Bulletin Board – Saturday, July 6, 2019

The Crookston Eagles will have bar bingo today at 3:30 p.m., $400 must go.  No dinner served. 

Harvest Church in Crookston is bringing back Summer Bible Adventure after a one year break.  Join them August 4th- 7th, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Ages: Pre-K through 6th Grade. Experience the Ride of a Lifetime with God on the Rolling River Rampage!!  SBA will be held at 520 fisher Ave, in Crookston. For Pre-Registration please call 218-281-2264.

Sign up now for the UMC Teambackers 29th Annual Golf Classic that will be held on Friday, July 19th at Minakwa Golf Course. Registration fee is $100 and the registration deadline is July 8 and will be limited to the first 90 guests. You must be 18 years of age to play or a high school graduate. This years golf classic will support the UMC indoor golf practice facility. For more information, contact Derek Martin at 218-281-8436 or derekm@umn.edu 

The Crookston Public Library will hold Storytime in the Park at Highland Park Monday, July 8 at 11:00 a.m.  Enjoy the outdoors during this special all-ages storytime with stories, songs, rhymes, crafts, and games. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, July 8 at 12:00 p.m. at Crookston Inn.

The Golden Link will have cards Monday, July 8 at 12:45 p.m., greeting cards at 1:00 p.m., exercise class at 2:00 p.m., Kens Study Club at 6:00 p.m., and Collectors Club at 6:30 p.m. 

The Crookston Eagles will have $6 burger baskets Monday, July 8 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. 

Kids at Castle theme for July is Follow the Food Chain Monday, July 8 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. From birds to bugs, explore nature’s food chain and have fun with all things that fly, slither, and crawl!  

Erin Brule from Wonderful Life Foods will be hosting a free workshop at the Crookston Public Library on the ins and outs of the Keto Diet Monday, July 8 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.  The event is free of charge and open to all.  

Crookston City Council will meet Monday, July 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chamber. The Ways and Means committee will meet immediately following.

The CHEDA Advisory Committee will meet Tuesday, July 9 at 7:00 p.m. in the Valley Tech Park Conference Room. 

The Golden Link will have an entertainment committee meeting Tuesday, July 9 at 9:30 a.m., cards at 12:45 p.m., and Debby’s Canasta at 6:00 p.m. 

There will be a Public Assistance Applicant Briefing Meeting for those affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, and flooding from March 12 through April 28. The meeting will be held July 9 at 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room at the Polk County Law Enforcement Center. 

The Crookston School Board will have a special meeting Tuesday, July 9 at 5:00 p.m. in the district office conference room.  

Crookston VFW Post 1902 and the Auxiliary will meet Tuesday, July 9 at 6:00 p.m. at the VFW.

The Crookston Central Class of 1979 will have a 40th reunion meeting Tuesday, July 9 at 7:00 p.m. in the Crookston Eagles Club Room. Classmates are welcome to attend. 

The Fisher American Legion will have a Legion and SAL meeting Tuesday, July 9 at 7:00 p.m. 

The 116 Annual Polk County Fair will be Wednesday, July 10 through Sunday, July 14 in Fertile with the Todd Armstrong Shows on the Midway. For a complete list of events visit www.polkcountyfairfertilemn.com 

University of Minnesota Extension is offering four University of Minnesota Small Grains Summer Plot Tours in Northern Minnesota in July to address small grain production issues, variety performance, and insect and disease pests. These programs are designed to provide farmers and crop consultants the tools needed to make small grains a successful crop in their operation. Tours will be in Oklee July 10, Strathcoma and Humboldt July 11, and Crookston during Crops and Soils Day July 17.  Additional information can be found at mnwheat.org or contact Jared Goplen, Extension Educator, Crops at 320-589-1711 extension 2128. Brought to you by the Minnesota Wheat Research and Promotion Council.

The Kittson County Fair in Hallock is Wednesday, July 10 through Sunday, July 14 with games galore on the Midway. For a complete list of events visit  http://kittsoncountyfair.org/

The Crookston Public Schools’ Negotiations Committee will meet with the Crookston Education Association Wednesday, July 10 at 8:30 a.m. in the district office conference room. 

