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Friday, December 6,
Crookston school board meeting will be Monday, December 9, at 6:00 P.M. in the Choir/Orchestra room. Please note the change in time from the regularly scheduled meetings due to the Truth-in-Taxation Hearing.
Youth Hockey committee meets at 6:45 this morning at the Crookston Sports
Savior's Lutheran School’s bake sale is today in the school hallway from 8 am
until 3 p.m.
Cross-Country Ski Club will meet at 3:00 p.m. Friday at City Hall. Aunt
Polly’s woods trails are ready for skiing. For more information call Dale
Knotek at 281-6680.
of the Holidays today from 3 to 6 p.m. at Hugo’s at $5 a plate for goodies
with proceeds going to UMC Choir.
supper of Lobster, steak and Shrimp tonight from 5:30 to 8 at the Fisher
Bingo at 6:30 tonight at the Crookston VFW.
Wonderland in Crookston starts
Friday. Antique toy display 3:30 at the Carnegie Library.
Free coffee and cocoa at the downtown square at 4:45. Caroling and Count
down at 5:15 to light up the downtown square. Parade at 5:30 on Candy Cane Lane.
Free horse drawn wagon sides at 6:00 to Santa at Willow and Ivy, Kids crafts,
homemade lefse and cookie decorating at Valley Christian Fellowship, Holidays
around the World at Trinity Lutheran Church at 6:00. Live Nativity at downtown
square at 6:15 and 7:30. Saturday, there’s a free movie at 10:00 at the Grand
Theatre. Santa Land is at 1:00 at UMC. Live nativity at 5:00 and 6:00 at Town
Square and UMC Choir Concert at the historic Hafslo Church at 7:00 p.m.
Barbarians Wellness Fair for military families and veterans is 9:00 a.m. to 1:00
p.m. Saturday at the Crookston National Guard Armory.
5th Annual Thief River Toy Show is 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday and 9:00 a.m.
to 3:00 a.m. Sunday at the Ralph Engelstad Imperial Room in Thief River Falls.
Admission is $3 and children 10 and under accompanied by an adult are free.
Anderson Dickhudt will present “The Power of Movement” Saturday at the
Crookston American Legion with registration at 11:30 and luncheon at noon for
$12. Sponsored by the West Polk County Home Council. Julie is a Crookston
graduate and a motivational speaker and the daughter of Harriet Anderson.
Make reservations by calling 281-8696.
Lions Benefit Supper and Silent Auction for Marlys Maki is 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday
at the Plummer Hall. Spaghetti
supper for a free will donation. Proceeds will help defray medical costs from
primary sclerosing Cholangitis, a disease of the bile ducts of the liver.
Community Band will perform at 3:00 p.m. Sunday at the UMC
Friends in Red Lake Falls Candle Lighting Ceremony is 7:00 p.m. Sunday
at the St. Joseph Parish Center in Red Lake Falls. Call Andrea Thibert is you
plan to attend at 218-689-1184. Refreshments
after at St Joseph Parish Hall.
Humane Society of Polk County Holiday Open House is Saturday, December 7th and
14th from noon to 4:00 p.m. at 720 E. Robert Street across from Happy Joe’s.
Stop in and wish all the dogs, cats and bunny a Merry Christmas.
Hot cider and cookies will be served.
Bring a donation or gift for the animals.
your own Christmas tree at the Rydell Wildlife Refuge from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00
p.m. Saturday and Sunday December 7 and 8. No
3rd Annual Christmas Concert in the Hafslo Church at the Polk County
Museum is 7:00 p.m. Saturday, featuring the University of Minnesota Crookston
Concert Choir under the direction of George French, Music and Theatre Department
Director. Reception to follow in the Museum Auditorium. Sponsored by the Polk
County Historical Society.
