Weekly Calendar: Things to do in Fargo-Moorhead the week of Feb. 17, 2019

Roundup of community events in the Fargo-Moorhead area for the week of Feb. 17, 2019.
Getty Images / Special to The Forum
Getty Images / Special to The ForumGetty Images / Special to The Forum

TODAY

Basketball Open Gym, noon, Fargo North High School, 801 17th Ave. N., get some quality gym time in, bring your own basketballs and shoot some hoops at open gym; free.

Open Swim, 1 p.m., Fargo South Indoor Pool, 1840 15th Ave. S., Fargo, cure cabin fever by diving 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.

Youth Open Gyms, 1 p.m., Longfellow Elementary School, 20 29th Ave. N., Fargo, the Fargo Parks District is offering open gym for kids in grades K-5; free.

Youth Open Gym, 1 p.m., Centennial Elementary, 4201 25th St. S., Fargo, the Fargo Parks District is offering open gym for kids in grades K-5; free.

Getty Images / Special to The Forum
Getty Images / Special to The ForumGetty Images / Special to The Forum

NDSU Opera presents "Patience," 2 p.m., Reineke Festival Concert Hall, 1340 Administration Ave., Fargo, tickets are on sale at ndsu.showare.com.

Movie Musicals: Classics Through the Years Film Series, 2 p.m., Fargo Public Library, 102 Third St. N., join local film critic Matt Olien and film historian Tony McRae are hosting a film series featuring four classic movie musicals followed by a discussion; free.

MONDAY

Presidents Day Hot Dog Skate, 10 a.m., Skate City, 3302 Interstate Boulevard S., Fargo, enjoy a skate and a free hot dog and drink for Presidents Day; $7, regular skate rentals still apply.

NDSU students perform at Fargo-Moorhead Area Music Club program, 1 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 650 Second Ave. N., Fargo, the community is invited to enjoy a performance by NDSU students; free.

AKC Rally, 5:30 p.m., Red River Valley Fair Grounds Expo Building, Fargo-Moorhed Kennel Club, West Fargo, learn to compete in the AKC Rally and build on basic obedience and team building, register at www.fmkennelclub.com, class runs every Monday through March 25; $60.

Arc Games & More, 6:30 p.m., CCRI, 2903 15th St. S., Moorhead, those with disabilities and their caregivers are invited to games and activities using art, music, magic, dance, yoga, science and more; free.

Puppy Dynamics, 7:30 p.m., Red River Valley Fair Grounds Expo/FM Kennel Club Building, West Fargo, develop teamwork between dog and handler and review obedience skills learned in puppy kindergarten, register at www.fmkennelclub.com, class runs every Monday through March 25; $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 to enjoy a few stories; free.

Grief Journeys for Widows Support Group, 1 p.m., Hospice of the Red River Valley, 1701 38th St. SW, Fargo, ongoing grief support group for women who have experienced the death of a partner; free.

Memory Cafe of the Red River Valley, 1 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 619 Broadway N., Fargo, anyone living with early to midstage memory loss and their care partners are invited to learn how to maintain the health of their brain with UND medical school providers; free.

Storytime with a Craft, 1:30 p.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 Third St. E., enjoy a half-hour story time and craft with your little one, this week's theme is "R is for Rabbit"; 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 features a new craft, all materials provided, also at Northport library on Tuesday; free.

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

Nerf Challenge for Teens & Tweens, 4 p.m., Fargo Public Library, 2801 32nd Ave. S., teens and tweens are invited to the library to practice precision and accuracy and have a Nerf showdown, register online or by calling 701-241-8295; free.

Spanish Tapas Cooking Class, 6 p.m., Square One Kitchens, 1407 First Ave. N., Fargo, prepare flavorful classic Spanish dishes in tapas style/small plates in this 60/40 hands-on to demonstration class; $50.

Storytime, 6:30 p.m., Moorhead Public Library, 118 Fifth St. S., children of all ages are invited to the library to enjoy 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, chessboards and books will be provided; free.

