May 17

Grand Forks Events

Check out some of the upcoming events in our area.

*Every Friday, starting tonight (May 17th) River Cities Speedway will be alive with the sights and sounds of Premier Racing! If interested check out rivercitiesspeedway.com for more information. Hot Laps start at 6:30 PM; Racing begins at 7:30 PM.

*Safe Kids Day: Look Out Cook Out (Free Event)

Join us this Saturday, May 18 as we celebrate Safe Kids Day in communities across the United States. Safe Kids Day is an awareness and fundraising initiative to highlight childhood injury prevention programs at the local, state and national levels.
Join Safe Kids Grand Forks as we celebrate with a Safe Kids Day event at Lincoln Park. The event will feature safety stations with FUN and interactives games for kids. Grab your “passport” at registration and attend the stations to get signed up for GREAT prizes!!
There will be a BBQ/Picnic style lunch provided by the Texas Roadhouse for $5.00 per meal. All proceeds from the lunch will go to support Safe Kids programs in our community and region. Time: 11 AM to 2 PM Contact, Carma Hanson for more information – Safe Kids Grand Forks 701-780-1489.

* Hooked on Fishing for Kids

Bring your mom, dad, brothers and sisters to the catch-all event! Ryan Lake has been stocked with over 400 fish….ready to catch and bring home for supper! Learn the basics of fishing and the importance of catch and release. Stations will be set up to inform kids and families about lure selection, casting, cleaning, regulations and much more! Prizes for the kids and hotdogs for everyone! This event is free and open to the public.

Ryan Lake is located just south of South Middle School in Grand Forks. South Middle School’s address is 1999 47th Ave. S. Park in the farthest south parking lot and go to the paved walking path. It will take you past the soccer fields and curve east toward Ryan Lake or curve west toward King’s Walk Golf Course. Time: 1-4 pm- Contact Lynn Roche, Grand Forks Park District at 701-746-2750 for more information.

*Story Time at the Grand Forks Library (Free Event)

PRESCHOOL Story time is Tuesday, May 21st. Bring the little ones out to hear a great story! Time: 10 AM

TODDLER story time is Thursday, May 23rd at 10 AM.

For more information check out gflibrary.com or call 701-772-8116.

*The 2013 Altru Health System Grand Cities Art Festival will take place on June 8-9th. Over 150 quality artisans and crafters will fill downtown Grand Forks and East Grand Forks offering everything from handmade jewelry and clothing to pottery and wooden furniture.  There will also be live music and dozens of food vendors. 10AM-6PM on Saturday and 10AM-4PM on Sunday. For more information call 701-772-3710.

For more information on upcoming events in Grand Forks, ND visit http://www.visitgrandforks.com/event-calendar

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