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Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Convention Visitors Bureau meets at noon today at the Crookston Inn.
Jamestown College Choir will perform for the Crookston Concert Choir at the 1:00 p.m. today at the high school.
Tonight is the last night for Bar Bingo on Wednesday nights at the Crookston VFW. They will still have bingo on Friday and Saturday.
Our Savior’s Lutheran Church Lenten supper is 5:30 to 6:45 tonight with worship at 7:00 p.m.
Lenten Services at Trinity Lutheran Church are at 6:30 tonight. Supper in fellowship hall is from 5:00 to 6:15. The KROX radio broadcast will be taped delayed and played back at 7:30 due to the East Grand Forks State Boys basketball game.
Crookston American Legion executive board meets at 6:00 p.m. tonight with the Legion meeting at 7:00 p.m.
First Assembly of God Church is canceling Home Style Bible Study at 7:00 p.m. tonight to attend the 6:30 p.m. showing of “Son of God” at the River Cinema 15 in East Grand Forks. Meet at 6:00 p.m. in the mall lobby by the parking lot.
Crookston Classic Cruisers meet tonight at the clubhouse. Board meets at 6:30 and general meeting at 7.
‘They Call Me Q,’ will be featured at ‘What’s on Wednesday’ at UMC Kiehle Auditorium at 7 p.m. Free and all are welcome. Qurrat Ann Kadwani, actress, producer, emcee, TV host and philanthropist will take you on a journey to find herself amidst 13 characters.
University of Jamestown College Concert choir will perform 7:30 tonight at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.
Come and welcome home Crookston’s McKaela Larson and Noah Fagerlund in the choir. Free will offering.
Trinity’s Women of the ELCA monthly luncheon is 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the Fellowship Hall.
Birthday party of the month club meets at 2:00 Thursday for cake and coffee at the Golden Link
RiverView Health is hosting a HeartSaver CPR Course at 6:30 PM Thursday in Meeting Room 4 at RiverView. Cost is $45 for those needing certification. No charge for those not needing certifications thanks to grant funds from the Crookston American Legion Post 20.
“Local Food for Local Eating” presentation at UMC Bede Ballroom at 5:30 Thursday as part of the gardening and local foods seminar. Free supper at 5:30 and program at 6. Make reservation by calling 281-8128.
The Crookston Splash Park and Crookston Eagles are having a Bean Bag Tournament Saturday, March 15th at the Crookston Eagles. Cost is $15 per person, $30 a team. Registration at noon, tournament at 1:00. $10 from each team entry will go towards the Crookston Splash Park. Bags and boards provided. Pulled pork sandwiches and chips will be served. Music and dancing to follow.
Polk County Republican Convention is Saturday, March 15 at the Golden Link with registration at 9 a.m. Constitutional amendments will be considered.
Poppler Ridge Pickers will perform 7:00 p.m. Saturday, March 15th at the Crookston Evangelical Church at 520 Fisher Avenue in Crookston. Open to the public, free will offering.
The Crookston Gun Club Show is 9:00 to 5:00 Saturday, March 22nd and 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 23rd at the Crookston National Guard Armory. Buy-Sell-Trade. $5.00 admission. Table rent is $25 for an eight foot and $20 for a six foot. If you’d like to reserve a table, call Daniel Radi at 218-281-3620 from 12:30 to 7:00 p.m. or email email@example.com or call Norm Meyer at 289-0126.
The United Way of Crookston is accepting applications for 2015 community grants. Deadline is April 4. Call United Way at 281-4547.
The movie “Bereft” starring Johnny Grove, former Crookston High graduate and son of Toni and Wayne Grove, will be shown at 9 p.m. Sunday at the Grand Theatre in Crookston. The movie was shot in Fargo. Johnny Grove is planning to be at the showing so all friends and family are welcome to attend. To learn more, go to https://www.facebook.com/bereftmovie.
Crookston Area Women chorus rehearsals for spring start at 7:00 p.m. March 18th at Wesley United Methodist Church. All area women who enjoy singing are invited.
Sign up now for these Community Ed classes. “Painting Fish on Solar Pots” April 8th, “Childcare Certification Clinic” April 12th. For more information and to register, contact the Community Ed office at 281-5078.
Crookston Community Education is offering a free workshop “Social Security and Your Retirement” 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 25th in Crookston High School Room D108. Social Security representative Howard Kossover will answer questions. Call 281-5078 today to register.
Dale Carnegie Training is being sponsored by the Crookston Chamber on March 26th at RBJ’s Restaurant from 8 to 11 a.m. Register now by calling the Chamber at 281-4320. $35 for chamber members, $110 for team of four from chamber member and $45 for non-members.
Ostgaard Family Benefit Fund has been set up at Bremer Bank for anyone who wants to donate.
The Crookston Eagles Auxiliary is looking for vendors for their Fundraiser Vendor Fair on April 15th. Contact Sheila at 289-3212 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Cindy at 281-1959 or email@example.com .
Free Tax Preparation service will be held at the Golden Link every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 to 4:00 p.m. on a first come first served basis with certified IRS and AARP counselors through April 15. Service is for Senior Citizens and low to moderate income persons.
The Crookston Ladies Eagles Auxiliary #873 is giving a $500 scholarship for a graduation male or female student. Applications can be picked up at the Crookston High School guidance counselor’s office. All applications must be postmarked by April 15th.
RiverView Foundation is seeking applications for the Lenertz Family healthcare scholarship of $500 for a resident of the RiverView service area. Applications are due by March 20 and are available at high school career offices and the foundation office. RiverView Foundation is seeking applications for the Bishop Afonya Healthcare scholarship of $1,000 for a resident of the service area. Get application at your high school or the foundation office or at www.riverviewhealth.org. Anyone with questions may Call Kent Bruun at 281-9249.
Crookston American Legion Auxiliary will sponsor two girls to the Minnesota Girls State in June. Girls who are juniors in high school are eligible. Contact the Crookston High School guidance office or Margee Keller, American Legion girls state chairman at 218-349-4566. Deadline is March 20.
Families to host international exchange high school students 15-18 are being sought. Call the NWS Peace program at 1-866-846-3977.
The Crookston Eagles will be closing their kitchen starting March 19 for 3 weeks so no burger nights during that time and no potato dumplings on March 20 and no Saturday Aerie dinners.
DNR Firearms Safety Training will be held starting on May 20. Register by calling Steve Videen at 289-2115.
Young American Creative Patriotic Art scholarship program, offered by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary, is open to students in grades nine through 12 and home schooled children. For more information contact Twyla Altepeter at 945-6120 or evenings at 281-6582 or Pam Delage at 281-5546.
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