French Film Festival, 6:30 p.m., Fargo Public Library, 102 Third St. N., expand your knowledge of French cinema, popcorn will be served; 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.

Classy and Trashy Book Club, 7 p.m., Moorhead Public Library, 118 Fifth St. S., discussion of Naomi Novik's "Spinning Silver"; free.

Getty Images / Special to The Forum
Getty Images / Special to The ForumGetty Images / Special to The Forum

Moorhead Friends Writing Group, 7 p.m., Moorhead Public Library, 118 Fifth St. S., local writers are invited to share their work, discuss ideas and network with other writers at this local writing group sponsored by the Friends of the Moorhead Library; free.

Memory Care Support Group, 7 p.m., Touchmark at Harwood Groves, 1200 Harwood Drive S., Fargo, join this open discussion about caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia, group members share tips and stories about their experiences and learn from others; free.

Symphonic Band Concert, 7:30 p.m., Centrum, Knutson Campus Center, Concordia College, Moorhead, the community is invited to enjoy a concert presented by the Symphonic Band; free.

WEDNESDAY

Jeff Schmuki, 9 a.m., Memorial Union Gallery, North Dakota State University, Fargo, the community is invited to enjoy visiting artist Jeff Schmuki's off-grid garden machines, botanical enhancements and experimental ceramic works; free.

Puppy Kindergarten, 10 a.m., Red River Valley Fair Grounds Expo/F-M Kennel Club Building, West Fargo, get a starting point for a lifetime of training and learning with your dog, register online at www.fmkennelclub.com, class runs every Wednesday through March 27; free.

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

Just Us Ladies Into Eating Together (JULIET), 11:30 a.m., Johnny Carino's, 4410 17th Ave. S., Fargo, retired ladies are invited to socialize and social network over a good meal; price is the cost of your meal.

Mahjong for Seniors, 1 p.m., Ed Clapp Senior Center, 2801 32nd Ave. S., Fargo, seniors are invited to play mahjong; prices vary.

The Next Chapter Book Club, 1 p.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 Third St. E., join this lively group for a discussion of J. Courtney Sullivan's "Saints for All Occasions"; free.

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

The Enchanted Book Club, 4 p.m., Fargo Public Library, 102 Third St. N., kids in grades 3-7 are invited to enjoy hands-on activities, crafts, snacks and a book-related discussion, all materials are provided, register at the library; free.

Black History Month Movie Series, 6:30 p.m., Moorhead Public Library, 118 Fifth St. S., join the library every Wednesday in February for the Black History Month movie series, popcorn is provided; free.

Northport Classics Book Club, 6:30 p.m., Fargo Public Library, 2714 Broadway N., interested readers are invited to join the library's book club, email lwest@fargolibrary.org for details and a list of upcoming titles; free.

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

"The Wolves," 7:30 p.m., Gaede Stage, Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead, enjoy a performance of "The Wolves," runs through Saturday; $12-$20.

Foundation to Scent Work, 7:30 p.m., Red River Valley Fair Grounds Expo/F-M Kennel Club Building, West Fargo, build a dog's confidence and reinforce the bond between dog and owner, register at www.fmkennelclub.com, class runs every Wednesday through March 27; $70.

THURSDAY

Baby Rhyme Time, 10 a.m., Fargo Public Library, 2801 32nd Ave. S., babies from birth to 18 months and their caregivers are invited to the library for songs, finger plays, short books, rhythms and rhymes; free.

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

Robert Redford Movie Month: "The Natural," 1 p.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 Third St. E., enjoy "The Natural," 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 this no-fear writing workshop; free.

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

Nerf Challenge for Teens & Tweens, 4 p.m., Fargo Public Library, 102 Third St. N., teens and tweens are invited to the library to practice precision and accuracy and have a Nerf showdown, register online or by calling 701-241-8295; free.

Soup & Pie Dinner, 4:30 p.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church, 218 10th St. S., Moorhead, the community is invited to enjoy homemade soup and pie served with fresh-baked popovers; $8

Unwined, 5 p.m., Faith+Journey Event Center, 650 40th Ave. S., Fargo, take time for you and enjoy wine, beer and cheese pairings, yoga and a social; $18.

