To submit items for the Arts Calendar, email: [email protected].
Author Lauren Myracle will talk about her writing from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at Galaxie Library, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley. Free.
Tracy Morgan will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, at Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave. Tickets are $49.50 and are on sale at http://tinyurl.com/TMorganPAC. Information: www.burnsvillepac.com.
Ballet Royale Minnesota’s Summer Intensive Programs auditions will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, 16233 Kenyon Ave., Suite 100, Lakeville. Information: (952) 898-3163 or BalletRoyaleMN.org.
A youth art exhibit will be on display from Feb. 25 to March 10 at the Lakeville Area Arts Center, 20965 Holyoke Ave. An opening reception will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25. Information: (952) 985-4640.
Ten Brushes’s “Path of Light” exhibit runs through March 9 at Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave. Information: (952) 895-4685.
Quilted Expressions, Eagan High School’s 18th annual quilt exhibit, will be available for viewing from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday, March 2-21, in the EHS Library at 4185 Braddock Trail, Eagan. The exhibit will be closed weekends and March 8. Admission is free.
Pianist Stephen Carlson will perform works by Haydn, Beethoven, Chopin and Stravinsky at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, as part of the Open Doors Music Series at Saints Martha and Mary Episcopal Church, 4180 Lexington Ave. S., Eagan. Free. Nonperishable food items accepted for 360 Communities.
Carrie Vecchione, oboe/English horn, and Rolf Erdahl, double bass, will combine with Julie Johnson and the No-Accounts for a Coffee Concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at Lakeville Area Arts Center. Tickets are $14.50 for general admission, $12 for seniors/students and are available by calling (952) 985-4640 or at the arts center at 20965 Holyoke Ave.
Apple Valley High School will present “Broadway 2013: Twilight Zone” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22-23 and March 1-2, and 2 p.m. Feb. 24 and March 3 at the high school theater. The box office is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 13-28. Tickets also sold one hour prior to performances. Information: (952) 431-8208.
South Metro Chorale’s Cabaret 2013 will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 2, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at Lakeville Area Arts Center, 20965 Holyoke Ave. Tickets can be purchased at (952) 985-4640 or [email protected]. Information: southmetrochorale.org.
Velvet Tones, the senior adult community chorus of Apple Valley, will present its annual Spring Festival of Music at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at Eastview High School, 6200 W. 140th St., Apple Valley. Free.
Chameleon Theatre Circle will present “Completely Hollywood (abridged)” Feb. 15-24 at Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave. Tickets are $20 for adults, $17 for students/seniors and are available at the box office or through Ticketmaster.com or (800) 982-2787.
“Eat, Drink and Be Murdered,” an Irish mystery dinner theater, will be presented by Eagan Theater Company at 6 p.m. March 14 and 15 at the Eagan Community Center. Purchase tickets at www.etc-mn.org or at the Eagan Community Center. Tickets are $40. Information: (651) 675-5500.
“Let’s Paint Watercolors” class, 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, March 5-26, at the Front Porch at Rosemount Steeple Center, 13885 S. Robert Trail. Cost: $40. Register at the Front Porch or contact instructor Cheryl Kluender at (651) 344-8475, [email protected].
Ukulele workshop for ages 13 and older, 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at Rosemount United Methodist Church, 14770 Canada Ave. W., Rosemount. Reserve a loaner instrument (or bring your own) by calling (952) 388-8652 or by email at [email protected] by Feb. 28. Preregistration is required at [email protected].
“The Ups and Downs of Juggling” for adults, 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, at Scott Highlands School in Apple Valley. Presented by Homeward Bound Theatre Company. Information: (651) 423-7925.
“Dr. Seuss and Me” for students in first through third grade, after school Tuesdays, Feb. 26 through April 9, at Oak Ridge Elementary School in Eagan, and Thursdays, Feb. 28 through April 11, at Highland Elementary School in Apple Valley. Presented by Homeward Bound Theatre Company. Information: (651) 423-7925.
“Magic Storytelling” for students in first through third grade, 3:50 to 5:05 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 27 through March 20, at Rosemount Elementary School. Presented by Homeward Bound Theatre Company. Information: (651) 423-7925.
“Juggling for Beginners” for third- through fifth-graders in Lakeville, after school Mondays, March 4-18, at Oak Hills Elementary School; Wednesdays, March 6-20, at Lakeview Elementary School, and Thursdays, March 7-28, at Orchard Lake Elementary School. Information: Lakeville Community Education at (952) 232-2150.
“The Beat Goes On” for students in kindergarten through third grade, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, March 5-19, at Eastview Elementary School in Lakeville. Information: Lakeville Community Education at (952) 232-2150.
Teen Poetry Jam/Rap Battle from 4 to 5 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Apple Valley Teen Center, 14255 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley, (952) 953-2385. Ages 12-18.
Teen artist gathering at the Eagan Art House from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, March 7 and April 4, and from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays, March 2 and April 6. Cost: $3. Information: (651) 675-5521.
Family Sampler workshops for adults and children ages 5 and older at the Eagan Art House from 1 to 3 p.m. and 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 9. Cost: $15 per family, up to four people; $3 for each additional person. Supplies provided. Registration required. Information: (651) 675-5521.
Adult painting open studio from 9 a.m. to noon Fridays 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 4 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, 20110 Holyoke 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].