It’s Grandparent’s and Me Day on Saturday, September 28th from 10-11:30am at the Challenger Preschool in Thief River Falls.  Children ages 2-Kindergarten age and their grandparents can do art activities, get their picture taken together, have a snack, play and read together during this special time.  Please call 218-681-8670 by Friday, September 27th to register.  This event is sponsored by the ECFE.

Oiland’s Fall Supper will be held on Saturday, September 28th from 4pm-7pm at the Oiland Dining Hall.  They will be serving ham, smoked turkey, dressing, real mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, coleslaw, dinner rolls, pie, milk and coffee.  The price is adults/$12, 6-11 yrs./$5 and under 6 is free.  Take-out is available by calling 218-782-3211.  You can enjoy Gospel music while you wait, everyone is welcome.

You’re invited to join in the fun at the Challenger Elementary Winter Wonderland Book Fair starting on Saturday, September 28th & again 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.

The Alma Free Lutheran Church in Argyle is holding its Offerfest on Sunday, September 29th at 2:30 pm.  The Dan Olson family will share special music. Pie and ice cream will be served.

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 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.

The TRF Farmer’s Market is open on Saturdays in the Floyd B. Olson/Gazebo Park from 9am-noon through September 28th.  You’ll find vegetables, baked/canned goods, jellies and jams, honey, potted plants, tea, salsa, crafts and so much more!

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