Family Calendar

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

Friday, Feb. 22
Fish fry by the Dakota County Elks Lodge 2832, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Mary, Mother of the Church, 3333 Cliff Road, Burnsville. Meals include walleye, baked potato, coleslaw, rolls, and a beverage. Cost: $13 for ages 12 and above, $5 for ages 11 and under.

Fish fry by the Rosemount VFW Post, 5 to 8 p.m. Meals include potato, vegetables, and choice of soup or salad plus dinner roll. Information: (651) 423-9938.

Fish fry by the Rosemount Knights of Columbus, 6 p.m., Church of St. Joseph Social Hall, 13900 Biscayne Ave. W., Rosemount. Free-will offering accepted.

Saturday, Feb. 23
Boy Scout Troop Fundraiser and Memorabilia Show, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., St. James Lutheran Church, 3650 Williams Drive, Burnsville. Trade, sell or buy Scout memorabilia. Silent auction items from local businesses. Free appraisals of Scout items. Free admission. Proceeds benefit Boy Scout Troop 445. Information: Bob at (952) 894-2720 or proscout@hotmail.com.

South Metro Polar Bear Plunge, noon, Crystal Beach, 1100 Crystal Lake Road E., Burnsville. Cost: $75. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics. Information: www.plungemn.org.

Spaghetti Bingo by the Farmington Knights of Columbus, 5:30 p.m., Church of St. Michael, 22120 Denmark Ave., Farmington. Dinner: $7.50 for adults, $5 for ages 6-12 and $25 maximum for families. Children 4 and under are free. Prizes includes turkeys, hams and cash.

Tuesday, Feb. 26
STEM Career Fair, 6 to 8 p.m., Eagan High School, 4185 Braddock Trail, Eagan. For area high school students and parents. Free. Information: http://team2220.org/events/upcoming-and-past-events/stem-career-fair/.

Thursday, Feb. 28
Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification workshop, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Dakota County Extension and Conservation Center, 4100 220th St. W., Farmington. Participants should bring a government-issued photo ID, their current certification number, and the $50 fee (check or cash only). Preregistration is not required. Information: Phyllis Bongard, (651) 480-7757 or bonga028@umn.edu.

Friday, March 1
Fish fry by the Dakota County Elks Lodge 2832, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Mary, Mother of the Church, 3333 Cliff Road, Burnsville. Meals include walleye, baked potato, coleslaw, rolls, and a beverage. Cost: $13 for ages 12 and above, $5 for ages 11 and under.

Fish fry by the Rosemount VFW Post, 5 to 8 p.m. Meals include potato, vegetables, and choice of soup or salad plus dinner roll. Information: (651) 423-9938.

Saturday, March 2
Spiritual Wellness Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley. Free. Child care available 9 a.m. to noon. Information: (952) 432-6351.

Ongoing
A Minnesota DNR Firearm Safety Training class will be offered at Rosemount Middle School, 3135 143rd St. W., with registration at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25. Classes will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. March 5, 12, 20, April 2, 9, 16, 24, 30. Range day: Saturday, April 27. Fee: $7.50. A parent or legal guardian must accompany student the first night of class. Student must be age 11 to participate. Information: Mike at (952) 884-8001.

COSA, a 12-step fellowship for those who have been affected by a loved one’s compulsive sexual behavior, meets from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. Wednesdays in Apple Valley. This is a women’s-only meeting. Information: (612) 392-6722 or www.COSA-Recovery.org/states/Minnesota.

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.
• Feb. 23, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Caribou Coffee, 14638 Cedar Ave., Apple Valley.
• Feb. 27, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Minnesota School of Business, 17685 Juniper Path, Lakeville.
• March 4, 1:30 to 6:30 p.m., Lutheran Church of the Ascension, 1801 E. Cliff Road, Burnsville.

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