Parents, caregivers, educators and treatment professionals can sign up now for the Nurtured Heart Approach Six Week Parent Enhancement Class January 24-February 28 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday nights at the Headstart and Early Headstart Center in Crookston. Presenter will be Harvey Uken, a certified advance trainer. The class is designed to help children channel their intensity in productive ways and help them make choices of behavior that will strengthen them as individuals. Cost is $127 and payable at the first class. Register by contacting Harvey at 218-281-7447 or HarveyHRT@outlook.com. For more, go to www.childrensuccessfoundation.com
City of Crookston downtown snow removal will take place in the entire downtown beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday night/Wednesday morning barring unforeseen heavy snowfall or other emergency. Please try to park in off street parking lots.
The Polk County Commissioners will meet today at 8:00 a.m. in the commissioner’s room at the Polk County Government Center.
The Golden Link will have cards today at 12:45 p.m.
The Crookston Park Board meeting for today has been cancelled. The next meeting will be Tuesday, February 19 at 4:15 p.m. at City Hall.
University of Minnesota Extension Beef Team will be hosting the annual Cow Calf Days Seminar and Trade Show in Bagley, MN on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at the American Legion Hall at 5:30 pm.
The 2019 event will feature information on cow herd efficiency, genetic selection for commercial cow-calf operators, and optimizing ranch production per acre. The program also will feature a Q & A session with Elanco Animal Health veterinarians Dr. Brett Terhar and Dr. Bruce Hoffman. Updates from the Minnesota State Cattlemen’s Association will also highlight the event. The program is directed at cow/calf producers, allied industry representatives, and is open to the public. A meal will be served with the program and a registration fee of $10 will include the meal, proceedings book, and program materials. If you have any questions please contact Heather Dufault @ 218-280-1129 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you have an interest in trapping? Sign up and learn everything from ethics to getting started with trapping. The course will run in 222 Owen Hall and the Red River Valley Natural History Area today and Thursday, January 24 (6:00 pm to 9:00 pm) and also on Saturday, January 26 (9:00 am to 12:00 pm). To register: contact Laura Bell – email@example.com or 218-281-8131 (or in person 210 Owen Hall). The cost is $10, and there’s a limit of 20 participants. All ages welcome!
The Crookston Planning Commission will meet today at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall.
The University of Minnesota Extension will hold a meeting for landlords, farmers and agri-business professionals on Fair Farm Rental Agreements on Wednesday, January 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Youngquist Auditorium at the University of Minnesota Crookston.
Crookston High School will participate in the Knowledge Bowl at Thief River Falls Wednesday, January 23 at 9:45 a.m.
The Golden Link will have comfort bears Wednesday, January 23 at 10:00 a.m., the free movie “The Children Act” at 1:30 p.m. and senior cards at 1:30 p.m.
The public is invited to check out RiverView Adult Day Services’ (ADS) new location at an open house on Wednesday, January 23. ADS recently moved to the Oak Court Community Room, 110 Sargent Street, Crookston. Stop by the new location between 1 to 2:15 on the 23rd to visit with clients and staff; check out recent projects completed by program participants; enjoy refreshments made by staff and clients; learn about program eligibility and ask any questions you have about the great services offered.
Crookston Family History Researchers meet in the Crookston Public Library this Wednesday, January 23, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. We invite all interested in finding, gathering, and recording their family ancestors’ stories through both online and off-line tools. Networking with others is a tool in itself. Contact Lenore Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on what we do and when we are scheduled.
Crookston Eagles Auxiliary will make a visit to the Villa St. Vincent residents and serve pair on Wednesday, January 23 at 3:15 p.m. All members are invited to join us.
The RiverView Health Diabetes Support Group, led by Darcey Larson, will be held Wednesday, January 23 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. in RiverView Health’s Meeting Room 2. For more information, call 218-281-9589.
