Calendar of events


Soup kitchen: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 301 S. Main St.

A clothing giveaway is open every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the River of Life Church, 400-22nd Ave. NW. For more information, call 340-2623.

The Minot Recreation Commission and the Minot Public Library will host “Super Duper Reading Fun Day” from 10 a.m. to noon at South Hill Softball Complex. All ages are invited for fun with games, jumping castles, magic, balloons, food and more. The event is free.

The Northwest Association of Horticulture will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Vincent United Methodist Church, 1024-2nd St. SE, featuring its annual flower show with ice cream social following. All are welcome.


Minot Park Board: 6:30 p.m., Riverside Park, special meeting with members of the neighborhood to discuss park improvements.


Free lunch: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 120-5th Ave. NW.

The Lord’s Cupboard Welcome Table food pantry is available Fridays from 2 to 5 p.m. at 7-1st St. SE. The pantry is also available Mondays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m.


A Spaghetti Benefit Dinner for Mel and Joan Diers will be held Sunday, Aug. 24, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Bread of Life Lutheran Church, 1415-17th Ave. SW, Minot. Proceeds of the free will offering will be used for medical expenses related to Mel’s cancer/heart treatment and their son, Dale, is continuing rehabilitation for a recent brain aneurysm.

The Minot Salvation Army is accepting applications for Back to School Supplies through Wednesday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Complete an application at The Salvation Army Church, 315 Western Ave., Minot. Bring identification of each child and proof of residence, along with report card, with you at the time of application. School supply/backpack distribution is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 22, at The Salvation Army 315 Western Ave. For additional information, contact Casie Schaan at 838-8925.

The Landing, of Minot, and Pheasants for the Future will sponsor the Wade Sundsbak Rooster Run on Saturday. Registration begins at The Landing at 11 a.m. and the ride starts from the same location at noon. Destinations have not been determined. Proceeds of the $10 entry fee will be donated to cancer research on behalf of Wade Sundsbak, of Burlington, who died in May.