Bulletin Board – Wednesday, March 6, 2019

The Golden Link will have men’s cards at 10:00 a.m. today.

Polk County Public Health will have a Family Planning Clinic today by appointment only. Call 281-3385 to schedule.

The Crookston Sports Center will have open turf in the Gold Arena tonight from 6:30 to 8:30. Bring your own sports equipment.

The Crookston Eagles will have an auxiliary meeting tonight at 7:00 p.m.

The Fisher American Legion Special for tonight is Southern Steak Sandwich and French Fries for $8.

The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits will host a Lunch and Learn at Tri-Valley Opportunity Council on Broadway Thursday, March 7 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.  The topic is a discussion about Nonprofit Donor Databases and Fundraising Principles and Practices led by Steve Shattuck, Chief Engagement Officer at Bloomberg.  It is a free workshop with light snacks provided, bring your own lunch. Open to EVERYONE!!! Community members, board members, executive directors, volunteers, staff, etc. Walk-ins welcome. Call Ashley at 218-407-5202 or Email acharwood@minnesotanonprofits.org

The Golden link will have cards at 12:45 p.m. Thursday, March 7.

The Climax Parish Food Shelf will be open Thursday, March 7 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Tri‐Valley Opportunity Council in collaboration with the Multi‐Council Local Advisory Council for Children’s Mental Health is offering a training for parents, agencies and schools on Individualized education programs (IEP’s). The training will be held on Thursday, March 7 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Tri‐valley Transportation Building (1345 Fairfax Ave., Crookston). Topics to be covered include how to be an advocate for your child, how an IEP meeting works and how to work with the schools to best serve your child.

The Crookston Sports Center will have open turf in the Gold Arena on Thursday, March 7 from 6:30 to 8:30. Bring your own sports equipment.

The Crookston Eagles will have bar bingo Thursday, March 7 at 7:00 p.m.

The Golden Link will have a guest cook March 8 thru March 18.  Please call in advance when requesting a meal.

The Golden Link will have coffee and rolls at 8:00 a.m. Friday, March 8, morning smear at 9:00 a.m., PCCA at 1:30 p.m., and exercise class at 2:00 p.m.

The University of Minnesota Crookston will celebrate International Women’s Day and discuss the opportunity of starting a “UMC Lean-In-Circle” where women talk openly about their ambitions, encourage each other to take on new challenges and stand up for equality Friday, March 8 at 3:00 p.m. in the Prairie Room as part of their Women’s History Month schedule.  The events are organized by the Women’s Commission and Office of Diversity and Multicultural Programs.

The first class for Spring Driver Education will be at Highland School Friday, March 8th from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm.  If you have questions please contact Mr. Trostad at Highland Elementary School.

The Knights of Columbus Fish Fry will be Friday, March 8 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Cathedral Church in Crookston. Adult walleye meal is $13, children’s walleye meal is $8.00, an extra fillet is $6.00. Gluten free baked walleye is also available. Meals to go are an extra dollar.  Call 218-280-4467. Desserts are $1.00.

The Crookston Sports Center will have open turf in the Gold Arena on Friday, March 8 from 6:30 to 8:30. Bring your own sports equipment.

Crookston Community Education is offering a Kids N Canvas Koala Hugs Party Art Class, for kids ages 6-13, on Saturday, March 9 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. in the Washington Elementary Cafeteria. Instructor is Jolene Beiswenger. Cost is $20 which includes supplies and a snack and drink. Wear paint clothes, aprons will be provided. Minimum of 10, maximum of 20 participants. To register, call 281-5078.

The Crookston Rotary Club present a free movie at the Grand Theatre Saturday, March 9 at 10:00 a.m.

The Crookston Sports Center will have open turf in the Gold Arena on Saturday, March 9 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Bring your own sports equipment.

The Crookston Eagles will have bar bingo Saturday, March 9 at 3:30 p.m., $400 must go.  Dinner will be served from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. with the choice of Potato Dumplings ($10) or Walleye ($14).  Takeout is available by calling 281-3881..

