Things to do in Fargo-Moorhead the week of March 17, 2019

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TODAY

Open Swim, 1 p.m., Fargo South Indoor Pool, 1840 15th Ave. S., beat 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.

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Holi: Festival of Colors Celebration, 2 p.m., Fargo Public Library, 102 Third St. N., children of all ages are invited to enjoy a story, a Holi craft and festive activities to celebrate the festival of colors; free.

Home Choral Concert featuring NDSU Concert Choir and Madrigal Singers, 4 p.m., Peace Lutheran Church, 1011 12th Ave. N., Fargo, enjoy a performance by NDSU choirs; $5 for adults, $2 for students and seniors, free for NDSU students.

The Concordia Choir Home Concert, 4 p.m., Memorial Auditorium, 901 Eighth St. S., Moorhead, enjoy a concert by the Concordia Choir as it wraps up its spring tour; free.

MONDAY

Bone Builders for Seniors, 10:15 a.m., Broadway Station, 1461 Broadway N., Fargo, seniors are invited to get healthy and meet new people through exercise with other seniors; free.

Play Cards with Seniors, 12:45 p.m., Ed Clapp Senior Center, 2801 32nd Ave. S., Fargo, seniors are invited to enjoy an afternoon of pinochle, dominoes and socializing with other seniors.

Ask A Techspert, 2 p.m., Moorhead Public Library, 118 Fifth St. S., open session to practice technology and learn how to download e-books and e-audiobooks; free.

"Dakotaland" Artist Talk, 3 p.m., Touchmark at Harwood Groves, 1200 Harwood Drive S., Fargo, the community is invited to an artist talk by North Dakota landscape photographer Char-Marie Flood; free.

Silent Reading Party, 5 p.m., Junkyard Brewing Co., 1416 First Ave. N., Moorhead, read silently with others and enjoy a pint of beer at this silent reading party; free.

Arc Games & More, 6:30 p.m., CCRI, 2903 15th St. S., Moorhead, enjoy games and activities for all ages; free.

Coping With Life Alone, 6:30 p.m., Liberty Lutheran Brethren Church, 1702 32nd Ave. S., Fargo, 10-week, non-denominational support group for widowed, separated and divorced persons; $40.

Folk Art Owl, 7 p.m., The Art Bar, 18 First St., West Fargo, all ages and abilities are invited to paint a fun owl picture with friends in this step-by-step class; $30.

TUESDAY

Exercise for Seniors, 9:30 a.m., Ed Clapp Senior Center, 2801 32nd Ave. S., Fargo, seniors are invited to exercise with other seniors; free.

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 — Daytime 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.

Living with Parkinson's: Mind, Mood & Motion, 1 p.m., Avalon Events Center, 2525 Ninth Ave. S., Fargo, learn how Parkinson's Disease can affect those living with the disease, their care partners, family and friends, along with changes and steps they can take in their daily lives to reduce the effects symptoms may have; free.

Memory Cafe, 1 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 619 Broadway N., Fargo, those living with mild to moderate memory loss and their loved ones are invited to a presentation by Susan Wood; free.

Bingo for Seniors, 1:15 p.m., Broadway Station, 1461 Broadway N., Fargo, seniors are invited to play bingo; prices vary.

Storytime with a Craft, 1:30 p.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 Third St. E., parents and caregivers are invited to enjoy a fun storytime and make-and-take craft, this week's theme is "T is for Tiger"; free.

Crafternoons, 3 p.m., Fargo Public Library, 2714 Broadway N., children 12 and younger are invited to get crafty at the library, all materials provided; free.

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

Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit, 4 p.m., Cyrus M. Running Gallery, Concordia College, 901 Eighth St. S., Moorhead, the annual Juried Student Art Exhibit runs through April 2; free.

Glow Games for Teens at Carlson, 4 p.m., Fargo Public Library, 2801 32nd Ave. S., teens are invited to get their shine on with bowling, ring-toss, Jenga and more while wearing their favorite neon or glow-in-the-dark gear, snacks and beverages provided, also on Thursday; free.

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Pollinator Habitat Workshop, 6 p.m., Probstfield Center for Education, 2410 14th St. S., Moorhead, discover the benefits of a pollinator habitat and learn how to transform a section of your property into a beautiful prairie garden in this two-day workshop, registration is required; $19.

Taxes in Retirement, 6 p.m., Holiday Inn Fargo, 3803 13th Ave. S., understand the new tax reform with this seminar; free.

Bright Beginnings, 6 p.m., NDSU Wellness Center, 18th Street & Centennial Boulevard North, Fargo, four-week series focused on parenting young children through 8 years old; free.

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

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

Classy and Trashy Book Club, 7 p.m., Moorhead Public Library, 118 Fifth St. S., interested readers are invited to discuss Alan Bradley's "The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie"; free.

Memory Care Support Group, 7 p.m., Touchmark at Harwood Groves, 1200 Harwood Drive S., Fargo, open discussion regarding caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia; free.

Two Orchestras Concert, 7:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium, 901 Eighth St. S., Moorhead, enjoy a Two Orchestras concert at Concordia; free.

WEDNESDAY

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

Just Us Ladies Into Eating Together (JULIET), 11:30 a.m., Hennessey's Irish Pub, 4323 45th St. S., Fargo, socialize and network over a good meal; cost is price of food.

Pinochle for Seniors, 12:30 p.m., Broadway Station Senior Center, 1461 Broadway N., Fargo, seniors are invited to play pinochle; prices vary.

The Next Chapter Book Club: "Rebecca," 1 p.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 Third St. E., interested readers are invited to join this lively group for a discussion of Daphne du Maurier's "Rebecca," refreshments will be served; free.

