Area Events

5/21/2019

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

The Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County will host local writer and Dakota scholar Dr. Clifford Canku for a history of the Dakota POW letters at the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead on Tuesday, May 21, at 6:00pm. Canku’s presentation will introduce visitors to the US-Dakota War of 1862 and then explore the aftermath of the conflict as it is told from the letters of Dakota prisoners of war. Admission to Canku’s lecture is free and open to the public. HCSCC encourages visitors to reserve their seats online ahead of time. Refreshments will be served and copies of Canku’s book will be available for purchase. For more information call Davin Wait at (218) 299-5511, extension 6733, or davin.wait@hcsmuseum.org.

The Borup Community could use volunteers to help assemble and install new playground equipment at the Borup Park on Tuesday, May 21st between 7am - dark. Help for any time frame would be appreciated. Lunch will be provided. For more information or to help, contact Nancy Crompton at 218-784-8363.

5/22/2019

Mahnomen's City Wide Clean Up Days will be Wednesday, May 22 through Friday, May 24 from 9am-4pm each day. Dumpsters will be located at the Mahnomen City Shop (located by the City Water Tower). The City of Mahnomen will be accepting household waste, construction/building materials and metals. A detailed list of acceptable items will be listed at the dumpster location. Items NOT accepted include: tires, chemicals, oil/oil filters, antifreeze, microwaves, batteries, fluorescent bulbs and most products labeled dangerous, flammable or poisonous.

5/23/2019

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

The Ada Garden Club invites everyone to their Annual Plant Sale on Thursday, May 23rd from 4:30-7pm at West Side Park in Ada.

5/24/2019

Ulen-Hitterdal High School Graduation will be held on Friday, May 24th at 7pm.

Waubun High School Graduation will be held on Friday, May 24th, at 7pm

5/25/2019

Ada-Borup High School Graduation will be held on Saturday, May 25th, 2pm at the Ada-Borup High School Gymnasium.

Norman County East High School Graduation will be held on Saturday, May 25th, 2pm at the NCE High School Gymnasium.

Win-E-Mac High School Graduation will be held on Saturday, May 25th, 2pm

Hawley High School Graduation will be held on Saturday, May 25th, 2pm in the High School Gym
 

5/26/2019

Hillsboro High School Graduation will be held on Sunday, May 26th, 2pm at the Hillsboro Event Center (HEC)

Fertile-Beltrami High School Graduation will be held on Sunday, May 26th, 2pm in the Fertile-Beltrami School New Gym.

Northern Cass High School Graduation will be held on Sunday, May 26th, 2pm in the Northern Cass Gymnasium.

May-Port-CG High School Graduation will be held on Sunday, May 26th, 2pm in the MPCG High School.

Fosston High School Graduation will be held on Sunday, May 26th, 2pm in the Main Gym.

Park Christian High School Graduation will be held on Sunday, May 26th, 2pm in the PCS Gymnasium

Lake Park-Audubon High School Graduation will be held on Sunday, May 26th, 2pm in the High School Main Gym.

Mahnomen High School Graduation will be held on Sunday, May 26th, at 2pm.

The Johnny Holm Band will be performing in concert on Sunday, May 26th from 9:30pm-12:30am at the Maple Lake Pavilion. Admission is $20 per person. Food and beverage will be available.

5/27/2019

A Memorial Day Dinner will be held on Monday, May 27th at the Halstad Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, following the Memorial Day program at the LRC in Halstad and going until 1:00 pm.  Any veterans and all participants in the Memorial Day program in Halstad are guests of Halstad Lutheran. A freewill offering will be asked of others attending. Everyone is invited.

5/30/2019

The Erskine Water Carnival will be held Thursday, May 30th through Sunday, June 2nd in Erskine.

5/31/2019

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

Bagley High School Graduation will be held on Friday, May 31st at 7:30pm

6/1/2019

The Hawley Booster Club is hosting a 3 on 3 basketball tournament for boys and girls in grades 3 - 8 on June 1. Registration information can be found at hawleyboosters.com

The 20th Annual Small Town Saturday will be held in Climax on Saturday, June 1st. Events include: 10K Bike-Hike-Run, parade & kiddie parade, tractor pull, car show, dessert auction, lots of food, kids games, talent show, bonfire, karaoke and more.

6/2/2019

Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton High School Graduation will be held on Sunday, June 2nd,  2pm in the High School Gym

6/3/2019

The U of M Extension’s youth tractor and farm safety certification program will be held on Monday, June 3rd and Tuesday, June 4th at the Polk County Fairgrounds in Fertile from 8:30am-4:30pm. The program combines online learning with hands-on activities, designed for students 14 years and older. Cost is $25 for the course. Once registered, students can work at their own pace for the online portion, before attending the hands-on program. Students who complete the program will receive a US Department of Labor certificate of training. This certificate is required for 14- and 15-year-olds who wish to work with equipment with over 20 horsepower off of their family farm or homestead. To register for the program in Fertile, contact Heather DuFault, UMN Extension Educator 218-280-1129 or email: pohl0024@umn.edu

6/5/2019

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

6/7/2019

The 6th Annual Polka Fest will be held Friday, June 7th and Saturday, June 8th in Hankinson, ND. There will be continuous music both days from 11am-11pm on two different dance floors, one in the Community Center and one under the big tent. There will be a kick-off party on Thursday, June 6th from 7-11pm. More information can be found at www.hankinsonnd.com/polkafest.html

6/8/2019

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

The Wild Rice Conservation Club's 11th Annual Fishing Derby on the Wild Rice River will be held on Saturday, June 8th from 10am-4pm. Fish on the Wild Rice anywhere from Mahnomen to Hendrum. Weigh-in is at the Heiberg Bridge north of Twin Valley (deadline is 4pm). Kids entry fee is $5 with prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each category. Adults entry fee is $10. 80/20 payback for biggest fish divided into categories of walleye, northern, and catfish with all other species. There will be brats and burgers served following the fishing derby. With any questions, call Tim at 218-556-0669.

6/13/2019

The Hillsboro 5K Walk/Run Color Run will be held on Thursday, June 13th, 7pm at Woodland Park. Entry fee $25 individual/$60 Family. Registration is online only at www.runhillsboro.com

6/14/2019

The 151st Annual White Earth Reservation Celebration & Pow Wow will be held Friday, June 14th through Sunday, June 16th. Grand Entries are Friday at 7pm, Saturday at 1pm and 7pm, Sunday at 1pm.

6/19/2019

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

Join U of M Extension Food Safety Educator, Kathy Brandt at the Keep it Legal! Keep it Safe Cottage Food Producer class in Crookston on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 1-5pm, at the UMC Campus. The class meets the Minnesota Department of Agriculture food safety training requirements to register as a Minnesota Cottage Food Producer to sell homemade baked goods, candy, home-canned peaches, pickles, salsa, jam and jellies and more.  Registration and $50/person class fee is required. To register go to extension.umn.edu. For more information contact, Karla at (507) 337-2808 or engel114@umn.edu.

6/29/2019

The Buxton Improvement Group's BIG DAY 2019 will be held on Saturday, June 29th. Events include a 5K Family Fun Run, Parade, Car Show, Bouncy House & Games at the park, 3-on-3 Volleyball Tournament, Dinner at the Fire Hall, Water Balloon & Egg Toss, Dodgeball, Fireworks and more.

7/9/2019

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

7/13/2019

Bagley Art in the Park will be held on Saturday, July 13th from 9am-3pm (rain or shine). Vendors can contact Linda at 218-766-2261 or check out the Facebook page for Bagley Art in the Park