The Crookston Figure Skating Club, in cooperation with the Crookston Park and Recreation Department, presents Dream on Ice 2019 “Adventures Around The World,” 6:00 p.m. Saturday and 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 9 and 10, at the Crookston Sports Center. Admission is $6.00 for adults and $4 for students, pre-schoolers are free. A family weekend wristband is $25.

Sunday, March 10 is the beginning of Daylight Savings Time.  Don’t forget to spring your clock ahead one hour.

The Crookston Sports Center will have open turf in the Gold Arena on Sunday, March 10 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Bring your own sports equipment.

The following American Legion Auxiliary scholarship application is now available at the Crookston High School Guidance Office or Margee Keller, local Scholarship Chairperson. The Local Auxiliary Scholarship deadline is March 10. For those requiring signatures of the local president – please contact Sharon Lanctot at 218-289-7358. These scholarships are being offered by the national, state and local level of the Crookston American Legion Auxiliary. Should you have any questions, please contact Margee Keller at 218-349-4566 or margeekeller@hotmail.com.

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, March 11 at 12:00 p.m. at Crookston Inn.

The Golden Link will have cards Monday, March 11 at 12:45 p.m., greeting cards at 1:00 p.m. and Collectors Club at 6:30 p.m.

The Crookston Sports Center will have open turf in the Gold Arena on Monday, March 11 from 6:30 to 8:30. Bring your own sports equipment.

Crookston City Council will meet Monday, March 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the council chamber at City Hall. The Ways and Means committee will meet immediately following.

RiverView Health Tai Chi Easy Class will be Monday, March 11 from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. in the Minnesota Room.This class is free and open to anyone interested in improving their health. Use the Rehab Entrance on the south side of the RiverView campus in Crookston. The class is led by RiverView Acupuncturist, Megan R. Scott. Call 218.281.9519 for more information.

Crookston Township will have their annual meeting Tuesday, March 12 at 6:30 a.m. at Valley Technology Park. In the case of bad weather, the annual town meeting will be held at the same time and place Tuesday, March 19.

Crookston Campus Community Connection (C4) will meet Tuesday, March 12 at 11:30 a.m. at UMC.

The Golden Link will have cards Tuesday, March 12 at 12:45 p.m., and Debby’s Canasta players at 6:30 p.m.

Polk County Public Health will have a Family Planning Walk-In Clinic in Crookston from 2:00-5:30 p.m. No appointment needed and Public Service Day with health screenings from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. available by walkin or appointment on Tuesday, March 12.  To make an appointment or for more info, call 281-3385.

The Crookston Public Schools Long Range Planning Committee will meet Tuesday, March 12 at 5:00 p.m. in the district admin offices.  No action will be taken.

The University of Minnesota Crookston will hold their 3rd Annual “Honoring Our Own” reception honoring visionary women on campus who have been champions of peace and nonviolence Tuesday, March 12 at 5:00 p.m. as part of their Women’s History Month schedule.  The honorees are faculty member Sharon Stewart and staff member Krista Proulx. The Mistress of Ceremony is Dr. Marsha Odom and the speaker is Polk County Judge Tamara Yon. The events are organized by the Women’s Commission and Office of Diversity and Multicultural Programs.

Highland Family Night will be held Tuesday, March 12th at Highland School.  A free meal will be served from 5:30-6:00 pm followed by educational sessions from 6-7 (each session will be 20 min.).  The evening will conclude with a survey and door prizes from 7-7:15. Please contact Sara Geist or Erica Uttermark with questions 218-281-5600.

Crookston VFW Post 1902 and the auxiliary will meet Tuesday, March 12 at 6:00 p.m. at the VFW.

The Louisville Township Board will conduct their Annual Meeting on Tuesday, March 12 at 7:00 p.m. in the Dorothy Town Hall. All residents of Louisville and Red Lake Falls Townships are welcome to attend.

The Fisher American Legion Meeting and SAL Meeting will be Tuesday, March 12 at 7:00 p.m.

