Family Calendar

To submit items for the Family Calendar, email: [email protected]

Friday, Feb. 1
Family Fun Night with Prizes and Meatballs, 5:30 to 8 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 13900 Biscayne Ave., Rosemount. Free admission. Pasta dinner offered until 7 p.m. is $7 for adults, $5 for ages 3-12, free for ages 0-2; family cap set at $25. Silent auction and raffle tickets available at an additional cost. Cash or check only. All proceeds benefit St. Joseph School. Information:

Saturday, Feb. 2
Kick-off Party for Team In Training (TNT), benefitting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 9:30 a.m., Crowne Plaza Hotel and Suites – Minneapolis Airport, 3 Appletree Square, Bloomington. RSVP: or (763) 852-3042. Walk-ins welcome.

“Tangled” 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.

Citizens Climate Lobby meeting, 11 a.m. at Galaxie Library, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley. Dr. Martin Tresguerres of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography will speak by national conference call on the topic of “Ocean Acidification – Can Corals Cope?” All are welcome. Information: Deb Nelson at (952) 965-8284.

Youth Ice Fishing Contest, noon to 2 p.m., Valley Lake Park, 16050 Garrett Path. Prizes will be awarded to youth ages 13 and under for different fish categories. Participants need to bring their own fishing equipment and bait. Register the day of the contest. Free. Sponsored by Lakeville Knights of Columbus.

Sunday, Feb. 3
“Super” pancake breakfast by the Farmington Knights of Columbus, 9 a.m. to noon at Church of St. Michael, 22120 Denmark Ave., Farmington. Menu: pancakes, French toast, sausage links, scrambled eggs, coffee, juice and water. Good-will offerings accepted for DARTS.

Monday, Feb. 4
Change Begins With Us, 6 p.m. in the Mary Center at Mary, Mother of the Church, 3333 Cliff Road, Burnsville. Join Joint Religious Legislative Coalition executive director, Brian Rusche, and the Minnesota Commissioner of Revenue, Myron Frans, for an evening of interfaith dialogue about social justice principles in action. A light supper will be provided at 6 p.m. and the program begins at 6:30 p.m. RSVP to Alison Killeen at (612) 230-3233 or [email protected].

Sunday, Feb. 10
Benefit concert for Marie Sandvik Center, 4 p.m., Highview Christiania Lutheran Church, 26690 Highview Ave. W., rural Farmington, (952) 469-2722. Variety of vocal and musical performances. Free-will offering accepted.

Blood drives
The American Red Cross will hold the following blood drives. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit to make an appointment or for more information.

• Feb. 4, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Park Nicollet Clinic, 14000 Fairview Drive, Burnsville.
• Feb. 4, 1:30 to 6:30 p.m., Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 3930 Rahn Road, Eagan.
• Feb. 4, 1 to 7 p.m., Berean Baptist Church, 309 E. County Road 42, Burnsville.
• Feb. 5, 12:30 to 6:30 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley.
• Feb. 7, 1 to 6 p.m., Mount Olivet Assembly of God Church, 14201 Cedar Ave. S., Apple Valley.
• Feb. 9, 10:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m, Burnhaven Library, 1101 W. County Road 42, Burnsville.
• Feb. 11, 1 to 6 p.m., Christus Victor Lutheran Church, 7510 Palomino Drive, Apple Valley.