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Friday, Aug. 3
Forever Wild Family Friday: Storytelling with Roy Edward Power, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Lebanon Hills Visitor Center – Discovery Room, Lebanon Hills Regional Park, 860 Cliff Road, Eagan. All ages. Free. Registration required. Course No. 4089. Information: http://www.co.dakota.mn.us/LeisureRecreation/CountyParks/Calendar.
Saturday, Aug. 4
Car wash by the Rosemount High School girls soccer team, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rosemount Goodyear. Tickets sold in advance, or a donation of $5 can be made the day of the car wash. Soccer apparel and equipment for boys and girls in need will be collected.
Citizens Climate Lobby meeting from 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Galaxie Library, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley. Hear reports from the Minnesotans who have just returned from the CCL National Conference in Washington, D.C. Information: Paul Hoffinger, (651) 882-0671.
Movies in the Park, “The Muppets,” at dusk at the Central Park Amphitheater near City Hall, Rosemount. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Weather-related updates: (952) 985-1790, option No. 6.
Tuesday, Aug. 7
Family Fun Tuesday – Postcards from South America with Nicolas Carter, 10 to 11 a.m. in the Sculpture Garden at Caponi Art Park, Eagan. $4 per person donation is suggested. Information: (651) 454-9412 or www.caponiartpark.org.
Tuesday Evenings in the Garden – The Sustainable Landscape with Janet Erdman, 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the garden at UMore Park, 1605 160th St. W. (County Road 46), Rosemount. See the newly created sustainable garden and learn how native plants create a landscape that needs less care and preserves biodiversity. Fee: $10. Questions or to register by phone, call University of Minnesota Extension: (651) 480-7700.
Wednesday, Aug. 8
Eagan Market Fest, 4 to 8 p.m., Eagan Festival Grounds. Celtic music night featuring Todd Menton and Lehto & Wright along with free kids’ art and family games. Information: www.cityofeagan.com/marketfest or (651) 675-5500.
Thursday, Aug. 9
Thursday Rockin’ Readers – ISD 191 Community Education Director Tom Umhoefer, 11:15 a.m., Nicollet Commons Park, 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville. Free.
Thursday Rockin’ Lunch Hour – Wonderful World of Woody, noon, Nicollet Commons Park, 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville. Free.
Minnesota Valley Christian Women’s Connection Luncheon – “Tea for You and Me” from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at Enjoy restaurant, 15435 Founders Lane, Apple Valley. Speaker Dorothy Ruppert will share “A Better Plan.” Bonnie Kastelein will show how to put on the perfect tea party. Cost is $16. Reservations/cancellations: Lisa at (952) 403-0773.
Friday, Aug. 10
Outdoor movie, “Gnomeo and Juliet,” 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.
Summer Fresh Friday Film, “Farm to School: Growing our Future,” 6 to 8 p.m. at Valley Natural Foods, 13750 County Road 11, Burnsville. Information: (952) 891-1212, ext. 221.
Saturday, Aug. 11
Breakfast with Minnesota Twins players, 9 to 10 a.m. at the Chart House Restaurant in Lakeville. Register to win autographed Twins merchandise, bid in a live auction. Proceeds benefit Cheerful Givers birthday gift bag program. Breakfast/admission tickets are $30. VIP/breakfast tickets are $60. Space is limited. Register at http://cgtwinsbreakfast12.eventbrite.com/.
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.
• Aug. 4, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Caribou Coffee, 3868 150th St., Rosemount.
• Aug. 4, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wescott Library, 1340 Wescott Road, Eagan.
• Aug. 7, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Everest Institute, 1000 Blue Gentian Road, Eagan.
• Aug. 8, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Apple Valley Medical Center, 14655 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley.
• Aug. 8, 1 to 6 p.m., Heritage Library, 20085 Heritage Drive, Lakeville.
• Aug. 9, 1 to 6 p.m., Mt. Olivet Assembly of God Church, 14201 Cedar Ave. S., Apple Valley.
• Aug. 9, Midwest Coca Cola Bottling Company, 2750 Eagandale Blvd., Eagan.
• Aug. 9, noon to 5 p.m., Sam’s Club, 3035 Denmark Ave., Eagan.
• Aug. 10, 12:30 to 5:30 p.m., Easter Lutheran Church – By The Lake, 4545 Pilot Knob Road, Eagan.
• Aug. 10, noon to 5 p.m., Culver’s, 17800 Kenwood Trail, Lakeville.
• Aug. 11, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dakota County Fair, 4008 220th St. W., Farmington.
Burnsville High School Class of 1992 will hold its 20th reunion from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Hyatt Regency, downtown Minneapolis. Tickets are $50 in advance or $65 at the door. To register and purchase tickets, visit https://reunionmanager.net/class_members/registration.php?class_id=124786 or contact Kelly Bruce Regan at firstname.lastname@example.org or Bob Hayes at email@example.com with questions.