You’re invited to join in the fun at the Challenger Elementary Winter Wonderland Book Fair today 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.

Come out and enjoy some warm soup before the Prowlers home game, from 5pm until kick-off, at the Children’s Miracle Network Tailgate Feed on Thursday, October 4th.  The menu includes creamy chicken wild rice soup, chicken tortilla soup, and a Freewill Donation, served by Miss Thief River Falls Shelby Erickson and Oliver Kezar, poster child for the miracle network.

Parent-Teacher Conferences at Lincoln High School, Franklin Middle School, and Challenger Elementary School will be held on Thursday, October 10th from 4-8pm, Tuesday, October 15th from 4-8pm, and Wednesday, October 16th from 8am-12pm.  They will be using Synergy, the student information system, to schedule the conferences.  The site will be open starting at 8am on Wednesday, October 2nd and will close on Tuesday, October 8th at 3pm.

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.

The Thief River Falls Education Foundation proudly presents “Deuces Wild Dueling Pianos” on Saturday, October 5th at the Thief River Golf Club.  Social Hour begins at 6pm, followed by the meal at 7pm and the performance at 8pm.  The cost is $50 per person, meal included.

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.

St. Ann’s Catholic Church of Goodridge will be serving their Annual Fall Dinner on Sunday, October 6th from 11am-1:30pm.  The menu includes roast beef, real mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, assorted salads and desserts, rolls, coffee and milk.  The cost is $12 per person, ages 6-12/$5 and preschool/free.

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.

Living At Home/Block Nurse Program LAH/BNP is holding Noon Senior Meal/Bingo at Nazareth in Holt  Saturday October 5th.



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