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Jason Spiess Cancer Recovery Benefit

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | November 7th, 2018

Friday, November 9, 7 – 11 p.m.

Avovo Events, 216 Broadway N., Fargo

It has been a long road for Jason, but he is finally home recovering. Show him your support by coming out for this benefit. There will be food, music, and live and silent auctions.

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Jazz Brunch at Tru Blu

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | November 7th, 2018

Sunday, November 11, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Tru Blu Social Club, 915 19th Avenue E., West Fargo

Come enjoy live jazz music and delicious food at Tru Blu this Sunday. Entertainment will be performed by Twelve Strings, who has been entertaining audiences since 2015. You won’t want to miss this experience.

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Oh Deer! Designer Purse Bingo for Veterans Honor Flight of ND/MN

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 31st, 2018

Saturday, November 3, 3 - 6 p.m.

Sunset Lanes, 620 Highway 75 N., Moorhead

Help raise funds for a veteran! This 21 and up event features purses by designers such as Kate Spade and Coach. Tickets for this event are $30 and must be purchased in advance.

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Youth Curling Open House

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 31st, 2018

Sunday, November 4, 2 - 4 p.m.

FM Curling Club, 4300 23rd Avenue S., Fargo

Has your child ever asked you about curling, but you just don’t have the answers? This is their chance to give it a try. This open house is for 10 -18 year-olds.

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For Freedoms Town Hall + November International Potluck

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 31st, 2018

Saturday, November 3, 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Plains Art Museum, 704 1st Avenue N., Fargo

This unique event combines a potluck meal, a Town Hall discussion, and lawn sign creation. Bring your potluck dish at 11 a.m. and stay for a conversation that dives into FDR’s four freedoms. After the discussion, you can create your own lawn sign!

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Downtown Fargo: A Panel Discussion

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 31st, 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 5 - 8 p.m.

Stone Building, 613 1st Avenue N., Fargo

This open forum discussion is for anyone who cares about downtown Fargo. There will be speakers from various organizations who have a stake downtown who will be discussing how to continue its vibrancy. This event will be low-key and is meant for all to participate.

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Election Night Party with Heidi

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 31st, 2018

Tuesday, November 6, 8 p.m. - 1 a.m.

DoubleTree by Hilton, 825 E. Beaton Drive, West Fargo, ND

Come join the party! Heidi and her team will be on hand to watch the numbers come in. The action starts after the polls close.

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Killer Queen

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 31st, 2018

Friday, November 2, 7 p.m.

The Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway N., Fargo

Queen’s music is loved all around the world and you can enjoy it live. Killer Queen formed in 1993 and has won several musical awards. Don’t miss the group who once earned the title, “World’s Best Tribute Band!”

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Hotdish with Heidi

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 24th, 2018

Saturday, October 27, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Fargo Labor Temple, 3002 1st Avenue N., Fargo

Sit down and share a meal with Heidi Heitkamp. Bring a hotdish, have fun with friends, and most important - show your support for Heidi! For more information, check out Fargo Hotdish with Heidi on Facebook.

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Valkyries’ Haunt the Cellar

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 24th, 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 10:30 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Front Street Taproom, 614 Main Avenue, Fargo

Come out for a night of entertainment with Frisky, Sasha, Holly, and more. The Valkyries of the Valley bring their unique show to the Front Street Taproom for some sexy Halloween fun. Tickets are only $5!

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A Show for Joe

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Sunday, November 25, 3-10pmSanctuary Event Center, 670 4th Ave. N, FargoA special benefit show for Joe Swegarten and his family. Joe sustained injuries from a hit and run accident this summer. Musicians from across the FM area band…

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Warm up with a hot toddy

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