quilts for sale.

The Annual Fall Supper at Immanuel Lutheran Church will be held on Saturday, October 5th from 5pm-7:30pm at the Plummer Community Hall.  The menu includes turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, dressing, vegetable, dessert and beverage.  The cost is adults/$12, and 10 and under/$7; take-outs will be available.  A Silent Auction and Bake Sale will be held upstairs until 7:30.

Our Saviors of rural Grygla will have their Fancywork Sale on Saturday, October 5th starting at 7pm.  You’ll find quilts, embroidered items and homemade goodies available, with lunch following the sale.

There will be a Pancake Benefit for Kris Jenson to help defray medical expenses on Sunday, October 6th from 9:30am-1pm at the Greenbush Community Center.  The menu includes pancakes, ham, ice cream, strawberries, juice, milk and coffee.  A Freewill Offering will be collected; sponsored by the Greenbush-Badger Lions Club.

The 29th Annual Hospice of the Red River Valley Spaghetti Benefit Dinner is on Monday, October 7th from 5-7 pm at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Thief River Falls.  A freewill offering will be collected, sponsored by Redeemer Lutheran Church.

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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