The Crookston Chamber Executive Board will meet Wednesday, March 13 at 8:00 a.m. at the Chamber Office.

Polk County Public Health will have a Family Planning Clinic March 13 by appointment only. Call 281-3385 to schedule.

The Golden Link will have comfort bears Wednesday, March 13 at 9:00 a.m., an entertainment committee meeting at 9:30 a.m. and men’s cards at 10:00 a.m.

Peterson Farms Seed and Cortevah will host an informational meeting about the newly approved Enlist E three soybean trait at the Crookston Inn on Wednesday, March 13 at noon. Corteva representatives will be on hand. Lunch will be served and anyone from the ag industry are welcome to attend.

The Crookston Sports Center will have open turf in the Gold Arena on Wednesday, March 13 from 6:30 to 8:30. Bring your own sports equipment.

The Fisher American Legion special for Wednesday, March 13 is a Pulled Pork Sandwich and French Fries for $8.

The Golden Link will have foot care Thursday, March 14 at 9:00 a.m. and cards at 12:45 p.m.

Northwest Minnesota Dairy Day will be held Thursday, March 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Community Center in McIntosh.  There will be presenters covering farm economics, grazing and transiting. The event is free, lunch will be served during the program.  For more information contact Heather Dufault at 280-1129 or by email at pohl0024@umn.edu.

The Young Professionals Lunch and Learn is scheduled for Thursday, March 14 at 12:00 p.m. at Wonderful Life Foods.

The Crookston American Legion Auxiliary will meet Thursday, March 14 at 5:30 p.m. at RiverView Health.

RiverView Health will have two CPR classes, one for those needing certification and the other for those just seeking knowledge,  on Thursday, March 14 at 6:00 p.m. in the Minnesota Room. Cost for those needing certification is $45, free for those not needing certification. Registration is required. To register or for more information, call 800-743-6551 extension 9405 or 218-281-9405.

The Crookston Sports Center will have open turf in the Gold Arena on Thursday, March 14 from 6:30 to 8:30. Bring your own sports equipment.

Open registration for summer and fall courses at UMC begins on Friday, March 15 https://onestop.crk.umn.edu/academics/classes

The following American Legion Auxiliary scholarship application is now available at the Crookston High School Guidance Office or Margee Keller, local Scholarship Chairperson. The Past Presidents Parley Health Care Scholarship deadline is March 15. For those requiring signatures of the local president – please contact Sharon Lanctot at 218-289-7358. These scholarships are being offered by the national, state and local level of the Crookston American Legion Auxiliary. Should you have any questions, please contact Margee Keller at 218-349-4566 or margeekeller@hotmail.com.

The Golden Link will have coffee and rolls Friday, March 15 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 Knights of Columbus Fish Fry will be Friday, March 15 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Cathedral Church in Crookston. Adult walleye meal is $13, children’s walleye meal is $8.00, an extra fillet is $6.00. Gluten free baked walleye is also available. Meals to go are an extra dollar.  Call 218-280-4467. Desserts are $1.00.

The Crookston Gun Show will be 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday and  9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 16 and 17 at the Crookston National Guard Armory. Admission is $5. Co-sponsored by the Crookston Convention and Visitors Bureau.

The Crookston Sports Center will have open turf in the Gold Arena on Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Bring your own sports equipment.

There will be a display Sunday, March 17 thru Saturday, March 31 in the UMC Books store showcasing a “Visionary Women Peace and Nonviolence” display.   A “Women in Athletics” display will be shown in Lysaker Gymnasium during the entire month of March.

The University of Minnesota Crookston will be on Spring Break from Monday, March 18 through Friday, March 22.  Campus offices are open.

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, March 18 at 12:00 p.m. at Crookston Inn.

The Golden Link will have cards Monday, March 18 at 12:45 p.m.

The Crookston Park Board will meet Monday, March 18 at 4:15 p.m. at City Hall.

RiverView Health Tai Chi Easy Class will be Monday, March 18 from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. in the Minnesota Room.This class is free and open to anyone interested in improving their health. Use the Rehab Entrance on the south side of the RiverView campus in Crookston. The class is led by RiverView Acupuncturist, Megan R. Scott. Call 218.281.9519 for more information.