The Fisher Area Community Fund is accepting grant applications of $500 to $5,000 in support of charitable educational and public purpose projects that will enhance or improve the life for residents and visitors of the Fisher area. Applications are available at the Fisher City Office or by call Aaron Halstad 218-891-2207 or email email@example.com for a copy. Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m., on Wednesday, January 23.
The Fisher American Legion special for Wednesday, January 23 is a Taco Grinder and French Fries for $8.
The Crookston Area Chamber board of directors will meet on Thursday, January 24 at 7:00 a.m. at Valley Technology Park.
The Golden Link will have foot care nursing service Thursday, January 24 at 8:30 a.m. and free blood pressure checks at 11:30 a.m.
The One Act Play Subsection Competition will be at 4:00 p.m. at Crookston High School Thursday, January 24.
Safe Kids, in partnership with Altru Clinic and Polk County Public Health will be offering a free car seat check-up event on Thursday, January 24 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. at Brost Chevrolet in Crookston. Certified car seat technicians will check on your seat and ensure your children are riding safely. This event is free of charge.
The Golden Link will have coffee and rolls Friday, January 25 at 8:30 a.m., morning smear at 9:00 a.m., cards at 12:45 p.m. and exercise class at 2:00 p.m.
The University of Minnesota Crookston will hold an artist’s reception, and display of works for the statewide “We Are Water” project Friday, January 25. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and refreshments at 6:30 p.m. with the program beginning in Kiehle at 7:00 p.m. Meet the artists, view their artwork and learn about water. Ten years of Clean Water, Land and Legacy funding from Arts and Cultural Heritage Fun will be celebrated with special guest speakers. Free parking is available by Kiehle Auditorium.
Join the Crookston Lions for their “Spud Bar” Winter Tailgate featuring baked potatoes and topping Friday, January 25 from 5:15 to 7:30 p.m. This is a free will donation being held with the Crookston Pirates boys basketball game vs. Climax-Fisher. Proceeds go to Lions community projects.
The Villa St. Vincent will have their 3rd annual Fashion Show titled Attire to Inspire Friday, January 25 at the Crookston National Guard Armory. There will be a social from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. with hors-d’oeuvres and a cash bar. The show begins at 7:00 p.m. Local businesses will be displaying their fashionable chic merchandise and creative designs. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at the Villa St. Vincent business office inside the Summit main entrance from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and also at Montague’s Flower Shop, Erickson’s Embroidery/2nd Street Boutique, Wonderful Life Foods, and Rejuv Salon & Spa.
Ag-Arama 2019 at the University of Minnesota Crookston is Saturday, January 26 beginning at 8:00 a.m. in UTOC. This year’s theme is “Caught up in the Country.”
There will be a benefit meal, silent auction, and live auction for Rochelle Chaput on Saturday, January 26 at the American Legion in Red Lake Falls. The meal will begin at 5:00 p.m., with a silent auction throughout the night, as well as a live auction at 8:00 p.m. that evening. Rochelle is the daughter of Craig and Carole Chaput. She was diagnosed in 2015 at the age of 16 with Snapping Scapula Syndrome, a very rare syndrome. Rochelle has had five surgeries at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester and continued to travel to the Mayo Clinic for treatment. The family has made over 50 trips to Rochester, and the expenses they have incurred have become a very stressful financial burden for the family. Please make plans to attend the benefit or donate for Rochelle. You can contact Steve Philion at 218-253-2499 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to make a monetary donation or donate an item for the auctions. Thank you!
PACE is hosting a pancake breakfast at the Cathedral dining room on January 27th from 9:30-11:30 am. Come join us for breakfast and support Cathedral school as they start Catholic Schools Week. All are welcome!
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church will have a Christian Movie and Soup Supper Sunday, January 27. The supper will start at 5:00 p.m. with a choice of two soups, bread and cookies or bars along with coffee and lemonade. They will be showing ‘I Can Only Imagine’ the inspiring and unknown true story behind MercyMe’s beloved, chart-topping song that brings ultimate hope to so many as a gripping reminder of the power of true forgiveness. There is no charge for this community event.