Mahjong & Cards for Seniors, 1 p.m., Ed Clapp Senior Center, 2801 32nd Ave. S., Fargo, seniors are invited to enjoy an afternoon of mahjong, cards and other activities, followed by coffee; prices vary.

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

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 when school is in session for Legos and board games; free.

Ballroom Dance Lessons, 7 p.m., El Zagal Shrine, 1429 Third St. N., Fargo, learn to fox-trot with a 45-minute lesson followed by social dancing; $5 for Northern Lights Club members, $10 for non-members.

THURSDAY

Baby Rhyme Time, 10 a.m., Fargo Public Library, 2801 32nd Ave. S., babies ages 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., children from infant to preschool age and their caregivers are invited to the library for songs, stories and action poems; free.

New Veteran Orientation, 2 p.m., Fargo VA Health Care System, 2101 Elm St. N., new veteran orientation for all veterans interested in learning more about the Fargo VA Health Care System; 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 are provided; 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.

"The Women of the Comstock House" (Drache Lecture), 6:30 p.m., Comstock House, 506 Eighth St. S., Moorhead, presentation by MSUM history student Rachel Goetz focusing on the women of the Comstock family; $5.

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

MSUM School of Art Colloquium Series, 6:30 p.m., MSUM Center for Business, 721 11th St. S., Moorhead, a colloquium presentation featuring visiting artist Shaina Davis; free.

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Spring Craft Night, 6:30 p.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 Third St. E., celebrate spring with an evening full of crafts; free.

Pop Lit Book Club — "Good Omens," 7 p.m., Moorhead Public Library, 118 Fifth St. S., discussion of "Good Omens," with popcorn provided; free.

Colorful Elephant, 7 p.m., The Art Bar, 18 First St., West Fargo, adults 21 and older are invited to learn to paint a colorful elephant; $25.

Three Rivers Garden Club Meeting and Gardening Event, 7 p.m., West Fargo Public Works Building, 810 12th Ave. NW, the community is invited to a presentation by Adam Volz on trees and shrubs; free.

Harwood Prairie Playhouse presents "Who Maid Who?", 7:30 p.m., Bonanzaville, 1351 Main Ave. W., West Fargo, enjoy a performance of "Who Maid Who?" as part of the Harwood Prairie Playhouse's 35th season of comedy, runs through Sunday, visit www.prairieplayhouse.org or call 701-298-6807; $15.

FRIDAY

Friday Morning Movie, 10:30 a.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 Third St. E., fun, family-friendly movie with popcorn provided, visit the website for more information; free

Bowl for Kids' Sake, 3:30 p.m., West Acres Bowl, 3401 Interstate Boulevard, Fargo, support youth in the community by joining Big Brothers Big Sisters for Bowl for Kids' Sake, form a fundraising team, collect donations and go to your scheduled bowling party while helping kids; participants must raise $125 in donations.

Fish Dinner Fundraiser, 5:30 p.m., Holiday Inn Fargo, 3803 13th Ave. S., Fargo, enjoy a North Pacific cod dinner, kid-friendly activities, a live and silent auction, meat and cash raffles and more to support the Home Builders Care Foundation; $20.

Norwegian Salmon Dinners, 6 p.m., Sons of Norway, 722 Second Ave. N., Fargo, enjoy a Norwegian salmon dinner and entertainment featuring Helen Vagenes, a social hour will precede the dinner beginning at 5 p.m.; $25.

Faculty Recital: Nat Dickey, 7:30 p.m., Concordia College Christiansen Recital Hall, 901 Eighth St. S., Moorhead, enjoy a performance by faculty member Nat Dickey on trombone; 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.

Special Olympics Pancake Breakfast, 8:30 a.m., Hope Lutheran Church north campus, 2900 Broadway N., Fargo, pancake breakfast to support Special Olympics; $6, free for children 4 and younger.

Spring Sheep Workshop, 9 a.m., Burdick Hall NDSU, Albrecht Ave., Fargo, learn about lab carcass quality at the 2019 Spring Sheep Workshop; $20 or $10 for youth, students and members of lamb associations.

March Skate Class, 9:15 a.m., Skate City ND, 3302 Interstate Boulevard S., Fargo, learn to skate in this four-week class; $25.

Tea Tasting, 10 a.m., Fargo Public Library, 2801 32nd Ave. S., explore unique teas from around the globe; 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.

Technology Tutoring, 10:30 a.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 Third St. E., bring your device and drop in on a one-on-one tutoring session to get help with technology skills; free.

Big Bad Wolf STEM Storytime, 10:30 a.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 Third St. E., enjoy a special STEM story time featuring the three little pigs and the big bad wolf; free.

Open Swim, 1 p.m., Fargo South Indoor Pool, 1840 15th Ave. S., beat 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.

Creating an Art Identification Number & Handbook, 1 p.m., Moorhead Public Library, 115 Fifth St. S., learn to create a number for each of your paintings and record them in a handbook; free.

For the Love of Gardens: Capturing Floral Beauty, 1:30 p.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 Third St. E., enjoy a presentation on photographing flowers presented by Kari Barcenger; free.

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

Board Games!, 2 p.m., Fargo Public Library, 102 Third St. N., try out a new game or bring a favorite to play; free.

Puzzle Exchange, 2 p.m., Moorhead Public Library, 115 Fifth St. S., refresh your puzzle selection at the puzzle exchange; free.

Guest Faculty Oboe Recital, 4 p.m., Concordia College Christiansen Recital Hall, 901 Eighth St. S., Moorhead, enjoy a performance by Coreen Levin on oboe; free.

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Sushi Saturday Cooking Class, 6 p.m., Square One Kitchens, 1407 First Ave. N., Fargo, learn the essential keys to successfully preparing sushi rice and how to prepare three types of rolls; $60.

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