'TIS THE SEASON: Gift-wrapping fundraiser ... Christmas in the Park ... 'Fill the World with Light' ... more
Wednesday - Greenbush Area Friends of the Library Holiday Open House, 1 to 6 p.m., Greenbush (Minn.) Public Library; children's activities, 4 to 6 p.m.; door prize drawing, 6 p.m. - Grand Forks Optimist Club gift-wrapping fundraiser, 2 to 9 p.m.,...
- Greenbush Area Friends of the Library Holiday Open House, 1 to 6 p.m., Greenbush (Minn.) Public Library; children's activities, 4 to 6 p.m.; door prize drawing, 6 p.m.
- Grand Forks Optimist Club gift-wrapping fundraiser, 2 to 9 p.m., Columbia Mall, Grand Forks. Check out the gift-wrapping booth in front of J.C. Penney. Runs 2 to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, mall hours Saturday and Sunday and 2 to 9 p.m. through Dec. 24.
- Christmas in the Park, 5:30 to 10 p.m., Grand Forks. Take Lincoln Drive to Lincoln Park, follow the signs to see the lighted Christmas displays. Cars, $5; limousines, $10; buses, $20. Sponsored by Local Lions Clubs. Runs through Dec. 30 and 5 p.m. to midnight Dec. 31.
- "Fill The World With Light," 1:30 and 7 p.m., Holy Family/St. Mary's Catholic School gym, Grand Forks. Presented by Holy Family/St. Mary's K-5 students; free.
- Sacred Heart Elementary School Christmas Program, 2 and 7 p.m., Klinkhammer Auditorium, East Grand Forks. Presented by Kindergarten through second grade.
- Santa Village, 4 to 8 p.m., Lincoln Park Golf Course Clubhouse, Elks Drive and Belmont Road. Admission: Canned goods, new toy or cash donation. Grand Forks Park District, (701) 746-2750. Also 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 Sunday. Santa on site, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
- Senior Christmas party and dance, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., East Grand Forks Senior Center; $3; bring goodies to share; (218) 773-0821.
- Central High School Christmas Concert for Orchestra and Centralian Choir, 7 p.m., Empire Arts Center, Grand Forks. Free.
- Lorie Line, "Making Spirits Bright," 7 p.m., UND Chester Fritz Auditorium, Grand Forks; (800) 745-3000.
- Red River Singles Christmas Dance, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Fargo Sons of Norway, 722 Second Ave. N. Music by Lute Smiley; www.red-river-singles.org; (701) 541-1183.
- Kids' Christmas party, 1 to 4 p.m., Eagles Club, East Grand Forks. Open to the public.
- Winter Reading Program "Make a Holiday Card," 2 p.m., Grand Forks Public Library; (701) 772-8116.
- Christmas concert, 4 p.m., United Lutheran Church, 324 Chestnut St., Grand Forks. Presented by Michael Olson, organist at First Lutheran Church of Fargo. Free.
- Hometown Holiday Gathering, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., RiverView Health main lobby, Crookston. Cookies and cocoa, music and more. Info: (218) 281-9440.
- The Holmes Live Nativity, 7 p.m., Ollman Arena, nine miles west and five miles south of Thompson, N.D. Also at 7 p.m. Dec. 23. See the Christmas story with live animals; enjoy sleigh rides and hot apple cider. Dress warmly. Info: (701) 847-2720.
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