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​THE CHRIS HANSON TRIBUTE – A BENEFIT

April 5th, 2023

Armory Event Center, 904 Center Ave, Moorhead

Enjoy fantastic music from six amazing local bands at “The Chris Hanson Tribute – A Benefit” on Saturday, April 15th, from 6:00pm until midnight!

The FM Kicks Band, The Cropdusters, Fat Daddy’s, Gina Powers Band, Guys and Dahls, and Helena Handbasket are getting together for one incredible night to celebrate and raise money in honor of our good friend, Christopher Hanson.

We are partnering with the organization Lend A Hand Up which is…

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​FIRSTLINK FILM FESTIVAL

March 29th, 2023

Fargo Theatre, Thursday April 13, 2023

Competition submission deadline April 11

Topics of suicide prevention and mental health: films will receive scores for their use of script, performance, camera, sound, editing and theme. Selected films will be awarded cash prizes of up to $1,000. Two categories: High School, open to students in grades 9-12 in North Dakota and Minnesota, and College/Young Adult, for individuals between the ages of 18 and 25 and associated with a college, university or…

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​TAYLOR BRORBY AUTHOR TALK & SIGNING

March 11th, 2023

Tuesday, March 21, 6:30pm

Zandbroz Variety, Fargo

Author of “Boys and Oil: Growing Up Gay in a Fractured Land” Taylor Broby will discuss the important role libraries play in their communities as sanctuaries of acceptance. He will explain both ND House Bill 1205 and Senate Bill 2360, that if passed, ND libraries will be limited, censored, and punished for having books considered deviant in regard to sex and sexuality, and will explain how these bills indirectly target LGBTQ…

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​St. Patrick’s Day Parade

February 15th, 2023

Saturday, March 11 @ 11 am

Downtown Fargo

An eagerly anticipated spring ritual is Downtown Fargo’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Tens of thousands of people brave the elements and line the streets. It’s festive and it’s green. Green beer, hats, sequins, makeup, facepaint, glitter, and, yes, more green beer. Did we mention green, yet? No worries about parking with the local ramps near the parade route. And by all means drop in at the local establishments and boutique businesses lining…

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​Zig Jackson Solo Exhibition: The Journey of Rising Buffalo

February 15th, 2023

Reception March 1 5-7 pm, Gallery talk at 5:30pm

NDSU Memorial Union Gallery

Zig Jackson is the first indigenous photographer to win a Guggenheim. Forty analog processed photographs will be on display from January 24-March 1st, the reception is free and open to the public. The MU Gallery is located on the second floor of the Memorial Union on the NDSU campus. Jackson is of Mandan, Hidatsa,and Arikara descent, was raised on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota and attended…

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​Angela Harrelson: ‘Lift Your Voice—How My Nephew George Floyd’s Murder Changed The World

February 15th, 2023

Tuesday, February 28, at 7:30 pm

Roland Dille Center for the Arts Gaede Stage

Angela Harrelson, George Floyd’s aunt and author of “Lift Your Voice: How My Nephew George Floyd's Murder Changed The World,” will speak at Minnesota State University Moorhead and engage in a moderated discussion. There will be a book signing after the event.

Harrelson is also the co-founder and co-chair of the George Floyd Global Memorial, whose vision is to bring community development to Minneapolis and…

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​Detroit Mountain Recreation Area

February 11th, 2023

29409 170th Street, Detroit Lakes

Northern Minnesota’s beloved bump. Skiing and snowboarding, especially this weekend, after the mini-snowfall / cold snap, maybe the last winter sports of the season. And the Mountain Mammoth art structure should be finished. Leonic Collective artists from Minneapolis-St. Paul have created a giant woolly mammoth, building it from sticks and branches. A permanent exhibit, it’s in the children’s playground area and is “interactive” and we’re not…

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​Frostival

January 18th, 2023

Now-February 25

Fargo, Moorhead, West Fargo

https://frostival.com/schedule/

Whoever said there’s nothing to do in Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo clearly hibernates through Frostival, because this six-week celebration of winter just keeps getting bigger and better. Indoor and outdoor activity highlights include cardboard sled races, 10-minute plays at FMCT, disc golf and horseshoe tournaments, a winter birding festival and special programming at the MSUM Planetarium. Check out a movie on…

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​Frostival Cardboard Sled Races

January 18th, 2023

January 21, 11am-noon

Mickelson Park, 901 Oak St N, Fargo

What can you and your friends build with only corrugated cardboard as the main building material? Have some fun! Put together a one-of-a-kind sled, bring it over and show us what you’ve got. Don’t forget: most creative sled judging will be held at 10:30am. Not sure about anything? Construction rules are at http://frostival.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Cardboard-Sled-Race-Rules_1512161.pdf

Most important rule: all participants…

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​Youth Pond Hockey Day

January 18th, 2023

February 4

Lindenwood Park, 1905 Roger Maris Dr., Fargo

Registration is now open for the Fargo Park District’s Youth Pond Hockey Day. Why do we play ice hockey? It’s geographical, cold winters and frozen ponds, Get back to the basics and see the sport the way it was meant to be played! “All divisions are co-ed and include 10U, 8U, and 6U. The cost of registration is $120 and can include up to eight players.” But you must be registered by January 30, at FargoParks.com. The games…

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