Library's 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.

Free Dance Lesson & Live Jazz, 6 p.m., Urban 42, 1635 42nd St. S., Fargo, dance lessons hosted by local instructors, followed by Jazz Night; free.

Northern Narratives Open Writing Session, 6:30 p.m., Fargo Public Library, 2714 Broadway N., get help with writing, editing and formatting; free.

Getty Images / Special to The Forum
Getty Images / Special to The ForumGetty Images / Special to The Forum

Baby Rhyme Time, 6:30 p.m., Fargo Public Library, 102 Third St. N.,babies from birth to 18 months and their caregivers are invited to the library for songs, finger plays, short books, rhythms and rhymes; free.

After 5 (formerly Prizm) music duo, 7 p.m., The Cork and Cleaver, 3301 S. University Drive, Fargo, enjoy music by After 5; free.

Doodle Feather, 7 p.m., The Art Bar, 18 First St. W., Fargo, join friends old and new to paint Doodle Feather; $25.

FRIDAY

Mahjong for Seniors, 9 a.m., Ed Clapp Senior Center, 2801 32nd Ave. S., Fargo, seniors are invited to play mahjong; prices vary.

NDSU Women's Choral Festival, 7:30 p.m., Festival Concert Hall at NDSU, 1301 12th Ave. N., Fargo, enjoy singing at NDSU; free.

Area Singles Night, 9 p.m., Junkyard Brewery, 1416 First Ave. N., Moorhead, area singles are invited to enjoy food trucks, games and music by Lonesome Dan Kase at this event hosted by Red River Singles; free.

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.

Tea Tasting, 10 a.m., Fargo Public Library, 2801 32nd Ave. S., explore many unique teas from around the globe and learn brewing tips; free.

Superhero Skate, 10 a.m., Skate City, 3302 Interstate Boulevard S., Fargo, be your own hero at the super hero skate; $5.

Winter Trails Day — Learn to Snowshoe / Skishoe, 10 a.m., M.B. Johnson Park, 3601 11th St. N., Moorhead, try your hand at snowshoeing, skishoeing and cross-country skiing; free.

"Frozen" STEM Storytime, 10:30 a.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 Third St. E., enjoy a few stories about Disney's "Frozen," construction and science, technology, engineering and math; free.

Genealogy, noon, West Fargo Public Library, 109 Third St. E., explore your family's history, bring your projects or just ask questions; free.

Open Swim, 1 p.m., Fargo South Indoor Pool, 1840 15th Ave. S., Fargo, cure cabin fever by diving 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.

Lego Club, 2 p.m., Moorhead Public Library, 118 Fifth St. S., all ages and abilities are invited to the library to make their own Lego creations, supplies provided to build; free.

Getty Images / Special to The Forum
Getty Images / Special to The ForumGetty Images / Special to The Forum

Board Games!, 2 p.m., Fargo Public Library, 102 Third St. N., teens and adults are invited to try a new game or bring a favorite to play with friends, free.

Benefit for Shannon Neece, 4 p.m., The Bowler, 2630 S. University Drive, Fargo, enjoy a night of food, comedy and music, proceeds go to help defray medical expenses for Shannon Neece; $12.

Buffalo Feed, 5 p.m., Harwood American Legion, 101 Benefit Lane, Harwood, N.D., enjoy buffalo burgers, beans and chips; $6.

Uniquely Fargo: Cold Cinema, 6 p.m., Rheault Farm, 2902 25th St. S., Fargo, embrace the winter and enjoy a movie in the cold, gather around the fire, grab some popcorn and wrap in a blanket to watch a true classic; free.

Concordia Faculty Piano-Percussion Chamber Recital, 7 p.m., Christiansen Recital Hall at Concordia College, 901 Eighth St. S., Moorhead, enjoy the Faculty Recital at Concordia, featuring David P. Eyler, Doug Harbin, Jay Hershberger and Kenyon Williams; free.