Family Calendar

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

Saturday, Feb. 9
Valentine Cabaret by the Spirit of Life Presbyterian Church, 6 to 9 p.m., 14401 Pilot Knob Road, Apple Valley, (952) 423-2212. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for children 6-11, children under age 6 are free. Dinner, dessert, drinks at 6:30 p.m.; entertainment at 7:30 p.m.

Mardi Gras Bingo by the Rosemount Knights of Columbus, 6 p.m., St. Joseph Church Social Hall, 13900 Biscayne Ave. W., Rosemount. Family fun. Bingo winners take home a frozen turkey or ham. Homemade jambalaya, hot dogs, soda and chips for sale.

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.

Tuesday, Feb. 12
SES Environmental College and Career Fair, 6 to 8 p.m., School of Environmental Studies, 12155 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley. Arena-style “fair” in which colleges and environmental organizations provide information about their organizations and offer college/career guidance to students.

Intro to Hypnosis for Weight Loss, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Aslan Institute, 4141 Old Sibley Memorial Highway, Eagan. Free. Information: (763) 218-3231,

Friday, Feb. 15
Eagan West MOMS Club meeting for full-time and part-time stay-at-home moms. Information:; email [email protected] for more details about the meeting.

Sunday, Feb. 17
Free practice ACT test, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Sylvan Learning, 170 Cobblestone Lane, Burnsville. Bring a calculator. Reservations: (952) 435-6603. To receive test results, parents must be present at a follow-up appointment.

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. 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.
• Feb. 11, 2 to 7 p.m., Leo’s South, 16375 Kenrick Ave., Lakeville.
• Feb. 11, 2 to 7 p.m., Lemay Lake Apartments, 3005 Eagandale Place, Eagan.
• Feb. 12, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Family of Christ Lutheran Church, 10970 185th St. W., Lakeville.
• Feb. 13, noon to 5 p.m., Round Bank, 3380 Vermillion River Trail, Farmington.
• Feb. 14, 12:30 to 5:30 p.m., St. Martha & Mary Episcopal Church, 4180 Lexington Ave. S., Eagan.
• Feb. 15, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Quello Clinic Ltd., 14000 Nicollet Ave. S., Burnsville.
• Feb. 15, 12:30 to 5:30 p.m., Easter Lutheran Church – By the Lake, 4545 Pilot Knob Road, Eagan.
• Feb. 15, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Everest Institute, 1000 Blue Gentian Road, Eagan.
• Feb. 15, noon to 5 p.m., Sam’s Club, 3035 Denmark Ave., Eagan.
• Feb. 16, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wescott Library, 1340 Wescott Road, Eagan.
• Feb. 18, 1 to 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Church of St. Joseph, 13900 Biscayne Ave. W., Rosemount.

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