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No Lake? No Problem! Fri. Aug. 26 – Sun. Aug. 28

Not “going to the lake” this weekend? Neither are we and it is NO PROBLEM since there are TONS of things going on this weekend – all kid-friendly! (please view past posts for details on events listed below)

–      Fire Sale at the Betty (Fri.)

–      Rollin’ On the River In-Line Skating Rally & Marathon (Fri. Sat.)

–      Turtle River State Park 77th Birthday festivities (Fri, Sat. Sun)

–      Sky-Vu Drive-In Theater: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 2 (Fri. Sat. Sun. Dusk.)

–      Races at the River Cities Speedway (Fri.)

–      Auditions for Northern Valley Youth Orchestra (Sat)

–      Farmers’ Market (Sat)

–     Save 25% at Macy’s by purchasing $5.00 savings pass, 100% proceeds from pass benefits March of Dimes

–      Blues on the Red (Sat)

–      History Rocks Vintage Car Show @ the Myra Museum (Sun)

25% off @ Macy’s Sat. Aug. 27 benefitting March of Dimes

Do you have back to school shopping, wedding gift shopping or personal shopping to do? Tomorrow, Sat. Aug. 27th save 25% all day on regular, sale and clearance items (including home) and 10% off on electrics, watches, furniture, mattresses & rugs/floor coverings. Buy a $5.00 pass for this exclusive saving pass good at every Macy’s store and online at macys.com. 100% of the $5.00 pass will benefit the March of Dimes. The March of Dimes mission is to help moms have full-term pregnancies and research the problems that threaten the health of babies.



What’s Happening: Wednesday, Aug. 24th

@ GF area Elementary, Middle and High Schools:

First day of school K-9 for Grand Forks Public School

@ Pasley Ballet School:

 Open House and Registration 4-7pm. 1002 Park Drive 701.746.5973

@ North Dakota Ballet Company:

Fall registration call Emily Burkland at 701.746.6044

@ Online on your computer:

Last day to get 30% off online orders at Old Navy, Gap and Banana Republic. Use code “THANKS” at checkout


** If you know of any other activities going on Wed. Aug. 24 please add them in the comment area and we’ll edit the post. If the activity is recurring – please write a short post about it and we can feature it and make sure it’s on every week’s “What’s Happening”.  Email grandforksnodakmommy@gmail.com to send your contributions!

What’s Happening Tues. Aug 23, 2011

This is what we’ve got so far (add a comment if you know more and we’ll make sure to add it for next week):

@ the Grand Forks Public Library

Pre-school story time 10 AM (upstairs in the meeting room to the right of the stairs)

EAR-INFECTIONS AND ANTI-BIOTICS: “The truth every parent should know” A free community workshop for parents of children with recurring ear infections.  Starts at 7pm. RSVP at 701.213.8314 or 701.738.0990. Hosted by Renewed Hope Chiropractic.

 @ Old Navy

Toddler Tuesday from 10am-12pm. Bring the kids in while you shop the awesome deals and let the Old Navy staff entertain them! This happens every Tuesday. BONUS: 10% off every Tuesday when you use your Old Navy, Gap or Banana Republic credit card. (But don’t forget it is 30% off ONLINE until Wednesday, Aug. 24th when you use the code “THANKS” at Old Navy, Gap or Banana Republic) 

@ Pasley Ballet School

Open House and Registration 4pm-7pm @ 1002 Park Drive 701.746.5973

*As always – your ideas, contributions, suggestions, groups you belong to, etc. are ALWAYS WELCOMED! We need your help – this is a community effort! Write a post and email it to us at grandforksnodakmommy@gmail.com and we’ll post it!

Save 30% Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic

It’s that time of year: BACK TO SCHOOL! NOW – Until Aug. 24th GAP Inc. (Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic) is offering 30% off online purchases. Just use the code “THANKS” at checkout. (online purchases ONLY). Get that fall wardrobe for the kids at www.gap.com or www.oldnavy.com  or for yourself  (www.bananarepublic.com) at 30% off! Happy shopping!

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