Weekly Calendar: Things to do in Fargo-Moorhead the week of Feb. 10, 2019

Roundup of community events in the Fargo-Moorhead area for the week of Feb. 10, 2019.
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TODAY

Basketball Open Gym, noon, Fargo North High School, 801 17th Ave. N., shoot some hoops and get some quality gym time in, bring your own basketballs for playing on courts designated for families, youth ages 13-17 and adults 18 and older; free.

Open Swim, 1 p.m., Fargo South Indoor Pool, 1840 15th Ave. S., cure cabin fever by jumping into a heated indoor pool; $4 for adults 19 and older, $2.50 for 18 and younger, $8 for families, free for current Courts Plus members.

Youth Open Gyms, 1 p.m., Longfellow Elementary School, 20 29th Ave. N., Fargo, open gym for children in grades K-5; free.

Youth Open Gym, 1 p.m., Centennial Elementary, 4201 25th St. S., Fargo, open gym for children in grades K-5; free.

Unraveled Crafters Club, 1 p.m., Fargo Public Library, 2801 32nd Ave. S., crafters of all abilities are invited to join this friendly group of enthusiastic knitters, crocheters and crafters; free.

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Hygge: A Cozy Afternoon, 2 p.m., Fargo Public Library, 102 Third St. N., enjoy an evening in cozy contentment with hot beverages and snacks, bring a book to read or a craft to work on and embrace the Danish art of hygge; free.

Kids Learn Chess, 2 p.m., Fargo Public Library, 102 Third St. N., kids in grades 1-6 are invited to learn the language of chess along with basic moves and tactics with players from NDSU Chess Club; free.

The Concordia Band Home Concert, 4 p.m., Memorial Auditorium at Concordia College, 12th Avenue at Seventh Street South, Moorhead, the Concordia band concludes its regional tour with a home concert; free.

Singles Night Of Food, 5 p.m., Ascension Church, 2820 12th Ave. S., Moorhead, singles are invited to enjoy a night of food, games and social interaction with other singles; free.

MONDAY

Ask A Techspert, 2 p.m., Moorhead Public Library, 118 Fifth St. S., open computer lab to practice technology skills, staff will be available to assist and answer any questions, bring your own electronic devices or use one of the library's; free.

S'Mores & More, 5 p.m., Centennial Park Fargo, 4101 25th St. S., enjoy a night out with the family while cooking s'mores, drinking hot chocolate, sitting by the fire and skating to music on an outdoor ice sheet; free.

AKC Rally, 5:30 p.m., Red River Valley Fair Grounds Expo/Fargo Moorhead Kennel Club Building, West Fargo, build on basic obedience and team building including heeling, sitting, turns, spins and jumps, must pre-register at www.fmkennelclub.com; $60.

Origami Club, 6:30 p.m., Moorhead Public Library, 118 Fifth St. S., all ages and abilities are invited to practice the skill of paper folding with fellow origami enthusiasts, basic materials are provided; free.

Kids Book Club, 6:30 p.m., Moorhead Public Library, 118 Fifth St. S., a book club just for kids, solve mysteries with the Scooby-Doo Gang, discuss books and enjoy crafts and activities; free.

Tea Time Book Club, 6:30 p.m., Fargo Public Library, 2801 32nd Ave. S., interested readers are invited to enjoy tea and desserts while discussing this month's novel; free.

Hands on Engineering: Bridges, 6:30 p.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 Third St. E., kids in grades 2 and up are invited to design and build bridges using a variety of supplies; free.

AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Kindergarten, 6:45 p.m., Red River Valley Fair Grounds Expo/FMKennel Club Building, West Fargo, start your puppy off right, pre-register at www.fmkennelclub.com, this session runs through Feb. 11; $60.

The Next Chapter Book Club, 7 p.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 Third St. E., join this lively group for a discussion of Daphne du Maurier's "Rebecca," refreshments are served; free.

Puppy Dynamics, 7:30 p.m., Red River Valley Fair Grounds Expo/FMKennel Club Building, West Fargo, develop teamwork between dog and handler, review obedience skills learned in puppy kindergarten, pre-register at www.fmkennelclub.com, this session runs through Feb. 11; $60.

TUESDAY

Simply Stories, 10:15 a.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 Third St. E., lap babies, preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to the library for some stories; free.

Storytime with a Craft, 1:30 p.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 Third St. E., children and their caregivers are invited to enjoy a half-hour story and craft at the library, this week's theme is Valentine's Day; free.

Crafternoons, 3 p.m., Fargo Public Library, 2714 Broadway N., children 12 and younger are invited to get crafty at the library, each week will feature a new craft; free.

