Family Calendar

To submit items for the Family Calendar, email: darcy.odden@ecm-inc.com.

Thursday, Dec. 27
Children’s concert – “A Musical Meander with Jeff and Paige,” 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., Presbyterian Church of the Apostles, 701 E. 130th St., Burnsville. For ages 2 to 92. Free. Information: (952) 890-7877.

Saturday, Dec. 29
Winter Birds, all ages, 10 a.m. to noon, Ritter Farm Park, 19300 Ritter Trail, Lakeville. Free, but registration required at www.lakeville-rapconnect.com. Information: (952) 985-4600.

Saturday, Jan. 5
“Toy Story 3” movie, 10 a.m. to noon, recital hall, Farmington High School, 20655 Flagstaff Ave. Free. Concessions sold during 20-minute intermission. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by Farmington Area Community Education.

Monday, Jan. 7
Open house for prospective Boy Scouts, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Community of Christ Church, 5990 134th St. W., Apple Valley. Hosted by Troop 293 of Apple Valley. Information: Scoutmaster Paul Chellsen, (612) 597-4468, chellsen@charter.net, or www.troop293.org.

Blood drives
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.
• Dec. 24, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Walmart, 7835 150th St. W., Apple Valley.
• Dec. 26, 3 to 8 p.m., Carmike 15 Cinemas, 15630 Cedar Ave., Apple Valley.
• Dec. 26, noon to 5 p.m., Culver’s, 15225 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley.
• Dec. 26, 2 to 7 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 151 E. County Road 42, Burnsville.
• Dec. 26, noon to 6 p.m., Brunswick Zone XL, 11129 162nd St. W., Lakeville.
• Dec. 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Minnesota Zoo, School of Environmental Studies, 12155 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley.
• Dec. 27, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., St. James Lutheran Church, 3650 Williams Drive, Burnsville.
• Dec. 29, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sprint Lakeville, 17713 Kenwood Trail, Lakeville.
• Jan. 3, 2 to 7 p.m., St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 4625 W. 125th St., Savage.

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