The Golden Link will have comfort bears Wednesday, July 10 at 9:00 a.m., men’s cards at 10:00 a.m., and the free movie – The Upside – at 1:30 p.m. 

Explore Storms with the Crookston Public Library and the meteorologist Greg Gust from the National Weather Service Wednesday, July 10 at 2:00 p.m. at the library.  Talk about big storms from blizzards to tornadoes and floods. 

The Polk County Fair Chocolate Contest is Wednesday, July 10.  Entries must be submitted by 6:30 p.m., judging begins at 7:00 p.m. on the Hanson Free Stage.  Cash Prizes awarded to the top three winners in adult and youth categories. For details and entry criteria visit www.polkcountyfairfertilemn.com/chocolate-contest or call Zina at 280-3850 or Nancy 945-6266. 

The Crookston Eagles will have an Auxiliary Officers meeting Wednesday, July 10 at 6:45 p.m., with a full auxiliary meeting at 7:00 p.m. 

The Christian Fellowship Tent at the Polk County Fair will have youth night Wednesday, July 10 at 7:00 p.m. 

The Fisher American Legion Wednesday Night Special for July 10 is a Club Sandwich and Pasta Salad for $8. 

The Crookston Area Chamber’s “She-Shed” being raffled off for the Women’s Leadership Network this summer will be available for viewing at the Polk County Fair July 11-13. Tickets are $25, sponsored by the Crookston Aquatic Boosters. 

The Golden Link will have foot care Thursday, July 11 at 9:00 a.m., and cards at 12:45 p.m. 

The Young Professionals Lunch and Learn will be Thursday, July 11 at 12:00 p.m. at Wonderful Life Foods.

The Climax Parish Food Shelf will be open Thursday, July 11 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

The Chrisian Fellowship Tent events at the Polk County Fair for Thursday, July 11 are Cecil Malme at 5:00 p.m., Gloryland Gospel Team at 6:00 p.m., Pastor Phil Larson, United in Christ – Vocal at 7:00 p.m., Women’s Quartet from Resurrection Free in Beltrami at 7:30 p.m., Reise and Esther at 8:00 p.m., Share Ministries – Terry and Sand Nelson at 8:30 p.m., and the Gloryland Gospel Team at 9:00 p.m.

The Crookston American Legion Auxiliary will meet Thursday, July 11 at 5:30 p.m. at RiverView Health.

RiverView Health will host a four hour CPR class at 6:00 p.m.Thursday, July 11 at the RiverView Home Care Building located at 721 South Minnesota Street.  Cost is $45 for those needing certification and free for those not needing certification. For more information or to register, call 218-281-9405. 

The Fisher American Legion will host a Fisher Chamber meeting Thursday, July 11 at 7:00 p.m. 

The Golden Link will have coffee and rolls Friday, July 12 at 8:30 a.m., cards at 12:45 p.m., and exercise class at 2:00 p.m.

The Chrisian Fellowship Tent events at the Polk County Fair for Friday, July 12 are the Gloryland Gospel Team at 6:00 p.m., Share Ministries – Terry and Sandy Nelson at 7:00 p.m., North Country Gospel at 8:00 p.m., and Gloryland Gospel Team at 9:00 p.m. 

The Chrisian Fellowship Tent events at the Polk County Fair for Saturday, July 13 are the Gloryland Gospel Team at 2:00 p.m., Bryant LaValle at 3:00 p.m., Share Ministries – Terry and Sandy Nelson at 4:00 p.m., Rick and Sherry Clyde Family from Laporte at 5:00 p.m., Gloryland Gospel Team at 6:00 p.m., Fraser Family vocals and instrumentals from Puposky at 7:00 p.m., John and Sue Berg at 8:00 p.m., Laural Johnson at 8:30 p.m., and the Gloryland Gospel Team at 9:00 p.m. 

The Crookston Eagles will have bar bingo Saturday, July 13 at 3:30 p.m., $400 must go.  Dinner will be served from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. with choice of a Hot Beef Sandwich for $11 or Walleye for $14.  Takeout is available. 

Trinity Lutheran Church will be hosting the mens’ quartet “The Overtones” on Sunday, July 14, 2019. “The Overtones” hail from Roseau, Minnesota and specialize in gospel music. “The Overtones” will be singing at 8:30 a.m. worship at Trinity in Crookston and at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Point on Maple Lake south of Mentor, Minnesota.  An invitation is extended to everyone in the community to join us in worship and music. 