The Washington School PTO will meet Monday, March 18 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Washington School Library.  Childcare will be provided during the meeting.

RiverView Health’s Celiac Support Group will meet Monday, March 18 at 5:30 p.m. in Meeting Room 2.

Catholic Daughters Court Bishop Schenk #2010 will meet Monday, March 18 at the Cathedral in Crookston.  The meal will be at 5:30 p.m. with the meeting at 6:00 p.m. The lenten prayers experience will be “Stations of the Cross.” Interested in joining call Mary Dahl 262-744-2319 or Kathy Shulstad 218-456-2506.

The Crookston Sports Center will have open turf in the Gold Arena on Monday, March 18 from 7:00 to 9:00. Bring your own sports equipment.

CHEDA will have a board meeting Tuesday, March 19 at 7:00 a.m. at Valley Technology Park.

The Golden Link will have cards Tuesday, March 19 at 12:45 p.m.

Polk County Public Health will have a Family Planning Walk-In Clinic in Crookston from 2:00-5:30 p.m. No appointment needed and Public Service Day with health screenings from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. available by walkin or appointment on Tuesday, March 19.  To make an appointment or for more info, call 281-3385.

Polk County Emergency Management, local fire departments and the National Service Weather will provide Skywarn Training also referred to as Storm Spotter.  Basic Training will be held from 6:00 to 7:15 p.m. and advanced training from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday March 19 at Knutson Community Center in Fertile and on Wednesday, March 20 in Kiehle Auditorium on the University of Minnesota Crookston campus.

The Crookston Sports Center will have open turf in the Gold Arena on Tuesday, March 19 from 7:00 to 9:00. Bring your own sports equipment.

The Crookston Planning Commission will meet Tuesday, March 19 at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall.

The Crookston American Legion Auxiliary Unit 20 will again sponsor two girls to attend the 73rd Annual Minnesota Girls State Session at Bethel University, St Paul from June 9-15. Girls who are currently high school juniors are eligible to be a candidate to attend. All Fees are paid. No cost to you personally. If you are interested or would like more information, please contact the Crookston High School Guidance office or the American Legion Girls State Chairperson Margee Keller at 218-349-4566 or email her at margeekeller@hotmail.com.  The deadline to apply is March 20.

Crookston Township will have a regular board meeting Wednesday, March 20 at 6:30 a.m. at Valley Technology Park.

Polk County Public Health will have a Family Planning Clinic March 20 by appointment only. Call 281-3385 to schedule..

The Golden Link will have a Board of Directors Meeting Wednesday, March 20 at 9:00 a.m. and men’s cards at 10:00 a.m.

Polk County Public Health will offer free blood pressure screening at the Crookston Care and Share on March 20 from 11:30 to noon.

The Crookston Sports Center will have open turf in the Gold Arena on Wednesday, March 20 from 7:00 to 9:00. Bring your own sports equipment.

The Crookston Baseball Association will meet Wednesday, March 20 at 7:00 p.m. at the Crookston Eagles.

The Fisher American Legion special for Wednesday, March 20 is Turkey, Potatoes, Stuffing and Vegetable for $8.

The Crookston Sports Center will have open turf in the Gold Arena on Thursday, March 21 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Bring your own sports equipment.

The Crookston Chamber Board of Directors will meet Thursday, March 21 at 7:00 a.m. at Andy Oman State Farm.

The Golden Link will have a TRIAD meeting Thursday, March 21 at 10:00 a.m., free blood pressure checks at 11:30 a.m. and a defensive driving class at 1:00 p.m.

The Climax Parish Food Shelf will be open Thursday, March 21 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

The Crookston Sports Center will have open turf in the Gold Arena on Thursday, March 21 from 7:00 to 9:00. Bring your own sports equipment.

A Request for Proposal for Architectural Administration for the Roofing Project on the old Cathedral in Crookston is ready now and due on March 22, 2019.  RFP can be found at www.prairieskyline.org.

