Family Calendar

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

Friday, March 22
Fish fry by the Dakota County Elks Lodge 2832, 5-7:30 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 Church of St. Michael, 5-7 p.m., 22120 Denmark Ave., Farmington. Menu includes all-you-can-eat fish, potato side, coleslaw, rolls, along with juice, coffee and milk. Ice cream also provided. Good-will offerings accepted.

Fish fry by the Rosemount VFW Post, 5-8 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, March 23
Easter Eggstravaganza, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and School Campus, 151 E. County Road 42, Burnsville. Outdoor egg hunts for ages 3-10 at 11 a.m., noon, 1 and 2 p.m. Continuous activities include a bounce house, face art, crafts, child/family photo with Bunny and more. Free; “open house” format. Information: (952) 432-5527, (952) 953-0690 or www.goodshep.com.

Kids’ Used Clothing & Equipment Sale by the Minnesota Valley Mothers of Multiples, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Eagan Community Center, 1501 Central Parkway. Tickets on sale at 10 a.m. for public shopping. Cash or checks only. Information: www.mvmom.org.

Spring Bake – Craft Sale and Salad Luncheon at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 3930 Rahn Road, Eagan. Bake sale: 10:30 a.m. Luncheon buffet: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Luncheon cost is $5 for adults, $1 for children 10 and under. Demonstration of traditional Czechoslovakian Easter eggs. Information: (651) 454-2631.

Cheerful Givers Presents: The Great Minnesota Birthday Party, 1-3 p.m., Mall of America (Sear’s Court), Bloomington. Free. Entertainment by the Teddy Bear Band and MacPhail Community Youth Choir. Information: www.cheerfulgivers.org.

Sunday, March 24
Pancake breakfast, 9:30-10:15 a.m. at Faith in Christ Fellowship, 670 Diffley (corner of Dodd and Diffley), Eagan. Bring a nonperishable food item to help stock the community food shelf.

Friday, March 29
Fish fry by the Rosemount VFW Post, 5-8 p.m. Meals include potato, vegetables, and choice of soup or salad plus dinner roll. Information: (651) 423-9938.

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.
• March 22, 1-6 p.m., Kowalski’s Market, 1646 Diffley Road, Eagan.
• March 23, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Brunswick Zone XL, 11129 162nd St. W., Lakeville.
• March 25, noon-5 p.m., Culver’s, 15225 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley.
• March 26, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Minnesota Zoo, School of Environmental Studies, 12155 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley.
• March 26, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Edina Realty, 17271 Kenyon Ave., Lakeville.
• March 29, noon-6 p.m., Sprint Lakeville, 17713 Kenwood Trail, Lakeville.

Memorial Blood Centers will hold the following blood drives. Call (888) 448-3253 or visit www.MBC.org to make an appointment or for more information.
• March 25, 2-5:30 p.m., Walgreens, 17630 Kenwood Trail, Lakeville.
• March 26, 1:30-7:30 p.m., Lifetime Fitness, 1565 Thomas Center Drive, Eagan.

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