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Thursday, Jan 23:
Faculty Art Exhibition Reception, 4:00 pm @ Cyrus M. Running Gallery at Concordia College. The exhibition opens Jan. 23 and runs through Feb. 23. A public reception is Jan. 23 from 4-5:30 p.m. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 1-4 p.m. Sundays.
MHS Varsity Girls Basketball, 6:00 pm vs. West Fargo @ Moorhead High School.
MHS Varsity Boys Hockey, 6:00 pm vs. Grand Rapids @ Moorhead Sports Center.
MHS Varsity Boys Basketball, 7:45 pm vs. West Fargo @ Moorhead High School.
MHS Varsity Girls Hockey, 6:00 pm vs. Detroit Lakes @ Moorhead Sports Center.
Battling the Winter Blues Discussion, 6:30 pm @ Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. This Prairie St. Johns workshop focuses on effective ways to manage our emotions during the tough winter months. Learn what signs and symptoms to watch for in yourself and others and discover a more effective way to battle the winter blues. Free.
Coffee with the Mayor and Ward 3 Council Members, 7:00 pm @ First Presbyterian Church at 2900 5th St. S. in Moorhead.
Friday, Jan 24:
CAPLP Housing Outreach, 1:30 pm Fridays and 10:00 am Monday @ Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. Lakes and Prairies Community Action Partnership will host office hours at the library to assist people with housing and support services. For more information, contact Zheyan Mahmod at 218-512-1559.
Saturday, Jan 25:
60th Annual Red River Valley Coin Club Show, 9:00 am Saturday and 10:00 am Sunday @ Ramada Fargo at 3333 13th Ave. S. in Fargo. Mickey is coming! There will be a large exhibit of Mickey Mouse watches, coins, tokens and other exonumia at the upcoming show. One Mickey Mouse and one Minnie Mouse watch will be given away at the end of the show. We are also anticipating several other money related exhibits. Free.
Brunch – Women as Political Actors and Changemakers, 10:00 am @ Memorial Union at MSUM. Join the MSUM Women’s Center and members of the FM chapter of American Association of University Women (AAUW) for brunch and a talk by MSUM professor Dr. Deb White. This talk will look back at women’s political activism in the United States, with a particular focus on efforts leading to the passage of the 19th Amendment. Dr. White will draw connections with women’s political activism today, and explore changes shaping women’s future political engagement. $17/person in advance or $20 at the door on the day of the event.
High School Choral Festival Concert, 3:00 pm @ Memorial Auditorium at Concordia College. The High School Choral Festival weekend at Concordia concludes with a concert. Free.
MHS Varsity Boys Basketball, 3:30 pm vs. Elk River @ Moorhead High School.
MHS Varsity Girls Hockey, 4:30 pm vs. Bemidji @ Moorhead Sports Center.
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.
Sunday, Jan 26:
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.
Cops vs. Kids Hockey Game, 7:00 pm @ Moorhead Sports Center. The City of Moorhead Police Department is hosting the 14th Annual exhibition hockey game between a group of law enforcement officers and Moorhead youth players. This event is a fundraiser for Moorhead Police Athletics and Activities League. Admission free, donations accepted.
Monday, Jan 27:
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.
MBA’s Moorhead Alliance of Nonprofits, 4:00 pm @ Speak Easy Restaurant in Moorhead. The Moorhead Alliance of Nonprofits is a group of nonprofit leaders who collaborate to strengthen the nonprofit sector and connect our community.
Moorhead City Council Meeting, 5:30 pm @ City Hall.
Moorhead School Board Meeting, 6:30 pm @ Probstfield Center for Education.
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.
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, Jan 28:
44th Annual Scandinavian Buffet, 11:00 am @ Great Plains Ballroom at NDSU in Fargo. Open to the public. Main Entrees: Pickled Herring • Captain’s Salad • Vegetable & Relish Tray • Potato Lefse • Flad Brød • Scandinavian Blend Vegetables • Butter Steamed Potatoes • Rutabagas with Mashed Potatoes • Torsk • Swedish Meatballs • Lutefisk • Rolls. Desserts:
Romegot • Norwegian Wedding Cake • Swedish Cranberry Dessert • Decorated Cookies. $13.
Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota, 3:00 pm @ Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota will be hosting office hours at the library to provide free legal advice on civil (non-criminal) issues to low income families and individuals. They can assist with Minnesota legal issues surrounding housing, family, public benefits and other issues related to critical basic needs. People will be seen on a first come, first serve basis.
MHS Varsity Boys Hockey, 6:00 pm vs. Bemidji @ Moorhead Sports 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.
Horizon East Grade 7 Choir and Honor Choir Performance, 6:30 pm @ Horizon Performing Arts Center in Moorhead.
Centennial Lecture, 7:00 pm @ Morrie Jones Conference Center A/B at Concordia College. Dr. Leila Zakhirova, associate professor of political science, will present “Heat, Drought and Famine: The End of Population Growth in the Muslim World?” Free.
Horizon East Grade 8 Choir and Honor Choir Performance, 7:30 pm @ Horizon Performing Arts Center in Moorhead.
Wednesday, Jan 29:
MBA’s Let’s Talk Business, 12:00 pm @ Speak Easy Restaurant in Moorhead. Speaker: Kristen McKercher, VP/Account Management at Overloaded Laundry Service.