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Thursday, Jan 9:
Jewish Food and Culture: January International Potluck, 5:30 pm @ Temple Beth El at 809 11th Ave. S. in Fargo. This potluck will be centered around Jewish Food and Culture. The traditional Jewish dish “Cholent” will be our centerpiece dish. The potluck will also feature a speech by David Myers on “The Tenth of Tevet: Lessons in Welcoming the Stranger.” For this potluck, we ask that you avoid brining pork or shellfish.
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. Supplies provided. Free.
Friday, Jan 10:
New Fargo City Hall Tours, 11:30 am @ Downtown Fargo. Bring a brown bag lunch and meet in the Meadowlark Room (2nd Floor) at 11:30am. Gregg Schildberger, City of Fargo Manager of Communications and Public Affairs will give a brief talk about the architecture, costs and vision regarding Fargo City Hall, and ways to be informed & involved in local governance in Fargo. A tour of City Hall will follow with an emphasis on the artwork housed there. This event is free and open to the public.
CAPLP Housing Outreach, 1:30 pm @ Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. Lakes and Prairies Community Action Partnership will host office hours at the library every Monday from 10-12 pm and every Friday from 1:30-3:30 pm to assist people with housing and support services. For more information, contact Zheyan Mahmod at 218-512-1559.
TAK Music Venue One Year Anniversary, 7:00 pm @ TAK Music Venue in Dilworth. We want to say thank you for your support and celebrate 1 year of success at TAK Music Venue by throwing a free thank you event featuring Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome.
MHS Moorhead’s Got Talent with Jazz Band, 7:30 pm @ Moorhead High School Auditorium.
Saturday, Jan 11:
Pancake Feed with Silent Auction, 7:30 am @ Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd at 4000 28th St. S. in Moorhead. Annual Pancake Feed with Silent Auction. Tickets $6.00 in advance, $7.00 at the door, $20 for Family ticket.
Not Another Teen Book Club, 3:00 pm @ Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. Historical fiction novel “The Downstairs Girl” by Stacey Lee follows Jo. She’s a lady’s maid, but also writes an advice column in the local newspaper under the alias “Miss Sweetie.” Jo challenges the status quo of race and gender ideas through her column, which makes her detractors desperate to discover her identity. Join us for treats and discussion. Free.
FM New Year’s Celebration Traditional Pow-Wow and Round Dance, 4:00 pm @ Fargo Civic Center. Open to all dancers. Free community meal. Bring your family and friends to kick off the New Year together. Hosted by Moorhead Indigenous Peoples’ Day and First Nation Electric.
Sunday, Jan 12:
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.
Tjungodedag Knut (20th Day After Christmas), 5:00 pm @ Bethesda Lutheran Church at 401 40th Ave. S. in Moorhead. Plunder the tree for treats and then throw it out. Split pea soup served, bring holiday treats and snack plates to share. Free.
Monday, Jan 13:
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. January 13th: “Amulet #1: The Stonekeeper.” 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.
The Arc Minnesota Dances, 7:15 am @ 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.
Tuesday, Jan 14:
Community Fund Advisory Committee Meeting, 7:30 am @ Elm Board Room at Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead.
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. The organization can assist with Minnesota legal issues surrounding housing, family, public benefits, and other issues related to critical basic needs.
Moorhead Library Board Meeting, 5:30 pm @ Moorhead Public Library.
Chess Club, 6:30 pm @ Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. Join chess players of every skill level for a chess skill share. Chess boards and books will be provided. Free.
RRWS Monthly Program with Falan Hehr-Miller, 7:00 pm @ First Presbyterian Church of Moorhead. Happy New Year. Our guest artist, Falan Hehr-Miller, has been an artist for many years, and has had her work accepted into the RRWS National Juried Watermedia Show.
MHS Varsity Girls Hockey, 7:30 pm vs. East Grand Forks @ Moorhead Sports Center.
Wednesday, Jan 15:
Human Rights Commission Meeting, 5:00 pm @ City Hall in the Moorhead Center Mall.