Bulletin Board — Thursday, September 17, 2020

Today is a Gold Day at Crookston High School. It is also picture day for all Gold Day students.

The Summit is holding activities for Assisted Living Week September 13-19. Today, wear green or teal. There will be a non-denominational Christian service at 2 p.m. with Pastor Bill on the front patio and the Classic Cruisers at 3 p.m. The snack of the day will be Marie Heinitz’s Brownies.

The Golden Link will have a TRIAD meeting today at 10 a.m., and cards at 12:45 p.m.

The Climax Parish Food shelf will be open today from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the back door of the Climax Library.

The Crookston Eagles will have bar bingo tonight at 7 p.m. with shrimp baskets for $8 or steak bites for $10.

Friday, September 18 is a Blue Day at Crookston High School.

The Golden Link will have coffee and rolls Friday, September 18 at 8:30 a.m., and the “Sit, Stand, or Dance” class at 2 p.m.

The Summit is holding activities for Assisted Living Week September 13-19. On Friday wear Twins gear or red, white and blue. The outdoor entertainment will be a little villagers parade at 3:30 and the snack of the day will be cracker jacks, peanuts, and rootbeer.

The Summit is holding activities for Assisted Living Week September 13-19. On Saturday the snack of the day will be Villa donuts and coffee.

Help clean up the Nature Center at Highland School Saturday, September 19 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Bring weed wackers, hedge trimmers, yard bags, chainsaws, work gloves, etc. The Nature Center has a pond, outdoor classroom, and bridges that create a natural learning environment for students.

The Crookston Eagles will have bar bingo Saturday, September 19 at 3:30 p.m.

The Northwest Chapter of the American Bikes for Awareness, Training, and Education (ABATE) will have a Food and Toy Drive through St. Hilaire, Warren, Euclid, Gentilly, and Crookston on Saturday, September 19 beginning with sign-in at noon in St. Hilaire. Cost is $20 per bike, $30 per couple and the drive will end at Lonnie & Melissa’s.

The Crookston Lions will not meet on Monday, September 21.

Wesley United Methodist Church, 701 Eickhof Blvd in Crookston, will have their takeout curbside Salad Lunch on Thursday, September 24 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Salads are wild rice chicken, broccoli, potato salad and pasta salad. Dessert choices are chocolate, lemon, bread pudding or glorified rice. Cost is $10. Orders have to be placed by Monday, September 21. Call Peggy at 281-1877 or Marilyn at 281-3606.

The Golden Link will have biscuits and gravy Monday, September 21 at 8:30 a.m., cards at 12:45 p.m., and the “Sit, Stand, or Dance” class at 2 p.m.

The City of Crookston Policy & Review Committee will meet Monday, September 21 from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall to review applicants for the CARES Act Small Business Grants.

The Crookston Park Board will meet Monday, September 21 at 4:45 p.m. in the conference room at city hall.

The CHEDA Board will meet Tuesday, September 22 at 7:00 a.m. at Valley Tech Park.

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, September 22 at 8:00 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station.

The City of Crookston Policy & Review Committee will meet Tuesday, September 22 from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall to review applicants for the CARES Act Small Business Grants.

The Golden Link will have cards Tuesday, September 22 at 12:45 p.m., and greeting cards at 1 p.m.

The Crookston Planning Commission will meet Tuesday, September 22 at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at city hall.

The Golden Link will have men’s cards Wednesday, September 23 at 10 a.m., and bridge club at 12 p.m.

The City of Crookston Policy & Review Committee will meet Wednesday, September 23 from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall to review applicants for the CARES Act Small Business Grants.

The Golden Link will have cards Thursday, September 24 at 12:45 p.m.

The Golden Link will have coffee and rolls Friday, September 25 at 8:30 a.m., and the “Sit, Stand, or Dance” class at 2 p.m.

The Golden Link will have biscuits and gravy Monday, September 28 at 8:30 a.m., the NAAPS pickup from 9-10 a.m., cards at 12:45 p.m., and the “Sit, Stand, or Dance” class at 2 p.m.

