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5 things to do this week: Nights in Northwood, pride festival, fundraiser and more

Published 4:02 pm Monday, June 10, 2024

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By Ayanna Eckblad

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Nights in Northwood

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Visit Northwood for an evening of live music, vendors and other engaging activities for all ages. The night begins at 6 p.m. Thursday at Swensrud Park in Northwood. The band 507 Country will play live music at the event, and food will be available from Signatures Supper Club and Egg-Cetera Cafe. Visitors are invited to bring their own chair or blanket for seating.

 

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ƹƵ Pride Festival

Join the ƹƵ community from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Central Park for the annual Pride Celebration. The event will begin with a Drag Brunch from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Freeborn County Historical Museum, Library and Village followed by activities in the park. 

 

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Mini makers summer edition

Get creative with a craft-making session for children from 10 to 11 a.m. at Carpenter Coffee Co. in Northwood. Cost is $3 per child to help cover the cost of materials and instruction. There is no need to register.

 

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Salad luncheon for Food for Backpack Program

Support the local Food for Backpack Program from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at First Lutheran Church in ƹƵ for a salad luncheon. The cost of the meal is $10 and will include sloppy joes, salad and baked beans. The event will be in the church’s Bethany Hall.

 

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Lemonades, teas and mocktails with our friend herb

ƹƵ Community Education will host a demonstration of ideas for garden herbs from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Sonshine Gardens in Clarks Grove. It will be a night of tasting snacks and beverages utilizing all kinds of herbs and plants found in the garden. Preregistration is required by visiting .