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Ride the Red with Your QFM – Sept. 25th

 

Here’s a great event for the whole family!

Radio Station Your QFM (104.9FM) is hosting a Ride the Red Biking event! Sunday, Sept. 25th join Your QFM for a fun day exploring the bike trails of the Greater Grand Forks Greenway!  Meet at Lincoln Park at 12:30. Skip’s Gourmet Grub will be there with DELICIOUS lunch options – nothing over $5! Ski and Bike Shop will have the latest in bike technology there for you to check out! Safe Kids Grand Forks will be on-site with helmet and head injury presentations.  They’ll also have helmets available for purchase or to use for the event.

Don’t forget to register for some amazing prizes…Including a bike from Ski and Bike Shop!

Tell your friends and come on out and “Ride the Red with Your QFM!”

You can “Like” Your QFM on Facebook and RSVP to the event there!

Tour de Forks Sun. Sept. 11

 

The Tour de Forks Louise Eberwein Bike Ride and Sharon Lambeth Memorial 5K Walk/Run is scheduled for September 11, 2011 at the Lincoln Drive Park .  Registration is from 12- 1:30 p.m., with the event starting at 1:30 p.m. Cost of the event is $20 per adult, $10 per student and $50 per family with proceeds benefiting the Altru’s Breast Cancer Coalition. All participants will receive a “Tour de Forks” t-shirt.

Tour de Forks features a 5-mile walk/run and a 6-mile, 9-mile or 20-mile bike ride. Rest and water stops are available along each course. 

All proceeds from the event will go to support Altru’s Breast Cancer Coalition. The Breast Cancer Coalition was started in 1995 with a grant from Altru Health Foundation. The Coalition’s purpose is to provide mammograms to women who have no health insurance or cannot afford to pay for a mammogram. Women who meet certain financial criteria pay only $5 for a mammogram. The Coalition has also used funds to purchase education materials and to support breast cancer awareness activities in the community.

Registration for the Tour de Forks is available at Altru Cancer Center, Grand Forks Family Medicine Residency, Center Court Fitness Club, YMCA, UND Wellness Center, UND Student Health Center, and Scheels All Sports or online at altru.org.

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

@ ONLINE

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

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

@ ONLINE

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

Rollin’ on the River Aug. 26 & Aug. 27

The first in-line skating marathon in Grand Forks is taking place this weekend! Volunteers are still needed and there are a lot of events happening for  “Rollin’ on the River”.

 Friday, August 26, 2011
Inline Marathon Participants, family, friends and fans are encouraged to take part in the following Rollin’ Events scheduled in collaboration with Rollin’ on the River:

  • Keep the Ball Rollin’ Golf Tournament: 1:00pm start time
    On Friday afternoon, August 26, a Golf Tournament benefitting the Perry Nakonechny Youth Sports Fund will be held at Kings Walk Golf Course.   Hockey and Golf were two of Perry Nakonechny’s biggest passions – seeing as how it’s summer, it’s only fitting that we squeeze in a little golf!  So grab your family and friends and hit the links for an afternoon of fun and relaxation in honor of a great cause. 
  • Rockin’ Rollin’ Rally: 5:00pm start time
    Following Keep the Ball Rollin’ Golf Tournament, the Rockin’ Rollin’ Rally will be held at Lincoln Drive Park.  Numerous events will take place and prizes will be given away throughout the night!  We will also be drumming up excitement for the main event the following morning – come on out, bring the whole family and enjoy!

This event is free and open to the public.  Registration is not required.  Where applicable, quantities are limited.

5K Family Fun Skate
If you want to enjoy skating in a relaxed, casual atmosphere and are looking for a way to involve the entire family – come out for the 5K Family Fun Skate!  The Greater Grand Forks Greenway is just yards away and we will have limited quantities of skates and helmets on hand to lend out.  We’ve also partnered with Safe Kids and some local skaters!  They will be on hand to instruct regarding proper use of safety gear and taking those important first strides so you can be sure to get off on the right foot. 

Dinner
We will be serving BBQ and Chips. This event is free to all who attend the Rockin’ Rollin’ Rally – servings are limited to 1 per person and quantities are limited.

Race Packet Pickup
Skate Marathon registrants can also pick up their skate packets at this event until 8pm. Race packets can also be picked up the following morning at the Alerus Center starting at 6:30 am.

Neighborhood Rally Competition
Groups registered for the Neighborhood Rally Competition can pick up their Rally Sign ID at this event until 8pm.  All Neighborhood Rally Competition entrants must have a Rally Sign ID in their area/yard in order to be judged!

Inline Marathon: Saturday, August 27, 2011: 7:30am start time
Rollin’ on the River will be an inline skating marathon through the city streets of Grand Forks, ND.  Skaters with prior marathon experience as well as those who are at the level of an advanced novice should consider skating in the event.  The following divisions will be offered:  Professional Half Marathon, Recreational Full Marathon and Recreational Half Marathon.

Race packets can be picked up at the Rockin’ Rollin’ Rally in Lincoln Drive Park until 8pm on Friday, August 26th. Race packets can also be picked up the following morning at the Alerus Center starting at 6:30 am.

For more information please go to: http://www.rollinontheriver-inline.com

Many volunteers are needed to make Rollin’ on the River a success.  If you or a group of people would like to volunteer,   email info@rollinontheriver-inline.com or call 701-787-0043 with any questions or to sign up.

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