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, September 28 at noon at RBJ’s.

The Climax Parish Food shelf will be open Thursday, October 1 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the back door of the Climax Library.

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, October 5 at noon at RBJ’s.

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, October 6 at 8:00 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station.

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, October 12 at noon at RBJ’s.

RiverView Health is offering a CPR class on Thursday, October 12 from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. at the RiverView Home Care Building, 721 South Minnesota Street in Crookston. Cost is $45 for those needing certification and for those not needing certification the class is free. Due to Covid-19, class sizes are limited, no walk-ins will be allowed and face masks are required. To register, call 218-281-9405.

The Climax Parish Food shelf will be open Thursday, October 15 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the back door of the Climax Library.

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, October 19 at noon at RBJ’s.

The CHEDA Board will meet Tuesday, October 20 at 7:00 a.m. at Valley Tech Park.

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, October 20 at 9:30 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station.

The Crookston Township Board will meet Wednesday, October 21 at 6:30 a.m. at Valley Technology Park.

Four out of five car seats are used incorrectly. Could one of them be yours? Is your child’s safety seat on a recall list? Come and we’ll check it out! Did you know that children up to 4’9” tall should be riding in a booster seat for the safest ride? Safe Kids, Altru Health System and Brost Chevrolet will partner to hold a car seat checkup Thursday, October 22 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. at Brost Chevrolet.

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, October 26 at noon at RBJ’s.

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, October 27 at 8:00 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station.

Cobblestone Hotel and Suites, 2304 Sahlstrom Drive in Crookston, will have their 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 31 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. A prize will be awarded for the best decorated trunk.

CONTINUING ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Golden Link has biscuits and gravy Mondays at 8 a.m. $2 for one biscuit with gravy, $3 for two biscuits with gravy, $1 for a plain biscuit.

The Crookston Gun Club is open for trap shooting on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5:00 to dusk.

The Crookston Friends of the Library meet the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m.

The Crookston Library Board meets the first Wednesday of each month at 5:15.

Grab a blanket and lunch and meet outside the Crookston library every Wednesday for an all-ages storytime! They will read stories, sing songs, and do rhymes followed by a short activity. Social distancing is encouraged. This event will take place during July and August.

Trinity’s Church Office & Building in Crookston is closed to the public until further notice. Summer office hours are Tuesday thru Thursday: 8 a.m. – 12 Noon & 1:00 – 5:00 p.m., Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 12 Noon. Not all staff members will be available on all days, some may be working from home. Please call ahead if you need assistance.

Twig and Branch Collection will be held on the second and fourth Mondays of each month running through October. Place the materials on your curbside. Branches must be cut in four-foot lengths and bundled in order for the crews to take them away. Any branches or tree trunks not cut to this length and bundled will be left for the owner to haul away. Twigs may be in boxes or bags. Individuals removing their diseased elm trees should call City Hall to schedule a pickup.

SUMMIT tenant families and friends dropping off groceries and other items. PLEASE use the South Villa MAIN Door during business hours. If you need to make other arrangements, please call 218-281-3424.

Polk County Public Health is available to answer questions about COVID 19, and help obtain essential services such as groceries, medications, and other daily items at 281-3385. The phone is staffed Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Hugo’s Family Marketplace is offering shopping for seniors and people with illnesses from 6-7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, and 8-9 a.m. Saturdays, and Sundays during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Care and Share New Hope Food Shelf is open every Monday and Wednesday afternoon from 1:00-5:00 pm. For more information, or to donate, call 218-277-0000.

The Crookston Times have set out newspaper vending machines outside their office at 124 S. Broadway with non-perishable unopened food items inside for kids and families in need while schools are closed. If you would like to drop off food items, feel free to bring them to their office or fill the machines. Please help keep the machines organized and let the Times know if they’re empty.

Crookston City Hall’s summer hours are in effect. Those hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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