Following are upcoming events at the Pine River-Backus Family Center.

Wonderful Wednesdays: Wonderful Wednesdays is offered for children ages 3-5 (must be 3 by Sept. 1, 2017) and children who were not in kindergarten this past year. The program runs from 9-11 a.m. June 13-Aug. 1 at PR-B School.

Space is limited; register early by calling Karen at 218-587-4292.

Pine River Area Food Shelf: The food shelf is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, and 3:30-6 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month.

Next month, the Open Your Heart grant will proportionally match donations to the Pine River Area Food Shelf during July, up to $5,000.

Home Visiting Program: There are immediate openings for expectant mothers who would like additional support with their pregnancy and parenting their child until 3 years old. Free prenatal gift bags are available to women who are expecting a baby and who live in the Pine River-Backus School District.

NAPS: Pick up is 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, June 12.

WIC: WIC will be at the family center Thursday, June 7. Call Cass County at 218-547-1340, ext. 310, for an appointment.

Child and Teen Check-ups: Check-ups are Thursday and Friday, June 28-29. Appointments are still available. Call Karen to schedule an appointment.

The family center is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays. It will be closed Wednesday, July 4.

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