COMING UP THIS WEEK: Aug. 14-20

By: 
Heidi Harris
Staff Writer

Monday, August 14
The Valley City Community Closet, located at 140 Fourth St. SW, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. There will be clothing for the whole family including shoes, coats, bedding and kitchen items — all free.

Monday, August 14 and Tuesday, August 15
Registration for Valley City elementary students will be in the Hi-Liner Activity Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m.

Tuesday, August 15
Barnes County Senior Center Pinochle is at 1:15 p.m. and Human Services Center Group 2-3 p.m.

Wednesday, August 16
Barnes County Senior Center bone builders exercise is at 9:30 a.m. and whist is at 1:15 p.m.

Sheyenne River Valley Chapter of the North Country Trail is hosting a Clausen Springs hike. Meet at the Rosebud Visitors Center in Valley City at 5:30 p.m. to carpool to Clausen Springs Recreation Area for a leisurely hike, about three miles, around the lake.

Music in the Park, featuring The Sisters, will be held in the Valley City City Park Bandshell at 7:15 p.m. MarketPlace Food is providing a picnic supper for up to 200 people starting at 6:30 p.m. In the event of inclement weather, the program will be relocated to the Eagles Club. Attendants should bring their own lawn chair or blanket and mosquito spray.

Thursday, August 17
Farmers Market will be in the Shopko parking lot in Valley City from 4-6 p.m.

Barnes County Senior Center meatball supper with entertainment by Mel Olstad, Myron Trangsrud and Jim Berntson is at 5:30 p.m.

Red Willow Bible Camp Quilt Preview Dinner will start at 5:30 p.m. with music by Lossie May Combo.

Valley City State University student Jenny Riemann will perform at 8 p.m. at the Vault Coffee Shop in Valley City.

Friday, August 18
Barnes County Senior Center bone builders exercise is at 9:30 a.m. and bingo is at 1:15 p.m.

Red River Singles Hawaiin Dance, featuring the music of Lute Simley, will be held from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. at the West Fargo VFW Club. For more information, visit www.red-river-singles.org or call 701-367-8186.

Saturday, August 19
Flea Market at Trader Grove will be held a half a mile north of Valley City on County Road 21. Vendor set up begins at 6 a.m. and selling starts at 8 a.m.

Sheyenne River Valley Chapter of the North Country Trail is hosting a trail work day. Meet at the Rosebud Visitors Center in Valley City at 8:30 a.m. RSVP to Chris at 701-490-2295.

Valley City Bluegrass Jam Session will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Barnes County Museum. The event is free and open to the public and beginner bluegrass musicians are welcome. The jam is sponsored by the Bluegrass Association of North Dakota (B.A.N.D.) and the Barnes County Museum. For more information contact John Andrus at 701-762-4891.

Saturday, August 19-Sunday, August 20
North Dakota Appaloosa Horse Show will be held at the North Dakota Winter Show Event Center in Valley City.

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