To submit items for the Arts Calendar, email: [email protected].
Peter Vodenka will share his book, “Journey for Freedom: Defecting from Communist Czechoslovakia,” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Robert Trail Library, 14395 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount.
Rosemount Art Gallery grand opening, 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, at Robert Trail Library, 14395 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount. Information: www.rosemountarts.com.
An acrylic painting exhibit by Sue Kemnitz is on display through Jan. 30 at Lakeville Area Arts Center, 20965 Holyoke Ave. Information: (952) 985-4640.
“Our Burnsville” exhibit by the Burnsville Historical Society chapter of the Dakota County Historical Society will be on display Jan. 3-31 in the gallery at Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave.
Registration is open for spring classes at MacPhail Center for Music. Classes begin the week of Jan. 28 and run through June 9. Information: www.macphail.org or (612) 321-0100.
Teen Poetry Jam/Rap Battle from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Apple Valley Teen Center, 14255 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley, (952) 953-2385. Ages 12-18. Cost: $3 in advance (register at www.cityofapplevalley.org), $2 each per group of 10, $4 at the door.
Teen artist gatherings at the Eagan Art House from 3:30 to 5:30 Thursdays, Feb. 7 and March 7, and from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 2 and March 2. Cost: $3. Information: (651) 675-5521.
Heavenly Moves Home School Ballet will begin a 10-week series of classes for ages 3-9 at 2:30 p.m. Fridays beginning Feb. 8 at Footsteps Dance Studio in Burnsville. Information: [email protected].
Princess Prep School – Lakeville will begin a seven-week session for ages 3-9 at 4:30 p.m. Mondays beginning Feb. 4. Information: [email protected].
Adult painting open studio from 9 a.m. to noon the first and third Fridays of the month at the Eagan Art House, 3981 Lexington Ave. S. Fee is $5 per session. Information: (651) 675-5521.
Music Together in the Valley offers classes for parents and their infant, toddler and preschool children in Rosemount, Farmington, Lakeville and Apple Valley. Information: www.musictogetherclasses.com or (651) 439-4219.
The Eagan Art House offers classes for ages 4 through adult. For a complete listing go to www.eaganarthouse.org or call (651) 675-5521.
Dan Petrov Art Studio in Burnsville offers oil painting classes for beginners, intermediate and advanced skill level painters, www.danpetrovart.com, (763) 843-2734.
Teens Express Yourself with Paint, 5 to 7 p.m. Mondays at Brushworks School of Art in Burnsville, www.BrushworksSchoolofArt.com, (651) 214-4732.
Drama/theater classes for ages 4 and up at River Ridge Arts Building, Burnsville, (952) 736-3644.
Show Biz Kids Theater Class for children with special needs (ASD/DCD programs), In the Company of Kids 13710 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville, (952) 736-3644.
Broadway Kids Dance and Theater Program for all ages and abilities, In the Company of Kids, 13710 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville (Colonial Shopping Center), (952) 736-3644.
Join other 55-plus adults at the Eagan Art House to create beaded jewelry. The Jewelry Club meets on the third Friday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. Information: (651) 675-5500.
Soy candle making classes held weekly in Eagan near 55 and Yankee Doodle. Call Jamie at (651) 315-4849 for dates and times. $10 per person. Presented by Making Scents in Minnesota.
Country line dance classes held for intermediates Mondays 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Rambling River Center, 325 Oak St., Farmington, $5/class. Call Marilyn (651) 463-7833.
Country line dance classes on Wednesdays at the Lakeville Senior Center, 20732 Holt Ave. Beginners, 9-10 a.m.; Intermediate, 10 a.m.-noon. $5/class. Call Marilyn (651) 463-7833.
The Lakeville Area Arts Center offers arts classes for all ages, www.lakevillemn.gov, (952) 985-4640.
Rosemount History Book Club meets the second Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Robert Trail Library. Information: John Loch, (952) 255-8545 or [email protected].