The Chrisian Fellowship Tent events at the Polk County Fair for Sunday, July 14 are the Gloryland Gospel Team at 2:00 p.m., Kazmierczasks, For Jesus from Mentor at 3:00 p.m., Jesse Quam at 3:30 p.m., Rusty Chords, Dr. Noah, Marilyn Lee and Cecil Malme at 4:00 p.m., Lois and Lois at 5:00 p.m., Overtones Quartet at 6:00 p.m., Dr. Noah Chelliah at 7:00 p.m., Share Ministries – Terry and Sandy Nelson at 8:00 p.m., and Gloryland Gospel Team at 9:00 p.m. 

Tri-County Community Corrections will have their Regional Corrections Board Meeting Monday, July 15 at 9:00 a.m. in conference room 3 at the Polk County Justice Center. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, July 15 at 12:00 p.m. at Crookston Inn.

The Golden Link will have cards Monday, July 15 at 12:45 p.m., and exercise class at 2:00 p.m.

The Crookston Park Board will meet Monday, July 15 at 4:45 p.m. at City Hall.

RiverView Health’s Celiac Support Group will meet Monday, July 15 at 5:30 p.m. in Meeting Room 2.

CHEDA will have a board meeting Tuesday, July 16 at 7:00 a.m. at Valley Technology Park.

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, July 16 at 10:00 a.m. in the Commissioner’s Room at the Polk County Government Center. 

The Golden Link will have cards Tuesday, July 16 at 12:45 p.m. 

RiverView Health in Crookston will offer free sports physicals to athletes in grades seven through twelve from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., July 16, July 24, July 30 and August 6. Call 218-281-9595 for an appointment. 

The Books & Brews Book Club will meet Tuesday, July 16 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Crookston Inn to discuss what they’ve been reading.  Appetizers are provided by the Friends of the Crookston Public Library. 

RiverView Health Childbirth Class meets Tuesday, July 16 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in Meeting Room 1.

The Crookston Planning Commission will meet Tuesday, July 16 at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall.

RiverView Health will offer free sports physicals to athletes in grades seven through twelve at it’s East Grand Forks Clinic during regular business hours on July 17, July 22, July 31.  Call 218-773-1390 for an appointment. 

The Northwest Research and Outreach Center’s (NWROC) annual Crops and Soils Day will be Wednesday, July 17, at NWROC’s North Farm located one mile north of the UMC on Highway 75 North.  Registration and CEU signup for the morning program is 7:45 a.m. with tours beginning at 8:15 a.m. Registration and CEU signup for the afternoon sugarbeet tour opens at 12:30 p.m. The sugarbeet program will start at 12:50 with two tours running simultaneously.  A complimentary lunch will be served at noon for all guests.  

Crookston Township will have a regular board meeting Wednesday, July 17 at 6:30 a.m. at Valley Technology Park.  A public hearing will be held to adopt a revised land use and zoning ordinance. 

The Golden Link will have a Board of Directors meeting Wednesday, July 17 at 9:00 a.m., men’s cards at 10:00 a.m., and Taste of Italy from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. with spaghetti with meat sauce, garlic toast, tossed lettuce salad and ice cream.  Beer and wine available. Taste of Italy is a free will offering with proceeds going towards TRIAD projects. 

The Crookston Public Library is hosting an Alien Party Wednesday, July 17 at 2:00 p.m. Make an alien mask and participate in outer-spaced themed activities. 

The Crookston Baseball Association will meet Wednesday, July 17 at 7:00 p.m. at the Crookston Eagles.

The Fisher American Legion Wednesday Night Special for July 17 is Chef Salad for $8. 

Crookston Crazy Days will be Thursday, July 18. The KROX Crazy Day Auction will be held at 9:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. under the Tri-Valley Canopy on North Broadway. 

The Crookston Area Chamber’s “She-Shed” being raffled off for the Women’s Leadership Network this summer will be available for viewing during Crazy Days. Tickets are $25, sponsored by the Crookston Aquatic Boosters.

