On Saturday, Oct. 20th, visitors at the Comstock House in Moorhead can help decorate the historic Victorian mansion for Halloween. From 1-4pm, they’ll provide the pumpkins, tools, and some tasty fall treats. You’ll leave your artwork at the house as decorations. To sweeten the deal, our pumpkin artists will receive free admission and tours of the Comstock House. The pumpkin carving is free, but they ask that interested participants reserve a spot by calling 218-291-4211 or visiting www.hcscconline.org/events.
Trinity Lutheran Church of Twin Valley is having a fall dinner on Sunday, October 21st from 11:30am to 1:00pm. The menu includes: Roast Pork and Raspberry Sauce, Rosemary Potatoes, Glazed Carrots, Assorted Salads & Desserts, Lefse, Buns, and Beverage. Cost is $10 for Adults, $5 for ages 12 & under, or $35 for a family.
Holy Family Catholic Church of Halstad is having a fall dinner on Sunday, October 21st from 11am-1pm at the church. The menu includes: Roast Pork Loin, meatballs, gravy, mashed potatoes, corn, coleslaw and homemade pies.
There will be an AARP Driver Safety Class on Monday, October 22nd from 6-10pm at the Fertile-Beltrami School room #158. Instructor will be Ernie Taus. Cost is $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members. To sign up, contact Fertile-Beltrami Superintendent Brian Clarke at 218-945-6983.
All ages are invited to the Climax-Shelly School Tuesday, October 23rd at 1pm and 2pm to learn about traditional Native American Powwow drumming in a unique educational experience for all ages. The Pipekeepers will teach what the drum means, how to keep the beat and few simple songs. The event is brought to the community free of charge thanks to funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Hospice of the Red River Valley is offering a free Grief During the Holidays educational grief program for adults who are managing grief during the holidays. It will be held on Tuesday, October 23rd from 10am-noon at Grace Lutheran Church in Ada. The presentation will enable attendees to identify and learn how to manage the mixed and painful emotions that can surface when grieving during the holidays. Participants will also learn important self-care strategies. This class is free and open to the public. No registration is required for the class. With any questions, call (800) 237-4629 and ask for the bereavement department, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Comstock House in Moorhead introduces a new “after-dark” tour option, the Nooks & Crannies Flashlight Tour on Wednesday, October 24th. During this tour, all lights in the house will be turned off, and visitors will be accompanied by two tour guides. Tours are at 7pm and 9pm and will be limited to 10 people for each tour. Guests are encouraged to register ahead of time. call 218-291-4211 or visit www.hcscconline.org/events.
The 36th Annual Harvest of Knowledge Agri-Women's Conference will be held on Friday, October 26th at the Ramada Inn, Grand Forks, ND. For more information, contact Karen Landman at 701-326-4523 or Donna Ulseth at 218-280-1335.
All ages are invited to learn about traditional Native American Powwow drumming in a unique educational experience for all ages, to be held Friday, October 26 at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. at the Ulen-Hitterdal Public School, 27 2nd St. NW. The Pipekeepers will teach what the drum means, how to keep the beat and few simple songs. The Ulen Library LINK Site and Lake Agassiz Regional Library are bringing this event to the community free of charge thanks to funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Essentia Health's Health and Wellness Fair will be held on Saturday, october 27th from 9am-12pm at the Essentia Health-Ada Clinic. There will be information booths, child IDs, blood screening ($25 on day of event), preventative health, door prizes, Halloween carnival games, Halloween trick or treat at Benedictine Care Community.
Wild Rice Lutheran Church, rural Twin Valley is having the Men's 49th Annual Pancake Supper and Women of the WELCA Raffle and Bake Sale on Saturday, October 27th from 5-7:30pm. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for ages 6-12, free for preschoolers. Supported by Thrivent Action Grants
David Rinaldi, Program Director for NET Ministries, will be coming to Nativity Church of Fargo (1825 11th St. S) Sunday, October 28th through Tuesday, October 30th to present a Mission, "Encountering Jesus", a high energy presentation reflecting the Good News and how we encounter Jesus in the Gospel, in saying yes to God’s plan, and in the people we meet. The Mission will start at 6:30 pm with the Keynote at 7:00 pm each night. Fellowship will follow the talk. A free will offering will be asked.
The 26th Annual Fall Festival Dinner, Craft and Bake Sale will be held on Sunday, October 28th at Zion Lutheran Church of Twin Valley from 11am-1pm. The menu includes: meatballs, mashed potatoes and gravy, glazed carrots, coleslaw, pickles, rolls, lefse, assorted desserts, milk and coffee. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for ages 5-12, free for preschoolers. Takeouts available.
Kirkebo Lutheran Church of Perley is having their annual Fall Meatball Dinner & Raffle on Sunday, October 28th from 11am-2pm at the church. The dinner features meatballs, mashed potatoes, gravy, carrots, lefse and dessert. A free will offering will be accepted. Take out dinners available. Raffle prizes include: 1st prize - oak domed blanket chest; 2nd prize - quilt; 3rd prize - gift card. Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5.
Ada Area Promotions Committee presents A Chocolate Holiday Extravaganza on Friday, November 2nd from 6-9pm at the Ada Area Event Center. Enjoy chocolate and 'sliders', dollar auction and 'chance' bags. Tickets are $15 and includes food and a chance on a great grand prize.
St Rose of Lima Parish Annual Fall Dinner will be held on Sunday, November 4th from 11am-4:30pm. There will be the traditional turkey dinner with mashed potatoes, gravy, dressing, carrots, and all the trimmings. Cost is $11 for adults, $5 for ages 12 & under, $3 for preschoolers. Take out meals $13.
The Norman County EDA and Ada Area Promotions Committee welcome you to a free comminity event - Discover Norman County - on Friday, November 16th at the AAPC Building (303 W. 9th St-Ada). A social will be from 5-7pm. Try food from vendors throughout Norman County. There will be live music from 7-11pm, featuring Redline.
A benefit for Jody Hams will be held on Saturday, November 17th from 4-11pm at the Hillsboro Armory. Activities include at silent auction from 4-7pm; bake sale, meat raffle and 50.50 raffle from 4-7:30pm; cash bar provided by the Vets Club from 4-11pm; meatball dinner (free will donation) provided by the Hillsboro Fire Department from 5-7pm; Music by M.O.S. Band from 8-11pm. Also an account has been set up for Jody. Donations can be sent to Dakota Heritage Bank, C/O Jody Hams, PO Box 208, Hillsboro, ND 58045.