The Crookston Youth Basketball Association Tournament is Friday, March 22 through Sunday, March 24 for grades 3-8.  Registration is $160 per team.  Questions email tourney@crookstonbasketball.com or contact Garrett Borowicz 218-521-0936.

The Golden Link will have coffee and rolls Friday, March 22 at 8:30 a.m., morning smear at 9:00 a.m. and cards at 12:45 p.m.

The Knights of Columbus Fish Fry will be Friday, March 22 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Cathedral Church in Crookston. Adult walleye meal is $13, children’s walleye meal is $8.00, an extra fillet is $6.00. Gluten free baked walleye is also available. Meals to go are an extra dollar.  Call 218-280-4467. Desserts are $1.00.

The Crookston Sports Center will have open turf in the Gold Arena on Friday, March 22 from 7:00 to 9:00. Bring your own sports equipment.

The Crookston Civic Music League’s Entertainment Series welcomes Charlie Albright to perform at the Crookston High School Auditorium on Friday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is by Season Ticket only.

The Crookston Sports Center will have open turf in the Gold Arena on Saturday, March 22 and Sunday, March 23 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Bring your own sports equipment.

The 38th Annual Crookston Gun Club Family Fun Night and Awards Banquet will be  Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 at the Crookston Eagles. Social  at 5:00 p.m., dinner of Stuffed Pork Chops or Walleye at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults,  $15 for students under 18 years and are available at Longtin Insurance Agency, 202 South Main Street or contact  Steve at 218-289-2115. Ticket price includes chance to win a firearm. Auction and raffle items include firearms, wildlife prints, and shooter packages. Need not be present to win.  

The Community Education Advisory Board will have a meeting on Monday, March 25 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the high school board room.

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, March 25 at 12:00 p.m. at Crookston Inn.

The Golden Link will have card Monday, March 25 at 12:45 p.m. and greeting cards at 1:00 p.m.

RiverView Health Tai Chi Easy Class will be Monday, March 25 from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. in the Minnesota Room.This class is free and open to anyone interested in improving their health. Use the Rehab Entrance on the south side of the RiverView campus in Crookston. The class is led by RiverView Acupuncturist, Megan R. Scott. Call 218.281.9519 for more information.

Crookston City Council will meet Monday, March 25 at 7:00 p.m. in the council chamber at City Hall. The Ways and Means committee will meet immediately following.

The Crookston Sports Center will have open turf in the Gold Arena on Monday, March 25 from 7:00 to 9:00. Bring your own sports equipment.

The United Way of Crookston Jail and Bail fundraiser will be Tuesday, March 26 from 8:00 to 3:00 p.m.. at RBJ’s Restaurant.

The Golden Link will have cards Tuesday, March 26 at 12:45 p.m.

Polk County Public Health will have a Family Planning Walk-In Clinic in Crookston from 2:00-5:30 p.m. No appointment needed and Public Service Day with health screenings from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. available by walkin or appointment on Tuesday, March 26.  To make an appointment or for more info, call 281-3385.

The University of Minnesota Crookston will have a discussion about the book “Girl, Wash Your Face” in in the library Tuesday, March 26 at 3:00 p.m. as part of their Women’s History Month schedule.  The events are organized by the Women’s Commission and Office of Diversity and Multicultural Programs.

The Crookston Sports Center will have open turf in the Gold Arena on Tuesday, March 26 from 7:00 to 9:00. Bring your own sports equipment.

The Golden Link will have men’s cards Wednesday, March 27 at 10:00 a.m. and a presentation from the Better Business Bureau titled – Be Wise Be Informed Be Powered – from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

The University of Minnesota Crookston will have a webinar called “Mentoring Women of Color” to learn how to identify students unique need and establish support systems to ensure their through paperclip communications on Wednesday, March 27 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. in Dowell 208 as part of their Women’s History Month schedule.  The events are organized by the Women’s Commission and Office of Diversity and Multicultural Programs.