Shop Local Sales during Rockin’ Crazy Days from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thursday, July 18.  Then rock to live music in the Wayne Hotel parking lot from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. sponsored by Daroo’s,  Crookston Classic Cruisers and the VFW Auxiliary. 

“Tri-Valley on the Go” will be held on Thursday, July 18 in Warren (Senior Center), Argyle (Senior Center), and Hallock (Senior Center) and will last approximately one hour in each location. The schedule for the 18th is Warren (9:30 am – 10:30 am), Argyle (11:15 am – 12:15 pm), and Hallock (1:30 pm – 2:30 pm).

The Golden Link will have a TRIAD meeting Thursday, July 18 at 10:00 a.m., and free blood pressure checks at 11:30 a.m., 

The Golden Link will have coffee and rolls Friday, July 19 at 8:30 a.m., cards at 12:45 p.m. and exercise class at 2:00 p.m. 

The UMC Teambackers 29th Annual Golf Classic that will be held on Friday, July 19th at Minakwa Golf Course. Registration at 9:00 a.m., tournament orientation at 9:45 a.m.and shotgun start at 10:00 a.m. This years golf classic will support the UMC indoor golf practice facility. For more information, contact Derek Martin at 218-281-8436 or derekm@umn.edu 

The Crookston Public Library will hold a Teen Escape Room Friday, July 19 at 6:00 p.m. Solve the puzzles and find the clues to escape.  Parents should call the library for parental consent if under 16. 

The Rydell National Wildlife Refuge will have a Learning at the Lakes program at their visitor’s center Saturday, July 20.  The program will feature live raptors from The Nature Connection. 

The Wesley United Methodist Church 701 Eickhof Blvd. in Crookston will have a Pizza Picnic on Sunday, July 21  with pizza by the slice from the Bread of Life wood fired oven served from 5:00 to 7:00 and music by Marissa Steien from 5:30 to 6:30. Invite a friend or neighbor, bring a lawn chair. Lemonade and water will be available. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, July 22 at 12:00 p.m. at Crookston Inn.

The Golden Link will have cards Monday, July 22 at 12:45 p.m., greeting cards at 1:00 p.m. and exercise class at 2:00 p.m. 

The Crookston Area Chamber and Visitors Bureau’s July Chamber Mixer will be Monday, July 22 from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. at Taco Johns.  Come hungry and ready to network. 

Kurtis Ellefson from the Polk County Veterans’ Services Department will hold a free workshop on Veterans’ Benefits Monday, July 22 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Crookston Public Library. 

Crookston City Council will meet Monday, July 22 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chamber. The Ways and Means committee will meet immediately following.

RiverView Health will offer free sports physicals to athletes in grades seven through twelve at it’s Fertile Clinic from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. July 23-25.  Call 218-945-6695 for an appointment. 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, July 23 at 8:00 a.m. in the Commissioner’s Room at the Polk County Government Center. 

The Golden Link will have cards Tuesday, July 23 at 12:45 p.m. 

The Spinecrackers Book Club will meet Tuesday, July 23 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. to discuss “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell you She’s Sorry” by Fredrik Bachman.  The RiverView Health Diabetes Support Group, led by Darcey Larson, will be held Wednesday, July 24 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m in Meeting Room 2. For more information, call 218-281-9589.

The Polk County Board of the DFL will meet Tuesday, July 23rd at the Crookston Public Library from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend. 

The Marshall County Fair will be Wednesday, July 24 through Sunday, July 28 in Warren with Todd Armstrong show on the Midway. For a complete list of events visit http://www.marshallcountyfair.org/

The Golden Link will have comfort bears Wednesday, July 24 at 9:00 a.m., men’s cards at 10:00 a.m., and UMC retirees at 1:30 p.m. 

The Crookston Public Library will hold an event titled What’s in Our Water Wednesday, July 24 at 2:00 p.m. Learn about water and do an activity with Nicole Bernd from the West Polk Soil and Water Conservation District.  

The annual Golden Link picnic is Wednesday, July 24 at 5:30 p.m. put on by the entertainment committee.  Cost is $6, picnic includes hamburgers/buns, potato salad, baked beans and watermelon. 

The Fisher American Legion Wednesday Night Special for July 24 is Meatball Sub and Fries for $8. 

