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Kids Registering with Bethany Homes for Volunteer Program

Bethany Retirement Living has a volunteer program for kids eleven years and older to assist with daily tasks

FARGO, ND — Now that school is out for summer, people are planning their summer schedules. Some local kids are taking the opportunity to step outside their normal routines and give a helping hand. Bethany Retirement Living has a volunteer program for kids eleven years and older to assist with daily tasks. From playing bingo to watering the plants and…

Swimmers Are Getting Safety Tips Before Getting Into the Water

Swimmers in the FM area are getting safeety tips during Water Safety Day

FARGO, ND., — School’s out for the summer and what better way is there for kids to spend their days off, than hanging by the pool. With the blazing heat outside, it’s no surprise kids are ready to spend their summer vacation jumping in and out of pools. But before dipping their toes in the water, the Fargo Park District…

Wacky Science at Barnes and Noble

The session focused on how kids can use household items for experiments of their own

FARGO, ND — As a kid, there is a lot to learn and Barnes and Noble is giving kids of all ages an opportunity to explore and experiment right in the store. Every Wednesday and Saturday morning, the bookstore is providing an activity, book reading and a coloring session about a new topic. Today’s topic was on wacky science. The…

Fargo Public Library Kicking Off Summer with LEGO

Fargo public libraries held a LEGO kick off block party to encourage reading

FARGO, ND — Schools out and kids in the metro are kicking off summer right with a building extravaganza. All three Fargo Public Libraries are celebrating the beginning of summer with a celebration that also includes learning. A LEGO block party took place including all types of games, crafts and snacks. The point of the celebration was to encourage kids…

Red River Valley Community Smashes Donation Goal for Teddy Bear Posse

Thousands of Bears Donated From Across the Region

RED RIVER VALLEY — The feeling of joy and warmth is coming to thousands of local kids thanks to the Teddy Bear Posse. This cuddly campaign’s mission is for first responders to ease distressed small children by giving them a friend during traumatic situations. The goal of the campaign was to bring in 1,000 bears, but community partners smashed that mark,…

What to Tell Your Children When Tragedy Strikes

Child Behavioral Specialist explains how to bring light to a devastating situation

FARGO, ND — With this latest terror attack targeting a pop concert, it raises concerns of how parents can talk with their children about tragedies like this. In the days following a tragedy, kids may have a question or two whether something like this could happen to them. There are a few ways you can talk to your children in…

LEGO Mania Takes Over Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity

Kids spent the afternoon crafting lego pottery bowls and cups at Plains Art Museum

FARGO, ND — LEGO Mania took over the Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity. Kids joined together at Plains Art Museum for the monthly Pottery on the Wheel. During the art session, kids were able to use their hands, cutting tools and stamps to transform their pottery bowl or cup into a square LEGO. Organizers say it’s the perfect opportunity…

West Fargo Celebrates Arbor Day With All Things Trees

The City of West Fargo celebrated Arbor Day with a local elementary school

WEST FARGO, ND — The City of West Fargo couldn’t have asked for better spring weather as they took the afternoon to celebrate Arbor Day. A tree planting activity with third grade students from L.E Berger Elementary School was set up at West Fargo City Hall. The city also takes a moment to celebrate a long-time resident and plant a…

Eagles Elementary Students Tackle National Bike to School Day

Students participate in National Nike to School Day

FARGO, ND — Wheels were rolling in from every direction as hundreds of students participated in National Bike to School Day. “This is just a good way to jump start their day and get their brain moving before they have to use it,” said NDSU student Barbi Reuss. Students at Eagles Elementary were encouraged to ride their bikes, scooters or…

Experts Give Children Free Safety Tips at the Zoo

Safe Kids FM Safety Safari took place at the Red River Zoo

FARGO, N.D. — Firefighters, police and FM ambulance went to the Red River Zoo, but not because of an emergency.  Sanford Children’s Safe Kids FM and AAA hosted their annual safe Kids FM Safety Safari. Animal presentations, a rollover simulator and safety games were set up for children and parents. Organizers say it’s a great way to get the community…