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Friday, June 1
Summer Spectacular Fundraiser + Night of Music & Fun by the Moms and Neighbors organization from 6 to 11 p.m. Friday, June 1, at Carbone’s in Rosemount. Music by The Prospects begins at 8:30 p.m. Includes silent auction and raffle. Proceeds will be donated to families in need in District 196.
Summer Fresh Friday Film, “Fresh,” 6 to 8 p.m. at Valley Natural Foods, 13750 County Road 11, Burnsville. Information: (952) 891-1212, ext. 221.
Forever Wild Family Friday: Forty Shades of Green, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Lebanon Hills Visitor Center – Discovery Room, Lebanon Hills Regional Park, 860 Cliff Road, Eagan. Listen to music by the Forty Shades of Green band around the campfire. All ages. Free. Registration required. Information: http://www.co.dakota.mn.us/LeisureRecreation/CountyParks/Calendar.
Saturday, June 2
Free women’s car care clinic from 9 to 11 a.m. at H&H Automotive, 21480 Keokuk Ave., Lakeville. Information: Rebecca@hh-automotive.com or Rebecca at (952) 469-1520.
Heritage Harvest Garden Celebration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the LeDuc Historic Estate, 1629 Vermillion St., Hastings. Learn about heritage varieties and planting container gardens. Free. Pre-purchase an EarthBox container for $40 to plant your own container garden at the event. Call (651) 437-7055 or email Leduc@co.dakota.mn.us to purchase. Information: www.dakotahistory.org.
Citizens Climate Lobby meeting from 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Galaxie Library, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley. Speaker via phone link will be former Congressman Bob Inglis, R-South Carolina, author of the “Raise Wages, Cut Carbon Act” of 2009. Information: Paul Hoffinger, (651) 882-0671.
Ducktails & Bobbysox/Back to ’50s – ’60s from 4 to 9 p.m. at Rosemount American Legion, 14590 Burma Ave. Car and hot rod show. Music, games, root beer floats and more. Information: (651) 423-3380.
Monday, June 4
Lakeville Boy Scout Troop 263 birthday party celebration for its 20th year from 5 to 8 p.m. at McGuire Middle School cafeteria followed by a Court of Honor from 8 to 9 p.m. All former Scouts and their parents are invited. Information: Mike Cole, (952) 292-4668, or Mark Andres, (612) 207-6673.
Tuesday, June 5
Family Fun Tuesday: Jump, Sing, and Explore: Discovering the Natural World with MacPhail Center for Music, 10 to 11 a.m. at Caponi Art Park, Eagan. Free. A $4 donation is suggested. Information: www.caponiartpark.org.
Information session on public school online, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Best Western Nicollet Inn, 14201 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville. Hosted by the tuition-free, K-12 online program MTS Minnesota Connections Academy. Prospective parents and students invited. Speak with faculty, learn about the curriculum, technology tools, and the enrollment process. RSVP to www.connectionsacademy.com or call (800) 382-6010.
Thursday, June 7
Thursday Rockin’ Readers at 11:15 a.m. at Nicollet Commons Park, 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville. Hidden Valley Principal Jon Bonneville will read to children for 20 minutes.
Kidz Dance will perform at noon for the Thursday Rockin’ Lunch Hour concert at Nicollet Commons Park, 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville. Free.
Friday, June 8
Outdoor movie, “Zoo Keeper,” 7:30 p.m. seating, dusk showtime, part of Burnsville’s “Flicks on the Bricks” series at Nicollet Commons Park in the Heart of the City.
Saturday, June 9
Eagan LakeFest, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Blackhawk Park, Eagan. Free fishing (equipment provided, no license needed), natural resource booths, children’s art, music and more. Information: www.cityofeagan.com or (651) 675-5300.
Wild Plants for Health & Good Eating, 10 a.m. to noon, Ritter Farm Park, 19300 Ritter Trail, Lakeville. For all ages, families encouraged. Many “weeds” actually can be very important sources for good nutrition and great health. Cost: $5 per person or $15/ per family.
The American Red Cross will hold the following blood drives. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for more information.
• June 1, 3 to 8 p.m., Carmike 15 Cinemas, 15630 Cedar Ave., Apple Valley.
• June 2, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Kowalski’s Market, 1646 Diffley Road, Eagan.
• June 4, 1 to 6 p.m., Prince of Peace Church, Christian Life Center, 13901 Fairview Drive, Burnsville.
• June 5, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Uponor, 5925 148th St. W., Apple Valley.