RiverView Clinic will offer free sports physicals for athletes in grades seven through twelve at its Red Lake Falls Clinic from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 25, August 6, and August 8.  Call 218-253-4606 for an appointment. 

The Golden Link will have foot care Thursday, July 25 at 9:00 a.m., and cards at 12:45 p.m. 

The Wesley United Methodist Church at 701 Eickhof Blvd. will have their Summer Salad Luncheon on Thursday,  July 25 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Call 281-3393 for takeouts. Their Summer Salad Luncheons are held the last Thursday of  August and September. 

Four out of five car seats are used incorrectly. Could one of them be yours? Is your child’s car seat on a recall list? Safe Kids Grand Forks, Altru Clinic  and Brost Chevrolet of Crookston are partnering to hold car seat check-up event at Brost Chevrolet, 1600 University Avenue on July 25

The Golden Link will have coffee and rolls Friday, July 26 at 8:30 a.m.

The Crookston Area Chamber’s “She-Shed” being raffled off for the Women’s Leadership Network this summer will be available for viewing atMinakwa’s Couples Night July 26. Tickets are $25, sponsored by the Crookston Aquatic Boosters. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, July 29 at 12:00 p.m. at Crookston Inn.

The Golden Link will have cards Monday, July 29 at 12:45 p.m., and exercise class at 2:00 p.m. 

The Golden Link will have cards Tuesday, July 30 at 12:45 p.m.

The Golden Link will have men’s cards Wednesday, July 31 at 10:00 a.m. and the free movie – Hair Spray – at 1:30 p.m.

The Crookston Public Library will hold Space Games Wednesday, July 31 at 2:00 p.m. Play space-themed games with staff and teens. 

The Fisher American Legion Wednesday Night Special for July 31 is Ham, Baked Potato and Vegetable for $8. 

Harvest Church in Crookston is bringing back Summer Bible Adventure after a one year break.  Join them August 4th- 7th, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Ages: Pre-K through 6th Grade. Experience the Ride of a Lifetime with God on the Rolling River Rampage!!  SBA will be held at 520 fisher Ave, in Crookston. For Pre-Registration please call 218-281-2264.

The Crookston Public Library will hold storytime in the park Monday, August 5 at 11:00 a.m. at Wildwood Park.  All ages storytime featuring stories, songs, rhymes, crafts, and games. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, August 5 at 12:00 p.m. at Crookston Inn.

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, August 6 at 8:00 a.m. in the Commissioner’s Room at the Polk County Government Center. 

The Fisher American Legion Wednesday Night Special for August 7 is a Taco Grinder and Fries for $8. 

The Climax Parish Food Shelf will be open Thursday, August 8 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

The Crookston American Legion Auxiliary will meet Thursday, August 8 at 5:30 p.m. at RiverView Health.

RiverView Health will host a four hour CPR class at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 8 at the RiverView Home Care Building located at 721 South Minnesota Street. Cost is $45 for those needing certification and free for those not needing certification. For more information or to register, call 218-281-9405. 

The Fisher American Legion will host a Fisher Chamber meeting Thursday, August 8 at 7:00 p.m. 

The Rydell National Wildlife Refuge will have their fourth annual youth fishing event Saturday, August 10.  

Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court Bishop Schenk #2010 will be collecting supplies at all three of our member parishes, Cathedral, St. Peter – Gentilly, St. Mary – Euclid through August 11.  Check local stores for the school supply lists for items to donate or visit https://bit.ly/2XtvEvy

The Ox Cart Days Festival is Monday, August 12 – Sunday, August 18.

The Crookston Area Chamber’s “She-Shed” being raffled off for the Women’s Leadership Network this summer will be available for viewing during Ox Cart Days in the First Community Credit Union parking lot. Tickets are $25, sponsored by the Crookston Aquatic Boosters. The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, August 12 at 12:00 p.m. at Crookston Inn.

Kids at Castle is Monday, August 12 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. with the theme Elements of Nature: Fire, Water Wind & Earth. Kites, kayaks, and campfires! This is a Castle Park event you don’t want to miss! Discover activities for each of the four elements and learn how to help sustain our planet for the future.

Crookston City Council will meet Monday, August 12 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chamber. The Ways and Means committee will meet immediately following.

