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YMCA Basketball Sign-Up Now!

It’s time to sign up for YMCA Basketball!!

 

Boys and Girls K & 1st grade – basketball starts Oct. 15th.

Girls grade 2-6 Registration deadline is Oct. 12.

 

CALL 775-2586 to register and for more info.

Running to Bring Baby Home

A local family (Dave & Kim Adams) is in the process of adopting a child from Uganda. This Saturday, Oct. 8th an Adoption Awareness 5K Run/Walk is being held in the Grand Forks town square. Proceeds from this 5k will help cover the cost of the Adams’ upcoming adoption. Come on out and register for the run/walk and show everyone what it means to be a part of the Grand Forks/East Grand Forks community and help bring the newest Adams home!

Saturday, October 8, 2011 – 9:00AM – GF Town Square

Cost per person: $15 Youth (age 2 & under): $5

**Race day cost is $20 ($5 youth 2 & under) so register early!

**Love will find a way t-shirts will be available for purchase on race day!

 

Register today!

Email: jstromli@yahoo.com or Call Jenny Hanson @ 218.773.0673

Mail registration forms to:

 Jenny Hanson, 1417 Park Drive SE, EGF, MN 56721

Sponsored by friends of the Adams family

Here’s an article by Marilyn Hagerty from Sunday’s edition of the Grand Forks Herald: http://www.grandforksherald.com/event/article/id/217258/

ArtWise ArtCamp4Kids! – Saturday, Oct. 8 & Oct. 22

 

This Saturday and Sat. Oct. 22nd,  if your child is  in grades 3-5, sign them up for ArtWise’s Art Camp!

Taking place at the Hughes Fine Arts Center at UND your child can sign up:

Pottery: Child’s pottery will be kiln fired. Pick up at ArtWise office in 10 days

Painting:  Children will learn techniques from adult artists. Dress for painting!

Video Puppets:  Sock puppets will star; children will speak, edit and upload

Sculpture: Wood, wire, beads, metal bits, cardstock and plaster = free form art

 

Each class is $8. You may choose up to 3 classes per Saturday.

Each session is 1 hour long. Children will move from class to class in one building.  Class size is limited to 15 students.

Registration table opens at 8:30 a.m. Classes start at 8:45 a.m.

A snack will be available.  Classes end at 12:30 p.m.

Register and make payment by October 4. All classes must be pre-paid.

Go Online at www.artwise4kids.com

 

TUESDAY DEAL!

 

 

Ok, so we can’t ALWAYS make lunch/dinner from scratch, right? So what’s a parent to do?

Well, every Tuesday at Space Aliens kids eat for $0.99 w/the purchase of an adult entree! This offer is good for children 12 and under only.  It’s also one $0.99 kid’s meal per adult entree. AND on top of this very inexpensive kid’s meal you get 10 free tokens w/each kid’s meal purchase!! Terrific Token Tuesdays!!!

If you get the Grand Forks Herald Sunday paper then you may have noticed the huge ad for this deal the past couple of Sundays. You may have also noticed the “20 FREE tokens” coupon w/purchase of kid’s meal too! NO double dealing our extreme couponers out there! You may only use the 20 free tokens w/kid’s meal purchase coupon on days OTHER than Token Tuesday.

3250 32nd Avenue South
Grand Forks, ND 58201-6018
(701) 757-7427

Pre-natal Yoga! Starts Sat. Oct. 8

Here’s something to do with your child in your womb for all you mamas-to-be out there!

Prenatal Yoga is being offered by Tammy Magness at the Center for Healing and Wholeness. Every Saturday starting October 8th you and the babe inside can do yoga from 9am-10:15am. Cost is $15/class or you can purchase a class pass. Drop-ins are welcome if you want to check it out or can’t commit to every Saturday!

Center for Healing and Wholeness

117 N. Washington St

701.738.8888

grandforksyoga@gmail.com

American Girl Craft @ Michael’s Sat. Sept. 24

 

Do you have a little girl who LOVES American Girl? Then you are probably already familiar with all the different products offered by American Girl at Michael’s Arts and Crafts.

 

This Saturday the FREE Make-It Take-It activity at Michael’s is an American Girl event. The event goes while supplies last from 10am-noon for ages 3 and up!

GFPL Library Card = Discounts! (September Only)

During the month of September that super special card that gets you and your kids FREE books, dvds, videos and cd rentals at the Grand Forks Public Library gets you a little bit more around town!!

 

Show your GFPL library caard at these participating businesses during the month of September to receive an awesome discount!

 

Amazing Grains – 10% off any regular priced item

Ferguson Books and Media – 15% off with a coupon located at the Reference desk in the library

O’ For Heaven’s Cakes – 10% off your purchase

Valley Dairy – 10% off your Valley Dairy deli, coffee bar and bakery purchase! Valid ONLY at 4701 S. Washington St and 1125 S. 42nd. St

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