Thursday, May 4
Senior Meals: Chicken wild rice hotdish and green beans. Meals are served at the Hjemkomst, call 299-5519 for more info.
Baby Bounce: 10:30 am – 11:00 am. Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. Songs, stories, and action poems for infants through preschoolers and their caregivers. Program runs about a half hour including playtime and chatting with other caregivers. Free.
Moorhead Cruise Night: 5:00 – 8:30 pm. Moorhead Center Mall Parking Lot. A monthly gathering of motor vehicle enthusiasts with food, music, and an exciting family friendly atmosphere. Special music guest Dan Brekke. Free.
Remembrance Service: 5:30 – 6:30 pm. Hospice of the Red River Valley at 1701 38th St. S. Suite 101 in Fargo. Gather with Hospice of the Red River Valley as we remember and honor those who have died. Free.
Friday, May 5
Senior Meals: Sweet & sour meatballs and brown rice. Meals are served at the Hjemkomst, call 299-5519 for more info.
Missing & Murdered Indigenous Person’s Event: 4:00 – 6:00 pm. Gaede Stage at MSUM in Moorhead. An event that will raise awareness about and encourage discussion of MMIP. Free.
Voice/Piano Song Recital: 7:00 – 8:00 pm. Holy Spirit Catholic Church at 1420 7th St. N. in Fargo. Free.
“The Articulate Hour” Presentation: 8:00 pm and 9:00 pm. The two-part television program makes sense of big ideas. Through conversations with artists, scholars, and other great creative thinkers, we explore our complex world through a lens of arts, culture, and science. See full schedule at www.prairiepublic.org/television
Eric A. Johnson” opens at The Rourke: The Rourke Art Gallery + Museum is pleased to present “When to Stop: New Paintings by Eric A. Johnson”, on view from 5 May through 11 June 2023. The exclusive Member Preview of the exhibit is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Friday 5 May 2023. All are welcome for the Public Opening from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday 7 May, with a gallery talk by the artist at 2 p.m. Visitors may enjoy Johnson’s art and all the exhibits on display during public viewing hours, from 1 to 5 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
Saturday, May 6
Apple Tree Pruning Workshop: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Orchard Glen Park at 7610 Forest River Road in Fargo. Please join Fargo Park Forester, Sam DeMarais and Jim Walla, owner of Northern Tree Specialties for a workshop that will cover how to prune apple and other fruit trees for best form, fruit production and health. Free.
Spring Artisan Market: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. Cellar 624, The Venue on Main at 624 Main Ave. Ste. 4b in Fargo. Shop local artists, makers, and creative small businesses while enjoying drinks, food, and desserts in Cellar 624’s modern, historic atmosphere.
KidsFest: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. This free event includes tons of outdoor activities including a petting zoo, painting, Storytime with a firefighter, PBS characters, the Tooth Fairy, bubbles, yoga, a Story Stroll, giveaways, and more.
Saturday Storytime with a Firefighter: 10:30 – 11:0 am. Celebrate International Firefighter’s Day with us and a local firefighter from the Moorhead Fire Department. Enjoy a special themed storytime with us during ECI KidsFest. Free.
Summer Chalk Fest – May: 12:00 – 2:00 pm. Broadway Square in Downtown Fargo.
Concordia Commencement Concert: 3:00 – 4:00 pm. Memorial Auditorium at Concordia College. Free.
Concordia Senior Art Exhibit Reception: 5:00 – 6:00 pm. Cyrus M. Running Gallery at Concordia College in Moorhead. The exhibit features art and design of seniors graduating in May 2023.
Sunday, May 7
ROURKEART4ALL: 1:00 – 5:00 pm. The Rourke Art Gallery + Museum at 521 Main Ave. in Moorhead. Free.
National Pet Week Kickoff Event: 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Broadway Square in Downtown Fargo. Enjoy some quality time chilling with your best bud. We’ll have plenty of tennis balls, pet activities, a pet water fountain, and a water bottle filling station for humans.
“Masterpiece” Television Series: 8:00 pm on Prairie Public. One of the greatest novels in the English language comes to television on “Masterpiece” in a four-part adaptation of Henry Fielding’s Tom Jones, bringing mid-18th-century England to life in all its passion and prejudice, luxury, and loose morals. See full schedule at www.prairiepublic.org/television
Monday, May 8
Senior Meals: Herb crusted fish and baked sweet potato. Meals are served at the Hjemkomst, call 299-5519 for more info.
CDBG Public Meeting for 2022 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER): 12:00 – 1:00 pm. Hjemkomst Center Oak Room at 202 1st Ave. N. in Moorhead. The City of Moorhead has prepared the 2022 Report for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Performance and Evaluation Report. The CAPER summarizes the CDBG grant funds that were spent in the program year 2022 and reports on the accomplishments of the planned activities. The City of Moorhead will hold this public meeting to discuss the report outcomes before submitting the report to HUD.
Moorhead City Council Meeting: 5:30 pm. Hjemkomst Center at 202 1st Ave. N. in Moorhead.
“People of the North” Television Series: 8:00 pm on Prairie Public. A new television series that visits spectacular places across the northern points of Scandinavia. Hosted by Norwegian television personality Arne Hjeltnes, Swedish chef Frida Ronge, and award-winning distiller Stig Bareksten, the team explores the food, culture, land, traditions, and people who live in this isolated part of the world. See full schedule at www.prairiepublic.org/television
Tuesday, May 9
Senior Meals: Bronze pork loin and cheesy potato bake. Meals are served at the Hjemkomst, call 299-5519 for more info.
Clay County Commission Meeting: 8:30 am. Clay County Courthouse at 807 11th Street N. in Moorhead. Meeting Rooms A & B.
Storytime + Craft: 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. Help your child develop exceptional reading skills by bringing them to Storytime. Afterward, kids can create simple crafts to take home. Free.
Wednesday, May 10
Senior Meals: Beef stroganoff and egg noodles. Meals are served at the Hjemkomst, call 299-5519 for more info.
Storytime: 10:30 – 11:15 am. Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. Free.
Moorhead Business Association Let’s Talk Business: 12:00 – 1:00 pm. Moorhead American Legion at 303 30th St. N. Featuring Magen Krueger, Director of the Moorhead Public Library.
Memory Café: 1:00 – 2:30 pm. Hjemkomst Center at 202 1st Ave. N. in Moorhead. Topic: Music and Laughter, Jerry Barnum. Call 701-404-6712 for more information.
Ask-a-Techspert: 3:00 – 4:00 pm. Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. Free.
Moorhead Airport Zoning Board Meeting: 4:30 pm. Hjemkomst Center at 202 1st Ave. N. in Moorhead.
Lego Club: 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. Join us for a weekly program to challenge kids’ creativity as they build amazing structures using LEGOs. This event is geared towards ages 5-10. Free.
“Wild Scandinavia” Television Series: 7:00 pm on Prairie Public. “Wild Scandinavia” immerses us in three iconic Scandinavian landscapes: the hauntingly beautiful coast, the magical seasonal forests, and the volcanic and arctic extremes. Surprising wildlife stories of lynx and puffins, orca, and wolves, reveal the resilient spirit of Scandinavia. Myth and modernity co-exist: Odin and Thor, base jumpers, and reindeer herders are all woven into this icy natural world. See full schedule at www.prairiepublic.org/television
Waiting for Outlander Book Club: 7:00 – 8:00 pm. Moorhead Public Library at 118 5th St. S. Join us on the second Wednesday every month to discuss the works of Diana Gabaldon and books related to the “Outlander” series. This month, we are discussing “Waypoints” by Sam Heughan. Free.