Crookston High School Snowfest Week will begin Monday, January 28 with U.S.A. Day. Tuesday is Career/Job Day, Wednesday is Jersey Day, Thursday is TV/Movie Character Day, Friday is College Day. On Friday, there will be a student assembly at 10:00 a.m. to introduce Snowfest Royalty, the band will play and the winter sports seniors will be introduced and play the staff in dodgeball. The Snowfest dance is also Friday from 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., with an $8 charge, doors close at 10:00 p.m.
The Community Education Advisory Board will have a meeting on Monday, January 28 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the high school board room.
The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, January 28 at 12:00 p.m. at Crookston Inn.
The Golden Link will have greeting cards Monday, January 28 at 1:00 p.m. and exercise class at 2:00 p.m.
RiverView Health’s Tai Chi classes, led by RiverView Acupuncturist, the class will be held Monday, January 28, from 4:30 to 5:15 in the Minnesota Room. The class is free and open to anyone interested in improving their health. Call 218-281-9519 for more information.
The Crookston School Board will meet at 5:00 p.m. Monday, January 28 in the Crookston High School’s choir and orchestra room.
Former Crookston teacher Connie Hannesson will present “The Path to Auschwitz” at the Crookston Public Library. Hannesson’s presentation will examine the pre-war years and the events that lead to the deaths of 6 million people across Europe and will bring attendees inside the Warsaw Ghetto and through the trauma of labor camps. A DVD about the Aushwitz and Birkenau concentration camps will accompany the presentation, which will take place Monday, January 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the Crookston Public Library, 110 N. Ash St.
The Spinebackers Book Club will meet Tuesday, January 29 at the Crookston Public Library to discuss “The Great Alone” by Kristin Hannah. All are welcome.
The CHEDA board will meet at 7:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 29 in the conference room at the Valley Technology Park.
Learn methods to keep your health at its best during RiverView Health’s Noon Luncheon “Preventative Medicine: How to Proactively Protect your Health” with Dr. Kanal at noon, Tuesday, January 29 in RiverView Health’s Meeting Room 1. Bring your own lunch or purchase a bag lunch for $3. Pre-registration is required, call 281-9745.The Golden Link will have cards Tuesday, January 29 at 12:45 p.m.
The Golden Link will have cards Wednesday, January 30 at 12:45 p.m. and a movie at 1:30 p.m.
The Northwest Minnesota Small Business Development Center is hosting a workshop titled “Identifying your Target Audiences for Marketing” Tuesday, January 29 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Valley Technology Park. Cost for the workshop is $10 and limited to 15 participants.
The Fisher American Legion Special for Wednesday, January 30 is Hot Pork, Mashed Potatoes, and Vegetable for $8.
Christmas Trees will be collected by city crews through January. Place trees on the boulevard for collection. No metal tree stands.
The Golden Link will have cards Thursday, January 31 at 12:45 p.m.
The University of Minnesota Crookston will host a Sustainability Education Summit Friday, February 1 from 12:00 to 3:30 p.m. in Bede Ballroom. For details on how to attend or participate in the online portion visit https://z.umn.edu/SustSummit2019.
Calling all high school juniors and seniors for Equine Science Exploration Days Friday, February 1 and Saturday, February 2 at the University of Minnesota Crookston. Explore the Equine Science industry and career opportunities, while experiencing hands-on labs, including reproduction, anatomy, riding, and driving! Also, meet with the IHSA Head Coach. The Equine Exploration Days will include an overnight stay (at no cost) in one of UMC’s residence halls and classroom/lab experiences. The cost to Student: Only the transportation to and from the U of M Crookston. Must be interested in our Equine Science Major. Questions, contact Admissions – 1-800-UMC-MINN – email@example.com
Annie Fitzgerald and the Home Fries will have a concert on Friday, February 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Minnesota Crookston Kiehle Auditorium. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Advance tickets available at https://anniefitzgeraldmusic.brownpapertickets.com
The Fisher American Legion Friday Night Special will be BBQ Ribs and French Fries for $10.
