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GREATER MOORHEAD DAYS PARADE IS BACK SEPT 12

The Greater Moorhead Days Parade will be back and better than ever in 2021

Celebrate the spirit of Moorhead during Greater Moorhead Days, September 9-16. The Parade, a feature event will take place on Friday, September 10. This event is free for participants, a great opportunity to market your business or organization.

This year’s theme: My Hometown-Celebrate Moorhead!

There will be a new route for 2021 as the parade shifts to downtown.

For a full list of Greater Moorhead Days events and activities visit: moorheadparks.com.

Moorhead Parks and Recreation 218.299.5296.

MOORHEAD LIBRARY TO HOST IN-PERSON BOOK CLUBS

MOORHEAD – The Moorhead Public Library has resumed in-person book club meetings. The library is offering two book clubs this summer, one for teens and another focusing on popular, buzzy books that are culturally relevant.

The Not Another Teen Book Club will meet Saturday, July 10 at 3 p.m. at the Gooseberry Mound Park (100 22nd Ave S., Moorhead) to discuss Dark Shores by Danielle Jensen. This book will have readers hitting the high seas with a story full of pirates, clashing empires and blackmail. All are welcome to join the group for a great discussion.

The Pop Lit Book Club will meet at the Moorhead Public Library (118 5th St. S., Moorhead) on Tuesday, July 13 at 3 p.m. The group will discuss The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary, a feel-good novel about personal growth and finding love in unconventional ways. 

Both book clubs are offered free-of-charge.

INDEPENDENCE DAY (OBSERVED) CLOSURES    

MOORHEAD – City offices will be closed July 5 for Independence Day (Observed).

There will be no garbage pickup on Monday, July 5, 2021 in observance of Independence Day.

Monday’s route (both garbage and recycling if this is your recycling week) will be picked up on Tuesday, July 6.

Pickup will start at 4:00 am on Tuesday. Please place your garbage out the night before to ensure pickup. Also, your garbage may be picked up later in the day due to the double route. 

Additionally, the City of Moorhead, Garbage Transfer Station will be closed on Monday, July 5.

All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK sites will be closed on Monday, July 5 in observance of Memorial Day, with regular hours of operation resuming Tuesday, July 6.

MOORHEAD PUBLIC SERVICE WARNS CUSTOMERS OF PAYMENT SCAM

MOORHEAD – Moorhead Public Service (MPS) is warning customers of a payment scam. MPS has been contacted by numerous customers who have received suspicious telephone calls from individuals or automated messages attempting to collect payment.

 MPS uses automated messages for its collection process and contacts customers with past due balances by phone to offer payment options; however, MPS does NOT demand direct payment over the telephone and does NOT use threatening tactics to obtain payment. 

 Any call demanding direct payment over the telephone and/or using threatening tactics to obtain payment is NOT a call from Moorhead Public Service. This call is a scam – do NOT provide any financial information.

If you receive a call claiming to be from Moorhead Public Service that seems suspicious, please do not provide any financial information. Please hang up and call the MPS office at 218.477.8000, Option 4, to verify the status of your account.

MEET THE MAYOR

Mayor and Ward 2 Council Members

MOORHEAD – Ward 2 Residents! Join Mayor Carlson at Horizon Park Thursday, July 15 from 6 – 7pm for a meet and greet and chat.

Mayor Carlson invites residents in Ward 2 to share ideas, ask questions, and talk about concerns at this month’s Meet the Mayor. Bring your Moorhead family and friends!

GIRLS 360º GROUP TO BE OFFERED IN FM AREA

MOORHEAD – Area girls ages 12 to 14 who struggle with low self-esteem or confidence can learn positive life skills through Girls 360º Group, a 6-week group hosted by The Village Family Service Center in Moorhead.

The group will meet from noon to 1:30 p.m. Mondays, July 12 through August 16, at The Village’s Moorhead location, 815 37th Ave S.

Girls 360º Group educates adolescents on a full spectrum (360 degrees) of topics that impact a female adolescent’s life, such as healthy and safe relationships, assertiveness, body image, good decision-making and self-care. Village mental health providers facilitate the group.

The group is free to attend, thanks to grant funding. For more information or to register, call The Village at (701) 451-4811.

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