Crookston High School Choral and Orchestra Departments 14th Annual Classic Noel
is Sunday at the Crookston High School. Dinner and concert tickets are available
at Montague’s Flower Shop, at the Crookston High School office and from the
choir and orchestra students. Doors open at 5:30, dinner at 6:00. Concert at
7:30. Meal is baked Hawaiian ham, baked potato, mixed veggies, roll, tossed
salad and ice cream. Concert only admission at the door is $4 for adults and
students are $3.
is a presentation with Michael Angelo Caruso is Monday from 6 to 7 at Kiehle
Auditorium at UMC. Caruso is an international author, consultant and speaker on
the subjects of leadership, communications, selling and internet marketing.
Free and open to all students, faculty, staff and community.
Management and Marketing Update will be held on Friday, December 13
from 9 until noon at T n J’s Grill on Highway 32 North in Red Lake
Falls. sponsored by
U of M extension. To reserve
a seat call Ed Turn at 218-253-7071. Free
meetings and lunch thanks to Unity Bank, Unity Insurance and Investments and
Phil Thompson and Associates.
Paul’s Fellowship Committee is hosting a bus trip to the Annual Concordia
Christmas Concert at 2:00 Saturday, December 14th. The bus will leave at 11:15
from the church parking lot. Bus
ride is free, but the concert ticket is $10 and can be paid for at the church
office. Tickets will be handed out as you board the bus. Room for 40 people.
After the concert, they will stop to eat dinner at the Frying Pan in Moorhead.
is partnering with U.M.C. to promote the downtown square and will be selling
Parnow’s fresh Christmas trees at that location Monday through Friday from
5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from noon to 6:00, weather permitting.
Food Baskets will be shared with families and individuals who need help during
the holidays. Boxes are located at the entrances the church where you can leave
non-perishable food items through December 12. Monetary donations are always
needed and can be dropped off at Trinity Lutheran Church office or mailed to Box
598, Crookston, Mn. Monetary
donations will be used to purchase additional food items for the baskets.
People are needed to prepare the baskets at the National Guard Armory on
Friday, December 20 at 6 p.m. Volunteers
are needed to distribute the boxes from the armory on Saturday morning, December
21 starting at 8:30 a.m. If you know
someone who needs a basket or you need one, call the church at 281-4276 before
December 16 during regular hours.
COMMUNITY ED CLASS Youth
Art Class – Snowman on Glass Make a beautiful centerpiece for your Holiday
table. For grades 3-6, December 10
– 5:30-8:00 p.m. Class fee, $10
plus a supply fee of $12 for a total of $22. In CHS Art Room, Instructor –
Joanne Ryan. To register, call
Altru Clinic’s Community Wellness Connection is 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday in
the conference room. 30 minute
presentation on “Cholesterol; Surviving the Holidays” includes tasting of
healthy holiday recipes. Dr. Makarem,
internal medicine and Marla Love dietitian are presenters. Call 281-9100 to
register for the free session.
Parks and Recreation’s Golf Simulator is open at the Crookston Sports Center
Monday through Thursday nights from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., with four-55 minute
sessions per evening. Purchase punch cards at the Parks and Recreation Office in
City Hall. $30 for a single session
or $120 for five sessions, get one session free! Call 281-1242 to reserve times
with purchase. No money will be accepted at the simulator.
County Public Health conducts Service Days every Tuesday in the Crookston
office, East Grand Forks on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month and
McIntosh on the 1st and 3rd Thursday. Call 281-3385.
St. Vincent Auxiliary has the Light Up a Life fundraiser underway.
For a $5 gift you can light a bulb on the tree in memory of a family
member, friend or loved one. Envelopes
can be picked up at the Villa St. Vincent/Summit. The lighting ceremony will be
on December 12 at 5 p.m. at the gazebo in Walsh Park with caroling to follow.
Crookston Inn and Convention Center has a giving tree,
guests will find antique gift tags with holiday wish lists and they can
take a tab fulfill the wish and bring the gift back to the tree.
They are working with Kathy
Kelly at Polk County Social Services and Mary Solberg at Polk County Humane
Society to get gifts to those in need.
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