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John Seitz 5th Annual Memorial Race Fri. Sept. 9 and Sat. Sept. 10

Tonight and Saturday night at the River Cities Speedway come out and watch the 5th Annual John Seitz Memorial Race in honor and memory of Mr. John Seitz, one of the best late model drivers in the Upper Midwest (not to mention that he was a really great guy and wonderful father).  The race tonight is a Late Model Invitational and attracts the top drivers from the area. The races will take place Friday and Saturday night. Hotlaps start at 6:30pm (Friday).  Tickets for Friday: adults are $18 and children (age 7-12) $5. Tickets for Saturday: adults are $25 and children (age 7-12) $5. Children 6 and under are free. Hotlaps start at 5pm and the races at 6pm. (Saturday)

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)

What’s Happening: Fri. Aug. 26

@ Grand Forks Public Library

Book sale 9am-5pm. Hardback books $1.00, paperback books 50 cents and videos 25 cents

@ The Betty Englestad Sioux Center

12pm-8pm.  The Sioux Shop’s “Fire Sale”

@ North Dakota Ballet Company

Fall registration call Emily Burkland at 701.746.6044

@ Rollin’ On the River:

Rockin’ Rollin’ Rally 5:00 pm start time – Lincoln Drive Park. Event is free and open to the public. Dinner will be served. www.rollinontheriver-inline.com

5K Family Fun Skate
Greater Grand Forks Greenway. Limited quantities of skates and helmets on hand to lend out. 

@ River Cities Speedway.

Season Track Championship. Hotlaps @ 6:30pm Race @ 7:30PM. 701.780.0999. www.rivercitiesspeedway.com


Sign-up to audition for Northern Valley Youth Orchestras www.novyo.com

@ Sky-Vu Drive In

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 2. Dusk.

@ Turtle River State Park:

7:30PM, Music in Nature program @ Amphitheater. Call Tina Harding for more info at 701.594-4445

Race over to River Cities Speedway this Fri. Aug. 26

It’s Lightning McQueen! Well…sort of.  Feel the adrenaline rush and satisfy your need for speed (that you don’t get in your Honda Odyssey mini-van) and bring your car racing fans to the River Cities Speedway this Friday night

Friday will be the “Season Track Championship”. There will also be free fan BBQ in the pits after the races and a kid’s bike giveaway! Hotlaps start at 6:30PM and the races start at 7:30PM. Kids 7 and up $5 and kids 6 & under are FREE. You can save $3/ticket by purchasing them at Stamart, Home of Economy, University Station, El Roco, Gateway Cenex or Tesoro East EGF.


2300 Gateway Drive. Grand Forks. 701.780.0999

Find River Cities Speedway on Facebook: “River Cities Speedway”

What’s Happening: Thurs. Aug. 25, 2011

@ Grand Forks Public Library

Toddler Storytime 10 am

@ GF area High Schools

First day of school for grades 10-12 Grand Forks Public Schools

@ Pasley Ballet School

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

@ Culver’s Restaurant

Northern Cruz Car Club Cruise Night 6-8:30pm Culver’s Restaurant 32nd Ave

@ North Dakota Ballet Company

Fall Registration. call Emily Burkland at 701.746.6044

@ The Betty Englestad Sioux Center

12pm-8pm.  The Sioux Shop will hold a “Fire Sale”

 @ Lincoln Park

Republican Picnic: Burgers & Beans. 6pm. $10 or free for students


Sign your young musician up to audition for the Northern Valley Youth Orchestra. Auditions begin Saturday. www.novyo.org

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