Community Calendar 10.10.19

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To list an event for Oct 17 – 23 please email Theextracalendar@gmail.com
View this week’s MCAM TV schedule at www.Moorheadaccess.org

Thursday, Oct 10:
MSUM Visiting Artist Exhibit Opening: Terry Conrad & Brian Frink, 4:00 pm @ Rolland Dille Center for the Arts at MSUM. Opening reception for exhibit by visiting artists Terry Conrad and Brian Frink. Exhibit runs from Oct. 8 through Oct. 31.

LEGO Club, 6:00 pm @ Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. People of all ages and creative ability are welcome to come make their own LEGO creation with the library’s LEGO Club. Supplies provided. Free.

Moorhead Stuttering Chapter Meeting, 6:00 pm @ Hansen Hall at MSUM. The discussion topic for the meeting will be “Is Stuttering a Disability?” Adults who stutter, parents of children who stutter and those interested in stuttering are encouraged to attend.

Moorhead School Board Community Forum, 7:00 pm @ Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. The League of Women Voters will be hosting a community forum to discuss the Moorhead School District’s upcoming bond referendum.

MSUM Wind Ensemble Concert, 7:30 pm @ Hansen Theatre at MSUM. $5-$15.

Performance of “Crimes of the Heart, 8:00 pm Thursday and Friday, Saturday at 2:00 pm @ Francis Frazier Comstock Theatre at Concordia College. This Pulitzer Prize-winning play is the story of how its young characters escape the past to seize the future. $5-$10.

Homecoming at Concordia “Cobber Pride. Stayin’ Alive, Thursday through Saturday. Join in the festivities with current students, faculty, staff and friends, celebrating the Cobber tradition. The Bonfire and Fireworks take place at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, and the parade is Saturday at 11 a.m. on 8th St. For all events see https://www.concordiacollege.edu/alumni/homecoming/.

Saturday, Oct 12:
Grace Fall Festival Luncheon, 8:00 am @ Grace United Methodist Church at 1120 17th St. S. in Moorhead. Soup-Sandwich Luncheon, crafts, baked goods, silent auction, Country Store, coffee, and donuts. 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. $8 adults, $4 age 9 and under.

Individualized Education Planning, 10:00 am @ Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. Join us, as Michael Hagley, formerly an attorney at the Minnesota Disability Law Center, presents information on the basics of Special Education Law.

“Breaking Through the Clouds” Film Screening, 2:00 pm @ Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. It is the inspiring true story of 20 female pilots, including Amelia Earhart, who defied convention by taking to the skies and racing across America in 1929. This award-winning documentary is expertly researched, beautifully shot and filled with carefully restored footage of the derby, some of which has not been seen in over 80 years. Free.

Not Another Teen Book Club, 3:00 pm @ Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. “Illuminae” by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff is an epistolary novel told through emails, hacked/redacted military documents, medical reports, and interviews.

Concordia Homecoming Concert, 6:30 pm @ Memorial Auditorium at Concordia College.

Sunday, Oct 13:
Moorhead Fire Open House, 1:00 pm @ Station 1 at 1120 1st Ave. N. The community is invited to join firefighters for food, demonstrations, and fire safety tips.

Open Skate, 2:00 pm @ Moorhead Sports Center. Admission is $2 for kids (age 17 and under), $3 for adults, and $5 for family skate. There is limited skate rental available for $1.

Lake Agassiz Concert Band, 3:00 pm @ Horizon Middle School in Moorhead. This is our 32nd season and we are looking forward to a year of exciting musical performances. Free.

Jazz Ensemble Concert, 7:00 pm @ Buxton/Hanson Hall at Concordia College. Free.

Monday, Oct 14:
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.

The Arc Minnesota Dance. 7:15 pm @ Ellen Hopkins Elementary School in Moorhead. Everyone is welcome to dance and socialize. DJ provides the music. Free.

Tuesday, Oct 15:
Community Fund Advisory Committee Meeting, 7:30 am @ Hjemkomst Center.

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.

Spooky Storytime with FM Ballet, 6:30 pm @ Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. Children of all ages are invited to join us for a special Spooky Storytime with the FM Ballet this Tuesday. There will be fun stories and songs, plus a dance lesson at the end.

Writing Group, 7:00 pm @ Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. The Friends of the Moorhead Library are sponsoring a local writing group. Come share your work, discuss ideas, and network with other writers. The group meets the first and third Tuesday of the month at the library.

Classy and Trashy Book Club, 7:00 pm @ Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. Join us the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 for the Classy and Trashy Book Club! In October we’ll discuss “The Rules of Magic” by Alice Hoffman.

Watercolor Painting Demo with Zhimin Guan, 7:00 pm @ First Presbyterian Church of Moorhead at 2900 5th St. S. We are pleased to welcome back professor of painting at
MSUM, Zhimin Guan, to do another painting demo with our group using watercolors this time, rather than oils. This demo is free and open to the public.

Juanito Pascual Trio, 7:30 pm @ Christiansen Recital Hall at Concordia College. By combining distinct musical backgrounds with powerful chemistry, the Trio has created a fresh, exhilarating and constantly evolving sound, performing to enthralled audiences throughout the U.S. and abroad. $10-$20.

Wednesday, Oct 16:
MBA’s Let’s Talk Business, 7:00 am @ Fryn’ Pan Family Restaurant in Moorhead. Speaker: Speaker: Matt Lachowitzer, Owner of Matt’s Automotive Service Center.

Human Rights Commission Meeting, 5:00 pm @ City Hall in the Moorhead Center Mall.

Author Leif Enger, 6:30 pm @ Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. Bestselling author Leif Enger will discuss his latest book, “Virgil Wander,” which tells the enchanting and timeless story of the residents of a small Midwestern town struggling to revive their community. Free.

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