The University of Minnesota Crookston Justin Knebel Memorial Ice Fishing tournament will be Saturday, February 2 at Zippel Bay Resort near Williams, MN. The tournament is open to the public. Registration is at 9:00 am with lines in the water from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. All proceeds from this tournament go to the Justin Knebel Endowed Scholarship for UMC athletes. This is a fun family style ice fishing derby, a limited number of tickets sold! Learn more about Justin, tickets, rules, lodging, tournament prizes, raffle items, door prizes and sponsoring visit – https://www.crk.umn.edu/justin-knebel-memorial-ice-fishing-tournament
Get your tickets now for the Cathedral School’s Mardi Gras Saturday, February 2 at the Crookston Inn. There will be games, chances to win, live and silent auctions as well as meals and drinks. To get your ticket call 281-1835.
The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, February 4 at 12:00 p.m. at Crookston Inn.
The Polk County Commissioners will meet at 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 5 in the commissioner’s room at the Polk County Government Center.
Tuesday, February 5 is Family Night from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center. Children, ages preschool to eighth grade are invited to enjoy a range of activities designed just for them around the topic of water in the Sargeant Student Center with students, faculty, and staff from Early Childhood/Elementary Education and Agricultural Education.
Climax-Shelly Schools will have early dismissal on Wednesday, February 6 at 1:00 p.m.
The Crookston Public Library’s What’s on Wednesday will be Wednesday, February 6 at 2:00 p.m. for kids age 7 to 12. Paint with forks during this after-school event, offered free of charge.
The Fisher American Legion special for Wednesday, February 6 is a Rib Sandwich and French Fries for $8.
Thursday, February 7 will feature an Agriculture Water Forum in Bede Ballroomfrom 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Presentations include Minnesota Agriculture Water Quality Certification program, the science of vegetated buffers and movement of water in tile drainage systems. Lunch is provided.
The Climax Parish Food Shelf will be open Thursday, February 7 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
RiverView Health will host a four hour Basic First Aid class at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, February 7 in the RiverView Minnesota Room. Cost is $45 for more information or to register, call 218-281-9405.
The 16th Annual Ice Buster Daze Fishing Derby and Radar Run will be Saturday, February 9. Tickets will be pre-sold at Ceason’s Bait & Tackle in Crookston, sales limited to 350. There will be a free will offering breakfast at the Crookston Eagles from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. The Radar Run is 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the cost is $20 for two runs and includes one Swiss Steak supper at the Crookston Eagles. The Bikini Radar Run will be at 2:00 p.m. on the Red Lake River. Ice fishing on the Red Lake River by Central Park from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. $20 a hole includes one Swiss Steak supper at the Crookston Eagles. Brats and a hot dog available on the ice. From 5:30 to 7:30 at the Crookston Eagles, there will be a chance at Raffle prizes. For more information call Brian at 281-7762, Ceason’s Bait & Tackle 281-6665 or Bobby 281-3132.
RiverView Health will sponsor a Childbirth Class on Saturday, February 9 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in RiverView Meeting Room 1. The fee is $25 for those not delivering at RiverView and free for those who will be delivering at RiverView. For more information or to pre-register, call the obstetrics department at RiverView at 218-281-9300.
The Crookston Public Library will have sewing, quilting and crafting on Saturday, February 9 at 1:00 p.m. Bring your unfinished projects and joins others for encouragement and inspiration. A small craft will be provided.
The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, February 11 at 12:00 p.m. at Crookston Inn.
Crookston City Council will meet Monday, February 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the council chamber at City Hall. The Ways and Means committee will meet immediately following.
Crookston Campus Community Connection (C4) Meeting will be Tuesday, February 12 at 11:30 a.m. at UMC.
Crookston VFW Post 1902 and VFW Auxiliary will have their membership meeting Tuesday, February 12 at 6:00 p.m. at the VFW.
