The Vikingland Curling Club will be holding a community education open house October 10 and 17 from 7-9 p.m., and on October 24, league play will begin.
At the community education events, there will be a brief off ice instruction including curling terminology, etiquette and technique.
Once on the ice, instructors will go over the basics of curling including throwing a stone and sweeping. At the end of the session a short game will be played. Participants are urged to wear layered, loose clothing and clean athletic rubber soled shoes such as sneakers. All other equipment is provided. Be sure to arrive at 6:45 pm.
Cost is $5 per person for both sessions
Contact information and registration forms for those interested can be found at www.vikinglandcurling.org.
of the week
Brian Thorstad of Osakis was named the male athlete of the week in the Prairie Conference for his 226 yards on 22 carries for two touchdowns in Osakis’ week two football game against New York Mills.
FCA Fields of Faith
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes will hold Fields of Faith on Wednesday, October 10 at 7 p.m. at Jefferson High School’s Citizens Field.
This is a peer-to-peer movement with students from across the nation gathering on athletic fields to share personal stories and challenge each other to apply their faith to their lives.
In case of inclement weather, the event will be held in the Jefferson High School gymnasium.
The first United Cerebral Palsy “Run for a Reason” 5K and 1K will be Saturday, October 13 at Westwood Church in St. Cloud.
For information, call (320) 253-0765 or visit http://RunForAReason.zapevent.com.
Learn to skate
The Alexandria Figure Skating Club will be holding learn to skate classes beginning Monday, October 15.
Registration will be on Monday, September 17 from 6-8 p.m. at the Runestone Community Center.
Forms can be found online at www.alexandriafigureskating.org or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alexandria Grid Club
Those interested in joining the Alexandria Grid Club, which supports the Cardinal football team, have three levels of support to choose from - level 1 at $75, level 2 at $125 and level 3 at $225.
Proceeds from this year’s membership drive will go to replace helmets and shoulder pads for the varsity, and new pants and pads for the junior high program.
For more information, contact Kyle Diekman at (320) 762-0309.