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Forum staff reports, Published July 08 2013

Fargo VFW sponsoring free community picnic

FARGO – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 762 will sponsor a free community picnic from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Rheault Farm, 2902 25th St. S.

The event – a thank-you to the community for supporting the nation’s troops – includes free inflatable games, pony rides, cotton candy, snow cones and helium balloons for children. The band The Grove Tones starts playing at 11 a.m.

Free child photo identification will be offered from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Lunch includes hot dogs, sloppy Joes, chips, beans, cupcakes and a beverage from 11 a.m. until the food is gone.

Free bingo starts at 1 p.m., with prizes of Hornbacher’s and Happy Joe’s gift cards.

The North Dakota National Guard and Naval Reserve will have displays and booths. The VFW and its Auxiliary will give away free flag pins and flags.