Area Events

4/22/2019

4/24/2019

On Wednesday, April 24th, the University of Minnesota Crookston will be hosting the Focus on Feasibility: Interactive Workshop from 8:30am – 4:30pm,The registration has a cost of $40 and the sign-up link is http://z.umn.edu/feasibilityworkshop. This event is a one day interactive workshop in preparation for conducting meaningful, concise feasibility studies. These will adhere to the USDA Loan Guarantee VAPG requirements. Participants will learn how to produce a timely and affordable feasibility study for clients. For more information, contact Christine Anderson at (218)-281-8318.

The 1st annual Mahnomen Area Community Fund Pay-It-Forward Fundraiser Dinner will be held on Wednesday, April 24th at the Mahnomen Public School Cafeteria and Auditorium beginning at 5:30pm. The purpose of the event is to raise funds to help support the Mahnomen Area Community Foundation and highlight these youth community project recipients: Mitten Tree Project, Comfort Bag, STEAM Centers. Tickets are available at the door for $20 per person. The ticket includes dinner, program and raffle. For groups of more than two, RSVP by emailing cityadmin@arvig.net or call Lisa Dahl at 218-935-2573.

4/27/2019

Join Bemidji State University on Saturday, April 27th at 9:00am for the annual Stride Into Spring 5k/10k. Registration forms are available in the Gilette Wellness Center lobby or the BSU Sustainability Office. You can also register the day of the event in the Gilette lobby. Student registration fee is $10, non-student is $25. All proceeds go to the BSU Track Team! The first 100 participants to register are guaranteed an Earth Month T-Shirt designed by a BSU student.

The Mudslingers OHV Club will be offering an ATV Safety Training on Saturday, April 27th, 10am at the Ada Fire Hall. To attend, the online safety course must be completed. ( www.dnr.state.mn.us/safety/vehicle/atv/index.html ) To register for the class, call Glen Visser (218-415-0190) or email demoman2069@gmail.com

Northern MN Swine Producers will be hosting a 4-H Quality Feeder Pig Auction April 27th at the Beltrami County Fairgrounds in Bemidji, MN. Registered Breeding Gilts, Market Barrows, Commercial Breeding Gilts, and Market Gilts along with 4-H Quality sheep and goats. Sale begins at 1 p.m. For more information contact Pat Olsen at 218-368-9108. Click here for more info

5/8/2019

National Bike to School Day is Wednesday, May 8th. The Ada-Borup Elementary School and City of Ada will be participating in the event. In conjunction with Bike to School Day, the Dekko Center in Ada will have their 3rd Annual Bike Parade and Bike Rodeo.  The Bike Rodeo will be held at 3:15pm at the Ada-Borup Elementary Gym after school. There will be bike safety training stations, bike maintenance, nutrition demonstrations, also helmets available for purchase with a cost of $5. Everyone is welcome to join the Bike Parade at 4:30pm, led by the Ada Police Department, and parading to the Dekko Center, where there will be food served by the Grace Lutheran Church Youth Group. The Dekko Center is looking for volunteers to ride in the parade and to help with our stations. If you are interested, please contact Ashley Larson at 218-784-7665 or dekkocenter@adamn.gov.

5/14/2019

The Feed My Starving Children-Bagley Food Packing event will be held May 14th & 15th. Donations and volunteers are needed. Donations – which will pay for the 22¢ meals - need to be received by March 20th. If you’d like to volunteer for one or more of the 2-hour packing shifts, call 218-766-8176.

The Norman County West Spring Musical, “It’s A Hit” will be performed by the NCW grades K-2 on Tuesday, May 14th, beginning at 7pm. Everyone is welcome.

5/15/2019

Conerstone Veterinary Service will be providing a vaccination clinic at the Olkee Fire Hall for dogs and cats from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Please bring your pets on a leash or in a kennel along with any records you may have. For more information contact the Conerstone Veterinary Services of Gonvick 487- 5360.

The Fargo Marathon events will be held Wednesday, May 15th through Saturday, May 18th in Fargo. There will be lots of fun events - something for everyone, including the Cyclothon, Furgo Dog Run, Largest Kid’s Race, 5K Walk/Run, 10K, Half Marathon, Full Marathon Relays, there is a distance for all! 

The Ada Future Leaders Sandbox Fill will be held on Wednesday, May 15th, beginning at 5:30pm. To sign up: message the Ada Future Leaders on Facebook, call KRJB (784-2844) or Mark (218-261-0520). $10 minimum donation (turtle boxes are free).

5/18/2019

Conerstone Veterinary Service will be providing a vaccination clinic at the McIntosh Community Center for dogs and cats from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please bring your pets on a leash or in a kennel along with any records you may have. For more information contact the Conerstone Veterinary Services of Gonvick 487- 5360.

5/21/2019

Conerstone Veterinary Service will be providing a vaccination clinic at the Mahnomen new city shop for dogs and cats from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Please bring your pets on a leash or in a kennel along with any records you may have. For more information contact the Conerstone Veterinary Services of Gonvick 487- 5360.

5/23/2019

Conerstone Veterinary Service will be providing a vaccination clinic at the Winger Community Center for dogs and cats from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Please bring your pets on a leash or in a kennel along with any records you may have. For more information contact the Conerstone Veterinary Services of Gonvick 487- 5360.

5/31/2019

Blue Goose Days will be held at Chahinkapa Zoo and Park in Wahpeton, ND Friday, May 31st through Sunday, June 2nd. Blue Goose Days is a community event for the whole family! Parade, craft/vendor booths, wildlife walk, fishing tournament, hands-on educational activities at the zoo, street dance, carousel rides, pancake feed, rib cook-off and so much more

6/5/2019

Happy Harry’s Ribfest will be held Wednesday, June 5th through Saturday, June 8th at the Fargodome. Enjoy award-winning barbecue ribs, chicken, corn on the cob, a petting zoo, carnival rides and music entertainment.

6/8/2019

the Parkinson’s Foundation will host its annual Moving Day Fargo on Saturday, June 8th at Edgewood-Fargo. Moving Day is a fun and inspiring annual fundraising event hosted by the Parkinson’s Foundation across the country, uniting families, friends and communities in the fight against Parkinson’s disease. This family-friendly event features a variety of movement activities such as yoga, dance, boxing, Pilates and Tai Chi — all proven to help manage Parkinson’s symptoms. For more information, go to MovingDayFargo.org

6/19/2019

The Greater Grand Forks County Fair will be held Wednesday, June 19th, through Sunday, June 23rd in Grand Forks, ND. In addition to a large midway full of fun rides, there will also be 4H exhibits, dog and horse shows, baking contests, pie and ice cream socials, concerts, demolition derby and much more.

7/9/2019

The Red River Valley Fair will be held July 9-14 at the Fairgrounds in West Fargo, ND.