Crookston Home Delivered meals will be provided by UMC through Friday, September 22.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced that railroad crossing repairs will begin on Highway 2 in Crookston. Motorists will detour utilizing Fisher Ave. and Highway 75. Repairs are expected to be complete by the end of the week.
The Golden Link Senior Center will have Crafters Corner today from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., followed by a Lions Club meeting and lunch at 12:00 p.m.
The Golden Link Senior Center will have a Sit, Stand, and Dance class and Crookston Women’s Club today starting at 2:00 p.m.
Girl Scout Back to School Registration will be tonight from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Crookston Public Library. Contact Marcia at 218-289-1489 for more information or if you have questions.
The Crookston Eagles Club will have $8 Burger Baskets this evening from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
The Early Childhood Let’s Play Outside at Castle Park will be tonight from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. There will be activities, a light supper, and much more. For more info, call 281-5078.
The Golden Link Senior Center will have Dan Erdman as their guest speaker on Tuesday, September 19, starting at 10:00 a.m. Dan is a Private Banker Bank officer from American Federal Bank, speaking on the benefit of setting up beneficiaries and recent scam alerts.
The Golden Link Senior Center will have a pinochle and recycled cards group on Tuesday, September 19, starting at 1:00 p.m., followed by SAIL starting at 2:30 p.m.
The Crookston Library will present “Minnesota in the Vietnam War” with Arn Kind on Tuesday, September 19, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This program is made possible thanks to funding from the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund and is geared for audiences ages 13 and up.
The Crookston Eagles Club will have an Aerie and Auxiliary meeting on Tuesday, September 19, starting at 7:00 p.m., followed by a Driftbusters Snowmobile Club Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
The Golden Link Senior Center will have Men’s Cards at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 20, followed by Cribbage at 10:00 a.m. and an AARP meeting from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Fisher American Legion will have Wednesday Burger Night on Wednesday, September 20.
The Golden Link Senior Center will have SAIL on Thursday, September 21, starting at 2:30 p.m.
Crookston Community Theatre is sponsoring a dinner theatre production by Sod House Theatre of TABLE on Thursday, September 21, at the Crookston Eagles. Meal and performance begins at 6:00 p.m. and will feature local foods. Tickets are $20, and you can reserve by going to the CCT website, www.crookstoncommunitytheatre.org, or calling 218-270-9511 and then paying at the door.
The Crookston Eagles Club will have Bar Bingo on Thursday, September 21, starting at 6:30 p.m. The kitchen will not be open during this time.
The Golden Link Senior Center will have Friday Morning Rolls on Friday, September 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m, also, on Friday, they will have Katie’s Reflexology from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
The Limited Addition Gift Shop, located inside RiverView Health, is having a purse and jewelry sale. Enjoy 25% off all in-store purses and jewelry. The sale runs through Friday, September 22, from 9:00-4:00 p.m. Happy Shopping!
The Crookston Eagles Club will have Bar Bingo on Friday, September 22, starting at 6:30 p.m. The kitchen will serve baskets.
The Crookston Eagles Club will have Bar Bingo on Saturday, September 23, starting at 2:00 p.m., followed by a wedding dance at 7:00 p.m.
The Crookston Public Library will host a meeting of the Books & Brews Book Club on Tuesday, September 26, at 6:30 p.m. at Drafts Sports Bar & Grill, 925 Fisher Ave. The group will discuss banned books they’ve read in the past. The book club meets on the fourth Tuesday of every other month to discuss books and enjoy beverages. Appetizers are provided by the Friends of the Crookston Public Library; participants are responsible for the cost of their own food and drinks. All adults are welcome.
United Valley Bank in Crookston will have a Customer Appreciation Open House on Tuesday, September 26, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. They will serve burgers, brats, beans, cookies, and pop in their parking lot.
Adults and teens are invited to join the Fertile Public Library for a needle felting class appropriate for people of all experience levels. All supplies and instructions will be provided to create a needle-felted pumpkin. Those with their own needle felting tools are welcome to bring them. The class will be held on Tuesday, September 26, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Fertile Public Library, 101 Mill St. S. All programs are free.
The Fisher American Legion will have Wednesday Burger Night on Wednesday, September 27.
