Calendar 3.5

To list an event for March 12 – 18 please email Theextracalendar@gmail.com  

View this week’s MCAM TV schedule at www.Moorheadaccess.org 

Thursday, March 5:

Red Cross Blood Drive, 9:00 am @ Comstock Memorial Union at MSUM.

F-M Audubon Chapter Meeting, 6:30 pm @ Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. The monthly meeting of the F-M Audubon chapter will feature a presentation by Victoria Schwarz, who will share her experience of urban treks and guided tours through the tropical animal and nature wonderlands of Southeast Asia. The agenda also will include a report from Dakota Audubon (state office), a Bird Share session, and other regular items. All are welcome.

Saturday, March 7:

Gnome Carving Class, 9:00 am @ In the Chips at 303 21st St. N. in Moorhead. Hosted by Red River Valley Woodcarvers. Carve a gnome out of basswood. This class is for someone that has done some carving previously. One of our beginner classes would count. For more information and to register go to https://rrvwoodcarvers.wordpress.com. $40.

Pokémon Day, 12:00 pm @ Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. Visit our Pokémon gym and celebrate your favorite pocket monsters with a variety of activities. Watch “Pokémon: Detective Pikachu” (©Warner Brothers, rated PG), trade and battle with your handheld games, beat your friends at trivia, and represent your team in a contest to win the Pokémon Go gym. Bring your cards, games, and poké balls and join the fun. Free.

Ribs for the Roof, 12:00 pm @ Sons of AMVETS Fargo at 1001 1st Ave. S. in Fargo. Rib lunch will be served in place of burgers to raise money for roof repairs. $12 will get you ribs, potato, and a side. Noon-3:00 pm Meat Raffle. Karaoke to follow at 4:00 pm.

Click Clack Moo: Cows That Type presented by FM Community Theatre, 2:00 pm @ Askanase Hall at NDSU. The animals on Farmer Brown’s farm have had enough. They work all day to provide milk and eggs, but when their request for electric blankets to warm the drafty barn is ignored, action must be taken. Join the Cows, Hen, and Duck – and their trusty typewriter – as they engage in peaceful protest to improve their working conditions. $8-$12.

Thalea String Quartet, 7:30 pm @ Gaede Stage at MSUM. From living rooms to concert stages around the world, the youthful, energetic members of the Thalea String Quartet aim to connect with audiences on a musical, emotional and personal level, from first-time listeners to string quartet aficionados. $12-$28.

Fargo Antiques & Repurposed Market, aka “The FARM” will be hosting a Cabin Fever event featuring hard ciders and live music from noon until 6 pm. This event is free and open to the public.

Sunday, March 8:

*** Daylight Saving Time Begins ***

Purple Craft Hut, 10:00 am @ Moorhead Masonic Family Center at 1815 11th St. N. in Moorhead. Bring your crafts, scrapbook, knitting, etc. for a day of relaxation and socializing with fellow crafters. Enjoy a small lunch and snacks all for $20. Join us at 1815 11th St N Moorhead. Please RSVP or if you have any questions contact deannah32@mnjd.org.

Monday, March 9:

Ask a Techspert, 2:00 pm @ Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. Do you have a phone, tablet, laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device that you’re struggling to use? We can help. Come to an open session to learn more about your device, plus learn how to download eBooks and eAudiobooks free of charge from OverDrive. Free.

Moorhead City Council Meeting, 5:30 pm @ City Hall in the Moorhead Center Mall.

Moorhead School Board Meeting, 6:00 pm @ 

Probstfield Center for Education.

Kids’ Graphic Novel Book Club, 6:30 pm @ Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. Join this monthly book club – just for kids. This winter, we’re going on an adventure into another world with the Amulet series of graphic novels by Kazu Kibuishi. Join us to discuss a volume each month and enjoy activities and crafts. March 9th: “Amulet #3: The Cloud Searchers.” Free.

Origami Club, 6:30 pm @ Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. Practice the art of paper folding with fellow origami enthusiasts. Basic materials are provided. All are welcome. Free.

Care Givers Unite on Anxiety, 7:00 pm @ Grace United Methodist Church at 1120 17th St. S. in Moorhead. Caregivers Unite is a small group that meets to provide support to each other. This is open to the public. Our next meeting is Kathy Iverson of Hospice presenting on anxiety for all. We will continue to learn more about anxiety over our next four meetings. If you have questions, please call Del Larson 701-238-2223.

The Arc Minnesota Dance, 7:15 pm @ Ellen Hopkins Elementary School in Moorhead. Everyone is welcome to dance and socialize. DJ provides the music. No charge. Sponsored by The Arc Minnesota, West Central Region. March 16th: Giant Games.

Tuesday, March 10:

Pop Lit Book Club – “The Knife of Never Letting Go” by Patrick Ness, 3:00 pm @ Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. In March, the Pop Lit Book Club dives into the male-dominated, dystopian world of Patrick Ness’s “The Knife of Never Letting Go.” Join us to discuss this excellent young adult novel and enjoy some free popcorn.

Moorhead Library Board Meeting, 5:30 pm @ Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S.

5 O’clock Connections, 5:30 pm @ Brewtus’ Brickhouse at 937 37th Ave. S. in Moorhead. Join FMWF Chamber Professionals of Color for our second-ever after-hours networking event. Come join us after your workday ends for a great atmosphere, great conversations, and even better people. Come when you can; leave when you have to.

Chess Club, 6:30 pm @ Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. Join chess players of every level for a chess skill share. Chess boards and books will be provided. Free.

Lafayette String Quartet, 7:30 pm @ Christiansen Recital Hall at Concordia College. This award-winning ensemble, one of Canada’s leading groups, has received critical acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic. $10-$20.

Wednesday, March 11:

MBA’s Let’s Talk Business, 7:00 am @ Fryn’ Pan Family Restaurant in Moorhead. Speaker: Markus Krueger, Programming Director at Historical & Cultural Society of Clay County.

Outlander Book Club, 7:00 pm @ Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. Join the Outlander Book Club to discuss “How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The True Story of How Western Europe’s Poorest Nation Created Our World & Everything in It – Part 1: Epiphany” by Arthur Herman. The Outlander Book Club is sponsored by The Friends of the Moorhead Library and meets the second Wednesday of each month to discuss the works of Diana Gabaldon and books related to the “Outlander” series. Free.

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