The Fisher American Legion and SAL Meeting are Tuesday, February 12 at 7:00 p.m.
The Crookston Chamber Executive Board will meet Wednesday, February 13 at 8:00 a.m. at the Chamber Office.
The annual Golden Link membership meeting and supper have been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 13.
Parent-Teacher conferences for Crookston School District will be Wednesday, February 13 from 4:00 to 7:30 p.m.
The Fisher American Legion special for Wednesday, February 13 is a Reuben Sandwich and French Fries for $8.
RiverView Health’s Giving Hearts Day, the annual 24-hour give-a-thon is Thursday, February 14.
There will be no school for Crookston Public Schools Thursday, February 14 with parent-teacher conferences from 8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
The Crookston Public Library will have a Needs vs. Wants Workshop for adults Thursday, February 14 at 5:00 p.m. Collect valuable financial insight into needs vs. wants during this hour-long workshop which will feature exercises that will help you identify what is most important to you financially.
The Crookston American Legion Auxiliary will be meet Thursday, February 14 at 5:30 p.m. at RiverView Health.
RiverView Health will host a four hour Basic First Aid class at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, February 14 in the RiverView Minnesota Room. Cost is $45 for more information or to register, call 218-281-9405.
There will be no school for Crookston Public Schools on Friday, February 15. The 44th Annual Crookston Area Reunion in Mesa, Arizona will be held Sunday, February 17 at View Point Resort Terrace Green at 650 North Hawes Rd, Mesa, Arizona. For more information and registration call Leigh Murphy at 507-254-1258 or Bill Baag at 612-730-6155. Deadline for registration is February 12.
There will be no school for Crookston Public Schools Monday, February 18.
The Crookston Public Library will be closed Monday, February 18.
Polk County Offices will be closed Monday, February 18.
There will be no classes at the University of Minnesota Crookston Monday, February 18 for the campus’s professional development day.
Crookston City Hall will be closed Monday, February 18.
The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, February 18 at 12:00 p.m. at Crookston Inn.
The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, February 19 at 10:00 a.m. in the commissioner’s room at the Polk County Government Center.
The Crookston Public Library presents STEMsational Tuesday for kids age 7 to 12 Tuesday, February 19 at 3:30 p.m. Develop and hone engineering skills by creating a cupid with movable wings.
The Crookston Park Board will meet Tuesday, February 19 at 4:15 p.m. at City Hall. The Planning Commission will meet at 7:00 p.m.
Crookston Township will have a regular board meeting and board of audit Wednesday, February 20 at 6:30 a.m. at Valley Technology Park.
The Crookston Public Library will have a free blood pressure clinic on Wednesday, February 20 and Thursday, February 21 at 1:00 p.m. courtesy of Polk County Public Health.
The RiverView Health Auxiliary Blanket and Sheet sale is Tuesday, February 19 from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Wednesday, February 20 from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Heritage Hallway.
The Crookston Baseball Association will meet at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 20 at the Crookston Eagles.
The Fisher American Legion special for Wednesday, February 20 is Tater Tot Hot Dish and Roll for $8.
The Crookston Chamber Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, February 21 at 7:00 a.m. at Valley Technology Park.
The Climax Parish Food Shelf will be open Thursday, February 21 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
The Crookston Civic Music League’s Entertainment Series welcomes Tapestry to perform at the Crookston High School Auditorium on Friday, February 22 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is by Season Ticket only.
The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, February 25 at 12:00 p.m. at Crookston Inn.
Crookston City Council will meet Monday, February 25 at 7:00 p.m. in the council chamber at City Hall. The Ways and Means committee will meet immediately following.
The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, February 26 at 8:00 a.m. in the commissioner’s room at the Polk County Government Center.
The University of Minnesota School of Nursing will be on campus at UMC on Tuesday, February 26 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. to conduct an information session for those interested in a Master of Nursing in the Admissions Conference Room in Owen Hall. To rsvp go to z.umn.edu/MNRegister.