Crookston VFW Post 1902 and the Auxiliary will meet Tuesday, August 13 at 6:00 p.m. at the VFW.

There will be a DNR Hunter Safety Training at the Crookston Gun Club for anyone age 11 or older beginning August 13 at 7:00 p.m. There are seven meeting dates ending with the Field Day and Test.  Sponsored by Crookston Gun Club, West Polk County Deer Hunters Association, Bingham Construction, B & F Investments, Northern Sky Bank, Swanson Law, Adams Heating & Cooling, Eagles Club, VFW, Legion.  Class is limited to 36, contact Steve Videen for information and to register at 218-289-2115 or stevevideen@yahoo.com

The Fisher American Legion will have Legion and SAL meeting Tuesday, August 13 at 7:00 p.m. 

The Crookston Chamber Executive Board will meet Wednesday, August 14 at 8:00 a.m. at the Chamber Office.

The Fisher American Legion Wednesday Night Special for is Grilled Ham and Cheese with Potato Salad for $8. 

The Wesley United Methodist Church at 701 Eickhof Blvd. will have their Summer Salad Luncheon on Thursday,  August 29 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Call 281-3393 for takeouts. Their next Summer Salad Luncheons will be the last Thursday of  September.

The Summer Food Service Program runs Monday through Friday until August 17.  Free meals are available for kids and teens at the Crookston Family Service Center.  Breakfast is 8:00 to 9:30 a.m., lunch is 10:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

Due to the RiverView Health construction, the south entrance to the Altru Clinic parking lot will be closed effective until further notice. Please use Carroll Street to access the north entrance to the Altru Clinic parking lot.  Altru Clinic will like to apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 

Branch and twig collection will be held the second and fourth Mondays of each month running May through October.  Place the materials on your curbside. Branches must be cut in four-foot lengths and bundled in order for the crews to take them away.  Any branches or tree trunks not cut to this length and bundled will be left for the owner to haul away. Twigs may be in boxes or bags. Individuals removing their diseased elm trees should call City Hall to schedule pickup.It’s never too late to learn. Adult Basic Education hours are Monday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. For more information, call 218-277-7334 or email csander@nwservice.org.

The Golden Link serves home cooked from scratch lunch at noon on weekdays. All meals are $6 and come with veggies, bread, butter, milk, and dessert. Wine and beer can be purchased with your meal for $2 each. Please call before 10:00 a.m. for the noon meal. Call 281-3072

The Crookston Lions Club meets every Monday at noon at the Crookston Inn.

Crookston City Hall summer hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

The Crookston Public Library hosts Family Trivia the first monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Snacks and prizes provided by the Friends of the Crookston Library.  

The Crookston Public Library hosts baby bounce the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at 10:00 a.m. with songs, stories, flannel board, action poems for infants and toddlers plus their caregivers. 

The Polk County Historical Society Museum is open during the summer each Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 4:00 p.m. For more information call 218-281-1038.  Admission is free- donations accepted. 

The Crookston Public Library hosts WOW: What’s on Wednesday? the second Wednesday of each month at 2:00 p.m. for children ages 7-12 with crafts, activities and more. 

Riverview Health’s monthly Type 2 Diabetes Support Group meets the fourth Wednesday of every month from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. at RiverView Health in Meeting Room 1.  The group is led by RiverView Dietitian Darcy Larson, RD, LD and Kelsey Billing, RN, BSN. The Type 2 meetings are open to anyone with Type 2 diabetes and their family members.  New members are always welcome.

Every Thursday at 10:30 a.m., preschool children and their caregivers are invited to Storytime at the Crookston Public Library. Each week, they’ll explore a different theme through stories, songs, finger plays, flannel board stories, and a craft. No pre-registration is required, but they ask childcare providers and other groups to call ahead to ensure there will be adequate supplies at 281-4522.

Hospice of the Red River Valley is offering a seasonal grief support group in Crookston the first and third Thursday of the month April through June from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Crookston Public Library. The grief support group is free and open to any adult 18 years and older who are grieving the loss of a loved one through death. There is no pre-registration required to attend the group.

The Crookston Public Library hosts an Adult Craft Group the second Saturday of each month at 1:00 p.m. free of charge and open to all people of all experience levels to bring their unfinished projects and join others for encouragement and inspiration.