COMING UP THIS WEEK: May 8-13

By: 
Heidi Harris
Staff Writer

Monday, May 7 through Friday, May 11
Valley City will hold its annual clean up week. The free pickup and disposal is for residential waste only. On their regular garbage day, residents should put all their garbage, including the extra, out in their regular spots by 7 a.m. Visit www.valleycity.us for specific guidelines.

Tuesday, May 8
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association meets at the Barnes County Senior Center at noon and pinochle is at 1:15 p.m.

Hospice of the Red River Valley Lunch and Learn will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Lonnie Pederson, director of the Master of Arts in leadership program at the University of Jamestown, will present, “Crucial Conversations and Seeing Things Whole.” Attendees will explore personal styles and values, opportunities for crucial conversations and actions that have the potential to influence positive results.

The North Dakota Dementia Care Services Project presents the class Effective Communication Strategies from 12 to 1 p.m. and Dementia Conversations from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Valley City-Barnes County Public Library, 410 Central Ave. N., Valley City. For more information contact Beth Olson at bolson@alz.org or 701-350-0131.

The Region 6 Parent Resource Center will offer a class, Nurtured Heart Approach, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Jefferson Elementary School in Valley City. For more information contact Amy Tichy, coordinator, at 701-845-8528 or amy.j.tichy@ndsu.edu. Register online at www.ag.ndsu.edu/pen/region-6.

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

The Valley City Barnes County Public Library Circle Time with Megan Fuller is at 10 a.m. and Story Hour with Sue Milender is at 10:30 a.m.

The CROP Walk for Hunger, a 5K walk, will be held in Valley City, starting at Faith Lutheran Church with registration at 6:30 p.m. and the walk at 7 p.m Everyone is welcome to walk to donate. For more information call 701-845-5197.

Thursday, May 10
The Barnes County Senior Center Mother’s Day Brunch is at 10:30 a.m. and pinochle is at 1:15 p.m.

The Valley City Barnes County Public Library Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters is at 10:30 a.m.

Calendar of Cakes will be held at 2 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church. There is a free will offering for those attending and you may purchase tickets for the silent auction. Bring your address labels to put on tickets. There will also be entertainment. This event is hosted by CHI Mercy Health Auxiliary. 

The Valley City Senior High Spring Choir Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Hi-Liner Activity Center.

Friday, May 11
The Barnes County Senior Center bone builders is at 9:30 a.m. and bingo is at 1 p.m.

Saturday, May 12
Valley City State University Spring Commencement will be held at 10 a.m.

The Valley City Barnes County Public Library Lego Club meets at 10:30 a.m.

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