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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/

What’s Happening: Sat. Sept. 10



@ Choice Financial (Washington St).

Choice Financial 10K Fun Run/Walk . 9am

@ Alerus Center

Heart Walk. 9 am

@ Columbia Mall

Walk to End Alzheimer’s. 8am.

@ Town Square

Farmers Market. 9am-2pm.

@ Ralph Engelstad Arena

10am-1pm Sioux Fan Fest.

@ Adley Anne’s

FREE Music Class from 10:30am-11:00am

@ Red River Valley Gymnastics

Open gym Bug Time: 11:30am- 12:30pm

6 and older: 12:30pm-2:00pm

@ Grand Forks Public Library

READ Dogs at 2:00pm

@ University Park

Classic Swing Band music. 2:00pm. Free. Donations accepted for Minot flood recovery

@ River Cities Speedway

John Seitz Memorial Race. 6pm

@ Town Square

5:30 Children’s Carnival then a double feature. The Incredibles @ 7:30 and Batman: The Dark Knight @ 9:30pm.

@ Sky Vu Drive In

Bridesmaids (rated R). Dusk

A Re-Cap of Upcoming Shows for Sept. & Oct.

@ The Chester Fritz

Audio Body. Sept. 11 @ 7:30pm

Max & Ruby: Bunny Party. Sept. 25th @ 4:00pm

Bill Cosby. Oct. 2 @ 7:00pm


@ Alerus Center

Barney Live in Concert: Birthday Bash! Oct. 11 @ 3:00pm and 6:30pm


@ Town Square

Free outdoor double feature Sat. Sept. 10 @ 7:30pm (The Incredibles) and 9:30pm (Batman: The Dark Knight)

@ Fire Hall Theater

Sept. 9: Wasp Woman. Attack of the Giant Leeches.

Sept. 16: Attack of the Puppet People. Teenage Zombies.

Sept. 23: The Brain That Wouldn’t Die. Grammera the Invincible.

Sept. 30: Little Shop of Horrors. Night of the Living Dead.

Children’s Carnival & Double Feature Movie: Sat. Sept. 10

We hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend! Get ready because this is a jam-packed week! School is in full swing on BOTH sides of the Red River today!  There are going to be A LOT of posts this week, so get out your calendars and start marking down dates for the near future!

Here’s a fun one for the approaching weekend!


A double feature: The Incredibles and Batman: The Dark Knight.

 Thanks to the Near North Neighborhood of Grand Forks for putting on this FREE event on Saturday, Sept. 10th.  The event is open to the public and being held at Town Square. Start the night off with the children’s carnival at 5:30pm. There will be games, prizes and face painting…maybe even BATMAN!

The Incredibles will begin at 7:30pm. Batman: The Dark Knight will begin at 9:30. The first 100 guests will receive vouchers for free food (this was in the works – not confirmed). Bring your own blankets, chairs and non-alcoholic beverages. There will be prizes for best costume if you’d like to participate. There will also be door prizes before each film.

 Thank you Near North Neighborhood Association for hosting this wonderful event that is open to the public and free. You can “LIKE” the Near North Neighborhood on Facebook!

What’s Happening: Sat. Sept. 3


@ Town Square

Farmer’s Market. 9am-2pm

@ Michael’s Arts and Crafts

Grandparents Day Make-It and Take-It Craft. 10 am

@ The Betty

UND Women’s Volleyball vs.  Southern Utah. 7pm.

@ Sky Vu Drive In

Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Dusk

@ Minneapolis/St. Paul

Minnesota State Fair

@ Science Museum of Minnesota

King Tut Exhibit

@ Minot

Black Eyed Peas Concert

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)

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