The Spinebackers Book Club will meet Tuesday, February 26 to discuss “The Things They Carried” by Tim O’Brian.
The Crookston Public Library will hold a funeral and burial arrangement workshop Wednesday, February 27 at 1:00 p.m. courtesy of Stenshoel-Housek Funeral and Cremation Service. Learn the benefits of prearranging your service and how the process works.
The RiverView Health Diabetes Support Group, led by Darcey Larson, will be held Wednesday, February 27 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m in RiverView Health’s Meeting Room 2. For more information, call 218-281-9589.
The Fisher American Legion special for Wednesday, February 27 is Pork Chop, Baked Potato, and Vegetable for $8.
RiverView Health will hold a blood drive Thursday, February 28 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Minnesota Room.
Climax-Shelly Schools will have early dismissal on Thursday, February 28 at 1:00 p.m.
It’s never too late to learn. Adult Basic Education hours are Monday 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Golden Link serves home cooked from scratch lunch at noon each Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and dinner on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. 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
Early Childhood Family Education has Oh, The Places We’ll Go each Monday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for children ages birth to kindergarten entrance. Mix it up Mondays and enroll in the EFCF class that is going places. Both parent and child’s needs are met with creative activities and personal growth opportunities. Parents will select their favorite places to visit and explore in Crookston and the surrounding area. Mix up your Mondays and register for this exciting class offered from October through May. Cost for the entire program is $50.
The Crookston Lions Club meets every Monday at 12:00 p.m. at the Crookston Inn.
Early Childhood Family Education offers Unplug and Play the first and second Tuesday of each month from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. for children ages birth to kindergarten at Washington School. It’s time to “Unplug and Play!” Get out of the house and have some family fun in the gym at Washington School. A variety of equipment will be available for children and their parents to enjoy and explore together (riding toys, scooters, net games, balls, circle games, etc.). Get up and get going to this fun and exciting FREE ECFE class.
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.
Men’s Basketball at Highland Gym is every Wednesday night until May from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. All players must be 18 years of age, out of High School and must register before playing. Register at the Community Education Office at Washington School, the fee is $15. No one will be allowed to play before registering.
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. If you are a member of the Golden Link and leaving town for the winter send in your dues before you leave. Membership dues ($20) run January to December. Send them to Golden Link Senior Center 324 North Main, Crookston MN 56716.
Early Childhood Family Education offers Books Alive Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Washington School for children ages birth to kindergarten entrance. Books Alive encourages pre-literacy skills in young children by engaging them in a new book each week and providing activities that make the book seem to COME ALIVE! Activities include creative art, science, and sensory exploration, music/rhythm/rhyme and dance, and imaginative play. The class ends with a cooking project, related to the book, which is enjoyed as a snack. New friends and vital early learning will be acquired from this fun class! Books Alive costs $50, with a $15 supply fee and runs October through May.
Early Childhood Family Education presents Mixed Age Magic on Fridays from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at Washington School. This magical class begins in the gym with active playtime using balls, scooters, parachutes, riding toys, and other fun equipment. After gym time, families return to the classroom for circle time with stories and songs. Parents will meet informally to share ideas and discuss topics such as positive discipline strategies, challenging behaviors, food, health, safety tips and more. Parents learn from each other as they discuss topics that most interest them. During parent education time, the children remain in the classroom to play and explore with each other and the early childhood teacher and classroom aide. Mixed Age Magic is for children ages birth to kindergarten entrance, the cost is $50, and the program runs from October through May.
Early Childhood Family Education offers Pop in and Play the third Saturday of each Month from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. for children ages birth to kindergarten entrance. Pop in and play in the gym! You and your child can come and play in the gym using equipment designed for young children. Come expecting to have lots of fun making wonderful memories with your child. This class is free.
Community Education classes are now offered online. All courses run for six weeks with a two-week grace period in the end. To see all the courses offered go to www.ed2go/crookston. Registration info an also be found on the website.