After-school Art, 3:30 p.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 Third St. E., children in grades K-8 are invited to drop in to the library for art, crafts and other projects every Tuesday afternoon when school is in session, supplies and a snack will be provided; free.

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Teen Valentines Party & Anti-valentines Party, 4 p.m., Fargo Public Library, 102 Third St. N., celebrate (or don't celebrate) Valentine's Day with like-minded teens and tweens; free.

Storytime, 6:30 p.m., Moorhead Public Library, 118 Fifth St. S., children of all ages are invited to the library for stories, songs, poems and crafts on a weekly theme; free.

Chess Club, 6:30 p.m., Moorhead Public Library, 118 Fifth St. S., join chess players of every skill level for a chess skill share, boards and books will be provided; free.

Grief Journeys for Adults Support Group, 6:30 p.m., Hospice of the Red River Valley, 1701 38th St. SW, Fargo, ongoing grief support group for anyone 18 and older who have experienced a loss through death; free.

Valentine Crafts, 6:30 p.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 Third St. E., the community is invited to the library to make the perfect valentine for special people in their lives; free.

Twisted Stitchers, 6:30 p.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 Third St. E., bring your own supplies and join this fun group of advanced knitters and crocheters; free.

Libraries Dance!, 6:30 p.m., Fargo Public Library, 102 Third St. N., children are invited to twirl, two-step and jig their way through this dance series for kids; free.

Giving Hearts Valentines for Neighbors, 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church of Moorhead, 2900 Fifth St. S., create beautiful valentines for loved ones; free.

WEDNESDAY

AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Kindergarten, 10 a.m., Red River Valley Fair Grounds Expo/FMKennel Club Building, West Fargo, start your puppy off right, pre-register at www.fmkennelclub.com, this session runs through Feb. 11; $60.

Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Moorhead Public Library, 118 Fifth St. S., children of all ages are invited to the library for stories, songs and poems on a weekly theme; free.

2019 Veterans Creative Arts Festival, 11 a.m., Fargo VA Health Care System, 2101 Elm St., the community is invited to a festival showcasing the artistic talents of Veterans across North Dakota and northwest Minnesota; free.

Retired Old Men Eating Out (ROMEO), 11:30 a.m., Famous Dave's BBQ, 2581 45th St. SW, Fargo, retired men are invited to socialize and network over a good meal; cost of food.

Bridge and Mahjong for Seniors, 1 p.m., Ed Clapp Senior Center, 2801 32nd Ave. S., Fargo, seniors are invited to an afternoon of bridge or mahjong, also on Friday; prices vary.

Lego and Game Club, 4 p.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 Third St. E., kids in grades K-8 are invited to the library every Wednesday afternoon when school is in session for Legos and board games; free.

Black History Month Movie Series, 6:30 p.m., Moorhead Public Library, 118 Fifth St. S., enjoy a movie inspired by Black History Month, popcorn provided; free.

"Outlander" Book Club, 7 p.m., Moorhead Public Library, 118 Fifth St. S., discussion of pages 267-357 of "The Outlandish Companion;" free.

Student Success Forum: Social Media, 7 p.m., Cheney Middle School, 825 17th Ave. E., West Fargo, get an inside look at how social media impacts the lives of students today, presentations by students and the West Fargo Police Department and more; free.

Ham Radio Operators — RRRA, 7 p.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 Third St. E., learn more about ham radio operation and earn your Ham Radio Operating Technician and General Licenses; free.

Ballroom Dance Lessons, 7 p.m., El Zagal Shrine, 1429 Third St. N., Fargo, learn the ChaCha and meet new friends, lessons run about 45 minutes with a social dance after; $5 for Northern Lights Club members, $10 for non-members.

Library's Go Club, 7:30 p.m., Fargo Public Library, 102 Third St. N., all ages and skill levels are invited to the library's Go Club; free.

THURSDAY

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Giving Hearts Day for The Village, 6 a.m., Fargo Pinball, 1133 Harwood Drive S., Fargo, open to the public with all funds collected in pinball and arcade machines being donated to The Village Family Service Center as part of Giving Hearts Day 2019.

Baby Bounce, 10:15 a.m., Moorhead Public Library, 118 Fifth St. S., infants through preschool-aged children and their caregivers are invited to the library for songs, stories and action poems; free.

Giving Hearts Day Lunch Fundraiser, 11 a.m., Edgewood Coffee Shop, 4440 37th Ave. S., Fargo, enjoy a lunch of sloppy Joes, chips, potato salad, fountain pop and a brownie to support Valley Senior Services and HERO as part of Giving Hearts Day 2019; $7.

