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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/

Little Knights Night Activities in Fisher, MN

Looking for more family fun and education outside of the GF/EGF area? Check out Little Knights Night Activities in Fisher, MN. Just 15 miles on Highway 2 from East Grand Forks you can find a great Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) program in the evening. Here is a general list of dates/activities for this fall:

Thursday, September 29 – 6:30-7:30 pm – Infant-Toddler Explore Class

Tuesday, October 4 – 6:00-7:30 pm – Theme Night (Ooey Gooey Yucky Yuck)

Tuesday, October 4 – 7:30 pm – Partners In Education (PIE)

Tuesday, October 18 – 6:15-7:30 pm – Library Night – Jumpstart’s PlayDate with a Purpose

Thursday, October 27 – 6:00-7:30 pm – Theme Nights (Pumpkin Carving)

Tuesday, November 1 – 7:30 pm – Partners In Education (PIE)

Thursday, November 8 – 6:30-7:30 pm – Infant-Toddler Explore Class

Tuesday, November 15 – 6:00-7:30 pm – Theme Nights (Pumpkin Carving)

Monday, November 21 – 6:00-7:30 pm – Open Gym

Tuesday, December 6 – 6:00-7:30 pm – Open Gym

Monday, December 12 – 6:15-7:30 pm – Library Night – Jumpstart’s PlayDate with a Purpose

Monday, November 19 – 6:00-7:30 pm – Open Gym

FEES: There is a cost of $5.00 per family per class with a $30.00 maximum for the Fall Session.

The classes are held in Fisher at 313 Park Avenue. For questions or to register call Kelly (218)891-2828, email (bergk@fisher.k12.mn.us) or check out the website https://sites.google.com/site/fisherlittleknightspreschool/




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



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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