The Skally Line will provide music and storytelling at the Fertile Agassiz Environmental Learning Center on Wednesday, September 27, at 6:30 p.m. and Climax Public Library on Thursday, September 28, at 6:30 p.m. This family-friendly program is geared toward adults, and admission is free thanks to funding from the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.
The Crookston Eagles will have Comedy Night with Rudy Pavich on Friday, September 29, at 8:30 p.m. VIP Tables are $160 for eight, including a front-row table, eight drink tickets, and eight burger baskets. General admission is $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at the Crookston Eagles or by calling 281-3881.
United Valley Bank is partnering with Crookston School, Cathedral School, and Our Savior’s Lutheran School to give students the fuel they need to succeed during the school year. Requested snacks are fruit snacks, sticks/crackers with cheese dip, frosted animal crackers, Rice Krispie Bars, granola bars, cereal bars, goldfish, Cheez-It’s, pudding cups, applesauce pouches, Teddy Grahams, and Ritz Bits. You can drop off these items at the United Valley Bank Lobby. The will go on until September 30, and United Valley Bank will match any donated items.
Everyone is invited to the Wesley United Methodist Church in Crookston for a special Worship Service featuring Folk Mountain Gospel Music on Sunday, October 1 at 10:45 a.m. Don and Donna Mohl from Scott’s Hill, Tennessee, will share their unique style of music and heart-warming stories.
The City of Crookston Fall Clean Up will be October 9 through October 13 on your regular garbage pickup day. Yard and Waste Collection will be the week of October 23.
Bible Baptist Church is hosting the annual Family Fall Festival at the church on Saturday, October 7, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, there will be games and prizes, hay rides and bounce houses, and free lunch.
The Crookston Eagles are accepting vendors for the Fall Crookston Eagles Craft Show that will be held on Saturday, October 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Contact email@example.com
The Crookston Squadron Civil Air Patrol meets every Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Call 218-281-3954 for more information.
The Care and Share of Crookston now accepts winter outerwear for men, women, and children. They accept coats, sweaters, sweatpants, hats, gloves, and boots. If you have any questions, call 218-281-2644.
Parents of children are invited to register their children for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. The program provides one book every month to your child from when you enroll until they turn five for FREE. The program is managed by Crookston Public School, and you can register at www.ImaginationLibrary.com.
Twig and Branch Collection will be held on the second and fourth Mondays from June through October. Place the materials on your curbside. Branches must be cut into four-foot lengths and bundled by the crew to take them away. Annuities or tree trunks not cut to this length and bundled will be left for the owner to haul away. Twigs may be in boxes or bags. Individuals removing their diseased elm trees should call City Hall to schedule a pickup. Please note that leaves, grass, and other compostable material must be in the clear City of Crookston bags and will be collected on your regular garbage collection day.
The Crookston Care and Share is now accepting donations of Women’s, Men’s, and children’s clothing, toiletries, and other everyday items. Donations may be dropped off at the Care and Share Center at 220 East Third Street.
Pastor Chad Brucklacher will lead an 8-week study on the book of Matthew on Wednesday nights starting September 6 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. For the kickoff, come at 5 p.m. for pizza and fellowship! This is open to adults of all ages. This will take place at 1214 University Avenue (next door to Hugo’s)
The Crookston Public Library’s Books & Brews Book Club meets on the fourth Tuesday of every other month at 6:30 p.m. at Drafts Sports Bar and Grill. They will discuss books and enjoy beverages. Appetizers are provided by the Friends of the Crookston Public Library; participants are responsible for the cost of their food and drinks. All are welcome.
The Crookston Public Library’s Reading by the Red Book Club meets on the fourth Tuesday every other month at 6:30 p.m. They will discuss books and enjoy beverages.
The Golden Link is serving noon lunch Monday through Friday. Call 281-3072 by 10:00 the day you plan to have lunch.
The Crookston Friends of the Library meet on the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
The Crookston Library Board meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 5:15 p.m.
The Cove Youth Center in Crookston is open Monday through Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Students and parents should call ahead to check the availability of the youth center at 218-470-0149.
The Crookston Care and Share Center’s Donation and New Hope Food Shelf will be open every Monday and Wednesday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and every Friday from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. For more information or to donate, call 218-277-0000.