Robert Redford Movie Month: "All the President's Men," 1 p.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 Third St. E., enjoy a film with popcorn provided; free.

Seniors Play Bingo, 1:15 p.m., Ed Clapp Senior Center, 2801 32nd Ave. S., Fargo, seniors are invited to play bingo; prices vary.

Memoir Writing: Three Lessons and a Public Reading, 1:30 p.m., Riverview Place, 5300 12th St. S., Fargo, the community is invited to a "no-fear" writing workshop sponsored by Humanities North Dakota and the Spirit Room; free.

STEM Explorers, 3:30 p.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 Third St. E., kids in grades 3-8 are invited to explore science, technology, engineering and math through activities, experiments and games every Thursday afternoon when school is in session, supplies and a snack provided; free.

Library Chess Club, 5:30 p.m., Fargo Public Library, 102 Third St. N., all ages and skill levels are invited to the library's chess club; free.

Lego Club, 6 p.m., Moorhead Public Library, 118 Fifth St. S., all ages and abilities are invited to make their own Lego creations at the library, supplies provided; free.

French Cooking with Your Valentine Cooking Class, 6 p.m., Square One Kitchens, 1407 First Ave. N., Fargo, prepare a delightful French-inspired meal with your sweetheart in this 60/40 hands-on to demonstration class; $145.

Valentine's Day Skate, 6 p.m., Skate City, 3302 Interstate Boulevard S., Fargo, ages 16 and older are invited to celebrate Valentine's Day with skating, singles mixer begins at 6 p.m., with partner games starting at 7; $6 for individuals, $10 for couples, regular rental fees still apply.

Fargo-Moorhead Audubon Chapter meeting, 6:30 a.m., Moorhead Public Library, 115 Fifth St. S., Dennis Wiesenborn presents "High time on Hainan, a DIY Birding Adventure in Lesser-Known China"; free.

"Love Letters," 7:30 p.m., Theatre B, 215 10th St. N., Moorhead, join Theatre B co-founders Carrie and David Wintersteen on a journey of deep love and longing, shows are at 7:30 p.m. through Saturday; $10 for students, $20 for military and Veterans, $25 for adults.

FRIDAY

NDSU Opera presents: Gilbert & Sullivan's "Patience," 7:30 p.m., Reineke Festival Concert Hall, 1340 Administration Ave., Fargo, enjoy a wonderful night of opera; tickets available at ndsu.showare.com.

SATURDAY

Pancake Breakfast, 7 a.m., Moorhead Masonic Family Center, 1815 11th St. N., all-you-can-eat buttermilk and Swedish pancakes, sausage and eggs; $8.

Memory Cafe of the Red River Valley, 10 a.m., Dakota Medical Foundation, 4141 28th Ave. S., Fargo, Q&A session with Tanya Harlow of the department of neurology at Sanford Health for those living with early to midstage memory loss and their care partners; free.

Kindergarten Success! Storytime Series, 10 a.m., Fargo Public Library, 102 Third St. N., special storytimes focused on preparing children for kindergarten success; free.

Freezin for a Reason Special Olympics North Dakota Polar Plunge, 12:30 p.m., Delta Hotels Fargo, 1635 42nd St. SW, annual fundraiser to support Special Olympics North Dakota; free.

Open Swim, 1 p.m., Fargo South Indoor Pool, 1840 15th Ave. S., cure cabin fever by jumping into a heated indoor pool; $4 for adults 19 and older, $2.50 for youth 18 and younger, $8 for families, free for current Courts Plus members.

Movie Matinee, 2 p.m., Moorhead Public Library, 118 Fifth St. S., enjoy a movie with popcorn, call the library for the movie title; free.

New Release Movie, 2 p.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 Third St. E., enjoy a recently released movie and popcorn, call the library or visit the website for this week's title; free.

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Cherry Pie Supper, 4 p.m., First Presbyterian Church of Moorhead, 2900 Fifth St. S., enjoy this annual all-you-can-eat church supper featuring ham, special recipe potatoes, coleslaw, green beans and homemade cherry pie with a generous serving of ice cream; $13.50.

Big Band Dance, 7 p.m., El Zagal Shrine, 1429 Third St. N., Fargo, dance lessons begin at 7:15 for those 18 and older; $10.

Fargo Pond Hockey, all day, Edgewood Chalet, 19 Golf Course Ave. N., Fargo, Pond Hockey Classic for the Silver and Gold divisions; $210.