The RiverView Health Diabetes Support Group, led by Darcey Larson, will be held Wednesday, March 27 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m in RiverView Health’s Meeting Room 2. For more information, call 218-281-9589.

The Crookston Sports Center will have open turf in the Gold Arena on Wednesday, March 27 from 7:00 to 9:00. Bring your own sports equipment.

The Fisher American Legion special for Wednesday, March 27 is a Meatball Sub and French Fries for $8.

The RiverView Foundation is accepting applications for the following healthcare scholarships – June Shaver Scholarship, Richard Maves Scholarship, Lenertz Family Scholarship, Bishop Afonya Scholarship – through 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Thursday, March 28.  For forms, guidelines or more information contact Kent Bruun by email at kbruun@riverviewhealth.org, by phone at 281-9249 or Kari Moe by email at kmoe@riverviewhealth.org or by phone at 281-9211.

The Crookston Sports Center will have open turf in the Gold Arena on Thursday, March 28 from 7:00 to 9:00. Bring your own sports equipment.

The University of Minnesota Crookston will have the movie “On the Basis of Sex” shown in Bede Ballroom in the Sargeant Student Center Thursday, March 28 at 7:00 p.m. The movies is based on the life and early cases of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights for women. Nacho Bar, Water, Lemonade, and movie treats will be served. The events are organized by the Women’s Commission and Office of Diversity and Multicultural Programs.

The Golden Link will have coffee and rolls Friday, March 29 at 8:30 a.m., morning smear at 9:00 a.m. and will honor Don and Mary Cavalier as the Experienced Americans from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Polk County Public Health will have a Family Planning Clinic March 29 by appointment only. Call 281-3385 to schedule.

The Knights of Columbus Fish Fry will be Friday, March 29 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Cathedral Church in Crookston. Adult walleye meal is $13, children’s walleye meal is $8.00, an extra fillet is $6.00. Gluten free baked walleye is also available. Meals to go are an extra dollar.  Call 218-280-4467. Desserts are $1.00.

The Crookston Sports Center will have open turf in the Gold Arena on Friday, March 29 from 7:00 to 9:00. Bring your own sports equipment.

There will be a 12-and-under JO Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, March 30 in Lysaker Gymnasium at UMC. Team registration is $80 and pool play will begin at 8:00 a.m.  Contact Anna Morgan at 218-281-8410 for more information.  2019 Tournament Registration PDF.

There will be a Childcare Certification Clinic in the Washington School Cafeteria Saturday, March 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  The class is designed for youth ages 11 to 13 who want to become certified as a babysitter. Learn how to care for young children from a childcare expert, a nurse and a firefighter.  Linda Morgan and CHS Leo club members will guide you through this course. Class fee is $17, which includes books, handouts and a pizza lunch. To register call 281-5078.

There will be a 16-and-under JO Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, March 31 in Lysaker Gymnasium at UMC. Team registration is $105 and pool play will begin at 8:00 a.m. Contact Anna Morgan at 218-281-8410 for more information.  2019 Tournament Registration PDF.

The Knights of Columbus Fish Fry will be Friday, April 5 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Cathedral Church in Crookston. Adult walleye meal is $13, children’s walleye meal is $8.00, an extra fillet is $6.00. Gluten free baked walleye is also available. Meals to go are an extra dollar.  Call 218-280-4467. Desserts are $1.00.

The Knights of Columbus Fish Fry will be Friday, April 12 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Cathedral Church in Crookston. Adult walleye meal is $13, children’s walleye meal is $8.00, an extra fillet is $6.00. Gluten free baked walleye is also available. Meals to go are an extra dollar.  Call 218-280-4467. Desserts are $1.00.

DNR Hunter Safety Training, for anyone age 11 and older, will be held at the Crookston Gun Club, 1 mile north of UMC on Highway 75. Classes start May 7th from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Youth hunters and anyone planning on hunting out of Minnesota are required to have a Firearm Safety Training Certificate. For information and registration contact Steve Videen at 289-2115 or stevevideen@yahoo.com.

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 csander@nwservice.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.